Friday, December 25, 2009

Big Dan's Big News Dec 25, 2009 - Merry Christmas !!!

Merry Christmas and enjoy 25 songs from the recent Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame inductions, featuring Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, Jeff Beck, John Fogerty, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, U2, Ray Davies, Metallica, and many MANY more...ENJOY!!!

(the 2nd video is a real treat, it's Bruce Springsteen and John Fogerty together on "Pretty Woman" - oh my god!!!)

Merry Christmas from your intolerant, divisive rightwing hate speech pundits who hate the majority of Americans and have created their own very tiny world which appears to be much larger than it is, because they control the media - the very same media they continually claim they don't have a voice in.

Outrageous comments are nothing new to the conservative media -- one might even call them a defining characteristic. The Most Outrageous Comment of the 2009 came when Fox News host Glenn Beck asserted that Obama is a "racist" who has "exposed himself as a guy" with "a deep-seated hatred for white people or the white culture," but right-wing media figures made plenty of other unhinged remarks throughout the year:

Most outrageous comments of 2009

FOX "news" - really a political arm of the Republican Party, not a real news channel.

2009: A year of Fox News political activism

For 17 years our colleagues Jeff Cohen and Norman Solomon have worked with FAIR to present the P.U.-Litzers, a year-end review of some of the stinkiest examples of corporate media malfeasance, spin and just plain outrageousness.

Starting this year, FAIR has the somewhat dubious honor of reviewing the nominees and selecting the winners. It's a dirty job, but someone has to do it. So, without further ado, we present the 2009 P.U.-Litzers.

The 2009 P.U.-Litzer Awards

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is holding an untold number of people in secretively maintained detention facilities all over the United States

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