Archive for February, 2010

Selective Editing

By Frank Hagan | Related entries in tea party

Keith Olbermann of MSNBC recently editorialized that the Tea Party movement was devoid of “people of color.” The rallies I have seen on my local news show a good mix of what I think is meant by the term “people of color”, including blacks, hispanics, Pacific islanders and asians. But I do live in the […]

February 20th, 2010 | Permalink| 9 Comments »

Tea Party Candidate Slams Obama’s Teleprompters … While Reading Off Of Teleprompters

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Conservatives, Obama, Partisan Nonsense, Republicans, tea party, Video

I love the smell of hypocrisy in the morning… The Tea Party’s choice in the Florida Republican primary, Marco Rubio, began his address to a crowd of conservative conventioneers by taking a shot at President Obama for reading from a teleprompter. He did it while standing in front of two easily visible teleprompters. It was […]

February 19th, 2010 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

A Day After, Drudge Highlights Housing Help Instead Of Terrorism

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Media, Terrorism

Yes, an additional $1.5B in aid to homeowners in Nevada gets priority over a plane being flown into a government facility on purpose. The terrorism link doesn’t even have a picture or is highlighted in red (I circled it just to point it out), which is usually what Drudge does with an important story that […]

February 19th, 2010 | Permalink| 10 Comments »

Domestic Terrorist Hits IRS Building. Police Refuse To Call It Such.

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Terrorism, Video

I guess it’s only terrorism if you’re a Muslim? From Fox News: A pilot furious with the Internal Revenue Service crashed his small plane into an Austin, Texas, office building where nearly 200 federal tax employees work on Thursday, igniting a raging fire that sent massive plumes of thick, black smoke rising from the seven-story […]

February 18th, 2010 | Permalink| 61 Comments »

Two-Way Street: Is Quality Journalism Dying?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Republicans, Video

Is it still possible to have a good conversation about the day’s news? Two Way Street explores that… By the way, this is my new favorite debate show. And it’s online. So, be sure to subscribe and we’ll continue to share these videos as they come in! Tweet

February 17th, 2010 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Evan Byah Gives Obama Cover During Exit

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Obama, Senate

Yes, he said that partisanship was out of control on both sides… “There’s just too much brain-dead partisanship, tactical maneuvering for short-term political advantage rather than focusing on the greater good, and also just strident ideology. The extremes of both parties have to be willing to accept compromises from time to time to make some […]

February 16th, 2010 | Permalink| 32 Comments »

Two-Way Street: Should The US Close Its Miltary Bases Around the World?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Republicans, Video

This time, Two Way Street debates whether or not we should close down our military bases overseas… Your thoughts? Tweet

February 16th, 2010 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Two-Way Street: Is Corporate Farming Bad for Your Health?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, Republicans, Video

Another hour of the new policy debate program that lets both sides have an honest, respectful debate. So what did you think? Please share your thoughts. Tweet

February 15th, 2010 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Two-Way Street: A New Policy Debate Program

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bipartisan, Drugs, Video

Could the following be the new Crossfire? Let’s hope, and we have 4 different programs to show us. First, the War on Drugs… I encourage you to follow this program and share it with your friends. Because that’s the only way we’ll be able to get this type of debate into the mainstream. Next up […]

February 13th, 2010 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Obama’s Nuclear Energy Ambitions Are Spot On

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Bipartisan, Energy, Obama

Almost exactly 5 years ago, ran an article chronicling the various reasons why nuclear energy was a decent idea. At the time, I was skeptical upon reading the headline, but once I dug into the article I was swayed and considered this alternative more seriously. It was definitely a controversial piece, but it was […]

February 13th, 2010 | Permalink| 16 Comments »