Category «Rant»

don’t like Facebook contests

I’m not a big fan of those contests where participants have to get people to vote for them on Facebook (or via other social media). Those events are obviously much more of a popularity contest and a test to see who’s more proficient at gaining votes via the prescribed technology (or who can drum up …

why a private e-mail server?

When Hillary Clinton was U.S. Secretary of State, she used her own private e-mail server to manage her work e-mail. Many reports show that her e-mail address was “hdr22@clintonemail.com”. Now that she’s running for president, her use of that server seems to be her biggest stumbling block. Many are saying that she sent/received messages containing …

inheritance is not an excuse for failure

I thought I was done hearing this crap. Harvey Weinstein, an American film producer, was on Piers Morgan tonight, talking about many issues, one of which was the economy and President Obama’s lack of solutions. In his opinion, he said, “he inherited this”. What kind of crap excuse is that? He “inherited” this? Seriously? Listen, …

newspaper headline is irresponsible and deceiving

The headline on today’s Green Bay Press-Gazette reads “SENATE BYPASSES DEMS”. What a downright crock of crap. The article is from the Associated Press, written by Scott Bauer. Other news outlets picked up the same article using the same headline, while others chose more appropriate headlines: Wisconsin Republicans cut collective bargaining, Real Clear Politics Wisconsin …