December 30, 2002
"Chicken Hawks," the sequel

Tuesday's New York Times op-ed page has a piece by Congressman Charles Rangel advocating a return of the draft. If you remember a few months back, some anti-war protesters were attacking "chicken hawks," identified as pro-war-on-Iraq Republicans (mainly) who had never served in the military in a combat situation (i.e. you must have been shot […]

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December 30, 2002
Religion of Peace update

This time the victims are American doctors at a missionary hospital in Yemen.

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December 30, 2002
Time magazine's big mistake

Time's whistleblower trio contains an odd duck. It's the old "Mini Page" puzzle -- one of these things is not like the other. The odd woman out is Enron's Sherron Watkins. Why? Well, OpinionJournal.com's Dan Ackman lays out the reason why, with an apt analogy. A whistleblower is someone who spots a criminal inside a […]

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🧵Please indulge me more on this topic: Yesterday's Bloomberg article misrepresenting Thune's comments on entitlement reform is part of a broader issue:
Most media coverage of Social Security, Medicare & unsustainable debt has long been narrative-driven and, yes, dishonest. (1/)

More broken accountability at the International Fact-Checking Network (@factchecknet) and the @Poynter Institute.

The IFCN allows people to register complaints about the its stable of "verified" signatories to its code of principles. @Google and @YouTube $hould pay attention.
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