Mika Brzezinski’s ‘Real Americans’ Elitism

CommentaryBy Jamison Foser Even after landslide victories for the Democrats in the 2008 and 2006 elections (not to mention the fact that a Democrat has won the popular vote in four of the past five presidential elections), MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski still insists that “real Americans” are conservative. Brzezinski says the[Read More…]

Insider Dinners with News Outlets Leave the Public Hungry

Commentary Inside the First Amendment By Gene Policinski First Amendment Center vice president/executive director The general notion is not really open to dispute today that the news media of tomorrow will be very different from the news media of yesterday — but the specifics are. The challenges of operating a[Read More…]

Palin, the Press, and Her No Más Moment

Commentary by Eric Boehlert Like frustrated welterweight Roberto Duran, who stunned the sporting world by walking away, mid-bout, from his 1980 prize fight against Sugar Ray Leonard with the memorable, muttered Spanish phrase for “no more,” Sarah Palin’s decision last week to walk away, mid-term, from her governorship stunned Beltway[Read More…]

FBI Letter to the Editor Regarding the Terrorist Watch List

Commentary (A version of this letter appeared in the Fredericksburg, Virginia Free Lance-Star on June 30, 2009) The recent Free Lance-Star editorial (“List full of holes,” June 25, 2009) included a number of inaccurate statements—and critical omissions—about the U.S. government’s consolidated terrorist watch list. Neither the Terrorist Screening Center (TSC)[Read More…]

Putting Sikhs to the ‘Cruel Choice’

Commentary Inside the First Amendment By Charles C. Haynes First Amendment Center senior scholar Unless Army officials act quickly, Capt. Kamaljit Singh Kalsi and 2nd Lt. Tejdeep Singh Rattan will soon be compelled to choose between obedience to God and service to country. The two officers wore turbans and beards[Read More…]

GOP Strategist Ed Rollins: Sarah Palin Looks ‘Inept,’ Timing ‘Suspicious’

Embedded video from CNN Video Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)– GOP Strategist Ed Rollins echoes what many are already speculating: Sarah Palin’s timing is very, very suspicious. “Everyone’s goint to assume there’s another story,” Rollins told CNN. “You don’t just quit with a year-and-a-half to go as governor. You certainly don’t do this[Read More…]

Fox News Runs with Global Temperature Decline Falsehood

Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- Following allegations that the EPA “suppressed” an internal document that was skeptical of climate change, several Fox News figures have advanced the document’s false claim — previously repeated by CBS — that, in Fox News host Steve Doocy’s words, “for the last 11 years, temperatures had been dropping.”[Read More…]