Thoughts on Gawker use of the image of Trayvon Martin’s Dead Body

First of all I was VERY surprised to see this online. Second of all I think it was kind of weasely to blame MSNBC for it, if you are going to do it own it particularly since it is far more likely to be seen on Gawker than MSNBC. Thirdly: Seriously? You have had people … Continue reading Thoughts on Gawker use of the image of Trayvon Martin’s Dead Body

Mr. Spock Explains why the Left Hates Twitchy in one Sentence

It was far easier for you as civilized man to act as barbarians, than for them as barbarians to act like civilized men. And that's particularly true when your thoughts are instantly posted for the world to see. BTW You can watch the full episode for free here.

Ginger Gorman, Mark Newton & Peter Truong vs Monica Hesse & Brett Kimberlin

One of the pet peeves of my friend Robert Stacy McCain is sloppy journalism. Having been a reporter for decades long before anyone knew what a blog was he knows how journalism is done, and has done it on the local and national level. Now this month he has taken on two different journalists that … Continue reading Ginger Gorman, Mark Newton & Peter Truong vs Monica Hesse & Brett Kimberlin

The Muslim Brotherhood No Win/ Lose Situation

"Those poor bastards...They've got us right where we want them. We can fire in any direction now!" Col Chesty Puller 1950 To a casual observer the situation for the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt must look like an absolute disaster. Two weeks ago they had control of the government, they had strong support from the US … Continue reading The Muslim Brotherhood No Win/ Lose Situation