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MRC's Gainor: Trump's 'Not Going to Alienate the Conservative Media'

According to MRC Vice President of Business and Culture Dan Gainor, Steve Bannon’s White House exit will not “alienate the conservative media.” “Donald Trump is a smart guy. He can never go left enough to satisfy the media and the left,” Gainor told Intelligence Report ...

Need the 'Obama Mic Drop Hat'? Huffington Post Touts 20 We-Miss-Barack Accessories

For those still in complete denial and missing former President Barack Obama, the Huffington Post’s Carly Ledbetter was kind enough to supply its readers with sentimental but silly Obama family themed jewelry, clothes and other accessories. The headline? '20 Perfectly Nostalgic Items For When ...

The Boston Globe's New Attack on Catholic Priests and Celibacy Rules

The Boston Globe's 'Spotlight' team is out with another attack on the Catholic priesthood: this one a two-part series on 'Children of Catholic priests' who 'live with secrets and sorrow.' Using a few highly publicized cases, and several anecdotal stories, reporter Michael Rezendes concludes that by ...

CNNers Argue Lee Statues Are Like Having a Bin Laden School, Defend Lefty Who Made Assassination Plea

Late in the going on Thursday’s CNN Tonight, two eyebrow-raising claims arose when host Don Lemon compared Robert E. Lee statues to having schools named after Osama Bin Laden while political commentator Keith Boykin defended the Missouri liberal who called for President Trump’s ...

Speaking of Shameful History: Mark Levin SLAMS NYT for Burying Holocaust

This week, journalists are quite concerned about shameful moments in history. Yet, conservative radio host Mark Levin on Wednesday found OTHER moments they aren’t so fond of remembering. On his show, Levin excoriated the New York Times for lecturing Donald Trump and Republicans on Civil War ...

AP Coverage of Spain Attacks Avoids Saying Why Its Terror Respite Has Ended

In what has to be seen as a bit of a welcome change from the norm, Friday morning coverage at the Associated Press of the Thursday terror attacks in Spain which, as of the time this post was written, had killed a total 14 and injured 125, many seriously, hasn't gone wobbly or weaselly. That said, ...

Even Olbermann Went 'WTF?' HuffPost Homepage Shoos Bannon With 'GOY, BYE!'

The Huffington Post raised eyebrows with their shade-throwing at departing White House strategist Steve Bannon. Their first headline on their home page read “GOY, BYE!” The Jewish word for a non-Jew is usually not seen as derogatory, but it sounded derogatory in this usage. The reporter ...

41 Years After Former Owner's Death, Red Sox 'Fed up' with His Racism and Ready to Rename His Street

Racial cleansers in Boston are setting their sights on Yawkey Way, the street leading into Fenway Park. The late Thomas Yawkey, who owned the Boston Red Sox baseball team from 1933 to 1976, was apparently a racist and now his memory must be expunged and the street renamed. However, in typical ...

Mitchell Surprised Ted Cruz 'More Compassionate and Loving' Than Trump

On Friday's Morning Joe on MSNBC, while discussing Republican reactions to President Donald Trump's handling of the Chalottesville white racist violence, NBC correspondent Andrea Mitchell managed to take a jab at Texas Senator Ted Cruz as she declared: 'Who would have thought that Ted Cruz would be ...

Controversy on a Pious Cable News Outlet

WASHINGTON — Last week, CNN fired Jeff Lord, its famously pro-Trump contributor, for mocking an activist whom The Daily Caller has reported is a racist and an anti-Semite. Lord addressed him by saying, 'Sieg Heil!' What is wrong with that? Is CNN covering for racists and anti-Semites? CNN is ...

Lefty 'Forward' Site Sneers: Richard Spencer 'Is Right' About Israel

On Thursday, the left-wing Jewish outlet The Forward published an article comparing Richard Spencer's white nationalism to the State of Israel. Ironic, considering the paper was founded as a platform promoting socialism, also a dystopian vision, which targeted the Jews in the Soviet Union and other ...

Michael Moore Admits: 'Donald Trump Outsmarted Us All'

Promoting his one-man anti-Trump Broadway show on NBC’s Late Night With Seth Meyers early Friday morning, left-wing activist Michael Moore admitted the reality of the President’s 2016 election victory: “You have to say, ‘Donald Trump outsmarted us all.’ And then deal ...

