We should never refrain from expressing our opinions with emotions and passions for fear that the nut case will hear it wrong and act out violently.
Why do Republicans, within the media, excel in getting away with far more egregious acts than Democrats ever would? It is one of their most impressive talents as a party.
A while back I thought the network had real potential. Now I think it is on its way down.
At least Ridge on the "Rachel Maddow Show" and "Hardball" had the decency to squirm, and thus give himself away. The way that he said that he didn't mean what he said showed me that he did.
Despite their grossest and most callow foibles and failings, among the three younger Kennedy brothers there was a deep, moral -- and literal -- concern for the nation's health.
What we now see on cable TV is nothing resembling news. The entertainers who pose as newsmen now routinely spew lies, distortions, and biased opinions or provide a platforms of legitimacy to the sociopaths who do.
My grandmother was one of the first people a pacemaker was used on. A lot of very sincere people believe that if Obama's health care reform bill passes, old people will essentially be facing death panels and denied care.
This week brought tragic news that among the painful and heartbreaking losses of those Killed in Action was Bill Cahir, a Marine Sergeant, killed in Afghanistan.
Cable news networks would be well served by dedicating more attention to finding and cultivating on-air talent that reflects their diverse viewer base, like Rachel Maddow.
I spent a week away without Chris Matthews. When I came back, everything was the same. Except me.
What does the National Rifle Association think about carrying loaded guns to "town hall" meetings, including presidential events? Do they think this would make us all safer?
Every night, Chris Matthews raises race as the reason President Obama is encountering so much opposition. But he's wrong. And though he may not intend it, he's the one who is injecting race into these debates.
It's moronic for conservatives to believe that they will derail a proposed universal health care system by likening it to a program whose only problem is that the public loves it far too much.
Matthews goes so far as to conflate end-of-life counseling with the government paying for abortions, and then calls them both "social policy".
Many ask why I incessantly write about our wars and our television coverage, and I have no reasonable answer other than what is going on makes me nuts.
Everyday I drive home from work, walk in the door and ask my four kids under the age of 8 "guess what time it is?" to which they groan in near unison ...