Category Archives: Current Events

Letters from the Front

I’m just catching up with Nico Pitney’s live-blog of the ongoing protests in Iran. (Funny enough, I’m seeing him being interviewed by Rachel Maddow in a repeat of today’s show right now.) In his 2:21PM ET entry, Nico reports a … Continue reading

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Howard Kurtz defends CNN on the lack of coverage in Tehran

Twitter was all aflutter yesterday with criticism of CNN for its lack of coverage of the on-going protests in Tehran (see #cnnfail and #IranElection on Twitter, also this article from the NY Times). Howard Kurtz, of CNN’s Reliable Sources offered … Continue reading

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We have met the enemy… and he is us

To read the four newly released memos on prisoner interrogation written by George W. Bush’s Justice Department is to take a journey into depravity. Their language is the precise bureaucratese favored by dungeon masters throughout history. They detail how to … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart Nailed It

I  am with what anecdotally seems to be the majority of people, who thought the Daily Show interview of Jim Cramer conducted by Jon Stewart was brilliant, even while painful to watch. Jim Cramer had the misfortune of representing all … Continue reading

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Novak: I Would Out Valerie Plame Again

Think Progress » Novak: ‘I Don’t Think I Hurt Valerie Plame’ And I Would Out Her Again Because The Left ‘Tried To Ruin Me’ I wouldn’t wish a fatal brain tumor on anyone… except for Bob Novak. Enjoy your last … Continue reading

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Larry Summers’ True Record on Women

In the Huffington Post article Larry Summers’ True Record on Women, Sheryl Sandberg writes an otherwise glowing review of Lawrence Summers’ (former short-term Treasury Secretary and ex-Harvard president) record on women. There was one bit I had to take issue … Continue reading

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History!

You’re witnessing it.

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