Daily Archive: 02/10/2017

Feb 10 2017

Full Moon, Lunar Eclipse and a Comet

There a full moon tonight, the Snow Moon, appropriately, for those of us In The Northeast.. Nothing unusual about that except that there is also a lunar eclipse and a comet Turn this evening into a cosmic experience — a full moon, lunar eclipse and the chance to see a pale green comet as it streaks …

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Feb 10 2017

A Brief History Of Mass Surveillance

Former CIA Analyst Sues Defense Department to Vindicate NSA Whistleblowers by Jenna McLaughlin, The Intercept 2017-02-10 The controversy dates back to 1996, when Ed Loomis, then a computer systems designer for the NSA, along with his team worked to move the NSA’s collection capabilities from the analog to the digital world. The shift would allow …

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Feb 10 2017

Negative Framing

I trust you understand I’d not normally quote National Review, a fountain of ‘Fake News’, lies, and bias, but I found this piece instructive in understanding the magnitude of the victory in the Ninth Circuit yesterday. The Ninth Circuit’s Power Grab National Review Editors February 10, 2017 1:04 PM The Ninth Circuit’s decision against President …

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Feb 10 2017

Pondering the Pundits

“Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Feb 10 2017

The Breakfast Club (Heed The Call)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) to …

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