Tagged: Rush Limbaugh

The Fall of Talk Radio Titans

The Fall of Talk Radio Titans

  As right-wing propagandists reach ever more bizarre extremes, longtime talk radio favorites are falling by the wayside. As a result, an outfit coyly named iHeart Media, which distributes Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck and Sean Hannity...

Blaming “the Deep State”

Blaming “the Deep State”

  Why are there so many headlines about disarray in the Trump White House? Why is the Russian hacking scandal causing so much outrage in the media? Why is Hurricane Irma creating such widespred panic?...

Echo Chamber Strikes Back

Echo Chamber Strikes Back

I don’t usually watch Fox News. Or read the rubbish on right-wing web sites. But my nephew Chris sends me links to various “conservative” propaganda outlets. I guess he thinks I would benefit from an...

Shaming America’s Women

Shaming America’s Women

Now we know why Republicans are so set on making abortion illegal again. It’s to save women from themselves! Personally, I haven’t met any American women who strike me as sex maniacs.Compared to Jamaican...

“Liberal Media” is a Joke

“Liberal Media” is a Joke

Back when I was young (yes, waaaay back), conservatives constantly grumbled about America’s “liberal press,” claiming that reporters by definition were sympathetic to “leftist” causes. Things sure have changed. In the media world of...

Lied about and Lied to, the President Still Gets a Lot Done

Lied about and Lied to, the President Still Gets a Lot Done

I don’t always agree with President Obama. I can’t figure out why he is keeping troops in Afghanistan for one thing. And I sigh in exasperation as he persists in seeking some kind of...

Pondering the Unpredictable Future

Pondering the Unpredictable Future

Sometimes in my reveries, I get caught up in trying to predict the future, using the information I have today to extrapolate my expectations for tomorrow. And then along comes some revelation out of...

Hate Sells but Beware the Backlash

Hate Sells but Beware the Backlash

Outrage has always been a big drawing card in the media racket. The English tabloids used to assign a special columnist to get people riled up by expressing outlandish views. For all I know,...

You Thought the Fight for Women’s Rights Was Over?

You Thought the Fight for Women’s Rights Was Over?

  You might expect a battle for women’s rights to take place in Afghanistan or Saudi Arabia, or some other faraway land.  But certainly not in America. After all, a century or more has come...

Let’s Defend Our Women’s Honor, Guys!

Let’s Defend Our Women’s Honor, Guys!

  In some other country, Jamaica for example, Rush Limbaugh’s vile slurs about a Georgetown University co-ed would earn him a “big lick.” More than one “big lick.” A thorough “bus’-ass.” But American men...