T.J. Holmes

After Mavericks Controversy, ABC’s GMA Declares National Anthem Racist

February 11th, 2021 11:08 AM

After ABC’s Good Morning America initially ignored the controversy swirling around the decision by Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban to not play the national anthem before the NBC team’s games, on Thursday, the broadcast finally discovered the story and tried to justify the anti-American move by claiming The Star-Spangled Banner was racist.


GMA Guilt-Trips, 'Do the Right Thing' and Recycle or Baby Seals Die

March 11th, 2020 1:19 PM
ABC’s Good Morning America continued its weekly tribute to environmentalism, Wednesday morning, in their series with National Geographic leading up to Earth Day. This week, correspondent T.J. Holmes traveled to Quebec's Magdalen Islands to cuddle with some baby seals and scare viewers that if they’re not “doing the right thing” by following the climate change agenda, these adorable animals will…

Nets LOVE 'Intelligent' Swift 'Calling Out' Trump at VMAs

August 27th, 2019 10:12 AM
All three networks couldn’t stop gushing over pop star Taylor Swift’s liberal awakening on full display at last night’s MTV Video Music Awards. While accepting an award, the singer called on the White House to respond to a Change.org petition to pass the “equality act” a federal level law banning “discrimination” against transgender and gay people. ABC, NBC and CBS gave Swift the royalty…

MSNBC Republican: Ariz. Religious Freedom Law Is ‘Outright Discrimin

February 24th, 2014 5:51 PM
MSNBC truly doesn’t have much use for dissenting views – even from the Republican contributors who appear on the network to offer a supposedly conservative or (lowercase-L) libertarian perspective. On Saturday’s Weekends with Alex Witt, GOP strategist Susan Del Percio marched in lockstep with all of the liberals on MSNBC by lashing out at Arizona’s proposed religious freedom bill. [Video below…

MSNBC Guest: Obama White House ‘Most Hostile to Media in U.S. Histor

November 30th, 2013 6:56 PM
Here’s something I bet you never imagined someone saying on MSNBC: “This [administration] is the most hostile to the media that has been in United States history.” Yet there was syndicated columnist and former CNN correspondent Bob Franken saying so on Saturday’s MSNBC Live (video follows with transcript and commentary):

CNN Spins Gingrich's 'Edgy' Words on Low-Income Students (Updated

December 2nd, 2011 6:42 PM
Apparently, Newt Gingrich wanting to employ students from poor neighborhoods and teach them job skills means that he believes they possess "no work habits." CNN obliged to put words in the candidate's mouth during Friday's 1 p.m. news hour as its headlines slammed Gingrich's "controversial" statements. Anchor T.J. Holmes admitted that the candidate "tends to say some pretty edgy things every…

On CNN, Kermit the Frog Mocks Perry, Says 'Newt' Is From the 'Swamp

December 1st, 2011 3:54 PM
CNN host Wolf Blitzer and his esteemed guest Kermit the Frog both mocked Rick Perry on Thursday afternoon's The Situation Room.  Kermit also said earlier on CNN that the political pundit he would like to spar with on Blitzer's show would be "Newt" from the "swamp."

For CNN, 200 'Occupy' Arrests Amounts to 'Dozens

November 30th, 2011 3:55 PM
CNN's T.J. Holmes, reporting Tuesday on the eviction of "Occupy Los Angeles" and the subsequent arrests of 200 protesters, simply numbered the arrests as totaling in the "dozens." Apparently for CNN, over 16 dozen arrests still merits the count of "dozens" rather than "scores" or even "hundreds" or simply "200." CNN held sympathy for "Occupy L.A." in more ways than one. During the 12 p.m.…

CNN Brings On Former Democratic Strategist to Analyze GOP Victory in N

September 14th, 2011 6:08 PM
For analysis of the special election in New York's 9th Congressional District, CNN hosted Hilary Rosen – a former Democratic strategist and former interim head of the Human Rights Campaign, a leading LGBT civil rights organization. The network simply listed Rosen as a "CNN political contributor," failing to disclose her past as a Democratic strategist. Not surprisingly, Rosen downplayed the…

CNN's Holmes: More Divorces Are 'a Sign That the Economy Is Getting Be

April 30th, 2011 9:48 PM
Economic growth in the first quarter was an abysmal 1.8 percent.  Last week, initial jobless claims increased by 25,000 from the previous week, up to 429,000.  The Federal government borrows $188 million an hour, or over $52,000 a second, just to keep up with President Obama's spending demands.  Despite almost a trillion dollars for Obama's and the Democratic Congress's stimulus, unemployment…

Penitent CNN Anchor Confesses 'Eco-Sins' for Earth Day

April 22nd, 2011 11:14 AM
In a bizarre wrap-up to the 2 p.m. EDT hour of CNN "Newsroom" Thursday, anchor T.J. Holmes confessed his "eco-sins" to the audience. Commemorating the eve of "Earth Day," Holmes admitted to his "green" faults which included driving an SUV by himself to work daily, blasting the heat in his house during winter, and using "less efficient" incandescent bulbs for lighting. "These are my eco-…

Media Touted Distorted Claims Texas Conservatives Removed Slavery from

July 22nd, 2010 10:15 AM
As the Texas State Board of Education worked to complete its once-every-ten-year revision of the curriculum for the state’s schools in May, much of the mainstream media promoted complaints and distortions from the left – many originating with the left-leaning Texas Freedom Network – about the nature of the changes in the guidelines and how they would effect textbooks that might end up in other…

CNN Guest: Black Tea Partiers Like Jewish Guards in Nazi Concentration

July 19th, 2010 12:03 AM
CNN this weekend invited a "diversity consultant" on its "Saturday Morning" program that actually likened black Tea Party members to Jews that worked as guards in Nazi concentration camps. For his part, host T.J. Holmes did a fairly good job of playing devil's advocate to his two race-baiting guests, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill of Columbia University and Luke Visconti, owner of Diversity Inc.Despite…

CNN Airs Gushing Two-Part Report on 'Powerhouse' Anti-Prop 8 Lawyers

June 16th, 2010 8:19 PM
CNN senior political analyst Gloria Borger returned to her roots as a slanted journalist on Wednesday's Newsroom with a glowing two-part report on Ted Olson and David Boies, the former rivals in Bush v. Gore who are now fighting to overturn California's Proposition 8, which outlawed same-sex "marriage." Borger portrayed their coalition as "a script that could have been written in Hollywood."…