Nine Big Stories the ‘Mainstream Media Missed’ in 2009

Compiled by From radical advisers in the Obama White House to hacked e-mails showing questionable work by climate scientists, 2009 has seen its share of scandals. But if you only followed the mainstream media, you might have missed some of the biggest stories of the year. Here’s a list of the top nine stories […]

New Documents Reveal: White House, NEA Had Big Plans In Motion Before Being Exposed

by Patrick Courrielche BigHollywood 12/1/2009

Inciting is usually a telegraphed endeavor, with rhetoric yelled to an audience through a megaphone held by a coarse, weathered hand. But it can also be delivered subtly, with a soft voice and a wink, in the name of doing good.

Subtlety is necessary if a federal agency intends to […]

Steyn: Reality check on the ‘Obama as Caesar’ culture

by Mark Steyn The Dakota Beacon October 30, 2009

Valerie Jarrett announced the other day that “we’re going to speak truth to power”.

Who’s Valerie Jarrett? She’s “Senior Advisor” to the President of the United States – ie, the leader of the most powerful nation on the face of the earth. You would think the […]

Congress Approves Budget Increase for Arts and Humanities Endowments

by Robin Pogrebin The New York Times October 30, 2009

Update | 3:27 p.m. The House and Senate on Thursday passed a budget increase for the National Endowment for the Arts and for the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Interior Appropriations Bill for fiscal year 2010 sets budgets for each agency at $167.5 million, […]