Category Archives: News and Current Affairs

Countdown: 9 Days to Go

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The Reid Report Show Countdown

  10 days and counting until the Reid Report show goes on air!

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New year, new adventures (and new MSNBC show!)

Today was a big day in the life of your friendly neighborhood pundit. MSNBC announced the new daytime lineup, including yours truly, hosting the 2:00 hour weekdays. The new lineup is, if I do say so myself, fabulous. Peep it … Continue reading

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This week in hate tweets!

I get a lot of Twitter responses, most of them pleasant, some … well, kind of insane. Here are the best gems from this week, mostly sparked by an apparently not at all well received TV ribbing of Sarah Palin … Continue reading

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In which presidents (and other important American people) shake hands with people

I know this freaks you out, conservatives, but sometimes, American leader shake hands with people … all sorts of people … Continue reading

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This week’s Herald column – the right’s cold calculus: the less fortunate must suffer because Obama exists

It’s Thanksgiving, but that doesn’t mean that cruelty takes a vacation …

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The casual cruelty of Dinesh D’Souza

A man who never misses an opportunity to scrape the bottom of the barrel in search of right wing fame and acceptance.

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The 10 demands of the 1963 March on Washington (and how congress was invited)

A great online find: an organizing manual for the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The organizing committee was based on 130th Street in Harlem, New York City, and the committee had very specific instructions for marchers, including … Continue reading

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This week’s Herald column: the slavery-abortion analogy

OPINION — On Tuesday, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee traveled to Texas, where the debate over an extremely restrictive — and more than likely unconstitutional — anti-abortion bill raged on this week. Huckabee came flanked by more than 3,000 anti-abortion protesters, and armed with a by now familiar message: Abortion is like slavery, and anti-abortion activists are the modern-day equivalent of abolitionists… Continue reading

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Greenwald and the Guardian try again, only this time there’s warrants

Damn… and I was all ready to make a NObama sign… Continue reading

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