Terrorism

Ross Douthat Takes on Underplayed 'South Park' Censorship Story

Ross Douthat: "But there's still a sense in which the 'South Park' case is particularly illuminating. Not because it tells us anything new about the lines that writers and entertainers suddenly ...

'South Park,' Muhammad, and Double Standards

The creators of the Comedy Central cartoon South Park had their lives threatened by a Muslim group for insulting the prophet Muhammad, but two Times headlines said they were merely being warned." ...

Rachel Maddow Special to Link McVeigh to Violence From Present-day 'Anti-Government' Extremists

MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow will host an April 19 special on Timothy McVeigh's 1995 act of terrorism and how it "puts into perspective the threat posed by anti-government extremism."

Ronald Reagan, 'Naive' on Terror

"...Mr. Reagan praised the Nicaraguan contra rebels, who had a bloody record fighting the Communist Sandinistas, as 'the moral equivalent of the Founding Fathers.' In the cold war contest with the ...

NYT Ponders: Weather Underground, Tea Party Movement Just 'Varying Degrees of Rage'

Domestic terrorist group Weather Underground and the peaceful anti-tax protesters of the Tea Party movement - just "varying degrees of rage," according to a photo caption accompanying Benedict ...

Weather Underground, Tea Party Movement: Just 'Varying Degrees of Rage'?

Domestic terrorists Weather Underground and peaceful anti-tax protesters of the Tea Party movement - just "varying degrees of rage" according to a photo caption accompanying Benedict Carey's story.

NY Times: Double Standards on 'Demonizing' Justice Dept. Lawyers

The Times stands up for Obama administration lawyers who had previously defended Al Qaeda detainees at Guantanamo, fiercely attacking a conservative group for making their service an issue. Yet ...

Double Standards on 'Demonizing' Justice Dept. Lawyers

The Times stands up for Obama administration lawyers who had previously defended Al Qaeda detainees at Guantanamo, fiercely attacking a conservative group for making their service an issue. Yet ...

Wishful Thinking on Obama-Care and Alan Simpson, Undeniable Conservative

Hopeful on health care? Reporter David Kirkpatrick on the Times' latest "Political Points" podcast: "And if they capture Osama bin Laden we might actually get a health-care bill this year."

CBS's Smith: Is Cheney Criticism of Obama 'Theater' or 'Real'?

On Monday's CBS Early Show, co-host Harry Smith wondered if there was any credibility to Dick Cheney's criticism of the Obama administration's handling of the Christmas Day bomber: "...the point ...
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