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J$P Archives: Jan-Feb 2008

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Friday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:37 pm]: The trunk show. Geraldo on CNN. FNC at MSC. On tonight's Factor: Limbaugh. Bad taste on Countdown? Cable news Fox hunt. Thursday's numbers (check 8:00 pm!). Heavy... Read more

'A Very Big Saturday Night'

J$P Video! Bill Hemmer and Janice Dean give Megyn Kelly a grand send-off:



From America's Newsroom, February 28 2008

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:57 pm]: Foxnews.com revamps videos: new design, HD capable, with embedding [example]: O'Reilly not backing down. Another firing demand? [yawn] Wednesday's numbers. CNN's iReport. Shep on campus. Zucker:... Read more

Lunatic Lies

Oh, those wacky newshounds (another fine product of the Outfoxed syndicate). It's hard to know what to ridicule more, their ignorance or their dishonesty. The... Read more

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:57 pm]: Murdoch's 16% solution. Estrich: Politics isn't fair. Video: Greta w/Bob Bennett uncut. MSNBC's big night. Alan feels the love. CNN's "chills". CNN denies pro-Obama slant. Cafferty. New... Read more

'Are You Playing the Race Card?'

J$P Audio! Geraldine Ferraro attributes Obama's success to the fact that he's not a white man:



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From The John Gibson Show, February 26 2008

'Who Are These People!?'

J$P Video! Shep and Steve Harrigan have to deal with obstreperous locals and grumpy emailers covering the blackout:



From Studio B, February 26 2008

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [7:32 pm]: Pix: Greta with friends. Election HQ opens big. F&F surges. Debates boost CNN. A banner month. Olbermann falls behind CNN? NY fawns... Read more

'This Is Dirty Stuff'

J$P Video! What's the Clinton campaign come to? Democrat Bob Beckel and Republican Andrea Tantaros discuss:



From America's Newsroom, February 25 2008

Monday Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links [6:46 pm]: Pix: Election HQ debut. TVN. Your reaction? Litvak leaving CNN's "Morning". Obscure comic's reward for Fox-bashing. Claman Q&A (via TVN). Video: Nader vs Glick. New... Read more

'It's All Tarted Up'

J$P Video! The panel analyzes the New York Times vs John McCain:



Bonus: CNN's Castro memo, plus TPM:



From Fox News Watch, February 23 2008

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Latest cable news links (updated Sun 7:58 pm): ELV across America. Backstage at CNN's debate. Kurtz: Chris Matthews's gut. SNL mocks CNN. Video: O'Reilly/Leno. CNN debate controversy. Tucumcari greets the ELV. Courtney makes... Read more

'It's Probably Going to Grow Again'

J$P Audio! Tony Snow talked about his stage four cancer, and what he has learned:



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From The Radio Factor, February 22 2008

'Books Will Be Written'

J$P Audio! Chris Wallace on the debate and Clinton's diminishing prospects:



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From Brian & the Judge, February 22 2008

Friday Links & Open Thread

Friday cable news links (updated through the day): New 5:00 pm weekday election hour on FNC. TVN: it's temporary. Is it? Jennifer in Jordan. Flogging O'Reilly Day 3:... Read more

'It Was Somewhat Bland'

J$P Video! Frank Luntz's focus group found tonight's debate to be disappointing:



From Hannity & Colmes, February 21 2008

'I Said It, Quite Clearly'

J$P Audio! Bill O'Reilly reacts to the controversy over his "lynching" comments:



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From The Radio Factor, February 21 2008

Thursday Links & Open Thread

Your Thursday cable news links (updated through the day): MSNBC dumps superdelegate. Bill Kristol's tightrope. Tony Snow's miracle. MSNBC: no shame? News, or opinion? Inspiring Pix: Spanky, More Spanky. Election Link runs... Read more

'I Smell a Rat'

J$P Audio! John Gibson connects the dots in the McCain/New York Times controversy:



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From The John Gibson Show, February 20 2008

