Daily Commentary – Thursday, August 1, 2013 – David Chalian said Romneys partied while ‘black people drowning’
- Now the new Producer of CNN’s Crossfire!
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CNN Broadcasts George Zimmerman’s Social Security Number, Drivers License Number & Personal Data … How Did Prosecution Miss not Redacting?
WAS THIS INTENTIONAL?
Like George Zimmerman doesn’t have enough to worry about as he battles for his freedom and second degree murder charges. As reported at Breitbart, on Monday, CNN broadcasted George Zimmerman’s Social Security number and other personal information live over the air, including address, date of birth, and phone number. The incident took place as Sanford police detective Doris Singleton was testifying about her interview with George Zimmerman following his detention when the prosecuting lawyer pulled up a copy of the “narrative report” for the court to view. That was when the court video feed then showed, in close-up, as the lawyer zoomed in on Zimmerman’s personal information. Was this intentional by the prosecution or are they that incompetent that they would not redact such personal info? Twitter was a buzz as soon as it occurred as Zimmerman’s personal info was broadcast on national TV and sure to have been DVR’d … via Twitchy.
The liberal MSM has been out for George Zimmerman since the outset of this case. Now, if for some reason Zimmerman is acquitted of second degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, they have all but ensured that he will be a victim of identity theft. UNREAL. With the help of the state prosecution. How does one put that Jeanie back in the bottle?
This is what was seen, the personal info has been since responsibly redacted
Officer Doris Singleton was testifying when the prosecutors showed a narrative report including Zimmerman’s information.
That immediately launched a round of tweets by Zimmerman haters celebrating knowledge of that information.
This is hardly the first time Zimmerman’s personal information has been distributed by those who oppose him. During the initial coverage of the Zimmerman trial, Spike Lee retweeted the home address of what he thought was Zimmerman’s home address. It turned out to be the wrong address. Roseanne Barr then tweeted Zimmerman’s parents’ home address. “If Zimmerman isn’t arrested I’ll rt his address again. maybe go 2 his house myself,” Barr tweeted.
Check out the reaction of George Zimmerman and attorneys when they realize his personal info is out there for all to see.
As the information continues to be shown before the court (but no longer on CNN), Zimmerman can be seen muttering to his counsel, possibly in regards to the confidential numbers now available to all in the room.
“Get that down, get that down,” an unnamed person in the court can be heard telling the lawyer.
“Oh my god,” the prosecuting lawyer exclaimed. “How can I clear it?” he asked before removing it from the in-court screen.
UPDATE — CNN says in a statement:
Routinely the evidence is first given to the Court Clerk for redaction, and that didn’t happen in this instance. The Court is circling back to attorneys on both sides to make sure they give the Clerk’s office the opportunity to redact the necessary information.
George Zimmerman Murder Trial: CNN Legal Analyst Gets Owned by Mark Nejame in Analysis of Prosecution Witness Rachel Jeantel
Witness is credible because she presented facts that have already been accepted as facts, HUH?
Talk about a MSM liberal bias to analyzing the George Zimmerman murder trial in the death of Trayvon Martin. CNN analyst Jeffrey Toobin made excuses for prosecution witness Rachel Jeantel, the last individual to ever talk to Trayvon Martin. Toobin tried to defend the witness as credible; however, she has been caught in lies. Some how Toobin thinks that it is completely appropriate for Trayvon Martin to refer to George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer, who was following Martin as a “creepy ass cracker”. Toobin opined that she successfully portrayed Zimmerman as the aggressor and that he was following Martin. HUH? Toobin also said she was credible, because it was ok and acceptable for her to lie. Good grief.
Along came Mark Nejame for some sane analysis. Nejame came out with the obvious, there has been no opposition to the fact that George Zimmerman was following Trayvon Martin. We already knew that, it has been pretty much stipulated. There is nothing new there. What is in question is that how the two individuals came together to the eventual violent end. Of course conveniently CNN then cut off Nejame because it did not fit their agenda.
