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The Question of Safety

I can remember during the march up to war how certain Bush mouth pieces argued over the need to invade Iraq. Bill O’Reilly, in particular, blasted over the airwaves during his radio show something to this effect: “The U.N. inspectors are not going to keep you safe! Hans Blix is not going to keep you […]


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Note: This should have gone up Monday. Anybody catch Jon Stewart on C-Span this weekend? I have to admit that I missed Ashlee Simpson’s lip-synching drama over it, albeit with very little regret. He was giving a press event, I think, for his new book. Again, he showed just how sharp and insightful he can […]


The Autopilot Media

I’m not trying to write a thesis on the subject of a lazy mainstream media. Granted my theory probably goes well beyond the idea of people simply being lazy but the evidence to that regard does seem to keep mounting. Listening to this interview with Michael Moore, it’s quite clear to me that an inkling […]


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The Hour of Need

Well, since I wrote about the last debate it turns out that the press really has been too lazy to point out the million and one red herrings Dubya has been emitting to the American public in his effort to hide the terrible job he’s done as president. Want to know why health care sucks? […]


One of Those Exaggerations

I’d say George went down for the count in the first few minutes with the devastating left hook he delivered to his own face. I doubt even the lazy press in our country will have a hard time pointing this one out. Bush from the last debate’s transcript: Gosh, I just don’t think I ever […]


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