Byers Beware: The Fallacy of the False Analogy

We all remember that the GOP has claimed “media bias” as their eternal excuse for criminality, political debauchery and generalized cruelty ever since Tricky Dick lied self-pityingly that the media wouldn’t “have Nixon to kick around anymore” in 1962. Continue reading

Republican Senators, Dum-Dum Bullets and Other Pointy-Headed Things …

[Warning: Graphic animal image]
I hope to hell that image haunts you. Because that’s the raw truth that we’re being kept from. Dum-dums were already outlawed BEFORE the Geneva Conventions. Continue reading

‘There’s A War Going On’: Candidates Silent As Americans Favor End In Afghanistan

Both major-party candidates contending for a term in the Oval Office almost appear to have forgotten that a U.S. war is still underway in Afghanistan. Neither Mitt Romney nor Paul Ryan even mentioned the war when Romney introduced Ryan as his GOP running mate, and President Obama usually gives the … Continue reading

Pollsters: Obama, Democrats Have Clear Advantage in 2012 Election

While a prominent Democratic polling and advocacy organization expects the November election to be close, they argue that President Obama and his fellow Democrats enter the final sprint before Election Day with clear and strong advantages. The public poll averages reported by RealClearPolitics and others are biased by the daily … Continue reading

Sandusky Guilty as the Mob Howls

Sandusky wanted to testify, they told him it would be disastrous, since the Prosecutor could have then brought Matt out as a “rebuttal witness” and they decided NOT to have Sandusky take the stand in his own defense. Continue reading

Psy-Ops Manipulation in Real Time

The psy-ops of this campaign has kicked into its final, payoff phase. a prayer for Wisconsin Take a look at Memeorandum the day before the Wisconsin recall election. All day a “poll” has Walker ahead by three points. “Intrade” betting says Walker has a 93% chance of winning. June 4, … Continue reading

The Wrong Dog and Pony Show

The soundtrack emphasizes the sizzle sound. And they even cop to it. “And what gets your juices flowing.” Ivan Pavlov must be chuckling. Now, they ring the bell, and WE drool.
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The Witching Hour

The Righties have succeeded in making their meme more important than the anniversary whose celebration disgusts them so. Thus (bizarrely using — not for the first time this week — a UK newspaper and Writer/Blogger Toby Harndon to push their poisonous “American” blog linkages) Continue reading

Welcome To The New Underground Press

The old establishment “megamedia” still define the narrative — of course, for years, lazy talk show hosts and teevee news took their cues from the New York Times, nationally, and when we HAD local radio talk shows (before the Limbaugh putsch), they invariably took their cues from the local newspaper. Continue reading

Athena and the Jurists

They’re already screaming about how their last shreds of freedom are being stripped from them (which is, frankly, immoderate and frightening language virtually guaranteed to overamp some poor lost soul who treasures his Second Amendment rights.) Continue reading