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Offering readers thoughts on current events, living as a modern-day Christian in the Wilderness, and keeping you informed on computer technology and security.

1708, 2016

Brandware on the horizon from Verizon

By | August 17th, 2016|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , |

Verizon started courting advertisers with app installations late last year, pitching retail and finance brands among others, agency executives said.

1208, 2016

Microsoft Opens Backdoor to Windows for Hackers

By | August 12th, 2016|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , |

“A backdoor, which MS put in to secure boot because they decided to not let the user turn it off in certain devices, allows for secure boot to be disabled everywhere! You can see the irony,” the researchers wrote. “Also the irony in that MS themselves provided us several nice ‘golden keys’ (as the FBI would say) for us to use for that purpose :)”

1208, 2016

Linux TCP Flaw Could Mean Significant Risk to Internet Users

By | August 12th, 2016|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Researchers have uncovered a serious Internet flaw, which if exploited, could allow attackers to terminate or inject malware into unencrypted communication between any two vulnerable machines on the Internet.

1411, 2015

Michigan finally tops a list by hitting rock bottom due to government corruption

By | November 14th, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

LANSING, Mich. (WOOD) — A new study ranks Michigan last in the nation for its ethics and transparency laws. The Center for Public Integrity conducted an investigation into state government transparency and accountability and gave Michigan a grade of F. [...]

1411, 2015

Microsoft lies as it insists that it can’t stop Windows 10 from watching you

By | November 14th, 2015|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In a continuing effort to force end-users to move to Windows 10, Microsoft doesn't seem content on simply offering Windows 10 as a "free upgrade," announcing recently that after an apparent "mistake," Microsoft will now make Windows 10 a "recommended [...]

711, 2015

Comcast’s game-changing move to your internet access

By | November 7th, 2015|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This week, Comcast has been working overtime, and with remarkable success, removing all traces from the internet evidence of how they will be forcing a change in how you access the internet. Several tech blogs and news sites have been [...]

711, 2015

US strength not just through ‘occupying countries’ & ‘firing missiles’ – Obama

By | November 7th, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , |

America’s world supremacy is not about the number of occupied countries and fired missiles, believes the US president. As recently as February, the president acknowledged that the US relied on its military strength and other leverage to achieve its goals, [...]

711, 2015

Clearing your browser history is a crime in the United States

By | November 7th, 2015|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In a recent article published in The Nation, it revealed the improper use of a law meant for completely different purposes by by federal prosecutors. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 was meant to provide authorities with tools to prevent criminal [...]

711, 2015

FCC can’t stop Google, Facebook, Verizon, or anyone else from tracking you online

By | November 7th, 2015|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Federal Communications Commission said Friday that it can't force Internet companies like Google, Facebook and ad providers from tracking users online. The commission had been petitioned by the privacy advocacy group Consumer Watchdog to make the "Do Not Track" [...]

3110, 2015

Corporations forcing an end to the legal system

By | October 31st, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By inserting individual arbitration clauses into a soaring number of consumer and employment contracts, companies like American Express devised a way to circumvent the courts and bar people from joining together in class-action lawsuits, realistically the only tool citizens have [...]

3110, 2015

European Parliament snubs U.S. and votes to grant Snowden amnesty

By | October 31st, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline, Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , |

The European Parliament has voted to grant whistleblower Edward Snowden protections across the 28 member state block against extradition or rendition to the US, where he faces espionage charges. In a statement, the former US government contractor was called a [...]

3110, 2015

How Transparent will Obama be about Encryption?

By | October 31st, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline, Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Thanks to the pressure of civil liberties organizations and heavy-hitters in the tech industry, President Barack Obama will now have to publicly comment on his position on strong encryption. The savecrypto.org petition requested the Obama administration to publicly affirm their [...]

3010, 2015

In opposition to international law, U.S. is putting troops on the ground in Syria

By | October 30th, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A small contingent of US special forces will be sent as part of an “advise and assist” mission to the Syrian rebels fighting against Islamic State militants. The troops will be sent to Kurdish-controlled territory in northern Syria, CNN reported [...]

3010, 2015

Upgrade to Windows 10, says Microsoft. We insist.

By | October 30th, 2015|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , |

...earlier this month, Microsoft started pre-selecting the optional upgrade, resulting in downloads of the Windows 10 upgrade and a launch of the installation process on users' Windows 7- and Windows 8.1-powered PCs. When that became public, Microsoft said it had [...]

2410, 2015

Your Privacy is Important to Us

By | October 24th, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline, Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Let's talk. It's important. Set aside the reality that as you read this, your location is being mapped, the unique ID of your computer or device has been registered, and the clock has begun to time how long you're here. [...]

2210, 2015

Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) cleared by U.S. Senate

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline, Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

From RT: A surveillance bill that is the third attempt by lawmakers to institute controversial internet security reforms has cleared a crucial vote in the Senate. A vote of 83-14 to end debate on a bundle of amendments to the [...]

2210, 2015

Putin dismisses the delusion that there are “moderate” terrorists

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , |

From RT News: There can be no "moderate" terrorists, President Putin said, speaking about the situation in the Middle East at the Valdai discussion forum. A whole "snarl" of terrorist groups act in the region, who fight also against each [...]

2210, 2015

Camerawoman suing Facebook for her own actions

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , |

From Huffington News: Petra Laszlo, the Hungarian camerawoman who drew international ire after footage emerged of her kicking and tripping refugees, may have apologized for her actions, but that isn't stopping her from filing suit. In an interview with Russian news [...]

1110, 2015

InMotion Hosting Review 2015

By | October 11th, 2015|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This past week, I received an email from Sev Salibian, Senior Affiliate Marketing Specialist at InMotion Hosting, who had stumbled across my recent hosting review of Arvixe Hosting, and asking me if I'd like to write a review of InMotion [...]

1010, 2015

LastPass now owned by LogMeIn for the ultimate in computer insecurity

By | October 10th, 2015|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , |

You may have already seen reports this week that the popular password management software, LastPass, used by millions, was purchased and is now owned by LogMeIn--a company that has already seen its share of controversy in recent times for questionable [...]

1010, 2015

Verizon forcing unlimited data owners to a monthly $20 rate increase

By | October 10th, 2015|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , |

Verizon continues its hate campaign against unlimited data owners with a $20 price hike. In a continuing effort to eliminate their former unlimited data plan, Verizon this week announced that they will be extorting an additional $20 from [...]

