Category Archives: Technology

Looking at Jeff Flake’s anti-Trump speech on the media

  By ann summers The collective false consciousness that is US democracy has many manifestations, so without casting aspersions on Arizona GOP senator Jeff Flake’s motives, his speech on the floor of the US Senate is useful if only to … Continue reading

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Still no smoking gun, still more like a smoldering arsenal

  By ann summers The retreat to the #TrumpRussia bunker continues and the mashed potatoes are not yet ready. Experts don’t think the trolls behind Russian Facebook accounts could have determined who to target on their own, but the question … Continue reading

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“The Declaration of Independence is an ‘Enlightenment-era rule written by anti-government extremists’” and other FCC pay toilet fictions

  By ann summers If the @FCC kills #netneutrality, everyday people lose. It’s not good for science because it puts up barriers to accessing information and spreading ideas. This isn’t a partisan issue — it’s about keeping the playing field … Continue reading

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#TrumpRussia … Trump says he knows nothing about something except that it is a hoax

  By ann summers Argument from fallacy is the formal fallacy of analyzing an argument and inferring that, since it contains a fallacy, its conclusion must be false. Generalization from fictional evidence: Using a fake story to make a general … Continue reading

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Pilot Fish and Zombies: G20 and why Trumpian Mad Cows have eaten our brains

By ann summers The pilot fish is sometimes used as a metaphor or simile; “they are like the pilot fish to the shark, serving to lead him to his victim”. Pilot fish are also used as a metaphor or simile … Continue reading

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#TrumpRussia … Agent Orange whines about his lies hoping you won’t notice Kaspersky’s problems

  By ann summers a full page of the Sunday NY Times was devoted to Trump’s lies Trump is beginning to get touchy about the tabulation of verifiable lies … as the history of other network shenanigans occurs online and … Continue reading

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PBS Frontline … on Bannonism, the lowest stage of crony capitalism

  By ann summers   Who is Steve Bannon? Current & former Breitbart staffers talk about his worldview & what it was like working for him https://t.co/zTDIGYCA4opic.twitter.com/10g0P6CQku — FRONTLINE (@frontlinepbs) May 25, 2017 The latest PBS Frontline gives those who … Continue reading

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