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2013-01-18: Headlines

  • San Francisco Chronicle: MoveOn founder, Tea Party figure meet 2013-01-18
    It was a mind-blowing political tableau: a co-founder of liberal bulwark MoveOn sitting in her Berkeley living room, laughing, sharing homemade blueberry scones and occasionally agreeing with a national Tea Party figure.

2013-01-17: Headlines

  • Plunderbund: Former Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich Signs on with Fox News 2013-01-17
    Fox News has a new liberal whipping boy. | In the press release announcing the deal, Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes had this to say: "I€™ve always been impressed with Rep. Kucinich€™s fearlessness and thoughtfulness about important issues. His willingness to take a stand from his point of view makes him a valuable voice in our country€™s debate." | Let me translate that for you:
  • The Moderate Voice: Dennis Kucinich's Next Media Gig Will Be on Fox News for $$$ 2013-01-17
    Some of former Rep. Dennis Kucinich's strongest supporters would call any other former Democratic Congressman who decided to be a Fox News contributor a sellout — some on the Democratic left have urged Democratic leaders not to appear on Fox at all.
  • International Business Times: Fox News Hires Dennis Kucinich, Liberal Ex-Congressman 2013-01-17
    Dennis Kucinich, former congressman and Democratic presidential candidate, has taken a job as an analyst with the cable news network Fox News. Kucinich€™s first appearance with the network will be on Thursday night€™s episode of €œThe O€™Reilly Factor.
  • The Review: Fox hires Dennis Kucinich as analyst 2013-01-17
    Keywords: €” Days before President Barack Obama's inauguration for a second term in office, Fox News Channel has signed Dennis Kucinich, one of his former opponents, to be a regular contributor. | Kucinich, a presidential candidate in 2004 and 2008 who ended 16 years in Congress two weeks ago, will make his debut as a Fox contributor on Thursday's edition of "The O'Reilly Factor," the network said Wednesday.
  • Gawker: Dennis Kucinich Will Spend the Next Few Years Getting Yelled at on Fox News 2013-01-17
    This should go well. Wednesday afternoon, Fox News announced they'd hired Dennis Kucinich as their newest contributor. Kucinich is a two-time presidential candidate and former Democratic congressman from Ohio best known for his strong anti-war views. He's also known as the guy who sued the congressional cafeteria over an olive.
  • Politix: Democratic Icon Dennis Kucinich Joins FOX News 2013-01-17
    See all 17 issues... | Is FOX turning bipartisan, or merely hoping to attack Dems from the left? | "Fox News has always provided me with an opportunity to share my perspective with its enormous viewership," he said. | "Fox News...has become a full-time Obama attack machine," she writes. "Kucinich will offer enough anti-Obama rhetoric to please Fox shareholders and many angry liberals."
  • The Stanford Daily: Time to Move On 2013-01-17
    During spring break four years ago, I was admitted to the University of California, Berkeley. I was still waiting to hear back from a few schools – a couple Ivies and Stanford – but I expected rejection and thus set my sights on the gold and blue. | I never did go to Cal. I ended up being admitted to Stanford a week later, which was my dream school at the time.

2013-01-15: Headlines

  • Sports Mole: Walters keen to move on 2013-01-15
    Jonathan Walters says that he is eager to put his horror show against Chelsea behind him when Stoke City take on Crystal Palace in the FA Cup.
  • WhatCulture!: WWE: RIP Attitude Era – It's Time To Move On 2013-01-15
    As was the case during Bob Backlund's five year reign as WWF Champion. Backlund's era bridged the gap between the golden age of Bruno Sammartino to the Hulkamania/Rock N' Wrestling craze.
  • Former Red Rooster Cafe Owner: 'I Am Ready To Move On With My Life' 2013-01-15
    Supporters of both sides accussed the other of wrongdoing, and at times, the discussion turned ugly. Now, Radcliffe tells us, via those same Patch discussion forums, that she is ready to move on . Responding to a user, Radcliffe wrote the following Monday...

2013-01-14: Headlines

  • Truthdig: The Myth of Human Progress 2013-01-14
    "If we continue to refuse to deal with things in an orderly and rational way, we will head into some sort of major catastrophe, sooner or later," he said.
  • Eastern Riverina Chronicle: ACCC to review CBA move on Aussie 2013-01-14
    Fairfax Regional Media: The competition regulator will push ahead with a review of CBA€™s move to majority ownership of Aussie Home Loans, raising questions whether the mortgage broker will remain competitive.
  • Orlando Advacate: Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Wife Leaves Chicago City Council 2013-01-14
    Jesse Jackson Jr. announced Friday that she was resigning from the Chicago City Council,. saying she could not adequately represent her district while dealing with “very painful health matters.” Alderman Sandi Jackson, whose husband recently resigned...