Posts Tagged ‘Justice Department’

Editorial — How often does McClatchy read inmates’ mail? Probably not very often, and these attempts at sensationalizing article on abortion, Roeder are signs of bias.

Monday, July 6th, 2009


The same Associated Press article, printed in two papers.  Both are owned by the same company, McClatchy.  Two very different headlines.  And not much to report.

Here is The Kansas City Star’s headline about Scott Roeder, who is charged with murdering Wichita late-term abortionist George Tiller:  “Roeder mailings say killings justified.”

It’s difficult to out-abortion The Kansas City Star, which recently won a “Maggie” Award from Planned Parenthood (named after Margaret Sanger, the early 20th-century supporter of abortion and eugenics, and founder of Planned Parenthood).

But with its July 3 headline for the same AP article The Wichita Eagle one-ups The Star:  “Tiller shooting suspect writing to abortion foes from jail.”

It’s not until — count them — SEVEN paragraphs into the article that one reads, “No one has accused Roeder of breaking any laws because of his jailhouse correspondence.” (more…)

Think Progress: FBI Arrests White Supremacist Blogger Hal Turner For Threatening To Kill Federal Judges

Friday, June 26th, 2009


Today, FBI agents went to the New Jersey home ofwhite supremacist blogger/radio host Hal Turner and arrested him “on a federal complaint filed in Chicago alleging that he made internet postings threatening to assault and murder three federal appeals court judges in Chicago in retaliation for their recent ruling upholding handgun bans in Chicago and a suburb,” according to a statement released by the Justice Department. (more…)

ABC: Outraged By Obama Legal Brief, Gay Democratic Donors Boycotting DNC Bash

Thursday, June 18th, 2009


Last week, President Obama’s Justice Department filed a legal brief against same sex marriage in which it compared gay unions to incestuous ones and that of an underage girl – in the sense that states have the right to not recognize marriages that are legal in other states or countries. (more…)