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RT @PhilipRucker: “I think if he weren’t such an appalling human being, he would make a great president, because I think what this country needs is somebody who isn’t a politician,” said Judith Goines, 53, in Fayetteville, N.C. “I’m ashamed to say that I’ve voted for him.”

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https://www.vice.com/amp/en_us/article/v7g34y/what-went-wrong-at-the-los-angeles-times?__twitter_impression=true

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RT @Reuters: Some have lied or made racist comments: Thousands of U.S. judges violated their oaths, broke the law but kept their jobs via @specialreports @johnshiffman @MJBerens1

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I love this idea from @bostonjoan so much: "Truth needs an advocate and it should come in the form of an enormous flock of librarians descending on Silicon Valley to create the internet we deserve, an information ecosystem that serves the people."

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RT @shanedkavanaugh: On the first day of Oregon’s statewide mask order, a group of Oregon State troopers refused to wear face coverings inside a Corvallis coffee shop despite being asked to so. “F— [Gov.] Kate Brown,” one of the troopers reportedly said. There’s video, too.

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The United States is different. In nearly every other high-income country, people have both become richer over the last three decades and been able to enjoy…

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"Are you each other's beards?" Wei Ying guesses, mostly joking. Lan Zhan says, "I don't know what that means." Wen Qing says, "Yes." Then, to Lan Zhan, she says, "It's what we're doing." -- What's even better than attending the wedding of someone you hate? Being the bartender at the wedding of someone you hate.

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RT @juliacarriew: I wrote something a bit personal and a bit angry about Facebook

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Midwest hardcore bands just keep getting weirder.

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Broward County ‘Beat it, little f***er.’ Officers laugh after shooting rubber bullets at protesters. July 01, 2020 06:20 PM , Updated 1 hour 23 minutes ago Body…

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In practice, the threshold for firings in the U.S. is so low that it tends to be difficult to prove an employer has crossed such a line. Employers can and do terminate employees for having the wrong political candidate’s bumper sticker on their car or volunteering on the weekends at a local AIDS Foundation. And unlike the Civil Rights Act, the NLRA offers legal recourse only through the National Labor Relations Board, where the worst thing employers generally have to fear is that they’ll someday have to dole out back pay, reinstate fired workers, and promise to change their behavior, without any punitive damages or personal liability.

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RT @marianbull: "The low risk of sending a single uninsured waiter to an ICU bed, someone who isn’t really there by choice, in exchange for the pitcher of frozen margaritas you happen to be craving in the late afternoon, is a morally indefensible transaction." @qualityrye

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Lights and Shadows –

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The evolution of HEY: from humble beginnings to a multi-platform email service

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Here's my little article about (almost) everything I know about Apple Lightning and related technologies: Tristar, Hydra, HiFive, SDQ, IDBUS and etc. Read on your own risk!

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This is going to be a pretty quick post – I found out about entr relatively recently and I felt like WHY DID NOBODY TELL ME ABOUT THIS BEFORE?!?! So I’m telling you about it in case you’re in the same boat as I was.

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