NPR: Hillary Timed Keystone Announcement to Pope's Visit

September 23rd, 2015 10:46 PM
It would appear that Hillary Clinton's act is wearing thin even among the people at that liberal bastion known as NPR. Tuesday afternoon, the headline at an NPR story about Mrs. Clinton's sudden decision to publicly announce her opposition to the Keystone XL Pipeline project indicated that her announcement was deliberately timed to coincide with Pope Francis's visit to the United…

Straw-Man Argument at Houston Chron: Frackers Want 'No Regulations'

June 7th, 2015 10:12 PM
After the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a draft report on Thursday declaring that, in his own words, "The government has no public safety justification to ban" hyrdraulic fracturing, or fracking, Houston Chronicle business writer Chris Tomlinson falsely claimed that the industry believes it "needs no regulation." Tomlinson formerly toiled at the Associated Press…

AP's Tomlinson Hauls Out Tired 'Heavily Edited' Jab at O'Keefe as Stat

February 25th, 2014 11:57 PM

At the Associated Press on Friday, Chris Tomlinson wrote a story of national significance ("State officials investigating Democratic activists") which the wire service appears not to have ever carried at its national site. It is nationally significant because the establishment press, both in print and over the airwaves, has chosen to make the Lone Star State gubernatorial candidacy of Democrat…

AP Pair Covering Texas Abortion Bill Passage Almost Completely Ignores

July 13th, 2013 10:34 AM
The story at the Associated Press this morning on the Texas Senate's passage of legislation which, as summarized at Life News, "would ban abortions after 20 weeks and hold abortion clinics accountable by making them meet basic health and safety standards," claims to originate from Austin, the Lone Star State's capital city. The coverage by AP reporters Chris Tomlinson and…

Statist Mindset at AP: Texas Court 'Approves' Idea That Landowners Own

February 26th, 2012 10:20 AM
At the Associated Press on Thursday, reporter Chris Tomlinson clearly took the side of statist environmentalists in covering the Texas Supreme Court's decision recognizing the right of landowners to pump water flowing through their property underground. Tomlinson's sub-headline said that the court "approved" the idea, and his text claimed that it had "expanded property…

AP's Error-Riddled Report on Taxing Internet Sales Taxes Patience (See

June 19th, 2011 11:52 PM
Update, June 20, 12:30 p.m.: Revised to reflect another AP math error not caught the first time around. Update 2, June 20, 3:20 p.m.: The AP has issued a correction indicating that lost sales taxes are $23 billion and teachers' salaries which could be paid are 460,000. The contradiction explained below about California's claim that it is failing to collect only $200 million (less than…