The Problem with Facebook Politics


I am losing my patience…

The blogosphere (especially Facebook) is filled with consevatives who attempt to baselessly label the president — “Marxist,” “socialist,” “anti-American,” and more.

I am sorry, but they cannot be considered “intelligent.” Continue reading “The Problem with Facebook Politics”

A Nice Rant…


Ron Paul, member of the United States House of...

I heard earlier from some Ron Paul supporters that Obama believes government’s JOB is to redistribute wealth and “punish” people who do well in America!

UGH!

NOBODY is saying that government’s job is to “reduce income inequality.”

That is Orwellian doublespeak designed to instill a sense of fear towards anyone with the aim to help the less fortunate in society. Continue reading “A Nice Rant…”

Eric Deggans: Why the press always loses hypocrisy debate with Newt Gingrich


English: Former Congressman Newt Gingrich of G...

Eric Deggans, of the Tampa Bay Times, talks about why the press seems to always be on the losing end when talking about the hypocrisy of Newt Gingrich.

Newt’s mockery of the sanctity of marriage is well-known and just as well-documented. Ironically, he becomes a right-wing martyr if anyone is so “bold” as to bring it up. He cries “foul” and that it is a media-bias distraction that takes the discussion away from his message — and the audience eats it up.

According to Deggans, the news media must strike a difficult balance. The “uncomfortable questions” are legitimate, but ratings are what drive the entire exercise. The GOP debates have the potential to be a ratings bonanza (or so the networks hope), and the challenge becomes where to draw the line.

Read the original post on The Feed:

Why the press always loses hypocrisy debate with Newt Gingrich: We need audience to like us too | TV shows, TV news, media issues: The Feed | Tampa Bay Times.