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Archive - 2009 - Blog entry

Hollywood hypocrisy

Under normal circumstances, reaction to a situation like this would be rather uniform: A 44-year-old man has sex with a 13-year-old girl, allegedly after plying her with champagne and drugs.

Palin for President? Really?

So Sarah Palin has gone rogue. At least that's what the title of her book suggests. Or so I'm told. I haven't read it and don't plan to.

Live blogging president's health care reform speech

9:12 To sum up, the president said a lot of what he's already said. It will be interesting to see if it has an impact.

Keeping kids from president's speech is uneducated

By now you surely know of the controversy surrounding President Obama's speech Tuesday to school kids across the country.

News world loses another icon

It can't have happened. Not 32 days after we lost Walter Cronkite.

White House missed semantic key to reform battle

Over the weekend President Barack Obama started doing something I've been saying for a couple of weeks he should have done in the first place.

Vick signing has this Eagles fan perplexed

The text from my friend Joel arrived at 8:36 last night.

President's beer choice may say a lot

Tonight President Barack Obama will meet with a black Harvard professor and the white police officer who arrested him two weeks ago.

Please, Sarah: Go gentle into those white nights

Sarah Palin officially quit her job as Alaska Governor yesterday.

That's the way it was, and probably never will be again

For my generation, Walter Cronkite the anchorman has always been something from the archives. I never saw him anchor the CBS Evening News.

What would the Founding Fathers think now?

It's been 233 years since that sweltering Philadelphia June when Thomas Jefferson sequestered himself in a small apartment a few blocks west along Market Street from the Pennsylvania State House.

What to do with my new car company

I guess it's time to update the ol' resume again.

NC smokers get a kick in the butts

You thought it would never happen. You thought there was no way there would ever be a smoking ban along Tobacco Road. Well, it happened.

Newspapers' slow death product of suicide

A little joke has been floating around the news business for a while now: If newspapers go out of business, where will TV and radio stations get their story ideas?

Specter's jump personal, not principled

I lost a great deal of respect for Sen. Arlen Specter yesterday. No. Scratch that. I lost all respect for Specter yesterday.