Tag Archives: Sarah Palin

Jonah Raskin : Chickens Come Home to Roost in Arizona

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

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James Noland : Sarah Palin and JFK’s Houston Speech

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

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Eric W. Dolan : Rick Perry Says Social Security is ‘Ponzi Scheme’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Photo from AP.Texas Gov. Rick Perry: Let states opt out of Social Security Eric W. Dolan / November 7, 2010 See “Yo, America. It’s Texas. We’ve got another one for ya!” by James Moore, Below. Appearing … finish reading Eric W. Dolan : Rick Perry Says Social Security is ‘Ponzi Scheme’

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Sarah Jaffe : ‘Mama Grizzlies’ and the New Tea Party ‘Feminism’

‘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’

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Glenn Beck : Testing the Waters?

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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Life During Wartime : ‘Danse Macabre’

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Larry Ray : (Tea) Party Hats and the Great American Snake

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

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Ruth Rosen : The New Right-Wing Christian Feminism

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

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Sarah Palin : Popularity Dropping Like a Rock

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

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Rumble on the Right : Teabagging for Fun and Profit

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

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Brown and Palin : Photogenic Pols a Panacea for ‘Independent’ Anger?

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?

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Jobs Now or President Palin?

President Sarah Palin. Photo by Jeff Schultz / Kris Kros / The Washington Independent.Pick One: A sharp turn towards progressive populism The election of Sarah Palin What our country needs now is a huge job-creation program made possible by great … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Jobs Now or President Palin?

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