Category Archives: Vents

Quick reactions Dennis has to stuff he has read or seen.

Supreme court continues evil immigration policy

Hard working immigrants had hope that parents who are undocumented but who have children born in the United States would be able to receive a permit to work lawfully and a social security number and officially contribute to the economy … Continue reading

Posted in Left, Vents | Leave a comment

The Arab Spring has turned into Winter

I feel like a fool when I look back three years to my opinion on the so-called revolution in Libya in 2011. I was somewhat cautious and realistic that the road ahead would not be easy for Arabs who seek … Continue reading

Posted in Left, Vents | Leave a comment

U.S. Military contractors engaged in de facto Human Trafficking

I find this latest report of human tafficking by U.S. military contractors in cahoots with local so-called subcontractors to obtain workers for U.S. bases to be so annoying I had to mirror the Democracy Now/Al Jazeera report here as my … Continue reading

Posted in Left, Morning Thoughts, Vents | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Morning Thoughts, Technology, Vents | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Morning Thoughts, Vents | Leave a comment

Election Night 2012

It is 5PM on election night and I want to see the early results. I try tuning in to my local PBS channel KCET (at least it used to be PBS). I see some guy with a British accent doing … Continue reading

Posted in Vents | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Morning Thoughts, Vents | Leave a comment

Why does KPFK give air time to Gary Null?

I have tired of turning on KFPK radio (90.7 FM, Los Angeles) at night only to hear the self-aggrandizing voice of Gary Null being emitted into the vacuum of the Los Angeles radio air. At first one tends to like … Continue reading

Posted in Left, Morning Thoughts, Vents | 14 Comments

Tar Sands Pipeline

Tar sand and oil shale are both boondoggles. Both extract very little usable oil. Both take huge amounts of energy to get to it. And both tar sands and oil shale tear up the landscape and damage the water supply. … Continue reading

Posted in Left, Morning Thoughts, Vents | Leave a comment

Social Security Works

Being a computer nerd, I subscribe to Slash Dot News for Nerds. Once each morning, I receive a digest of discussions on topics that are of interest to, well, to nerds. This mornings headlines included the topic: “How Bad is … Continue reading

Posted in Left, Vents | Leave a comment