Breaking News (!!!) brought to you by…a talking lizard!

I haven't listened to televised news broadcasts on NBC, CBS, and ABC here in the USA for some time now, and I've never watched FOX "news" at all because, well...you know. The main reason I seek news elsewhere (AP and Reuters online) is that the principal objective of programming of any sort on commerical television … Continue reading Breaking News (!!!) brought to you by…a talking lizard!

Media Bias

Are there any unbiased news sources which are committed to reliable, accurate facts, not stereotypes and conjecture or trivial entertainment? which are loyal to citizens, not corporate dictators? which rely on verifiable sources of information? which are independent from those they cover? which are committed to being our watchdogs with respect to those in power? … Continue reading Media Bias

Haunted Houses

Haunted houses and walks along the spooky lanes of a dark woods are in operation around here. Once again, people are lining up for that annual risk-free rush of adrenaline, endorphins, and dopamine! But I don't have to leave home for that. All I have to do is turn on the national news.