This morning, one of NYC’s news radio stations mentioned last night’s tragic Orlando, Florida nightclub mass shooting as follows: We now know the nationality of the gunman in the Orlando gay nightclub shooting — coming up. My Sunday Smack: “Do you have any problem whatsoever with the above statement?” I’d love to understand the reason […]Read More SUNDAY SMACK: TREATMENT OF ORLANDO NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING
A fetor of anti-Bernie Sanders media bias surrounds this headline of yesterday’s Guam and Washington caucus results: “SANDERS NETS 31 DELEGATES IN WASHINGTON, BUT LOSES IN GUAM“ (Laughing) The creator of that headline isn’t counting on you to give any thought to it. But I suppose that’s a reason for why my blog exists … […]Read More MEDIA PLAYS DOWN ANOTHER BERNIE SANDERS WIN
By now, you’ve seen the Boston Globe’s (satire?) front page that’s supposed to predict what a Donald Trump presidency would look like in a year. [PDF.] The newpaper, which published an accompanying editorial to explain why Trump must be stopped compared the GOP front runner to a dictator: If Trump were a politician running such […]Read More SUNDAY SMACK: LIFE UNDER TRUMP?
None of my initial thoughts about the Panama Papers will involve me covering my mouth in shock. Don”t we know by now that ultra-rich folks, both of the legal and illegal varieties, stash loot overseas? Shoot, the rich admitted about a year ago to owning private airstrips and remote hideouts — in case the global […]Read More PANAMA PAPERS — A FAMILIAR SONG AT THE MOMENT
Presented with a heavy sigh … Source: Twitter (1 & 2). song currently stuck in my head: “untitled” – contour & infinitefreefallRead More RUPERT MURDOCH DEFINES A REAL BLACK US PRESIDENT
A long time ago, an observant man from this organization summarized people who subscribe to dialectic axioms as “folks who believe that once you identify ‘what it is,’ you’ve automatically identified ‘what it’s not.’” Many news organizations use this tactic, either by accident or by design, to simplify a complex world for their audiences. So … […]Read More ANGEL SHOOTS DEVIL TO DEATH IN FERGUSON