Monthly Archives: January 2013
There are no words. . .
Apparently I’ve been missing the show: Chuck Hagel under fire at confirmation hearing Chuck Hagel came under rapid fire from former senators at his confirmation hearings as secretary of defense on Thursday before the Senate Armed Services Committee. He clashed … Continue reading
Theodore Dawes: The Fall of Journalism In the past 30-plus years I’ve interviewed dozens of candidates for jobs in journalism. Among the questions I always posed is this one: Why are newspapers published? To date, no journalism school graduate has … Continue reading
From Zombie at Pajamas Media: Walk for Life vs. Roe v. Wade birthday party: Abortion showdown SF On January 26, two diametrically opposed ideologies chose San Francisco as their battleground. To our left, the pro-choice army convened at the city’s … Continue reading
Taco Bell pulls Super Bowl ad after allegations that it’s insensitive to vegetable lovers Taco Bell has pulled an outrageously offensive Super Bowl ad after a Twitter campaign shamed the fast good chain into doing the right thing. (Except not … Continue reading
It’s 3 am and I got nothing. I don’t want to talk about Obama’s latest Greatest Speech Ever. I don’t feel like talking about Secretary of State Lurch or the bogus heckling video. Is it possible I died and got … Continue reading
Never argue with the Klown. The Klown is always right: Study: OWS Was Disproportionately Rich, Overwhelmingly White According to a new study from sociologists at the City University of New York, more than a third of activists in the Occupy … Continue reading
The Hammer of Kraut (via Hot Air): I love to hear the president whine about FOX News and talk radio. I think we ought to be proud of the fact that we annoy him so much. If you look at … Continue reading
27 years ago today the loveliest little girl I had ever seen was born. Now there are two of them. Seriously – if I had known when I was younger how daddies feel about their little girls I would have … Continue reading
PJ Tatler: Legal Experts Weigh In On Whether Bloomberg’s Security Guard Really Had ‘Security Jurisdiction’ Earlier today, news broke that NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg refused to disarm his security detail in the interests of gun control. The answer came when … Continue reading
From Eric Ostermeier at Smart Politics: The Price of Palin: $15 per Word Spoken During FOX Contract Sarah Palin uttered more than 189,000 words over 150 appearances on various FOX broadcasts during her three years as an analyst at the … Continue reading
Chris Hughes: Welcome to Our Redesign With this issue, we relaunch The New Republic. Our goals may be somewhat different from those of the magazine’s founding fathers, but we share their unabashed idealism. We believe that our new hyper-information age … Continue reading
Gotham Bird Cage Liner: The president lavished praise on Mrs. Clinton for her discipline, stamina and talent. And they put a glossy shine on history by brushing off the tough primary attacks five years ago as the product of trying … Continue reading
‘Boomtown’ Special Angers, Resonates with Americans Fox News will re-air “Boomtown” on Sunday at 9 p.m. EST and 9 p.m. PST. “Boomtown” is a one-hour investigative special that assails Washington, D.C.’s permanent political class for “extracting” taxpayer dollars from Americans … Continue reading
Obama suggests Republicans unwilling to compromise in gun control debate President Obama is suggesting that House Republicans on the issue of gun control appear neither willing to work with him nor listen to the American public on the issue. “The … Continue reading
It’s gonna be one of those days. Here’s a fresh thread to play with while I get my beauty sleep.
What are you listening to?
Just a few thoughts about the past few days: I was saddened and disappointed by Hillary Clinton’s performance the other day. It reminded me why I am no longer a Democrat. But some of the reactions to her testimony reminded … Continue reading
MSNBC Host: ‘I Thank God and Country . . . Abortion Was There to Save Me’ During MSNBC’s “The Cycle” on Friday, co-host Toure celebrated the 40th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision to legalize abortion by telling … Continue reading