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Fox Regular David Clarke: "The Only Remnant Of Oppression [Left] For Black People" In America Is "The Democrat Party"

Fox Regular David Clarke: "The Only Remnant Of Oppression [Left] For Black People" In America Is "The Democrat Party"DAVID CLARKE: The black community has been...

Fox News Plays Benghazi Commercial Over Khizr Khan's Anti-Trump Speech At The Democratic National Convention

(blog) (blog)While CNN and MSNBC aired the video and Khan's speech in full, Fox News' The Kelly File instead continued with its regular commentary...

Media Highlight Trump VP Pick Mike Pence's “Radical Obstinacy” On Abortion

Where does Mike Pence fit into that? JEFF SHARLET: Mike Pence is one of the brokers of that. To understand Mike Pence and to understand...

Will The Media Fall For Paul Ryan's Sham Poverty Proposals Again?

Reporting on a previous Ryan effort, The Washington Post's Mike DeBonis wrote that, "Paul Ryan turn[ed] the GOP presidential race toward" poverty, an issue he...

An Extensive Guide To The Fact Checks, Debunks, And Criticisms Of Trump's Various Problematic Policy Proposals

Bloomberg Politics editors Mark Halperin and John Heilemann attempted to outline Trump's shifting positions on tax policy, the minimum wage, and the national debt during...

With Benghazi And Email Pursuits Fading Fast, Media's Clinton Scandal Machinery Sputters And Groans

(blog) (blog)At the Washington Post, political blogger Chris Cillizza wrote more than 50 posts mentioning Hillary Clinton's emails in a six-month span last year,...

What To Know About The NRA And Smart Guns

After several conservative media outlets misrepresented comments made by then-Attorney General Eric Holder on developing smart gun technology, NRA News hosted a guest who claimed,...

New York Post Editorial Board: “Trump Is Now An Imperfect Messenger Carrying A Vital Message”

(blog) (blog)ED HENRY: I think it is important that you mentioned the context of the general election in terms of that American Crossroads ad,...

Right-Wing Media Hit Back At Trump Ally Roger Stone Over Plan To Release Anti-Trump Delegates' Hotel Room ...

(blog) (blog)Conservative media personalities are criticizing Donald Trump's campaign and ally Roger Stone after Stone said he would "disclose the hotels and the room...

Here Are The Big Players In The Inevitable Smear Campaign Against Obama's SCOTUS Nominee

Huffington Post (blog)But Mr. Grassley has insisted that even though he warmly praised Judge Kelly in the past and urged fellow senators to support her...

The Rank Hypocrisy Of Judicial Crisis Network's Smear Of Jane Kelly For Doing Her Job As A Lawyer

President Obama is vetting Jane L. Kelly, a federal appellate judge in Iowa, as a potential nominee for the Supreme Court, weighing a selection that...

Jonah Goldberg Furious After Two National Review Colleagues Endorse Trump

(blog) (blog)National Review senior editor Jonah Goldberg berated two right-wing economic policy figureheads -- Stephen Moore and Larry Kudlow -- for what Goldberg saw...

Right-Wing Media Smear Sanders With "Historically Inaccurate And Ridiculous" Comparison To Nazi Ideology

Right-Wing Media Smear Sanders With "Historically Inaccurate And Ridiculous" Comparison To Nazi IdeologyIn a July 20 National Review post, which the ADL criticized, Kevin Williamson...

CNN Highlights How Trump Is Driving Conservatives' "Anger Against Fox"

(blog)CNN Highlights How Trump Is Driving Conservatives' "Anger Against Fox" (blog)John McCain, and others -- are no random acts of emotion, conservative pundits and...

Associated Press Story Omits Critical Details About The Anti-Choice Activists From CMP Who Were Just Indicted

(blog) (blog)The Associated Press profiled the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), the anti-choice group responsible for releasing undercover footage as part of a smear...

The Extremism Of National Review's Trump Critics

The influential conservatives who penned essays for National Review urging voters not to cast their ballots for Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump have their own...

Review: Michael Bay's 13 Hours Is A Coded Message To Benghazi Conspiracy Theorists

(blog) (blog)Larry Miller, 1) you are exploiting the deaths of 4 Americans. 2) you are only using a partial quote. 3) you don't give...

How Fox News' Primetime Lineup Demonized Black Lives Matter In 2015

(blog) (blog)Ron Hosko is the president of the Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund, a conservative nonprofit that "prop[s] up right-wing organizations to which they...

"Hollywood Asshole": The Celebrities Conservative Media Went After In 2015

(blog)"Hollywood Asshole": The Celebrities Conservative Media Went After In 2015 (blog)On the April 3 edition of Salem Radio Network's The Mike Gallagher Show, Fox...

The Wall Street Journal Praises For-Profit Colleges That Prey On Veterans

and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) introduced legislation Wednesday to close a loophole in the so-called 90/10 rule, which prohibits for-profit colleges from getting more than 90...

Fox Figures Attribute McCarthy's Downfall To The Same Far-Right Group That ...

After Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) dropped out of the race to be Speaker of the House, sending Republicans soul-searching, Fox News figures were quick to...

Another Study Debunks Myth That Obamacare Stymies Job Market

According to an August 2015 study by the Urban Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the ACA has "had virtually no adverse effect on labor...

IA Radio Host Jan Mickelson: Enslave Undocumented Immigrants Unless They Leave

(blog) (blog)Iowa radio host and influential conservative kingmaker Jan Mickelson unveiled an immigration plan that would make undocumented immigrants who don't leave the country...

