Donald never lets a mere fact stand in the way of good propaganda, but the rest of us should be skeptical of his opinion poll-based claims.
The media should confront politicians about their lies directly, by calling them liars
The United States is in an existential fight for its democratic soul and its American values. Media VIPs should treat lying politicians accordingly.
An electric car means partial immunity to gas prices – Renewable Journal for 10/18/2014
My Nissan Leaf means that I don’t really care much what gas prices do. It’ll be a good day when most people have this same freedom.
Nota Bene #124: I'm a Doctor, Not an Engineer
“I don’t believe in this fairy tale of staying together for ever. Ten years with somebody is enough.” Who said it?
The Tech Curmudgeon – "Technology" means more than gadgets, people
There’s a world of technology beyond gadgets, games, and geeks, people. S&R’s Tech Curmudgeon rails on the asinine nature of today’s so-called “technology” reporting.
Nota Bene #123: Behold the Chickenosaurus
“There ought to be limits to freedom.” Who said it?
If a news story claims knowlege of public opinion, test the claim
When a news story claims certainty in expressing public opinion — or uses sources that claim such — readers should be wary. Such is the case with a Friday NPR story that […]
Juan Williams: sniveling coward
I’ll admit it, until this afternoon i had paid exactly zero attention to the Juan Williams “scandal.” I figured that if Palin, Limbaugh, Beck, Hannity, Gingrich, ad nauseum were making a big […]
The futility of trying to debate our way to disarmament
In the long run, the grassroots types sprouting by the side of the road may have a better chance of implementing disarmament than those steering policy limos down the middle of the road.
Deepwater Horizon rig "damaged" – WTF?
I was heading into work today when I heard someone on NPR talking about the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and the rig’s owners Transocean. Apparently Transocean is trying to limit the company’s […]