Orange Coast College Student Threatened With Expulsion After Recording Professor’s Anti-Trump Tirade

Look, even many of the people who voted for Trump have some beefs with Trump. I hear from these folks regularly. But the reaction from some other folks, particularly those who appear to be receptive to the politically correct societal critique, those who thought our society was going to be defined by the sociology departments of this country, to Trump has been off the charts.

I was listening to NPR yesterday and the endless complaining about Trump was remarkable.

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Mad Dog Mattis: Iraq was probably a “mistake”

This is encouraging. He sounds reasonable. (This does not surprise me.) His job was to do what the President said. The military is part of the Executive Branch. The President is the Commander in Chief. But this snippet of candor recorded at a 2015 conference sheds a little light on the man and it is welcome. Especially as he will likely be our new Secretary of Defense.

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Your life recorded by government: How the NSA converts spoken words (from phones, voice over IP) into searchable text

As the cost of data processing and data storage approaches zero nearly everything about our lives will be – basically already is – recorded for perpetuity somewhere.

Some people don’t seem to have a problem with this. They fear “terrorism” so much that they gladly hand over their privacy, their very lives, to the government.

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Crony Capitalism and “Intellectual Property,” Time to Change

Hollywood, the recording industry, and the cell phone companies are trying to hold technology back and in the process doing a disservice to the American consumer. Time to get with the times and accept that these industries must adapt or die.

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