Archive for July 28th, 2011

July 28th, 2011 - 8:50 pm § in Misc.

Economics of Hate Talk Radio.

I keep reading that the audience for Talk Radio is evaporating, yet the sur sur doesn’t go away.  Why ? Sponsored radio, that is the answer. Mike Hood of Blatherwatch explains Talkee-nomics. (excerpted) Freedom Works, is working hard against front-runner Mitt Romney…  and guess what? s[...]

July 28th, 2011 - 12:23 pm § in Misc.

North Koreans vote in local elections

 The polls are being viewed as a procedure for Kim Jong-il to strengthen the position of his son and heir The North’s official Korean Central News Agency said on Sunday that local assembly elections began across the country as songs reverberated and flags fluttered over polling stations crowd[...]

July 28th, 2011 - 6:37 am § in Misc.

CHINA: Why we support Murdock

  China Bashes the West for Murdoch Scandal The Beast: Isaac Stone Fish Jul 20, 2011   The day after British opposition leader Ed Miliband called Rupert Murdoch’s political influence “dangerous,” Chinese press agency Xinhua ran an article entitled “Looking at Western Media from Mur[...]

July 28th, 2011 - 1:40 am § in Misc.

What recession?

A boom in corporate profits, a bust in jobs, wages WASHINGTON (AP) — Strong second-quarter earnings from McDonald’s, General Electric and Caterpillar on Friday are just the latest proof that booming profits have allowed Corporate America to leave the Great Recession far behind….[...]