Did News & Observer edit video to protect a candidate?

By   /  October 27, 2014  /  Media, North Carolina  /  No Comments

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By Staff | Watchdog.org
Raleigh, N.C. – Advocates of more liberal immigration policies took the stage with U.S. senate candidate Kay Hagan at an Oct. 26 campaign stop.
Two problems here: they weren’t invited speakers, and the News & Observer of Raleigh apparently handled the problem by deleting the interruption.
Go to this blog post and look at the [...]

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U.S. taxpayers fund anti-Israel bias at UCLA

By   /  October 23, 2014  /  California, Commentary, Education  /  No Comments

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By Eliana Rudee
The extraordinary anti-Israel bias in a federally funded program at UCLA isn’t just shocking. It may violate federal regulations.
Last month, an education watchdog group reported that the Center for Near East Studies (CNES) produced 28 events focused on the Arab-Israeli conflict from 2010-2013. Twenty-six of those 28 events, “or 93 percent, exhibited bias against Israel.”
That’s a [...]

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Top reporter failed to disclose ties to Dem AG candidate

By   /  October 23, 2014  /  Nevada, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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By Ciara Matthews | Watchdog.org
Nevada political reporter Jon Ralston has used his television show and blog to slam Republican attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt.
It’s possible the heat in Ralston’s anti-Laxalt reporting is generated by Ralston’s undisclosed personal and professional relationship with former Gov. Bob Miller, father of Laxalt’s opponent, Democrat Ross Miller.
In his autobiography, “Son of a [...]

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Nevada AG race: Ross Miller’s strip-club confidential

By   /  October 16, 2014  /  Nevada, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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By Ciara Matthews | Watchdog.org
In most U.S. states, candidates for public office might say “thanks, but no thanks” to a strip-club owner’s offer to host a campaign fundraiser. But this is Nevada.
Jamy Keshmiri, co-owner with his brother of the Wild Orchid and Fantasy Girls strip clubs in Reno, held a fundraiser Wednesday night for Ross Miller, [...]

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Feds still studying why lesbians are obese

By   /  September 2, 2014  /  Around the Web  /  No Comments

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By Elizabeth Harrington | Washington Free Beacon
The federal government is still seeking answers as to why the majority of lesbians are obese and U.S. taxpayers are footing the bill, which now totals $2.87 million.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) study is now in its fourth year, receiving an additional $670,567 for fiscal year 2014. The project seeks to [...]

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California law urges textbooks to teach about Obama’s ‘historic’ legacy

By   /  August 27, 2014  /  Around the Web  /  No Comments

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By Washington Free Beacon Staff
California law now requires framers of the state’s curriculum to “consider including, and recommending for adoption by the state board” instruction on the “significance” of President Obama’s election.
The state assemblyman who wrote the bill called the measure necessary to ensure that future generations understand Obama’s presidency as a “historic step.”
In a statement, the [...]

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