Day: March 15, 2013

Conservatives Financially Supporting American Progressivism?

“Progressive rhetoric has the effect of concealing social crisis and moral breakdown by presenting them as the birth pangs of a new order.”  —Christopher Lasch Yes. It is true. Wittingly or unwittingly, Many liberty-minded, Constitutional Conservatives are financially supporting Socialist-Progressive causes in America. Want to know for sure? Talk insurance. Specifically, Progressive Insurance. You know …

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How About a Little Bias?

Much of the media bais that occures is subtle.  From choosing what stories to cover and what to ignore to how issues, ideas, and people are framed in context, word choice and tone convey connotation, intentional or not, to the reader. Here’s a classic example from Yahoo! News. Claudine Zap, writing for The Lookout – …

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“He Really Is King”

From Weasel Zippers: WASHINGTON — Following President Obama’s lunch meeting with Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill, Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins described the food served and the president’s reaction to what was on menu. “University of Maine recipe for healthy lobster salad — I pointed that out to the president in keeping with the first …

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The ‘someone’ was me

In today’s Concord Monitor fish wrap, Meg Heckman, a lovely young woman and competent reporter wrote about the goings on at Warner’s Town Meeting Wednesday night. It was a pretty straightforward recitation of Warner’s headlong rush from ‘freedom to freebies’ (Thanks. Skip.  Great phrase) and then she writes: ‘A proposal to set aside $15,000 to help …

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