...ON THE MORNING of December 30, the day after Barack Obama imposed sanctions on Russia for interfering in the 2016 US election, Tillmann Werner was sitting down to breakfast in Bonn, Germany. He spread some jam on a slice of rye bread, poured himself a cup of coffee, and settled in to check Twitter at … Continue reading ……..inside the hunt for russia’s most notorious hacker….
“A Minority President: Why the Polls Failed, and What the Majority Can Do.” George Lakoff didn’t start off in the world of politics. He was a founding father of cognitive linguistics, starting with his 1980 book, “Metaphors We Live By“ (co-authored with philosopher Mark Johnson). The book showed how immediate, concrete experience — bodily orientation, … Continue reading ……..“A Minority President: Why the Polls Failed, and What the Majority Can Do.”…..
.....can't say we didn't know.....can't say we weren't told........ Source: Michael Vadon/Wikimedia Commons In late 2015, we commenced what would become an ongoing conversation about then-presidential candidate Donald Trump’s mental health. We were concerned that, given his “straightforward” or "outsider" presentation and charisma, he would appeal to people who were … Continue reading …..what part of “unfit” are we having trouble with?…….
HOLY CRAP KIDS!.... On the day of North Korea’s first atomic test in 2006, aides to President George W. Bush began phoning foreign capitals to reassure allies startled by Pyongyang’s surprising feat. The test, aides said, had been mostly a failure: a botched, 1-kiloton cry for attention from a regime that had no warheads or … Continue reading ……of horseshoes and hand grenades…….
......from the..... Fun Is Where You Find It....Folks....... ....... ..."Wikileaks has carefully reviewed the "Year Zero" disclosure and published substantive CIA documentation while avoiding the distribution of 'armed' cyberweapons until a consensus emerges on the technical and political nature of the CIA's program and how such 'weapons' should analyzed, disarmed and published.".... https://wikileaks.org/ciav7p1/ #### … Continue reading ……vault 7: cia hacking tools revealed……..
Revelations by WikiLeaks raise concerns about the extent to which the C.I.A. can peek in on domestic and foreign targets, and how much private companies have compromised their customers. On Tuesday morning, WikiLeaks released eight thousand seven hundred and sixty-one files that it said were “from an isolated, high-security network situated inside the CIA’s Center … Continue reading …..Revelations by WikiLeaks raise concerns…..
By Andy Borowitz March 7, 2017 WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—At a press conference on Tuesday morning, Ben Carson, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, told reporters that people who are pushed out of windows are “extremely lucky” because they get “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fly through the air.” “Ever since … Continue reading …..baffled ben carson says…. people pushed out of windows….. get unique opportunity to fly through air……