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CNN Headline About Kevin Cramer’s Interactions With Controversial Anti-Gay Group Is Inaccurate

CNN Headline About Kevin Cramer’s Interactions With Controversial Anti-Gay Group Is Inaccurate

“GOP Senate nominees Kevin Cramer, Corey Stewart sought support of extreme anti-gay group,” reads a headline from CNN today over a story written by reporter Andrew Kaczynski. Congressman Kevin Cramer is generally opposed to gay marriage, which is an area where I sharply disagree with him, so the idea that he might like to be

Obama's Approval Drops 8 Points In A Month, 17 Points Among Those Under 30

The laundry list of scandals the Obama administration is facing – from Benghazi to the IRS targeting conservatives, from the NSA scandal to the DoJ spying on reporters – appears to be having a poll on President Obama’s job ratings. Over the last month, the President has seen a remarkable 8-point plunge in this CNN

A Father's Day Lament

Father’s Day isn’t quite the same as mother’s day. Every year statistics, well-worn but still true, are cited to prove it. There are more collect calls on Father’s Day than any other day of the year. About 140 million moms receive cards for Mother’s Day, compared to just 90 million dads getting Father’s Day cards.

IRS Targeting Of Tea Party Groups Reportedly Started In The 2010 Election Cycle

This is a significant development in that it shows, to an even greater degree, that the motivation for the IRS targeting conservative or “tea party” groups was political. Because the tea party movement started in 2009, and 2010 was the first election cycle in which the movement had an impact: But questions continued to swirl

Pro-Gun Billboard Featuring Native Americans Draws Outrage In Colorado

Proponents of the second amendment talk often of the importance of individual gun ownership as a check against government tyranny. Which is why the history of disarmed peoples being abused by governments – blacks and Native Americans here in the US, to name two examples – is an important one to remember. But a billboard

John Kerry: Foreign Students Don't Want To Study In The United States Because Of Guns

According to Secretary of State John Kerry, some foreign students don’t want to study in the United States because they’re afraid of campus shootings. “We had an interesting discussion about why fewer students are coming to, particularly from Japan, to study in the United States, and one of the responses I got from our officials

Fox News Reports Far More News Than MSNBC

According to a Pew study, CNN and Fox News are pretty close in their commentary-to-straight-news ratio. MSNBC, on the other hand, is almost entirely commentary and opinion. This runs a bit contrary to common perception (including my own).  I’ve always seen Fox News and MSNBC as mirror images of one another at opposite sides of

Bring On The Sequester: FAA Investigating "Harlem Shake" Video Filmed In Flight

According to CNN, a group of ultimate frisbee players on their way to a tournament in San Francisco got permission from the flight crew on a Frontier Airlines to organize a “Harlem Shake” dance video with other passengers. Apparently everyone was on board with it, and they posted the result online: Now the killjoys at

"You Can Always Try"

Tonight at 9:00pm central time CNN will air an interview filmed in Minot, ND, between Jake Tapper and soon-to-be Medal of Honor winner U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha. Romesha led a battle at Combat Outpost Keating in October 2009. He’s currently in North Dakota working in the oil patch. Here’s an excerpt from the