Despite dragging on for more than five hours, Monday’s House Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian “active measures” to influence the 2016 presidential election produced less than two minutes of real news, and all in the first hour.
Even so, it was a veritable feast for opponents of President Donald Trump and enough to fuel an entire news cycle. And it was more than most in the media expected, given that the two key witnesses, FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Mike Rogers, weren’t likely to reveal Continue reading Fifty Ways To Say ‘No Comment’ →
This ain’t the penthouse, and the natives are restless. A lie is just a lie is just a lie. Putin suits up. Resistance to the Resistance is futile, you will be assimilated. The Blob: FEEeeed me, Seymour! Continue reading Links & Commentary Weekend Feb. 11-12, 2017 →
The shark’s almost in the tank, WE MUST RESIST the shark. Breaking news: Shark being blackmailed by Orca! Russia! U.S. troops in Poland. Russia! Why ridiculous official propaganda still works. Russia! Continue reading Links & Commentary – Jan. 17, 2017 →
The RESISTANCE: mobilizing against Trump; fake news and Russian propaganda; startling revelation about Saddam, the aspiring novelist. Oh, and Russia! Russia! Russia!
Continue reading Links & Commentary – Jan. 4, 2017 →
The Washington Post, which dutifully reported a new government intelligence analysis purporting to confirm that the Russians interfered with the presidential election, has followed up with alarming evidence that the Kremlin hacked into the U.S. power grid. Continue reading OMG, Putin hacked into the power grid! →
One of my goals in launching this blog is to encourage people to think more critically about the news.
Inundated by a toxic wave of partisan journalism, government propaganda, and just plain sloppy reporting, readers have to apply filters, or they’d be overwhelmed to the point of insanity. Continue reading Upgrading Your Critical Thinking Cap →