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Fox News Contributor on Texas Abortion Law: Start Buying Coat Hangers, Ladies!

Fox News Contributor on Texas Abortion Law: Start Buying Coat Hangers, Ladies!
Fox News contributor Erick Erickson is known for his views that women are property and they should be staying home and not working. He took it one step further by gleefully tweeting that women will now have to buy coat hangers if they want abortions after the Texas Senate passed their anti-abortion bill . . .
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Robertson: George Zimmerman Right to Follow Trayvon Martin Because Criminals Wear Hoodies

Robertson: George Zimmerman Right to Follow Trayvon Martin Because Criminals Wear Hoodies
Pat Robertson yesterday berated the media for portraying Trayvon Martin as a “little boy” instead of a “fully-formed young African American male.” Robertson defended George Zimmerman after co-host Terry Meeuwsen pointed out that a 911 operator told Zimmerman not to follow Martin. “There’s been some crime in this area and the criminals were wearing these hoods so it’s one of those things,” Robertson said.
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Ted Nugent: Travyon Martin Was a 'Dope Smoking, Racist Gangsta Wannabe'

Ted Nugent: Travyon Martin Was a 'Dope Smoking, Racist Gangsta Wannabe'
Nugent also described Attorney General Eric Holder as "a blackpanther supporting blacks attacking nonblacks."
Commenting on the acquittal of George Zimmerman on charges that he unlawfully killed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent labeled Martin a "dope smoking, racist gangsta wannabe" who was "responsible for his bad decisions and standard modus operendi of always taking t
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David Gregory Screws Up Obamacare Basics

David Gregory Screws Up Obamacare Basics
At the very least, NBC's "Meet the Press" anchor and all around "ace reporter" David Gregory had the journalistic transparency to admit that he doesn't understand all the details of the Affordable Care Act before launching into incorrect details about the Affordable Care Act.
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TX Super Senator Wendy Davis Dominates Sunday Talk Show Circuit

TX Super Senator Wendy Davis Dominates Sunday Talk Show Circuit
It was a busy weekend for Texas's superhero Senator Wendy Davis. She appeared on not one, not two, but three Sunday morning talk shows, demonstrating yet again that her Tuesday night filibuster against restrictive abortion measures has garnered tremendous national attention.
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Did the New York Post Bother to Cover Gay Marriage?

Did the New York Post Bother to Cover Gay Marriage?
The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the New York Daily News, AM New York, Newsday... all the major newspapers distributed in the nation's largest city devoted serious front-page real estate to coverage of the Supreme Court's decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act.
So you'd expect the New York Post, on a day when there were no innocent runners to accuse of being terrorists, to devout at least some front-page space to the ruling, right?
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SF Newspaper Editor 'Quits' Rather Than Cut Staff — and Other Lowlights of Local Reporting's Demise

SF Newspaper Editor 'Quits' Rather Than Cut Staff — and Other Lowlights of Local Reporting's Demise
Recent stories in San Francisco highlight the struggle of some publishers to maintain a viable local reporting staff — the boots on the ground of journalism — among a new, Internet-driven information economy (and a recession-era real life economy). What's a paper to do? "Do more with less," as they say in season five of "The Wire."
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Glenn Beck Defends Paula Deen

Glenn Beck Defends Paula Deen
On his June 24 web show, Beck used the backlash against Deen as a platform to rant about what he believes is the active destruction of Constitutional principles, arguing that attacks on Deen over the content of her speech are symptomatic of the nation's decline.
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If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Delete ‘Em: Maine Gov Blacklisting Three Newspapers He Doesn’t Like

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Delete ‘Em: Maine Gov Blacklisting Three Newspapers He Doesn’t Like
Maine Gov. Paul LePage’s administration will not comment on stories published by three Maine newspapers he claims oppose his administration. This is news about not making news.
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The One Percent Playbook: Convincing Americans It's Their Own Darn Fault

The One Percent Playbook: Convincing Americans It's Their Own Darn Fault
When the "New York Times Book Review" assigned conservative columnist David Brooks to review George Packer's book — one that argues that elite-driven economic policies have negatively "unwound" the lives of millions —the mass media blueprint was clearly placed on the table. This is how the American elite will convince the 99 percent that government and the poorest Americans are to blame for every one's everyday struggles.
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