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NPR's Schorr: ObamaCare Would 'Save Many Lives,' So Why Fuss Over Aliens?

On Wednesday, NPR "senior news analyst" Daniel Schorr insisted nationalized health care "would save many lives," and all those rumbles from the right about providing taxpayer-subsidized abortions ...

CBS Early Show: Michelle Obama 'Stealth Weapon' In Health Care Debate

On Friday's CBS Early Show, White House correspondent Bill Plante highlighted President Obama's latest media blitz on health care reform and touted a new piece of the PR arsenal: "The President ...

ABC's Jonathan Karl Hits Stimulus Waste; Derides Murtha Airport as a 'Ghost Town'

ABC's Jonathan Karl on Friday attacked wasteful government spending of stimulus money, even going to the John Murtha Airport in Western Pennsylvania, which he derided as a "ghost town." Providing ...

CBS Disguises Single-Payer Group's 45,000 Deaths Claim as a 'Harvard' Study

Trying to boost the rationale for ObamaCare, Thursday's CBS Evening News ran two stories from far-left sources, but disguised the agenda behind both. Katie Couric announced that "while the debate ...

'Racially Tinged Attacks' Against Obama at Huge Washington Rally?

On Wednesday night, NBC Nightly News led with ex-president Jimmy Carter's racism charge against conservative opponents of Obama's agenda. On Thursday morning, the New York Times put Carter's slur ...

NBC: 'Blunt' Carter 'Prompted Us to Reexamine Our Assumptions About Race'

An evening after trumpeting President Jimmy Carter's racism charge, NBC led Wednesday night with the "fallout" as Andrea Mitchell proposed that though "many thought" the "racial divisions" were ...

IBD Poll Disputes Media Claims Most Doctors Back ObamaCare

A new poll of more than 1,300 physicians finds that nearly two-thirds (65%) oppose ObamaCare and nearly half would consider quitting if the liberal health care plan passes. The poll deflates media ...

Newspaper Editor Finds Unusual Conservative Who's 'Thoughtful, Measured'

Butte's Montana Standard announced it would carry Byron York's column and introduced York by explaining how he's not a typical conservative: "York, a staunch conservative, presents his arguments ...

Politico's Mike Allen: Networks Have to Cover 'Real News;' Too Busy to Talk About ACORN

The Politico's Mike Allen appeared on Wednesday's Morning Joe to both defend the mainstream media's decision to ignore the ACORN controversy. Commenting on a piece he wrote about the subject, ...

CBS and NBC Finally Catch Up to ACORN Scandal; Express Sympathy for the Left-Wing Group

CBS and NBC finally covered the ACORN scandal, but depicted the left-wing group as a victim. Evening News anchor Katie Couric lamented: "ACORN helps low-income Americans find affordable ...
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