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Exclusive: Washington Post fails to disclose blogger’s ties to White House

UPDATE: Washington Post responds, promises it will require full disclosure from all “Leadership” contributors Kris Coratti, Communications Director of The Washington Post, issued this statement in response to Raw Story’s report. Our original story follows. “On Leadership panelists are not employees of The Post, nor are they paid by The…

Washington Times doctors photo of Obama nominee to put her in turban

The Washington Times doesn’t earn rave reviews from anyone on the left. But their latest decision to put Obama Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan in a turban beside an editorial claiming she was a big Islam supporter has taken even the Times most vehement critics off guard. The photograph isn’t…

Olbermann: ‘Cartoon-like’ Tea Partier’s win really a loss for GOP

Supporters of Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) are reportedly thrilled about the prospect of him running against former state legislator Sharron Angle, since they see her as a weak Tea Party candidate with a history of extremist views that will make it easy to focus the campaign on her record. The…

ProPublica wins Pulitzer but Post, Times dominate

ProPublica, a non-profit news startup, won a Pulitzer Prize on Monday while The Washington Post and The New York Times walked away with the lion’s share of the prestigious US journalism awards. The Washington Post won a total of four Pulitzers while The New York Times was awarded three. Shari…

Maddow calls out Sen. Hatch for ‘total, utter, complete, 100%, unambiguous lie’

Now that the Democrats appear ready to pass health care reform without Republican support, the arguments being used by Congressional Republicans in a last-ditch attempt to prevent its passage are coming in for increased scrutiny. MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow called out a number of Republican senators on Tuesday for their hypocrisy…

One in ten House Republicans calling it quits

With Thursday’s announcement that Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-FL) will not seek re-election in his Miami-area district, the number of Republicans not running for re-election to the House now amounts to more than 10 percent of the House Republican caucus, compared to less than five percent for Democrats. Chris Cillizza at…

Brit Hume stands by his Tiger Woods Christian crusade

Fox News pundit Brit Hume is facing a backlash over his comments this past weekend that golfer Tiger Woods should convert from Buddhism to Christianity because Buddhism can’t “offer the kind of forgiveness and redemption that is offered by the Christian faith.” Since making the comment on Fox News Sunday,…

Norm Coleman is a Scofflaw. That’s right, I SAID SCOFFLAW.

It’s like watching the death of a petty, embarrassing star: The court ruled that Coleman owes Franken $95,000 in court costs. Minnesota law says the loser pays the winner’s costs in an election contest, so it’s all on Coleman’s shoulders. Franken had requested $161,000 be paid to cover his costs.…

Changing The Tone (And Not The Skin Tone, Dammit)

It seems to me that a popular Democratic president pushing through legislation after intensive good faith negotiations with the opposing party during which it is made absolutely clear they will not support the legislation in any form in which it is likely to be passed would, in fact, be a…

The evil of puppy mills

When you see those expensive puppies for sale in a store, think twice about where they came from. Too often, they are churned out of hellholes like this one in Gold Bar, Washington. (KING5.com, it has raw video): Snohomish County authorities say more than 150 dogs living in filthy conditions…

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