Archive | August, 2012

To the ‘Fact-Checkers’: This Is What Lies About Auto Plant Closings Look Like

Posted on 31 August 2012

This afternoon, NB's Kyle Drennen did a great job of runnng down the pathetic contention by establishment press "fact-checkers" that vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan somehow…

Seriously? Is that the best you’ve got liberals?

Posted on 31 August 2012

One picture says it all:

Three-Fifths of Milwaukee’s Black Voters Have Vanished Without a Trace

Posted on 31 August 2012

Milwaukee is a long time member of the voter fraud hall of shame. (Chicago News Bench) Now this… Sixty percent of Milwaukee’s black voters have vanished without a trace. Slate reported: Sixty percent of Milwaukee’s black voters have disappeared. Democrats have feared for years that one of the particular challenges of running campaigns in 2012 would be simply […]

PolitiFact Repeals the Laws of Supply and Demand

Posted on 31 August 2012

If you restrict the supply of something, the price will go up.  It’s one of the laws of supply and demand.  Thus, cap-and-trade energy rationing schemes drive the price of energy up, by capping the supply.  President Obama has co…

Obama’s Failed Stimulus Funded ‘Green Jobs’ Initiative Ads on MSNBC: Labor Department Unrepentant

Posted on 31 August 2012

File this under unsurprising but notable, because it’s the type of story that mainstream media outlets will largely ignore in an attempt to protect an undeserving administration from any…

NYT’s Calmes Elevates Liberal ‘Fact-Checking’: GOP ‘Falsehoods’ Have ‘Reached a Level Not Typically Seen’

Posted on 31 August 2012

White House reporter Jackie Calmes talked to Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod for a strong hit of Republican Convention bashing in her Friday New York Times story "Obama Team Sharp…

Desperate Media Scramble to Call Paul Ryan a Liar Ignores the Facts

Posted on 31 August 2012

Immediately after Paul Ryan concluded his acceptance speech for the Republican Party's vice presidential nomination on Wednesday, the media sought ways to tear down the Wisconsin Congressm…

Liberal Bloggers – Republicans ‘Condone Rape’ and are ‘Making Sure Rapists Become Fathers’

Posted on 31 August 2012

You'd think an image of a man violently covering a frightened woman's mouth, accompanied with the words, "He’s decided to become a father…right-wing Republicans want to make sure he does", would be considered mildly ext…

MSNBC Failed to Cover ‘Incredibly Moving’ Story About Romney; Today MSNBCers Lament Most Americans Didn’t See It

Posted on 31 August 2012

Last night, at 8:38 p.m. Eastern, Ted and Pat Oparowski — who attended church with Mitt Romney in the late 1970s — shared their heartwarming story of how Mitt Romney took time out of his bus…

New York Times News Headline: ‘Ryan’s Speech Contained a Litany of Falsehoods’

Posted on 31 August 2012

The latest entry in the media's obsession with picayune and partisan "fact-checking" of the Republican National Convention: New York Times reporter Michael Cooper's Friday &q…

Witnesses: MSNBC Producer Assaulted Chris Matthews Heckler for ‘Tingle’ Taunt

Posted on 31 August 2012

As the presidential campaign season has moved along, veteran Democratic strategist-turned MSNBC host Chris Matthews has become increasingly vocal in expressing his hatred for Republicans and a…

NYT Admits MSNBC’s Liberal Bent, But Falsely Claims NBC’s Chuck Todd, Brian Williams, Andrea Mitchell Stay Neutral

Posted on 31 August 2012

New York Times "TV Watch" columnist Alessandra Stanley focused Friday on MSNBC's embarrassingly partisan coverage of the Republican National Convention and tried to contrast it w…

Nasty Networks Slam ‘Bizarre,’ ‘Rambling’ Eastwood Speech: Did It ‘Derail’ Romney?

Posted on 31 August 2012

The network morning shows on Friday slammed conservative actor Clint Eastwood's "bizarre," "rambling" endorsement of Mitt Romney at the Republican National Convention. …

NBC News Doesn’t Consider Thursday Evening Speech by Staples Founder All That ‘Notable’

Posted on 31 August 2012

Once again the folks at NBC News have "curated some of the notable speeches" from a night at the GOP convention. As I noted here and here, NBC left out some compelling speeches by minority politicians who started out in life as Democrats. T…

James Taranto: My Encounter With Liberal Opposition To Free Speech Solidified Me As A Conservative

Posted on 31 August 2012

If a conservative is a liberal who has been mugged, you might say that James Taranto became solidly conservative when his free speech was mugged by liberals.

Taranto is the author of the in…

Unhinged Ed Schultz Cries Racism Over Romney Speech

Posted on 31 August 2012

Once again MSNBC desperately looked for a way to inject race into Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign.  Following his convention speech, Ed Schultz felt that Governor Romney’s…

‘New Normal’ Has Gay Old Time Mocking Christian Conservatives

Posted on 31 August 2012

We have yet another addition to the pro-gay, anti-Christian genre so popular on TV these days. Apparently NBC is looking to cash in on the falsehood that “abnormal is the new normal&r…

Open Thread: Fact Checking Or Something Else?

Posted on 31 August 2012

Over the past several years, even as the circulation and influence of traditional media has declined, there has been an explosion in the numbers of journalists producing sois-disant "fact-checking" pieces. As the god that failed (the media)…

Time’s Mark Halperin Defends Obama’s ‘You Didn’t Build That’

Posted on 31 August 2012

Appearing toward the end of Thursday night's MSNBC live coverage of the Republican National Convention, Time magazine's Mark Halperin defended President Barack Obama's infamous &qu…

Canadian Raccoon Angry Amerikans See Him as an Angry Raccoon

Posted on 31 August 2012

People’s Blog

Canadian Raccoon Angry Amerikans See Him as an Angry RaccoonI was out checking the property line of the Cube’s northern bunker since winter is due… well… next week… and encountered this little guy… Apparently people in the U.S.S…

NBC’s Todd and Brokaw: Romney Looking ‘Backwards’ to Less ‘Inclusive’ Past

Posted on 31 August 2012

Just moments after Mitt Romney finished his acceptance speech, NBC’s Tom Brokaw and Chuck Todd painted the GOP nominee as a backwards-looking candidate who was going back to the GOP&rsqu…

Obama: If I had a father, he would look like Vladimir Lenin

Posted on 31 August 2012

People’s Blog

Obama: If I had a father, he would look like Vladimir LeninDreams from his REAL father

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Chris Matthews Goes on Anti-Romney Bender: ‘Very Anti-Scientific’; ‘Know-Nothing’; ‘Piggish’

Posted on 30 August 2012

MSNBC's Chris Matthews didn't even wait for the balloons and the confetti to stop falling before laying into Mitt Romney. Moments after the former Massachusetts governor finished his T…

NBC Does It Again: Runs Commercials Instead of First Three Minutes of Marco Rubio

Posted on 30 August 2012

NBC news, during its live Thursday night coverage of the RNC,  skipped the first two-minutes and 50 seconds of Marco Rubio’s speech, as they joined the Florida Senator’s speec…

>PROG OFF< Dreams From My Real Father

Posted on 30 August 2012

People’s Blog

>PROG OFF< Dreams From My Real FatherI’m not liable to start a whole thread with "Prog Off" very often – this is the first time I ever have, and it’s likely to be the last. But here’s why I’m doing so now:I just watched …