Monthly Archives: November 2011

With Democrats Like This…

The Times yesterday had a great analysis of the lead up to Obama’s decision to reject his own EPA’s recommendation for new clean air standards. It shows the extent to which Obama has abandoned his campaign promise to “restore science … Continue reading

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In the Presence of Genius

I just got home from the theater where I watched, with rapt attention, “Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview.” I have to say that it was the most interesting, the most fascinating, maybe the best–certainly the best in a movie theater–70 … Continue reading

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Occupying the Message

As one of the few journalists who will fight through the police barricades to see what is really going on, Amy Goodman gives us indispensable reporting from Liberty Plaza. Her column is in stark contrast to Brian Williams reporting on … Continue reading

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An Occupiers’ Agenda I Could Support

I was listening to a public radio forum on the Diane Rehm show, discussing the Occupy Wall Street movement. I get it a little more now, though I must be honest in admitting my understanding is limited. There were two … Continue reading

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Who Knew?

We knew that Herman Cain didn’t know much about the world. He didn’t know China had nuclear weapons. In his conversation/debate with Newt last week, after several seconds of silent response to a question on Medicare, he finally just passed … Continue reading

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Rewriting History, with no sense of shame

A few weeks ago when I saw that Bill O’Reilly’s new book was called “Killing Lincoln,” I thought, huh? O’Reilly isn’t an historian. Why is he writing a book on Lincoln? Turns out, of course, it isn’t a history book. … Continue reading

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Why We Need Unions…To Save the Middle Class

This graph says is all for me, and explains why the likes of Scott Walker want to destroy the remaining unions; they want to destroy the middle class and move the remaining money to the top one percent. In the … Continue reading

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