Instant Hypocrisy

It's been a while since we've posted about the newshounds (another fine product from the Outfoxed mob). Consider this example of their intellectual honesty. Chrish... Read more

Wednesday Links & Open Thread

Your Wednesday cable news links (updated through the day): Greta on the McCain allegations. SuperBowl champ to guest-co-host Fox & Friends. Meet Spanky. Fox on top. She's baaack. Why is TVNewser... Read more

'He's Got It, She Doesn't'

J$P Video! Bob Beckel says Hillary can try "Where's the Beef?", but it won't work:



From You Decide '08 Coverage, February 19 2008

'Take It Now!'

J$P Video! Brit thought his mic wasn't open. This wasn't the first glitch, but it was the loudest:



From You Decide '08 Coverage, February 19 2008

Tuesday Links & Open Thread

Your Tuesday links and cable news open thread. The standard rules apply. UPDATES: Fox election coverage started on schedule at 8:55, but apparently Bill O'Reilly didn't get... Read more

Interesting Exchange on GretaWire

It's probably a bunch of people reading too much into an off-hand comment...unless it isn't. It all got started on GretaWire Monday morning and the... Read more

Monday Links & Open Thread

This is your Monday place to discuss developments and offer your comments on Fox and other cable news stations. The standard rules apply; this is... Read more

'They're Not Closing on the Deal'

J$P Video! Updated! Why are undecided voters still undecided?:



From You Decide '08, February 17 2008

Update: A member of this focus group blogs about the experience.

'A Clear Double Standard'

J$P Video! The News Watch panel looks at the David Shuster "pimp" slur:



From Fox News Watch, February 16 2008

Weekend Links & Open Thread

Here is your place to discuss developments and offer your comments on Fox and other cable news stations. The standard rules apply; this is not... Read more

'I'm Very, Very Nervous'

J$P Video! A new team takes over Fox & Friends Weekend!



From Fox & Friends, February 16 2008

'They're Doing a Little Head Faking'

J$P Video! Is the Democratic Presidential race a done deal? Beckel and Barone count the delegates:



From America's Pulse, February 15 2008

'That Leaves Me Speechless'

J$P Audio! Is the Clinton campaign using detectives to investigate the Super Delegates?



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From Brian & the Judge, February 14 2008

'They Have No Business Doing It'

J$P Audio! What right does Congress have to investigate baseball?



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From Brian & the Judge, February 13 2008

'A Campaign, Not a Coronation'

J$P Video! The Potomac Primary wasn't good to Mike Huckabee, but he's not ready to quit:



From You Decide '08, February 12 2008

'He Now Runs the Place'

J$P Audio! An MSNBC anchor used the "pimping" slur:



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From The John Gibson Show, February 11 2008

'He's Stealing the Headlines from John McCain'

J$P Video! Geraldo Rivera talks with Bill Hemmer about Mike Huckabee:



From You Decide '08 Coverage, February 10 2008

'McCain Derangement Syndrome'

J$P Audio! Michelle Dallacroce says John McCain is just another liberal Democrat:



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From The John Gibson Show, February 8 2008

Eric Burns: 'I Was Given No Reason'

It was reported yesterday by Inside Cable News that Fox News Watch is going to be revamped, and that long-time host Eric Burns will be... Read more

Flashback: Bill's Kristol Ball

J$P Video! Mitt Romney today withdrew from the Presidential race, but on Fox, Bill Kristol was two days ahead of the news cycle: From You... Read more

'It Was a Little Nerve-Racking'

J$P Audio! Karl Rove has advice for John McCain:



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From Brian & the Judge, February 7 2008

'Don't You Fox on Me, Ever!'

J$P Video! Shep pounces when Naomi Wolf insults FNC. Shep gets in a shot at the end too:



From Studio B, February 6 2008

'She Writes Every Day and Despises Me'

J$P Video! Shepard Smith goes off on a tear over an email:



From You Decide '08, February 5 2008

'Enjoy Your Steak'

J$P Video! Hannity is all excited about his SuperBowl bet, but Alan couldn't care less:



From Hannity & Colmes, February 4 2008

'Hillary in Drag'

J$P Video! Is it Mitt Romney the Democrats are really worried about?



