Articles http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/10/all/articles/eye-culture/eye-culture/war-war-christmas en 1776 and All That: Four Ways the Left Destroys American History http://mrc.org/articles/1776-and-all-four-ways-left-destroys-american-history <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Confederate flag isn’t the only thing media liberals want to disappear. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Happy Independence Day, or, as the left might call it this year, “Original Sin Saturday.” July 4<sup>th</sup> is when we celebrate the birth of The United States. But, whereas you commemorate the inception of what Lincoln called “the last best hope of earth,” liberals lament that flawed people had the audacity to create a flawed nation. Then, that flawed nation had the bad taste to prosper! </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/1776-and-all-four-ways-left-destroys-american-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education Patriotism Politics ConfederateFlag history Independence Day Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:42:35 +0000 mike.ciandella 49285 at http://mrc.org Anti-Vaxxer Jim Carrey Lashes Out at California Governor Vaccine Mandate http://mrc.org/articles/anti-vaxxer-jim-carrey-lashes-out-california-governor-vaccine-mandate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Actor’s twitter tirade hits Gov. Jerry Brown and the CDC. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/alatheia-larsen">Alatheia Larsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">According to liberal actor and anti-vaccine activist Jim Carrey, mandating vaccines for children in order to prevent deadly infectious diseases is fascism.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/anti-vaxxer-jim-carrey-lashes-out-california-governor-vaccine-mandate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Government Health Media actor alarmism anti-vax celebrity fear health scare Jerry Brown Jim Carrey Science vaccination Vaccine Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:48:09 +0000 julia.seymour 49283 at http://mrc.org Third Eye Blind Singer Stephan Jenkins Drunkenly Bashes Libertarians and GOP During Press Party http://mrc.org/articles/third-eye-blind-singer-stephan-jenkins-drunkenly-bashes-libertarians-and-gop-during-press-p <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Flaming liberal’ rocker says he ‘F-ing’ hates libertarians, calls Rubio uninformed on climate change, Republican Party ‘just terrible.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"><em><strong>Editor’s Note: Story includes explicit language.</strong></em></p><p dir="ltr">Third Eye Blind’s singer songwriter Stephan Jenkins found out this week what happens when you get drunk with a bunch of political reporters in Washington, D.C. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/third-eye-blind-singer-stephan-jenkins-drunkenly-bashes-libertarians-and-gop-during-press-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Media Politics Climate Change Conservatives GOP Libertarians music politics presidential candidates Republicans singer songwriter Stephan Jenkins Third Eye Blind Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:43:36 +0000 julia.seymour 49281 at http://mrc.org CNBC Baffled by Communist Logic in Greece http://mrc.org/articles/cnbc-baffled-communist-logic-greece <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Squawk Box finds anti-Euro communists blaming bureaucracy for failures of communism. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/137020" width="520" height="293" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p dir="ltr">Yes, there are still communists in Greece, and many support the possible Greek exit (or “Grexit”) from the eurozone.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/cnbc-baffled-communist-logic-greece" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Government International bureaucracy CNBC Communism communist debt crisis entitlement Euro Eurozone Greece Greek grexit Spending Squawk Box Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:17:01 +0000 julia.seymour 49264 at http://mrc.org Jeff Gordon Condemns Confederate Flag; Opts for Rainbow Car http://mrc.org/articles/jeff-gordon-condemns-confederate-flag-opts-rainbow-car <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Drafting the gay juggernaught? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/andrew-miller">Andrew Miller</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon unveiled the new paint scheme for his car on CBS’s <i>This Morning</i>. What did he change it to? (Hint: take a look at the White House or your Facebook newsfeed) Yup, you guessed it! A rainbow. <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/gordon%20car.JPG" style="float: right;" height="142" width="283" /></p> <p>The move isn’t totally unprecedented. Gordon started his career with the rainbow painted car and drove it until 2000, when he switched to a different paint scheme. