New York Times Whines GOP ‘Want to Further Gut the IRS,' Cripple ATF

March 7th, 2022 5:12 PM

The New York Times again reliably rides to the defense of overbearing federal government agencies. Reporter Glenn Thrush on Saturday defended the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms in “A.T.F., Agency Crucial to Biden’s Gun Plan, Struggles to Push for Reform.” He picked on the bureau’s acting director for being civil at a gun industry convention. Another sob story about an…

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CBS Ignores Chipman's Racism at ATF, Lets Him Spew Misinformation

October 27th, 2021 10:24 PM

It’s been almost two months since the White House pulled former ATF official David Chipman’s nomination to lead the bureau after he was sunk by evidence of racist actions against black agents during a previous tenure there. Ignoring those facts, CBS Evening News thought Wednesday was the perfect time to have a sit-down interview with Chipman, lament that he wasn’t the director,…

Nets Skip WH Pulling ATF Nominee After Accusations of Racism Surface

September 9th, 2021 10:46 PM

NewsBusters asked and the broadcast networks answered! On Thursday, the Biden administration was forced to pull the nomination of radical gun control activist David Chipman to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives after evidence surfaced that he had targeted black agents with false negative reviews during promotions while at the bureau years ago. As expected, ABC, CBS,…

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MSNBC Repeats Myth That 90% of Mexico Guns May Come from U.S.

September 5th, 2021 6:30 PM

On Saturday morning's The Cross Connection, MSNBC again showed itself to be the place for misinformation bolstering liberal causes as host Tiffany Cross repeated a disputed statistic claiming that 70 to 90 percent of crimes gun in Mexico are from the United States, thus giving Mexico a rationale to sue gun manufacturers in the U.S.

NY Times Page One Trashes Second Amendment, Worries About Poor ATF

May 4th, 2021 2:43 PM

The New York Times gave the full investigative treatment to defend its newest favorite intrusive government agency, the poor, downtrodden Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), in charge of enforcing U.S. gun laws. The investigation made Monday’s front page: “How the Firearms Lobby Hamstrings the A.T.F.” The Second Amendment was left unmentioned in the long…

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CNN Highlights Police Brutality Video After Ignoring Attacks on Cops

May 5th, 2018 8:56 PM
On Saturday, CNN was true to form in showing more interest in stories that reflect negatively on how police officers do their jobs while ignoring those that show law enforcement work sympathetically. After ignoring two cases of attacks on law enforcement that were covered by other networks, CNN did find time today to run two reports on video showing a Miami cop kicking a suspect in the head after…
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‘Hold On!’ Alexander Fights with Sanders Over Guns, School Shootings

January 24th, 2018 3:58 PM
Since CNN’s Jim Acosta wasn’t there for Wednesday’s White House press briefing, NBC’s Peter Alexander seized Acosta’s position of coming to blows with Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in front of the cameras. The topic? Gun control measures in response to school shootings. What began as a pedestrian back and forth morphed into the usual shouting matches…
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Nets Ignore House Report Showing Holder Impeded Fast and Furious Probe

June 8th, 2017 12:46 AM
While the broadcast networks spent Wednesday focusing on a Senate hearing they were hoping would implicate President Trump in obstruction of justice, they ignored a House Oversight Committee report that showed President Obama’s administration did just that. “An absolutely blistering report tonight out saying the Obama administration in general and former Attorney General Eric Holder…
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Noticia Falsa: Univision tergiversa derogación de reglamento antiarmas

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February 18th, 2017 10:01 AM
Univision acaba de presentar un informe tan sesgado y engañoso que, después de verlo, uno se queda con la impresión de que el presidente Donald Trump se apresuró al tachar a CNN de "Noticias Muy Falsas".
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Very Fake News Alert: Univision Misrepresented SSA Gun Rule Repeal

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February 18th, 2017 9:50 AM
Univision has just sprung a report so awfully biased and deceptive that after watching it, one is left with the impression that President Trump may have been a bit too hasty in bestowing his coveted "Very Fake News" label upon CNN.
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Nets Yawn at Gun from Fast & Furious Being Connected to El Chapo

January 20th, 2016 9:21 PM
With the liberal media continuing its full-court press obsession over the Donald Trump campaign and the endorsement of Sarah Palin, the “big three” of ABC, CBS, and NBC partnered with Spanish-language network Telemundo to ignore on Wednesday a new development in the Fast and Furious scandal as a weapon involved in the gun running was connected to the now-captured Mexican drug lord El…
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Nets Fail to Cover Obama Administration’s Decision to Drop Ammo Ban

March 11th, 2015 1:42 AM
On Tuesday, none of the major English or Spanish-language networks devoted any news coverage during their evening newscasts to the decision by the Obama administration to not follow through with a proposed ban on ammunition that is often used in AR-15s. The move by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) comes after an overwhelming response from gun owners, gun rights…

WashPost Reports ATF Attempt to Spike Whistleblower's 'Fast and Furiou

October 8th, 2013 1:30 PM
The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has put the kibosh on a book by whistleblower John Dodson not because he would disclose any sensitive, classified information but rather "because the agency says it would hurt morale," reported Washington Post staffer Sari Horwitz in Tuesday's paper in her 16-paragraph story, "ATF rejects 'Fast and…