Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 334)
 

Harry Reid Criticized for Attacking Koch Bros by… MSNBC?

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Posted by    Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 2:00pm 10/4/2014 at 2:00pm
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Harry Reid’s attacks on the Koch Brothers have been plentiful and well documented. While his obsession and poor taste have been noted on many conservative blogs, there hasn’t been much push back from the media.

That’s what makes this segment from MSNBC’s Morning Joe so special. Not only does host Joe Scarborough...

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CNN Panelist: We Can’t Cut Flights to Liberia Over Ebola Because of Slavery

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Posted by    Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 12:00pm 10/4/2014 at 12:00pm

As Americans become increasingly concerned about the spread of Ebola in the United States, there is a growing call to cut off flights to and from Liberia.

Senator Ted Cruz has even contacted...

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Double Standards Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 8:30am 10/4/2014 at 8:30am

Remember when Ann Coulter was disinvited from speaking at Fordham University in 2012?

Speaking of double standards.

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2014 Dem Nightmare Come True: Obama puts his policies “on the ballot”

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Posted by    Friday, October 3, 2014 at 12:33pm 10/3/2014 at 12:33pm

Some Democrats are running for election or re-election this November but all Democrats are running as fast as they can from Obama.

For his part, the president isn’t doing them any favors.

In a speech at Northwestern University yesterday, Obama tied himself and his deeply unpopular policies directly to...

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Pelosi Convinced Democrats Will Win… in 2016

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Posted by    Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 6:00pm 10/2/2014 at 6:00pm

No one is sure what’s going to happen in November but many experts are predicting that Republicans will win control of the Senate.

Nancy Pelosi, though, isn’t worried, she’s looking forward to taking back both Houses of Congress in 2016, while maintaining the presidency to boot.

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How about Allen West to head Secret Service?

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 11:55am 10/1/2014 at 11:55am

Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit wrote a column for USA Today this week suggesting that it would be smart for Obama to appoint a Republican as Eric Holder’s replacement for attorney general:

For next attorney general, reach across aisle

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Khorosan Group – just core al-Qaeda by another name?

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 7:00am 9/30/2014 at 7:00am

Do we really need to invent new terror groups to justify America’s actions in the Middle East? Is the Obama administration so reluctant to admit that al-Qaeda still exists?

If you ask Andrew C. McCarthy of National Review, the answer to both of those questions is yes:

The Khorosan Group Does Not Exist

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MSNBC and the Oklahoma beheading: What could go wrong?

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Posted by    Monday, September 29, 2014 at 8:30am 9/29/2014 at 8:30am

A panel on Melissa Harris-Perry’s MSNBC program discussed the beheading of a woman in Oklahoma by Alton Nolen, a convert to Islam as to whom a picture of Jihadist sympathy is emerging.

Perry insists that this was an act of workplace violence and treats the beheading as a passing detail.

At times, they...

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If Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel doesn’t die by age 75, should he get the Death Panel?

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Posted by    Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 10:05am 9/28/2014 at 10:05am

Remember when the left scoffed at Sarah Palin for pointing out that Obamacare would lead to rationing and death panels?

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, who was involved in the creation of Obamacare, doesn’t.

In case you missed it, Dr. Emanuel recently penned a ghoulish piece for The Atlantic in which he said that he...

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Media missing in action on Fast and Furious

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Posted by    Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 7:50pm 9/27/2014 at 7:50pm

Sharyl Attkisson is one of the few journalists working today who clearly puts her profession above partisan politics.

She recently appeared on WMAL radio in Washington, DC to discuss the Fast and Furious scandal and others as well as the media’s refusal to aggressively report these stories.

From Larry O’Connor at the Washington...

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What Socialism has in Common with the Loch Ness Monster

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Posted by    Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 12:00pm 9/27/2014 at 12:00pm

In a new edition of Firewall, Bill Whittle explains why believing in Socialism requires the same thought process as believing in the Loch Ness Monster.

Here’s a partial transcript via Truth Revolt:

Ah, Progressives! You really have to – well, not admire them exactly – but if not admire them then at least...

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Wasting Time and Money Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 8:30am 9/27/2014 at 8:30am

It’s easy to spend years of your life and tens of thousands of dollars on college. Choose wisely.

The possibilities are endless.

After...

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Chuck Todd: Eric Holder is a Very Non-Political Person

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Posted by    Friday, September 26, 2014 at 10:00am 9/26/2014 at 10:00am

Upon hearing the news of Eric Holder’s resignation from the Department of Justice yesterday, NBC’s Chuck Todd took to the airwaves and claimed that Holder is a very non-political person.

Media bias is one thing. The utter dismissal of reality is another.

Brendan Bordelon of National Review has the details:

NBC’s Chuck Todd: Self-Professed...

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Inconvenient comparison: Obama’s war and Bush’s war

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Posted by    Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 10:00am 9/25/2014 at 10:00am

When it comes to the (former?) War on Terror, the media has already been caught furiously spinning legitimate news stories in order to set Obama apart from his predecessor.

While the revisionism of the New York Times was remarkable, Michael Tomasky of the Daily Beast deserves an honorable mention:

Obama’s Iraq Is Not...

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Berkeley Journalism School’s answer for low paying careers: $10k tuition hike

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 9:45am 9/24/2014 at 9:45am

What’s the problem with an extra ten or twenty thousand dollars for a journalism degree?

It’s not like the public’s trust in journalists is at an all time low or anything.

The higher education bubble is a subject we’ve covered extensively at College Insurrection.

This new report from Kaitlin Mulhere at Inside Higher...

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Security Breach May Cause Enlarged “Buffer Zone” Around the White House

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Posted by    Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 11:30am 9/23/2014 at 11:30am

After a man jumped the fence and actually made it through the front door of the White House last weekend, the Secret Service is thinking of beefing up the security area around 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Carol D. Leonnig of the Washington Post reported Monday:

Secret Service considers a larger buffer zone around the...

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Dem Rep: Without new war vote, Congress forfeiting its constitutional responsibility

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Posted by    Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 5:30pm 9/21/2014 at 5:30pm

Congressman Adam Schiff of California appeared on FOX News Sunday today and said rather plainly that congress has pretty much given up on the rules.

Patrick Brennan of National Review has the details:

Dem Congressman: Is Congress Abdicating Its Consitutional War Powers? ‘Absolutely’

Asked this morning by Fox News’s Chris Wallace whether Congress is...

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