Tag Archives: Extremism

Lamar W. Hankins : Republican Mind is Terrible Thing to Waste

Congressman Paul Ryan: A terrible thing to waste. Image from rrstar.com. A Republican mind isa terrible thing to waste By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | May 2, 2012 “The GOP has become an insurgent outlier in American … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Republican Mind is Terrible Thing to Waste

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Danny Schechter : ‘March Madness’ in American Politics

Digital photomanipulation from deviantart.‘March Madness’ takes on new meaning:Peddling the irrational in American politics By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / March 9, 2011 Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold — William Butler Yeats The term class war … finish reading Danny Schechter : ‘March Madness’ in American Politics

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Steve Russell : Hate Speech Without Hate

Cartoon from NJ.com.The hypocritical heckle:Hate speech without hate What strikes me is that much of the hate speech directed towards Indians, African-Americans, Mexican-Americans and homosexuals is uttered by people who know better. By Steve Russell / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Steve Russell : Hate Speech Without Hate

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Rag Blog Scoop about ‘Cognitive Infiltration’ Stirs up Internet Storm

Marc Estrin exhibits the tag line to his exclusive Rag Blog article about Obama advisor Cass Sunstein that has received much attention in the blogosphere.Estrin’s exclusive about Obama confidantTriggers alarm about controversial scheme By Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog … finish reading Rag Blog Scoop about ‘Cognitive Infiltration’ Stirs up Internet Storm

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Got Fascism? : Obama Advisor Promotes ‘Cognitive Infiltration’

Presidential advisor and long-time Obama buddy Cass Sunstein.Your government appointees at work:Cass Sunstein seeks ‘cognitive’ provocateurs By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / January 11, 2010 Cass Sunstein is President Obama’s Harvard Law School friend, and recently appointed Administrator … finish reading Got Fascism? : Obama Advisor Promotes ‘Cognitive Infiltration’

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Rebecca Solnit : Reflections on Fanaticism

John Brown depicted in detail from a mural by John Steuart Curray titled “Tragic Prelude,” in the Kansas State Capitol in Topeka.Today’s fanatic, tomorrow’s saint It’s popular to think that the world gets changed by nice people, but the lives … finish reading Rebecca Solnit : Reflections on Fanaticism

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Extremism and Right Wing Populism : The Face of the Republican Party

The GOP and its extremists The recent tea parties sponsored by some Republican columnists and Fox News were frightening because they so catered to people on what was once the lunatic fringe… The ugly spirit of the tea parties soon … finish reading Extremism and Right Wing Populism : The Face of the Republican Party

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Scott Roeder : The Anti-Abortion Zealotry of the Radical Right

Right wing militant Scott Roeder, accused of murdering Dr. George Tiller. Photo from Sedgwick County Jail. The [right wing] nationalists, including a more virulent white nationalist extreme, are gathering strength and getting bold, even though they are still a militant … finish reading Scott Roeder : The Anti-Abortion Zealotry of the Radical Right

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The Right Wing Vision of the Future

I received this unsolicited from someone identified as Linda Hunnicutt. I thought it suitable to share because it is such a fear-filled (and racist) image that the right insists on painting. Some of the statements are truly remarkable. Richard Jehn … finish reading The Right Wing Vision of the Future

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Feds Warn Cops : Watch Out for Right Wing Hate

Klan cross burning. Could the fire next time be sooner than we think? Homeland Security has issued an alarming report — alarming, at least, to those who haven’t been paying attention — that warns of further substantial growth in already … finish reading Feds Warn Cops : Watch Out for Right Wing Hate

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Paul Krugman on the Republican Rump : Hard Right All That’s Left

Anger from the Republican right: Gayle Quinnell who calls Barack Obama an Arab during town hall meeting, in Lakeville, Minn. on Oct. 10, 2008. Photo by Jim Money / AP.‘What will defeat do to the Republicans?’By Paul Krugman / November … finish reading Paul Krugman on the Republican Rump : Hard Right All That’s Left

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Bill Ayers? McCain Campaign Connected to REAL Terrorists

McCain’s terrorist: Eduardo Arocena.Convicted murderer Eddie Arocena, being taken from FBI headquarters. Photo by Marice Cohn / Miami Herald.‘McCain’s campaign and advisers find themselves allied with and/or supporting militants who have committed acts that any reasonable observer would define as … finish reading Bill Ayers? McCain Campaign Connected to REAL Terrorists

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