ideology

Polls and the corporate media's immediate instinct to jump all over their results in order to push one of their favorite memes, that America is a "center-right" country, is yet another example of why we do not have a liberal media in the United Read more...
One of the aspects of the current Medicare debate that just drives me crazy is how the Beltway pundits treat it as "bold, new, and courageous." I've written a lot on that particular frame in the past, but I ran across something tonight that Read more...
Heh. Barbara Boxer really lets Morning Joe's Mika Brzezinski have it for her right-wing talking points on the stimulus package: BRZEZINSKI: It's ve Read more...
Christopher Lee noted over the weekend, “If anything looked like a sure thing in the new Congress, it was that lawmakers would renew, and probably e Read more...
  Following up on an item from last week, Dr. James W. Holsinger Jr., Bush’s nominee for Surgeon General, has a record of activism that suggests a Read more...

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To fully appreciate the ideology of large parts of the Republican Party, one needs to look past Capitol Hill and consider what state GOP officials are Read more...
I think the Senate Democratic Caucus took their calcium supplements, because I'm sensing some serious spine! Democrats.Senate.gov: The Senate De Read more...
C&L's Late Nite Music Club With George Crumb And "Black Angels"
I found this version on Youtube to give you a taste---although it's not Stirling's choice and I apologize. He wrote an incredible article none Read more...
NY Times: A decade after the Pentagon declared a zero-tolerance policy for racist hate groups, recruiting shortfalls caused by the war in Iraq have Read more...
The Swift Report: An amendment to the Constitution would bar gay aliens from penetrating the nation's borders and undermining our most sacred institut Read more...