Joseph McCarthy

Why Is Karen Finney Validating Right-Wing Hate Talkers Like Hugh Hewitt?
Media Matters covered this segment by discussing when it's time to hang up on a right-wing radio host. I'd take that question one step further and ask when it's time to stop validating them by appearing as guests on their shows. If MSNBC's Karen Finney didn't want to have hateful insults lobbed at her by wingnut Hugh Hewitt, maybe she should stay off of his show and vice versa. Read more...
Conservative radio host Glenn Beck is accusing the Food Network of McCarthyism after it fired celebrity cook Paula Deen over her admitted use of racial slurs. Read more...
Senator Ted Cruz made news by saying that when he went to Harvard Law school, it was filled with Communists who want to overthrow the US government. Read more...
June 15, 1954 - Army-McCarthy Hearings.
June 15, 1954 - Army-McCarthy Hearings - daily wrapup of proceedings from Capitol Hill. This installment, nearing the end of the hearings, features testimony from Attorney Roy Cohn. Read more...
Big money and big media have coupled to create a ‘Disney World’ of democracy in which TV shows, televised debates, even news coverage is being dumbed down, resulting in a public less informed than it should be, says Marty Kaplan, Read more...

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The Army-McCarthy Hearings - April 5, 1954
Wrapping up Day 9 of the Army-McCarthy Hearings on May 5, 1954, as reported by George Herman and Griffing Bancroft of CBS Radio. Read more...
Once upon a time, in a land that now seems to have been populated by tooth fairies and unicorns, there was a political party that had a set of core beliefs to which they actually adhered. Among them was that actually balancing the budget, as Read more...
The First Week Of April 1950
(Small town America 1950 - yes, it was different then) In addition to the vast array of interview shows that hit the airwaves from the 1930s on, th Read more...
Those classy guys in the GOP. Will Bunch: Some of 55 years after the vicious, Red-baiting tactics of Joseph McCarthy were repudiated by America's b Read more...
Countdown's Worst Persons for Sept. 16, 2009 with winner Joe Wilson. Runners up Michelle Bachmann and Glenn Beck. Read more...