Rachel Maddow: The Right Needs to Answer for What’s Happened to Conservatism

“While discussing the success of Sarah Palin’s book Mike Murphy echoes David Brooks with his statement that “the noisiest parts of kind of the conservative media machine have far less influence than the mainstream media machine that covers the Republican world thinks they do”. Murphy needs to tell that to those sour-grapes Palin voters hitting those tea bag protests across the country. I also wonder if he thinks there’s a difference between the “conservative media machine” and Fox News?”

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Max Blumenthal – Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party

Talk by Max Blumenthal author of “Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party” given September 24, 2009 at Town Hall Seattle. Find out more via Max’s website at:

Open Letter To Republicans

Right-Wing Census Paranoia: Bachmann, Beck, Fox News, and More

There are many unanswered questions about the tragic hanging death of Bill Sparkman, a US Census Bureau employee, in rural Kentucky. But one thing is clear. Right-Wing leaders like Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and media outlets like Fox News have whipped up hysteria and paranoia over the 2010 Census.

CBS’s Jeff Greenfield Uses Glenn Beck Clip to Show “Fear” of Obama Fed by Fox News

(Via http://www.mediamatters.org ) Playing clip of Beck, CBS’s Greenfield notes “fear” of Obama “fed … by Fox News pundits”.

The Unauthorized 9.12 Teabagger Tour/Max Blumenthal

Max Blumenthal covers the 9.12 anti-Obama rally on the National Mall, where tens of thousands of teabaggers demonstrated their opposition to healthcare reform by calling Obama the biggest Nazi in the world, claiming he wants to put “real” Americans in concentration camps, and was born in Kenya. But how many of them have health insurance, and do they know they’re pawns in the game of healthcare industry front man Dick Armey? Of course not.

Tea Party Hate: A Month of Ignorance and Fear

The astounding suggestion by Joe Scarborough that the real victim of bigotry during this unbearable month of hatred was Joe Wilson after he was held responsible for his outrageous outburst, was too much for me to take. In response to the morning Joe crew’s utter and complete denial , I made this video. Keeping it ten minutes long was a near impossibility as a result of the amount of clips I wanted to include.

I certainly hope that this is impossible for any reasonably sane person to deny. Since that obviously doesn’t include the Tea Party and Town Hall participants, I hope you at least can see what an embarrassment to this country your behavior is.

Since some need a reminder: Origins of the Ku Klux Klan – The foundations of modern racism http://ow.ly/l1tp

The history of the Ku Klux Klan in Law Enforcement and Government http://ow.ly/l1ux

Anatomy of American Ignorance – Part 1 http://ow.ly/pc35

Anatomy of American Ignorance – Part 2 http://ow.ly/pc3f

True Colors: The motives ( race and greed ) driving HI reform debate, and the real need for Public Option http://ow.ly/p3p9