Sunday, August 14, 2022

‘Fact-checkers’ Bored by Joe Biden’s Outbursts.

Tweet ( Some of these fact-mangling gaffes might be called “senior moments.” At a Lockheed Martin plant in Alabama on May 3, Biden suggested we were sending missiles to Russia. “Before Russia attacked, we made sure Russia had Javelins and other weapons to strengthen their defenses so Ukraine was ready for whatever happened,”... [Read more...]

The Conservative Surge in Twitter Followers – The Elon Musk Effect?

Tweet ( In January, I wrote about a USA Today article centered around a New York University study that supposedly disproved the claim that social media platforms, like Twitter, discriminate against conservatives. USA Today said, “Despite repeated charges of anti-conservative bias from former President Donald Trump and other GOP... [Read more...]

Twitter needs Donald Trump and his followers now.

Tweet ( When Twitter permanently banned President Donald Trump, it appeared that censorship had won. A tidal wave of additional censorship ensued, causing Twitter to become the dullest place on earth. Free speech vanished on Twitter after excluding Trump. On Earth Day recently, Twitter announced that it will ban advertisements contrary... [Read more...]

Another High-tech Titan Falters.

Tweet ( You’ve probably heard of the high-flying Big Tech FAANG stocks — Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google. Among the five of them, their market cap reached $6 trillion last year, which is more than the GDP of all but a small handful of entire countries. Moreover, their net worth is larger than the entire annual... [Read more...]

Wikipedia Bias!!

April 28, 2022 by  
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I love Wikipedia. I donated thousands of dollars to the Wikimedia Foundation. Before Wikipedia, all we had were printed encyclopedias — out of date by the time we bought them. Then libertarian Jimmy Wales came up with a web-based, crowd-sourced encyclopedia. Crowd-sourced? A Britannica editor called Wikipedia “a public... [Read more...]

6 hard-to-dismiss reasons for owning a trucking company.

April 27, 2022 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The advantages of owning a trucking company are numerous and varied. The trucking industry is a much sought-after and valuable business to have. Having your own trucking business is a great way to make a living. The trucking industry is a cornerstone of the economy and is growing at a fast pace. It is a safe area to work as well,... [Read more...]

What Is a Scatter Plot?

Tweet ( Many different graphs and charts are available when it comes to analyzing business data, processes, and other metrics. These graphs come in many shapes and styles, from bar graphs to line charts to histograms. However, today, we’ll be examining the scatter plot. Scatter plots are an excellent tool for visualizing trend... [Read more...]

Superhero Obama Fights ‘Online Lies’?

April 22, 2022 by  
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The New York Times sounded a little giddy on the front page of its “Business” section April 21 with the headline “Obama Joins Fight to Curb Online Lies.” This spin strongly suggests Barack Obama never lies. He’s a valiant warrior against lies. That came after a badly disguised press release at [Read more...]

I stand with Elon Musk.

Tweet ( The richest man in the world, Elon Musk, recently purchased a 9% stake in Twitter, the social media platform that permanently banned former President Donald Trump and that conservatives accuse of suppressing their content. Musk’s purchase made him Twitter’s largest shareholder, and he vowed to take it over, possibly... [Read more...]

Delivering a defeat to Amazon.

Tweet ( “He’s not smart, or articulate, and to the extent the press wants to focus on us versus him, we will be in a much stronger PR position than simply explaining for the umpteenth time how we’re trying to protect workers.” David Zapolsky, general counsel of Amazon, wrote those words in an email two years ago. Zapolsky was... [Read more...]

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