I never had the chance to meet this young man. I know he walked and drove the same streets I do, he ate in the same restaurants, and that he played high school sports, and was a member of student government. I also know that his family is in the midst of shock and grief, and that our town is preparing to give him a hero’s welcome upon his return.
The atmosphere in the green room at the Sean Hannity Show was amped up. On ordinary days I will banter with Beckel and talk radio shop with Sean as we both tell Levin stories, a friend of both of ours for years.
Juan Williams takes a hit at liberal media organization Media Matters.
It's clear that the idea of civility is applied selectively. The double standard was made clear again last week when Ed Schultz called conservative radio host Laura Ingraham a "slut".
20% of all Obamacare waivers in April went to 38 businesses in Nancy Pelosi's district. Coincidence?
Will the President's passivity regarding Libya rank among his greatest failings of all?
In the public policy conversation today, there is nothing funnier than hearing the leadership of National Public Radio deny there's a liberal bias at play over there.
In early March 1991, all the smart people in politics knew one thing about the upcoming 1992 campaign: President George H.W. Bush was unbeatable
Banish from your mind the recent controversies involving NPR's perceived or (I believe) real liberal bias. Even then, fiscal conservatives in Congress had called for cuts in federal funding for the Corporation of Public Broadcasting.
What do they put in the water cooler over at NPR?
Looks as if we're finally going to get those hipsters at National Public Radio. Elmo should probably start thinking twice before going outside, as well.
The liberal group Moveon.org has been sending out e-mails to warn that Republicans are back in control of the House and to ask recipients to sign a petition that states, "Congress must protect NPR and PBS and guarantee them permanent funding, free from political meddling.
For years, Republicans have wanted to cut off federal funding for National Public Radio. They tried and failed in the 1990s, but now, with a new GOP majority in the House, they're ready to try again.
What was the worst legislative decision of the passing year? The gigantically unpopular ObamaCare. And what was the year's best judicial ruling? Federal District Judge Henry Hudson's determination that in enacting ObamaCare, Congress exceeded its constitutional authority.
George Soros, sugar daddy of 1,001 leftish crusaders, personal hobbyhorses, and even some good causes, has just given NPR $1.8 million to hire a hundred new reporters.
They finally nabbed Al Capone—but for tax evasion. Legislation to de-fund The Corporation for Public Broadcasting will finally be introduced—but because of Juan Williams’ pink slip. Senator Jim DeMint explained his motivation, “Since 2001, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which funds programming for National Public Radio and the Public Broadcasting Service, has received nearly $4 billion in taxpayer money..there’s simply no reason to force taxpayers to subsidize liberal programming they disagree with.”
Juan Williams was fired from National Public Radio for a comment he made on Fox (with whom he has also had a long-term contract) in which he said on the Fox News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor.
Just before he uttered the words that ended his distinguished career at NPR, Juan Williams foretold his own demise: "I think political correctness can lead to some kind of paralysis where you don't address reality."