NewsBusters Podcast: There Was No Neocon Press Parade
On the 20th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War, NewsBusters is determined to rebut the silly leftist allegation that the "mainstream media" were Bush-Cheney lackeys who never threw tough questions before and during war in Iraq. Bill Moyers of PBS even claimed the media resembled a cult engaged in a "collective Jonestown-like suicide."
PBS Star Ken Burns: DeSantis Is Like Nazis & Soviets on College Bill
"Renowned” PBS filmmaker Ken Burns appeared on Tuesday’s CNN This Morning to rain fire on Gov. Ron DeSantis over a bill in the Florida legislature to mandate some boundaries on how taxpayer-funded universities teach American history. In the fevered brain of this PBS star, DeSantis is somehow comparable to both the Nazis and the Soviets. CNN loved this, and didn’t blink at this blatant…
Sorry Gals, Your Smithsonian History Museum Will Include Fake Women
In the name of inclusion, don't ya know?
President’s Day Parade (of Quotes): Using History to Spin the News
Journalists love to use past presidents to measure today’s politicians, either to build up those who exemplify their historical liberal heroes, or to belittle conservatives with whom they disagree. Here’s a deep dive into the MRC’s archives showing how the media have used presidents from George Washington to Abraham Lincoln to JFK as talking points in today’s political battles.
FLASHBACK: 50 Years of the Liberal Media’s Pro-Abortion Zealotry
Fifty years ago this weekend, the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision split Americans on the issue of abortion, but the media elite have never been divided on the issue. Most journalists support abortion, and their news coverage has reflected their own opinions on the subject — including that the repeal of Roe was “a dark day in America.”
Flashback: Media Exploited Giffords’ Shooting to Slime Conservatives
An exceptionally repulsive feature of journalism these days is when media figures use tragedies to smear their political adversaries as dangerous threats. That’s clearly happening now, and it happened in 2011, when irresponsible journalists wrongly blamed the conservative Tea Party for inciting the shooting of Rep. Gabby Giffords and murder of six other citizens.
30 Years Ago: The Media’s Shameless Coverage of the ’92 Campaign
Decades before the media’s embarrassing love affair with Barack Obama, or their open warfare against Donald Trump, there was the 1992 presidential campaign, when liberal journalists shamelessly promoted Bill Clinton’s candidacy and showed their contempt for George H. W. Bush.
Journalist Calls Child Welfare on ‘Racist' Mom About Columbus Day
"Having a black child doesn't make you any less racist."
Will the UK Parliament Cancel Abolitionist Edmund Burke?
The Father of Conservatism was anti-slavery. But facts probably won't save him.
Youngkin Says No to VA Ed Standards That Downgrade Founders
To Glenn Younkin, the two Founders from Virginia should remain “The Father of our Country” and “The Father of the Constitution.”
NPR Dumps Annual Reading of Declaration of Independence on July 4
Taxpayer-funded National Public Radio canceled their annual July Fourth reading of the Declaration of Independence. The surprise here is that NPR ever showed reverence for 1776 in the first place. They’re more marinated in the spirit of 1974, lobbying to impeach Nixon and lose the Vietnam War and enshrine abortion on demand.
Melissa Harris-Perry Compares Dobbs Case to Dred Scott on NPR Stations
On Thursday, former MSNBC host and public-radio host Melissa Harris-Perry energetically compared the Dobbs decision overturning Roe vs. Wade to the Dred Scott fugitive-slave decision of 1857. It came in a segment titled “Reproductive Coercion is an American Cornerstone.”
English University Puts Trigger Warning on St. George
In the left’s worldwide crusade against all that is good and holy, their latest victim is none other than the legend of Saint George, the dragon slayer. The University of East Anglia’s (UEA) professors have issued trigger warnings regarding Saint George, as the…
CBS Hypes 2-Hour Watergate Special, Tries to Connect to Jan. 6 Panel
On Friday’s CBS Mornings, they promoted a two-hour documentary on Friday night hyping Watergate: High Crimes in the White House. They tied it into the new anti-Trump hearings. They brought on Lesley Stahl, who started 50 years ago at CBS News, to connect the Watergate hearings to the January 6 hearings.