Posted on Sep 07, 2009

Emboldened?

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This Fox headline says the Van Jones resignation “could” embolden critics of the Obama administration. They’re already months past emboldened. The Bush administration wasn’t even over before they were having their grand freakout over a black president. Hell, before the election had even taken place they were pretty sure Obama had the mark of the beast on him. These people are just going to escalate, like they always do....

Posted on Sep 05, 2009

Hysteria Over Obama Speech As Indicator

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LA Times’ Tim Rutten Republican officials such as the Florida state chairman are playing a dangerous game with an unhinged segment of public opinion that regards Obama not as an elected official with whom they disagree, but as an illegitimate usurper of the presidency. That paranoid fantasy is what’s really behind the ‘birther’ movement and the allegations that the president is — take your pick — a secret Marxist...

Posted on Aug 04, 2009

Armed Glenn Beck Fan Planned National Guard Base Assault

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Glenn Beck’s America. As reported by Saturday’s NY Post, ‘a Long Island mother of three — armed to the teeth with an assault rifle and shotgun — was arrested for scouting out and taking pictures of an Air National Guard base.’ Her arsenal included an XM-15 assault rifle, a shotgun and 500 rounds of ammunition. The woman, Nancy Genovese, had been seen at the base a few weeks earlier,...