Keith Ellison

Progressives Have a Budget Alternative—and Nobody Is Paying Attention
March 26, 2014

A Q&A with Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chair Keith Ellison.

Rick Perry, Science, Left And Right
August 23, 2011

National Review's Kevin Williamson argues that nobody should care what Rick Perry or any other elected official thinks about science: Why would anybody ask a politician about his views on a scientific question? Nobody ever asks what Sarah Palin thinks about dark matter, or what John Boehner thinks about quantum entanglement.

I Didn’t Realize How Really Wacko The Aforementioned Mr. Rosenberg Is…
July 08, 2010

 …until my friend Noah Pollak e-mailed me a note he wrote on April 8 about an appearance of the senior fellow of this and that made at the supposedly honest New America Foundation. Read it all. But all you have to believe are Rosenberg’s own words. Why Are Americans Pro-Israel? They Hate Muslims NOAH POLLAK - 04.08.2010 - 4:04 PM M.J. Rosenberg is a leading light in the “progressive” scene. He was formerly at the Israel Policy Forum and today posts embarrassing rants at the Talking Points Memo blog and is a “Senior Foreign Policy Fellow” at Media Matters.

The Obama Campaign And Muslim-americans
June 24, 2008

Today's New York Times front page story on Barack Obama and the Muslim community is an extremely depressing read. Here is the opening anecdote: As Senator Barack Obama courted voters in Iowa last December, Representative Keith Ellison, the country’s first Muslim congressman, stepped forward eagerly to help. Mr. Ellison believed that Mr. Obama’s message of unity resonated deeply with American Muslims. He volunteered to speak on Mr. Obama’s behalf at a mosque in Cedar Rapids, one of the nation’s oldest Muslim enclaves. But before the rally could take place, aides to Mr. Obama asked Mr.

Goode Grief
December 23, 2006

The case of Virginia representative and all-around class act Virgil Goode has been getting a lot of ink lately, and for good reason: The five-term Republican recently sent a letter to constituents expressing outrage that Keith Ellison, a new Democratic representative from Minnesota, was planning to use the Koran at his swearing in ceremony.