TribLIVE

| Opinion/The Review


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Sunday pops

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Letters home ...

Traveling abroad for personal, educational or professional reasons?

Why not share your impressions — and those of residents of foreign countries about the United States — with Trib readers in 150 words?

The world's a big place. Bring it home with Letters Home.

Contact Colin McNickle (412-320-7836 or cmcnickle@tribweb.com).

Daily Photo Galleries

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
 

When he couldn't come up with a credible answer to a most legitimate question about ObamaCare's rollout failure from ABC's Jonathan Karl, President Obama's press secretary, Jay Carney, mocked Mr. Karl's vocal inflections and body language. For that, Mr. Carney wins the “Snot of the Week Award.” Pass the man a tissue. He's embarrassing himself. ... Pinocchio Test master Glenn Kessler of The Washington Post has given three of the longish wooden noses of fib to the Obama administration for its contention that insurance companies, and not ObamaCare, are to blame for those losing their health coverage. If the lies and contradictions keep up, America will be deforested by the end of the year. ... The Washington Post reports Al Jazeera is paying for hotel suites for the exiled senior leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood. So much for it being an objective news source. ... A Common Core curriculum exercise ostensibly designed to help fifth-graders write more concisely is nothing more than socialistic indoctrination. Reads one sentence to be tightened: “The wants of the individual are less important than the well-being of the nation.” Reads another: “The commands of government officials must be obeyed by all.” Good grief. Who comes up with this garbage, the old Soviet Politburo?

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Editorials

  1. Saturday essay: Waltz of the robins
  2. Pipeline pap: The real agenda
  3. Volunteers’ contributions: Growing flowers & more in Connellsville
  4. Pittsburgh Laurels & Lances
  5. The ‘green’ ruse: Germany’s poor ‘model’
  6. Sunday pops
  7. Pittsburgh Tuesday takes
  8. The Thursday wrap
  9. Benghazi: The gun smokes
  10. The Plum sex scandal: New, sad questions