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Zombie Lies About Ferguson: Debunked or Not, Right-wing Talking Heads Won't Let Them Die

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 10.22.2014 | Media
Ian Reifowitz

Most of the rank-and-file conservatives with whom we might interact get their information from conservative media sources. Republican politicians are ensconced within it as well. Inside the walls of that closed environment, facts that do not jibe with conservative ideology or the conservative interpretation of events are twisted, turned on their head, or simply ignored.

Court Panel Orders Secretary Of Agriculture Subpoena Be Quashed

AP | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has ordered that a subpoena be quashed for testimony by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack in a lawsuit fil...

Subpoenas To Agriculture Secretary Stand In Breitbart Suit

AP | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge has turned aside an administration effort to quash subpoenas to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, whose testimony is bein...

Agriculture Secretary Subpoenaed In Racist Video Suit

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has been subpoenaed in a lawsuit filed against the late blogger Andrew Breitbart. Former USDA e...

Maddow's Mission

D. R. Tucker | Posted 11.04.2013 | Media
D. R. Tucker

Maddow has become for this generation what William F. Buckley Jr. was for a previous generation -- the embodiment of the American public intellectual. Of course, because her politics are the opposite of Buckley's politics, this fact drives the right wing up the wall.

Naw, This Is Nothing (Break-in at State Department Whistleblower Lawyer)

Peter Van Buren | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Two burglars spent last weekend breaking into a Dallas law firm, bashing through a wall, and stealing only three computers while leaving other valuables behind.

What Anthony Weiner Could Have Said to Stay in Office Two Years Ago

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics
Lev Raphael

The American poet John Greenleaf Whitter had some wise words that apply to everyone who tweets first and thinks afterwards: "For of all sad words of t...

Where Are We Going? And Why Am I in This Handbasket?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 06.19.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

It took only minutes for the first conservative conspiracy theories to start pinballing around the Internet. Too many conservatives are twisted enough to take any tragedy -- from Boston to Newtown to Aurora -- and turn it into an opportunity to prance.

Think Again: Real Reporting and Right-Wing Ideology Don't Mix

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.14.2013 | Media
Eric Alterman

There appears to be a genuine and unbridgeable conflict between reporting and right-wing ideology. You can see it in action nearly every day, just by briefly surfing the Internet.

Accuracy In Media Honors Inaccuracy In Media

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.13.2013 | Media
Terry Krepel

For many recipients of this award -- handed out at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) -- accuracy in media is way down on their list of accomplishments, especially among the most recent honorees.

The Right and Wrong Ways to Apologize

Bruce Weinstein | Posted 03.19.2013 | Business
Bruce Weinstein

Having the courage to admit we've screwed up is one of the hardest things to do. But is simply saying "I was wrong" sufficient? Giving and receiving apologies the right way isn't a matter of etiquette; it's a crucial component of ethical intelligence.

Hating Breitbart Gets R Rating and the Right Screams Bias

Ari Rabin-Havt | Posted 12.23.2012 | Media
Ari Rabin-Havt

Because Hating Breitbart failed to receive special treatment from the MPAA, Newsbusters cries bias. A strategy Andrew Breitbart himself would have been proud of.

The Truly Frightening Power of the Right-Wing Mainstream Media

Nida Khan | Posted 12.09.2012 | Media
Nida Khan

The night before the coveted first presidential debate, a bit of "news" transpired. One network in particular, Fox News, led with the story on several of its broadcasts.

The Question of Race

Zaki Hasan | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Zaki Hasan

Racism is alive and well. Let no one tell you otherwise. But meaningfully addressing that reality relies on navigating a middle path that's become increasingly hard to reach as our intercultural engagement has begun to boil over.

The Right Wing Resurrects Saul Alinsky

Peter Dreier | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The Republican Party and its right-wing echo chamber are trying to make Alinsky, who died at 63 in 1972, famous all over again, by linking him to Barack Obama and demonizing the president as a dangerous radical.

The Tyranny of Big Meetings

John Feffer | Posted 08.19.2012 | World
John Feffer

Will the UN confront powerful interests in Wall Street and the military-industrial complex? Its record, of late, is not encouraging, notwithstanding all the off-gassing of Big Conservatives. Still, if the UN were to muster some gumption, its latest Big Meeting would qualify as a big deal.

WATCH: LA Forensic Technician Dead, Conspiracy Theorists Suggest Breitbart Link

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.01.2012 | Los Angeles

The conspiracy theory about the death of conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart just got juicier -- that is, if you're willing to make a few leaps ...

Congresswoman Calls Police After Threatening Calls

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.27.2012 | Politics

Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-N.Y.) notified the Capitol Police Thursday after receiving threatening phone calls, after a video of her appearing to criticize ...

Andrew Breitbart's Cause Of Death Revealed

AP | Posted 04.22.2012 | Media

Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles County coroner's office has ruled that conservative blogger and commentator Andrew Breitbart died...

Gore Occupies, Soros Opines

Brent Budowsky | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Talk is cheap. In this business you get what you pay for in blood, toil, sweat, tears, passion, idealism, activism, commitment and, yes, you better believe it, in money.

Palin: Media Shielded Obama 'With Tingles Up Their Legs'

Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

Sarah Palin eulogized conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart and issued a call to continue his work Thursday in an editorial on Breitbart's Big Governm...

The Right Plays Politics With the Holocaust

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.15.2012 | Media
MJ Rosenberg

To trivialize anti-Semitism (and by extension the Holocaust) by tossing the "anti-Semite" charge around with joyful recklessness is ugly, disrespectful, and obscene. Is it too much to ask the right to show a little respect for the dead?

Palin Responds To Obama Campaign Ad

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Sarah Palin is defending herself against a new Obama campaign ad, claiming that her controversial remarks about the president were taken out of contex...

Palin: Obama Bringing U.S. Back To 'Before The Civil War'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

Sarah Palin weighed in Thursday on a video of Barack Obama embracing the late Professor Derrick Bell, stating during an interview that the clip reveal...

Emails Reveal White House Role In Sherrod Ouster

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House officials were in close contact with the Agriculture Department in the hours leading up to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack...