Archive for December, 2012

Network Gun Policy Stories In Late ’90s Carried Exact Same Liberal Themes as 2012

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If today’s gun control debate seems a bit stale to you, you’re not wrong. Twelve years ago, MRC’s Geoffrey Dickens wrote a Special Report on network coverage of gun controversies over a two-year period from July 1997 to June 1999. ABC, CBS, and NBC harped on several major themes in their coverage of gun policy […]

It’s Handguns Now? Soledad O’Brien Repeatedly Asks Democrats About Limiting Handguns

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The day after a gun control advocate told CNN that America’s gun problem includes handgun shootings, Starting Point anchor Soledad O’Brien began asking Democratic politicians if they would consider legislating handguns. “Well, is going to the assault weapons far enough?” O’Brien asked Democratic Rep. Ron Barber (Ariz.) on Tuesday. “I think it’s 80 percent is […]

CBS’s Major Garrett: Obama ‘May Need the Wisdom of Lincoln’ For Gun Control ‘Battle’

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On Thursday’s CBS This Morning, Major Garrett tried to shoehorn Steven Spielberg’s screening of his recent film “Lincoln” for the Senate into his report on President Obama’s Wednesday press conference on the fiscal cliff and gun control. Garrett hyped how the movie “celebrates presidential power and crafty legislative strategy,” and that Obama “may need the […]

MSNBC Host Suggests NRA Would ‘Want’ Mass Killing of Children

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MSNBC’s Toure has reached a new low in his anti-gun crusade. Speaking on Thursday’s The Cycle, the co-host disgustingly said that the National Rifle Association would “want” shootings like the Newtown, Connecticut massacre of schoolchildren to happen for their benefit. Toure’s perverse logic is that increased gun sales and NRA membership following the Newtown school […]

Speaker John Boehner On Fiscal-Cliff Talks: White House Has ‘Done Nothing’

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U.S. President Barack Obama is greeted by Speaker of the House John Boehner before delivering the 2011 State of the Union Address. Photo: wiki commons. Politico – Speaker John Boehner, using his harshest tone of the fiscal cliff debate, said the White House has “done nothing” since he relented on letting low tax rates lapse […]

Noah Pozner’s Taco Factory Dream Becomes a Reality With ‘Tacos for Noah’

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6 year old Noah Pozner was the youngest victim of the Sandy Hook massacre. “Noah’s picture just stuck with me for some reason,” Seth Galena tells me over the phone. “Noah,” of course, is Noah Pozner, the six year-old Jewish boy who was the youngest victim of last Friday’s massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school […]

UN Confirms Hezbollah Involvement in Syria

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Photo: wiki commons. As the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad comes under increasing assault by the rebels, a United Nations report says Hezbollah terrorists have joined the fight. According to UN human rights investigators, the Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah has confirmed it has members fighting in Syria on behalf of the […]

LGBT Groups Join Pro-Israel Community in Opposing Hagel Nomination

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Chuck Hagel in Kuwait. Photo: Wikpedia. Washington Post – Let me get this right. The president wants as his secretary of defense a Republican, not just any Republican but the unusual one who has been out of the mainstream on Israel and dabbled in anti-Semitic lingo. Oh, and he is opposed to gays serving openly in […]

Palestinian Authority Plans New Steps to Isolate Israel

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PA Chairman Abbas after his return from the United Nations status upgrade bid. Photo: Screenshot. Ynet – Weeks ahead of Israeli elections, Palestinian officials are already plotting a series of tough steps against Israel to be taken if, as polls predict, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is re-elected and peace efforts remain stalled. Emboldened by their newly upgraded status at […]

US judge OKs Warrantless Cell-Site Data in Landmark Privacy Case

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Wired – Federal prosecutors may introduce cell-site data obtained without a warrant in the retrial of a District of Columbia drug dealer who was the subject of one of the Supreme Court’s biggest electronic privacy decisions in decades. The decision by U.S. District Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle of the District of Columbia is a […]

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