Four Demonstrably False Claims About The Iran Deal

Conservative opposition to the internationally-negotiated deal to limit Iran's ability to obtain a nuclear weapon has been the subject of numerous editorials and op-eds in...

How Fox News Seized Control Of The Republican Primary Process

Curt Anderson, a consultant for Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's campaign, ripped the debate .... Those briefed on Kasich's plans say he's begun a concerted push...

From Their Lies To His Ears: The Right-Wing Media Myths Making Up Trump's ...

(blog) (blog)Trump's misinformation originated from conservative media's attempt to blame Clinton for the 2013 mass shooting at Washington D.C.'s Navy Yard facility, seizing on...

The Conservative Media War Over Donald Trump

Research 8 hours and 3 minutes ago ››› BEN DIMIERO & OLIVER WILLIS ... Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign launch speech viciously denigrated Mexican...

Fox News Debate Creates Fundraising Opportunity For Longshot Carly Fiorina

(blog) (blog)Fiorina's appeals further cement the conservative network's gatekeeper role in the Republican presidential primary. Fox News announced on May 20 that its ...

Oil Industry Allies Paint Pope As Bad Catholic For Acting On Climate Change

[National Review, 4/27/15]; Breitbart's James Delingpole expressed support for those who argue that "the very last thing [Pope Francis] should be doing if he means...

Right-Wing Talking Points On Marriage Make Their Way To The "Fox News ...

(blog)Right-Wing Talking Points On Marriage Make Their Way To The "Fox News ... (blog)Just this week, on the April 26 edition of America's News...

Energy Experts: WSJ Wrong, EPA Climate Plan Will Keep The Lights On

(blog) (blog)... electric grid." [Robert Kump, CEO, comment to EPA, 12/1/14] ... CPP's Flexibility. According to John Moore, Senior Attorney at the National Resources...

Conservatives Trash Iran Deal Framework That Experts Call "A Very Convincing ...

Conservatives Trash Iran Deal Framework That Experts Call "A Very Convincing ...Conservative media figures are lashing out against tentative framework for a historic deal on...

Evidence Piles Up Against Right-Wing Media's Defense Of Voter ID

Ed Feulner, the founder of the conservative Heritage Foundation wrote in an October 20 Washington Times column that voter ID should be required because photo...

While Media Promote Claim Of Equal Influence, The Koch Bros. Outspend ...

(blog) (blog)Conservative financiers Charles and David Koch have spent far more to influence the 2014 midterm elections than progressive activist Tom Steyer, yet for...

Professors Slam George Will Campus Appearance After "Hate Speech" Rape ...

(blog) Professors Slam George Will Campus Appearance After "Hate Speech" Rape ... (blog)In early October, Scripps College of Claremont, CA, canceled a planned appearance by...

Stalin, The Nazis And A Serial Killer: The Villains Right-Wing Media Compared ...

(blog)The announcement that Eric Holder would resign as attorney general was met by renewed attacks on his tenure by conservative pundits, continuing a long...

Myths And Facts About The Koch Brothers

(blog) (blog)[New York Daily News, 11/5/13]; The Washington Post's Jennifer Rubin wrote that it is "daft" to "run against two private citizens not on...

Right-Wing Media Continue To Decry Ferguson Residents Registering To Vote

Lakresha Moore, a 34-year-old mother and student who lives in Ferguson, said she hopes the killing of Brown will provoke the city's black population to...

Conservative Columnist: Kick Ted Nugent Out Of National Rifle Association ...

(blog) (blog)Instead our leaders, from Oliver North down the line, have equivocated, dodged, danced and tiptoed around an issue from which there is no...

Discredited Author Ronald Kessler Has Next Anti-Clinton Gossip Book

... candidate. The First Family Detail is part of a trifecta of anti-Clinton books based on anonymous sources published this summer, along with Daniel Halper's...

New Conservative Clinton Smear Undermines The American Justice System

(blog)Conservatives are trying to smear former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for her work in 1975 as a court-appointed attorney for an indigent defendant...

Anti-Clinton Groups Profit From Right-Wing Media's Benghazi Crusade

(blog) (blog)The groups join conservative pundits such as John Bolton, Mike Huckabee, and Allen West, who have all been fundraising off of the 2012...

Fox's Ben Carson To Keynote Anti-Gay Group's Gala Dinner

(blog)Meanwhile, Carson joined fellow Fox employees Mike Huckabee, Cal Thomas, Todd Starnes, Allen West, and Sandy Rios in speaking at the most recent Values...

Flashback Friday: Which '90s Hillary Clinton Hater Will Fox Host Next?

(blog)He founded the right-wing Patrick Henry Center for Individual Liberty in 1997 to support federal whistleblowers (Linda Tripp was among the organization's first clients),...

NRA Leaders Try To Insulate Organization From Board Member Ted Nugent's ...

(blog) (blog)Blog ››› March 10, 2014 12:51 PM EDT ››› JOE STRUPP ? Print · Email. After ducking the controversy over National Rifle Association...

Sharyl Attkisson Leaves CBS -- Is Fox News Her Next Stop?

(blog) (blog)... follow the path of several other controversial media figures who conservatives believed were mistreated by the media. Those include Doug McKelway, Lou...

National Review: Gays Should Quiet Down While States Try To Strip Away Their ...

(blog) (blog)But here's the contradiction: While claiming nobody really cares what gays do, Hillyer in the same column, and National Review editors the following...