Socialism bankrupted Air America, too

by Kathy Shaidle -- See, that's your problem right there ... "Progressive" talk radio network Air America went bankrupt a few weeks ago. As I reported here, broadcasting industry insiders blamed poor more…

Why was the FBI keeping tabs on Paul Harvey?

by Kathy Shaidle -- "And now you know... the rest of the story." Talk about headlines you never thought you'd see: "Broadcaster Paul Harvey had close ties to the FBI." This week, more…

Who gets credit for Brown victory?

by Kathy Shaidle -- The special election in Massachusetts was the big story on conservative talk radio this week. Many pundits observed that it was turning into a contest between liberal elites more…

Kudos to those who make a difference!

by Kathy Shaidle -- So much for "a day that will live in infamy" ... After a Florida supermarket chain omitted the attack on Pearl Harbor from its free 2010 calendar, and more…

'Rushed' to the hospital

by Kathy Shaidle -- This column was going to be fairly low key. The days between Christmas and New Years are the no man's land of conservative talk radio – a week more…

Oh, no! Is this the end of Rush?

by Kathy Shaidle -- Editor's note: As many talk radio hosts take a break over the Christmas holiday, Kathy Shaidle will not produce a Dec. 26 Talk Radio Watch, but will return more…

Hosts swapping formats provide rare insight

by Kathy Shaidle -- Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee made the media rounds this week to explain why he'd granted clemency to the criminal who then went on to murder four police more…

Who's the hero of the conservative movement?

by Kathy Shaidle -- Analyzing a recent Washington Post poll, left-leaning website TalkingPointsMemo dubbed Sarah Palin the "hero of talk radio listeners – but anyone else?" "When asked who best represents the more…

If not for conservatives, who would defend Israel?

by Kathy Shaidle -- Last week, I told you about the Anti-Defamation League's bizarre decision to dub talk-radio star Glenn Beck America's "fearmonger in chief." Respected journalist Caroline Glick responded in the more…