Salon and the Dishonorable Dim Witted left

Huron Chief: What has Magua done to fire the forest that we may burn? Last of the Mohicans 1971 When they sow the wind, they shall reap the whirlwind; Hosea 8:7a K'Ehleyr:  Don't play the wounded Klingon for me, Duras, you don't do it very well. "Star Trek: The Next Generation: Reunion (1990) When I … Continue reading Salon and the Dishonorable Dim Witted left

The Dream Meme Police

They're driving me insane Those men inside my brain The dream police, they live inside of my head (live inside of my head) The dream police, they come to me in my bed (come to me in my bed) The dream police, they're coming to arrest me, oh, no Cheap Trick:  The Dream Police 1979 … Continue reading The Dream Meme Police

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

…and suppressing the news in Norfolk

It's amazing what doesn't pass for news anymore: Two weeks have passed since reporters Dave Forster and Marjon Rostami - friends to me and many others at the newspaper - were attacked on a Saturday night as they drove home from a show at the Attucks Theatre. They had stopped at a red light, in … Continue reading …and suppressing the news in Norfolk

And that my friends is the left in a nutshell

Yesterday Steven Taylor asked a question concerning out tit-for-tat after summarizing his point: Again: am I getting this right? (And seriously: if I am getting this wrong, tell me how). I gave him a quick answer in his comments (and it speaks well of him that he allows the debate there), but if I wanted … Continue reading And that my friends is the left in a nutshell

Trayvon Martin has faded, or has it?

The mainstream media has continued the walkback from its embarrassing positions on the Trayvon Martin case as fact after fact continues to come out. Blogs on the right a talking about the failure Tom McGuire has practically owned it (Just go to his blog and keep scrolling) There is almost an attempt to pretend the … Continue reading Trayvon Martin has faded, or has it?

I’m sorry I’m going to miss Morning Joe tomorrow…

...because this is going to make for an interesting conversation: One witnesses, who has since talked to local television news reporters, told police he saw Zimmerman on the ground with Trayvon on top, pounding him and was unequivocal that it was Zimmerman who was crying for help. Zimmerman then shot Trayvon once in the chest … Continue reading I’m sorry I’m going to miss Morning Joe tomorrow…

Some murders are more worthy of outrage than others

The talk of the news this morning is the Trayvon Martin case, a 17-year-old who was shot in Florida by an apparently paranoid member of a neighborhood watch. The case is drawing national attention and outrage over the decision of local police not to arrest the shooter George Zimmerman his claims of self-defense, and Florida's … Continue reading Some murders are more worthy of outrage than others