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The History of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the F.B.I.

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I bet if you made these sorts of statements to the average American-on-the-street in 1964, they would have wholeheartedly agreed. Because the public simply had no idea of what was going on, back then. Those of us who know our history, however, just don't have that excuse today.

Alaska's Permanent Fund Isn't Communism, It's the Owner State

John Aronno | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics
John Aronno

The Alaska Permanent Fund isn't popularly associated with Communism, and shouldn't be. Alaska is an Owner State. And we should be fighting to keep that vision as hard as the people trying to use us as a wedge issue to fit their narratives.

Hungary's Former Interior Minister Charged With War Crimes

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | World

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian prosecutors said Wednesday that a former communist minister has been charged with war crimes...

Uh Oh... Some Russians Are Pissed Off About Elton John's Really Gay Clothes

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 06.06.2013 | Gay Voices

Russia really knows how to celebrate Pride Month! After the country's public feuds with Madonna, Pussy Riot, and their own LGBT community, it's no...

Communist Comedy of Manners in Upper East Side Art Salon

Jim Luce | Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts
Jim Luce

I have several token conservative friends and acquaintances just to prove to myself that I am indeed liberal. One of them is a former New York Post w...

Hungary Swastika Law Restricts Display Of Nazi, Communist Symbols

AP | Posted 04.24.2013 | World

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Hungary's parliament has overwhelmingly approved a modified plan to restrict the display of Nazi and communist symbols such as th...

CPAC: GOP's Best!

Susie Sampson | Posted 05.24.2013 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

CPAC, always showin' off the pride and joy of America. I was honored to attend such a sacred event. I had to make my accent less apparent because people are only used to the lame stream media Yankees askin' them questions.

Anti-Communist Oaths Persist Despite Court Rulings

AP | JONATHAN KAMINSKY | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- It has been just shy of 50 years since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a Washington state law barring members of the Communist Par...

New Controversy For Penn State

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.10.2012 | Small Business

A Penn State T-shirt that somehow equates the NCAA with communists is available for $17.99, comrades. No class struggle required. The Student Books...

Ike and Tail Gunner Joe

Tom Alderman | Posted 06.13.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

Several people report they cannot forgive Eisenhower's moral and political failure to speak out and repudiate McCarthy. That is not how it went down with Ike, according to Jim Newton's excellent new biography, Eisenhower: The White House Years.

Elevating Ike: An Audiobook Review

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.29.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

If you're a hardcore Democrat, this audiobook could turn you around about the man.

North Korea: Behind the Veil (VIDEO)

Thor Halvorssen | Posted 02.20.2012 | World
Thor Halvorssen

Hear from two of the world's most prominent North Korean dissidents and one of the world's most prominent North Korea experts.

Christopher Hitchens: Reason in Revolt

Robert Scheer | Posted 02.15.2012 | Media
Robert Scheer

Sadly, a life force that I had assumed as an indissoluble part of our political and literary landscape, as well as my own close circle of friends, has ended, and with it an indispensable element of our collective moral code.

Marilyn Monroe: Still Dead. Still Selling. How Come?

Tom Alderman | Posted 01.09.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

Marilyn Monroe lives on as the last of an archetype we cling to from our innocent past but is now gone forever -- or until a future generation invents her again.

China Says Cooling Surging Prices Still Top Priority

AP | By JOE McDONALD | Posted 11.12.2011 | Business

BEIJING -- China's central bank said Monday that cooling surging prices still is its top priority even after inflation eased slightly in August. Th...

What Motivates Extremists? The True Believer, Eric Hoffer's 168-Page Classic, Has Some Answers

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 09.24.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Hoeffer's condemnation is a bitch slap to all those who believe so strongly in a cause that they want everybody else to believe in it. That single-mindedness is the core question of Hoffer's book: what kind of people become fanatics?

Sing, America, Sing

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 08.31.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

Why don't we sing in America? Why don't we have awesome drinking songs? Or sports songs? Why is our "go to" chanting U.S.A.? I feel like our capabilities far exceed these three letters.

WATCH: Victoria Jackson Launches Her Own Web Show

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

If it's good enough for Charlie Sheen, it's good enough for Victoria Jackson. New York comedian Jenn Dodd created this video featuring a spot-on im...

Obama Is A 'Communist,' 'Socialist' And 'Anti-American Extremist,' New Book By Aaron Klein Claims

Media Matters for America | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In his book, The Manchurian President: Barack Obama's Ties to Communists, Socialists and Other Anti-American Extremists, Klein -- who has distinguishe...

Exclusive: French Director Carion Bids Farewell to Russian Spy

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

L'affaire Farewell tells the riveting true tale of a disenchanted KGB colonel who gives state secrets to a French businessman working in Russia.

I'm Old Enough to Remember When the Epithet 'Fascist' Had Meaning

Saul Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Saul Friedman

Never mind that fascists and communists are at opposite ends of the political spectrum, those who hurl these words like curses at the president diminish their value much like the overuse of the F-word diminishes its worth.

Christians: "Run As Fast As You Can" From The Church Of Glenn Beck

Peg Chemberlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Peg Chemberlin

Glenn Beck's recent statement that people should leave any church that mentions "social or economic justice" is nothing short of a call for his listeners to disregard central tenets of their faith because they do not conform to his own political ideology.

Afghanistan: The American Experience (New York Review)

The New York Review of Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amy Hertz, Huffington Post: Two major powers have struggled for control of Afghanistan over the last few decades, The Soviet Union and the US. Facing ...

Berlusconi Blames Political Woes On "Communist" Enemies

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi gave a foretaste of how he may defend himself when he goes back on trial for corrupt...

2009 Was Not the Senate's Finest Year

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

It was in the Senate this year where the goal of meaningful health care reform gave way to a bill that feels as if it was written by the insurance company lobbyists.