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Posts Tagged “political”

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Posted on November 14th, 2016 by Hitstun

Hey Internet, you all need to do more fact checking before you post stuff. You could post that a dead gorilla got 15,000 write-in votes for president, but you’d be wrong. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is a comedy news show, but they love to call out mainstream media and celebrities when they say […]

Fire Your Representatives!

Posted on November 3rd, 2014 by Hitstun

Serious time here for a minute. If you can legally vote in the US, it’s your responsibility to read about your ballot and vote in the mid-term elections on Tuesday, or you have no right to complain about the outcome. Who is your House Representative? Did they participate in the budget stalemate that shut down […]

RIP Justin.tv 1997-2014

Posted on August 5th, 2014 by Hitstun

In May 2009, I started a weekly video game stream on Justin.tv. Justin.tv was just getting video game streams, but people also streamed videos and webcams and hosted communities with their own forums. It was great. Over the next couple years, they removed the communities and forums, shoved all the gaming streams into a buggy […]

Federal budget request timed out

Posted on October 1st, 2013 by Hitstun

Our federal government couldn’t get their act together and agree on a budget before today’s deadline. Now vital federal services have lost funding and the global economy will suffer for it. If you’re in the US and your Congressmen come up for re-election, remember this shutdown and fire everyone involved. Source: Gravity trailer mashup: Government […]