Saturday, August 13, 2016

Like Sci-Fi? Tune In To C-Span, Duck The Fishhook

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Perseid activity has passed peak. Unusual length of silence from Hairy. Probability of travel success raised to 0.0000000000000000000000000821 % based upon activity of largest meteor cluster. Data stream ongoing. No strobing detected in vicinity of lair. Update of Hairy's location complete.

Autoblogging includes goal of revisiting recent unanswered questions. Hairy expressed dissatisfaction with his tendency to forget prior questions. Therefore, follow-up has commenced.

Ownership of C-SPAN cameras has been questioned in the past. To date, Ryan and Pelosi have cut off the feed once each. Ryan is explicitly mentioned in discussion of his decision, and hypocrisy, while hinted at, is not directly mentioned. The quantifiable fact that each major party has done this one time each suggests that both major parties are equally corrupt and need to be reduced in power over the long term to provide another 'check and balance' to complement design of government.

Specifically, C-SPAN broadcasts funded by donations and filmed on cameras owned by House. This does not guarantee against censorship, lying on camera, staged or unplanned audience manipulation, sabotage, or even vandalism by government workers or elected officials.

Therefore, C-SPAN transparency cannot be real transparency or have any guarantees put upon it, because those are legislated against. Hairy's metaphor bank: False security is a friendly face on the fake plastic animal mounted above a fishhook.

While current summation possibly biased or oversimplified, as decided by machine, everyone filmed by C-SPAN cameras are aware of being on camera. The transparency, therefore, is subject to method acting. All those appearing have plenty of time to rehearse their dialogue, pick what they wish to present, and plan non-inclusion of topics, phrases, etc. 

All these and more objections to non-candid, self-controlled exposure are reasons cited in net traffic for why this blog could be non-real. Hairy points out that this blog is called science fiction. Apparently C-SPAN is classifiable in the same manner.

Therefore: C-SPAN cannot sue Ryan. C-SPAN may be thought of as science fiction.

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