Posts tagged "New York Times"

Did the gropers and harassers cost Hillary Clinton the election?

You had to know that this was coming. In the wild search to find the real reason (as if we haven’t found it yet) for Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential bid, now comes this cockamamie assertion: The gropers and the sexual harassers did it. This preposterous assertion was made by Jill Filipovic in a New York Times op-ed,... Read more »

Nail those Manchester leakers and send them to prison

So, we’re supposed to be delighted that the New York Times has published leaked information  that authorities said endangers the investigation into the deadly Manchester bombing? I suppose the  Times will be in line for another Pulitzer Prize for what amounts to making public information that could result in some guilty parties getting away or terrorists getting... Read more »

The goofy non-responses to criticisms of the New York Times probe into Marco Rubio's personal finances

Jon Stewart ripped the New York Times a new one for its investigation and play of Sen. Marco Rubio’s supposedly deplorable personal finances. Now comes the non-defenses of the New York Times by, ahem, the New York Times and a Washington Post blogger. As expected. The New York Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan briefly noted the hub-bub... Read more »

Jon Stewart skewers New York Times for its "Petty in Politics" reporting on Marco Rubio

Give the Daily Show’s Jon Stewart credit for crossing over the great political divide. Jon Stewart skewers the New York Times for its ridiculous reporting on GOP presidential candidate Marco Rubio’s egregious personal finances, including paying off a $100,000 student loan. Shame! Shame! Watch at least until  you get to 4:14 in the video when... Read more »

"The hottest year ever recorded" embroidery

Almost breathless and without qualification, it is being reported in some corners that 2014 was the “hottest year ever recorded” on Earth. Strictly speaking, it’s true. But too many reports are leaving the impression that last year’s temperatures are spiraling upward, jumping far beyond the last record year. If you look more closely at the... Read more »

Alarming lack of transparency in Gov. Pat Quinn's administration

A new study by For the Good of Illinois has turned the spotlight on an  alarming lack of transparency in Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration. The study found: 81% of Quinn appointees leading agencies are not in compliance with mandatory Open Meeting Act training and certification. These executive appointees failed to sit for and/or pass the... Read more »

Even the New York Times recognizes that Illinois is in the toilet, about to be flushed

About 1.8 million dead people listed as active voters.

 But hey, not to worry, it’s “not evidence of fraud.” The Pew Report doesn’t say how many dead people are voting in Chicago, although that’s a legendary activity here. More to the point, the voter registration process is a mess. Not mentioned in the story is the debate over tightening up the voting process by... Read more »

Let's dump on Christians

From the far and not so far left comes a concerted attack on the religious choices of presidential candidates. Belief in  the Second Coming of Christ and Armageddon now are considered to be warning signs of dangerous candidates. I thought we settled this issue with the election of John F. Kennedy. During his presidential campaign... Read more »

Common sense arrives at the New York Times

Can it be so? The New York Times goes after the Obama administration for trying to lag a Democratic senator in a tough re-election campaign taxpayer’s dough to help her out with special interests: Senator Blanche Lincoln, an Arkansas Democrat and chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, has been seeking $1.5 billion in disaster relief... Read more »
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