“The Star that He Is”: CNN’s Shame and Other Matters

By Don Rose.  Introduction by William Astore. “Never believe anything that you read — and only half of what you see.”  My father taught me that saying, an expression of healthy skepticism that is much needed when reading and watching today’s media productions.  Watchdog journalism has been replaced by lapdog journalism as our media “elites”…

The GM Ignition Switch Crime

W.J. Astore Truthout has a powerful story on the GM ignition switch design flaw, the one that killed at least thirteen people, and possibly as many as 29 (or more).  If many are so eager to support capital punishment for mass murderers, why not the death penalty for GM?  GM knew about the problem with…