Today’s non-tweets Under my Fedora 12-9-18

I tease twitter a lot but occasionally you can the good civil debate it was sold as a platform for.  I had one such exchange with  . You can read the exchange on the subject of the Church's role in civilization here by viewing the entire conversation. It's a shame this is the exception and … Continue reading Today’s non-tweets Under my Fedora 12-9-18

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

Five Quick Would be Tweets Under the Fedora

Given the way things are going on twitter here are five quick thoughts that would have been tweets some other day It's my opinion that Meghan McCain would love to do anything other than defend Donald Trump on TV and it takes a certain kind of over the top idiocy unique to The View to … Continue reading Five Quick Would be Tweets Under the Fedora

Twitter and the Tina Brown Math

The investors can expect to lose a crapload of cash in the process. The New Yorker reportedly lost $42 million in three years (1995-97) under Ms. Brown’s editorship. Talk lost an impressive $80 million during its two-year existence. Whatever else you might say about Tina Brown, she’s undeniably brilliant at convincing investors to lose money … Continue reading Twitter and the Tina Brown Math

Make Them Push You Off the Battlefield (UPDATED)

by baldilocks Julie Kelly at American Greatness: If you are someone on the political Right who might quit Twitter because it just banned Jesse Kelly, here’s my plea: Don’t. After the shocking news spread Sunday night that Twitter had deplatormed the conservative influencer for unknown reasons, some conservatives are threatening to leave the social media site. Glenn … Continue reading Make Them Push You Off the Battlefield (UPDATED)

Why we fight on Twitter, Why they Ban

Lord Irwin: And stop it we will! I don't care if we fill the jails. Stop it! Arrest anyone, any rank, except Gandhi. We'll cut the strength from under him. And then we'll deal with the Mahatma. Gandhi 1982 Twitter can do without me and I can certainly do without twitter Glenn (Instapundit) Reynolds 2016 … Continue reading Why we fight on Twitter, Why they Ban

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

Twitter Responses Under the Fedora, Instead of Twitter

Saw this tweet from Dinesh DiSousa via old friend Evan Sayet They are not worried he is guilty but that it might hurt the party at the ballot box https://t.co/b43moYuUi2 — Dinesh D'Souza (@DineshDSouza) October 13, 2018 How bad must the situation be for the MSM to publicly admit Minnesota Democrats, completely obsessed with identity … Continue reading Twitter Responses Under the Fedora, Instead of Twitter

Why the Left keeps Losing to Donald Trump Explained in Six tweets

Because of the Kavanaugh stuff I've spent much more time on twitter than I normally do. On Saturday I saw a series of tweets that perfectly illustrates why Donald Trump keeps beating the left The first tweet came from the account Neoavatara LOL... this corroborates almost nothing. Do people even understand what corroboration means? https://t.co/VzfcP2t1ZP … Continue reading Why the Left keeps Losing to Donald Trump Explained in Six tweets

Cause and Effect Gennaerphone the Triggered Liberal Edition

I don't usually get into Twitter Debates these days but something interesting happened yesterday that illustrated the liberal mindset. A few days ago I wrote about the Cheesecake factory here and I sent out a tweet concerning it which days later is still getting retweets and likes What assurance can you give a public supporter … Continue reading Cause and Effect Gennaerphone the Triggered Liberal Edition

Is Social Media Working for You or Against You?

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT --  As a high school educator I have spent the last several years of my career lamenting the distraction that is social media in the classroom.  When I started teaching twenty-two years ago I didn’t own a cell phone.  Not many of my students did either and at that time I … Continue reading Is Social Media Working for You or Against You?

A #Meaculpa (and Question) for Jake Tapper and a Touch of Irony

Lionel: Yeah man just once I’d like for you to talk to me like I’m Lionel Jefferson and not a representative of the whole black race. Mike: Oh C’mon Lionel I don’t do that. Lionel: Sure man what’s the first thing you say whenever I see you, something about the “black” problem right? Mike: C’mon … Continue reading A #Meaculpa (and Question) for Jake Tapper and a Touch of Irony

What you already knew about Twitter is worse than you thought

If you're a conservative who uses Twitter, you're likely very aware that your Tweets don't get the same amount of attention as liberals' Tweets. A good chunk of this can be attributed to the nature of social media itself; there are simply more liberals using it. I've often attributed this to the notion that conservatives … Continue reading What you already knew about Twitter is worse than you thought

It amazes me that Twitter hasn’t been the subject of a Class Action suit from Conservatives

Particularly after we see stuff like this via project Veritas: Remember every single direct message you have sent on Twitter is in these guys hands, does anyone think for one moment that they wouldn't use your direct messages for political purposes? I'd like to say it's amazing but I"m not amazed at all.

Tweets not so sweet for generating news

A 2010 report that said most journalists used Twitter, Facebook or blogs as vital news sources didn't receive much public attention, but it noted what has become a huge shift in how the mainstream media operates. The survey – conducted by Cision, a public relations firm, and Don Bates of The George Washington University’s Master’s … Continue reading Tweets not so sweet for generating news

Why is CNN Pulling an Anthony Weiner on Anderson Cooper?

2.  Don't be afraid to admit a screw up 7.  Be open about your biases Journalism 101 via DaTechGuy Feb 13th 2017 As I read CNN rushing to spin away the Tweet from Anderson Cooper's twitter account concerning the president I can't but help but remember another day when a major figure of the left … Continue reading Why is CNN Pulling an Anthony Weiner on Anderson Cooper?

The Observer (Almost) Gets it on Trump’s Tweets vs MSM/NFL etc

Buried in all the news about the NFL is a paragraph in this observer piece by Ashe Snow that perfectly encapsulates what the media don't get about Donald Trump and twitter Tweets mean nothing. It takes no effort at all to send one. Acting like Trump actually spent all day Monday caring about the NFL … Continue reading The Observer (Almost) Gets it on Trump’s Tweets vs MSM/NFL etc

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

300 Thousand Proofs Why to the MSM it’s all about them (and ratings)

We keep hearing about how the MSM is so upset when President Trump tweets about them and would much rather he deal with issues. If this is the case than why does this tweet on job numbers Really great numbers on jobs & the economy! Things are starting to kick in now, and we have … Continue reading 300 Thousand Proofs Why to the MSM it’s all about them (and ratings)

@POTUS Trumps the Haterz

There is a whole lot of hullabaloo over the way in which My President chooses to defend himself against the lying media/#NeverTrump coalition of nasties who unceasingly try to dog pile on The Donald. President Trump uses Twitter as his main tool to bypass the hostile press so he can speak directly to America, and … Continue reading @POTUS Trumps the Haterz