Skip to main content

Featured Post

How To Convert Image To Word On Android Phones

How to Convert Image to Word onAndroid PhonesLong gone are the times where the only way to digitize something written on paper was to retype it on a computer. That was a really painful and time-consuming process. 
Just imagine students with hundreds of notes and study materials trying to digitize them all. Or stay at home moms trying to digitize their recipes so they wouldn't have them laying around the kitchen in a paper form. You could also imagine the struggle of a businessman trying to digitize tons of reports or other financial documents.



Moynihan Movie Review

Facts Trump Opinions
"Moynihan", Joseph Dorman and Toby Perl Freilich's documentary about the late political figure Daniel Patrick Moynihan, is inspiring at times, but in light of the current state of American politics, it is also depressing. We would all be better off if there were someone like him around now.

Moynihan and his siblings were raised in the tough streets of Hell's Kitchen in New York by his mother. His parents had split up, and his father moved on to start another family. This left Moynihan and his family in poverty. The effect of that poverty played a vital role in his public life. It served as the impetus for his view of American life, and almost all of his emphasis was on relieving poverty, especially among black Americans.

Despite his position, Moynihan was reviled by many Black Americans because part of his focus was on the breakdown of the nuclear family in the black community. He didn't blame them for it, but that's how many reacted to it. 

However, he made enemies across the political spectrum. In one anecdote related by someone who once worked for him, the person told of once using Moynihan's private office bathroom. On the wall were two framed magazine covers. The cover of the liberal publication decried Moynihan as a right-wing maniac. The conservative cover screamed the opposite.

The only shortcoming of "Moynihan" is that we learn little of his personal life, other than footage of his wife telling the filmmakers a few anecdotes. There is an examination of his childhood, but how it might have affected his role as a father and husband are omitted.

Whether or not you agree with Moynihan's various political positions, you can't help but admire the fact that he believed what he said. If only that were the case for today's basket of garbage politicians. To be fair, most of the politicians of his era were no better, but at least they had one intelligent one among them who truly wanted to make America a better place to live for everyone. The man who coined the phrase, "Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts," would be welcome now, and at any time.


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Popular posts from this blog

Nokia 8 Sirocco Review: Hands-on

Nokia 8 Sirocco Review: Hands-on

There’s something of a lack of new flagship smartphones at MWC 2018 but Nokia has plenty of new devices to feast your eyes on, including a sleek handset to rival the Galaxy S9. Here’s our Nokia 8 Sirocco hands-on review.
You would assume that Nokia’s new flagship would be one of the biggest smartphones (in terms of importance) to be unveiled at MWC but Huawei and LG have delayed their respective 2018 devices. So it’s a case of Nokia vs Samsung vs Sony.
Although a Nokia 9 was a possibility, the firm has actually announced the Nokia 8 Sirocco which is quite a radical phone for HMD – the company with the rights to the Nokia brand. For now, this is the Nokia 9.

Nokia 6 (2018) UK Release Date & Specifications

Nokia 6 (2018) UK Release Date & Specifications
It's easy to forget that the Nokia 6 is a year old, given that it didn't make its way to the UK until August, but it was actually unveiled much earlier in January 2017. The company has in January 2018 announced an update to the original smartphone, with the 2018 model now official.
Currently China-only, the new Nokia 6 will also become available in Europe in April, priced at 279€ (around £245).

Nokia 8110 4G Review: Hands-on

Nokia 8110 4G Review: Hands-on MWC might usually be about smartphones and other high-end gadgets but a feature phone has caused quite a big of hype. HMD has re-launched the Nokia phone seen in The Matrix. Here we go hands-on with the Nokia 8110 4G. 
Let’s face it, sometimes old things are cooler than new one and although the Nokia 8110 4G is technically a new phone, it’s another example of the firm bringing back a classic.
Following the Nokia 3310, this is the second ‘retro classic reloaded’ and although it’s been 22 years, the Nokia 8110 is back.

Nokia 7 Plus Confirmed: Release Date, Price & Specification

Nokia 7 Plus Confirmed: Release Date, Price & Specification
Nokia has announced its Nokia 7 Plus at MWC 2018, a mid-range Android phone that will go on sale in April at €399 (around £350).
A larger version of the China-only Nokia 7, the Nokia 7 Plus features an upgraded Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 6in full-HD+ 18:9 display primed for entertainment.

Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Nokia 8 Sirocco

Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Nokia 8 Sirocco
Two of the most anticipated smartphone releases of 2018 have now arrived in the form of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Nokia 8 Sirocco. So, how do these premium phones stack up against each other, and which one should you pick when upgrade time comes around?
Let's dive in.

Like Fan Page