Imagine, in a moment of suspended belief, that your job pays 174 grand a year. And comes with a $1.3 million expense account. And a staff of eighteen Ivy League yes-men whose sole duty is to bray loud and wide about the miracle that is you -- when they're not babysitting your kids or fetching your d ... More >>
How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.
It's not often that Texas Governor Rick Perry has occasion to wax at length about his views on drug policy, but when you find yourself in Davos, Switzerland, on a World Economic Forum panel devoted to the "drug dilemma," there isn't much else to talk about. This morning's discussion (it was late ev ... More >>
As far as we know, Texas Governor Rick Perry and conservative radio host Sean Hannity are still staunchly opposed to gay marriage. That said, it was impossible to glean that from the way they cooed over one another on Hannity's radio show this afternoon. Hannity, you see, is planning to flee his na ... More >>
This fall, as the growing stack of policy cancellations was giving the lie to Obama's ill-considered "If you like your health care plan, you can keep it" promise, newspaper editors across the country were simultaneously barking at reporters to dig up Obamacare horror stories, and fast. The Fort Wor ... More >>
The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly yesterday to renew the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). It now heads to the House for what will likely be an ugly battle over its renewal; President Obama used part of his State of the Union address last night to urge the House representatives to pass it. Th ... More >>
David Horowitz has made taunting college students a spectator sport. Sometimes he's actually right.
At this point, you've probably heard just about enough about petitions, particularly the one lobbying the White House to let Texas "peacefully secede" from the United States . It's got over 100,000 signatures at this point, our managing editor Patrick Williams thinks the whole thing is deeply, pants ... More >>
The fans gave him a break, and even President Obama applauded Vick's return to the NFL. Tucker Carlson of Fox News? Not so much.10. Mark Teixeira says teammate Andy Pettitte's "probably leaning toward retirement," which is good news for the Texas Rangers and everyone else aiming to win the AL pen ... More >>
Rachel ParkerTurns out they did want the world to see them.On Saturday, after watching an episode of Saved by the Bell and knocking back a few ecto-coolers, we sent photographer Rachel Parker over for a seriously-'90s night at the Superpages.com Center with the Goo Goo Dolls, Switchfoot, and Fort ... More >>
After the jump, Michael Irvin's appearance on FOX News yesterday, where it took Sean Hannity all of one minute and 48 seconds to bring up "drugs, adultery." Irvin, of course, was on to talk up -- sort of -- his new SpikeTV series 4th and Long, wherein a dozen pro-football wanna-bes run all over the ... More >>
Careful Romo, next thing you know Jessica might leave you for a syndicated star. Back to sports after this short break for your weekly breaking radio news: Richard “Big Dick” Hunter, host of the always innovative and usually intoxicating Wild Ass Circus on Live 105.3, is going big tim ... More >>
Anti-intellectual appeal and red-state focus are just the tip of what these two have in common.
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Lewisville High School grad Josh Rushing -- Sean Hannity's "traitor," Jon Stewart's recent guest When I interviewed then-Marine Captain Josh Rushing in June 2004 for this story, his commanding officers weren't allowing the Dallas-born, Lewisville-raised soldier to give much more than his name, rank ... More >>
We're all agreed that Glenn Beck, heard daily on KLIF-AM, is the opposite of "progressive," right? Thanks to The Dallas Morning News' Over the Top blog, I sucked down a Tio's Tortas sandwich with my head buried in a just-issued 40-page study that says, among other things, Dallas radio audiences get ... More >>
Wasserstein's American Daughter soft-pedals feminism; interruptions cut short visit to A Small Planet
M. Ward's recipe for political change: Let's ignore the president.