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Friday Talking Points -- Selenofriggatriskaidekaphobics Unite!

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Iraq is self-destructing. This led the Wall Street Journal to call for a few airstrikes and some American paratroopers to fix the problem, because we all know how well that turned out the last time, right?

Will Talk-Radio Yappers Push Tancredo Over the Top?

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.13.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

I've been too busy listening to talk radio to notice news reports that talk radio anchored tea-party candidate David Brat's defeat of GOP House Majori...

The Networks' Untold Story About Cantor's Loss

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

Did his pleas influence Democrats to turn out and vote for Brat? Does that explain how the polls were so off? Were they only polling Republicans? Was immigration reform as big an issue as the conservative and liberal pundits would have you believe?

Palin's National Debt Mischaracterization vs. American Indebtedness

Steven Kurlander | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Steven Kurlander

There's no way to attain the American dream anymore for young and old alike unless the overall debt problem in America, not just the national debt, is brought under control. In economic terms, this debt is truly enslaving our children.

Amanda Terkel

Mitch McConnell Faces Tea Party Ire For Failing To Back Ted Cruz Filibuster

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tea party leaders lashed out at Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) this week after he said he would not back Sen. Ted Cruz's...

The Scandal Cuccinelli Can't Dodge: His Extremist Positions

Peter Montgomery | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics
Peter Montgomery

Cuccinelli says his campaign is focused on jobs and the economy, but his extreme record as a state legislator and attorney general makes it clear that he considers himself commander-in-chief of the Religious Right's culture warriors.

WATCH: Colbert Mocks Right Over Nutty Conspiracy Theory

Posted 07.07.2013 | Comedy

Have you heard that the government is buying up billions of bullets in bulk so that when the feds inevitably go to war with the American citizenry, we...

Fox News Craps Its Cage: Eric Holder Is Clearly With the Terrorists

Bob Cesca | Posted 07.02.2013 | Media
Bob Cesca

Fox News Channel amplified its crusade against the president this week, implying that the same administration that killed Bin Laden and much of al Qaeda's leadership is apparently composed of terrorist sympathizers.

Cruzin for a Brusin in DC: Gunslinger Ted Cruz Can Redefine the Senate and the 21st Conservative Movement Too

Steven Kurlander | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

Cruz is succeeding in plugging a vacuum of meaningful, and more importantly intelligent, conservative activism both in the Senate chamber and in US politics as a whole.

Marco Rubio's Conservative Talk Radio Charm Offensive

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

Earlier this month, I asked someone close to Marco Rubio what they thought I should watch to see how the right reacts to his push for immigration refo...

Conservative Media Calls On Todd Akin To Drop Out

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.21.2012 | Media

If embattled GOP Senate candidate Todd Akin was looking for support within the conservative media on Monday, he would have been very disappointed. ...

The Reagan Fetish

Betsy Rosenberg | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green
Betsy Rosenberg

I've learned from fifteen years in the eco-trenches that the fight to protect our planet from pollution is more than just a fight against ExxonMobil or Charles and David Koch; it's ultimately a fight against the Reagan legacy.

Conservative Radio Host Offers Obama $50,000

Posted 03.15.2012 | Media

Conservative talk radio host Mark Levin has offered to donate a large sum of money to a super PAC supporting President Obama if the President will agr...

Bachmann Says Lap Dances Are Helping To Bankrupt The Country

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

The House and Senate both approved a payroll tax cut bill on Friday that would extend unemployment benefits through 2012. But according to Rep. Mic...

2011's Last Viral Lie About Health Reform

Linda Bergthold | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

I hate to end this year with a rebuttal to a viral lie about the Affordable Care Act. However, this one seems to come from a credible source but is so wrong that I can't resist.

Herman Cain Joins Mad Tea Party

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
Shawn Lawrence Otto

Making a move in GOP presidential primary politics has come to include taking obligatory antiscience positions. Statements that once would have disqualified serious candidates for president now are oddly celebrated.

Shocking Diatribe by Third Biggest Right Wing Radio Talk Show Host

Mike Stark | Posted 10.24.2011 | Media
Mike Stark

(Don't have time for the whole diary? Just want the audio/Cliff Notes? Skip to the last video.) Mark Levin is one of the more abrasive right wing t...

Browsing Is Dead

Claire Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Claire Gordon

If I want to watch a movie now, I just search and download or stream on Netflix. My browsing is limited to the genres "end-of-the-world" and "suburban dysfunction," which Netflix says are my favorites.

Palin Remains Defiant

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Only Sarah Palin could consider calling Obama a terrorist and targeting Gabrielle Giffords with rifle cross hairs "respectful" debate.

Conservative Radio Host Threatens To SUE Chris Matthews

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Conservative radio host Mark Levin is threatening to sue Chris Matthews and anyone else who he feels is accusing him of having helped foment to politi...

Scarborough Criticizes Right-Wingers Over Toxic Rhetoric

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Kudos to MSNBC's Joe Scarborough. On Tuesday's "Morning Joe" broadcast, the co-host pulled no punches in pointing a finger at conservatives in both...

Right-Wing Civil War: Bloggers Admit AM Nut Mark Levin Can't Tell The Truth

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

I wish the Delaware Republican primary season could have stretched on for a few more weeks or even months. Watching partisan right-wing pundits battle...

Amanda Terkel

Rep. Mike Castle Blames Hannity And Limbaugh For His Loss To Christine O'Donnell

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with Fox News Wednesday, Rep. Mike Castle (R-Del.) said that a "significant" reason for his Senate primary loss to Christine O'Donnell...

Why Does Anyone Take Andrew Breitbart Seriously?

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Dreier

By now it's clear what Breitbart is selling. The real question is why the mainstream media and Democratic politicians bought it. Breitbart is a con artist, but con artists only succeed if consumers don't know they are being conned -- or don't care.

Oil Spill Shillery

Arthur Goldwag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arthur Goldwag

I wasn't suprised when Rush Limbaugh noted the suspicious timing of the explosion at the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, occurring as it did on the eve of ...