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The right’s black crime obsession
Salon, by Brian Beutler

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 8/23/2013 9:16:44 PM

Conservative media´s total fixation on black-on-black and black-on-white crime isn´t going to end. Here´s why. There are a few black people up to no good in this country and Fox News is on it! So is Drudge Report. Vigilantly on the lookout, 24 hours a day, for stories about black youths behaving badly. This isn’t a particularly new phenomenon, but it’s intensified noticeably in the past year for at least two reasons. Conservatives, particularly white conservatives, feel a burning urgency to find a racial counterweight to the aftermath of Trayvon Martin’s shooting (including President Obama’s public comments about the incident), a

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: HerbVA, 8/23/2013 9:22:13 PM     (No. 9488572)

More effluvia from a new age self-loathing Caucasoid.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Sanspeur, 8/23/2013 9:23:34 PM     (No. 9488574)

Darn .. I so frown upon black youts behaving "badly" . Oh wow ..murder , death , killing is now just "bad " behavior ? miss Manners material ..not evil incarnate .. Ok ? This is dumbing down penultimate ..

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pixelero, 8/23/2013 9:24:21 PM     (No. 9488575)

Uh, the topic actually is the desire to bring objective truth to the media marketplace.

´Burning urgency,´ huh? What a sissified, mealy-mouthed tool.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: shamus, 8/23/2013 9:25:01 PM     (No. 9488577)

Leftists seem to feel that it´s okay for black people to commit crimes against white people. This is indicative of their unhinged view of the world.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Urgent Fury, 8/23/2013 9:29:41 PM     (No. 9488582)

Brian: When it goes down, they won´t spare you for trying to cover them.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JHSMom02, 8/23/2013 9:30:05 PM     (No. 9488583)

Hip waders necessary to read this.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: StephaniePlum, 8/23/2013 9:30:33 PM     (No. 9488584)

My brain hurts after attempting to read this twisted logic ! I really do try to understand the reasoning that differentiates the thinking of liberals vs. conservatives. But this one is beyond me:

FTA "So let’s review: George Zimmerman wouldn’t have shot Trayvon Martin if he hadn’t been profiling by race." No, Mr. Beutler, George Zimmerman would not have shot Trayvon Martin if Trayvon Martin hadn´t been attempting to kill George Zimmerman.

I´ve tried, I´ve had it ... I give up. It is impossible to rationally explain liberal thinking and I´m not even going to try any longer.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: tren9, 8/23/2013 9:31:48 PM     (No. 9488585)

Young black males are 6 to 7 % of the population but commit 50% of all the murders. I guess you could call that ´bad behavior.´

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Reply 9 - Posted by: god of irony, 8/23/2013 9:33:31 PM     (No. 9488587)

Brian Buetler is stuck on stupid.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mitzi, 8/23/2013 9:36:10 PM     (No. 9488591)

Brian Beutler isn´t getting much "love" from the people commenting!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 8/23/2013 9:37:47 PM     (No. 9488594)

Finally! Here is a textbook example of the tail wagging the dog. I thought it was merely a cliché. Beutler attempts to answer the age old question -- which came first, the chicken or the egg?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 8/23/2013 9:39:23 PM     (No. 9488596)

No mention of Delbert Belton, the 5´ tall 88-year old WWII Vet who was bludgeoned to death by young black men. There were also school children beaten and robbed at their bus stop earlier this week in Gary IN (at 7AM!). Telling us not to notice isn´t going to work anymore.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: flatwater, 8/23/2013 9:47:44 PM     (No. 9488601)

Brian, what is known as "the Knockout Game" in America´s black community?

Brian, why are the overwhelming majority of America´s murders committed by 13% of our population?





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Reply 14 - Posted by: Evocatus, 8/23/2013 9:52:49 PM     (No. 9488603)

You don´t have to look far to find black on black, or black on white violence.


