lizislazy asks: Is this commentary on the state of public discourse or on this young dumb kid whose name we know for some reason?
» SFB says: It’s a commentary on CNN. — Ernie @ SFB
Life is all about playing the hand that is dealt you. Actually, I would love somebody to deal me another hand right about now – in more ways than one.Former CNN journalist Miles O’Brien • Cracking wise about losing his arm from the elbow down due to a bout of Acute Compartment Syndrome. O’Brien breaks down the harrowing tale on his blog.
I was torn about the message of the film in the same way that I think I am about the war in Afghanistan itself. I don’t want any more senseless American death. And at the same time I know that there were bad people there and good people that need help.Jake Tapper offered up this take on the new Mark Wahlberg Afghan War film “Lone Survivor,” and is currently getting savaged for it after an interview with the subject of the film didn’t go so well. But did he bring up an issue that deserves more consideration?
The Central African Republic’s leader, Michel Djotodia, just stepped down today, after only nine months on the job. He was not well-liked and took power in a coup, so rejoicing in the streets followed.
Aitzaz Hasan’s death this week should be a lesson of selflessness for the world at large—the Pakistani teen died after tackling a suicide bomber who tried to attack his school, saving hundreds of lives.
The contractor that screwed up the launch of Healthcare.Gov lost its contract with the federal government today. Wonder why.
Signs CNN is past the point of salvaging: Jeff Zucker had to deny a rumor that he was about to hire Jay Leno.
Dropbox is down. Some random hackers are taking credit, but the company says they’re BS’ing.