Ken White / Popehat on alleged exceptions to the First Amendment. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/08/free-speech-cliches-media-should-stop-using/596506/
1. Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
2. That which can be asserted without evidence, can also be dismissed without evidence.
The Case for More Impeachments https://thedispatch.com/p/the-case-for-more-impeachments?utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web&utm_source=twitter
"Again and again—and in countries all over the world—declines in trust of government correlate strongly with calls for more government regulation in more parts of our lives." https://reason.com/2020/01/21/trumps-impeachment-trial-will-only-make-us-hate-washington-even-more/
The Bee, once again straying across the line that divides satire from reality. https://babylonbee.com/news/media-offers-thoughts-and-prayers-that-someone-would-start-some-violence-at-gun-rights-rally
Pained laughter follows....
@numinosity @KlasfeldReports The Republic is afire, and I brought marshmallows.
"Twitter is like being able to read every toilet wall in the world." - @rickygervais
@Popehat@twitter.com: I can't believe the Republic's going to be destroyed by these complete fucking imbeciles
@DonCarlosToledo@twitter.com: This is how the world ends; not with a bang, not with a whimper, but with a clown horn
@TactlessOgre@twitter.com: Imagine a clown shoe, stepping on your face, forever
Today's politics in a nutsack.
@pye If you go straight from the Trump rally in Wisconsin to the Democratic debate with no break it's like punching yourself in the balls as hard as you can forever and ever.
Come for the half-naked women, stay for the entrepreneurship and independence.
"Trio of women who went off-grid to start a cannabis farm in the Californian countryside reveal they've built their own sewer system and fend off bears with guns." https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-7885013/Girls-Grid-Instagram-girls-grid-grow-cannabis-self-sufficient.html
Still waiting for our robot overlords to be able to tell us apart....
A group tested Amazon's facial-recognition software on Denver City Council members. Nine of them were falsely identified as sex offenders, and in some cases the system was 92% confident they were a match http://bit.ly/30kZrp9 @JessicaDenver7
I'm an Objectivist who has "shrugged". It's time to look for exits.
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