Cal Thomas Column: The 'Boring' 2012 Campaign

August 8th, 2012 11:25 AM
PLYMOUTH NOTCH, Vt. -- Two of my pundit colleagues -- David Brooks of The New York Times and Peggy Noonan of The Wall Street Journal -- have written about this "boring" and "inconsequential" presidential campaign. Perhaps the reason is that we've heard it all before. "There is nothing new under the sun," wrote the author of Ecclesiastes, but that doesn't mean old ideas that worked in the past…

New York Times Sides With Vermont Lefties Against Lockheed Martin's 'G

May 13th, 2011 11:39 AM
The lead story in Thursday’s National section of the New York Times treated with respect an anti-military temper tantrum from the left-wing town of Burlington, Vermont by Abby Goodnough, "In a Green Town, Activists See Red Over Lockheed Martin." While Times stories involving conservative complaints are invariably overloaded with "conservative" labels, Goodnough included only one mention of…

Vt. Legislator Investigated for Lewd Acts, Local Media Ignore Party Af

August 18th, 2009 5:01 PM
A candidate for lieutenant governor of the great state of Vermont may be under criminal investigation for lewd acts in public.Oh, and by the way, he’s a Democrat.One might miss that fact by reading the NBC affiliate’s report too quickly – the party affiliation of state Senator Ed Flanagan is buried in the tenth paragraph.  One might argue that noting the party affiliation of Vermont politicians…

Vermont Teacher Tells 4th-Grade Hunter She Won't Abide 'Killing' Talk

June 21st, 2008 2:25 PM

The NewsBusters Weekly Recap: August 18 to

August 25th, 2007 10:23 AM
A ‘Beautiful’ AlarmistNBC’s "Today" show continued its global warming alarmism this week. Reporter Bob Dotson profiled a polar explorer who is teaching, or indoctrinating, today’s youths about global warming. The "Today" crew couldn’t refrain from gushing over this "sobering," "beautiful" message from an "impressive guy." However, NBC doesn’t want viewers to get excited over every issue.…

ABC Bashes Bush for Turning ‘Cold Shoulder’ to Vermont

August 24th, 2007 11:39 AM
On Friday’s "Good Morning America," reporter David Wright sought out a socialist, a liberal activist and a Democrat to bash President Bush for failing, thus far, to visit Vermont during his two terms in office. However, he didn’t discuss how President Clinton similarly neglected Nebraska for nearly eight years. Following up on a CNN report about Bush’s "snub," co-host Robin Roberts began the…

AP Story on Vt. Secession Movement Ignores Conspiracy Kooks, Liberalis

June 4th, 2007 1:12 PM
In April, NewsBusters contributor Dan Gainor criticized how the Washington Post puffed up a liberal secessionist movement in the state of Vermont. You know, the state that now has two very liberal independent senators, socialist professor Bernie Sanders and Patrick Leahy (D), and previously gave the nation RINO-turned-independent Jim Jeffords. Well, now the Associated Press is running with the…

Headlines on AP Story: Is High School Teacher Liberal, Or Just "Libera

November 27th, 2005 7:12 AM