Racism Is Not Over, Bob Dylan Getting Sued

By: Monday December 2, 2013 6:30 pm

We don’t trust each other to the point where it’s reflected in our rhetoric and by what dominates our attention. Controversy sells! How often do good things get covered? To what scale? We’re inundated with the sideshow in a circus with no main act.

What do we actually stand for?

 

Divide And Conquer: Unpacking Stratfor’s Rise to Power

By: Friday July 26, 2013 2:55 pm

On Christmas Day 2011, the hacktivist collective Anonymous ruined the day for a security firm that, throughout much of its history, enjoyed operating in the shadows.

The firm: Strategic Forecasting, Inc., an Austin, Texas-based intelligence-collecting contracting company better known as Stratfor. Its clients include some of the most profitable multinational corporations on the planet, such as the American Petroleum Institute, Archer Daniels Midland, Dow Chemical, Duke Energy, Northrop Grumman, Intel and Coca-Cola.

Fmr. RNC Chair Accuses Current RNC Chair of “Crapping” on His Legacy

By: Wednesday March 27, 2013 8:30 am

Michael Steele, the former Chairman of the Republican National Committee, is less than thrilled with the current head of the RNC, Reince Priebus. Priebus came to power by beating Steele in the 2011 RNC chair election after Steele helped lead the Republican Party to taking back the House of Representatives in the 2010 midterm election. Priebus, meanwhile, oversaw the Republicans losing 2012 elections in the Senate and an inferior infrastructure in the presidential election. Now Steele is accusing Priebus of “crapping” on Steele’s legacy.

Late Night: Victory Has a Thousand Fathers (and Not All of Them Sane or Competent)

By: Friday November 19, 2010 8:00 pm

Of all the reasons why Republicans scored big gains in the elections earlier this month, I’ll bet that you hadn’t considered laughingstock RNC chairman Michael Steele to be one of them.

RNC Dirty Tricks: Steele-ing a Union’s ID

By: Thursday June 18, 2009 1:30 pm

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele has been called a lot of names. Here’s another one for him: cheater.

It’s not surprising Steele and the Republicans are embarrassed about their party. But Steele has hit a new low (insert Munch’s “Scream” here): He’s set up an RNC fundraising page on Facebook made to look like it’s the United Steelworkers union.

Republicans Worried About McCain’s Lack Of Appeal Among Conservatives

By: Wednesday May 7, 2008 1:33 pm

Lost in the battle between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton last night were some more jaw-dropping numbers on the Republican side of the ledger. During the last three primaries–Pennsylvania, Indiana and North Carolina–McCain has failed to break 80% when running against nobody. In other words, John McCain has been losing between a fifth and a quarter of Republicans to protest votes for Mike Huckabee, Ron Paul and “none of the above”

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