by Bob Baxley. Proudly representing .00000000016% of humanity
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- Validation from NY Times
- May 29, 2003 |
For those of you who aren’t regular readers of The New York Times, it looks like they’ve been reading Drowning in the Current. ;^) A couple of recent editorials echo comments made here about the effects of the tax cut,…
- Why Does the FCC Want Fewer Media Companies?
- May 28, 2003 |
In the next few days the FCC intends to pass a new set of regulations that will greatly relax the current limitations on broadcast ownership (see Wired for more). As things stand, any given company is prevented from owning more…
- It's More Than a Tax Cut
- May 27, 2003 |
By systematically defunding government, the latest Bush tax cut represents another step forward in the Republican agenda calling for an end to activist government and oversight of industry.
- Presidential Stagecraft
- May 16, 2003 |
According to an article from the NY Times, the White House has picked up more than a few lessons from Hollywood. What happens when politics merges with reality TV?
- What's Inside Outside Magazine?
- May 15, 2003 |
A full 20% of the May 2003 issue of Outside magazine was devoted to advertisements for cars and trucks. Readers should ask how the magazine can retain journalistic integrity when they are economically dependent on the most environmentally destructive industry on the planet?
- Predatory fish down by 90%
- May 14, 2003 |
A new study published in Nature (vol 423, p 280) and reported by New Scientist, concludes that the global population of large predatory fish has fallen by 90% in the last 50 years. Effected species include sharks, marlin, swordfish and…
- Jet Pilot President
- May 01, 2003 |
President Bush’s recent foray into jet pilot diplomacy begs the question, “why would the White House think that the militarization of the presidency was a good thing?”