Sometimes you take a punch to the gut when you realize just how astonishingly manipulative and brazenly dishonest people can be, especially when the stakes are high and massive amounts of money are at stake.
An Example: Liars Lie
My sister told me today in a phone call that she was really shocked to learn that even President Obama has… Continue reading
Unlike most people I suspect, literally everything I see in media, online and on TV, I’m asking myself: “Who paid for me to see this and why?”
Call me cynical, but I genuinely do not believe anything in the mediaspehere happens by accident. I believe that corporations have paid large marketing corporations to attain very carefully defined goals, and they… Continue reading
Well, you know Joe Biden whipped Paul Ryan‘s ass in the debate when the extreme conservative pundits whine this loud. Paul is accustomed to arresting older men who speak out against him in his meetings, he’s skilled at batting his puppy dog eyes at the camera and having his way. Biden masterfully held him to the harsh truth.… Continue reading
Yes, I told Steve yesterday that it was only a matter of time before this photo was created.
Mitt Romney and family on vacation…… Continue reading
Well, OK, you would never outsource poor Big Bird to China, or, worse yet, just kill him off.
But Mitt agrees with you, not matter what you believe.
If you don’t believe me, check out this fantastic website linked below. You indicate your position (liberal, moderate, or conservative) on any number of issues, and the site searches a database of… Continue reading
The Pinkerton, The Purpleton, and The Orangoutang are all starting a “Stop Mitt Now!” campaign with all of their furry pals!
And now, there’s an entire movement!
Actually, this post is an excellent summary of the Big Bird fallout from Romney’s horrendous gaffe last night.
PBS didn’t hesitate with its response to Governor Romney’s unexpected and outrageous statement:
ARLINGTON, VA… Continue reading
This tweet from Neil deGrasse Tyson summarizes how meaningless and out of touch Romney‘s ideas are: “Cutting PBS support (0.012% of budget) to help balance the Federal budget is like deleting text files to make room on your 500Gig hard drive” I personally think it’s more like making room on a 2 terabyte drive, but that’s just me. Neil probably… Continue reading
NPR, CPB, PBS: all such powerful voices for deep, reflective, critical thinking in a time when we just tend to want some quick affirmation from those who support our current perspective on reality. I’ve often, through the years, speculated that this is indeed the very reason these voices come under attack from political forces that feel challenged by dispassionate reason… Continue reading