Category Archives: Main

Short essays on my day to day life.

I Repaired Our Onan Generator’s Electronics!

When “off-grid” we rely on an Onan Emerald II 4KW generator for battery charging and 110 VAC requirements.  Typically in the winter time we run the generator 1 hour for breakfast, 1 hour for lunch and 1-2 hours in the … Continue reading

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Yes, The System is Rigged. But not the way you think.

So. I turn 62 soon. I live on SSI and the SS has deemed me totally and permanently disabled. But SSI rules require me to apply for all forms of income that for which I am eligible. So I move … Continue reading

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Adversarial Debate and its Pitfalls

Rough draft, stream of conscious sort of thing. Or what happens when you drink your own Koolaid. I’ve been walking our dog and thinking.  I’ve been tempting southern baptists to think, but that’s only my mean side showing.  Paige Patterson, … Continue reading

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How Twitter Bots and Trump Fans Made #ReleaseTheMemo Go Viral

Russian bots and their American allies gamed social media to put a flawed intelligence document atop the political agenda. That should alarm us.   By MOLLY K. MCKEW February 04, 2018   Molly K. McKew is an expert on information … Continue reading

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Politico analyzes the bot campaign behind the Nunes memo.

Politico analyzes the bot campaign behind the Nunes memo. By Salig Sunday Feb 04, 2018 · 11:40 AM EST Politico has just published a detailed and frightening account of the bot-enhanced social media campaign that led to the release of … Continue reading

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House Intelligence Committee Minority Releases Response to Nunes Memo

By cbastian for The Washington Post Friday Feb 02, 2018 · 4:17 PM EST House Intelligence Committee Minority Response to Release of Chairman Nunes’ Misleading Memo Washington, DC – Today, the Minority of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence … Continue reading

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The full Nunes memo, annotated, The Washington Post

  After plenty of consternation — including a public rebuke from the FBI and cries of foul from Democrats — the GOP memo on the Russia investigation has been released. The full memo was crafted by Republican staffers to House Intelligence … Continue reading

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Carter Page, 3 Russian Spies and the FISA Court

“Page had been on the radar of the FBI at least as far back as 2013, when a bureau wiretap caught suspected Russian spies discussing their attempts to recruit him. Even after being interviewed by the investigators in that case, … Continue reading

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Federalism, Section III of DISSENTING STATEMENT OF COMMISSIONER MIGNON L. CLYBURN

  Section II, Misreading Regulatory History Section III Federalism If you’re wondering why the FCC is preempting state consumer protection laws in this item without notice, let me help you with a simple jingle that you can easily commit to … Continue reading

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Misreading Regulatory History, Section II of DISSENTING STATEMENT OF COMMISSIONER MIGNON L. CLYBURN

Section one, Why Net Neutrality was a Good Idea Section II of The DISSENTING STATEMENT OF COMMISSIONER MIGNON L. CLYBURN Re: Restoring Internet Freedom, WC Docket No. 17-108.. Misreading Regulatory History This item’s justification for rolling back our light-touch Title … Continue reading

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