The media talker CNN calls a ‘legal analyst’ got tripped by her own ‘lie’ today when she made a truly remarkable statement. That statement has to do with the First Amendment and limits on government power over speech. That amendment applies to the speech of all—from us quasi-Kulaks all the way over to political class members like the analyst who is the subject of this story. Continue reading “Muddy media waters: CNN ‘legal analyst’ gets tangled in her ‘lie’”
Years ago a young student asked me for help with her research paper. I told her to come up with a draft and we’d talk. When she brought the paper to me for discussion, I immediately asked her where she got her information about the topic. Her answer dismayed me. (Article continues after image).
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Do you like old books? I do. I like to read and re-read them, and one I’ve been reading lately probably wouldn’t stand a chance with publishers today. Continue reading “Written 81 years ago, book applies to today’s US politics”
Let’s face it. Our current “free” press isn’t so free. Most people working in news actively promote various government narratives in reportage. There are some spicy stories out there though, and if you want to stay on top of investigations across the country, there’s a page I will recommend. Continue reading “Best page on the Internet when it comes to investigations”
Swing states are the topic of the day for many political pundits right now, and the US certainly has no shortage of media people in front of a camera, eager to weigh in with predictions. Polls again favor one candidate, but those polls can easily come apart in Florida once the real swing vote is counted. Continue reading “The real swing vote obsessed media ignore will be big influencer in Florida”