JP Sotille: The reality is that the Spook State now has a well-practiced mockingbird with access to millions of willing ears.
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Blain Roberts: A recent advertisement in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition for blu eCigs, a popular brand of electronic cigarettes, hit what one public health expert has called “a new high in terms of chutzpah.”
RJ Eskow and Richard Fowler: Last week MSNBC’s Abby Huntsman expressed some strong opinions about Social Security. That’s her right and her privilege. Unfortunately, she also made some inaccurate and misleading statements.
Following George Zimmerman: Zimmerman’s infamy will live forever so he’s decided to become notorious. Why not get paid to be the villain?
Noelle Pikus-Pace: It feels like somebody slipped one of those supermarket checkstand women’s magazines into the sports section.
Young Crime Victims: We indulge the easy stuff while avoiding tough problem analysis and policy reform.
People Powered Media — Greater numbers of people will build up immunity to the destructive misinformation of corporate media.
Lies About Obamacare: If my opinion is that a giant turtle carries the world on his back, then my opinion has no value; it’s worthless.
The Biggest Loser: Criticizing Fredrickson’s appearance nowmay not actually be any more sensitive than criticizing her body before the show.
Propaganda Olympics — For Vladimir Putin, the Sochi Olympics is a carefully orchestrated propaganda opportunity to try to showcase the nation’s athletes.
Katherine Lee Bates — As long as we’re educating the Limbaugh lunatics, the “Pledge of Allegiance” also written by a Christian socialis.
Justin Bieber Thug — Bubblegum pop singer Justin Bieber was caught speeding in Miami Beach and was arrested for throwing a temper tantrum.
Michelle Obama Subway — Loony bin conservatives created their own page: “I Reject Michelle Obama and Subway.” Read at your own risk.