Category Archives: Politics

Facebook in Hot Water…Again

Cambridge Analytica, a voter-profiling company  that worked on Trump’s 2016 campaign and its related company, Strategic Communications Laboratories, stole data from over 50 million Facebook users.     As a startup company, Cambridge secured a wealthy Republican donor, Robert Mercer, … Continue reading

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‘No Civil Discourse, No Cooperation; Misinformation, Mistruth’

Chamath Palihapitiya, a former Facebook executive, spoke recently to an audience at Stanford Graduate School of Business and this was his main message.  Palihapitiya worries that social media is ripping apart society. Palihapitiya joined the Facebook team in 2007 as … Continue reading

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Three Billboards Inside Hollywood, California

Full dislcosure: I am a movie fan but not an Oscars nominations groupie. I could not name all the movies or actors up for awards but I did see a trailer of “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and said, “wow, … Continue reading

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Donnie, why no friends?

This President of our United States has been reported to be without close friends. In September 2017, Politico magazine dubbed him “The Loneliest President.”  For argument’s sake, assuming there’s a shadow of truth behind this bit of fake news, one … Continue reading

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A family that shoots together stays together!

Family values is one of the core messages the NRA preaches to its members and supporters.  The NRA has created a culture that speaks to the very fabric that holds the NRA families together. By passing their gun rights agenda … Continue reading

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When is Enough, Enough?

This past week tragedy has struck again in Parkland Florida at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School leaving 17 dead. The students and community are justifiably devastated and are morning the loss of their children, classmates, and teachers. The students and … Continue reading

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The Second Amendment takes aim at the First Amendment!

The NRA has released a new “freedom is the safest place” ad campaign and within it the NRA claims they are the defender of free speech and they plan on exercising their free speech. The NRATV ads, featuring Dana Loesch, … Continue reading

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