Hey, remember the week after the Fort Hood shooting, when it seemed like every single conservative on the planet was repeating the same “political correctness is to blame” talking point in perfect 814-part harmony? Well, it turns out they were right about there being a politically-driven communication breakdown after all:
|By: Teddy Partridge Wednesday November 25, 2009 1:45 pm|
Dana Perino pronounces: “We did not have a terrorist attack on our country during President Bush’s term.”
|By: Jim White Tuesday November 17, 2009 7:55 am|
Fighting two wars under the dual myths of an all-volunteer force and a refusal to raise taxes to fund the conflicts is destroying our armed forces, our economy and the fabric of our society.
|By: emptywheel Wednesday November 11, 2009 11:55 am|
A short collection of Crazy Pete Hoekstra’s most egregious lies shows that his demagoging of the Fort Hood attack fits into his larger pattern–and ought to warn journalists about treating anything he says seriously.
|By: emptywheel Wednesday November 11, 2009 6:15 am|
Now perhaps Crazy Pete Hoekstra knows of something more, or perhaps he would advocate that everyone with known contacts with one extremist should have their IP address permanently tracked (in which case I assume he’s willing to undergo such scrutiny, given his ties to Manucher Ghorbanifar). But otherwise the data that didn’t get shared appears to be from the brick and mortar world, not the telecom world.
|By: Cynthia Kouril Tuesday November 10, 2009 3:00 pm|
Will the greater discovery rights afforded to defendants in military criminal trials allow the Fort Hood shooter defense to shed light on CIA/NSA domestic spying?
|By: Scarecrow Tuesday November 10, 2009 1:03 pm|
David Brooks accuses the media of offering politically correct “therapy” to excuse the actions of Major Hasan while ignoring the narrative that the killings justify America’s global war against Islam.
|By: Attaturk Monday November 9, 2009 1:30 am|
He’s with them on everything except what they were elected for.
|By: Blue Texan Friday November 6, 2009 10:30 am|
It’s worth revisiting what the right-wing was saying after a Christianist terrorist assassinated Dr. George Tiller in Kansas.