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In the flurry of activity yesterday surrounding the FCC’s comment deadline on the net neutrality debate, members of Congress are quietly trying to slip through a bill that will block the development of real alternatives for high-speed Internet.
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A half-hour Q&A with the man who played Capt. Sulu on the groundbreaking sci-fi show.
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From fear of being seen smoking to Starbucks' 'coffee karma', we've arrived at a cultural impasse as consumers. As the Prix Pictet photography prize tackles the theme of consumption, Slavoj Žižek traces how we've ended up buying into lifestyles rather than living our lives
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The United States Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved its revised net neutrality plan in a 3-2 vote. Now, for the first time, the full proposal documenting the controversial plan...
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The Federal Communications Commission's plan to allow for Internet "fast lanes" has just run into another major roadblock. In a letter sent to the FCC, several tech heavyweights slammed its reporte...
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AKA: @Malisent @RustyDogma — political junkie, gamer, avid reader, weight-lifter, dog parent, married to my best friend, 40-something
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TLDR Version of my profile:
  • All posts are public, and beware, I post a LOT!
  • Be civil, even when disagreeing (no name calling or belittling) or be blocked.
  • If you're going to comment on an article or +1, read it; please don't comment on just the headline.
  • I do not necessarily agree with every article I post or +1. Articles are a springboard for discussion.
  • To keep from being automatically removed from my Circles, make sure you have at least one public post every 2 months (requirement of the extension I use to clean-up inactive people).
Full profile:

I primarily use G+ to post links of things that are of interest to me, including the future of journalism, internet privacy/copyright issues/digital rights, politics (US, world, food, education), LFHC/Keto/Primal/Paleo eating, animal rescue programs (mainly canine), technology, general news and even some gaming stuff (MMORPGs).  Things I share, +1s and links to outside content do not imply endorsement, but simply my interest in the topic itself.

If you don't like what I post, either have a discussion with me or simply 'de-circle' me. If all you want to do is tell me I'm wrong with no discourse, I probably don't belong in your Circles. I love a good debate and to hear from people who disagree with me. Opposing opinions make us think!

So far, there's quite a good group of us talking about these topics.. I'd love to see a few more conservatives (no desire for a hivemind G+ experience) jumping in! People who cannot discuss a subject without resorting to personal attacks or belittling the intelligence of others to make a point will be blocked. None of us learn from that. We need to be able to openly discuss our disagreements.

Before commenting, please read the article and following discussion, sticking to the topic or conversation. Everything can go off-topic, as part of natural conversation, but comments should not be totally unrelated.

I also use my Circles to filter my incoming content, not outgoing. If you Circle me and don't like frequent posting on the above topics, be sure to move me to a Circle you check less often :)

I periodically remove people from my Circles that do not post publicly, please contact me if you believe your removal was in error. Also, if you are interested in engaging, please have a profile picture/avatar.  I don't Circle people without them.  It's confusing to keep up with my stream when the same bunch of blue heads are next to posts from different people. What can I say.. I'm old and need visual aids ;-P
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