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By Alatheia Larsen | November 11, 2015 | 3:37 PM EST

“Fight for $15,” the slogan trumpeted by activists campaigning to more than double the minimum wage, got another boost from CBS right before the Republican presidential debate aired on the Fox Business Network.

The protesters rallied in Milwaukee outside the GOP debate along with other activist groups like Black Lives Matter.

By P.J. Gladnick | November 11, 2015 | 2:45 PM EST

The New York Times is displaying an astounding lack of curiosity about a significant charge of racism relayed by its own editorial page editor. Brent Staples was quoting a Missourian article by University of Missouri journalism professor Cynthia Frisby when something she wrote just leaped off the page. It was a charge of racist slurs being hurled at her by fellow School of Journalism faculty members. So what is the response from the Times? Nothing. Even though it would be easy to investigate, they have not checked into her charges. Here is the shocking claim by Professor Frisby as relayed by the incredibly incurious Staples:

By Katie Yoder | November 11, 2015 | 1:50 PM EST

Starting to get into the Christmas spirit? Then you just might want to donate to Planned Parenthood, says Glamour magazine.

Just in time for Thanksgiving and Christmas, women’s magazine Glamour published “31 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season.” The list, compiled by editorial assistant Concepcion De Leon, recommended 31 causes or “good deeds” to donate to in order to “spread the holiday karma.” Among them: giving more money to the  taxpayer-funded abortion giant Planned Parenthood.

By Kyle Drennen | November 11, 2015 | 1:07 PM EST

On Wednesday’s NBC Today, correspondent Peter Alexander actually attempted to discredit Marco Rubio’s rhetorical observation that “Welders make more money than philosophers.” Taking the comment literally, Alexander asserted: “That was one of the most memorable lines of the night, but it's also not true. Government statistics show that philosophers, philosophy teachers in this country, make on average almost twice as much as welders.”

By NB Staff | November 11, 2015 | 12:48 PM EST

Matching his post-debate statement, MRC president appeared on the Fox Business show Varney & Co to express appreciation for the Fox Business debate in Milwaukee on Tuesday night.

"You can say on the one hand it was going to be very easy to defeat CNBC, because of the embarrassment that CNBC was. But let’s face it. There was a whole lot of people in the press who would have loved to say that Fox Business blew it last night." And they didn't.

By Jeffrey Meyer | November 11, 2015 | 12:12 PM EST

On Wednesday's The View, liberal co-host Joy Behar surprisingly hit Hillary Clinton for failing to condemn one of her supporters who said he wanted to “strangle” Carly Fiorina. Behar admitted that “if somebody had said that to Donald Trump and he had laughed, we would be ripping him a new one and she did not -- she should have stood up to him, I'm sorry, I have to say that.”  

By Erin Aitcheson | November 11, 2015 | 11:38 AM EST

Never has an actor shown how dependent he is on good writing than Viggo Mortensen. Without J.R.R. Tolkien putting words in his mouth, the erstwhile Aragorn of Lord of the Rings sounds confused at best, and often downright idiotic. Never more so than in a recent interview wherein he meditated on the semantics of The Star-Spangled Banner.

By Kyle Drennen | November 11, 2015 | 10:45 AM EST

On Wednesday, all three network morning shows interviewed Florida Senator Marco Rubio following Tuesday’s Republican presidential debate and grilled him on GOP opposition to illegal immigration. On NBC’s Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie proclaimed: “One of the most heated exchanges...came over immigration, and Trump's vow to deport 11 million illegal immigrants. Some on the stage suggested that is a gift to Democrats....I asked him if he agreed that his party’s handling of that issue is alienating the Latino voters.”

By Jeffrey Meyer | November 11, 2015 | 9:44 AM EST

During a town hall meeting in New Hampshire on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton refused to condemn a supporter of hers who said they wanted to “strangle” Carly Fiorina and instead laughed at his violent proclamation. ABC and NBC have so far ignored the story altogether.

By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham | November 11, 2015 | 7:58 AM EST

After the CNBC debate, Republicans were outraged at the vicious personal attacks not even  disguised as questions from the moderators. Defenders of CNBC suggested the Republicans were just whining. President Obama joked that if GOP candidates can’t handle TV moderators, they could never handle Russian strongman Vladimir Putin.

Then the Obama-lovers at Comcast proves Republicans’ point. When NBC anchor Lester Holt sat down for an interview with the president on November 2, there were no attacks. It was business as usual, just another syrupy Brian Williams-style lovefest.

By Mark Finkelstein | November 11, 2015 | 7:21 AM EST

Two days ago, as we reported here, Joe Scarborough and Nicolle Wallace excoriated Ben Carson, accusing him of telling "one lie after another" and "bald-faced lies."

Today, it was Mika Brezinski's turn to denounce the good doctor. On Morning JoeMika said "there's this slipperiness to him that nobody will just say. He's slippery. He doesn't tell the truth, and he doesn't make sense."

By Curtis Houck | November 11, 2015 | 2:59 AM EST

Without a hint of irony, the most superficial network news show in ABC’s Nightline mocked Tuesday’s Fox Business Network Republican debate on their early Wednesday morning installment as nothing more than a “reality show” along the lines of The Bachelor and Survivor “where the stakes couldn’t be higher.”

By Dylan Gwinn | November 11, 2015 | 1:21 AM EST

Okay, Scream Queens crossed a line. No, not the normal line of bisexual/lesbian sexual experimentation that ends in love then in tragedy as a caped marauder decapitates one of the experimenters in a bathtub. Oh no, that line has been crossed and re-crossed about 47 times in the two months that the show has been on the air.

By Scott Whitlock | November 11, 2015 | 12:55 AM EST

Liberal West Wing actor Bradley Whitford appeared on a special post-debate edition of Hardball, Tuesday, to trash the Republican candidates. However, he singled out one person for praise, cheering, “[John] Kasich was certainly agitated and seemed to try and, you know, bring the clown car under control, I thought.” Overall, however, the actor sneered: “Generally this field I feel...makes Ronald Reagan look like Abbie Hoffman and Herman Cain look like Winston Churchill.”

By Tom Blumer | November 10, 2015 | 11:48 PM EST

Name the missing word in the following sentence from tonight's Associated Press report on the current situation at the University of Missouri: "On Friday, the now-former chancellor issued an open letter decrying racism after a swastika smeared in feces was found in a campus dormitory." The obviously missing word is "allegedly," as in, "was allegedly found." That word is also missing in sentences found in three separate reports at the New York Times. On October, 24, the Washington Post unskeptically accepted the recounting of the incident in a report shortly after it — ahem, allegedly — occurred.

There's a really big problem here. Sean Davis at The Federalist was unable, after extensive efforts, to locate any evidence that the incident really took place. Additionally, he found that a photograph supposedly representing what was done has been present elsewhere on the Internet for a year.