Fear Mongering

Ezra Klein Calls Out Pat Buchanan For Defending Peter King's Fear Mongering Hearings On Muslim Americans

While discussing Rep. Peter King's upcoming McCarthyesque hearings on the threat of terrorism from Muslim Americans, even Joe Scarborough says that King is walking a fine line here and Ezra Klein agrees with Rep. Keith Ellison that King needs to back off and is not holding a serious investigation but just trying to raise his public profile by fear mongering. Pat Buchanan of course doesn't think anyone should pre-judge what King is up to.

Judd Gregg Fearmongers Over Social Security Solvency

Former New Hampshire Senator Judd Gregg joined the crew of Morning Joe and jumped all over the Huffington Post's Sam Stein when he pointed out that Social Security is solvent for the next twenty some years. Gregg's reasoning -- it's not solvent

Even Neocon Robert Kagan Has Had Enough Of Beck -- Calls Him A Panic-Monger

Apparently Glenn Beck has finally fallen off of the cliff so badly that even neocon warmongers like Robert Kagan have had enough of him. Sadly not quite badly enough for CNN's resident hack John King to pretend like there was still some question about whether Beck's recent rants are anything short of crazy out and out fear mongering with the way he framed this portion of the segment.

America The Violent - 1969

(Beneath the posture - afraid of shadows, most living things, life in general) Note: In lieu of the events surround today's tragic shooting, I have suspended my usual weekend posts and am re-posting this entry from August 2009. It only