Entries Tagged as 'Kathleen Parker'

Playing the Koch Brothers’ Game

June 6th, 2014 · No Comments · energy policy, journalism, regulation, role of government, tax policy

By Arthur Alpert Egads, I haven’t posted here for a month. It wasn’t a vacation. I was learning lines for a role in “Jerome Bixby’s Man from Earth” (at the Adobe through Sunday, June 8) when a terrible upper respiratory bug knocked me down. I’ve muddled through but couldn’t find the energy to write. Now […]

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More Skewing the News by Omission

March 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert Welcome to another installment in our series, “Skewing the News by Omission” (link, link), wherein we add a few new stories to the list of those the Albuquerque Journal finds unprintable. Let’s do that through the eyes of a hypothetical reader who trusts the editors. We’ll call him or her the Poor […]

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The Debt Ceiling Fiasco

August 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier Now that the “crisis” has passed, a few words on the debt ceiling debacle and how the media – including the Journal – covered it. I think it’s hard for journalists these days. Afraid of being attacked as too conservative or too liberal, of being pigeonholed or lumped in with the likes […]

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Der Kommissar's In Town? (Uh oh)

October 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert Riddle: How does the Albuquerque Journal resemble the Red Army? Answer: The Soviet Union used to attach a political commissar to units of the armed forces to be certain soldiers didn’t stray from the Kremlin’s pravda. And I surmise – surmise, mind you – the Journal has an editor to preclude flagrant […]

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Arthur Alpert's Conservative Pundit Scorecard

January 5th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert First Winthrop Quigley doubted (UpFront, Dec. 22) that investors, Congress or Wall Street have learned anything from this Great Recession. Next, he “warned,” tongue-in-cheek, of an ugly tax debate ahead in Business Outlook, Dec. 28. Having read both pieces, I’m forced to conclude that Quigley’s an intellectual. By intellectual, I mean first […]

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