Crime

NYT Finally Admits (Reluctantly) That Imprisonment Lowers Crime Rate

An editorial finally acknowledged the paper's blinkered liberal failure to connect the seemingly obvious idea that crime falls when more criminals are behind bars, as captured by a notorious 1997 ...

Times Writer Links Legal Woes of Lance Armstrong, Roger Clemens to Ken Starr, Bushies

Times writer Jonathan Mahler ties it all together: "When the first Balco indictments were handed down in February 2004, they were trumpeted as a blow for democracy, the sports equivalent of the ...

Networks Omit Blagojevich's Democratic Affiliation After Conviction

ABC, CBS, and NBC all failed to mention former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's affiliation with the Democratic Party on their Monday evening news broadcasts and the Tuesday morning shows. ...

ABC and NBC Refuse to ID Party of Mobster's Brother, 'Celebrated Star of Massachusetts Politics'

The ABC and NBC evening newscasts have focused stories on Billy Bulger, the long-time Massachusetts Democratic political hack who is the younger brother of just-captured reputed mass-murdering ...

Bizarrely, Maher Blames Tucson Shooting On...Lack of ObamaCare

On the season premiere of his HBO show, Bill Maher offered a bizarre explanation for why Jared Lee Loughner was able to commit mass murder: "Because we don't have government health care, that's ...

Network Journalists Advance Leftist Wish to Blame Palin (and Tea Party) for Shooting

"The shooter's motivation is still unknown," Katie Couric announced as she anchored Saturday's CBS Evening News, but that didn't deter CBS, nor CNN, NBC and ABC on Saturday night and into Sunday ...

CBS Highlights Armed Shop Owner Who Fought Back Against Robbers

While it is unusual for the mainstream media to give attention to armed citizens who use guns to defend themselves against criminals before police can arrive, on Thursday's CBS Evening News, ...

Shocker: Times Pays Conservative D.C. Newspaper a Crime-Fighting Compliment

Jeremy Peters praises the crime fighting Washington Examiner, a free D.C. newspaper with a "conservative bent." "About once a month, the United States Marshals Service in the Washington area ...

Friday's Front Page Spins Pro-Wikileaks Hackers as Defenders of Web Freedom

Fighting for Internet freedom...by shutting down websites? That's reporter Noam Cohen's strange take on hacker supporters of WikiLeaks taking down websites they disagree with: "...the loosely ...

No Class: Times A Little Too Cheery Over Tragedies in an Idyllic Disney Town

Kim Severson's thousand-word story showed tasteless excitement over the news that tragedy has infiltrated the wealthy paradise of Celebration, Fla., a town built by the Walt Disney Co.: "As if the ...
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