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By Scott Whitlock | | June 26, 2013 | 11:48 AM EDT

 A smiling Terry Moran made little effort to contain his excitement on Wednesday, hyping the Supreme Court's pro-gay marriage decisions as "poetic" and a "declaration" for "equal dignity." During live coverage, Moran and other journalists kept cutting to California, touting the cheering and celebrations there.

Minutes after the Court struck down key provisions of the Defense of Marriage Act, Moran thrilled, "And there is ringing language in here affirming the equal dignity and the equal rights of gay Americans under federal law." The grinning journalist said of Justice Anthony Kennedy's opinion, "He wrote one case in language that is almost poetic in its embrace and affirmation of equal status." [See video below. MP3 audio here.]

By Mike Ciandella | | June 26, 2013 | 11:30 AM EDT

Bill Moyers may be a respected media veteran, but lately he has also become a veteran of using his taxpayer-supported show to bash groups he doesn’t like. And he does that while blatantly supporting groups he does like, particularly ones on his payroll.

On June 21, show, “Moyers & Company” published a 56-minute follow-up documentary in a series of attacks against the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). ALEC is a nonprofit forum where state legislators and private sector leaders can share ideas.

By Noel Sheppard | | June 26, 2013 | 11:29 AM EDT

Jay Leno continued his humorous attacks on the White House Tuesday.

During the opening monologue of the NBC Tonight Show, the host said President Obama “believes global warming is getting worse because apparently he's sweating a lot more during his second term.”

By NB Staff | | June 26, 2013 | 10:59 AM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court issued two rulings on the topic of gay marriage today, clearing the way for gay marriage to procede in California but avoiding the issue in other states by saying that federal courts had no right to rule on the matter since the state government had not decided to appeal the verdict of California's highest court striking down the law.

By Noel Sheppard | | June 26, 2013 | 10:23 AM EDT

Despite President Obama deciding to impose executive orders to curb carbon emissions, polls routinely show Americans almost completely unconcerned about global warming with it not even showing up when people are asked about national priorities.

Such was evident Tuesday evening when the CBS Late Show audience laughed when host David Letterman asked if they cared about climate change (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Ken Shepherd | | June 25, 2013 | 6:52 PM EDT

Writing for the liberal Atlantic magazine today, CBS News legal analyst Andrew Cohen jumped off the proverbial deep end by comparing today's Supreme Court ruling invalidating section 4 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965 to two infamous Supreme Court decisions from the 19th century.

"[T]he Supreme Court's decision in Shelby County is one of the worst in the history of the institution. As a matter of fact, and of law, it is indefensible. It will be viewed by future scholars on a par with the Court's odious Dred Scott and Plessy decisions and other utterly lamentable expressions of judicial indifference to the ugly realities of racial life in America," Cohen righteously thundered deep with his 18-paragraph screed

By Noel Sheppard | | June 25, 2013 | 6:49 PM EDT

There are times when I can’t believe liberal media members are in any way part of the United States of America.

On MSNBC’s Hardball Tuesday, Salon’s Joan Walsh actually said “Obama got the last laugh” when people died as a result of Superstorm Sandy because it rebuffed something Mitt Romney said about the President at last year’s Republican National Convention (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Matt Hadro | | June 25, 2013 | 6:29 PM EDT

At CNN, gay advocacy is not just reported on, but promoted. One day before the Supreme Court will announce its decisions on two cases about same-sex marriage – Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act – CNN's Jake Tapper hosted gay rights advocate and NFL punter Chris Kluwe for a glowing interview and touted his new book.

Tapper lauded Kluwe as a "record-breaking NFL punter" whose stand for same-sex marriage advocacy "became legend." He also quoted from Kluwe's letter to the Supreme Court on same-sex marriage.

By Scott Whitlock | | June 25, 2013 | 6:13 PM EDT

The always hyperbolic Chris Matthews on Tuesday touted Barack Obama's call for action on global warming with a rambling warning. The Hardball anchor hyperventilated, "And why did President Obama try to move the ball on global warming and climate change today? Well, because cities like Miami are about to turn into Atlantis if we don't do something about this." [See video below. MP3 audio here.]

