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A career writer and media maven, Jim Stinson is the author of four mystery novels and a college textbook, Video: Digital Communication and Production. His newest novel, Tassy Morgan's Bluff, will be out from Penguin Books in June 2011. He lives with his wife in Portland, OR.

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Sunday, January 31, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Health Care: The back burner doesn't cook
The demotion of health care to a nice-to-have has sent a loud message to progressive volunteers: go away!

Friday, October 30, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Hey, CNN: It's News, Stupid!
(9 comments) CNN is losing to Fox and MSNBC because it's forgotten how to be a news channel.

Thursday, June 18, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Health Care: How Can We Follow the Money?
(2 comments) We can't evaluate health care reform schemes without really knowing the details of well-hidden health care costs. So let's dig up and publish them, pronto.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Time to Humble Congressional Warlords
(5 comments) Who needs Republicans when powerful Democrats are working to cripple the President's budget proposal?

Monday, January 5, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Why the roof don't git fixed
(7 comments) Falling gas prices are driving a nation suffering short-term memory loss away from fuel-efficient cars -- again. This time, we can't let it happen.

Thursday, November 13, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
What's with All the Happiness?
(5 comments) What an African American president does for the wonder bread majority.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Come Down off Olympos
When the building's on fire, you can't refuse to help put it out because you think the sprinkler system is too inadequate to be improved.

Saturday, September 27, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
How McCain cheapens his admirable history
(12 comments) McCain's cynical use of his history as a prisoner cheapens both his campaign and his admirable record.

Wednesday, September 3, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Beware of Yahoo "News" stories
(2 comments) Among Yahoo News' 5 "most popular news stories" is a vicious opinion piece. Did Yahoo mis-categorize it on purpose? Oh, perish the thought!

Monday, May 19, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Environmental Threat in the Living Room
(6 comments) In arguing about environmental priorities, we're afraid to even mention the highest one of all: population control.

Thursday, May 15, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Race Card and the Truth
(4 comments) Race is a non-issue that will not go away. To counter it,progressives must go on the offensive.

Sunday, May 11, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Clinton or Obama? Feminist Angst and Single-Issue Politics
(10 comments) The election of a female president would be the greatest milestone in the long march of women's rights since achieving the vote. But for all its importance, feminism is still a single issue, and rising above single issues is what this campaign is about.

Saturday, May 10, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Michigan and Florida: What Happened; Who's Responsible?
(4 comments) Validating the Michigan and Florida Democratic primaries is not fixing a mistake, it's evading consequences that were fully known before the primaries took place.

Monday, March 31, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Citizens need crap detectors
A brief plea that future citizens/voters be taught media literacy as seriously as they are taught history and government.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
School administration: the education reform they don't talk about
(3 comments) Until we reform school administration as aggressively as we're trying to improve teaching, we'll achieve as much as we usually have: zilch.

Thursday, February 7, 2008      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Election Reform That Might Even Pass
Electing House members for four years instead of two would be so good for incumbents that the idea might even fly.