Ultimate News Dump: A&E Reverses Decision on Duck Dynasty

By |December 27th, 2013|

A&E welcomes Duck Dynasty patriarch back on to the set. ANYONE surprised? Anyone? The Hollywood Reporter broke the story, "A&E Welcomes Phil Robertson Back to 'Duck Dynasty.'" Like I wrote before, it's up to A&E, because they hold the contract for the reality show starring Phil Robertson and Duck Family Dynasty, with viewers [...]

The BEST OF 2013, Politics to Culture to Media

By |December 27th, 2013|

The Best of 2013, media, political, culture, women and more! THE WINNING magazine cover, in a year that saw 45-year-old New York magazine announce they were downsizing to publishing biweekly, translating into the message that digital has finally taken over, goes to W, with their Art Issue. It is the Best Magazine Cover [...]

Year-End Advice for Democrats & Progressives: Ignore 2014 Polls

By |December 26th, 2013|

Year-end advice for Democrats and progressives revolves around a 2014 economic message that will beat the GOP negative drum beat against Obamacare. Only deregulation can unleash competition. And only disruptive competition, where new businesses drive out old ones, will bring efficiency, lower costs and innovation. [Wall Street Journal] CITING THE polls and the [...]

Hillary Fundraising Email: “We have big plans for 2014”

By |December 25th, 2013|

The Hillary fundraising email pitch for the Clinton Foundation, teasing that "We have big plans for 2014," is music many ears. FOR ALL Hillary Clinton supporters, fans, and those counting on her to run for president in 2016, the fundraising email pitch reported by the Washington Post comes with a juicy Christmas present [...]

Have Yourselves a Merry Christmas

By |December 24th, 2013|

Edward Snowden Thanks Diane Feinstein & Mike Rogers who “Abdicated their Responsibility”

By |December 24th, 2013|

Edward Snowden talks to Barton Gellman, reveals he personally feels his mission has been accomplished, thanks to Diane Feinstein and Mike Rogers. WHAT BEGAN as emails back and forth with Glenn Greenwald became an unraveling of the Bush-Obama era of NSA spying, bending the business models of tech corporations to the government's will, and [...]

Ho! Ho! Ho! Obamacare Sees Surge in Sign Ups!

By |December 24th, 2013|

Ho! Ho! Ho! Obamacare sees a surge in sign ups, bringing some more good news on Christmas Eve. [Photo: Our mostly Mickey Mouse and Disney tree.] On Monday, the crush of consumers prompted the Obama administration to put thousands of applicants on hold and push back another key enrollment deadline to Tuesday. This [...]

Duck Dynasty: Rich Man Obsessed with Sex, Not the Poor

By |December 23rd, 2013|

Millionaire and Duck Dynasty commander Phil Robertson is last of a dying breed. Religiously affiliated people are plummeting, and it's not surprising that Phil Robertson's clan and their fundamentalist quackery is mostly relegated to the south. [Map via the Washington Post] The Catholic church (blue) and Southern Baptists (red) dominate the map below, [...]

Obamacare Continues to Sink in Public Opinion

By |December 23rd, 2013|

Obamacare sinks further with the public, as some Democratic frustration boils over.PHOTO: President Barack Obama holds a press conference in the James S. Press Briefing Room of the White House, Dec. 20, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) MAYBE President Obama can get a break vacationing in Hawaii, but every other [...]

A Brit’s View: Former MP Jailed in Time for Christmas

By |December 23rd, 2013|

I'm in a festive type of mood today after reading about yet another crooked politician being taken down. Nothing warms the cockles more than some proper justice being handed out to an oblivious former member of the British political system. Denis MacShane was a 18-year member of the House of Commons, who served in Tony [...]