Attytood Archive: May, 2011

The bad guys don't always lose in the Middle East

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While America is busy high-fiving or running victory laps or spiking the football or whatever the metaphor of the day is over the killing... Read more

The company that used to own the Daily News and Inquirer blew its chance to invent the iPad

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Knight-Ridder (anyone remember them?) is the name of a company that used to own the Daily Newa, the Inquirer and a bunch of other newspapers... Read more

Philadelphia gets the SUPERTRAIN!!!*

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Finally, some good news out of the Tea Party. Its stupidity -- and by that I mean Florida's inexplicable rejection of $2 billion in federal... Read more

Why Republicans aren't scientists (or journalists, for that matter)

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I've written several posts over the years about why more conservatives aren't in journalism (at least on the basic reporting side -- there's... Read more

UPDATE: Who said it? John McCain did!

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Who said it? UPDATE: It was the 43rd-a-half president of the United States, Sen. John McCain -- former POW and torture victim: “So... Read more

You know who else hated high-speed rail?

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Osama bin Laden, that's who! Read more

This didn't really happen, did it?

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I think I'll wait for the Taiwanese animated version before I decide whether I believe it. Also, um....Michael Jackson knew how to drive... Read more

UPDATED: Interrogation expert: Waterboarding set back bin Laden hunt by a couple of years

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UPDATE: Here's the story, which is getting a wildly enthusiastic response so far (thank you!). Meanwhile, because so many of my commenters... Read more