The summer of 2010 was supposed to be a joyous festival of the World Cup, historic baseball pennant races, and a dynamic NBA free agent period. Instead, the nation's fever dream has become the sports world's nightmare.
The next time one's blood starts to boil over about the ground zero mosque plans, he or she should try and ponder how the Glenn Beck MLK Day rally will insult so many who revere the struggle over civil rights.
I understand that our President prefers consensus to confrontation, but his fear of being cast as the "angry black man" is leaving a vacuum. Olbermann does a mean Edward R. Murrow, but his ratings don't compete with Limbaugh or Beck.
Mary Lynn Raskjub is currently starring in a one-woman show about her experiences in pregnancy and early motherhood. The show's name -- Mary Lynn Spreads Her Legs -- makes it clear that this is not a serious meditation.
In the spirit of brotherhood, here's my angry but forgiving playlist for a cracked actor who apparently has some passions in this life that aren't particularly Christ-like. Please know that I'm praying for you, Mel -- in Yiddish.
I'm wondering if Fox News isn't pressing up very closely to its tipping point; to the moment where Fox News reveals how certifiably insane it is by rushing to BP's defense, and just how distant its programming is from the American mainstream.
Democrats won't succeed in getting public opinion behind their Wall Street reform if they let their opponents define the bill. So far, they've been doing an excellent job defining it themselves, for once.
This new food section is going to have a lot of articles about meat. And vegetables. Get used to it. You cannot do a driveby "meat is murder" strafing every time you see a recipe with muscle protein in it.
Republican Congressional leadership confirmed that they oppose financial reform and that they oppose breaking up the big banks. That, my friends, is a Republican Declaration of War against the American people
I'd like to point out to Glenn Beck and his Republican friends that there are indeed such things as empirical historical facts that are not "spun" or manipulated by historians although they sound quite "liberal" when acknowledged.