"cool links" and whatnot. There's already a great many sites that do
this far better than I ever could and there's only a limited value in
re-citing useful links.
There are, however, two sites I've been reading regularly for many
months and feel they're unusually valuable and often unknown:
- FackCheck.org is a
site run by an independent non-partisan group funded by the Annenberg
Foundation. Basically, they analyze political advertising and write
detailed response papers indicating what claims are true, false,
exaggerated, incomplete or otherwise in need of clarification.
- Footnote TV is a site
which outstandingly cites references to news and issues addressed in
various television programs, particularly "The Daily Show" and "The
They're both extremely worth following.