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Max Blumenthal

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Max Blumenthal

Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Daily Beast, The Nation, The Huffington Post, the Independent Film Channel, Salon.com, Al Jazeera English and other publications. He is the author of the bestselling book Republican Gomorrah. His new book, just published, is Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel (Nation Books).

Articles

News and Features

Jerry Falwell is best known for crusading against abortion and homosexuality. But early on, he skillfully used race to galvanize the Christian right.

A federal prosecutor fired as he was launching an investigation of a GOP Congressman now stands smeared by the White House and its antiporn crusader.

A US Attorney fired just as he began investigating a GOP lawmaker for corruption is now being smeared by the White House and its
top porn cop.

Outraged by his failure to stick to a far-right agenda as he pursues the presidency, Senator John McCain's conservative base in Arizona is abandoning him.

A deeply flawed and complex leader now has a second chance to save the country.

Right-wing culture warriors gathered in LA to praise
ABC for its flawed 9/11 docudrama, talk up a conservative version of
The Daily Show and release a thriller fueled by a nativist
agenda.

A GIRL CAN DREAM, CAN'T SHE?

Boise, Idaho

Dogged by a history of crude responses to abortion, euthanasia and gay marriage, Pennsylvania Republican Senator Rick Santorum is trailing his Democratic foe. But a cadre of influential Catholic conservatives are already crafting a post-Santorum, post-Bush strategy.

Republican adman Scott Howell has racked up a startling Democratic body count with his signature hyperemotional style. Will his attack on Harold Ford Jr. succeed or backfire?

How will the GOP woo back values voters after the Foley scandal? How
about a purge of gay Republicans in Congress? That's the Rev. Don
Wildmon's idea.

Blogs

For Legend, who had emerged from humble roots in Springfield, Ohio to become the Obama campaign's most visible musical surrogate, his...
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Actor Stephen Baldwin, the youngest member of the famous Baldwin brothers, is no longer playing Pauly Shore's sidekick in comedy...
The war in Iraq has sparked a parallel war between two of Washington's most prominent partisan political publications, The New Republic and...
On July 16, I attended Christians United for Israel's annual Washington-Israel Summit. Founded by San Antonio-based megachurch pastor John...