Glenn Beck’s ‘Non-Political’ Rally — Sponsored By The Right Wing

Is anyone actually surprised?   Ron Paul (surprisingly) laid out the entire reasoning behind the GOP/Neocon “faux-populous” movement. It’s a surprisingly good read and lays out the GOP’s motives clearly and concisely. Think Progress This weekend, Glenn Beck will hold a rally on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial that is being billed as a “non-political event that… More Glenn Beck’s ‘Non-Political’ Rally — Sponsored By The Right Wing

Stewart: FOX Failed To Mention Co-Owner Is One They Accuse Of ‘Terror Funding’ (VIDEO)

Huffington Post  Jon Stewart continued his coverage of the ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ debate last night, focusing on Fox News’ incongruities harder than he ever has. In a segment called “The Parent Company Trap,” Stewart shared with his viewers how Fox News’ plan to “follow the money” from mosque builder Imam Rauf to terrorists will be a… More Stewart: FOX Failed To Mention Co-Owner Is One They Accuse Of ‘Terror Funding’ (VIDEO)

What Fox has wrought: Anti-Park51 protests full of right-wing hate

There’s no doubt that Fox News’ right-wing propaganda agenda has caused a deep cultural schism in our country.  Media Matters analyzes the issue: Fox, right-wing media compare Park51 planners, Muslims to Nazis, hate groups and wartime enemies Sekulow compares Islamic center to “monument to kamikaze pilots” at Pearl Harbor. On the August 4 edition of Fox News’ Happening Now,… More What Fox has wrought: Anti-Park51 protests full of right-wing hate

Tea Party Primer On D.C.: Dangerous, Scary And Full Of Arabs

TPM DC Tea partiers preparing to pour into DC for Glenn Beck’s March on the capitol Saturday needn’t worry about where to eat or how to get around — thanks to a tea party leader in Maine, they have all the info they’ll need about how to operate in the nation’s capital. But D.C. is… More Tea Party Primer On D.C.: Dangerous, Scary And Full Of Arabs

Jeff Merkley shows Dems how it’s done on “mosque” issue

Washington Post – Greg Sargent As I’ve been noting here, if you argue that building a center devoted to the study of Islam near Ground Zero constitutes sacrilege towards 9/11, or that it is “provocative,” you are inescapably legitimizing the premise that all of Islam is somehow responsible for, or should be vaguely associated with,… More Jeff Merkley shows Dems how it’s done on “mosque” issue

First Couple Steps Out For Dinner At Sweet Life Café On Martha’s Vineyard

After a few soggy days of doing little other than buying books, playing golf, and shooting hoops, President and Michelle Obama ventured from their Martha’s Vineyard farm to dine at The Sweet Life Café on Monday night. This meal marked a return to the restaurant: the Obamas also ate at The Sweet Life Café during… More First Couple Steps Out For Dinner At Sweet Life Café On Martha’s Vineyard

Court Halts Federal Funding Embryonic Stem Cell Research

TPM DC A U.S. district court today halted the federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research, saying it involves the destruction of human embryos, potentially re-igniting a longtime cultural hot button issue just in time for the fall elections. The Washington-based court was ruling in favor of a June lawsuit filed by a researcher… More Court Halts Federal Funding Embryonic Stem Cell Research