Flying Crap

ThinkProgress catches a Forbes.com interview with Glenn Beck, in which Beck says he "could give a flying crap about the political process," adding "we’re an entertainment company."No. You don't say.What Rachel Maddow and Keith Olbermann do is unquestionably not traditional news, in the objective, "just the facts" sense of the word...but neither of them are even close to the sort of rodeo clown...

Glenn Beck's First TV Appearance

Dunno who dug this up and how they managed to find it, but hats off to Jeff Hoard over at TrueSlant for doing the legwork to get the background - including a quote from the other guy in this video promo for station Y-95 in Phoenix, Tim Hattrick (a must read). Looks like not all that much has changed on the Glenn Beck Show from those days, LOL, right down to the "aah-OOOH-gah" and...

Some Things Never Change

Today, after six days of being out of the country (apparently in Argentina, after his staff telling the media and his constituents that he was merely "hiking the Appalachian trail"), Governor Mark Sanford returned to the USA and held a press conference at approximately 2pm, in which he - to many people's surprise - confessed that he had not only been in Argentina, but that his reason for going...

There’s Something Happening Here

What it is, unfortunately, is VERY clear. William Rivers Pitt gets it exactly right: Appomattox Again Friday 10 April 2009 by: William Rivers Pitt, t r u t h o u t | Columnist Out of the night that covers me, Black as the Pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. - Timothy McVeigh April 9 was a Sunday in 1865, and in the town of Appomattox, Virginia, the sun...

Reading The Script

Oh, LORD. I suppose I should at least pretend to be surprised at this, but I just can't muster it. Watch a FOX "News" bobblehead literally reading from a Senate Republican talking-points sheet. No, really. How do I know this is so, and it wasn't simply a striking coincidence? Just go read it. And then bookmark the link, for the next time someone tries to tell you that FAUX Noise is "Fair &...