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We’re Going Ad-Free!

I never thought I’d be grateful to a pop-up ad.

The automatic ad software here on WordPress is particularly irritating, and it finally drove someone to the extreme of kicking me a little cash, which I’m using to kill the ads.  For this month.  As more donations come in, the ads will stay gone.

Yes, this is extortion.  WordPress started it with all the intrusive pop-ups, and now I’m just a corporate shill, (more…)

Media Bias: An Unbiased Guide

All news media is biased, including me.  And that’s the way it ought to be.  It’s the manner and degree of bias in the modern mass media that’s so very unfortunate.

According to recent polling by Gallup (itself possibly subject to statistical bias), only about a third of Americans trust the news to tell them the truth.  It’s that lack of confidence, (more…)