Category Archives: Morning Thoughts

Short blurbs on various topics. (I think most clearly in the morning, hence this category – ed.)

Chemtrails are really just Contrails

One of the many bogus conspiracy theories speaks of so-called chemtrails. Chemtrails are actually contrails. Contrails (condensation trails) are water vapor caused by both jet engine exhaust and the Bernoulli effect around a plane’s wings as air is rapidly decompressed … Continue reading

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How to watch TV without Time Warner

Time Warner and CBS, two gargantuans of television, are bickering with the result that a few million people are not able to view CBS via Time Warner Cable. I somehow feel this is all part of the ongoing reconcentration of … Continue reading

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The case of imprisoned Barrett Brown of Anonymous

Barrett Brown is less known than Edward Snowden but is no less a hero of truth. If you care about freedom of speech, you should read about another unjustly imprisoned whistleblower, covered by the Democracy Now story on jailed Anonymous … Continue reading

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Amnesty International statement on Edward Snowden

Here is a link to the Amnesty International statement on Snowden: http://www.amnestyusa.org/news/news-item/usa-must-not-persecute-whistleblower-edward-snowden Listening to the interview with Edward Snowden by Glenn Greenwald aired on the Democracy Now I hear an honest intelligent person who is coming clean and revealing activity … Continue reading

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Zero Dark Thirty, a review

Here is my review of Zero Dark Thirty. For me, it’s a story, about the movie, about going to see the movie, and about this life I find myself passing through. It’s always that way. I previously shared my thoughts … Continue reading

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Zero Dark Thirty (before I saw the movie)

This is my a prequel to my review of Zero Dark Thirty. My review of Zero Dark Thirty was written later. The radio advertisements for Zero Dark Thirty are insulting. “We all remember where we were when Bin Laden was … Continue reading

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ESPN Radio ads during play by play

Sunday Dec 30, 2012. Complaint posted to ESPN Radio. I was listening to this morning’s ESPN Radio football game broadcast on AM 710 Los Angeles. On every possession during the game, while the clock was running, an irritating 5 to … Continue reading

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Dear President Obama

Wednesday Nov 8, 2012 Dear President Obama: You have have been elected to serve four more years. Now you may use your influence and power to make some changes. Please stop the insane “War on Drugs” that has failed for … Continue reading

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The NHL owners are cancelling the hockey season?

I have lots of friends, even male friends, who don’t watch sports much and even more female friends who don’t. They consider sports to be uninteresting, not vital to life. They read books and actually do things like going on … Continue reading

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The Privatization of Education

This morning, Uprising Radio addressed the issue of how education is being privatized and how test scores are being given more importance than education. The story is heart wrenching, explaining for example how little kids from the ghetto are asked … Continue reading

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