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By Jeffrey Meyer | June 28, 2015 | 11:03 AM EDT

On Sunday’s State of the Union, CNN’s Van Jones accused those who oppose the Supreme Court's decision to ignore the normal legislative process on gay marriage of pushing “the old state’s rights rhetoric that was anti-civil rights rhetoric of the past than embracing the future.” Jones bemoaned that his “heart was broken” after he heard Mike Huckabee’s comments on the Supreme Court ruling especially because he “put more African-Americans in high position in office as governor than Bill Clinton did.” 

By Jeffrey Meyer | June 28, 2015 | 9:14 AM EDT

During a discussion on CNN’s Inside Politics about the political impact of the Supreme Court ruling legalizing same sex marriage, National Journal reporter Ron Fournier rushed to compare Mike Huckabee to segregationist former Democratic Governor Orval Faubus of Arkansas.  

By Tim Graham | June 28, 2015 | 8:16 AM EDT

Last year, The Washington Post gave a gay activist named Steven Petrow a regular column called “Civilities.” This quickly became a farce, since Petrow was a fan of outing...and Dan Savage.

The original conceit was that this gay Mr. Manners was going to explain to the readers how to negotiate the Brave New World of mangled pronouns and how to address gay newlyweds on your Christmas cards and so on. Instead, Petrow often just pounds the table complaining about the slow pace of the “revolution.” On Saturday, he wrote a trash-talking column about “The Supreme Court’s Sore Losers.”

By Brent Baker | June 28, 2015 | 12:01 AM EDT

Following Senator Ted Cruz’s “Center Seat” session on Wednesday’s Special Report, FNC’s Bret Baier ended his program with some YouTube clips showing Cruz “has a hidden talent on the campaign trail, apparently.” Cruz watched along with the audience and, afterward, offered an assessment of his talent.

By Tim Graham | June 27, 2015 | 11:08 PM EDT

For Sunday’s Washington Post Magazine, humor columnist Gene Weingarten professes he admires Caitlyn Jenner, but is willing to ask “tough but necessary follow-up questions” unlike other journalists. He starts by questioning the “y” in Kaitlyn, which he finds profoundly annoying.

Coming in second to that was his disgust that this icon of the LGBT agenda would still claim to be Republican.

By Jack Coleman | June 27, 2015 | 9:21 PM EDT

The heated debate over the Confederate battle flag has drawn a partisan but not on the side you might expect -- longtime libtalker Ed Schultz.

Before appearing in his hour-long MSNBC show on weekday afternoons, Schultz posts a podcast on his website, as he's done since ending his radio show in the spring of 2014. It was during Thursday's podcast that Schultz provided surprising commentary about efforts to eradicate symbols of the Confederacy following the massacre of nine African-American churchgoers in Charleston, S.C., by a white supremacist.

 

By Brad Wilmouth | June 27, 2015 | 4:46 PM EDT

On Friday's New Day, during a discussion of the then-upcoming funeral for South Carolina State Senator Clementa Pinckney, CNN host Alisyn Camerota brought up issues of high poverty in South Carolina's black population and invited Democratic Rep. Jim Clyburn to use the recent church massacre as a springboard to push for diverting more federal money into high-poverty areas.

By Jeffrey Lord | June 27, 2015 | 4:32 PM EDT

What did Univision expect would happen?

By Tom Johnson | June 27, 2015 | 3:59 PM EDT

There's a major opinion gap between white Catholics and Latino Catholics in the U.S. regarding climate change. A recent poll found that by margins of approximately 20 percent, Latino Catholics are likelier than white Catholics to believe that there is such a thing as global warming; that it’s “due to human activity”; and that it “constitutes a crisis or a major problem.” What’s causing this discrepancy? A false god, suggests writer Patricia Miller.

“White Catholics don’t accept the scientific consensus on climate change because it clashes with their other god: the free market,” declared Miller in a Thursday piece for Salon. “Over the last 15 years…much of institutional American Catholicism has become hopeless[ly] intertwined with a conservative, liberation [sic] ideology that has trickled down to Catholics in the pews.”

By Tim Graham | June 27, 2015 | 2:16 PM EDT

Stephen Colbert celebrated the Supreme Court decision mandating gay marriage in a YouTube video aimed at his natural audience: secular liberal Democrats. (Forget all that hooey about “devoutly Catholic” Colbert. You can’t be that and be a CBS star....or anywhere else in the media elite.)

"June Is a Lovely Month for a Wedding" was the video's title. “Congratulations, gays!” he declared. “You now have the right to marry in all 50 states. So if you’re a homosexual and living in North Dakota, all your problems are solved!”

By Tom Blumer | June 27, 2015 | 12:39 PM EDT

While the press looks to twist even the most innocuous statements made by Republicans and conservatives into something scandalous or outrageous (e.g., Mitt Romney's "binders full of women"), they routinely ignore intemperate remarks by leftist politicians and activists. If known, they would likely damage the credibility and public perception of those making such statements. Of course, the left-dominated media can't abide by that. So they censor it.

One recent example involves Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. Despite the unexplained and unexpected 18-year pause in global warming, the senator is convinced that the world as we know it will end without draconian measures to reduce carbon pollution and keep the earth from turning into a ball of fire. One of the strategies on his wish list is suing climate skeptics into poverty and silence.

By Yuri Perez | June 27, 2015 | 10:00 AM EDT

Surprise! Amnesty in reward of illegal immigration is not the only lawlessness being promoted in Univision news coverage. The nation’s top Spanish-language network also recently featured favorable coverage of advocates of another amnesty, one that would forgive fines to drivers whose licenses has been suspended in California due to unpaid traffic violations.

By Claire Chretien | June 27, 2015 | 9:49 AM EDT

Mary Claire Kendall is a Washington-based writer who's written on Hollywood for Forbes and for Breitbart. I recently heard her speak on her new book about Christian faith and movie stars titled Oasis: Conversion Stories of Hollywood Legends. It provides intimate portraits of stars who came to faith after struggles with alcoholism, infidelty and other problems – including legends like John Wayne, Gary Cooper, Spencer Tracy, Patricia Neal, and Bob Hope. She recently took the time to answer a few questions for NewsBusters:

By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham | June 27, 2015 | 8:09 AM EDT

Marc Maron is a stand-up comedian and radio host in Los Angeles. Hipsters love his podcast, mostly interviews with other comedians, which he titled "WTF." On his website, the merchandise includes a coffee mug that says "Pow! I [soiled] my pants." You can understand why he was shocked President Obama wanted to grant him an interview.

As for Obama's tastes, and his devotion to the decorum of his office, nothing shocks us. He has neither.

By Matthew Balan | June 27, 2015 | 1:07 AM EDT

On Friday, ABC's World News Tonight aired a completely one-sided report on the Supreme Court's ruling that legalized same-sex "marriage" in all 50 states. Terry Moran hyped how Justice Anthony Kennedy "wrote today's landmark opinion describing the stakes in this case in the loftiest terms." Moran failed to include any soundbites from social conservative opponents of the decision, and hyped how "Justice Scalia, in a rage, scorning Kennedy's poetic opinion as little more than a 'fortune cookie.'"