Hypocritical NY Times Pleads for Governing, Not Tea Party Partisanship

January 3rd, 2015 10:39 PM
Reporters Carl Hulse and Robert Pear teamed up in the New York Times to lament the decline of cooperation in Congress -- a hypocritical stretch in particular for Hulse, whose reporting invariably has a partisan Democratic tone. The slant was clear in this survey of wisdom from four retiring congressmen, two Democrats and two Republicans. While dubious talk of compromise emanated from the mouths…

NPR Picks New CEO From L.A. Who Bankrolls DNC, ACLU, and Barack Obama

May 10th, 2014 9:49 AM
NPR named a new CEO on Friday. His name is Jarl Mohn (pronounced “Yarl Moan”), who was a founder of the cable channel E and an executive at MTV and VH-1. Leftists might worry with these corporate connections, but Mohn has been a major donor to Pasadena NPR station KPCC – as well as a major donor to Barack Obama and the DNC. For 15 years, from 1994 to 2009, he chaired the board of the ACLU of…

NPR Exalts Waxman, Gives Him Platform to Bash Tea Party; Lets Liberal

January 31st, 2014 6:38 PM
NPR's resident ObamaCare booster, Julie Rovner, lionized outgoing liberal Congressman Henry Waxman on Friday's Morning Edition. Rovner trumpeted how "during his 40 years in the House, he focused on passing legislation – lots of legislation – the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Orphan Drug Act, nutrition labels, food safety, and the Affordable Care Act. Waxman played a major role in all…

NBC Won't Label Retiring Waxman a 'Liberal,' But CBS Does

January 30th, 2014 7:50 PM
On Thursday evening's news casts, both CBS and NBC announced the retirement of Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) but only CBS labeled him a liberal. ABC ignored the news. "Democrat Henry Waxman in California, now in his 20th term, was elected with the post-Watergate class of 1974. He became one of the leading liberals in the House," reported CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley. In contrast, NBC…

WashPost Loved Henry Waxman, But Bashes Darrell Issa 'Feverishly Chasi

May 17th, 2013 10:27 AM
When ultraliberal Henry Waxman ran the House Government Reform Committee, The Washington Post didn't often  suggest he was a fierce partisan or ideologue. Instead, former Washington Post managing editor Robert Kaiser praised him in a book review headlined "Moustache of Justice." (The Waxman lovers even have a mug.) Kaiser cooed, “Henry Waxman is to Congress what Ted Williams was to baseball…

Billionaire Tom Steyer -- the 'Liberal Analogue of the Koch Brothers

April 28th, 2013 9:46 PM
The newest celebrity in the liberal universe is billionaire Tom Steyer. In a story headlined "The Wrath of a Green Billionaire," Bloomberg Businesweek reporter Joshua Green explained he’s hailed as “a liberal analogue of the conservative Koch brothers, the billionaire owners of Koch Industries, whose lavish support of free-market causes and political ruthlessness loom large in the liberal…

The Accountability Charade

November 18th, 2011 12:57 PM
You can't spell "accountability" without "A," "C" and "T." But in Washington, government officials routinely get away with "taking personal responsibility" by mouthing empty words devoid of action. Heads nod in collective agreement that mistakes were made. But heads never roll. The Obama administration has raised this accountability charade to an art form. At a House Energy Committee hearing…

NPR Slants Towards Democrats By 5-2 Margin in Report on Nuclear Energy

March 17th, 2011 6:21 PM
NPR's Scott Horsley favored Democrats over Republicans by a five-to-two margin on Thursday's Morning Edition. Horsley played sound bites or quoted from Obama administration officials or congressional liberals more often than from GOP representatives. During his report, the correspondent highlighted congressional concerns over the safety of nuclear energy during the Tuesday hearing of the…

Tavis Smiley: Just Because Gulf Residents Depend on Oil Drilling as Pa

July 9th, 2010 4:56 PM
Apparently, Tavis Smiley of PBS knows what's best for Gulf residents, even if it would mean widespread unemployment.Smiley hosted a Wednesday night interview with Rep. Henry Waxman (D) on his show, where the liberal Californian admitted that while alternative energy sources need to be explored and developed, America still needs to drill for oil, albeit safely.But Smiley wondered aloud how…

AP Report Gives Waxman Cover for Cancelled Hearings on Corporate Obama

April 17th, 2010 11:18 PM
Talk about running interference. On Wednesday, Congressman Henry Waxman cancelled hearings, or what Michelle Malkin referred to as "show trials" in her Friday syndicated column, designed to put the spotlight on companies that dared to do what they legally had to do in response to the passage of ObamaCare: tell the public the estimated impact on their bottom lines relating to a specific tax law…

CBS: Congressmen Spent More Each Day At UN Climate Summit 'Than Most A

January 26th, 2010 5:22 PM
"For 15 Democratic and six Republican congressmen, food and rooms for two nights cost $4,400 tax dollars each. That`s $2,200 a day, more than most Americans spend on their monthly mortgage payment."So said CBS's Sharyl Attkisson Monday in a remarkable follow-up to her January 11 "Evening News" piece concerning the out of control spending by members of Congress at December's United Nations climate…

Comcast Endorses ObamaCare as Congress Scrutinizes NBC Deal

December 4th, 2009 8:41 AM

Waxman Wants Federal Government to 'Resolve' Newspapers' Problems

December 3rd, 2009 1:20 PM
A powerful Democratic lawmaker has stated his willingness to intervene on the behalf of the federal government in the nation's news sector. Insisting that the newspaper business is vital to democracy, Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., suggested that the government "resolve" the problems in the industry, potentially though misguided federal bailouts.At a workshop on the future of journalism at the…

WaPo Editor Compares 'Most Effective' Henry Waxman to Ted Williams, Ki

July 5th, 2009 8:23 PM