Media

Rights

A basic difference between the sides: Rights come from government, not God She then goes on try and pass off government restrictions on activity as “rights.” There is a fundamental disconnect here. For all the labels, I think the basic difference between the “sides” is that one sees the government as a power for good […]

Gutsy

It’s important to note the anniversary of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, and it’s important to give credit where credit is due. But this whole narrative about how President Obama somehow stood out from the pack by ordering the raid and that others, particularly Mitt Romney, would not have done the same mystifies […]

It’s almost like they were trying to decieve people

NBC Apologizes, Admits ‘Error’ in Dowdifying Zimmerman 911 Call Here is how NBC reported Zimmerman’s 911 call: “This guy looks like he’s up to no good … he looks black,” Zimmerman told a police dispatcher from his car. Here is how Zimmerman’s 911 call went: ZIMMERMAN: This guy looks like he’s up to no good, […]

Way too late

Media Myth Alert: Why WaPo should reveal sources on bogus Jessica Lynch tale It’s become common wisdom that the tales of Jessica Lynch’s heroics in Iraq in 2003 were a Pentagon fabrication to hype up support for George Bush’s war. Except that it wasn’t the military that told the Washington Post the tales. One of […]

Be skeptical. Be very skeptical.

Faith in science? Why skepticism is rising Study suggests that it’s the increasing use of science as ammunition for big-government schemes that has led to more skepticism. Murdoc thinks that the methods used in environmental scaremongering (especially Global Warming) have pretty much torpedoed any hope that a rational scientific approach to the issue is possible. […]

Lex

Terrible news. Blogger Neptunus Lex was killed when the Kfir aggressor he flew at TOPGUN crashed yesterday. I met Lex at one of the Milblogger Conferences a few years ago and stood by while he and Pinch traded Tomcat and Hornet barbs. Pinch posted a photo of the two of them from that evening. There […]

Make the President Veto It

Republicans muscle tax cut bill through House The Republican-controlled House has passed legislation sought by President Obama to extend Social Security payroll tax cuts through 2012. But the bill also includes a requirement for construction of an oil pipeline that has drawn a veto threat. The Republicans “muscled” it through. That’s like getting enough votes […]

Iranian Media Making Up Stuff? No Way!

Iranian Press TV accused of making up stories about U.S. drone strikes in Somalia The channel, which is based in Tehran and broadcasts around-the-clock in English, claims that more the 1,370 people have been killed in 56 drone strikes since September – an average of 24 deaths per attack. But an analysis of their reports […]

Funniest Thing Murdoc’s Seen All Week

Why Corporate Elites Should Be Petrified of Occupy Wall Street The occupation of Wall Street has formed an alternative community that defies the profit-driven hierarchical structures of corporate capitalism. I’ll bet corporate America is shaking it its boots right now over this. Yeah, AlterNet. But still funny. [ viagra price list | cheap viagra online […]

Stupid Headline of the Day

At Auschwitz, future U.S. military leaders learn what not to do Yeah. Because otherwise they would have set up concentration camps and genocided someone. Honestly, the story reads like it was written by whoever directed that Coke commercial where everyone wants to teach the world to sing. [ viagra online uk | viagra price comparison […]