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By Brent Baker | June 13, 2015 | 8:15 PM EDT

Picking up on comedian Jerry Seinfeld’s concern “there’s a creepy PC thing out there” on college campuses in which comedians are condemned for jokes which convey stereotypes, Bernard Goldberg called out Seinfeld for failing to recognize liberals are behind the “authoritarian” speech code.

By Melissa Mullins | June 13, 2015 | 6:57 PM EDT

I am almost certain there are people in this country who want to ensure an entitlement generation.  I find Lee Siegel to be one of these people.

Last weekend, Siegel wrote an op-ed in the New York Times titled “Why I Defaulted on My Student Loans.” In the piece, he whined about the debt he owed and made excuses for why he couldn’t or WOULDN’T pay off his student loan.

By Tim Graham | June 13, 2015 | 6:21 PM EDT

On Friday, The Washington Post sympathetically rolled out a front-page story focusing on Hillary’s childhood and her late mother Dorothy Rodham, including the very old and repeated story of how Mom told four-year-old Hillary to go punch another girl in the neighborhood if she was bullied.    

Politico’s Hillary-beat reporter Annie Garni tweeted that a 2007 Washington Post story on "Clinton reintroing herself through mom and Midwest roots does read like it cld be written today". She linked on Twitter to a June 3, 2007 Post story that also loaded up the Mom-and-Hillary anecdotes, making clear that it might be a way of persuading impressionable voters that Hillary wasn’t an ambitious careerist plagued by scandals (as if that were untrue):

By Brad Wilmouth | June 13, 2015 | 4:15 PM EDT

This past week, liberal outlets like Salon.com and MSNBC.com demonstrated just how opposed they are to balanced reporting that includes diverse points of view as they tried to make their readers believe FNC host Megyn Kelly had taken the side of police officer Eric Casebolt in response to video of him roughly handling a 14-year-old African-American girl in McKinney, Texas.

After The Kelly File began its Monday show with two segments -- the first featuring a local resident as a guest who defended police actions at the pool party and the second segment featuring two guests who both condemned the officer's behavior -- Salon.com's Scott Kaufman harped on a short quote from Kelly in which she brought up the perspective that the girl was partially culpable because she had refused police orders to leave.
 

By Mark Finkelstein | June 13, 2015 | 2:21 PM EDT

Love the smell of flop sweat in the morning? That might have been the aroma wafting off Roosevelt Island today as Hillary "kicked off" her campaign [whatever happened to "you only get one chance to make a first impression?" Guess Hillary doesn't use Head & Shoulders.]

On MSNBC's Weekends with Alex Witt today, two reporters painted a picture of a crowd that was smaller than hoped for, not overly enthusiastic, and problematically pale.

By Tim Graham | June 13, 2015 | 2:18 PM EDT

Ouch. During a discussion on the Dallas Police headquarters shooting on Saturday afternoon, CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield bizarrely referred to the shooter’s actions as “very courageous and brave,” before adding “crazy as well.”

By Tom Blumer | June 13, 2015 | 1:18 PM EDT

In late September 2014, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released "A Study of Active Shooter Incidents in the United States, 2000-2013."

To say the least, the report's issuance, timed six weeks before the midterm elections, and its topic ("a specific type of shooting situation law enforcement and the public may face") were curious. Given the press's inclination to sensationalize and politicize any report on gun violence, its findings were especially vulnerable to misinterpretation. When that quite predictably happened, the FBI and the study's authors appear to have done nothing to correct errant media reports. It also appears that they would have remained silent about those media distortions if longtime gun rights advocate John Lott Jr. hadn't called them out in a professional criminal justice journal.

By Tim Graham | June 13, 2015 | 12:43 PM EDT

“Maddow Begs Clinton To Come On Show, Promises Not To Interrupt.” That was the Huffington Post headline from the MSNBC star’s Monday night program. If Hillary Clinton won’t appear on MSNBC shows, she’s really not going to appear anywhere.

