It’s Not About the First Amendment

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I’ve been thinking a little bit today about the outcome (it really wasn’t a ruling) telling the White House that they must, at least temporarily, restore the hard pass of a CNN reporter. The judge in the case, a Trump appointee by the way, simply stated that the White House could not arbitrarily take the pass away – that it was a violation, not of the 1st Amendment, but the 5th, specifically due process.

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The Week in Non-News

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So there were 2 stories in the media this week that seemed to get the left and the media (wait! those are the same aren’t they?) in a bit of a tizzy. I found both to be rather silly myself but hey, it must have been a slow news week. I mean, there really is nothing else going on around the country or the world that might be more important, is there?

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None of the News, None of the Time

newsWith the exception of local, I rarely watch the news anymore. In fact, it’s been this way since the 2016 election that I’ve rarely tuned into any of the cable news channels. It actually started before then, when I discovered that most of the cable channels viewed our previous President as The Second Coming. Sickening sycophants . Not much has changed.

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The Mob Might Come for You

 

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Is it time for all of us to take a second look at social media and how we all use it? Maybe. I’ve been on Twitter since 2011 and although I left for a while (because I became an addict) I still find these platforms as useful. I see a lot of diverse opinions about everything political and social and to be honest, even though I may not agree with a particular persons take on something, it makes me stop and think.

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