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Torture and Police Killings Cut From the Same Cloth of Injustice
Cross-posted at Attytood : America's snooze alarm went off again this week. Slowly, fitfully, people are starting to wake up from a long national slumber. Our psychic clock radio switched on this ...
attytood 12/11/2014 4 4 - -
"Bodies upon the gears": The 50th anniversary of 417 words to inspire today's #Ferguson movement
Cross-posted at Attytood : When you think about the sheer volume of speeches that are delivered on any given day -- from state legislatures to Rotary Clubs to ...
attytood 12/02/2014 6 26 1 -
How Robert McCulloch indicted himself
Cross-posted at Attytood : Each and every minute felt like an hour. The first bulletin on Monday that the Ferguson grand jury had reached its decision -- and that it would be announced that night --
attytood 11/25/2014 98 261 4 -
How To Get Away With Murder...in Ferguson
Cross-posted at Attytood : The shorter version of this week's news out of Ferguson is basically this: Tin soldiers and Nixon coming . The grand jury investigation of the shooting of ...
attytood 11/14/2014 65 59 4 -
Fast food, Ferguson and "heightening the contradictions" in 2014 America
Cross posted at Attytood : Supposedly, the term "heighten the contradictions" has its origin in the writings of Marx (Karl, not Groucho) and some of his later 20th Century acolytes who believed ...
attytood 09/04/2014 2 6 - -
50 years ago, Philly erupted -- and the fuses are back again
Tomorrow (Thursday) marks the 50th anniversary of the worst outbreak of civil unrest in the modern history of Philadelphia. The three-day Columbia Avenue riot in the predominantly black neighborhood ...
attytood 08/27/2014 5 23 - -
America...What the Hell Is Wrong With Us?
Cross-posted at Attytood : A politician who's in a tough re-election fight deleted a Twitter posting yesterday because he thought would offend voters in his home state. I know, I know, these days "...
attytood 06/05/2014 6 22 - -
Why not a national story? Philly cops accused of robberies, sex assaults, and system does nothing
Cross-posted at Attytood : It's now been more than six years since the night that Dagma Rodriguez, a 33-year mother of three from the rugged neighborhood of West Kensington, said that she was ...
attytood 05/08/2014 7 38 2 -
4 Dead Americans
Cross-posted at Attytood : Their killing shocked the nation, as it should have. Four innocent, God-fearing Americans from the Heartland, gunned down in cold blood by an armed militia. It's been a ...
attytood 05/04/2014 199 313 8 -
Chris Christie: Male chauvinist pig
Cross-posted at Attytood : Memo to self: Don't take a three-day weekend if you're trying to stay on top of the Gov. Chris Christie beat. Since I last sat at my newsroom desk Wednesday night, New ...
attytood 03/30/2014 16 27 - -
Peggy Noonan writes the most ironic, un-self-aware column in the history of Western civilization
Cross-posted at Attytood : There's a reason that Gordon Gekko's famous speech scene in "Wall Street" -- " The point is, ladies and gentleman, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed ...
attytood 02/19/2014 269 547 6 -
I'm done with '60 Minutes' and its sponsors -- and you should be, too
Cross-posted at Attytood : For the majority of us who care about stuff -- whether it's politics, or the direction of the country...or the media that write about those things -- there is nothing ...
attytood 11/13/2013 104 174 3 -
Atlanta's Turner Field Is Dying -- And American Sanity Is Dying With It
Cross-posted at Attytood : I'm know I'm going to sound like an old man again, but I can remember 1997 like it was yesterday. I can almost taste it, smell it -- the time when a couple of Yankee kids ...
attytood 11/11/2013 20 30 1 -
Yes, the 43rd anniversary of Kent State does matter...now more than ever
Cross-posted at Attytood : The other day one of my blog trolls wrote something that actually made me laugh out loud. He was complaining about something I wrote and added, "at least it wasn't my ...
attytood 05/03/2013 33 88 4 -
The long hot summer of 2013
I spent a couple of nights last week on the lookout for a cloud of rising smoke. From the chimney at the Vatican? No thank you -- there were already thousands of journalists around the globe fixated ...
attytood 03/18/2013 7 19 - -
How can you ask a woman to be the last woman to die for a mistake?
