Remember The Maine! (And Tucson Too)

    Tragedy befell Congresswoman Giffords at a Safeway near Tucson, AZ on 8 January, 2011. A deranged and deracinated failure of a man named Jared Loughner opened fire at a meeting the Congresswoman conducted to interact with her constituents. Giffords was badly wounded, six others were killed. The media smelled opportunity in the proud and honorable tradition of William Randolph Hurst. Hearst earned well-deserved infamy for | Read More »

    Schadenfreude

    On the heels of the devastating news that the NY Times might be sold for $3 and a bottle of Ripple as early as May, comes this terrible announcement: Hearst Corp. put Seattle’s oldest newspaper, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, up for sale on Friday and said that if it can’t find a buyer in the next 60 days the paper would likely close or continue to | Read More »