REPORT: 28 States Take on Big Tech; 20 Battle Online Censorship
March 31st, 2021 2:56 PM
Congress has remained locked in a stalemate over how to tackle Big Tech tyranny. Meanwhile, state governments have stepped up and decided to take matters into their own hands where the federal government has failed. The partisan gridlock in Congress grew more apparent as Republicans and Democrats clashed with Big Tech executives — and with each other — in a March 25 hearing. Twenty-eight…
‘Google Three Words: Justin Trudeau Butt’; RI Paper Swoons for Trudeau
July 14th, 2017 1:27 PM
The National Governor’s Association (NGA) conference is set to take place this weekend in Providence, Rhode Island featuring a speech from Canadien Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The leftist state is clearly excited, seeing as how The Providence Journal spent the first 80 words of its lead story for Friday’s print edition touting Trudeau’s rear end.
Lefty Professor Calls Red States ‘Laboratories of Anti-Democracy’
January 6th, 2017 5:22 PM
The image of America as “a shining city on a hill” (or a similar phrase) has been a staple of conservative political rhetoric for several decades. In a Tuesday piece for The New Republic, Matthew Pratt Guterl, a professor at Brown University, adapted the metaphor for leftist domestic use: “The nation as a whole seems no longer interested in celebrating any vision of equity, justice, and mutual…
Daily Beast Shames Catholic School for Not Accepting Transgenders
March 4th, 2016 4:56 PM
"A Rhode Island school says it won’t accept or enroll transgender students," complained the Daily Beast's Samantha Allen beginning her March 4 story, "Catholic Prep School: No Transgender Studnets."
"Catholic Rhode Island private school Mount Saint Charles Academy is open to everyone—so long as they’re not transgender," she noted.
Don't MSNBC Graphics Guys Know How to Tell Time?
January 26th, 2015 8:16 PM
See if you can spot the typos on this map, which depict mandatory travel bans in Northeastern states for the overnight of January 26-27.
NY Times Tries to Find Hope for Obama at Depressed 'Netroots Nation' C
June 11th, 2012 11:15 PM
Barack Obama’s name barely came up as The New York Times summarized the hard-left Netroots Nation conference in Providence, Rhode Island. Sarah Wheaton reported “Last year’s conference was marked by the left’s frustration with the president. But this year, his name simply did not come up much — and when it did, it was invariably paired with a favorable comparison to Mr. Romney.”
NBC Mislabels Dem Mayor as ‘R’ After Providence Fires All Its Scho
February 28th, 2011 7:29 AM
On Sunday’s NBC Nightly News, a report filed by correspondent Kevin Tibbles mislabeled the Democratic Mayor of Providence, Rhode Island, Angel Taveras, as a Republican during the piece which recounted that the city’s school board had fired all its teachers with the intent to hire back some of them to help solve the city’s budget problems.
Anchor Lester Holt briefly referred to protesters in…
Try Not to Laugh: Boston Globe Editorial Declares Kennedys 'Devout Cat
November 25th, 2009 3:06 PM
The Boston Globe predictably editorialized on Wednesday against Catholic Bishop Thomas Tobin for "targeting" Rep. Patrick Kennedy ("Rhode Island bishop errs in targeting Patrick Kennedy.") They predictably cavil that bishops don’t punish politicians who support the death penalty and wars. What sets this leaden chunk of argument apart is its boast the bishop's attention is "ironic" since the…
'Chief' of Homeless Tent City Romanticized by NY Times Is a Convicted
August 5th, 2009 4:25 PM
New York Times "This Land" columnist Dan Barry landed on Friday's front page with his literary, slightly affected profile of a "tent city" for the homeless in Providence, Rhode Island -- and may now wish he hadn't.Because there was something left out of Barry's portrayal of John Freitas, the "chief" of the homeless encampment and a major part of Barry's column.The chief emerges from his tent to…
Providence Journal Buries the Lede in Pepper-Spray Assault on Conserva
July 30th, 2009 4:04 PM
The Providence Journal’s coverage of the assault on traditional marriage advocates in Warwick, Rhode Island on July 28 has consistently downplayed how pepper spray was used on the conservative protesters, in favor of how food was thrown at them. ProJo.com’s Wednesday report on the attack ran with the headline, “Same-sex marriage protesters assaulted with food,” and didn’t mention the pepper spray…
Rhode Island Paper Predicts 'Under-Ocean' Global Warming Scenario by
March 23rd, 2009 12:37 PM
Here's a scary newspaper headline: "Could global warming turn R.I. into the under-Ocean State?" The answer to that question could only be, "Yes." And so it was in a one-sided report in a Rhode Island newspaper. A news article in the March 22 Providence (R.I.) Journal by G. Wayne Miller details how a portion of the beautiful harbor town of Newport will be underwater due to the effects of…