Cross-posted here . On Monday, President Obama hailed the pioneers who in 1848 first fought for women's rights at Seneca Falls . On Wednesday, Obama's Pentagon sent America's female troops ...
attytood 01/23/2013 5 5 - -
It's time to marginalize a fringe group called the NRA
Cross-posted here : “The election season's overheated political rhetoric is adding fuel to the fire," [said Mark Potok, a senior fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center.] The more polarized the ...
attytood 12/17/2012 7 21 - -
Down in the boondocks
Cross-posted here : This administration today, here and now, declares unconditional war on poverty in America.....Our chief weapons in a more pinpointed attack will be better schools, and better ...
attytood 12/12/2012 14 39 - -
Bob Costas learns the right time to talk about guns in America: Never
Cross-posted here . Bob Costas is very, very silly man. The pro football world is still reeling from the tragedy in Kansas City, where 25-year-old Chiefs' linebacker Jovan Belcher ...
attytood 12/03/2012 600 556 7 -
Shocked by the NFL ref fiasco? Where've you been the last 30 years?
(Cross-posted at Attytood ) To every football fan out there who watched in shock and the opposite of awe Monday night as replacement refs stole a game from the Green Bay Packers even after the ...
attytood 09/25/2012 169 477 12 1788
The real victims of Romney's America
Cross-posted at Attytood.com . The worst thing about Mitt Romney's condescending Ayn Randian rants down in Boca Raton wasn't the part where he makes the novel argument that it's easier to become ...
attytood 09/19/2012 2 - - 17
After Aurora: When "thoughts and prayers" simply aren't enough
I know it may sound trivial, but as I watched some of the early coverage of the Aurora shooting yesterday, I thought about an episode I'd just seen of HBO's cable-news drama "The Newsroom." It ...
attytood 07/21/2012 157 62 1 414
Unfortunately Limbaugh is still on air in Philly
I'm usually more of a lurker than a poster these days but still a big fan and daily visitor -- and I think it's important for the credibility of Daily Kos that people get things right. Sometimes, ...
attytood 06/25/2012 73 186 1 1845
#OWS and the day the future crossed a bridge
It started with a bridge. It always starts with a bridge. Take a look around to Selma, Alabama. In 1965, John Lewis and his young revolutionary cohorts didn’t march with the lawyer-...
attytood 10/25/2011 5 11 - 44
What I Saw at the Revolution
I attended my first revolution this week. I have to confess I was a little nervous as I walked closer to Zuccotti Park in Lower Manhattan, the epicenter for this once unimaginable American Autumn. ...
attytood 10/04/2011 21 38 2 147
Big media's shameful news brownout on the Wall Street protest
Cross-posted at Attytood . What do you think was running in the pro-government,
attytood 09/20/2011 88 173 3 747
This week, help me tear down the Reagan myth
Arguably, there's been one good side effect of the chaos in Cairo and the horrible blizzard. Had it been the kind of slow news week you'd normally get in the early February dead of winter, your TV ...
attytood 02/03/2011 284 409 23 194
I Saw Palin Reveal What 2012 Is About: American Exceptionalism
Cross-posted at Attytood , after attending Sarah Palin fundraiser at Plumstead Christian School (so you didn't have to :-) I ...
attytood 11/10/2010 23 26 1 55
Right-wing Oath Keepers fighting to return baby to abusive dad
Cross-posted at Attytood : Paranoid politics, which has flourished in the Obama era, can lead people in some strange directions. I can find ...
attytood 10/13/2010 29 36 - 283
Palin. Beck, the Tea Party and the Big Lie about saving "children and grandchildren"
Cross-posted at Attytood : ...
attytood 10/11/2010 10 22 - 81
Hatred in black and white at the Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot
As individuals, you could not paint the members of the so-called Tea Party Movement with a broad brush, nor would you want to. As a journalist. I traveled from Arizona to Massachusetts, talking to ...
