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Think Again: Chiller, Socialist Theater

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

In conservative world, this administration is leading a march on socialism. Just last week alone, Media Matters counted more than 143 mentions of the word "socialism" on the cable news shows.

Why Torturing to Prove Torturing is Wrong is Never Okay: A Note to Keith Olbermann

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Cynthia Boaz

Reposted from on June 9, 2009: Although it has been several weeks since Keith Olbermann has used his MSNBC show as a pla...

Breaking News: Budget Crisis Solved

Tom Gerdy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Gerdy

I am proposing a tax on the self proclaimed political pundits. Skewed and twisted "news" reporting has taken over our airwaves.

Caution: Pundits On This Network May Appear More Relevant Than They Are

Dave Hackel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dave Hackel

Karl Rove never designed anything other than a way to help elect George Bush and Dick Cheney. He should be ashamed to show his face in public but, of course, that's why Fox loves him.

Who Watches the Watchmen?

John Milewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Milewski

Attacking Sean Hannity while ignoring management and ownership is the media equivalent of blaming the grunts at Abu Ghraib while ignoring the generals at the Pentagon.

Republicans Gone Wild!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The right-wing attack machine is in high-gear, throwing all sorts of inflammatory rhetoric around like it was the '08 campaign all over again.

About That DHS Report on Right-Wing Extremists

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

In the wake of these attacks, it shouldn't be too much to ask that the DHS report be taken seriously rather than used to score political points.

Over Two Days, Hannity Devotes One Sentence To Holocaust Museum Murder

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fix News host Sean Hannity only devoted one sentence to discussing the shooting at the Holocaust Museum on his program this week, Media Matters report...

Carrie Prejean Speaks With Rupert Murdoch About Joining Fox News

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

We have obtained exclusive footage of Carrie talking about that very subject with News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch. Take a look.

2009 Gary Roosevelt High School Commencement Address

Robert D. Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert D. Patterson

I really wanted to help them understand that despite the positive changes in the current political landscape, they will need to be prepared for the inevitable backlash.

Jason Linkins

Sarah Palin Defines Socialism Sideways (And The Rest Of Today's Scritti Politti) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Via Taegan Goddard. PALIN: We are the only state with a negative tax rate where we don't have any income, sales or property tax statewide, and yes we...

Researchers Discover Neurological Cause Of Republicanism But Cure Is Years Away

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Stranahan

Researchers seem confident that by finding the exact region of the human brain that leads to becoming an important and respected member of the Republican party that it will be possible to isolate and ultimately eradicate the condition.

Seeds of Hatred---Reaping the Harvest

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Larry Gellman

We can't call ourselves civilized until we learn to disagree like grownups.

The Party Of Eternal War Unites Against Obama (And America)

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

The reactions of right-wing, self-proclaimed "patriotic Americans" to Obama are almost word-for-word the same as the reactions from leading clerics of Iran. And the anti-Obama reaction of right-wing Zionist Israeli settlers and their Christian Zionist American supporters is just about word-for-word the same as the reaction of the leaders of Hamas.

Two Views of Apology

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanton Peele

The inability to apologize and see the other side is a psychological weakness.

Did Right-Wing Pundits Help Pull the Trigger on Tiller?

Chip Berlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chip Berlet

Scott Philip Roeder, charged in the shooting death of Dr. George Tiller, was a regular consumer of conservative talk radio, television, and websites. ...

Freedom, Speech, and Consequences: O'Reilly and Accountability

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Once -- just once -- I'd like to see Bill O'Reilly or Bernard Goldberg express regret for the possibility, however remote, that they contributed to an act of violence.

No Apology Necessary for Sotomayor

Julie Menin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julie Menin

Recently quoted former Bill Clinton advisor Lanny Davis as having said about the White House and Sonia Sotomayor's controversial statemen...

Should We Waterboard the Domestic Terrorist Who Shot Dr. Tiller?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

I'm sure all of my conservative friends agree, right? Sean Hannity? Rush Limbaugh? Bill O'Reilly? You're all on board for torturing this terrorist detainee, right?

The Right's Supremely Flawed Opening Argument Against Sotomayor

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

The Right's reaction to Sotomayor's "wise Latina" comment shows that numerous conservatives in the media have savaged her as a racist and a bigot.

Open Letter to White Males from a Sister Who Supports Judge Sonia Sotomayor

Sophia A. Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sophia A. Nelson

Who among us is silly enough to believe that justices do not legislate from the Bench -- Judge Sotomayor is being castigated for being "candid".

Bill Maher Dismisses Sean Hannity's Criticism: He's Just "Terribly Sexually Repressed" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

During Howard Kurtz's interview with Bill Maher today on CNN's "Reliable Sources," Kurtz played a clip of right wing Fox News host Sean Hannity saying...

A Word from Anderson Cooper

Mona Gable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mona Gable

As for Cooper's chatty colleagues and the rise in cable news of liberal and conservative anchors to attract viewers, don't get Cooper started. He believes in the quaint notion we used to call facts.

Here's Why the Right Wing Dominates Talk Radio Today

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Mann

Ever wonder why the right wing continues to dominate talk radio, even as it loses elections?

Does A Nation of Ninnies Need A Nanny?

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

What's the difference between an overly bubbly housing market and sugary carbonated beverages? Both appeal to our infantile desire for instant gratification.