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Favorite Rejects 2022-05-13
Yeah. Just because elite liberal culture has started to annoy me doesn't mean my politics will change. The fate of the nation, and the people in it, are infinitely more important than my personal annoyance.
good thread. wish there was a meme template for dunking on the just as stupid takes that end up nrx/conservative bc they wanna get big mad at “SJWs” or whatever you wanna call this dumb current cultural trend of progressives https://t.co/9pzQyhvS4D
bayes baes @bayes_baes
Also the agency that dissented from the consensus about Saddam’s nuclear programs https://t.co/dNOthQ4ybn
News: The intel community is carrying out a sweeping review of how it assesses foreign militaries after failing to assess how badly Russia would perform in Ukraine. Only one agency predicted how effectively Ukraine would fight: the State Dept’s intel arm. https://t.co/rHQ5RSQLlt
Natasha Bertrand @NatashaBertrand
Eric Adams seems to mostly get attention for clowning but this is a potentially huge deal that could change tens of thousands of lives for the better.
Indeed some of the people most concerned about rising profit margins in the face of surging demand were recently trying to protect Mom & Pop from the unfair low margins at Amazon.
Lmao tides really are turning, now even the governor is referring to CEQA as "Ronald Reagan's law". I told the boomers and Malthusians they really overplayed their hand with that UC Berkeley lawsuit. They should've listened and just sued sidewalks and bike lanes instead.
.@GavinNewsom: "CEQA is now so damn abused that I remember being mayor trying to do a bike lane and we were sued under CEQA for expanding bicycles. It's a serious thing. That's the world we created, at least Ronald Reagan created."
Manuela Tobías @manuelatobiasm
Saw this floating around and had to double check that it’s real. “Illegal babies.” That’s what Fox is running with. https://t.co/zbO1zRC8TA
Aaron Rupar @atrupar
The social media intern who wrote “tussling” is sincerely and cordially invited to snort my taint. https://t.co/PJHSkvGDPh
Video shows Israeli riot police clashing with mourners at the funeral for Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed two days earlier. At one point, the tussling becomes so intense that her coffin almost topples to the ground. https://t.co/TdJwueeOAU https://t.co/HvK8rnFCe8
CBS News @CBSNews
North Berkeley NIMBYs have rebranded their activism again, now putting up a website full of lies about land being sold ect all to justify downzoning the parking lot. Daily reminder to get your lawn and apartment window signs, Berkeley. neighborsnottowers.com
The Musk effect?
In 2021, 59% of conservative Republicans said they favored greater regulation of major tech companies, but a new survey shows that share has dropped to 35%. https://t.co/NBs8YJ1LmC https://t.co/xCWBELaAf6
Pew Research Center @pewresearch
American babies require formula until they are twelve months old, but interestingly Canadian babies can transition at nine months — perhaps a genetic difference?
Yeah, imagine being constantly afraid a coworker would do something inappropriate
NEW: Justice Clarence Thomas speaking in Dallas tonight says SCOTUS leak "changes the institution fundamentally. You begin looking over your shoulder. ... You can explain it but you can't undo it."
Devin Dwyer @devindwyer
Solar performing better than other kinds of power in Texas
🚨 BREAKING: After 6 power plants go offline, @ERCOT_ISO is asking Texans to conserve power. https://t.co/ToM0brKTsT
Matt Largey @mattlargey