Morning Joe: Obama Failure on Syria Red Line Could Bite Us in Ukraine
On Morning Joe, Obama's former National Security Council specialist on Syria says that Obama's "infamous" failure to enforce his redline on the use of chemical weapons in Syria could bite us in Ukraine, because Putin doesn't believe there would be any repercussions for his use of chemical weapons.
Velshi Wonders if Ukrainians Benefit From Being White Christians
MSNBC’s Ali Velshi used his Saturday show to ponder if Ukrainians fleeing the war zone in their country benefit from being white Christians while Syrians and Afghans do not.
Scarborough Omits Afghanistan in Explaining Putin's Invasion of Ukrain
Call it the Afghan Hound that didn't bark. On Thursday's Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough argued that, based on western weakness in prior Russia skirmishes and wars, dictator Vladimir Putin thus seemed to have determined he had a "good reason" to invade Ukraine. But there was a glaring example of American weakness that Scarborough failed to mention: Biden's fiasco of a…
CBS Claims Ukrainian Refugees Benefit From Race
As ordinary Ukrainians flee the country in order to escape from the Russian invaders, CBS Saturday Morning declared that, unlike other refugees, they benefit from their race.
Yikes: Obama Flack on MSNBC Struggles to Defend Biden on Afghanistan
Rick Stengel, formerly of Time, turned Obama State Department flack, turned MSNBC analyst, appearing on Nicolle Wallace's show this afternoon, says of the Afghanistan fiasco: "It hasn’t quite worked out as we thought." Shades of Hirohito's surrender speech in 1945: “The war situation has developed not necessarily to Japan’s advantage.”
Five Myths About Socialism, Part Two
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…
NBC's Nance Likens 69 Million Trump Voters to Mideast Terrorists
Appearing as a panel member on Friday's Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, NBC News terrorism analyst Malcolm Nance was loaded with vitriol against everyone who voted for President Donald Trump. After fearmongering about the possibility that ISIS-like pro-Trump paramilitary groups would form to revolt against a Joe Biden administration, the NBC analyst specifically accused all 69…
Los Angeles Times Gushes Over Medical Drama With Syrian Refugee
On September 1, NBC premiered the “Pilot” of Transplant, which had been the most-watched television series for the 2019-2020 season when it aired in Canada. The title is a play on words, as transplant is not only a medical term, but applies to the main character, Bashir Hamed (Hamza Haq), a doctor from Syria who is a refugee in Canada.