NY Times Front Page Down on Obama's Insufficient Leftism on Shootings
December 10th, 2014 9:20 AM
"Why was he holding back?" The New York Times sniped at President Obama from the left on the front of Tuesday's edition, disappointed by the insufficient fire displayed by the president over the recent incidents of black men being killed by police officers, with no conservative criticism or commentary offered.
Jon Stewart Slams Fox News Channel While Correcting His Own Mistake
December 9th, 2014 6:42 PM
Never let it be said that Jon Stewart allowed a chance to slam the Fox News Channel slip through his fingers -- even when to do so, he has to apologize for making a blunder on The Daily Show on the Comedy Central cable television channel
During his Monday evening edition, the liberal host said he was sorry for including Dante Parker of San Bernardino County in California in a list of black men…
CBS and NBC Skip Police Investigating Comments By Brown's Stepfather
December 2nd, 2014 9:48 PM
Major broadcast networks CBS and NBC failed to cover the news that police in Missouri are looking into inflammatory comments made by Michael Brown’s stepfather in the aftermath of a grand jury’s announcement on November 24 that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will not be charged in connection to Brown’s death. Following the announcement of the decision, Louis Head stood surrounded by his…
CNN's Lemon Wonders If 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' is A 'False Narrative'
December 2nd, 2014 5:39 PM
On Monday's CNN Tonight, Don Lemon refreshingly pointed out a problematic component of the Ferguson protests. Former police officer David Klinger pointed out that "all the forensic evidence indicates that it wasn't [Michael] Brown with his hands up standing still. All the evidence indicates that he was coming back at Officer Wilson." Lemon replied to his guest by wondering, "So the question is,…
Ferguson 'Hands Up' Makes House Floor; Politico Fails to Flag As Bogus
December 2nd, 2014 1:41 PM
Certain members of Congress abused their positions Monday to imply that "Hands up, don't shoot" was something Michael Brown actually said before he was killed by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri in August.
On Friday, the Associated Press irresponsibly gave voice to those who say that the slogan is now a "metaphor" for police brutality targeted against blacks, even though the…
‘Big Three’ Provide Free Publicity For Obama’s Ferguson Summit
December 2nd, 2014 11:00 AM
On Monday, President Obama hosted “activists and officials including police” for a summit in the wake of the Michael Brown shooting. Following the event, all three network morning shows gave the White House event ample publicity during their Tuesday morning broadcasts. While the “big three” (ABC, CBS, and NBC) networks did their best to promote President Obama’s initiative, all three omitted the…
Farrakhan Praises Ferguson Violence & ‘Law of Retaliation’; Nets Omit
December 2nd, 2014 12:33 AM
During a speech in Baltimore on Saturday, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan justified the violence that took place in Ferguson, Missouri in the aftermath of the grand jury decision and called on African-Americans to “die for something” and “tear this goddamn country up” as peaceful protests only benefit “white folks.” Since Farrakhan’s remarks at Morgan State University became public, the…
CNN 'Breaks' Months-Old News About Brown Family's 'Expert'
November 30th, 2014 11:56 PM
The establishment press's performance in Ferguson has certainly been disgraceful, especially its role in turning one local death into a national obsession.
One element of that buildup involves Shawn Parcells, one of two men hired by the family of Michael Brown, the 18 year-old man who was killed in an altercation with Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in early August, to look into his death…
NBC Legal Analyst Falsely Tweets: Wilson Called Michael Brown an 'It'
November 28th, 2014 7:32 PM
Lisa Bloom describes herself as a "Fighter for justice at my law firm, The Bloom Firm," and is "legal analyst for NBC News & Avvo."
NBC and Avvo should seriously reconsider their relationships with Ms. Bloom. In a series of tweets on Tuesday, she seethed over the grand jury's failure to indict Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Since then, she's been…
CNN Analyst Agrees 'Racism Without Racists' Is New Threat to America
November 28th, 2014 5:32 PM
Even though It's only been a few days since the grand jury in Ferguson, Mo., decided not to charge police officer Darren Wilson with any crimes connected to his shooting of black 18-year-old Michael Brown on August 9, racism has become a hot topic for columnists and commentators.
One extensive discussion on the subject was “The New Threat: Racism Without Racists,” which was written by John Blake…
AP Pair: Brown's Hands Weren't Up, But 'For Some, That's Irrelevant'
November 28th, 2014 4:55 PM
To grievance-mongers in the fever swamp, Trayvon Martin will always be a cute little kid who had just bought Skittles and iced tea, and then got shot by a bloodthirsty racist on neighborhood watch. The truth — that Martin bought Skittles and AriZona Watermelon Fruit Juice Cocktail, two of the three key ingredients in a mind-altering, dangerous concoction known as "lean," and that Martin's autopsy…
NYT Spreads Skepticism on Ferguson; Cops an 'Alien, Occupying Force'
November 27th, 2014 12:27 PM
The New York Times continued to spread skepticism about the decision by a grand jury in Ferguson, Mo., not to seek criminal charges against a white police officer who shot a black teenager. The Times hypocritically upended its own liberal sensibility by suggesting more prosecutorial zeal would have been a good thing in this particular case. And a lead editorial likened the Ferguson police to "an…
Ed Show: Wilson 'Crafted Answers'; Tea Party Wants Him for Congress
November 27th, 2014 7:07 AM
During his MSNBC show on Wednesday night, Ed Schultz and guest Mike Papantonio devoted five minutes to promoting, among other things, their beliefs that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson “crafted his answers” to the grand jury and in his interview with ABC News “to match the law” and that Fox News, the tea party, and conservatives will soon want their “made-for-TV folk hero” in Wilson to run…
NBC's Savannah Guthrie Softly Nudges Brown's Mother on Ferguson Riots
November 26th, 2014 11:14 PM
On Wednesday's Today, NBC co-host Savannah Guthrie confronted Michael Brown's mother, Leslie McSpadden, as gently as you possibly could about her husband encouraging the latest round of Ferguson rioting. After showing a video of Louis Head screaming "Burn this b--ch down," McSpadden refused to hold him accountable for the aftermath. Instead, she blamed the white governor for the unrest. Guthrie…