Ballghazi – What Footballs Can Tell Us About the Media

Tom Brady. (c) Keith Allison

Lying or not, the Patriots are still being railroaded. Here’s why it matters. For a bit over a week, yours truly has been – despite his better judgement – gripped by the controversy surrounding the New England Patriots. (For those … Continue reading

Charlie Hebdo, Free Speech, and European Hypocrisy

Demonstrators in Paris. January 11, 2015. (c) Olivier Ortelpa.

It has been two weeks since the offices of the French satirical newspaper, Charlie Hebdo, were attacked by gunmen. The attack on free speech and the murder of cartoonists led to police shootouts with gunmen, a European crackdown on suspected … Continue reading