Attytood Archive: June, 2010

"Torture" study reveals appalling cowardice of America's newspapers

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On the one hand, waterboarding is torture. On the other hand.... I'm sorry -- there is no other hand. Waterboarding is torture, period... Read more

In case you wondered why young people don't read newspapers

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The Daily News is sponsoring a Chubby Checker concert. We know our readers. Read more

Proof that radio traffic reports are totally made up

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So I was in my car for the agonizing last out of the Phillies' game when I switched to catch the news and "Fresh Air" on WHYY,... Read more

Fear itself

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Following up on the last post, David Leonhardt of the New York Times is back today with an even-handed (seriously) look at the enormous gamble... Read more

The luck of the Irish is coming our way -- unfortunately

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There was a story in the New York Times today that all Americans should read, about the reverse miracle of the Irish economy. You see, the... Read more

There's a reason teams don't usually go to three World Series in a row

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Utley and Polanco and down and out for a while and Brad Lidge just partied like it's 2009, giving up a three-run game-tying blast with two... Read more

In 2010, all the spies are on Facebook

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I was curious to see if any of the alleged Russian spies rounded up this week were on Facebook -- where else would you go to pry out American... Read more

The real inside story of how we caught those Russian spies

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Is moose and squirrel. Like Elena Kagan, I don't have much to say this morning -- see you this afternoon. Read more