- Greenpeace video warns that climate change is wrecking Santa’s home
- Herman Cain profiled in ‘Political Power’ comic book
- Hagel renews Qatar defense pact despite differences over Iran, Syria
- Fire departments fear Obamacare will gut volunteer ranks
- Rep. Alan Grayson loses $18M in stock scheme
- Christmas secularists get 6-foot beer-can Festivus pole at Florida Statehouse
- George Zimmerman’s girlfriend flips on assault: Let ‘my boyfriend’ go
- Lululemon Athletica chairman quits after firestorm over his fat-thighs comment
- CBS’ beleaguered Lara Logan gets a cheerleader — Dan Rather
- Jesus tops list as most significant figure in history; Mohammed at 4th
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Despite predictions that right-wing money would flood the political system after the Supreme Court threw out key campaign finance laws, a survey finds that left-leaning groups, led by labor unions, outspent conservative donors like the billionaire Koch brothers in state political advertising wars last year.
A Virginia-based group of conservatives has just launched a new anti-Obamacare advertisement that aims to make its audience cringe.
A debater running out of good arguments is always tempted to get mean and personal. The remaining liberal defenders of Obamacare are demonstrating this truism once more with frantic agitation over a new anti-Obamacare television commercial by Americans for Prosperity.
Newspapers that fail to adapt to the 21st century won’t be around for the 22nd. Some newspaper publishers want to abandon printed newspapers to survive in the digital free-for-all.
Newspapers that fail to adapt to the 21st century won't be around for the 22nd. Some newspaper publishers want to abandon printed newspapers to survive in the digital free-for-all. The Tribune Co., owner of eight regional papers, including The Chicago Tribune and The Los Angeles Times, filed for Chapter 11 protection in 2009 and just four months ago emerged from bankruptcy reorganization intent on dumping the papers that served as the core of the business since Tribune Co. was founded in 1847.
Behold, some Earth Day news of a different sort. Recall that while in office, President George W. Bush relished his time outdoors in the Lone Star State, and he drew much derision from the liberal press for his habit of clearing out brush on his ranch, by hand, the old-fashioned way. Mr. Bush's basic penchant for earthy fare is still active. Very active, in fact.
A spokesperson for conservative tycoons Charles and David Koch addressed growing speculation Tuesday of the the brothers making a bid for the Los Angeles Times.
"A doozy. A bombshell. It's a doozy wrapped in a bombshell exploding inside a Drudge siren." And so reads the headline from the L.A. Weekly, the West Coast insider publication that first broke news that Charles and David Koch — dutifully described as "infamous right-wing billionaires" — were interested in buying The Los Angeles Times, along with other media properties from the bankrupt Tribune Co. Nothing has been confirmed, but the idea already has gotten the press in a dither. A sampling of speculations that quickly emerged:
The left is trying to convince the public to hate the Koch brothers. The billionaire businessmen Charles and David Koch are a favorite target of liberals because their support of free-market causes serves as a counterbalance to the inordinate sums given to Democrats from unions and Hollywood.