The Big news on Morning Joe is Boehner’s Green Fees

Sparkman? Nope, The Global warming e-mails? barely touched. They are right about the appearance, but two points: 1. All of this money is PAC money, none of it is public money. 2. All of this money is willingly donated by contributors. Now those CONTRIBUTORS they might have something to say but taxpayers aren't footing this … Continue reading The Big news on Morning Joe is Boehner’s Green Fees

Bill Sparkman, Haditha and Duke all over again

You might recall way back when a certain fellow swam against the tide on the Bill Sparkman (it wasn't me), that fellow said this... The lazy assumption that we know all we need to know, that there cannot be any unknown facts that contradict the beliefs we form on the basis of partial information, is … Continue reading Bill Sparkman, Haditha and Duke all over again

MSNBC bump of the day:

Motive a mystery after Fort Hood Rampage     I had some weird dreams last night but I didn't dream anything that weird. Wasn't this the same MSNBC that made fun of Pelosi yesterday over calling Tuesday's election a win? (And did so today on Morning Joe) I can't imagine why some of us might … Continue reading MSNBC bump of the day:

Shades of Iraq in Ky

One of the things that fascinated me during the Iraq war was the amount of bad information and press that was coming from the MSM. Basically the media relied on stringers (of dubious source and allegiance) to get general information that could be spun any way that the media desired. Reading these threads concerning the … Continue reading Shades of Iraq in Ky

The difference between reporting what people say…

...and what fits your template, can be illustrated by a simple YouTube video: Note: Stacy really deserves the hits on this has he has done the legwork while I'm sitting on a couch a thousand miles away, but I'm posting it here in case you are unwilling to go to his site because Charles says … Continue reading The difference between reporting what people say…

Something that people forget about reporters…

...they will put themselves at risk: So I spent nearly an hour talking to Mr. Miller, a 56-year-old native of Manchester who was quite helpful in understanding the community, the people and what little can be learned about the Sparkman murder investigation. After we'd done talking, Mr. Miller introduced me to one of his young … Continue reading Something that people forget about reporters…

In case you didn’t get that subtle hint…

...concerning Robert Stacy McCain's trip to Kentucky, he is a little more Explicit here: There's only one of me and I'm a freelancer. I don't have an AmEx card for travel expenses like the big shots at the networks do. It takes a couple of business days for PayPal transactions to be processed, and until … Continue reading In case you didn’t get that subtle hint…