Category: Opinion

BuzzFeed: New Journalism?

BuzzFeed. I’ve built a list of Internet sites that I find interesting. Most are the sites themselves, like Arstechnica, NY Times, The Verge, Science News, NASA and many career related professional journals. Some years ago, my list only included the…

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Aaron Swartz is Dead

If you are aware of the slow erosion of person privacy on the Internet you likely know of Aaron Swartz. If you’ve watched the massive privatization of the Internet from mid 1990s through today, you probably wonder which young person…

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Freedom is Legal In My State: Norm Stamper Interview

Freedom is Legal in My State, An Unedited Interview with Norm Stamper. Norm Stamper is the former Chief of Police of Seattle. His distinguished career won him deep respect and understanding of the impact that law enforcement has on communities,…

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Election Over, Fiscal Cliff Sold as Top Issue

Yes, the GOP Congress continues to complain that the uber-wealthy in the country aren’t going to get paid by the public if the public doesn’t stop borrowing from the uber-wealthy for military weapons and social programs. Its pretty clear we…

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Oil Consumption Resumes

The issues in energy are clear. Fossil energy sources are short-term cheap, cheaper than short term nuclear. Nuclear manages to hide 300 million pounds of high-level radioactive waste across America in places we don’t know much about. We do know…

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Historic Achievements – President Obama


Rachel Maddow enumerates President Obama’s achievements.

Can we change the republican House? If we do, similar progress could take place.

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Mayor Bloomberg Endorses Obama

While he endorsed no one in 2008, today NY Mayor Bloomberg endorsed President Obama for re-election. “But he said he had decided over the past several days that Mr. Obama was the best candidate to tackle the global climate change…

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Why I Like the President

1. The first bill President Obama signed was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, to help women fight back when they don’t get equal pay for equal work. 2. His Recovery Act supported millions of jobs and helped to stave…

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OrcasIslandTV Endorses President Obama

This is the last thing I’m writing about the election. I agree with the Salt Lake Tribute, President Obama should be re-elected. He has is a *seasoned* Commander and Chief to our military. I trust he’ll make the right decisions…

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San Juan Islands Buy, Sell, Trade invites Businesses

San Juan Islands Buy, Sell, Trade has become the community bulletin board, message exchange, lost pet and general interconnect among islanders in San Juan County. At recent count, over 7,000 postings remain in that membership group. Each member of the…

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