“Fox News: We Make Shit Up”

My offer stands. Fox can use the slogan "We Make Shit Up" any time, free of charge.  It's certainly more accurate than any other slogan they've ever used. So far, they haven't taken me up on it.. but it's there, whenever they want it. The story of the ridiculously named "Fox News" is out, courtesy of our friends at Media Matters.  This morning, I spoke with Ari Rabin-Havt, executive director of the venerable organization and co-author of  The Fox Effect: How Roger Ailes Turned a Network into a Propaganda Machine. Every Tuesday, I spend the second hour of the show [...]

It’s an Upside Down World

I've been singing this song for a while now.  In GOP land, up is down, in is out, and right is truly wrong. Unfortunately, the Democrats in power aren't helping very much to make sense of it either. Yesterday, in advance of a sit-down with Republican party leaders, President Obama gave them something they've been wanting without asking for anything in return.  Seriously.  He just offered up no pay raises for most of the 2 million people who work for the federal government... Yes, middle class workers taking the hit again! In case you were wondering, the freeze doesn't affect [...]

Primaries Matter… or Apathy Sucks

Today is the last BIG primary day of the election season... voters will go to the polls in NY, Delaware, Rhode Island, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maryland and Washington DC... I hope. I don't get why Americans are so apathetic.  Sure, we like to complain about how bad things are. But that's about as far as most of us will go. I attended a couple of events over the last two evenings.  David Cobb is on a speaking tour of Florida for Move To Amend.  I'm being generous when I say there were maybe 50 people at each one.  (I [...]

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