MSNBC's Butler: Trump's Neo-Nazi, Racist Behavior Is Just Following Ronald Reagan's Legacy

One can always count on the left to overreach. Thursday’s Hardball featured MSNBC legal analyst Paul Butler arguing that President Trump’s Charlottesville response was only a continuation of “white racism” put forth by former Republican Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald ...

Anxious CBS: Can Trump 'Stay in Office for the Next Three and a Half Years?'

Excited journalists are salivating at the idea that the events of this week could be the beginning of the end for Donald Trump. On Thursday, the New York Times predicted that Republicans were doomed. On Friday, CBS This Morning co-host Norah O’Donnell intoned, “The President’s ...

Katie Couric Asks Embarrassingly Inappropriate Questions to Strangers

So just how low has Katie Couric fallen? The former co-host of the Today Show and anchor of CBS Evening News has been on a rapid career plunge recently. Her last regular gig was as Global Anchor for Yahoo!News but she left that in June. Couric has now apparently reached the bottom of the barrel. It ...

News? Conga Line of Obama Fans Resign from White House Arts Panel That Hasn't Met in 2017

So much of the liberal media’s spin is about creating an anti-Republican momentum, or in this era an anti-Trump momentum. Take Politico’s Friday story headlined “President’s arts and humanities committee resigns over Trump’s Charlottesville response.” Edward-Isaac ...

Marcados contrastes en la manipulación mediática de las noticias sobre Charlottesville

La violencia política en Charlottesville y su repudio por el presidente Donald J. Trump han sido cubiertas de la manera más divergente posible por dos cadenas de televisión en español, una con sede en Los Ángeles y la otra en Miami. En Los Ángeles, la presentadora Adriana Yáñez de Estrella ...

NYT's Fox News Obsession, Contempt Boils Over on Thursday: 'Presidential Safe Space'

The New York Times’ obsessive contempt for Fox News boiled over in its hysterical coverage in Thursday’s edition of Trump’s comments in the aftermath of Charlottesville. Jonah Engel Bromwich’s brief piece on a tweet from the media’s preferred president managed to lump ...

Oops: CNN Changed its SPLC Hate Group Story

On August 17, CNN published a story with the headline: “Here Are All The Active Hate Groups Where You Live.” Was it a concise list of Nazi groups? No. It was the SPLC “hate map” and the “917 hate groups” that the Southern Poverty Law Center designated as ...

Republicans Denounce Racists, But Media Still Call Them Racist

Many elected Republican officials including the President have repeatedly condemned the white supremacists and Neo-Nazis that turned up in Charlottesville, VA. But that hasn’t stopped the liberal media from tagging the whole party and conservative movement as unrepentant racists. ABC’s ...

Lifetime's 'Project Runway' Premieres With a 'Dude Wearing a Dress'

Season 16 of Lifetime’s fashion hit Project Runway premiered Thursday, August 17, with a focus on designing for all body types, ranging “in size from two to 22,” according to designer and the show’s judge Tim Gunn. Oh, and a 'dude in a dress.' Because, of course. Project ...

NBC Spends 60 Percent More Time on Trump than Barcelona Terror

There was sad news out of Barcelona, Spain on Thursday as an apparent ISIS terrorist attack gripped the historic city. As of the writing of this piece, it had been reported that the vehicle attack had claimed the lives of 13 people and left over 100 injured. But despite the attack, and with suspects ...

MRC's Bozell Slams Chuck Todd for Softball Interview with Militant Leftwing Leader

Media Research Center President Brent Bozell issued the following statement today in response to a Wednesday evening interview between MTP Daily host Chuck Todd and Mark Bray, a prominent voice in the radical left-wing Antifa movement. The Antifa supporter went unchallenged as he promoted his ...

CNN's Wolf Blitzer: Barcelona Terrorism Could Be 'A Copycat' of Charlottesville Attack

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer was anchoring the network’s breaking news coverage Thursday afternoon on the possible radical Islamic terror attack in Barcelona, Spain when he made the inartful and arguably pathetic assertion that the truck attack could be “a copycat” of the neo-Nazi car ...

Remember Obama Gaffes After Americans Were Killed? The Networks Yawned

Political reporters sounded like they were headed for fainting couches after President Trump’s press event at Trump Tower. Reporters professed incredulity that Trump would continue to criticize “anti-fascist” violence, as if those events mattered. The president's declaration that ...

