Dear NPR: Your greatest supporters believe that Rich Lowry is the latest “Cheney Youth” member (see Hitler for comparison) to hit your airwaves. This guy is a paid puppet for the ultra right wing and the newest fool to take on National Review – “A review of American Greed as it’s called.” and youContinue reading “Rich Lowry – the Newest and Dumbest NN on NPR”
Kaitlin Addams on her immigrant father's travails in the face of the Chinese Exclusion Act and American racism.
Kaitlin Addams recalls a defining event of Cold War history and the changes it triggered.
Jeff Koopersmith looks at a the complex and volatile situation in Israel and the Gaza Strip – a continuing crisis that has inflamed opinions around the world – and involves players in the US and Iran.
Bela de Lune thinks the greedhead should be worried about something a bit more pressing than the faux plumber from the heartland.
From Media with Conscience: Don Williams looks at what happens when spiteful prayers backfire.
"Conservative rhetoric doesn’t kill people. Guns do – in the hands of crazed lunatics without hope fired up by ’conservative“ rhetoric." And that's just what Glynn Wilson offers for starters.
Jeff Koopersmith on the US Olympic Team’s fashion faux pas. Read on…
The New York Times frets over poor quality retail bankruptcies. Jeff Koopersmith says we should instead be celebrating.
Talk about Armageddon… Jeff Koopersmith on the year's over-the-top luxury tchotchkes and the celebrities hawking them.
The myth: The mysterious “invisible hand” of the free market will “make everyone better off.” Practical experience tells us otherwise…
I belong to the last generation to experience childhood without television. And I have often wondered what was lost when the children of that generation deserted the playgrounds and moved inside to watch the tube.
Anna Nicole Smith has died at thirty nine. I am struck by how truly poignant I believe her death is — and how accurate was my gut feeling, upon hearing of the death, that the cruel media would go after this sad story big time if given only a toehold.
"You may be under the impression that customer satisfaction with Microsoft is on the rise, but did you know that the Company recently had a slight dip in overall satisfaction?" [You can't make this stuff up!]
What has this world come to?