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New GMA Host Stephanopoulos Lobbies for More Taxes; Axelrod Points Out George's Lib Roots

On his first day as the new co-host of Good Morning America, George Stephanopoulos lobbied for a windfall profits tax on bankers. Also on Monday's show, White House advisor David Axelrod reminded ...

Humorist Presumes Liberal Bias in Unveiling 'Secrets Journalists Never Told You'

In "sharing my do's and don'ts" as a journalist, Washington Post humor columnist Gene Weingarten found good fodder in the presumption journalists are out to help liberals and Democrats while ...

In Touting 'Climate Justice' Protesters, Networks Oblivious to Communist Participation

Network journalists who were quick to see racists amongst the "tea party" protesters were oblivious on Saturday to communists in the "climate justice" march in Copenhagen whose cause they ...

Matthews Frets Over 'Idiots' in America 'Riling' Up 'White Tribalism,' Shows anti-Obama Protesters

On the syndicated Chris Matthews Show, as he ended with words of praise for Morgan Freeman's latest film, Invictus, and its depiction of Nelson Mandela uniting blacks and whites in South Africa, ...

Jack Cafferty All But Endorses Global One-Child Policy to Fight Climate Change

CNN's Jack Cafferty all but endorsed a global version of China's oppressive one-child policy on Friday's Situation Room. He repeated the argument of Canadian journalist Diane Francis, that ...

CBS Early Show Touts Left-Wing Documentary On American History

In an interview with actor Matt Damon on Friday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith discussed the star's role in a liberal documentary on American history: "'The People Speak,' based on one of ...

NBC Showcases Statue of Barry Obama at 10 with Nobel Medal and Butterfly

NBC's Brian Williams took time Thursday night to show video a statue of President Barack Obama at age 10, then known as Barry, being unveiled in Jakarta, near where he attended school. "The statue ...

Thomas Friedman on CNN: ClimateGate an 'Idiot Debate,' 'Nonsense'

Thomas Friedman of the New York Times dismissed the ClimateGate scandal during an interview on Thursday's Situation Room on CNN, labeling it "nonsense" and an "idiot debate." Anchor Wolf Blitzer ...

Will Smith: 'Barack Obama as an Idea Marks an Evolutionary Flash Point for Humanity'

Barack Obama as an idea marks an evolutionary flash point for humanity," gushed actor Will Smith, who will co-host Friday's Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo. His idealization of Obama came during ...

CNN's Amanpour: Criticism of Obama's Nobel Peace Prize 'Overdone'

CNN's Christiane Amanpour lashed out at the widespread criticism of the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to President Obama on Thursday's American Morning: "Can I just say, I think it's overdone, ...
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