Author: Rob Pool

Co-host and co-producer of Mic Check Radio. When not editing audio for MCR, he enjoys the wonky side of politics -- the insider sportsball of it. Rob also makes it a point to keep up with worldly affairs outside of America's borders since corporate media ignores it. Oh and he hates the mainstream media -- long live Indie Media Weekly! Oh and he's a nerd. Rob's specialties include video games and anime.

Remember Remember…..

The 13th of November. It’s now the day after the horrific attacks in Paris. ISIS has claimed that they were responsible for the attacks that took the lives of over 100 Parisian and wounded score more. Some may be uncomfortable…

The Bitter Pill

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This seems to be a trend for my writing: responding to an article written by some one else. Makes sense — plenty of writers do the same thing. And they get *paid* for it! The article in question, this time…

So Close Yet So Far Away

So. While browsing Reddit’s /r/Politics subbreddit, I came across this article from Eric Erickson. I felt it needed a response that wouldn’t quite fit in a Facebook update. File this one under Schism action. “A house divided can’t stand!”. What’s…

A Eulogy for the Orange Clown

I’m sure that when the news broke that Speaker of House, John Boehner, would leave Congress in October, many liberals and conservatives will be celebrating the news. I will not. Allow me to explain: John Boehner, first elected in 1990,…