attytood 09/10/2010 88 33 - 66
I Went Behind Tea Party Lines: What I Learned
Last March, the week that the health care reform was signed into law, I plopped down on a sofa and watched Fox News Channel's Glenn Beck for an hour with two of his biggest fans. I was nearing the ...
attytood 09/02/2010 51 71 3 55
How Beck rewrites U.S. history -- and how to fight back
Cross-posted at Attytood . As I prepare to cover this weekend's Glenn Beck/Sarah Palin rally in D.C.and for the official launch ...
attytood 08/26/2010 6 18 - 42
Jobless America: Reagan's chickens coming home to roost
Cross-posted at Attytood Whether espousing an America so strong that no nation would dare insult it or promising to '
attytood 08/23/2010 18 34 - 45
It's not about the mosque! It's America's war on "the Other"
Cross-posted at Attytood : A few months ago, I spent a Sunday morning in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart on Thomas Road in East Phoenix, ...
attytood 08/18/2010 15 25 - 39
The killing of Sherrod's dad by a white farmer in 1965
Cross-posted at Attytood : For all the over-warped speed ...
attytood 07/21/2010 270 745 13 726
"A black guy did it"
Cross-posted at Attytood : How many times must we ...
attytood 05/12/2010 23 32 1 41
How progressives can turn the Reagan myth on its head!
Cross-posted at Attytood : This Friday marks the 99th anniversary of Ronald Reagan's birth. You're going to be hearing a lot about the ...
attytood 02/01/2010 34 48 4 249
Healthcare reform is too late for Joaquin Rivera
Cross-posted at Attytood : I don't know what kind of medical insurance that ...
attytood 12/01/2009 5 19 1 293
"Let them come to New York"
Cross-posted at Attytood . There are many ...
attytood 11/13/2009 22 22 - 277
Wrist-slap for rich Philly pol shows real "empathy" in America
Cross-posted at Attytood :
attytood 07/15/2009 12 17 - 50
Indefensible! Phila. Inquirer gives column to John Yoo
Cross-posted at Attytood . By late last year, ...
attytood 05/11/2009 182 253 4 77
Don't forget the No. 1 Reagan revision book, "Tear Down This Myth"
When you write a progressive book and it's ignored by the New York Times -- as happens all the time -- there's not really much you can do about it. That's the great thing about Daily Kos -- in a ...
attytood 05/10/2009 21 21 - 35
My state can do something about torture: Disbar John Yoo
Cross-posted at Attytood : Believe it or not, there's actually a significant ...
attytood 05/07/2009 24 21 - 39
The NYT puffs up Glenn Beck's pseudo-populism
Cross-posted at Attytood : Tomorrow's New York Times features a lengthy profile of right-wing pseudo-populist talker Glenn Beck. While it half-heartedly takes ...
attytood 03/29/2009 28 30 - 89
Rush & friends choose millionaire pals over "dittoheads"
Cross-posted at my blog Attytood . Title changed in midstream here because original one was too flat :-) Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!
attytood 03/19/2009 34 34 1 172
Sy Hersh says Cheney oversaw "executive assassination team"
This is cross-posted over at my blog Attytood -- I don't normally write breaking news diaries here but I didn't see it on the list so......
attytood 03/11/2009 751 896 34 315
Why is Gipper's ghost haunting our recovery?
Roughly this time a year ago, inspired by the insanity that was the 2008 presidential race, I started working on " Tear ...
attytood 02/10/2009 28 15 - 19
Undoing Reagan: Sneak peek at my "Tear Down This Myth"
Jan. 20, 2009, was such a transformative day in American politics that it was easy to forget it also marked a 20th anniversary as well. The inauguration of President Barack Obama also meant it was ...
attytood 01/28/2009 20 24 3 44
LAT prints my op-ed: How Obama can use Reagan's tools to undo toxic legacy
Will Bunch from Attytood -- and the soon to be published (in 12 days!) "
attytood 01/22/2009 15 25 2 21
Coulter shmoulter: How progressives can conquer the book world, using the Obama way
Hi, everybody. Will Bunch -- from Attytood and the Philadelphia Daily News , and author of ...
