Ted Nugent believes we'd be better off if the South had won the Civil War, completely ignoring that states rights was all about slavery
In the Jefferson Lies (2012), David Barton lets loose a barrage of lies and invents terms to turn Thomas Jefferson into a non-racist, clergy-loving Christian
A lot has been said about our founding fathers in recent years. The tea party has all of a sudden become historical scholars. They have become the defenders of our Country and our Constitution. Glenn Beck is their proverbial historical professor. Unfortunately their knowledge is fairly limited to specifically what their Fox News comrade regurgitates, which inaccurately represents the true views of the Founding Fathers.
Republican lawmakers, pundits, and Tea Party patriots all claim a desire to return to the Founding Father’s view of America and a strict constitutional interpretation of governance in America. The problem is that the Founders had a very different idea of America than these new constitutionalists, and they would reject the philosophy that the rich and industrialists should have the power to control the government.
On his MSNBC program Hardball tonight, host Chris Matthews took Sarah Palin to task for not knowing who the Founding Fathers were during her interview with Glenn Beck yesterday. Matthews said, America was the book she didn't read, yet she is running around this country as this patriotic icon of American what?"
July 4th is more than flags and firecrackers, hot dogs and apple pie. It's even more than Independence Day. According to Founding Father, Thomas Jefferson, it is about life, liberty and the pursuit of education.
Frank Gaffney the director of the conservative think tank the Center for Security Policy was on MSNBC's Hardball today where he accused President Barack Obama of speaking in code, and telling the Middle East that America will submit to them. Gaffney says using the word respect is code in the Muslim word for submission.
Some congressional Republicans have been expressing grief that former vice president Dick Cheney has been attacking President Obama in the media. It is fair to say that they would like the unpopular Cheney to return to his secure, undisclosed location.