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MAHER: New Rule: Since nobody reacts to car alarms anymore, stop putting alarms in cars. Face it. At this point car alarms are like Glenn Beck: annoying, pointless and everyone’s finally learned to ignore them.

In December 2008, the Government Accountability Office reported that 83  of the 100 largest companies in the U.S. had subsidiaries in foreign tax  havens. One of the companies with the highest number was News Corp.,  which then had more than 150 subsidiaries in tax-haven locales.

In December 2008, the Government Accountability Office reported that 83 of the 100 largest companies in the U.S. had subsidiaries in foreign tax havens. One of the companies with the highest number was News Corp., which then had more than 150 subsidiaries in tax-haven locales.

RALEIGH, N.C. — The cliche notwithstanding, there are atheists in foxholes.
In fact, atheists, agnostics, humanists and other assorted skeptics  from the Army’s Fort Bragg have formed an organization in a pioneering  effort to win recognition and ensure fair treatment for nonbelievers in  the overwhelmingly Christian U.S. military.
"We exist, we’re here, we’re normal," said Sgt. Justin Griffith,  chief organizer of Military Atheists and Secular Humanists, or MASH.  "We’re also in foxholes. That’s a big one, right there."
 (via Army group ‘coming out of the atheist closet’ - US news - Military - msnbc.com)

The cliche notwithstanding, there are atheists in foxholes.

In fact, atheists, agnostics, humanists and other assorted skeptics from the Army’s Fort Bragg have formed an organization in a pioneering effort to win recognition and ensure fair treatment for nonbelievers in the overwhelmingly Christian U.S. military.

"We exist, we’re here, we’re normal," said Sgt. Justin Griffith, chief organizer of Military Atheists and Secular Humanists, or MASH. "We’re also in foxholes. That’s a big one, right there."

 (via Army group ‘coming out of the atheist closet’ - US news - Military - msnbc.com)

Source : MSNBC

IT'S NOT JUST GLENN BECK: FOX News Has Lost 21% Of Its Audience This Year →

Glenn Beck suffered the biggest drop, losing 30% of his audience compared to the first quarter last year. But he wasn’t alone. Top ranking O’Reilly lost 14% of his audience, Sean Hannity, up a spot from 2010, lost 19%, and Bret Baier, who pushed Beck out of the top three, lost 13%.

Greta Van Susteren, who has been bleeding viewers to Anderson Cooper this month, is down 22.86%.


Except it wasn’t ‘hate,’ you Fox ‘news’ douchebag lickers, it was ‘hat.’ ‘Hat.’ You lose you fucking morons, watch it for yourselves. Not to mention, we’re talking about master satirist Stephan Colbert, here.

Except it wasn’t ‘hate,’ you Fox ‘news’ douchebag lickers, it was ‘hat.’ ‘Hat.’ You lose you fucking morons, watch it for yourselves. Not to mention, we’re talking about master satirist Stephan Colbert, here.


Lawrence O’Donnell calls out both Glenn Beck’s preacher-techniques and the bullshit thought-terminating cliche that ‘everyone’s beliefs deserve to be respected.’

No they fucking don’t, and O’Donnell makes a great case for why we need to put that warm & fuzzy talk away and start talking about the reality of the harm of religious beliefs.

The human toll looks to be much worse than the economic toll & we can be grateful for that
Larry Kudlow, CNBC contributor/ inhuman monster discussing the situation with the recent Earthquake in Japan.

Governor Christie’s Talk Is Not Always Straight - NYTimes.com →

Statements like those are at the core of Gov. Chris Christie’s campaign to cut state spending by getting tougher on unions. They are not, however, accurate.

New Jersey’s public-sector unions routinely pressure the State Legislature to give them what they fail to win in contract talks. Most government workers pay nothing for health insurance. Concessions by school employees would have prevented any cuts in school programs last year.

The New York Times takes a look at N.J. Gov. (and former lobbyist turned, Bush attorney) Chris Christie’s lies. Christie is gearing himself up to be the next Scott Walker and some are suggesting he run for president in 2012.


Last month, 400 rabbis signed an open letter from Jewish Funds For Justice to Rupert Murdoch requesting that Glenn Beck be sanctioned for his false claims that George Soros collaborated with the Nazis.

Today, rather than apologizing, Beck lashed out at the rabbis. Beck falsely claimed that “all” of the rabbis who signed the letter came from the Reform movement of Judaism. Beck asserted that Reform Judaism is “more about politics” than about faith. Beck went on to liken Reform Judaism to “radicalized Islam.”

Here’s the clip (the relevant portion starts at about 2:55):

Glenn Beck Smears 35 Percent Of American Jews | Media Matters for America

Source : mediamatters.org

Ann Coulter’s “I think there should be more jailed journalists” comment reminded me that Coulter, like Tucker Carlson, is a pathetic left-over, struggling to hold on to the bottom rung, the lowest tier of conservative commentators. She and Carlson aren’t like Hannity or Limbaugh, those two are successful. Coulter is just a poor impression of a successful conservative windbag.

Her desperation to shock reminds me of this Onion article:

Marilyn Manson Now Going Door-To-Door Trying To Shock People

OVERLAND PARK, KS–Stung by flagging album sales and Eminem’s supplanting him as Middle America’s worst nightmare, shock rocker Marilyn Manson has embarked on a door-to-door tour of suburbia in a desperate, last-ditch effort to shock and offend average Americans.

Accompanied by bandmates Twiggy Ramirez, Madonna Wayne Gacy, and Zim Zum, Manson kicked off his 50-city “Boo” tour Jan. 26 in Overland Park, a conservative, middle-class suburb of Kansas City.

"When we first laid eyes on Overland Park, with its neat little frame houses, immaculately landscaped lawns, and SUVs in the driveways, we couldn’t wait to swoop down on it like the Black Death," said Manson, born Brian Warner in Canton, OH. "We were like, ‘Welcome to our nightmare, you bloated, pustulent pigs.’"

Last Friday at 4 p.m., Mark Wesley, 46, a resident of Overland Park’s exclusive Maple Bluff subdivision, heard the sound of “animal-like shrieking” coming from the vicinity of his front lawn. Upon opening his front door, he was greeted by the sight of a pale and shirtless Manson carving a pentagram into his chest with a razor blade.

"Look at me, suburban dung," Manson told Wesley. "Does this shock you?"

When Wesley replied no, he said Manson became “petulant.” Recalled Wesley: “He started stamping his feet and shaking his fists, saying, ‘What do you mean no? Aren’t your uptight, puritanical sensibilities offended? Don’t you want to censor me so you don’t have to confront the ugly truth I represent?’ So I say, ‘Well, not particularly.’ Then, after a long pause, he says, ‘Well, screw you, jerk!’ and walks off sulking.”

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