Favorite Rejects 2022-06-08
Impressive levels of meme awareness from Senator Wyden —>
A decade of GOP-led budget cuts decimated the IRS's ability to conduct audits of the wealthiest Americans and go through a swelling backlog of paper returns. @RonWyden recently compared Republicans to "the guy in the hot dog suit" https://t.co/OvsFyWMVtZ
Joseph Zeballos-Roig @josephzeballos
My least favorite housing trend (aside from rising costs): in 2009, 46 percent of new single-family homes were in a homeowner's association. In 2021 67 percent were. Are there people who like being in a homeowner's association?
As Grisham (1992) argues, the structure of the American judiciary creates frighteningly large incentives to assassinate Supreme Court justices and the fact that it’s never happened seems a bit miraculous.
this is extremely funny because what the hell is Elon going to do with direct access to the firehose https://t.co/lpLQ2MVn8R
New: Twitter’s board plans to comply with @elonmusk's demands for internal data by offering access to its full “firehose,” the massive stream of data comprising more than 500 million tweets posted each day, an inside source tells @lizzadwoskin. https://t.co/7bUzemeNlq
Will Oremus @WillOremus
We literally created the third largest government agency, changed how airports and air travel worked forever, implemented the Patriot act that gave the government sweeping surveillance powers, and changed what they call French Fries in the Congressional cafeteria but go on.
“Airplanes were used on [9/11] as the weapon to kill thousands of people and to inflict terror on our country. There wasn't a conversation about banning airplanes,” GOP Rep. Steve Scalise says while arguing against gun control measures https://t.co/ll5sVixuUI
philip lewis @Phil_Lewis_