Thursday, June 30, 2011

Media Crap

Yes, Crap!  All of a sudden Obama's troop withdrawal in Afghanistan is being criticized because some crazies attack a 4 star hotel in Kabul.  As if we are leaving too early.  Actually, we are not getting out fast enough as far as I am concerned.  The crazies got exactly what they wanted here with an obliging American media.  Publicity and confusion.

Why hasn't anyone in the New Mexico media named names on the fireworks legislation that was passed that makes it difficult to ban fireworks.  Who sponsored the bill?  Who were the funders of the lobbyists?  Who were the lobbyists? How much money did they give to legislators?  Blah....blah....blah.....

I paid my 6 month subscription to the Journal yesterday.  If they haven't turned the corner on all of their right wing editorials, like today's attacking Obama for the oil and gas boys, then I am really out of there for good.  They need to give current and potential readers a reason for thinking they are fair.

3 comments:

Laughing Orca Ranch said...

Totally agree on all accounts.

And the whole fireworks thing is even more crazy. Why are we even allowing public fireworks display right now? Is the public that shallow that we need to risk our forests and homes just for a little boom and flash? Or it all about making money?
The NM Space Museum is the most surprising for me. They are bragging about how much bigger and better their fireworks display is going to on July 3rd when the Lincoln National Forest has been in full closure since May due to wildfire risk. And the Lincoln National Forest is less than 300 yards right in their backyard.

Now that's crazy!

~Lisa
Tijeras, NM

Abq Dude said...

I agree with everything you said today!!

Bubba Muntzer said...

I guess Gov. Martinez reads your blog. She has finally come out against fireworks. So apparently do the corporate bigwigs at Smith's Foods, Wal Mart and Albertson's, all of whom have pulled fireworks from their shelves.

http://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/news/2011/06/29/martinez-declares-state-of-emergency.html

http://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/news/2011/06/30/albertsons-wal-mart-join-smiths-in.html

And you thought no one was listening!