attytood 01/06/2009 22 18 1 25
How the Reagan myth helped create the housing bubble
Cross-posted by Will Bunch at my Philadelphia Daily News blog, Attytood . My soon-to-published book -- "
attytood 12/18/2008 20 16 2 36
How you can help me undo the Reagan myth in '09
Will Bunch from Attytood and the Philadelphia Daily News here. Over the past four years, I'...
attytood 11/30/2008 49 43 3 58
"Ritmo": Inhumane Texas detention center is a crime, Cheney or not
Cross-posted by Will Bunch at my Philadelphia Daily News blog, Attytood . "I call it 'Ritmo' -- like Gitmo, but it's ...
attytood 11/18/2008 6 17 2 86
A journalist's view: How "media bias" saved America
Cross-posted by Will Bunch at my Philadelphia Daily News blog, Attytood . The doors to Election Day polling places won't begin ...
attytood 11/03/2008 11 21 1 1
My report from "Barackstock" in soggy Chester, Pa.
Cross-posted by Will Bunch at my Philadelphia Daily News blog, Attytood : You would have thought for a minute that Bud Selig -- on some ...
attytood 10/28/2008 19 36 1 26
People are dying in Afghanistan because of McCain's "surge" in Iraq
Cross-posted by Will Bunch at my Philadelphia Daily News blog,
attytood 09/08/2008 2 6 1 -
Sarah Palin's Speech to Nowhere
Cross-posted by Will Bunch at my Philadelphia Daily News blog, Attytood . Like most newspaper blogs, sadly, a lot of right-wingers camp ...
attytood 09/03/2008 8 14 1 88
A nomination that was 53 years in the making
Cross-posted by Will Bunch at my Philadelphia Daily News blog, Attytood . Like most newspaper blogs, sadly, a lot of right-wingers camp out there, so I urge ...
attytood 08/27/2008 14 13 - -
Is Lara Logan being smeared for criticizing Iraq war coverage?
Cross-posted by Will Bunch at my Philadelphia Daily News blog, Attytood . ...
attytood 06/26/2008 223 410 6 75
"There is no longer any doubt as to whether the current administration has committed war crimes."
Cross-posted by Will Bunch at my Philadelphia Daily News blog, Attytood . Like most newspaper blogs, sadly, a lot of right-wingers camp ...
attytood 06/18/2008 7 27 1 44
Rush Limbaugh called me a "wacko" yesterday
Cross-posted by Will Bunch at my Philadelphia Daily News blog, Attytood . Like most ...
attytood 06/11/2008 235 328 7 16
Major newspaper goes on witch-hunt for "liberal bias"
Cross-posted by Will Bunch at my Philadelphia Daily News blog, Attytood : Some sociologists have attributed the occurrence of witchhunts to ...
attytood 06/09/2008 25 28 2 328
People died so that last night could happen
Cross-posted by Will Bunch at my Philadelphia Daily News blog, Attytood : The following article was ...
attytood 06/04/2008 33 68 4 242
President Bush committed political treason today
Cross-posted by Will Bunch at my Philadelphia Daily News blog, Attytood : I've seen a lot of sad things in American politics in ...
attytood 05/15/2008 44 47 2 22
Cheney gives a shot in the face to the Philly economy
Cross-posted by Will Bunch at my Philadelphia Daily News blog, Attytood : That waddling sound we heard here in the Philly area ...
attytood 05/08/2008 10 9 - 2
Goodbye, Deborah Jeane
Cross-posted by Will Bunch at my Philadelphia Daily News blog, Attytood : As you've probably heard by now, the so-called "D.C. ...
attytood 05/01/2008 19 19 - 2
See it now: Video of Obama talking about Bush WH crimes
Hi, everyone -- Will Bunch from Attytood at the Philadelphia Daily News back again. Thanks you so much for all the interest this week in ...
attytood 04/16/2008 11 28 1 13
Obama answered my question tonight on prosecuting Bush WH
Hi everyone -- Will Bunch from " Attytood at the Philadelphia Daily News here. Feel free to drop by the blog and do battle with the mostly ...
attytood 04/14/2008 407 609 30 218
What if Nixon, Hoover had Jay Leno to yuk it up with?
