Category: Technology

Finding Out What Voters Really Think About Presidental Debates

Finding Out What Voters Really Think About Presidental Debates

With the 2020 presidential campaign season underway, a new cycle of debates has been set in motion -- complete with perpetual analysis as to what transpired in each.

Bias

How Amazon and Silicon Valley Seduced the Pentagon

How Amazon and Silicon Valley Seduced the Pentagon

Tech moguls like Jeff Bezos and Eric Schmidt have gotten unprecedented access to the Pentagon. And one whistleblower who raised flags has paid the price.

Bias

Want to Meet With the Trump Administration? Donald Trump Jr.’s Hunting Buddy Can Help

Want to Meet With the Trump Administration? Donald Trump Jr.’s Hunting Buddy Can Help

Tommy Hicks Jr. isn’t in government, but he’s a longtime pal of the president’s son. That has put him in the room when the administration talks China and 5G policy, and it lets him help others — including one friend who had $143 million riding on the outcome.

Bias

Google Cares About One Thing, and It Isn’t Politics

Google Cares About One Thing, and It Isn’t Politics

The bias you see when you look at your Google search results is your own.

Bias

The Oil Industry In An Electric Future

The Oil Industry In An Electric Future

The adoption of electric vehicles will have consequences

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Civil Rights Groups Have Been Warning Facebook About Hate Speech In Secret Groups For Years

Civil Rights Groups Have Been Warning Facebook About Hate Speech In Secret Groups For Years

Civil rights groups say they have been noticing and raising the issue of hateful posts in hidden forums for years — with limited response from Facebook.

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New Bill Aimed at Helping Conservatives on Social Media Called ‘Hot Garbage’

New Bill Aimed at Helping Conservatives on Social Media Called ‘Hot Garbage’

The new bill would create a new federal bureaucracy to police online content.

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Don’t Blame Liberals and Democrats for Social Media Bans

Don’t Blame Liberals and Democrats for Social Media Bans

People were banned for violating terms of service--even Alex Jones' site has terms of service.

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Opinions

An Age Limit on the Presidency?

By Janet Ybarra

Carter, who today is 95, came out to say that even 80 years old is too old to be up for the all of what job of president demands.

We Need to Get Rid of the Useless Penny

By Winston Wang

Pennies cause more even more trouble than they are worth — quite literally.

Brett Kavanaugh Has No Business Serving on the Supreme Court

By Janet Ybarra

If now we cannot have faith in that investigation which was supposed to have cleared him, perhaps now we can no longer have faith in Kavanaugh's service on that high court.

Lying About His Statements, Donald Trump Seems To Think He Leads North Korea

By Janet Ybarra

Trump appears to be confused with his dear friend, the autocratic Kim Jong Un. This isn't North Korea. Trump can't say something--anything--especially on tape and think he can pretend he never said it.

September Democratic Presidential Debate Recap

By Allison Hellman

Another month gone, another Democratic debate to usher in the fall season.

Defeat Judicial Appointment for Steven Menashi (and All Those Like It)

By Janet Ybarra

Every once in a while, a Trump judicial nominee comes forward who is even more noticeably worse than the rest. Steven Menashi is one of those.

We Have Met Our Greatest Security Threat, and It Is Us

By Janet Ybarra

As we stop to remember the solemn events of September 11, 2001, perhaps we can recall nothing more important than the great spirit of togetherness and national unity that the terrible terrorist attacks of that day engendered across the nation.

The Brexit Will Tear the United Kingdom Apart

By Thomas Brown

I confess that, while I was never really on board with Brexit, the breathless warnings from the pro-EU camp were enough to push me into the pro-Brexit side.

Winning 2020 Will Be Harder Than Trump Thinks

By Janet Ybarra

Donald Trump will have to deal with a very unique challenge which other incumbent presidents have not had to face, at least in modern times, as he seeks a second term. And that's before he faces a single Democrat....

Will Joe Biden Utimately Destroy His Own Campaign?

By Janet Ybarra

Now that he's running for president, Joe Biden's penchant for gaffe-making has become an increasing focus for the press.