Incendiary Political Rhetoric: Free Speech Empowers; But With Power Comes Great Responsibility

As you may have heard by now, the right-wing radio and Fox [Republican] News hosts have been pushing back against the rising criticism of the violence in our political rhetoric in the wake of the Arizona shooting.  In light of this, it’s been encouraging to see...
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Arizona Shooter Followed Anti-Immigrant Group

According to an internal memo from the Department of Homeland Security that Fox News obtained on the possible motives of Jared Loughner’s shooting rampage: […] strong suspicion is being directed at AmRen / American Renaissance. Suspect is possibly linked to this...
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Carly Fiorina Pal’ing Around With Supporter of Neo-Nazi Law: Sarah Palin

Post demanding that California Senatorial candidate Carly Fiorina denounces endorsment of Sarah Palin due to Palin's support of Arizona's authoritarian neo-Nazi law and opposition to gay marriage....
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Sarah Palin Supports AZ Big Government Authoritarian Police Law

She’s claimed that she is against and offended by sexism (she did this specially during her tiff with David Letterman) but yet she remained utterly and suspiciously silent as the right-wing ravaged Sonia Sotomayor with sexist and racist attacks during her...
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Image will always trump substance?

Bad news for Latinos and immigration reform: Scott Brown (picture above), who staunchly opposes immigration reform, just won the Massachusetts Senate seat. Prepare yourself for the onslaught of spin that the right-wing media will force feed into the mouths of the coporate...
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Ed Schultz: Progressive Populism vs. Conservative Populism

The Ed Schultz phenomenon: blue-collar and other working class Americans have found their voice in Ed Schultz. As we celebrate Labor Day, populism is in the air as we honor the dignity of hard-working Americans.  I’ve been following progressive radio...
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