Today’s Corrected The Hill Headline

As a public service, from time to time APJ will take the liberty of rectifying other publications’ headlines when, for example, it appears that they are trying to protect readers who are certtfied members of the completely clueless Village Beltway or true “red state” believers.

Here, then, is today’s amended headline for an article from today’s edition of that essential Beltway insider organ, The Hill:

The Hill logoTea Party Revolt May Rescue Kansas from the GOP“.

You’re welcome.

In Case You Missed It…

koch-bros-rolling-stoneKoch Industries is not entirely opaque. The company’s troubled legal history – including a trail of congressional investigations, Department of Justice consent decrees, civil lawsuits and felony convictions – augmented by internal company documents, leaked State Department cables, Freedom of Information disclosures and company whistle­-blowers, combine to cast an unwelcome spotlight on the toxic empire whose profits finance the modern GOP. …

You should go read Tim Dickinson’s superb exposé of the noxious Koch family over at Rolling Stone.

More Revealing Than Wikileaks?

Newsweek’s look at the notorious LiveLeak.com is well worth a read. There is a strong argument that it is doing a better job of informing the world on the truth about 21st century warfare than Wikileaks. |
One of the world’s most important media organizations doesn’t have an office. It doesn’t have interns, and none of its employees draw a living wage for their contributions. They’ve never once met in person and they never will. Its founders aren’t journalists by trade and by all accounts have no business running a news site. And… Continue reading More Revealing Than Wikileaks?

Politico: Assassination of Obama Would Solve Secret Service Problems

Yes. they actually went there:

Terrorist groups like ISIL would like nothing better than to assassinate Obama. Five terrorists could come into the White House with grenades and wipe him out. … Agents tell me it’s a miracle an assassination has not already occurred. Sadly, given Obama’s colossal lack of management judgment, that calamity may be the only catalyst that will reform the Secret Service.

“Reporter” Ron Kessler and an editor or two at Drudgico… ahem, Politico need to be fired. The Doc is not holding his breath over that possibility.