Sorry folks, this case is supposedly based upon race by the prosecution. They are trying to portray that Zimmerman, the “white” Hispanic had it in for Trayvon Martin because “they always get away with it”. Yet, it would appear from Martin’s own words to his friend, “creepy ass cracker” is following me, that Martin has just as many racial bigotries as they claim Zimmerman has. Let’s just call it like it is, this was a case of two individuals who came together at the wrong time, the wrong place and with the wrong attitudes.
- CNN is launching Crossfire … One of the panelists will be none other than former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
CNN today announced that Crossfire, previously the longest running political debate program on television, will return to the network this fall. Hosting from the right will be Newt Gingrich and S.E. Cupp, with Stephanie Cutter and Van Jones hosting from the left.
“Few programs in the history of CNN have had the kind of impact on political discourse that Crossfire did – it was a terrific program then, and we believe the time is right to bring it back and do it again,” said Jeff Zucker, President of CNN Worldwide. “We look forward to the opportunity to host passionate conversation from all sides of the political spectrum. Crossfire will be the forum where America holds its great debates.”
MSNBC Dead Last Among Cable Networks in Ratings Collapse … Rachel Maddow Show Has Lowest-Rated Month Since 2008 Debut
You mean people actually still watch
MSLSD MSNBS MSNBC … How Low Can They Go?
It certainly does not come as a surprise that MSNBC’s ratings have hit the skids. Only die hard libs watch the network and with the Obama scandals with Benghazi, AP/Rosen and the IRS, even the most hearty libs cannot seem to stomach watching their Obamamessiah go down in flames. Honestly, MSNBC has become unwatchable. I would sooner watch a 24 hour Honey Boo Boo marathon than have MSNBC programming inflicted upon me. Which is sad because I used to know folks there; however, they have long since gone. MSNBC is down during the day 346,000 total viewers, down 10% (115,000 in 25-54, down 7 percent). And during prime time, MSNBC at 539,000 total viewers, down 20%. What, you mean folks don’t want to watch shows like, The Morning Joe I used to be a Republican, Hard Ball with Chris “a tingle up my leg” Matthews, Politics Nation with Al “Race Baiter” Sharpton, All In with who cares, and Rachael Maddow? Say it isn’t so. At what point does MSNBC clean house?
What is even more stunning is that FOX cable has more views than there other three competitors combined.
From the Hollywood Reporter:
Averaging 539,000 viewers in primetime and 175,000 viewers in the adults 25-54 demographic, MSNBC suffered double-digit drops from last May — down a respective 20 and 19 percent. Losses were less substantial in total day, down 10 percent to an average 346,000 viewers and down 7 percent to 115,000 adults 25-54, while all other nets pulled growth in multiple categories.
The soft start for All In With Chris Hayes has not helped. Hayes, down 32 percent in total viewers from The Ed Show last May, has offered a poor lead-in for MSNBC’s primetime flagship, The Rachel Maddow Show, at 9 p.m. The show delivered its lowest-rated month since it debuted in September 2008 (717,000 total viewers) and its second lowest with adults 25-54 (210,000). Maddow was topped by typical time slot victor Sean Hannity and CNN’s Piers Morgan.
Read the complete rankings, May 2013 versus May 2012, via Nielsen:
- Primetime FNC: 1,973,000 total viewers, up 17 percent
- CNN: 660,000 total viewers, up 70 percent
- MSNBC: 539,000 total viewers, down 20 percent
- HLN: 624,000 total viewers, up 91 percent
NewsBusters has more on MSNBC’s ratings free-fall.
CNN’s Gloria Borger Acknowldges Benghazi Talking Points “Were Edited to the Point of Inaccuracy” … Chris Cuomo: “Safe to Say this Goes Beyond Partisan Picking”
Add another Left-leaning main stream media outlet to those that are questioning the Barack Obama administration and the edited Benghazi terror attack talking points.
