Joseph McCarthy

Why Is Karen Finney Validating Right-Wing Hate Talkers Like Hugh Hewitt?

Why Is Karen Finney Validating Right-Wing Hate Talkers Like Hugh Hewitt?

Media Matters covered this segment by discussing when it's time to hang up on a right-wing radio host. I'd take that question one step further and ask when it's time to stop validating them by appearing as guests on their shows. If MSNBC's Karen Finney didn't want to have hateful insults lobbed at her by wingnut Hugh Hewitt, maybe she should stay off of his show and vice versa.

June 15, 1954 - Army-McCarthy Hearings.

June 15, 1954 - Army-McCarthy Hearings - daily wrapup of proceedings from Capitol Hill. This installment, nearing the end of the hearings, features testimony from Attorney Roy Cohn.

Yes, I'll Dare Call It Treason

Once upon a time, in a land that now seems to have been populated by tooth fairies and unicorns, there was a political party that had a set of core beliefs to which they actually adhered. Among them was that actually balancing the budget, as

The First Week Of April 1950

(Small town America 1950 - yes, it was different then) In addition to the vast array of interview shows that hit the airwaves from the 1930s on, th