February

Wisconsin governor reveals allegiance to Koch brothers

A prank call to Scott Walker shows his real intentions.

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Koch brothers play self-serving role in Wisconsin battle

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's budget could mean sweet deals for the ultra-right Koch brothers, who are major business and political players in the state.

Anti-immigrant vigilante found guilty in deadly home invasion

Hate rhetoric spewed over the past few years in Arizona led to the deadly vigilante-style home invasion that cost the lives of a 9-year-old girl and her father.

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Taking care of dad in the tea party’s America

When I stopped into a local fast food restaurant after church, the woman behind the counter explained with tears in her eyes why she had to bring her father to work with her.

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Republicans drop “forcible rape” but war on women continues

Republicans have backed off their effort to redefine rape as "forcible rape" (is there another kind?) but they have not given up their war on women's reproductive rights.

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With rise of Egypt, Glenn Beck's popularity falls

In response to the Egyptian uprising, Glenn Beck is getting crazier and more extreme than ever with predictions of  a worldwide conflagration and implosion.

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Planned Parenthood seeks FBI probe of video plot

Planned Parenthood has asked the FBI to investigate an apparent video scam operation linked to a far-right anti-abortion group, targeting several of its clinics in six states.

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Groups protest GOP censorship at Smithsonian

 Angry protesters called for the resignation of the Smithsonian Institution's secretary G. Wayne Clough who,  under pressure from Republican lawmakers and Catholic conservatives, took down a video exhibition by a gay artist who died of AIDS.