The Unhinged Mind, Glenn Greenwald pondered, from Salon: It’s unsurprising that establishment media outlets have been condescending, dismissive and scornful of the ongoing protests on Wall Street. Any entity that declares itself an adversary of prevailing institutional power is going to be viewed with hostility by establishment-serving institutions and their loyalists. That’s just the nature […]

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davidl on September 30th, 2011

Anwar al-Awlaki dead of unnatural causes, to wit one Predator missile.  from the Unhinged Mind, Glen Greenwald, Salon: It was first reported in January of last year that the Obama administration had compiled a hit list of American citizens whom the President had ordered assassinated without any due process, and one of those Americans was […]

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davidl on June 13th, 2011

Palin Mail, on those what twenty-four thousand e-mails the lame stream media was so eager to get their paws on, from Brian Clark Howard, Daily Mail: Its emergence today will also reinforce claims that, far from damaging Mrs Palin’s presidential hopes, the dossier of emails have in fact helped her campaign by revealing a more […]

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davidl on May 21st, 2011

Playing the Allinsky Card on Obama, one of the mantras of Allinskyism to make your opponent live up to his own standards, In that regard Glenn Greenwald lays a beauty down on Dumbo, b/k/a Barack Obama, from Salon: “The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a […]

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davidl on January 11th, 2011

Slapping down the left, the leftosphere since the murder of Cristina Green and others have been trying to push the idea that hate some exclusive province of the right.  There have been several notable rebuttals.  However the tour de force is from Michelle: The Tucson massacre ghouls who are now trying to criminalize conservatism have […]

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davidl on June 16th, 2010

None dare call it journalism.  Shublog, Ace of Spades, dissects the Washington Post: News Judgment, Washington-Post style Senator George Allen says “macaca” on camera? 131 articles, 13 on the front page. Congressman Bob Etheridge commits battery on camera?  Three paragraphs on page C3. Compare. Contrast. Oh, by the way.  The Washington Post’s Ombudsman is Andrew […]

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on January 13th, 2010

www.JonesToTheGrindstone.com I was at my regular hair salon near Robins Air Force Base, GA, secured in my protective cape. Complimentary coffee was flowing and plans for my hair design were in negotiation. The scene was set. As my stylist was held hostage by my verbal diarrhea, she worked her magic. Next, the free coffee beside […]

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davidl on June 13th, 2009

Fathers on-screen and off,  Eric rambled: John Wayne:  Finally, I know I‘ve linked James twice already, but this got by me yesterday, with all that happened to me yesterday and trying to write what became “Fathers”  and frankly I‘m annoyed with myself for missing it, particularly in that context. . James reminds us that yesterday marked the […]

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Eric Florack on May 13th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Old Cafe” Edition The Double Standard, again: Interesting to note Camile Paglia so badly misidentify what’s going on in the country: How have we come to this pass in America where the assassination of […]

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davidl on February 10th, 2009

As a candidate Barack Obama created a terrible box for himseslf.  He could placate his leftard base and abandon an effective war on terror, or he could placate his base, and thus imperil both the nation’s safety and his own re-elections prospects.    At least this once, Obama has opted for national security, and Glenn Greenwald, […]

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davidl on May 19th, 2008

Obama also said that Kentucky Democrats are fools who let themselves get pumped full of false rumors by Fox News, or words to that effect. But he’ll rally them in the fall Mickey Kaus:Salon,. Hat tip: Jonah Goldberg, National Review.    

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Eric Florack on April 14th, 2008

Dan Drezner grew a bit, apparently, over the weekend. He’s still got a long way to go, in this, but the progress is notable. Remember when I said earlier this week that, “Glenn Greenwald might be a good blogger/collumnist, but he’s not that great at social science”? I apologize — I was clearly in error. […]

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Eric Florack on April 7th, 2008

By way of Memeorandum, I note Sean Wilentz already casting about looking for somewhere beside Hillary Clinton, her past, her policies, her politics and her personality, to place the blame for her loss of the nomination: Unlike the Republicans, the Democrats in primary states choose their nominee on the basis of a convoluted system of […]

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davidl on March 31st, 2008

Matthew Daneman, writing the the Rochester, NY Democrat and Chronicle: More than 60 years after cultural icon Rosie the Riveter symbolized women’s emergence in the workplace, the state’s corporate boardrooms and corner offices remain largely a boys-only club. A study released this month by Cornell University’s Institute for Women and Work found that women hold […]

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It is a well establshed that Mrs. Clinton feels entitled to simply take what she wants.   We are faced with these facts. One, Mrs. Clinton wanted the information from Bacack Obama’s passport records.  Joe Conason, Slate: Note, prompted acid comment in Europe about the Illinois senator’s failure to visit the continent since assuming the committee post, and […]

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