He added, "They're only five feet in the air, Atlantis– I mean Miami. " If one assumes that Matthews knows Atlantis isn't real, he presumably meant that Miami is only a few feet above sea level. Matthews lauded Obama, praising, "At least he knows that the future of the planet is at stake. He's got the right values."

By Nathan Roush | | June 25, 2013 | 6:00 PM EDT

Guest-anchoring the June 25 edition of Now with Alex Wagner, MSNBC's Joy-Ann Reid took the opportunity to react to a 2-hour-old Supreme Court ruling with an appropriate amount of sky-is-falling bluster.

Reid's overwhelmingly liberal panel was distraught at the decision and agreed that this would lead to a “slow but steady erosion of voting rights in the South.” When asked his opinion about the ruling, Richard Cohen, president of the Southern Poverty Law Center, had this to say:

By Brent Bozell | | June 25, 2013 | 5:33 PM EDT

A federal judge has finally selected a trial date for accused Fort Hood mass-murderer Nidal Malik Hasan – July 9. We’ll see if it actually happens. If you’ve forgotten that mass shooting, then the media had scored a point for President Obama. The Pentagon dismissed the terrorist attack as “workplace violence,” the Obama media nodded in agreement and the massacre vanished from public memory.

Hasan went on his deadly rampage, killing 13 and wounding another 32, on November 5, 2009. By the beginning of 2010, the networks were already in “sleep” mode. On the one-year anniversary, only NBC filed a story (that completely avoided the word “Obama”), while CBS had a single anchor brief. Amazingly, ABC offered nothing.

By Kyle Drennen | | June 25, 2013 | 5:26 PM EDT

On Tuesday, successive MSNBC hosts used the failing health of former South African president Nelson Mandela to promote President Obama's upcoming trip to Africa. Daily Rundown host Chuck Todd lead the way when he announced: "We have some developing news that we just have to share. Nelson Mandela's daughter, Zindzi Mandela, tells NBC that she was with Nelson Mandela, that she told him of President Obama's upcoming visit to South Africa. And in Zindzi's words, she told him, quote, 'Obama is coming, and he opened his eyes and gave me a smile.'" [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump]

By Matt Hadro | | June 25, 2013 | 4:46 PM EDT

CNN's Joe Johns pitted some "conservatives" against "civil rights advocates" on Tuesday in provocative fashion, after the Supreme Court struck down a provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.

"I think you can say this is a home run for conservatives who said this law shouldn't be in place and this is a big loss for those civil rights advocates who have been fighting to go sustain this law year after year for decades, Carol," Johns reported from the Supreme Court steps on Tuesday morning. [Video below the break. Audio here.]

By Noel Sheppard | | June 25, 2013 | 4:45 PM EDT

There have been a lot of disgusting things said by liberal media members today in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision regarding The Voting Rights Act (Shelby County v. Holder), but none were more offensive than what MSNBC’s Michael Eric Dyson said about Justice Clarence Thomas on the Martin Bashir show.

“A symbolic Jew has invited a metaphoric Hitler to commit holocaust and genocide upon his own people” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

By Andrew Lautz | | June 25, 2013 | 4:35 PM EDT

Ed Schultz blasted Republicans on the June 15 edition of his eponymous Ed Show program for “sticking it” to “American families who desperately need” the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), better known as food stamps. In an interview with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) later in the program, Schultz griped that there’s “no fat in food stamps, as I see it.”

Well, apparently good ol’ Ed can’t stay on message for more than one week, as the bombastic MSNBC host berated Republicans again for cuts to SNAP on Saturday – but this time because dining with food you can buy from SNAP assistance contains “everything that makes America fat.” Schultz’s tirade, which I debunk later, came in response to a Republican congressional staffer’s success with the SNAP Challenge, a movement by the Food and Research Action Center that challenges Americans to live on a $4.50 per day food budget for one week.