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We’re leaving. The second secession, Nuevo California

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The rabid Left seceding from the U.S.

Secession is the withdrawal of a group from a larger entity, especially a political entity Threats of secession can be a strategy for achieving more limited goals.  A secession attempt might be violent or peaceful, but the goal is the creation of a new state or entity independent from the group or territory it seceded from.  The South seceded from the Union which brought on the Civil War.  We all know that story. (more…)

Social-media anger is a feature, not a bug

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In a super interesting, and readable article, Rob Howard hits the nail on the head when he points out what BREAKING NEWS is really all about!  He opens with:

Not long ago, Americans woke up with the worst social media hangover in the history of civilization. Even if you hadn’t jumped into the fray yourself, you probably saw posts like these:

  • “If you can’t handle the truth, unfriend me.”
  • “Please unfriend me now if you don’t like what I believe.”
  • “I will still love you, but unfriend me if you need to.”

And, if you’re being honest, you probably took a few of those friends up on their challenge. [End Quote]

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