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Quote of the Day

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

If Juan Williams had said he was nervous around “tea baggers,” NPR would have given him a raise.

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Two opposing views

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Compare and contrast.   First Mort Zuckerman points out that our Dear Leader is is “anti-business.”

Of course, the talking heads at MSNBC, Mika Brzezinski and John Heilmann, were shocked by this. They certainly haven’t gotten that message from the instructions they get sent directly to their Crackberrys by the Obama White House.

Let us review the facts of the situation, after a year and half of our Dear Leader and the democrats controlling both both houses of Congress.

The facts of the matter are clearly obvious, as well as the sad truth that the MSNBC talking heads have to toe the Obama regime party line in order to keep their jobs.

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A damn good question

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

Far Left Extremist Bill Maher asks:

‘Why Isn’t Barack Obama Getting More S–t For This’ Oil Spill?

Maher used to be a stand up comic, i.e. someone who made their living by observing humanity and asking the questions other people missed. That is exactly what he is doing here. He is pointing out the obscene level of hypocrisy being shown by the MSM.

MAHER: I’ll tell you who I’m really mad at which is Barack Obama. Couple of weeks ago, the President, our President said, “It turns out the oil rigs today generally don’t cause oil spills. They are technologically very advanced.” Now if, if I was quoting George Bush, this crowd would be laughing in hysterics.


MAHER: So, why isn’t Barack Obama getting more shit for this? I think he should.

This oil spill is Obama’s Katrina, and if the MSM was mildly honest, that is how they would be reporting this story.

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Tea Party members: A cross section of America

Monday, April 5th, 2010

If you listen to CNN/MSNBC/etc, you would think the people who attend Tea Party protests are a bunch of racist, violent militia members. The MSM is desperately trying to portray them as an “out of touch” fringe element.

Well, the actual truth is quite a bit different. According to this recent poll, Tea Party members are a pretty fair representation of America.

The national breakdown of the Tea Party composition is 57 percent Republican, 28 percent Independent and 13 percent Democratic, according to three national polls by the Winston Group, a Republican-leaning firm that conducted the surveys on behalf of an education advocacy group. Two-thirds of the group call themselves conservative, 26 are moderate and 8 percent say they are liberal.

The group is united around two issues – the economy/jobs and reducing the deficit. They believe that cutting spending is the key to job creation and favor tax cuts as the best way to stimulate the economy. That said 61 percent of Tea Party members believe infrastructure spending creates jobs. Moreover, given the choice Tea Party members favor 63-32 reducing unemployment to 5 percent over balancing the budget.

Gallup conducted another poll that shows similar results.

Tea Party supporters skew right politically; but demographically, they are generally representative of the public at large. That’s the finding of a USA Today/Gallup poll conducted March 26-28, in which 28% of U.S. adults call themselves supporters of the Tea Party movement.

Tea Party supporters are decidedly Republican and conservative in their leanings. Also, compared with average Americans, supporters are slightly more likely to be male and less likely to be lower-income.

In several other respects, however — their age, educational background, employment status, and race — Tea Partiers are quite representative of the public at large.

Ed Morrissey of Hot Air points out “The educational background of Tea Party followers almost exactly matches that of the general population.  Among age demos, the differences between the two are no more than two points for any of the four categories used by Gallup.  The same is true of employment profiles, although ironically Tea Party followers tend slightly more to be employed full-time than not.”  He continues on to note that Fox News is gaining viewers, while the left leaning MSNBC & CNN, who have been bashing the Tea party members non-stop, are loosing views at an accelerated rate.  Could this trend have something to do with those left leaning “news” organizations demonizing the people who watch them?

Since  we are looking at polls, let us review the results of this  Rasmussen poll.

On major issues, 48% of voters say that the average Tea Party member is closer to their views than President Barack Obama. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 44% hold the opposite view and believe the president’s views are closer to their own.
Not surprisingly, Republicans overwhelmingly feel closer to the Tea Party and most Democrats say that their views are more like Obama’s. Among voters not affiliated with either major political party, 50% say they’re closer to the Tea Party while 38% side with the President.

That’s right, more people agree with the Tea Party movement than our Dear Leader.  There is literally enough on the liberal media bias on this subject to fill a book. Even given all these facts, I don’t expect MSNBC, CNN, ABC News or CBS News to discontinue their efforts to dehumanize members of the Tea Party movement.  Their goals, and the goals of most of America, just don’t match up anymore.

Update: Compare and contrast: Tea Party protest and leftist protest.  At the Tea Party, you have a peaceful demonstration with a multi-racial crowd calling for a return to the principles of the Founding Fathers.  At the leftist demonstration, you have  racists calling for violence against minorities, people holding up signs supporting murdering communist thugs and 9/11 Troofers. Which one do you thing better represents most Americans?

