Attytood Archive: June, 2013

Man meets dog, man loses dog, man gets dog

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He failed as Pennsylvania's senator, as an Inquirer columnist and as a presidential candidate. But Rick Santorum has a bright future in Hollywood: Rick... Read more

"Which side are you on"

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Just a quick link to the best piece I've read on Edward Snowden and the surveillance state. From the New Yorker ("yes, the New Yorker). Read more

Drops M.I.C.

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Getting shocked and awed with newspaper stories and what not. Blogging to resume soon. Read more

The one question a journalist should never ask

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There was an appalling moment in the annals of U.S. journalism history earlier today -- in the often noble profession that nonetheless managed... Read more

Exit, stage far left!*

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Watching Edward Snowden skedaddle from Hong Kong to Russia and possibly next to Ecuador or Venzuela by way of Cuba has made me realize one... Read more

Leaking is NOT 'aiding the enemies of the United States,' Mr. President

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Protect Whistleblowers: Often the best source of information about waste, fraud, and abuse in government is an existing government employee... Read more

Why we fight -- the Brazil edition

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If you're wondering why thousands of Brazilians have taken to the streets in protest this week, I would urge you to watch this short video... Read more

Sometimes it's good to have a "food stamp president"

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Yes, it does stink to have the worst do-nothing Congress since Truman's era (or, as MSNBC likes to call them, the do-one-thing Congress)... Read more