Who's worse, Fox News or Blackwater? We think it's a no brainer. Vote at Credo Action's Bracket of Evil: Round 3. (H/T ChrisH)
As expected, Deborah Yesner, one of the original News Hounds and our dear friend, passed away on December 22, after a long, difficult battle with a brain aneurysm and subsequent complications. In lieu of flowers or cards, her family has requested donations to News Hounds, which was Deborah's passion the last several years of her life. Deb not only worked tirelessly on the blog, without any extra compensation, she was our anchor in many ways. Deborah's adult daughter was kind enough to write up a bio of her mother for Robert Greenwald. We've taken the liberty of reproducing it here, after the jump.
In a hilarious segment announcing Barack Obama's inauguration as 44th POTUS, Stephen Colbert apologizes for breaking his agreement with his faux FOX audience: "You watch, and I scream." Much more fitting than their advertising slogan "We report, you decide," isn't it? Video below.Continue reading >>
One of the Special Report "Grapevine" items last night, titled "Sarah Palin Not the Only Candidate Who Received Wardrobe Help," attempted some Republican Rehab by informing viewers that Democrats did it too.Continue reading >>
Thank god for small favors. O'Reilly has announced that, due to an unsustainable work schedule, he will discontinue his daily talk radio program and devote himself full-time to the television O'Reilly Factor. O'Reilly's radio show ranked 13th in the country (in a 3-way tie for ninth, following three two-way ties 'above' him) , drawing 1/4 of Rush Limbaugh's audience.