Under the Fedora Thoughts not on Twitter for 12/6/18

Every time I see a blog comment generated via facebook which starts I am making a real GOOD MONEY... I get a slightly smug feeling of satisfaction knowing that. I'm not on facebook I still approve comments by hand  Yeah it shortens the conversation and likely costs me hits as you don't get the instant … Continue reading Under the Fedora Thoughts not on Twitter for 12/6/18

Troll-Feeding and You

by baldilocks I was just thinking about trolls; rather fondly, in fact. There are very few on my Facebook page, because I run a tight ship there. I don't want my parents, nieces and nephews rushing in to defend me when some imbecile insults me, so, while my page is set for anyone to read, … Continue reading Troll-Feeding and You

To my liberal friends: Yes, conservatives are decent people

By John Ruberry "As I watch a great number of my fellow Americans and virtually all of the mainstream media descend further and further into irrational and immoral hysteria -- regularly calling the president of the United States and all of his supporters Nazis, white supremacists and the like; harassing Republicans where they eat, shop … Continue reading To my liberal friends: Yes, conservatives are decent people

Censored!

I’ve joined a growing number of conservatives who have been censored under Facebook’s community standards. It is unclear what my crime was. My weekly column for DaTechGuy.com included an analysis that the Mueller investigation was not similar to Watergate—a constant refrain from the media. Here it is: http://datechguyblog.com/2018/08/28/it-aint-watergate/ “We have people in 11 offices around … Continue reading Censored!

It Ain’t Watergate

As a young reporter in 1973, I worked in Washington when the Watergate scandal started to unravel. Despite numerous comparisons to the Watergate, the Mueller investigation isn’t anything like what happened to the Nixon White House. Watergate centered on the illegal activities of Nixon and his aides while they were working for the government. The … Continue reading It Ain’t Watergate

10 Thoughts Under the Fedora: London, Violence, and the Left war on, well everything.

Time to interrupt my final two Stacy McCain posts to comment a little on the issues of the day/week. There have been attacks in London and Paris this week.  In Paris the target was just one policeman in London the underground but the most amazing thing about both attacks is the continuing unwillingness of either people … Continue reading 10 Thoughts Under the Fedora: London, Violence, and the Left war on, well everything.

Of Woody Woodpecker and Natural Disasters

There is a normal tendency, when faced with an event as vast and overwhelming as Hurricane Harvey, to, while not denying the disaster's scope, pare it down to incidents and individuals more easily managed. The person helping a person; the rescuer with a beloved pet under each arm, wading through flood waters as he or … Continue reading Of Woody Woodpecker and Natural Disasters

Obama’s chickens coming home to roost as he gives Chicago farewell address

By John Ruberry On the Sunday after the 9/11 attacks, Jeremiah Wright, then Obama's pastor, bellowed, "God d--n America" and "America's chickens are coming home to roost" from the pulpit of his Chicago church. Two nights from now President Barack Obama will give his farewell address in Chicago, his adopted hometown. The Hawaii-born 44th president moved … Continue reading Obama’s chickens coming home to roost as he gives Chicago farewell address

What Facebook said to Newsbusters and What I heard

Trust but verify Ronald Reagan When I read this response from Mark Zukerberg to Brent Bozell's worries about Facebook labeling news as fake: I expressed grave concern with this decision and the liberal 'fact-checking' organizations Facebook has chosen. Mr. Zuckerberg assured me that his express aim is to eliminate only patently false news stories from Facebook. … Continue reading What Facebook said to Newsbusters and What I heard

Letting Facebook Label what News is “Real”?, Are you kidding ME?

Mr. Scott: There's an old old saying on earth: "Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice shame on me." Mr Checkov: I know this saying. It was invented in Russia Star Trek Friday's Child 1967 They say those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it. So when I saw this story … Continue reading Letting Facebook Label what News is “Real”?, Are you kidding ME?

A Facebook Rock Star

My friend has become a Facebook rock star after he posted a video of his trigger warning for his editing class at Loyola University in Baltimore. The post got nearly three million page views. “I have been giving a trigger warning on the first day of class every semester. This is it: This is going … Continue reading A Facebook Rock Star

The Liars at Facebook insult my Intelligence and yours

Just after the Islamic Terror attack on the gay nightclub Pulse, Facebook, you know those guys who insist they are not censoring conservatives, decided to take strong action...against one of the most prominent opponents and a onetime target of Islamic terror Pam Geller .@FACEBOOK REMOVES OUR PAGE in the wake of JIHAD SLAUGHTER IN #Orlando … Continue reading The Liars at Facebook insult my Intelligence and yours

Facebook Suspended you? But But DIALOGUE!

You know it's a good thing that conservatives had a Dialogue with the folks at facebook or conservatives might be banned or suspended from facebook like this. I'm banned on @facebook for a month for saying Facebook is censoring conservatives. pic.twitter.com/oKStHdEGNM— Lauren Southern (@Lauren_Southern) May 21, 2016 Do my eyes decieve me or is the … Continue reading Facebook Suspended you? But But DIALOGUE!

Facebook Dialogue for Dupes vs Direct Action

Montgomery Scott: The Best Diplomat I know is a fully charged Phaser Bank Star Trek A Taste of Armageddon (1967) There was a famous exchange between Harry Truman and Soviet Foreign Affairs Minister Vyacheslav Molotov over the Soviets refusal to carry out their agreements concerning Polish Self Determination. He then walks into the room with … Continue reading Facebook Dialogue for Dupes vs Direct Action

I’ll believe Zuckerburg’s guys when they deny it under oath

Prime Minister Jim Hacker:  Well say they were invited earlier but the NATO exercise got in the way now that they're not needed they're going anyway [listens on the phone] Alright nobody knows it's not true, press statements aren't given under oath. Yes Prime Minister A Victory for Democracy 1986 This has been a bad … Continue reading I’ll believe Zuckerburg’s guys when they deny it under oath