Super Tuesday: The writing has been on the wall since late January

The flurry of primaries and caucuses on "Super Tuesday," along with the smattering of races that fall before it, have been calculated to serve one purpose only: to give the former Confederate States an unfair early advantage in manipulating each party's presidential races. The only big southern state not included in the action is Florida. … Continue reading Super Tuesday: The writing has been on the wall since late January

Lunchtime Food for Thought: “[I]t was like the royalty was back…”

England's Queen Elizabeth is paying a visit to the Baked Apple, and in honor of her presence, you ought to take a quick look at Thom Hartmann's commentary from late last year on the birth of the USA's New Royalty at the Reagan Inaugural — and the need for populists left and right to unite … Continue reading Lunchtime Food for Thought: “[I]t was like the royalty was back…”

The Media covers the DC Holocaust Museum shooting

Here's an interesting contrast between the two credible American cable news networks' coverage of the early afternoon shooting incident at the U.S. Holocaust Museum in downtown Washington: CNN focused on the details of the shooting, with a heavy emphasis on eyewitness accounts;MSNBC used traffic cams and newsroom reporters until they got a crew on the … Continue reading The Media covers the DC Holocaust Museum shooting

Who Cares What Iowans Think?

How much money can you spend to convince the lowest form of North American life that you’re the guy who should run things? January 19, 2000 – Washington (apj.us) – I can't help but laugh out loud as the mainstream media tries – over and over again – to convince Americans that the opinion of … Continue reading Who Cares What Iowans Think?

Another New York Times Cover-up?

It sure looks that way... and this time around, brought to you by John Burns John Burns, the bearded little blonde troll that seems to appear magically on PBS's NewsHour now and again, has penned what seems to be either a sign of his naiveté or simply the usual New York Times dross about the … Continue reading Another New York Times Cover-up?