Debunking Glenn Beck: How to Save America from Media Pundits and Propagandists was written in response to Beck's Arguing with Idiots. Its most immediate concern is with exploring the agenda behind Beck's arguments and exposing the flaws in his reasoning. But this book's real mission is something much broader. Using Beck as an example, author Karl Rogers also shows why media reform is so vital to the future of democracy. To make that case, Dr. Rogers offers a detailed discussion of the ideas and ideology at work in Beck's arguments, revealing how the well-known conservative pundit has distorted and twisted facts to misrepresent American history, the meaning of progressivism, and even the U.S. Constitution. The book examines topics ranging from the Second Amendment to health care, education, housing, the Supreme Court, unions, democracy, and government. It concludes by explaining how Americans can revitalize the Constitution as a living document and, by doing so, revitalize public debate and democracy itself.... the pipeline near Livengood, causing approximately 6, 144 barrels of oil to leak from the pipeline, which spilled over two acres of tundra. In 2006, corroded pipelines on the North Slope gave way and spilled over six thousand barrels of oil. ... In May of this year, several thousand barrels of oil spilled from a pump station near Fort Greely during a scheduled shutdown, due ... Inspections and maintenance would be an enormous task in itself, and if it had the same carrying capacity as theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Debunking Glenn Beck: How to Save America from Media Pundits and Propagandists|
|Author||:||Karl Alan Rogers Ph.D.|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2011-10-20|