Tag Archives: Sarah Palin
Malcolm X at Harlem rally, December 31, 1969. Photo from New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection.On chickens coming home to roost:Armageddon in Arizona By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / January 11, 2011 Shortly after JFK was shot and … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Chickens Come Home to Roost in Arizona
John F. Kennedy, then a candidate for president of the United States, speaks before a group of Protestant ministers at Houston’s Rice Hotel, September 12, 1960. Photo from AP.Palin wrong about JFK:Kennedy’s famous speech on church and state As the … finish reading James Noland : Sarah Palin and JFK’s Houston Speech
‘Mama Grizzlies’:The Tea Party and its claims to feminism By Sarah Jaffe / October 11, 2010 It all started with Sarah Palin. Or did it? Maybe it started a few months earlier, when Hillary Clinton downed a shot of whiskey … finish reading Sarah Jaffe : ‘Mama Grizzlies’ and the New Tea Party ‘Feminism’
Glenn Beck and friend. Photo by Alex Brandon / AP.Testing the waters?Glenn Beck could happen here Beck…ignores the reality that our essential legal structures are Greco-Roman and Hodenosaunee (Iroquois) in origin, NOT Judaeo-Christian. Five of the first six presidents of … finish reading Glenn Beck : Testing the Waters?
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Photo by Oliver Douliery / Abaca Press.Nonplussed in Naples:Party hats and the Great American Snake By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / August 29, 2010 I talk with friends in Italy almost daily and this past year it has … finish reading Larry Ray : (Tea) Party Hats and the Great American Snake
Women’s Christian Temperance Union.In the late nineteenth century, female reformers sought to protect the family from “worldly dangers.”The Tea Party and the newRight-wing Christian feminism By Ruth Rosen /July 6, 2010 Why have American women become so active in the … finish reading Ruth Rosen : The New Right-Wing Christian Feminism
She may still be a good storyBut Palin’s poll numbers keep going south By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / February 12, 2010 The teabaggers, Republican right-wingers, political pundits, and media talking heads seemed determined to keep Sarah Palin … finish reading Sarah Palin : Popularity Dropping Like a Rock
Teabaggin’ dodo bird. Image from Voice of Arizona.Trouble in paradise:Tea-bagger convention is for-profit scam By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / January 28, 2010 Even though they’ve had their efforts publicized by Fox News and funded by large right-wing … finish reading Rumble on the Right : Teabagging for Fun and Profit
Scott Brown and Sarah Louise Palin: All smiles and skin. Composite graphic by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog. Photos from Cosmopolitan and Vogue Magazine.Good looks and empty minds:The new political trend? By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Brown and Palin : Photogenic Pols a Panacea for ‘Independent’ Anger?