Just not on the head NYT reports: Netanyahu’s Visit Bringing Uninvited Problems for Jewish Democrats “Regardless of whether you are Jewish or not Jewish, Republican or Democrat, if you greatly value having the […]
Lifelong student with interests a mile wide and an inch deep. Autodidact. Pedant, hopefully of the slightly more pleasant sort. Sharer of things learned along the way. Lately of a creative bent.
MSNBC and Heartland Institute: two great tastes that go great together?
If you’re MSNBC, who do you get to provide the anti-FCC net neutrality position for fairness and balance? As usual, while there’s a kerfuffle over major issues I’m down here in the […]
Democratic Party: Come back, Dixiecrats. We need you.
What can we do to make it all right? ICYMI, the Democratic Party has been doing some navel-gazing and just released its collection of belly-button lint for public inspection. After their embarrassing […]
Something fishy in the air from the Voice of America
OMG. Beware the fast AIDS! Oh, and Cuba! Turns out there was an article in eBioMedicine, an Elsevier service, so legit as far as I can tell. The paper appears to be […]
One more reason to vote for Hillary
If you’re a Republican, that is From Salon: The return of Larry Summers: Why his ’16 comments should make Dems nervous However, if you happen to be one of the many lefties who […]
Sick to death of Obamacare
And tired of hearing apologists tell us how great an advancement it is First things first, let me be clear. To the extent that ACA has helped anyone, I’m glad of it. […]
Hillary vs Brian Williams: stolen valor on the campaign trail
One of these things is not like the other If you’ve been following the latest scandal du jour, you already know that Brian Williams has been caught in and called out for […]
Look out white people, Fox host Shannon Bream thinks you’re dodgy
Oh, wait. Is that not what she meant? In a panel discussion with a black woman, a white man, a woman of…judging solely from skin tone, that is…indeterminate origin, and one blond-haired, […]
Media silence on the NAACP bombing in Colorado
A bomb, broadcast silence, and a very confused FBI From ThinkProgress: A Bomb Went Off At A Colorado NAACP. Where Is The 24-Hour News Cycle? Two thoughts. First, along with many others, I […]
The Steve Scalise story you’re not getting
Once again, journalists miss the big picture As you may or may not have heard, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La), House Majority Whip since August, spoke in front of some bad people back in […]