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Russia Today Anchor Liz Wahl Resigns On-Air

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State funded network news took a bit of a hit today as an anchor who works in the U. S. for Russian television quit live on air Wednesday, declaring she cannot work for a station that “whitewashes the actions of Vladimir Putin.” Liz Wahl, who reads the news for Russia Today in the network’s Washington DC bureau, said her grandparents […]

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Alec Baldwin’s Brutally Honest Essay For New York Magazine

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The article below is a re-print of an essay that ran in the Feb 24 issue of New York magazine. I flew to Hawaii recently to shoot a film, fresh on the heels of being labeled a homophobic bigot by Andrew Sullivan, Anderson Cooper, and others in the Gay Department of Justice. I wanted to […]

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Where Richard Sherman’s Post Game Tirade Ranks in The Top Sports Rants Of All Time

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Seattle Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman delivered an epic post game rant last week that became an instant classic. The Stanford grad tore into San Francisco 49er receiver Michael Crabtree after he deflected a game winning pass in the final seconds to send his team to the Super Bowl. Sherman barked insults about Crabtree at Fox Sports sideline […]

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Jon Stewart Breaks Into Song to Quiet Critics Of Obamacare

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Last week The Daily Show ran a segment about the news media claiming that Obamacare is done because “even Jon Stewart” is taking shots at the President’s new health care plan. Pundits from CNN to Fox News used Stewart as the tipping point in their criticism of the failed rollout of the Affordable Health Care Act. After airing clip after clip of media […]

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Jon Stewart Crushes CNN On Their Good News / Bad News Line Of Questioning

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Jon Stewart simply destroyed CNN on last night’s The Daily Show for their “is it a good thing/ bad thing” line of questioning that you often hear on their network. In the clip below, Stewart shows how CNN has dumbed down their news coverage to the point where there is no nuance to a guest’s answer, it’s […]

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Who Laughs The Loudest When Kanye West Claims He’s A “Genius”

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After watching Kanye West on Jimmy Kimmel last week, I realized that there is no limit to how unlikeable this guy can be. If you thought you felt disdain for him before his appearance on Kimmel, the self proclaimed “genius” sank to all new lows as an obnoxious, egomaniacal creep. In the same breathe, he admitted that in his youth, he was an […]

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Cable News Media Racially Divided Over George Zimmerman Case

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The cable news media looks as racially divided on the George Zimmerman trial as the trial itself. In the case that has been racially charged from the get go, cable news pundits are splitting right down the racial line. On CNN’s AC360, defense attorneys Mark Geragos and Danny Cevallos, who both happen to be white, are making statements that the […]

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GOP Congressman Peter King Calls For Prosecution Of Reporters Publishing NSA Leaks

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New York Congressman Peter King went on CNN Tuesday night and said that reporters who have published classified information in the NSA leak story, should face criminal prosecution. King appeared on AC 360 and told host Anderson Cooper that recent NSA leaks pose a grave threat to national security. He followed by saying, “If they willingly […]

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Tanking “American Idol” Look To Fire Mariah Carey And Bring Back J-Lo

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“American Idol” ratings have been so bad this season that the show’s producers have hatched a plan to fire singer Mariah Carey mid- season and bring back Jennifer Lopez. The Hollywood Reporter is saying that show’s producers are so desperate at this point that they are looking to replace both Mariah and rapper Nicki Minaj […]

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Jon Stewart Calls Out CNN Boss Jeff Zucker For His “Steady Spiral Downward”

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Jon Stewart slammed CNN and it’s new boss Jeff Zucker on last night’s “The Daily Show.” Zucker who has “failed up” his entire career; taking NBC from number one in prime time to number four, has made the one time cable news giant unwatchable in his first few months on the job. Zucker’s programming moves […]

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Jon Stewart Exposes John McCain’s Hypocrisy On Benghazi

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Jon Stewart exposed the hypocrisy of partisan Senator John McCain on Benghazi last night on the Daily Show. McCain, who has been hell bent in his inquiry of the “deaths of four dead Americans,” had a much more dismissive approach to over 4000 dead Americans during the coverup of faulty intelligence that led to the […]

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Media Goes Into Full Frenzy In Reporting New Gun Deaths

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The headlines on the Huffington Post read like a national police blotter on the latest gun violence throughout the country. Two police officers were shot to death in Kansas, a three year old accidentally shoots himself and dies, woman shot at campground and on and on. So I guess their thinking is we are going […]

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Fox News “Fair And Balanced” – Really?

