For those of you with better things to do–and that’s virtually all of you–Keith Olbermann has this segment on his show called “Tea Time.” The intent, as far as I can understand it, is to mock and ridicule Tea Party members–definitely the road less taken at MSNBC and yet another reason why Olbermann has become [...]
When we hear the sound of hoofbeats, should we think horses or zebras? The question is a classic problem of intelligence analysis. Too often in recent years the CIA, FBI and Department of Homeland Security have got it wrong—most recently with the Christmas Day underwear bomber, who was able to board a U.S.-bound flight despite […]
Part 1 of my Ron Paul essay received more attention than I expected. His supporters are intense, to say the least.
As stated in that article, there are many things about Paul to like. But his monetary policies and his political rigidity are not among them. I do not dismiss the importance of sound monetary policies. [...]
If it’s true that cockroaches can survive a nuclear blast, I guess crickets can live through record setting blizzards.
Because that chirping sound you hear is coming from the general direction of Media Matters headquarters, in Washington, DC.
On Sunday, Time magazine’s Joe Klein wrote:
Those who celebrate Sarah Palin’s lack of knowledge as a form of “authenticity” [...]
If we were living in Middle Earth what would Zinn and Chomsky’s political commentary sound like?
McSweeney’s presents the unused DVD commentary recorded by Howard Zinn and Noam Chomsky for The Fellowship of the Ring (platinum series extended edition, natch):
Chomsky: A terrible thing the Orcs do here, isn’t it? They destroy nature. But again, what have [...]
Air America goes bankrupt and off the air.
That clunking sound you hear is the Media Matters spin machine breaking down.
The George Soros Steno Pool is so unglued this morning that they’ve either lost their ability to read simple English, or more likely, they’re just twisting simple facts into pretzels in sheer desperation.
Today they announce: “Poll undermines conservative claim that Brown victory is [...]