Roldo Bartimole writes: Newspapers are killing themselves. How? By giving the public the same brand of coverage they’ve always been offering. They’re stuck in the past. Generations of journalists have been trained in the same manner. The lesson of what a news story is supposed to be. It continues day after day. It’s known as […]
Archive for February, 2012
When I was grade school I had a couple of magic sets and later, in high school, I worked for a time as an usher at the Colony Theater where magician Tommy Windsor used to hang out on Saturdays with the boss and I learned a bit of of close-up magic — mostly card tricks […]
They took women away when they tested positive., They always came back, but they didn’t seem the same. And most of the time they were visibly pregnant in a few months. Grace had never managed to convince one to talk about what had happened, but that was mostly her fault, not theirs. Once someone was […]
Yesterday I passed a milestone on my way to my weight-loss goal: there were 50 pounds less of me than when I began back on 14 November of last year (yes, insane me decided to start losing weight over the November/December holidays). Coincidentally I also had a doctor’s appointment yestrday at the Veterans Administration with […]
OK, so now they’re just getting cocky — snicker, snicker — and daring anyone to even mention pitchforks and torches…
1022: Heartland Institute exposed as a propaganda outfit 0834: Unintended consequences
Roldo Bartimole writes: Does this make any sense? Or do we have the same pay-to-play game today that we’re seeing exposed in the Akron trial. You figure it: Cuyahoga County taxpayers are ponying up some $800-million dollars in sales tax revenue for a new convention center and medical mart. We’ll be paying for 20 years […]
And it wasn’t a government grant… What I want to know is this: what happens to the other $1,003,471?
…Out, so we can all join the race to the bottom favored by our 1 percent overlords…
Santorum Pulls Ahead of Romney in Ohio Poll Nuff said…
Or so Ralphy tells me, and I agree: Bert does write gud. Plus, Ralphy’s illustrations don’t hurt.
Roldo Bartimole writes: When the Democratic mayor of Cleveland pushes a school reform program by talking with the Greater Cleveland Partnership, the foundations and the kill-all-unions Republican Governor but ices out the Cleveland Teachers Union something is woefully wrong. Dreadfully wrong. Mayor Frank Jackson seems to be taking lessons from former Mayor Michael White who […]
I noted the news of Cleveland’s ALOCA stamping mill on Friday. Metafilter picked the story up today and the Plain Dealer has responded with…
The Franklin Delano Roosevelt suite at Harvard…
Ted Rall writes: America’s corporate rulers and their pet politicians know that people are furious. They understand that their actions and policies are accelerating the pace of income inequality and creating a growing, permanently alienated underclass. They know history. Sooner or later, the downtrodden rise up, overthrow and kill their oppressors. It’s not a nice […]
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