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December 5, 2007

CREW and Brave New Films Join in Campaign to Expose Waste at the DHS

CREW (Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington) has released a new report outlining the massive amount of wasteful spending within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under the Bush administration. The report is titled Homeland Security for Sale - DHS: Five Years of Mismanagement and outlines the "massive failures and billions wasted at the Department of Homeland Security". You can find it at HomelandSecurityforSale.org. Filmmaker Robert Greenwald and Brave New Films, which produced the film OUTFOXED that gave rise to this blog, have created a video summation for CREW. You can view it below the fold.

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Reported by Marie Therese at 3:04 PM

October 25, 2007

Shepard Smith Says President Bush "Showing Some Love" & Bush Puts Down New Orleans By Saying "It Makes A Significant Difference When You Have Someone In The State House To Take The Lead"

Wasn't expecting the chest stuck out bravado of Shepard Smith and company on Studio B for President Bush today, but we got it.

It also sounded like Bush was criticzing New Orleans with a statement he made.

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Reported by Donna at 5:05 PM

August 29, 2007

A Look Back At Some FOX News Katrina Coverage in 2005

Here's some samples of FOX News' coverage of Katrina in 2005 from the News Hounds' archives. Even while Shepard Smith, on location, was covering the scope of human suffering in New Orleans in the intial days after the storm, the FOX spin meisters worked to protect the Bush Administration.

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Reported by Deborah at 7:47 PM

August 29, 2006

Studio B - Mostly Happy Katrina Stories

Today we didn't have happy Iraqi stories on Studio B with Shepard Smith. We had happy Katrina stories. While most of the stories were about the grit and determination of the New Orleans and Mississippi people, Smith waited until the end to touch on some very important points.

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Reported by Donna at 4:05 PM

August 28, 2006

President Bush Center Stage On Studio B

On Studio B with Shepard Smith today they spent between 20 and 25 minutes focusing on President Bush's speech in Mississippi since tomorrow is the one year anniversary of Katrina. His speech focused on thanking the Governor, the Senators, the Mayors, over and over.

He also said that he gave a big check and now it's up to the local governments to make things happen.

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Reported by Donna at 4:12 PM