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Favorite Rejects 2022-08-13
Protip: whenever possible, avoid making factual assertions to government or courts on behalf of sociopathic clients, ESPECIALLY assertions under oath. Let the client make the assertions or frame them as “positions,” viz “It is Mr. Trump’s position that….”
Trump Lawyer Told Justice Dept. That Classified Material Had Been Returned The lawyer signed a statement in June that all documents marked as classified and held in boxes in storage at Mar-a-Lago had been given back. https://t.co/wuA9QYs1U4
JJ MacNab @jjmacnab
San Francisco’s socialist supervisor on the left, right wing reactionary homeowner group Livable California on the right
You can interpret this different ways, but it’s worth knowing that Warren was more popular with male college graduates than with non-college women.
Still unbelievable to me how entire countries like Germany dismantled their nuclear energy because people dont understand the difference between a power plant and a bomb.
The worst nuclear accident in history vs fossil fuel power working as designed https://t.co/tvo4G3XbNe
Matthew Yglesias @mattyglesias
I see "Dark Brandon" as the social media equivalent of this snl skit about "Mastermind" Reagan from the 1980s.
They are still planning to do this?Seems like an even worse idea than when it was proposed, and it was a bad idea then
This long-delayed DC requirement for daycare workers to have college degrees will be truly terrible for everyone except Montessori daycares where workers already have college degrees if it goes into effect https://t.co/xtLT8kDLkY
Emily Hamilton @ebwhamilton
There is nothing better we could do for equity and social justice in education than to convince schools to use effective reading instruction methods even if teachers find them tedious. time.com/6205084/phonic…
Paper here: papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cf… We estimate that on average workers are only compensated via higher wages for only 60% of the license cost. There are also fewer jobs in such occupations, especially opportunities for younger workers, where we see very substantial declines.