Some Alaskans Protest Palin

Posted by Katherine | Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Sarah Palin's job approval rating in Alaska is a robust 80 percent, and it seems she has also attracted many of her fellow Alaskans to the McCain ticket. She hasn't persuaded them all, though: Palin skeptics protested last Saturday in Anchorage. Frsbdg was on hand to interview a bunch of ...

Lipstick on a Map

Posted by Katherine | Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

OK one more lipstick thing. Aroma Cucina slyly combined the lipstick smears with her skepticism about Sarah Palin's mastery of foreign policy. Aroma says, "Had to look at a map so that I could understand the depth of Palin's knowledge about Russia." (Thanks, James Mills.) [Aroma Cucina / Flickr] It looks ...

Human Cost of Iraq War

Posted by Katherine | Thursday, June 26th, 2008

American TV-network coverage of the Iraq war is dropping off significantly. In fact most mainstream US media seems to be following the trend. Add to that the Pentagon's ongoing reporting restrictions for caskets and funerals and it's no wonder it's hard to absorb the human cost of the war. This photograph ...