Vol 1. No. 25.Baltimore, MD  Fri September 19th 2014GIVING YOU THE NEWS THE MSM IGNORES 
Our Contributors:
Comments:
Categories


Britton becomes unlikely rock at back of bullpen
Last winter, the idea of Zach Britton closing games for the Orioles was comical. Even to him. Britton was out of options and had a career 4.86 ERA as a big league starter.

Gausman, O's set sights on race for AL's top record
With the American League East title locked up, the Orioles are now moving on to their pursuit of the best record in the AL and home-field advantage throughout the postseason. They open a three-game series against the Red Sox on Friday night behind Kevin Gausman. Boston counters with Allen Webster.

Pearce's two homers power O's to sweep
A day after celebrating their first American League East title in 17 years, the Orioles' clubhouse still stunk of stale beer and champagne Wednesday. Players sipped coffee to recover as they reveled in the memories from Tuesday night's festivities. Buck Showalter wrote up a lineup with players in unique spots and regulars on the bench. But he and his team could do no wrong. Behind Steve Pearce's two home runs, the Orioles swept the Blue Jays with a 6-1 win.

Blue Jays' Stroman suspended for six games
Blue Jays right-hander Marcus Stroman has decided to appeal the six-game suspension that was handed down by Major League Baseball on Wednesday afternoon for throwing near the head of Baltimore catcher Caleb Joseph. Stroman threw a pitch over the head of Joseph during Monday night's 5-2 loss to the Orioles. The fastball appeared to be in retaliation for an incident earlier in the game when Toronto shortstop Jose Reyes felt Joseph stepped on his hand while sliding into home.

Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement
State and federal environmental officials announced that they've reached cleanup agreements with the owners of the former Sparrows Point steel mill.








Hogan accuses Brown of 'blatant lies' and 'disgraceful' attack ads
Republican nominee asks lieutenant governor to take down negative ads; Brown refuses

The war of words in the race for governor escalated Thursday as Republican Larry Hogan called his Democratic rival a liar and asked him to take down a series of "slanderous" advertisements.








RFK Stadium site could be 'dynamic' for 2024 Olympics, bid chief says
Garrett County whitewater course is among many venues being scouted

The chairman of the committee seeking to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to the Washington area said Thursday that he is intrigued by the possibility that an Olympic stadium could be built on the RFK Stadium site, perhaps becoming the future home of the NFL's Redskins.








Towson U. police investigating off-campus street robberies
Suspects use guns in case, physical force in others, police say

Towson University police are investigating several off-campus, early morning robberies in the past two weeks.








Sephora officially opens Perryman warehouse
A new warehouse occupied by makeup giant Sephora Americas is set to officially open Friday in Perryman.







Comments about Baltimore Reporter:

Perhaps the best part of blogging or the internet in general is the occasional discovery of something unexpected.Over on Baltimore Reporter and Conservative Thoughts is a great and thought provoking article by Robert Farrow.I hope you will follow this link and read this great post.

from conservativecontracts.com


I love your blog

Once again - as happens so often - I have been positioned here on the living room couch, immersed in your blog. You are better than Fox News.

Kevin Dayhoff



Awards and Rankings:

Voted one of the best local blogs:
Baltimore Examiner: 2006



Voted Top 10 most influential blog in Maryland in 2007.
Blog Net News



ElseWhere
Other sites I write for:
Flopping Aces
and Red Maryland

Want to help?
Baltimore Reporter is looking for writers to help counter the biased media. Email us if interested.

My Count Since 10/11/07
~ 23653 ~
Site Meter

.

   

9/14/2011

Yahoo News Misleads Its Readers
Filed under: — Robert Farrow @ 12:13 am

from Powerline

With respect to the news, we are living in a time of upheaval. I haven’t seen current numbers, but I think far more people get their news from Yahoo than from the New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, etc. Unfortunately, Yahoo News is at least as biased as the more traditional liberal news sources. Today there was a classic example of Yahoo’s misleading news coverage. This is a screen shot of what I saw on Yahoo News this afternoon:

A striking headline, to say the least: “Debate crowd cheers letting uninsured die.” Really? Really? Someone, somewhere, is dumb enough to believe that, but I’m not. So I looked up what really happened. It starts just before the five minute mark in this Ron Paul highlight video–I know, but it was the only place I could readily find that had the exchange in its entirety–when Wolf Blitzer asks Dr. Paul what should happen if a young man chooses not to buy health insurance and then contracts an expensive ailment. Paul began by saying that this is the essence of freedom–the ability to take risks. This answer got a lot of applause, as it should. Blitzer followed up by asking whether “society” should then let the young man die. Yahoo told its uncritical readers that the “debate crowd cheer[ed] the idea of “letting [the] uninsured die.” But that isn’t what the crowd cheered at all:

