Worth $30 Million Himself, Rocker Tom Morello Attacks the '1 Percent'

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Tom Morello constructed a band dedicated to bashing capitalism, among other supposed “injustices.” But beware, Morello fans: this guitarist is, unsurprisingly, worth millions. Tom Morello, lead guitarist of Prophets of Rage and Rage Against the Machine, takes to Twitter constantly – though not necessarily to discuss his music (given the band’s taste for screaming and ear-…

Michael Moore Directs Prophets of Rage Video, Anti-Americanism Ensues

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Is this new Michael Moore video ‘Unf—ing’ the world or simply contributing to the rage? Michael Moore directed the Prophets of Rage’s new music video, entitled ‘Unf— the World’, and The Hollywood Reporter likened the video to Moore’s “decades-long crusade for truth.”

Lefty Musician Lauds Castro’s Devotion to the ‘Poor and Exploited’

There’s cross-ideological agreement that Tom Morello (currently of Prophets of Rage, formerly of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave) is a superb guitarist. It’s a different story when it comes to his political acumen, which some would say is about as impressive as the singing talent of Florence Foster Jenkins. Morello, a staunch leftist who’s given to comments such as…

Celebs Mourn Dictator Fidel Castro's Death

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Communist dictator Fidel Castro executed hundreds and exiled thousands over the course of his reign. But that’s not what celebrities and the liberal media are remembering the Cuban dictator for, following his death on November 25. Actor Danny Glover, a frequent guest to Castro’s Cuba, tweeted, “Fidel Castro was a great revolutionary. Learn more about his life & legacy.…

‘Lost’ Star and Other Lefty Celebrities Protest ‘Toxic’ Trade Deal

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Some high-powered celebrities are joining the fight against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) alongside digital advocacy group Fight for the Future. Fight for the Future is organizing a series of summer events, including protests and free concerts.

Liberal Musician 'Rages' in Diatribe Aimed at Paul Ryan

Contrary to popular belief, 'Paul Ryan is not Freddy Kruger'. Mainstream media outlets wasted little time in their attempt to discredit the newly appointed vice presidential candidate, while practically ignoring every new gaffe committed by the current one. The constant and vicious attacks of his conservative views and budget proposals mirror the ordeal Sarah Palin endured, but the…

99 Percent? Top 25 Occupy Wall Street Backers Worth Over $4 Billion

Occupy Wall Street attacks income inequality and the richest 1 percent, adopting as its slogan ''we are the 99 percent.'' In October, its protesters staged a ''millionaires march' 'in New York City, parading to the homes of wealthy citizens such as Rupert Murdoch and David Koch. But only some riches bother the Occupiers, who have ignored the massive wealth of…

AP Notes Radical, Bush-Death-Wishing Guitarist Delights Union Crowd in

AP reporter Ryan Foley's update from Madison on Monday night included details about a rock musician causing the crowd to to roar: "At noon, guitarist Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine took to a stage on the Capitol steps to fire up the crowd. He said he flew in from California to lend his voice to the protest." While reporters like Adam Nagourney "worry" out loud…