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Evan Thomas on Obama the God: 'I Was Not Being Literal'

In this week's Newsweek, Evan Thomas confessed to being nailed by MRC and other media critics for comparing Obama to God on MSNBC ' or so it seemed, he wrote: "I compared President Obama with God. ...

CPB Ombudsman Agrees: Bill O'Reilly 'Guilty of Promoting Domestic Terrorism'

On Friday, June 12, the PBS program Now (formerly hosted by Bill Moyers) devoted most of its half-hour to the complaints of late-term abortionists Warren Hern and LeRoy Carhart smearing the ...

Scientific American Magazine Honors Obama For 'Welcoming Back' Science Into White House

For his "extraordinary" accomplishments in just "a matter of weeks of taking office," the June edition of Scientific American magazine is honoring Barack Obama as one of ten people "who have ...

ABC, CBS Grill Obama Aide on Health Care and Government Regulations

ABC and CBS's morning shows on Wednesday both provided surprisingly tough questioning to Christina Romer, one of Barack Obama's economic advisors. On the issue of health care, Good Morning America ...

Easily Impressed TV Anchors Marvel At Obama's Fly Swat

The everyday act of swatting a bug happens countless times at picnics and ball games across the country, but when CNBC's cameras caught Barack Obama slapping a fly, the fawning liberal press ...

He's No Spitzer: ABC, CBS, NBC All Brand Ensign a 'Republican'

Wednesday's ABC, CBS and NBC morning shows made a point of labeling Nevada Senator John Ensign a "Republican" after he admitted an extramarital affair. NBC, which took days to admit New York's ...

CBS Airs 'Reality Check' on Obama's False Claim Health Plan 'Deficit Neutral'

Reality catches up with CBS News which on Tuesday night ran a "Reality Check" story on how a new CBO report shows President Obama's claim that his government-expansion health care plan won't hike ...

Bill Maher: Obama's 'Not Even a Liberal;' Blames Media For Lack of Left Wing

President Obama isn't nearly liberal enough for HBO's Bill Maher who on CNN repeated the focus of his rant on his show last Friday night. When Wolf Blitzer asked what he was most disappointed ...

Matthews: McCain Pushing Same 'Idiot Button' Palin Pushes

An outraged Chris Matthews scolded John McCain, on Tuesday's Hardball, for criticizing Obama's stance on Iran's elections as he exclaimed: "The difference between the President, who is being very ...

ABC Bashes U.S. Maternity Leave Policies: Again Links Them to Swaziland, Liberia

On Tuesday's Good Morning America, Diane Sawyer complained about America's maternity leave policies for women, and for the fourth time in slightly more than two years, the show connected them to ...
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