CBS DC Puffs Upcoming 'Massive' Washington Rally of Atheists

For all of those networks and newspapers who annually pretend the March for Life does not exist, we shall see if a Washington rally by thousands of atheists is considered equally as "newsworthy." Don't empty your wallet betting on that. Advertised speakers at the March 24 "Reason Rally"  include Congressman Pete Stark, author Richard Dawkins ("The God Delusion…

WaPo Story on 40th Anniversary of Congressional Black Caucus Omits Inc

In her April 1 Washington Post story, staffer Krissah Thompson explored how the "mission" and "challenges" of the Congressional Black Caucus have "evolved" from its initial aim "to eradicate racism." Yet nowhere in Thompson's 23-paragraph article is any mention of how the CBC has denied entry to prospective members on the basis of skin color, such…

Rachel Maddow Smears Jim Bunning With 'Mental Fitness' Question, Ignor

Could Sen. Jim Bunning's desire to pay for extended unemployment benefits with stimulus funds be the result of a serious mental disorder? So suggested Rachel Maddow during her show last night. Maddow based her report on unfouded allegations from a liberal newspaper, and neglected to mention the numerous unstable congressional Democrats that have come unhinged from time to time.Maddow noted that…

San Francisco Democrat In House Seeks Lower Taxes -- By Claiming Maryl

The Washington Post's Miranda Spivack downplayed all the irony in her report Friday on a top House Democrat on the tax-law-writing Ways and Means Committee trying to lower his tax

Stark's Humiliating Retraction Framed as Republican Failure

With pressure mounting, Democratic Congressman Pete Stark finally apologized today for his reprehensible statements on the House floor last week.

In his disjointed anti-war rant last Thursday, Stark shamefully remarked:

Will Pete Stark’s Apology to President Bush Get Reported

As NewsBusters reported Friday, Rep. Pete Stark (D-Cal.) made some rather disgusting comments on the floor of the House last week about kids being sent "to Iraq to get their heads blown off for the president`s amusement." On Tuesday, Stark took to the floor once again, this time remarkably to apologize for his previous statement. As the broadcast networks almost completely ignored…

Matthews Dredges Up Old Bush Lines to Offset Stark

A few days after 9-11, President Bush, in an impromptu moment on the White House lawn, referred to the war on terrorism as a crusade. What does that have to do with the vile claim Rep. Pete Stark (D-Calif.) made this week that Pres. Bush sends our soldiers to Iraq to have their heads blown off for his "amusement"?Nothing that I can see. But on this afternoon's "Hardball,"…

Pete Stark, Laff Riot? Crawford Calls Him 'Court Jester

Did I miss the joke? Was there something funny about what Pete Stark (D-Calif.) said on the floor of the House, claiming that President Bush sends our soldiers to Iraq to get their heads blown off for his amusement? Craig Crawford can apparently see some humor in it.Crawford appeared on today's "Morning Joe," and while the MSNBC political analyst certainly didn't approve Stark's…

Olbermann Suggests Bush 'Hates Kids,' Pete Stark 'Refreshing

On Thursday's "Countdown," MSNBC host Keith Olbermann suggested that President Bush "hates" kids because of the President's veto of the SCHIP funding bill, as the "Countdown&quot

ABC Equates 'Christian Right' With 9-11 Terrorists as Driving People t

ABC may have set a loathsome new MSM low in insulting traditional Christians. On today's "Good Morning America," the network lumped the "Christan right" with the 9-11 Islamic terrorists as driving people to atheism.Keying off an atheists convention being held this weekend, GMA ran a segment on the "Rise in Atheism." Seeking to explain the phenomenon, as images…