Cliff Kincaid
Obama gives interview to gay porn outlet
By Cliff Kincaid
March 25, 2015

President Obama's interview with the Huffington Post (HuffPost) has been treated as if the on-line publication is somehow respectable and legitimate. The topics of the interview included budget sequestration, the Iran nuclear talks, presidential pardons, overtime pay, athletic scholarships, and sleep. But here are some stories from the on-line outlet you may have missed (be advised these articles may be offensive to some):
Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth notes that the Huffington Post's "Gay Voices" section has run a video of movie scenes with full-frontal male nudity.

In addition to publishing and promoting pornography, the Huffington Post is a "progressive" platform for advocates of abortion, homosexual rights, and marijuana legalization. It was named after Arianna Huffington's ex-husband, Michael Huffington, who was born rich and then turned gay. (In this case, apparently, being gay was a choice.) She used his money from a divorce settlement to start the online "news" service in 2005.

On foreign policy, the publication is pro-Arab, pro-Muslim, and anti-Israel. One report documents how it works hand-in-glove with Al Jazeera.

The blog known as Huff-Watch has documented the publication's "pathological, malicious incitement of hate against the U.S. military, Israel and Jews, the Tea Party and conservative individuals and organizations."

A couple of examples will suffice. One contrasts a story from the Huffington Post-sponsored World Post, quoting the Iranian Ayatollah Khamenei as criticizing the Senate GOP's letter warning against an Iranian nuclear deal. The story quoted the "Supreme Leader" of the world's number one state sponsor of Islamist terror, "without criticism or skepticism of any kind." By contrast, the Huffington Post presented the speech that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave to Congress on March 3 as "Bupkis," a term which means "of little or no value."

Huff-Watch notes that the Huffington Post has a "longstanding pattern of pictorial bias to ensure that Iranian madmen look as benevolent and kindly as possible, and that Prime Minister Netanyahu looks as sinister and evil as possible." It notes one photo showing Iran's chief mullah "looking very grandfatherly," in contrast to a photo of Netanyahu looking "angry, sinister and malevolent."

But the Huffington Post really has a love for the homosexual movement. Indeed, it is sometimes difficult to separate the "Gay Voices" section from its "Religion" section. Here are some headlines and stories from the religion section:
  • "Most Mainline Protestants Embrace Gay Marriage"

  • "Presbyterian Church Votes To Allow Gay Marriage"

  • "Evangelical Leader Apologizes To Gays"

  • "Pope Will Break Bread With Gay, Transgender Inmates"

  • "Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Embraces LGBT-Inclusive Definition Of Marriage."

  • "Prominent Megachurch Stops Asking Gay Christians To Be Celibate"

  • "Queering the Way of the Cross: Meditations on a Queer Spiritual Journey"
On occasion, however, the Huffington Post reveals a disturbing truth in its rush to promote the "alternative lifestyle." One such example is the piece "How Gay Porn Helped Build the Gay Rights Movement." The piece was actually quite informative.

The author, Mike Stabile, made a film about pornographer Charles M. "Chuck" Holmes titled "Seed Money: The Chuck Holmes Story." He said Holmes and other pornographers funded the homosexual rights movement directly and also lent "their mailing lists to fledgling organizations like the Human Rights Campaign Fund (HRC)." He notes that Holmes "was a prodigious donor to the HRC, and later served on its Board of Directors."

The HRC was a big backer of Obama for president. Obama has spoken at the group's fundraising events.

You may recall that the Charles M. Holmes Foundation was established after his death from AIDS, based on his assets, and was turned over to Terry Bean, a co-founder of the HRC and a friend of President Obama. Bean has since taken a leave of absence from the Human Rights Campaign after he was arrested on sexual abuse charges involving sex with a minor.

In a story about the Obama administration's use of tax dollars to celebrate the homosexual riots at the Stonewall Inn in New York City, I noted that "Bean financed a film called 'Dream Boy,' described as a gay love story about a shy high school kid who gets seduced by his neighbor and school pal."

We confirmed that the Holmes Foundation, which Bean chairs, lists an investment in Dream Boy LLC in its 2010 income tax return, and that Dream Boy LLC was the registered agent for the film when it was featured at a 2008 "Outfest" homosexual film festival. The film was rated R for sexual content, with some violence, including a rape involving teens.

None of this seems to bother Obama, however, or at least those in the administration who decide who or what publications he talks to.

If you want to study all the tricks of the trade in the matter of a "progressive" media bias that approaches the absurd, the Huffington Post is worth analyzing. One has to wonder if the editors realize how ridiculous their bias makes them look.

© Cliff Kincaid


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