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Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Weak Knees

Paul Hodes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Hodes

I'm sick and tired of Democrats getting weak knees every time the right-wing media flexes their muscles. The firing of Shirley Sherrod is the latest example.

It Seems Fitting that as Palin Lies Again, ABC News Cuts a Quarter of Its Staff

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mitchell Bard

This weekend's Palin and ABC News stories -- lies and layoffs, respectively -- remind us that the sources of our shared facts are all but gone. And who wins as a result? Those who would seek to create lies to further political goals.

Penn State Completely Exonerates Climate Scientist Michael Mann On Bogus Climategate Accusations

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Pennsylvania State University today issued its final report thoroughly exonerating climate scientist Dr. Michael Mann of any wrongdoing in the wake of the "Climategate" myth.

Tea Party Is No Way to Commemorate April 19

Abby L. Ferber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Abby L. Ferber

Today is the 15 year anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing. As we reflect back upon the horror of that day, we should simultaneously reflect upon the current threats of domestic terrorism facing our nation.

Americans Simply Don't Do Sacrifice Anymore

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Instead of prayer, the president could have asked us all in his address to make sacrifices towards the goal of weaning ourselves off of fossil fuels. It wouldn't have hurt. But it would have been mostly ignored.

Exposing Glenn Beck as a Dangerous Fraud, Part 2

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bob Cesca

Beck owes it to his audience to "step out of character" and admit, on his show, that he's staging an elaborate hoax. His hero Orson Welles did it, and so can he.

Happy Easter From the Religious Far-Right: "Christian" Militia Suspected Police-Killing Plot

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

So where are the Christian leaders tonight? Are they doing anything to rein in their extremists? No. They can be found where they always are: bashing gays and telling everyone else how to live a moral life.

The Monsters They Created

Melissa Webster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Melissa Webster

Agree with his politics or not, he is still the president of our country and this effort to destabilize him and the Democratic majority through lies and violence is crazy.

Windows and Mirrors

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Gellman

Any house we want to inhabit should have numerous windows and mirrors. The windows are needed so we can see what is going on outside the house and mirrors so we can reflect for self-improvement.

The New Enemy - It's Worse Than We Thought

Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D.

This is a new kind of enemy, but like the enemy outside, they will not be defeated until people of good will for whom they claim to speak and act stop quietly acquiescing and speak out against them.

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Osborne

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The People Speak: When Television Makes History

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dave Zirin

The People Speak is more than just must-see-TV. It is nothing less than the life's work of Howard Zinn brought to life by some of the most talented actors, musicians, and poets in the country.

Media Battles in Latin America Not About "Free Speech"

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

International organizations who take an absolutist position with regard to free speech in countries such as Ecuador should apply the same standards to the United States.

Imagine if the Today's Right-Wing Were Around for Nuremberg

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

The right-wing radicals, unanimous in their agreement that KSM should not be tried in the U.S. courts, aren't just crazy, they're un-American. We don't take people out and shoot them without trials.

Right-Wing Media Respond To Fort Hood Shooting By Attacking Muslims

Media Matters | B.C.O. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Right-wing media figures have used the shooting at Fort Hood as an excuse to attack Islam and American Muslims in particular, with Debbie Schlussel, f...

Why is Fox News Leaving Geithner Alone?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Cenk Uygur

The right-wing media in this country have no interest in attacking big money, big corporations or big banks. So, while they'll call for Napolitano to be fired just for misspeaking, Geithner is bullet-proof.

A New Year's Resolution

Larry Gellman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Larry Gellman

This Yom Kippur there is reason for concern. The politics of rumor, innuendo, and lies -- sinat chinam -- is on the rise in our community and it hurts us all.

The Damage that Time has Done

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Time's cover is the beginning of a rehab job for Glenn Beck. The magazine is trying once again to make it okay for people to sponsor this "person".

Why Isn't There a Left-Wing Conspiracy?

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Conservatives have an advantage because they only attack; they don't propose solutions to real problems or alternatives to Democratic initiatives.

My Letter to Rupert Murdoch

Trish Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Trish Nelson

Dear Mr. Murdoch: I have been sickened and saddened by the choices your news organizations have made to show, over and over, on TV, horrible, hate inspired images against President Obama.

"Taxpayer March" - Real Outrage or McCain-Palin White Angst II?

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

The GOP machine politicos who are organizing them want us to see a country in outrage against our black, liberal, socialist president.

Green News Report - September 8, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

In today's report: the rising cost of fighting wildfires, and is Jaws back?

The Red Bottoms of Red-Staters: How Corporal Punishment Contributes to Right Wing Paranoia

Stephen Ducat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Ducat

No paranoid fantasy seems too bizarre, too implausible, or too disconnected from consensual reality to find a credulous audience among right wing true believers.

Speaking Power to "Truth"

Melissa Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Melissa Bradley

The Right is intensifying their attacks on the nonprofit organizations. These attacks are no longer just the sphere of the right wing blogosphere; now they're going mainstream.