Alt-Left Insanity: Liberals Vandalize, Attack, Riot and Burn, But Aren't Violent

Note: Normal people might find some of this offensive. Ordinarily, this is a mostly fun column to point out how extremely whacky the alt-left is in America. We’ll get to that, but first, it’s important to know that the alt-left is also violent and dangerous. The media have gone berserk, ...

CNN's Rye Calls for Washington, Jefferson Monuments to Come Down

As the left mobilizes mobs to tear down confederate statues from city-to-city, it was only a matter of time before they would be going after our Founding Fathers. On CNN Thursday morning, liberal analyst Angela Rye argued that our nation’s first president was as detestable as Robert E. Lee ...

Journalism? CNN Promotes SPLC's Dangerous and Discredited 'Hate Map'

In the aftermath of Charlottesville, when the term “hate group” is used, images of the KKK and neo-nazis immediately come to mind. However, according to CNN, the real hate groups to watch out for are the conservative organizations, specifically Alliance Defending Freedom , the Family ...

MRC's Brent Bozell to Trump: Don't Be Baited By Lefty Press

Media Research Center President Brent Bozell on Thursday chastised Donald Trump for allowing himself to be baited by liberal journalists out to get him. Talking to FBN’s Stuart Varney about the events in Charlottesville and the press conference that followed, Bozell marveled, “They know ...

NY Times Front Page: Race-Baiting Trump Has Doomed GOP

Republicans are doomed, once again, this time on the front of Thursday’s New York Times: Split in Party After Remarks on Racial Past -- Political Class Recoils; Voter Base Cheers.” The online headline is blunter: “Trump’s Embrace of Racially Charged Past Puts Republicans in ...

NBC Claims it Won't 'Provide Platform' to White Supremacists...As it Does Just That

After Wednesday’s NBC Nightly News devoted an entire report to elevating the racist views of a white nationalist, on Thursday’s Today, correspondent Gabe Gutierrez claimed the network wanted to avoid promoting such offensive extremists: “Experts who track these groups say that they ...

New York Times Edits Out Damning McAuliffe Quotes on Charlottesville

Lost amidst all the mainstream media furor over what President Trump said about the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, when he said it, and who he condemned is any real analysis on their part about why that violence occurred in the first place. Specifically why were the state and local police ...

Really Chuck? MSNBC's Todd Aids in Promotion of Antifa Violence

President Trump drew tremendous criticism from the liberal media when he noted that there was violence in Charlottesville, Virginia “on all sides.” But despite its own hammering of the President, MSNBC brought on a staunch supporter of Antifa during MTP Daily to champion their violent ...

New NBC Comedy: White People 'Genetically Predisposed' to Be Racist

If you can pull yourself from the wall-to-wall coverage of President Trump for the third day in a row, you will find that NBC recently premiered its latest sitcom Marlon on August 16. Marlon focuses Marlon Williams keeping up a cordial relationship with his ex-wife Ashley as they raise their kids ...

Lifetime's 'Project Runway' Premieres with a 'Dude Wearing a Dress'

Season 16 of Lifetime’s fashion hit Project Runway premiered Thursday, August 17, with a focus on designing for all body types, ranging “in size from two to 22,” according to designer and the show’s judge Tim Gunn. Oh, and a 'dude in a dress.' Because, of course. Project ...

MSNBC's Tur Pesters Charlottesville Victim's Mother About Trump

Heather Heyer was murdered in Charlottesville, Virginia when a white nationalist terrorist drove through a crowd of counter protesters on Saturday. Her mother Susan Bro, who has vowed to carry on her daughter’s mission, appeared on MSNBC Live on Thursday to have an interview with host Katy ...

Dem Scandals: Nets Blackout Indictments and Assassination Hopes

Thursday was a terrible day for the Democratic Party as they were rocked by two major scandals. First, Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal wrote on Facebook that she wanted President Trump assassinated. Second, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s former IT staffer, Imran Awan was ...

NBC Spends 60 Percent More Time on Trump than Barcelona Terror

There was sad news out of Barcelona, Spain on Thursday as an apparent ISIS terrorist attack gripped the historic city. As of the writing of this piece, it had been reported that the vehicle attack had claimed the lived of 13 people and left over 100 injured. But despite the attack and suspects still ...

