I had read and enjoyed both The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings (LOTR) trilogy as a young adult in the 1980s, but I could not get through The Silmarillion, which I imagine is a minimum requirement of true Tolkien fandom.
Dear Ms. Finan,
I live with viewers of MSNBC’s Morning Joe and other programs. While I don’t sit to watch, I can often overhear the broadcasts.
Today’s action alert from FAIR Media Watch confirmed what I’ve long told them: MSNBC promotes war.
According to the action alert, “On July 2, a year had passed since the cable network’s last segment mentioning US participation in the war on Yemen.”
I’m not asking you to go Che Guevara & Noam Chomsky, although you could invite him to balance out your stable of weapons-manufacturer-sponsored military analysts. Just occasionally cover our country’s involvement in making Yemen a terrible place for humans.
If you want to read warmongering nonsense with your morning coffee, check out Augusta, Georgia’s only daily newspaper’s editorial page. The Sunday editorial:
In today’s paper, two letters to the editor, one asking us to welcome war criminal Netanyahu to listen to his advice to attack Iran and the second proposing an official authorization by Congress for global war against “Islamic terrorism.”
I wrote the following comments to the two letters: