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Fox edits the response to John Bolton’s answer, giving it applause instead of the boos that it received. The question is a good one, too; wouldn’t we act the exact same way if our country was invaded and soldiers kidnapped people for torture without any form of due process?

(Source: informationliberation.com)

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Just a few weeks ago, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta commented on a new Pentagon report on sexual abuse in the military. I think they have actually discovered there is a difference between men and women. And the sexual abuse report says that there has been, since 2006, a 64% increase in violent sexual assaults. Now, what did they expect? These people are in close contact, the whole airing of this issue has never been done by Congress, it’s strictly been a question of pressure from the feminist.

And the feminists have also directed them, really, to spend a lot of money. They have sexual counselors all over the place, victims’ advocates, sexual response coordinators. … So, you have this whole bureaucracy upon bureaucracy being built up with all kinds of levels of people to support women in the military who are now being raped too much.

Liz Trotta, explaining how women in the military should have ‘expected’ to be raped and that it’s really the feminists to blame.

(Source: thinkprogress.org)

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Fox reacts to Newsweek Cover

Andrew Sullivan wrote a fairly standard piece defending the Obama administration from critics, cleverly titled “Why are Obama’s critics so dumb?” (it’s clever because it’ll greatly improve sales compared to a more accurate and reasonable title). Fox, being the establishment conservative mouthpiece that they are, naturally objected. They paid two of their “journalists” to come on and perform what can only be described as a character assassination of Mr. Sullivan, then repeatedly state that he isn’t a journalist. Here’s how Andrew Sullivan responded:

Ask yourself: there’s a controversial cover-essay in Newsweek. The writer is prepared to come on and debate it. Why would Fox not even consider it? I’ve been on Hardball and tonight I’ll be on Anderson Cooper’s show. But Fox brings on two hired guns to talk about my piece, and actually blur out my name on the screen for some reason (either to make sure I remain air-brushed out of reality, or to deceive people that Newsweek is somehow institutionally making the point of my essay). Rich Lowry, moreover, says I cannot be trusted reporting on Palin. Rich Lowry. Here is how Rich Lowry, an “actual journalist” reacted to Palin’s convention speech:

I’m sure I’m not the only male in America who, when Palin dropped her first wink, sat up a little straighter on the couch and said, “Hey, I think she just winked at me.” And her smile. By the end, when she clearly knew she was doing well, it was so sparkling it was almost mesmerizing. It sent little starbursts through the screen and ricocheting around the living rooms of America. This is a quality that can’t be learned; it’s either something you have or you don’t, and man, she’s got it.

That’s “actual journalism”, according to Fox. But a tightly argued essay, backed up with evidence and data for every point, isn’t. And neither is demanding accountability from public officials when they make bizarre claims like experiencing contractions while giving a speech. No Fox reporter has ever asked Palin about that. And they never would and never will. Because Fox, in the end, is about power and money, not truth

"Fox, in the end, is about power and money, not truth". Truer words were never spoken, Mr. Sullivan.

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FOX/CNN caught faking scenes of violent riots in Moscow | RT viaWikileaks

‎”the media has played a key role in creating a justification for regime change” // “the media tends to march in lock step with the govt, to showcase what the govt says is true, even if its later proven to be untrue.”

america is pure ratchetness if you ask me. she steals, she lies, she dont give a fuck.

i dare you to spend one hour a day on  and one hour a day on  and see how cool you are after 1 month.

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Fox News Studio In Manhattan Gets 24/7 Protection By NYPD - costs city taxpayers at least $500,000 a year

abaldwin360:

huffingtonpost.com 

The NYPD provides Fox News’s midtown Manhattan studios 24/7 protection, The Daily Beast reports, more than any other media organization in the city.

ABC, NBC and CBS pay for their own private security details whereas, according to one security expert, Fox News’s around-the-clock protection by the boys in blue costs city taxpayers at least $500,000 a year.

Reached for comment, NYPD spokesman Paul Browne told The Beast “Each of the networks gets police coverage to varying extents based on threat information.” But the other major New York-based media outlets had no knowledge of the offered protection, and one employee at ABC commented, “I would love the special favors.”

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"We’ve got the drones, we’ve got military tribunals, we’re bombing Libya- people who voted for Obama got 4 more years of Bush."

In a rare moment of honesty, Bill Kristol admits that Obama is, “a born-again neocon”. Why should Obama’s base continue to vote for him if he espouses the same policies that left us outraged from 2000-2004? I won’t be voting for Obama again.

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O'Reilly: it's "impossible" for Breivik to be a Christian

"No one believing in Jesus commits mass murder," he said. "The man might have called himself a Christian on the net, but he is certainly not of that faith…we can find no evidence, none, that this killer practiced Christianity in any way."

He said that the reason the media was calling Breivik a Christian was because “the left wants you to believe that fundamentalists Christians are a threat just like crazy jihadists are.” O’Reilly called this notion “dishonest and insane,” saying that no government was backing Breivik’s ideology.

O’Reilly also said that the media “is pushing the Christian angle [because] they don’t like Christians very much because we are too judgmental,” and that the press want to “diminish” social and religious conservatives.

You can watch the video through the link. Despite describing himself as a Christian, Breivik couldn’t possibly be a Christian because it’s un-Christian to kill innocents, according to O’Reilly. I can’t believe the things these fear mongers are saying to differentiate Breivik from Muslim terrorists: it’s like they cannot comprehend a similarity between a white man and an Arab. I wonder if O’Reilly believe that Bin Laden wasn’t a Muslim, since his acts were violent as well. I doubt it.

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