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Rosie O'Donnell: Penalizing Muslim NFL Player 'Propels Us to War'

According to View co-host and 9/11 truther Rosie O'Donnell, a Muslim NFL player being penalized for praying after a touchdown is the kind of thing that "propels us to war." Talking to the other ...
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CBS Finally Notices 'Push-Back' Against Obama's ISIS Claims

After ignoring criticism on Monday of President Obama's claim to 60 Minutes that the intelligence community was to blame for having "underestimated" ISIS, Tuesday's CBS This Morning finally caught ...
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Senate Democrats Push Amendment that Could Neuter Saturday Night Live, Nets Don't Care

Saturday Night Live returned from its summer hiatus this week but if Democrats had succeeded in their September 11 vote to amend the Constitution there wouldn’t be any more political skits on ...
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Washington Examiner’s ‘Mainstream Media Scream’ with the MRC’s Assessment

New on September 29: NBC’s Chuck Todd insisted of outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder: “The guy wasn’t political at all.”
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ABC’s World News Tonight Gives Clinton Baby News Nearly Twice the Coverage of Democracy Protests in Hong Kong

On Monday’s ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, the program not only spent the fewest time covering the democracy protests in Hong Kong than fellow networks CBS and NBC, but it spent nearly ...
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ABC and CBS Ignore News That the Intelligence Community Actually Did Warn Obama About ISIS Threat

Throughout the day on Monday, several sources in the intelligence community disputed President Obama’s comments in an interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes that aired on Sunday night that the ...
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Gayle King to Paul Ryan: 'Some People Don't Think' the Country 'Needs Saving'

Open Obama supporter Gayle King made sure she got her liberal viewpoint across on Monday's CBS This Morning as she interviewed Rep. Paul Ryan. King spotlighted an excerpt from the Congressman's ...
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Lauer Lectures Media: 'Don't Jump to Conclusions'...Like NBC

In an interview with Ben Affleck on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer observed that the actor's new murder mystery thriller Gone Girl was "a little hostile to the institution of the media." ...
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ABC Skips Own Reporter's Battle With White House, Gushes Over Clooney

The viewers of ABC News might not know it, but one of the network's senior reporters, Jon Karl, grilled White House press secretary Josh Earnest on Friday about claims that al Qaeda had been ...
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NBC Hails 'Candid' Obama As He Passes the Buck On ISIS Failure

Even as President Obama clearly attempted during a Sunday 60 Minutes interview to blame others for his failure to recognize ISIS as a growing threat in the Middle East, Monday's NBC Today spun the ...
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