The Roman and US Empires: A point of view

The Roman and US Empires: A point of view “There is nothing so frightening as ignorance in action.”  — Goethe First published May 7, 2010 The fall of the Roman Empire has been the subject of much debate and comment for many centuries.  Indeed, the founding of our own republic was built on the founders […]

The American Federation for Children is not for children it is for reactionaries in Wisconsin and beyond

From Larry Miller’s blog: The American Federation for Children (AFC), led by Betty DeVos, is spending money on Milwaukee’s present legislative races. The American Federation for Children spent $1.5 million helping Republicans during this year’s recall elections. That includes some $900,000 that it spent to help Scott Walker fend off Tom Barrett’s challenge. The American […]

Sean Hannity wins Media Matters "Misinformer of the year"

And the award goes to….Fox News pundit and wing-nut Sean Hannity. What a year for Hannity; I thought he really showed his true colors during his “special report” when he used Anti-semit radical Andy Martin as a credible source. But that was just a snack compared to his main course of nightly lies and distortion […]