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NYT Tackles Damning Global Warming Emails, But Reveals Own Hypocrisy

NY Times environmental reporter Andrew Revkin on the trove of damning emails swiped from climate scientists: "The documents appear to have been acquired illegally and contain all manner of private ...

ABC's Bill Weir: Voters Sent Senator Landrieu to Washington to 'Get as Much Sausage' as Possible

Good Morning America's Bill Weir on Sunday defended the $300 million in pork that Senator Mary Landrieu acquired for her state, spinning, "The people of Louisiana sent her to Washington to get as ...

Newsweek Editor: Health Care Bill a 'Fiscal Fraud' But 'I'd Still Vote for It'

Over the weekend, Newsweek's Evan Thomas offered an intriguing insight into the MSM's approach to the liberal health care bill rolling its way through Congress. After conservative columnist ...

Newsweek Top 10 List Leads With Bill Maher Article Trashing Bush Katrina Policy

Newsweek's 20/10 Project has a list of the Decade's Worst Tactical Blunders. It might not be a shock that Newsweek decided three of the top four were made by Team Bush. What might be surprising ...

61% Realize Palin's Been 'Treated Unfairly by the Press'

MSM polls may say a majority don't consider Sarah Palin qualified to be President (60 percent), but just as many people recognize the media's unfair hostility toward her. "About six in 10 ...

ABC's Johnson Recites Canard Lack of Health Insurance Kills 45,000 Annually

In contending America already has health care rationing, ABC's Dr. Tim Johnson, a universal coverage advocate, on Friday night's World News asserted "a recent Harvard study estimated that 45,000 ...

On MSNBC, Ebony Honoree Dyson: Obama's 'Brought Sexy Brilliance Back to the White House'

MSNBC publicized Ebony magazine's "Power 150" picks by bringing aboard two left-wing honorees during Friday's 11 AM EST hour. Mchael Eric Dyson rejoiced: "We have a man in the White House who has ...

MSNBC's Matthews Finds Obama's Weakness: He's 'Too Darned Intellectual'

At the top of Friday's Hardball on MSNBC, host Chris Matthews discovered the reason for President Obama's political difficulties in recent months: "President Obama has his chin out on just about ...

On MSNBC, Ebony Honoree Dyson: Obama's 'Brought Sexy Brilliance Back to the White House'

MSNBC publicized Ebony's "Power 150" picks by bringing aboard two left-wing honorees, Al Sharpton and Michael Eric Dyson, during Friday's 11 AM EST hour. Dyson rejoiced: "We have a man in the ...

Bloviating Dick Cavett Bashes 'Know-Nothing' Sarah Palin, Obsesses Over His Brilliance

Talk show host Dick Cavett, whose TV show went off the air in 1982, appeared on MSNBC, Friday, to trash Sarah Palin as a "know nothing" and someone who has "no first language." Mostly, however, he ...
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