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/jeff-gordon-condemns-confederate-flag-opts-rainbow-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Faith Family Politics ConfederateFlag gay agenda NASCAR Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:11:53 +0000 mike.ciandella 49260 at http://mrc.org Salon: Hollywood ‘Gutless Weasels’ are ‘Scared of Gay Characters’ http://mrc.org/articles/salon-hollywood-gutless-weasels-are-scared-gay-characters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The whining never stops. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-stites-0">Sarah Stites</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Get this: Hollywood’s not gay enough! Having flooded entertainment TV with gay themes and characters, the gay inclusivity mafia is now demanding movies toe the line. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/salon-hollywood-gutless-weasels-are-scared-gay-characters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Faith Family Politics gay agenda hollywood Salon Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:45:10 +0000 mike.ciandella 49258 at http://mrc.org Honesty! NY Times Reporter Admits ‘I Live in a Bubble’ http://mrc.org/articles/honesty-ny-times-reporter-admits-i-live-bubble <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> She’s ‘surprised by how few women keep their names after marriage.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-stites-0">Sarah Stites</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>BREAKING: Elite lefty journalists residing on the coasts may not be representative of the population as a whole!</p> <p>Well, <i>New York Times</i> education reporter Motoko Rich seems surprised by the news. She tweeted as much in response to <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/28/upshot/maiden-names-on-the-rise-again.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&amp;smid=nytcore-iphone-share">an article highlighting the resurgence of maiden-name retention</a>, or “how few women keep their names after marriage.” </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/honesty-ny-times-reporter-admits-i-live-bubble" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Family Media Marriage New York Times Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:17:38 +0000 mike.ciandella 49255 at http://mrc.org Some Confederate Money-Makers Still not Purged from Apple, Amazon http://mrc.org/articles/some-confederate-money-makers-still-not-purged-apple-amazon <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rebel flag remains on best-selling products. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/andrew-miller">Andrew Miller</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Amazon and Apple made a promise to purge their websites of any materials with Confederate flags in order to shun the ‘racism’ that inheres in the image. Well, however true or false this may be, it appears that neither company bothered to follow through completely on their respective promises, leaving online some of their best-selling items that show the Confederate flag.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/some-confederate-money-makers-still-not-purged-apple-amazon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Politics Amazon Apple ConfederateFlag Fri, 26 Jun 2015 18:25:20 +0000 mike.ciandella 49240 at http://mrc.org Gawker Says Pregnant Bristol Palin Should Consider Abortion http://mrc.org/articles/gawker-says-pregnant-bristol-palin-should-consider-abortion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lefty translates Palin’s pregnancy announcement. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Gawker is certainly attracting the gawkers today. The media outlet suggested Bristol Palin abort her unborn baby in the name of “choice” – dismissing Palin’s actual choice for life.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/gawker-says-pregnant-bristol-palin-should-consider-abortion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Life Politics Abortion Bristol Palin Gawker Fri, 26 Jun 2015 18:16:59 +0000 mike.ciandella 49239 at http://mrc.org Lefty Apple Pays Musicians 27 Times Less Than Sweatshop Laborers http://mrc.org/articles/lefty-apple-pays-musicians-27-times-less-sweatshop-laborers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Media ignore hypocrisy of mighty liberal tech company. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Left-wing Apple is huge and popular with the technorati. It became the world’s first company worth $700 billion, and was once rich enough to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2013/03/25/krauthammer-apple-has-cash-buy-cyprus-and-rename-it-icyprus">buy the entire island of Cyprus</a>. But Apple said it can only afford to pay musicians pennies an hour for streaming their music, approximately 27 times less than Chinese factory workers earned making the Apple Watch.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/lefty-apple-pays-musicians-27-times-less-sweatshop-laborers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Business Media Apple China compensation Hypocrisy music Musicians pay singer streaming music sweatshop Taylor Swift Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:49:57 +0000 julia.seymour 49236 at http://mrc.org ‘Hulk’ Mark Ruffalo: ‘I Get Angry’ that There is a Debate Over Climate Change http://mrc.org/articles/hulk-mark-ruffalo-i-get-angry-there-debate-over-climate-change <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Actor and director bellows against climate skepticism, fracking, sets 100 percent renewable energy goal by 2050. