Americans should donate money to well-run-and-audited organizations, not stuff. This goes back to the 80s, when Republicans convinced us that donating money is problematic.
«The 22-year-old hostess asked the group of Texans to show proof of getting the COVID vaccine in order to dine in the restaurant, part of NYC’s executive order that went into effect this week. Law enforcement sources said that the hostess was then repeatedly punched in the face and body, and sent to the hospital.»
Anthony Moll (@AnthonyWMoll) Tweeted: I know an ancient god in disguise when I see one. https://twitter.com/AnthonyWMoll/status/1438910515112198144?s=20
This is terrible. This is not the way we should be, as a nation. Meanwhile, a Montana politician says he doesn’t want any Afghan refugees in his state.
Welp… I guess there’s a (fore)shadow election going on in the country now. This is what happens when people snooze through judicial elections and a redistricting-year election. (It’s not enough, of course, to elect one hero or get rid of one villain, but our news headlines live to drive us to focus on One Guy.)
And here we are. It occurs to me that the difference between prices short-term and long-term is like the difference between “weather” and “climate” and there ARE people who don’t really know (or care about) the difference.
I almost didn’t read this entertaining bit because (a) I’ll probably never need it or use it successfully, and (b) HN usually takes these things way too seriously, but, unexpectedly, there’s a smidge of humor on HN:
Actually, this seems like a good argument in ANY election.
Today is Noah Smith day, apparently.
Noah Smith 🐇 (@Noahpinion) Tweeted: “All the armies of Europe and Asia…could not by force take a drink from the Ohio River…No, if destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of free men we will live forever or die by suicide.” — Abraham Lincoln