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March 8, 2012

Daily Reading: Romney and the Presidential Election

Filed under: Elections — Sofie @ 1:11 pm
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Over the last week, I’ve started checking some websites daily for information on the 2012 presidential campaign.  Those sites have asterisks.  I’ve added some others to the list that I intend to read more often than I have been.

September 6, 2009

SM4Cons – Lesson 6: Reading Blogs and News More Efficiently

Now that you’ve been finding, reading, and commenting on blogs, you’ve probably realized that it takes time to go from blog to blog every day to read posts.  If you read news on more than one website, you have the same problem.  Fortunately, with an RSS feed aggregator, you can read all the blogs and news in one place.

This video by Common Craft explains “RSS in Plain English”:

I use Bloglines to keep up with the latest posts on blogs and other sites each day.  Some people like Google Reader.  Others prefer start pages like Pageflakes and Netvibes.

To learn how to use Bloglines, watch Russell Stannard’s videos here.  If you’d rather try Google Reader, you can start with this video and then watch “More From: expertvillage” by clicking on those words on the right side of the screen and select the video you want to watch next.  You can also search YouTube for videos on how to use other aggregators.

I will be also be publishing and updating this information on a wiki.  Future lessons will cover creating blogs and using other types of social media.

Earlier Lessons:

Lesson 1: Defining “Social Media,” “New Media,” and “Web 2.0″
Lesson 2: Understanding Blogs
Lesson 3: Understanding Tags
Lesson 4: Finding Blogs
Lesson 5: Commenting on Blogs

June 22, 2009

Perlmutter Watch 6-21-09

Filed under: Perlmutter Watch — Sofie @ 5:56 am
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Google News Alert for: “Ed Perlmutter”

VA Hospital funding proposal moves forward in Congress
The Aurora Sentinel – Aurora,CO,USA
Ed Perlmutter and US Sen. Michael Bennet, both Democrats, testified before the body in favor of the spending. President Barack Obama requested the $119
House narrowly OKs war-funding measure
Denver Post – Denver,CO,USA
Diana DeGette, Betsy Markey, Ed Perlmutter and John Salazar, voted in favor of the funding. Democratic Rep. Jared Polis voted no. The state’s Republicans
US House committee OKs Aurora VA hospital funds
Bizjournals.com – Charlotte,NC,USA
Ed Perlmutter of Colorado, whose district includes the VA hospital site, said he was pleased the recommendation was moving forward and that he will work

Google Blogs Alert for: “Ed Perlmutter”

U.S. Green Building Council Urges Congressional Action on Green
By RealEstateRama
Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) reintroduced the GREEN Act, which includes a key financing provision by Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) in the House of Representatives, in May 2009. The Act passed the full House of Representatives as part of H.R. 6899,
RealEstateRama – http://www.realestaterama.com/
The Hmong in me: U.S. Congress Urges Sec. Clinton, Thailand to
By Nicki
Bill Delahunt ( D-MA ) and Ed Perlmutter ( D-CO ). Additional Congressional offices reportedly anticipated cosigning the letter even as the deadline for signatures and transmission to the U.S. Department of State approached today.
The Hmong in me – http://nickihawj.blogspot.com/
Bill’s Blog: Democrats Spend American Taxpayer Money, Unchecked
By PA09press
Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) expresses reservations about his Democrat colleagues’ attempt to quash debate and asks his fellow Democrats to return to an open process the next day. 11:50 PM: Rep. Perlmutter is summoned to the office of the
Bill’s Blog – http://billsblogpa09.blogspot.com/
BARRY FARM (RE)MIXED: It’s Not Easy Being Green…Or Is It?
By Urban Architect
Bill H.R. 2336 or the Green Resources for Energy Efficient Neighborhoods Act of 2009 (GREEN Act), reintroduced in the House by Representative Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.), authorizes new federal resources for green affordable development
BARRY FARM (RE)MIXED – http://barryfarmremixed.blogspot.com/
New Loudoun Homeless Shelter Receives Green Building Award
By Virginia RealEstateRama
Ed Perlmutter’s (CO-07) GREEN Act (Green Resources for Energy Efficient Neighborhoods) was heard in the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity. Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Maine will
US States – http://states.realestaterama.com/

March 1, 2009

It’s Time for a Divorce from the Mainstream Media

Filed under: Politics — Sofie @ 10:27 am
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As Bernie Goldberg demonstrates in A Slobbering Love Affair:  The True (and Pathetic) Story of the Torrid Romance Between Barack Obama and the Mainstream Media, the mainstream media has been cheating on the American people with Barack Obama.  We know it’s been unfaithful with liberals and Democrats for years.

Now it’s time for a divorce.

Cancel your subscriptions to liberal newspapers and magazines.  Stop watching the news on liberal broadcast and cable TV stations and let their advertisers know why.

If you know of any groups organizing or supporting such boycotts.  Please let me know by commenting on this post.

December 9, 2008

Video: “NewsBusted 12/9/08″

Filed under: Politics — Sofie @ 4:26 pm
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more about “Video: “NewsBusted 12/9/08″“, posted with vodpod

 

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