Category: Journalism

Why I Turned Away From Conservative News

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As the title says, I don’t trust Conservative news outlets much. There is the obvious cases where the reporting is just plain wrong. Last week, Conservative website Newsbusters chided the “national media” for either not covering the story a of former Acting Director of Cyber Security Health and Human Services who got busted and now […]

How Progressives Are Worse That Islam Extremism And Being Gay Is Worse Than Being A Convicted Felon.

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Recently, former Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy found himself in hot water for saying this about gay NFL player Michael Sam: “I wouldn’t have taken him. Not because I don’t believe Michael Sam should have a chance to play, but I wouldn’t want to deal with all of it… It’s not going to be totally […]

More Iraq War Revisonist History… From A Historian Complaining About Revisionist History.

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Victor Davis Hanson has a piece out with the headline “Revisionist History Prevails on Iraq Invasion“. Yes. It does. But it’s who is doing it that is the problem. VDH writes: “Do we remember that Bill Clinton signed into law the Iraq Liberation Act of 1998 that supported regime change in Iraq? He gave an […]

A Letter To Dick Cheney – Congratulations On Your Stunning Victory In Iraq.

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So, yesterday, the Wall Street Journal published an op-ed by Ex_Vice President Dick Cheney, blasting now President Barrack Obama for screwing up the middle East, saying about Obama: “Rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong about so much at the expense of so many,” And “Instead, he abandoned Iraq and we are watching American […]

The Great Recession Revisited.

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Recently, a facebook friend posted an old Forbes article from 2009, blaming the entire financial crisis on the Federal Government. I wrote a couple of previous posts here and here rebutting that idea, but I thought it would be interesting to look at it in relation to the specific Forbes article in question. Lets take […]

More WND Fun… They Never Fail To Amaze.

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They say the Devil is in the details, but he’s often in the details that get left out. An article by one “news” organization that specializes in leaving out details is making the rounds on facebook today… It’s none other than World Net Daily, an information outlet that I’ve had fun debunking in the past […]

Note To Conservatives – You Can’t Debunk A Story Debunking Your Talking Points By Using Those Same Talking Point To Debunk The Story Debunking You!

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This is a post i meant to write when the Breitbart article first came to my attention last week, but with the holidays and all… OK. Here’s the Breitbart story and headline: Obama Administration in Pre-Edited Talking Points: Al Qaeda Behind Benghazi Attack! Um… I read this twice to make sure I’m not missing something. […]

InfoWars Is CRAP – Again… Worse For Your Brain Than Fukushima Radiation!

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A Berkeley nuclear engineering professor has dismissed a viral video which appears to show unusually high radiation readings on a beach in San Francisco, asserting it has no link to the ongoing Fukushima crisis in Japan. The highly trustworthy folks at InfoWar are upset at Berkley Professor Edward Morse because he dismissed the one YouTube […]

Mandela Wanted To “Kill The Whites!”….

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Um… No. He didn’t. That’s the claim being made by many lunatics on the web… I love the Mandela is “The Che Guevara Of Africa” bit… Can’t leave out World Net Daily… They just have to get their digs in… And probably now former supporters of Ted Cruz. To a person, they cite a video […]

Setting The Record Straight… At Least Some Of It!

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Late last night, when i got home from my awesome gig with my band Laurel Canyon, I was amp’d up as usual after a good gig, and roamed the intertubes for a bit.  I came across this Huff-Po bit concerning every liberals favorite punching bag, Sarah Palin: Palin Crossed Border For Canadian Health Care I […]