Late Night: Hook, Line, and Sinker

By: Thursday April 24, 2014 8:00 pm

Bundy is yet another product of the right wing noise machine, which has created its own worldview based not on any principle, but a cynical cobbling together of plutocratic goals and white trash prejudices into a tottering edifice of contradictions that, until recently anyway, could often produce a winning plurality in elections.

 

Late Night: Counting Their Chickens

By: Thursday April 17, 2014 8:00 pm

As recently as January, all the Serious People were predicting that Democrats would probably not only lose the Senate, but fall further behind in the House, thus rewarding Republicans for five years of lockstep intransigence.

Of course, the “Democrats in disarray” meme has been proven grossly in error many times before, mostly for the same reason: Democrats may be feckless and lame, but they have the evergreen advantage of, well, not being Republicans.

Attention Conservatives Trying to Play Guilt-by-Association with Occupy Wall Street: Bring It On

By: Sunday October 16, 2011 12:15 pm

I see the wingnuts are running around trying to tie the Occupy Wall Street movement with Nazis and Communists. Oh, this is going to be fun.

How Many Lone Nuts Does It Take To Make A Party Mix?

By: Tuesday August 31, 2010 6:47 pm

At what point is it fair to say that the right has created a culture of anger and hate that urges its followers to violence again and again and again? Wherever it is, I think we’re several hundred miles past it.

The Paranoid Style in American Politics Revisited

By: Sunday August 23, 2009 6:30 am

The town hall protesters are a symptom of something very dangerous of a long tradition of extreme right wing American militancy that, should it be allowed to once again flourish unchecked, will make the misdeeds of Timothy McVeigh pale into insignificance

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