Category Archives: Politics

Feed people

If you’re a fortunate person, like myself, with a career, a family, and a house, the next time you’re walking down the street, you’re not in a hurry to one of the multiple demands on your life, and a homeless … Continue reading

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Blogging again; Join me

I started blogging again this past week. It wasn’t a New Year’s resolution (I gave them up as a New Year’s resolution over a decade ago and I’ve stuck with it). I started blogging again because it’s necessary and important … Continue reading

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A(d hominem)merican Dis(sonance)course

Listen carefully to how you talk about Trump. Listen carefully to how articles who are in disagreement with his policies talk about him. Listen to how he talked about Clinton during the campaign. Do you hear a similarity? If so, … Continue reading

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Unsubscribing from all the things

I really miss the heyday of RSS feeds. After running my own installation of Fever for years (which would periodically get bloated and I’d have to nuke it and start over) and then ultimately moving away from Fever after Shaun … Continue reading

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On this season of The Apprentice…

Well, it’s 2017, we have a new President and everyone is surprised and disappointed. I’m disappointed in how surprised everyone is and surprised at how the election of this flawed human being hasn’t entirely shattered the liberal echo chamber many … Continue reading

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Copyright reform protest petition: Release Happy Birthday to You from Copyright!

I just started a petition on the White House Petitions site, We the People. Will you sign it? http://wh.gov/wYqr Here’s my reasoning: We all sing “Happy Birthday to You” constantly. Our television shows and movies religiously avoid using the song, … Continue reading

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After years of being participant in Chinese censorship, Google stops participating due to security breaches, and the entire internet praises Google for the move?

Really?! I’m shocked to say this, but I agree 100% with Valleywag’s take on this scenario: “Only now, amid executive turnover at Google China and a continued failure to best their state-sponsored competitor there, and after Chinese hackers have endangered … Continue reading

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