2508, 2015

We have the technology…

By | August 25th, 2015|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , |

2208, 2015

Mozilla Firefox parting ways with Add-ons (as we know them)

By | August 22nd, 2015|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This week, arstechnica.com published a story about Mozilla, in an effort to try regaining lost developers, planning to end its current way of interfacing with add-ons. This has been part of something called "the Electrolysis project," which introduces multiprocessor processing. [...]

2008, 2015

How do I disable the Windows 10 upgrade notification?

By | August 20th, 2015|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Are you still having to look at that white-colored Microsoft Windows 10 icon down in your taskbar? Sure, you can hide the upgrade, but if you want to take matters even further about your current opinion about Windows 10, free [...]

2008, 2015

Arvixe Hosting Review 2015

By | August 20th, 2015|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

As a website administrator and small-business hosting provider, reliability means everything to me because it means everything to my clientele. It's important, then, to have a hosting provider which has outstanding tech support and a solid uptime across its servers. [...]

1808, 2015

Two-year phone contracts are almost dead

By | August 18th, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I've recently been reading coverage of Verizon and now Sprint ending their two-year contract practice of locking in customers on their network. This is sleight of hand, since they will now offer a convenient 24-month payment plan for phones. 24 [...]

1808, 2015

Pink Floyd Is Dead

By | August 18th, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

It is a sad time, indeed, for David Gilmour, who has finally accepted and come to terms with the reality that Pink Floyd is no more. The rest of us, of course, have known that for years. For me, Pink [...]

1708, 2015

Restoring Recent Places to Windows 10

By | August 17th, 2015|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , |

For anyone who, like me, depended heavily on Recent Places, you'll agree that the Quick Access doesn't quite fill the bill. If you want to know how to get it back, see below for the how-to I came across. First, [...]

1608, 2015

Bred in Captivity, Waiting to be Hunted

By | August 16th, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , |

1608, 2015

Animal exploitation: Because humans aren’t stupid enough

By | August 16th, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , |

This is called "canned" hunting, where the animals are raised from cubs specifically to be dragged out to be shot by a "sportsman" looking for a "trophy" kill.

1608, 2015

Colorado State Appeals Court Rules Against Baker

By | August 16th, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

[Original Article: Colorado Court Rules Against Baker Who Refused to Serve Same-Sex Couples ] A state appeals court in Colorado ruled Thursday that a baker could not cite religious beliefs in refusing to make wedding cakes for same-sex couples. The [...]

1508, 2015

Did you know Native Americans…

By | August 15th, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Did you know Native Americans lost their history, their land, their culture, and is one of the least discussed genocides in world history?

1508, 2015

Society is obsessed with finding cures

By | August 15th, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , |

...but not the causes...

1407, 2015

Reflecting on 10 Years as an Apostate from the Watchtower

By | July 14th, 2015|Categories: Faith In The Wilderness|

It’s been 10 years since I was declared an apostate from the Watchtower organization.   On July 14, 2005, an announcement was made to the Holt Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses that “Timothy Kline is no longer one of Jehovah’s Witnesses.” I did not attend to hear this announcement, nor was there really any need. It was only a week earlier that I had appeared as part of a judicial court summons before three Watchtower-appointed elders to face their accusations of the highest order within the Watchtower organization. […]

1502, 2015

Child Molestation: God’s View vs Jehovah’s Witnesses’s View

By | February 15th, 2015|Categories: Faith In The Wilderness, The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Available in PDF format Introduction This past week, I'd made a cursory observation about the latest news story in the continuing debacle of the handling of child molestation by the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, which acts as the organizational [...]

2401, 2015

Freedom of Speech and Expression

By | January 24th, 2015|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline, Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I want to start off by stating on the record that I have been a staunch supporter of a person's ability to question and or criticize established facts, policies, practices, and laws. In fact, I was excommunicated from a major [...]

1801, 2015

Same Sex Marriage – The Supreme Court Will Decide What We Can’t Seem to Decide

By | January 18th, 2015|Categories: Faith In The Wilderness|Tags: , , , , , , |

It was announced this week that the United States Supreme Court will finally hear arguments challenging the ban currently in place involving same-sex marriage across several states.

1801, 2015

Why Outlaw Individual Right-to-Privacy? Because We Can!

By | January 18th, 2015|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Why are we doing this? That's easy! Because we CAN! The only people who should worry are the ones who have something to hide.   This has certainly been a week of rollicking good times for the online [...]

1308, 2014

On Net Neutrality and the Recent FCC Decision

By | August 13th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline, Watching Tech with Morloc|

He does a fantastic job with covering the basics of the "net neutrality" issue that hit the online social consciousness before it got lost quickly to a white and gold dress meme. The segment is from last year, before the [...]

1208, 2014

Robin Williams, Comedian and Actor

By | August 12th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I'm still trying to process the loss we're experiencing in Robin Williams following his battle with depression, and I have to say that while it seems the majority of people I've seen post across the internet choose to remember him [...]

1706, 2014

The decline of civilization will be

By | June 17th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

1706, 2014

Prohibit the use of corporate funds

By | June 17th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

1706, 2014

Imagine if everyone was this passionate…

By | June 17th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

1706, 2014

The earth is not dying, it is being killed…

By | June 17th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

1706, 2014

The only form of public housing

By | June 17th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

1706, 2014

A country that expands the rights of the powerful

By | June 17th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

1706, 2014

Comcast plans to end unlimited internet

By | June 17th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , |

While most ISPs have yet to formally announce plans to cap or throttle heavy data users, Comcast already has a plan in place.

1206, 2014

War Gear Flows to Police Departments

By | June 12th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The equipment has been added to the armories of police departments that already look and act like military units. Police SWAT teams are now deployed tens of thousands of times each year, increasingly for routine jobs.

1206, 2014

Obama administration pushing local cops to stay mum on cellular surveillance

By | June 12th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"These extreme secrecy efforts are in relation to very controversial, local government surveillance practices using highly invasive technology," said Nathan Freed Wessler, a staff attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union, which has fought for the release of these types of records.

1206, 2014

Pentagon preparing for mass civil crackdown

By | June 12th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Social science is being militarised to develop 'operational tools' to target peaceful activists and protest movements.

1006, 2014

Project Eavesdrop — An Experiment At Monitoring My Home Office

By | June 10th, 2014|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , |

If someone tapped your Internet connection, what would they find out about you?

