Media on Social Media

The Globe and Mail is censoring commentary on Google+

Apparently, they remain unclear on how the internet works. 

The Newspaper repeats it’s printed copy online:

300 South African firefighters are trained and headed to Fort McMurray: The South African government sees it as repaying a debt to the Canadian people for their support for the anti-apartheid struggle. But it’s also a strategy for changing the lives of unemployed South African youths
300 South African firefighters are trained and headed to Fort McMurray
 300 South African firefighters are trained and headed to Fort McMurray

 

I commented: Canada turned down Mexico, our Trade Partner like 2 weeks ago and now it’s in 2 provinces and we are getting international aid…. okay… interesting update….

 

Conservatives take steps to end official opposition to gay marriage: At convention, a resolution finds strong support to strike the traditional man-woman definition of wedlock from party policy
Conservatives take steps to end official opposition to gay marriage
Conservatives vote to end official opposition to gay marriage
The Canadian Conservatives have no equivalent to the American Conservatives “log Cabin Republicans” – which is the gay men who want to be part of the conservatives, but are not straight enough to actually belong.
American Columnist Dan Savage refers to them as “Porch Faggots”.
In Canada, there are Gays and Lesbians who are conservative in that they are fiscal conservatives, but not the self loathing that is required to want to belong to a club that does not want you as a member.
Anyway….it was merely a reference to there not being any such organization in Canada, as if Canadians don;t know how to compare and constrast. After all, we follow the American elections more than our own, and last year, 2015, was the first time anyone imagined a PM candidate naked and the first American election that no one wants to.
Wildrose suspends MLA from caucus over insult to Wynne on Facebook
Meanwhile in Canada’s Provinces…..Canada hasn’t gotten the hang of the internet…
There is a big deal of nothing being made of the Alberta Provincial MLA from their right of the right party that referred to Ontario Premiere Kathleen Wynne as having an unclear gender identity.
Kathleen Wynne is a lesbian and on the butch side of the spectrum. She was partly elected under the Liberal Party Provincially because of it not being an issue in Canada – when it was in fact a big deal to have a woman and a lesbian achieve that level of political success.
So it is telling that while the Federal Conservatives are seeking to appear inclusive, the provincial conservatives remain clear on the subject: they not only do not wish to include, they wish to be able to mock and get away with, what has traditionally been gotten away with.
The other issue is that the provincial Liberal Parties are actual conservatives, so there is about to be a re-shuffle of who is in what party and at what level.
After all, when Brian Mulrooney ended the Progressive Conservatives, Jean Charest did not take over that helm to win Quebec, he dropped into provincial liberals and let Kim Campbell run that party of out existence.
Something Rona Ambrose might have considered, eh?
Anyway – the Federal Liberal Party is the party of the Canada Charter.
We have a Government Party of the Day that respects what that means eh.

 

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Strawberry Hills @ The Dentist

I had a very good visit with the dentist. I discovered that three of my teeth are ticklish to the polisher. I got the giggles despite it only being a scaling and cleaning. Nothing administered but tools.

Then, a brief-ish stop at the grocery store because of Pharmacy. Frustrations managed so yay me.

Anyway, home now and no more dentist until next year.

 

Raw Recovery Specialist

Prevalence of antidepressant prescriptions worries some experts – Cantech Letter
Prevalence of antidepressant prescriptions worries some experts - Cantech Letter
Why were Toronto pot shops raided yesterday?
Why were Toronto pot shops raided yesterday? Police chief Mark Saunders speaking now
Japan’s oldest elephant dies, aged 69
Japan's oldest elephant dies, aged 69
they are supposed to live into their 90s, but their teeth wear out in animal prisons and so they die sooner….

humanosaurs pushing the mass extinctions

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A Better World: Leaderboard

Dear America: It is time to say you are sorry for ending the war the way that was done.

Lead the way and say, no more weapons.. there are things too terrible

and no one should ever have to escalate again

we need to get along and work and play well

after all – there are a number of reactors that need to be dealt with and the international community has not proven that nuke are safe for any use

we do not understand the forces we are using

the alchemists would never have made gold via chemistry

Nuclear Science does it all the time.. elements are all transmutable

Obama to become first U.S. president to visit Hiroshima
Obama to become first U.S. president to visit Hiroshima

 

How to make the world better: USA

I am unsure which American Politician said it, but I learned the quote in the 1980s, and it was in reference to military weapons being nuclear. “The Unconventional becomes the Convention.” to date, 2016, America is the only nation to … Continue reading

 

 

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ElvisWorld: Natalie Wood

Natalie Wood and Elvis Presley

Their publicity date is best documented in these 2 books

Natalie, a Memoir by her Sister, Lana Wood and The Rebel and The King by Nick Adams.

It was supposed to be 2 weeks, but Natalie was bored in Memphis and she thought Elvis was a square and went home early.

I have not gotten my copy of Nick Adams’ book

But I did read the Lana Wood book’s commentary on the Elvis date.

It was only the one sentence, to the gist of  “Natalie wrote home to say she was returning early, Elvis was a square.”

Nick Adams remained friends with Elvis until February 1968, when Adams died, officially a suicide.

ElvisWorld: Bill Burke on Elvis and “Little Elvis”

Natalie famously drowned – and if only she had take off her coat, she wouldn’t have become exhausted and drowned a meter off shore and inches from where her feet would have touched ground.

Plus, booze on a boat eh?

all in all, Elvis Presley died the way most who die at home, die. in the bathroom.

heavy sigh, eh?

 

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Elvis Presley vs Nipper

Elvisbooks: Alanna Nash

Elvisworld: Nathalie Wood

ElvisWorld: Smoking, Booze and Song

ElvisWorld: James Dean

Elvis was metrosexual; but was he Bisexual?

