The showstopper country rendition of “America the Beautiful” by The Zac Brown Band sends a message across the U.S.A.
Republicans believe there are three words so powerful that they might reshape the political order in an economically beleaguered corner of the country: War on coal. With Democrats holding total control of the federal government and a cap-and-trade bill still looming, the GOP is fanning widespread coal country fears that the national Democratic Party is [...]
Following the West’s dismissal of Iran’s latest “acceptance” of a theoretical deal to enrich some of its uranium outside of the country, the Iranian government has announced it is enriching its current stockpile to 20 percent purity. Well, the regime needs to enrich it to 90 percent to become bomb-grade so we’ve still got plenty [...]
If it’s true that cockroaches can survive a nuclear blast, I guess crickets can live through record setting blizzards.
Because that chirping sound you hear is coming from the general direction of Media Matters headquarters, in Washington, DC.
On Sunday, Time magazine’s Joe Klein wrote:
Those who celebrate Sarah Palin’s lack of knowledge as a form of “authenticity” [...]
Every political community includes some members who insist that their side has all the answers and that their adversaries are idiots. But American liberals, to a degree far surpassing conservatives, appear committed to the proposition that their views are correct, self-evident, and based on fact and reason, while conservative positions are not just wrong but [...]