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
Who Will Watch the Watchers?
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?
If the Mainstream Media Were Patriots
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
Once Upon a Time in the West
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