Why the Right Attacked Unions, ACORN and Planned Parenthood

The Nation For the past two weeks, all eyes have been glued to Madison, Wisconsin. The collective and joyful resistance to Governor Scott Walker’s power-grabbing budget bill has inspired the demoralized progressive base and put the corporate-backed assault on working people front and center in the national conversation. But while it’s obvious that the right… More Why the Right Attacked Unions, ACORN and Planned Parenthood

Why Republicans are suddenly afraid of Obama

My only concern is that the more they fear him, more dastardly, dirtier deeds will occur to try and beat him in 2012… Salon After their midterm triumph, you’d think they’d be lining up for a chance to run against him. But they’re not. At Politico on Monday, Jonathan Martin does a nice job explaining the “reality check” that… More Why Republicans are suddenly afraid of Obama

Behind the Right’s Glenn Beck Backlash

The Daily Beast Bill Kristol criticized the Fox News host’s Egypt coverage, and Rich Lowry and others are piling on. But the condemnations are unlikely to spread to the GOP mainstream—and favorites like Rush Limbaugh and Andrew Breitbart are two reasons why. Is the right turning against Glenn Beck? This week in Commentary, Peter Wehner became… More Behind the Right’s Glenn Beck Backlash

Rachel Maddow: Fox News Is A “McCarthyite Chamber Of Horrors”

Mediaite In a profile of Rachel Maddow, The Daily Beast’s Howard Kurtz reveals how Maddow puts together her nightly show and also gets many comments praising the new “face of a cable network.” With Keith Olbermann gone, MSNBC is clearly looking to Maddow to lead the way and she seems eager to assume the position. MSNBC’s President… More Rachel Maddow: Fox News Is A “McCarthyite Chamber Of Horrors”

Actually, Every Year Someone Calls The Academy Awards ‘Worst Oscars Ever’

First, let me say that until Sunday night,  I had not seen an Academy Award show since 1999 and that was by choice.   When I was a little girl I looked forward to seeing the Hollywood glamor and the corny jokes Bob Hope and other hosts made.  I think the entire presentation back in the late 50’s and early… More Actually, Every Year Someone Calls The Academy Awards ‘Worst Oscars Ever’

“How many times do you have to get hit over the head before you figure out who’s hitting you?”

The above quote is attributed to President Harry Truman.  I saw it in an article on Keith Olbermann’s blog and thought it was an apropos headline for the topic… FOK News – Worst Persons of the Day […] our winner, the increasingly hapless Governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker, who has now reportedly gone into the office remodeling business. There… More “How many times do you have to get hit over the head before you figure out who’s hitting you?”

GOP Demonstrate true meaning of “Job-Killing”…

Republicans fine with increasing unemployment…and they don’t deny that it’s what they’re doing! The Rachel Maddow Show Rachel Maddow explains this as clearly as anyone I know: Part 1  Part 2 Related Articles Rachel Maddow Seizes Her Moment (newsweek.com) Rachel Maddow Seizes Her Moment at Post-Keith Olbermann MSNBC (thedailybeast.com) Shocker: Rachel Maddow Believes That… More GOP Demonstrate true meaning of “Job-Killing”…

Governor gives Wisconsin Democrats an ultimatum

TPM News Wisconsin Voters Already Have Buyers Remorse About Electing Gov. Scott Walker … 52% Would Vote For Dem Tom Barrett If Election Were Today Republican Gov. Scott Walker on Monday gave absent Democratic lawmakers an ultimatum to return to Wisconsin within 24 hours and vote on a proposal to reduce the power of public… More Governor gives Wisconsin Democrats an ultimatum