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Favorite Rejects 2022-10-15
Police at Hartsfield-Jackson have been stopping passengers boarding planes demanding to search their luggage, and seizing - and keeping - cash. They call these stops - which overwhelmingly target people of color - "consensual encounters."
"I believed that Trump’s involvement in the insurrection was morally odious but outside the realm of what could make for a criminal prosecution," writes . "Now I’m not so sure."
I like to imagine the Slim Jim marketing people have been locked in a room for 24 hours with the boss screaming YOU ARE NOT LEAVING THIS ROOM UNTIL WE HAVE A PLAN FOR WHAT TO DO WITH THIS and people are crying
“Don’t let anybody know where you are!” Never before seen video: Nancy expresses concern to Mike Pence about his safety, all while Trump was stoking violence against Pence. https://t.co/fagjtkxxoX
Mike Sington @MikeSington
The Left YIMBY/Left NIMBY civil war is a great way to distinguish between left folks focused on solutions that help people vs left folks focused on obscure aesthetic/culture fights with people they despise.
Sobering new study from Yale: since Covid vaccines became widely available, the mortality rate of registered Republicans in Ohio & Florida climbed by 33% compared to 10% rise among Democrats.
The reason this is interesting is not because Grassley is going to lose (probably not) and not even because the Selzer poll has been accurate (though it has been) but because she's a pollster who will publish what her numbers tell her and not herd toward the conventional wisdom.
NEW IOWA POLL Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley: 46% Democrat Mike Franken: 43% Someone else: 4% Not sure: 3% Margin of error: 3.9% https://t.co/HJvMTYEV3P
Brianne Pfannenstiel @brianneDMR
I haven’t had a chance to scrutinize the claims in this article, but the general topic of old-fashioned collusion (perhaps using new tools as this story claims) is underrated I think relative to the pursuit of exotic new antitrust theories.
Not to knock against wood but if there was an actual nuke attack even being considered in Ukraine we'd see some kind of arsenal build up by the border. Like Russia isn't going to fire a missile, it would be by air.
If one of my companies told me that it had a 25% chance of going out of business, we would drop everything and focus on that. Intelligence analysts say there’s a 25% chance of nuclear war and Biden is in Oregon.
David Sacks @DavidSacks