Media Matters for America held a panel discussion on the growing culture of extremist, anti-government, and violent rhetoric in conservative media. Media Matters Senior Fellow Eric Boehlert, who has written extensively on the subject, hosted leaders from the Southern Poverty Law Center, America's Voice, NARAL Pro-Choice America, the National Council of La Raza, and the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights to examine how the mainstreaming of extremism impacts our security, politics, and culture.
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So, you've had a hard day sifting through life's nit comb for any meaning to the day - either that, or the last 10 minutes slaving over a hot microwave trying to create one of your signature dishes - and you now need to relax and have a laugh.
Welcome to Cosmic Navel Lint - where life's small irritations are put into perspective. Feel free to comment and ask questions!
NB: Sorry to break the news to you, but unless otherwise imagined, none of what follows is set to music - that Polka's only inside your head!
Polite, accommodating, flexible, erudite and warm - are all ways in which people have described my twin brother. My name's Bren Tierney, I'm a native of the UK and find life and people endlessly enthralling - usually to the point of amusement. Here's where I write about it.