206, 2014

What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades?

By | June 2nd, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Children not only learn to read more quickly when they first learn to write by hand, but they also remain better able to generate ideas and retain information. In other words, it’s not just what we write that matters — but how.

206, 2014

United States Supreme Court upends freedom of the press

By | June 2nd, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , |

The court’s one-line order gave no reasons but effectively sided with the government in a confrontation between what prosecutors said is an imperative to secure evidence in a national security prosecution and what journalists said is an intolerable infringement of press freedom.

2805, 2014

Is America Starting to Target Thought Crime?

By | May 28th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , |

Last week, Michelle Obama made headlines when she exhorted graduating high schoolers in a commencement address to monitor their families for politically incorrect thoughts and behaviors.

2505, 2014

Did GoDaddy and Homeland Security shut down a Mexican protest site?

By | May 25th, 2014|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It was a simple site documenting the mass demonstrations in the wake of President Nieto’s inauguration. Scroll through, and you’d find YouTube videos documenting activist arrests and police brutality, a collectively edited stream designed to organize the opposition.

2505, 2014

Visa, MasterCard renew push for chip cards

By | May 25th, 2014|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , |

Card processing companies argue that a move away from the black magnetic strips on the backs of credit cards would eliminate a substantial amount of U.S. credit card fraud. They say it's time to offer U.S. consumers the greater protections microchips provide by joining Canada, Mexico and most of Western Europe in using cards with the more advanced technology.

2405, 2014

Why 76 lawmakers just voted against their own bill to reform the NSA

By | May 24th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , |

“Unfortunately, the USA Freedom Act, which I cosponsored as introduced, has been watered down and co-opted to the point that it creates the possibility that NSA could misuse the bill- contrary to the legislative intent- to conduct broad searches of communication records," Polis said.

2405, 2014

The Internet Highway

By | May 24th, 2014|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|

Most of us have grown accustomed to referring to the internet as the "information highway" in addition to calling it the "worldwide" web or, more often, just "the web" (or even "the net"). In the real world, we think of [...]

2305, 2014

I don’t always dislike children

By | May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Humor|

2305, 2014

I don’t judge people based on race, creed, color, or gender

By | May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Humor|

2305, 2014

Can you close the door

By | May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Humor|

2305, 2014

When I get bored

By | May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Humor|

2305, 2014

I hate when people

By | May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Humor|

2305, 2014

I don’t always eat salsa and chips

By | May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Humor|

2305, 2014

If you take the batteries out

By | May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Humor|

2305, 2014

Let’s celebrate Columbus Day

By | May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Humor|

2305, 2014

Hey tell me

By | May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Humor|

2305, 2014

Sorry about the pause

By | May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Humor|

2305, 2014

Sometimes

By | May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Humor|

2305, 2014

EBay Users Still at Risk even AFTER changing password

By | May 23rd, 2014|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you're registered with EBay, you're going to need to consider that this latest breach entails far more than your password...

2205, 2014

Despite Data Thefts, The Password Endures

By | May 22nd, 2014|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Passwords are a bane to computer and smartphone users and a security threat to companies. On Wednesday, eBay Inc. (EBAY) urged its 145 million users to change their passwords because of a data breach. But if the past is a [...]

1805, 2014

One day, son…

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: Humor|

1805, 2014

End of the world

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: Humor|

1805, 2014

A moment’s silence

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: Humor|

1805, 2014

There’s your problem

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: Humor|

1805, 2014

Build a Snowman

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: Humor|

1805, 2014

I graduated high school with honors

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: Humor|

1805, 2014

The Primary Cause of Unhappiness

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

1805, 2014

The Big Scary Unknown

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

1805, 2014

Integrity is

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

1805, 2014

The Hottest Fire

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

1805, 2014

Don’t settle

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

1805, 2014

Net Neutrality: What IS It?

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , |

It's been all over the news, the tech blogs, and you may have even talked about it with your friends or co-workers. The controversy surrounding "Net Neutrality" has become SO ubiquitous that it seems like an issue that has only [...]

1805, 2014

Net Neutrality: The Controversy, The Propaganda, The Facts

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

You've heard the controversies. You've seen the propaganda. Isn't it time to get to the point where Net Neutrality is concerned?

1805, 2014

Don’t you wish…?

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: Humor|

1805, 2014

It’s Working Out

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: Humor|

1805, 2014

Your present circumstances

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

1805, 2014

Great leaders

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

1805, 2014

Working hard for something

By | May 18th, 2014|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

3011, 2011

‘We the People’ versus ‘We the Corporation’: Sentiment Builds for Banning Corporate Personhood, But Tough Road Ahead.

By | November 30th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , |

November 28, 2011  | Bill of Rights Across the country, momentum has been building for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution declaring that the democratic rights and freedoms granted to people do not apply to corporations and corporate entities. In November [...]

2311, 2011

AIG Sues U.S. Taxpayers for 25 Billion…Really.

By | November 23rd, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , |

A company run by former American International Group Chief Executive Maurice “Hank” Greenberg Monday filed a $25 billion lawsuit against the United States, claiming that the government takeover of the insurer was unconstitutional. In its complaint, Greenberg’s Starr [...]

2211, 2011

R.I.P. Anne McCaffrey, 1926 – 2011

By | November 22nd, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , |

Reports are coming in that Anne McCaffrey, author of the famous Dragonriders of Pern fantasy series among many other works, has passed away at the age of 85. McCaffrey helped pave the way for women writers in fantasy and science fiction, and was [...]

1911, 2011

Media Can Avoid NYPD Arrest By Getting Press Pass They Can’t Get

By | November 19th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Stu Loeser, a spokesman for New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg, says the best way for reporters to avoid being arrested while covering Occupy Wall Street is to carry a press pass issued by the New York Police Department. [...]

1611, 2011

Technological Singularities Decades Away, Microprocessor’s Creator Says

By | November 16th, 2011|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Vernor Vinge and Ray Kurzweil have postulated that one day, humans will be able to download their consciousness to a computer. Nonsense, replied Federico Faggin, the architect of the first microprocessor. Faggin appeared at a small gathering of [...]

1611, 2011

Michigan One of a Few States Raising Taxes on the Poor and Cutting Back for Businesses

By | November 16th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , |

Michigan is among just a handful of states raising taxes on low-income working families while cutting taxes for other groups, the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities said in a report released Tuesday. The Washington-based group notes that [...]

