As if we needed still more evidence that financial authority over national political campaigns is increasingly wielded by fewer and fewer really rich people, consider this exhibit: Super PACs raised about $181 […]
House Republican rips into Grover Norquist
More Republicans need to stand with Congressman Wolf and against Grover Norquist and his pro-fat cat “No New Taxes” pledge.
Daily Caller's editor repeats falsehoods and half-truths about EPA's illusionary 230,000 new workers
Daily Caller’s editor repeats falsehoods and half-truths about EPA’s illusionary 230,000 new workers and refuses to correct or retract the original article.
Nota Bene #114: Big Star
“The radio makes hideous sounds.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #102: Dancing Limbaughs
“What they really want to see is, they want you to chop your fucking arm off, hold up your arm, wave it around spewing blood, and believe me, if you did that, […]
Politico misquote of Perriello: sorry, but an apology just isn't enough
On September 22, Politico ran an article by Glenn Thrush that egregiously misrepresented the words of Rep. Tom Perriello (D-VA). The subject was town hall meetings and racist comments that he had […]
The Scholars & Rogues Manifesto: what are we doing here?
It has been alleged that Scholars & Rogues is not, strictly speaking, a political blog. Sure, we write about overtly political issues and devote our share of time to things like media […]
Sen. Ken Salazar on Alberto Gonzales
Think back a few years to when Judge Alberto Gonzales was being considered for Attorney General. Colorado’s then freshman senator, Ken Salazar, escorted Gonzales into the Senate for the first day of […]
Race in America panel: caution, anger, pain, and hope
Today’s Denver Post/Politico Convention Conversation between House Majority Whip James Clyburn, former Virginia governor Douglas Wilder, Illinois Representative Jesse Jackson Jr., media commentator Tavis Smiley, and author Dr. Cornel West can be […]