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Real Clear Politics Announces New 'Fact Check Review' Project

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 14:07
<p>Shortly after the Media Research Center announced its Fact Checking the Fact Checkers project, Real Clear Politics has introduced its own "Fact Check Review." Now that social-media giants like Facebook now employ "independent" fact-checking groups to flag "fake" articles -- which can experience an 80 percent drop in traffic -- RCP is asking if the fact-checkers are truly free of bias. </p>

JUNK: Catholics 'Afraid' of Play That Has Students Sing About Masturbation on NBC's 'Rise'

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 06:47
<p>NBC’s new high school drama <em>Rise</em> has been making waves with its overabundance of extremely liberal, anti-Christian messages since it first began airing a few weeks ago. But just when you thought things couldn’t get more offensive, along comes Tuesday’s episode, “We’ve All Got Our Junk,” which surprisingly upped the ante. And yes, they are referring to the urban slang version of the word “junk” to mean genitalia.</p>

We Finally Arrived! Bernstein Declares 'Constitutional Crisis' Is Now

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 04:25
<p>For many months, the liberal media had been warning us President Trump had the country on a crash course with a constitutional crisis because of his anger at the special counsel investigation. Arguably, chief among those doomsday soothsayers was CNN’s Carl Bernstein who has been comparing Trump to Nixon and Watergate since former FBI Director James Comey was fired. But during an appearance on <em>Anderson Cooper 360</em> Tuesday, Bernstein had an update: “We’re in a constitutional crisis.”</p>

‘New Girl’ Throws 'Feminist Icons' Birthday Party for Toddler Named After Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 03:57
<p>April 10 is recognized as Equal Pay Day by online feminists, despite the fact that equal pay was achieved in the United States more than five decades ago. No matter, since logic and reason hasn’t stopped feminism yet. The season 7 premiere of Fox’s <em>New Girl </em>emphasizes that perfectly by throwing a empowering women-themed birthday party…for a three-year-old.  </p>

Media Virtually Ignoring Women's March's Unhinged Position on Backpage Shutdown

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 03:50
<p>Saturday was, as Katie Yoder at NewsBusters noted Tuesday afternoon, a "sad day." That's when the Women's March sprang to the <em>defense</em> of Backpage.com, tweeting that its Friday seizure by the Justice Department "is an absolute crisis for sex workers." In that same tweet, the group declared that "Sex workers rights are women’s rights." Backpage and seven associated individuals were indicted Monday on charges relating to facilitating prostitution — including <em>child</em> prostitution conducted by human sex traffickers. Thus far, the establishment press has been almost unanimously running cover for the Women's March by ignoring its disgraceful position.</p>

Bozell & Graham Column: Learning from 'Life Liberty & Levin'

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 02:41
<p>Liberal journalists pompously proclaim Fox News is television for your crazy Uncle Frank, pushing conspiracy theories for dumb people while nurturing resentments toward the elites -- meaning, of course, them. That nasty cartoon is rebutted by a new Fox News program, “Life Liberty & Levin,” hosted by Mark Levin.  It is more intellectual than anything produced on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, or MSNBC.</p>

Water Is Wet: Rubin Deems Trump-Russia Worse Than Watergate, Lobbies for Dems to Win Midterms

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 02:20
<p>In the latest example of a zany rant from a fake conservative, <em>Washington Post </em>columnist and MSNBC political analyst Jennifer Rubin reacted to the Michael Cohen raid on Tuesday’s <em>All In </em>by declaring that the Trump-Russia prove is worse than Watergate and that Democrats must win in November to defeat Republicans who have violated their oaths of office.</p>

David Brooks: Anti-Trumpism Has Failed

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 01:09
<p>After more than a year of relentless opposition to President Donald Trump, <em>New York Times</em> "conservative" columnist David Brooks has thrown his hands in the air and has declared that blind resistance is futile. Notably absent in his April 9 column is that he himself has been guilty of many of the excesses and extreme hubris of the anti-Trumpers.  Brooks lays out his case without much of a sense of critical self-awareness in <em>The Failures of Anti-Trumpism</em>:</p>

Nets Ignore GOP Senators Pressing Facebook on Bias and Censorship of Conservatives

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 01:08
<p>The political highlight Tuesday was the joint hearing of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees where Senators grilled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about his company’s conduct for hours. Of course, a focus for three major liberal news networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) was the probing questions regarding the information allegedly used in the 2016 election. But they ignored questions by Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Ben Sasse (R-NE) regarding liberal bias and censorship of conservatives.</p>

Bama Football Champs Enjoy WH Visit; Media Get in Their Digs at President Trump

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 23:35
<p>Today the national champion Alabama Crimson Tide football team visited the White House, providing no shortage of snark from media tripping over each other to remind people of the championship teams that, for political reasons, did not celebrate with President Donald Trump.</p>