First MSNBC and now CNN is coming out against the Obama administration for editing the Benghazi talking points, in the aftermath of the terror attack that left four Americans dead, to the point where the events that took place were untrue. In a CNN interview between Chris Cuomo and Chief political analyst Gloria Borger, neither had anything good to say about the 12 edited versions of the Benghazi talking points using such words as “cover-up” and “whitewash”. Gloria Borger said, the Obama Administration’s Benghazi talking points were “edited to the point of inaccuracy” and the question is “was it a cover-up or whitewash”. She would later say that the talking points were so edited that by the end, they did not even resemble the truth. The most amazing comment may have come from Chris Cuomo when he stated, “it’s safe to say that this goes beyond partisan picking.” Did the LEFT just hear that? One of your own is saying that the GOP is not acting in a partisan manner. CNN is basically saying that the Obama administration played partisan politics for his reelection bid when four Americans died. Are you kidding, Ambassador Chris Stevens, Sean Smith, Glen Doherty and Tyrone S. Woods were killed by terrorist and the Obama WH edited what occurred to the point it was a false narrative. We lost lives and needed to know what happened and Team Obama was more interested in talking points that fit his reelection. Cuomo called it unforgivable.
Maybe former Arkansas Governor Mike Hukabee was correct when he said during his radio show, President Obama “will not fill out his full term” because he was complicit in a “cover-up” surrounding the attack that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans in Benghazi, Libya.
GLORIA BORGER: What we see in this process is that these talking points were edited to the point of inaccuracy. The question is, is it a cover-up? Is it a whitewash? We don’t know the answer to that.
CHRIS CUOMO: I know. And you took my question. That’s exactly what I was going to ask you. Right? Because that’s what this gets to, 12. What’s the context? It sounds like a lot, but we have to know the nature and purpose of what those changes were.
GLORIA BORGER: So here’s the context. Over at the CIA they’re looking at some of these points, which include mention of Al Qaeda. And there’s a sense from some at the CIA, you know what, we don’t want to tip anybody that we’re investigating Al Qaeda on this, so let’s take out some of the references to Al Qaeda. What the CIA left in, apparently, was this sort of broader context of Al Qaeda in Benghazi in that part of the world. Those were eventually edited out. And there is an e-mail obtained by ABC news from someone at the State Department which asks, why should we leave that in because “it could be abused by members of Congress to beat up the State Department for not paying attention to warnings.” So clearly from a State Department official asking the question, why are we going to give members of Congress information, don’t forget in an election year, which they could turn around and beat us up with. And that’s how you see in evolving. Everybody’s got a different reason for editing it. And they edit it down to something that’s totally, turns out to be in fact untrue.
More from MSNBC … Benghazi Scandal Makes White House “Look Terrible,” Possibly An “Impeachment Issue”.
The Liberal MSM’s War on Woman … CNN’s Candy Crowley Displays an Overamount of Sympathy for the Two Teen Steubenville Rapists, Trent Mays & Ma’lik Richmond
TALK ABOUT YOUR MEDIA. THE MSM CONTINUES TO BE JUST SHAMELESS …
Yesterday, Judge Thomas Lipps found two teen football players, Trent Mays & Ma’lik Richmond, guilty in the Steubenville rape case of a 16 year old girl. Just after the verdict, CNN’s Candy Crowley reported the story and actually had the audacity to take sympathy and express sadness for the two rapists. Unbelievable. As stated at Crooks and Liars, instead of Crowley wondering and questioning why the 16 and 17 year old football players were not tried as adults, she cared more to express concern for the two individuals who raped and intoxicated girl. What part about convicted sex offenders does not Candy Crowley not understand? She is worried about their lives are ruined. What about the rape victim?
Shortly after the guilty verdict in the Steubenville rape case was announced, Candy Crowley took to the airwaves to report it and connect with their reporter on the ground for more details. Her lead-in to the remote shot was shameful.
Crowley was filled with sadness for two young men who took advantage of a drunk and possibly drugged young girl because the judge actually held them accountable for what they did. Instead of wondering aloud why they weren’t tried as adults, she was instead very concerned that now they would have to register for the rest of their lives as sex offenders.
THE SHAMLESS ACTS OF THE MSM MORE CONCERNED ABOUT THE CONVICTED THAN THE VICTIMS
So much for victims rights at CNN. Of course the two convicted boys were crying in court after the judge read the verdict, they had both been caught, convicted and held accountable for their actions. Well kinda. One has to wonder how a 17 year old was not tried as an adult. The same can be true for the 16 year old as well. The two were hardly crying when they raped the intoxicated girl, took pictures of her and later laughed and bragged about it on social media.
