Yesterday, the Republican National Committee released its Growth & Opportunity Report, a compendium of all of the lessons the party learned from the 2012 elections, and what the Washington Post calls an […]
Nuclear weapons: when our national security makes us insecure
It is the existence of the weapons themselves — not who has them — that poses the greatest threat.
Two very different climate disruption messages
Most people view climate disruption as a horror that we and the generations before us are about to visit upon our children and grandchildren. And there’s a great deal of truth to […]
Republicans are "rebranding": round up the usual suspects
You have to love the headline: GOP set to launch rebranding effort WASHINGTON (CNN) – Coming soon to a battleground state near you: a new effort to revive the image of the […]
Covering political rallies: Who decides what TV cameras show?
For months we in the US of A have been watching candidates for our presidency speak at rallies and the apparently endless debates hosted by, it seems, everybody but fast-food chains. We […]
Ignore politicians who don’t play nice with the other children
First, MoveOn.org, a liberal political action group, uses a full-page New York Times ad to attack the character of an American commander, calling him “Gen. Betray Us” and accusing him of “cooking […]
Hate the press? You’re probably a Republican Fox News viewer
The headline in Editor & Publisher screams in tabloid style: “Poll: U.S. Public Sees Media as Biased, Inaccurate and Uncaring.” But that’s not the real news to be found in the latest […]
Reframing the Republican lie about wealth in America
In America, the Republicans are seen as the party of money and wealth. This perception is certainly accurate in one sense – the GOP is the favored party of the wealthy elite. […]