MSNBC Claims 'Terrorist' Is a Word Only Used for Muslims

March 22nd, 2019 10:13 PM
On Sunday's AM Joy show on MSNBC, host Joy Reid and The Intercept's Mehdi Hasan devoted a segment to fretting that there is a double standard in the treatment of Muslims as compared to whites after a mass shooting. Reid also invoked a debunked claim that white supremacist Dylann Roof was given special treatment after the Charleston massacre, and Hasan cited a misleading study claiming that most…

Acosta: Trump ‘Has the World Record' for Pushing Politics After Attack

November 1st, 2017 3:55 PM
Whether he was joking or not, CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta made a fool of himself on Wednesday afternoon, spreading fake news that President Trump “now has the world record for injecting politics into the aftermath of a terror attack” for suggesting changes to immigration policy after Tuesday’s Manhattan terror attack. Turns out, as we’ll see, the news media, and particularly…

The Forgotten Slaughters of the Innocents

May 24th, 2017 1:36 PM
For now, everyone knows the sonorous name and cherubic face of 8-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos. She's the littlest known victim of Monday night's jihad attack in Manchester, England. Her doe-eyed image spread as rapidly across social media as the #PrayForManchester hashtags and Twitter condolences from celebrities.

Not All US Muslim Soldiers Are Equal

August 4th, 2016 11:15 AM
Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient Captain Humayun Khan died heroically. But his exceptional courage in Iraq and his Muslim father's post-Democratic convention histrionics on TV do not erase the security threat posed by killer warriors of Allah infiltrating our troops.  

On Boston Bombing Anniversary, CNN Analyst Says U.S. Right-Wing Extrem

April 15th, 2014 4:13 PM
Are “right-wing” extremists more dangerous than Al-Qaeda terrorists? According to CNN’s National Security Analyst Peter Bergen, they are. In a CNN commentary posted yesterday Bergen wrote, “U.S. right wing extremists [are] more deadly than jihadists.” He also also happens to be a director for the George Soros-funded liberal New America Foundation. What a coincidence.  Bergen claimed that “…

Rep. Keith Ellison: Islamist Terrorists Struggle For Democracy Like We

January 17th, 2014 9:11 AM
Whatever the question, politicians have a way of working their issue of the day into the answer.  Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minnesota) took that tendency to new heights today. Asked on Morning Joe to explain the disproportionate amount of terrorism against the United States that emanates from the Islamic world, Ellison, the first Muslim Member of Congress, asserted that it is the struggle for…

Flashback: In 2009, Media Cringed That Fort Hood Killer Was Muslim Sin

August 6th, 2013 4:25 PM
The military trial of Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan began Tuesday, with the government arguing that the onetime Army psychiatrist was motivated by “a jihad duty to kill as many soldiers as possible,” while Hasan —  representing himself —  seemed to agree, arguing: “Evidence will clearly show that I am the shooter and the dead bodies will show the war is an ugly thing.” But in the hours and…

NBC Affiliate: Ft. Hood Shooter Still Drawing Paycheck, Victims Denied

May 23rd, 2013 6:10 PM
Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hassan is still drawing his military paycheck while the Defense Department has refused to deem Hassan's victims as suffering combat-related wounds, which would entitle them to Purple Hearts and additional pay and benefits to aid the cost of their rehabilitation, Scott Friedman of Dallas, Texas, NBC affiliate KXAS reported on Wednesday morning. [watch the original…

MSNBC's Alex Wagner Hints O'Reilly Believes Obama's a Secret Muslim

April 24th, 2013 3:01 PM
Ultra-liberal MSNBC host Alex Wagner may have hit a new low on the Wednesday edition of her program, Now.  Discussing the response to the Boston bombing, Wagner absurdly hinted that Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly and Charles Krauthammer's criticism of Barack Obama are "a precursor" to saying that "the president [is] actually secretly a Muslim."  Speaking directly to Politico’s Maggie Haberman, who…

Fort What? Politico Asserts Obama 'No Longer Has an Unblemished Record

April 20th, 2013 7:39 AM
Add Anna Palmer and her blinkered editors at Politico to this week's outbreak of Fort Hood amnesia. In a piece on how the Boston bombings would affect the political scene, she asked, "Where does this leave Obama’s record on terror?" She answered herself: "President Barack Obama no longer has an unblemished record in stopping domestic terrorism." To the Obama voters at Politico it all begins…

Fort What? NPR's Diane Rehm Demonstrates More Fort Hood Amnesia

April 17th, 2013 10:25 PM
Fort Hood amnesia seems to be a recurring malady this week. First came the Washington Post. Then on NPR’s Diane Rehm Show on Wednesday, Rehm falsely described the Boston bombing (with three fatalities) as worse than Fort Hood (13 fatalities). “This has been described as the second most lethal event since 9/11. But we are told that there've been a great many incidents prevented. What do you know…

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Gleefully Admits To Using Edited Video To Smea

February 27th, 2013 12:27 PM
MSNBC’s propensity to selectively edit video to smear conservatives has reached a new low.  Speaking on her self-titled show on February 21, host Rachel Maddow openly admitted to playing edited footage of Senator John McCain to smear the Arizona Republican. Speaking last week, Maddow aired footage of McCain addressing a constituent whose son was killed last year at a movie theater in Aurora,…

ABC Uniquely Highlights Barack Obama's 'Betrayal' of Fort Hood Victims

February 14th, 2013 11:56 AM
ABC's Nightline on Tuesday night uniquely highlighted the "betrayal" of Fort Hood victims by Barack Obama, exposing how the President "used" survivors as props for the 2010 State of the Union address. After 13 people were murdered by Nidal Hasan, the government labeled the shooting an example of "workplace violence" (instead of terrorism) and the Army decided not to award Purple Hearts to the…

MSNBC's Wagner Fails to Detail Al-Awlaki's Al-Qaeda Ties

February 7th, 2013 5:11 PM
With this afternoon's Senate confirmation hearings for CIA director nominee John Brennan in view, the February 7 broadcast of Now with Alex Wagner devoted significant attention to the Obama administration's use of armed drones and the recently-leaked DOJ White Paper defending the legitimacy of drone strikes that explicitly targeted American civilians overseas.  For her part, host Alex Wagner…