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  • Donald Trump to Ben Carson: You’re Fired… From My VP Team

    05/21/2016 4:27:13 PM PDT · 90 of 103
    Tau Food to Extremely Extreme Extremist
    Why did Trump hire this clown anyway? I’m sorry, but Carson was never fit to run for President in the first place.

    All I had to hear was Carson explaining (in an eerily calm voice) that he has permanently quit hitting his mother in the head with a hammer. I had never before heard a presidential candidate provide that kind of an assurance.

  • Glenn Beck: Facebook Employees ‘Liberal’ but ‘Not Progressives’

    05/21/2016 4:15:17 PM PDT · 55 of 57
    Tau Food to C19fan
    I have no doubt that there are a broad range of viewpoints at Facebook. The primary goal of Facebook is to make money.

    That said, nearly all media outlets, in the pursuit of profit, purposely project a bias to attract certain customers. It's not an accident that CNN and Fox seem to be different from one another.

  • Facebook Owes You Nothing

    05/21/2016 4:08:46 PM PDT · 59 of 60
    Tau Food to Fedora
    Actually, spreading enemy propaganda and targeting American civilians with psychological warfare IS against the law.

    Often, speaking freely does violate someone's notion of God's law, but our government permits us to say pretty much anything we want in the form of opinion. Facebook certainly has nothing to worry about.

  • What does Trump want in a VP? His top execs take a guess (some interesting intel)

    05/21/2016 3:43:36 PM PDT · 81 of 114
    Tau Food to RoosterRedux
    I believe that if he had to choose today, Trump would pick Chris Christie. So, if you have been relieved to be rid of Christie, get ready for some bad news. I notice that the two of them were clearing up Christie's campaign debts. If he is the choice, that is one way for him to be raising money now before he is selected.

    But, we will see soon enough.

  • Megyn Kelly can’t hide disdain; transgender issue creates bizarre behavior in Fox News host

    05/14/2016 9:37:27 PM PDT · 119 of 172
    Tau Food to savagesusie
    Megyn is a Marxist who wants to ban Christianity and Free Speech and Thought from the public square, and force irrational atheism/paganism where irrationality rules and children are forced to believe males are females or boys are girls (pure Marxist Theory, to flip 2000 years of morality—remove the Age of Reason, Modern Science, (US Constitution) for pagan, Satanic ethics of muslims, where sodomizing boys is “Good” and males sodomizing other males is a “marriage”.

    Megan is so little. It's hard to imagine that so much is going on inside her. ;-)

  • Socialism Is Dying Everywhere — Except The U.S.

    05/14/2016 9:33:33 PM PDT · 23 of 42
    Tau Food to txhurl

    I think we used to have a term called “mixed economy” which encompassed those countries (more or less all of them) which had elements of both capitalism and government involvement. Aside from Marx, I don’t know of any theorists who talked about having no state activities. That being the case, I’m not sure that any of these labels help much. It seems that we have learned that there is a need for incentives to boost production. At the same time, it’s hard to imagine any complete withering away of the state. Private property, the rule of law, and some government seem to be the ingredients that we can expect.

  • Socialism Is Dying Everywhere — Except The U.S.

    05/14/2016 8:43:57 PM PDT · 6 of 42
    Tau Food to MarvinStinson

    I think one problem with analysis like this is that people have attempted to shift the meaning of the word socialism. Socialism is supposed to be a system in which the government owns the “major means of production” - airlines, railways, factories, banks, etc. However, some people have begun to use the word to describe systems in which the government does anything as minor as operating public sewers. The fact that a society has a program like social security does not make it a socialist society under the traditional meaning of the term socialist.

  • Megyn Kelly can’t hide disdain; transgender issue creates bizarre behavior in Fox News host

    05/14/2016 8:33:48 PM PDT · 102 of 172
    Tau Food to Ransomed
    But this doesn’t mean that women should have to tolerate men using their sex-exclusive areas, no matter what.

    You certainly have a point there. As the lieutenant governor said, a little girl shouldn't have to share the ladies room with at 30 year old male pervert in a dress (if that is what "he" is). But, as Megyn points out, it may not be better to force a little boy to share a men's room with that "guy." I think she has a point - there just aren't any good answers to this mess.

    Nature ain't perfect. ;-)

  • Megyn Kelly can’t hide disdain; transgender issue creates bizarre behavior in Fox News host

    05/14/2016 8:27:37 PM PDT · 98 of 172
    Tau Food to Mr. Mojo
    Back on her first big assignment, Fox Election Night 2012, she got giddier and giddier with every state Obama won.

