October 18, 2017

Positivity: Photo of roofers standing for the national anthem goes viral

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 8:48 am

NFL, take note:

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Wednesday Off-Topic (Moderated) Open Thread (101817)

Filed under: Lucid Links — Tom @ 6:00 am

This open thread is meant for commenters to post on items either briefly noted below (if any) or otherwise not covered at this blog. Rules are here.

NY Times High Priest Dean Baquet Attacks O’Keefe For ‘Mortal Sin’ Against Journalism

Filed under: MSM Biz/Other Bias,MSM Biz/Other Ignorance — Tom @ 2:05 am

Last week, the first two videos released by James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas exposed how a now apparently former New York Times employee colluded with the biggest players in social media and online video to favor its content over others. The videos drove a furious Dean Baquet, the paper’s executive editor, to criticize that employee and O’Keefe using, of all things, religious terms — “venial” and “mortal” sins, respectively — rarely used outside of a Catholic Church, school, or home. How ironic, given that the Times routinely ridicules and marginalizes mainstream Judeo-Christian faiths and their followers.

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