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Alex Jones banned from iTunes and Facebook

Feeling the hubris of reaching $1 trillion in market capitalization, Apple has pulled down 5 of six of Infowars / Alex podcast libraries in order to protect people with differing opinions. http://fortune.com/2018/08/06/apple-removes-five-infowars-podcasts/ iTunes does not host the actual libraries, it … Continue reading

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Politico stoking race war within House leadership

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/08/01/house-speaker-african-american-democrats-753177 One name they are pushing is Jim Clyburn, the father of former FCC commissioner Mignon Clyburn. This video clip would be useful for Republicans As the #3 democrat in the House, most searches indicate his most notable accomplishment is … Continue reading

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Augustus, the strong Caesar

The final resting place for summer awaits your randomness

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Today’s overflowing news bag (per Tom Taylor)

Craig Karmazin (son of Mel, formerly of Infinity Broadcadting, CBS and SiriusXM) really likes spending money on sports. He is buying WTMJ-AM (and recently acquired translator) and an FM music station in Milwaukee for $16 million. The seller is Scripps … Continue reading

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You can feel secure now

The process of getting a free security certificate finally got easy enough that I turned on full time https secure connections. No more man in the middle attacks or NSA snooping! I feel sure the EFF did not leak the … Continue reading

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It’s Official – 2020 RNC convention coming to Charlotte

https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/rnc-2020/article215204290.html Too bad the new Amtrak station won’t be ready for 6 years. The transcontinental railroad was built in 6 years digging by hand and without CAD software.

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Changes in Philly

Iconic B103 in Philadelphia is beeing sold to Entercom (CBS) and Entercom’s Country WXTU-FM is being sold to Beasley. The bottom feeders are devouring the whales Inside Radio report

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Big improvement at FCC Website

Ajit Pai’s support of a free internet is bearing fruit. This has quietly been happening, but shows what a new leader can do. FCC Chairman Pai has been working with broadcasters to get rid of pointless obligations or at least … Continue reading

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More train action than you can shake a stick at

The blue elevated line is the Tokyo Monorail built for the 1964 Olympics

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Nucor

One of the many non-financial corporations based in Charlotte is Nucor. While at the airport, we saw their private jet being stowed in the hangar. The registration on the tail was how I discovered the owner. Nucor is a competitor … Continue reading

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