Spotlight: Steven Hill

No Wonder So Many Are Disillusioned by Our Politics — We’ve Got an 18th Century Political System >by Steven Hill | AlterNet |  November 26, 2012  |   It’s time for American patriots to roll up our sleeves and get to work to reform our political institutions. The following is an excerpt from the Introduction to 10 Steps to Repair American Democracy: A More Perfect Union, 2012 Election Edition by Steven […]

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Spotlight: Steven Hill

No Wonder So Many Are Disillusioned by Our Politics — We’ve Got an 18th Century Political System >by Steven Hill | AlterNet |  November 26, 2012  |   It’s time for American patriots to roll up our sleeves and get to work to reform our political institutions. The following is an excerpt from the Introduction to 10 Steps to Repair American Democracy: A More Perfect Union, 2012 Election Edition by Steven […]

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Spotlight: Tom Ricks and Media Truth-Telling About Fox News

Tom Ricks and Media Truth-Telling About Fox News >By Eric Boehlert, Media Matters | November 28, 2012  |   How Fox proved it’s not interested in having an open debate. Tom Ricks It took less than 90 seconds of airtime, but Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tom Ricks did real damage to Fox News yesterday when he stated clearly and unequivocally that the channel operates “as a wing of the Republican Party,” […]

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Spotlight: Tom Ricks and Media Truth-Telling About Fox News

Tom Ricks and Media Truth-Telling About Fox News >By Eric Boehlert, Media Matters | November 28, 2012  |   How Fox proved it’s not interested in having an open debate. Tom Ricks It took less than 90 seconds of airtime, but Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tom Ricks did real damage to Fox News yesterday when he stated clearly and unequivocally that the channel operates “as a wing of the Republican Party,” […]

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Spotlight Media Matters: False Balance and Fake Experts

Friend — As the election fades from memory, we’re at risk of the press covering politics as usual. False balance, fake experts, and hyping controversy instead of covering substance are just some of the things we’re looking at this week – along with perhaps the most astounding 90 seconds in the history of Fox News.   John Whitehouse Twitter: @existentialfish Media Favors Creating Controversy To Covering Obstructionism As speculation continues […]

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Spotlight Media Matters: False Balance and Fake Experts

Friend — As the election fades from memory, we’re at risk of the press covering politics as usual. False balance, fake experts, and hyping controversy instead of covering substance are just some of the things we’re looking at this week – along with perhaps the most astounding 90 seconds in the history of Fox News.   John Whitehouse Twitter: @existentialfish Media Favors Creating Controversy To Covering Obstructionism As speculation continues […]

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Breaking News: Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor dropped out

Dear Friend, Breaking news: Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling has dropped out of the race for governor, leaving Tea Party Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as the likely Republican nominee. Cuccinelli would be the most extreme major party nominee for governor Virginia has ever seen. The Washington Post calls Cuccinelli “the most overtly partisan Attorney General in Virginia history” who “has waged war on Obamacare, harassed climate-change scientists, sanctioned discrimination against […]

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Breaking News: Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor dropped out

Dear Friend, Breaking news: Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling has dropped out of the race for governor, leaving Tea Party Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as the likely Republican nominee. Cuccinelli would be the most extreme major party nominee for governor Virginia has ever seen. The Washington Post calls Cuccinelli “the most overtly partisan Attorney General in Virginia history” who “has waged war on Obamacare, harassed climate-change scientists, sanctioned discrimination against […]

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Expose John McCain: Completely Humiliates Himself Defending his Benghazi Obama Witch Hunt

John McCain Completely Humiliates Himself Defending his Benghazi Obama Witch Hunt Shallow, Misguided and Petty >by: Jason Easley| November 25th, 2012 | Re-post DLU November 27th, 2012| [Please do stop the insanity! While you’re at it – resign! Gbismarc!] John McCain went on the friendly airwaves of Fox News Sunday, and proceeded to completely embarrass himself with a factually inaccurate and desperate attempt to further his Benghazi witch hunt.  [Stop the […]

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Expose Scott DesJarlais: I’m Not ‘Perfect,’ Won’t Resign Over Abortion Scandal

Scott DesJarlais: I’m Not ‘Perfect,’ Won’t Resign Over Abortion Scandal  >by Nick Wing  | The Huffington Post  |    Posted: 11/23/2012 12:30 pm EST Updated: 11/24/2012 7:12 pm EST | [If he ran on the platform of Pro-Life, then he should be held accountable for his actions and resign from Congress – now! – Gbismarc!] Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.) won’t be going away unless his constituents vote him […]

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