    I remember that, but in fairness to her, it had to be difficult not to burst into uncontrollable laughter watching Karl Rove waiting for his Romney landslide.

  • Combating the Opioid Epidemic

    05/14/2016 8:24:38 PM PDT · 60 of 62
    Tau Food to sargon

    Good post.

  • Megyn Kelly can’t hide disdain; transgender issue creates bizarre behavior in Fox News host

    05/14/2016 8:20:54 PM PDT · 91 of 172
    Tau Food to Ransomed
    No matter what they think they are, no matter who they are attracted to, men and women will always have different sexual drives.

    This shouldn’t be controversial or uncharitable. It’s just fact, by every measure of observable reality.


    I think all of us have met men that seem more female than male and met women that seem more male than female. And, they don't seem to me to be faking.

    What seems to be changing is the technology. I don't know whether we should be using every technology that we develop, but that seems to be the question here.

    Personally, I have always been thankful to be comfortably male and to have been born with normal desires. I would not trade places with these people for anything.

  • Megyn Kelly can’t hide disdain; transgender issue creates bizarre behavior in Fox News host

    05/14/2016 7:53:29 PM PDT · 46 of 172
    Tau Food to HiTech RedNeck
    Where did this 30 year old come from in a discussion about facilities for minors?

    I think the 30 year old male was part of the hypothetical that the lieutenant governor was utilizing. From the article:

    "Her guest tried to emphasize the concern over a young girl being in the same facility as a '30-year-old man,' but Kelly stood firm."

  • Megyn Kelly can’t hide disdain; transgender issue creates bizarre behavior in Fox News host

    05/14/2016 7:48:45 PM PDT · 33 of 172
    Tau Food to Impala64ssa
    No matter how wind up feeling about this mess, it's important to understand what both sides are saying. He's saying that a little girl shouldn't be in a ladies room with a 30 year old male pervert. She's pointing out that he's also saying (by implication) that it's better that some little boy be in a men's room with the same 30 year old male pervert. I can't help but think that we don't want the 30 year old male pervert in any public restroom. But, of course, there are problems with that.

    This disagreement also seems to stem from the different ways of viewing the 30 year old. Is he a 30 year old male pervert in a dress or is he now a 30 year old woman in a dress? Or, something in between? And, of course, everyone thinks that his/her answers are simple and obvious.

    There comes a time when we no longer want to deal with craziness like this anymore, when we want to leave these questions to younger folks who will have to live with the results. I never imagined that technology would ever advance to a level that some of these things could become issues. What's it going to be like 30 years from now? Good luck!

  • Inside the GOP effort to draft an independent candidate to derail Trump

    05/14/2016 7:31:41 PM PDT · 8 of 40
    Tau Food to rktman

    I suspect that they will wind up endorsing the Libertarian candidate. I really do not see them returning to the GOP this year.

  • Maduro Orders Seizure of Closed Venezuela Factories, Jailing of Owners

    05/14/2016 6:29:28 PM PDT · 68 of 199
    Tau Food to Publius

    Maduro will wind up in jail, or worse.

  • Sheldon Adelson Is Poised to Give Donald Trump a Donation Boost ($100 million+)

    05/14/2016 6:28:36 PM PDT · 73 of 75
    Tau Food to gaijin
    This can only hurt Trump.

    I would agree if the reason that he didn't take large donations before was that he didn't want to appear to be bought like other politicians. But, if he says now that he didn't previously take donations for some other reason, then most supporters will not feel that there has been any reversal. For example, he can say that he didn't take large contributions before because he didn't want people to think that he's running for president in order to make a profit from the campaign.

  • Trump hints that Fallin and Brewer on VP short list

    05/14/2016 1:56:39 PM PDT · 161 of 171
    Tau Food to ObozoMustGo2012
    Rep. Duncan Hunter, Jr.!

    Duncan Hunter won't be available. He's got his hands full with the way campaign funds were handled.

    Hunter won his seat by such a huge percentage last time that he will probably be reelected, but he's got some real problems.

  • Sean Penn Backs Hillary Over Trump's 'Masturbatory Populism'

    05/14/2016 1:35:54 PM PDT · 44 of 92
    Tau Food to LeoWindhorse

    I feel sorry for El Chapo. I do think he means well, often.