By Tom Johnson | June 13, 2015 | 12:10 PM EDT

America no longer has a two-party system, argued Washington Monthly blogger Martin Longman in a Friday post. That’s because the Republican party is essentially “defunct,” having been sucked into a “vortex of stupid” (i.e., taken over by right-wingers).

“The architects of this vortex,” wrote Longman, “are as varied as Karl Rove, Alberto Gonzales and Regent University jurisprudence, neoconservative foreign policy, the mighty right-wing media wurlitzer, the campaign finance laws, the lack of any accountability for anything ever, the things defending torture does to the human spirit and the brain, the folks who will pay any price to keep science from interfering with their bottom line, what happens when you have to lower your standards to make Ed Meese and Sarah Palin acceptable.”

By Jeffrey Lord | June 13, 2015 | 11:11 AM EDT

There are two points here. First, Rupert Murdoch has spent a lifetime working relentlessly on a stunning accomplishment. Murdoch’s relentless attention to detail has created a media empire that now, a decade and a half into the 21st century, spans not only the globe but every means of communication from satellites to television, film, newspapers, books and, of critical importance in the new century, the digital. 

The second point? Along the way Murdoch - with the not inconsiderable gifts of Roger Ailes - has broken the once seemingly unbreakable iron grip of the liberal media in America. For good.

By Katie Yoder | June 13, 2015 | 10:03 AM EDT

A good mother does what’s best for her children, even if that means “wiping ’em out” before they live “miserable f*cking lives” – or so Orange Is the New Black argues.

Netflix released the 3rd season of Orange Is the New Black (OITNB) Thursday night. In the first episode entitled “Mother’s Day,” the inmates and staff of Litchfield Penitentiary organize a party with games and face-painting for visiting children. In the show, Big Boo (Lea DeLaria) used Freakonomics to validate her fellow inmate’s aborted babies that would become, she says, “meth-head white trash pieces of sh*t” leading “miserable f*cking lives” –a speech the media applauded. 

By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham | June 13, 2015 | 7:58 AM EDT

Along with other homosexual athletes like Jason Collins in the NBA, WNBA star Brittany Griner was lauded by the press for being an “inspiration” to the gay community. Griner and Johnson announced their engagement last August and made an appearance on the TLC wedding-reality program Say Yes to the Dress.

But what happens when the “inspiration” is arrested for domestic violence? The same news media that love the libertine narrative get very quiet.

By P.J. Gladnick | June 12, 2015 | 10:43 PM EDT

Could you just give me a straight answer? Like a simple yes or no? Please don't try to squirm your way out of it. You still won't answer? Aggghhh! Aggghhh! AGGGGHHHHHHH!!!!

One could forgive Jake Tapper if he felt like channeling his inner Sam Kinison on CNN's The Lead today while he was trying to get a simple answer from Hillary Clinton spokeswoman, Karen Finney, on the subject of Hillary's position on the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) trade bill in Congress. Tapper's very visible exasperation with Finney's nonanswers were  completely understandable as she continued her evasive shuffle on the topic all through the interview.

By Matthew Balan | June 12, 2015 | 9:45 PM EDT

Friday's Morning Edition on NPR spotlighted the author of children's books who asserted that the push for the legalization of same-sex "marriage" is "the same struggle" as the fight against bans on interracial marriage during the 1960s. Karen Grigsby Bates marked the anniversary of the 1967 Loving v. Virginia case, which struck down anti-miscegenation laws in the United States, by featuring writer/artist Selina Alko, who stated that "while the Loving case is long settled, it's still deeply relevant in the current fight for marriage equality."

By Matthew Balan | June 12, 2015 | 8:23 PM EDT

On Friday's NBC Nightly News, Andrea Mitchell touted how Hillary Clinton "will get personal" at her upcoming NYC campaign rally, and that she will be will be "focusing on her late mother, Dorothy Rodham – twice abandoned as a child by her parents; forced to make her way across country and work as a maid." Mitchell played two clips from a campaign video where Mrs. Clinton spoke highly of her mom, and underlined that "Clinton credits her mother for her passion and values – especially fighting for women and children – one reason she wants to be president."