1511, 2011

How Social Media Distorts the Occupy Movement

By | November 15th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , |

If you were on the West Coast last night, as you were about to go to bed, you would have figured out that something was up in New York City. The encampment called Occupy Wall Street was about [...]

1511, 2011

Fannie, Freddie execs score $100 million payday

By | November 15th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , |

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac received the biggest federal bailout of the financial crisis. And nearly $100 million of those tax dollars went to lucrative pay packages for top executives, filings [...]

1511, 2011

Clarke and Dawe – The Way Forward for Europe

By | November 15th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , |

1411, 2011

Singing in the brain: wrens cooperate to make better music

By | November 14th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , |

Deep in the cloud forests of Ecuador, on the slopes of an active volcano, there lives a chubby, unassuming looking bird known as the plain-tailed wren. As the name implies, it does not look extraordinary, but there is [...]

1311, 2011

Fracking: Gas industry pours $747 million into lobbying and Congress

By | November 13th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As the oil and gas industry has turned increasingly to hydraulic fracturing to extract reserves, fears about groundwater contamination from the toxic chemicals used in "fracking" have intensified. And that's prompted a $747 million spending spree by major industry players [...]

1111, 2011

Food for thought…

By | November 11th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , |

1011, 2011

Two wolves

By | November 10th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , |

An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. "A fight is going on inside me," he said to the boy. "It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil—he is anger, envy, [...]

1011, 2011

Secretive lawsuit could limit access to safety warnings, advocates argue

By | November 10th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

One mystery company really doesn't want you to hear about complaint that its product allegedly hurt a child. The unnamed firm has sued the Consumer Product Safety Commission to prevent it from releasing the report to the public [...]

1011, 2011

Big ISPs dwell in tax-break heaven, according to corporate tax study

By | November 10th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A scathing new report on corporate tax breaks is out, and telcos and media companies figure prominently. Authored by Citizens for Tax Justice and the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, the survey focuses on 280 corporations that it concludes paid, [...]

1011, 2011

New prime minister named in Greece: The Rise of Corporate Oligarchy (Corporatocracy)?

By | November 10th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Athens, Greece (CNN) -- Lucas Papademos, a former banker and European Central Bank vice president, has been named interim prime minister of Greece, the Greek president's office said Thursday. Papademos told reporters the chief task of the transitional government [...]

911, 2011

The 1% are the very best destroyers of wealth the world has ever seen

By | November 9th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , |

If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in Africa would be a millionaire. The claims that the ultra-rich 1% make for themselves – that they are possessed of unique intelligence or creativity or drive [...]

911, 2011

Corporate Welfare For Energy Companies Means We Paid $24 Billion In Taxes To Them

By | November 9th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tax breaks and subsidies for energy companies have gotten so extreme that dozens of top companies have made billions in profits while having negative taxes, actually receiving taxpayer welfare instead of paying anything to the federal treasury. An [...]

811, 2011

Eurozone crisis: What it means for East and West

By | November 8th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In October 1911, China rose up in revolution. Four months later the last emperor had fallen and European moneymen were flocking to Beijing, eager to finance the bankrupt new republic. In October 2011, another European moneyman headed for [...]

811, 2011

BP wants US probes barred from oil spill lawsuits

By | November 8th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The companies involved in the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history are trying to prevent government investigations blaming them for the disaster from being used against them by the people and businesses who are suing them. Billions [...]

811, 2011

Lobbying the Supercommittee

By | November 8th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , |

811, 2011

Happiness in intelligent people…

By | November 8th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , |

711, 2011

Draining the banks

By | November 7th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , |

ANOTHER bank run is underway. A whopping 1.5 billion euros was withdrawn from Greek bank accounts in the four days after Prime Minister George Papandreou announced his doomed referendum plan late on October 31. According to data compiled [...]

711, 2011

Chinese official slams EU’s ‘welfare society’

By | November 7th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , |

SHANGAI - Agence France-Presse A top official of China’s $400 billion sovereign wealth fund has accused Europe of “indolence” and said any Chinese investment in the eurozone would be based on financial returns. Jin Liqun, chairman of the board of [...]

711, 2011

Russia says strike on Iran ‘very serious mistake’

By | November 7th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Russia warned on Monday that a possible military strike against Iran would be a "very serious mistake" that would only lead to further conflict and civilian casualties. "It would be a very serious mistake fraught with unpredictable consequences," Russian Foreign [...]

711, 2011

Tainted turtles still suffering 15 months after river oil spill

By | November 7th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The oil spill in Talmadge Creek and the Kalamazoo River may have occurred more than 15 months ago, but it still defines every day for one man and the 30 turtles he'll care for over the winter. Enbridge [...]

711, 2011

The true picture of US unemployment

By | November 7th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , |

US unemployment data is set to show the jobless rate steady at 9.1% – but a broader analysis puts the true rate at 16.5% The latest batch of closely watched US unemployment data is due out today with the headline [...]

611, 2011

Mississippi to decide if fertilized egg is a human being

By | November 6th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , |

(Reuters) - Mississippi on Tuesday could be the first state in the nation to define a fertilized egg as a person, a controversial concept aimed at outlawing abortion, some types of birth control and infertility methods that result [...]

611, 2011

Will Americans Be Allowed To Vote On Supercommittee Austerity Plan?

By | November 6th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Congress' "supercommittee" of the 1% is preparing an austerity plan for the 99%. Will We, the People be allowed to vote on this plan, or, like Greece, will the elites just tell us how it is going to [...]

511, 2011

Why Didn’t We Listen To Teddy Roosevelt Over 100 Years Ago?

By | November 5th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

511, 2011

Murmuration – A chance encounter and shared moment with one of natures greatest and most fleeting phenomena

By | November 5th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Murmuration from Sophie Windsor Clive on Vimeo.

511, 2011

CBS commentator Andy Rooney dies at 92

By | November 5th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Longtime CBS News commentator Andy Rooney has died, CBS News reported Saturday. He was 92. He had been hospitalized after suffering "serious complications" following minor surgery last month. Rooney got his start in journalism during World War II, when he [...]

