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The Expatriots

What do you call a person whose heart has long since departed these shores, but who lacks the courage, integrity or self-awareness to renounce his citizenship, and continues to bedevil his ...

Remembering George Carlin

He joked that inside every cynic is a disappointed idealist. But hunting for idealism in Carlin's late work would be a search for a blade of hay in a large mountain of needles.

CNN Joins the Choir Touting Obama Outreach to Evangelicals

No mention on American Morning that the religious leaders flocking to Obama are far from the evangelical mainstream.

Media Silent on Far-Left Anti-Abstinence Alliance

The ACLU and Planned Parenthood are teaming up to take down federally funded abstinence education.

Celebrating the Second on the Fourth

America's Founding Fathers sharply disagree with opponents of the right to keep and bear arms. Just read the quotations.

CMI Urges Media Not to Fire from the Hip on Gun Ruling

Will journalists pack their stories with anti-gun zealots, or report the story with objectivity and balance?

Life Savers vs. Gun Nuts

Nets react sourly to the Supreme Court decision finding that individual Americans have the right to keep and bear firearms.

ABC Keeps Flacking Obama's Outreach to Evangelicals

Good Morning America hosts follow up the Obama story with interviews of a leftwing minister and a radical priest.

Babies Raising Babies

NBC responds to the rising teen birth rate with a show that uses children, infants through teens, as human guinea pigs.

ABC, CBS Journalists Celebrate Acceptance of All Religions as Path to Salvation

Theologically informed commentators on CBS and NBC, however, point out the down side of a Pew poll's finding that 70% of Americans believe their faith is not the only way to God.

CBS Allows Theologian to Defend Belief

The Early Show's Maggie Rodriguez interviews Father Thomas Williams, whose new book debunks atheism.

ABC: Evangelicals 'Buzzing' Over Obama

World News Sunday promotes unprecedented campaign to woo millions and highlights importance of the abortion issue in the process.

NBC's Today Showcases Edgy Singer Rihanna

Kathie Lee Gifford called Rihanna an absolute doll. What about the sexually suggestive songs she performed before an audience peppered with children?

The New TV Trend: Call Girls

Hollywood's champions of immorality always say they're exploring the gray areas of morality. Now they've transcended even that. They are actively depicting evil as good.

CNN Portrays The Da Vinci Code Movie as Sin 'Too Grave to be Forgiven'

Like ABC, CNN sides with Hollywood against Rome.

AP Suggests Christians Oppose Faith-Affirming License Plates

Article quotes three pastors who oppose I Believe license plates in SC, but no pastors in favor.

ABC Reporter Sides with Hollywood against Rome

Good Morning America's Nick Watt sneers at the Vatican for refusing to allow a Catholic-bashing movie to be filmed in historic churches.

'The Sky Is Not Falling' – Yet

Get used to hearing this term in the coming weeks, as the media interview pro-homosexual spokesmen about same-sex marriage in California.

Battlefield 'Habeas Corpus'

The Supreme Court's decision granting rights to enemy combatants will make life for our soldiers much tougher. For the enemy, combat may become even deadlier.

CBS Lauds Latest Jolie-Pitt Pregnancy

Early Show message: you don't need to be married to raise a family.

Courage in Face of Deadly Tornado Spawns Rare Positive Coverage of Boy Scouts

Will the media apply the lessons the Iowa Scouts have taught them to the beleaguered Scouts in Philadelphia?

Disrobing His 'Honor'

Judge Alex Kozinski should consider resigning from the bench.

Nightline Attacks DOJ Official Emphasizing Character in Fight against Juvenile Delinquency

ABC's Brian Ross follows up a disgruntled employee's accusation of cronyism, waste, fraud, abuse by gratuitously identifying the alleged culprit as 'a former prosecutor and devout born-again ...

Media 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' about Key Ruling

Court's affirmation of military policy goes unreported even by AP, which instead exhorts Democrats to rescind ban on homosexuality.

ACLU Targets Heartland, Sets Off CMI's Grinch-o-Meter

UPI seems ecstatic about the news.

New CMI Special Report: 'Unmasking the Myths Behind the Fairness Doctrine'

America doesn't need the government to regulate political speech on the airwaves. Politicians need more respect for the First Amendment.

Los Angeles Times Misses Max Hardcore's Obscenity Conviction

Hometown paper yawns as a jury cracks down on a prominent pornographer.

ABC's Nightline Guest Advocates 'Taking Risks' with Kids' Internet Safety

Reporter Nick Watt does not discuss the harm children can suffer when allowed to surf the Internet without tight parental supervision.

Pregnant 'Man' Photos Make Morning Shows Squeamish

ABC, NBC use she, he and it to describe Thomas Beatie.

Nightmare on Prom Street

Since when do principals ask their students not to simulate anal sex in public dances?