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Juan Williams gets canned

Hey, I upgraded my blog yesterday. If there are any troubles please let me know. Thanks!! Those of us who have sat back and looked at the media knew this was going to happen sooner or later. Juan Williams, longtime contributor to NPR, has been fired. He hasn’t been fired for anything he has said on NPR, but for his other job. He has been the “liberal” on Fox news for some time now. As the “liberal” it is his job to make Bill O’Reilly, Sean Hannity and others on Fox news seem less crazy. It is his job to agree

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Bill O’Reilly Remains True to Form

It was only a couple weeks ago when Bill O’Reilly was on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Bill was promoting his new book. He and Stewart sparred but there was no meaningful exchanges. It was only a week earlier when Jon Stewart was on the O’Reilly Factor. Stewart mentioned that O’Reilly had become “the reasonable one.” This was true. Over the last two or three years, Glenn Beck is become the wild and crazy face of right-wing politics. Sean Hannity and Bill O’Reilly have become reasonable. O’Reilly doesn’t want reasonable. Reasonable does not sell books. So, O’Reilly goes on The View.

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Grab Bag Tuesday

*I saw the movie, The Book of Eli, last night. Outstanding. * I’m not sure how the Democrats messed up a special election in Massachusetts. Hopefully, they can pull a rabbit out of their hat. If not, a government that is relatively dysfunctional will grind to a halt. Now, Republicans can only block some legislation. If they gain this one seat in Massachusetts, their ability to block legislation increases exponentially. The status quo is fine with them. I hope that progressives from Massachusetts who say that they’re not going to vote because they’re unhappy with Obama or Coakley or the weather

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