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CBS Promotes Obama Fist Bumps In Wake of New Study On Reducing Spread of Germs

On Monday, July 28, the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley used a new study showing that high fives are five times more hygienic than shaking hands as a way of promoting President ...
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CBS, NBC Highlight Downside to NYT's Call for Pot Legalization

As the New York Times launched a high profile editorial to federally legalize marijuana, NBC and CBS surprisingly showcased the downside of the pro-pot movement in states such as Colorado and ...
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Geraldo: Every Time You Say 'Illegals' It's Like Fingernails on a Blackboard!

Geraldo Rivera hates it whenever any one around him refers to people illegally crossing the border as “illegals.” On Monday’s edition of Outnumbered he challenged FNC’s Ainsley Earhardt when she ...
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CBS’s Rose Allows Hamas Leader to Compare Palestinian Terrorism to U.S. Defeating British in Revolutionary War

CBS This Morning aired multiple excerpts on Monday morning of co-host Charlie Rose’s interview with Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal, that will air on Rose’s PBS show on Monday night. In the excerpts ...
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NBC Reporter Frets Over Hamas Getting 'Nothing' in Cease-Fire With Israel

On Monday's NBC Today, chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel worried that Hamas was not getting enough out of a temporary cease-fire agreement with Israel: "What is Hamas getting in ...
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NBC Omits Coverage of Agreement on VA Hospital Bill; Mentions Robots in South Korean Ballpark Instead

Over the weekend, leaders from the House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees reached an agreement on legislation to reform the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs with the full details ...
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Networks Refuse to Report Latest IRS Scandal Revelations

The saga of Lois Lerner’s missing emails took a bunch of twists and turns this past week, but you wouldn’t know that if you only got your news from the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks. On July ...
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MSNBC’s Harris-Perry Compares Rick Perry to Segregationists Trying to Stop Integration of Public Schools

MSNBC Weekend MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry her weekend platform to disgustingly compare Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) and his decision to sent National Guard troops to the border to that of ...
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'Meet the Press' Panel Laments ‘Do-Nothing Nature’ of Republicans In Congress

A common theme among liberal journalists is to blame a “do-nothing Congress” when liberal policies fail to become law. Such was the case during a panel discussion on Sunday’s Meet the Press when ...
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David Gregory Suggests Paul Ryan Doesn’t Have ‘A Lot of Sympathy’ for Poor People

Meet the Press moderator David Gregory did his best to condemn Congressman Paul Ryan’s new anti-poverty proposal during an interview on Sunday. The NBC host played a clip of Ryan from 2013 in ...
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