Something happened on the way to the presidential forum in Orlando last week, Roger Ailes the CEO of Fox News decided to change Fox News' ideological course and turn the guns on conservative candidates themselves. Quoting Howard Kurtz, "It … [Read more...]
On Reincarnation, Or, Was Glenn Beck Just Promoted?
"I've still got a lot to learn about Washington. Why, yesterday, I accidentally spent some of my own money." --Former Senator Fred Thompson, as retold by former Senator Bob Dole OK, so you're News Corp, and you've got a really popular … [Read more...]
Glenn Beck: Stupid or Just Playing the Part?
In the wake of the most horrific, non war related disaster, to ever strike Japan, America's preeminent political clown has the audacity of stupidity to suggest "there's a message being sent" and that is that this event may be God's way of … [Read more...]
Glenn Beck and His “Caliphate” Upended by the Arab Street
If there's one thing that can be discerned for sure from recent events in the Middle East, it's the upending of Glenn Beck's "Caliphate Conspiracy" and the rendering of that theory and its author to nothing more than a farcical sideshow to … [Read more...]
Of Snowstorms, Conspiracies and Tea Parties
I have more than a few Tea Party adherents in my family who, prior to this summer, used to make a habit of sending me every little headline about how cold and snowy it was and how those "facts" proved that global warming was a fallacy being … [Read more...]
Facts vs. Fiction: The Big Lie About the Government “Takeover” of Health Care
Back on December 9th, in a post entitled "Fox Fair and Balanced" on Health Care Debate.....NOT!" I pointed out how the Fox News Network had deliberately tried to skew the national discussion on health care reform in such a way as to … [Read more...]
What Is the True Nature Of The Fox News Network?
The recent firing of Juan Williams by NPR for comments made on the Fox News and his affiliation with that network has created an interesting sidebar to this now all too familiar affair. The renewed scrutiny of NPR for its alleged liberal … [Read more...]
Who Is Barack Obama: Should We Believe Beck or Limbaugh?
Americans to some degree and particularly those on the Right are now beset by a true conundrum. Is Barack Obama a Christian or a Muslim? According to the latest Pew Research polling: "nearly one-in-five Americans (18%) now say Obama … [Read more...]
Mislead Enough Already: An Emerging Tea Party Dilemma
Taxes, more than any other issue is what drives the Tea Party movement. Thus those philosophical arguments related to taxation and the resulting size of government constitute the very essence of the rationale for the movement's … [Read more...]
MSNBC’s Airing the McVeigh Tapes: Sensationalism or Timely Reminder?
On April 19th, on the fifteenth anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing, MSNBC will televise live footage of interviews with Timothy McVeigh, the right wing mastermind of the attack. In light of all the turbulence and controversy … [Read more...]