ESPN Apologizes for 'Offensive' NFL Fantasy Football Auction of Black and White Players

ESPN is eating crow -- Jim Crow -- and enduring the humiliation of its fellow race-baiting rivals, many of them crowing about its racial insensitivity. The Worldwide Leader in Sports is apologizing for a segment in a 28-hour marathon in which an auctioneer 'sold' NFL players. The headshot photos of ...

Vice: Let's Blow Up Mount Rushmore

There seems to be no bar to the crazy this week in the aftermath of Charlottesville. While critics are screaming at Trump’s suggestion that, after the Confederate monuments the left may go after the Founding Fathers, the fine people over at Newsweek are actually considering it. Not insane ...

'Hardball' Goes Off the Rails: Guest Defend Antifa as Mostly 'Peaceful,' Other Demands Cover Up

On Wednesday, Antifa was given prominent and positive coverage on MSNBC and not only did it go beyond the pro-Antifa MTP Daily segment but extended to Hardball. Host Chris Matthews featured a guest that gushed over the violent leftists as “diverse” and mostly “peaceful” while ...

MSNBC Guests: 'Racists All Over' 'RepubliKlan Party'; Trump 'National Security Threat'

On Wednesday's All In show on MSNBC, substitute host Joy Reid presided over two recurring MSNBC guests who hurled hyperbolic accusations against Republicans into a discussion of President Donald Trump's reaction to the Charlottesville violence. In one segment, 'life-long Republican' Colonel Lawrence ...

CBS Skips Democratic Governor's Debunked Charlottesville Weapons Claims

CBS This Morning co-hosts on Thursday skipped questioning Virginia’s Terry McAuliffe about his debunked Charlottesville claims. Instead, the journalists offered softballs about whether the Democratic governor thinks Donald Trump is “unfit to be President.” As noted by the Free ...

MSNBC Analyst Suggests Charlottesville Inspired Barcelona Terror Attack

Echoing a similar prior sentiment from CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer, during MSNBC’s 1 p.m. ET hour on Thursday, NBC News Terrorism Analyst Malcolm Nance argued that violence in Charlottesville, Virginia may have inspired the unfolding vehicle terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain. Talking to host ...

Really Chuck? MSNBC's Todd Aids in Promotion of Antifa Violence

President Trump drew tremendous criticism from the liberal media when he noted that there was violence in Charlottesville, Virginia “on all side.” But despite its own hammering of the President, MSNBC brought on a staunch supporter of Antifa during MTP Daily to champion their violent ...

OWN's 'Greenleaf' Premiere Continues Attack on Christian Gay Conversion Therapy

Oprah’s OWN Network premiered the latest season of its mega-church drama Greenleaf, which centers around Calvary World Ministries and the Greenleaf family who runs it, on Tuesday, August 15. The show picked back up where it left off…with a newly-divorced Christian father struggling with ...

Evil Reverend Quotes Bible While Drugging Town on Syfy's 'Blood Drive'

It’s no secret that Hollywood takes joy in bashing Christianity. Syfy’s new show Blood Drive, which takes place in a dystopian world destroyed by fracking, just joined the slew of liberal TV shows with anti-Christian plotlines. Wednesday’s episode “Scar Tissue,” had ...

New NBC Comedy 'Marlon:' White People 'Genetically Predisposed' to Be Racist

If you can pull yourself from the wall-to-wall coverage of President Trump for the third day in a row, you will find that NBC recently premiered its latest sitcom Marlon on August 16. Marlon focuses Marlon Williams keeping up a cordial relationship with his ex-wife Ashley as they raise their kids ...

NBC Elevates White Nationalist, CBS Talks With Black Trump Voters

In the wake of President Trump’s wild press conference in the lobby of Trump Tower, the Big Three Networks put extra focus on Trump, along with questions about how he views race in the United States. So come Wednesday, NBC Nightly News aired a report where they sat down with a self-described ...

Stark Contrasts in Media Manipulation of Charlottesville News

The political violence in Charlottesville and President Trump's repudiation of it have been covered in the most widely divergent ways by two national Spanish-language television networks, one based in Los Angeles and the other in Miami. In Los Angeles, Estrella TV anchor Adriana Yañez prefaced the ...