Category Archives: Media

VIDEOS IN A MAGAZINE!

Dy’er Sez: What an incredible bit of tech this is. Of course, using it simply for advertising is not going to really peek into the possibilities. Greeting cards, video content in magazines and news papers (think Harry Potter), band posters (think … Continue reading

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NEWSPAPERS COULD GET A BAIL-OUT

Dy’er Sez: Although I do rely on the print media (or the web version of the same) for the majority of my news consumption, the idea that the President is even thinking about bailing out news-papers makes me wonder if the … Continue reading

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IN FRANCE: DOWNLOAD ILLEGAL MATERIAL AND LOSE YOUR INTERNET…FOREVER

Dy’er Sez: This is the most draconian proposal (apparently, soon to be a law) I have ever seen concerning people who download copyrighted material illegally. It seems that the recording and movie industry has gone way, overboard (and, just a hunch, … Continue reading

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CINDY SHEEHAN PROTESTING OBAMA

Dy’er Sez: Many people protested Bush during his tenure; many of this many are now turning a blind eye towards the broken promises of the Obama administration. Not Cindy Sheehan. Much like she did with Bush, she has camped herself outside … Continue reading

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FBI AGENT PROVOCATURE IN DEEP DOODOO

Dy’er  Sez: Hal Turner was no simple blogger, as the following news story would lead you to believe. He was also a radio host, and a regular contributor to right-wing radio shows as well (notably, he had quite a bit … Continue reading

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A WORD ABOUT THE TOWN HALL PROTESTS

Dy’er Sez: Lately there have been quite a lot of news reports and Youtube videos which show American citizens loudly disrupting congress-critter’s town hall meetings in various districts across the country. Lately, as I keep CNN on in the background … Continue reading

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Brighthouse Cable Goes Big Brother

Dy’er Sez: This is extremely disturbing from a civil liberties and privacy perspective. No offence to the Brighthouse employees being trained, but what gives them the right to think they are Sherlock Holmes when they drive past your home or, for … Continue reading

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Press Sec. Confronted By the Press

Dy’er Sez: This is a very telling confrontation between members of the press (including Democrat supporter, Helen “Pitbull” Thomas) and White House Press Secretary Gibbs. And they bring up an interesting point (which Gibbs tried hard, and failed, to deflect) … Continue reading

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On the Subject of News Media Being Controlled…

Apparently, the Washington Post was offering a little “Pay-for-Play” banquet to those who have really big check-books. From Politico:   By: Mike Allen and Michael Calderone Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth said today she was canceling plans for an exclusive … Continue reading

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Send Off for Saddam

The announcement that Saddam Hussein’s appeal has failed is being broadcast in the news, and the speculation is that he will be hung by the neck until dead this weekend. One would think that such an even would force a … Continue reading

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