Confessions of a TV Addict

I’m going to admit to a problem. I’m an addict. A television addict. Why do I know this? Bevause, the last few months one of the first things I do in the morning is turn on the TV. I even know what’s on, during the week, when. Well, normally. Sometimes, stations will abruptly change their programming. I tend to think it’s just to piss me off.

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Stop With the Conspiracy Nonsense

I have to stop and do a sort of formal reply to all the liberal/progressive nonsense I’m seeing on Twitter right now. It’s getting ridiculous. The latest? There’s a coup d’tat occurring in the United States. Well, if that’s true then that coup is against Donald Trump since he’s still President of the United States until January 20, 2021.

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You’re Your Own Lie Detector

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Everyone has, what’s known in the world of gambling as a tell. A tell is simply something a person does, unconsciously, when they are being deceptive.  This doesn’t necessarily indicate the person is untrustworthy it’s just they want to keep some knowledge they possess, close to the vest (another gambling aphorism). But this can also tell you a lot about another person. For instance, how often, when speaking with this person do you notice this little tick, or whatever it happens to be? A lot or only when speaking of certain subjects?

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Did Fox News Sabotage Themselves?

A short addtion for today. I was looking at a few different news sites today for any election news (there’s a lot!) and I came upon this at Fox News at the bottom of the page:

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Voter Fraud or Wishful Thinking?

I don’t know why people can’t see it, but isn’t it strange that the same people (well, a lot of the same people) who complained about a rigged election in 2016 (It was the Russians!) are now saying any complaints of fraud or rigging are completely baseless. Of course, as far as they’re concerned, their candidate won the election so it seems the rule is this: If my candidate wins, the election was fair and honest. If my candidate loses, the election was stolen.

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