Why didn’t the IRS investigate Media Matters and their questionable tax-exempt status? Most people have heard about the War on Fox, but not everyone knows that taxpayers are helping to subsidize it thanks to Media Matters’ tax exempt status.
Media Matters received this status because their stated objective was to counter alleged media bias and to “identify occurrences of excessive bias in the American media, educate the public as to their existence, and to work with members of the media to reduce them.” They interpret that as the right to attack Conservatives, especially FoxNews. Taxpayer subsidy of War on Fox
In March 2011, Media Matters declared open war on Fox. The war includes undermining, sabotaging and collecting embarrassing data on top and mid-level executives at NewsCorp. Politico reported that the attacks would be limited to Fox, NewsCorp and a few conservative sites.
David Brock, founder of Media Matters, is known to have close ties with the White House. An investigation by the Daily Caller revealed that statements which appeared in emails from Media Matters turned up verbatim in Obama’s speeches immediately after. The Justice Department also appears to have used their talking points in the Fast & Furious investigation.
According to the Daily Caller, Obama meets regularly with the Media Matters group to feed his slanted “information” to news outlets which include “respected” journalists. The plan is to infiltrate, disrupt, and destroy the “enemy” via private detectives.
Media Matters has allegedly fed inaccurate stories to the mainstream media – they throw stories out and whatever sticks, sticks, with little regard for the person they are destroying! Daily Caller
Their list of donors shows that Soros-funded groups and other far-leftists are on the list. Penny Pitzger, Obama’s nominee for Commerce Secretary, is one of them.
Read the opinion of the liberal Alan Dershowitz about Media Matters and Center for American Progress (they provide Obama’s blueprints for most of what he does). Dershowitz describes them as Stalinesque –
“Media Matters and Center for American Progress are two extremely left-bigoted groups that are so virulently anti-Israel and anti-supporters of Israel that they’ve gone over the line from anti-Zionism to anti-Semitism,” Dershowitz said. ”They now use the term ‘Israel firsters,’ the way anti-Catholic bigots used to use the term ‘Vatican firsters’ or ‘Irish firsters,’ as if to suggest Americans who support Israel have dual loyalty. This false charge goes back to the Bible — goes back to the Book of Esther, goes back thousands of years. It was one of Hitler’s justifications for killing the Jews: ‘Dual loyalty, they’re not good Germans, they’re not good Americans,’ whatever it is.” Daily Caller
Media Matters has tax exempt status and you get to pay for their unscrupulous activities!