Category: Opinion

Speakers Corner Eastsound WA

Op-ed. It wouldn’t be Orcas Island without a place for locals to speak their minds in public. The first of its kind in the Islands, Speaker’s Corner across the street from Wildlife Cycles, was donated by Heinz at Enxzo’s. Heinz…

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Illegal Labor in the US

It happens that Americans know of the tragic situation in Mexico, where millions of young people have become criminals just to earn a living-wage. Some estimates put illegal labor at 10 million in the United States, some estimates are much…

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Facebook “Be Bold” Asserting fB’s Wisdom?

Recently, I was told that a post of mine that included a link wasn’t working. Asking a few others, I got the same response. For some Facebook was responding “oops something went wrong”. Of course, because Facebook has no customer…

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Mitt Romney’s iPhone App Misspells America on your Photos

Mitt Romney’s iPhone App Misspells America on your Photos. Could it have been an Internet Meme thoughtup by Newt Romney’s handlers? We just don’t know, but we have some opinions.

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Eclipse Charters: Rated Best Whale Watching

Eclipse Charters on Orcas Island offers visitors and locals a unique view of one of the most beautiful places around. Share via social networks. Tweet

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Brackenfern Lodge is The Lodge on Orcas Island

Orcas Island hotels and bed and breakfasts often have top notch accommodations for guests, and command premium prices. The Lodge on Orcas Island breaks with tradition by incorporating a beautiful king suite with a Lodge famous for its affordability to hikers, retired couples, families and others looking for a friendly and cozy place to stay.

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Facebook Flips the Bird to Users, For 3 Years Running

just a reminder, posting anything on facebook is posting to the rest of the world, there is no privacy settings that work. Assume facebook is publishing everything to everyone. fB: all of your pictures be ours. (it) Facebook says (it)…

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Why Google and Facebook Shouldn’t Get Into Handsets and Operating Systems

Google is pulling out of renewable energy project ? http://planetark.org/enviro-news/item/63983#.Tsx5SRRahxM.facebook “Google Inc has abandoned an ambitious project to make renewable energy cheaper than coal, the latest target of Chief Executive Larry Page’s moves to focus the Internet giant on fewer…

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Why Apple Needs Adobe

They build the desktop publishing market together. Adobe’s Unix workstation based products came to the Apple consumer ‘workstation’, along with Photoshop. Now Adobe’s Premiere, with its GPU accelerated video editing and processing is the leader for professional video editing. After…

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Wake Up App iTunes iPhone app gets approved

The Coffee Party Movement USA is a grassroots formed in January 2010 as an alternative to the Tea Party and has grown into an increasingly diverse organization. The Coffee Party USA officially identifies itself as a 501(c)(4) social benefit organization.…

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