Danger of ‘driving while black’ in Ferguson confirmed with new study

THE RAW STORY August 14, 2015 NEWSWEEK A year after Michael Brown’s death brought attention to the dangers faced by African-Americans, including the perils of “driving while black,” in Ferguson, Missouri, and other St. Louis County cities, a new report claims that racially motivated traffic enforcement is endemic to many of the area’s small municipalities. In fact, “many… More Danger of ‘driving while black’ in Ferguson confirmed with new study

David Frum: ‘Republicans Lied To by a ‘Conservative Entertainment Complex’

Every now and then Newsweek columnist David Frum comes out of his own political bubble, seeks truth and finds it… Mediaite http://www.mediaite.com/tv/david-frum-republicans-have-been-lied-to-and-exploited-by-a-conservative-entertainment-complex/   On Friday, author and former Bush speechwriter David Frum joined the Morning Joe panel, where he shared his blunt assessment of the current GOP. When asked who can lead the Republican party now, Frum responded that… More David Frum: ‘Republicans Lied To by a ‘Conservative Entertainment Complex’

John Avlon says Romney lying about vetting Rubio for VP

The Raw Story CNN contributor and Newsweek columnist John Avlon on Tuesday accused Mitt Romney of lying about vetting Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) to be his running mate. Sources close to the Romney campaign told ABC News on Monday that Rubio was not being vetted, suggesting Romney had no interested in picking him as his vice presidential… More John Avlon says Romney lying about vetting Rubio for VP

Jerry Springer calls out Fox News’s perpetual Obama bashing

I didn’t know Jerry Springer was still around… The Raw Story Appearing on the Fox News morning show Fox & Friends on Wednesday, former Cincinnati Mayor Jerry Springer, notorious for his low-brow talk show, criticized host Gretchen Carlson for pretending to be fair when it comes to matters of presidential politics. Speaking about the recent Newsweek cover story by blogger Andrew Sullivan, Springer… More Jerry Springer calls out Fox News’s perpetual Obama bashing

Andrew Sullivan vs. Fox News’ Megyn Kelly

I saw the video of Kelly and two others discussing the Newsweek article by Andrew Sullivan.  I wondered where Mr.  Sullivan was so that there would be a “somewhat” Fair and Balanced discussion about the Newsweek cover story in question. How can Fox News call themselves Fair and Balanced and continue discussing  people on the left’s actions yet… More Andrew Sullivan vs. Fox News’ Megyn Kelly

Bill O’Reilly: ‘I Have More Power Than Anybody Other Than The President’

So, I must ask, what’s Bill O’Reilly smoking these days?  Or is it just that his massive ego has hit critical mass and has manifested itself into this?  I predict a rapid downward spiral after this… The Huffington Post Bill O’Reilly made a rather bold declaration during a recent interview with Newsweek. The Fox News host… More Bill O’Reilly: ‘I Have More Power Than Anybody Other Than The President’

Newsweek’s Michele Bachmann Cover Raises Eyebrows

Huffington Post Newsweek’s latest issue features a Michele Bachmann cover that’s sure to stir up controversy. The cover shows Bachmann standing against a stark blue background, looking directly into the camera with a wide-eyed expression. The headline advertising the magazine’s story reads, “THE QUEEN OF RAGE.” “Rage” is a word that doesn’t appear in Newsweek’s actual… More Newsweek’s Michele Bachmann Cover Raises Eyebrows

Newsweek Asks Americans “How Dumb Are We?”

The dumbing down of America…real or imagined? Mario Piperni How bad are Americans when it comes to knowledge of their own history and system of government?  Well, going by a recent Newsweek poll, it’s not pretty. They’re the sort of scores that drive high-school history teachers to drink. When NEWSWEEK recently asked 1,000 U.S. citizens… More Newsweek Asks Americans “How Dumb Are We?”

Carville: If Hillary Gave Obama One Of Her Balls, ‘He’d Have Two’

OMG! Just…OMG! Hey! In retrospect, Carville may have a point there. TPM DC Via Tribune reporter Mike Memoli on Twitter comes a colorful line from Democratic strategist James Carville: “If Hillary gave up one of her balls and gave it to Obama, he’d have two.” Carville presumably made the quip at a Christian Science Monitor… More Carville: If Hillary Gave Obama One Of Her Balls, ‘He’d Have Two’