Saturday, January 20, 2018

It's a Government Shutdown...

Once again, the government has shut down, but will it stay that way? While we wait to find out, here is an article by Reuters on the most significant past shutdowns:

We hope to bring you more information next week. Until then...

It's a Government Shutdown


Thursday, January 26, 2017

Alternative Facts, Meet Alternative Twitter Feeds

President Trump has ordered various government agencies to restrict their usage of Twitter and to delete various pages or pieces of information on their sites. As a result, many people who work for these agencies have formed alternative Twitter accounts that cannot be deleted by the President. These accounts are providing unfettered government information to those who pay for it: you. It's a fascinating development, and we'll have to see just where this takes us. Obviously, it's taken me out of retirement to write this post. Below is a link to a list of these Twitter accounts. We're going to do our best to keep this list updated. If you run across one, feel free to share. So far, it includes the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Centers for Disease Control, the U.S. National Parks Service, and many more.