Tag Archive for Media Matters

Conservative Flip Flopping on NSA Surveillance

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While Republicans frequently scream about Obamacare, until now they’ve been silent on the Patriot Act which was sweeping legislation passed by both parties in the wake of 9/11.  The conservative noise machine drumbeat into Americans that opposition to this legislation or opposition to the war was almost treasonous and would undermine President George W. Bush…

Hey Dobbs, Dont let the door hit you in the …

With yesterday’s surprise announcement we are finally rid of Lou Dobbs racist rants on CNN. Granted, he would be a perfect fit along side Glenn Beck on Faux News Network. Media Matters had this to say: “For too long, CNN provided Lou Dobbs with its stamp of approval as he pursued a dangerous, one-sided and…

Media Matters on the Rise of Conservative Media

I love referring my friends to Eric Alterman’s excellent book, “What Liberal Media?” which is a well-documented report on how the mainstream media actually has a more conservative bias than a liberal one.  But please review this excellent video from Media Matters to whet your appetite.