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No Where Safe from Leftist Bombast: TV Mom Frets GOP House Guests 'Denying Global Warming'

Hollywood writers aren't reticent about inserting gratuitous political points into prime time dramas, on ABC's Brothers and Sisters, the mom walked into her kitchen during a kick-off party for her ...

This Week Host Vargas Pushes Pelosi and Alexander from Left, Agrees Obama Must Be 'Ruthless'

Quite a contrast in how ABC's Elizabeth Vargas, taking her turn hosting This Week, approached House Speaker Nancy Pelosi versus Republican Senator Lamar Alexander, all before agreeing with Sam ...

Maher: 'Brain-Dead' Palin 'a Babbling, Barely House-Broken, Uneducated Being'

Bill Maher began and ended his Friday night HBO program with derogatory "jokes" based on the presumption Palin and her supporters are morons. He started by labeling her "a brain-dead woman" and ...

Washington Post Page One: 'Professor Obama' Schools 'Undisciplined Pupils' of GOP

The Washington Post couldn't provide a solely objective analysis of the health "summit" in Friday's newspaper. Instead, they put liberal columnist Dana Milbank on page one to crow that Obama had ...

CBS's Plante Blames GOP For Gridlock at Health Care Summit

A report on the health care summit on Friday's CBS Early Show featured a clip of President Obama scolding lawmakers for "trading talking points" during the meeting, that was followed by ...

Matthews: GOP Kept Their 'Crazies in the Closet' But Still Sounded Like N. Korean Commies

Chris Matthews, during a special post-health care summit two hour edition of Hardball on Thursday night, dissected the GOP strategy as one of keeping their "crazies" like Michele Bachman and Joe ...

ABC's George Stephanopoulos Hypes Democratic Spin on Reconciliation

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Friday offered liberal spin for the issue of using reconciliation to pass the health care bill, a process that would allow legislation to go through ...

NBC's Brian Williams Ignores Rangel Corruption Charges - UPDATED

On Thursday's NBC Nightly News Williams completely ignored the news that a House Ethics committee found that long time New York Democratic Congressman Charles Rangel accepted corporate money for ...

ABC's Diane Sawyer Touts Rachel Maddow, Hypes Objectivity: 'No One Knows My Politics'

World News anchor Diane Sawyer touted her objectivity in an interview for the February 28 Parade magazine. The ABC journalist seriously asserted, "I think no one knows my politics." Continuing to ...

At 'Landmark' Summit an 'Exasperated' Obama Succeeded in Proving GOP 'Party of No'

"The President often seemed exasperated with Republican arguments," CBS's Chip Reid empathetically conveyed in reporting on Thursday's health care summit before he declared Obama had succeeded: ...
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