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Ron Shinkman is a veteran journalist, communications consultant and writing instructor who lives in Los Angeles. He operates The Irony Supplement blog at, where he regularly comments on the intersection of politics, the economy and the media.


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SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 5, 2010
Deportation, American-Style Congress will soon revisit immigration reform. To kick the debate off in the right spirit, perhaps it's time to deport some of America's more dangerous citizens.
(19 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 11, 2009
Trigger Mad An examination of the wave of mass shootings, and a proposal to curb gun purchases without actually posing gun restrictions.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 20, 2009
Dallas Judge Convicted of Being Uppity The administrative judge of Dallas' municipal courts has to backpedal about some very blunt comments he made in his newspaper column.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 14, 2009
Why Bernard Madoff Should Face The Death Penalty A rational discussion as to why disgraced financier Bernard Madoff should face capital punishment.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 8, 2009
Father Limbaugh? A comparison of Rush Limbaugh and Charles Coughlin's political tactics.
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Hurry Up And...@*&%# WAIT?!?!? An examination of the media's dementia in covering the stimulus package.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 21, 2009
A Troubling Time A critique of Time Magazine's recent interactive feature: "The 25 People Most to Blame for the Economy."

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