Tag Archives: social media

Russiagate


Many writers much better than myself have treated the multiple stories known as “Russiagate”, but it occurred to me that maybe my friends who don’t follow this mess full-time would like some kind of little summary of just what is … Continue reading

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Coherent Criticism of Big-Name Social Media


I’m not really prepared to add any remarks of my own right now, but would like you all to read this column by Bruce Dixon and comment on it.  I’m especially interested in hearing from people who HAVE used the … Continue reading

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CARNADA RELAUNCHED


(See Launch of the Carnada for how I’m using this word.) The Edward Snowden affair gives us a chance to review some “talking point” canards that get dragged out by the usual talking heads whenever questions of government surveillance and … Continue reading

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PANIC TIME!


Fair Warning:  The following is about the ups & downs of “third” parties in California.  If that’s not your thing, click over to my Link Collection for general education and entertainment.  I’m always adding stuff there. My alert readers (both … Continue reading

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“WHY DON’T THE GREENS… ” REPLANTED


I promised it long ago.  Here it is.  A compilation of my accumulated wisdom as a veteran Green.  The key to the universe… Well, not exactly.  It might be my wisdom, but that doesn’t mean you should expect a helluva … Continue reading

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Not a Techie


There might be quite a few forgettable movies with one memorable line in them.  Somehow, there’s one that keeps recurring in my brain circuits. Many years ago, sick at home, nothing else on the tv, I saw Support your Local … Continue reading

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SPELLING IT OUT FOR YOU


The one comment I received two posts ago, and it was a good one, mentioned how the media make much of the current forms of communication:  text messaging, Facebook, Twitter, etc.  I sometimes think the “news” is a commercial for … Continue reading

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