Author Archives: Tom Long

Fake Media – Watching the Death of Journalism

I grew up in the era of Walter Cronkite, the Huntley-Brinkley Report, and later the reporters who broke the Watergate story, Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward. It may offend our modern sense that crowdsourcing is always better than curated, but … Continue reading

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Another Pillar Falls – the Senate

There are times when I think that perhaps I am witnessing the end of the American epoch. Riding to victory on the shoulders of our country’s white, less educated, males (Pew Research), Trump has ushered in a typhoon of chaos … Continue reading

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Those Who Cannot Remember

Happy President's Day. pic.twitter.com/bd3Hxoe7sS — Ava DuVernay (@ava) February 20, 2017 “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” ~ George Santayana Have we so quickly forgotten the mistakes of our past that we now wish to … Continue reading

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followshows improvements

Runtime 2:07 Minutes There are a lot of shows on TV these days. It has reached the point that we need a way of keeping track of which was the last episode we watched of each TV show we follow. … Continue reading

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Back to the Island

Runtime 3:34 Minutes Different people recharge in different ways, of course. My wife loves to acquire old furniture and turn it into something special. I like to take pictures and strum my guitar. This Sunday I went for a walk … Continue reading

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