Do you have what it takes to run for public office? Take this simple one-question quiz to find out!
1. You show up for an interview on live radio, streamed onto the web. When you are asked a policy question you don’t like, do you:
a) answer the question as best you can b) ignore [...]
The Federal Election Commission has an ever-growing list of “independent expenditures” made by political corporations whose donors the American people are kept from knowing and whose actual independence from congressional campaigns is a matter of conjecture. All one of these political corporations has to do is attest in its filings that its “expenditure was not [...]
Join Gold’s Gym, and you get a complimentary loathing for science and cultural diversity, which is yours to keep so long as you don’t give a damn about anyone but yourself. [...]
While it sells its readers’ e-mail addresses for profit, NewsMax tells the public that it is a “fair,” “balanced,” and “independent” “news site”.
During the month of October 2010, NewsMax has received $64,800 in payments from the Senate Conservatives Fund. Also during the month of October 2010, NewsMax has released what it calls a “special [...]
A few minutes ago, I wrote to share some interesting information about the relationship between groups promoting Sharron Angle and NewsMax. The day after receiving a $20,000 payment on October 16 from Senate Conservatives Fund for information used to aid Sharron Angle’s campaign, NewsMax published an article describing the Nevada Senate candidate in glowing terms. [...]
The website NewsMax, one of the most visited on the Internet, describes itself as “the nation’s leading independent news site focusing on breaking news, politics, finance, personal health, technology and entertainment.” The way NewsMax tells its own history, it succeeded when “Americans concerned about fair and balanced news discovered that Newsmax was the place to [...]
The few people who are members of the Right To Life Of Michigan PAC don’t care about this year’s election enough to actually get on the telephone and really call people. They prefer to let robots do the work in promoting their half-hearted ideals. [...]
Who knew that all right wing activists had to do to impeach Barack Obama was to pull over to the side of the road in Texas? [...]
When she attempted to speak with Rand Paul, to confront him about his policies that would inflate corporate profits while harming working Americans, Rand Paul supporters grabbed her, threw her to the ground, and stomped on her head – twice. [...]
The Gun Owners of America is working against the re-election of Harry Reid in protest against votes that don’t have much of anything to do with guns. [...]
After a dogged and systematic effort to contact and characterize every Tea Party group in the nation, the Washington Post publishes an exposé this morning. Its findings:
The characterization of the Tea Party brand as a creation of political public relations professionals is accurate. If you look at the largest groups making the greatest impact, [...]