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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...
When I wrote that the Texas schoolbook rewrites were important becuase they could happen in other states, I didn't really expect to see the early adop Read more...
ProPublica: Gulf disaster puts the spotlight on a regulator with a mixed record The Talking Dog: We're seeing comparisons of the Obama Administration Read more...
With all the hyperventilating hot air being spewed by the likes of Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin and Erick Erickson and Ted Nugent, et. al., it might a Read more...
While our backs are turned as we are engrossed with the health-care debate, there is a Supreme Court case looming on the horizon that could upend ou Read more...

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Speaking today at the National Press Club for the Gerald R. Ford Foundation journalism awards, Dick Cheney said: "I think that freedom means freedo Read more...
I forgot to post about this last week. You may remember Neal Horsley when he famously admitted his love of farm animals with Alan Colmes a few years Read more...
James Fallows: Palin shares some toxic traits with our current leadership: Ignorance, lack of curiosity, 'decisiveness,' and of course, dishonesty. It Read more...
Facing South: Is the South the "Other America?" Adventures in Democracy: The PBS show NOW's site goes beyond election headlines and candidate spin to Read more...
Balkinization: AG Mukasey is as bad as Gonzo The Arabist: Speaking of torture... Secrecy News: The head of the 9/11 Commission was in frequent conta Read more...