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NBC Skips Obama’s Beer Gaffe; Spent 3 Nights on Palin's Revere Tale

February 2nd, 2015 9:19 PM
During a live interview with NBC’s Savannah Guthrie on Sunday, President Obama told her how, at the White House, “[w]e make beer – The first president since George Washington to make some booze in the White House.”  While it may be true that beer was brewed at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, the President’s statement about former President George…

MSNBC Lionizes 'Action Hero' Obama as Superman, Washington Crossing th

January 29th, 2014 7:08 PM
MSNBC airs a bizarre video montage at the beginning of every episode of The Ed Show, but the program was especially outlandish on Monday and Wednesday, depicting President Obama as a series of larger-than-life figures. The liberal network first portrayed the chief executive as Superman standing on top of the White House, and later placed the Democrat's head on George Washington's body…

Chuck Norris Column: Ten Reasons I Wish George Washington Were Still A

March 5th, 2013 6:40 PM
In the previous two columns, I highlighted the first seven of the top 10 reasons I wish George Washington were still alive: 10) Washington was a role model for many, even as a youth. 9) Washington epitomized courage.

Chuck Norris Column: Ten Reasons I Wish George Washington Were Still A

February 27th, 2013 6:42 PM
To commemorate Presidents Day and Washington's Birthday, last week I highlighted the first four of the top 10 reasons I wish George Washington were still alive: 10) Washington was a role model for many, even as a youth. 9) Washington epitomized courage.

Chuck Norris Column: Resolve to Conquer or Die

January 2nd, 2013 10:10 AM
When President Barack Obama was re-elected, the winds waned behind many patriots' ships' sails. My wife, Gena, and I felt that sock in the gut for our country and posterity, too. But instead of cowering in defeat, I believe we need to discard conventional (unsuccessful) strategies and advance in new directions. The future of our country is going to hinge not upon the Republican Party…

Chuck Norris Column: Our Founders' Economic Advice for Obama (Part 2 o

July 18th, 2012 5:43 PM
Last week, I summarized how President Barack Obama has not lived up to his campaign promises to lower the national deficit and debt and get our nation's fiscal house in order. So now I'm calling on him to heed the economic advice of our nation's first eight presidents. Before I highlight some of the Founding Fathers' wisdom on federal debt and spending, let me remind readers…

CBS's Pelley Notes History of Presidents Invoking Executive Privilege

June 21st, 2012 2:24 AM
On Wednesday's CBS Evening News, after a report in which it was noted that the Obama administration has invoked executive privilege over the investigation into the Fast and Furious scandal, anchor Scott Pelley related the history of other Presidents taking similar measures. After tying in George Washington, Pelley ended up informing viewers that Bill Clinton had used similar tactics 14…

Matthews Tells Gingrich George Washington Was an Elite 'With a Couple

May 24th, 2012 6:27 PM
MSNBC's Chris Matthews doesn't just hate Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's money. During an interview with former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich on Hardball Thursday, the host disparaged George Washington as an elite "with a couple of hundred slaves" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Olbermann Mocks Bachmann Over U.S. Constitution, Wanting to Dine with

October 19th, 2010 6:10 AM
 On Monday’s Countdown show, MSNBC host Keith Olbermann mocked Minnesota Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, tagging her as "Worst Person in the World," for her recent declaration in an interview with World Net Daily that she would like to dine with Jesus Christ, Ann Coulter and a number of other historical and public figures. In addition to cracking that Coulter…

From the Archive: George Washington Fought Revolutionary War ‘For Pr

September 6th, 2010 2:44 PM
With the rise of the Tea Party, their push for constitutional limits on government power and admiration for the wisdom of the Founding Fathers, I thought I’d use this last holiday of the summer as an opportunity to post an item from the MRC’s archive which exposed how a major cable network once tried to discredit George Washington’s moral authority in history, and thus the legitimacy of the…

Letterman: Washington Rolls Over in Grave if Palin Elected President

February 16th, 2010 1:18 PM
UPDATE AT END OF POST: Letterman also took a swipe at Palin during his opening monologue.David Letterman just can't keep his mind off Sarah Palin.On Monday, the "Late Show" host used his Top Ten list to disparage the former governor of Alaska claiming that George Washington would roll over in his grave if Palin were elected president.Never mind that she hasn't announced her candidacy or…

Parroting MoveOn, Matthews Accuses Bush of 'Betrayal

September 11th, 2007 5:51 PM
See UPDATE at foot: Gen. Petraeus subsequently testified to the importance of Iraq to national security.In the wake of the odious MoveOn.org ad calling our commander in Iraq "General Betray Us," [read Dean Barnett's excellent take here] you might have thought the last thing a responsible member of the media would do would be to accuse other senior officials of "betrayal."I did…