By Lee Camp Editor’s Note: Lee Camp and Michael Weingartner continue sneaking around the Campaign Trail with a hidden microphone. This time they capture Sen. McCain’s true concerns about VP nominee Sarah […]
Lady Die: de Rothschild, elitism and the final episode of Punk'd
This is some pretty funny stuff. Prominent Clinton backer and Dem donor to endorse McCain Posted: 10:45 AM ET WASHINGTON (CNN) — Lynn Forester de Rothschild, a prominent Hillary Clinton supporter and […]
Ignoring her Bible, Palin denies human dominion over Earth
by Tom Yulsman Sarah Palin’s Alaska has been called the “Paul Revere of global warming.” That’s because the sharp impacts the state has been feeling, including the just-announced near-record melting of Arctic […]
The man, the war hero, the…uhhh…inventor?
The fact is that Al Gore never claimed that he invented the Internet. We all joke about it, of course, and his opponents made ungodly amounts of political hay with the distortion. […]
Stop lying to the public: some notes on the faux-ethics of the press
CountyFair had an important and much-needed lesson in journalistic ethics for us this morning. The key points: First: it should never, ever be considered acceptable to quote a candidate or official making […]
Nota Bene #40
Link of the Week (as opposed to the Weakest Link): Jonathan Freedland at the Guardian: “Until now, anti-Americanism has been exaggerated and much misunderstood. … But if McCain wins in November, that […]
Leaked: McCain's voicemail to the New York Times
By Lee Camp Editors Note: John McCain recently left a voice mail for the New York Times, and that message has been leaked to the press. Lee Camp and Michael Weingartner have […]
It's 9/11! Bring on the death porn!
Another year, another opportunity for the GOP to use 9/11 to pump fear into our populace while “honoring our dead.”
As a New Yorker, while that day and weeks and months that followed will always be with me, I’d long grown numb from the Bush administration’s and Republicans Party’s branding of 9/11 for their own despotic aims: an America in which democracy has been gagged, waterboarded and renditioned to a dank faraway cell for its own protection, while our “heroic” protectors of freedom fight against an adjective — terror — and something that’s been around since the dawn of time — terrorists.
McCain voicemail to Palin leaked
by Lee Camp Editor’s Note: The voice mail recording of John McCain inviting Sarah Palin has been leaked to the press. Lee Camp and Michael Weingartner have the details.
Has Obama dug a hole that he can't climb out of?
Well, well, well…. There’s been a spurt of 527 activity on behalf of Sen. John McCain, but Barack Obama campaign has suddenly gone silent on the subject.That’s because, after of year of […]