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About jasterling

One part of my life is in the science of anthropology and archaeology where I did comparative work. My other life that I am now pursuing is writing along the lines of fantasy/sci fi fictional writing as my one way to stay sane in this other insane world. Please enjoy the selections you will find in my blog.

‘rewakes’ for an update

Steel soapbox .. ‘rewakes’ for an update   In reponse to the following: After Backlash, Including From Trump, House GOP Drops Weakening Of Ethics Office http://www.npr.org/2017/01/03/508043376/after-trump-tweets-criticism-house-gop-drops-weakening-of-house-ethics-office So we can take this two ways.. this was all a ruse to make … Continue reading

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The War on Christmas Fallacy

The Steel Soapbox … The War on Christmas Fallacy You hear this phrase a lot lately,that there is a deliberate attempt by the “liberals” etc to take away your right to say Merry Christmas and deny Christianity in America. Really!!!! … Continue reading

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Infowars

The Steel Soapbox … infowars Many of you know what this site infowars is, you share the stuff all the time as I have seen them zip through my news-feed. And for those who have no idea, you need to … Continue reading

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logical fallacy

The Steel Soapbox … logical fallacy A logical fallacy is flawed reasoning. The fallacy usually requires one to shift the burden of proof onto those arguing that something is untrue. This is done because there is no credible evidence to … Continue reading

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FACTS are not FACTS !!!!!!!

The Steel Soapbox … FACTS are not FACTS !!!!!!! In response to the following: How Journalists Are Rethinking Their Role Under A Trump Presidency https://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2016-11-30/how-journalists-are-rethinking-their-role-under-a-trump-presidency This is where the big problem facing our nation lies .. when we allow as … Continue reading

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Privatization of Medicare

The Steel Soapbox … Privatization of Medicare Next year you may see a shock to America’s elderly population and those who are disabled to work… the privatization of Medicare and social security. For now let us just look at Medicare.. … Continue reading

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Jefferson and Public Education

The Steel Soapbox … Jefferson and Public Education We have our public school system thanks to our forefathers… Thomas Jefferson in particular was an advocate of the system. He believed the natural rights of man should include being education since … Continue reading

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more “gotcha” fake news sites

The Steel Soapbox … more “gotcha” fake news sites In response to the following: We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here’s What We Learned  http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2016/11/23/503146770/npr-finds-the-head-of-a-covert-fake-news-operation-in-the-suburbs No ethics or morals… just to make money. Despite all these guys … Continue reading

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Definition time: prejudice, bigotry, bias, discrimination, and racism

The Steel Soapbox Definition time: prejudice, bigotry, bias, discrimination, and racism Seems many people have no idea what these words mean and often you see these words used incorrectly by interchanging them regardless of the fact that each meaning and … Continue reading

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What is the alt-right?

The Steel Soapbox Why is it important to know what the alt-right is? Simple because these groups have been supporting the recent election for Trump, they have been diligent in passing around deceptive memes, stories and twitter, and they are … Continue reading

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