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Reply 15 - Posted by: blackcaddy, 8/23/2013 9:58:23 PM     (No. 9488608)

I propose a new N.A.A.C.P. National Association for the Advancement of Caucasion People

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Reply 16 - Posted by: RUReadyY3K, 8/23/2013 10:05:32 PM     (No. 9488612)

Fox and Drudge don´t have to look too hard. Interesting that black on black crime is the norm and rampant, but the libs don´t care at all about that. Apparently most blacks don´t either, just worrying about what George Zimmerman is up to.


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Reply 17 - Posted by: joew9, 8/23/2013 10:09:48 PM     (No. 9488615)

The right is obsessed with trying to understand why the left constantly denies the obvious.
They deny that:
*Blacks commit a disproportional amount of crime
*Terrorists are mostly Islamic and are driven by their religion.
*Christians are not terrorists.
*The Tea Party does not consist of racists.
*The Tea Party does not consist of terrorists.
*High taxes retard business and lowers everyones standard of living.
*Heavy regulation hurts small business, often helps big business, and lowers everyones standard of living.
*More government is rarely the answer.
*Free Market Capitalism creates the highest standard of living for everyone.
*Communism lowers the standard of living while not resulting in everything being fairer
*Communism always results in oppression and death no matter who´s in charge.
*Nazi´s were left wing.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: lizzee1, 8/23/2013 10:22:16 PM     (No. 9488621)

Where is he writing this from, the Hamptons, or some other elite protected community?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 8/23/2013 10:26:54 PM     (No. 9488623)

So, as the black community implodes, as black teen males gun each other down in a feral sense of masculinity, as the male role model is socially murdered by a government plantation system that destroys dignity and a sense of purpose, it is the "white obsession" with black crime that is the problem! There is little hope so long as Planned Parenthood continues to profit from the murder of black children. There is little hope so long as there are so few real men to raise the children who long for someone to show them how to be a man and a woman. There is little hope so long as the Feral Government continues to divide and destroy our national fabric.

White obsession? More like white grieving at the loss of so much potential. Grief at the destruction of so many futures. Sadness that, as our society has changed, the will of the power elite to reignite old hatreds and bitterness grows as they cling to power while the nation crumbles.

White man´s burden? No. It´s white man´s disappointment that all that has been won to the advantage of all is being destroyed for political convenience and the hope of a Progressive Third Reich that can rule for one thousand years.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: john56, 8/23/2013 10:30:44 PM     (No. 9488626)

Today´s installment of "Who you gonna believe? Me or your lyin´ eyes?"

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Videodrone, 8/23/2013 10:44:41 PM     (No. 9488633)

hey Brian, come take a walk through "Oak-town" with me (I´ll be wearing something with "K" and packing) we´ll see who gets to the end of Richmond Ave alive

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Reply 22 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 8/23/2013 11:07:16 PM     (No. 9488637)

What conservative media?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: stablemoney, 8/23/2013 11:28:34 PM     (No. 9488644)

The Salon has a foul stench.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Blue Hen1, 8/23/2013 11:42:25 PM     (No. 9488650)

The problem is that there is no shortage of stories about black youth behaving badly, you dont have to look long to find one. The Wilmington (De) News Journal refuses to identify criminals by their race because of the multitude of crimes committed by blacks. They are afraid of prejudicing their readership

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Newtsche, 8/23/2013 11:45:25 PM     (No. 9488651)

Cut Brian some slack. He´s the child of the old media fever swamp and has no clue as to the extent of black crime. He wouldn´t even know how to find out.



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Reply 26 - Posted by: kate318, 8/23/2013 11:59:41 PM     (No. 9488652)

God, but these liberals are a demented lot!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 8/24/2013 12:04:16 AM     (No. 9488656)

Prog apologist and idiot.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: STLstudent, 8/24/2013 12:04:33 AM     (No. 9488657)

More deception from a self-loathing, white-hating liberal. White America does NOT have to search to find a counterweight to the Zimmerman self-defense trial. Black-on-white violent crime is a daily reality that threatens the lives of non-privileged-race Americans. Salon is a propagandist organization whose purpose is to hide truth, to hide reality.

