Archive for the 'Politics' Category

The Mechanism

The Mechanism We’re looking for a strongman. Someone to not only make the trains run on time, but to take care of us, give us a leg up, opportunity, even though our prayers will never be answered. Blame the internet. But it started before that. The rich spreading inaccurate information while they pay the politicians […]

More Facebook

It’s the business model, STUPID! It’s not about third parties utilizing your data to surreptitiously influence your beliefs, it’s about you coughing up your life story so Facebook itself can slice and dice this data and sell it to advertisers so you can be equally influenced. Sure, we need to question Cambridge Analytica, but even […]

Facebook/Cambridge Analytica

Don’t trust anyone under thirty. I debated renewing my subscription to “New York” magazine. In case you haven’t been paying attention, with the drop in advertising, periodicals are raising their rates. Used to be subscribing was a no-brainer, the cost of a couple of issues on the newsstand. Now it can be the better part […]

Right Here, Right Now

Right Here, Right Now – Spotify Right Here, Right Now – YouTube I was alive and I waited, waited I was alive and I waited for this This song has been going through my brain all week. Maybe it was when I read about the Kentucky teachers following in the footsteps of those in West […]