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Doug Ross notes the fawning lack of any real questions to President Obama during an interview by a CBS journalist.

Pravda reborn! Doug Ross notes the fawning lack of any real questions to President Obama during an interview by a CBS journalist.

Kroft apparently had a brief case of amnesia and forgot about a few mildly important issues:

  • The increasing calls for Eric Holder’s resignation and/or impeachment for Operation Fast and Furious, etc.
  • The newly revealed Obamacare emails that appear to show Elena Kagan lied under oath
  • The catastrophic failure of MF Global, headed by none other than one of Obama’s leading fundraisers, John Corzine
  • The billions in “green energy” funds that went to Obama’s fundraisers and political cronies, Solyndra being only the most visible example
  • The “historic” $4.2+ trillion budget deficits thanks to Obama’s disastrous stimulus debacle and the Democrats’ failure to pass a budget for 1,000+ days

Ross provides links to each of these scandals, none of which are trivial and all of which are true.

Sadly these kinds of pointless how-can-I-make-a-Democratic-President-look-good interviews are the rule from the mainstream almost-exclusively-Democratic press.

Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

 
Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

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  • Chris Kirkendall

    Some may find this hard to believe, but I think the propaganda (that’s what it is – “reporting” not meant to simply inform, but to influence the opinions & beliefs of the listener) put out by the MSM is actually WORSE than Pravda & Tass in the bad old days of the Soviet Union. At least their people knew these were gov’t-run news agencies, knew it was propaganda & discounted much of it. I worked with a former Soviet citizen who confirmed this. It seems a lot of folks here think they’re getting unbiased “news” & not heavily slanrted coverage that amounts to editorializing or even outright propaganda. That’s actually worse in my opinion – the very best, most effective propaganda is that which doesn’t appear to be so…

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