411, 2011

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac CEO’s to get Huge Bonuses AND Want Another $6B Bailout

By | November 4th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

The Federal Housing Finance Agency, the government regulator for Fannie and Freddie, approved $12.79 million in bonus pay after 10 executives from the two government-sponsored corporations last year met modest performance targets tied to modifying mortgages in jeopardy of foreclosure. [...]

411, 2011

The Problem With America’s Economic System

By | November 4th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

411, 2011

Increase In Extreme Poverty Leaves Millions Stranded

By | November 4th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

The number of Americans living in communities of extreme poverty -- neighborhoods in which at least 40 percent of the population is poor -- soared by one-third between 2000 and the latter half of the decade,according to a new study [...]

411, 2011

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac CEO’s to get Huge Bonuses AND Want Another $6B Bailout

By | November 4th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

The Federal Housing Finance Agency, the government regulator for Fannie and Freddie, approved $12.79 million in bonus pay after 10 executives from the two government-sponsored corporations last year met modest performance targets tied to modifying mortgages in jeopardy of foreclosure. [...]

411, 2011

America’s itch to brawl has a new target – but bombs can’t conquer Iran

By | November 4th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

A post-imperial virus has infected foreign policy. We've been here before, we know the human cost, and now we must stop. This time there will be no excuses. Plans for British support for an American assault on Iran, revealed in today's [...]

810, 2011

Steve Jobs’ death: Is the world overreacting?

By | October 8th, 2011|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|

Everyone agrees: He created great gadgets. But, some note, he didn't cure cancer, end apartheid, or bring about the fall of communism Since Steve Jobs' death Wednesday night, emotional tributes have been pouring in, proclaiming how the Apple co-founder changed the world and revolutionized computing, capitalism, and [...]

1509, 2011

Rachel Reilly wins Big Brother 13 (U.S. Series) Go TEAM RACHEL!!

By | September 15th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

I suffered through this season's run of the Americanized version of Big Brother for one reason. It wasn't for the drama, or the plotting, or the conniving. And there was soooo much soap opera going on, without question! [...]

1009, 2011

An Open Letter to Chrome

By | September 10th, 2011|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|

Dear Chrome, I love how you always offer to translate a website that isn't in my native language, but I really do wish there was a way to set that to Automatic so that when I visit, let's say, a [...]

2708, 2011

“You are in the process of being indoctrinated…”

By | August 27th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

"You are in the process of being indoctrinated. We have not yet evolved a system of education that is not a system of indoctrination. We are sorry, but it is the best we can do. What you are being taught [...]

2208, 2011

Losing home for paying mortgage too early

By | August 22nd, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

NEW PORT RICHEY — Seventy-year-old Sharon Bullington may lose her home because she paid her mortgage a week early. Sharon Bullington, who has no children or siblings, said she is the sole caregiver for her ill husband, who cannot move [...]

2108, 2011

An Open Letter to HP

By | August 21st, 2011|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|

Yesterday, word broke across numerous news sites featuring tech news that HP's Touchpad™ tablet was being clearanced out at $99 for the 16GB model of the market failure for HP. The resulting "fire storm" sale of the Touchpad™ has demonstrated [...]

1908, 2011

Girl (Age 6) allegedly forced to videotape her mother having group sex

By | August 19th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Texas authorities arrested a Dallas woman on Saturday after she allegedly forced her 6-year-old daughter to use a cell phone to repeatedly videotape her having group sex. According to police reports, the 24-year-old woman was charged with indecency [...]

1108, 2011

US Law Firm Accuses Blind Man of Downloading Porn

By | August 11th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

According to the Miami New Times, one of thousands of people named in a recent law suit, and known only as John Doe 2057, found himself in receipt of a letter from the law firm accusing him of downloading five movies [...]

1108, 2011

Widow Says Eating Dead Husband Helps Her Cope

By | August 11th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Guess who's coming to dinner? Losing a loved one is never easy, but when 26-year-old Casie lost her husband, Shawn, to a sudden asthma attack, the grieving process went in a direction she never expected. Casie, a resident of Fayetteville, [...]

208, 2011

An Open Letter to Google and the Improvement of Chrome

By | August 2nd, 2011|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|

      First let me say that I'm nearly 95% sold on Chrome as the browser that I'd recommend. I've been a mozilla user since Netscape was a viable and competitive web browser here and abroad. I did use [...]

3107, 2011

Revelation 13:17 and the Current Fiscal Crisis

By | July 31st, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

"and that no one would be able to buy or to sell, unless he has that mark, the name of the beast or the number of his name." — Revelation 13:17, HNV et al. Transliteration (may require the Greek fonts [...]

2707, 2011

My Thoughts on the Fiscal Crisis ( including examination of recent public speeches by Obama and Boehner )

By | July 27th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Monday evening, President Obama spoke to the people of the U.S., offering his perception of the situation. It was the first time I respected him since he took office.   "It's Obama's Fault" For one thing, when I hear people [...]

2007, 2011

Police: Man Beat Friend Over Cell Phone Charger

By | July 20th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

WARREN, Mich. -- Warren police are looking for a man they said beat his friend into a coma during an argument over a cell phone.   Police said the men were were driving on Eight Mile Road Tuesday night when they [...]

2007, 2011

Gay Men Penis Size Study Funded By Taxpayer Dollars

By | July 20th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

  Regardless of what some economic experts may say, we are not out of the clear when it comes to the “great recession” and therefore we shouldn’t be spending money on ridiculous studies, such as the National Institutes of Health [...]

2007, 2011

High-end items for Detroit office bought with money for poor people

By | July 20th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

More than $210,000 intended for poor people but instead used to furnish a City of Detroit office paid for numerous leather chairs, a $3,000 mahogany-finish conference table and at least three stainless steel trash cans with motion sensor lids and [...]

1907, 2011

Unless…

By | July 19th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

  The Once-ler: And all that the Lorax left here in this mess was a small pile of rocks with one word. Boy: [reading it] "Unless?" The Once-ler: Yes. "Unless." Boy: What's an unless? The Once-ler: [sung] Just a far [...]

1907, 2011

Teenager ‘bludgeoned parents then hosted party’

By | July 19th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

 A 17-year-old boy in Florida has been accused of bludgeoning his parents with a hammer, then holding a party with dozens of friends while their bodies lay in the bedroom, according to police. {Link}

1707, 2011

Pedestrian Charged with Vehicular Homocide After Drunk Driver Runs Over Her Child

By | July 17th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

{Source} Pedestrian Charged with Vehicular Homocide After Drunk Driver Runs Over Her Child

1507, 2011

Random Thought — July 15, 2011

By | July 15th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

506, 2011

Windows 8: Microsoft’s Big Mistake?

