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What Did JFK’s Assassination Teach Us?

What Did JFK’s Assassination Teach Us?
Half a century ago, Sid Davis was the first journalist to learn John Kennedy had died. Instead of breaking the biggest the biggest news story in the world, he waited because he wanted to make sure he was right. It is hard to image a journalist making the same choice nowadays amid our modern cacophony of inaccurate reporting, but perhaps Davis has something to teach us.
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Conservatives Go Mum About Bogus Benghazi Story

Conservatives Go Mum About Bogus Benghazi Story
The apology (such as it was) surfaced at the tail end of the broadcast Sunday night. 60 Minutes, having just been busted for nurturing a bogus Benghazi story over a span of 12 months, said it was sorry in a terse 90 seconds.
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What the Zuck??!? Facebook Chairman's Sister Urges Americans to Honor Vets by Buying Her Book

What the Zuck??!? Facebook Chairman's Sister Urges Americans to Honor Vets by Buying Her Book
Randi Zuckerberg, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's sister, posted a tweet this Veterans Day under the guise of honoring those that served this country honorably. Of course, the tweet was really just a cheap promotional plug for her new book, "dot Complicated."
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Glenn Beck: An EMP Attack Will Kill Half The Population, So Buy This Food Insurance

Glenn Beck: An EMP Attack Will Kill Half The Population, So Buy This Food Insurance
One of the oddest things about Glenn Beck's daily radio program is watching him spend twenty minutes ranting and/or sobbing about some topic, only to suddenly make a transition to promoting the company or product that is sponsoring that particular half-hour of programming.
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Fox News Commentator: Obama Will 'Turn the Military Against The People' and Attack Christians

Fox News Commentator: Obama Will 'Turn the Military Against The People' and Attack Christians
On a radio commentary this week, Fox News commentator Todd Starnes warned that the US military may come after Christians, pointing to a training session in Mississippi that included the American Family Association on a list of hate groups.
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Bill Moyers' Open Letter to 'The People Who Hate Government So Much They've Shut It Down'

Bill Moyers' Open Letter to 'The People Who Hate Government So Much They've Shut It Down'
The ol' reliable Bill Moyers of PBS, on his namesake show 'Moyers & Company,' tore into the ineptitude and petty politics that have ground the government to a non-essential standstill. While he doesn't mince word about the flawed nature of the Affordable Care Act, his break down of the democratic breakdown is in-depth and succinct and available in video form after the jump.
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Alex Jones Channels Lizard From Outer Space To Reveal Dangers Of Obamacare

Alex Jones Channels Lizard From Outer Space To Reveal Dangers Of Obamacare
Back in April, Matt Drudge predicted that 2013 would be the “year of Alex Jones.” And what a year it’s been. On Wednesday, Jones donned a top hat, a fake English accent and a lizard mask — a take on his friend David Icke’s claim that shapeshifting lizards from outer space rule the world — to talk about the dangers of Obamacare.
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Ann Romney Blames Voters for Government Shutdown

Ann Romney Blames Voters for Government Shutdown
Alright there, all you Obama voters and those slackers who stayed home on election day instead of supporting the 2012 version of Thurston Howell, III for president, Ann Romney wonders how you can possibly look at yourselves in the mirror now. Because the government shutdown is all your fault.
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TX AG and GOP Candidate for Gov Has a Very Friendly Relationship With a Very Racist Blog

TX AG and GOP Candidate for Gov Has a Very Friendly Relationship With a Very Racist Blog
Texas Attorney General — and probable GOP candidate to replace Rick Perry in 2014 — Greg Abbott, along with his team, may be too close for some people's comfort to a right-wing blogger named Robbie Cooper. Cooper is a guy who repeatedly calls black people "animals" and, quite blatantly, the ultimate racial epithet.
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TheContributor.com Editor-in-Chief Tina Dupuy Discusses Future of Journalism with Sam Seder

TheContributor.com Editor-in-Chief Tina Dupuy Discusses Future of Journalism with Sam Seder
On a special edition of The Majority Report, Editor-in-Chief of TheContributor.com Tina Dupuy joins Sam Seder for a discussion on the new launch and the future of journalism. Also, Nicole Belle of Crooks and Liars talks about her crusade to get Chuck Todd to do his job.
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