Review: Bag Man, a Rachel Maddow podcast from MSNBC

By John Ruberry One of my criticisms of my left-wing friends is that they cocoon themselves in media that is comfortable to them, such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, and MSNBC, TV shows featuring fellow travelers, such as Will & Grace, and agreeable authors, such as Noam Chomsky. They yelp back, "But … Continue reading Review: Bag Man, a Rachel Maddow podcast from MSNBC

Liberals, Tax Returns, Fitzmas & Easy Marks

Roger Cobb: Terry? I guess it wasn't meant to be between us. I'll always regret that. But I want you to know that, wherever it is you're going, I hope you'll be very happy. Terry Hoskins:: I will. I've got a wonderful house, beautiful horses and all the money in the world why shouldn't I … Continue reading Liberals, Tax Returns, Fitzmas & Easy Marks

If you are not worried about leaked tax returns, you’re not paying attention

Everybody’s posting on Rachel Maddow’s debacle from last evening, where viewers sat through 20 minutes of preamble leading to this, After the first break—at which point the tax returns were already available on the internet and glossed by the Daily Beast—Maddow was joined by Johnston, and she began by asking him how he knew Trump … Continue reading If you are not worried about leaked tax returns, you’re not paying attention

The #Unexpectedly Chronicles MSM Spends Friday Proving Ted Cruz Right

The questions that have been asked so far in this debate, illustrate why the American people don’t trust the media. This is not a cage match. And if you look at the questions, Donald Trump, are you a comic book villain? Ben Carson, can you do the math? John Kasich, can you insult two people … Continue reading The #Unexpectedly Chronicles MSM Spends Friday Proving Ted Cruz Right

This sentence could only be written in an English Newspaper

Rachel Maddow: 'I'm definitely not an autocutie' The top US news anchor on why she prefers jokes to anger and why she is proud to be gay Because if the Guardian wrote it in America, people would be alternatively dying in the streets laughing or saying "Who?"

I didn’t see Rachel Maddow yesterday

I wish I had, I would have enjoyed getting a 1 min interview with her if she consented, but I have to give her high marks for #1. Showing up in person to see for herself and #2. Having fun and joking around with the Newsbusters guys. As long as people who disagree can do … Continue reading I didn’t see Rachel Maddow yesterday

When you have the Charleston Gazette’s editorial board behind you…

...then you are really doing well. Congratulations Charles you've managed to get your slanderous attack on Robert Stacy McCain actually repeated in a Newspaper in Charleston West Va. Now Don Surber writes for a paper in the same city (Charleston daily mail) so far be it from me to deride the state but I suspect … Continue reading When you have the Charleston Gazette’s editorial board behind you…

Good advice from RSM to Nigel Horne…

...regarding libel law: While I am not litigious by nature -- my views being rather Jacksonian in that regard -- perhaps Governor Palin, Mrs. Vincent and their publishers have different views. It is my understanding that British libel law is far more inclined toward the plaintiffs than is true here in the United States, especially … Continue reading Good advice from RSM to Nigel Horne…