Tag Archives: New York Times

A “1969 Project” Would Say the Moon Landing Didn’t Happen

The New York Times’ woke campaign “1619 Project” offers restitution for slavery with typical newspaperman philanthropy: the in-kind contribution! Thus “all the news that’s fit to print” gets trimmed by what isn’t centric to the African American experience, not for … Continue reading

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a slight correction on the earlier post.

OK so I lost a neat little correction. So here I go rebuilding it. The hot dog thing was a 100th anniversary of the hot dog maker and their annual eating contest. Still worthless, stupid… still gluttony in the name … Continue reading

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Flynn Finally Flea-Flicked? Freakin’ Fantastic! but why Petraeus?

I guess the shadow President prefers loyalty to the Imperialist Agenda rather than loyalty to the American people, but that was predicted long ago anyway. Also performance and ability aren’t factors. Petraeus, you might remember, in 2007, was the subject … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs, Apple Computers, Foxconn, and China’s repugnant capitalist economy

When Steve Jobs, the big boss at Apple Computers died early October of last year, one would have thought that Jesus Christ himself had just risen to the pearly gates of Heaven. The corporate media of the US could find … Continue reading

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Judging the New Yorker by its cover

There are two qualities about the New Yorker I find irresistible though I’m loath to praise any part of the established press. No matter how suddenly forthright or honorable their editorial might appear, it’s only a feint. The Grey Lady … Continue reading

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Tom Hayden says there’s nothing to a US conspiracy against Julian Assange, and he’s got the nothing to confirm it

What an ugly hit piece against Julian Assange, by Tom Hayden in The Nation. Formerly of the American Left, Hayden used to need no introduction, now he mistakenly cross-posts assignments for the State Department (see A view from Sweden). Hayden … Continue reading

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NY Times pretends the Afghanistan War Logs is news that does not fit

Is it surprising that the US newspaper of record, the NYT which prints all the news that’s fit, should declare of the Wikileaks Afghanistan War Logs: there’s nothing much new there? Oh REALLY? Point me to a NYT headline that … Continue reading

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According to “liberal” MSM, Hayward fired for not being P.C.

Nothing at all about being incompetent. No, it was his insensitive but, according to the now-official story line, unintentionally Snotty Snobbish remarks. The Anti-politically correct squad will of course react with their usual convulsive tantrums about anybody in the entire … Continue reading

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These guys have a real victim mentality

Hannity, not content to merely whine about Persecution and Tyranny if somebody says “Happy Holidays” to him, is now trying to muster more OUTRAGE! that The New York Times made a business deal with MoveOn.org, to run a half-page ad. … Continue reading

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Simplifying the Omnivore’s Dilemma

The author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma put together a list of eating rules for the New York Times. From 2,500 submissions made by his readers, Michael Pollan gleaned 20. If I lob cheap laughs off the top, like “Don’t eat … Continue reading

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NY Times perfumes the 18th UN condemnation of Cuban Embargo

Does this seem like an appropriate headline to you? US EMBARGO ON CUBA FINDS SCANT SUPPORT AT U.N. –that’s how the NYT titled its article whose first sentence was accurate: “The General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to condemn the … Continue reading

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Ward Churchill is not guilty of academic misconduct

Literary theorist and legal scholar, Stanley Fish, weighs in on the report of the “committee of faculty peers” that found Ward Churchill guilty of academic misconduct.   “The verdict did not surprise me because I had read the committee’s report … Continue reading

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Yes Men suggest another NYT is possible

The YES MEN strike again! Yesterday a fake edition of the New York Times was distributed around the city. IRAQ WAR ENDS, Troops to Return Immediately, Ex-Secretary Apologizes for W.M.D. Scare, Court Indicts Bush on High Treason Charge. While this … Continue reading

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Hate attack on US Muslims during religious service at mosque; result of newspaper spread hate dvd, ‘Obsession’?

The US newspapers have hidden away a story that underlines how disgusting and irresponsible was their spread of the anti- Muslim dvd, ‘Obsession’. I am referring to an attack on a Muslim mosque in Dayton Ohio by some thugs who … Continue reading

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AIG and Washington Mutual soon to follow Lehman Brothers down the drain?

To put things in perspective, it helps to know that Lehman Brothers holdings were 10 times the value of Enron’s, a company that also fell into bankruptcy amidst scandal. But the collapse of the American economy is not over yet, … Continue reading

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Supposedly liberal New York Times spreads fascist filth around country

A spokesperson there said the (New York) Times last Sunday inserted 145,000 DVDs (of “Obsession: Radical Islam’s War Against the West,”) in its papers delivered in the following markets: Denver, Miami/Palm Beach, Tampa, Orlando, Detroit, Kansas City, St Louis, Cincinnati, … Continue reading

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Time for Iraq to Pay the Bill? YHGTBFKM

The NYT editorial pages decry “Time for Iraq to Pay the Bill.” Oh, really? Sign that editor up for charges, and every single US politician on that bandwagon. It was indeed part of the pitch to convince the public that … Continue reading

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