Blogger Kevin Drum: ‘Virtually No Scandal’ In Obama White House

October 31st, 2015 6:34 PM
Even though Mother Jones blogger Kevin Drum describes Charles Krauthammer as a “hardcore conservative,” he suggested in a Friday post that Krauthammer is too enlightened to be on the same page as most right-wingers regarding Obama White House scandals. When Krauthammer argued recently against the effort to impeach IRS commissioner John Koskinen, he commented that on matters including…

Nets Yawn at House Starting Impeachment Process for IRS Commissioner

October 27th, 2015 9:07 PM
On Tuesday, the “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC censored from their evening newscasts any mention of the House of Representative beginning the procedures to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on the heels of Republican Congressman and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s expected ascension to Speaker of the House.

Networks Censor Justice Department Ending Probe Into IRS Scandal

October 23rd, 2015 8:56 PM
ABC, CBS, and NBC's evening newscasts on Friday all failed to cover the Justice Department announcing that it would be ending its investigation into the IRS's targeting of conservative groups. The Big Three networks' news program did find time to air reporting on the top Google searches for Halloween costumes, the fewer number of turkeys available for upcoming Thanksgiving dinners,…

Lois Lerner, AKA ‘Toby Miles,’ in Trouble Again, Networks Censor

August 25th, 2015 11:40 AM
First it was a destroyed hard drive, then it was a busted BlackBerry and now we find out Lois Lerner used another personal e-mail account to conduct government business that utilized the alias “Toby Miles.” This IRS targeting scandal has more twists than an old episode of Law and Order, but it’s still not enticing the Big Three networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) to go back…

Lois Lerner Rages Against 'Evil and Dishonest' Republicans

August 13th, 2015 2:30 PM
Lois Lerner’s utter contempt for Republicans was on full display in a newly uncovered email in which she railed: “They called me back to testify on the IRS ‘scandal,’ and I too[k] the 5th again because they had been so evil and dishonest in my lawyer’s dealings with them.”

Lois Lerner Considered Targeting Bristol Palin, Nets Skip

August 6th, 2015 3:29 PM
Bristol Palin was once in Lois Lerner’s sights, according to a newly released Senate report on the IRS executive’s e-mails. The daughter of liberal media hate object Sarah Palin got on Lerner's radar due to her work with Candie’s Foundation - a group that works to reduce teen pregnancy. In a newly released e-mail Lerner wrote: “Thoughts on the Bristol…

AP Buries Judge's IRS Contempt Threat in Final Graphs of Hearing Story

July 31st, 2015 11:11 PM
On Thursday, Curtis Houck at NewsBusters noted how the Big Three networks and the two leading Spanish-language networks ignored the latest developments in the now 813 day-old IRS targeting scandal. As usual, only Fox News covered a congressional hearing on, in Fox's words, "the lack of accountability following the IRS targeting of tea party and other groups" as well as a federal…

Nets Yawn at Latest IRS Scandal Hearing, Threat from Federal Judge

July 30th, 2015 1:56 AM
The network media’s blackout of the IRS scandal continued on Wednesday night with zero mentions of the Senate hearing held hours before as well as a threat issued by a federal judge to hold IRS commissioner John Koskinen and Department of Justice (DOJ) attorneys in contempt of court concerning Lois Lerner’s e-mails. As usual, FNC's Special Report provided coverage that the…

Nets Refuse to Report New IRS Scandal Revelations

July 29th, 2015 11:10 AM
The cover-up behind the IRS targeting scandal continues to unravel, despite President Barack Obama’s absurd protest to the Daily Show’s Jon Stewart last week that “the truth of the matter is there was not some big conspiracy.” This week’s revelations provided the perfect opportunity to catch Obama in a “gotcha” moment but so far ABC, CBS and NBC have…

E-Mails Confirm IRS Targeted Donors of Organizations Too, Nets Skip

July 24th, 2015 3:52 PM
New e-mails, obtained via Judicial Watch, show the IRS didn’t just target conservative non-profits but also donors who gave to those organizations. So far none of the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks have yet to report on these latest revelations in the IRS scandal. 

Sekulow Sets the Record Straight on Obama's Denial of IRS Targeting

July 22nd, 2015 11:18 PM
Earlier today, Geoffrey Dickens at NewsBusters noted how the Big Three morning network news shows on NBC, ABC, and CBS failed to cover President Barack Obama's denial that the Internal Revenue Service ever went after Tea Party and other conservative groups in his appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Specifically Obama said that "it turned out no ... the truth of the matter is…

Obama Outrageously Denies IRS Scandal on Daily Show, Nets Censor

July 22nd, 2015 1:06 PM
Barack Obama outrageously denied there was anything scandalous about the IRS-Tea Party controversy in his Tuesday interview on The Daily Show as he lectured Jon Stewart that: “When there was that problem with the I.R.S. everybody jumped, including got this back office and they’re going after the Tea Party. Well it turned out no.” Obama went on to assert “the…

Bozell: Media Silence on IRS Scandal 'Borders on Being Complicit'

July 9th, 2015 11:54 AM
Brent Bozell, president of the Media Research Center, released the following statement reacting to the Judicial Watch revelations about the coordination between the IRS, FBI and Department of Justice in the IRS scandal involving criminal, political persecution of taxpayers and independent organizations.

Lerner Met with DOJ and FBI to Target Obama Opponents, Nets Censor

July 8th, 2015 3:18 PM
What’s it going to take for the networks to start seriously reporting on the IRS scandal again? On Tuesday, Judicial Watch announced the stunning revelation that newly discovered Department of Justice and IRS documents showed there was “an October 2010 meeting between Lois Lerner, DOJ officials and the FBI to plan for the possible criminal prosecution of targeted nonprofit…