From America's Newsroom, February 4 2008

'You Guys Are Going to Love This'

J$P Video! Megyn Kelly has a tour of Fox News Channel's high-tech election headquarters studio:



From America's Newsroom, February 4 2008

'I'm No Jessica Simpson!'

J$P Video! Janice Dean has caught the Super Bowl spirit:



From Fox News Live, February 3 2008

'This Is Not a Good Thing'

J$P Video! The News Watch panel analyzes the multiple roles of Keith Olbermann:



From Fox News Watch, February 2 2008

'The Influence of the Far Right Is Eroding'

J$P Audio! Geraldo takes shots at Huckabee, Malkin, Ingraham, Rush, and more:



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From Brian & the Judge, February 1 2008

'This Guy Is Phenomenal'

J$P Video! Frank Luntz and his focus group rate tonight's debate. Again John Cleese is a special guest:



From Hannity & Colmes, January 31 2008

'The Love Bug: Scratch Scarborough'

J$P Audio! John Gibson recalls when Joe Scarborough used to be a conservative:



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From The John Gibson Show, January 30 2008

'The Most Insipid Questions Possible'

J$P Video! Frank Luntz and his focus group rate tonight's CNN debate; John Cleese shows up:



From Hannity & Colmes, January 30 2008

'Ron Paul Won New Hampshire!'

J$P Audio! That's what a Ron Paul supporter insisted, and it sounds like he convinced Alan:



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From The Alan Colmes Show, January 25 2008

'His Running Mate's Going to Be Mitt Romney'

J$P Video! Bob Beckel has a startling prediction about McCain's choice for Veep:



From Fox & Friends, January 30 2008

'These Doofuses Out There'

J$P Video! What happened when a jughead tried to horn in on Molly Henneberg's remote:



From Happening Now, January 29 2008

'They're Spending Our Money on Useless Projects'

J$P Video! Frank Luntz and his focus group score the SotU:



From Hannity & Colmes, January 28 2008

A Challenge to Donna: Be Honest

Updated! Are the newshounds responsible critics or dishonest deceivers? Here's a challenge that could shed some light on that question. Just a few weeks ago, newsmutt... Read more

Newshounds Accused...by Newshounds Regular!

The newshounds (another fine product of the Outfoxed gang) often don't tell the truth. We have documented hundreds of examples. Now, in a stunning reversal,... Read more

'Out of His Game'

J$P Video! Do voters want to see more of Bill Clinton campaigning for Hillary, or less?



From At Large, January 27 2008

'I Haven't Heard That One'

J$P Video! Is John McCain a "Geraldo Rivera Republican"?



From At Large, January 26 2008

'Michelle Malkin, My Arch Enemy'

J$P Audio! What is a "Geraldo Rivera Republican"? The man himself explains:



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From Brian & the Judge, January 25 2008

New Lies? Same As the Old Lies!

Updated! They're up to their old tricks again. We're talking about the newshounds (another fine product of the Outfoxed syndicate). Sometimes their duplicity is laughable... Read more

'I've Never Seen Anything Like This'

J$P Video! Jonathan Hunt reports from a live fire exercise that replicates conditions in Iraq:



From Studio B, January 24 2008

'We Undermine Capital Then Resort to Pseudo-Capital'

J$P Video! Ron Paul talked to Neil Cavuto about what is really needed to revive the economy:



From Your World, January 23 2008

'Confessions of a Political Hit Man'

J$P Audio! Stephen Marks says McCain, Carter, and Bill Clinton are guilty of political dirty tricks:



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From Brian & the Judge, January 21 2008

'Why Didn't You Join?'

