Hey, Hey, LBJ: How Many Kids Did You Starve Today?


Last week, one of our hottest discussions on NewsReal involved the controversy over Bishop Thomas Tobin recommending that Congressman Patrick Kennedy not partake of communion as long as he is a proponent of abortion.
Former Johnson Administration official, Joseph Califano Jr. had a rather chilling op-ed in response to this principled action by the Bishop in [...]

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What year is it again? Media Matters’ selective outrage over… Willie Horton?


She’s so fi-ine, there’s no telling where the money went
She’s so fi-ine, there’s no other way to go-oo…
Sorry. Having an ’80s flashback there, thanks to the George Soros Steno Pool, otherwise known as Media Matters.
It’s a shame, really. Just yesterday, Media Matters and I had achieved a rapprochement of sorts, founded upon our [...]

Media Matters denounces global warming ‘false claims’ (no, not those ones…)


Back in July, Media Matters scolded conservative columnists George Will and Mark Steyn for making “false claims” about global warming:
In his July 23 Washington Post column, George Will repeated National Review Online columnist Mark Steyn’s false claim that “[i]f you’re 29, there has been no global warming for your entire adult life. If you’re graduating [...]

Roman Polanski Affair Proves Hollywood Out of Step with America


When even leftists like Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson and MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski attack Hollywood, you can be quite certain that the glitterati have strayed incalculably far from the barest shred of common sense.
Such an attack took place on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” last Friday. Robinson and Brzezinski opened by criticizing those far-left multi-millionaire actors and directors who had rushed to the defense [...]

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EDUCATION BA English l96l (cum laude) UC Berkeley. MA English l963 UC Berkeley. TEACHING l963-69–Instructor in Freshman English, UC Berkeley. l966–Instructor in English, University of San Francisco. l964–Professor of English, Miles College, Birmingham, Alabama. l967–Instructor in Sociology, UC Santa Cruz. l977-83–Visiting Writer, UC Berkeley. EDITORIAL 1967-73–Editor, Ramparts Magazine l982-85–Consulting Editor, California Magazine 1992-2000—Editor, Heterodoxy ADMINISTRATIVE 1986-91—Co-director, Second Thoughts […]