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Fair and balanced ain’t what it used to. The Huffington Post has published video of FOXNews producer Heidi Noonan encouraging protesters at the 9/12 event to be loud and boisterous while Griff Jenkins “reported” on their outrage. Noonan is seen motioning to the crowd periodically while speaking to an unknown individual on her cell phone.…

Bonobos and the Politics of Human Nature

Bonobos often adopt a “missionary” posture during copulation (photograph by Frans de Waal). As part of the series of reposts leading up to my review of Frans de Waal’s newest book The Age of Empathy: Nature’s Lessons for a Kinder Society I present the second of three pieces that appeared after Ian Parker’s 2007 article…

Right Wing Rejects Free Market for Glenn Beck

Twenty companies have now pulled their advertising from the Glenn Beck Program (eight of them yesterday). The right wing outrage to the free market at work continues to grow. The website DefendGlenn.com has today attacked Sargento as “the worst company in the world” because they sent the following response about why they pulled their advertising:…

According to a press release put out today by the organization Color of Change, the campaign to encourage companies to pull their advertising revenue from Glenn Beck’s FOXNews show earned some major new signatories: Eight more Glenn Beck advertisers, including Wal-Mart – the world’s largest retailer – have confirmed to ColorOfChange.org that they pulled their…

The Birther Movement Implodes on Live TV

However, Orly Taitz does have one thing absolutely right. “Who cares about Ann Coulter?”