The only profoundly true thing that DT said during the campaign is,”The vote is rigged.” Indeed it was. What the heck is this about an Electoral College; the institution that has now shoved TWO deeply unqualified men into the White … Continue reading
Category Archives: Media: Corporate and Controlled
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My Comment: Gee, remember back in 1984 or so, we broke up the AT&T monster into a bunch of little Baby Bells? It’s like they all metastasized, and are returning to eat us alive. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/05/18/att-will-honor-net-neutrality-for-three-years-if-regulators-let-it-buy-directv/?wpisrc=nl_pulse
Everyone has heard the term “machine politics” but have maybe a vague understanding that it happened in the late 19th century in Chicago and the machine was Democratic. Actually, the truth is that machine politics is the definition of political … Continue reading
http://fair.org/slider/the-rise-of-establishment-reporting/ A crisis in journalism lasted from the 1890s until the 1920s. Party-driven journalism had disintegrated, the increasingly lucrative and powerful newspaper magnates ruled their independent empires and exercised considerable political power, and the pursuit of profit sometimes led to … Continue reading
This article in the New York Times can serve as a foundation for analysis of a broad range of socioeconomic issues and policies. ~Via http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/09/10/can-the-government-actually-do-anything-about-inequality/?nl=opinion&emc=edit_ty_20130911&_r=0 THOMAS B. EDSALL September 10, 2013, 11:22 pm 469 Comments Can the Government Actually Do Anything … Continue reading
Charles Blow: Holiday Doldrums for Republicans http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/27/opinion/blow-holiday-doldrums.html?comments#permid=202 It is impossible to have a media that does not project a world view. Writers write about stories from their knowledge and backgrounds, editors make decisions about which stories get featured, people choose … Continue reading