March 2009

who do you trust, conservatives?

March 31, 2009 // 2 Comments

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Most on the right seem to accept as gospel Dick “We will be greeted as liberators” Cheney’s assertion that America is less safe because we no longer torture. Gen. David Petraeus, who saved the administration’s ass in Iraq, [...]

jews for hitler

March 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

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I’m assuming commenter northerncailGRL is female, though it doesn’t really matter as “she” wouldn’t be the only woman to defend poor Chris Brown. WHITNEY wrote: I’M STILL GOING TO SUPPORT CHRIS BROWN UNTIL THE [...]

noted and quoted, tweet you edition

March 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

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“Mass media reaches its natural end-state when we broadcast our lives rather than live them.” —Nicholas Carr, author of “The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, From Edison to Google.” (via Andrew [...]

tackling the tough issues

March 26, 2009 // 1 Comment

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Everyone from President Barack Obama on down to fans has criticized how college football determines its top team. Now senators are getting off the sidelines to examine antitrust issues involving the Bowl Champion Series. The current system [...]

when markie met elvis

March 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

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An excerpt from an upcoming piece by Malcontenter Markie Post for Georgia Music magazine: “I wanted to touch everything Elvis had touched — the walls, the floor,” Mabe says. “So I was stroking the shag carpet of the Jungle Room when [...]

it’s the content, stupid!

March 25, 2009 // 2 Comments

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Don’t fall for the “old media” vs. “new media canard. Format is irrelevant — journalism is not. I hope we see more professional reporters on the Web, not less. Of course, not everyone who writes a blog qualifies as a [...]

they deserved it

March 24, 2009 // 1 Comment

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That’s the implication in this story, posted on the ChristianNewsWire, about Sunday’s plane crash in Montana. Seven children and seven adults were killed when a private plane nose-dived into a Butte cemetery. But what the news sources [...]

send in the clown

March 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

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Though he’s annoyed me for years, I wish nothing but the best for Robin Williams, who’s recovering from heart surgery. Doctors predict a full recovery. With that in mind, I think it’s only fair that Williams be forced to endure [...]

a blogger with bona fides

March 23, 2009 // 1 Comment

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Check out Atlanta Unfiltered, a welcome addition to the blogosphere. It’s operated by longtime journalist Jim Wallis, former Investigations editor for the AJC. “We dig up and share public records on ethics and transparency in government [...]

plumbing the depths

March 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

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In case you wondered where the party was Friday night: Joe (the Plumber) was all hot and bothered over the standing ovation he received as he walked on stage to accept accolades from the top liberal media watchdog. Lee Greenwood’s GOP country [...]
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