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Good Dogs, Bad Dogs, Lapdogs: How the Media Delivered the Election to Bush by Aiding and Abetting the “Swifities”

There’s good dogs and there’s bad dogs, big dogs and small dogs. Small dogs are commonly referred to as Lapdogs, they are usually cute and furry and cuddly. But now we have a new breed of Lapdogs… the kind that roll over for Bush and his cabal. They are not cute and furry, and by […]

Rumsfeld Nailed For Lying

Today, during a speech in Atlanta, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld was heckled and verbally nailed to the wall for his pre-war claims about WMD’s in Iraq. One audience member asked Rumsfeld during a question and answer session, “Why did you lie to get us into a war that caused these kind of casualties and was […]

Tom Hayden Sets the Record Straight on Kerry’s Iraq Plan

Tom Hayden sets the record straight on recent distortions of John Kerry’s Iraq plan in the Huffington Post. Hayden issues a virtual smack down of columnist George packer, who Hayden says, “fixes the facts to suit the policy he favors.” In this case, he cleverly alters Kerry’s proposal by leaving out the international summit Kerry […]

The Most Trusted Names in News

Here’s a misleading headline: Fox, BBC, Al Jazeera most trusted: poll. Initially this sounds rather scary, considering that Fox is a propaganda outlet which purposely presents misinformation disguised as news to advance their views. At least it is amusing that should right wingers who really believe what they hear on Fox cite this survey, they […]

Sen. Kerry & Rep. Hinchey Introduce Measure to Repeal More Than $28 Billion in Wasteful Tax Breaks & Subsidies For Oil Companies

With oil companies experiencing huge, record-breaking profits at the expense of Americans who are facing historic ever rising prices at the pump, Senator John Kerry (D-MA) and Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) have introduced legislation that would repeal at least $28 billion in tax breaks and subsidies for the country’s oil and gas companies. This sounds […]

Valerie Plame Seeks Book Deal

The Ny Times reports today that Valerie Plame is shopping a book deal. If I am not mistaken, I mention of this recently on Progressive Talk Radio… Valerie Plame Wilson, the Central Intelligence Agency covert officer whose name was publicly disclosed three years ago, is shopping a book proposal among a small group of publishers, […]

It’s London’s Fault for Moussaoui

Where’s Ronald Reagan when we need him? After reading this headline in the Telegrah, ‘Life in London made my boy a terrorist’ I imagined Reagan’s likely response. “The bombing of London will commence in five minutes.” (If only Reagan had stuck to show business instead of making policy.)

Was Colbert Funny?

Richard Cohen of the Washington Post says Stephen Colbert was Not So Funny. In order to announce this with authority, he insists he is a funny guy. He claims to have credentials in being funny. At least he doesn’t claim board certification or obtaining any continuing education credit hours in being funny. Primarily he claims […]