The great virtue of the internet is that (so far) no one has controlled its content, and this is what ‘Net Neutrality’ is all about. We’re told by politicos, pundits and internet providers themselves that … Read moreNet Neutrality: Equality for All on the Web
An avalanche of sexual harassment revelations is bringing down a very deserving aggregation of Men Behaving Badly. An avalanche of revelations concerning public figures engaging in various types of sexual harassment has tumbled down upon … Read moreNo Means No
As far as Facebook is concerned, I am now an Old Lady. I just turned 63, so naturally Facebook hit me with an ad for coping with memory loss. As far as my favorite social … Read moreHey Old Lady! Want to Buy a Reverse Mortgage?
Thanksgiving could not conceivably have come at a better time! And now its time to give thanks for the best American holiday of them all: Thanksgiving. Which could not conceivably come at a better time. … Read moreThanksgiving 17
The FBI traditionally offers peripheral players plea deals, working inward like termites of justice. The initial grand jury indictments in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation have dropped like a box of rocks and include something … Read morePlea Deals: Termites of Justice
Making fun of the headlines today, so you don’t have to The news doesn’t need to be complicated and confusing; that’s what any new release from Microsoft is for. And, as in the case with … Read moreRipping the Headlines Today, 11/6/17
Amazon stands today as the most advanced and the most ambitious model of a future under oligarchic control. Jeffrey Preston Bezos is the man of unbounded ambition who founded Amazon, the online retailing colossus that … Read moreWhy Does Amazon Get Corporate Welfare?
Shouldn’t we be asking Trump the BIG question: What the hell are our military forces doing in Niger? So, President Trump makes what was to be a condolence phone call to the young widow of … Read moreTrump’s Wars
Never question a four star general, but calling a Gold Star widow a liar is A-OK Like the previous week and every one since February, the last seven day period has been a perfect example … Read moreTrump Takes Aim at His Own Feet
Making fun of the headlines today, so you don’t have to The news doesn’t need to be complicated and confusing; that’s what any new release from Microsoft is for. And, as in the case with … Read moreRipping the Headlines Today, 10/17/17