  • (Vanity) Why is there no set process for a state to leave the union?

    05/14/2016 1:30:44 PM PDT · 161 of 177
    Tau Food to central_va

    In a few months, all will be well again. That’s the spirit!! ;-)

  • (Vanity) Why is there no set process for a state to leave the union?

    05/14/2016 12:58:34 PM PDT · 158 of 177
    Tau Food to central_va
    If 80% of my neighbors vote for secession were out of this fetid corpse of a union.

    I'm convinced that you're miserable, but I doubt that it has much to do with your location. I wish I could help. ;-)

  • (Vanity) Why is there no set process for a state to leave the union?

    05/14/2016 12:27:06 PM PDT · 153 of 177
    Tau Food to Teacher317
    So, like Islam, you’re free to join but never free to leave... In the Land of the Free...

    Let me correct that. In fact, if you were born here, you never joined, but you have the freedom to leave. You just can't force your neighbors to leave with you. Your neighbors are American citizens and each of them has a right to remain American citizens even if you have grown tired of that status.


    05/14/2016 12:21:22 PM PDT · 46 of 84
    Tau Food to bobsunshine

    Most people who hear the tape don’t find this case to be such a mystery. A lot of people probably just see it as more evidence that Trump is an unusual person. I think that he should just leave it at that. Being seen as an unusual person is better than being seen as a dishonest person. In fact, a lot of people like the fact that he’s unusual.

  • Priebus: It's up to Trump on whether to release his tax returns

    05/13/2016 6:34:19 PM PDT · 18 of 22
    Tau Food to Albion Wilde

    He’s running for President. If he was applying for a home loan, he would have to show his tax returns, but he’s not applying for a home loan. It’s up to him.

  • Trump takes on Amazon (Actually takes on Jeff Bezos and Washington Post)

    05/13/2016 6:30:46 PM PDT · 56 of 61
    Tau Food to Trumpinator
    “I just heard, they’re taking these really bad stories, I mean they’re wrong, I wouldn’t even say bad, they’re wrong and in many cases they have no proper information and they’re putting them together, they’re slopping them together and they’re going to do a book and the book is going to be all false stuff up because the stories are so wrong and the reporters, I mean one after another. So what they’re doing is — he’s using that as a political instrument to try and stop antitrust”

    The stories probably aren't bad, they're wrong. And, the book they are making is going to be full of the wrong stories so it will be wrong, too, all to stop antitrust.

  • Trump Denies He's The Voice

    05/13/2016 4:46:02 PM PDT · 32 of 33
    Tau Food to smokingfrog
    Is it him or not?

    Tough call! ;-)

  • ‘Free Republic’ Now A Safe Space for Donald Trump Supporters [Jim's response at post 25]

    05/13/2016 4:19:34 PM PDT · 546 of 601
    Tau Food to nhwingut
    I have found that I can say pretty much anything that I want to say here. I think great weight is placed upon how things are said. A lot of folks let politics make them very angry and hostile. I try to remember that none of this will make much difference in 100 years. If political issues made me angry and unhappy, I would spend very little time thinking about them.

    We have been blessed with the gift of life, but it's relatively short. Why make it painful?

  • ‘Free Republic’ Now A Safe Space for Donald Trump Supporters [Jim's response at post 25]

    05/13/2016 4:09:33 PM PDT · 545 of 601
    Tau Food to A_perfect_lady


  • (Vanity) Why is there no set process for a state to leave the union?

    05/13/2016 1:58:22 PM PDT · 49 of 177
    Tau Food to GraceG
    The Constitution is a creation of the People of the United States. Our Constitution begins as follows: "We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union . . ."

    The people of the United States formed political bonds with one another. No state, county, city, school district or homeowners' association" has the power to dissolve those bonds.

    You are a citizen of the United States. Your neighbors cannot cancel your United States citizenship for you no matter what percentage of them might want to do so. Only you can cancel your citizenship.

    You have constitutional rights under the United States Constitution. Your neighbors cannot deprive you of those rights no matter what percentage of them might want to do so. Only you can waive your rights as an individual under the Constitution.

    You're exceptional. You're an American!

  • Donald Trump masqueraded as a spokesman to brag about himself

    05/13/2016 12:08:37 PM PDT · 65 of 69
    Tau Food to Pinkbell
    Now, however, he's being accused of lying about it, and you have guys like Smerconish asking to interview Miller and Barron. The media will look for these two people, and if they don't find them

    Yes, it is entirely possible that they won't find them after all these years. ;-)

    I predict that Saturday Night Live will have the last word on this matter.

