Category Archives: Media Bias

….If A Conservative Said That?

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I’m old enough to know better by now, but I’m still amazed how Democrats and liberals can get away with saying a whole lot of stuff while, if said by a Republican or conservative, they’re ignored or ridiculed by the mainstream media. One of the latest comments is from New Jersey Democrat Sen. Bob Menendez who’s now…

The B-Movie Presidency With A-List Media Compliance

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The other day, something prompted me to think of an old movie I haven’t seen in a long, long time. “I Come In Peace” is its name. It’s a low-budget, science-fiction flick from the early ’90s that stars Hollywood action icon, Dolph Lundgren. The movie was such a huge hit, that I think I’m one…

Reality TV Pitch: Mainstream Media Rehab

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Like many college students back in the early 1990s, I found MTV’s The Real World to be an entertaining novelty that was interesting to watch. However, I never would have expected it to spawn a wildly-popular television genre that has claimed a lasting position in our pop-culture for the past twenty years. Yes, realty television…

Rubio Reaches for Water — Crime of the Century

In 1983, when the outrageously flamboyant Edwin Edwards was running for governor of Louisiana he joked with reporters that “The only way I can lose this election is if I’m caught in bed with either a dead girl or a live boy.”  He wasn’t caught with either, and as predicted, he won. Now it appears…

Drones, Double Standards and the So-Called Mainstream Media

I don’t agree with President Obama on very much, but I agree with him when it comes to using drones to kill terrorists, including American terrorists who are operating on foreign soil. Like the president I think it’s perfectly okay to aim a drone missile right between the eyes of the terrorist, American or otherwise,…

Panetta Confirms Again That Waterboarding Helped Get Bid Laden; Media Still Confused

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On Sunday, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta confirmed what many have believed since the death of Osama Bin Laden: Our waterboarding of top Al Qaeda operatives in the wake of 9/11 ultimately led to the whereabouts and killing of the terrorist mastermind. Speaking to Chuck Todd on NBC’s Meet the Press, Panetta revealed the information when…

The Media Needs More Liberals Like Kirsten Powers

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Conservatives should feel pretty fortunate for outlets like FOX News, talk radio, and new media blogs. Without them, there really wouldn’t be any mechanism in this country for combating the overwhelming problem of liberal bias in our news media. While these sources do indeed offer at least a tiny semblance of a counterbalance, the reality…

CBS News Political Director to Barack Obama: Destroy the GOP

John Dickerson is the political director at CBS News.  It’s an important and prestigious position because the political director’s observations – on the air and in internal conversations with correspondents and producers – influence how political events, like presidential elections, are covered.  The political director at a mainstream news organization like CBS News has to…