White America is under attack, and the media and the U.S. federal government supports the violence.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 8/24/2013 12:42:34 AM     (No. 9488670)

Paula Deen admits to having used a racist word once many years ago, and she is declared a racist and her career is destroyed.

Blacks attack and kill both other blacks and whites on pretty much a daily basis all over America, and that is no big deal.

Yeah, that is pretty much totally "logical" to the lie-beral mindset.

And you are a racist if you disagree...

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Reply 30 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/24/2013 12:46:41 AM     (No. 9488674)

Numbers don´t lie.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: bifgroovey, 8/24/2013 12:52:08 AM     (No. 9488678)

Is the Salon reporter stereotyping all conservatives as non-black?

So the "right" is the only people that elect black representatives from white districts (something leftist Marxists can´t do).

Why can´t a black woman represent New York in the Senate? Why is it always a rich white career liberal Marxist?

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Reply 32 - Posted by: veritas, 8/24/2013 1:19:47 AM     (No. 9488691)

FTA: There are a few black people up to no good in this country and Fox News is on it!

One black male in three has a felony conviction during his lifetime. That´s not "a few."

A 75% illegitimacy rate currently [about]. That´s not "a few" making decisions highly-destructive to themselves and others, and often highly-expensive to honest taxpayers.

Brian, how´s about you get out more? Go where you can get some nice anecdotes about the rarity of black criminals? ´K?

[Well, after you go to legal zoom and write a will first, of course....]

#8, #13: IIRC, 2% +/- is about the actual percentage of the black males in the overall population who commit that wildly-disproportionate number of murders.

So what do the numbers have to be before: a. the problem is generally acknowledged? and b. appropriately-serious measures are taken to stop these murders and other crimes?

"[E]vils which are not cured in one way will cure themselves in another."
~~ Thomas Jefferson

If the gov´t continues not simply to fail to protect us, but to seize more and more of our money to pay for programs that create and exacerbate and protect a lawless, often feral, predatory, evil, parasitic segment of the population, at some point there will be push-back.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Dante, 8/24/2013 1:25:47 AM     (No. 9488696)

People were aware of the outrageous black crime statistics long before your precious ´Trayvon´, you idiot.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: steveW, 8/24/2013 1:29:48 AM     (No. 9488698)

You are about to enter The Twilight Zone.

Seriously, the difference between "progressive journalist" and mental patient eludes me. Do they actually pride themselves on having no connection whatsoever to reality? Yes, they do.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: eorsc, 8/24/2013 1:35:42 AM     (No. 9488701)

Consider the source. It´s Salon.






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Reply 36 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby, 8/24/2013 1:43:37 AM     (No. 9488704)

It was the left that made the obsession with Martin.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: leonardo, 8/24/2013 1:44:28 AM     (No. 9488705)

When you refer to the carnage of black-on-black violence and the sharp increase in black-on-white violence as "black youths behaving badly", you are exposing your racist attitude of lowered expectations
for blacks in a civilized society. And since blacks generations ago got a raw deal, liberals must give them "slack" in perpetuity if they are to feel good about themselves. The solution is to force liberal fools such as Beutler to live in black violence-filled neighborhoods indefinitely until they themselves are victims of such violence, or until they "get it".

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Reply 38 - Posted by: BarryNo, 8/24/2013 1:52:33 AM     (No. 9488709)

As usual, a liberal lapdog misses the point. Conservatives aren´t looking for black-on-white crime, we´re ticked off because the left has an obsession with white-on-black crime to the point they race-bait and manufacture incidents to promote their agenda.

At the same time they ignore black on white crime and black on black crime because it doesn´t fit their narrative.

However, what´s really at issue here is that the black community, who MLK prayed to be accepted as equals by the majority is so rapidly alienating everyone with the high percentage of truly horrific immorality, that many begin to wish them gone - which I think is the intent...

