The Story of the Janesville GM Plant

By: Thursday August 30, 2012 9:57 am

I’ve already made myself clear about our glorious post-fact universe, and I don’t really think these examples of the traditional media supposedly meeting their obligations relative to Paul Ryan’s convention speech fit the bill. These examples come from the segregated “fact-check” organizations and the opinion pages of the large newspapers and media outlets. The facts [...]

Lying in Post-Fact America

By: Thursday August 30, 2012 6:21 am

Last night, I considered firing up my Commodore 64 (yes, that’s what I use, what else is out there?) and documenting all the lies in Paul Ryan’s RNC convention speech. I could join TPM and The New Republic and The Daily Beast and Huffington Post and Wonkbook and probably half a dozen more. I could [...]

General Motors Announces Record Profits

By: Thursday February 16, 2012 9:42 am

General Motors, which the Obama Administration rescued in 2009 with bridge loans as it went through a managed bankruptcy, announced a record annual profit in nominal terms, which will earn the union workers at the company a substantial upside benefit. General Motors earned its largest profit ever in 2011, two years after it nearly collapsed [...]

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