What Google Can Learn from My Failure to Quit Goog…
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Aug 19, 2017 - 7:39pm
What Google Can Learn from My Failure to Quit Goog…

Note: This is part II of a three part series in response to Google’s recent firing of James Damore. Part I can be read  .   I read James Damore’s   a day or two before he was fired. I found it inspiring and called him a hero in a post on my personal Facebook page. To me, it was a courageous move to voice a well-supported yet unpopular opinion in the face of a hostile audience that would surely seek to cost him his career for expressing such views. Damore’s memo was anonymous, but as a Harvard PhD working as an engineer for Google, I am certain that he was bright enough to realize that his job would be on the line regardless. He put skin in the game and paid a price for a noble and righteous cause.   Even so, I was still stunned when I heard that Damore had indeed been canned. The ideological into…

 
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Economic Law vs. Political Legislation

"Law" is not the same thing as "Legislation", and the difference is not merely semantic.   From Volume 17 of  (Economist and Nobel Laureate):   "Law can modify the conditions under which human beings choose among alternatives; it cannot directly affect the behavior in choosing.  …

Aug 19, 2017 - 3:25pm
 
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The photo that made Nathan Damigo a leader of the…

Summary: America has entered an age of revolutions. This year the counter-revolution by the Right began. It is as ugly as the Left’s revolution; perhaps worse. Unless we act soon, the struggle between our mad extremes will decide America’s fate.   “Leadership is practiced not…

Aug 19, 2017 - 3:10pm
 
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Mass Meditation to Be conducted on the 21st

Join in if you like to bring peace to all life on the earth.  It will start 11:11 Pacific time 1:11 Central time.  Imagine in your mind a pillar of light coming from the sun, going through you, to the center of the earth and then spreading to all living things.  Then imagine that this…

Aug 19, 2017 - 2:44pm
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Neanderthals were the First White People

This is mind-blowing news. DNA testing has now proven that Neanderthals were responsible for passing on whiteness.   Neanderthals had lived in colder regions for hundreds of thousands of years before Homo Sapiens came out of Africa. This gave them the time needed to have their skin-pigment adap…

Aug 19, 2017 - 1:16pm
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LOVE OF MONEY IS THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL

Neil Barofsky, the former regulator tasked with policing banker bailouts in the Bush administration’s Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) told talk show host Bill Moyers another major banking crash is now “inevitable” because neither of the political parties have the stomach …

Aug 19, 2017 - 12:02pm
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HOLLYWEIRD,MSM AND GOAL#26: PROMOTE FILTH!

45 GOALS TO TAKE OVER AMERICA WAS PUBLISHED IN 1963, BY AMERICAN COMMUNISTS. THE NAMES OF ALL THESE SERPENTS ARE ON EVERY BOOK,MOVIE, MAGAZINE AND NEWS ITEMS THEY PUBLISH AND PROMOTE. IF YOU THINK THEY ARE "ONE OF US", " WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER" YOU ARE ONE OF THEM; EITHER WILLINGLY OR AS LENIN …

Aug 19, 2017 - 11:15am
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How I got involved with Politics, or How to Become…

It was around 1994, the wife and I just purchased our first home in Cohoes, New York. The house needed some fixing up, so I applied at the city hall for a building permit. Two days later, I received a letter stating my application was turned down. I called the codes department and asked why I was tu…

Aug 19, 2017 - 10:50am
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GODDAMN - POEM

    The beer was not quite cold Goddamn. Thought I was getting old Goddamn. Did do what I was told Until I was fed up and told myself to stop Goddamn.   Thought this can't be a life not really, cannot be when always have to nod and quietly should agree. Goddamn. &#…

Aug 19, 2017 - 10:30am
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Before Joe's Hangover

August 18, 2017   Introduction: I published an early scene in my "speculative fiction" novel, It's About Time on WriterBeat July 2, 2017.  In that story, Joe--our perfectly humanoid android-- wakes up with a hangover and discovers how it feels to be human.     BEFORE JOE’S …

Aug 18, 2017 - 9:28pm
 
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Confederate Memorials Protected in Virginia by Sta…

