Saturday, April 8, 2017

Local Paper Forced To Endorse Clinton


The Bluefield Daily Telegraph got a lot of attention when it ran an editorial on October 8, 2016 endorsing Hillary Clinton for the presidency. Depending on the reader's political persuasion, the editorial board was either A) completely off its rocker, or B) incredibly brave.

I have discovered there was also an option C -- Namely, that the paper's endorsement was apparently written and passed down the pipeline by its owners, Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Who Needs Ringling Bros. When We Have The Trump Circus?


In January, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced that it would permanently end all of its performances this May after a 146-year run.

The show, whose name had become synonymous with "the circus", may soon be no more, but we don't have to worry because an even better circus has pitched its tent in Washington, DC.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Republican Hypocrisy At Its Worst

Republicans on the Hill: Spineless Hypocrites

Once upon a time - well, actually, prior to a Republican winning the White House last November - the GOP hated sweeping executive orders. Barack Obama was called a dictator; an imperial president, for issuing a string of these actions at the beginning of his presidency.