Politics http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19189/all en HuffPo Live: Vatican’s ‘Big Gay Art Collection’ is ‘High-End Pornography’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/huffpo-live-vaticans-big-gay-art-collection-high-end-pornography <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Church values are ‘stuck in the past,’ ‘backward.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/andrew-miller">Andrew Miller</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The things you learn watching HuffPo Live! For instance, did you know the Vatican’s art collection is gay enough and dirty enough to earn an NEA grant?</p> <p>That’s the kind of information you pick up from a HuffPo Live <a href="http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/segment/gay-tour-of-the-vatican-lgbt-travel/5591602702a7606eba0005e7">interview of a gay ex-Catholic priest</a>, a lesbian activist, and a Yahoo editor. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/huffpo-live-vaticans-big-gay-art-collection-high-end-pornography" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Education Faith Family Life Politics anti-Catholicism gay agenda HuffPo Live Vatican Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:11:14 +0000 mike.ciandella 49301 at http://www.mrc.org Daily Beast Attacks Post-Abortion Counseling http://www.mrc.org/articles/daily-beast-attacks-post-abortion-counseling <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> You’re not allowed any regrets, so get over it, sister. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/tory-mcclintock">Tory McClintock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>To the abortion absolutists of the left, it isn’t enough that a woman kill off the life inside of her. She then has to be happy about it. </p> <p>Recently on <i>The Daily Beast</i>, writer Samantha Allen disregarded the voices of women who suffer Post Abortion Stress Syndrome and <a href="http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/07/01/pro-lifers-harrass-women-after-abortions.html">attacked post-abortion counseling</a> offered by pro-life groups. Allen accused counseling services of “peddling medical lies” about the procedure of abortion. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/daily-beast-attacks-post-abortion-counseling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Health Life Politics Abortion The Daily Beast Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:42:42 +0000 mike.ciandella 49300 at http://www.mrc.org Kim Kardashian: ‘Looks’ Not Enough; Girls Should “Put in the Work.” http://www.mrc.org/articles/kim-kardashian-looks-not-enough-girls-should-put-work <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> If it weren’t hypocritical lefties, we’d have no celebrities. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-stites-0">Sarah Stites</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Get this: Kim Kardashian West thinks millennial girls need to ditch the make-up and focus on working hard. Success doesn’t come from being pretty.&nbsp; </p><p>You heard right. “People sometimes think that with looks things will be easy,” said the woman who owes her fame to a sex tape, “but I just encourage people to put in the work."&nbsp; </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/kim-kardashian-looks-not-enough-girls-should-put-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Politics Kim Kardashian Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:49:28 +0000 mike.ciandella 49298 at http://www.mrc.org Huff Po Pokes Fun at ‘Merican Citizens http://www.mrc.org/articles/huff-po-pokes-fun-merican-citizens <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Those redneck conservatives are as wacko as our Founding Fathers! </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-stites-0">Sarah Stites</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>What better time to take a potshot at conservative rednecks than Independence Day week? No better time really, despite the fact that that liberal media does the same thing the other 51 weeks of the year. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/huff-po-pokes-fun-merican-citizens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Patriotism Politics huffington post patriotism Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:04:25 +0000 mike.ciandella 49288 at http://www.mrc.org ‘Journalist’: Objective Reporting Doesn’t Apply to ‘Fundamentalist Wackjobs’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/journalist-objective-reporting-doesnt-apply-fundamentalist-wackjobs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Journalist celebrates ‘touting equal rights in the best way I can.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-stites-0">Sarah Stites</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Objectivity doesn’t matter when you have an agenda to push. So admits reporter Jessica Bennett in <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2015/06/29/john-roberts-cited-my-article-in-his-dissent-on-marriage-equality-he-missed-the-point/">an article for the <i>Washington Post</i></a>.