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Pat Piper has made a career learning something new. As a journalist in the news business, “something new” occurs every hour so he’s becoming an expert at understanding stuff he never thought about. Learning became a common word in “Future Talk: Conversations About Tomorrow” (Warner Books), the popular book he ghostwrote with Larry King as […]

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Archive for November, 2017

Shut Up and Talk

By on November 30, 2017 in See It Here

On the same day both Senate Majority Leader Mitch McDonnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer appeared one-after-the-other on the Senate floor to bad mouth each other on the Senate tax reform measure, both also held separate news conferences moments later on Capitol Hill to (drum roll) bad mouth each other on the Senate tax reform measure.

Does anyone see a problem here?

Fake “Knews”

By on November 10, 2017 in See It Here

Let’s take a look-and listen-to conservative media for a moment:

Fox’s Sean Hannity realized he said something stupid when he suggested Alabama Senate-candidate Roy Moore had consensual sex with a 14-year old by saying the “lazy media” had taken his words out of context.

Candidate Roy Moore, meanwhile, denied the accusation and said the story was “fake news.” 

It’s the only button available to be pushed when facts are presented, even if there’s an investigation underway.

Listen to the white men on talk radio and most of the conversation isn’t about the issues but, instead, about the left-leaning media’s reporting of issues.

Of course we are all aware of the never-ending tweets from someone in particular about “FAKE NEWS.”

Yeah, the message is the medium and the actual discussion about an issue doesn’t exist. That’s a fact….rare as it is these days.

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