George Bailey: Look, I think maybe you better not mention getting your wings around here. Clarence: Why? Don't they believe in angels? George Bailey: A... Yeah, they believe in angels. Clarence: Oh, oh! Why should they be surprised when they see one? It's a Wonderful Life 1946 Time Magazine is absolutely breathless about this story: … Continue reading Pope Acts Catholic, Time Breathless
One thing about online polls they are designed to draw hits to your website but apparently. This is why Time Magazine has an annual poll of which word should be banned. Unfortunately for them, they didn't like the people being drawn to their website such polls TIME apologizes for the execution of this poll; the … Continue reading I’m Old Enough to Remember when Time Magazine’s Reader Base wasn’t Niche
Craig: ...his weight with the commoners could unbalance everything. The Balliols will kiss his ass, so we must. Braveheart 1995 He’s obviously a nice man, therefore a dangerous man. We don’t want nice men in the Vatican. Richard Dawkins on Pope Francis On the old Get Smart TV series there was a character called Simon … Continue reading Time’s Person of the Year
Simon the Likeable (Pope Francis 1st)
There are two polls I checked out before leaving the hotel today, both had bad news for the GOP but beyond that there is nothing else in common. One is the WBUR poll on the Brown Warren Race. The WBUR poll shows a big swing toward Warren, now up by 5. I've looked at the … Continue reading Realville: Two bad GOP polls I like WBUR in MA Time in Ohio
In Time Magazine Mark Halperin handicaps the 2012 republican nomination. Forgetting that there is no actual scientific way to measure these things there are three points I'd like to note: 1. The Mike Huckabee announcement automatically makes this graphic obsolete. 2. Assuming his bookmaking is correct (it's not) If the odds of Mitt Romney's nomination … Continue reading Mark Halperin’s telling graphic the psi-ops of the left
If people want to know why magazines like Time are no longer trusted it's because of stuff like this. Holiday Blizzard: More Signs of Global Warming Gateway pundit reminds us of the comment of the founder of the Weather Channel: The founder of the Weather Channel called global warming “the greatest scam in history” and … Continue reading Tell me was the Blizzard of 78 a sign of global warming too?
Victor Davis Hanson is a bit of a scholar so how bad does an article have to be for him to say this: I know it’s commonplace to read in the latest issue of Time or Newsweek that Obama is a god, that Islamophobic Americans are collectively prejudiced against Muslims, that the response after 9/11 … Continue reading And there is a lot of competition out there
Some things are just so ridiculous on their face that you can't believe a prominent journalist actually said it: "They [Israel] haven't had a car bombing in two and a half years and the sad truth, really, is that the wall with the West Bank has actually worked. Am I to understand that it is … Continue reading Pining for the good old days of carbombs in Israel…
will decide to push this tidbit? Rush Limbaugh has been a rare voice arguing that the spill — he calls it "the leak" — is anything less than an ecological calamity, scoffing at the avalanche of end-is-nigh eco-hype. Well, Rush has a point. The Deepwater explosion was an awful tragedy for the 11 workers who … Continue reading I wonder if Morning Joe that promotes the cover of Time regularly
Rick Stengel gives this as the solution to promote other energy. Higher energy taxes that will solve everything and this is the time to pass it while the crisis is in play. Amazingly nobody on the Morning Joe set challenged him on this. Well once Newsweek is dead and buried (unless Rush buys it and … Continue reading Time Magazine’s solution to the oil spill: Raise Taxes!