No One Seems To Care About That Dan Rather Movie
I do wonder why people would not want to go see a movie that tries to make heroes of journalists who straight-up lied in order to tank a political campaign. Sony Pictures Classics “Truth,” which recounts CBS’ reporting on President George W. Bush’s military service, expanded to 1,120 theaters, but couldn’t even crack $1 million. It earned just $901,000. The problem with the movie is that | Read More »
Fighting the never-ending battle for the past
“Those who control the present, control the past and those who control the past control the future.” –George Orwell The strength of the left doesn’t lie in its ideas. Were it to rely upon its ideology for political viability it would wither away within a generation. Rather, its sole strength, other than its unbridled used of coercive force when it is in power, is its | Read More »
MSM Creates Narrative – Strives To Shape Outcome.
The ‘Main Stream Media’, as it has come to be known, has ceased to exist. It wasn’t even given a decent burial. The advent of the new conservative media has thrown down the gauntlet. Despite near-hysterical attempts to sell America the Administration’s statist line, Americans have not been fooled. The new media has forced a transparency on their MSM counterparts that they’ve never had to | Read More »
Obama Releases Birth Certificate
After years of hearing President Obama claim that he has shown his birth certificate and “I can’t spend all of my time with my birth certificate plastered on my forehead.” After reading an article on April 23, 2011 in Hawaii’s own Star Advertiser that claimed the long form Certificate of Live Birth “are state government property that can’t be released to anyone, even the president | Read More »
Obamao’s “Final March” facts(?); ‘Watermelon” update
“WATERMELON” UPDATE The Dan Rather “watermelon” story was featured on The O’Reilly Factor (Pinheads & Patriots) and Hannity (Great American Panel) last night. There was no mention of the truth–that the phrase is from Jim Hightower. Jim Hightower is alive and well and living in the Austin area. I wrote to him and he just wrote back: Dear Barry, I used it at least as | Read More »
Origin of Dan Rather’s “He couldn’t sell watermelons…” (Think Texas)
CNBC’s Chris Matthews tried to interrupt Dan Rather today immediately after “watermelon,” but the phrase wasn’t originated by Dan Rather on the spot. From Ace of Spades HQ: More: Left Coast Rebel has the transcript: “When you talk about a triumph though, part of the undertow in the coming election is going to be President Obama’s leadership and the Republicans are making a case, a | Read More »
Rooting for injuries watch: Dan Rather vs. CBS.
Via JammieWearingFool comes news that Rather’s lawsuit has been rejuvenated: The anchor’s $70 million lawsuit against his former employers got a new lease on life today when a Manhattan judge restored his previously dismissed fraud claim against the network. [snip] The fraud charge contends the network’s trickery cost Rather millions by scapegoating him for a flawed report on President Bush’s Vietnam era military service, and | Read More »
Dan Rather and the Price of Dishonesty
You may remember this story from a few years back. Ran Rather did a hit job, using forged documents, on George W. Bush concerning his Air National Guard Service during the Vietnam War. As a result, many people, even today, think Bush got away with doing less than desired as a member of the Air Guard. Many other people think Dan Rather is a man | Read More »