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New Category

November 21, 2010

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I often find the bulk of my non-work related writing is spent in article comment wars on the Denver Post and other sites. So I started a new category called “My Daily Arguments.” Hopefully it as fun to read as it is to write. I don’t want to infringe on any copyright laws so here […]

Further evidence of the dumbing down of America…

November 19, 2010

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AlterNet has this article about the 16 dumbest things Americans believe based on Newsweek polls. Here are some examples: Nearly one-fifth of Americans think Obama is a Muslim. Thanks, Fox news, for acting like this was a matter of opinion, not fact. 25 percent of Americans don’t believe in Darwin’s theory of evolution while less […]

Jon Stewart eviscerates Beck

November 19, 2010

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Once again Stewart demonstrates how biting satire as a comedic tool is highly effectual at getting one’s voice across.  I can’t believe anyone actually buys into Beck.

My Prose Take on Current Affairs

November 17, 2010

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It’s all a question of priorities. I type before you plagued with age accumulation. I note the ever-decreasing hairline and change from blonde to white. I live on the charity of friends and family who have grudgingly grown accustomed to my eccentric devotion to peeling back the layers of this farcical existence. Perhaps they know […]

Bias in the Media

November 17, 2010

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I want to begin with this issue because this is probably one of the biggest factors polarizing our nation. Is media biased?  Yes, media bias absolutely exists. For this discussion we’ll focus on broadcast and print media since the internet is neutral (for now anyway, but more about that later). Let’s start with the most […]