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Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
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Archived Since:January 31, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Dying to see our post-antibiotic future

The old diseases are coming back. We fought them to a standstill in the Twentieth Century and the Twenty-first seems ripe for their comeback. Continue reading ?

The Fracking Prostitutes of American Colleges

  (part 1 of 2) by Walter Brasch   Lackawanna College, a two-year college in Scranton, Pa., has become a prostitute. The administration doesn’t think of themselves or their college as a prostitute. They believe they are doing a public service. Show More Summary

SitComs Not Always a Laughing Matter

by Walter Brasch   My favorite new TV comedy is “Growing Up Fisher.” It’s the story of a blind lawyer, his 12-year-old son, a mid-teen daughter, and an ex-wife who is trying to return to her adolescent years. The show is based upon the experiences of D.J. Show More Summary

Short and Sweet for the Quisling

Attkisson won't say anything about that. Because she's going to work for Rupert now, selling her "Americanism" and patriotism to a foreign scumbag who sells fake patriotism in a dozen countries when he's not busy selling sex as "news." Continue reading ?

“Free Speech Wins Big” in McCutcheon Ruling? It’s FALSE NEWS!

The news hit the political front with the expected clash of ideologies. The left was appalled at yet another blow that would flood the political process with a tidal wave of cash. The right hailed their newfound “freedom” to extend their political reach with that tidal wave reaching across the entire nation. Show More Summary

Are You XPerienced?

XP X-its: Microsoft displays the same callousness that's come to be the hallmark of the Redmond, Washington company, who probably don't realize that their high handed behavior is contributing to Microsoft's doom -- more rapidly than they realize. Show More Summary

Tragedy in the 24/7 News Media

by Walter Brasch CNN is the 24/7 media trumpet for news about Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that is presumed to have crashed in the Southern Indian Ocean, southwest of Australia. On that flight were 227 passengers and 12 crew members....Show More Summary

The Media Scandal That Wasn’t

SO: WHY THE HECK IS IT BAD FOR (as Hinderaker alleges and which I reject until and unless proven beyond a reasonable doubt by someone OTHER than a Koch mouthpiece) journalists to collaborate with political parties? Continue reading ...

Hinderaker, Putin, Koch and Climate Denial, Oh My!

The Koch Brothers CONTINUED to do what they do, including, most recently, the "defense" of these "great Americans" on the floor of the US Senate by Ted Cruz, and then the EXACT SAME PHRASING and "Luntz words" were used by several Koch stooges. "Private citizens" being oppressed by the U.S. Senate! Continue reading ?

Of Rubik and His Cubes

We used to use the term "natural philosopher" for those persons, like Benjamin Franklin or Leonardo da Vinci, carefully observed nature and made fundamental discoveries about the nature of our relationship to the universe that, mysteriously, had NOT come from repeated reading of the mythic words in the magic book. Continue reading ?

It’s My Tenth Blogiversary

It had a very intimate feeling, and I availed myself of the amazing free comedy improv show for months. Once Harvey Lembeck asked me why I was auditing, and I told him that I wanted to write comedy dialogue, and understanding the actors' process would help me and help them. He liked that and let me stay... Continue reading ?

IRS Agents “Sabotage” Tea Party Activists? It’s FALSE NEWS!

It’s another day in the never-ending saga of the menacing IRS agents against the beleaguered Tea Party, some four years after the first set of applications made their way to the Cincinnati Tax Exempt Determinations Unit. The implication...Show More Summary

Vlad the Assailer in: Annexing the Sudentenland!

The Soviet Union’s Russian Republic’s greatest per capita consumer of Viagra® has played his dictator card again, following the template he established with the military bullying of Georgia (the country, and not the American  state which has long since left civil society). Show More Summary

Climate Change Is A Hoax? It’s FALSE NEWS!

There’s never a shortage of false news on the climate change front. This week is no exception with the climate deniers flooding the airwaves to counteract Secretary of State Kerry and President Obama as they seek to jumpstart the global discussion on climate change. Show More Summary

NY POST: Flatlining on the EEG

Can we stop NOT laughing at the spectacle of imbeciles, whores and unemployable hacks touting the false and ridiculous party line that global warming is a myth because it's not warm? Can we stop NOT sneering at the uninformed, specious...Show More Summary

Obamacare Destroying 2 Million Jobs?!? It’s FALSE NEWS!

Most have heard by now of the earth-shattering release of the OMB report on the Affordable Care Act and its devastating announcement of a loss of 2 million American jobs. You’ve probably also heard the White House response led by Jay...Show More Summary

What Treason Looks Like, Part 749,982

Making up fake narratives to whip up their cannon fodder, the Republicans openly plot to take over the country by violence and intimidation. Continue reading ?

Obama to Address Economic Divide and Women’s Issues in SOTU

Tonight when President takes to the podium for his State of the Union address, he will make it clear that ”he will not wait for Congress to act on reversing the tide of economic disparity, as he uses his annual State of the Union address...Show More Summary

Supremes Uphold Nuns Habits

Per the Supremes… Nuns won’t have to pay for libidinous employee’s bad habits. The Supreme Court extended an injunction in place since Dec. 31 preventing several religious nonprofit organizations from needing to fill out paperwork in order to be exempted from the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate. Show More Summary

Taking on the Great God of Exceptionalism

Time was when the U.S. was really truly exceptional in many areas — in the 1950’s and 1960’s  —- after the rest of the world’s manufacturing was destroyed in World War II. But in those years, there wasn’t much talk of American Exceptionalism. Show More Summary

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