Students Are Being Rejected From The Polls Because Of North Carolina’s Voter ID Law. North Carolina’s controversial voter identification law is being used for the first time in Tuesday’s primary, and registered voters are experiencing the consequences of the voter suppression measure.
About 218,000 North Carolinians, roughly five percent of registered voters, do not have an acceptable form of government-issued ID that is now required under state law to cast a ballot. Early voting offered a glimpse of the problems that will arise on Tuesday — during the past ten days of early voting, many college students were blocked from the polls. North Carolina’s WRAL reported that 864 people across the state had cast provisional early ballots because they did not have acceptable forms of ID, and four of the five counties with the highest concentrations of provisional ballots from voters without ID were in places with college campuses. “Because this is so much affecting young people, we’re teaching them the wrong lesson about democracy and about voting,” Hall said.
Coulter Culture. Ann Coulter's new book, If Democrats Had Any Brains They'd Be Republicans, hits bookshelves today, and as is his wont, George Gurley sat down with the self-proclaimed right-wing polemicist for a long chat [UPDATED: read the complete interview here].
George gave us a few bits of wit and wisdom from his interview, while the television is going wild about the beminiskirted babe. On how much blame Bill Clinton deserves for the terrorist attacks of 9/11: A lot. Jimmy Carter got the whole thing started, Bill Clinton let it build, build, build, build, build. He wouldn't deal with it, because he had no credibility on deploying the military. On women: If we took away women's right to vote, we'd never have to worry about another Democrat president. It also makes the point, it is kind of embarrassing, the Democratic Party ought to be hanging its head in shame, that it has so much difficulty getting men to vote for it.
Advertisers Distancing Themselves Over Limbaugh 'Slut' Rant - Business. Bill O'Reilly: Media Labeling Norway Killer Breivik 'Christian' Because 'They Don't Like Christians' Bill O'Reilly sternly criticized the media for describing Anders Behring-Breivik, the man who has admitted to committing the mass killings in Norway, as a Christian, saying that such a thing was "impossible.
" O'Reilly singled out the New York Times, which called Breivik a "Christian extremist" in an article. Breivik also referred to himself as a Christian, as did the Norwegian police, and his 1,500 page manifesto has been described as coming from a Christian perspective. Current Events, Top News, Analysis and Opinion - The Stir by CafeMom. CNN's Erick Erickson Suggests "Mass Bloodshed" May Be Necessary If Roe Isn't Overturned. CNN's Erick Erickson is also Editor-in-Chief and "Dear Leader" of the conservative blog Red State, so this charming passage posted by "The Directors" is presumably his doing: Here at RedState, we too have drawn a line.
We will not endorse any candidate who will not reject the judicial usurpation of Roe v. Wade and affirm that the unborn are no less entitled to a right to live simply because of their size or their physical location. Those who wish to write on the front page of RedState must make the same pledge. The reason for this is simple: once before, our nation was forced to repudiate the Supreme Court with mass bloodshed.
But the Shady Right-Wingers Who Pull His Strings Are Dangerous. Glenn Beck is a charlatan. A clown. A buffoon. He belongs on a second tier stage in Vegas, and he very well may end up there, some day. He is not dangerous, but his ability to exploit the legitimately angry dispossessed reveals something that is dangerous. Decades of right wing economic policies have undermined unions, the middle class, the social safety net, and the sense that we are all in this together, moving into a better future. Dana Milbank is about to publish a book on Beck , and the poor guy did his research.
Milbank: Most of us would regard this as dishonest, a ploy by the self-confessed charlatan that Welles was. But as Milbank points out, Welles was an admitted charlatan. I was reminded of Beck's affection for deception as he hyped his march on Washington -- an event scheduled for the same date (Aug. 28) and on the same spot (the Lincoln Memorial) as Martin Luther King Jr.' Beck-MLK_flow-chart. Rush likens NYC Islamic center to building a Hindu temple next to Pearl Harbor. Limbaugh defends his "Imam Obama" comments: "We'll just call him Ayatollah Obama.
GLEN BECK UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR SELLING "FOOLS GOLD" Fox's Kelly Absurdly Claims Fox Personalities Do Not Invoke Nazis. Kelly "Watch[es]" Fox News "Every Day" But Hasn't Noticed Nazi Imagery Kelly Responds To Claim That Fox Commenters Invoke Nazi Imagery To Smear Dems By Absurdly Claiming "You're Wrong. " On the January 20 edition of Fox News' America Live , Kelly hosted Equality Matters ' President Richard Socarides to discuss Rep. Steve Cohen's (D-TN) recent reference to Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels on the floor of the House of Representatives.
Glenn Beck Shoot Them In The Head Video Clip Found. MISINFORMER OF THE YEAR. Since our launch in May 2004, Media Matters for America has monitored, analyzed, and corrected conservative misinformation in the news media 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Study Confirms That Fox News Makes You Stupid. December 14, 2010 | Like this article?
Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. Yet another study has been released proving that watching Fox News is detrimental to your intelligence. World Public Opinion, a project managed by the Program on International Policy Attitudes at the University of Maryland, conducted a survey of American voters that shows that Fox News viewers are significantly more misinformed than consumers of news from other sources.