Category Archives: editorial

Why aren’t Facebook and the Semantic Web regulated?

  Finally that idea is making it into the mainstream media. I thought there were anti-monopoly laws. I thought that our government liked the idea of fair competition on behalf of consumers. “This is ghetto, this is corporate; they’re taking … Continue reading

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There will always be someone who got trolled, shamed and publicly humiliated worse than you.

  “Let them eat cake!”–Marie Antoinette. Hundreds of years later, the world still won’t let it go. (Tiarasandtrianon.com/ Creative Commons) I got publicly shamed, but am grateful for the experience. I’ve heard many a feminist take on public shame, heard people’s … Continue reading

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American Dick

Dicks are fine, first of all. They have an important function. If we’re going to call it a “Man’s World,” if that’s really how it is, then we must acknowledge that the world runs on dick. Amarillo is a version … Continue reading

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Trump: Making gong-ringers happy everywhere

It’s like watching bad porn. Maybe his story can be a cautionary tale.  Watching presidential elections unfold is not unlike watching and participating in a gong show. Enticing people, holding their attention, creating a mystique about one’s self is a … Continue reading

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Men and Inequality: The Double-Edged Sword

(repost)    (Image via Criticalcommons.org) I’d long been afraid of men. They get angry in a way that I don’t, and they seem to respond to their own source of stress, a stress that I couldn’t identify with. For that … Continue reading

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Good men aren’t that hard to find

    Years ago in a bar, we were bought drinks by Chris, a regular. Chris was a very inquisitive and intelligent man and he seemed misplaced in that bar, which is mostly patronized by testosterone-stuffed lunkheads who made comments … Continue reading

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Life In A Small Town

The AmarilloAlternativeNews Official Christmas Wish is for people to talk to each other in person this holiday. This blog endorses the idea of talking to people in person. What a great occasion to do so! It’s the holidays. Christmas, if … Continue reading

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Men, Violence, Depression and Inequality

  When there’s talk of “changing gender roles,” most of the talk is about the changing role of women, or the women are the agents of change. If there’s one thing that feminism has succeeded at, it’s bringing the female … Continue reading

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Staying Objective with the News on the Israel-Palestine Conflict

The news on the Israel-Palestine conflict can be a bit confusing, overwhelming, and at times misleading. The conflict is not as new as the media is making it look. The following post was put together in an attempt to get … Continue reading

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Exploring the true meanings of public information and private information

This was a thought-provoking article from a Medium writer on the true meaning of public information. What does it all mean anymore? “A stranger could park a drone with a webcam outside your window and live-stream video footage from inside … Continue reading

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