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Winning Cartoon

April 22, 2006 | By | Reply More
Winning Cartoon

See: http://www.cagle.com/politicalcartoons/PCcartoons/boligan.asp Angel Boligan of the El Universal newspaper in Mexico City just won the World Press Cartoon contest with this cartoon. Wonderful commentary on one of my favorite topics.

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Save Internet Neutrality

April 21, 2006 | By | 1 Reply More
Save Internet Neutrality

Congress is now pushing a law that would abandon Network Neutrality, the Internet’s First Amendment. Network neutrality prevents companies like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast from deciding which Web sites work the best — based on who pays them the most. Your local library shouldn’t have to outbid Barnes & Noble for the right to have […]

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Why So Much Weather?

April 3, 2006 | By | 3 Replies More
Why So Much Weather?

A quick question, please.  Why does each local TV newscast have almost five minutes of weather?  I’m not talking about those days when a big snowstorm is about to hit.  I’m talking about a typical weather day.  Who makes the decision to beat mediocre weather into the ground each night, and why? I’ve discussed this […]

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Politicians Speaking Publicly Versus Privately

April 3, 2006 | By | Reply More
Politicians Speaking Publicly Versus Privately

What if a co-worker told you both of the following things:  A) She was leaving the company to take a new job; and B) She was not leaving the company to take a new job. You would probably assume that she was playing a joke on you or that she was struggling with an illness […]

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