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By Julia A. Seymour | | July 6, 2012 | 11:28 AM EDT

As jobs report shows only 80,000 jobs added, James Nussle contradicts Obama message.

By NB Staff | | July 6, 2012 | 11:08 AM EDT

Guest-hosting on Hannity Thursday night, author Monica Crowley told MRC President Brent Bozell, “You guys do great work at the Media Research Center, pointing all this stuff out.  I do not know how they go on national TV every night with a straight face when one day it’s one thing, and the next day it’s something else.”

The “Media Mash” segment focused on the whiplash-inducing shift of the national media from denouncing Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as an ultraconservative zero to praising him as a liberal hero, and how CNN suggested the GOP were "sore losers" afterward (video and transcript below):

By Matthew Sheffield | | July 6, 2012 | 10:39 AM EDT

Today's starter topic: The unemployment rate is continuing to hold steady as the economy seems to be stagnating. Just 80,000 jobs nationwide were created in June.

While headlines like this will make it onto conservative blogs, they aren't likely to create a big splash in big media outlets dominated by liberals. As NewsBusters has noted, the media were overwhelmingly negative about an unemployment rate of 5.4 percent when George W. Bush was president. A direct comparison of unemployment rates from Ronald Reagan's first term and Barack Obama's term has yielded similar liberal bias about joblessness.

By Noel Sheppard | | July 6, 2012 | 9:41 AM EDT

This will show you what a bloviating hypocrite Bill Maher is.

After comparing Wisconsin's Republican Governor Scott Walker to the mentally-handicapped banjo player in the film "Deliverance" last month, the vulgar comedian on Thursday called for public pension reform:

By P.J. Gladnick | | July 6, 2012 | 9:37 AM EDT

Politico ran a story yesterday about a sobbing woman thanking President Obama for ObamaCare.  To read the story you would think the woman, Stephanie Miller, had no ulterior political motive. However, she has been busted by Jim Hoft at Gateway Pundit who has exposed her  as @obamasbestfan which is her twitter handle whose tweets demonstrate not only over the top enthusiasm for Obama but which are also chock full of vitriolic hate such as wishing that prominent conservatives had been aborted. Here is but one example of Miller's hate tweets:

If there ever was a valid def. why women need birth control & legalized abortion it would b ROMNEY, SANTORIUM, GINGRINCH, PAUL, & LIMBAUGH!!

By Tim Graham | | July 6, 2012 | 7:38 AM EDT

President Obama drew “Turn Off Fox News” headlines on the Drudge Report when New York Times reporter Mark Landler noted in a pool report from a bar in Amherst, Ohio, that someone joked he was in a building with Fox on the TV.

Drudge also highlighted that top Obama aide Valerie Jarrett blamed Fox News for the impression that’s developed that Team Obama is waging a class war on the wealthy. As she relentlessly shoveled all the Obama talking points on July 1 at the leftish Aspen Ideas Festival, former Time editor Walter Isaacson nudged her about their public image:

By Tim Graham | | July 6, 2012 | 6:48 AM EDT

When Time's Belinda Luscombe asked "Ten Questions" of actress Sigourney Weaver, it became clear they were going to discuss liberal activism as well as her Hillary-clone role on USA's Political Animals miniseries.

It started with this: "Which Secretary of State do you think would make the best actor?" Weaver replied: "Probably all of them. I think James Baker is a very interesting character. I'd rather see him as an actor than as Secretary of State." Then they turned to the Vietnam era: 

By Tom Blumer | | July 6, 2012 | 12:04 AM EDT

The establishment press often pays a price in lost credibility when it ignores important economic reports. The original omission is bad enough, of course. But when subsequent business coverage makes assertions which the ignored reports directly refute, it leaves you wondering why you should even try to believe anything they compose.

Such is the case with Martin Crutsinger's report today on the Institute for Supply Management's Non Manufacturing Index (NMI). Following on the heels of Monday's Manufacturing Index, which slipped into contraction (as perceived by surveyed purchasing managers) for the first time in three years, the NMI declined but at least remained in (perceived) expansion mode. In the course of describing current economic conditions, Crutsinger made the following erroneous statement:

By Tim Graham | | July 5, 2012 | 11:34 PM EDT

As Obama prepared to tour northern Ohio cities by bus on Thursday, NPR's Morning Edition was trying to take apart the Republican challenger to liberal Senator Sherrod Brown. First, correspondent David Welna dismissed 34-year-old GOP state treasurer Josh Mandel as someone "who could easily be mistaken for a teenager."

Then he added that "independent" (read: liberal media elite) fact-checkers think he's throwing false allegations at his liberal opponent, like he was the "deciding vote" for ObamaCare:

By Jack Coleman | | July 5, 2012 | 8:15 PM EDT

What is it about leftists and their hate-hate affair with America? host Nicole Sandler, formerly of the justifiably defunct Air America Radio, has upped the ante on libtalker Bill Press, who vented about his visceral loathing for the national anthem, and chirpy MSNBC weekend host Chris Hayes, who sniffed in disdain at the notion of fallen soldiers as "heroes." (Audio clip after page break).

By Noel Sheppard | | July 5, 2012 | 6:55 PM EDT

Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman said something Thursday that though true is destined to shock many Americans.

Speaking on NPR, Freeman said Barack Obama is "not America's first black president. He's America's first mixed-race president" (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

By Matt Hadro | | July 5, 2012 | 5:00 PM EDT

CBS This Morning went after Governor Rick Scott (R-Fla.) on Thursday, throwing an Orlando Sentinel op-ed and a PolitiFact report at him and challenging him to answer just why ObamaCare wasn't the best option for his state to follow.

CBS questioned the governor over his opposition to Obamacare's expansion of Medicaid in Florida, and his refusal to follow the law. "But you have the third highest rate of residents without health insurance," CBS's Jeff Glor told Scott. "So I wonder if the ACA is not the right way to do things, what is?" [Video below the break.]

By Jack Coleman | | July 5, 2012 | 4:00 PM EDT

Here's a question liberals never ask other liberals, at least not publicly.

While appearing on Ed Schultz's radio show Tuesday and plugging her book "Lizz Free or Die: Essays," standup comic and "The Daily Show" co-creator Lizz Winstead told Schultz about becoming pregnant while a teenager and her decision to abort her unborn baby. (Audio after page break).

By Clay Waters | | July 5, 2012 | 3:12 PM EDT

Not even in death will the New York Times accurately describe Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yassir Arafat as a terrorist.

In a January 6, 2005 story not long after Arafat's death, then-Jersualem bureau chief Steven Erlanger described Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas as having "no heroic history like that of his predecessor as chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Yasir Arafat...."

By Tim Graham | | July 5, 2012 | 2:35 PM EDT

On Tuesday, New York’s Daily News carried the headline “Bill O’Reilly admits he ‘may be an idiot’ for wrongly predicting Supreme Court’s health care decision.” Meena Hart Duerson began with snark: “Bill O'Reilly and his critics may finally have something to agree on: the talk show host admitted Monday he ‘may be an idiot’ for wrongly predicting the Supreme Court’s decision on Obamacare.”

But O’Reilly’s guess on March 26 – 5 to 4 to overturn – was exactly where many pundits would have placed their bets. Has the Daily News ever noticed CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin predicting it might have gone eight to one in Obama’s favor on The Situation Room March 23, with even Scalia and Alito joining with Kennedy and Roberts in siding with Obama? No.