I think the Democrats are still nursing their KKK-like hatred for their former slaves and are hoping to treat them the way the Palestinians would like to treat the Jews.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Spidey, 8/24/2013 3:51:46 AM     (No. 9488729)

This idiot is hacked off because word is getting out that blacks aren´t the victimized saints that the left paints them to be.

Most of the stories about black crime is to expose the hypocrisy and double standards of the left and media and what they get roiled about.Crime is just a symptom of a bigger disease called the welfare state but don´t expect the left to recognize that.You have rich trust fund brats who´s behavior is just as bad but they can afford it to do it in style.

Obama´s war on the job construction in this country has overridden people´s desire to get ahead.It´s showing up with young whites,so it has to be even worse for blacks,who will never see a job while Obama´s president.

When blacks go to a shooting range they put their own feet up as a target.Their attacking white people will cause even more to lose jobs because most employers are white.Small business simply can´t afford to hire walking lawsuit cases either.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: franq, 8/24/2013 6:44:14 AM     (No. 9488783)

I´m glad I don´t have to do what this poor deluded fool does to earn a living.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 8/24/2013 8:44:17 AM     (No. 9488933)

Sophistry like this is necessary to protect and sustain Leftist fantasy ideology with its demonology of white racism.

The fundamental problem for Leftists is reality. Another word for reality is truth. Leftist fantasy ideology attempts to substitute private political beliefs for reality and truth - with predictable results. There is always friction, churn, dissonance, contradiction etc. that Leftist ideologues must somehow account for and explain away in order to preserve their private illusions.

This piece is a good example of the remarkable lengths to which a victim of Leftist fantasy ideology is prepared to go to avoid confronting reality. The writer has thrown up a great cloud of smoke to complicate and obscure something that is actually very simple and obvious - in fact, too simple and obvious. Hence the need to work so hard to sow confusion and perplexity where none need exist.

Leftists believe they are the only ones allowed to talk about race and that talking about race means sanctifying black victims and demonizing white oppressors. That is what a Leftist means by "a conversation about race." Anything else, especially anything that implicates blacks as responsible perpetrators, is verboten.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: woodsman, 8/24/2013 8:47:08 AM     (No. 9488937)

Figures don´t lie....but liars figure eh Brian?

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Reply 43 - Posted by: Edgelady, 8/24/2013 9:46:58 AM     (No. 9489043)

Oh good, I´m not alone - this guy, the "author," is really stupid.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: garyhope, 8/25/2013 7:17:33 PM     (No. 9490974)

" JournoList

Brian Beutler, of The Media Consortium, was an identified member of JournoList - an email group of approximately 400 "progressive" and socialist journalists, academics and "new media" activists.

JournoList members reportedly coordinated their messages in favor of Barack Obama and the Democrats, and against Sarah Palin and the Republican Party. JournoList was founded in 2007 and was closed down in early 2010.[1] "

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After presenting at the Academy Awards this year, Kim Novak didn’t want to leave her house. The Hitchcock screen siren, 81, was too humiliated to venture from her home near the Rogue River in Oregon. She read the cruel posts and Internet snark about her appearance, and it was just too much. “It got to me like it gets kids and teenagers,” she told the Associated Press. The “Vertigo” actress, considered one of the great beauties in her day, posted a note on her Facebook wall Thursday, acknowledging that she’d gotten fat injections in her face and addressing her halted

Analysis: Obama Celebrates
Eight Million ´Enrollments,´
Again Declares Debate ´Over´

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Townhall, by Guy Benson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/17/2014 8:56:28 PM     Post Reply
President Obama addressed the White House press corps today, announcing that with the final numbers in, Obamacare´s exchanges have attracted eight million sign-ups -- 35 percent of whom are "under the age of 35," he said. Several elements of his comments were misleading: (1) At first blush, the 35 percent stat is both significant and impressive. As recently as last month, the share of "young invincibles" signing up for plans was struggling in the 25 percent range, far short of the actuarial target of nearly 40 percent. A leap into the mid-30´s, while still shy of the goal, would constitute a major step, and would bode well for the risk pools'

