December 29, 2016 by Uncola: Like nature, history is full of processes that cannot happen in reverse. Just as the laws of entropy do not allow a bird to fly backward, or droplets to regroup at the top of a waterfall, history has no rewind button. Like the seasons of nature, it moves only forward. … Continue reading Of Time, Turnings, Stars & Wars
Month: December 2016
December 18, 2016 by Uncola: On December 15th, 2016 Facebook announced a series of measures designed to address what they have termed the “issue of fake news and hoaxes”. The assault on fake news by Facebook will consist of four initiatives including: Easier reporting by readers, flagging stories as disputed, informed sharing and disrupting financial … Continue reading Who Will Watch the Watchers?
December 15, 2016 by Uncola: Lately we’ve heard a lot regarding the evil Russian’s hacking of the 2016 presidential election and their sponsorship of fake news websites. Evidently them nasty Russians have unfairly denied the innocent and victimized Hillary Clinton her right to become America’s first woman president. This, after the poor woman went to … Continue reading If the Mainstream Media Were Patriots
December 13, 2016 by Uncola: A war can begin slowly. And quietly. Decisions are made and strategies implemented as outcomes unfold. Assessments are analyzed; tactics remain fluid and adjustments are tweaked as every action elicits an opposing reaction. As time progresses, it becomes easier to discern the enemy as the battle lines become more defined. … Continue reading Once Upon a Time in the West
December 10, 2016 by Uncola: Jack Climber sat on his kitchen floor and surveyed the wreckage. Closing his eyes he could feel a breeze swirl around his head that felt like a caress on his face. He figured he was feeling the breeze because the evil bastards who just left must have neglected to shut … Continue reading Jack & Jill Went Down the Hill
December 6, 2016 by Uncola: On December 5th, 2016, a brave and noble Texas paramedic by the name of Christopher Suprun, wrote his opinion in the New York Times and single-handedly declared Donald Trump to be a domestic enemy of the United States. As one of the 538 members of the Electoral College, Suprun made … Continue reading Controlled Burn: Smoke, No Fire
December 1, 2016 by Uncola: On November 16, 2016 I posted an essay which was actually the conclusion of a three part series, comparing current events with those of the French Revolution and with a touch of Charles Dickens thrown in just for fun. The concluding essay, entitled: “The Good, the Guilty and the Guillotine”, … Continue reading One World Purple People Leaders