Tagged: Sean Hannity

When Lies, Lunacy Rule

When Lies, Lunacy Rule

  Political debate used to be thoughtful and reflective. Delivered with grace and eloquence. Political orations were sometimes so resonant they’re still being quoted. And the orators live on in our memory. From Ancient Greece and...

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...

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...

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,...

Thank You CNN! Now, I Don’t Have to Watch Chris Matthews at 7 pm

Thank You CNN! Now, I Don’t Have to Watch Chris Matthews at 7 pm

Every once in a while, something happens that renews my faith in the natural order of things. The firing of CNN’s Lou Dobbs, for instance. (Yes, I know, he “resigned” and was “let out...

Merchants of Hate Will Have Much to Answer For

Merchants of Hate Will Have Much to Answer For

How will they be judged, the instigators, the hate vendors, the cynical purveyors of divisiveness and tribalism? I’m talking about you, Bill O’Reilly. And you Michael Savage, Sean Hannity, Michelle Malkin, Ann Coulter… And...

Democracy in America is in Danger from Fascist Agitators

Democracy in America is in Danger from Fascist Agitators

Democracy is under attack in America as dangerous demagogues take advantage of their First Amendment rights to incite revolution by a violent minority.  It has reached the point where I wonder whether they are...

Desperate Conservatives Launch an Ugly Appeal to Violence

Desperate Conservatives Launch an Ugly Appeal to Violence

If you believe the media, you might think there’s a grassroots revolution taking place in America. No, not the radical reforms of the Obama Administration. This revolution is a movement to block those reforms....