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Kiddie Target Practice

“Won’t someone please think of the children?” We’d like to think somebody is thinking about the children, but for the right reasons. For example, one distracting hot button today is the potential advertising of legalized marijuana, which is probably the least of the worries that we should have about kids who are supposed to be … Continue reading

Betcha By Golly Wow!

By now, surely you’ve heard the awesome news that Sarah Palin launched her own subscription-based online network — The Sarah Palin Channel — where everyone’s favorite half-wit can reach her huddled masses directly and bypass those pesky “politically correct” media filters. And it’s only $9.95 a month! When we heard the news about PalinTV we … Continue reading

The Lying Nun

Have you ever secretly wanted to be a fly on the wall at a GOP fundraiser? No? Why not? Liberal infiltration at private events is what got us Mitt Romney’s infamous comments about the “47%” and, more recently, Republican Congresswoman Renee Ellmers’ comments that Republicans can reach those elusive lady voters as soon as they … Continue reading

To Beep or Not to Beep

Conservatives are always outraged about something. A few weeks ago, we told you about the right-wing umbrage being tossed around — not because of Obamacare – but because of good old comic books. Well, for the conservative Comic-Con set, it’s getting worse. Conservative comic book writers have already complained that illustrated heroes have become too … Continue reading

Holy Vast Liberal Perfidy, Batman!

The political world is reeling from the whopping KAPOW! that GOP House Majority Leader Eric Cantor just got from a Tea-Party insurgent in the Virginia primary. How could this happen? How could one of the most powerful conservative jokers in Washington suddenly find himself without a job? Was Cantor “too calculating“? “Ambitious”? “Disconnected”? Well, don’t … Continue reading

A Nazi Grows in Alabama

These days, does anyone care if a quote is taken out of context? Not really, it seems. Certainly not the media that this week ran with the headline “Gwyneth Paltrow thinks water has feelings!” when the actress/lifestyle guru attempted to paraphrase the work of a Japanese author she admires. Other, more damaging examples: Barack Obama’s … Continue reading

And That’s Pretty Much All There Is To Say

It was 7 years ago today that the first video was posted on YouTube: a full 19 seconds of nothing very special that proved yet again that a medium can be the message. And like that other medium, television, it somehow changed the way the world disseminates and receives information and entertainment — without belying … Continue reading

A Quick Progamming Note

We told you last week that the Lester & Charlie Poll is now available in a fairly hidden section of our local news channel’s website. Turns out that more people found it than we anticipated— with voters earning more than 1.1 million “PIX Reward” points by taking our poll.We’re still not sure what people should … Continue reading

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