Archives for 2009

Marc Lamont Hill — Back at Fox?

He’s ba-aaack. Or at least, he seems to be. Bill O’Reilly’s impact segment on tonight’s edition of “The O’Reilly Factor” featured a discussion about providing health care for illegal immigrants between O’Reilly and none other than Marc Lamont Hill.  As I noted on October 16, Cliff Kincaid of Accuracy in Media (AIM) reported Fox News had fired Marc Lamont Hill. Hill later confirmed this to The … [Read more...]

CA State Worker Says SEIU Thugs Beat Him Up

Ken Hamidi, after a bloody SEIU brawl As the nation waits to see when or if SEIU members involved in a physical confrontation with Kenneth Gladney outside a health care town hall meeting in August will be prosecuted, another allegation of union violence has cropped up. A California state worker went to the hospital bloodied and bruised Thursday night as a result of a beating administered in an … [Read more...]

Educating the Left: Here Are Some Real Hate Signs

This is racism, huh?   Before Keith Olbermann accused Rep. Michelle Bachmann of fomenting a rebellion, MSNBC’s David Shuster had already hiked the old hyperbole trail. Sitting in for Ed Schultz on The Ed Show, Shuster insisted the rally opposing President Obama’s socialized medicine bill “had all the trappings of a proverbial orgy of bigotry, racism, anti-Semitism, and hate!” In fact, one … [Read more...]

Huge Military Slaughter — But First A “Shout Out” to Obama’s Bud

This blog was written within minutes of Obama's outrageous press conference addressing the Ft. Hood massacre. It was one of the first media responses and garnered more than ten thousand views in a matter of hours. More than any one event to date, Obama's response to this attack revealed his self-involvement, overall immaturity, and lack of seriousness about national security. -- TRW. Shortly … [Read more...]

Bill Gates vs. the Famine Lobby

Speaking at the World Food Prize Symposium in Des Moines, Bill Gates took aim at the chorus of environmental leftists and organic food advocates who believe Africans should starve rather than eat genetically modified (GM) foods. “Some voices are instantly hostile to any emphasis on productivity. They act as if there is no emergency, even though in the poorest, hungriest places on earth, population … [Read more...]

Progressive Myths About the Founding Fathers, and Hating Whitey

Not everyone admires the Founders. As a reflection of his rebranding as a “progressive,” Ed Schultz accused Glenn Beck of “Psycho Talk” for thinking well of the Founding Fathers. After Beck mentioned his appreciation of Samuel Adams, Ed lectured Beck that the Founders deserved no honor, because they were evil white men. [M]ost of these Founding Fathers that you think so highly of were … [Read more...]

Now I’m Only Going to Say This Once: The Three-Fifths Compromise

Ed Schultz closes his eyes to history. While chiding Glenn Beck for his cherishing the U.S. Constitution, MSNBC talk show host Ed Schultz repeated one of the most oft-repeated lies about the Founding Fathers: they considered blacks less than fully human. In an episode of “Psycho Talk,” Schultz blasted Beck for saying “Progressives” believe individuals are the problem, and “in Samuel Adams’ … [Read more...]

Hold On, Big Labor

This article exposes one of Obama's many paybacks to Big Labor: the appointment of Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board. Becker, a longtime union lawyer and lobbyist with extreme views, hit a snag when Sen. John McCain placed a hold on his nomination, the subject of this article. This February, the Senate could not pass a cloture motion to bring Becker to the floor for confirmation. … [Read more...]

Open Thread: The Anita Dunn Monster-Saint Free Association Game

One of these things is not like the other.... White House Communications Director Anita Dunn has famously named her two favorite political philosophers Mao tse-Tung and Mother Teresa. One of them was history’s greatest monster, the other its most recent living saint. The pair has nothing in common except that they both helped people meet God. So, in the spirit of Anita Dunn, what … [Read more...]