NYT’s Horowitz Gleefully Pits Pope Francis Against ‘Vicious,’ ‘Ultraconservative’ Catholics

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 23:32
<p>Stirring the political controversy in the Vatican, <em>New York Times</em> Rome bureau chief Jason Horowitz once again gleefully pitted Pope Francis against “ultraconservative” Catholics in Tuesday’s “Pope Puts Caring for Migrants and Opposing Abortion on Equal Footing.” Horowitz used the Pope's newest apostolic exhortation to sharpen the conflict, crediting Francis with "citing vicious examples of defamation in some Catholic outlets" by Church conservatives.</p>

Zuckerberg Struggles to Answer Sasse’s Plea to Define Hate Speech; ‘This Is a Really Hard Question’

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 23:08
<p>Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg grappled with questions of all stripes at Tuesday’s Senate hearing on the social media platform and the 2016 election, but it was Nebraska Republican Senator Ben Sasse’s questions about hate speech that should alarm free speech advocates. Along with inquiries from Texas Republican Ted Cruz, Sasse stood out.</p>

Ted Cruz Grills Zuckerberg on Facebook’s Alleged Neutrality

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 22:31
<p>Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg ran smack into questions about the site’s neutrality during his testimony in front of members of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) questioned Zuckerberg, asking if the site is a neutral platform for people to express different political opinions. Zuckerberg said he is “very committed to making sure that Facebook is a platform for all ideas.”</p>

Time Magazine: Laura Ingraham Part of 'Existential Moment' for Fox News

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 21:12
<p>Even though Laura Ingraham has returned from vacation and hosted Monday night’s edition of <em>The Ingraham Angle</em> on the Fox News Channel, the criticism of her claim that Parkland gun activist David Hogg “whined” about not being accepted by a prestigious university continued, with the latest salvo coming from Daniel D’Addario, a TV critic for <em>TIME</em> magazine.</p>

FLASHBACK: Hypocritical Media Loved Obama's Syria Deal with Putin

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 20:52
<p>Many in the liberal media have blamed the recently alleged chemical attack in Syria on President Trump, citing his vow to pull American troops out of the region as having “emboldened” Syrian President Bashar-al Assad. Yet the same networks wildly praised the “amazing” and “potentially groundbreaking” 2013 deal in which President Obama entrusted Russian forces with the disposal of Assad’s chemical weapons arsenal.</p>

95% de los datos verificados por Univisión tienen como blanco a Trump y los republicanos

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 20:45
<p>Si desea conocer cuán distorsionada y lacerante se ha tornado la verificación de datos como arma política en los medios nacionales, tan solo le bastará con mirar a Univisión, la principal emisora hispanoparlante en Estados Unidos.</p>

95% del análisis del Detector de Mentiras de Univisión tiene como blanco a Trump y los republicanos

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 20:45
<p>Si desea conocer cuán distorsionada se ha tornado la verificación de datos como arma política en los medios nacionales, tan solo le bastará con mirar a Univisión, la principal cadena de habla hispana en Estados Unidos.</p>

'The View’ Promotes Panic That ‘Trump Could Turn America Into a Fascist Country’

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 19:55
<p>The women of <em>The View</em>, Tuesday, eagerly promoted the idea that a fascist Donald Trump might bring a dictatorial reign to America. Promoting ex-Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s new book, the ABC show’s announcer panicked: “Why is former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright warning that President Trump could turn America into a fascist country?” </p>

Behold Lemon’s Verbal Hyperventilation Over ‘Historic,’ ‘Unbelievable’ Day; America ‘On the Brink’

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 19:51
<p><em>CNN Tonight</em> host Don Lemon has been prone to meltdowns over the latest Trump controversy, so Monday’s news concerning the Mueller probe, Michael Cohen, and Syria were bound to set the liberal journalist off and he certainly did over the “historic” and “unbelievable” day that has America “on the brink.” Following two hours of gabfests on CNN’s <em>AC360</em>, Lemon seemed exasperated when he appeared on camera at the top of the 10:00 p.m. Eastern hour. </p>

Overwrought NYT Whines About Stereotype of Simpsons' Character Apu: A Hurtful ‘Dismissal’

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 19:48
<p>The<em> New York Times</em> takes cartoons very seriously, criticizing the long-running Fox comedy <em>The Simpsons</em> for its humorous stereotyping of Indian convenience-store owner Apu. Sopan Deb has the latest on the gripping saga of a humorless comedian who made a documentary, “The Problem With Apu,” attacking <em>The Simpsons</em> for its purportedly racist stereotyping. Never mind that the <em>Simpsons </em>is full of stereotypes of all kinds -- and is a cartoon.</p>