Paul answered Blitzer’s question “No.” By my count, three people yelled “Yeah” in response to Blitzer’s question, should “society” let the young man die. Paul’s answer was actually good: he said that when he was practicing medicine, the churches took care of indigent patients, and “we never turned anyone away.” That got another round of applause. “Society,” in other words, includes much more than the government.

So what really happened is that the “Tea Party” crowd cheered two things: 1) the proposition that people are entitled to take risks and the government should not be counted on to solve all problems, and 2) churches and other private groups should pay medical bills when an improvident individual can’t. This was transmuted by Yahoo into “Debate crowd cheers letting uninsured die.” This is the sort of ignorant prejudice against which conservatives struggle every day.

Comments

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Leave a comment

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.







Search

 
Baltimore Weather

Current Conditions:
Partly Cloudy, 62 F
TheCaffeinatedMind.com
Toilet Paper - What are you?
A folder
A crumbler
A folder-crumbler


View results
Version 2.03
FACING UP TO THE
Nation's Finances
National Debt Clock

Chris Christie defends NFL commissioner Goodell (The Associated Press)
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is playing defense for embattled NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Jets' Vick says Goodell doing 'great job' (The Associated Press)
Michael Vick fully supports the man who gave him a second chance in the NFL. The New York Jets quarterback defended NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell while the league and its teams have come under heavy criticism during the past two weeks over how they are dealing with several players facing domestic violence allegations. ''I think he's doing a great job,'' Vick said after practice Thursday. These situations that are arising are situations that we have never dealt with before in the NFL from a PR standpoint, just from a situational standpoint.

Browns LB Kruger off to flying start (The Associated Press)
BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Paul Kruger arrived in Cleveland wearing the diamond-studded Super Bowl ring he won in Baltimore.

Cardinals Dwyer placed on reserve non-injury list (AFP)
Phoenix (AFP) - NFL running back Jonathan Dwyer was placed on the Arizona Cardinals' reserve non-injury list Thursday, one day after being arrested on suspicion of domestic abuse.

Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife (The Associated Press)
PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.

NFL teams speed up response to domestic violence woes (Reuters)
By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Football League is showing signs of getting off the sidelines in the brouhaha over domestic violence and taking up a new playbook. The Arizona Cardinals suspended Jonathan Dwyer after his arrest on charges of head-butting and breaking the nose of a woman. The Baltimore Ravens invited fans to trade in jerseys of former star player Ray Rice, who has been indefinitely suspended for punching out his wife. ...

NFL domestic violence: What's next (The Associated Press)
The legal system doesn't work on the NFL's schedule. The players facing child abuse or domestic violence allegations might wait a long time for their cases to play out in the courtroom. A look at what's next in each case:

Steelers-Panthers Capsule (The Associated Press)
PITTSBURGH (1-1) at CAROLINA (2-0)

Chiefs' Reid dedicated to domestic abuse victims (The Associated Press)
Beth Sturman's voice lights up when she remembers a fund-raising gala that she helped put on for Laurel House a few years ago. Seeing as Tammy Reid was helping to organize it, it made sense that her husband was right in the middle of things - even if Andy Reid was the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. Laurel House was one of them, a comprehensive domestic violence agency that serves families and communities in the Philadelphia area.

Ravens-Browns Capsule (The Associated Press)
BALTIMORE (1-1) at CLEVELAND (1-1)

Steelers Mitchell ready for 'business' trip (The Associated Press)
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The proof is in the notes. Meticulously crafted. Carefully annotated. Relentlessly pored over. One glimpse at Mike Mitchell's studiousness is all it took for longtime Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor to realize how seriously his team's newest safety takes his football.

QB Joe Flacco returns to practice for Ravens (The Associated Press)
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) -- Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has returned to practice one day after missing workouts with an illness.
Maryland News
Links To Others
Maryland Blogger Alliance

National News
Support the Baltimore Reporter. Buy a C.D.



Thank You












Advertise with Us!
Baltimore Reporter is looking for advertisers to help keep this site going. Email us here.
]
Please ignore the screen cleaner!