Entries from January 2011

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Republicon Bachmann Rewrites History

Thanks to Anderson Cooper of CNN for deconstructing Michelle Bachmann’s destruction of the historical record. Those who forget history are doomed to rewrite it to suit their own agendas.

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Domestic Arms Control

Ronald Reagan is sometimes praised by both sides of the political house for his concern that nuclear arms proliferation endangered world security. Contrary to ideologues on the Right, he understood that no limits on nuclear arms did not make the world a safer or more secure place. We were reminded of his legacy (and of […]

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Right-Wing Terrorism & the Republicons

Let’s call it what it is: right-wing terrorism. For well over a century, Americans have witnessed (though often with eyes closed and mouths shut) a countless number of right-wing terrorists, from “lone gunmen” (usually dismissed as pathological in order for Americans to evade the political implications of their violence) to organized hate groups (starting with […]