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ABC's Stossel Sees No Evil in Sexually 'Liberated' Culture

The 20/20 host suggests that society may even benefit from sexual libertinism, but his articles don't give both sides of the story.

ABC's The View Gets Hot and Heavy

Barbara Walters and her fellow panel members on waded knee-deep into sex this week, moving from porn to vibrators to S&M Barbie.

DC Flouts Supreme Court on Guns, as Washington Post Advised

Progressive values trump Constitutional rights in certain journalistic circles.

WaPo Slams U.S. Census Bureau for Upholding Federal Marriage Law

Same-sex marriages will not count as marriages in the 2010 census, in accordance with the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act. The Post report quotes three people who oppose the decision but only one ...

'Bi-Curious' Summer

Hollywood calculates how to profit from pushing the envelope.

Media Obituaries Expose Political Bias

Why did the media treat Tony Snow so much more respectfully than Jesse Helms and Jerry Falwell?

American Teens Heavily Involved in Sex, Alcohol, Drugs, Smoking

Adolescents commonly engage in self-destructive, character-damaging behavior.

Seventeen Mag Assumes Teen Sex, Ignores Morality

The latest issue encourages teen girls to insist on condoms, and never explains why it's right to just say no.

Washington Post Tells Kids Homosexuality Is Fine

Article cites pro-homosexual groups, but includes no opposing views or information about health risks associated with the lifestyle.

NBC's Today Promotes Nude Vacations

Co-anchor Kathie Lee Gifford offers a novel take on what constitutes a family vacation.

Catfighting 'Uber-Divas' Get a Reality Show

N Network's Queen Bees features mean girls in need of a personality makeover -- and makes poor character the focus of entertainment.

Top Pop Hit Goes from Bad to Worse

The old #1 song verged on pornography. The new #1 song is even more offensive.

Hollywood's Teen Sexploitation

The entertainment industry cashes in on teen pregnancy, at great cost to society.

The Early Show Normalizes Illegitimate Births

CBS's Lara Spencer announced with equal exuberance new births to celebrities in and out of wedlock.

Political Correctness Run Amok

Toddlers who are picky eaters are racists?

RIP Sir John Templeton

CMI mourns the death of our benefactor, a great and humble man.

Jesse Helms and Mangled Manners

Leftwingers in the news media and the blogosphere embarrassed themselves with meanspirited slurs directed at the fallen American patriot.

Swingtown Swings for Sleaze Fences; Advertisers Head for Exits

Has CBS gone too far in pushing sexy programming?

CBS Reality Show Goes Blue

Big Brother recruited a Hooters waitress, a body builder and a gay cowboy for the new season.

Conservatives Making "Racially Tinged Remarks" Against Obama

Reporter Patrick Healy: "McCain advisers also say they are wary of unleashing allies to attack Mr. Obama, given how some conservatives have overstepped and been criticized for racially tinged ...

CBS, NBC Downplay Serious Gardasil Side Effects

Should the government force sixth grade girls to risk death to protect them against a sexually transmitted disease?

C-Word Dropped on C-Span's Washington Journal -- No Bleep Button?

Caller uses obscene word while repeating unconfirmed McCain tale; leftist Web sites cheer.

Washington Post Addresses Obama's Faith -- with NO Wright

How can responsible journalists explain the candidate's beliefs and ignore his lengthy relationship with a politically and theologically radical preacher?

Weeds and Marijuana Chic

Hollywood is glamorizing pot smoking, despite the evidence of the drug's danger.

Exposé or Exploitation?

ABC Family's new show on teen pregnancy attempts to walk the line between cautionary tale and entertaining programming – and fails.

Washington Post Tells the Truth about 'Safe Sex' -- Then Ignores It

A guest columnist exposes PC ideologues jeopardizing an effective morality-based AIDS prevention program in Uganda, while a house editorial calls for more of the failed condom approach here in the ...

CBS Lashes Out at Pro-Gun Rights Ruling

A Sunday Morning reporter confronts the lawyer who won the Supreme Court case, and a commentator blasts the decision.

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.

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.