The Irrelevancy of the Sunday Talk Shows
Apr22

The Irrelevancy of the Sunday Talk Shows

Joe has a post below on the problems of NBC’s Meet The Press and David Gregory.  I haven’t watched the Sunday shows for years simply because I have better things to do.  I’m sorry but David Gregory is not the problem!  They parade the same cast of characters every week making them irrelevant.  Why should I tune in to watch John McCain when I already know what he is going to say? Over at The American Conservative Rod...

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The Fox Effect – The Movie
Apr21

The Fox Effect – The Movie

My father was a moderate Democrat for most of his life but when he retired he started listening to Rush Limbaugh and later watching FOX news.  The change in his attitudes and personality were astounding.  This thoughtful moderate became an extreme right winger and my mother went along for the ride.  I’m not alone in this and via Josh Marshall someone has actually made a movie, The Brainwashing of My Dad.  Here is the trailer:...

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China and Coal
Apr20

China and Coal

China’s consumption of coal has not decreased but the yearly increase in coal consumption has. China is realizing that coal is bad for the country: But that kind of growth of coal has more than just climate impacts. It is “draining the country’s arid west of precious water resources,” as Greenpeace itself noted. And then there is the air pollution. Climate Progress has pointed out “when eight-year-olds start getting lung cancer...

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Growing Old
Apr18

Growing Old

One of the the things that happens as you age is the iconic figures from your past die or worse. Glen Campbell Moved Into A Care Facility Glen Campbell has been moved into a care facility three years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, People.com reports. “He was moved to an Alzheimer’s facility last week,” a family friend told the title. “I’m not sure what the permanent plan is for him...

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Is The Regime in North Korea About To Collapse?
Apr17

Is The Regime in North Korea About To Collapse?

Over at Real Clear Defense Christopher Lee thinks the Kim Jong Un regime in North Korea is about to collapse, Kim Jong Un is defined by many as an egotistical fanatic whose recklessness led to dreadful mistakes during his two year tenure. First, instead of implementing a sound plan to alleviate the mass hunger and poverty in his nation where the average annual income is $1,800, he continues to conduct costly missile research,...

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