A feature of oligarchy is the dynastic ascension of new leaders, children who rise to positions of power and wealth simply by the luck of birth. We welcome Chelsea Clinton to the club.
|By: Peter Van Buren Wednesday July 9, 2014 7:50 am|
|By: cocktailhag Thursday May 29, 2014 8:00 pm|
The most delicious piece of schadenfreude of the whole episode was, and remains, that Snowden has handily discredited each and every “liberal hawk” that has, like a moth to a flame, leapt to smear him.
By protesting entirely too much, they have drawn long overdue attention to their own epic wrongness on everything that matters since Sept. 11, 2001.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday February 6, 2014 2:42 pm|
This is a great example of how the prohibition and its effects are often far more dangerous than the plant.
|By: Sara Haile-Mariam Tuesday January 7, 2014 2:45 pm|
It’s official, SNL has added Sasheer Zamata to their cast.
|By: DSWright Thursday December 19, 2013 12:19 pm|
So why is Ed Schultz telling viewers to look him in the eye as he pledges fealty to workers rights? The answer is due to a little known labor dispute going on within the NBCUniversal/Comcast media empire that has some on the left questioning Schultz’s commitment to workers.
|By: Lisa Derrick Tuesday December 10, 2013 4:22 pm|
Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina are being freed under the amnesty bill being submitted by Vladimir Putin to the Duma, the Russian parliament, on Monday December 9, to mark the Russian constitution’s 20th anniversary on Thursday. Nadya’s husband Pyotr Verzilov confirmed the rumors
|By: Lisa Derrick Monday November 25, 2013 4:59 pm|
John Barbour has led a storied life in show business as a writer and producer, and as creator of the first reality TV show Real People; he is the only person to win an Emmy for both entertainment and news, and was critic-at-large for KNBC in Los Angeles. Barbour also became close friends with Jim Garrison, the New Orleans District attorney who brought businessman Clay Shaw to trial for conspiracy in the killing of John Kennedy, and was instrumental in sounding the alarm that a conspiracy was involved in the President’s murder. In 1980 at the height of his career with Real People, Barbour interviewed Garrison for NBC news, the interview was re-edited without Barbour’s knowledge or permission making Garrison look foolish and unbalanced.
|By: Lisa Derrick Thursday October 3, 2013 9:12 am|
With CNN and NBC/Universal having scrapped their plans to make Hillary Clinton TV movies (a doc and biopic, respectively), citing pressure form both political side and lack of cooperation from sources, rightwing Citizen Untied is ready to jump in the fray.
|By: Jon Walker Monday September 16, 2013 8:35 am|
The Affordable Care Act continues to remain extremely unpopular. A new NBC/Wall Street Journal found only a small percentage of Americans think it is a good idea.
|By: Jon Walker Friday August 16, 2013 12:06 pm|
At their summer meeting the Republican National Committee unanimously passed a resolution to prevent CNN or NBC from holding any Republican Presidential primary debates unless they canceled their planned Hillary Clinton biographies.