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Charlotte Observer Admits Charlotte’s Bathroom Provision Was Never Needed

Posted by: ST on September 15, 2016 at 10:01 am » 3 Comments

It’s always highly amusing when the sanctimonious editorial troupe over at the Charlotte Observer slip up and admit the truth about an issue they’ve been demagoguing for months and months. It happened again Wednesday night regarding the HB2 issue. The state’s HB2 bill is about more than just bathroom access, of course, but bathroom access […]

 

Journalism Dean: “There are limits to free speech”

Posted by: Phineas on January 21, 2015 at 9:15 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas It’s a measure of how craven and corrupt our political culture has become that even the Dean of a journalism school in a nation founded on free speech and freedom of the press should say “there are limits, however:” Charlie Hebdo has gone too far. In its first publication following the Jan. […]

 

How about we stop demanding apologies from public figures?

Posted by: ST on January 20, 2015 at 8:58 pm » 3 Comments

For the very simple reason that most of the time it’s forced – and they really don’t mean them anyway. And making them rationalize their remarks in depth serves to expose them even more. Brought this up after reading the story of an MSNBC contributor who made a despicable remark about Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA), […]

 

#NCSEN: WTVD runs one-sided “equal pay” story using Hagan campaign talking points

Posted by: ST on October 15, 2014 at 5:16 pm » 4 Comments

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#NCSEN: Observer writes on Hagan stimulus story, quotes liberal group to ‘debunk’

Posted by: ST on October 7, 2014 at 4:04 pm » Comments Off on #NCSEN: Observer writes on Hagan stimulus story, quotes liberal group to ‘debunk’

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#NCSEN: How Big NC Media are helping @KayHagan stay ahead

Posted by: ST on October 6, 2014 at 2:38 pm » 4 Comments

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QOTD: Obama “never had reporters eating out of his hand” sez former WH spox

Posted by: ST on August 5, 2014 at 11:47 am » 3 Comments

It is to laugh, my dear readers. It is to laugh: So you think that President Obama’s rise stemmed in part from media favoritism? Reid Cherlin, a former Obama campaign media liaison and later a White House spokesman, has different ideas, as outlined in a Rolling Stone piece: No, Barack Obama never had reporters eating out […]

 

How the Associated Press perpetuates the “Israel is the enemy” myth (UPDATED)

Posted by: ST on July 29, 2014 at 11:42 am » 2 Comments

A disturbing, revealing tweet from the Associated Press earlier this morning (screen-capped in case they delete it): Wow. Biased much, @AP? Smh. #StandWithIsrael #tcot (via @bmcsmith92) pic.twitter.com/XiOWkkGX0i — Stacey-SisterToldjah (@sistertoldjah) July 29, 2014 As you’ll see below in the original piece published by the AP and written by journalist Bradley Klapper, this wasn’t just a […]

 

Get ready for the Sarah Palin Internet channel

Posted by: ST on July 28, 2014 at 10:04 am » Comments Off on Get ready for the Sarah Palin Internet channel

The USA Today reports that the “rogue” Alaskan has decided to cut through the left wing media filter and launch her own network: Sarah Palin has gone rogue again, this time launching her own Internet channel. “Tired of media filters? Well, so am I,” the former Alaska governor proclaimed Sunday on her Facebook page. “So […]

 

Headline of the day: ‘Barack Obama locks out the press — again’

Posted by: ST on July 24, 2014 at 7:43 pm » 2 Comments

Our celebrity President held a couple of high-dollar fundraisers on the left coast this week – and the mainstream media are not happy that they weren’t granted access whatsoever to either of them (via): SAN FRANCISCO — President Barack Obama went to the West Coast to meet donors from two top Democratic super PACs, but […]