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PdF: Can the Internet Fix Politics?

Andrew Keen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Andrew Keen

Rather than being about peddling conspiracy theories or swapping stolen songs or posting videos of your skateboarding cat on YouTube, citizenship is about recognizing the moral consequences of one's own actions.

Con Games: Talk About Crazy

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Conniff

Call me crazy, but I like this country the way it is. I'm a liberal talk show host. I'm not packing. I'm not afraid of a thing.

Hate Groups On the Rise -- It's Only the Economy, Stupids

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrea Chalupa

The worsening recession, soaring public debt, bailouts for bankers, and misinformation over President Obama's attempts at health care reform are fueling radicalism and hate groups.

How Targeted Online Ads Helped Sink Lou Dobbs at CNN

Colin Delany | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Colin Delany

Late last year, longtime CNN host Lou Dobbs resigned due to pressure from a coalition of organizations, including media watchdogs and groups representing Latinos and immigrants.

Halal Phobia in France

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

In France, Islamophobia is reaching new heights. A French town recently filed a complaint against a fast food chain because the restaurant now prepares burgers from halal meat.

Republicans At War on Immigration -- Here's Why

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Frank Sharry

The way immigration has been handled by most Republicans has badly damaged the GOP brand. And while immigration is not the number one issue for most Latino voters, it is a defining issue.

Conservative Politics: Just a Talk Show

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Conniff

As a conservative, you see, I would have the innate ability to oppose exactly those things I stand for ...

How Will SCOTUS Decision Affect Corporate Media?

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

CBS' blatantly hypocritical decision has sparked intense controversy and brought new light to the shadowy world of corporate media policy governing political or issue-advocacy commercials.

Lou Dobbs' Most Scandalous Moments (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On Wednesday night, embattled CNN host Lou Dobbs announced his resignation from the network, effective immediately. Dobbs, the network's longest-runn...

Without an Inclusive Job Policy, There Will Be No Recovery

Victor Corral | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Victor Corral

If we want to ensure a real and sustainable economic recovery, we must pass inclusive, comprehensive immigration reform that legalizes immigrants in the US.

Is Dobbs Lying Again?

Mario Solis-Marich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mario Solis-Marich

Law enforcement believes that the shots were from straying area hunters and claim that shots are fired in the area during hunting season very, very often.

Lou Dobbs: 'Who The Hell Does This President Think He Is?'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Former CNN host Lou Dobbs lashed out at President Obama on Tuesday for working on an international climate change treaty, suggesting it was a step tow...

Frank Rich: In Defense Of The Balloon Boy Dad

New York Times | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

For a country desperate for good news, the now-deflated "balloon boy" spectacle would seem to be the perfect tonic. As Wolf Blitzer of CNN summed up t...

Lou Dobbs On "Daily Show": Mariachi Band, CNN's "Flavorless Gruel Of Journalism" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Lou Dobbs continued his post-CNN media tour Wednesday with a stop at "The Daily Show." Jon Stewart greeted Dobbs with a Mexican mariachi band —...

Lou Dobbs Describes Meatless Mondays In Schools As "A Political Storm In The Making"

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

On Monday night, Lou Dobbs did a segment on how "Meatless Monday" is being adopted by the Baltimore city school district in an effort to cut costs and...

"SNL" Skewers Lou Dobbs After Host Quits CNN (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" went after Lou Dobbs this week, claiming he retired from CNN because he thinks the "C" stands for the Spanish word "si." Dobbs, ...

VIDEO: Lou Dobbs vs. 'Latino in America'

Arturo Perez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arturo Perez

I decided to start writing to Dobbs, pointing out his many errors, and the danger his words could cause. I don't know how many emails I wrote, but needless to say, he never wrote me back.

Dobbs: America Becoming 'Disturbingly Similar To What We Witnessed In Italy In 1930s'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Lou Dobs may be leaving CNN, but it seems he's determined to go out with a bang. During his final broadcast on the network, Dobbs said America is "mo...

Lou Dobbs Eyes TV Return, Not Politics: NYPost

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Lou Dobbs has talked about political ambitions, but the New York Post reports it's a TV return he's eyeing most of all. "The defiant anchorman who ab...

Jason Linkins

FLASHBACK -- Lou Dobbs's Past Bluster: "It's Killing The Left... That They Can't Force CNN To Fire Me" | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Here's a reminder of how now-resigned-from-CNN Lou Dobbs used to bellow on and on about his various persecution complexes, and blustered that "It's just killing the left... that they can't force CNN to fire me."

The Year of the Man-Child

Catie Lazarus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Catie Lazarus

What Did You Learn in 2009? Test your knowledge by answering these objectively scientific questions about the celebrities, politicians and fifteen minute famers who made headlines.

The Right-Wing Media's Election Analysis Just Ain't That Good

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

Back in 2001, conservative media figures were adamant. Democratic Party victories at the ballot boxes during the off-year elections had little national significance.

Olbermann Knocks O'Reilly For Obama/Osama Mistake While Doing It Live (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Michele Bachmann was awarded the bronze medal for Countdown's "Worst Persons in the World" for some dubious logic and mangled language when she railed...

Fear and Envy of Black Masculinity: How Politico's Jonathan Martin Mugged President Obama and Got Away With It

Ronald B. Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ronald B. Robinson

Almost all black men recognize the contemptuous look Jonathan Martin gave Obama on Thursday.

Lou Dobbs: Gunshots Fired At Me, My Wife, My House

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WANTAGE, N.J. — (Associated Press) Police in New Jersey are trying to determine who fired a bullet that struck CNN commentator Lou Dobbs' home a...