Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Randi Rhodes Homework April 29th 2014


Bill O'Reilly On Racist Comments Allegedly From L.A. Clippers Owner: "It's An Individual Problem ... Not A Country Problem"
CNN's Don Lemon: "There Is No Excuse" For Limbaugh's Comments On Clippers Owner Donald Sterling
Jon Stewart Hammers Sterling: Yeah, He's A Racist, But His D*ck and Wallet Are Not
Rick Santorum Praises Georgia's 'Guns Everywhere' Law: 'A Well-Armed Family Is A Safe Family'
Hannity Defends Sarah Palin's "Waterboarding Is How We Baptize Terrorists" Comments
Fox Obscures Findings Of New Report On Low-Wage Jobs To Attack Obama
Photo Credits: Rob Kim/Getty Images

Sense & Senselessness

Fedex Worker Wounds 6 In Georgia, Then Kills Himself
Fedex Employee: Bullets Were Strapped Across Shooter's Chest 'Like Rambo'
Sara Morrison: The NRA's 2014 Convention Theme? FEAR!
Cliff Schecter: Preparing for War in Indianapolis - Inside the NRA Plot to Terrify America
Sarah Palin at the 2014 NRA Meeting: 'Waterboarding Is How We Baptize Terrorists'
Some Christian Conservatives Denounce Palin's Waterboarding-Baptism Metaphor At Annual Nra Gathering
'Smart' Firearm Draws Wrath of the Gun Lobby
E.J. Dionne: The Gun Supremacists' Folly
Nicole Sandler: Because of Guns, The United States Is Not Safe
Flashback, Aug 2013: Former Deputy Prime Minister Of Australia Tim Fischer On Christopher Lane's Murder: "There Is Deep Seated Anger This Time"
What Happened When Australians Gave Back Their Guns
Dylan Matthews: Did Gun Control Work In Australia? Mostly, Yes.
Photo Credits: Screen Capture

Flagrant Foul: The Cockroaches Come Out

Sponsors Abandon Los Angeles Clippers Over Owner's Racist Rant
NBA Set To Address Donald Sterling Case Tuesday As Sponsors Cut Ties With Clippers
NBA Mavericks' Owner Mark Cuban Calls Donald Sterling's Comments "Abhorrent," Endorses Maximum League Punishment
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Welcome To The Finger-Wagging Olympics
Who Said It: Donald Sterling or Donald Trump?
Mychal Denzel Smith: Donald Sterling's Impolite Racism
Michael Tomasky: Donald Sterling and the Neverending Right-Wing Fantasy of 'Democrat' Racism
Jonathan Capehart: Sorry, Republicans - Donald Sterling Is Yours.
Sordid Subplot Appears To Show Another Ugly Misogynistic Side Of Donald Sterling
Amanda Marcotte: Billionaire Idiots & Social Media Suicide
In Related Racism: Bundy-Related Threats To Sen. Harry Reid Probed
Photo Credits: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

Politics & Policy

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry Apologizes for Remark That Israel Risks Apartheid
Like Kerry, Senior Israeli Officials Have Warned Of Israel Becoming 'An Apartheid State'
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA): John Kerry Apartheid Comment Critique 'Ridiculous'
FBI Arrests And Rips Republican Rep. Michael Grimm
Sasha Issnberg: How The Democrats Can Avoid Going Down In The 2014 Midterm Election
Conor Friersdorf: Is Conservatism as We Know It Doomed?
Tea Party PACs Reap Money For Midterms, But Spend Little On Candidates
Obamacare's Poll Numbers Improve, Even In Republican Districts
Photo Credits: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images

Inequality Is Killing The Middle Class

How Conservative Government Killed The Middle Class, In 1 Chart
Danny Vinik: Some Conservatives Say Income Inequality Is A Good Thing. The Evidence Suggests Otherwise.
'Happy Days' No More: Middle-Class Families Squeezed As Expenses Soar, Wages Stall
Justin Wolfers: America Had A Low-Wage Recovery? The Evidence Just Isn't There.
THE NELP Report: Another Bad Sign for America's Middle Class
Neil Irwin: No One Cares About Economic Data Anymore. That's Actually Good News.
Photo Credits: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images


Craig Ferguson Announces He Will Leave 'Late Late Show' In December
David Frum: Modern Changes In Media Pose A Risk For America
Good Media News: In Small Towns With Local Investment, Print Journalism Is Thriving
Vox.Com: The High School Graduation Rate Is At An All-Time High -- But There Are Still Big Gaps
FiveThirtyEight: More High School Grads Now Deciding College Isn't Worth It
Libby Nelson: The That Idea Could End College Tuition — But Not Student Debt
Photo Credits: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

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