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By Noel Sheppard | June 24, 2013 | 11:10 AM EDT

Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) made some statements about Congress Monday though by no means earth shaking explain the low level of trust Americans have in the institution.

Appearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Ryan said the worst thing about working in Congress is “a lot of people lie…You know they know they’re doing it.”

By Noel Sheppard | June 24, 2013 | 10:37 AM EDT

One of the claims by many of Edward Snowden’s supporters is that what he revealed from the National Security Agency had little to no impact to national security.

According to former Central Intelligence Agency director James Woolsey, nothing could be further from the truth.

Appearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Monday, Woolsey said Snowden has done “substantial” damage to national security.

By Noel Sheppard | June 23, 2013 | 7:11 PM EDT

CBS Sunday Morning today actually did a five minute segment on "Mommy Porn."

Worse still, it included quoted passages from such books and an author using Barbie, Ken and Tina dolls to demonstrate sexual positions (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | June 23, 2013 | 5:01 PM EDT

House Intelligence Committee chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mi.) made a great joke about National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden Sunday.

Appearing on NBC's Meet the Press, Rogers said, "If he could go to North Korea and Iran, he could round out his government oppression tour."

By Noel Sheppard | June 23, 2013 | 3:13 PM EDT

Can you imagine a member of the liberal media asking a Democratic elected official if his or her party "gets it" on an issue facing the nation?

On CBS's Face the Nation Sunday, host Bob Schieffer actually asked Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Al.), "Do you think Republicans get it on immigration?" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | June 23, 2013 | 2:24 PM EDT

Senate Intelligence Committee chair Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said something Sunday that should be of grave concern to Americans on both sides of the aisle.

Appearing on CBS’s Face the Nation, Feinstein said that as far as what has been relayed to her, the United States government doesn't what documents National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has in his possession.

By Noel Sheppard | June 23, 2013 | 12:39 PM EDT

NBC's David Gregory is taking a lot of heat for asking the Guardian's Glenn Greenwald on Sunday's Meet the Press if he should be charged with a crime for aiding and abetting National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.

Greenwald and a host of folks struck back at Gregory on Twitter (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | June 23, 2013 | 9:58 AM EDT

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was booed by liberal activists Saturday for defending President Obama on the NSA’s surveillance programs and saying leaker Edward Snowden broke the law.

This occurred during a Q&A session at the far-left Netroots Nation conference in San Jose.

By Noel Sheppard | June 22, 2013 | 4:06 PM EDT

Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer and the Washington Post’s Colby King got into a heated debate on PBS’s Inside Washington Friday over who’s to blame for Iraq spinning out of control now that the United States is no longer there.

Not surprisingly, King was opposed to laying any of the blame on President Obama for failing to negotiate a troop withdrawal that left some of our forces there (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | June 22, 2013 | 2:40 PM EDT

As NewsBusters reported almost ad nauseum, Anthony Bourdain on his 9PM Sunday CNN program Parts Unknown regularly uttered profanities including varieties of the S-word without being censored.

Yet on Friday’s Stroumboulopoulos which airs at 11PM, Bill Maher was censored when he said “bulls—t” (video follows with commentary):

By Noel Sheppard | June 22, 2013 | 2:11 PM EDT

Bill Maher may have said one of the dumbest – and therefore funniest! – things ever to come out of his mouth Friday.

Appearing on CNN’s Stroumboulopoulos, Maher said, “You have to really be smart” to get on his HBO Real Time show (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By NB Staff | June 21, 2013 | 7:47 PM EDT

"The national news media are aiding and abetting a censorship campaign," regarding the "cascading" IRS scandal, Media Research Center founder and president Brent Bozell argued on the June 21 edition of Fox Business Network's Varney & Co. 

Bozell noted, for example, that only CBS's This Morning covered the fact that IRS officials received $70 million in employee bonuses this year, despite a White House order freezing such bonuses during the sequester cutbacks. [MP3 audio here; Watch the video of the segment following the page break]