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By Michael Greibrok | October 2, 2015 | 1:52 PM EDT

The September jobs report turned out to be a disappointment with fewer than anticipated jobs gains and labor force participation at its lowest rate since October of 1977.

CNBC’s Squawk Box discussion of the disappointing report quickly turned to Federal Reserve policy and whether it vindicated the Fed’s decision not to raise rates, or just proved they missed their chance to do so.

By Scott Whitlock | October 2, 2015 | 1:32 PM EDT

CNN’s Chris Cuomo on Friday repeatedly lectured an Oregon sheriff, demanding John Hanlin rethink his support for the Second Amendment in the wake of a shooting at a community college in his county. The New Day anchor grilled: “What do you think of what President Obama just said that we are fooling ourselves and we're not caring about each other if we continue to ignore the role of guns in these crimes?” Repeatedly, the Douglas County sheriff tried to focus on the victims and the investigation.

By Curtis Houck | October 2, 2015 | 1:04 PM EDT

Friday’s CBS This Morning offered extensive coverage of the deadly shooting on Thursday at a community college in Roseburg, Oregon, but one of the segments took a broader, sappy look at pushing gun control through the lens of President Obama’s “evolving anger” on the inability to pass gun control measures through Congress where he’s found “little” of any “hope and change.”

By Scott Whitlock | October 2, 2015 | 12:24 PM EDT

The journalists on the Today show, Friday, touted how “emotional” Barack Obama became in his push for more gun control. In the wake of a mass shooting in Oregon, Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie cited statistics from liberal organizations and allowed no conservative, pro-Second Amendment voices to appear on the show. 

By Tim Graham | October 2, 2015 | 12:15 PM EDT

Perhaps the only anti-gun blowhard less surprising than Geraldo Rivera after a mass shooting is ex-CNN host Piers Morgan, still prattling on about how his biased journalism in Britain stopped school shootings for good in the UK.

In the London Daily Mail, Morgan emptied out a thesaurus of synonyms for evil on the National Rifle Association, claiming like Ed Schultz that they love it when people get shot to death on campus:

By Curtis Houck | October 2, 2015 | 11:57 AM EDT

As part of a piece on Friday’s CBS This Morning about the opening of the first freestanding Chick-fil-a in New York City, correspondent Vladimir Duthiers couldn’t help but harp on the company’s conservative Christian values and how they had to supposedly draw customers back “in 2012 when those values ran afoul of public sentiment” after “CEO Dan Cathy affirmed his support for tradition marriage.”

By Tim Graham | October 2, 2015 | 11:42 AM EDT

Fox News personality Geraldo Rivera went on a Facebook rant within hours of the mass shooting in Oregon. America is a “gun sick nation,” and Second Amendment “BS” aside, he wrote, “the gun lobby controls the country, and allows armed maniacal lunatics to roam free and kill.”

By Friday morning, Rivera was egging on President Obama to get tougher on the National Rifle Association: “You blame the gun lobby? Why not take them on? Confront the NRA and call out every hack who ever took money from them.”

By Dylan Gwinn | October 2, 2015 | 4:38 AM EDT

Sports Illustrated’s Peter King has handed down yet another 140 character edict in the wake of yet another shooting. Why is the person charged with writing about football, on a night when the Ravens and Steelers play, writing about mass shootings? Because shut up, that’s why.

By Karen Townsend | October 2, 2015 | 3:56 AM EDT

As promised in this interview with the show’s creator, Peter Nowalk has every intention to use gay sex scenes as a battering ram on the viewers of ABC's 'How to Get Away with Murder," advancing his premise that America must be shocked awake. You are a prude, America, and Mr. Nowalk intends for you to loosen up! A new twist this year includes a lesbian relationship for Annalise (Viola Davis) with her former girlfriend. Surprise! Annalise is bisexual.

By Curtis Houck | October 2, 2015 | 2:09 AM EDT

The always shameless uber-lefty blogger Charles Pierce of Esquire was a guest on the Thursday edition of MSNBC’s The Last Word and in the course of discussing the deadly community college shooting in Oregon earlier in the day, admitted that he’s “politicizing the hell out of this” shooting and “I don’t care.” The former Boston Globe writer declared that the Republican Party “is completely insane” and doesn’t apparently believe in regulations for mines, fixing roads, federal assistance after natural disasters or keeping people safe.

By Brad Wilmouth | October 2, 2015 | 1:21 AM EDT

On Thursday's The Nightly Show on Comedy Central, host Larry Wilmore skewered President Barack Obama in the aftermath of Russia undermining the President's Syria policy by bombing the Syrian rebels Obama has been supporting.

The Comedy Central host reminded viewers that Obama had mocked Mitt Romney in 2012 when the GOP presidential candidate warned that Russia would be one of America's greatest foreign policy problems, as Wilmore referred to Obama's cocky dismissal of Romney as "near-sighted snobbery," and played a clip of the exchange with Romney.

By Clay Waters | October 1, 2015 | 11:44 PM EDT

Religious double standards on the front of Thursday's New York Times: "The Pope, the Clerk and Culture Wars Revisited." During his U.S. tour, the Times celebrated Pope Francis's liberal tone on economic, environmental, and immigration issues. But when he reaffirmed his belief in religious freedom (and the Church's opposition to gay marriage) by secretly meeting with Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who went to jail instead of issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, the Times adopted a puzzled, chiding tone, fretting that the Pope was reigniting the U.S. "culture war."

By Brad Wilmouth | October 1, 2015 | 10:49 PM EDT

On Thursday's The Situation Room, after live coverage of President Barack Obama's speech on the day's shootings at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, CNN was true to form in promoting more gun control as CNN Law Enforcement Analyst Tom Fuentes urged President Obama to "lead" in proposing gun legislation and not just be the "mourner-in-chief."

Notably, moments earlier, when Fuentes described the students sitting in their class rooms as "sitting ducks" for the gunman to attack, anchor Wolf Blitzer noted that "there's no guns supposedly allowed on this campus," but this relevant observation did not develop into anyone suggesting that gun laws in the state be relaxed so professors and students could have a chance of defending themselves.

By Curtis Houck | October 1, 2015 | 10:49 PM EDT

As part of CNN’s live coverage Thursday night of the deadly community college shooting in Oregon, fill-in AC360 host Wolf Blitzer declared that President Barack Obama “was embarrassed of the United States in front of the world” when he commented on the tragedy and urged Americans to “politicize” mass shootings. Prior to Blitzer’s observation, Zeleny fretted the presidential campaigns like that of Hillary Clinton will be unable “to bring any sense to this” shooting with the President encountering “not a bipartisan spirit to do anything.” 

By Tom Johnson | October 1, 2015 | 10:36 PM EDT

Asked to name something that stands alone, a lot of people would say, “The cheese.” To New York magazine's Jonathan Chait, another reasonable answer is “the Republican party,” at least in regard to global warming specifically and hatred of government in general.

Chait’s main point is that the GOP is extremist not only in an American context but also by international standards: “Of all the major conservative parties in the democratic world, the Republican Party stands alone in its denial of the legitimacy of climate science…The fervent commitment to supply-side economics is also an almost uniquely American idea. The GOP is the only major democratic party in the world that opposes the principle of universal health insurance. The virulence of anti-government ideology in the United States has no parallel anywhere in the world.”