Keith Ellison: Misrepresenting the Pledge of Allegiance

June 28th, 2011 7:57 PM
Over the course of the last few months, Rep. Keith Ellison, one of two Muslim members of Congress, has been cherry-picking the Pledge of Allegiance in an attempt to portray prominent Republicans as bigoted islamophobes.  Earlier this year, Ellison responded to the Peter King hearings on the radicalization of American Muslims by saying that conservatives believe in liberty, but are…

Time Editor Offers Astoundingly Illogical Argument Against Congression

January 25th, 2011 12:04 PM
One would expect an editor of Time Magazine to argue with more logical force than a college freshman. But alas, in his effort to dismiss a looming congressional investigation into homegrown Jihadist terrorism, Romesh Ratnesar, Time's contributing editor-at-large, demonstrated a profound inability to lay out a coherent argument. Among the article's highlights: the Fort Hood massacre…

Media Falsely Blame Palin for Giffords Shooting, But Refused to Talk I

January 9th, 2011 2:26 PM
The colossal double standard revealed in the past 24 hours at CNN is a microcosm of the larger media reaction to the tragic shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords yesterday. In short, the reporters jumping at the chance to use the shooting to score points against conservatives would in all likelihood be demanding patience and temperance if the potential for political cheap shots weren't…

Never Forget - But Have We

September 11th, 2010 7:53 PM
Never forget. Those are the two most prevalent words uttered or typed on this tragically historic day.  Never.  Forget.For many, September 11, 2001, was a day that will forever be seared into the minds of those who were witness.  On that day, the nation was awoken by a harsh reality that some people want nothing more than to destroy our freedom, our way of life.  It was a day that 19 hijackers,…

Boston Globe Belatedly Sees Islam in Ft. Hood Shooting

February 24th, 2010 7:07 PM
Upon further research and examination into the Army's complete findings on the Fort Hood shootings, in a February 22 report, the Boston Globe's Bryan Bender conceded that politically-incorrect conservatives were right all along - just not in those words of course. Immediately after Major Nidal Malik Hasan murdered 13 U.S. soldiers November 5, major news networks and publication bent over…

Nadal Malik Hasan and Our Absurd Current State of Affairs

December 3rd, 2009 10:02 AM
Charlie Daniels, the legendary country and rock musician, is NB's newest blogger. Considering the condition of most of the media in this country, I can't say I'm surprised at their reaction to the murder of 13 and wounding of 30 soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas.They are trying to blame Maj. Nadal Malik Hasan's terrorist act on the stress of being in the Army and harassment by other soldiers because…

Savannah, Georgia CBS Affiliate Takes Political Correctness to Task in

November 24th, 2009 11:33 AM
Bill Cathcart, Clearing Away the PC Clutter Bill Cathcart, Vice President and General Manager for CBS affiliate WTOC in Savannah, Georgia, took to the airwaves on November 9th with a blistering video editorial excoriating the hold political correctness (PC) has on our society (video and transcript below the fold).It is certainly refreshing to hear…

Fox ‘News Watch’ Focuses on CMI’s Ft. Hood Report

November 16th, 2009 9:59 AM
The Culture & Media Institute’s report on network coverage of Major Nidal Hasan and the Ft. Hood murders continues to gain media attention. On Nov. 14, Fox’s “News Watch” program led off with CMI’s findings.“The Culture & Media Institute noticed something about the news coverage,” said host John Scott said of the Ft. Hood shooting. “Until President Obama spoke on Tuesday at a memorial…

CNN Profiler: Hasan Just a Lonely, Wifeless Guy

November 15th, 2009 12:01 AM
In case you missed the media coverage of the Fort Hood shooting for the last several days, let's sum up the main theme:  Nidal Malik Hasan is not a terrorist. CNN continued that theme early Thursday morning with an interview from a profiler who claims that Hasan is nothing more than a lonely, wifeless, psychopath in the midst of a midlife crisis.  Criminologist Pat Brown states that: "…

O’Reilly Cites CMI Report on Media Coverage of Ft. Hood Killer

November 13th, 2009 11:14 AM

Time Magazine Cover Asks If Ft. Hood Shooter Is A 'Terrorist

November 13th, 2009 10:12 AM
Time magazine appears to be throwing caution to the political correctness wind by placing a picture on the cover of its soon to to be released November 23 issue with the word "Terrorist" written across the face of alleged Fort Hood shooter Nidal Malik Hasan.Straddling the fence slightly, the magazine chose to put a question mark after the word.Even so, given media's discomfort…

ABC's 'Blotter': Hasan Had Multiple Ties to Jihadi Groups, Styled Self

November 12th, 2009 3:21 PM
Richard Esposito, Mary-Rose Abraham and Rhonda Schwartz of ABC's "The Blotter" have a fresh post up on ABCNews.com about Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan's ties to jihadi groups. It's a fascinating read.Esposito and his colleagues report that:

PC News: Networks Downplay Terrorism, Muslim Connection in Ft. Hood At

November 11th, 2009 10:54 AM
Networks Decide Attack Wasn't Terror: 85 percent of the broadcast stories didn't mention the word "terror." ABC, CBS, and NBC evening news referenced terrorism connections to the Fort Hood attack just seven times in 48 reports. ABC, CBS, NBC Follow White House Line: Before Obama's Nov. 10 speech, 93 percent of the stories had ignored any terror connection. But after Obama hinted at…

Dobbs Excoriates Obama for Double Standard: Compares President’s Pos

November 11th, 2009 1:34 AM
Some of the mainstream media intelligentsia following the Fort Hood, Texas massacre have cautioned people to reserve judgment about the suspect Major Nidal Malik Hasan and have bypassed many key details in order to live up to what could be construed as a politically correct standard. CNN's Lou Dobbs isn't one of them. Dobbs, on his Nov. 10 radio program, didn't reserve judgment and criticized…