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By NB Staff | June 12, 2015 | 10:50 AM EDT

Appearing on Thursday’s edition of Newsmax Prime on Newsmax TV, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell joined host and former GOP Congressman J.D. Hayworth (Ariz.) to discuss the latest studies from the MRC concerning the media’s lack of criticism for President Barack Obama’s foreign policy and their obsession with alleged incidents of police misconduct.

By Tim Graham | June 12, 2015 | 9:54 AM EDT

Let’s hope Michelle Obama is keeping a scrapbook of all the gushy positive stories written for her by Washington Post reporter Krissah Thompson. In Friday’s Post, the Style section front page carried a foot-high picture of the First Lady in a black robe and the all-caps headline “MICHELLE OBAMA COMMENCES TELLING IT AS SHE SEES IT.” 

All around the picture were little yellow quote bubbles of her most inspirational quotations from her commencement speeches with “unusual candor” on race and class.

By Scott Whitlock | June 12, 2015 | 7:30 AM EDT

New York City underwater? Gas over $9 a gallon? A carton of milk costs almost $13? Welcome to June 12,  2015. At least those were the wildly-inaccurate predictions made by ABC News exactly seven years ago. Appearing on Good Morning America in 2008, Bob Woodruff hyped Earth 2100, a special that pushed apocalyptic predictions of the then-futuristic 2015. 

By Curtis Houck | June 12, 2015 | 1:35 AM EDT

Fox News’s Megyn Kelly began Thursday’s edition of The Kelly File by ripping into President Barack Obama and plans for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to regulate and enforce the diversity of neighborhoods. Kelly blasted the President for being “[t]he man who changed your health care system forever” who’s “now pushing to change your neighborhood” and especially “if Uncle Sam feels it is not inclusive enough.”

By Tom Blumer | June 11, 2015 | 11:50 PM EDT

If you're Comedy Central's Jon Stewart, you know you have to do the occasional segment going after the establishment press or left-wing groups to maintain appearances.

The James O'Keefe-ACORN saga in 2009 was one such instance. If Stewart hadn't dealt with it, his pretense of being supposedly fair to both left and right would have been blown out of the water. The incredibly petty New York Times reports on Marco Rubio's traffic tickets and finances fit the media version of the "We'd better do something with this or else" template. The video which follows the jump shows that Stewart only had a pair of strong moments, while missing at least a couple of key opportunities to make important points with humor.

By Curtis Houck | June 11, 2015 | 11:17 PM EDT

On Thursday night’s edition of MSNBC’s All In, host Chris Hayes turned to none other than former Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate and abortion activist Wendy Davis to trash Jeb Bush over his views concerning the need for two-parent households and Senator Lindsey Graham’s introduction of a bill in the Senate that would prohibit abortions after 20 weeks.

By Tim Graham | June 11, 2015 | 11:06 PM EDT

The Drudge Report tipped readers Thursday night to the Washington Post’s fluffy Friday story on Hillary Clinton -- she "won't back down or go away" -- which turns out to be just another tired rehash of friends who find her so admirably dedicated to public service. What really rankled in Kent Babb’s story was how she was admired for surviving her Benghazi testimony – unlike the men who didn’t survive:

By Ken Shepherd | June 11, 2015 | 9:06 PM EDT

Erin Burnett interviewed Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum in a taped sit-down chat earlier today. But rather than sticking purely to substantial issues, the CNN anchor also posed two rather trivial queries, one about a hot microphone comment Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) made about fellow Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) being a "bro without a ho," and another regarding if Rick Santorum approves of Bruce Jenner's newfound lifestyle as Caitlyn, a transgendered woman.

By Curtis Houck | June 11, 2015 | 8:19 PM EDT

The major broadcast networks refused to take notice on Thursday night of plans by President Obama and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to force the diversification of American neighborhoods and particularly those mainly consisting of wealthy Americans. With the “big three” of ABC, CBS, and NBC on the sidelines, the FNC's pecial Report offered a full segment on the regulations that host Bret Baier noted has Republicans “charging that President Obama wants control over who lives in your neighborhood and [that] he’s using the power of the purse strings to pursue it.”

By Jack Coleman | June 11, 2015 | 7:28 PM EDT

You won't have Nixon to kick around anymore, Richard Nixon famously declared after losing the race for governor of California in 1962. Little could he have known that liberals would delight in kicking him around in perpetuity, regardless of whether he deserved it.

Latest example of the beloved left-wing pastime known as Nixon bashing based on liberal mythology that can never die -- Rachel Maddow dusting off the moldy oldy of Nixon's alleged "secret plan" to end the war in Vietnam, purportedly divulged while Nixon was running for president in 1968.
 

By Randy Hall | June 11, 2015 | 6:28 PM EDT

During a radio commentary for the Black America Web site on Thursday, CNN Tonight host Don Lemon startled many of his listeners when he declared that the culture of “political correctness” in America has become “dangerous.”

He also claimed that after 25 years in the news business, he believes “liberals are the least tolerant people.”

By Javier Zurita | June 11, 2015 | 6:27 PM EDT

Univision’s habit of championing the presence of unauthorized immigrants was on full display in its coverage of a recent speech on immigration by Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. During the network’s morning show, Despierta América, host Satcha Pretto hyped what she called Johnson’s “solid defense of more than 11 million undocumented immigrants.”

By Tom Blumer | June 11, 2015 | 4:31 PM EDT

In addition to his usual tired historical revisionism, the Associated Press's Martin Crutsinger, in his report on May's budget deficit of $82 billion, failed to mention that the nation is once again operating at the legal limit of its authorized debt. Additionally, he mailed in his final five paragraphs, virtually copying what he wrote on May 12 in covering April's surplus.

The nation's debt ceiling has been stuck at $18.15 trillion since mid-March. Since then, the Treasury Department has taken "so-called extraordinary measures to allow continued borrowing for a limited time" (i.e., engaged in accounting and bookkeeping gimmickry) to keep the official debt total at that amount. Treasury's ability to do this is now expected to run out in December. A few paragraphs from Crutsinger's report follow the jump (bolds are mine):

By Melissa Mullins | June 11, 2015 | 4:30 PM EDT

The Associated Press on Tuesday appeared sympathetic to abortion advocates, publishing a story -- accessible here via Statesman.com -- on how the decision made by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals could (soon) leave only seven abortion clinics “in a state of 27 million people.” 

By Matthew Balan | June 11, 2015 | 4:28 PM EDT

CNN's Brianna Keilar badgered Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson on Thursday's Wolf program over his recent comment on LGBT issues: "I didn't remember any times when there were signs up that says...gay people have to drink at this fountain. I was a little irritated." Keilar repeatedly asked Carson: "Do you think that gay Americans are discriminated against?" When the candidate refused to give a direct answer, the journalist reprimanded him: "If you're running for president, I think it's fair to ask you this question. Part of being a candidate is to answer questions."