Buddy Holly opened for Elvis

RnR: Elvis vs Buddy Holly

Buddy Raves On

Rockverse: The Teenaged Lovers

The Beatles: honed in Hamburg

Hello & Goodbye to the Big Bopper

Ritchie Valens and rocking it folk style

Rock of Ages: Teen Sploitation

The Beatles vs Jesus and India

80s Rocksploitation: La Bamba

From Rocksploitations to Rock Opera: The Movie Soundtrack

Teensploitation Reviews: River’s Edge

 

2016

MusicWorld: Prince dead at 57

When I’m 74: Paul in Vancouver 2016

Rock Star Elvis Sightings

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VegasWorld: Elvis Presley

Elvis performs live in front of an audience he can be heard over

Grown Ups, who are beyond the teenage Car Romances

the generation why What Happened in Vegas, Stayed There…
usually never to be found again, out in the desert, right?

Col Parker enjoyed Gambling, but Vegas was

Adults who were not interested in Elvis.

His 2 week run was reduced to 1 week.

Vegas was not yet ready for Elvis.

Photo

Boy singer poses on the diving board

Photo:

then, hangs out poolside with the boys in the band

Photo:

DJ Fontana, Drums, Scooty Moore, Guitar, Bill Black, Bass

Teen Idol Atomic Powered Singer

Elvis Presley, poolside

 

 

the Vegas of the 50s is best seen in the early 1960’s Elvis movie

 

Viva Las Vegas

 

all those buildings were torn down for bigger conventions spaces, beyond gambling

Elvis Presley was the act to secure the financing and Old Vegas was Replaced.

Elvis Presley did not tour the world, the World came to Vegas to See Elvis.

 

He was the first act who emptied the casinos and filled the big room.

 

Today, there is a street being named for him, and Impersonaters are passe beyond cliche and the ELvis exhibit failed to meet it’s budget and is now in a legal battle instead of Elvis Presley relics on display

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Harper quits politics

Kady O’Malley: Ethics regime set up under Harper’s tenure may follow former PM into his post-public life | National Post
Kady O’Malley: Ethics regime set up under Harper’s tenure may follow former PM into his post-public life | National Post
Canadian defence industry stands by controversial Saudi arms deal | Toronto Star
Canadian defence industry stands by controversial Saudi arms deal  | Toronto Star
LGBTIQ public servants demand apology for the Canadian war on queers
LGBTIQ public servants demand apology for the Canadian war on queers
Canadians shrug off Justin Trudeau’s ‘elbowgate,’ polls suggest

Canadians shrug off Justin Trudeau's 'elbowgate,' polls suggest

Trudeau’s day off may provoke debate on work-life balance
Trudeau's day off may provoke debate on work-life balance
‘Do you need a little beat?’ Obama uses light moment with Vietnamese rapper to espouse free speech
'Do you need a little beat?' Obama uses light moment with Vietnamese rapper to espouse free speech
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Web 2.0:Provided Content to Being It

In the early web, it was the US military and US universities, plus Canada’s.

The early Bulletin Boards, MUDS and BBSs. After data, it was porn. Text porn.

 

Geek Culture is not like mainstream heterosexual culture. For one thing, there is a very different ratio of males to females.

In a normal population, there are an even-ish number of men and women. By “normal” I mean one in which there is not intentional and cultural choices that shape “family planning” – which assumes consent of both parties.

Many cultures practice infanticide or have other social factors that create a variance in the normal ratio: China and India on the global stage and closed religious communities on the regional/local stage, geographically depending.

In Science Fiction and Science/Technology, there are far more males than females because of how Secular Public Education has streamed children through the elementary, to high school, to post secondary education.

So, in organized science fiction fandom, there is roughly 10 males for every 1 female, and most women in this community are lesbian, bisexual or rarely heterosexual.

Al Gore did not invent The Internet, Douglas Adams did.

The first online language translator was even called Babel Fish, before Google Translate proved more effective, and as they moved from being a search engine to being the Internet Index Librarian that should have, but could not have happened in the early wild web of no particular standards.

 

the first person who used the “rainbow” was Jim Jones for racial harmony – the queer community had a 6 color flag… so this is not either of those and besides, it is meant to be inclusive of everyone. so it was used correctly – people need to be less attached to symbols and more mindful of meanings.
inventing issues and nonsense distractions
the right is homogeneous while the left plays more victim than thou

It’s a metaphor (since it’s toilet paper). Can people not understand metaphors anymore? Sigh.

not in a pedantic literalness world where language has devolved to where “literal” now included the nuance of “figurately” – Intelligence is required to understand the higher forms of irony and satire – religion is the mental illness lacking humour.

those are also pop cultural and literacy required. one can only understand allusions and symbolism, when one understands how to decode. no one listens anymore in a zero sum dom/sub circle jerk that is interactions online and in person. the internet is the live time comedy of manners, and the new opiate of the masses, who do not understand that the internet was invented by gay men and uppity women and atheists.

The Entrepreneurial Internet

ElvisWorld: Elvis & The Internet

The Three Internet Laws and Rule 34

How Newspapers Lost to the Internet

Book Review: You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost)

Advanced Internet: Troll Baiting

Dealing with Trolls on Google #

Writering Coinage: Godbot

Trolls, Sock Puppets and Godbots

Welcome to the Real Internet: Fandom vs Fandom

WebWorld – What to do when social media isn’t?

Weird Wide Web: ElvisWorld

 

Writer Coinage: Beliefism

Writering Coinage: “The Tryggvason Collary” to “Poe’s Law”

 

 

 

 

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