Gitlin’s Outrage over Media Climate Coverage

First published here – CNN and Fox News Use the Same Climate Change Denier to Talk Science It seems to be a media rule: If you’re “not a scientist,” pick the wrong... Read more »

TheWeekholeView- Easter Eggs or Crusades

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TheWeekholeView – What’s Love Got to Do with It?

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The WeekholeView: October 3, through October 9, 2012

Here each hole starts on Wednesdays and this is what fell through this past week: Last Wednesday, October 3, 2012, Obama faced Romney in a televised presidential debate and Jon Stewart let... Read more »

The N.Y. Times: French cuisine may cause sudden blindness in fat old corrupt politicians

I dare you to distinguish between a prostitute and a naked society woman. Henri Leclerc, defending the onetime favorite candidate for the French presidency, Dominique Strauss-Kahn in a French sex scandal. Read more Similarly, CNN... Read more »

Market Mindlessness

It is a truism that the stock market is a leading economic indicator—that is, how the market does tells us something about how the economy as a whole will do. As far... Read more »

A Chronicle of Politics Foretold

 The results of the November 8 elections are in and they ain’t nothing.  Too cynical?  Let’s see: what would you prefer?  Would you prefer someone who won’t make love to you because... Read more »

CNN: Two New Earths

New Haven, Connecticut (CNN)–On Tuesday, scientists reported evidence from the Kepler satellite that two Earth-sized planets are orbiting a nearby star about 1,000 light years from earth — practically our back yard compared... Read more »