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CNN's Dobbs: Creating a Hostile Image of Hispanics

Adam Luna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adam Luna

Ninety percent of Latino leaders believe that Lou Dobbs is having a hostile impact on Hispanics. We know Dobbs doesn't care about this, but does his network?

Thug Politics in America

Karen Finney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Finney

Having seen this movie before as a staffer in the Clinton Administration, it is painful to again watch the right-wing machinery crank into overdrive; and the rhetoric spin up on all sides.

Obama's Big Question: To Go or Not to Go, Copenhagen That is

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Russnow

Obama is not a miracle maker, but he will have at least tried to win the IOC bid. And during it all, he and the government will continue in any necessary actions.

Sparkman: Casualty of Methland, USA? Or Victim of Anti-Government Bile?

Richard M. Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard M. Benjamin

Sparkman's workaday life and violent death -- whatever the cause and whoever the culprit -- highlight the precarious struggles of the white working class and the brewing storm surrounding the 2010 Census.

Lou Dobbs Urged To Run For President By Imaginary Friend

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

In a conference call with reporters, Mr. Dobbs said that he had not thought about seeking public office until his fictitious playmate, Moo, pleaded with him to consider it.

CNN: It's Time to Deport Lou Dobbs

Adam Luna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adam Luna

What else does Dobbs have to do to get fired?

Waking Up To the Coming Battle Over the Census

Simon Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Simon Rosenberg

Last night's reports of the murder of a US Census worker will bring national attention to the emerging politics of the Census count, something that we've long been worried about at NDN.

Jason Linkins

Dobbs Takes Aim At HuffPost Critic | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Scroll down for audio CNN birther-monger Lou Dobbs apparently reads the internets and had many nerves touched by one of our own bloggers, Roberto Lov...

Joe Wilson's Immigration Hypocrisy

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

If Wilson is so concerned about illegal immigration and the possibility that migrants might buy government sponsored health insurance then he should stop pushing for free trade agreements in Latin America.

Hating Hate Speech

Donna Schaper | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Donna Schaper

Religious institutions have enormous responsibility in these hateful, objectifying campaigns. We may not have policy solutions to offer, but we cannot condone hate, anywhere, any time, against anyone, including Lou Dobbs.

Do You Agree with President Carter's Comments?

Karen Finney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Finney

Change -- even change you want or need -- can be scary. Some articulate these fears by saying: "I don't recognize my own country."

Hispanic Group To CNN: Rein In Dobbs

Politico | Carol Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of the country's leading Hispanic organizations is launching a campaign designed to pressure CNN to rein in host Lou Dobbs. ...

What Beck, Dobbs and Limbaugh Are Really Afraid Of

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

The ultimate irony of Beck, Dobbs and Rush is that they couch in populist rhetoric a message that is anti-populist, designed to protect the swindle at the core of our media system's failure.

Colbert Loses Mexico-Bashing World Record To Lou Dobbs (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert attempted to set a world record last night for the number of times he insulted Mexico during a broadcast. Unfortunately, he failed. Co...

Jason Linkins

"Drop Dobbs": CNN Pressured To Give Up Controversial Host (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN is facing pressure on a number of fronts to drop Lou Dobbs from their roster of on-air talent, a move that would force millions of Americans seeki...

Lou Dobbs Returns to His Planet; 'My Work Here is Done'

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Controversial CNN host Lou Dobbs bade the people of Earth farewell today as he embarked on a long voyage back to his planet of origin.

Glenn Beck's Witch Hunt: Who's Next?

Josh Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Josh Silver

Emboldened by his success, Mr. Beck, along with Lou Dobbs, Rush Limbaugh and their extremist cohorts are moving on to their next progressive targets.

Glenn Beck's "Deep-Seated Hatred" for Obama and Why Fox News Won't Budge

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

If Bill O'Reilly has the "no-spin zone," Glenn Beck seems to have the "sponsor-free zone" of late. In fact, at least 62 companies have ceased advertising on his Fox News program in recent weeks.

Lou Dobbs Leaves CNN for Cartoon Network

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Mr. Dobbs will be joining a schedule that includes such programs as Tom and Jerry and What's New, Scooby-Doo?

Toxic Shock Doctrine?

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

Whether it's a failed public option, or a failed profit margin, one thing becomes increasingly more evident day by day. It's getting harder to tell the Dems from the dames.

The New McCarthyists: Fear and Smear

Michael Likosky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Likosky

New McCarthyists conjure "socialism," "communism," "marxism," and other "shocking labels" to drum up hate-mongering.

Called to Serve

Ferentz LaFargue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ferentz LaFargue

Let us be clear that Van Jones' resignation is not a defeat for the Obama administration, but it's a defeat for anyone who believes in public service.

Dobbs To Rally Anti-Immigrant Fans On Capitol Hill

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On September 15 and 16, Lou Dobbs is scheduled to once again broadcast his radio show from Capitol Hill as part of the "Hold Their Feet to the Fire" l...

DC or Bust: Lou Dobbs and His Hate Groupies

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

If Dobbs won't end his association with FAIR, which the Southern Policy Law Center has designated as a hate group, CNN should do the right thing and end its association with Dobbs.

It Was Never Fair and Balanced -- Now It's Not Even News

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Larry Gellman

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.