Open Thread for May 13, 2017

Filed in Delaware, Featured, National by on May 13, 2017 4 Comments

Reasons Why the Letter on Trump’s Russia Ties Is Bullshit.

Faux News Part Deux. Sinclair Broadcasting is poised to bring yet more propaganda to your screens, thanks to a huge merger. At least it might mean more exposure for ROH Wrestling.

Those Organic Foods May Not Be So Organic.  Three words-Made In China. Great reporting from the Washington Post.

Trump’s Nominee to Be the Top Scientist at the Department of Agriculture Is Not A Scientist.  He IS, however, a conservative talk-show host of the right-wingnut variety.  Once said that the only reason Obama had not been impeached is b/c he’s black.

Evil Empire Takes Over the Queen.  I like Ryan Cormier, but this uncritical puff piece might just as well have been written by a Chamber of Commerce cheerleader.  $8 Bud Lights, anybody? Live Nation is best-known for taking you every last dollar it can, especially with exorbitant ticket processing fees.

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  1. Jason330 says:

    The Sinclair story is nauseating. I don’t think you need to be a sociologist to chart our current levels of political polarization back to the 24/7 right-wing advocacy posing as news launched by Roger Ailes at Fox in 1996.

    Having partisan “news” operations isn’t an inherently bad thing. Our trouble is that we still have naive Democrats and liberals who think the news should be “objective” and so we are constantly in a position of weakness.

  2. ObamaCare says:

    I’m just going to leave this here since this blog hasn’t posted any coverage on it…………….

    http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/politics/2017/05/12/obamacare-aetna-delaware-trump-repeal/315943001/

  3. RE Vanella says:

    I agree, ObamaCare. Let’s solve it. Medicare for all, right?

  4. Andy says:

    News has never been objective. Look at the Titles of some of the older Newspapers around the country. They told you how they leaned

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