  • User Named ‘Racist McShootFace’ Hijacks Zimmerman Gun Auction, Hikes Up Price to $65 Million

    05/13/2016 12:04:23 PM PDT · 14 of 56
    Tau Food to tcrlaf

    From the Wikipedia article on Zimmerman:

    In December 2015, Zimmerman tweeted two photos of a topless woman he claimed was his ex-girlfriend, accused her of cheating and theft of his firearm and money. He also put her phone number and e-mail address on his tweet. Less than two hours later, Zimmerman’s Twitter account was suspended by the administration of the resource according to their policy against posting another person’s private and confidential information including e-mail addresses, phone numbers and familiar photos. Zimmerman's tweet included a statement against Muslims. He tweeted: "She cheated on me with a dirty Muslim. She'll sleep with anyone."

    He's still leading an interesting life.

  • Donald Trump masqueraded as a spokesman to brag about himself

    05/13/2016 11:50:31 AM PDT · 60 of 69
    Tau Food to DPMD

    America will not be shocked to learn that Trump has always been his own biggest booster. A lot of people like that aspect of his personality. .

  • Facebook’s Zuckerberg Denies Bias, Wants to Meet ‘Leading Conservatives’

    05/13/2016 11:42:29 AM PDT · 41 of 72
    Tau Food to Rockitz
    Zuck doesn't need congressional investigations

    Yeah, maybe Congress should appoint a select committee to try to find an unbiased media company in America. It would be less embarrassing to search for unicorns and mermaids. There doesn't exist an unbiased American company or an unbiased American.

    Fortunately, in this country we choose what we want to read and what we want to ignore. But, freedom remains frightening to some folks. Maybe Congress can stamp it out for good! ;-)

  • Limbaugh conducts experiment on Trump fans: ‘This is exactly what I was expecting’

    05/12/2016 9:36:32 AM PDT · 34 of 151
    Tau Food to rightwingintelligentsia

    Only Trump knows what Trump really thinks about the Clintons. He’s denouncing them now. A lot of people don’t care whether he really believes what he is saying about anything. They are just hoping that he can and will do what he says he can and will do.

  • A Joint Statement from House Speaker Paul Ryan and Donald J. Trump

    05/12/2016 9:11:52 AM PDT · 115 of 254
    Tau Food to jimbo807
    No substance and therefore pointless.

    I guess that they are trying to figure out a way to describe their conflicting opinions in a manner that disguises the conflicts. I'm not sure that is possible. There are differences and it won't take many questions to make those differences appear. In fact, the last thing that Trump wants to do is to pretend that there are no differences between his views and the views of the GOP establishment.

  • Why the Fakebook Scandal Is Important

    05/12/2016 9:01:34 AM PDT · 79 of 81
    Tau Food to Elsie
    They toss out commonly used words.

    Yes, they (people) have to "choose" what they want their machines to count. It's clear to me that you do understand the need for human involvement. You just need to fully accept the fact that you understand it.

    If there were people who pretended to believe that machines were performing this task without guidance and direction by humans, they were only fooling themselves. More importantly, the fact that there is bias in all human communication does not mean that people have lost control of their ability to think for themselves. People should try to accept responsibility for their own thoughts. ;-)

  • An unlikely duo, Clinton and Romney challenge Trump on taxes

    05/11/2016 4:51:07 PM PDT · 23 of 50
    Tau Food to mandaladon

    Trump knows whether releasing his tax returns would adversely affect his image. He knows the pluses and minuses and only he can make the decision.

  • Romney: Trump's refusal to release tax returns is 'disqualifying'

    05/11/2016 3:38:39 PM PDT · 85 of 148
    Tau Food to hal ogen
    romney is a loser...multiple times. What’s new with this loser?

    I don't know. We don't get together much. ;-)

  • Newt Gingrich Tops Trump's VP List

    05/11/2016 3:37:17 PM PDT · 86 of 127
    Tau Food to monkapotamus

    I’m not sure Gingrich is the best choice, but we don’t know who is or is not available. At least, Gingrich has lots of experience with the press.