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/journalist-objective-reporting-doesnt-apply-fundamentalist-wackjobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Family Media Politics gay agenda Polygamy SCOTUS Washington Post Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:34:45 +0000 mike.ciandella 49286 at http://www.mrc.org 1776 and All That: Four Ways the Left Destroys American History http://www.mrc.org/articles/1776-and-all-four-ways-left-destroys-american-history <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Confederate flag isn’t the only thing media liberals want to disappear. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Happy Independence Day, or, as the left might call it this year, “Original Sin Saturday.” July 4<sup>th</sup> is when we celebrate the birth of The United States. But, whereas you commemorate the inception of what Lincoln called “the last best hope of earth,” liberals lament that flawed people had the audacity to create a flawed nation. Then, that flawed nation had the bad taste to prosper! </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/1776-and-all-four-ways-left-destroys-american-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education Patriotism Politics ConfederateFlag history Independence Day Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:42:35 +0000 mike.ciandella 49285 at http://www.mrc.org Third Eye Blind Singer Stephan Jenkins Drunkenly Bashes Libertarians and GOP During Press Party http://www.mrc.org/articles/third-eye-blind-singer-stephan-jenkins-drunkenly-bashes-libertarians-and-gop-during-press-p <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ‘Flaming liberal’ rocker says he ‘F-ing’ hates libertarians, calls Rubio uninformed on climate change, Republican Party ‘just terrible.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/joseph-rossell">Joseph Rossell</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"><em><strong>Editor’s Note: Story includes explicit language.</strong></em></p><p dir="ltr">Third Eye Blind’s singer songwriter Stephan Jenkins found out this week what happens when you get drunk with a bunch of political reporters in Washington, D.C. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/third-eye-blind-singer-stephan-jenkins-drunkenly-bashes-libertarians-and-gop-during-press-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Media Politics Climate Change Conservatives GOP Libertarians music politics presidential candidates Republicans singer songwriter Stephan Jenkins Third Eye Blind Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:43:36 +0000 julia.seymour 49281 at http://www.mrc.org Look Away ... http://www.mrc.org/cartoons/look-away <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/glenn-foden">Glenn Foden</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="3000" height="2717" title="Media Research Center" alt="Media Research Center" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/CMI-Reenactment.jpg?1435687710" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datetime field-field-published"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">June 30, 2015 - 2:05pm</span> </div> </div> </div> MRC Culture Education Faith Family Politics ConfederateFlag Gay Marriage obamacare SCOTUS Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:08:31 +0000 mike.ciandella 49263 at http://www.mrc.org Jeff Gordon Condemns Confederate Flag; Opts for Rainbow Car http://www.mrc.org/articles/jeff-gordon-condemns-confederate-flag-opts-rainbow-car <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Drafting the gay juggernaught? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/andrew-miller">Andrew Miller</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon unveiled the new paint scheme for his car on CBS’s <i>This Morning</i>. What did he change it to? (Hint: take a look at the White House or your Facebook newsfeed) Yup, you guessed it! A rainbow. <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/gordon%20car.JPG" style="float: right;" height="142" width="283" /></p> <p>The move isn’t totally unprecedented. Gordon started his career with the rainbow painted car and drove it until 2000, when he switched to a different paint scheme. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/jeff-gordon-condemns-confederate-flag-opts-rainbow-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Faith Family Politics ConfederateFlag gay agenda NASCAR Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:11:53 +0000 mike.ciandella 49260 at http://www.mrc.org Salon: Hollywood ‘Gutless Weasels’ are ‘Scared of Gay Characters’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/salon-hollywood-gutless-weasels-are-scared-gay-characters <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The whining never stops. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-stites-0">Sarah Stites</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Get this: Hollywood’s not gay enough! Having flooded entertainment TV with gay themes and characters, the gay inclusivity mafia is now demanding movies toe the line. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/salon-hollywood-gutless-weasels-are-scared-gay-characters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Faith Family Politics gay agenda hollywood Salon Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:45:10 +0000 mike.ciandella 49258 at http://www.mrc.org ‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle’s Wife Taya Slams Hillary Clinton’s ‘Audacity’ on Benghazi http://www.mrc.org/mrc-culture/american-sniper-chris-kyles-wife-taya-slams-hillary-clintons-audacity-benghazi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Vet&#039;s wife has strong words about Clinton&#039;s lack of leadership </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Taya Kyle, widow to American Sniper Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, is not a fan of Hillary Clinton.