The Casey Anthony Trial: Can Justice Be Served in Center Ring of the Media Big Top?
The Casey Anthony case is over. Hours will be spent by the nauseating Nancy Graces and dishwater dull Dr. Drews of the world rehashing why Ms. Anthony missed her place … Continue reading
Health Care Repeal: In Politics, Sometimes The Customer Is Not Always Right
If Gallup had existed in Colonial times, we would still be saluting the British flag. At any time of great consequence in our nation’s history, our leaders have led, not … Continue reading
Barack Obama & The Nine-Headed Serpent of D.C.
President Obama’s stab at changing government is a lot like Heracles’ famed battle with the Hydra of Lerna, a nine-headed serpent with poisonous breath. Every time Mr. Obama proposes cutting … Continue reading
Can We Separate Television News from the Game Show Mentality?
American television news is returning to its roots as an information wasteland. Pretty faces with largely empty heads read teleprompters and mug for the camera. A dollop of information surrounded … Continue reading
The Bobby Jindal Moment: Obama Drags Media Through Unbearable Civility and Reason
George W. Bush was a pro-media president. You wouldn’t think so, from the way that he head-locked the press, cherry-picked crowds for public events, and limited his press conferences to … Continue reading
D.L. Hughley Didn’t Break the News: It Was Already Broken
I was sitting in my buckboard outside of the general store waiting for the wife to pick up a few yards of gingham and some kerosene for the kitchen light, … Continue reading
Fox News Ate My Brain (I Swear!) – Of Chaos Theory & Roland Burris
I don’t know who pays to get public places to play Fox News instead of CNN, but it is everywhere you turn, a car-chase-punctuated, bimbo-model-hair-pulling, right-wing infomercial from Hell. I … Continue reading