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Fast food protests are all about the regular people, so long as you ignore the massive donors and organizers. After hundreds of fast food workers in cities across the country abandoned their jobs Sept. 4, to demand raises of more than 100 percent and the right to unionize, all three broadcast networks dutifully reported on the protests, but failed to point out the union that had organized the protests. NBC “Nightly News” and CBS “Evening News” both aired briefs about the protests that night, showing footage from some of the protests. But neither those reports, nor the morning news reports,... continue reading
A new report suggested that liberal billionaire Tom Steyer’s hedge fund profited from a $1 billion San Francisco light rail project pushed by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. Steyer was also a big supporter of Pelosi. Despite being quick to criticize conservative political donors, the morning and evening news shows on ABC, CBS and NBC have all ignored the allegation since the Washington Free Beacon broke the story Aug. 12. According to Washington Free Beacon , Pelosi “steered more than a billion dollars in federal financing” to a transportation project to provide light rail access to the Mission Bay... continue reading
SPOILER ALERT It is true that people see what they want to see. Far-left websites Alternet, Slate and Mother Jones all raved about the “class warfare” themes and “political allegory” of “ Snowpiercer ,” a violent, Korean-made, art house picture set entirely on a train circumnavigating the globe. At first glance, it appears the poor who live at the back of the train are driven to revolt by their lack of freedom and ruthless punishment if they step out of line. One man’s arm is frozen and then smashed off for fighting the guards after they stole his son. Tail-sectioners... continue reading
Editor’s Note: Some content in this story may be considered offensive. As cloying environmentalists celebrated Earth Day, one long-time journalist bashed the holiday, saying “Fuck Earth Day.” In an F-bomb ridden blog for The Nation called “Let This Earth Day Be The Last,” Wen Stephenson called for the end of Earth Day. Stephenson was a producer for NPR and an editor for The Boston Globe and The Atlantic. “No, really. Fuck Earth Day. Not the first one, forty-four years ago, the one of sepia-hued nostalgia, but everything the day has since come to be: the darkest, cruelest, most brutally self-satirizing... continue reading