December 3, 2006
Peace of the grave

Jimmy Carter -- Worst. President. Ever. -- was on C-SPAN2 Sunday morning pitching his garbage book. One caller managed to get through who told it like it is. Israel isn't the problem. The problem is the Muslim death cult that pervades much of the Middle East and holds power in the Palestinian territories.The kind of […]

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December 3, 2006
Don't know much about history

Sunday's Washington Post opinion section, Outlook, features short articles by five historians on where President George W. Bush will rank in history. Four of the historians are so blinkered by their own politics that it's highly likely that they've never met someone who voted for Bush in person and the only Republicans they know are […]

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December 3, 2006
Cheats Pt. 2

Here are a couple more articles from the St. Petersberg Times on the congressional race in Sarasota, Fla., where GOP candidate Vern Buchanan has narrowly beaten Democrat Christine Jennings in every count and recount in the race. First is this Associated Press piece which reveals that the voting machines didn't have any problems. I love […]

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December 3, 2006
Reporters' motivation

New York Times public editor Byron Calame has an interesting, yet flawed, article in today's paper that seeks to sugarcoat a serious problem. Calame focuses on what motivates reporters in their work: Being first with new facts or fresh insights. Pursuing stories that can have impact. Winning prizes. Impressing sources. Figuring out what’s really happening. […]

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