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Probe Sought Into Evangelical Military Video

A military watchdog group is accusing senior officers of coercing soldiers and airmen into adopting evangelical Christianity—as demonstrated in a promotional video the senior officers appeared in. “We apparently have a radicalized, evangelical Christian Pentagon within the rest of the Pentagon,” says the head of the watchdog group.

  • Read about it here and here
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  • Posted on Dec 12, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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    ‘Daily Show’ On 109’s Last Session

    Jon Stewart says farewell to the 109th Congress, which used its final session to “pass last-minute tax cuts, expand oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, clear GOP leadership of wrongdoing in the Mark Foley scandal, and pardon Hitler… .”

    Posted on Dec 12, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Don Imus

    Imus’ Anti-Semitic Rant

    Don Imus veered into Mel Gibson territory on the Nov. 30 edition of his morning radio show, when he referred to the “Jewish management” of CBS Radio (which owns Imus’ flagship station) as “money-grubbing bastards.”

    Posted on Dec 12, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Ike

    Ike’s Parting Words of Wisdom

    President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s farewell address should be required viewing at the White House.  Decades later, his words of caution and hope still resonate.

    Posted on Dec 11, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Gordon Smith

    Gordon Smith Goes to Washington

    Sen. Gordon Smith (R-Ore.) on “This Week” elaborated on remarks he made earlier on the Senate floor, where he called the Iraq war “absurd” and possibly even “criminal.”  Asked what had brought about his change of heart, Smith replied: “Waking up the other morning and turning on the news and hearing that yet another 10 of our soldiers died the same way that several thousand have ... and I went from steamed to boiled.” Watch it

    Posted on Dec 10, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Jack Abramoff

    Bill Moyers on Defiling Democracy

    Bill Moyers offers this gripping and comprehensive analysis of corruption in Washington and finds that “although Jack Abramoff [above] and Tom DeLay have been brought down, the system remains as vulnerable as ever.”

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  • Posted on Dec 8, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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    Weekly Video Roundup

    In this week’s installment, “Daily Show” correspondent John Oliver mocks Rumsfeldian “ironic distance” from the war; NBC’s David Gregory rakes the White House’s Tony Snow over a bed of coals; and “Meet the Press” host Tim Russert airs Bush’s dirty laundry on national TV.

    Posted on Dec 8, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Hersh

    Sy Hersh on Defense Secretary Gates

    Veteran journalist and Bush administration critic Seymour Hersh speaks to Amy Goodman on “Democracy Now” about what to expect from Robert Gates as defense secretary: “The reality is Gates is a fresh face and there’s a lot of people, [Brent] Scowcroft and James Baker among them, who are very worried about what’s going to happen in ‘08.” Watch it

    Posted on Dec 7, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Olbermann and Feingold

    Feingold Questions Study Group’s Judgment

    Flipping through the news channels on Wednesday, one would have seen an endless parade of pundits and politicians praising the Iraq Study Group’s report.  One exception was a man who was critical of the war before it was in style, Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.), who told “Countdown’s” Keith Olbermann: “The fact is, this commission was composed apparently entirely of people who did not have the judgment to oppose this Iraq war in the first place….” Watch it

    Posted on Dec 7, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Colbert

    Colbert on Christian Conservative Hypocrisy

    Stephen Colbert mocks the Christian Coalition’s rejection of Joel Hunter (last week’s Truthdigger of the Week) as its president. Hunter wanted to expand the group’s agenda to address the AIDS epidemic and poverty—issues the Christian conservatives thought would cause people to confuse them with liberals, or perhaps Jesus. Watch it

    Posted on Dec 6, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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