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In Beck's twisted telling, it is activists like Piven—not the militias of the right—who threaten Americans' safety.
The revolution is far from over.
The shootings underscore that a strong social compact is the only real route to safety.
As American life becomes more and more like reality television, could product placement of a candidate become the surest route to the presidency?
Unchecked by campaign finance regulation, unchallenged by a journalism sufficient to expose abuses, a nearly unbeatable force opposed progressives in 2010.
We have increasingly substituted opinion and prejudice for science and reason.
By this past weekend, says Greg Mitchell, the media's focus had shifted from the elections to Keith Olbermann's suspension for donating money to Democratic candidates. Not a peep, of course, about the amount that MSNBC's parent company, GE, had given throughout the campaign season.
Why don't voters know more about Obama's accomplishments?
All the attention given to Dobbs's hypocrisy risks obscuring the deeper lesson to learn from this case: that undocumented workers are so thoroughly woven into the fabric of our economy that even a professional immigrant-basher like Dobbs couldn't avoid relying on their labor.
The military may not be winning the Afghan War, but it is winning the Afghan publishing wars at home, with a striking percentage of books on the war Pentagon-influenced or simply Pentagon-produced.