Uganda

NPR Faces Listener Backlash After Scott Lively Interview
Evangelical crusader Scott Lively, credited with inspiring anti-gay legislation in both Uganda and Russia, was interviewed last week on NPR’s “Tell Me More” program by host Michel Martin to discuss Uganda’s harsh new statute. Read more...
Self-proclaimed Tea Party 'victims' testifying against a silenced-by-law IRS typify the bogus nature of conservative victimhood, which can even be quantified. Read more...
Here we go again with Pastor Rick Warren making idiotic remarks about gay people. Rick Warren: Same sex marriage like punching a guy in the nose: Megachurch pastor Rick Warren on Tuesday night said that same sex relationships would still be Read more...
April 23, 1979 - Selling SALT And Windfall Profits.
April 23, 1979. Selling SALT and Windfall Profits. Jimmy Carter back in Washington after Easter vacation. Congress back after Easter Recess. SCOTUS hears arguments regarding Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Assassination in Tehran. Cambodia fighting reported as heavy. Idi Amin lands in Iraq, seeking asylum. Please help keep Newstalgia from extinction. Donate what you can! Read more...
April 10, 1979 - The View From Tornado Alley
April 10, 1979 - Tornadoes tear up Mid-West, leaving 59 dead. Truckers Strike in tentative settlement. Steel Workers strike. Tanzania troops take Uganda Capital of Kampala, end of Idi Amin regime. Begin calls Sadat to discuss "personal matters". Iran Executes 13 by firing squad. Tests around 3 Mile Island Nuclear facility prove negative. 41 days of testimony in Marvin vs. Marvin case ends. Read more...

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In what was otherwise a really long, and fairly annoying interview with global warming denier, Sen. James Inhofe, Rachel Maddow did end up making the senator look extremely uncomfortable when she asked him about his ties to The Family and Doug Coe Read more...
Peter Waldron is a Bachmann staffer Uganda has been a hot bed of extreme religious view points against gays for years and Rachel Maddow has been covering that story relentlessly. Christian organizers have been traveling around the world to spread Read more...
Rachel Maddow talks to Jeff Sharlet who has a new book out titled C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy. Here's a description of the book from the Amazon page. Jeff Sharlet is the only journalist to have reported from Read more...
Newstalgia World Week - July 12-17, 2010
For all the insanity going on in our particular neck of the woods, the rest of the world was having their set of circumstances. Mysterious Iranian sci Read more...
This just cheered me up. Some youthful activists are sitting in at Tom Coburn's office until he allows the Uganda Recovery Act to pass the Senate. ( Read more...