It's even worse than it appears.
It takes Charles Fitzgerald a while to get to the point. "Separating the social graph from Facebook has two fundamental benefits: Protecting personal information; Competition." #
Too bad Brian Cox was born in Scotland, otherwise he'd make an excellent candidate to go up against Trump for the entertainment president. The hats would say Fuck Off not MAGA. The configuration of the kids is right too. Two good-for-nothing sons, and a gorgeous daughter who seems she might have her head screwed on straight, but all along you know she's really her father's daughter.#
Revered news people from the past died today, Cokie Roberts, Sander Vanocur. #
I was shocked that Richard Stallman resigned from the FSF. He is the founder. I'd like to see a clear accounting that explains how and why he was forced out, assuming that's what happened. #
  • I’m with Andrew Yang. We’re destroying people’s lives. You feel powerful, then you move on. The people whose lives you destroyed are still destroyed. Sometimes the punishment fits the crime, but (key point) this is not how our system works, for good reason. #
  • We have laws and courts and juries and processes.#
  • And the “crimes” are getting increasingly meta.#
  • And there’s no provision for rehab.#
  • Or wrong verdicts.#
  • This is hell. #
  • PS: So you know -- I know how it feels to seek revenge on people whose ideas are abhorrent. I was a fan of Mel Gibson's movies until it came out that he was an anti-semite. Now I'm appalled that he's working in Hollywood again, they've decided to accept him back. I don't like it, but abhorrent ideas are not a crime in the US. #

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