Category Archives: Lamestream Media

The Evolution of ‘Extremism’ in the Era of Obama

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One doesn’t have to look all that far to find proof of the gross hypocrisy that has come out of Washington over the past five years. As conservatives like to point out, the words spoken by U.S. Senator Barack Obama and other top Democrats during the Bush era are often diametrically opposed to the things…

Imagine if Sarah Palin Had Said “Buy a Shotgun” Before the Navy Yard Shooting

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Last February, as part of a White House push for a ban on semi-automatic rifles in response to the Newtown, Connecticut shooting, Vice President Joe Biden offered some advice to a mother who was concerned about losing the ability to protect her children inside their home. “Buy a shotgun, buy a shotgun,” he told the…

A Break From the Media Hype of Chris Christie vs. Rand Paul

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Anytime there’s any sort of infighting within the Republican Party, you can always count on the mainstream media to cover it laboriously. Their reason for doing so is easy to understand. As far as the media is concerned, practically any form of criticism against the Republicans is legitimate and justifiable. But when that criticism comes…

America Hasn’t Shifted Left. It’s Just Become More Adolescent

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“I think that you should pay for your own mortgage, birth control, and college loans. I don’t think that because I’m Conservative, I think that because I’m an adult.” I saw that message posted somewhere on the Internet a couple of weeks ago. The phrasing really stuck with me because I believe it correctly captured…

Why Megyn Kelly and Newt Gingrich Will Help Cable News Ratings

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Fox News recently announced that America Live host, Megyn Kelly, will be getting her own prime-time show beginning this Fall. For fans like myself, this was great news. I’ve long recognized Kelly as a standout performer on the network, and there’s something almost prideful in watching someone like her rise up through the ranks of…

Which Offenses Are Forgivable in Hollywood?

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I miss Mel Gibson. Well, I miss his work in the movies, anyway. Though I thoroughly enjoyed the action heroes he portrayed early in his career, like Mad Max and Lethal Weapon’s Martin Riggs, I’m particularly fond of his work as a director. Braveheart and Apocalypto are two of my favorite films, and The Passion…

How To Make Americans Care About All of These Scandals: Find a Hot Chick

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Over the past few weeks, we’ve been listening to conservative pundits predicting that the multitude of significant government scandals catching momentum in some quarters of the media will ultimately bring down the Obama administration. Former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee was one of the first to weigh in back in early May, stating his belief that…

Don’t Blame the Media For Not Pursuing News Stories… Blame Republicans!

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The other day, MSNBC’s Karen Finney was on her network discussing the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups. After spending some time unsurprisingly downplaying the story’s significance, she attempted to validate her cavalier take on the controversy by stating the following: “Everybody knew about this investigation long before the election. So, if they [Republicans] were that…