Media

Challenging “Banned Books Week”

by Ellen Kolb September 27, 2017

It’s “Banned Books Week.” Pardon my groan. I rant about this every year. No end in sight, alas. The folks behind Banned Books Week – a coalition of the American Library Association and allied groups – lost all credibility with me years ago when they conflated “banned” and “challenged,” especially when the challenge is to […]

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We Shouldn’t Paint with a Broad Brush…

by Steve MacDonald September 8, 2017
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CNN Hitler Mustaches? Brilliant!

by Steve MacDonald August 27, 2017

CNN Hitler Mustaches? Brilliant! #CNNFakeNews Propaganda PaidScripts Trying to Control Our Minds with FakeNews Goal Help Globalist Liberal Fascist Agenda. #SundayMorning pic.twitter.com/RyRo8KC6mC — DeplorableGirl??Bot (@eissolomon11) August 27, 2017

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Men Support Topless Women – No Kidding, Really?

by Steve MacDonald August 16, 2017

The media has a thankless job for which we give them endless grief, almost all of it deserved. No, it’s not just the bias. Sometimes it’s the stupid stuff like this. Hampton Beach is holding another Go Topless Day on August 26th. The picture leading the story has two women and a man in the […]

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Granite Status Mentions Donations by “The Mooch” but Nothing about Debbie Wasserman Schultz

by Steve MacDonald August 3, 2017

Dan Tuohy’s Granite Status leads with  ‘The Mooch’ donated to NH politicians,’ including this gem. Perhaps the surprising thing, based on the many donations reported to the FEC, is that Scaramucci didn’t also donate to Shaheen or another Granite State Democrat. We could say the same thing about the scandalous Debbie Wasserman Schultz. There’s no record […]

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NH Enters Day Six of Media Blackout on Wasserman Schultz/Imran Awan Story

by Steve MacDonald July 30, 2017

Imran Awan is Democrat Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz’ Pakistani IT guy. A man implicated in a growing scandal involving several congressional offices, computer equipment, and the data on some damaged hard drives. A man who ran the DNC chairs IT operations out of her congressional House offices, on her payroll until the day after he was arrested […]

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Remember When the Press Pissed and Moaned About Access to President Obama?

by Steve MacDonald July 12, 2017

Because we forget, “Journalists are routinely being denied the right to photograph or videotape the president while he is performing his official duties,” according to a letter the organizations sent to the White House. “As surely as if they were placing a hand over a journalist’s camera lens, officials in this administration are blocking the […]

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Why am I not surprised at the GOP running dead last?

by Skip July 1, 2017

All we hear from the Dems and the Media how BAD Trump has been – then why does the general public rate Trump better?  Mostly because, all tweets aside, he is getting things done which is what he campaigned on and is doing.  He is keeping his campaign promises for the most part and the […]

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GOP, you are STUPIDER than I thought if you think this is a reason why I’d vote for you

by Skip June 7, 2017

Ben Sasse On What The Republican Party Stands For: “I Don’t Know” I hate almost all of the MSM, as any long term ‘Grok reader knows, as over the years I have blogged about specific instances of MSM bias against presenting news stories straight up without insipid (or gratuitous condescension) commentary slapping around half their […]

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Mark Steyn on Tucker Carlson About the Media and Susan Rice

by Steve MacDonald April 5, 2017

Steyn Online

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Andrew Breitbart February 1, 1969 – March 1, 2012

by Skip March 1, 2017

(Image H/T: Susan, Video H/T: Instapundit)

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Trump Press Secretary Takes Media To Task On ‘Fake News’

by Steve MacDonald January 22, 2017

Having problems with the player, go here. This isn’t the Bush Administration. They aren’t going to let ‘sleeping media dogs lie.’ And that’s fine. We already know the progressive press is going to go all out to cover, uncover, and report every move any Republican Administration makes, doubly so with Trump. We’ll get to measure the […]

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The NH State Senate Passed Right to Work Yesterday

by Steve MacDonald January 20, 2017

Right to Work (RTW) has passed the State Senate and moved on to the New Hampshire House. I learned this while walking past the newspaper stand leaving Wal-Mart today. The Nashua Telegraph lead their report with the words, “Senate passes so-called right to work…” So-called Right to Work. I laughed out loud. Yeah, it’s the Nashua […]

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Dinosaur Media Peddles Fake News…

by Steve MacDonald January 17, 2017

The media and Democrats doth protest too much about fake news. They are, after all, the masters of the craft. (The Federalist) The “fake news” hysteria came, after all, from the same people who previously brought us “fake but accurate.” If you don’t remember that phrase, here’s a refresher. In the 2004 election, CBS’s Dan […]

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Trump Thrives off Media Hostility

by Steve MacDonald January 13, 2017

It’s going to be a fun few years. Trump thrives off of media hostility, and the more hostile — and the less defensible — the better. It allows him to portray himself as the victim of a stilted establishment. It fires up his supporters. It keeps the debate on terrain that is familiar and favorable […]

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USA Today Article Has Ironic Headline

by Steve MacDonald December 26, 2016

The Manchester paper has several pages inserted daily from USA Today. One of the articles in this morning’s edition is titled “Don’t let platform’s like Amazon own your soul.” My first thought was “Don’t let platforms like the Democrat Party’s own your soul.” This is, after all, USA Today.

