Bread and Circuses and Baseball: Corporate Media Throws Democracy a Curveball

What an emotional week for San Francisco. On Wednesday morning, the San Francisco Democratic elite – mayor Gavin Newsom, former mayor Willie Brown and Senator Diane Feinstein –  proudly handed the World Series’ winning Giants the key to the city at the end of their Victory Parade, attended by hundreds of thousands of fans, making it […]

If you are angry right now, you had best read this…

Everyone is talking about the employment rate, the unemployment rate, and consumer spending.  Census takers are laid off.  People quit looking for jobs that are not there.  Unemployment benefits are being eliminated for millions of unemployed.  There is talk of the recovery being bumpy and slow.  The housing market is worse off than it has […]

ANOTHER FAR RIGHT OUTING

I laughed when 61 year old Reverend Baptist minister George Alan Rekers got outed after his most excellent European vacation with a 20 year Rentboy.com. “Anti-Gay Activist Cavorts With Male Hooker,” the headline might have read. Rekers,  co-creator  with James Dobson of Family Research Council with Reverend James Dobson in 1983, denounced homosexuality as a […]