John King To Replace Lou Dobbs

November 12, 2009
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Read all about it here. CNN took a wrong turn when it let opinions cloud news. Maybe now they have it right. Says the Daily News: King, the network’s chief national correspondent and the go-to guy on politics there, will take over the 7 p.m. show early next year. “The program will reflect what...

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Sean Hannity Apologizes: “Inadvertently” Used Wrong Footage

November 12, 2009
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Sean Hannity apologized to Comedy Central news analyst (what else can I call him?) Jon Stewart last night after Stewart busted him using doctored footage to make an anti-medical care rally seem bigger than it was. Sorry, Sean. I don’t buy it. It’s pretty hard…no…impossible to “inadvertently” used footage from a September rally and...

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Good News For CNN Viewers: Lou Dobbs Announces He Is Leaving Immediately

November 11, 2009
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Good News For CNN Viewers: Lou Dobbs Announces He Is Leaving Immediately

CNN host Lou Dobbs told his “shocked” viewers tonight that he is leaving CNN immediately. The Harvard educated anchor, who in many ways dumbed down crucial discussions of important issues, declined to say why he is leaving or where is going. Fox “Fair and Balanced” would be a great home for him, but he...

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Conn Law Tribune Interviews Watchdog

November 11, 2009
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LAW TRIBUNE: Is your new web site, CTWatchdog.com, going to be a replacement for your job at the Courant? GEORGE GOMBOSSY: It is my job. And it will become profitable over time. It has potential. LAW TRIBUNE: Do potential advertisers shy away when you say you won’t go easy on them? GOMBOSSY: [On my site,...

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Spice Buys: Buy Spices At Costco, Wal-Mart And Save Up To 90 Percent Compared To Grocery Stores

November 11, 2009
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You think jewelers and furniture stores have huge margins?  Check out spice prices. Compare what you pay in a grocery store to what the REAL cost is at places like Costco or Wal-Mart. Consumer Reports – a must read for consumers – recently did a study on spice prices and these are examples of...

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Besides Credit Report Scores, You Need To Check The CLUE Report Big Brother Keeps On You

November 11, 2009
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Thanks to Chris Walters of the www.Consumerist.com for the following report: When an insurer decides whether to offer you a new policy, or whether to raise rates on a current one, he most likely pulls a CLUE report that lists any homeowner or automobile insurance loss claims (or sometimes even just inquiries) that you’ve made...

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Bank Of America Complaint: Is BofA Violating Its “No New Fees” Policy?

November 11, 2009
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In a series of recent posts, WalletBlog has accused Bank of America of breaking the spirit of its “no new fees” promise and of potentially breaking the law next year, after it announced it will introduce annual fees on some existing credit card accounts in 2010. Here’s the blog’s argument for why Bank of...

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Media Watchdog Jon Stewart Catches Fox News Faking A Story

November 11, 2009
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Sure he’s a comedian. So was Ronald Reagan when he made movies with a chimp and Stuart Smalley before he became a Senator. Right now, Stewart is doing the best media policing in the country. Don’t blame the messenger or whine about topics irrelevant. Watch this footage and see the kind of manipulation this...

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Finding a Good Travel Agent Is a Huge Part of Any Trip

November 11, 2009
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Anyone know a good travel agent who does Argentina? I’ve got it into my noggin to take a trip to Buenos Aires with maybe a side visit to Colonia del Sacramento and also the Iguazu Falls, and who knows what else. If I were “only” going to Buenos Aires I likely could handle all...

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