Fear Mongering

Fox & Friends turned to an anti-immigrant extremist to discuss ICE's supervised release of some undocumented immigrants. Read more...
An article in yesterday’s Washington Post, called “Sweeping new gun laws proposed by influential liberal think tank” (Center For American Progress) had the Fox Friends in an absolute tizzy of concern trolling this morning even though, as Chris Read more...
The fear-mongering surrounding the implementation of the Affordable Care Act has officially gone Godwin, people. Because mandating that everyone purchase private health insurance is *exactly* like the German secret police who would round up people Read more...
Republicans apparently are counting on the American public to have short memories, or to not be aware of who Mitch Daniels is and what policies he's endorsed since they decided to tap him to give the response to President Obama's State of the Union Read more...
As our own Jon Perr and Think Progress noted, Herman Cain is a wingnut that really does not deserve to be taken seriously as a presidential candidate. That didn't stop Fox's Neil Cavuto from giving him some air time as though he did. From Think Read more...

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Bill Maher took a shot at Republicans in his New Rules segment for showing us that they have absolutely no interest in governing and instead just trying to whip their base up into a frenzy fear mongering over the latest faux outrage of the Read more...
While discussing Rep. Peter King's upcoming McCarthyesque hearings on the threat of terrorism from Muslim Americans, even Joe Scarborough says that King is walking a fine line here and Ezra Klein agrees with Rep. Keith Ellison that King needs to back off and is not holding a serious investigation but just trying to raise his public profile by fear mongering. Pat Buchanan of course doesn't think anyone should pre-judge what King is up to. Read more...
Former New Hampshire Senator Judd Gregg joined the crew of Morning Joe and jumped all over the Huffington Post's Sam Stein when he pointed out that Social Security is solvent for the next twenty some years. Gregg's reasoning -- it's not solvent Read more...
Apparently Glenn Beck has finally fallen off of the cliff so badly that even neocon warmongers like Robert Kagan have had enough of him. Sadly not quite badly enough for CNN's resident hack John King to pretend like there was still some question about whether Beck's recent rants are anything short of crazy out and out fear mongering with the way he framed this portion of the segment. Read more...
Hardball's Chris Matthews has finally started paying attention to the fact that Glenn Beck's show is nothing but fear mongering and incoherent rants and touting nonsensical conspiracy theories. Media Matter's Eric Boehlert and The Washington Post's Read more...