Archive for November, 2007

The two great tastes that taste great together.

Monday, November 26th, 2007

So I came across the link to a site called Fox News Porn yesterday. I think they editorialize a bit, but honestly their basic premise is solid. Enjoy.

Bush the Strict Constitutionalist

Friday, November 16th, 2007

I admit I found reference to this in a Glenn Greenwald post, but rather than link to that, I’ll link directly to the original speech Bush recently gave before the Federalist Society. Go read it in its un-spun, un-commented-on form, as I believe it speaks entirely for itself.

CNN: The New Fox News

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

I remember when CNN still had some journalistic integrity. It was sort of like an appendix, I guess; a vestigial organ left over from an earlier evolutionary stage. I watched Bernard Shaw and Peter Arnett broadcast live from Baghdad at the start of the first Gulf War; did they know at the time, I wonder, that what they were doing was a weird sort of kabuki theater, a throwback to an earlier tradition that was well on its way to obsolescence?

Anyway, those days are long gone. As evidence of that, I offer the following clip, aired during “news” coverage recently by CNN:

Obscure reference for ymatt:

> forty cnn journalistic integrity Podcast 25

Saturday, November 10th, 2007 Podcast 25 is the “fucking jail” edition, featuring:

In response to the feedback offered by Sven, I’ve cut back on the music (but the music I included is pretty badass). No Aly and AJ; I promise.

A Tiny Revolution: Greeted With Flowers

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

I think ymatt will like this: Greeted With Flowers.