Blitzer: Obama ‘Was Embarrassed' of the U.S. after Oregon Shooting
October 1st, 2015 10:49 PM
As part of CNN’s live coverage Thursday night of the deadly community college shooting in Oregon, fill-in AC360 host Wolf Blitzer declared that President Barack Obama “was embarrassed of the United States in front of the world” when he commented on the tragedy and urged Americans to “politicize” mass shootings. Prior to Blitzer’s observation, Zeleny fretted the…
WashPost's Bump Lamely Denies Kitzhaber-Christie Double Standard
February 14th, 2015 2:05 AM
Late Friday afternoon, roughly two hours ("shortly after noon" Pacific Time) after the press release announcing Oregon Democratic Governor John Kitzhaber's resignation effective next Wednesday, Philip Bump at the Washington Post's "The Fix" blog tried to explain away the national press's nearly complete failure to cover Kitzhaber's mounting ethical and now…
Nets Omit Calls for Troubled Democratic Gov. to Resign [UPDATED]
February 13th, 2015 1:41 PM
Update, 3:50 p.m. Eastern: Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber (D) announced his resignation Friday afternoon and will be effective next Wednesday (February 18).
With calls for Democratic Govenor John Kitzhaber to resign and Secretary of State referring to the Governor’s behavior Thursday as “strange” and “bizarre…
AP, NY Times Finally Focus on Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber Corruption Story
February 12th, 2015 7:29 PM
In a sign that the walls are truly beginning to close in around him, the Associated Press's national site and the New York Times, both of which have largely ignored the growing ethical scandals surrounding Oregon Democratic Governor John Kitzhaber and his fiancee Cylvia Hayes for months, have gotten busy during the past 24 hours.
The very belated national attention cannot possibly be helpful…
Least-Known, Scandal-Plagued Governor in U.S.: Oregon Dem Kitzhaber
February 12th, 2015 1:27 PM
The establishment press has obsessed over Republican Governor Chris Christie's non-scandals in New Jersey for 18 months. Anything appearing to be problematic during the past four years for Wisconsin GOP Governor Scott Walker, including a "John Doe" fishing expedition driven by a power-abusing Democratic prosecutor, has been national news.
Meanwhile, the press appears to have lost…
Obama Bundler, Dem 'Kingmaker' Bean Arraigned; Media Silence Continues
December 4th, 2014 12:26 AM
Continuing a nearly six-month pattern, the nation's establishment press ignored today's arraignment of pioneering homosexual activist, major Obama campaign bundler and Democrat "kingmaker" Terry Bean in Lane County, Oregon "on two charges of third-degree sodomy, a felony, and sexual abuse in the third degree, a misdemeanor."
A Google News search on Bean's full…
Feds Plan $1,000 Fine For Photos on Public Land; Will Media Report?
September 24th, 2014 5:37 PM
The Washington Post on Wednesday revealed a U.S. Forest Service plan that would "fine photographers who shoot on federal wild lands without a permit." Reporter Hunter Schwarz noted how "critics have characterized the rules as too vague and say it infringes on the First Amendment's free speech clause," and quoted from a U.S. senator who raised his concerns about the "…
New York Times Helps Wage War on the Quakers In Transgender Dorm Strug
July 27th, 2014 7:56 PM
In the same Friday New York Times in which “conservative firebrand” Dinesh D’Souza was dissected and a “conservative script” was honed to “light fire on abortion,” the social leftists pushing transgender issues were never identified as liberal or leftist. This time, the venue for gender delusion was a Quaker college in Oregon.
Forget the science. The…
Politico Ruins GOP Woman's Final Weekend Before Senate Primary With 'S
May 17th, 2014 2:23 PM
Politico’s helping the Democrats wage war on women candidates right before the U.S. Senate primary in Oregon. First, John Bresnahan reported “GOP Senate candidate Monica Wehby was accused by her ex-boyfriend last year of ‘stalking’ him, entering his home without his permission and ‘harassing’ his employees, according to a Portland, Oregon police report.…
GOP Candidate Slams Reporter for Writing 'Blah Blah Blah Blah' in Note
May 4th, 2014 5:00 PM
On the bright side, the reporter didn't write "blah blah blah blah from racist" while the candidate spoke.
Mark Callahan, a Republican running for the US Senate in Oregon, slammed a reporter from the Willamette Week newspaper for what sure looks like an example of liberal bias. During a candidates' forum, Callahan criticized the reporter, Nigel Jaquiss, for writing "…
Oregonian Fails to Fully Expose Radical Black Group That Chased Away T
February 9th, 2014 12:48 PM
This past Monday, Andrew Theen at the Oregonian reported that "Trader Joe's is backing away from a development in Northeast Portland," citing, in the company's words, "negative reactions from the community."
Actually, the vast majority of "the community" wanted the grocery chain to build in the once bustling but now troubled area. Theen quoted Portland…
Coverage of Ore. Couple's Refusal to Make Same-Sex 'Marriage' Wedding
September 8th, 2013 2:35 PM
Following a voter-approved referendum in 2004, Oregon's constitution (Article XV, Section 5A) has stated that "... only a marriage between one man and one woman shall be valid or legally recognized as a marriage."
For some reason, that doesn't seem to matter in the "Sweet Cakes" controversy over Aaron and Melissa Klein's refusal earlier this year to bake a…
'Glock Block' in Oregon Neighborhood 10 Miles From Portland Gets Natio
June 19th, 2013 12:59 AM
Odds are that the ultraliberal, Occupy movement-supporting crowd in Portland, Oregon, which includes its mayor in late 2011, who told the Los Angeles Times that "I support a lot of what the movement stands for, as a political leader" -- are already trying to figure out how to stop what they surely see as a dangerous idea which has sprung up about 10 miles to the south: fed-up…
Virtually Unreported: CCW Holder Likely Prevented Larger Clackamas Mal
December 16th, 2012 2:21 PM
If certain aspects of stories relating to an incident of gun violence don't fit the template, they usually doesn't get reported at all. But if such things somehow get some local exposure, they rarely escape into the broader national news environment. What follows is an example of the latter.
On Saturday, Dan Zimmerman at the Truth About Guns blog (HT Instapundit) asked a quite logical…