Category Archives: MEDIA MALPRACTICE

US Unemployment Rises "Unexpectedly"

I see the media reports unemployment claims rose “unexpectedly” last week. I wonder who was not expecting that. It must have been someone entirely out of touch with economic reality. But the media reminds me of a man Jimmy Swenson, … Continue reading

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Off Topic: Is The Charlotte Observer Conservative Or Liberal?

Someone came by searching for “is the charlotte observer conservative or liberal.” That is another rather large subject. But the answer is neither. While there are thousands of individual shades of political thought, the three major groups are Conservative, Liberal, … Continue reading

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The Lying Liars Who Lie…..

A story published in the Houston Chronicle and other Hearst “newspapers,” as well as being reproduced as fact in Mexican and Latin American newspapers seems to be annoying some of the gun bloggers. I followed a link from Mike Vanderboegh’s … Continue reading

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CNS News: Illinois Legislature Sends FOID Privacy Bill To Quinn

CNS News reports the Illinois Senate has voted 42 to 1 in favor of a bill making the Firearms Owners Identification database off limits to the media. The bill now goes to anti-gun activist governor Pat Quinn, who has said … Continue reading

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The Press And The Convention

The Pittsburgh Post Gazette is letting the world know of its, and its parent Scripps Howard chain of newspapers, biases. Today’s lead story is a sympathy piece for anti-gun protestors. The overwhelming majority of whom would have no cause for … Continue reading

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You Know It's Gun Bashing When Pravda West Likes It

Mike Hale, the New York Times media critic, has an item extolling Barbara Koppel’s HBO special, Gun Fight. The bottom line is that it is pretty much more of the same old same old. Hale is careful to showcase “repeated … Continue reading

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"Who Is Behind AP Request FOID?"

Someone came by looking for “who is behind AP request FOID.” I do not know who impelled the Associated Press to file a Freedom Of Information Act request for the names and addresses of ever Illinois Firarms Owners Identification Card … Continue reading

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The Rich, The Famous, The Armed, The New York Times

The New York Times, a small provincial paper catering to Manhattan Island above Central Park, has an item telling rich and famous Gothamites how to obtain a gun permit. Of course, Pravda West is against it. Unless you happen to … Continue reading

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Of Interest To Bloggers: Keyword, Righthaven

Copyright troll Righthaven has had a lawsuit dismissed on fair use grounds and is appealing. The story is here, for those who might be affected by the decision. Stranger

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WaPo, "DC Becoming Well Armed." Disappointed Streets Not Covered In Gore

Even the Washington Post has been forced to admit that post Heller more than 1,400 firearms have been registered with D.C. police, but there have been no shootouts on K street. In fact, homicides went down 27% in the first … Continue reading

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