PBS to Broadcast Documentary With 'Deeply Humanizing' Portrayals of La

August 27th, 2014 9:42 AM
On Monday, the PBS series "POV" will air "After Tiller." The show's web page promoting the film describes it as "a deeply humanizing and probing portrait of the only four doctors in the United States still openly performing third-trimester abortions in the wake of the 2009 assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Wichita, Kansas." Who knew that these murderers of late-term pre-born babies — Dr.…

Daily Kos: ‘Wanting to Make People Feel Unsafe’ Now a ‘Hallmark

July 1st, 2014 9:19 PM
Much of the left only kinda-sorta distinguishes between mainstream pro-lifers and the violent fringe responsible for acts such as the killing of George Tiller. Take Daily Kos writer Dante Atkins, who on Sunday acknowledged that a mere “aspect” of the pro-life movement resorts to terrorism, but a few lines later asserted that the “movement…publicly celebrated” Tiller’s murder. Atkins also…

Rachel Maddow Belatedly Realizes That Fort Hood Massacre Was Terrorism

May 5th, 2011 2:57 PM
Not bad, it took her a mere 18 months to grasp this. On her MSNBC show Monday night, the first time it ran after the death of bin Laden, Rachel Maddow cited several post-9/11 examples of terrorism targeting Americans in the US -- including the attack at Fort Hood in November 2009. "Since Sept. 11, the story of terrorism targeting the United States itself has mostly, thankfully, been the…

Olbermann Suggests Palin & Other Conservatives ‘Slightly Less Madmen

January 9th, 2011 6:05 AM
 As he hosted a special two-hour edition of Countdown on Saturday night to cover the violent attack on Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann ended up delivering a "Special Comment" in which he called for an end to the use of violent imagery by political figures of all ideologies, even apologizing for his own history, but he also at one point seemed to describe…

Media Help Flailing Liberals Spread Message on Abortion, Gay Rights

October 29th, 2010 1:51 PM
It’s no secret that the nation is preparing for a GOP tidal wave with significant conservative victories in the Senate and House next Tuesday. The election has essentially focused on domestic economic policy. Conservative candidates have been gaining ground with a popular job growth/lower taxes/revive the economy mantra. But desperate liberal Democrats have suddenly shifted the focus from the…

On Today: MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Links Pro-Life Candidates to Abortion

October 25th, 2010 11:43 AM
    Left-wing MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, on Monday's Today show, disgustingly tried to link pro-life candidates running in this year's midterm elections to the murder of abortion Dr. George Tiller, as she told Today co-host Matt Lauer "the thing that has surprised me the most is how much" Tea Party candidates were "going back to hard line...positions on abortion" and, as she plugged her…

WaPo Reviews Abortion Battle in 2009 as All Tiller and Stupak -- And N

January 10th, 2010 1:40 PM

CBS Gives Late-Term Abortion Doctor Softball Forum to Justify His 'Cau

December 6th, 2009 7:55 AM
Friday’s CBS Evening News devoted a full story, filed by correspondent Jim Axelrod, to late-term abortion Doctor LeRoy Carhart – who stepped in to succeed Dr. George Tiller, known for performing many partial birth abortions, after his murder last spring – during which Carhart was given several soundbites to justify his work. At one point gushing that "Until I can find someone else to care for…

NYT Columnists Who Blamed Conservatives for 'Right-Wing' Killings Igno

November 13th, 2009 4:12 PM
Back in June, liberal columnists at the New York Times lined up to link conservative talkers Bill O’Reilly, Glenn Beck, and Rush Limbaugh to James von Brunn, the 88-year-old man who killed a security guard at the Holocaust Museum, and the murder by Scott Roeder of abortionist George Tiller.Columnists Paul Krugman and Judith Warner both weighed in on June 12.Krugman’s “The Big Hate” blamed Fox…

PC News: Networks Downplay Terrorism, Muslim Connection in Ft. Hood At

November 11th, 2009 10:54 AM
Networks Decide Attack Wasn't Terror: 85 percent of the broadcast stories didn't mention the word "terror." ABC, CBS, and NBC evening news referenced terrorism connections to the Fort Hood attack just seven times in 48 reports. ABC, CBS, NBC Follow White House Line: Before Obama's Nov. 10 speech, 93 percent of the stories had ignored any terror connection. But after Obama hinted at what ABC…

CBS Skips Killing of Pro-Life Activist; ABC Sees ‘Flip Side’ to Ki

September 12th, 2009 3:08 PM
Katie Couric’s CBS Evening News on Friday omitted any mention of the murder of pro-life activist Jim Pouillon in Michigan, despite having discussed the murder of abortionist George Tiller on the June 1, June 2 and June 9 newscasts (and then referencing the killing as a recent “hate crime” in a June 10 report on the shooting at Washington, D.C.’s Holocaust Museum).Both ABC’s World News and the NBC…

Moyers Cloning: Public Radio Producer Explores 'Increasing Calls' from

July 29th, 2009 11:36 AM

CPB Ombudsman: PBS Is Correct That O'Reilly's 'Guilty of Promoting Dom

June 17th, 2009 3:58 PM

Friday Night Fights: Bill O'Reilly vs. Joan Walsh

June 13th, 2009 5:38 PM
This needs no setup -- in the right corner, Fox News's Bill O'Reilly; in the left corner, Salon's Joan Walsh (second more fiery part below the fold):