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Do something

I’ve mentioned this clip before; it is from 2004 when comedian Jon Stewart went on CNN’s Crossfire, effectively ending that program. (Youtube) The clip became the most watched clip on iFilm (Youtube-before-Youtube) and has been seen more than 12½ million … Continue reading

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This is called an attack ad

I am not saying I like Mike Bloomberg but I am saying that he is running the only effective campaign against the current president of USA: The lunatic even lost his car. pic.twitter.com/5KvVHSjCjR — Hoodlum 🇺🇸 (@HoodlumRIP) February 15, 2020 … Continue reading

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The donkey race

Anyone wondering how the presidential campaign of Joe Biden seems to have been derailed so suddenly can just read this short explanation: Here’s how media oversold Biden’s campaign from the start, declaring him a front-runner before a single damned citizen … Continue reading

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A just society

From Helen Pluckrose, a researcher with the most British name ever, and whom I have found many great comments from: Conservatism – we seek a just society via conserving what is good Libertarianism – we seek a just society via … Continue reading

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The new oppression

Where did all the Marxists go? Oh, right, Intersectionality. From Gerfried Ambrosch’s “The Intersection Is a Dead End“: It seems paradoxical that today those who seek to suppress others’ freedom of speech are often the same people who claim to … Continue reading

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Taking fire

I once commented, When you are taking shots from both sides it must mean you are in the middle which is sort of like the WWII saying from bomber crews The flak only gets heavy when you’re over the target

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News is still ready to be abused

Being balanced doesn’t mean hearing from both sides. Sometimes there’s a truth and a lie; sometimes there’s overwhelming evidence and little doubt. Maybe the coverage should reflect that? I saw a bit of news on TV today, after the impeachment … Continue reading

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Inequality of incomes

I just stumbled over this graph of inequality of incomes, before and after redistribution: It’s from Our World in Data’s “Income Inequality” and I am not surprised to find my own, capitalist/social-democratic country, as one the most income-equal-after-redistribution: Capitalism and … Continue reading

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No more CO2 will not lower the temperature

There is no doubt that we need to get to a net zero CO2 emissions world at some point. It can’t be a surprise that this will take a very long time and unfortunately we do not have the technology … Continue reading

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Labour promising a Tory dream

For my British friends: Labour promising to nationalise broadband is a true Tory dream, not nightmare. On the surface, this is classic left-wing, socialising a utility to provide equal access for all. I think there are good arguments for ensuring … Continue reading

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