Laura Ingraham’s Attacks On Sonia Sotomayor Miss Her All-American Heritage

Media Matters Does Ingraham Know Puerto Ricans Are American Citizens? Fox News contributor Laura Ingraham launched an ignorant smear against Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor, suggesting that she has to choose between her “immigrant family background” or the Constitution. Ingraham’s smear is both rooted in the premise that immigrants are separate from mainstream American culture and… More Laura Ingraham’s Attacks On Sonia Sotomayor Miss Her All-American Heritage

‘Tell Rush Limbaugh: We Support Pope Francis!’ Catholic Petition Demands An Apology

As a follow-up to the earlier post:  The Right is going batsh*t crazy over Pope Francis’ agenda. Case in point… The Huffington Post “Tell Rush Limbaugh: We Support Pope Francis!” urges a petition which has already garnered almost 4,000 signatures on the website of Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good. Catholics and non-Catholics alike were infuriated… More ‘Tell Rush Limbaugh: We Support Pope Francis!’ Catholic Petition Demands An Apology

‘It is like night and day’

The Maddow Blog – By Steve Benen From time to time, it seems as if the left and right don’t just disagree on the issues, but actually live in entirely different realities. Yesterday offered a classic example of the phenomenon. http://youtu.be/_85gezDugSU Mediaite’s Andrew Kirell noticed this gem. [Wednesday] afternoon on Fox, frequent guests Monica Crowley and Kirsten Powers battled… More ‘It is like night and day’

Peggy Noonan: Obama Should Endorse Rodeo Clowns, Because Obamacare

The madness continues… Mediaite Peggy Noonan’s latest column is a peanut butter cup of concern-trolling. Noonan layers a critique of Obamacare—fair!—within a strange call for President Barack Obama to defend those involved in the Missouri State Fair rodeo clown snafu, to demonstrate his tolerance for taking criticism on things like health care. Unlike a peanut butter cup, this… More Peggy Noonan: Obama Should Endorse Rodeo Clowns, Because Obamacare

Conservative Tries To Donate To Obama As Bin Laden, Commits Crime

WND is just one of many right-wing online publications that seem to have spent a huge amount of time trying to shine the most negative and despicable light on President Obama through lies, innuendos and blatant slander…. Addicting Info WND, one of my personal favorite right-wing propaganda machine sites, has apparently and unwittingly committed a… More Conservative Tries To Donate To Obama As Bin Laden, Commits Crime

Fischer: Women are Emotionally Unfit for Combat

Does anyone else see what I see regarding the GOP?  They are increasingly going batcrap insane.  Here’s another example of their extreme sexist (anti-woman) point of view: Right Wing Watch Last week, Rick Santorum explained that he was opposed to any plans by the Pentagon to place women in combat positions, asserting that the “types… More Fischer: Women are Emotionally Unfit for Combat

The Right-Wing Talk-Radio Flameout

I suppose one could say that with the passage of time, truth always prevails… The Daily Beast Ratings for Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck and other hyperpartisans are declining as listeners seek honest talk from hosts like Michael Smerconish over angry rants. A more civil conversation will add value to our political debate, writes John Avlon. There’s new evidence to… More The Right-Wing Talk-Radio Flameout

Jon Stewart’s Epic Takedown Of Fox News For Pushing Rapper Common’s W.H. ‘Controversy’

Jon Stewart is on top of his game with this one! Mediaite On tonight’s Daily Show, Jon Stewart took an artistic approach to dealing with Fox News’ substantial coverage of the controversy (or “controversy,” depending where you’re sitting) surrounding the White House’s inclusion of rapper and actor Common in a poetry event. Stewart kicked things off… More Jon Stewart’s Epic Takedown Of Fox News For Pushing Rapper Common’s W.H. ‘Controversy’

“Not Bad for a Kenyan Muslim Communist!”

You know, the more I look at the right-wing talking points about President Obama’s role in killing Osama bin Laden, the more I realize that nothing Barack Obama does will make them acknowledge that he is in fact a good president.   They would rather give former President George W. Bush full credit than to even utter President… More “Not Bad for a Kenyan Muslim Communist!”