Posts Tagged NewsBusters

Reconciliation, Deem-and-Pass, the CBO, and Obamacare Smackdown

There’s just so much juicy stuff on Obamacare out there, I don’t know where to begin.

Let’s start by looking at that CBO report on Obamacare, and what Obamacare will actually cost. Kevin Glass at Townhall brings up some of the budgetary manipulations that were used in the CBO report to make Obamacare look better than it is: Read the rest of this entry »

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War on the Establishment Media and the Deification of Obama

Quinn Hillyer at the American Spectator calls for an all-out war on the mainstream media. The main point of contention here is an LA Times article attacking Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, for her political activism, apparently on the grounds that her activities constitute some kind of conflict of interest for Justice Thomas. Andy McCarthy at the National Review Online takes a pretty aggressive tone against the LA Times, and Hillyer supports his position. Read the rest of this entry »

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Texas Textbooks and School Social Studies Curricula

The Texas Board of Education has approved social studies curriculum changes put forth by conservative critics. The conservative push on the curriculum came partially as a result of efforts by a Hispanic groups to include more material on Hispanic figures and history in textbooks, as well as a perceived liberal bias in modern textbooks.

The New York Times covers the story: Read the rest of this entry »

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Right-Wing Venom and Hate

Newsbuster has two very interesting cases that show the hatred, contempt, and venom that right-wingers routinely spew about their political opponents.

For our first case study, we turn to the far-right archconservative Tea Party extremist Bill Maher. Commenting on the recent shooting at the Pentagon, Maher commented that he wished the shooter, who was killed by police, had been Glenn Beck (video at the link): Read the rest of this entry »

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Sexism from the Left

Colleen Raezler at Newsbuster has compiled a list of the top 10 crudest attacks on conservative women, highlighting attacks from the Left that don’t rise abouve sexual or violent innuendo. Of course, the Left supports women, and conservatives are sexist pigs — unless that conservative is a woman, in which case she apparently deserves what she gets. Read the rest of this entry »

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Maybe Afraid of It/ Let’s Discredit It

Donald Douglas has some interesting comments on the Left’s abject terror of the Tea Party movement and subsequent efforts to destroy it in any way possible. Read the rest of this entry »

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He Blinded Me With Science

Bill Nye the Science Guy says that if you don’t buy global warming, you’re unpatriotic, and you’re denying science. NewsBusters has and extensive commentary, including the video. Read the rest of this entry »

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