Category Archives: Television

The News We Don’t Hear

One aspect of our corporate owned media that is seldom discussed is the fact that Americans seldom get all the news. It is bad enough that what news we get is often twisted with very important relevant material left out. … Continue reading

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And Now, The Media Must Create A Horse Race!

Well, it looks to be all over but the shouting. Unless Calgary Ted Cruz actually has some real clout with a god that can actually do something, we can expect to see Donald Trump add Republican Presidential Nominee to his … Continue reading

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Weekend Hash – Where Was Rand Paul?

Rand Paul ran away from more than the fierce and scary Dreamer(not) in Storm Lake. Mr. Paul also took a pass from Bob Vander Plaats’ hate fest in Ames last weekend. Well, by golly, if you don’t hate the right … Continue reading

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This Week: A Kick In The Head

Last week was bad enough with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Control (IPCC) telling us that we have about 15 years to straighten the climate out or suffer the really bad consequences. “Straightening out” will mean pretty much stopping any … Continue reading

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Watch This!

If you are any kind of science geek or curious about our beginnings or where we are going, I think this TV event will grab you. I never saw the original series with Carl Sagan. But reviews say this is … Continue reading

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Dave Loebsack on Funding the Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Dave Loebsack on Funding the Corporation for Public Broadcasting [Editor's Note: Following is a response from Iowa Second District Congressman Dave Loebsack to a letter regarding the proposed elimination of funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.]Washington, DCMarch 1, 2011 … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Election Campaign, Budget, Congress, David Loebsack, Main Page, Media Bias, Media Reform, Progressive Community, Radio, Television

Jon Stewart Impersonates Glenn Beck for Entire Segment

Jon Stewart Impersonates Glenn Beck for Entire Segment Huffingtonpost.com “You know who else didn't answer medical questions?  Hitler.” ~ Jon Stewart The “Daily Show” host spent an entire segment acting like, talking like, crying like, dancing like, and gesticulating like … Continue reading

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Democracy Now! Discusses Vilsack Nomination for Agriculture Secretary

Democracy Now! Discusses Vilsack Nomination for Agriculture Secretary DemocracyNow.org A courageous journalist and champion of media reform, Amy Goodman is not the least bit shy about reporting on stolen elections, military contractors or mysterious plane crashes.  Today's topic is slightly … Continue reading

Posted in Calls to Action, Environment, Farming, Iowa in the News, Main Page, Media Reform, National News, Organic Foods & Farming, Radio, Television

Pundits Use GOP Talking Points to Analyze Possible Kennedy Appointment

Pundits Use GOP Talking Points to Analyze Possible Caroline Kennedy Appointment by Trish Nelson Is anyone else getting a little fed up with the punditocracy’s practice of adopting the Republican argument as storyline?   I’m talking mostly about the cable … Continue reading

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The Obamas on 60 Minutes Tonight–CBS 6pm CT

The Obamas on 60 Minutes Tonight – CBS 6pm CT His first post-election interview(CBS) One of the things he will do as president is create a program to help keep homeowners from foreclosure, says President-elect Barack Obama in his first … Continue reading

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