In the 1970s, Las Vegas Sun publisher Hank Greenspun threatened not to cooperate with White House requests that details of President Ford’s movements and schedule not be publicized because, Greenspun said, he did not approve of Ford’s rhetoric in the wake of two assassination attempts. Ford had been making what Greenspun considered taunting statements about how he would not be denied his right to travel and speak out.
I have three reports concerning U-233 and U-235. The first is from the Institute for policy studies, and contains some eye-opening information.
WASHINGTON — Republicans are opposed to President Obama’s deal with the Iranians — whatever it is.
WASHINGTON — We are tomorrow’s past, so this Thanksgiving give thanks for 2013, a year the future might study more for amusement than for edification.
It is doubtful that most Republican voters are aware they are being used as programmed pawns to further enrich the top 1% at the expense of taxpayers. Many have their noses so deep in the posteriors of O’Reilly and Hannity at Fox News that they cannot accept the truth that corporations like Walmart and McDonalds have and continue to get filthy rich by being subsidized by the taxpayers. How, you may ask?
There’s an affliction in journalism. It’s called boosterism. A lot of reporters go all weak in the knees on some stories and put an upbeat spin on players, whether individuals or institutions, instead of scrutinizing them.