The Gods must be a little crazy anyway

How much control should big tech have over what you think and do? It’s a compelling controversy that is currently being debated. It’s not clear when the discussion exactly began, but there have been m…

Thirty Days in the Hole!

Woke up this morning feeling half past dead, with this silly rock lyric running through my head.The mailman was early and gave me a shout about something I had no idea about.Then the garbage man jumpe…

Before you go too far . . .

The late comedian Richard Jeni once said in reference to American politics if you’ve gone too far to the right or too far to the left then you’ve . . . gone too far.And here we are in 2018. Our presid…

Facebookin’ on the Hill

I have covered several Congressional hearings on Capitol Hill for the Montgomery County Sentinel. That is what I do. However the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on social media influence in the …

ACLU Sues Hogan

Blocking people on Facebook comes back to haunt governor and county takes notice
 
ROCKVILLE – Members of the Montgomery County Council say they’re taking notice after the American Civil Liberties Uni…

Balancing the social media fix

 
The Courts have made it clear that public employees do not give up all their First Amendment rights to freedom of speech when they make statements on matters in the public interest. However, those r…