Despite the best of intentions, the U.S. Department of Education is fundamentally illegal.A short one adapted from a discussion at another site.
Judge releases Utahn charged in U.S. Capitol riot despite objections
“Restrictions ordered for John Sullivan, who prosecutors say ‘thrives at inciting chaos’”
Democratic politicians shift positions on lockdowns as Biden inauguration looms
“After months of vigorously imposing lockdown measures across the country, high profile Democratic politicians have begun shifting their positions on lockdowns as Biden's inauguration approaches.”
‘We Just Wanted Our Voices To Be Heard.’ Capitol Protesters Speak Out
“In the wake of the U.S. Capitol riot during a Donald Trump rally, corporate media won’t talk to the protesters or try to understand their point of view. So I did.”
Facebook’s Sandberg deflected blame for Capitol riot, but new evidence shows how platform played role
“Fliers and hashtags promoting the pro-Trump rally circulated on Facebook and Instagram in the days and weeks beforehand”
"We did it!"
“To make this clear. CNN was embedded with BLM/Antifa pretending to be Trump supporters videoing them incite a riot. This is freaking huge. If CNN is allowed to maintain its press access anywhere in DC there needs to be a serious overhaul of our entire system.”
Feel Good Now—Pay Later
“The Biden stimulus is crammed with goodies but makes no economic sense.”
COVID Lockdowns May Have No Clear Benefit vs Other Voluntary Measures, International Study ShowsNW adds: Interesting timing here. Especially since people were raising questions eight and nine months ago.
After Capitol riot, Biden backs domestic terror law. It's a predictably misguided response.
“Even if aimed at white supremacists, new legal powers will inevitably be used in the same way existing ones are: against Black and brown people.”
Trump declassifying trove of FBI memos exposing Steele's motivations, ties to impeachment witness
“Once-secret documents will show Steele told FBI he leaked Russia collusion narrative to counteract Clinton email scandal.”
“There’s no reason to rehash what happened over the last several days, but the gist of it is that significant components of internet infrastructure were weaponized for ideological and political purposes. If we’re being honest with ourselves, we all knew this day was coming. We just didn’t want to admit it or confront it, because it’s not a comforting or easy thing to admit or confront. But the day has arrived and we’re no longer in a position to ignore it. The most concerning aspect isn’t that it happened, but that it could happen at all. The internet is clearly broken, possibly dying, and if we want to digitally associate freely again at some point in the future, we have no choice but to fix it.”