Rush Limbaugh: Too opinionated for talk?

by Kathy Shaidle -- Complaints that talk radio is too opinionated, too controversial and even too influential sometimes come from the strangest sources. Take Michael Smerconish. In a Washington Post op-ed, the more…

Hate soccer? You racist!

by Kathy Shaidle -- Did you know that when conservative talk-radio hosts make jokes about soccer and the World Cup, that means they're racist? It's true, at least according to one Patrick more…

Limbaugh trashers get blasted back

by Kathy Shaidle -- When we last left Bill Press, he was getting ready to put out his book "Toxic Talk: How the Radical Right Has Poisoned America's Airwaves." Now the book more…

New amnesty tactic: Hush Rush

by Kathy Shaidle -- Will the Mayor of Phoenix, Ariz., be reelected next time around? Despite the fact that most of his fellow citizens support that new immigration enforcement law, Gordon not more…

Welcome, Elena Kagan, to the crossfire

by Kathy Shaidle -- For people who claim to care deeply about "the environment," some liberals have a funny way of showing it. Take WND columnist Bill Press, for example. The low-rated more…

Feds move to cut off talk radio's backup plan

by Kathy Shaidle -- Since the 2008 election, radio show hosts and fans have wondered how an Obama-run Federal Communications Commission (FCC) would treat conservative talk radio. Would they pressure Congress to more…

Be careful, hosts, what you say

by Kathy Shaidle -- As rhetoric heats up on the airwaves, the double standard used to judge "offensive" comments becomes more obvious than ever. These days, not even sports-talk radio is a more…

Obama station bought out by conservatives

by Kathy Shaidle -- Washington, D.C.'s WWRC-AM thought they'd hit on a brilliant idea back in 2008: renaming their radio station "Obama1260AM," and broadcasting all AirAmerica, all the time. In what might more…