Bill O’Reilly: Conservatives won’t watch Stephen Colbert on the ‘Late Show’
Apr16

Bill O’Reilly: Conservatives won’t watch Stephen Colbert on the ‘Late Show’

Bill O’Reilly: Conservatives won’t watch Stephen Colbert on the ‘Late Show’ (via NJ.com) The conservative campaign against Stephen Colbert is just getting started. Days after radio host Rush Limbaugh described David Letterman’s replacement as a threat to “traditional American values,” Fox News host Bill O’Reilly has predicted conservatives…...

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Hubris is reason for U.S. foreign policy failures (Guest Voice)
Apr15

Hubris is reason for U.S. foreign policy failures (Guest Voice)

Hubris is reason for U.S. foreign policy failures By Shoshana Bryen WASHINGTON, D.C. — It is tempting to simply list all the ways the Obama administration — particularly Secretaries Kerry and Hagel — has been wrong on foreign and defense policy. After all, Russia/Ukraine, Syria, Iran, China, and Israel/Palestinians are nothing to sneeze at. But finding a common thread among the mistakes might be the beginning of a corrective policy —...

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Tea Party Challenger Says  Boehner Suffers ‘Electile Dysfunction’ (VIDEO)
Apr15

Tea Party Challenger Says Boehner Suffers ‘Electile Dysfunction’ (VIDEO)

Behind the Ad: Did someone say “boner”? by Richard K. Barry Who: The J.D. Winteregg campaign. Where: Ohio’s 8th Congressional District – web ad. What’s going on: Mr. Winteregg is a Tea Party-backed candidate running agains House Speaker John Boehner (R). Just because someone had to, Winteregg produced an ad positioning himself as the answer to “electile dysfunction.” Get it. Electile. Oh, my....

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Wash Post, Guardian share Pulitzer for NSA coverage
Apr14

Wash Post, Guardian share Pulitzer for NSA coverage

Wash Post, Guardian share Pulitzer for NSA coverage (via AFP) The Guardian and the Washington Post shared a Pulitzer Prize Monday for reporting on leaks from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden that revealed a global surveillance network monitoring millions of Americans and foreigners. The…...

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Rise of the right: Cross-Atlantic extremism (Guest Voice)
Apr14

Rise of the right: Cross-Atlantic extremism (Guest Voice)

Rise of the right: Cross-Atlantic extremism (via The Economist) I HAVE long had a sneaking suspicion that Tea Party voters and eurosceptics are more or less the same sorts of people, born on different sides of the Atlantic. Both are traditionalist movements driven by economic anxiety and mistrust of centralised…...

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