"Mandatory labor"? The word is "slavery". Quit with the mealy-mouth, CNBC. https://www.cnbc.com/2016/07/29/venezuela-calls-for-mandatory-labor-in-farm-sector.html
Horror is not waiting for some monster to consume one's brain. It is abandoning one's humanity, bit by bit, so that one may keep one's job long enough to retire. https://www.propublica.org/article/a-border-patrol-agent-reveals-what-its-really-like-to-guard-migrant-children
"If one does not even know about the legacies underpinning democracy, individual freedom, and open discussion, one is not likely to miss them when they are eroded." https://quillette.com/2019/07/15/age-of-amnesia/
Buzz off, doomsayers!
A new study shows how markets averted the "bee apocalypse." https://reason.com/2019/07/15/no-bee-apocalypse-thanks-to-free-markets/
The Fourth Amendment is dying a slow, lingering death.
🤦♂️Court: It's Cool If The (Federal) Government Searches A Phone The (Local) Government Seized Illegally
from the Fifth-Circuit's-bizarre-vendetta-against-the-Constitution-continues dept
This is American "justice". Not a fluke, it is how the system *works*.
@BruinNinja I did once see a child entering a plea, when asked if he’d been threatened, state truthfully that a prosecutor had threatened to take him away from his mom. Totally without malice or guile. He was just telling the truth. Court made him disavow the claim before entering the plea.
FB doesn't allow organizations involved in:
* Terrorist activity
* Organized hate
* Mass or serial murder
* Human trafficking
* Organized violence or criminal activity
on their site. I don't suppose they realize that that excludes most, if not all, govts. https://www.facebook.com/communitystandards/dangerous_individuals_organizations
This is beyond foul: Facebook bans threats of violence UNLESS the target is...does it matter who they except???? I do not see how anyone with a moral sense can continue to use Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/communitystandards/credible_violence/
So people are finally beginning to realize that psychiatry is about as meaningful as astrology. https://news.liverpool.ac.uk/2019/07/08/study-finds-psychiatric-diagnosis-to-be-scientifically-meaningless/
I'm an Objectivist who has "shrugged". It's time to look for exits.
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