In the midst of urging his listeners to cut down old trees for Earth Day, Glenn Beck argued that carbon dioxide is not poison. Beck asked, “How can carbon dioxide be poison when it is naturally occurring and trees need it to grow?”
Bill O’Reilly has taken his General Electric/ Anti-NBC to whole new level by alleging that G.E. is conspiring with the Obama administration to make NBC the mouth piece of Obama. With a straight face O’Reilly decried what he claimed was a powerful corporation injecting itself into electoral politics, and attacking average Americans.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney was on Fox News Channel’s Hannity last night, where he claimed that he has never attacked personally attack President Obama , but in the very same interview Cheney said he was disturbed by Obama’s, “apologizing for America, and his cozying up to dictators.”
Just for kicks, I have put together a list of the top 5 Obama conspiracy theories. Many of these have been built upon since the election. Obama is now a fascist, who is a British citizen, who is also working on a long form forgery of his birth certificate.
The Institute for Politics, Democracy, and the Internet is giving out its Golden Dot awards today and tomorrow at the Politics Online Conference. The awards recognize the best intersections between politics and technology. Barack Obama and Ron Paul were named the Democratic and Republican online politicians of the year.
On his radio show today, Rush Limbaugh continued to make the claim that water boarding is not torture. Rush said that if somebody can survive water torture six times a day, then it is not torture. He asked why the detainees didn’t complain to the lawyers if it was so bad. Um, Rush they weren’t allowed to have lawyers.
There’s an email going around spreading fear into the hearts of home gardeners across America…People who love to garden or finally resorted to gardening to avoid food poising from our less-than regulated food supply courtesy of the under-staffed Bush FDA are now terrified that the Food Police are coming to our backyards to dig up our heirloom tomatoes and force us to eat hormone-injected, dyed-red tomatoes that taste like plastic.
Rep. Ron Paul has weighed in on Gov. Rick Perry’s secession talk for his state of Texas. Paul defended Perry as he took the position that it is very American to talk about secession. He pointed out that secession was how America came into being.
Senior White House adviser David Axelrod was on CBS’s Face the Nation on Sunday morning. He said that Obama is not afraid of the NRA, but the White House believes that there are more immediate options available to deal with the violence along the U.S./Mexico border than an assault weapons ban.
Today on CNN’s State of the Union, Republican Sen. John Ensign (R-NV) said that President Barack Obama was putting America at risk by being polite to Hugo Chavez. Ensign said that it was irresponsible for the president to be seen joking with Chavez.
Last night Sen. John McCain’s daughter Meghan addressed the Log Cabin Republicans. In her speech, which barely made mention of gay issues, she spoke about how old school Republicans are scared shitless about the future. She called for Republicans to stop embracing divisive issues and become more progressive.
According to a column in the New York Times, Democrats should be disappointed with Barack Obama because he has chose pragmatism over digging in his heels and fighting. They allege that the president is soft, so my question is, are you disappointed in the job that President Barack Obama is doing so far?
Recently, RNC Chairman Michael Steele was on Fox News’s Hannity show where he alleged that the Obama administration sent spies to infiltrate the recent Vandeburgh County Right to Life Banquet in Evansville, IN. Apparently, Steele didn’t realize that event was shown live on the web.
Rush Limbaugh responded to the Obama administration’s release of the four OLC torture memos by, not only defending torture, but by using Sen. John McCain as an example that torture works. He claimed that the North Vietnamese broke McCain, but according to McCain, this isn’t true.
Jim Cramer is still a little bit sensitive after his The Daily Show appearance. Today he freaked out at a guest on CNBC who suggested that CNBC should give viewers a little less of “In Cramer We Trust,” and more financial advice. In short, Cramer blew his stack.
Here is a dose of reality for Republicans. As Geraldo Rivera pointed out last night on FNC’s Hannity the 2006 Great American Boycott drew more people in Chicago, than the entire Tea Party movement did across the country. 400,000 people attended the 2006 Chicago rally compared to roughly 200,000 for tea parties around the country.
An interesting little detail emerged today about new right wing public enemy #1 CNN reporter Susan Roesgen. She twice applied for a job at Fox News. She applied in January and September 2005 and was turned down. Is Roesgen bitter, or is this just business as usual for cable news?
With all the talk of seccession by Texas Gov. Rick Perry, it seems that someone at the State Department was playing a bit of a practical joke today when State listed Sec. of State Hillary Clinton’s foreign travelogue on their website and included Texas as a foreign country.
The morning after brought nothing but more rage for Tea Baggers; They are the “silent majority” and America will hear them roar!!! Here’s their beef (aka, what they meant to tell us yesterday): They’re really mad at all taxes! Oh, and also NBC. NBC is now the devil.
Some new footage has surfaced today of what went on after the cameras stopped rolling on CNN reporter Susan Roesgen’s report from the Chicago Tea Party protest. Quite a confrontation ensued after the cameras went off.