Gay Hypocrisy or Identity Politics?


After getting caught drunk driving from a gay nightclub in a state vehicle, California State Senator Roy Ashburn has announced he’s gay. This is particularly controversial because he’s also a Republican with a socially-conservative voting record.
For that, the Daily Beast’s Meghan McCain accuses him of hypocrisy.

The second part that’s upsetting about Ashburn’s story is the [...]

Eric Alterman Can’t Seem to Figure Out Why Israel Is Skeptical of Negotiations


Daily Beast left-winger Eric Alterman has taken a look at Vice President Joe Biden’s latest Mideast trip to address the Israel-Palestinian conflict.  Three guesses who he blames for continuing violence in the region.
If you guessed Israel, pat yourself in the back:
The following day, before Biden arrived, the Israeli government announced approval for 112 new homes [...]

Target in Range; Left-Wing Deflection Efforts Inbound


Disgraced journalist Dan Rather recently made some ill-considered remarks about President Barack Obama and watermelons. So who needs to be raked over the coals?
Obviously, the answer is Sean Hannity.
That was the conclusion Crooks & Liars came to, anyway. It seems that during last night’s Great American Panel, the discussion of racially-charged commentary turned to Glenn [...]

Michael Moore: Wal-Mart Proves Its Own Evil By… Selling My DVDs


I’ll bet all of you have been thinking to yourselves lately, “Hey, I wonder what Michael Moore’s been up to? He was so much fun back in the day—lying about the country in the midst of a war for her survival, rooting for the people trying to kill American soldiers, and lamenting that the wrong [...]

The New DHFC.org!


Welcome to our newly modified website! We have several new features and sections to our new site. For more information regarding the site, continue reading. If this is your first time here, feel free to see what the DHFC is all about. Click on the navigation links at the top of the page to learn [...]

The Teenagers Have Stolen the Credit Card – and Gotten Themselves Elected


“Don’t spend money you don’t have” and “distinguish between essentials and frills” are lessons just about everybody learns at some point in their lives, whether from a basic economics course or from one’s parents explaining that a credit card is not magic.
Why, then, can’t Congress and the White House figure it out?
At the Daily Beast, [...]

Anatomy of a Lie: ACORN, Charles Hynes, & the Church of Liberalism’s Canonization Process


Global warming is settled science.  Saddam Hussein never had WMDs.  Tax cuts only benefit the rich.  Ever wonder how so many leftist talking points come to be accepted as conventional wisdom?  Often, it’s simply a matter of the media saying so as if they’re vetted, well-established conclusions, despite skipping the messy “vetting” and “establishing” parts.
Today [...]

Son of Hamas Founder Speaks of Islam


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Does the “moderate” version exist?

Son of Hamas Founder Condemns Islam on “Hannity”


Pamela Geller is calling attention to a major “Hannity” segment Fox News aired last night: an interview with Mosab Hassan Yousef, an ex-Muslim for whom “whistleblower” is the Understatement of the Year:
Mosab Hassan Yousef is the son of a jailed Hamas terrorist leader and MP, Sheikh Hassan Yousef,  the most popular figure in that extremist [...]

Perry for President? Maybe, But Slow Down


Hot off the heels of Texas Governor Rick Perry’s decisive victory over Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchinson for the Lone Star State’s GOP gubernatorial nomination, Daily Beast columnist Mark McKinnon thinks the governor is well-positioned for a bid at the presidency, or at least the VP slot:
There’s a fight right now for the soul of the [...]