Tag Archives: Internet

One step forward, ten steps back


Swamp Rabbit and I were wondering why some people still think progress is inevitable despite evidence that it’s being blocked on all fronts by the hog monster in the White House and his Republican enablers. A case in point: The … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks vs. the surveillance machine


More and more, the so-called social media remind me of a children’s book I read to my son many years ago: There’s an Awful Lot of Weirdos in Our Neighborhood. Weirdos aren’t necessarily bad — some of my friends are … Continue reading

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Greenwald to media: You’re all Weiners


I saw a clip of Chris Matthews screeching about Anthony Weiner and, shortly afterwards, read this in Glenn Greenwald’s column: I’d really like to know how many journalists, pundits and activist types clucking with righteous condemnation of Weiner would be … Continue reading

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