Appalling NYT Favors Press Restrictions for Murdoch-Led News in UK

February 17th, 2021 10:29 PM

New York Times’ London bureau chief Mark Landler’s obsessive hostility toward mogul Rupert Murdoch’s right-leaning media empire was on display Wednesday. His coverage of two fledgling right-of-center news outlets also documented the resulting panic of liberals like Landler: “Murdoch to Challenge U.K.’s Fairness Statute With Fox News Playbook.” He fretted: "While Britain has long…

Brave Rugby Players Take a Stand Instead of a Knee

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February 11th, 2021 6:00 PM

Since the death of George Floyd, Black Lives Matter has dominated the cultural space and even foreign sports teams couldn’t escape the madness of the "anti-racist" movement. 

Five Myths About Socialism, Part Two

February 11th, 2021 12:24 AM

Last week, I reported on two myths about socialism. My new video covers three more. Myth No. 3: Socialism works if it's "democratic." As the Democratic Socialists of America put it, "Society should be run democratically -- to meet public needs, not to make profits for a few." Sounds nice. If socialists are elected, then we'll have a more just society. But Venezuela's socialists were…

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CNN, MSNBC Let Cuomo Slam Trump Admin, Skip Over Sex Harassment

December 26th, 2020 6:30 AM

On Monday afternoon, as New York Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo made appearances on both MSNBC and CNN to promote his call for restrictions on air travel to and from the United Kingdom. Neither network did much to push back against his claims, or to press him on any other of his personal scandals. They also did little to correct misinformation or to point out his sudden flip flop in being…

Boris-Hating NY Times Gloats Over UK Woes, Compares Brexit to COVID

December 24th, 2020 2:30 PM

The New York Times didn’t show much Christmas spirit when it likened the sudden stringent new Christmas-season corona restrictions put in place by U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Brexit. The paper has always been hostile to both Brexit (the 2016 popular vote that called for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union) and conservative party leader Boris Johnson.…

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Amanpour and Guest Blame Fox News for 'Monstrous' Climate 'Denial'

November 22nd, 2020 7:36 AM

Journalists despise government efforts to "investigate media power" -- unless it's Rupert Murdoch. On Friday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, host Christiane Amanpour provided an unchallenged forum to former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd to complain about Rupert Murdoch's influence on issues like global warming, and to talk up an effort he is pushing to…

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‘The Crown’ on Margaret Thatcher: 'She’s Destroying the Country!'

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November 20th, 2020 6:00 AM

In the fourth season of Netflix’s The Crown, released November 13, the audience gets a couple of storylines they’ve been waiting for. This season heralded the entrance of Lady Diana Spencer (Elizabeth Debicki, The Night Manager) and her tumultuous beginning as Princess of Wales. For those more interested in the political intrigue than the romantic, season four also brings us…

Sacha Baron Cohen: Zuckerberg Must ‘Stand With Trump' or 'Democracy'

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November 13th, 2020 4:33 PM

Sacha Baron Cohen, famous for his portrayal of fictional Kazakhstani journalist Borat, thinks that the end is nigh for America’s "democracy" and President Donald Trump is out to bring it down, with the help of his accomplice--Mark Zuckerberg.

Off Key: More Vocalists Sing Praises of Joe Biden

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October 28th, 2020 6:48 PM

It’s the final stretch toward election day, and left-wing singers are out in force to persuade their fans to vote for Joe Biden. Harry Styles and Fall Out Boy recently announced their support for the Democrat Party’s 2020 candidate, while Demi Lovato sent out another plea via Twitter for people to…

Eddie Redmayne on Trans Anti-Rowling Rhetoric: ‘Absolutely Disgusting’

Culture
September 29th, 2020 4:28 PM

Transgender activists are not only furious at J. K. Rowling for her refusal to support certain transgender ideas, now they’re furious at people who don't support their perceived right to be angry and violent.

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MSNBC Economist: Unlike U.S., Commie China Has 'Good Government'

September 15th, 2020 12:05 PM

On Morning Joe, Adrian Wooldridge, a columnist at The Economist, says that unlike the US, China passes the "good government" test. He makes his comment in the context of discussing the way various countries have dealt with the coronavirus pandemic, but offers no qualifier as to his "good government" praise of China. To the contrary, he says that the advantage of good government is…

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Reverse Racism Series Channels BLM, Justifies 'Destruction of Property

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September 9th, 2020 7:00 AM

Racist police harassing, attacking and almost killing innocent young men? Armed officers instigating peaceful protesters until it turns into a riot? A world so systematically racist that nobody from one particular race can ever rise up the social stratum? 

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Amanpour Prods Granholm, Former AOC Guru to Push 'Medicare for All'

August 12th, 2020 8:24 PM

On Monday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, host Christiane Amanpour gave an unchallenged forum to two Democratic guests to push for a universal health care program in the U.S. She even suggested that a national health plan similar to that of the United Kingdom would be beneficial during the pandemic in spite of the COVID-19 death rate being substantially higher in…

Comic Ricky Gervais: ‘Cancel Culture’ a ‘New, Weird Sort of Fascism'

July 15th, 2020 9:00 AM

Being a comedian is one of the most dangerous occupations during these days of political correctness. That’s the message from English comic Ricky Gervais, who is on a crusade against the “cancel culture” -- which he describes as a “new, weird sort of fascism” -- by defending free speech wherever he can.