The Folly Of The Bundy Ranch Rebellion
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The Federalist, by Grace Olmstead    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 4:21:46 AM     Post Reply
It’s the stuff of Westerns: a showdown on the desert plains, the big bad government against an underdog farmer. Though the story has only grabbed national headlines in the past several days, rancher Cliven Bundy has illegally grazed cattle on the Nevada land surrounding his farm for over 20 years. He hasn’t paid grazing fees since 1993, and refuses to renew the necessary grazing permit.(Snip)Rather than using the avenues and pathways presented to him, Bundy has staunchly declared his own law and allegiances. Unfortunately, reality doesn’t work this way. If only it did—we could rebel for paying stupid taxes, refuse to

Students Demand Acknowledgement of
Robert E. Lee´s ´Racist and Dishonorable Conduct´

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by AWR Hawkins    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 12:35:28 PM     Post Reply
A group of seven multiracial Washington and Lee University (W&L) students are demanding the school remove all Confederate flags from campus and "acknowledge" General Robert E. Lee´s "dishonorable side." According to the Roanoke Times, "seven multiracial students, calling themselves ´The Committee,´" have also demanded the school "acknowledge and apologize for participating in chattel slavery." They want recognition of "Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the undergraduate campus" and an end to "neo-Confederates" marching across campus "to the Lee Chapel on Lee-Jackson Day." The students say they will "engage in civil disobedience" if their demands are not met by September 1st. They added: "The

White House blames fox for
destroying Michelle’s garden

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Daily Caller, by Vince Coglianese    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:59:04 PM     Post Reply
The White House is going to war with another fox — and this time, it’s personal. The Wall Street Journal reports that a red fox has been causing chaos around the White House, tripping security alarms, digging up Michelle’s garden and distracting the president from his duties. The Secret Service won’t give any details about how often the fox trips the White House’s obviously sophisticated security alarms, but rest assured, officials say, they’re watching. President Obama was apparently “stunned” to see the fox roaming freely down the oft-photographed White House colonnade, home to the world’s shortest, but most dramatic, outdoor strolls. The bushy-tailed visitor

In a Hole, Golf Considers
Digging a Wider One

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New York Times, by Bill Pennington    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/19/2014 10:48:33 AM     Post Reply
GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

Living in the New York Times World
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American Thinker, by J. Paul Masko    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/19/2014 7:48:36 AM     Post Reply
I began reading the entirety of the first section of the New York Times at nine years old, and continued that practice, more or less, for decades.(snip) ...the power of reverence, intrinsic to what I call the “cascade” of The Times: the near avalanche-like flow and distribution of information through electronic and print networks: through like-minded network newscasts, magazines, local newspaper s, blogs, daytime talk TV, late-night entertainment, statements at media award ceremonies, the celebrity Twitterverse, etc. The cascade rolls through Saturday Night Live, Jon Stewart, The New Yorker, the mouths of third-grade teachers, Elmo, Madonna and Susan Sarandon …through

Pelosi assists in Holy Week
foot-washing ritual

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San Francisco Chronicle, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 4/18/2014 11:46:54 AM     Post Reply
To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.

Deadbeat on the Range
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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:52:52 PM     Post Reply
Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

Obama: ´For me, Easter is a story of hope,
a belief in a better day to come´

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/19/2014 9:16:36 AM     Post Reply
Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt
Romney for President’ chant again

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 7:03:28 PM     Post Reply
Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this

Clintons celebrate Chelsea’s
pregnancy announcement

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New York Post, by Stephanie Smith    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:32:52 AM     Post Reply
The Clintons had a busy night of celebrations after Chelsea announced she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting a baby. Bill joined “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey at the Revlon Rainforest Fund Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall Thursday, joking of Spacey’s Machiavellian character, “When I was president people accused me of murder all the time, made a show of investigating. Spacey’s president for 15 minutes and he gets away with murder.” Spacey, who sang during the event with Sting, Stephen Stills and James Taylor, also showed off his Johnny Carson impression, taking a swipe at the coverage of Flight


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