Fahrenheit Filmmaker’s Footage Fractures the Official Story

Remember the footage from Fahrentheit 9/11 – where the soldiers are demoralizing the Iraqi with a bag over his head? U.S. soldiers touch the penis of one Iraqi man. He’s hooded, he’s on the stretcher, and totally powerless. The filmmaker that caught the footage is named Urban Hamid and was embedded for part of his […]

Fahrenheit Filmmaker’s Footage Fractures the Official Story

Remember the footage from Fahrentheit 9/11 – where the soldiers are demoralizing the Iraqi with a bag over his head? U.S. soldiers touch the penis of one Iraqi man. He’s hooded, he’s on the stretcher, and totally powerless. The filmmaker that caught the footage is named Urban Hamid and was embedded for part of his […]

Supreme Court Affirms Detainees’ Right to Trial

This is good news. The court said the president may order a U.S. citizen detained as an “enemy combatant” — but soundly rejected the administration’s expansive interpretation of that authority, ruling that such detainees are entitled to contest the government’s case against them. And further Each of the 595 alleged members of al-Qaida and the […]

Appeals Court Tells FCC to Reconsider

A federal appeals court rejected the change in FCC regulation that would increase the percentage of a media market one company could own in any geographic region. Bitching about lack of diveristy in radio? Pissed off about Clear Channel? Think there’s a bias in the media (pick a side)? You need to be watching this. […]

Fahrenheit 9/11

Let’s get the idea of objectivity out of the way immediately. Michael Moore is not here to be fair and balanced. He presents a bombshell of connections and conundums that enrage, engage and sadden. I look forward to the fact-checking effort as the movie gets more widely seen – but there are still undisputable connections […]