Dr. Benjamin Carson Addresses National Prayer Breakfast and Lectures Barack Obama on Obamacare … “When a person is born, give him a birth certificate, an electronic medical record, and a health savings account” (Update: Left Goes Mental Over the Truth & Carson’s Comments)
Barack Obama gets an earful on Obamacare from famed Baltimore neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson.
Last week during the National Prayer Breakfast, neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson criticized President Barack Obama, Obamacare and the governments intrusion in healthcare. All the while as President Obama sat in the audience. It is too bad that Obama could probably not hear a word of what this educated man was saying. After listening to Dr. Benjamin Carson all I could take from him is why is not this man the president of the United States? His discussion on the dangers of “political correctness”. He stated PC was dangerous as it because the unanimity of speech and though is bad. This country was founded on freedom or thought and freedom of expression. PC muzzles people and keeps people from discussing important issues. With Obama less than 5 feet away, Dr. Carson criticized Obamacare and encouraged a program where newborn babies are given health savings account as an alternative to Obamacare.
If you have never watched one YouTube video, you need to watch this one.It is fascinating, informational and inspirational. Carson’s discussion on education is tremendous. Think back to slavery, it was illegal to educate a slave. Why was that? Because, to educate a man, liberates a man. Amen brother. What he is talking about is to have a public educated, so that they never become victims and dependent upon a government.
Simply amazing, as Barack Obama looked on, Carson basically dismantled Obama’s class warfare and “fairness” doctrine before his very eyes. Oh to have really known what Obama was thinking as Carson ripped Obama’s ridiculous and divisive ”hurt the rich” and “class warfare” … “Some people say, ‘Well that’s not fair because it doesn’t hurt the guy who made $10 billion as much as the guy who made 10.’ Where does it say you’ve got to hurt the guy? He just put a billion dollars in the pot”.
From Real Clear Politics:
DR. CARSON: What we need to do is come up with something simple. And when I pick up my Bible, you know what I see? I see the fairest individual in the universe, God, and he’s given us a system. It’s called a tithe. We don’t necessarily have to do 10% but it’s the principle. He didn’t say if your crops fail, don’t give me any tithe or if you have a bumper crop, give me triple tithe. So there must be something inherently fair about proportionality. You make $10 billion, you put in a billion. You make $10 you put in one. Of course you’ve got to get rid of the loopholes. Some people say, ‘Well that’s not fair because it doesn’t hurt the guy who made $10 billion as much as the guy who made 10.’ Where does it say you’ve got to hurt the guy? He just put a billion dollars in the pot. We don’t need to hurt him. It’s that kind of thinking that has resulted in 602 banks in the Cayman Islands. That money needs to be back here building our infrastructure and creating jobs.
DR. CARSON: Here’s my solution: When a person is born, give him a birth certificate, an electronic medical record, and a health savings account to which money can be contributed — pretax — from the time you’re born ’til the time you die. When you die, you can pass it on to your family members, so that when you’re 85 years old and you got six diseases, you’re not trying to spend up everything. You’re happy to pass it on and there’s nobody talking about death panels. Number one. And also, for the people who were indigent who don’t have any money we can make contributions to their HSA each month because we already have this huge pot of money. Instead of sending it to some bureaucracy, let’s put it in their HSAs. Now they have some control over their own health care.
It is really too bad that this man is not more prominent than he is. His thoughts and vision is remarkable. He is an individual who should be considered a hero, not sports athletes , singers or actors. This man is the real deal. Carson’s role model was Jesus. Dr. Benjamin Carson for President!!!
UPDATE I: Looks like the LEFT considers Dr. Carson a racist for daring to question and criticize Obama, the first black president. Oh Wait, Dr. Carson is a man of color as well.
The Libs at CNN did not take too much time in trying to attack Dr. Benjamin Carson for his comments and come to the aid of their liberal savior and daddy, President Barack Hussein Obama. As reported at Mediaite, on Sunday, the panel guests on CNN’s State of the Union weighed in on whether it was appropriate for Carson to use the forum of the prayer breakfast to advocate for free market reforms to healthcare and a flat tax code. What’s the matter, the liberal and bias MSM cannot stand some one calling out Obama’s divisive, class warfare doctrine? Especially when the individual who did it was black? I guess this makes Dr. Carson a racist. Isn’t anyone who dares differ with Obama considered a racist? How sad that Democrats just not get the message that its better to teach an individual to fish, rather than just give some one fish. The fact that the Democrat on the panel made this about partisan politics, rather than the common sense that Dr. Carson was espousing just shows what Democrats are really after … class warfare and a dependent government class of people who are uneducated and forced to remain on the Democrat plantation.
