Saturday, October 17, 2009

OpEdNews - Article: Balloon Boy: Is Mainstream Media Purposely Distracting Us?

OpEdNews - Article: Balloon Boy: Is Mainstream Media Purposely Distracting Us?: "With the continuous reporting devoted to this complete non-story, viewers would never know our country was in the midst of two wars and a series of economic and environmental catastrophes." "The result of this virtual information blackout has been disastrous. It is one of the biggest threats to what little remains of our democracy, and is largely responsible for why our once-great country has lost its way."

OpEdNews - Article: How Fox News Became Vox Populi

OpEdNews - Article: How Fox News Became Vox Populi: "I do, however, find the recent shift in programming an interesting lens into how the corporate agenda adjusts to a shift in political power."

Protesters hijack Olmert speech as UN body endorses war crimes report | Raw Story

Protesters hijack Olmert speech as UN body endorses war crimes report | Raw Story: "France and Brittan, however, abstained from the vote. Twenty-five other nations, including China, Russia, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, voted to endorse the report."

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Louisiana magistrate denies marriage license to interracial couple | Raw Story

Louisiana magistrate denies marriage license to interracial couple | Raw Story See the comments.

Chomsky Book Banned From Guantanamo « The Washington Independent

Chomsky Book Banned From Guantanamo « The Washington Independent: Comments:"I particularly like the benevolent intent of screening the prisoners from 'works that portray excessive graphic violence and sexual dysfunctions'... Heaven forfend that people who had been waterboarded by sexually-deviant psychopaths (pretending to smear menstrual blood on your face? That's 'normal'?), should be exposed to such imagery..."

Finland makes broadband access a legal right | Technology | guardian.co.uk

Finland makes broadband access a legal right | Technology | guardian.co.uk It will never happen in this country!!!!!!!!!!

7-Eleven targeted for selling ‘Simpsons porn’ | Raw Story

7-Eleven targeted for selling ‘Simpsons porn’ | Raw Story More Taliban actions?

North Carolina church to burn ‘Satan’s books,’ including works of Mother Teresa | Raw Story

North Carolina church to burn ‘Satan’s books,’ including works of Mother Teresa | Raw StoryChristian Taliban at it again.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Does the Vaccine Matter? - The Atlantic (November 2009)

Does the Vaccine Matter? - The Atlantic (November 2009): "Influenza causes only a small minority of all deaths in the U.S., even among senior citizens, and even after adding in the deaths to which flu might have contributed indirectly."

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Mike's Blog #1: 'Pilots on Food Stamps' | MichaelMoore.com

Mike's Blog #1: 'Pilots on Food Stamps' | MichaelMoore.comHe then showed me his pay stub. He took home $405 this week. My life was completely and totally in his hands for the past hour and he's paid less than the kid who delivers my pizza.