Thursday, September 27, 2012
NFL referees have managed to do what public sector employees in Wisconsin and teachers in Chicago couldn’t: Inspire near-unanimous public sympathy for the demands of organized labor.
Thursday, September 06, 2012
There have already been dozens of references to a Republican 'ware on women' at the Democratic National Convention this week. Conservatives have denied that such a war exists. If it does, then there is already one clear victim: Sandra Fluke.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
By Steffen Schmidt : IAFC Blogger
It has, in the past, burned itself out when a majority of Americans realized that down that road lay a great threat to the stability of the American system.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
By Dorian Davis
Here’s something that people without a sense of humor don’t get: laughing at something disarms it. There’s no such thing as a topic “inappropriate” to joke about because joking about it makes it less formidable and easier to handle.
Friday, March 09, 2012
Dozens of advertisers have pulled their ads from Rush Limbaugh's radio show. But as The Atlantic Wire's Ellie Reeve found out, some of those advertisers didn't know they were advertising on the show in the first place. Others had already instructed stations not to air their spots during Limbaugh's show. Bob speaks with Reeve and then with Kim Vasey of GroupM who says advertisers not knowing where their ads are running is not uncommon.
Monday, March 05, 2012
By Justin Krebs : IAFC Blogger
In response to a range of rabid right-wing assaults on women, legislators—often female—are using absurdist legislation with increasing effectiveness.
Thursday, January 20, 2011
By Solomon Kleinsmith : IAFC Blogger
As a pretty staunch centrist independent, I agree very little with Rush Limbaugh. But when I see eye to eye with those whom I have deep seated disagreements with, I think it's good to highlight those commonalities.
In this case he is right on the money with his opposition to the effort to force commentators to give equal time to differing opinions on political commentary shows. As much as something like this passing might just lead me to start watching cable news again, this inaccurately labeled "Fairness Doctrine" is a clear infringement on free speech, and I'm glad the recent calls to bring it back don't look to be gaining traction.