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Salon: Second Amendment Is ‘White Supremacy’

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June 7th, 2022 10:45 AM

Liberals have wasted no time in blaming everyone who isn’t them for mass shootings in the wake of Uvalde and Buffalo. None other than Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges finally got around to blaming white people for the lack of gun control in an article re-published in Salon on June 7.

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20 Years After 9/11: Remembering the Left’s Unhinged Reaction

September 9th, 2021 9:20 AM

Twenty years after the devastating terror attacks of September 11, let’s not forget how left-wingers in the news media and Hollywood have reacted by blaming America, trashing the War on Terror, and pushing insane conspiracy theories that the United States itself had staged the attacks or was somehow protecting Osama bin Laden.

Former NY Times Reporter Christopher Hedges: ISIS Is 'The New Israel'

January 3rd, 2015 10:48 AM
Christopher Hedges has been gone from the New York Times for almost ten years. He has since admitted to being a socialist, been exposed as a serial plagiarist in work he has done since leaving the Times in 2005, and authored "the first issue of the Occupied Wall Street Journal, a newspaper associated with the Occupy Wall Street protests in Zuccotti Park." Hedges is the subject of this…

Former NYT Reporter Chris Hedges Exposed as Serial Plagiarist

June 12th, 2014 9:12 PM
Far left writer and former reporter for the New York Times, Chris Hedges, has been exposed as a serial plagiarist. So what scurrilous "rightwing" source made these charges? None. The exposure of the socialist Chris Hedges appeared in the liberal New Republic. And it was not just a minor slip on the part of Hedges. According to the article Hedges blatantly plagiarized over and over…

Top 10 for the 10th Anniversary of Times Watch: Presenting the Absolut

March 31st, 2013 11:24 AM
This week marks 10 years of Times Watch, the Media Research Center's project monitoring the liberal bias of the New York Times, America's most influential newspaper. Over the course of roughly 3,500 posts since March 2003, we have followed the Times through events historic (wars in Afghanistan and Iraq), pathetic (Jayson Blair, Howell Raines) and dangerous (the paper scuttling two…

Come on: NYTimes Reporter Calls Tea Party 'Conservative,' But Noam Cho

May 18th, 2012 12:44 PM
New York Times legal reporter Charlie Savage showed his usual labeling blindness in Friday's piece on strange political bedfellows that oppose indefinite detention: "House to Consider Proposal to Bar Indefinite Detention After Arrests on U.S. Soil." Savage again showed himself unwilling to label far-left figures like Noam Chomsky as far-left, but has no problem calling the Tea…

Former NY Times Reporter on 9/11: 'We Became Terrorists Too

September 12th, 2011 7:55 AM
Paul Krugman wasn’t the only old soul at The New York Times who refused any urge to be patriotic on September 11. Former Times reporter Chris Hedges unleashed a tirade on Truthdig on Saturday. It was titled: “A Decade After 9/11: We Are What We Loathe.”  He began by suggesting coverage of 9/11 was sanitized by the Bush "lap dogs" of the press because the…

Daily Kos: Obama Is Now 'One of Them,' Bordering on 'Fascism

April 12th, 2011 11:15 PM
The late left-wing historian Howard Zinn was one of America's best-known public intellectuals. His 1980 opus A People's History of the United States is widely used as a high-school and college textbook, and he had plenty of fans in the entertainment world, among them Matt Damon and Ben Affleck (A People's History got a shout-out in Good Will Hunting) as well as Bruce Springsteen and…

Former NYT Bureau Chief Wants Greek-style Riots in US - Media Silent

May 26th, 2010 12:22 PM
The New York Times's former Middle East Bureau Chief thinks violent revolt is a laudable response to economic woes, and that murder is at least acceptable in pursuit of a far-left agenda. The media so concerned with the potential for violence from conservative groups are completely silent."Here’s to the Greeks," wrote Chris Hedges at Truthdig.com. "They know what to do when…

'Famed' N.Y. Times Reporter Tells Michael Moore Capitalism Is 'Driving

March 7th, 2010 6:52 AM
The leftist blog The Raw Story is hyping an exclusive: "Famed NYT reporter tells Michael Moore capitalism driving humanity’s downfall." It’s merely an outtake from Moore’s hostile movie Capitalism: A Love Story. Former New York Times reporter Chris Hedges, the radical author of books like "American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America," warns of the coming eco-…

Former NY Timesman Chris Hedges Admits He Is a Socialist

December 29th, 2008 9:03 PM
Surprise! Surprise! Former New York Times reporter Chris Hedges has admitted what almost anyone familiar with his reality-challenged rantings already knew: he is a socialist. Hedges explains in Truthdig Why I Am a Socialist (emphasis mine):The corporate forces that are looting the Treasury and have plunged us into a depression will not be contained by the two main political parties. The…

Former NYT Bureau Chief: I Won't Pay Taxes If U.S. Battles Iran

November 23rd, 2007 10:10 AM
Considering how many hyperventilating media leftists broke their promises to leave the country if George W. Bush won reelection in 2004, I'm not exactly holding out hope we'll see the IRS arrest former New York Times bigwig Chris Hedges (file photo at right) anytime soon.Hedges, if you recall, was the paper's former Middle Eastern bureau chief who became more famous (infamous rather) for his…

Hitchens Tears Apart Hedges in Debate on War and Religion

June 6th, 2007 1:15 AM
A battle of wits between two men named Christopher took place in Berkeley, California, on May 24. Unfortunately, one contestant came embarrassingly unequipped, so much so that by the end, he chose to not even respond.Break out the cashews and your favorite libation, sports fans, because this debate between former New York Times Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hedges, and the never at a loss for words…

Former NY Timesman Chris Hedges on 'American Fascists' of the Christia

February 13th, 2007 5:00 PM
Chris Hedges, who served at the Times as a reporter and Middle East bureau chief for a total of 15 years, appeared last Thursday on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report," hosted by Stephen Colbert, to discuss his new book, "American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America."You may remember Hedges for being booed off a college commencement stage in the middle of an…