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Favorite Rejects 2022-06-05
This NYT op-ed is so egregiously off base, both in terms of facts and logic, that it was simply irresponsible for to publish it. Here are 5 examples of significant falsehoods, misleading statements, or flawed logic (there are many more) 1/
I hadn't realized that Uvalde cops exchanged fire with the murderer through a locked classroom door. Upping my estimation of the chances they killed a kid accordingly
this looks terrific—clever concept and a great art style. my VR setup has been idle since Alyx but I’ll have to dust it off to try this out.
It’s time. 🕰️ The Last Clockwinder, our VR game about building factories out of your own clones, is OUT NOW! We’re so excited for you all to journey to the clock tower! Oculus Store: https://t.co/8sfnn4035q Steam Store: https://t.co/QHRP9cYDN5 https://t.co/jpmq5Ib1mJ
Pontoco 🌱 The Last Clockwinder @hellopontoco
The Texas grid is entirely cut off from the rest of the country’s electrical system, and Texas officials control the prices. https://t.co/MnUMe5yL7d
The impact of President Biden being beholden to the Green New Deal radicals in his party has electricity costs through the roof in Texas. https://t.co/y7fNPZs9bX
Senator Ted Cruz @SenTedCruz
Honestly if Putin had read my February 9 post “invading Ukraine is a really bad idea” he’s be in much better shape today. I know $80/year seems a bit steep but you could save hundreds of billions in sanctions and lost military equipment. slowboring.com/p/invading-ukr…
Putin should start reading slow boring, i’m sure he loves U.S. centrist liberals’ substacks. https://t.co/MjAuaDm06n
Current Thing Supporter @tuckerforprez24
To be clear — successful war-waging was highly beneficial under the quasi-Malthusian economic conditions that prevailed for 99% of human existence, that legacy is one reason it’s hard for people to accept that this is no longer the case. https://t.co/ZmSLa7rJYS
@mattyglesias Obviously the instant case isn't working out great, but it seems difficult to claim war is in general negative for all participants when most strong states today (or all?) have extensive histories of expansionist war. If that were bad strategy feels like someone would've noticed.
Loquitur Ponte Sublicio @SullaFelix8