</p><p dir="ltr"><span>In a </span><em>Boston Herald</em><span> </span><a href="https://soundcloud.com/bostonherald/american-sniper-chris-kyle-widow-taya-kyle-joins-morning-meeting"><span>radio interview</span></a><span> Friday, Kyle discussed how Clinton’s careless response to Benghazi proves her lack of leadership skills and empathy for the American people.</span></p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/mrc-culture/american-sniper-chris-kyles-wife-taya-slams-hillary-clintons-audacity-benghazi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MRC Culture MRC Culture Patriotism Politics Benghazi Chris Kyle Hillary Clinton Military Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:43:44 +0000 matt.philbin 49256 at http://www.mrc.org Media-Censored: Top 15 Quotes from Justices AGAINST Gay Marriage http://www.mrc.org/mrc-culture/media-censored-top-15-quotes-justices-against-gay-marriage <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What the media won’t report from Obergefell v. Hodges. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder">Katie Yoder</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="field-label-inline"> By</div> <a href="/author/andrew-miller">Andrew Miller</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">After the Supreme Court’s decision on gay marriage, journalists rushed to <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/brad-wilmouth/2015/06/28/freudian-slip-cnns-toobin-admits-we-celebrate-gay-rights-victories">show an America that agrees with them</a> – but the win wasn’t one-sided. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/mrc-culture/media-censored-top-15-quotes-justices-against-gay-marriage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> MRC Culture MRC Culture Faith Family Government Media Politics Gay Marriage SCOTUS Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:13:04 +0000 matt.philbin 49254 at http://www.mrc.org Some Confederate Money-Makers Still not Purged from Apple, Amazon http://www.mrc.org/articles/some-confederate-money-makers-still-not-purged-apple-amazon <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rebel flag remains on best-selling products. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/andrew-miller">Andrew Miller</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Amazon and Apple made a promise to purge their websites of any materials with Confederate flags in order to shun the ‘racism’ that inheres in the image. Well, however true or false this may be, it appears that neither company bothered to follow through completely on their respective promises, leaving online some of their best-selling items that show the Confederate flag.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/some-confederate-money-makers-still-not-purged-apple-amazon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment Politics Amazon Apple ConfederateFlag Fri, 26 Jun 2015 18:25:20 +0000 mike.ciandella 49240 at http://www.mrc.org Gawker Says Pregnant Bristol Palin Should Consider Abortion http://www.mrc.org/articles/gawker-says-pregnant-bristol-palin-should-consider-abortion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lefty translates Palin’s pregnancy announcement. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/katie-yoder-0">Katie Yoder</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Gawker is certainly attracting the gawkers today. The media outlet suggested Bristol Palin abort her unborn baby in the name of “choice” – dismissing Palin’s actual choice for life.&nbsp; </p><div class='signature'><p>— Katie Yoder is Staff Writer, Joe and Betty Anderlik Fellow in Culture and Media at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@k_yoder" target="_blank">Follow Katie Yoder on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/gawker-says-pregnant-bristol-palin-should-consider-abortion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Life Politics Abortion Bristol Palin Gawker Fri, 26 Jun 2015 18:16:59 +0000 mike.ciandella 49239 at http://www.mrc.org Airbrushing Hackery: Maryland’s Mosby Makes Women’s Mag Rounds http://www.mrc.org/articles/airbrushing-hackery-marylands-mosby-makes-womens-mag-rounds <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &#039;If anyone is qualified to comment on issues of race, urban violence, and policing …&#039; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sarah-stites-0">Sarah Stites</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><i><a href="http://jezebel.com/vogue-profiles-marilyn-mosby-baltimores-badass-lawyer-1713329846">Jezebel</a></i> called her “badass” and “inspiring.” <i><a href="http://www.vogue.com/13274162/marilyn-mosby-baltimore-prosecutor/">Vogue</a></i> deemed her a “heroine and lightning rod.” To <i><a href="http://www.cosmopolitan.com/politics/news/a42402/marilyn-mosby/">Cosmo</a></i>, she’s the “the talk of the nation.” </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/airbrushing-hackery-marylands-mosby-makes-womens-mag-rounds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Constitution Politics Baltimore Riots Jezebel Marilyn Mosby Vogue Thu, 25 Jun 2015 19:12:33 +0000 mike.ciandella 49234 at http://www.mrc.org