Charlottesville, Virginia, was the scene of bitter protests and tragedy in recent days. Who, ultimately, is responsible? Charlottesville mayor Mike Signer earned a   in political science from the   and a   from the  , where he was a Clerk at the Legal Aid…

Aug 18, 2017 - 3:58pm
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See the facts about the Charlottesville riot. You…

Summary: The Charlottesville riot at the “Unite the Right” event is trivial by most standards, but rich with insights into modern America. It is a milestone on a path to an ugly destination, which Left, Right, and Middle prefer not to see. Here are the facts. You decide their significanc…

Aug 18, 2017 - 3:50pm
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Don't try to bury the past

Posted on by   Geraldo Rivera: Erasing of history is very dangerous   I never put too much credence into what Jerry said or does. For years he has been a sensationalist and a little extreme in some areas.   Jerry has done everything to promote himself except gargle pea…

Aug 18, 2017 - 2:17pm
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Ball of Confusion

Some of you might be old enough to remember the wonderful singing group The Fifth Dimensions from the late 60s and early 70s.  They were very emblematic of the counter culture movement at the time.  About 1969 or 1970 they had their hit, Ball of Confusion, a song about the complication and…

Aug 18, 2017 - 1:13pm
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SUPPOSE THEY GAVE A RIOT AND NOBODY CAME?

I am not a fan of Michael Moore but he had a title that resonates with quite a few of us today: “Dude Where’s My Country?”   Many of us watching events unfold on the world stage are asking that same question. So much of what has made America the most powerful nation on t…

Aug 18, 2017 - 12:45pm
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Superstitious answers

My answers to   I just posted (on my blog some time ago, this is a repost...).   1 Do you knock on wood, or use something similar (like cross your fingers), for good luck? I do knock on wood, and I cross my fingers. I’ll even say “knock on wood” when I do …

Aug 18, 2017 - 9:50am
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Harassed or ‘Overly Sensitive?’

Tonight I was wandering Blogland and found that an on-line friend of mine had posted a couple of blog pieces. One of them ‘sparked’ a lengthy comment on her blog and I had a LOT more to say about it, so I opted to write this.   She is COPD4REAL and her blog is entitled copdtravails …

Aug 18, 2017 - 9:27am
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Trump Research Information Only...

In the months prior to Trumps election, I remember a writer on here saying the Trump campaign signs in New York  were everywhere and out numbered those of Clinton.  I argued Trumps popularity in NY and he did lose that state, people dont like him there.  However, I did ask around to p…

Aug 18, 2017 - 9:23am
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In Defense of Google

NOTE: This is part I of a three-part series related to Google’s recent firing of James Damore.   Google has recently fired an engineer named James Damore over   he wrote that circulated through the company. In the memo, Damore criticized the approach Google and the rest of Silic…

Aug 18, 2017 - 8:10am
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President Trump: Stupid or Brilliant?

There was a time when Candidate Trump’s hands were so deep up under the frock of women that his candidacy appeared doomed, even the faithful both from his party and the electorates were jumping ship as rats abandon a doomed ship. Out came FBI’s James Comey with his declaration that Hilla…

Aug 18, 2017 - 4:20am
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Eclipse: Not just a Twilight novel

By now most people have probably figured out that an eclipse is coming this Monday, as it tends to do here in America every so often. Still, I'm not sure everyone's completely clear on all the details, so I thought I'd answer some common questions: Q: Why does everybody have to scream at…

Aug 18, 2017 - 3:02am
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The Ugly Truth About Socialist Venezuela

A staggering 87 percent of Venezuelans say they do not have money to buy enough food, the most recent assessment of living standards by Simón Bolívar University found," The New York Times reported on Monday. The outlet highlighted the growing violence at empty supermarkets, crop warehouses…

Aug 17, 2017 - 7:38pm
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Remember That Thing Called, ‘The Canadian Wa…

When it comes to the past, the quotation, “History is written by the victors” is supposed to be the bottom-line. But the truth is, history is more often true only until it’s uncovered. Unfortunately, often such revelations induce intense reactions. Especially toward people who now …

Aug 17, 2017 - 7:13pm
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