Crowley turned to Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and asked if she found “anything offensive” in Carson’s speech.
“I think that there is a political correctness that he was trying to use to appeal to a conservative audience,” Schakowsky said. “I think it’s really not really an appropriate place to make this kind of political speech and to invoke God as his support for that kind of view.”
Schakowsky concluded by saying that Carson’s message displayed an “empathy gap” between where the American propel are and where Carson, and other conservatives, want the nation to go. “We need to have an economy that works for everyone,” she concluded.
What Hypocrisy … Candy Crowley Asks Does it Matter if There is a Lack of Diversity In Obama Cabinet Matter?
Yet another example of media double standard and the demise of the MSM …
Just when you thought there could not be any more hypocrisy from the liberal MSM, they outdo themselves. It is simply amazing just how far they have sold their journalistic integrity when covering Barack Obama. The latest example is their coverage of Obama’s lack of diversity in his Cabinet picks. On CNN’s State of the Union this weekend, host Candy Crowley began a segment on Obama’s lack of diversity in his Cabinet picks by asking her guests, “Does it matter?”
CANDY CROWLEY: There is a lot made about the president’s latest picks in the cabinet. Jack Lew, Senator Hagel, Senator Kerry in key positions here. Treasury, defense, state department. Something that your colleague Congressman Rangel said about the lack of diversity in the cabinet thus far. I’m sorry. Yeah, he said, “It’s embarrassing as hell,” his words. “We’ve been through all of this with [2012 GOP presidential nominee] Mitt Romney. And we were very hard with Mitt Romney with the women binder and a variety of things. And I kind of think there’s no excuse with the second term.” He was talking about where are all these, and there was a White House cabinet picture, a photo that went out and it was kind of astonishing in its white male variety. First of all, does it matter?
What a joke, even Democrat US Rep. Charlie Rangel from New York realizes it is an issue, yet those in the MSM like Candy Crowley who continually carry the water for Obama suddenly have a change of heart when it comes to holding Obama accountable. From Mediaite, Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) said that “it does matter” but noted “it’s a little bit early” to judge, because not all the cabinet positions have been filled. All during the 2012 Presidential election the MSM accused the GOP of a “war on woman” and continually accuse the Republic party as being one of white men. Yet, when Barack Obama does the same with his Cabinet, the media asks whether diversity matters. UNREAL. It is simply shameful that a media would provide Obama a pass when we all know that if and when a Republican is the president and did the same thing, they would be calling for diversity.
For the MSM diversity does matter, as long as Barack Obama is not President. They have sold their journalistic souls to be Obama’s propaganda machine.
MUST SEE TV … Isn’t it amazing that individuals from other countries come to the US and want to tell us what we should do. Like the MSM in this US is not liberal enough, now we have them coming here to tell us how we should conduct our self.
Radio host Alex Jones debated CNN’s Piers Morgan on gun control and discussed his support of the Second Amendment. Jones went on to denounce those who want to confiscate weapons. Jones warned Piers Morgan there would be war if the government started confiscating guns. He then went on and called Piers Morgan of being a “hatchet man of the New World Order.” Well, if the hatchet fits …
“1776 will commence again if you try to take our firearms! It doesn’t matter how many lemmings you get out there in the street begging for them to have their guns taken. We will not relinquish them. Do you understand?”
Piers Morgan tried to compare the death at the hands of guns in England as compared to the United States as a reason for gun control. Like the two countries are comparable. Let’s get a couple of facts straight here. The population in the US as of 2011 US census is 311,591,917 and the population of England is 53,013,000. Also, the United States has this little thing called the US Constitution, a Bill of Rights and a Second Amendment. Something we gained by kicking England’s butt and gaining out Independence.
Honestly Piers go back to where you came from if you hate it so much here.