Memorial Day http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/20756/all en Liberals Desecrate Old Glory; Networks Silent http://www.mrc.org/articles/liberals-desecrate-old-glory-networks-silent <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This Memorial Day, ABC, CBS and NBC probably won’t talk about lefties defiling the flag so many died for. </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>Time was, burning an American flag was a reliable way of getting on network TV, there to shock the taxpayers over their TV dinners. </p> <p>But these days, the network news programs don’t seem interested in American flag desecration, unless it happens in the Middle East. In the last five years, there have been only two mentions of domestic flag desecration on ABC, CBS and NBC. Both of those were on ABC.<img width="179" height="246" style="float: right;" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/55/US_Flag_Burn.jpg" /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/liberals-desecrate-old-glory-networks-silent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Patriotism Politics American flag Ferguson Missouri flag burning Memorial Day Occupy Movement patriotism protest Thu, 21 May 2015 12:43:25 +0000 mike.ciandella 48954 at http://www.mrc.org NBC 'Today' Panel Rips Chris Hayes: 'He Looks Like a Weenie' After Anti-Military Comments http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-today-panel-rips-chris-hayes-he-looks-weenie-after-anti-military-comments <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/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> During a panel on Tuesday's NBC <em>Today</em>, liberal pundits Star Jones, Donny Deutsch and Nancy Snyderman condemned left-wing MSNBC host Chris Hayes for <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/mark-finkelstein/2012/05/27/chris-hayes-im-uncomfortable-calling-fallen-military-heroes">suggesting fallen U.S. troops are not heroes</a>.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-today-panel-rips-chris-hayes-he-looks-weenie-after-anti-military-comments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Chris Hayes Donny Deutsch Memorial Day Nancy Snyderman NBC Star Jones Today troops Tue, 29 May 2012 15:06:40 +0000 kyle.drennen 40217 at http://www.mrc.org Assault on the Great American Cookout http://www.mrc.org/articles/assault-great-american-cookout <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/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; What’s on your menu this Memorial Day weekend?</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; If you thought about grilled steaks, barbequed chicken, burgers, hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad, deviled eggs, chips, cake, soda or beer, think again.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; “We can’t broil and grill anymore?” replied “Today” co-host Ann Curry after a nutritionist said grilling is dangerous. She was talking to Joy Bauer, who said people need to avoid salty foods, grilling, frying and whole milk dairy products.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/assault-great-american-cookout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment american bar-b-q barbecue BBQ Beer burger chicken chips cookout eat Food grill holiday Meat Memorial Day picnic pop Soda soft drink weekend Wed, 23 May 2007 15:39:48 +0000 admin 25509 at http://www.mrc.org