This morning the New York Times carries as its lead story something with this headline: States’ Rights Is Rallying Cry of Resistance for Lawmakers. And the article is replete with examples of […]
Reporting on individual campaign donations now pointless
That pricey apartment shout-show host Rush Limbaugh seeks to unload for about $14 million — you know, the gaudy palace with not one but two grand views of Central Park and environs […]
Nota Bene #108: Mm-mm, Time for Pi
“If in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, then in the following one it should be fired. Otherwise don’t put it there.” Who said it?
When Jesus Attacks! Why don't we care that the Catholic Church is officially whipping Congress?
Part 2 of 2. (Read part 1…) It’s Time to Separate Church and State, Once and for All If you recall, anti-Catholic prejudice was once a problem for Catholic politicians in the […]
Jesus Gone Wild! It's time to separate church and state, once and for all
Part 1 of 2. I tripped across a provocative headline in the Wall Street Journal the other day: “They Need to be Liberated from Their God.” Turns out the story was about […]
Nota Bene #107: Zzzzzzzzzzzzz
“I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.” Who said it?
See no pollution, hear no pollution, speak no pollution — so no pollution, right?
Once again, the Discovery Channel is about to amaze its viewers with another “isn’t Nature wonderful” spectacular. The basic cable channel brought us “Planet Earth,” billed as “See the wonders of Planet […]
And the punch line? 'An honest Congress!'
I know, I know. The two words leave you ROTFL: Congressional ethics. But this gets funnier. First, House members determine the legal but unsavory and corrupt behaviors that keep them collecting that […]
Another foul nest of anonymice in a Times story
The New York Times parked a travesty of a story on its Web site today reporting that “the Iranians moved roughly 4,300 pounds of low-enriched uranium out of deep underground storage” to […]
Nota Bene #106: [no title due to budget cuts]
“Working for a major studio can be like trying to have sex with a porcupine. It’s one prick against thousands.” Who said it?