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Mike Papantonio

What Can Give You Economic Misery, an Embolism, and a Backyard Full of Elephants?

Cliff Schecter | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

Although when it comes to the specific date of our mass death, Harold Camping might as well be talking Chinese nuclear development with Herman Cain, i...

Attorney Mike Papantonio Says BP Is a Criminal, Sociopathic and Predatory Corporation

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

I spoke with Mike Papantonio, environmental lawyer and host of Ring of Fire, about the effort to hold BP accountable for the damage that they have caused, as well as to expose the lies that BP continues to feed the news media.

GOP Calls Unemployed Workers "Lazy"

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

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The Judicial Destruction of Democracy

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

While America was distracted with an imploding economy, joblessness, and a war based on pure fraud, the GOP was busy creating a Frankenstein monster in the federal judiciary.

The Beck Hate Train Crashes

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mike Papantonio

Glenn Beck's push is to convince his flock that if their preacher delivers sermons about "social justice," a good "Beck Head" should leave that church.

The "I Hate Everything" Crowd

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

When "anti-everything" oddballs fly their suicide planes into tax offices, that emboldens the next "anti" nut to grab his rifle and grasp onto the philosophies of groups like "Sovereign Citizens."

GOP Mocks Own Donors in Document

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

Two weeks ago the folks who run Republican fundraising made a sloppy mistake. They left the blueprint for their party fundraising plans at a posh resort where they had hosted a GOP retreat.

Marco Rubio's GOP Spending Spree

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

In the T.V. show, "I Love Lucy," Ricky Ricardo had a statement he would unleash when he believed that Lucy had been involved in mischief. He would wa...

CPAC: O'Keefe is Our Hero (VIDEO)

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

Ann Coulter last week told the media there was hope for the conservative movement in America. Coulter said she was inspired by the small but enthusia...

Teabaggers and Teabaggees (VIDEO)

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

To put into perspective what a non-event the Nashville meeting was, you need to understand that fewer than 600 people showed up for what was supposed to be the event that changes American politics.

The Tree-Hugging Pentagon

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Papantonio

According to those tree-hugging military misfits, global climate change could create "instability or conflict," and become a "global destabilizing force."

Change Terrifies Conservatives

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

When you drill down to the center of what most motivates a traditional conservative, you will find a fear-of-change boogeyman lurking somewhere in a d...

The Supreme Court's Five Circus Midgets (WITH VIDEO)

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

Fascism is a word that is overused when one political interest group is describing the bad conduct of another opposition political interest group. Th...

The Fearful Fringe

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

I was disappointed to see the San Francisco Chronicle begin 2010 with a story pandering to that crowd of Americans who love to be afraid. I was hopin...

Limbaugh the Hyena (With Video)

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

A hyena will scavenge graves for food. It is an animal that shows no respect for the dead. Instead, it merely regards the misfortune of once-living ...

Obama Is "Bush Light"

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

The engine driving the impending train wreck for Obama and his spineless advisors is that he made promises that turned out millions of supporters. That promise was that we were going to see "change." Soon we began to see "Bush Lite."

Wall Street's Designer-Dressed Thieves

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Papantonio

Open the phonebook and randomly pick the name of a stockbroker or a bank president. Call that person and ask them to explain to you how a synthetic or a derivative actually works.

GOP Purity Test Echoes Berlin in 1933

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

Finally, Republicans have memorialized their flat-earth style of politics by demanding that their candidates stop thinking and swear a purity oath. Regardless of whether it's dumb luck at work here, Obama should be grateful.

Our Frenzied Focus on Fox

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Papantonio

Roger Ailes understands what other TV executives miss. He remembers that P.T. Barnum built his business around high-wire acts and circus freaks.

GOP: Poor People Get What They Deserve

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

Conservative political policies have been built around the manipulation of that ugly quality called victim blame. They are brilliant in that they have freed us from the responsibility of being our brother's keeper.

The Hysteria Factor: Obama and the Swine Flu

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

Napolitano can't afford to understate the seriousness of the swine flu, even though America has been abused by politically motivated scare tactics for eight years.

Jon Voight's New Political Prostitute Role

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

Where do washed up celebrities go once they realize that their career is in the tank? They become celebrity spokesmen for the Republican National Committee.

Silence is Golden

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Papantonio

Democrats have made progress with their leadership management skills. Here is what they have figured out: When your opposition is burning down, don't get involved.

The Family's Ties

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mike Papantonio

Since 1935, an organization calling itself "The Family" has been able to operate unnoticed in the Beltway. But that invisibility is disappearing because of the sensational sex lives of Mark Sanford and John Ensign.

Birther Conspiracy Reaches the Mainstream

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

Fringe Democrats looked ridiculous when they suggested McCain wasn't eligible to be president because he was born in Panama. The grown-ups in Democratic leadership put a quick end to that.