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Just to give you an idea of how ridiculous it is for Fox News Channel to use the term “Fair and Balanced” to describe their news coverage, in the four days leading up to the 2012 election, Fox aired 27 minutes of President Obama’s speeches compared to 168 minutes of Republican challenger Mitt Romney’s speeches. […]

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Exec Who Fired Ann Curry – Gets The Boot From “Today” Show

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 As they say, what goes around comes around and one of the men who were responsible for the unceremonious firing of Ann Curry earlier this year, has been let go as executive producer of the “Today” show. NBC has released a statement saying that Jim Bell will no longer be at the helm of the […]

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NBC Finally Makes Smart Hire – Erica Hill Officially Named Weekend “Today” Co-Host

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NBC hasn’t been on the right side of many of it’s morning show decisions of late. The firing of Ann Curry from the “Today Show” sent viewers in droves to Good Morning America, making the ABC show the number one rated morning show in the country. But today, NBC officially named Erica Hill co-host of […]

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Publishing Icon Helen Gurley Brown Dead At 90

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Helen Gurley Brown, the iconic former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine, died Monday at age 90. Her impact on the publishing world was major, as was her effect on the sexual revolution. Gurley Brown died at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center after a brief hospitalization, the Hearst Corporation announced Monday in a statement obtained by […]

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Girls Will Be Girls: Why HBO’s Girls is a Must-See

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Honestly, I have not met one person who does not LOVE the new HBO dramedy, Girls. If you haven’t heard of it, you must be living under a rock; and if you haven’t watched it, you are truly missing out. Created by television newcomer Lena Dunham, who also acts in, directs, writes and produces the […]

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American Violence: Perception Vs Reality

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Are you safe in the Land of the Free? Am I in danger in the Home of the Brave? Is America a lethal place to be these days? More so than 40 years ago? What’s your perception of violent crime in the States? Why am I asking so many questions, this is an article, not […]

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James Holmes: Already Trying To Appear Not Fit For Trial –

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James Holmes, the suspect in the Aurora, Colorado theatre shooting appeared in court today – You can say all you want he appeared dazed, on medications and lethargic…. BULLSHIT! This was just the beginning of what will likely be an attempt at a insanity plea or a ploy to show he is not fit to […]

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Julia Bluhm – Stands up against “Seventeen” Magazine & WINS!!

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Julia Bluhm, has won an interesting battle against the most widely subscribed teen magazine – Julia Bluhm is a young 14 year old from Maine, who in May started a petition and protest on Change.org “Seventeen Magazine – Give girls real images of Real Girls.” Her attempt was to get the teen publication to feature […]

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Go Ahead . . . Push the Button

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Ok, Friday and the long Memorial Day Weekend are almost here.   This will help you get through Thursday. You just never know what might happen next time you go out for a quiet cup of coffee! See what happens when the guy on the bike presses the red button ……..

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United Breaks Guitar Song

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Never underestimate the power of a song! A musician named Dave Carroll recently had difficulty with United Airlines. Dave spent over 9 months trying to get United Airlines to pay for damages caused by baggage handlers to his custom Taylor Guitar. During his final exchange with the United Customs Relations Manager, he stated that he […]

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Keith Olbermann Out At Current TV

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Controversial liberal TV anchor Keith Olbermann has been fired from Al Gore’s Current TV and replaced by former New York governor Elliot Spitzer. For Olbermann, it’s the fifth time he has been shown the door since he first hit the air back in the 1990’s on ESPN’s Sportscenter. Current TV founders Al Gore and Joel […]

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The Vicious Cycle Of Fame – The Selling Of The Whitney Houston Story

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  Over the years, I can’t tell you how many young people have said to me that they just want to be famous. I always ask them, why? And they usually can’t put their finger on it, they just think it’s something they want. Maybe they think it would be cool to be recognized in […]

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FEB 14th Judge Napolitano: Final Word After Being Fired on FOX NEWS

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Judge Andrew P Napolitano had a distinguished career as the youngest life tenured Superior Court Judge in the State of New Jersey from 1987 – 1995.   Judge Napolitano didn’t go off into retirement at some pool side Villa.   No, he went on to advocate for the Constitution and the values it stands for […]

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