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“Media carries with it a credibility that is totally undeserved”

by Steve MacDonald November 21, 2016

From the late Michael Chrichton Briefly stated, the Gell-Mann Amnesia effect is as follows. You open the newspaper to an article on some subject you know well. In Murray’s case, physics. In mine, show business. You read the article and see the journalist has absolutely no understanding of either the facts or the issues. Often, […]

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“so there must be more racists and sexists than we believed.”

by Steve MacDonald November 14, 2016

Care of, Conrad Black – National Post The most powerful mea culpa from the media was from Will Rahn of CBS. He blogged on Thursday against “the unbearable smugness” of the media, including himself: “We were all tacitly or explicitly #With Her.… Had Hillary Clinton won, there’d be a winking ‘we did it’ feeling in […]

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Bernie Supporters Got Screwed. We’re Next.

by Steve MacDonald October 21, 2016

The Democrat Party, the Hillary Campaign, and the Media stole the Democrat nomination away from Bernie Sanders. They robbed him and his supporters of the opportunity to represent the party. The Podesta emails alongside emails from the Democrat party and Hillary herself confirm this. And they didn’t just steal the election, they insulted Sanders and his […]

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Media Tools of The Democrat Party

by Steve MacDonald October 21, 2016

Glenn Thrush, Politico's "Chief Political Correspondent" emails Clinton campaign chief John Podesta: #PodestaEmails https://t.co/pCRRSUZxmS pic.twitter.com/QEKyhARIkN — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) October 19, 2016 The Podesta Emails are a total vindication of nearly every assumption we’ve made about major media for years. They are, with few exceptions, the propaganda arm of the Democrat party.

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Notable Quote – Bob Higgs

by Skip October 10, 2016

Q: What is the chief political function of the news media in the USA? A: To divert the public’s attention from what is important to what is trivial and thereby to ensure that fundamentals receive little or no discussion and hence play no role in political competition. -Bob Higgs, (H/T: Cafe Hayek) From personal experience, […]

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“Politics Has Ruined Everything Fun”

by Skip October 4, 2016

This post by Peggy Ryan over at American Thinker pretty much has the right of it – the Progressives, with their constant shoving of politics into everything, are basically ruining everything.  They can’t just leave well enough alone and have to constantly be screeching at us from their positions.  You name it but there’s hardly […]

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It seems Hillary needs others to be Stronger Together for her – media spins it

by Skip September 27, 2016

(H/T: Powerline)

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Mike Rowe Dissects Media Narrative Bias Toward Trump Voters

by Steve MacDonald August 25, 2016
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There is a media narrative about uneducated white men supporting Trump. Mike Rowe, when asked, was happy to talk us through it. Let’s assume that Donald Trump is indeed popular among white men who didn’t graduate from college. The first question is, so what? Is this information newsworthy? Obviously, thousands of journalists think it is. […]

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Blog Observation of the Day

by Skip August 16, 2016

The media are in the midst of the most one-sided reporting and analysis I’ve ever seen in a presidential campaign. And Trump keeps giving them ammunition. Well given that the vast majority of newsroom are registered Democrats and their political donations are about nil for Republicans, is there any reason why we shouldn’t think that […]

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What a great learning experience!

by Ed Naile August 10, 2016

The news media, spurred by their handlers in the Democrat Party machine, have a twofer. They have an opportunity to attack Trump AND the NRA at once with the manufactured story about Trump and gun violence. The only thing better than linking the NRA, a non-existent threat against Hillary, and Trump would be another chance […]

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Post-show: How else do you think the Media has earned the moniker of “Democrats with bylines”?

by Skip August 2, 2016

That last phrase courtesy of Glenn Reynolds at Instapundit.  We talked briefly about this state of affairs of the so-called “Press” and their utter contempt towards Republicans and then, Conservatives and Libertarians (Do NOT confuse the latter two groups with the first – I posit that fewer and fewer Republicans are Conservatives (even as they all call […]

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Another Blatant Display of Bias by The Left-Wing Media – Exposed!

by Steve MacDonald July 21, 2016
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The media is spending more time doing a forensic analysis of Melania's speech than the FBI spent on Hillary's emails. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 20, 2016 Not a perfect comparison. I think the FBI did an extensive investigation but were told to put all in boxes and walk away. But regardless of what the […]

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Reality Check on Trump v. Hillary

by Steve MacDonald June 26, 2016
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No one has an official nomination but for our purposes, the field is set. We got Trump and Clinton. For the sake of argument let’s pander to all the haters and assume that both of them intend to run roughshod over the constitution. Just play along, please. In our Constitutional Republic, the power granted the […]

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The purpose of the Dems and the Media is to continue to destroy the Constitution

by Skip June 16, 2016

Let’s start with this: Kerrie Diers (Exec. Dir. of the Nashua (New Hampshire) Regional Planning Commission) doesn’t care much that your land gets in the way of her planning (for your own good as in “WHY do our perceptions of the needs of the Collective have to give way to what Individuals own?”): “Private Property […]

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