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By Jack Coleman | March 5, 2015 | 2:44 PM EST

Might there be more to the scandal surrounding Hillary Clinton's dubious email practices while Secretary of State than we're being led to believe? Rush Limbaugh thinks so and he's not alone.

Limbaugh told his radio listeners yesterday that it is most curious that media outlets previously counted on as Greek choruses of praise for Clinton are going after her with a vengeance.

By Ken Shepherd | March 5, 2015 | 2:35 PM EST

On his Wednesday night Tonight Show program, host Jimmy Fallon took some time to poke fun at Democrats who boycotted the Netanyahu speech and then afterwards conducted a press conference to throw their temper tantrum about it. Fallon showed various "flustered" congressmen tripping over their words. Take a look.

By Tom Johnson | March 5, 2015 | 11:27 AM EST

In a piece headlined “The Supreme Court vs. Reality,” Jeff Shesol claims that when the SCOTUS agreed to hear King v. Burwell, it showed that “most or maybe all of the Court’s Republican appointees will entertain any argument, no matter how silly, that can derail or dismember the supposed abomination that is Obamacare.”

By Tom Blumer | March 5, 2015 | 11:19 AM EST

Leave it to a writer at Mother Jones to dispense condescending healthy eating advice while serving up a side dish of alleged historical racism with a tincture of capitalism bashing.

Kiera Butler, a senior editor there, didn't have to engage in either exercise to make her nutritional points, which may have some validity. She must have felt that her primary headline ("Why You Should Stop Eating Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner") was too boring, and that she needed to provide an attention-grabbing subheadline to get people to start reading her piece (book link is in original; bolds and numbered tags are mine):

By Scott Whitlock | March 5, 2015 | 11:19 AM EST

The New York Times on Thursday sounded a hopeful tone about oral arguments regarding ObamaCare, yet again in the Supreme Court. The headline for the Adam Liptak story trumpeted, "At Least One Justice Is in Play as Supreme Court Hears Affordable Care Act Case."  After noting that "the court’s four liberal members voiced strong support for the administration’s position," Liptak hyped, "In a pleasant surprise for the administration, however, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, who was in dissent in 2012, made several comments indicating that his vote was in play." 

By Kristine Marsh | March 5, 2015 | 11:15 AM EST

“Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” has been the rallying cry of Ferguson protesters since officer Darren Wilson fatally shot Michael Brown on a Missouri street last August. Brown, the “gentle giant,” was shot while trying to surrender or de-escalate his encounter with Wilson. It was an article of faith on the left, and the three networks used the phrase 140 times in their coverage of Ferguson.

Now, the DOJ report and Attorney General Eric Holder have admitted that the catch phrase was based on false witness accounts. None of the networks apologized or admitted their own reporting spread that false narrative. Instead, they focused on DOJ’s assertions of racism in the Ferguson police department.  

By Kyle Drennen | March 5, 2015 | 11:01 AM EST

Discussing the growing email controversy swirling around Hillary Clinton with Bloomberg Politics managing editor Mark Halperin on Thursday’s NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie suggested it could resurrect another scandal for the would-be 2016 contender: “What about Republicans? This certainly hands them a lot of ammunition and breathes new life, perhaps, into the whole investigation into Benghazi.”

By Jeffrey Meyer | March 5, 2015 | 10:16 AM EST

Politico reports that Kathleen Matthews, wife of liberal MSNBC host Chris Matthews and former news anchor for WJLA-ABC 7 in Washington, DC, is likely to run for Congress as a Democrat. Matthews will seek the seat being vacated by Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), who plans to run for U.S. Senate, replacing the retiring Senator Barbara Mikulski.

By Scott Whitlock | March 5, 2015 | 10:07 AM EST

According to Good Morning America's Jon Karl on Thursday, Hillary Clinton will ask Americans to simply trust her when it comes to the growing scandal regarding her e-mails as Secretary of State. Talking to George Stephanopoulos, Karl conceded, "George, this is basically going to be the honor system." 

By Jack Coleman | March 5, 2015 | 9:53 AM EST

He's the first American late-night television host to broadcast his program from Cuba in more than 50 years -- and its communist regime wasted little time in reminding Conan O'Brien that he was no longer in America.

O'Brien's entire TBS show last night was devoted to his Cuban jaunt, which included a stop in what he described as a typical market.

 

By Jeffrey Meyer | March 5, 2015 | 9:19 AM EST

On Wednesday night, Fox News Senior Judicial Analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano issued a blistering critique of Hillary Clinton’s ongoing controversy surrounding the use of a private email account while she was Secretary of State.

By Kristine Marsh | March 5, 2015 | 8:51 AM EST

After telling CNN’s Chris Cuomo March. 4 that being gay is “absolutely a choice” after being prodded to answer whether sexual orientation was genetic or not, the media pounced on Ben Carson’s comments, with a particularly vile attack by Dan Savage directed at the possible GOP presidential candidate.

By Julia A. Seymour | March 5, 2015 | 8:19 AM EST

The “brutal” winter is on the attack again, bringing sleet and heavy snow to the mid-Atlantic region. Previous storms targeted the deep south including Dallas, Texas, and several hammered New England. By March 4, Boston was just 2 inches away from hitting an all-time record for snow, Boston.com reported.

It’s a reality more in keeping with media warnings from the 1970s than today’s arguments about global warming, like this one from Walter Cronkite in 1972.

By Mark Finkelstein | March 5, 2015 | 7:49 AM EST

What's wrong with this picture: Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist being tougher on Hillary than ostensible Republican Nicolle Wallace?

On today's Morning Joe, former W aide Wallace said that Hillary would wind up releasing all her emails and they would just turn out to be "wedding stuff."  Mika had blasted Hillary for setting up her own servers, and Geist politely pointed out that since Hillary didn't have an official account, her emails are bound to contain much more than "wedding stuff." 

By NB Staff | March 5, 2015 | 1:34 AM EST

By a 3 to 2 vote, the FCC voted to regulate the internet. And to show how well they understand it, the FCC will release over 300 pages of these new regulations -- as soon as they finish printing them and mailing them out. -- Jodi Miller.