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2010-09-05 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Journalism
Hyperbole, Anyone?

The Times: But Ms. O’Donnell has the backing of the Tea Party, and suddenly Delaware has become the latest Republican civil war battlefield.

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2010-08-19 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Economy + Government + Journalism
More Tax Language Trickery

The Times, again, bending reality to fit their narrative of tax cuts adding to government debt: Republicans say cutting taxes would ease millions of families’ financial difficulties while encouraging the creation of jobs. But tax cuts mean higher government deficits, and Thursday’s report illustrated that clearly, estimating that extending the entire Bush tax cut package […]

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2010-08-12 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Journalism
The Thing About Cable News

Is that all of the talking heads and those they bring on their respective shows are fucking scumbags. Reason’s hit & run: It’s all theater, you see. She’s just playing a part. It’s fine if she slanders some people, ruins some reputations, spouts flat falsehoods, and generally dumbs down the public discourse. Because it’s just […]

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2010-08-07 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Journalism
At the Stroke of Midnight

WaPo: D.C. Council member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) said he thinks the answer is an earlier curfew. District residents 17 and younger have to be off the streets by midnight in the summer. Wells proposed an 11 p.m. curfew for people 15 and younger, but most of the council members opposed the move, with some […]

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2010-08-06 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Journalism
Do the Right Thing

Geoff Morrell, press secretary for the Pentagon, on Wikileaks: Public disclosure of additional Defense Department classified information can only make the damage worse [. . .] We are asking them to do the right thing. We hope they will honor our demands and comply with our demands. mad libertarian guy’s translation: Public disclosure of additional […]

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2010-08-06 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Economy + Government + Journalism
Can You Spot the Disconnect?

The terminally libertarded and their press hacks have a serious disconnect with reality. They see the lack of tax revenue as a great injustice, and write about the poor souls who are suffering due to our unwillingness to pay their way through life. The length of the downturn means that many places have used up […]

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2010-08-02 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Journalism
Mr. Lipton…

How is it that you help write what amounts to partisanship horseshit, then turn around and write something of actual value on the exact same issue? This is the difference between “move along, nothing to see here” and a scathing account of just how allegedly corrupt Waters has been acting.

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2010-08-02 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Government + Journalism
A Clean Slate

Nice whitewash job, New York Times. Way to put partisan politics over doing actual journalism.

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2010-07-30 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Environment + Journalism
That Didn’t Take Long

I knew it wouldn’t take too long for a lefty greentard to be upset that the oil spill isn’t the ecological disaster the media hyperbole claimed it would be. Now that the oil on the surface appears to be dissipating, the notion of a recovery from the spill, repeated by politicians, strikes some here as […]

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2010-07-27 :: madlibertarianguy // Government + Journalism + POTUS
Um…What?

The Wall Street Journal: White House aides said they didn’t try to talk the Times out of publishing the reports because they knew WikiLeaks would publish the information regardless. So your thinking is that if WikiLeaks wasn’t going “to publish the information regardless” you would have tried? How about not trying to talk the Times […]

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2010-07-26 :: madlibertarianguy // Journalism
A Fine Example of Why a Free Press is Necessary

The War Logs: An archive of classified military documents offers an unvarnished view of the war in Afghanistan Americans fighting the war in Afghanistan have long harbored strong suspicions that Pakistan’s military spy service has guided the Afghan insurgency with a hidden hand, even as Pakistan receives more than $1 billion a year from Washington […]

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2010-07-25 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Economy + Journalism
The Debt Perversion

Debt, by definition, is what one accrues when one spends more money than one has to spend. Demotards and their friends at The Washington Post would have us believe that debt is what one accrues when one doesn’t make as much as one spends. Although they have blamed Democrats for record budget deficits, most Republican […]

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2010-07-20 :: madlibertarianguy // Journalism + POTUS
No Left Liberal Media, Eh?

I thought that there was no liberal slant in the media which amounts to little more than acting as puppets of the demotarded party. From a transcript of Journolist, a private listserv run by liberal journalists, for liberal journalists: And I think this threads the needle [. . .] Instead [of dealing with a legitimate […]

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2010-07-17 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Journalism
Twice a Day

Though most of the stuff that Salon.com puts out on a daily basis is progressive porn, even a broken clock is right twice a day.  When Salon, bastion of state worship, calls out, correctly, the government pandering bullshit pulled by the Times, you just have to know that it is little more than a rag. […]

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2010-07-17 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Government + Journalism + POTUS + Stimulus
Obama the Arrogant

And I thought that it was libertarianism which was supposed to be egotistical. Apparently, Obama is the All Seeing Eye who will make it all better for us lowly plebs.  Sheryl Gay Stolberg of The New York Times, quoting Obama, as she tries mightily to help the administration fool the American people in to thinking […]

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Dan Balz via The Washington Post: The co-chairs of President Obama’s debt and deficit commission offered an ominous assessment of the nation’s fiscal future here Sunday, calling current budgetary trends a cancer “that will destroy the country from within” unless checked by tough action in Washington. Isn’t it comforting that it only took a specialized […]

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2010-07-11 :: madlibertarianguy // Economy + Journalism
A Question

I wonder when media outlets like the Times will exhibit of bit of intellectual honesty and journalistic integrity and stop calling our economic policy deregulated?

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2010-07-03 :: madlibertarianguy // Journalism + Tea Party
The “White” Tea Party?

Despite media insistence that the tea party is almost completely white and that racism is central to it’s platform, new evidence suggests that the media, as per usual, is full of shit.

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2010-07-01 :: madlibertarianguy // Economy + Journalism + Stimulus
Seriously? Part Dieux

Just when I thought that Paul Krugman couldn’t be any more full of shit, he proves me wrong time and again.  From a recent Opinion column in The New York Times: Around the world — most recently at last weekend’s deeply discouraging G-20 meeting — governments are obsessing about inflation when the real threat is […]

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Douchie McDoucherson (AKA Mitchell Bard of The Huffingtion Post) constructing strawmen of epic proportions: I was tailgating with my wife and two friends in the parking lot of Miller Park before a Brewers game yesterday, when a guy with a pasted-on, plastic, local-news-anchor smile approached our group. He wanted us to sign a petition to […]

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