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Indignant Over List of Illegals in Utah, ABC Condemns 'Campaign of Intimidation' by 'Vigilantes'

"Fear Factor," Diane Sawyer teased Thursday night in picking up a cause-celebre of the left: "Who leaked a list of people labeled illegal immigrants, naming children and pregnant women? Are these ...

CNN's Lemon Argues With Black Tea Party Member; Civil War is 'Modern History'?

On Thursday's Newsroom, CNN's Don Lemon conducted a confrontational interview of a black tea party member and disputed his assertion that the U.S. is "more divided now, racially, than any other ...

What? G.O.P. Misses Liberal Sen. Chafee's 'Traditional Notion of Fiscal Responsibility'

New York Times writer Matt Bai salutes political hero Lincoln Chafee, liberal Republican senator turned independent candidate for governor of Rhode Island, for his "more traditional notion of ...

NYT Standards: Privacy for Illegal Immigrants, But Not for Prop 8 Donors?

New York Times reporter Kirk Johnson overheats on the front page: "A list of 1,300 Utah residents described as illegal immigrants has sown fear among some Hispanics here, and prompted an ...

CNN Reporter Dana Bash Laughs as Kathy Griffin Calls Scott Brown's Daughters 'Prostitutes'

On her Bravo TV show Tuesday night, left-wing comedian Kathy Griffin referred to Sen. Scott Brown's two daughters as "prostitutes," and a CNN reporter apparently thought it hysterical.

CBS Uses Al Sharpton to Boost NAACP's Accusation Tea Party is 'Tolerating Bigotry'

The CBS Evening News pitched in to advance the NAACP's liberal agenda. Over "BIGOTRY ALLEGATIONS" on screen beneath a Tea Party sign, Katie Couric teased at the top of her Wednesday newscast: "The ...

Rick Sanchez & Roland Martin Slam Limbaugh, Beck as Illegitimate, 'Racist'

CNN's Rick Sanchez returned to attacking conservative talk radio on Wednesday's Rick's List program, lamenting that "a lot of people in this country...think that Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh are ...

Perplexed Matthews: How Can South Carolina GOPers Vote for Indian-American But Not Support a Black President?

Chris Matthews, on Wednesday's Hardball, invited on recently defeated Republican Representative Bob Inglis to slam Matthews' favorite targets, namely the Tea Party, Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin ...

Most Networks Skip Broadcast Profanity Case, Avoid or Skim Over Critics

Perhaps since they were suing in federal court to overturn limits on broadcast profanity, the major networks mostly skipped the Second Circuit Court of Appeals overturning the FCC's broadcast ...

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan Froths: Wall Street Frightens 'Little Boy' Obama, Makes Him 'Bend Over'

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan appeared on Morning Joe, Wednesday, to dismiss Barack Obama as a "little boy" in the eyes of Wall Street and to assert the President "just bends over," rather than stand up ...
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