J$P Video! Mike Huckabee stops by Fox & Friends to discuss the Presidential race:



From Fox & Friends, January 19 2008

'The Whole Newsroom's Clapping'

J$P Video! Shepard Smith with American Idol contestant Angela Reilly and husband Chad:



From Studio B, January 16 2008

'The Real Terrorism Is Corporate Terrorism'

J$P Video! Frank Luntz's focus group of Nevada Democrats. More Republican propaganda from Fox!



From Hannity & Colmes, January 16 2008

'Fox News Misled You Today'

J$P Audio! Bill O'Reilly catches Fox News Channel in a mistake:



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From The Radio Factor, January 17 2008

'He Was One of the Biggest Spenders in Congress'

J$P Video! Ed Rollins fired a few shots at Fred Thompson as he spoke with Neil Cavuto:



From Your World, January 16 2008

'You're Very Difficult to Talk To'

J$P Video! Hillary Clinton with Stuart Varney and Degan McDowell:



From Fox Business Network, January 16 2008

'She's Scared'

J$P Video! Why did Frank Luntz's focus group erupt into a shouting match?



From Hannity & Colmes, January 15 2008

Voices of Reason

Yesterday we posted the comments of Frank Luntz, who argued that Ron Paul supporters were hurting their candidate's cause. The youtube Ron Paul community erupted,... Read more

'They're Very Ugly, Very Personal, and They're Violent'

J$P Video! Frank Luntz has some strong words of warning to Ron Paul supporters:



From Fox & Friends, January 13 2008

'What Street Are You On, Guy?'

J$P Video! The News Watch panel looks at politics, pundits, and predictions:



From Fox News Watch, January 12 2008

'Mr Scarborough Has a History'

J$P Audio! Jeri Thompson's musings about Joe Scarborough's agenda:



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From The John Gibson Show, January 11 2008

'He Made Me Feel I Could Trust Him'

J$P Video! Who won tonight's GOP debate, and who fell on his face?:



From Hannity & Colmes, January 10 2008

'Does He Ever Get a Story Right?'

J$P Audio! John Gibson catches David Shuster in another phony attack on Fox:



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From The John Gibson Show, January 8 2008

'He Did Make a Series of Misleading Statements'

J$P Video! Senator Barack Obama on Fox & Friends:



From Fox & Friends, January 9 2008

Newshounds Rush to Defend Hal Turner's Candidate

There have been a lot of strange rumblings lately from the newshounds (another fine product of the Outfoxed cabal). From insisting that Cavuto was doing... Read more

'It Was a Real Push, But Also Symbolic'

J$P Audio! Bill O'Reilly says Obama rally confrontation is just another skirmish in the War on Fox:



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From The Radio Factor, January 8 2008

'Welfaria, Rapeville, Dirtburg...'

J$P Audio! Why do so many neo-Nazis and white supremacists support Ron Paul?



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From The John Gibson Show, January 7 2008

'That's Really Low Class, Pal'

J$P Audio! Bill O'Reilly plays audio of the controversial incident at a Barack Obama rally:



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From The Radio Factor, January 7 2008

'Is There Spinach or Not?'

J$P Video! Mike Huckabee introduces the Huckaburger to New Hampshire:



From Happening Now, January 7 2008

'His Voice and His Message Should Be Heard'

J$P Video! Barry Goldwater Jr argues on behalf of Ron Paul:



From America's Newsroom, January 7 2008

Reader Poll: Should Fox Invite Ron Paul?

Shepard Smith and Greta van Susteren have weighed in. John Gibson has had his say. Now it is your turn: should Ron Paul be a... Read more

'I Wanted to Shake Him and Wake Him Up'

J$P Video! Frank Luntz and his focus group rate the winners and losers of tonight's debate:



From Fox News Republican Candidates Forum, January 6 2008

'The Circus Is in Town'

J$P Video! Bill Hemmer talks with Fred Thompson about last night's debate:



From America's Newsroom, January 6 2008

'She Is the Establishment'

J$P Video! Frank Luntz and his focus group see a definite trend in the granite state:



