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The Mommy Field Trip: 48 (Offspring-Free) Hours In LA

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 03.17.2012 | Style
Amy Tara Koch

Exhaustion is simply par for the Pampers ridden course. How to reclaim one's moxie? The mommy field trip: a weekend getaway sans children. My vision of Zen is a sunny and glamorous spot where I can rest my mind, energize my body and rejuvenate my complexion.

Rights Come with Responsibilities; the Right Shirks Theirs

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Five years ago, a 47-year-old Missouri woman began a duplicitous on-line courtship through MySpace with a 13-year-old neighbor who once had been frien...

A Peace-Loving Sarah Palin Would "Refudiate" Glenn Beck

David_Brock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sarah Palin -- who implied that Barack Obama was "palling around with terrorists" -- owes it to our country to use her enormous influence to call for an end to actual terrorism, no matter what its source.

Crazier Than a Fox

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chez Pazienza

The way it stands right now, Glenn Beck is the David Lee Roth of Fox News. There's the band, and then there's him -- and what's good for one isn't necessarily good for the other.

Glenn Beck's Audience Already Has Done "Something Stupid"

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Is Glenn Beck, the self-described "progressive hunter," nervous that an act of vigilante violence will cast a cloud over his mini-media empire? If so, Beck's too late because that bloody ship has already sailed.

Glenn Beck, the NRA, and the Dangers of an Impolite Society

Josh Horwitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

A disturbing new report is out today that demonstrates a clear link between armed violence and the contemptuous political rhetoric that seems to be the raison d'être for Fox News.

"Progressive Hunter" Jailhouse Confession: How the Right-Wing Media and Glenn Beck's Chalkboard Drove Byron Williams to Plot Assassination

John Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Hamilton

Fifteen years after militia-movement-inspired bombers killed 168 people in the Oklahoma City federal building, right-wing domestic terror plots are a fact of life in America.

Glenn Beck 'Giving Legitimacy To The Violent Fringe': Dana Milbank

The Washington Post | Dana Milbank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Glenn Beck has a friend in California. "I would've never started watching Fox News if it wasn't for the fact that Beck was on there," says this frie...

California's 'Highway Shooter' On Glenn Beck: He 'Blew My Mind'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This past summer, as the SF Chronicle reported at the time, a convicted felon named Byron Williams "loaded up his mother's Toyota Tundra with guns, st...

Glenn Beck's Violent Words Harm America

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Paul Helmke

Glenn Beck's recognition of the power and consequences of his words has not dampened his enthusiasm for injecting them with violence to hammer home his perspective.

Glenn Beck's Incendiary Angst Is Dangerously Close to Having a Body Count

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

We're going to see more attempts at vigilante violence during the Age of Obama simply because the right-wing media, lead by Beck, continue to gleefully stoke dangerous fires with relentlessly incendiary rhetoric.

Byron Williams, Man Held In California Highway Shootout, Upset At 'Left-Wing Agenda'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) OAKLAND, Calif. -- A convicted felon armed with three guns and wearing a bulletproof vest opened fire on California Highway Patrol officers for s...