Tweet Traction: What y’all are reading

I’m hoping a new format to the old open link posts will catch on here. Based on twitter stats this is what you guys are reading from the Slabbed Twitter Timeline:

Next is a tweet from this morning that garnered instant interactions:

Read the comments over at the following Gulflive story. Based on what I have been hearing out of Oceans Springs things are not well politically for long time Mayor Connie Moran: Continue reading “Tweet Traction: What y’all are reading”

These moments of media insanity can be explained

There are large segments of the main stream media that simply do not get out enough, especially in the U.K.:

This Dildo Flag Was Mistaken For An “ISIS Flag” By CNN ~ David Mack

But it gets even better.  Mention intolerance and homosexuality in the same sentence and otherwise bright people become blithering idiots:

Star Wars ‘reeks of misogyny’: SJW satirist punks BBC World Service ~ Milo Yiannopoulos

Seems to me on these hot button social issues all you get are the extremes on both sides which is why I normally tune this sort of stuff out. But since I did this post, here are the two extremes with a bonus of the second link being used for analysis purposes in the CNN ISIS Dildo flag segment.

CNN International reporter Lucy Pawle Spots ‘ISIS Flag’ at London Gay Pride Parade ~ Youtube

ISIS throw man off tall building for being gay, crowd stones him to death ~ Youtube

Closer to home is our pesky state flag. I’m personally in favor of changing it.  A central Mississippi artist has published a few concept designs to twitter, the first one well over a year ago: Continue reading “These moments of media insanity can be explained”