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Entry Level Shout Radio Job Openings: Only Malignant Narcissists Need Apply?

In the Wikipedia article on “malignant narcissism” (a phrase coined by Erich Fromm in 1964), the list of symptoms associated with it struck me as rather parallel to the traits that you tend to encounter when dialing into right-wing shout … Continue reading

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GottaLaff?

How about WTF instead? The far right’s murderous id impulses toward President Barack Obama keep drifting to the surface, don’t they? This today at Alternet: On Saturday, a user on Facebook posted a poll asking, “Should Obama be killed?” The … Continue reading

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Mexican Flu, Swine Flu, or H1N1? A Pandemic Gets Rebranded

Whether or not the source for H1N1 was a Mexican pig farm (and this is by no means certain), the implication that this virus is somehow a “Mexican flu” and should be called Mexican flu borders on the racist, and carries … Continue reading

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Jut-Jawed Authoritarianism—and the Republican Party?

Is the Republican Party becoming an authoritarian party? Authoritarians like “shows of force,” are closed off to compromise, and are emotionally rigid (both religiously and politically). The question is whether the Republican Party wishes to be a “home” for such … Continue reading

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Vietnamese American Congressman, Joseph Cao, Calls Immigration Comments of Michael Savage “Repulsive” and “Borderline Racist”

Rep. Joseph Cao, the first Vietnamese American to serve as a US congressman, today called radio host Michael Savage’s recent comments on immigrants “repulsive” and “borderline racist.” Cao, by the way, is a Republican. Let’s hope that the future of … Continue reading

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McCain and Palin Continue to Lie About “Bridge to Nowhere”: Conservative Wall Street Journal Reports That “Record Contradicts Palin’s ‘Bridge’ Claims”

Today’s Wall Street Journal has a full article on Palin’s “Bridge to Nowhere” claims. Money quote: Despite significant evidence to the contrary, the McCain campaign continues to assert that Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told the federal government “thanks but no thanks” … Continue reading

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She Was For It Before She Was Against It: Sarah Palin, on Video, SUPPORTING the “Bridge to Nowhere”

The next time John McCain says that Sarah Palin is a good-government reformer because she opposed the pork-barrel federal “Bridge to Nowhere” Alaska project, I hope that the electorate starts to absorb the FACT that as a candidate for governor, she supported the “Bridge … Continue reading

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Experience is Humanity’s “Least Fallible Guide”: Conservative George Will Makes a Conservative Case Against McCain’s VP-Pick, Sarah Palin

George Will of the Washington Post says that the Palin VP pick is not in accord with traditional conservative sobriety and caution. Money quote: The word “experience” appears 91 times in the Federalist Papers, those distillations of conservative sense and … Continue reading

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