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Favorite Rejects 2022-05-05
The material balance of the war is shifting in Ukraine’s favor as they get better equipment from the West than what they had at the start while Russia struggles to replenish their losses. https://t.co/l2921FFRVa
These descriptions come from this report. As it lays out, not only is Ukraine numerically getting stronger, they are getting some excellent systems such as the French Caesar and the Dutch Panzerhaubitze 2000 https://t.co/XhEdOvAhiN:
Phillips P. OBrien @PhillipsPOBrien
Alito: “If we acknowledge a fundamental right to body autonomy, where will it end? Rights to drug use, or sex work?” Me: 🤦♂️
As a journalist, I am not super-comfortable with the idea that the government should lie more but this article is full of what sound like official leaks of information that should really be kept secret or denied.
At one point the official leakers even say they want deniability!
I ask again: what are we doing here? https://t.co/lKdKtDBphp
Michael “In A Move Likely To Anger China” Mazza @mike_mazza
me, a sicko: “yes…ha ha ha…yes”
Politico-Morning Consult poll: Term limits for SCOTUS justices: 66% approve; 21% disapprove. Net approval: +45 Placing an age cap on justices: 64% approve; 22% disapprove. Net approval: +42 Binding justices to a code of ethics: 73% approve; 11% disapprove. Net approval: +62
Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1
⚡️Japan to use nuclear reactors to reduce dependence on Russian energy. Japan has been increasing its reliance on Russian gas since shutting down nuclear reactors after the Fukushima disaster in 2011.
Torn between thinking this is bad because standardized tests are good, and thinking it’s good because lowering the average quality of lawyers is probably beneficial to society. https://t.co/l2E593egjD
BREAKING: the ABA is officially recommending the elimination of the standardized test requirement for admission to law school https://t.co/9SKR1cYu2P
Spivey Consulting @SpiveyConsult
🇷🇺 Unsubstantiated reports that the Russian Navy frigate Admiral Makarov - Адмирал Макаров may have been hit and sunk by a Neptune missile. Will be looking into this and will keep you updated with any news/confirmation.