Ahead of the one year anniversary of the massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, in which Adam Lanza took the lives of 20 school children and six educators, Bill speaks with cultural historian and scholar Richard Slotkin about the role of guns in America’s national psyche. Slotkin has spent his life studying andContinue reading “Richard Slotkin on Guns and Violence – Moyers & Company”
Tag Archives: Rhetoric
Let’s talk about No-fly zones and other options – Beau of the Fifth Column
Let’s talk about why Lindsey Graham is on Russian TV – Beau of the Fifth Column
Let’s talk about the SOTU, Biden, and European worries about Russia – Beau of the Fifth Column
Let’s talk about fallout from the unthinkable – Beau of the Fifth Column
US Far Right Adores Vladimir Putin’s Christian Nationalism More Than Freedom and Democracy
Lauren Witzke, the Republican Party’s nominee for U.S. Senate from Delaware in 2020, gushed with praise for Vladimir Putin this week after the Russian dictator unleashed a military invasion against Ukraine. While somewhat shocking given the timing, Witzke’s admiration of Putin’s “Christian nationalism” has a long precedent among U.S. Christian right leaders, who embraced Putin as a “savior ofContinue reading “US Far Right Adores Vladimir Putin’s Christian Nationalism More Than Freedom and Democracy “
BREAKING: Putin accuses US of treating Ukrainian citizens as ‘human shields’
Vladimir Putin has told the Ukrainian army it would be easier to speak to them rather than the “Nazis that have taken Kyiv”. The Russian President has accused American consultants supporting the Ukrainian army of treating Ukrainian women, children and elderly as “human shields”.
Russia accuses Ukraine of attempted border breach – Al Jazeera
Russia’s military says it has prevented a “diversionary reconnaissance” group from breaching the border from Ukraine.
Texas GOP House candidate says young people become ‘radical, leftist, hating-America atheists’ with no skills when they graduate college
A Republican candidate running for Congress said college graduates become “radical, leftist, hating-America atheists.” The comments came from candidate Christian Collins, who is running for Texas’ 8th Congressional district. Collins has been endorsed by Sen. Ted Cruz, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green, and Rep. Madison Cawthorn. A Republican House candidate on Sunday called college students graduatesContinue reading “Texas GOP House candidate says young people become ‘radical, leftist, hating-America atheists’ with no skills when they graduate college”