Monthly Archives: July 2014

Humor: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Nuclear Weapons (HBO)

I just read a book about what was covered in the 60 Minutes show. I recommend you watch it if you can. I don’t find this guy real funny, but everything he says is true. And it isn’t funny at … Continue reading

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Media: The “Mainstream”–How It Works

A Recent Conversation Over-The-Transom With JFD: Why canā€™t we expect the media to just report the news šŸ“° Because there is no single standard for defining what “news” is. It’s a judgment call. People pay media to make that call … Continue reading

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Humor: Life IS Fair, After All

Check out Real Life Adventures on GoComics! http://www.gocomics.com/reallifeadventures/2014/07/30

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Society: The Past Wasn’t Like in the Movies

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TFT: C. Northcote Parkinson

Maybe this explains those asinine, inaccurate political emails so many cranks keep sending alongā€¦ [… A THOUGHT FOR TODAY: The man who is denied the opportunity of taking decisions of importance begins to regard as important the decisions he is … Continue reading

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TFT: John Paul DeJoria On Career Success – Business Insider

One Minute Well Spent…. http://www.businessinsider.com/john-paul-dejoria-career-success-2014-7 == PT, iPaddict

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Bicycling: This Electric Bicycle Could Be The Future Of Transportation – Business Insider

I predict that Americans will never abandon their cars in favor of bicycles in any significant numbers. Except possibly in a few places like Portland, Oregon. The technology described in this long and detailed article below is very impressive indeed. … Continue reading

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