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Last November Donald Trump announced that he is running for the Republican nomination for president in 2024. In the weeks that have followed he has done nothing to advance his candidacy except to post rancid comments attacking his enemies (especially Special Counsel Jack Smith) on his Twitter ripoff, Truth Social,...

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  • February 4, 2023

They have self-defined as the makers. So they enrich themselves on what we make, our work, worth, and service like parasites. And here’s proof. Super rich people define parasites See full episodes here. The title of the article was simple enough and to the fact. Unfortunately, that is too antiseptic....

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  • June 11, 2021

Why isn’t this guy in prison yet? Is it because he’s rich and white? Or because he behaves like a drug-addled mob boss? Getting to Donald Trump has always seemed a bit like nailing orange Jell-O to a wall. (Yes, I know that simile brutally defames orange Jell-O, which is...

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  • June 10, 2021

“A GIANT PULSATING MIND IS A TERRIBLE THING TO WASTE” Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share a virtual kitchen table with other readers of Daily Kos who aren’t throwing pies at one another. Drop by to talk about music, your weather, your garden,...

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  • May 8, 2021

The stuck ship does tell us something about the fragility of global trade and the flow of capital.  Fungible Space Logistics, that concept popularized by United Parcel Service is also about the spatial problems of concrete versus abstract global networks. x Everyone is talking about the big ship getting stuck...

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  • March 28, 2021

Reading up on the Vote-A-Rama on the COVID-19 Relief bill I was shocked, shocked I tell you that  Republicans were objecting to families earning up to $300,000 per year might need some extra money, they thought that was too high a salary? Wow. They worried about exploding the deficit? They...

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  • February 5, 2021

First off, I want to say that Robin Williams has been and will forever be my all time favorite comedian. I grew up loving and idolizing Williams as both a performer and a person and the day he took his life and I teared up heavily. He truly was a...

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  • August 10, 2020

The stakes are simply too high for purity this year. The NY Times does another flyover-country article showing that there are plenty of GOP defections this year who will vote for Biden. They are among an emerging group of voters who disliked both major-party presidential nominees in 2016, but who...

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  • July 9, 2020

Am I baked?* Can this shit be real?  THIS. IS. THE. ACTUAL. PRESIDENT. OF. THE. UNITED. STATES! x In one minute today Trump managed to: – Say Elon Musk “does very good at rockets” – Imply Thomas Edinson is alive – Say the wheel was invented in America Such a...

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  • January 23, 2020

The Arctic is unraveling before our eyes. As our understanding of the changes continues, scientists have been fine-tuning models to give us a sense of how quickly we can expect tipping points to arrive. One of the most terrifying is the permafrost feedback. A new study finds that the feedback...

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  • October 23, 2019

We’ve all seen this annoying line of argument from people opposed to us cleaning up our act with respect to the environment: Oh, you FLEW over here, now didn’t you? You’re such a hypocrite – that airplane emits tons of CO2. But you did it because there’s NO OTHER REASONABLE OPTION,...

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  • October 20, 2019

A modest proposal. Hear me out. The Problem I’m not even sure this needs to be stated. Income inequality is massive. The difference keeps growing. But let’s look at why. While politicians often rail on about income tax, the reality is that the super-rich generally became super-rich not through income,...

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  • March 11, 2019

Go on, auto industry, analysts and old-school auto journalists. Tell us how electric cars can’t be profitable today and why we’re stuck with oil for the time being!   *** “I want to be very clear here,” Carlos Tavares, chief executive of PSA, the owner of Peugeot, Citroën and Opel-Vauxhall, told reporters at...

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  • October 24, 2018

Dan Neil is no newbie to the world of cars. As Wikipedia describes him: Dan Neil is an automotive columnist for The Wall Street Journal[2] and a former staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, AutoWeek and Car and Driver. He was a panelist on 2011's The Car Show with Adam Carolla on Speed Channel.[3] In 1999, Neil received the International Motor Press Association's Ken...

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  • July 23, 2018

A diary has been sitting around on the rec list all evening, and anyone just looking at the rec list would be given the impression that Elon Musk is a secret GOP plant, trying to hide the fact that he wants America to fall under a permanent reign of Republican politics....

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  • July 15, 2018

Upfront: If you think that anything is justified against a person simply because that person is wealthy, this is not an article for you. If you think it’s okay to lie, mislead, or otherwise attack a person simply because of their financial status, consequences be damned, then you should probably...

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  • May 29, 2018

If you’re a nerd, you’ve probably heard of Elon Musk’s latest company, Neuralink, a company “developing ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers.” If you’re really into this sort of thing, you might have run into the excellent (but extremely long!), 36000+ word article on what Neuralink is...

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  • April 23, 2017
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