From George Carlin…
to Keith Olbermann…
When will we ever learn?
And there’s this, from my friend Sally Kohn‘s Movement Vision Lab, “Obama’s Ultimatum: What the President Should Say to America, and Republicans”.
Of course, as usual, I did my fair share of talking on today’s show too. I was joined by John Atlas, author of Seeds of Change: The Story of ACORN, America’s Most Controversial Antipoverty Community Organizing Group, who gave us the whole back story about ACORN and its downfall.
The right took down ACORN, and did huge damage to Van Jones, Shirley Sherrod, Planned Parenthood and NPR/PBS with a huge assist from the Fox “News” Channel. Karma’s a bitch now that Rupert’s empire is coming crumbling down. I’ll shed no tears when his evil and diabolical non-journalistic tactics are exposed on this side of the pond and his entire right wing world implodes around him.
Oh yeah, Jill Sobule wrote a song for Rupert too…
In hour two, as we do every Tuesday morning, I was joined by The Political Carnival‘s GottaLaff. We played the new Blunt webisode, this one produced with an assist from the truly brilliant Cynthia Boaz (and yes, that is me in a very quick “saturated” came0).
And we discussed some of these stories too: