Time to interrupt my final two Stacy McCain posts to comment a little on the issues of the day/week. There have been attacks in London and Paris this week. In Paris the target was just one policeman in London the underground but the most amazing thing about both attacks is the continuing unwillingness of either people … Continue reading 10 Thoughts Under the Fedora: London, Violence, and the Left war on, well everything.
There is a normal tendency, when faced with an event as vast and overwhelming as Hurricane Harvey, to, while not denying the disaster's scope, pare it down to incidents and individuals more easily managed. The person helping a person; the rescuer with a beloved pet under each arm, wading through flood waters as he or … Continue reading Of Woody Woodpecker and Natural Disasters
By John Ruberry On the Sunday after the 9/11 attacks, Jeremiah Wright, then Obama's pastor, bellowed, "God d--n America" and "America's chickens are coming home to roost" from the pulpit of his Chicago church. Two nights from now President Barack Obama will give his farewell address in Chicago, his adopted hometown. The Hawaii-born 44th president moved … Continue reading Obama’s chickens coming home to roost as he gives Chicago farewell address
Trust but verify Ronald Reagan When I read this response from Mark Zukerberg to Brent Bozell's worries about Facebook labeling news as fake: I expressed grave concern with this decision and the liberal 'fact-checking' organizations Facebook has chosen. Mr. Zuckerberg assured me that his express aim is to eliminate only patently false news stories from Facebook. … Continue reading What Facebook said to Newsbusters and What I heard
Mr. Scott: There's an old old saying on earth: "Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice shame on me." Mr Checkov: I know this saying. It was invented in Russia Star Trek Friday's Child 1967 They say those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it. So when I saw this story … Continue reading Letting Facebook Label what News is “Real”?, Are you kidding ME?
My friend has become a Facebook rock star after he posted a video of his trigger warning for his editing class at Loyola University in Baltimore. The post got nearly three million page views. “I have been giving a trigger warning on the first day of class every semester. This is it: This is going … Continue reading A Facebook Rock Star
Just after the Islamic Terror attack on the gay nightclub Pulse, Facebook, you know those guys who insist they are not censoring conservatives, decided to take strong action...against one of the most prominent opponents and a onetime target of Islamic terror Pam Geller .@FACEBOOK REMOVES OUR PAGE in the wake of JIHAD SLAUGHTER IN #Orlando … Continue reading The Liars at Facebook insult my Intelligence and yours
You know it's a good thing that conservatives had a Dialogue with the folks at facebook or conservatives might be banned or suspended from facebook like this. I'm banned on @facebook for a month for saying Facebook is censoring conservatives. pic.twitter.com/oKStHdEGNM— Lauren Southern (@Lauren_Southern) May 21, 2016 Do my eyes decieve me or is the … Continue reading Facebook Suspended you? But But DIALOGUE!
Montgomery Scott: The Best Diplomat I know is a fully charged Phaser Bank Star Trek A Taste of Armageddon (1967) There was a famous exchange between Harry Truman and Soviet Foreign Affairs Minister Vyacheslav Molotov over the Soviets refusal to carry out their agreements concerning Polish Self Determination. He then walks into the room with … Continue reading Facebook Dialogue for Dupes vs Direct Action
Prime Minister Jim Hacker: Well say they were invited earlier but the NATO exercise got in the way now that they're not needed they're going anyway [listens on the phone] Alright nobody knows it's not true, press statements aren't given under oath. Yes Prime Minister A Victory for Democracy 1986 This has been a bad … Continue reading I’ll believe Zuckerburg’s guys when they deny it under oath
Jack Tripper: Sir excuse me I have to get in there, that man is a psycho. Matre di: Ridiculous, That man is doctor Miller, the Psychiatrist. Jack Tripper: Oh come ON, Who are you going to believe, him or me? Anyone can tell you they're a psychiatrist I just did. Three's Company Two flew over … Continue reading Is there anything more Ironic than the NYT saying this about facebook?
but, is there a more sinister side to Facebook? I'm not a huge fan of Facebook, and I still don't get the point of Twitter. When I first was on Facebook, I went crazy and started gathering friends as though my life depended on it. I confess to having a feeling of some importance when … Continue reading Facebook: Where everyone is a star in their own soap opera…
By: Pat Austin SHREVEPORT -- Probably nowhere in the world of social media can one find more of a cesspool of rumor, misinformation, immaturity, and drama than on Facebook. There is maybe some merit for Twitter: I usually get breaking news faster on Twitter than anywhere else. Tweets are, of course, thankfully limited to … Continue reading Arguing With A Liberal: I’ll Never Learn
by baldilocks I've grown weary of methodically laying out the chains of occurrences, premises, conclusions and examples which have served as under-gird to my opinions. Fact is, whether I make the effort or don’t make the effort, I get this sort of thing—this one from an old acquaintance via Facebook: I object to you and … Continue reading Too Tired
Like many bloggers I have an e-mail list and once or twice a week I send out a series of links to readers and a more frequent e-mail to fellow bloggers in obedience to rule 1 Today's e-mail reads like a pretty good post on its own but before I share it with you, the … Continue reading Let’s review the stupidity outbreak of the week