NPR Morning Host Makes a Half-Million for Hosting on Saturdays
August 20th, 2019 3:51 PM
On Tuesday morning, syndicated talk-radio host Chris Plante mocked "National Panhandler Radio" for having some seriously high salaries for a taxpayer-subsidized network that begs for listener donations in pledge drives. Plante cited tweets by Washington Post media reporter Paul Farhi from the latest IRS 990 form for nonprofits revealing the high salaries of NPR stars. Plante marveled…
NPR Anchor Roasts Sen. Flake With Biden's Critique of GOP Iran Letter
March 13th, 2015 7:09 PM
On Tuesday's All Things Considered, NPR White House correspondent Scott Horsley gave Sen. Tom Cotton just 26 words to express a conservative view: "The point we're making to Iran's leaders is that if Congress doesn't approve a deal, Congress won't accept a deal, now or in the future."
NPR was more interested in plumbing the small minority of Republicans who did not…
NPR Uses Child Reporter as 'Torchbearer of Gender Fluidity'
March 6th, 2015 2:11 PM
The taxpayer-funded propaganda about libertine-left concepts like “gender fluidity” just keeps spewing at National Public Radio. On Thursday night’s All Things Considered, anchor Melissa Block promised a one-sided piece on children who rebel against their gender “assigned at birth.” Polls show a surprising number of young people are willing to ignore nagging…
NPR Boosts British Group Blaming UK Govt. For ISIS's 'Jihadi John'
March 5th, 2015 6:21 PM
On Wednesday's All Things Considered, NPR's Ari Shapiro spotlighted Cage, a British organization that ran to the defense of "Jihadi John," the ISIS member who infamously beheaded several hostages on video. Shaprio slanted toward Cage by playing four soundbites from two talking heads from the organization, as well as a clip from the terrorist himself, who has been identified as…
NPR Frets ‘Collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Is Both Underway
May 13th, 2014 11:08 AM
NPR’s weekday All Things Considered news program has followed the ranks of liberal news outlets promoting the latest global warming alarming on its airwaves. Following a new report released by NASA, NPR was in panic mode over the dire situation facing our planet in the coming centuries.
During a Monday, May 12 segment, NPR co-host Melissa Block worried that “Antarctica is…
Actual NPR Headline: 'Healthcare.Gov Could've Been Worse
October 23rd, 2013 11:38 AM
NPR is looking quite desperate in its promotion of Obamacare. This was an actual headline at the NPR website: "Despite Glitches, HealthCare.gov Could've Been Worse." Jonah Goldberg told me "I thought you made up that headline!" He cracked on Twitter: "For instance, logging on could have permanently blinded you!"
On Tuesday night's All Things Considered,…
NPR Pushes Leftist Author Charging JFK Was Actually Killed by 'Swirlin
October 10th, 2013 10:15 PM
George Will’s column on Thursday recounted the end of liberalism in how The New York Times began blaming John F. Kennedy’s assassination on the “far right,” in complete denial that Oswald was a communist. James Reston wrote in a front-page story that Kennedy was a victim of a “streak of violence in the American character,” noting especially “the…
NPR Story on Choosing Your Own Gender Pronouns? 'Most of Your Comments
July 19th, 2013 10:32 AM
NPR announced to its listeners on Thursday night's All Things Considered that their audience is chock full of "tolerant" lefties. Dipping into letters from the audience, anchor Melissa Block said there were "a lot of strong reactions" to Tuesday's ludicrous one-sided story by Margot Adler on young people demanding to be whimsical about gender pronouns and redefining…
Trans Posing: NPR Explores The Need to 'Loosen the Reins of Gender Exp
July 17th, 2013 7:45 AM
You could tell it was going to be a wild night of transgender advocacy on NPR when Tuesday's All Things Considered anchor Melissa Block sent this insane-sounding tweet: “Coming up on @npratc: beyond he and she? High school students say ‘I want you to call me 'Tractor' and use pronouns like Zee, Zim, Zer.’” But wait, there is one certainty in this milieu: NPR…
Civility Succumbs on NPR: Connecticut Gov Slams Gun Makers and NRA 'Mo
April 20th, 2013 4:52 PM
National Public Radio’s brand is soothing and civil news and interviews. That certainly didn’t fit when Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy was interviewed Thursday on All Things Considered after the gun-control measures were rejected in the Senate.
Anchor Melissa Block read back to Malloy his comments that gun makers don’t care if mentally deranged people buy their guns. He not…
NPR Touts Obama Being 'Famous For His Ability to Give A Speech That
April 19th, 2013 4:56 PM
On Thursday's All Things Considered, NPR's Ari Shapiro couldn't be bothered to feature any of the religious leaders who spoke at the inter-faith service in honor of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, Instead, Shapiro zeroed in on the liberal politicians who spoke, playing five straight clips from President Obama's speech at the memorial event.
The correspondent also…
NPR Heavily Hints Boston Was Bombed by 'Anti-Government Right-Wing Ind
April 18th, 2013 4:43 PM
Our taxpayer dollars seem to be at work finding the culprit of the Boston terror attack last Monday. But on taxpayer-funded NPR, counterterrorism reporter Dina Temple-Raston was already guessing this was domestic not foreign. “The thinking, as we've been reporting, is that this is a domestic or extremist attack,” Temple-Raston declared on the April 16 All Things Considered…
On PBS and NPR, Liberals Agree With David Brooks: They'll Jump Off Fis
November 12th, 2012 4:30 PM
Last Friday, in his first post-election remarks on PBS and NPR, New York Times columnist David Brooks downplayed his usual bash- conservatives narrative, and actually castigated liberals for wanting to go over the looming fiscal cliff. He said that liberals are more organized, they’ve won the election, and will get most of what they yearn for if we do go over the waterfall:…
NPR Trumpets Obama's 'Modesty About What Government Can and Can't Do
August 23rd, 2012 6:57 PM
Scott Horsley's report on Wednesday's All Things Considered could have mistaken for a three-and-half minute ad from a pro-Obama super PAC. Horsley played up how "Mr. Obama often tempers his speeches with a dose of modesty about what government can and can't do" and how the President "pushes back strongly against the anti-government rhetoric of his GOP opponents.…