  • Romney: Trump's refusal to release tax returns is 'disqualifying'

    05/11/2016 3:35:09 PM PDT · 80 of 148
    Tau Food to Grim

    Candidates are not required to release tax returns. Sometimes, it’s better to let some voters draw an inference about why a candidate refuses than to let those voters see too much about personal finances. Only the candidate can weigh the pluses and minuses because he knows better than anyone what is in the returns.

  • Why the Fakebook Scandal Is Important

    05/11/2016 3:30:00 PM PDT · 75 of 81
    Tau Food to Elsie
    Count everything; post the top twenty makes NO distinction about content.

    You could do that, but you'd probably get 20 stories with the word weather in it (or some other very general term). It would be a worthless list.

    We still need humans for some things. People shouldn't worry about other people controlling their thoughts Healthy people still need to think for themselves, I'm afraid.

  • Why the Fakebook Scandal Is Important

    05/11/2016 6:16:59 AM PDT · 73 of 81
    Tau Food to Elsie
    Yes, you're right, computers are excellent at counting. The hard part about deciding what to choose to display on a website requires that human decisions be made as to what is important to count. If "weather" (in general) is allowed to be a topic, then "weather" will always be very high on the list of what is trending. What then - maybe the top story should be just one of the "weather" stories like "One-half Inch of Rain Sprinkles Reno Yesterday." Obviously, some human has to intervene and that's what does happen.

    I just find it hard to believe that there are people so unimaginative as to find it shocking that there is a website being operated by humans with biases. "Well, no wonder my life is all screwed up; there's a biased website out there!" ;-)

    (And, then they post about it on FR.) ;-)

  • Senators to airlines: Drop bag fees to shorten airport lines

    05/10/2016 6:51:36 PM PDT · 20 of 34
    Tau Food to sportutegrl
    Drop the tax and then the airlines will drop the fee.

    If the fee results in more net income for the airline, why would they drop the fee after an airline tax gets released? I think they will drop the bag fee only if and when they become convinced that dropping the bag fee will enhance the airline's net income. They aren't charities.

  • Why the Fakebook Scandal Is Important

    05/10/2016 6:43:25 PM PDT · 65 of 81
    Tau Food to Elsie
    I am certain that there are a gazillion stories with the the word "weather" in it. Doesn't some human being have to "choose" that weather is too broad a topic so that weather is not always trending? How about we "choose" to exclude the word "weather" and count as separate topics articles with the words "rain" and "tornado"? Oh, dear, maybe we should throw out the word "rain" because there are a gazillion rain stories throughout the world.

    Somehow, people have to make decisions as to what to count and that is subjective. There are more stories about "Trump" than there are about "Trump choosing a VP," etc. Somebody is choosing and defining "topics" for any measurement. And, machine's can't do that. Subjective human beings choose those topics and human beings determine how specific each topic should be before they can be counted.

    Anyone who thinks about this problem for more than a few minutes has to realize that it is impossible to create the machine that some people claim Facebook was somehow promising. There is not going to be any such machine. Humans are always going to be involved in determining what it is that computers should count.

  • Why the Fakebook Scandal Is Important

    05/10/2016 5:44:06 PM PDT · 57 of 81
    Tau Food to x
    I'm not aware that anybody's claiming that facebook is controlling their own thoughts. They're worried that other people are being manipulated.

    I think it is a lack of self-esteem that causes people to believe that Facebook is controlling their own thoughts. I think it is arrogance that causes people to think that other people are more susceptible than themselves to manipulation by Facebook. I don't think either is healthy. And, I don't want to pretend that the world is victimizing me.

    The assumption was that "trending topics" were chosen by some kind of algorithm that statistically determined what people were searching and sending. It would not be a 100% "objective" determination, but the assumption was that it would be free from manipulation. Now the allegation is that it isn't.

    A machine cannot count articles relating to a topic until a human being tells the machine what subjects are sufficiently specific to qualify as a topic that warrants counting. Only people can define the "topics" to be counted. And, that is inherently subjective.

    This story strikes a chord because of the history of the company, which has involved fraud and manipulation from the beginning (see The Social Network). If you don't see that, then you don't see it, but other people do.

    I don't spend much time at Facebook and I can't say that the company has ever victimized me. And, it really would't matter if it had. The important thing is that people should understand that there isn't any computer that can do what some people wish that Facebook computers could do (project for them a perfectly accurate view of public opinion and interest unfiltered by human input). Like all websites, the content is ultimately determined by human beings. And, like all websites, it will matter which human beings are making the decisions.

