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Entries by Beau Friedlander from 09/2009

It's Time To Fire Glenn Beck

| Posted 09.01.2009 | Media

Fox News must take him off the air. There is no longer any justification for honoring his contract. He poses a danger to society. He is mouthpiece for the worst tendencies in right wing politics.

Van Jones: The Partisan Politics of Mutually Assured Distraction

| Posted 09.06.2009 | Politics

Van Jones was the best person for the job he just relinquished. He would have helped Republican lawmakers in their districts. He would have created jobs. He would have made a difference.

Expulsion? Joe Wilson Stole the Air Waves and Disgraced the Nation

| Posted 09.11.2009 | Media

We're spending too much time thinking about Wilson, and not enough time discussing how absurd it is that Obama and this Democratic majority can't push through a strong public option.

What 'Bin Laden' Is Saying About Glenn Beck

| Posted 09.14.2009 | Politics

Osama bin Laden, if that was him (doesn't matter if it was just a garden-variety US-hater), pointed out that the president is vulnerable. What did he mean?

Will Michael Moore's Capitalism Be A Game Changer?

| Posted 09.23.2009 | Entertainment

Every time I see a new Michael Moore movie, America looks a little different to me. I feel an odd mixture of hopefulness, anger, and spiritual fatigue.

Why Does Competition Over Green Tech Spur Gore Baiting?

| Posted 09.28.2009 | Green

You may have heard about the "Gore-backed" car company that got more than $500 million to make a sports car. What you may have missed: the government is backing green technology and a plan to make it popular.