Entries from February 2012

Exhilaration –a brief reflection (Thanks to Jon Stewart and his good-humored but relentlessly cutting sendup of FOX News’s ongoing use of ‘talking points’ as demonstrated on this evening’s Dail Show (2.28.2012) [This is Part Two of two parts.]

Published on February 29th, 2012 by Malachi

When I watched the Jon Stewart show this evening (–as described in the foregoing post) I laughed pretty hard, I can tell you. In a few short minutes I was feeling a sort of exhilartion that is –sad to say– simply too rare. Exhilaration! I had no doubt –that was The Correct Word for it. […]

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Exhilaration –a brief reflection (Thanks to Jon Stewart and his good-humored but relentlessly cutting sendup of FOX News’s ongoing use of ‘talking points’ as demonstrated on this evening’s Dail Show (2.28.2012) [This is Part One of two parts.]

Published on February 29th, 2012 by Malachi

Tonight’s Daily Show showed off the great powers of satirist Jon Stewart. Clearly he is one who follows not just the news but the extraordinary partisanship with which it is almost always presented. Trying to follow “the news” on ANY channel, but especially on Fox News, in this political season of Exalted Polarization can be […]

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The Republicans and The Conservatives: all dedicated angry, victimized, blamers of President Obama. The latest effort –the C-PAC convention over the weekend was the latest –and shrillest– demonstration of this syndrome. (Everybody has yet to discover that their own best interests are not served with partisan divides, but with people-power –99% power.

Published on February 13th, 2012 by Malachi

Conservatives blame Republicans. Republicans blame Conservatives. CSpan televised the whole depressing C-PAC show. One panel of five young ‘tea-partiers’ hurled a high-school level of nyah-nyah-nyah invective at Occupy Wall Street –which has been extraordinarily effective (I have in the past quoted the OWS examples of getting people –650,000 of them– to move their accounts, worth […]

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