Daily Archives: August 25th, 2005 «

 

Sheehan has two more “supporters”

Posted by: ST on August 25, 2005 at 10:12 pm » 12 Comments

Rev. Al Sharpton and Joseph Wilson. ‘Nuff said on the "support" front. In related news, Ms. Sheehan is planning a bus tour, spanning three weeks, with the ‘finale’ being in Washington, DC on September 24. I hope there is a massive counter-Sheehan demonstration planned for DC that day. In the meantime, make sure to check […]

 

Media hypocrisy watch

Posted by: ST on August 25, 2005 at 4:27 pm » 5 Comments

Seth at Say Anything notes the media’s hypocrisy (yes, I know using the word "media" and "hypocrisy" in the same sentence is a bit redundant but anyway …) regarding their round-the-clock coverage of Pat Robertson’s advocation for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s assassination (Pat has apologized, BTW) versus their scant coverage of Clinton senior advisor George Stephanopoulos, who wrote […]

 

NYTimes spins good news into bad

Posted by: ST on August 25, 2005 at 12:32 pm » 4 Comments

This is just yet one more reason to question the media’s objectivity (or lack thereof) and a classic example of spinning positive news into negative.  And Col. Thomas Spoehr is not happy.  Kelly says: Spoehr is the director of materiel on the Army staff. He had a good news story to tell Moss, which Moss […]

 

Comments Part 2

Posted by: ST on August 25, 2005 at 11:52 am » 3 Comments

As noted a couple of days ago, I disabled my Spam Karma 2 as there were still some posts getting through that SK2 wasn’t blocking but should have been and in addition to that, I had a couple of other issues with SK2.  So I started using Word Press’ blacklist and moderation features which seems to […]

 

Duh headline of the week

Posted by: ST on August 25, 2005 at 11:18 am » 1 Comment

From the SF Chronicle: Feinstein: Roberts’ abortion stance key  – Powerful senator says her vote could hinge on single issue Really now?