It only took 80 years to get here…

There it is.┬áThe magic phrase. “It is believed that Bowers acted alone.” Found it here, on Pittsburgh’s CBS Local website: 11 Dead, Several Others Shot At Pittsburgh Synagogue So, lone wolf narrative is it? I call… Bullshit. BULLSHIT! B U L L S H I T ! ! ! The word’s right here: Heavy.com’s quick Read More …

The value of a college education…

On my way to class on Wednesday last week, I tuned in to the Diane Rehm show and got an earful about what’s wrong-headed about college education. The show, broadcast on NPR, is here: http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2013-05-08/who-benefits-college-and-why/transcript As is often the case, I found myself talking to the radio, which has cathartic benefits but fails to solve Read More …

01/10/2009: Posty McPostalot says…

Sorry for all the posts – I got an invite to participate in a radio discussion on "Obama’s Washington and the World" from WAMU 88.5, BBC, and PRI, but I haven’t received either the confirmation or denial and I don’t know whether to show up there or not. Very frustrating! So I keep poking around Read More …

June 24, 2005: HAH!!! NPR not entirely erased by the Republican Preponderance

There’s a lot still to do – but with luck the Senate will have figured out it’s political suicide to try and kill PBS. Now, if we can just convince people that a part of free speech is the ability to take on our country’s symbols, and we’ll be all set! Dang. I need a Read More …

June 20, 2005: More actions to take, to save PBS and NPR…

Check this site: http://www.weta.org/takeaction/ and please follow the instructions regarding calling your representatives! Otherwise, noncommercial public television will suffer the consequences!!! Comments: SO-D: Done, oh so much so. I think the majority is trying to punish public broadcasting for not representing the Fox “news” point of view.

June 15, 2005: For a just cause…

Save NPR and PBS!!! Subject: This time, it’s for real: Save NPR and PBS Hi, You know that email petition that keeps circulating about how Congress is slashing funding for NPR and PBS? Well, now it’s actually true. (Really. Check at the bottom if you don’t believe me.) Sign the petition telling Congress to save Read More …