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Politics and #OWS on Facebook

October 27, 2011


Yesterday I read a 60-comment debate on Facebook about the Occupy Wall Street protests. Actually calling it a debate would be rather generous – it was mostly “teabagger” this and “Fox News that.” The whole thing was started with a someone posting a panel of Captain America saying to stand your ground and captioning the […]

Don’t use the Austin plane crash for political smearing

February 18, 2010


The big news today is the deliberate crash of a small plane¬†into an IRS building in Austin, TX where 200 people worked. The pilot, Joseph Black, was upset with taxes, among other things, and appears to have left a lengthy suicide note/manifesto¬†that we assume is authentic. Black was quite obviously a nutcase, yet the nature […]