Confederacy http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/5323/all en 5 Years After: 7 Worst Media Attacks on Tea Party http://www.mrc.org/articles/5-years-after-7-worst-media-attacks-tea-party-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Journalists call group ‘terrorists,’ ‘racist,’ murderers and more. </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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Five years ago, the Tea Party launched itself onto the American political scene – pushing hard against ObamaCare, the $787-billion stimulus and Big Government. On Feb. 27, 2009, Tea Party protests were held in more than <a href="http://www.theguardian.com/world/us-news-blog/2012/feb/27/tea-party-happy-third-birthday">40 cities</a>. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/5-years-after-7-worst-media-attacks-tea-party-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Government Media Politics Anderson Cooper attacks on tea party aurora shooting Bailouts Brian Ross Confederacy Gabby Giffords Joe Nocera murder New York Times Paul Krugman protest movement Rachel Maddow Racism sexual innuendo Tavis Smiley taxes Tea Party Terrorism wingnuts Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:03:56 +0000 julia.seymour 45640 at http://www.mrc.org Confederacy of Dunces: MSNBC Still Fighting Civil War http://www.mrc.org/articles/confederacy-dunces-msnbc-still-fighting-civil-war <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lefty network paints all opposition to Obama’s Washington in rebel gray. </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>It’s good to see the left finally upset about treasonous threats to the United States. Never really able to get worked up about communist spies, domestic terrorists or radical mosques, lefties – at least the ones at MSNBC – are sounding the alarm over … The Confederacy.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/confederacy-dunces-msnbc-still-fighting-civil-war" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Constitution Government Patriotism Politics "BarackObama Civil War Confederacy MSNBC Racism Mon, 18 Nov 2013 14:07:28 +0000 mike.ciandella 44966 at http://www.mrc.org Media Declare South Has Risen Again http://www.mrc.org/confederacy/media-declare-south-has-risen-again <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/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >It was inevitable. The race-obsessed media weren’t satisfied calling the right “bigots” and “haters.” So they just kept escalating. They’ve made the presidency of our first African-American commander-in-chief a referendum on the war – the Civil War.</p> <br /> <p >The old-media are so intent with besmirching the right that they’ve passed on the Nazi comparisons and mostly moved past comparisons to the Klan. Now anyone who opposes President Obama is a neocon – neo-Confederate that is.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/confederacy/media-declare-south-has-risen-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Confederacy TeaParties Wed, 14 Apr 2010 17:01:47 +0000 admin 29921 at http://www.mrc.org Media: Confederate History Month Proof of Conservative Racism http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-confederate-history-month-proof-conservative-racism <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/colleen-raezler">Colleen Raezler</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Painting conservatives as racists is a favorite pastime of the mainstream media and a recent move by Republican Virginia governor Bob McDonnell gave them more ammunition to do just that.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-confederate-history-month-proof-conservative-racism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education BobMcDonnell ChrisMatthews CivilWar CNN Confederacy MSNBC RachelMaddow RolandMartin Virginia Wed, 14 Apr 2010 04:00:00 +0000 admin 29079 at http://www.mrc.org "Property-Rights Fanatics" Love the Old Confederacy http://www.mrc.org/articles/property-rights-fanatics-love-old-confederacy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Reporter Adam Nossiter uses two murderers who moved to South Carolina from New Hampshire to paint a whole town as guilty. </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/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Reporter Adam Nossiter tarred a South Carolina town with a bit of guilt-by-association for the murders of two cops by transplants from New Hampshire in "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/15/us/15property.html " target="_self">An </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/15/us/15property.html ">Outsider's Murder Trial Shakes a Southern Town</a>."</p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/property-rights-fanatics-love-old-confederacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch AdamNossiter Confederacy Crime KathyBoudin LabelingBias Murders NewYorkTimes NYTimes PropertyRights SouthCarolina TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Fri, 16 Feb 2007 17:13:00 +0000 admin 5442 at http://www.mrc.org