Fresh Dispatches From The Culture Wars
December 9th, 2013
The New York Times has published some delightful linkbait from their Snowden files about American intelligence agents searching for terror[...]
Category Archives: Morning Video
Actual journalistic inquiry into Republican’s insane talking point sparks Angle-like whining for the press bias they prefer:
This was supposed to go out yesterday. But I’m the kind of person who often wanders around in a daze, not knowing what day or or even what time it is. –Da Cap’n. Hard to say if it’s real or … Continue reading
From the Washington Post Q&A with Judson Phillips, the man behind the Tea Party Express: Maryland: I am sorry but your answer of “I think the political class is afraid of the Tea Party movement. After all, we get people … Continue reading
The Texas School Board has officially jumped the couch: 9:40 – We’re just picking ourselves up off the floor. The board’s far-right faction has spent months now proclaiming the importance of emphasizing America’s exceptionalism in social studies classrooms. But today … Continue reading
Having twigged to the rise of AM-radio adverts for crisis products on Faux Noise last year, I’m gratified to see Colbert noticing it too.
If there were a political Mythbusters on TV, it would be something like this.
Christopher Hitchens has a new Ten Commandments:
Via Oliver Willis, a nice contrast of CPAC headliner Glenn Beck and CPAC wingnut Jason Mattera: Seriously, with cocaine being the Republican drug you’d think the CPAC would recognize the Eisenhower Republican named Barack Obama. But for that to happen, … Continue reading
Rachel Maddow is exactly right to focus on the propaganda. Note the appropriation of communist and Maoist iconography (and outright theft of the Obama logo!) on Sarah Palin’s book tour: And at her Tea party Convention: Good work by Rachel. … Continue reading