Monthly Archives: January 2018

Twitter Followers Vanish Amid Inquiries Into Fake Accounts

The Times found evidence that the information of Twitter users in every state — including thousands of people in Florida and New York — had been copied onto bots sold by Devumi or rival companies. The Distribution of Deception At least 55,000 fake accounts use the names, profile pictures, hometowns and other personal details of real Twitter users, including minors,

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ACLU Complains: “Trump Used the Word ‘America’ More Than 80 Times”

The American Civil Liberties Union — note the word “American” in its title — complained Tuesday night about President Trump’s repeated use of the word “America” in his State of the Union speech. In a written response to Trump’s speech, Faiz Shakir, the ACLU’s national political director, said: Tonight, President Trump said the word ‘America’ more than 80 times in

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Viewers approve of Trump’s first State of the Union address

Eight in 10 Americans who watched tonight felt that the president was trying to unite the country, rather than divide it. Two-thirds said the speech made them feel proud, though just a third said it made them feel safer. Fewer said the speech made them feel angry or scared. FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT – JR

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Trump State of the Union: A new American moment

President Donald Trump on Tuesday delivered his State of the Union address to the nation. The president sought to strike a positive tone and describe a “New American Moment” characterized by prosperity, rebuilding and cooperation. “There has never been a better time to start living the American dream,” Trump said. “I want to talk about what kind of future we

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Renewables Aren’t Enough. Clean Coal Is the Future

PROOF THAT GOOD things don’t always come in nice packages can be found by taking the fast train from Beijing to Tianjin and then driving to the coast. Tianjin, China’s third-biggest city, originated as Beijing’s port on the Yellow Sea. But in recent years Tianjin has reclaimed so much of its muddy, unstable shoreline that the city has effectively moved

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