Find out more →

Get unlimited access. Become a digital member!

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Right-wing punk on parade

Posted By on Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 6:25 AM

The Koch boys front group, Americans for Prosperity, and their local media mouthpiece, Dave Elswick are touting a Little Rock visit by right-wing provocateur James O'Keefe, whose dishonestly edited hit video led to the unraveling of ACORN and whose subsequent sneak videos, among others, won him a federal court conviction and national embarrassment for a "seduction" planned for a TV reporter.

He'll speak at a luncheon Sept. 28 at Argenta Community Theater. Tickets are $20.

What are the odds he'll allow himself to be recorded on video?

SPEAKING OF THE KOCHS AND RECORDINGS: Mother Jones has an expose from an undercover audio tape of Koch brothers fund-raising session/pep rally last summer in Colorado.

Tags: ,

Speaking of James O'Keefe, Americans For Prosperity

Comments (10)

Showing 1-10 of 10

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-10 of 10

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Most Shared

  • Bill to regulate dog breeders draws opposition inside chamber from industry rep

    A fight could be brewing over regulation of puppy mills, with legislation planned to better protect dogs and opposition already underway from a state representative who makes a living working with commercial dog breeders.
  • The hart

    It is hard for a straight person, The Observer included, to imagine what it would be like to be born gay — to be shipwrecked here on this space-going clod, where nearly every textbook, novel, film and television show, nearly every blaring screen or billboard or magazine ad, reinforces the idea that "normal" means "heterosexual."
  • Arkansas's new anti-gay law forgets history

    It turns back the clock on civil rights.
  • Death penalty repeal clears Senate Committee

    The Senate Judiciary Committee has endorsed Sen. David Burnett's bill to repeal the death penalty.
  • Presbytery of Arkansas opposes bills aimed at gay discrimination

    The Presbytery of Arkansas, the governing body for Presbyterian churches in the northern two-thirds of Arkansas, met Saturday at Clarksville and adopted a resolution urging Gov. Asa Hutchinson to veto SB 202, which is aimed at preventing local government from passing anti-discrimination laws to protect gay people. The Presbytery also expressed its opposition to a pending House bill that, in the name of "conscience," would protect those who discriminate against gay people.

Most Recent Comments

Blogroll

 

© 2015 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation