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GIGANTIC MISCALCULATION: As rats flee sinking ship, GOP will cave on impasse
Oct 11th, 2013 by Warren Swil

Unnecessary extended

national nightmare

nears end game

John Boehner (R-Hell), likely to lose his job – and part of his caucus. Click image to enlarge.

IT HAS BECOME INCREASINGLY apparent  that the long national nightmare over the government shutdown is nearing an end.
With the Republican Party in disarray and its Tea Party wing increasingly isolated, the question has become not “if” but “when” it would cave on its outrageous demands.
The answer: sooner that most of them thought.
The steadfastness of the president and his refusal to negotiate with a gun pointed at his head seems to be paying off.
The last time the GOP sank this low in the polls was during the Clinton impeachment in 1998.
It’s time to reopen the government and move forward.


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New voice emerges on U.S. media landscape

AL JAZEERA AMERICA: ‘JUST LIKE SOMETHING A JOURNALISM PROFESSOR WOULD IMAGINE’
The newest kid on the American media block, Al Jazeera America, began its domestic broadcasts at noon PDT on Tuesday.
The first show was a one-hour introduction to the new channel and its lineup.
This is a journalism professor’s dream come true. Stay tuned to this channel for more on Al Jazeera and its new brand of broadcast journalism


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First Amendment ‘under siege’

On The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC on Tuesday, hostess-with-the-mostest Ms. Maddow gives a hugely important lesson in the First Amendment and why the Obama Administration should butt out of prior restraint – or even threatening it.


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