Daily Archive: 01/03/2017

Jan 03 2017

Wading Deeper In The Muck

In the cover of darkness, behind closed doors, the House Republican voted to cripple the Office Congressional Ethics (OCE) by making it accountable to the very people they are charged to investigate. Less than 24 hours before the House convenes and votes on its rules for the 115th Congress, Republicans adopted an amendment Monday night, …

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Jan 03 2017

Populism and ‘Fake’ News

At Tech Dirt today, Mike Masnick has a story up about the wave of Government proposals to censor news they news they don’t like. In this case the Government is Italian and Masnick cites this piece from Politico– Italy joins calls for fake news crackdown By Zoya Sheftalovich, Politico 12/30/16, 7:13 AM CET “Post-truth in …

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Jan 03 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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Jan 03 2017

The Breakfast Club (Chasing The Truth)

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 10:30am (ET) to …

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