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He will only use it for Good..


Jack & Bobby

Jack and Bobby comes up in quite a few lists of shows gone too soon..




The dirty secret behind Ben Shapiro's success on Facebook

The success of The Daily Wire, the website run by right-wing pundit Ben Shapiro, on Facebook is mind-boggling. The site has a small staff and primarily aggregates content from Twitter and other news outlets. Typically, its articles are very short, usually less than 500 words, and contain no original reporting.

And yet, last month, The Daily Wire was the seventh-ranked publisher on Facebook, according to the analytics service NewsWhip. Articles published in The Daily Wire attracted 60,616,745 engagements in May. Engagement is a combination of shares, likes, and comments, and is a way of quantifying distribution on Facebook. The reach of The Daily Wire's articles was equal to the New York Times (60,722,727) and more than the Washington Post (49,219,525).

But that actually understates how well The Daily Wire does on Facebook. While the New York Times published 15,587 articles in May, and the Washington Post published 8,048, The Daily Wire published just 1,141. On a per article basis, The Daily Wire receives more distribution than any other major publisher. And it's not close.

What explains The Daily Wire's phenomenal success on Facebook? Popular Information revealed part of the answer last October. But the full story is much darker.

Popular Information has discovered a network of large Facebook pages each built by exploiting racial bias, religious bigotry, and violence that systematically promote content from The Daily Wire. These pages, some of which have over 2 million followers, do not disclose a business relationship with The Daily Wire. But they all post content from The Daily Wire ten or more times each day. Moreover, these pages post the exact same content from The Daily Wire at the exact same time.

The undisclosed relationship not only helps explain The Daily Wire's unlikely success on Facebook but also appears to violate Facebook's rules...


Being friends with Zuck has benefits apparently.



Coup coming in Nicaragua?


Thank you, Bobby Kennedy, for caring when others didn't




Harry Chapin

Harry Chapin played a concert there shortly before his death.

My sister's wedding reception happened to be in the nearby Cascade Clubhouse and you could hear him ...

What the World Needs Now

Tom Clay (August 20, 1929 -- November 22, 1995) was an American radio personality and disc jockey. Clay is best remembered for his single on Motown's MoWest label "What the World Needs Now Is Love"/"Abraham, Martin and John" (MoWest MW5002F), a compilation of clips from the two popular records, interviews, and speeches of Jack and Bobby Kennedy and Martin Luther King emphasizing tolerance and civil rights. It went to #8 on the Billboard Hot 100. It sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc.

Evil is good.

Other than that CBS usually has had pretty mediocre offerings. Person of Interest and Elementary were good and had good runs.

I'm still mad they cancelled Limitless after one season..

Same with Fox and Alcatraz.

13 Days ...

In light of Trump trying to turn America into an armed camp.


It might be useful to look back to when it was the President preserving Democracy...

General Curtis LeMay: You're in a pretty bad fix, Mr. President.

President Kennedy: What did you say?

General Curtis LeMay: You're in a pretty bad fix.

President Kennedy: Well, maybe you haven't noticed: You're in it with me.


The Cascades of Jackson opened for the season..

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