Category Archives: News and politics

CNN has no clothes

Originally posted on TSS:
By Robert Garrison Last night, journalism breathed its last breath at CNN and BuzzFeed as they decided to release a story based on unsubstantiated and unverified sources. Both “news” organizations had months to verify and substantiate…

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Oh wait, that’s already been done!

The morning news shows are filled with an incredible amount of handwringing about the mountain of crises facing the incoming Trump administration. Suggesting (stating really) that The Donald isn’t up to handling The Doom facing America. After hearing this for 24 … Continue reading

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For the first time since November 22, 1963

“A government resting on the minority is an aristocracy, not a republic, and could not be safe with a numerical and physical force against it, without a standing army, an enslaved press and a disarmed populace.” — James Madison (1751-1836), … Continue reading

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Please, let there be egg on my face

I would love to be wrong about who will be elected President of this country tomorrow. Please! Let me be wrong… but I just don’t see it. Julian Assange pointed out that ALL the establishment was against Trump. Corporate, financial, … Continue reading

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Little green men and pressure cookers

An extraterrestrial spacecraft is not a UFO. If we have identified it as being from another planet, then it ceases to be unidentified.  That’s the funny thing about Unidentified Flying Objects, we don’t know what they are. Now a spacecraft … Continue reading

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Your way is failure, why do you keep doing it?

Why do people and governments insist on repeating failure? If you watch any of the news channels, you will see many sad, needy and depressing regions on the globe. Each one begging America to come spend money and the blood … Continue reading

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Lyin’ NPR

Don Gonyea on NPR’s morning radio show revealed a lot in one simple statement about the Indiana primary. “Trump spoke before several thousand people…”. Bullshit. At that rally in Indiana you know that arena holds 5,439 people. You know it was … Continue reading

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There comes a time when you have to tell a newspaper to stick it

Probably 15 or 16 years ago I ditched my first newspaper, the Ames Tribune. As someone who started reading newspapers (and delivering them) when he was 14, I had a long history. The Ames Tribune had been printing a monthly … Continue reading

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Can you cure stupid?

Donald Trump as GOP nominee? I don’t see it. I don’t think the majority of this country is smart enough to see that the system needs to be nuked. Forget president for a moment, just try to imagine the old … Continue reading

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Erin Andrews awarded $55 million

$55 million dollars because men saw your boobies? I don’t wish to seem insensitive, but I think there are some bigger problems in the world. We need a sense of proportionality in the allocation of resources. Like when a football … Continue reading

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