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Lance Simmens | Posted 09.13.2014 | Politics
Lance Simmens

It is easy to lambast the media for lavishing the unconscionable amount of attention to discredited figures like former Vice President Dick Cheney on ...

Palin: 'If Republicans Are Gonna Act Like Democrats, Then What's The Use?'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

Ahead of Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-Miss.) Tuesday evening runoff win, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) accused his campaign of possible “shenanigans,...

Waterboarding, Sarah Palin and the West's Image Abroad as the 'Great Satan'

Anne Speckhard | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Anne Speckhard

While Sarah Palin may consider herself a patriot, all we need are more Americans publicly espousing waterboarding, and other unacceptable terror methods, to push even more potential enemies into believing that indeed the West is serving, or is itself, the Great Satan.

D*ck Dynasty: Phil Robertson's Unenlightened Views and the Scourge of Reality TV

Brian Normoyle | Posted 02.19.2014 | Media
Brian Normoyle

A&E suspended (note: not fired) Phil Robertson for his controversial comments. Bravo. They have as much of a constitutionally protected right to do so as he had to make them in the first place, despite the inaccurate shrills of the religious right and the cable network that enables them.

Sarah Palin Is Sorry

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

I know that Sarah Palin tends to like saying things she knows will piss off people who think rationally (or at all), so that they'll express their indignation and she can fundraise off of it.

The Clown Parade

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

Political junkies among us can allow ourselves a brief moment to gloat at the court jesters whose contempt for our collective intelligence as the presidential campaign came to an end last night and who broke new ground in the realm of Chutzpah even as the votes were being counted.

White House Fires Back At Palin Secret Service Criticism

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney fired back at Sarah Palin's criticism of the Secret Service after a recent prostitution scandal, saying "it is ...

Palin vs. Couric: Recounting the Infamous 2008 Campaign Interview

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 06.03.2012 | Media
Geoffrey Dunn

While Sarah Palin admitted that her performance in the Couric interviews in 2008 "had let the team down," she never acknowledged that she had failed to prepare for them.

What Sarah Palin Gave To Women

| Libby Copeland | Posted 12.07.2011 | Women

So Sarah Palin’s not running. She broke the news on her own inimitable terms, not with a press conference but through a written statement and a radi...

View From Alaska on Sarah Palin Decision Not to Run for GOP Nomination

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin announced Wednesday in a statement that she's not running for president. By not running, Palin said she would be "unsh...

Hot Women Of The Republican Right

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 10.10.2011 | Women
Dr. Peggy Drexler

To all those Republicans lamenting the Bachmann imagery, I have to say: "Wait a minute. You started this." When Sarah Palin strode on the convention nominating stage with her tight skirt and traditional values, the fellas on the right said "We're on to something here."

Weiner, Palin: Ready. Aim. Aim...

Rick Horowitz | Posted 08.07.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

Over here, a congressman's squirm-inducing online sex life. Over here, a former governor's jaw-dropping ignorance of basic American history.

What To Expect from a Palin Presidential Campaign

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 08.01.2011 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- At long last, the professional predictors have awoken to what Sarah Palin's fans have been saying all along: that she's looking a...

Now Comes the Good Sarah Palin

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

Finally a major publication comes along with a lengthy analysis on the Good Sarah. It's about time. There were reasons Alaskans adored their Gov. Pali...

Sarah Palin Plays With Fire

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lesleyann Coker

Sarah Palin is a master of self-immolation. In the month since the horrific shooting in Tucson, Palin squandered an opportunity to help mend the coun...

Aftermath of the Arizona Tragedy: How Can America Dodge the Next Bullet?

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
David Henry Sterry

To evolve as a nation, as a species, we need to change the basic way we think about guns and violence.

Tucson Shooting: When Having an Opinion Precedes the News

Dave Pell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dave Pell

This story moved so fast that it passed the reality. So did the analysis and the thousands of tweets by those who were certain about the larger context of what the events on the ground meant long before they had even a handful of details.

Jews Troubled By Palin's Use Of 'Blood Libel'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Nicole Neroulias Religion News Service (RNS) Four days after an assassination attempt critically wounded a Jewish congresswoman and killed six oth...

The Palin Standard

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dean Obeidallah

Sarah, you can't have it both ways. It's either "individual responsibility" meaning that we only punish those who commit the crimes, or collective guilt, so you can punish Americans for the wrongs to which they have no connection.

Palin's Response to the Tucson Tragedy Is 'All About Sarah'

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

The rap on Sarah Palin as governor in Alaska was always that in Sarah's world, everything was about Sarah. When the then-governor and Republican vice-...

Sarah Palin and Why Speaker Boehner Should Take 'Killing' Out of His First Bill's Title

Sheri and Allan Rivlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sheri and Allan Rivlin

It's one thing to suggest that some liberal commentators went too far in blaming conservatives following this Saturday's shooting in Arizona (as we at...

Palin's Charge of Blood Libel Plays the Jewish Card

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

Although it's pretty strange, her choice of analogies may have more merit than one might think. One must also appreciate that in this case at least, Ms. Palin seems to think that she is Jewish!

Finding Solace After Arizona Shooting

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

We can do more than rage about what others did and continue to do to contribute to incivility of our political culture. Every one of us could speak a bit more gently, with a bit more appreciation of those with whom we come into contact.

A Wake Up Call Was Sounded in Tucson: Have We Been Feeding Wolves?

Cilla McCain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cilla McCain

Loughner could very well be "a lone wolf." A lone wolf constantly seeks validation for his twisted views by exploring different group's ideologies and plans.

Amanda Terkel

Palin Aide: Our Crosshairs Map Had Nothing To Do With Violence Or Guns

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Shortly after news broke that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) had been shot at a congressional event in her district, observers began ...