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Will Hillary face “prop” charge, like Palin did?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 18, 2014 at 12:00pm
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Chelsea Clinton has announced she’s pregnant.

Congratulations. Best wishes for mother and child.

It would be perfectly natural for Hillary to show off the grandbaby, particularly if, as expected, she runs for President.

I can envision the family, including grandbaby, on stage at the Democratic National Convention in 2016 as Hillary accepts the...

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The incurious media when it comes to Obama admin scandals

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 11, 2014 at 2:21pm
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Via The Free Beacon:

Sharyl Attkisson appeared on O’Reilly Factor Thursday night to discuss her time at CBS News in an exclusive interview. Attkisson revealed that higher ups at CBS had killed her investigative reporting on a number of s...

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Sharyl Attkisson leaves CBS News

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 10, 2014 at 7:14pm
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Sharyl Attkisson, investigative correspondent for CBS News, has resigned from the network.

From Politico (emphasis added):

CBS News investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson has reached an agreement to resign from CBS News ahead of contract, bringing an end to months of hard-fought negotiations, sources...

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Spinning the death penalty in Iran into a good news story

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 4:15pm
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Sometimes you read a news story. There’s no one element that is necessarily false, but the whole story is so misleading, that it isn’t news, but propaganda. Or, to put it more bluntly, it is a lie.

If someone would read today’s front page story

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Has WaPo Awakened from Its Obama Fantasy?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 7, 2014 at 9:45am
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Like the New York Times, the Washington Post is a liberal newspaper. Unlike the New York Times, the Post has a mostly reasonable view of foreign policy. Finally, it appears that to the editors of the Washington Post the reality of President Obama has superseded the fantasy.

A few days ago the...

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NY Times plays Sympathy for the BDS

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 1:43pm
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Professor Jacobson made a very good point last week:

The BDS movement presents little real threat to Israel currently, while the European governments do present a potential threat, but it is a diplomatic,...

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Brainwashing works

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 7, 2014 at 11:10am
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From CNN:

Five years into Obama’s presidency, only a third of the public believes that Obama and the Democrats are primarily responsible for the country’s current economic problems.

More Americans continue to blame former President Bush and the Republicans. But the number who say the GOP is more responsible – now at...

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NY Times condemns anti-academic boycott legislation, but not academic boycott

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 8:52am
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An editorial in the NY Times condemns anti-academic boycott legislation, but not the anti-Israel academic boycotts themselves.  That legislation was passed by the NY State Senate and is pending in the Assembly (although the status in the Assembly

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Barry Rubin – May his Memory be a Blessing

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 7:00am
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Last January 28, on his 63rd birthday, Barry Rubin posted on Facebook:

As an additional birthday present–though it is not yet official–the notation on my latest test says that I’m making continued progress with the therapy clearing the d...

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“Layers of Editing” is no defense for NY Times Benghazi bias

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 20, 2014 at 10:50am
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Last week David Kirkpatrick, the Cairo bureau chief of the New York Times tweeted:

The article, by the editor of the Columbus Dispatch, Benjamin Marrison, Some think, mistakenly, that stories fit agendas, was a defense of Kirkpatrick’s recent in depth report on Benghazi that was later used for a New York Times...

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Media Meme – Chris Christie no longer refreshingly blunt, now just a bully

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 12:07pm
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This is how they do it, do it.

Build up Chris Christie as the refreshingly moderate, blunt talking, cure-all for the “extremist” wing of the Republican Party.

Then tear him down, down, down.

From the NY Times on Christmas Eve, Stories Add Up as Bully Image Trails Christie:

It was the governor’s penchant for confrontation...

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A&E Admits it Ducked Up – will bring back Duck Dynasty Star

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 27, 2013 at 5:21pm
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“The point is not so much about MSNBC and what happens here”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 7:28pm
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I’ve had my disagreements with Glenn Greenwald as to the term Israel Firsters and the Snowden damage to our foreign intelligence operations, but this is pretty funny.

Via Mediaite, Greenwald Snarks at MSNBC: I Defend Snowden Like You Defend Obama ’24 Hours a Day’ (h/t Jim Hoft):

Things got heated when MSNBC...

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It’s not the Occupation, Stupid

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 8:40pm
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Eugene Kontorovich wrote an important essay for Commentary, Israel, Palestine, and Democracy. Here are three critical paragraphs from the middle of the essay:

The Palestinians have developed an independent, self-regulating government that controls their lives as well as their foreign policy. Indeed, they have accumulated all the trappings of independence and have...

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