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Apology for Vilifying One Man, Yet No Apology for Killing 1.5 Million

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

In 2008, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) published an exposé of the Turkish government's efforts to pressure U.S. politicians and academics to deny the facts of the Armenian genocide.

Gay Student Suicides and the Need for Empathy

Maureen Costello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Maureen Costello

A few months ago, researchers issued a study reporting that today's college students display significantly less empathy than their peers from 30 years ago. I did not want to believe the study. But I wonder.

College Media Censorship: Year in Review

Dan Reimold | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dan Reimold

College media censorship has a lot in common with Mystique. The mutant supervillain associated with the X-Men is best known for her duplicitous shape-shifting aimed at doing harm.

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."

Senator Scott Brown On Austin Terror Attack: "People Are Frustrated"

Bill Lichtenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Lichtenstein

In what Fox News is calling his first national TV interview since being elected, Scott Brown pointed to the public's frustration with Washington when he was asked about Joe Stack.

Guilt by Association: The Southern Poverty Law Center Hurls a Punch

Carol M. Swain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol M. Swain

A few days ago, I received a notice from a friend informing me that the Southern Poverty Law Center had included me in this week's HateWatch. I linke...

DC or Bust: Lou Dobbs and His Hate Groupies

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

If Dobbs won't end his association with FAIR, which the Southern Policy Law Center has designated as a hate group, CNN should do the right thing and end its association with Dobbs.

Mediocre Grade for the Southern Poverty Law Center's Latest Report

Carol M. Swain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol M. Swain

Instead of providing readers with a systematic analysis and hard data supporting its warning about a growing threat, the SPLC's report was chocked full of vague generalities and unnamed sources.

Media Matters To Run Ads Attacking Lou Dobbs' Birther Obsession -- On CNN!

Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It looks like CNN president John Klein's laissez faire attitude about Lou Dobbs "birther" obsession is about to be tested. Yesterday we noted that CN...

O'Reilly May Host Dobbs For "Birther" Discussion (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last Tuesday, CNN host Lou Dobbs, became a focal point of the "birthers" brouhaha, when he hypothesized on his radio show that Obama may not be a pro...

The Spurn Of The Native

Michelle Schweiger Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Schweiger Schecter

Did you catch Liz Cheney on Larry live?/Allowing the birthers' claims to thrive/Carville, quite exasperated on Mr. King/Telling us this is, indeed, a very "nutty thing".

Major Civil Rights Group Demands CNN Remove Lou Dobbs From The Air

Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE 2:30 PM, July 25 MSNBC president Phil Griffin called the claim that President Obama is a foreigner, which has received significant media cover...