Tag Archives: Rally to Restore Sanity

Jon Stewart responds to Rally to Restore Sanity criticism

I don’t know that it changed my mind about the rally, but I very much liked listening to Stewart and Maddow discussing their respective shows and how they see themselves and the work that they do. I know it’s an hour long, but, if you haven’t seen this yet, you should really check it out.

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Eliminate every program that doesn’t benefit me personally

I was just reading a thread on Metafilter about how the Republicans of Texas are proposing the defunding of Medicaid. It’s an insane idea, and one that I don’t suspect will go far at present (because of the impact it would have on surrounding states), but that’s not what I want to talk about in […]

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Watching Fox News personalities critiquing Jon Stewart and what’s-his-name

You might find this unbearable. If that’s the case, I’m sorry. I just love it, though. It’s so fun to watch them going on at length about how Stewart is tricking the American people into believing that he’s a real journalist. (The wildly spinning arm of the irony meter could power a small city.) Oh, […]

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Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear

It’s being reported that close to a quarter million people attended today’s rally in DC. That, for those of you keeping score at home, is more than three times the number of people thought to have shown up at the nation’s capital this summer for Glenn Beck’s public reclamation of the American civil rights movement. […]

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Barack Obama on the Daily Show

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

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