MSNBC Features Joyce Vance for 18 Minutes, Ignores Fox News Smear
July 22nd, 2019 11:16 PM
On Sunday morning, MSNBC legal analyst and former Obama-era U.S Attorney Joyce Vance offered quite the whopper that, if she were at Fox News, the CNN Media team would be tut-tutting for days on end. Instead, Vance’s false claim that the Fox News Channel would not be airing Wednesday’s House hearings featuring former Special Counsel Robert Mueller drew thousands of retweets. And…
National Press Silent As MS-13 Orders Members to Kill Cops
April 29th, 2018 7:48 PM
On Wednesday, Fox News's Tucker Carlson highlighted MS-13's call for its members to kill police officers in Nassau County on Long Island. Only a few months ago, many members of the establishment press were criticizing the Trump administration's targeting of the gang in its law-enforcement efforts. They and the national press in general have been disgracefully quiet about this latest…
Not News: Blacks Commit Growing Share of Reported 'Hate Crimes'
November 18th, 2017 7:10 PM
The Federal Bureau of Investigation published its annual hate crime statistics earlier this week. The press has dutifully fallen into line with the predictable narrative that the 5 percent reported increase in hate crimes in 2016 occurred because of Donald Trump's presidential campaign. The numbers tell a different story.
Hurricane Devastation Gives Firms Chance to Show Capitalism Has Heart
September 13th, 2017 3:10 PM
Horrible disasters like the recent Category-4 Hurricanes Harvey and Irma focus attention on heart-wrenching stories of lost lives, near misses and property destroyed in the storm or ravaged by looters. They also have an uncanny way of illustrating the many people who will pull together in a crisis and how the benefits of capitalism are often used to help those in need.
Texas Papers Promote Feminist Prank Bill on 'Masturbatory Emissions'
March 14th, 2017 8:36 PM
Bobby Ross Jr. at the blog Get Religion asked a great question: Why must major newspapers publicize “satirical bills” from the Left? It’s not just publicizing them, it’s giving them the press-release treatment, and no opposing view is included. Take this report on a feminist prank in Texas from the Houston Chronicle on "unregulated masturbatory emissions."
Rigged? Trump Doesn’t Have a Single Major Newspaper Endorsement
October 18th, 2016 12:12 PM
With just three weeks to go, major newspapers (with a circulation of at least 50,000) are walloping Donald Trump in their official endorsements, favoring Hillary Clinton by a count of 68 to zero. Out of a total of 82 newspapers that have offered an editorial on who their readers should vote for, 68 (83 percent) of them have endorsed Hillary Clinton, five (6 percent) recommended Libertarian Party…
Maddow Muddies Waters on NAFTA Signing in Attempt to Smear Trump
September 29th, 2016 4:03 PM
While recapping Monday’s presidential debate and trying to fact-check Donald Trump, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow seemed not to have all her ducks in a row on Tuesday when it came to slamming Trump for supposedly lying about Bill Clinton signing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) when she argued it was actually George H.W. Bush.
Not News: SEIU on Losing End of First-Ever Employer Defamation Verdict
September 8th, 2016 5:39 PM
"Firsts" — first man on the moon, first black president, first state to legalize something which was previously a crime, etc. — are supposed to be a big deal, right?
Tuesday evening, the Houston Chronicle reported a first in the entire history of organized labor in the U.S., and the national press is ignoring it. That's likely because it's really bad news for Big…
Matthews Again Calls Cruz 'McCarthy' for Hard Hit on Trump Finances
February 29th, 2016 8:30 PM
Ted Cruz's suggestion that Donald Trump's tax returns may show extensive business dealing with business tied to the mafia is simply below-the-belt "McCarthy stuff" that should scandalize Texas voters, MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews complained on his February 29 program.
Center for Medical Progress Planned Parenthood Videographers Indicted
January 25th, 2016 7:09 PM
In an unexpected development which may ultimately qualify as a "be careful what you wish for" exercise, the District Attorney in Harris County, Texas, whose county seat is Houston, has indicted Center for Medical Progress videographers David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt.
Yes you read that right, via coverage in the Houston Chronicle (bolds are mine):
Former MLB All-Star Says "Vote No" to Men in Girl's Bathrooms
September 27th, 2015 9:31 AM
During his time as a major leaguer former Astro and Rice Owl Lance Berkman was affectionately known as “Big Puma” to the Houston faithful, a comical ode developed by Berkman himself to get people to stop calling him “Fat Elvis.” However, after Berkman’s recent statement in defiance of the latest transgender insanity forced upon society, Berkman is likely to be known…
NPR: Hillary Timed Keystone Announcement to Pope's Visit
September 23rd, 2015 10:46 PM
It would appear that Hillary Clinton's act is wearing thin even among the people at that liberal bastion known as NPR.
Tuesday afternoon, the headline at an NPR story about Mrs. Clinton's sudden decision to publicly announce her opposition to the Keystone XL Pipeline project indicated that her announcement was deliberately timed to coincide with Pope Francis's visit to the United…
Straw-Man Argument at Houston Chron: Frackers Want 'No Regulations'
June 7th, 2015 10:12 PM
After the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a draft report on Thursday declaring that, in his own words, "The government has no public safety justification to ban" hyrdraulic fracturing, or fracking, Houston Chronicle business writer Chris Tomlinson falsely claimed that the industry believes it "needs no regulation."
Tomlinson formerly toiled at the Associated Press…
Headline Roundup: Obama to 'Shield' Aliens With 'Deportation Relief'
November 20th, 2014 1:52 PM
Some of the nation's most influential newspapers sympathetically broke out the euphemisms for Obama as he prepares for unilateral executive action to "shield" some illegal immigrants from the rule of law, which they call "deportation relief." He's "cheered by reform advocates."