February 21, 2008
McCain/NYT fallout

The Politico has posted a response from Sen. John McCain's campaign to the New York Times hit piece in this morning's paper. It's some pretty deep-in-the-weeds stuff as written, but it does point out some problems with the Times story. Greg Sargent, no conservative, tries to tamp down on some of the glee on the […]

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February 21, 2008
60 Minutes, softball style

It's still sitting on my TiVo, so I'll hopefully watch it when my vacation hits next week, but two Sundays ago CBS newsmagazine "60 Minutes" interviewed the two remaining Democratic hopefuls for president. The interview was so devoid of probing or difficult questions, that even the Columbia Journalism Review had a hard time holding their […]

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February 21, 2008
Working the night shift

I typically work a swing shift (which is heck on the social life), but I've also pulled all-nighters working at various newspapers -- most of them when I was special sections editor/reporter/systems editor at The Daily World in Aberdeen, Wash. I actually pulled more all-nighters at that job than I did in college. Having said […]

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February 21, 2008
That's it?

More than a decade ago when I was a reporter for the Lompoc Record I had a great story drop into my lap. A female student (she was 18) at one of the area high schools (there are two) had received work-study credit for stripping. I'm not talking about removing the bark from wood, I'm […]

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"Cybersecurity experts say the California Department of Justice apparently failed to follow basic security procedures on its website, exposing the personal information of potentially hundreds of thousands of gun owners." https://apnews.com/article/technology-california-gun-politics-violence-government-and-3a7b488f69a0ba949923ceb382c4838a

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