Friday, May 2, 2014

Randi Rhodes Homework May 2nd 2014


White House Press Secretary Jay Carney Smacks Down Fox During Ridiculous Exchange Over Benghazi
Fmr WH Spokesperson to Fox's Brett Baier on Benghazi: 'Dude, This Was Like Two Years Ago'
Fox Contributor Rep. Lynn Westmoreland Gives Away The Right-Wing Game On Benghazi
Actual Benghazi Testimony Derails Fox's Latest Fully Of Attacks On Obama
Glenn Beck-Hired Christian 'Historian': Allowing Women To Vote 'Hurts The Entire Culture And Society'
Fox Analyst: There's A 'Problem With Slavery' Under Obama
Krugman: What's With All The Billionaires 'Whining' Over Criticism?
Crossfire's Van Jones: The 'Get Obama Party' Making America Look Weak
Shep Smith: The Gawker Report on Fox and Me Is 'Horsesh*t'
Photo Credits: Screen Capture

Jobs & The Economy

U.S. Economy Adds 288,000 Jobs In April, Jobless Rate Falls To 6.3 Percent
Steve Benen: Where Are The Jobs? They're Right Here May Jobs Day - The Complete Rundown
Commerce Dept Inspector General: 2012 Jobs Report Data Not 'Faked' As Right Wing Claimed
Photo Credits: David McNew/Getty Images

Inequality In America

Seattle Announces $15 Minimum Wage, Highest In The U.S.
U.S. Postal Service Workers Continue To Resist Privatization Plans
More Seniors Now Must Seek Roomies To Share Expenses
Why America's Essentials Are Getting More Expensive While Its Toys Are Getting Cheap
Andrew Leonard: Warnings Of Another Tech Bomb Are Out There – But This Time, The 1 Percent Won't Feel A Thing
David Cay Johnston: The Cockroaches Are Coming Back - Enron-Style Wall Street Electricity Price-Rigging Tactics Are Making A Comeback
Paul Krugman: Why Has Economics Failed Us? Because Policy Makers And Politicians Have Ignored It
Photo Credits: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages

Race & America Today

Right-Wing Nut William Gheen Defends Don Sterling: 'I'm More Worried About The Black Mobs'
Los Angeles NAACP President Resigns Amid Criticism Surrounding Almost-Award For Sterling
Donald Sterling's Past May Speak To A Present Course With NBA
Democratic Congressman Bennie Thompson Calls It Like It Is: Says Justice Clarence Thomas Is An "Uncle Tom" and Mitch McConnell Is A Racist
Black Congressman Stands By Comment That Clarence Thomas Is An 'Uncle Tom'
Morning Joe Berates Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) Over Rep. Thompson's Comments
Sean Hannity's Next, Post-Bundy Hero: Meet Vigilante Killer Byron Smith
Photo Credits: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

Politics and Policy

States That Didn't Set Up Marketplaces See Surge In Health Plan Enrollment, Figures Show
Confirmed: Young Adults Fueled Final Surge In Health Insurance Enrollment
Update Confirms: Most Obamacare Enrollees Lacked Prior Health Insurance
Report Confirms: Major Corporations Likely To Move Employees to Obamacare Exchanges, to save $700B Insurers Pretty Happy About Obamacare Outcomes
Desperate House GOP Releases Its Own Incomplete Obamacare Data
Michael Tomasky: Obamacare Truthers Get Caught in a Lie on Delinquency Rate
Republicans To Push Anti-Obamacare Message In Upcoming Senate Confirmation Hearings
White House Calls For Limits on Use of Customers' Web Data By Private Corporations
House Votes To Expand Sexual Harassment Training For Members
Spacex Company Wins Injunction To Stop U.S. Air Force From Buying Russian Rocket Engines
GAO Report: Cost Of Pentagon Weapons Systems Balloons To Half A Trillion Dollars; 80 Programs Delayed More Than Two Years
Photo Credits: David McNew/Getty Images

Benghazi Baloney

General's Opinion On Benghazi Draws A Rebuke From Republicans In Hearing
Steve Benen: Right-Wing Benghazi Conspiracy Theorists Are Coming Unglued
Fox Contributor: Donald Sterling's Racism Is Terrible - But Not As Terrible As Benghazi
Paul Waldman: The GOP Hunt For A Watergate-Scale Scandal Continues - And Finds Nothing
Photo Credits: ABDULLAH DOMA/AFP/Getty Images

The Spying Game

U.S. And Germany Fail To Reach A Deal On Spying
Germany Blocks Edward Snowden From Testifying In Person In German Parliament Inquiry Into U.S. NSA Surveillance
Apple, Facebook, Others Defy Authorities, Increasingly Notify Users Of Secret Data Demands From Governments
Photo Credits: Tammy Perez/Getty Images for SXSW


Taser Was Used On Oklahoma Death-Row Inmate On Morning Of His Botched Execution
Maryland Dealer, Under Pressure From Pro-Gun Extremists, Drops Plan To Sell Smart Gun
Around The World, Water Now Becoming More Valuable Than Gold
Brad Plumer: A Very Bad Sign - Carbon-Dioxide Levels Are Higher Than They've Been In At Least 800,000 Years
Scientific American Editor Says Fox Producer Told Him Not To Talk About Climate Change
Fox Smears Scientific American Editor; Attempts To Brand Him A 'Coward'
Limbaugh's California Ratings Collapse; Now Rated 37th in LA, Worse Than Previous Progressive Talk Format
Photo Credits:Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

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