Update: The left’s astroturf response is pretty quick on this topic. I’ve already gotten two identical comments on this, from the same IP address, with two different identifying email addresses. The comment is what you would expect from the left, completely free of any facts and repeats the left’s hate filled talking points multiple times.  Here is one of the facts the left doesn’t want you to know. The only violence at a tea party was four white democrats, wearing purple SEIU t-shirts, attacked a Tea Party protester, who is Black, and beat him so badly he ended up in the hospital. The “liberal” attackers didn’t miss out on using racial slurs while attacking Mr. Gladney.

I’m not kidding about the leftist astroturfing. I’ve found the identical comment in at least six different blog comment streams.

Update: CNN sends a reporter without a political ax to grind to a Tea Party, and finds that they really are Mainstream Americans and are not violent racists!  Shannon Travis, the CNN reporter in question, does repeats the debunked “n-word” and spitting claims against Tea Party members. Andrew Breitbart has upped the bounty to $100,000 to the United Negro College Fund to anybody who can provide a video proving that Tea Party members used racial slur against democrat Georgia Rep. John Lewis.  Given that videos show his staffers had their cell phones out and were taking videos when he walked through the Tea Party crowd (instead of taking the underground tunnel that members of Congress typically use) they shouldn’t have a problem collecting $100,000 for the United Negro College Fund if there was any truth to their claims.

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What the MSM isn’t telling you about the Pentagon Shooter.

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

CNN has a long, detailed story about John Patrick Bedell, the fellow who traveled across the country in order to open fire at guards at an entrance to the Pentagon.

What that long, detailed story leaves out is any mention that Bedell is a registered democrat, a 9/11 conspiracy theorist, and a rabid left wing liberal who hates former President George W. Bush.

Don’t expect to hear that particular bit of truth to be utter at MSNBC, ABC or CBS “News.” It doesn’t fit their particular brand of reality.

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Why does the left have to lie?

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Frank Rich has been caught telling an easy to verify lie about Sarah Palin in the pages of the New York Times:

“This is about the people,” as Palin repeatedly put it last weekend while pocketing $100,000 of the Tea Partiers’ money.

Mr. Reynolds points out that if Mr. Rich had spend even the slight effort at “real journalism”, he would have found out that Gov. Palin did exactly what she said she would do with the money, “she donated it back.”  So Mr. Rich, writing in the NY Times, is either lying, because the “layers of fact checkers and editors” at the Gray Lady did their jobs, found out the actual truth, and let the lie run, or that same “layers of fact checkers and editors” didn’t bother doing the jobs and let the lie run in the “Newspaper of record.”  Either answer doesn’t look very good for the so-called “journalists” at the New York Times.

As I’ve noted before, the left isn’t exactly “rational” in regards to their hatred for Gov. Palin, nor have they let actual facts get in the way of their, ahem, “view of reality.”

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Quick Scott Brown Roundup

Monday, January 18th, 2010

The Scott Brown for U.S. Senate rally in Worcester, MA was a big success.

Cape Cod Times supports Republican Scott Brown for US Senate!

The Obama  White House predicts a win for Brown! Tossing Martha under the Obama bus already?

Some honesty from MSNBC’s Ed Schultz. He says he would “cheat” and vote ten times if he could to keep Scott Brown out of the U.S. Senate.

Randy Haddock’s Day in Massachusetts

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Sunday Videos

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

Here are a few video clips for your Sunday viewing pleasure.

Obama and Biden on troop surges, then and now.

Obama’s AG Holder is “Uttterly Clueless”

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews referred to West Point as an “enemy camp.”

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Responding to their master’s voice

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

A talking head at MSNBC parrots the Team Lightbringer party line and states flat out that she is quoting an email from the Obama White House.

So much for that objective media thing.

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The Left’s Deceptive Narrative

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Bill Whittle of PJTV shows the history of the modern left’s conscious decision to avoid the facts and the truth in order to get their message across.  It goes back to the early 2oth century, with its roots firmly planted in writings of Karl Marx.  Marx, who never had a real job in his life, predicted what the “workers of the world” would do, and not surprisingly, got it completely wrong.

So the Marxists stopped calling themselves Marxists, at least in public, and came up with a way to attack their philosophical enemies.  This method, called “Critical Theory”,  allows the Marxists to attack their foes on very narrow grounds, while avoiding any historical evidence to the contrary and not providing any solutions of their own.

The Marxists, going under the code name “the Frankfurt School” have been very successful in pushing their false narrative in popular culture.  As Mr. Whittle points out, the so-called “journalists” at MSNBC spout it without even knowning it.

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