July 27, 2014
Two of the broadcasters on our Shameful list converged this week when one insulted the other. It’s hardly worth sharing this except to point out that both show no signs of changing their ways. It started with an interview Sean Hannity did with a Palestinian representative.
July 26, 2014
Sometimes, it takes a hit in the wallet to prompt action. It seemed that way after a Boston broadcaster went off on NBC’s sports reporter, Erin Andrews last week. Kirk Minihane began his rant on WEEI radio by saying about Andrews, “What a bi—.” But he was just getting started.
July 25, 2014
Sometimes, it takes a hit in the wallet to prompt action. It seemed to be that way after a Boston broadcaster went off on NBC’s sports reporter, Erin Andrews last week. Kirk Minihane began his rant on WEEI by saying about Andrews, “What a bi—.” But he was just getting started. “I hate her. What […]
July 24, 2014
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), is known for some especially controversial views, especially about gays. This week, she claimed to believe that gays are hoping to apply pressure to “do away with statutory rape laws so that adults will be able to freely prey on little children sexually.”
July 24, 2014
President Obama has denied a charge that the FAA decision to suspend U.S. airlines from traveling to Israel was political. Sen. Ted Cruz had made the charge after the FAA halted the flights following the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner, killing the nearly 300 people aboard.
July 23, 2014
The way we see it, it’s hard to tell. Their comments continue to be centered on criticizing President Obama. But he won’t be running in 2016. Nevertheless, they seem to predominantly go after Mr. Obama. They seem to have not coalesced behind one Republican candidate. But it’s still early. However they don’t seem to be […]
July 22, 2014
The lack of credibility and balance still haunts Fox News. This morning it played out during an interview with Sen. James Inhofe, Republican of Oklahoma. The topic was the President’s foreign policy.
July 20, 2014
This is a continuation of a post three days ago about trying to change our mindset so we don’t take war, or any violence for that matter, for granted but rather try to do something about it. If you missed that post, here’s a link to it: http://respectinpolitics.org/2014/07/17/ho-hum-another-middle-east-conflict/ You may be wondering how I come […]
July 18, 2014
A controversy has raged in New York city over whether to retire the city’s carriage horses. Proponents believe it is cruel to force the horses to take customers for rides on congested, polluted streets and house them in small stalls.
July 17, 2014
So Israel begins a ground war in Gaza to protect itself from Hamas rockets. This after Hamas rejected a temporary truce to provide humanitarian aid to the Palestinians. Hamas triggered this latest fruitless
July 16, 2014
Remember the good old days of radio. You probably don’t if you were born in the 40′s or later. But there was a time when there was no video, just audio coming often from
July 16, 2014
Attorney General Eric Holder tried to look into the minds of some in the GOP earlier in the week. Or, on the other hand, maybe he wanted to raise the spectre of Republican racism for political purposes as the Congressional elections are less than four months away. At any rate, the fallout lingers. Holder (pictured) […]