December 2, 2022

Fiber is the “First Ingredient” in Horseshit

Have you taken notice of the ads that are being produced now about nutritional “foods?” I think it first began with dog food. Of course, we all know that it’s more important that our pets eat healthy food than a man does. One ad features two women semi-arguing over whose dog food was better for their pets. One reads the ingredients beginning with whole grain. The other reads her ingredients beginning with some chemical or artificial something or other.

I noticed today – and I might be a bit slow on the uptake as I’m not much of a media ingester – that this method of deception in advertising has moved over to the human food industry. I think it was on a box of cereal where I saw in big bold print: “Whole Grain is the First Ingredient.”

Well, I’ll be. That must make it nutritious right?

Just so that you know. Horseshit contains the following, and perhaps more: whole grain, grain fibers, minerals, water and other things we will keep from readers, just to make a point. I put “whole grain” as the “first ingredient” to show you that eating horseshit must be good for you.

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Just a Random Thought

I understand the need or want of media outlets trying to find ways of making money. Nobody wants to buy their crap newspapers. Thinking that the change is the age of electronics and not the crap content of their news items, most media outlets have begun putting more effort into monetizing their websites. The result is that readers must spend the first 1 or 2 minutes, in some cases more, waiting for advertisements, most forced upon the reader, to load making it impossible to read. Combine this with the fact that anytime a user clicks their mouse or scrolls, a pop-up, pop-under, or new page of advertisement loads – sometimes multiple page, readers are stuck in some kind of cyber maze with no way out except to cancel the entire browser page. How is there profit in this?

When I first began a news oriented website, one of the first things I learned was that readers have short attention spans combined with zero patience waiting for pages to load. Did that disappear? Why do advertisers waste their money on these sites? Surely their return on investment has to be poor, at best.

For me, I am fed up. I’m almost at a point of never visiting or creating links to a lot of website because I don’t want to be associated with the bombardment of ads, the majority of which I have no control over.

Therefore, I am going to begin, at least for the most egregious of the offenders, to state the name of the site where something of potential interest exists, and let the reader decide if they want to spend the time and effort to read something that is probably fake anyways.

I once believed that for me to post a “teaser” and a link to a website where the entire content could be found, was doing the owner of that other site a favor. Perhaps I was and still am but if my readers get frustrated by following the links I provide, in the long run they will associate my site with that crap.

I have never loaded down my website with ads and try very hard to make sure that any videos I may post have to be activated by the reader. I refuse to force my readers to have to wait while unwanted advertisements load.

At present I pay for everything for this website out of pocket. I have no paid advertisers and will not do so. I am repeatedly turning down requests to run ads on my website. I know it costs me money but I feel that it is more important to educate readers than take advantage of them for profit. When the day comes that I am forced to do as the big guns in media are, I’ll quit. However, I doubt seriously that it will come to that because Internet censorship will be here soon, at even a grander scale than at present, I will be long gone by then.

So, I hope readers enjoy that they can come to this website and quickly and cleanly navigate the site and find information that is valuable to them.


Changing Demographics in Maine Bear Referendum

The Times Record newspaper is saying that the Humane Society of the United States, in a radio ad, is saying that the Times Record supports the bear referendum, Question One. The newspaper says this is due to an error of placing a news article in the editorial section of their paper. The Editorial Staff are setting the record straight that they do not support Question One.

It’s important for us to point out — despite the continued use of our paper’s name in the propaganda campaign — that we are not endorsing the ban.

But more importantly, according to polling information provided by the Times Record, opposition to Question One has grown.

A more recent poll, conducted with 441 likely voters at the end of September, showed that 53 percent of them opposed the ban, 41 percent supported it and 6 percent were undecided. The newspaper article stated the poll had a 4.4 percent margin of error.

I would like to point out that polls are a worthless instrument as far as revealing the actual intent of voters. Polls are rigged and always have been. Polls are used ONLY to influence public opinion, mostly because people think polls tell them facts and they don’t.

The bottom line is to get educated about the issue and make your decision based upon facts. Stop trusting the media, polls and campaign rhetoric.



Radio Ad for Gun Safety Course Offering in Texas

VIDEO/AUDIO: Make sure to listen all the way through and then call the Department of Homeland Security or you can piss and moan about what this guy said right here. Go ahead!


NFL Disallows Superbowl Commercial From Gun Company

Yes, “True Believers”, we really do NOT live in a free country. What’s free about it? Sorry! You keep on following the herd. I’ll be quiet. I keep forgetting we need “reasonable” government control and censorship. Oh, wait! The NFL is a “private” enterprise and so they can do whatever they want and this kind of discrimination is okay, right?

The NFL has denied a television commercial for the Superbowl because: “5. Firearms, ammunition or other weapons are prohibited; however, stores that sell firearms and ammunitions (e.g., outdoor stores and camping stores) will be permitted, provided they sell other products and the ads do not mention firearms, ammunition or other weapons.”

Daniel Defense has a store that sells many outdoor items and guns. There was nothing in the ad with pictures or text or audio that mentioned any of those awful, scary things, with the exception of a logo with the picture of a gun on it. Even after offering to remove that picture and replace it the NFL said no.

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Old Spice Commerical With a Howl

I’ll leave this brief. Someone thought this Old Spice commercial was “anti wolf”. Add your thoughts below in the comments section.