Archive for March, 2010

Tyger, Tyger Burning Bright …

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Is Robert Wright of the New York Times out of his mind?

When Tiger Woods tees up his Nike golf ball at the first hole of the Masters next week, will you be wishing him well? Or will you hope he yanks his drive into the pines and spends four days trudging toward the searing defeat that, in your view, he richly deserves? Be honest. This is a moral litmus test. In fact, it’s a test for all of America — a test of where our moral consciousness is these days.

The Tiger is a corporate entity, the litmus test about corporate Amerika’s morality/ethos, not “our moral consciousnesss.” You can read the full Times blog here – yuck.

Been So Busy Taking Care of Personal Things …

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

… that the blog has been neglected. Things should start heating up real soon cause there is so much to write about, such as D:F/M/s Aronson award for undergraduate journalists.

A real shame.

Remarks by the President on the House Vote on Health Insurance Reform

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

This is a historic moment. The editor/publisher is still  on medical leave, with virtually no staff, so publishing his prepared remarks emailed from the office of the White House press secretary is not an indulgence in poor journalism.

Last Year the NYPD Stopped and Interrogated Enough Completely Innocent People – Mostly of Color – to Fill Yankee Stadium Nine Times Over

Monday, March 22nd, 2010


Ralph Nader Was Right About Barack Obama – Column

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

By Chris Hedges
Posted March 1 @ truthdig

We owe Ralph Nader and Cynthia McKinney an apology. They were right about Barack Obama. They were right about the corporate state. They had the courage of their convictions and they stood fast despite wholesale defections and ridicule by liberals and progressives.

A compelling last paragraph: (more…)

Sounds Like an New York Times Adios Muchacho

Saturday, March 20th, 2010

Fleeing a Sinking Governorship