Taxpayer-Funded NPR Talk Show Devotes Hour to Pro-Abortion Viewpoint

May 27th, 2019 12:21 PM
The National Public Radio talk show 1A did an hour on new "restrictive" laws on abortion on Tuesday, but it was not a debate, it was a pro-abortion show. Substitute host Sasha-Ann Simons announced "we want today's conversation to focus on the impact and likely consequences of these laws. Our guests are here to answer your questions, not to debate the topic." The guests…
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NPR, PBS Finally Touch (Dismissively) on 'Pretty Obscure' Gruber

November 18th, 2014 12:02 PM
NPR and PBS have finally touched the Gruber brouhaha, but neither showed any enthusiasm for it. On Sunday morning’s Weekend Edition, anchor Rachel Martin and reporter Mara Liasson dismissed it in 59 seconds.  On the PBS NewsHour Monday, anchor Judy Woodruff brought in two liberal journalists to discuss Gruber, but first Woodruff asked six questions about how open enrollment was going…

NPR Promotes Liberal 'Health Advocates' Hoping For Smoother ObamaCare

April 9th, 2014 4:10 PM
NPR's resident ObamaCare shill Julie Rovner did her best to promote the next ObamaCare enrollment period during a segment on Wednesday's Morning Edition. Rovner featured two talking heads from liberal organization Families USA, which she identified as merely a "consumer group," and boosted their list of suggested changes for the sign-up process. The correspondent failed to…

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…

Actual NPR Headline: 'Healthcare.Gov Could've Been Worse

October 23rd, 2013 11:38 AM
NPR is looking quite desperate in its promotion of Obamacare. This was an actual headline at the NPR website: "Despite Glitches, HealthCare.gov Could've Been Worse." Jonah Goldberg told me "I thought you made up that headline!" He cracked on Twitter: "For instance, logging on could have permanently blinded you!" On Tuesday night's All Things Considered,…

NPR Health Reporter Elated With Obamacare, Taunts GOP for Worthless

October 20th, 2013 2:16 PM
When Obamacare was signed by the president in 2010, NPR marked how its health reporter Julie Rovner had a "picture perfect day," and took a snapshot. She "was all smiles when asked about how important this day was to her.” She said: “It's the first month of my twenty-five years covering health policy...and I did not intend to miss this event!” So it…

NPR Wants to Make America Safe for Sixth-Grade Sex

May 4th, 2013 7:24 AM
NPR has a seriously bad habit of running “news” stories that are stuffed with liberals...who then aren’t called liberals. On Thursday’s All Things Considered, NPR health policy correspondent Julie Rovner reported on how Team Obama is queasy about letting girls under 15 – middle-school girls -- get access to “emergency contraceptives,” even after a…

NPR Slants Towards Advocates of Obama's Medicare Plan; Omits Conservat

October 17th, 2012 6:20 PM
Julie Rovner, NPR's resident ObamaCare flack, failed to include any conservatives experts for her report on Medicare on Tuesday's All Things Considered . Rovner played two sound bites each from Drew Altman of the Kaiser Family Foundation and from MIT's Jonathan Gruber, whom the Washington Post named the Democratic Party's "most influential health-care expert." She didn…

NPR Hypes Threat to Federal Programs If Court Rules Against ObamaCare

March 28th, 2012 11:36 PM
On Wednesday's Morning Edition, NPR's pro-ObamaCare shill Julie Rovner predictably lined up backers of the contested law. Rover again cited the Kaiser Family Foundation and failed to mention their liberal leanings. She also turned to a former Clinton administration official, without identifying her as such, and played five total clips from liberals, versus only two from a conservative…

NPR Touts Left-Leaning Group's Poll on Controversial ObamaCare Mandate

March 2nd, 2012 6:39 PM
On Thursday's All Things Considered, Julie Rovner, NPR's resident ObamaCare flack, claimed that the U.S. Senate rejecting an amendment protecting religious liberty was "closer than the 63 percent majority that supports the contraceptive coverage requirement" from the federal government, according to the poll from the liberal Kaiser Family Foundation. The organization is an oft…

NPR Slavishly Turns to EEOC, ACLU to Boost Federal Contraception Manda

February 10th, 2012 7:20 PM
Julie Rovner, NPR's on-staff shill for ObamaCare, filed an unashamedly one-sided report on Friday's Morning Edition about the controversial Obama administration mandate that forces religious institutions to include coverage of abortion-inducing drugs, sterilizations, and birth control. Rovner turned to only two individuals for her pro-mandate report: Peggy Mastroianni, general…

Liberal Media Freakout: Are Catholics About to Wipe Out Availability o

February 3rd, 2012 12:05 PM
The Obama administration announced plans to force Catholic schools, hospitals, and other church-affiliated organizations to subsidize sterilization, abortifacients, and contraceptives in their health insurance plans. Bizarrely, this is causing the media to wonder if the exact opposite is happening. Time.com posted this odd headline on Monday:  "Birth Control: Could It Be Illegal Again…

NPR Spins ObamaCare's All-Time Unpopularity as Merely a 'Blip

November 30th, 2011 7:03 PM
On Wednesday, NPR's resident ObamaCare booster Jule Rovner spotlighted the left-leaning Kaiser Family Foundation's latest tracking poll on the law. Rovner indicated that 51% unpopularity for the legislation in October was merely a "blip," and played up how "the public is still confused about what the law does and does not do, more than 18 months after its passage.…

NPR: ObamaCare Unpopularity 'Crummy'; Precursor 'Landmark' For Romney

October 29th, 2011 10:04 AM
On Friday, NPR's Julie Rovner bemoaned the "crummy month for sentiment" about ObamaCare in an online report about the latest poll from the liberal Kaiser Family Foundation, which found that over 50% oppose the liberal law. Rovner also labeled Romney's Massachusetts health care law his "landmark achievement." The correspondent lead her NPR.org item, "Democrats…