By | June 5th, 2011|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|

This past week saw the release of official information from Microsoft regarding the anticipated follow-up to Microsoft Windows 7, which is itself enjoying a growing adoption across the PC community. Windows 7, in fact, is arguably the best [...]

505, 2011

Truth Self Evident

By | May 5th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

"Remember, always, this one truth which is self-evident: men who call themselves our "benefactors" will always do what men of that ilk do: consolidate to dominate. At our expense. Whether they be politicians, leaders of a group or "the state," [...]

804, 2011

Clarity, Catharsis and Uncertainty

By | April 8th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

I've always counted on writing for clarity. It's allowed me to focus the jumble of thoughts and emotions and reflections that are always bouncing around inside my head. To give them shape and substance. To make sense of them. And [...]

1702, 2011

Pennsylvania teacher strikes nerve with ‘lazy whiners’ blog

By | February 17th, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Source: Associated Press [Link] RE: Natalie Munroe, Pennsylvania teacher at risk of losing job for her venting on an online blog It was uncanny that I came across the article shortly after I got a call from the [...]

2201, 2011

Reflecting on 2010

By | January 22nd, 2011|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

2010 was a year of tremendous change in my life. I had finally come to realize that the way I was living my life was absolutely unsustainable, and that I needed to make several tough decisions that would involve people [...]

2201, 2011

On Matthew 27:52-53

By | January 22nd, 2011|Categories: Faith In The Wilderness|

On Matthew 27:52-53 I have finally completed my article on the subject of Matthew 27:52-53, and my thoughts about it in relation to Christian belief. This is more of a "thinking out loud" approach to the subject, so [...]

2101, 2011

Review: Soluto Anti-Frustration Software

By | January 21st, 2011|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|

I have been using their program for a week or so now, and it appears to be working as advertised. The interface is both intuitive and helpful. It really did shave off boot time, and does so by delaying start-up [...]

1601, 2011

The Role of Artificial Intelligence In the Modern Age

By | January 16th, 2011|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|

What comes to your mind when you think of the term AI, or Artificial Intelligence? Cyborgs? Robots? Chess games? Cylons? Terminators? It's amazing to me to see people still thinking in those terms when it comes to AI [...]

2212, 2010

At What Point?

By | December 22nd, 2010|Categories: Faith In The Wilderness|

At what level of Life are you less willing to kill without a second thought, or be bothered by it? When do you start saying that killing is the wrong choice? At what level of Life does the death of [...]

2112, 2010

It’s Complicated!

By | December 21st, 2010|Categories: Faith In The Wilderness|

What’s the most resilient parasite? An Idea. A single idea from the human mind can build cities. An idea can transform the world and rewrite all the rules. How many times have you stopped and wondered how there can be [...]

2012, 2010

The Name

By | December 20th, 2010|Categories: Faith In The Wilderness|

I have to admit to always having held a fascination for Jehovah's Witnesses' obsession with The Name, which they believe to be Jehovah, although I've heard similar names applied in the same fashion: Yahweh, YHWH, the Lord GOD. Let me [...]

1912, 2010

Faith in the Wilderness

By | December 19th, 2010|Categories: Faith In The Wilderness|

I just like to ask questions and challenge the truths set before us by others. In all the years that I've lived and known my Father since my earliest memory, I've known but one Truth: that we do not HAVE [...]

1912, 2010

Windows 8 – The Virtualization Solution, Continued Discussion

By | December 19th, 2010|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|

I've already touched on a possible solution for the backwards-compatibility that Microsoft likely wants to retain in Windows 8. My argument is to handle backwards-compatibility through virtualization, in much the same was as a BASIC interpreter worked in [...]

1012, 2010

Windows 8 – Is Microsoft ready for the future in computing?

By | December 10th, 2010|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|

Over the next several months, we're going to be hearing bits and pieces about the upcoming Windows Operating System. Some of it will be rumors, and some of it solid fact—the reader will have to filter things however. [...]

812, 2010

Wikileaks, Assange, and the nature of truth vs freedom of information vs open government – Part 2

By | December 8th, 2010|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Before I begin, I should probably admit that I was one of the people who voted early on for Hilary Clinton to be nominated for president of the United States before the last election which saw Obama win [...]

712, 2010

Wikileaks, Assange, and the nature of truth vs freedom of information vs open government, Part 1

By | December 7th, 2010|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

I awoke this morning to news reports that Julian Assange had been arrested. This was not "news," of course, as I had been expecting that it would come down to this. The question, at least for me, is [...]

3110, 2010

Bart Ehrman, Christianity, and Agnosticism

By | October 31st, 2010|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

As a person who has followed Bart Ehrman's coverage of early Christianity since I first came across it, and seen how it impacted his belief system, I felt it appropriate to write some thoughts in regards to his [...]

1809, 2010

False teachers per George Storrs

By | September 18th, 2010|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

"Teachers who manifest a disposition to exalt self and make it appear that they are something remarkable, are unmistakably false teachers. Whether this is done by words or deeds it is the same thing: they 'seek their own, [...]

607, 2010

Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

By | July 6th, 2010|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Last night, I said several things that now seem to require some additional discussion, as I don't want to leave a mistaken impression with people. I was simply writing freely, with no real forethought involved. Before I realized it, I [...]

507, 2010

Just Some Random Thoughts

By | July 5th, 2010|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

It's hard to believe that so much time has passed by since I last posted anything. The days just sort of blend into each successive day, it seems. And while there has been no shortage of fodder which [...]

2501, 2010

…And Consequences.

By | January 25th, 2010|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

In my previous entry, I touched on the subject of Choice, and how we as parents must allow our adult children to have their right of choice, but also to allow them to experience the consequences of their [...]

1601, 2010

It’s All About Choice

By | January 16th, 2010|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

It is a fact of life that we all make choices because we CAN. It's our RIGHT. As parents, we try to teach our children not only how to make wise choices, but to help them to learn [...]

1612, 2009

A Storm Is Approaching…

By | December 16th, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Having been back in contact with my daughters since October 24 of this year, after having been separated for some 19 years, it's been a rollercoaster, to say the least. Putting the pieces together, trying to figure out [...]

