Category Archives: News Corporation

Perhaps with New Eyes

There’s a discussion on the internet about President Obama’s leadership style that’s well worth your time. As you follow the links to some interesting folks and peruse insightful and telling commentary, I ask you to REMEMBER that our president, among … Continue reading

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The Dread Pirate Murdoch’s Ghost Ship Taking on Water

Explosive new revelations in the Murdoch Mess, see: News of the World reporter’s letter reveals cover-up at The Guardian. For previous, now contradicted statements from News of the World management, see: Phone-hacking denials, what Murdoch executives said, also at The … Continue reading

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Yo Ho Ho! … I Knew It Was So!

In recent posts about Rupert Murdoch, I have used graphics, prose and rhyme to depict the man as a pirate and his media empire as the ship on which he sails the 7 seas. I’m glad to learn that at … Continue reading

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Look, Up in the Sky!

Hang on, we’re popping about the globe on this one. As my internetz friend CR says, this thing has more links than Jimmy Dean. Debt Ceiling Raised, Sky Doesn’t Fall? The Showdown at the Debt Ceiling Corral took the spotlight … Continue reading

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za zen it zuckz zometimez or The Voter’s Dilemma

… OR MAYBE NOT CAUTION: The tone of this post is more serious than the general tenor of this blog. If you’re looking for giggles or lots of snark, there’s plenty of other stuff here and elsewhere. Up to you. … Continue reading

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A Hobo Joe Special Report: Don’t Mess With Texas

July 27, 2011, The Land of Nood Sweet pea and I were heading to Rick’s Café Américain for lunch yesterday when we ran into Mitt. I took the opportunity to redeem my reputation with “the business end” of the Republican … Continue reading

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Proxy Foxy – Yo Ho Ho!

As the stain of the Murdoch Matter seeps across the pond towards the Statue of Liberty, here’s a neo-nursery rhyme for these two recent stories: Former Fox News Producer Claims The Network’s “Brain Room” Led To Hacking and DeMint: Congress … Continue reading

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