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Where did those “protest” rallies originate and who pays for them?
I have a dark thought. Today’s “protest” rallies — with the usual themes, flags, signs and carefully accoutered and masked “protesters” — don’t even pretend to be spontaneous applications of First Amendment* rights. (When people get together brandishing heavy weaponry, … Continue reading
Posted in How I Learned The Facts of Life, Koch Bros Final Solution to Democracy, Komprosplat, Mueller investigation, political campaigns, Politics, The Facts of Life, Trumpism Tagged anti-COVID protests, Betsy DeVos, Koch Bros, Lisa Graves, Mueller report, protest groups, Russians, Tea Party, Trump Comments Off on Where did those “protest” rallies originate and who pays for them?
What should we do about Facebook? I have a plan*
(*Thanks, Elizabeth Warren, for this catch phrase.) Boy, is everyone going crazy over Facebook! It is evil, it has to be censored. It allows politicians to sell ads with ugly and discredited smears. It was and will be again the … Continue reading
Posted in political campaigns, Politics, The Facts of Life Tagged Betsy DeVos, bots, censorship, chatbots, child pornography, deepfakes, Elizabeth Warren, Facebook, Kara Swisher, kompromat, political ads, Renee DiResta, trolls Comments Off on What should we do about Facebook? I have a plan*
Good news for public schools
I read David L. Kirp’s opinion piece, “The Community School Comes of Age,” in today’s New York Times with my mouth dropping open and my heart beating faster. Because I’d never heard of community schools, never heard that New York … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, The Facts of Life Tagged AFT, Betsy DeVos, community schools, Eve Moskowitz, public schools, Success Acadmies, the Island School, UFT, union teachers Comments Off on Good news for public schools