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Entries by Max Blumenthal from 05/2005

Some Dare Call It Theocracy

| Posted 05.09.2005 | Huffington Post

Last week, Al Gore delivered his most timely, and perhaps most daring, speech for MoveOn. In explaining the Christian right's threat to democracy, Gor...

The Willful Ignorance of James Taranto

| Posted 05.09.2005 | Business
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In a typically disingenuous, but extremely revealing, editorial last week, James Taranto confirmed my theory about his support for the Christian right...

Wrong Numbers for DeLay

| Posted 05.11.2005 | Huffington Post

I received a message the other night from "Boyd" of the American Conservative Union inviting me to a dinner tommorow evening at the Capitol Hilton whe...

Is Yoga The Devil's Subterfuge?

| Posted 05.16.2005 | Huffington Post

According to an article in the March/April edition of Christian Woman Magazine entitled, "The Truth About Yoga," yes. The article tells the tale of Laurette Willis, whose 22 year long involvement in a "New Age lifestyle" turned her into a depressed alcoholic prone to wanton acts of carnality. And if you don't get out of that lotus position right away, the article suggests, it can happen to you, too.

In Bed: Horowitz, Hitchens, and A Few Neo-Nazis

| Posted 05.21.2005 | Politics
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Jacques Pluss was a history professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University. In his spare time, he affiliated with the National Socialist Movement, which bills itself as "America's Nazi Party." As a result, he was fired. Afterwards, Pluss went on the NSM's radio show, "White Viewpoint," to denouce FDU as a "Jewish plutocratic university." While he was at it, he called the school's basketball team, "nigger to the core." Now, David Horowitz has taken up his cause.

Dance, Hitchens, Dance

| Posted 05.27.2005 | Entertainment
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It's time to change tunes a little, Hitchens. I'll let you take a cocktail break if you're getting tired. Because the next song is a blithe waltz called, "Dinner with the Denier." It's about your innocent fox-trots with infamous Holocaust denier David Irving. In 1994, you held a dinner for Irving at your home in Washington. Who was there? What did you say to Irving to charm him? What drinks were served? Schnapps? Dance, Hitchens, dance. Shake what yo' mama gave ya!

Hitchens's Press Secretary Throws in the Towel

| Posted 05.30.2005 | Politics
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Christopher Hitchens's press secretary, Marc Cooper, took a few swipes at me today on his blog for my post last week about his boss's habit of enablin...