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CNN Frets Over 'Militarized View of America' That 'Created Mess'

December 8th, 2016 12:10 PM
On Thursday's CNN Newsroom, Carol Costello boosted liberal criticism of President-Elect Donald Trump picking several retired generals to his Cabinet. She first asked former Obama Cabinet member Janet Napolitano, "Democrats — they're worried that Mr. Trump has picked so many generals....Does that concern you?" The anchor later hyped that "some...say a militarized view…

NYT Book Review Picks Team Obama to Grade Team Obama on Terrorism

February 10th, 2016 1:26 PM
One might think the New York Times Book Review would never “stoop” to allowing a Bush cabinet secretary like Tom Ridge to review a book on the Bush record on terrorism. But on Sunday, they selected former Obama Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to review a new book titled United States of Jihad by CNN national security analyst Peter Bergen.  The…

MSNBC's Hayes: 'Bizarre and Perverse Mismatch' In Battling Terrorism V

April 18th, 2013 5:29 PM
On Wednesday's All In show on MSNBC, host Chris Hayes devoting a segment to fretting over what he viewed as a "bizarre and perverse mismatch" at the country's willingness to act aggressively in response to deaths from terrorist acts, but the difficulty to get a response to the many gun deaths. He also described the 30,000 people who die from gun shots each year as "…

Napolitano Statement on Air Travel Delays Directly Contradicted by Air

March 4th, 2013 10:37 PM
According to the first paragraph of Alicia's Caldwell's report today at the Associated Press, aka the Adminstration's Press, Homeland Security Secretary Janey Napolitano told attendees at a Politico breakfast this morning (Politico's coverage is here) that, in Caldwell's words, "U.S. airports, including Los Angeles International and O'Hare International in Chicago,…

NPR Uses Joplin's Tea Party Congressman to Gush Over Obama Disaster Re

September 23rd, 2011 11:05 PM
On Thursday, NPR's Morning Edition used a Republican mayor to boost Obama's push for infrastructure spending. On Friday, the same show displayed a new Tea Party Republican House member representing tornado-ravaged Joplin, Missouri to gush over the effectiveness of the Obama disaster relief team, as if to say "No Katrinas here, America." Janet Napolitano told NPR Long would…

Open Thread: Janet Napolitano Says Terrorist Profiling Is 'Not Using G

June 9th, 2011 10:39 AM
According to Janet Napolitano, concentrating terrorist screening efforts on young Muslim men is "not using good logic." Her response came after a reporter in the audience asked, "Why wouldn't the Department focus more of its attention on the category of individuals that turned up most often as the suspect?" Check out the video of Napolitano's response after the…

No, We're Not Exaggerating U.S. Border Violence

March 22nd, 2011 10:20 AM
After a decade of playing one on television, I, along with my brother Aaron, was blessed a few months ago to become a real Texas Ranger in the presence of Gov. Rick Perry, fellow Texas Rangers and many others. Perry mentioned at that induction: "As the drug cartels have turned up the heat on the other side of that border over the past few years, we have invested significant state…

Andrea Mitchell Plays Press-Sec-For-A-Day For Napolitano, Biden

December 21st, 2010 7:36 AM
Amidst all the talk of Robert Gibbs' imminent departure as White House press secretary, could Andrea Mitchell be gunning for the gig?  NBC's chief foreign affairs correspondent certainly gave a strong audition on today's Morning Joe, doing her best to paper over the latest stumbles by two gaffe-prone Obamaoids. Mitchell first tried to paint an innocent gloss on Napolitano…

Eleanor Clift Equates Airport Scanners to CAT Scans: 'What Are We Conc

November 21st, 2010 3:31 PM
Newsweek's Eleanor Clift doesn't understand why Americans are uncomfortable with the new body scanners being used at some of the nation's airports. Chatting about the subject on PBS's "McLaughlin Group," Clift sarcastically said, "Maybe we ought to worry about C-T x-rays and so forth - you never can tell when somebody might put that out" (video follows with…

Napolitano: We're Always 'Leaning Forward

October 30th, 2010 8:57 AM
Looks like the MSNBC-Obama merger is complete . . . Janet Napolitano did double-duty on Good Morning America today, describing administration anti-terrorism efforts while serving as an MSNBC shill by parroting the liberal network's new marketing catchphrase, Lean Forward. To complete the daisy chain, Napolitano was interviewed by ABC's Bianna Golodryga, wife of . . . former…

Obama/Napolitano Handling of Immigration Leaves Much to Be Desired

October 12th, 2010 2:36 PM
I was preparing to applaud the Obama administration and specifically Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano for announcing the deportation of a record number of criminal aliens last year. According to the Washington Times, "the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement deported 392,862 aliens in fiscal year 2010, slightly less than a 1 percent increase over 2009 but short of the…

Open Thread: Napolitano Says Haley Barbour is Governor of Alabama

July 17th, 2010 10:18 AM

FNC's Pinkerton Cites MRC on Holder & Napolitano Not Reading Arizona I

May 26th, 2010 8:11 AM
On Saturday’s Fox News Watch, as the panel discussed revelations that Attorney General Eric Holder and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano admitted to not having read the Arizona immigration law even as they criticized it publicly, FNC contributor Jim Pinkerton cited the Media Research Center, parent organization of NewsBusters, and passed on findings contained in the May 18 "Bozell…

Saturday Sing-a-Long With Arizona: Read the Immigration Bill

May 22nd, 2010 9:56 PM