One Thing Is Not Like the Other Thing 0
The image is from a blistering take-down of both-siderism at Stanford Law at Above the Law. I commend the article to your attention.
Twits on Twitter 0
A twit cries “Uncle.”
Dropping the Mask? 0
Writing at the Philadelphia Inquirer, Solomon Jones argues that Republicans’ attempts to shield Donald Trump from legitimate legal investigations reveals an ugly truth.
Republican rhetoric has long focused on theirs is a parthy the respects the rule of law. But that principle only seems to appear when the accused is black and poor, not white and rich.
Follow the link for his reasoning.
All That Was Old Is New Again 0
The Green Book is returning, thanks to Florida Man.
Foxy Shady 0
At Above the Law, Liz Dye asks
Can you get a judicial order to put the toothpaste back in the tube? Fox News is aiming to find out.
Follow the link to find out what sparked her question.
Licensed To Lurk, Licensed To Leak 0
In episode 438 of the Going Linux podcast, Larry and Bill parse the Windows 10/11 EULA (End User Licensing Agreement) so you don’t have to.
There’s a reason these documents are generally written at about the 17th grade level.
They want you not to read them.
Decoding De Code, Little Chickens Dept. 0
Roy Johnson has figured out the right-wing’s definition of “woke.”
Something they can’t comprehend? It’s woke!
Something they don’t know—and don’t want to know the truth? It’s woke!
Global warming? Gun reform? Expand Medicaid so working-class Alabamians have access to quality healthcare? It’s all woke!
Woke is the far right’s sky is falling.
Follow the link for context.
The Privatization Scam, Nor Any Drop To Drink Dept. 0
Learn more about the documentary, The Grab.
The Crypto Con 0
Some of the shills have settled with the SEC.
Jerry Van Dyke, in the voice of Wes Callison:
There are a lot of people in this world who go through life wanting to do something and never get a chance to do it. Boy, are they lucky.
The Privatization Scam 0
The Arizona Republic’s E. J. Montini conjugates the con.
The Mythbuster and the Fee Hand of the Market 0
Robert Reich exposes the three myths that the ultra-wealthy use to justify their bazillions. The myths he lists are
- The first is trickle-down economics.
- The second myth is the “free market.”
- The third myth is that they’re superior human beings — rugged individuals who “did it on their own” and therefore deserve their billions.
His detailed debunking of the bunk awaits you at the link.
Plenty of Phish in the Sea 0
Susan A. Nolan and Michael Kimball, writing at Psychology Today Blogs, look at the traits and tendencies that make some persons liable to take the bait in phishing schemes. You might want to follow the link and see if it reminds you of anyone you
On a related subject, we have almost completely stopped getting those phony car warranty telephone calls. They haven’t stopped trying, though. They’re now using the mail. I got one of their phony letters just the other day.
(Broken tag fixed.)