Terrorism

Twice in Less Than 24 Hours, Chris Matthews Compares Republicans to 'Terrorists'

Two times in less than 24 hours, MSNBC's Chris Matthews smeared Republicans who oppose raising the debt limit as "terrorists." On Tuesday, after liberal guest Joan Walsh compared the GOP position ...

Blame the Right for Everything: Times Ludicrously Labels 9-11 Truthers 'Right-Wing'

Right-wing Truthers? "...the station canceled [Bill] Weinberg's program...after he accused WBAI of promoting fringe right-wing commentators and conspiracy theories claiming that the United States ...

NYT: Obama Nabbing Osama: 'Glow of National Pride;' Bush's Capture of Saddam 'Momentarily' Halted 'Spiral of Concern'

First sentence of the New York Times' second paragraph on Obama's poll numbers post-Osama: "The glow of national pride...support for the president rose significantly among both Republicans and ...

NYT Ignores Panetta, Assures Us 'Brutal Interrogations' Didn't Help Track Osama

The Times' overconfident analysis of the available information serves to protect its ideological left flank, ignoring C.I.A. director Leon Panetta's admission that enhanced interrogation, ...

Times Brushes Aside Inconvenient OBL Fact: Intelligence Originated at Gitmo

While praising Obama's "strong and measured" leadership in the killing of Osama bin Laden, the Times editorial page feigns ignorance on how the necessary tips came to be, contradicting its own ...

Times Uses Wikileaks to Discredit Guantanamo Bay

The Times lead on Monday continues the paper's criticism of Guantanamo Bay: "The murkiness of the secret intelligence - and the fact that interrogators gathered much of their information from the ...

Times Celebrates Murdered Pro-Hamas Activist on Front Page, Almost Ignores Young Hamas Victim

"For Vittorio Arrigoni, an Italian pro-Palestinian activist who friends said fought peacefully for justice, the end was as violent as it was incongruous....Mr. Arrigoni had dedicated his life to ...

Executive Editor Keller Contemplates Being 'Frog-Marched' in Shackles Over Publishing State Secrets

Secret-publishing editor Bill Keller and conservative critic Gabriel Schoenfeld have a surprisingly amicable discussion on where to draw the line on publishing state secrets in the Internet age.

After Lawsuit, Times Finally Corrects Record on Brandon Darby, But False Text Remains

FBI informant Brandon Darby filed suit against the Times last week after the paper falsely accused him of having encouraged a firebombing of the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul. ...

CBS Accuses Peter King of 'Poisoning the Atmosphere' of Radical Islam Hearings

On Thursday's CBS Evening News, congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes implied that the House Homeland Security Committee hearing on the radicalization of American Muslims was simply a political ...
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