Monthly Archives: April 2012

Entrenched government and mad cow disease

Jim, you wrote yesterday about the three eternal powers that rival our elected officials. It was a great post and demonstrated, sadly, that despite all the media coverage and all the emotions and money spent on the fall elections, there … Continue reading

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OMG! Scandalous!

There are three eternal powers in America that rival our elected officials. The first is the wealthy elites – the sugar daddies – who do all they can to influence political elections. These are the funders of PACs, and it’s … Continue reading

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Who Really Cares About Jobs?

Certainly not the Republicans. Dean Baker has a great column up at Huff Post on the Post Office and the bill currently in congress to gut it. If you aren’t familiar with all that is going on with trying to … Continue reading

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As if on queue…

Spotting bad reporting on the evening network news shows is about as hard as spotting someone drinking Bud at a Cubs game. Yet one example jumped out at me tonight as particularly egregious. Granted, the network news is little more … Continue reading

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Frances Moore Lappe

She is the woman who years ago wrote Diet for a Small Planet. Her new book is EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think, to Create the World We Want.I’m listening to her speak live right now at the Green Festival … Continue reading

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Hey kids what’s going on here?

Big brothers know this tactic well at an early age. Right after Bobby smashes it, he yells out, Mommy! Little Timmy broke the lamp! War on women. Class warfare. War room for political strategy. Environmental whackos and Feminazis. Thanks largely … Continue reading

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I Don’t Do Outrage

That’s one word I am quite tired of. Outrage has pretty much one purpose, and that is to draw in consumers of media. There is the hype about missing persons, punditry about various trials made public and that kind of … Continue reading

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