Tag Archives: right-wing extremism

The Most Important Email Of All Time, GOP’s shutdown hypocrisy

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. The Most Important Email Of All Time, NPR “torture” bit explained, the GOP’s shutdown hypocrisy, A Modest Proposal for Detroit (which may be brilliant satire…we hope,) latest PPP polling shows a deeply divided country, US diplomats expelled from Venezuela for conspiring with the “extreme right,” and dying Angola [...]

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Media ignores climate change during Sandy, rise of Greek fascism, rape culture

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Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. The real story of Halloween, media ignores climate change during Sandy, rise of Greek fascism, dude tries to empathize with the ladies, and why it’s not okay to shame people for being obese. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that [...]

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Sikh temple terrorist attack, right-wing extremism, “Restoring Love” with Glenn Beck

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Special guest host Molly Knefel (@mollyknefel) joins the show to talk about the time she almost died, the Sikh temple terrorist attack, right-wing extremism, the establishment media’s terrible coverage of the attack, and NYPD brutality. Melissa Gira Grant (@melissagira) brings dispatches from [...]

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‘They’re animals’

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Lost in all the talk about the need for bipartisanship and pragmatism is the acknowledgment that the fringe right doesn’t simply disagree with its ideological opponents – they hate liberals. In his rambling CPAC speech today, Andrew Breitbart described how he has enjoyed going to progressive rallies and peppering the protesters with questions. But, he [...]

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Bradley Manning updates, a maybe cult, and right-wing lunatics kill a little girl and the media yawns

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Listen to the new Citizen Radio and download the free podcast. Bradley Manning is now being denied access to the one visitor who was previously permitted to see him – could a coerced Wikileaks confession be far behind? Allison and Jamie share their own experience with sensory deprivation involving a maybe cult, and a right-wing militia [...]

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The myth of Beck’s ‘apolitical’ event

Allison Kilkenny 26 Replies

I have no idea what Ross Douthat is doing. Now that he appears to have gotten all the baddies out constructing weird arguments against gay marriage, he’s moved on to defending Glenn Beck and his totally “apolitical” geriatric love-in. This, among other reasons, is why I have appointed Ross my new David Brooks for his [...]

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Where is the unhallowed ground?

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A few days ago, I (along with Citizen Radio co-host Jamie Kilstein) debated a pair of Conservatives at a show run by comedian Scott Blakeman. The contentious topic of discussion was – surprise, surprise – the Cordoba House. The Conservatives’ reoccurring claim was that Ground Zero is hallowed ground – a familiar talking point to [...]

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