2611, 2009

I Am Grateful. I Am Thankful. I Appreciate.

By | November 26th, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

While millions of other families around the world gather together to celebrate one day of appreciation and gratitude for what they have been through, for each other, and for many other things, I sit here at my desk trying to [...]

2411, 2009

My Farewell as Robert King’s Site Administrator and Webmaster

By | November 24th, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

With the approach of my (un)official retirement as longtime webmaster and part-time editor for Robert, I felt it appropriate that I take some time to reflect on our online friendship of some eight or so years, because the [...]

2311, 2009

“Now You Know How It Feels For Me.”

By | November 23rd, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Since I'm having so much trouble sleeping tonight because my mind won't leave me alone, I figure I might as well do something, and since I haven't written in a while, this will serve as an update on [...]

1511, 2009

When hope becomes reality and then turns to frustration amid joy

By | November 15th, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

It's been three weeks now since I had the surprise of a lifetime, when I sat down to my computer and saw a Facebook notification that I had been sent an email from one of my three daughters [...]

1511, 2009

Saying You Do When You Don’t

By | November 15th, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Caution: This blog contains language some might find offensive. One of the things that bugs me most is when someone comes to you, telling you about the situation they're in, how they don't understand why they're in it, [...]

2310, 2009

Do the scriptures identify Jesus as Michael the archangel? (Part 5)

By | October 23rd, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

This was my response to someone who had raised the topic back in the Pathways-Online days, and the original topic can be found here. I recently posted this on a site (Hourglass2 Outpost) that I occasionally post at, [...]

2310, 2009

Do the scriptures identify Jesus as Michael the archangel? (Part 4)

By | October 23rd, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

This was my response to someone who had raised the topic back in the Pathways-Online days, and the original topic can be found here. I recently posted this on a site (Hourglass2 Outpost) that I occasionally post at, [...]

2310, 2009

Do the scriptures identify Jesus as Michael the archangel? (Part 3)

By | October 23rd, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

This was my response to someone who had raised the topic back in the Pathways-Online days, and the original topic can be found here. I recently posted this on a site (Hourglass2 Outpost) that I occasionally post at, [...]

2310, 2009

Do the scriptures identify Jesus as Michael the archangel? (Part 2)

By | October 23rd, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

This was my response to someone who had raised the topic back in the Pathways-Online days, and the original topic can be found here. I recently posted this on a site (Hourglass2 Outpost) that I occasionally post at, [...]

2310, 2009

Do the scriptures identify Jesus as Michael the archangel? (Part 1)

By | October 23rd, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

This was my response to someone who had raised the topic back in the Pathways-Online days, and the original topic can be found here. I recently posted this on a site (Hourglass2 Outpost) that I occasionally post at, [...]

2209, 2009

Bailout the Banks? Yes. Bailout the Government? Yes. Bailout We the People? No way!

By | September 22nd, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

It was with a sickening sense of deja vu that I read the headlines rolling in this morning concerning the latest developments in our "esteemed" Washington D.C. [Sample headline: FDIC may borrow cash from banks] It seems that [...]

2109, 2009

A Post from the Past

By | September 21st, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

[This was originally written by me at Pathways Online: A Discussion Forum for Christians, on July 7, 2005. Someone recently contacted me to offer their support, and I thought it might be a good idea to post this [...]

1609, 2009

The Healthcare Debate

By | September 16th, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Just so that I'm clear on this... Our government leaders had very few qualms about handing off $700B to Wall Street and the financial institutions, and passed that level of funding in not time at all. Few stipulations [...]

2707, 2009

A Tax By Any Other Name Is A Fee

By | July 27th, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

When Benjamin Franklin wrote the words, "'In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes" I seriously doubt he would have known that in time we'd have to tack on "fees" to his infamous phrase. [...]

1007, 2009

Folks May Be Broke and States Bankrupt, but Corporations Give Themselves Bonuses Anyhow

By | July 10th, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

There's a line from one of the most popular movies of recent years that goes like this: "Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure was real? What if you were unable to wake [...]

2106, 2009

Does Your Religion Matter, Part 2

By | June 21st, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

In Part One of this series, I started by discussing why there are so many churches today and how one might go about determining which is the right church for them. In Part Two, I will explore the [...]

2106, 2009

Does Your Religion Matter, Part 1

By | June 21st, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

While this article does not address the setting where you currently attend a place of worship that you have always attended because of familial ties or upbringing, if you are in that group, you may still find the [...]

1206, 2009

Microsoft Decides to Exclude IE in Windows 7, EU Unhappy, Competitors Unhappy

By | June 12th, 2009|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|

Today, the EU issued a response to Microsoft's recent decision to not include Internet Explorer 8 in certain editions of Windows 7 that will be released across Europe. This decision by Microsoft is part of an ongoing legal [...]

3005, 2009

Man vs Machine – Rebellion in the Garden of Eden

By | May 30th, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

This entry has a companion article you may be interested in reading. To read Man vs Machine: The Future Is Now, which is intended to be read alongside this article, follow the link at the end of this [...]

3005, 2009

Man vs. Machine: The Future Is Now

By | May 30th, 2009|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|

This entry has a companion article you may be interested in reading. To read Man vs Machine: Rebellion in the Garden of Eden, which is intended to be read alongside this article, follow the link at the end [...]

1905, 2009

Obama’s Oil Plan – A Reality Check

By | May 19th, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Today, news outlets, television news stations, and radio networks got as excited as school children hearing about a class party. The subject was Obama's plan for "cleaner, more efficient cars." On the surface, it sounds like a fantastic [...]

3003, 2009

Double Standards Become Status Quo

By | March 30th, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

In what is clearly becoming more of the same old song and dance from Washington D.C., early morning television shows across the nation excitedly announced that the White House had forced GM CEO, Rick Wagoner, to resign from [...]

2003, 2009

Who Are “We the People”?

By | March 20th, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Democracy is defined as "a government by the people, for the people." But given the events of late, it may be necessary to take a sobering, candid look at things and see whether that's really the case any [...]

2701, 2009

Big Business – The Amazing Capacity for Self-Preservation

By | January 27th, 2009|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Today, GM—one of the Big Three automakers that recently was given $13.5 billion dollars from taxpaying, working Americans—returned the favor by announcing today that it will be cutting 2,000 jobs from its workforce. Those workers will then become [...]

2701, 2009

Windows 7: Who Should Download and Install the Beta Release?