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/alatheia-larsen">Alatheia Larsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">The man who plays the Incredible Hulk is angry: “angry that we are still debating climate change,” angry about fossil fuel investment and more.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/hulk-mark-ruffalo-i-get-angry-there-debate-over-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Climate Change Environment activism actor Anger Climate Change climate debate climate skepticism Debate Environmentalism Fracking hollywood hydraulic fracturing Mark Ruffalo renewable energy Thu, 25 Jun 2015 19:17:25 +0000 julia.seymour 49235 at http://mrc.org Airbrushing Hackery: Maryland’s Mosby Makes Women’s Mag Rounds http://mrc.org/articles/airbrushing-hackery-marylands-mosby-makes-womens-mag-rounds <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &#039;If anyone is qualified to comment on issues of race, urban violence, and policing …&#039; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-stites-0">Sarah Stites</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><i><a href="http://jezebel.com/vogue-profiles-marilyn-mosby-baltimores-badass-lawyer-1713329846">Jezebel</a></i> called her “badass” and “inspiring.” <i><a href="http://www.vogue.com/13274162/marilyn-mosby-baltimore-prosecutor/">Vogue</a></i> deemed her a “heroine and lightning rod.” To <i><a href="http://www.cosmopolitan.com/politics/news/a42402/marilyn-mosby/">Cosmo</a></i>, she’s the “the talk of the nation.” </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/airbrushing-hackery-marylands-mosby-makes-womens-mag-rounds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Constitution Politics Baltimore Riots Jezebel Marilyn Mosby Vogue Thu, 25 Jun 2015 19:12:33 +0000 mike.ciandella 49234 at http://mrc.org Perez Hilton to Play Raunchy Dad in Full House Parody http://mrc.org/articles/perez-hilton-play-raunchy-dad-full-house-parody <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promises ‘ridiculous, naughty fun’. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/andrew-miller">Andrew Miller</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Perez Hilton, popular foul-mothed celebrity commentator, has an acting gig – Danny Tanner – otherwise known as the father from <i>Full House. </i>Thankfully, it won’t be on a revived version of the TV show, but a musical, set for an August premiere in Toronto. </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/perez-hilton-play-raunchy-dad-full-house-parody" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Family Full House Perez Hilton Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:25:45 +0000 mike.ciandella 49227 at http://mrc.org Networks Ignore SCOTUS Rule Against Government Raisin Robbery http://mrc.org/articles/networks-ignore-scotus-rule-against-government-raisin-robbery <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Supreme Court rules against the USDA in favor of farmers who refused to surrender their crops without compensation. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><iframe src="http://www.mrctv.org/embed/136812" width="520" height="293" frameborder="0"></iframe></p><p dir="ltr">The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a New Deal-era farm program on June 22, saying it was unconstitutional for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to force raisin farmers to give the government their crops without payment. </p><p dir="ltr">ABC, CBS and NBC never reported on the legal fight or the latest court decision, which was more than a decade in the making.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/networks-ignore-scotus-rule-against-government-raisin-robbery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Government Media abc cbs court decisions court ruling Farming government programs NBC private property property rights raisin raisin reserve SCOTUS Supreme Court USDA WWII Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:10:10 +0000 julia.seymour 49225 at http://mrc.org NYT Promotes Study Labeling Charleston Shooting ‘Right-Wing’ Terrorism http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-promotes-study-labeling-charleston-shooting-right-wing-terrorism <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> White supremacist groups make up the ‘right-wing’ according to the paper. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Since the Charleston shooting, media outlets have used the violent act to agitate for gun control, banish Confederate flags and smear conservatives.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-promotes-study-labeling-charleston-shooting-right-wing-terrorism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Politics Charleston Shooting New America Foundation white supremacists Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:27:45 +0000 mike.ciandella 49224 at http://mrc.org