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Favorite Rejects 2023-03-16
Hoping that Japan and South Korea enter a new age of better relations. More importantly, I hope that the people in power now ensure that their successors don’t attempt to undo any progress that gets made.
#BREAKING: Japan canceling export controls on chip materials to South Korea: Seoul https://t.co/0681UITrLa https://t.co/tnJarAAWVa
Kyodo News | Japan @kyodo_english
Sorry, zoonoticoids. The lableakers won in the court of public opinion, and, this being a democracy, it means lab leak must be the Truth. Take your stuffed pangolins and go home
Among white college grads, the lab leak theory has 2:1 support over natural transmission. https://t.co/OUckgs6E11
Conor Sen @conorsen
On one hand this is nonsense fantasy and nothing like this either can happen or will happen. On the other hand, I appreciate that they capitalized "Consumption" but left "production" uncapitalized
A reduction of production and consumption to lighten the ecological footprints, planned democratically in a spirit of social justice while improving well-being. https://t.co/r4tPvNlH31
Timothée Parrique @timparrique
1. Fox News' told millions of viewers that Silicon Valley Bank "donated $74 million to Black Lives Matter." Similar claims went viral on Twitter Some "facts" are too good to check The actual amount that SVB donated to BLM is ZERO Follow along for receipts 🧾
If your competitors favor your merger, that's an anti-competitive merger! It honestly doesn't get much more clear-cut than that.
When AT&T was trying to get regulatory approval to acquire T-Mobile, they made all these commitments to avoid laying off any workers. This killed them with the FCC: If the merger is profitable but doesn't involve cost-cutting, that's an anti-competitive merger!
Republicans have conveniently forgotten about this but Trump spent the first three months of the Covid crisis slobbering Xi with praise in an effort to score this big soybean sale that ultimately amounted to nothing. https://t.co/1eDxfz5QBT
China bought none of the extra $200 billion of US exports in Trump's "phase one" deal. In 2022, US exports to China improved only slightly. US exports to China in 2022 are now 23% lower than if they had grown at the same rate as China’s imports from the world over 2018–22... 2/ https://t.co/Lfv8LP6Iac
Chad P. Bown @ChadBown
The customs data show that Chinese companies have sent 1,000 assault rifles and other equipment that could be used for military purposes, including drone parts and body armor, to Russia routed via Turkey and the UAE.
I asked Chat GPT to assess the secrets that Starfleet Command keeps and their justification for keeping them. Room
Section 31 is so secret that ChatGPT won't discuss it.
I asked Chat GPT to assess the secrets that Starfleet Command keeps and their justification for keeping them. @StarTrek @StarTrekRoom https://t.co/1WUIGeZ2A3
Marc Ambinder @marcambinder