Michael Eric Dyson

ABC Panel Rips Bill Kristol For Praising 'Ends Justify The Means' Culture At CIA
Neoconservative "Weekly Standard" Editor Bill Kristol on Sunday faced an entire panel of pundits who rejected his defense of the CIA's torture program, and the agency's effort to cover it up. Read more...
Michael Eric Dyson Blasts Matalin For 'Amnesia' After Cheney Branded Mandela A Terrorist
Georgetown University Professor Michael Eric Dyson lashed out at conservative strategist Mary Matalin, a former aide to Vice President Dick Cheney, after she defended her one-time boss for branding Nelson Mandela a terrorist in the 1980s. Read more...
Here's one more thing we can thank the House Republicans for. Milk Prices Likely To Soar In January After Republican Obstruction Blocked The Farm Bill In The House: House Republicans let the five-year farm bill expire at the end of September Read more...
After watching the better part of a couple of days of coverage on this tragic school shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in CT, I was glad to see at least one show on television where there was a discussion about the fact that what happened Read more...
After the news that JP Morgan Chase lost $2 billion on high-risk credit derivatives this week, as usual, Sen. Bernie Sanders was one of our few voices of reason out there about what to do with these still too-big-to-fail institutions -- break them Read more...

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From this Saturday's Up with Chris Hayes, a really wonderful segment talking about the generational divide we've seen between younger and older voters with party affiliation, the difference in the ages we've seen at these “tea party” rallies as Read more...
As Driftglass pointed out in his weekly Sunday morning post with his take on the weekend talk shows, or the 'Mouse Circus" as he describes them, this segment on Meet the Press discussing former Vice President Dick Cheney's soon to be released memoir Read more...
Barack Obama has given all liberals some pause to consider his personal psychology. I've joked often that he's such a bad negotiator that I would never want him to help me buy a car, because I'd end up paying twice Blue Book value just so Read more...
Georgetown professor Michael Eric Dyson explained to conservative columnist George Will Sunday that the Constitution is not an "anti-evolutionary device." "There's a retrospective cast naturally built into our politics, but what has happened Read more...
When President Barack Obama praised the NFL's Eagles for giving quarterback Michael Vick a second chance, it was inevitable that the pundits at Fox News would feign outrage. But no one could have predicted that one Fox News host would go as far Read more...