Category Archives: News and politics

WhatsApp’s privacy policy change breaks Signal

Update 17Jan2021: Signal’s issues appear to be fixed. At least for the time being… With about two billion users, WhatsApp is the most popular communications app on the planet. It is owned by Facebook, which has a rich history of … Continue reading

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The President Just Called To Steal The Election

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What’s the true motive behind the president’s web of lies?

Today, 08Dec2020, marks the ‘Deadline of Resolving Election Disputes’ in US Federal law. All state recounts and court contests over the US presidential election results must be completed by today. Last Friday, 04Dec2020, Politico reported that The T**** campaign struck … Continue reading

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Two weeks left until sanity returns

“Two weeks” has been one of the themes of T****’s term in office. Taxes, wiretapping, infrastructure, the Paris Accords, ISIS, the new healthcare plan, minimum wage plan, COVID-19 vaccines… and ‘proof of widespread election fraud’; all of these things have … Continue reading

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The Concession Speech We All Deserve

BREAKING NEWS: The US General Services Administration (GSA) has informed President Elect Joe Biden that the administration is ready to begin the formal transition process, according to a letter from administrator Emily Murphy. A message from the Twitter account of … Continue reading

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I’m really sorry, but this is simply too good NOT to share

Now, I hope you’ll agree that that is a wonderful clip. If you disagree, then you should simply click elsewhere now, because you won’t want to listen to what I have to say. Which is: the game is still not … Continue reading

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Naked Truth

Originally posted on lifelessons – a blog by Judy Dykstra-Brown:
His truths are vile graffiti scrawled in charcoal on a wall, your belief in them, immobile—not budgeable at all. You spout online rhetoric not based on any fact, using a…

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The First 100 Days …

Originally posted on Filosofa's Word:
If a president serves his entire four-year term, he will have been president for 1,459 days.  The first 100 days are some sort of a marker, though they are less than 15% of his…

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Something Snapped

Originally posted on The Pilgrimage:
I’m not racist. Neither are most of the white people I know. But finally, at long last, I’m starting to have an inkling that, given our nation’s history and track record (ugh. No pun intended),…

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Corona Crisis Reveals We Need Systemic, not Just Individual Change

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
Climate change is not your fault. The fossil fuel industry has been spending a lot of money to subtly introduce the idea that if only you, just you, would change your…

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