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What’s Wrong With A Little Violent Rhetoric?

Once again no one bats an eye when right wing extremists promote terrorism aimed at their political opponents: Jay Townsend, a campaign spokesman for Republican Rep. Nan Hayworth (NY-19), weighed in on a local Facebook discussion with a violent comment about … Continue reading

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A Policy For Every New Technology?

It seems anytime someone does something inappropriate within a new context or medium,  there are calls to update the rules. Why? Inappropriate is inappropriate regardless of the technological vehicle. It seems a middle school teacher let his anti-social views be known on … Continue reading

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Middle America At Its Worst

When I lived in and near Rogers Park in Chicago I visited a place called the Heartland Cafe, a tree-hugging cafe with drinks and live entertainment. Many years later I came across the Heartland Institute, also in Chicago, and thought … Continue reading

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Ana Kasparian Gets Quoted

Cenk Uygur’s TYT show on Current gets the occasional shout out on C&L. I’ve been following the show since 2005, well before current co-host Ana Kasparian came on in her early twenties. Cenk did a segment on S. E. Cupp … Continue reading

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Bankaneers

I like it: Some of them were hired as mercenaries called privateers, but they were still pirates even with a note from the King. They pillaged, slaughtered and plundered for a couple hundred years. And a couple hundred years after … Continue reading

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Do You Have Current TV?

Keith Olbermann has announced the start date for his new show on Current TV (co-founded by Al Gore) – June 20 at 8pm Eastern. I unfortunately do not have access to Current TV; it appears to be only on the … Continue reading

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