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Sat Mar 22, 2008 at 03:10 PM PDT

MEDIA IS ASLEEP OVER PASSPORTS

by wagthenews

A sample of 20 major U.S. newspapers show when thrown a bone, they choose to nap, remain in a coma, or are conditioned to give the government, which feeds their media empires, a pass.

If journalists did their jobs better, we would get to the heart of the story and not get confused by all the smokescreens and information-as-truth peddled 24/7 to a gullible and exhausted public.

WagTheNews examines 14 storylines and shows how the mainstream media never left its comfort zone to challenge what it was fed.  

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Sat Jul 07, 2007 at 03:48 PM PDT

IMMIGRANTS JOIN MICKEY MOUSE CLUB

by wagthenews

When Disney World hosted the July 4th citizenship ceremony for 1,000 people, American culture collided once again with government, politics and media. So why did the commercialization of naturalization feel so unnatural?

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Sat Jun 30, 2007 at 12:37 PM PDT

HILLARY and GEORGE COSTANZA

by wagthenews

Hillary Clinton has a nation singing the same chorus "Can't Stand Ya."  The only way Clinton can become President is for a strong third party candidate to emerge.

Hillary needs another Ross Perot. But there's one problem.

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Campaigns have all sorts of systems, from index cards to computer databases, with names and personal nuggets of people like you, perhaps with dough to donate. For a candidate, there's a script, talking points and the "ask." Dialing for Dollars is how we elect our leaders.

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Tue May 08, 2007 at 08:29 PM PDT

FANS MUST STOP BARRY BONDS

by wagthenews

Today we can add Giants fans as enablers to the sorry Bonds affair. With a city so vocal and filled with so many activists, why haven't the masses boycotted all things Giants? The games. The merchandise. The sponsors

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Sun May 06, 2007 at 06:47 AM PDT

NO MORE PARIS HILTON

by wagthenews

The cold, hard truth is Americans are not ready to steer its own culture forward. For a dramatic and meaningful culture change, Americans would have to endure a Virginia Tech shooting everyday, or a Presidential assassination every four years.

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Fri May 04, 2007 at 12:38 PM PDT

LAPDOGS AND THE ELECTION

by wagthenews

Mainstream has the time, money and resources to make itself better. In most instances, it chooses to waste time, make more money and cut resources. By latching onto the poll leaders, mainstream media has all but endorsed a handful of candidates, regardless of their qualifications.

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Tue May 01, 2007 at 06:52 PM PDT

IF BUSH LIVED IN ISRAEL

by wagthenews

Now, it's the fourth anniversary of Bush landing on an aircraft carrier and declaring the end. But with every ending, there is a beginning. Since victory was declared May 1, 2003, more Americans have died, more Americans have been sent overseas and more Americans have returned home to face life and family as just shells of themselves, physically and emotionally.

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Fri Apr 27, 2007 at 08:53 AM PDT

Bush, Mr. Goodwrench & Jiffy Lube

by wagthenews

We wouldn't trust our auto mechanic the way we trust President George Bush. Imagine how many times you'd put up with Mr. Goodwrench saying "mistakes were made" before grabbing your keys and driving away. We deserve more. We deserve a higher conversation, a think-tank of patriots from across the spectrum.

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What would the GOP Presidential candidates do if and when Dick Cheney can no longer serve out his term? Who among these candidates would step up and serve Mr. Lameluck? Is there a statesman in the House (or Executive Office Building)?

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Wed Apr 25, 2007 at 11:29 AM PDT

Bush, Iraq & American Hostages

by wagthenews

We're all just one word away from saying "I can't believe they did that!" The word starts with the letter "H" and it's history on our country cannot be forgotten. HOSTAGES.

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Lies, deceit and conspiracy have manufactured the feel-good dramatic rescue of Private Jessica Lynch and the chest pounding bravery of football warrior Pat Tillman. The government spewed the lies, the media bought and elevated them, and patriotism never felt better.

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