Daily Archives: September 7, 2009

School Child Indoctrination: Republican Style

“Every time you walk through that classroom door, make it your mission to get a good education. Don’t do it just because your parents, or even the President, tells you. Do it for yourselves. Do it for your future. And … Continue reading

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Jim Greer’s Obama swan song

: Jim Greer used to have this peculiar habit of speaking to school kids about Republican values … but of course that’s not at all political. Now, the Florida GOP chair, who went from ordinary political operative to Glenn Beck … Continue reading

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Shawn Hornbeck’s advice to Jaycee Dugard

Shawn Hornbeck, the Missouri teen kidnapped by a sexual predator in 2002 and freed 4 1/2 years later, is one of the few people in the world who can understand what Jaycee Dugard is going through. In interviews with CBS’s … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck’s fear-obsession with race

I used to listen to Glenn Beck’s show from time to time on my drive in to work. He was nuts, to be sure, but often entertaining. That was, of course, before Barack Obama started running for president, causing Beck … Continue reading

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President Obama’s sinister message to America’s youth

Read it all … if you dare…  A chilling excerpt: Now I’ve given a lot of speeches about education. And I’ve talked a lot about responsibility. I’ve talked about your teachers’ responsibility for inspiring you, and pushing you to learn. I’ve … Continue reading

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Keith Olbermann’s Fox-twa against Beck

Got dirt on Glenn Beck or Roger Ailes? Pass it on! And don’t get mad, wingers. If this is war, particularly one that your side declared, then all is fair, right?

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Today’s must-read: ‘when will this White House learn you can’t negotiate with terrorists?’

Mediaite’s Baratunde Thurston makes three key points I can’t argue with: 1) when the lynch mob came after Van Jones, it was a test, and the administration failed; 2) “what’s the point of having power if you don’t use it?” … Continue reading

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Max Baucus battles irrelevancy

The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and supposed leader of the useless “Gang of Six,” rushes out his “bi-partisan compromise” healthcare reform bill, before the president can present his ideas to a joint session of Congress, but long after … Continue reading

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On Labor Day, not-so-happy labor

The New York Times details the angst that Big Labor is feeling over the Obama presidency so far; angst that’s shared by many of us who were, and are, in the president’s corner. And it’s not just the administration’s meandering … Continue reading

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