The right-wing propaganda machine strikes again. This time, Fox News was caught by Media Matters clearly editing a 60 Minutes interview with Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta. During a part of the interview, Panetta discussed his opposition to the 2011 removal of all U.S. military forces from Iraq. (Source: Read more)
On Sunday mornings I faithfully start my day watching Spiritual Awakening at 8:00 AM. At 8:30 I begin my political morning as I watch NC Spin. At 9:00 I watch Meet the Press on Fox and Juan Williams be putting it down and at the same time listening to FM 104.3 the Rev. Al Sharpton on Hour of Power until 10:00 AM. And then at 10:00 the tv goes off and I am focused totally on FM 104.3 to The Val Atkins Connections Talk Show or The Larry Hall Talk Back Talk Show.
This morning Fox did an interview with Paul Ryan. When Ryan was repeatedly asked the question about the tax plan math he kept going to something else and the commentator said I am going to get to those questions later but for now explain the tax plan math. See the following response: “Ryan: Explaining tax plan math too time-consuming.”
Most Americans are being kept in the dark about the US Day of Rage by the corporate cable news giants at CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC who have imposed a de facto blackout on the protest.
Even though estimates have varied from hundreds to as many as 50,000 protesters flooded into Manhattan and others cities to take part in events around the country to, “nonviolently disrupt the disloyal, incompetent, and corrupt special interests which have usurped our nation’s civil and military power, spawning a host of threats to our liberty, lives and national security,” the three cable news networks have devoted no airtime to the story. (Read more)
Between January 1 and October 31 of this year, five potential Republican presidential candidates — Newt Gingrich, Mike Huckabee, Sarah Palin, John Bolton, and Rick Santorum — who also serve as Fox News contributors or hosts have appeared on the network for a combined total of nearly 66 hours. Media Matters for America estimates this time to be worth at least $40 million in advertising costs. (Read more)
Note: Well this is too damn funny, they fire Olbermann for donating crumbs to the Democratic Party but look at all the cheese they donated. C. Dancy II – DCN Publisher