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Thought For the Day: Access To Information and Freedom of Expression, Including the Public Conversation On Twitter, Is Never More Important Than During Democratic Processes, Particularly Elections

 “Access to information and freedom of expression, including the public conversation on Twitter, is never more important than during democratic processes, particularly elections.” – Kate Ruane, ACLU’s legislative counsel applied to the Ugandan elections while turning a blind eye to … Continue reading

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On the Influence of Mass and Social Media

Mass Media Shaping of Culture and Perceptions of Self, Others and the World:             Where once Gutenberg’s printing press led the way in shaping the world, the driving technology in the modern world is mass media in its many and … Continue reading

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While You Named the Stars For Me

It’s the eighth day of Na/GloPoWriMo 2020!  Today’s optional prompt is to take bits of Twitter bot generated poets and run with it to make it our own.  I have no idea what others did, but, it seemed the thing … Continue reading

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Flickring Twitters of Instagram Moments

Social media.. boon or bane? It’s hard to say.  At this present moment, it seems that the greater the tools to meet and greet our fellow humanity embraced in our chosen moments, conversely we are losing some of sense of … Continue reading

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The Squishy Sound of Democracy

The suppression of free speech is a leading indicator of fascism not freedom and certainly not the small r republican values our Founding Fathers advocated in their classical liberalism.  I for one refuse to bend to tyranny from any camp… … Continue reading

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