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CBS: Obama's Success at Undoing Bush Policies Key to Crippling Terrorists

President Obama's popularity amongst Muslims pegged to success at "pulling out of Iraq," "ending torture" and "closing Guantanamo," are key to the chances of ending terrorism CBS reporter Lara ...

Flashback: Wacky Network Quotes from 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre

June 4 is the 20th anniversary of Tiananmen Square. Back in 1989, CBS's Eric Engberg compared the planned assault on students with the Ohio National Guard's panicky shooting into anti-war ...

ABC Rues 'It's a Lot Easier to Make Cuts Than It is To Raise Taxes'

Two weeks after ABC's Laura Marquez blamed California's budget deficit on an "unwillingness to raise taxes" tied to 1978's Proposition 13 "mandating an almost unachievable two-thirds vote by the ...

David Shuster Rages Over Hypocrite Cheney's Attacks on Obama

"MSNBC News Live" co-host David Shuster slammed Dick Cheney on Tuesday's program as a hypocrite, complaining, "Your Iraq war inflamed the Muslim world, bred a new generation of terrorists who hate ...

ABC and CBS Spike Muslim Convert's Politically-Motivated Murder of U.S. Soldier

The networks, which saw the apparently politically-motivated murder of a doctor who performed late term abortions as a major story, haven't been so interested in a Muslim convert who targeted and ...

President Obama Rejects Brian Williams' Dig at Bush

In an interview excerpt on Tuesday's NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams used President Obama's upcoming speech to Muslims in Cairo to take a dig at ex-President Bush, as he contended: "It's a speech ...

NBC Skips Islamic Conversion of Shooter, Trip to Yemen

Tuesday's Today show completely ignored two facts about a man who murdered a soldier at an Army recruiting station in Arkansas: He had just converted to Islam and was being investigated by the FBI ...

CBS Fawns Over Obama Date Night in NYC, Excuses Cost

On Monday, CBS Early Show co-host Maggie Rodriguez gushed over the Obamas' "date night" in New York City: "...this is something that he promised her...It is sweet...they're beautiful." On Tuesday, ...

MSNBC's David Shuster Once Again Railing Against 'Hypocrite' Gingrich

MSNBC News Live host David Shuster railed against conservative "hypocrite" Newt Gingrich late Monday afternoon. Shuster derided: "Hey, Newt. When you embrace the empathy of a conservative judge, ...

NBC Suggests Bill O'Reilly Fueled Murder of Dr. George Tiller

NBC, the object of Bill O'Reilly's scorn for its biased news from the left, provided him with fresh evidence Monday evening as NBC Nightly News, unlike the ABC and CBS newscasts, found it ...
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