When a pair of Women with a crush turn it into a hate campaign…

The trouble with crushes is sometimes when they don’t get the attention from the person that is the target of their desires they turn it into an out and out hate campaign against not only the person of desire but their family… Yeah, it really is an issue with some women, the most notable recently Shannon Coulter of #GrabYourWallet fame. They do say spurned attraction tends to turn into absolute unadulterated hatred towards another person and in this case she has a hatred towards President Donald Trump and his family to the extend that she operates a campaign attacking their … Continue reading When a pair of Women with a crush turn it into a hate campaign…

When your freedom of speech encroaches on others

There is much debate over how the internet has turned into a cesspool in the past year or two full of trolls and terrorist propaganda etc.   Demands for controls to stop such content from being allowed abound but at what point do we stop suppressing the voice of those we don’t agree with. Many people get labeled “Troll” and the reason is simple, they have a point of a view that you don’t agree with. I’ve seen so many point the finger and accuse a person of being a troll yet they are the ones attacking this person and … Continue reading When your freedom of speech encroaches on others

WTF! Facebook! You did exactly what we thought you would

Yes, looks like Facebook has decided the best way of dealing with the false flag of Fake News by saying “It’s up to the users to spot fake news and flag it for us”. Yes, they’ve decided that we, the users, that were so called “swayed” by fake news to be the ones that identify the fake news for them! The reason they gave was that we are the ones that would notice it more while that goes exactly against the whole theme of people being confused about what is real of fake. Doesn’t that sound as dumb as can … Continue reading WTF! Facebook! You did exactly what we thought you would

Are We more biased or tribalistic thanks to Social Media and the Internet?

One thing that seems to have become apparent this year is that there has been a far more vocal approach on social media when it comes to political side taking.  In fact it has become quite an us and them situation, they side takers determined to refute the opposing opinions in many cases not caring about checking the factuality of that opposing opinion. Humans are pack animals,  it’s why we tend to socialize in gangs, groups or support particular teams.  It is inherent that we do that.  Some people will stand and deny that they are but then will put … Continue reading Are We more biased or tribalistic thanks to Social Media and the Internet?