Cross-posted at Attytood . News item : BURBANK, Calif. (AP) - Sen.
attytood 04/04/2008 19 8 2 -
Musharraf on the Schuylkill: Philly's new top cop abused anti-war protestors, civil liberties
Hi guys -- Will Bunch from the Philadelphia Daily News here (full disclosure, for geeks...and working journalists). I'm writing a book on how to revive ...
attytood 11/15/2007 9 5 - 138
Here's what we don't get about Pakistan
Hi guys -- Will Bunch from the Philadelphia Daily News here (full disclosure, for geeks...and working journalists). I'm writing a book on how to revive ...
attytood 11/07/2007 24 14 1 7
That UFO was a bullet: How the media, Dems blew it in Philly
Hi guys -- Will Bunch from the Philadelphia Daily News Philadelphia Daily News here (full disclosure, for geeks...and working journalists). I'm writing ...
attytood 11/01/2007 35 28 - 1
Bono: "You don't have to become a monster to defeat a monster"
Hi guys -- Will Bunch from the Philadelphia Daily News here (full disclosure, for geeks...and working journalists). I'm writing a book on how to revive ...
attytood 09/27/2007 89 126 1 83
Why newspapers die: Telling the UAW to drop dead
Hi guys -- Will Bunch from the Philadelphia Daily News here (full disclosure, for geeks...and working journalists). I'm writing a book on how to revive ...
attytood 09/25/2007 15 16 - 2
That 9/11 column: Appalled Philly DN co-worker's take
Hey -- Will Bunch from Attytood and the Philadelphia Daily News here. For some reason, it's important for me ...
attytood 08/10/2007 18 13 - 91
From an MSM journo: Why bloggers' debate was better
Update: I posted this yesterday and then deleted it BY MISTAKE about 5 minutes after it went up (just like a mainstream media klutz!) -- so my sincere apologies to anyone subjected to this twice:
attytood 08/07/2007 18 40 - 7
Why this MSM journo is proud to be speaking at YKos
Hi everybody -- this is Will Bunch , and I'm senior writer at the Philadelphia Daily News .
attytood 07/31/2007 24 42 1 15
Doorbells
Crossposted at Attytood : The most frightening sound in America doesn’t make any noise. It is a deafening silence, roaring ...
attytood 02/27/2007 10 15 1 164
Craigslist: Displacing thousands of American workers
I know I'm going to get flamed for this, but what the heck. I had to laugh when I saw the diary on Craigslist was No. 1 on the recommended list. Really, what's not to like -- especially here at ...
attytood 12/12/2006 42 5 - 5
The coming Philly newspaper strike -- a plea for support
[Title quickly changed for clarity and brevity] I'm a Philadelphia newspaper reporter, and in the interest of transparency, I will break with usual practice and tell you exactly who I am: Will Bunch,
attytood 11/29/2006 27 35 1 177
Why we should be talking about the Flight 93 transcript
attytood 04/12/2006 95 19 1 3
The new coal-mine drama and the $375,000 Bush fundraiser: Chickens coming home to roost
attytood 01/20/2006 2 9 - 7
Start making sense: Censure Bush and impeach Cheney
attytood 01/03/2006 22 10 - 19
War on Motorism: Applying Bush terror tactics to auto deaths
attytood 12/30/2005 7 10 - 7
A different "Kos": Poland's mystery man and the CIA airport
attytood 12/15/2005 4 4 2 1
The Philadelphia Daily News needs your help to stay alive
attytood 12/01/2005 8 10 - 12
2 Bush 2000 Fla. recount hacks got FEMA jobs
attytood 09/07/2005 - 9 1 -
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