shoqvalue.com I believe in the semantic web. I just don't know what that means. 2015-06-13T20:12:03Z http://shoqvalue.com/feed/atom/ WordPress Shoq <![CDATA[Is There A Bad Flaw With Twitter’s New Shared Block Lists?]]> http://shoqvalue.com/?p=6655 2015-06-13T20:12:03Z 2015-06-11T05:31:49Z Twitter's new Shared block lists are well intentioned…

I myself discussed such tools years ago with friends and associates—often in public.  But, we never imagined such a feature being executed by Twitter without some kind of interactive host service to …

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Shoq <![CDATA[Philip Agre: What Is Conservatism and What Is Wrong with It?]]> http://shoqvalue.com/?p=6641 2015-02-17T04:01:44Z 2015-02-17T03:54:16Z by Philip E. Agre

Originally published at:: http://polaris.gseis.ucla.edu/pagre/conservatism.html  • August 2004

Note: This essay is an internet classic, and like many of those, not all that well known to the people who should know about it.  Phil Agre never

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Shoq <![CDATA[LISTEN: to @Bobcesca_go & @chezpazienza on Glenn Greenwald’s latest false equivalence, re: #ISIS]]> http://shoqvalue.com/?p=6637 2015-02-06T22:50:17Z 2015-02-06T22:47:48Z Bob and Chez discuss Greenwald's ludicrous false equivalence which once again expresses faux-disbelief that anyone could condemn what the murderous terrorists known as #ISIS do when America has done some gosh-darned awful things, too!.  

His basic Noan Chomsky-cum moonbat's logic …

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Shoq <![CDATA[AUDIO: The Andrew Sullivan “Brand,” unpacked by @mr_electrico (aka Driftglass)]]> http://shoqvalue.com/?p=6628 2015-02-04T02:41:55Z 2015-02-04T02:39:35Z I have wanted to share… two of my favorite podcasters, Driftglass (@mr_electrico) and @Bluegal for so long that I finally decided to stop being so f-ing lazy and just start doing it.

I'm starting with Driftglass's recent dissection of Andrew Sullivan, …

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Shoq <![CDATA[On @Piersmorgan, The N-Word, And Related works]]> http://shoqvalue.com/?p=6613 2014-11-11T01:19:26Z 2014-11-11T00:50:37Z On October 10th, 2014,

the @washingtonpost produced this extraordinary project about the "N-Word." http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dre/features/the-n-word

This prompted an op-ed piece by the often incendiary @piersmorgan,

which, as he's known for, generated a typical firestorm on social media:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2829080/PIERS-MORGAN-black-Americans-want-N-word-die-kill-themselves.html

I felt this …

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Shoq <![CDATA[The Simplest Debunker Of Ayn Rand Yet]]> http://shoqvalue.com/?p=6594 2014-06-03T15:48:47Z 2014-06-03T15:33:50Z So, this morning, I tweeted the following quip:

Immediately thereafter, @GrimestTrigger tweeted this post that he'd written …

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Shoq <![CDATA[The Powell Memo: A Reading List About A Document That Is Still Wrecking America]]> http://shoqvalue.com/?p=6504 2015-04-23T21:42:53Z 2014-04-01T17:23:27Z "There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to every one who is striking at the root."
Henry David Thoreau

Purpose

This document is meant to provide an overview and reference links concerning "The Lewis Powell

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Shoq <![CDATA[On Emotarians and Progressivism’s Contribution to The Government Shutdown of 2013]]> http://shoqvalue.com/?p=6383 2013-10-02T21:18:24Z 2013-10-02T21:06:38Z Below are my two cents, posted as a comment on Spandan (@thePeoplesView)'s excellent post about the Emotarian left's contribution to the great government shutdown of 2013.

Since I originally coined Emotarian as a replacement for the more imprecise and awkward-sounding …

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Shoq <![CDATA[EXPLAINER: Understanding The *Roots* Of The Syrian Conflict And Our Options]]> http://shoqvalue.com/?p=6367 2013-09-02T13:56:59Z 2013-09-01T18:18:55Z All too slowly, the mainstream media is learning the value of the explainer.  But any progress is good progress.  In this article, Washington Post's Max Fisher does a very good job of explaining the tangled web of past and …

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Shoq <![CDATA[Can You Spare A Few Hours to Help Defeat Republicans in 2014?]]> http://shoqvalue.com/?p=6341 2013-07-02T13:31:37Z 2013-06-26T01:54:37Z The Supreme Court has just flipped America the finger. Their Voting Rights Act ruling was a last straw rubbing up against my last nerve.  I have just had it with them, and with the entire radical conservative agenda. Something has …

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