Archive for December 15th, 2017

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 12/15/17

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Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul.  Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.”   —   Pamela Vaull Starr

(Nice inspiring and rhyming quote.  It gave me a little trouble.  I got FOR and EVERY early on, but after that I struggled to get the rest.  I never heard of the author, and I can’t find any info on her.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 12/15/17

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Visual Description:  Slice of family life.

TLAGO  =  GLOAT,  RAYHI  =  HAIRY,  PLUTIP  =  PULPIT,  EETUQA  =  EQUATE   —   Giving us:  GLHRLIAT

Clue/Question:  After acing the math test, her parents asked how she did, and she answered – – – 

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Answer:  ALL RIGHT

(If it were a young Matthew McConaughey it would’ve been:  “All right, all right, all riiight!”  Not a real heavy pun.  No new clue words today.  But, all of the jumbles came up as new.  The answer letter layout was a cryptically crafted jumble.  Not obvious, at all.  The grade on the test, and the little girl’s line, were the big clues.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Net Bandits

I did not publicize Net Neutrality as strongly as I should have, and I apologize for this. I signed countless petitions, and Shared them on Facebook, but I feel like I could have done more. Corporate control of the internet could end up costing us all, in more ways than one. We should all support the law suits that are looking to overturn this craven betrayal. — YUR

CollTales


Here Are the Republicans Who Sold 
Your Internet Rights to Their Patrons

Smiling while preaching against the ‘heavy hand of government,’ Chairman Ajit Pai’s just fulfilled exactly what he’d been put in charge to do: to kick the teeth of the Federal Communications Commission, and yank the Internet from everybody but those who can pay to access it.
By a vote of 3 to 2, the FCC all but allowed big broadband providers to create Web lanes. It’s the Rule of the Mighty: to corporate ou social media giants, access online remains the same. To billions of small, independent sites, though, it’ll take forever. Unless you pay extra.
By betraying the its own mission, to protect everyone’s rights to a free Internet, Pai did a huge favor to both the Trump administration, and to his pals at Verizon, Comcast, AT&T, and other big providers that stand to profit from his…

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