“He always got to see the final product”: Former Newsletter Associates Expose Ron Paul As Shameless Huckster

WaPo: The Republican presidential candidate has denied writing inflammatory passages in the pamphlets from the 1990s and said recently that he did not read them at the time or for years afterward. Numerous colleagues said he does not hold racist views. But people close to Paul’s operations said he was...

Facts vs. Narrative, Utoya Edition

Norwegian journalist Magnus Nome was in the good ol’ US of A when self-styled counterjihadist crusader  Anders Breivik decided to escalate his murderous fantasies about Eurabian conquest from Outer Wingnuttia into the real world.  Thankfully, CNN, Fox News et al were ready to provide informed,...

BREAKING: Dr. George Tiller Assassinated

Oh, fuck: George Tiller, the Wichita doctor who became a national lightning rod in the debate over abortion, was shot to death this morning as he walked into church services. Tiller was shot just after 10 a.m. at Reformation Lutheran Church at 7601 E. 13th, where he was a member of the congregation. An...

Ron Paul’s Past – and Present – Support

I don’t want to beat this into the ground, honestly, but having been called a series of names for writing two pretty innocuous posts on Ron Paul and his supporters by those supporters, many of whom don’t appear to know very much about Paul’s history, I decided this post was necessary. But...

Paradise Lost

Was going to post a lengthy comment in response to Mick’s shock–SHOCK–that Canada and the UK have long been sliding down the slippery slope of corporatist contempt for civil liberties. But then I thought “why bother with COMMENTS, since I have main page privileges?” Now,...