That's the Star Fleet logo!
#BREAKING: President @realDonaldTrump leads first unfurling the flag of the United States Space Force (@SpaceForceDoD).
The flag will stand in the Oval Office alongside other service branch flags.
Justin Amash believes that a fertilized ovum is a human being with rights, even if he doesn't go far enough for some "pro-life" groups. https://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/2012/07/justin_amash_loses_right_to_li.html
People have really believed that destroyed businesses would pop right back as long as the government gave away lots of money that it didn't have. They're finally catching on to Bastiat's broken-window fallacy. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-investment-analysi/storm-clouds-gather-over-u-s-stocks-as-hopes-of-quick-recovery-fade-idUSKBN22Q0HV
Good news for today: Utah decriminalizes polygamy! https://www.sltrib.com/news/politics/2020/05/12/removing-polygamy-felony/
This is not what assisted suicide is supposed to mean. https://www.unionleader.com/news/crime/ag-rules-fatal-police-shooting-in-manchester-justified/article_2c48a3ef-7395-5207-983d-c89f3fed0396.html
Perhaps Zoom is finally taking security seriously. https://threatpost.com/zoom-acquires-keybase-encryption/155557/
Trump ordered meat packing plants to stay open. Someone should tell him Directive 10-289 was a warning. not a template. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-04-28/trump-says-he-s-issuing-order-for-tyson-s-unique-liability
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Update: I went by bicycle, which means it wasn't a crime. Exercise is permitted!
Governor Sununu's Emergency Order 40 supersedes Emergency Order 17. It's still illegal to visit friends or most relatives. I will commit that crime later today.
Mental health issues are a huge consequence of the lockdowns, and people are just starting to talk about it. https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/05/04/mental-health-coronavirus/
Why do so many websites conceal the fact that they have RSS feeds? I had to dig into the LP's HTML source to find out it had one. (https://www.lp.org/feed/)
I like RSS feeds for blogs and news. Unlike social media, they let me control what I read.
New Hampshire dentists are seeing a sharp increase in emergency cases. This is doubtless partly due to not being able to get elective procedures (e.g., fillings), partly to people saying "I've got a horrible toothache!" just to get an appointment.
A sad song of separation of a married couple. Rejoining your spouse is not an "essential" reason to cross the US-Canada border. https://patch.com/new-jersey/barnegat-manahawkin/nj-woman-husband-unite-song-following-coronavirus-separation
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