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Michael Moore on ‘Good People backing Bad Wars’

September 16th · No Comments · George W. Bush, Iraq, news media, The New York Times

Where were all those supposedly liberal voices on Iraq? Michael Moore appropriately laments the betrayal by liberal voices that helped squander our national treasure and flush our economy down the toilet: Early liberal support for this war was the key ingredient in selling it to a majority of the public. I realize this is something that […]

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Quran Burning Story: How Media Embarrass Themselves

September 10th · No Comments · Islam, Muslim, news media, Newspapers

As Jason Linkins is latest to confirm, this is a media story as much as anything: Anatomy of an Epic Media Failure

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‘How conservatives are at war with the middle class…’

August 9th · No Comments · news media, Obama administration

Beginning with the Reagan administration, and reaching its fullest realization during the presidency of George W. Bush, conservatives have systematically been acting to redistribute wealth from the middle class upward. The result has been the steady decay of the middle class, and it’s all a result of conservative policies, specifically involving taxes and deregulation. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mitchell-bard/krugmans-takedown-of-ryan_b_674845.html […]

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And it wasn’t even political? Days of ‘recreational rioting’ in Belfast to impress the — er, young ladies?

July 14th · No Comments · The Guardian

Amazing story. Burning questions. Literally. Also, another perspective: “I watch these youngsters and, all but for a change in fashion, they could be the same people who were on the streets in the 70s and 8os. It is soul-destroying to observe…It is too easy, and it is frankly irresponsible in the longer-term, to dismiss those rioting […]

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