'Meet the Press' Katrina Special: All Bush and Federal Government's Fa

August 29th, 2010 7:09 PM
As the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina slamming New Orleans nears, the folks at NBC offered viewers a "Meet the Press" special edition with a sadly predictable conclusion: the disaster was all George W. Bush and the federal government's fault.The New Orleans mayor at the time was almost entirely ignored in this hour-long examination. The only mention of the state's former governor was…

CNN's Cooper: It's 'Stunning' Obama Let Oil Leak Become 'Katrina in Sl

May 26th, 2010 3:52 PM
CNN's Anderson Cooper first defended the Obama administration's initial response to the Gulf oil leak and then criticized him from the left on Tuesday's AC360: "A month ago, it seemed like the federal government was on top of this. They were beating back claims...that this was Obama's Katrina." He later continued that "it doesn't seem like there's much pressure being applied to [BP], if it's…

Politico Bombshell: 'Obama Biggest Recipient of BP Cash

May 5th, 2010 10:18 AM
Politico Wednesday published a bombshell headline, "Obama Biggest Recipient of BP Cash.""While the BP oil geyser pumps millions of gallons of petroleum into the Gulf of Mexico, President Barack Obama and members of Congress may have to answer for the millions in campaign contributions they've taken from the oil and gas giant over the years," Erika Lovley's piece began."BP and its employees have…

John King Asks Mary Landrieu If She's Going To Give Back BP's Campaign

May 5th, 2010 12:56 AM
CNN's John King on Tuesday asked Sen. Mary "Louisiana Purchase" Landrieu (D-La.) if she intends to give back all of the campaign contributions she's received from BP over the years."Of the top 20 recipients from the oil and gas industry ever in the Congress, you rank number 14th," said King. "In the 2008 campaign you were the number one Congressional candidate in terms of receipts from BP after…

CNN Uses Misleading Headline to Further Smear James O’Keefe (Update

March 27th, 2010 6:13 AM
(March 27th, 10:06 a.m. -- Please see update at the end of the post.)What is the first step in the main stream media's handbook of liberal bias?  Why, alter the headline to fit your agenda, of course.To say that CNN was misleading in their headline about James O'Keefe is to be kind: Feds punish ACORN filmmaker?  Seems an odd choice of headline considering the article itself does not mention any…

Schultz Still Accusing O'Keefe Of Trying To 'Tap' Phones

February 2nd, 2010 8:32 PM
MSNBC reprimand coming for Ed Schultz?  Five full days after MSNBC rapped David Shuster's wrists for improperly accusing James O'Keefe of attempting to "tap" Sen. Mary Landrieu's phones, Ed Schultz has pulled the same stunt.Here was Schultz, teasing an upcoming segment on his show tonight:

NYT Jumps on Arrest of ACORN 'Pimp' - Yet Waited 6 Days to Report ACOR

January 28th, 2010 8:52 AM
When the ACORN scandal broke, the New York Times dragged its feet for six days before issuing a story on the devastating footage from conservative activist and guerilla film-maker James O'Keefe, who caught on video the left-wing housing group giving advice to a "prostitute" and "pimp" on how to shelter illegal income from taxes. But following Tuesday afternoon reports of the Monday arrest of O'…

FNC Highlights Obama Double Standard on Harry Reid & Trent Lott

January 13th, 2010 8:40 PM
On Monday’s The O’Reilly Factor on FNC, during the show’s regular "Reality Check" segment, host Bill O’Reilly highlighted the double standard exhibited by President Barack Obama and other prominent Democrats in the way they reacted so strongly to former Republican Senator Trent Lott’s praise of former Senator Strom Thurmond at his birthday celebration in 2002, and the President's recent more…

BREAKING: Nelson To Vote For Healthcare In Exchange For Medicaid Payme

December 19th, 2009 11:04 AM
Not that this will come as any great shock, but Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.), the lone Democrat holdout against the current iteration of healthcare reform, announced Saturday he will vote for the bill.Also unsurprising: much like Mary "Louisiana Purchase" Landrieu (D-La.) before him, Nelson sold his vote and his very soul for some financial benefits to his state.As Politico reported moments ago:

Bill Press: Beck a 'Ticking Time Bomb'; Warns Ailes Will 'Be Sorry' Th

November 29th, 2009 4:38 PM
Glenn Beck - he has one of the highest-rated shows on the top cable news network. He's had a number of bestselling books and he's called attention to some unsavory characters working in the Obama administration. Yet - he's somehow considered to be a risky business decision for the powers in charge at Fox News. On CNN's Nov. 29 "Reliable Sources," host Howard Kurtz pointed out Glenn Beck accusing…

ABC’s Bill Weir: Voters Sent Senator Landrieu to Washington to ‘Ge

November 23rd, 2009 5:23 PM
Good Morning America’s Bill Weir on Sunday defended the $300 million in pork that Senator Mary Landrieu acquired for her state, spinning, "The people of Louisiana sent her to Washington to get as much sausage as they could, you know, she could." Landrieu provided the 60th vote on Saturday to bring the Senate’s health care bill up for debate. In return, millions in new funding will go to Louisiana…

John King to Dems: Is ObamaCare Important Enough to Buy Votes

November 22nd, 2009 10:48 PM
In the wake of Saturday's Senate vote to move forward with debate on controversial healthcare reform legislation, CNN's John King may have posed one of the best questions asked on any of Sunday's political talk shows:To get Senator [Mary] Landrieu's vote, just to proceed, just to go across the starting line, language was inserted in the bill that gives her state up to $300 million. To get Senator…

WaPo's Dana Milbank: 'The Senate Really Has 100 Blanche DuBoises

November 22nd, 2009 9:09 AM
To say that there's good reason not to be impressed with a quite a few U.S. Senators is to state the obvious.But I really hope that Dana Milbank either hasn't read or really doesn't remember A Streetcar Named Desire. Because in his coverage of the Senate vote last night to go forward to debate on its health care bill, the alleged journalist stooped well below the level of most of the blogosphere…

'Louisiana Purchase' Landrieu Blames ABC Report of $100 Million Buyoff

November 21st, 2009 2:30 PM
What's $100 million of taxpayer money between a few U.S. Senators? After reports surfaced of $100 million for Louisiana was added to the Senate's health care reform legislation, originally from ABC News, and subsequently commented upon by prominent lefties, like U.S. News and World Report's Bonnie Erbe as my colleague Noel Sheppard pointed out, Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., took the Senate floor on…