  • Why the Fakebook Scandal Is Important

    05/10/2016 3:19:09 PM PDT · 53 of 81
    Tau Food to Stormy_2021
    But I do have to wonder... who the hell gets their news from Facebook anyway..?

    I suspect that there may be people who read nothing but Facebook, but the important thing is that they have the freedom to read what they wish.

    How are Trending Topics determined? By whatever topic has the most articles? If that is the case, doesn't it depend upon how specific a topic must be to be a topic? For example, at any given time, there are probably more worldwide articles about the weather than any other topic unless we choose to decide that weather is too broad a topic to count as a topic. Is "politics" in general too broad a topic to be a topic to count? Should we choose to count all stories about Trump separately from stories about how Trump has chosen someone to help pick his VP? How narrow must a topic be before we start counting it as the topic to be measured by articles?

    Those are all choices that have to be made in order to determine what is "trending" in terms of having the most articles. And, machines cannot make those choices. Human beings have to make those choices. And, no matter how they choose to make those decisions, there exists an argument that by making the choices that they made, they have altered reality.

    This is really all baloney.

  • Why the Fakebook Scandal Is Important

    05/10/2016 2:38:58 PM PDT · 50 of 81
    Tau Food to Enchante
    I can't find anyone who thinks that their minds are controlled or manipulated by Facebook. Now, that being said, there are probably a lot of people who spend so much time on Facebook that their lives are being adversely affected, but that has nothing to do with content.

    I read the story that underlies all these claims about Facebook. Apparently, some old Facebook employees said that some employees at Facebook were actively selecting which news stories about a topic and which topics would be displayed with what prominence. They said that what stories were picked might depend on who was working on a particular shift. So, what? That's true of every single website on the planet.

    The idea of an altered reality suggests incorrectly that human beings can somehow project a perfectly accurate reality with a website. That is a total pipe dream.

    Persons with any kind of self-respect should be reluctant to claim that their minds and thoughts are being controlled and manipulated by a website. Of course, they never claim that. Instead, they claim that everyone else's thoughts are being controlled or manipulated, but that they are personally immune.

    It's all baloney. It's just a pathetic effort to cast oneself as a victim of malignant forces. There seems to be a need by many people to find an external excuse for what is happening in their lives.

    Much closer to an objective reality is the view that we live in a country that is bathed in conflicting information and opinion from which to choose. In fact, there are people who have suggested that we receive too much information and that it has become very difficult if not impossible for us to even sort through all of the conflicting information that surrounds us. We are not victims here.

  • Paul Ryan Challenger: Who Is He To Lecture Anybody About Conservatism?; "Champion Enabler" For Obama

    05/10/2016 2:05:04 PM PDT · 5 of 22
    Tau Food to cotton1706

    I predict that they will all be friends by August. Both are naturally motivated to arrive at the same place.

  • Why the Fakebook Scandal Is Important

    05/10/2016 2:03:08 PM PDT · 48 of 81
    Tau Food to PeteB570
    Yeah. I like this site better.

    I think people should avoid these types of claims. It just isn't flattering for someone to claim that he thinks his thoughts are being controlled or manipulated by a website. People should take pride in their ability to think for themselves.

    But, it seems like everyone wants to be a victim these days.

  • Why the Fakebook Scandal Is Important

    05/10/2016 12:53:00 PM PDT · 37 of 81
    Tau Food to Trailerpark Badass

    I think that if you can design a computer that perfectly sorts out opinions without any human input, you will make a fortune. But, there is no real danger of that happening. You can count words, but you need to evaluate content.

  • Why the Fakebook Scandal Is Important

    05/10/2016 12:49:17 PM PDT · 31 of 81
    Tau Food to Carthego delenda est
    You’re still missing it. Fakebook claiming it is completely neutral and hands off because the news feed is determined solely by what it’s users are looking at. That there are NOT Fakebook workers determining the news feed. It’s all done by a computer based on the users interests. But it it is all a lie. There would be no story if they hadn’t lied about how objective and non-biased their news feed is.

    I doubt very much that Facebook is telling anyone that there aren't people involved in the process of adding and removing content from Facebook or that it is all done by computers free of human input I don't think that it's possible to operate a human-free, hands-off website as you are envisioning and I don't think that Facebook is making that claim. Human beings are required and decisions have to be made.

    I do think that there are people who are trying to cast themselves as victims. The world of "Neutral-land" is right next door to a "Socialist Utopia." Neither place exists.