From You Decide '08, January 5 2008

'This Is Big League Ball'

J$P Video! Just minutes after the Republican debate, Carl Cameron interviewed Mike Huckabee:



From You Decide '08, January 5 2008

'A Victory Over the Conservative Media'

J$P Video! The News Watch panel analyzes the media appeal of Obama and Huckabee:



From Fox News Watch, January 5 2008

'No One on This Earth Is Going to Block Our Shot'

J$P Video! Bill O'Reilly gets into a scuffle at an Obama rally, and tells what really went down:



From Weekend Live, January 5 2008

A Weekend of Special Programming

For the days leading up to the New Hampshire primary, Fox News has changed its weekend schedule. Today (Saturday): 8:00 pm EST: The O'Reilly Factor (w/ Laura... Read more

'I Wouldn't Put It Past the Government'

J$P Audio! John Gibson debates Ron Paul supporters:



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From The John Gibson Show, January 4 2008

'He Didn't Just Drop In Yesterday'

J$P Video! Should Fox reconsider and invite Ron Paul to an upcoming candidates' forum?



From Fox News Iowa Caucus Coverage, January 4 2008

'It Was a Private Conversation'

J$P Video! Things got heated when Chris Wallace talked with Ed Rollins:



From Fox News Iowa Caucus Coverage, January 3 2008

'Wouldn't It Be to His Advantage?'

J$P Video! When is Senator Edwards going to stop boycotting the voters who watch Fox News?



From Fox News Iowa Caucus Coverage, January 3 2008

Fox Smears Hillary: Caught on Tape

We sometimes forget the valuable service provided by the newshounds. Who else would document the savage, vituperative attacks on Hillary Clinton that permeate the Fox... Read more

'Fred Thompson Certainly Is Out of It'

J$P Audio! Ed Rollins explains Mike Huckabee's cancelled ad:



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From Brian and the Judge, January 2 2008

2007: Top Ten Lies

It's that time again, when we scour the J$P archives for the biggest lies of 2007. We documented and debunked close to 100 of them... Read more

Corcoran: 'I Was Not Fired...I Quit!'

In response to our article, Ellen of the newshounds posted a comment claiming that their site had "severed all ties" with guest-blogger Bill Corcoran. Mr... Read more

2007: Top Ten Videos

During the past year we have posted over 100 video clips from Fox News Channel, including dramatic breaking news coverage, heated debates, and unexpected moments... Read more

BIll's Buried Blarney [Update: Corcoran Fired?]

We have exposed some of the fictions concocted by Bill Corcoran, official "guest blogger" at the newshounds (another fine product of the Outfoxed mob). But... Read more

2007: Top Ten Audios

With the increasing penetration and popularity of Fox News radio programming, this year brought us a bumper crop of clips from the unpredictable world of... Read more

'She Was Ahmed Chalabi with Lipstick'

J$P Video! Colonel Ralph Peters posits a contrarian assessment of Benazir Bhutto's legacy:



From Happening Now, December 27 2007

'Watch the NeoCons Grab This!'

J$P Audio! The blue blogs react to the Bhutto assassination:



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From The John Gibson Show, December 27 2007

'He's a Nightmare'

J$P Audio! Mansoor Ijaz reacts to the Bhutto assassination:



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From Brian and the Judge, December 27 2007

'He's Really the John Edwards of the Right'

J$P Video! Andrew Levy on the dustup between Rush and Mike Huckabee:



From The Live Desk, December 26 2007

'Slights on the Right'

J$P Video! The spat between Rush and Huckabee: whose fault? The Beltway Boys discuss:



From Fox & Friends, December 26 2007

'Green Chri$Tma$'

NOTE: This post has been updated here. Stan Freberg's Christmas masterpiece. You can read the transcript, but for the full effect, listen. If you don't have... Read more

Our New Place

Welcome to the new home of johnny dollar's place. If you have bookmarked our old site please update your bookmark (or favorites listing) to http://johnnydollar.us... Read more