By | January 27th, 2009|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|

This may come as as surprise to many, but the next Operating System being released by Microsoft is still Beta. Apparently, the majority of people who heard that a Beta version would be getting released to the public [...]

2501, 2009

Windows 7: Vista Second Edition

By | January 25th, 2009|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|

By now, you've either heard that Microsoft has issued Windows 7 Beta or you've downloaded it, or both. No matter, because one way or another, PC desktops soon will be sporting the latest Operating System produced from Redmond, [...]

3112, 2008

2008 – Closer To the Precipice

By | December 31st, 2008|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Once upon a time, there was a creature called Man. Now Man, having been created as the last of all God's living beings—given a conscience and awareness unparalleled amongst all other earthly creatures and forms of life, was [...]

2412, 2008

In Debt We Trust

By | December 24th, 2008|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

By the time you find this, you probably will have already unwrapped those gifts you bought this year as part of your Christmas celebration, taking advantage of low prices and enticing deals, all the while obeying the mantra [...]

2312, 2008

In Memory of Carol Boss

By | December 23rd, 2008|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

I remember when I first met Carol. It was in the middle of winter, it was snowing pretty hard, and Deb told me, "I have someone I want you to meet." We were courting back then, and of [...]

2511, 2008

Too Big To Fail

By | November 25th, 2008|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Newspapers across America yesterday published the latest news on the financial world. Citigroup, another financial corporation deemed "too big to fail" by the federal government, was promised $20 billion of our tax dollars while at the same time [...]

2411, 2008

Who Taught You the Truth, Part 5

By | November 24th, 2008|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

Although I have been working my way chronologically through my life with this series, I thought I might digress momentarily, to address an issue that will provide a necessary basis for what I will be relating in Part 6. [...]

2311, 2008

Getting on the Bandwidth Wagon: Why You Should Care

By | November 23rd, 2008|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|

It's a question of the future of the world wide web. I hinted in the earlier installation of this topic that you have every reason to be concerned about this issue, even if you think you're their typical [...]

2011, 2008

Getting on the Bandwidth Wagon, Revisited

By | November 20th, 2008|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|

The Internet Service Providers have certainly spent a great deal of time pointing their accusing finger at "power users" as the reason why bandwidth must be capped. A "power user" is someone who regularly uses the capacity of [...]

1811, 2008

Getting on the Bandwidth Wagon

By | November 18th, 2008|Categories: Watching Tech with Morloc|

<a href="http://morloc.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/speedometer-250px.jpg"><img class="size-medium wp-image-13" title="Are you on the bandwidth wagon?" src="http://morloc.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/speedometer-250px.jpg" alt="Are you on the bandwidth wagon?" width="250" height="162" /></a> Imagine, if you will, sliding in to your brand new sports car. You're nothing short of ecstatic. Without a [...]

211, 2008

The Upcoming Election of 2008 – What Will It Mean?

By | November 2nd, 2008|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

The campaign signs decorate yards and roadways. Daily and hourly polls are recounted continuously and published instantly across the world. Television ads populate the airwaves of radio and television. Devoted supporters make their rounds, dropping of flyers and [...]

211, 2008

Who Taught You the Truth, Part 4

By | November 2nd, 2008|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

As a child, I used to sing the song Jesus Loves Me. The words went, "Jesus loves me, this I know; for the Bible tells me so. Little ones to him belong; they are weak, but He is [...]

2710, 2008

Who Taught You the Truth, Part 3

By | October 27th, 2008|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

I could never have imagined that within a year or two of my declaring that I had accepted Jesus as my savior in the warm, gently lilting waters of Jordan Lake at the tender age of 7, that [...]

2410, 2008

The Rising Fall of Democracy

By | October 24th, 2008|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

As the 2008 race for the presidency of the United States of America enters its final days before the actual election on November 4, the media covering the events have picked up on various catchwords such as "socialism" [...]

2210, 2008

Who Taught You the Truth, Part 2

By | October 22nd, 2008|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

It was within a year or two of that momentous event of my baptism that I described in the earlier entry that my young life was filled with an unimaginable turmoil. I say "unimaginable," because to the mind [...]

2110, 2008

Who Taught You the Truth, Part 1

By | October 21st, 2008|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

I first became familiar with the Bible when I was very young, as far back as my memory will carry me. I remember the large, oversized ivory-colored family Bible on the table in front of the sofa, with [...]

2509, 2008

George Bush – The Financial Crisis of America

By | September 25th, 2008|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|

  Last night, like millions of others, I watched the carefully-scripted speech from George Bush as he did little more than repeat information that the rest of us have already been hearing. I may not be a financial expert, but [...]

1909, 2008

Thoughts and Reflections

By | September 19th, 2008|Categories: The Way I See It, by Timothy Kline|Tags: , |

Welcome to this new journal (or blog, if you prefer). My name is Timothy Kline, and I intend to use this to share thoughts and observations with you. Some of it may be familiar, some of it may be inciteful. [...]

3107, 2003

“And I shall certainly sanctify my great name…”

By | July 31st, 2003|Categories: Faith In The Wilderness|

When Jehovah God took out a people for his name, he not only gave them the instructions pertaining to how he would be worshipped, but he also gave them a law code which addressed every aspect of their social life as [...]

101, 2002

Part 1: Should a Witness Disagree with the Society Publicly?

By | January 1st, 2002|Categories: Faith In The Wilderness|

When certain men from Judea came down to the region where the Apostle Paul and Barnabas were teaching and establishing Christianity, they came with a teaching that was contrary to what Paul associated with the Law of the Christ. The account is recorded for us at Acts 15:1.

101, 2002

Part 1: The Two-Witness Rule: Basis in Scriptures?

By | January 1st, 2002|Categories: Faith In The Wilderness|Tags: , , , , , , , |

INTRODUCTION “Child abuse is abhorrent to us.” That’s the official view according to the Office of Public Information for Jehovah’s Witnesses. This is “in harmony” with a principle at Romans 12:9: Let [YOUR] love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is [...]

101, 2002

Are Jehovah’s Witnesses “False Prophets”?

By | January 1st, 2002|Categories: Faith In The Wilderness|

Greetings to everyone, I don't know whether to be amused or annoyed when this topic gets raised over and over again by opposers to the work of Jehovah's Witnesses. I've made no secret that I, personally, have certain issues with the direction [...]