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The 8 progressive media brains zombies would love (and you should, too)

As has become rapidly apparent over the course of the Occupy movement, the mainstream media finds it difficult to react and report on situations it doesn’t fully understand — which bodes poorly for the vast majority of the populace in the event of the Zombiepocalypse, unless they’re reading alternative media.…

Financial strategist: The 1 percent ‘gave’ workers weekends, child labor laws

In perhaps a preview of a debate to come, Princeton professor Cornel West faced off with financial strategist and radio host Peter Schiff on CNN Thursday afternoon, butting heads over some of the key differences between what could be described as the tea party’s ideology versus the main thrust of…

Colbert: Wall Street will ‘snort the ground-up bones of the poor’

On his Thursday show, Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert jokingly agreed with the Fox News’ Gretchen Carlson, who believes the Occupy movement is “coming to an end.” This week, police forces around the country have moved to evict those occupying public spaces. In Oakland, Marine veteran Scott Olsen had his skull…

Maddow explains how Wall Street firms defrauded investors

On her show Thursday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow explained how dishonesty and fraud in Wall Street tanked the U.S. economy. Internal emails show that Wall Street firms told their investors to purchase stocks in certain companies, but not because those stocks had good potential. The stocks were owned by…

Michael Moore responds to ‘hypocrisy’ criticism for supporting ‘Occupy’ protests

Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore responded Thursday to accusations from conservative critics that he was a hypocrite for supporting the “Occupy Wall Street” demonstrations. His critics claimed that he got “rich because of capitalism” and thus should not be protesting against inequalities in the economic system of the United States. Moore…

Pat Robertson: Christians should not join ‘Occupy Wall Street’

Televangelist Pat Robertson said Thursday on The 700 Club that Christians should not be involved in the “Occupy Wall Street” demonstrations in cities around the nation. His comment was picked up by the liberal watchdog website RightWingWatch.org. “I think this is a rebellion,” he said. “I think it is atavistic.…

Minnesota company lets you crush cars with a tank

A local business in Minnesota provides its customers with the opportunity to drive a tank and gives them the chance to roll over a car or two, according to CityPages.com. Watch video, uploaded to YouTube, below:…

Carville: Smoking Cain aide was ‘drunk or stoned’

Democratic strategist James Carville is sure that Herman Cain’s campaign manager was on something besides nicotine when he decided to smoke in a campaign ad. “If that guy wasn’t drunk, I hadn’t taken a drink in my life,” Carville said of Cain chief of staff Mark Block. “He was high…

Stewart: ‘What the f*ck happened in Oakland?’

On Wednesday night’s show, Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart shamed authorities in Oakland who used tear gas, rubber bullets, bean-bag bullets, concussion grenades, flashbombs, sound cannons or other forceful methods to disburse protesters. “What the fuck happened in Oakland?” Stewart exclaimed. “What’s going on, Oakland? Chill out.” “So, the city was…

Maddow compares ‘Occupy Oakland’ to 1930s ‘Bonus Army’ protest

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow on her show Wednesday night highlighted the similarities between the recent crack down on “Occupy Oakland” protesters and the crack down on the “Bonus Army” protesters in 1932. The “Bonus Army” was comprised of war veterans who camped out near the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C.…

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