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June 28, 2011

Glenn Beck Interviews Texas Governor Perry While Ignoring Koch Brothers Connection

Let me state my bias up front, which is something you’ll never hear from Fox “News” with its phony “Fair and Balanced” slogan: I lean to the left. Shocker, I know, but really, I do. Therefore, it’s only natural that I support the efforts of George Soros, in his philanthropy, to fund organizations which further an agenda that is aligned with my political point of view. However, that’s only ONE of the MANY reasons I have found Glenn Beck’s constant vilification of Soros troubling. But, let’s not get too deeply into the weeds and just stick with that single topic as I examine Beck’s interview yesterday with Texas Governor, and possible presidential candidate, Rick Perry.

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Reported by Aunty Em at 2:02 PM

May 15, 2011

NY Times: News Corp. To Disclose Its Political Donations

The New York Times reports today that News Corp. will begin to disclose its political donations each year, with the first disclosure "by July 15" and then in each following January.

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Reported by Ellen at 3:46 PM

April 30, 2011

Is Palin Pulling A Trump? She’s Suggesting Obama Stole the 2008 Election

Will Sarah Palin take responsibility for ANY of her missteps? As she continues to sink in the polls (even the Alaskans dislike her), she has come up with a new line of attack on President Obama: Suggesting he stole the 2008 election by improperly accepting foreign money and other “monies that we never did see being accounted for.” Why did she wait until now to bring this up? Fox News’ Bret Baier did not ask. But in another sign of her sinking star, Baier didn’t bother to hide his less-than-impressed attitude toward her comments. (H/T David in Elyria)

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Reported by Ellen at 10:44 AM

October 15, 2010

When GOP Propaganda And $2 Million Are Not Enough

We've previously reported about News Corporation's $1 million donation to the Republican Governors Association and its $1 million donation to the GOP-aligned U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Now we have learned that News Corp. has donated another $250,000 to the RGA.

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Reported by Ellen at 11:19 PM

October 1, 2010

When Propaganda and $1 Million For The GOP Are Not Enough

In addition to donating $1 million to the Republican Governors Association, we now learn that Fox News' parent company, News Corp., reportedly donated another $1 million to the anti-Democratic organization, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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Reported by Ellen at 5:52 PM
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