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.
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
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.
Hardball's Chris Matthews has finally started paying attention to the fact that Glenn Beck's show is nothing but fear mongering and incoherent rants and touting nonsensical conspiracy theories. Media Matter's Eric Boehlert and The Washington Post's
Howard Dean and Newt Gingrich participated in a debate at George Washington University and of course Gingrich couldn't pass up the opportunity to do a little fear mongering over "radical Islam". Here's more from Think Progress' Faiz Shakir who
Coulter Proves She's Too Lazy To Watch Protest Footage And Knows Nothing About The History Of The American Labor Movement
Poor little Annie. It's pretty pathetic when even the Fox footage proves that she's talking out of her hind side right after she claims that there weren't any women protesting in Egypt. Along with that obvious lie, Ann Coulter and Sean Hannity had
Anderson Cooper brought on fear monger Frank Gaffney who as Right Wing Watch reported has been attacking the other guest during the segment, Suhail Kahn as someone who has ties to "radical Islamists". I'm not sure why he thinks Gaffney needs any
(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
As our friends at Media pointed out, Bill Kristol was still fear mongering about government health care rationing on Fox News Sunday this weekend. WALLACE: Let's go to the substance of this before we get back to the regulation question, Bill,
As Karoli already informed us about, the FCC passed some fairly milquetoast regulations on Net Neutrality this week and as expected we got the usual freak out from the right wing. Think Progress has more on some of the reaction from conservatives here. Conservatives Freak Out Over Mild Net Neutrality Laws: ‘It’s Total Government Control Of The Internet’