England win Cricket World Cup after super-over drama against New Zealand Guardian. What a match!
An Unsurpassable Sterling Record of Stamina! Counterpunch. Ralph Nader confesses his long-standing support for the New York Yankees – a sentiment I, a third-generation fan, also share.
On Myra Breckinridge and the Life of Gore Vidal Literary Hub. Camille Paglia.
Page through computer history with this complete scan of NeXT’s Fall 1989 catalog The Verge (The Rev Kev)
Judges Attending FedSoc Are Almost Certainly Committing Ethical Violations, But What Else Is New? Above the Law. Note that the Code of Conduct for United States Judges doesn’t apply to the Supreme Court.
Democrats in Disarray
Nancy Pelosi’s renewed attacks on AOC aren’t just disrespectful, they’re dangerous Guardian (UserFriendly)
Scaling Wokeback Mountain NYT. MoDo stirs the pot.
‘You are angry because you can’t conceive of an America that includes us’: AOC and Megan McCain lead backlash against Trump’s ‘racist’ tweet calling for Omar and fellow freshman Dem congresswomen to ‘go back to where they came from’ Daily Mail
Nancy Pelosi Emerges As Unexpected Villain At Netroots Nation Huffpost. UserFriendly:”those roses all wilted.”
UserFriendly: “Loving every minute of Pelosi going down in flames!”
— Karen Attiah (@KarenAttiah) 14 July 2019
Few ICE raids, but much-hyped plans stoke fears in immigrant communities San Francisco Chronicle
UserFriendly: “No really, we’re against the concentration camps and deportation raids. So much so that we figured why translate this to spanish?”
— House Democrats (@HouseDemocrats) 13 July 2019
Mike Gravel: Why the American People Need Their Own Legislature Fortune (UserFriendly)
Approval Numbers Now Untethered From Economy Cook Political Report. UserFriendly: “or it could just be that the economy has done nothing but suck for most people since obama.”
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Instagram’s anti-bullying AI asks users: ‘Are you sure you want to post this Guardian. UserFriendly: “If this works at all it’s because people will be afraid that zuck has a database somewhere that tally’s how many times you’ve bullied someone and that it might get out, which I’m sure it will with the next teen suicide lawsuit. The rare case of our orwellian surveillance state doing the slightest little bit of not evil while being very evil.”
Another Echo of the Fall of the House of AHERF: Hahnemann University Hospital to Close Its Doors, Stranding Patients, Leaving Trainees without an Educational Site, and Leaving Staff and Health Care Professionals Unemployed Health Care Renewal
Strait of Hormuz: The Most Dangerous Place on Earth American Conservative. Scott Ritter.
Trump ‘is set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism’: Sir Kim Darroch’s cables describe how Boris failed to save Iran deal, claim the President was against it for ‘personality reasons’ and suggest splits among White House advisors Daily Mail
India, Turkey have always been against unilateral sanctions Economic Times
Good New Idea London Review of Books. John Lanchester.
Why “Incremental Change” Is Worse Than No Change At All Caitlin Johnstone
Terri Sewell, the Worst of the Black Caucus, Subverts $15 Wage Bill Black Agenda Report (UserFriendly)
WHEN CATS ARE SAD
Bartender: What’ll ya have?
Cat: Shot of rum.
[Bartender pours it]
[Cat slowly pushes it off the bar]
— phil (@PhilJamesson) March 17, 2015
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