Archive for February 2018

Addicted to MSNBC

Addicted to MSNBC
I have to confess. I stand accused of being addicted to MSNBC news. I admit it. I can no longer ignore the addiction. I need help! I used to watch the news once per day, mostly in the evening. It was never a pleasant thing to do. I mean seriously, the news is normally depressing.... Read more »

Sharing and Clicking Russian Propaganda, the Social Media Impact

Sharing and Clicking Russian Propaganda, the Social Media Impact
To all Tweeters, Facebookers, YouTube, etc. please stop sharing obvious Russian propaganda. Just the other day a friend, I might add an intelligent, thoughtful friend, shared a link to a video of a well-spoken black woman extolling the virtues of the Republican Party and demonizing Democrats. Not that I’m taking sides on either party. I... Read more »

The Russia Hacking Worked on Me…..Maybe Not

The Russia Hacking Worked on Me…..Maybe Not
I have always felt the attempt by politicians to manipulate my vote. That is what politicians do. It’s the political DNA to lie, manipulate. It makes it hard to make decisions for us citizens. I also feel that the US (United States and us as part of it) have manipulated elections in other countries but... Read more »
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A New and Terrifying Saint Valentine’s Massacre, 17 Dead in Florida School Ambush

At this moment our nation is in mourning for the lives of 17 young people and their teachers who were gunned down in Florida yesterday, a new and terrifying Saint Valentine’s Massacre. It is unfortunate that a country that has experienced 18 of these such events this year alone will probably do not a damn... Read more »

Have You Ever Felt Like You’ve Been Threatened? Or is the Bronzeville Microgrid that Serious?

Have You Ever Felt Like You’ve Been Threatened? Or is the Bronzeville Microgrid that Serious?
I never thought that would be a question that I would have. Threatened? OK, the grammar school bully might have been pretty scary and maybe you had a run in with some ruffian who wanted to snatch your cell phone. That’s being a kid and later that’s living in the city but this is different. ... Read more »

David and Goliath in Bronzeville or BUD v Com Ed

David  and Goliath  in Bronzeville or BUD v Com Ed
Full disclosure- The author of this blog is a founding member of the not for profit discussed herein. There is a teeny-tiny grassroots not for profit in Chicago specifically dedicated to economic and sustainable education and development in the Bronzeville community. This is the “David” of the story. On the opposing team is “Goliath” or... Read more »
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