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Kirsten Powers

The Hypocrisy of 'Religious Freedom'

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 07.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joan E. Dowlin

It's not freedom when you are advocating taking away the liberty and rights of other human beings. It is not religious, especially not "Christian," to be intolerant and bigoted against your fellow citizens.

Was It A Snort? Bill O'Reilly Explodes At Guest For Making Mysterious Noise

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.24.2015 | Media

Bill O'Reilly exploded at Fox News contributor Kirsten Powers Tuesday night for making an unidentified noise while they argued over the existence of r...

Bill O'Reilly Favors Donald Trump For President, Because Of Course

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.17.2015 | Media

Bill O'Reilly said Tuesday night that he would pick a guy like Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton for president any day. But then again, why are we ...

New York Police Department Turns Its Backs on Democracy

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 03.14.2015 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

In a democracy, the people choose their leaders, and those leaders write laws and set policies. Right now in New York City, unelected, unaccountable individuals are making those policies and ignoring the authority of those whom we, the people, elected.

Zach Carter

Fox Panel Trashes Republicans On Border Crisis | Zach Carter | Posted 07.28.2014 | Media

WASHINGTON -- A Fox panel on Sunday strongly criticized Republicans for resisting immigration reform and calling to quickly deport thousands of childr...

To Young Christians Speaking Out Against Anti-Gay Discrimination: Thank You

Jim Wallis | Posted 04.30.2014 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Differing theological views on important issues of sexuality will need time, patience, deep biblical reflection, respectful discourse, and religious liberty to be worked out in the churches. But the perception of Christian faith is in grave danger when Christians try to use the law to publicly discriminate against those who don't adhere to their point of view.

Wendy Davis and the Pete Wilson Factor

Mark Yzaguirre | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Mark Yzaguirre

Davis is being pilloried for making parental choices that are not unlike those of many other parents who have to travel far from their children to try and create a better life for their families, and many of those criticisms would not be levied against a male candidate.

Media Challenge Their Own

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 06.15.2013 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

Perhaps the solution to the problem of the huge number of innocent lives snuffed out annually lies not just in legislation and letters to Congress. It may also lie in hard-hitting and unbiased reporting.

Hannity, Powers Clash Again

Posted 04.03.2013 | Media

Sean Hannity and Kirsten Powers tried to make amends on the Fox News host's Tuesday night show but found themselves on opposite sides once again. A...

WATCH: Fox News Panel Battles Over Bob Costas Gun Control Speech

Posted 12.03.2012 | Media

Megyn Kelly and her guests battled over the controversial speech NBC Sports broadcaster Bob Costas made during "Sunday Night Football." Following K...

Pastor: Women's Voting Rights 'One Of America's Greatest Mistakes'

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 05.08.2012 | Black Voices

Jesse Lee Peterson, the controversial conservative preacher and regular guest of Sean Hannity, said in a recent video it was a mistake to allow women ...

Weekly Pulse: Japan's Nuclear Crisis Deepens

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger A second reactor unit at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan may have ruptured, authorities...

Fox News' Liberal Pundit Addresses On-Air Skirmish With Megyn Kelly | August 16,| 8:25 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

[Megyn Kelly] also apparently "owned" me too, according to the fifth graders who post the videos. New media has changed things because now everything ...

The Press to Michelle Obama -- Be More Like Laura Bush!

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

You see, it was really all about "optics." The whole controversy about Michelle Obama's recent private vacation in Spain with her daughter was really...

Jason Linkins

Hannity Website Makes Effort To Win TVNewser Poll | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I find this to be a bit bizarre. Remember way back when, Alan Colmes announced he was leaving Fox's Hannity And Colmes for a pasture less fertilized ...