A Farewell to Alarms?

  Could this really be goodbye for Alex Jones? The conspiracy theorist has just been banned by Apple, Facebook, YouTube and Spotify. And my response is: What took you guys so long? Alex Jones is a bad joke. A dangerous bad joke. He is the kind of hazard  Oliver Wendell Holmes obviously meant when he […]
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The Hogs are Hollering

  According to a Jamaican proverb, when you throw stones into a hog pen, the ones that holler are the ones you hit. I’m sure you can hear the hogs hollering. The Mueller inquiry is producing results. Four Trump minions indicted already, two of them (so far) cooperating with investigators. Trump can hear the footsteps approaching and […]
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Crazy Rants and Real News

  If Donald Trump were some run-of-the-mill guy back in Queens, he would probably be committed to a mental health facility after the craziness he has been spouting. But, as the Republican Party’s flag bearer, he is taken seriously by the media. Every nutty remark he makes is amplified by the wide-eyed “journalists” who follow […]
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Dumb? Diabolical? Or Both?

The dangerous practices of right-wing media have never been more apparent than in their misrepresentation of the Congressional Budget Office report on the effect the Affordable Care Act is likely to have on America’s job market. These so-called news outlets quoted the report as predicting the loss of more than 2 million jobs. That was not […]
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Propaganda Machine Gears Up to Block Health Care Reform

I don’t listen to right-wing radio or watch right-wing TV. I know…. I should. Get the other side of the story… Or at least know what the enemy is saying … and so on … But I can’t. My stomach can’t take it. The stuff they spew forth is just too rank. So I am […]
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