9-30-14 News Notes

TRNS News Notes is brought to you by Victoria Jones. Victoria Jones is the Chief White House correspondent and global analyst of the Washington DC based Talk Radio News Service, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally. In the News Fence jumper made it to East Room Secret Service grilling today: Epic drama Oh no! "Classified?" Twitter wags on fence jumper's romp WH mops up Obama's 60 Minutes interview Did U.S. govt invent Khorasan? Hong Kong: Leader urges crowds to leave What will China do? U.S./India: "Rules [...]

Hate, Lies and Sabotage

  The News used to be the news, but no more.  Now what we get is infotainment - not necessarily the news, and not necessarily factual, but presented as if it is both.  The problem is that the average TV viewer can't tell the difference - and the corporations that control the broadcast licences for the outlets that propagate  these "stories" don't care. They lie to advance an ideology.  They promote hate and the sabotage of our country and its laws. If I sound cynical, it's because I am.  I don't know that there's any way out of this morass. [...]

Veterans Day – What Are We Fighting For?

Every year on November 11, we honor our nation's veterans.  It was just 18 months  ago that, as we were approaching Memorial Day, that Chris Hayes came under fire for saying that not all who fought (and died) in war were necessarily heroes. I had been watching his show that day, and agreed with him.  He came under massive fire and, if memory serves, finally gave in and apologized.  And that's where he lost me. Today, although I join with the nation to thank those who serve to protect our country, I also beg everyone to ask loudly, "What are [...]

Watching the Oil Flow

While the news is looking more and more ominous for those of us here in Florida, the Sunday talking head shows all just pontificated about Elena Kagan. Seriously! "Scientists are increasingly worried that huge plumes of crude already spilled could get caught in a current that would carry the mess all the way to the Florida Keys and beyond, damaging coral reefs and killing wildlife," reads the article that popped up on my browser just a moment ago, which would be a disaster - not only for Florida - but for the entire ecosystem of the earth. Yet, there was [...]

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