It's even worse than it appears.
Political parties should be seen as disposable.#
I listened to the Daily podcast today about what an Elizabeth Warren rally is like. I liked how people were asked to take a minute and introduce themselves to the people around them. Wouldn't it be great if everyone left with a task they would do to make the world better, right now, not after Warren gets elected. This is what we need, meaningful things each of us can do to make things better. We yearn to belong and to do good work.#
Political parties could have expiration dates.#
The new iPhone 11 takes fantastic night pictures. Jealous. #
I love everything about the HBO series Succession, but tops is how they sneak in Fuck Offs with such style and vigor. #
When youโ€™re thinking how fantastic it must be to be one of the richest people on earth, remember to think of this picture.#
The only reason not to impeach Trump, as far as I can see, is it could hurt the Democratic Party. I have no idea why, considering what's at stake, anyone cares if the DP survives. We'll form another party.#
Some shows I binge in "savor mode," they're so good and there isn't much to binge on, so I go slow, stop often and savor shows to watch later. Undone is one of those shows. Two 1/2 hour episodes left. It is of a genre, wild misunderstood-as-crazy super-powered young woman, as much a victim of her powers as master of them. Undone is something like Russian Doll and Killing Eve. I'll know more when I finish. But it's one of the best shows ever. #
  • Most of my orders with Amazon are uneventful. The product arrives when it was supposed to and it works and that's that. But sometimes something goes wrong.#
  • On July 26, I ordered an outdoor thermometer. Not expensive, $10. But it was broken when I opened the package, and I cut my finger, it bled. #
  • I went to the Order page and reported that it arrived broken. I just wanted to throw it out, not wanting to handle the broken glass, possibly injuring myself again, or someone who had to handle it at UPS or at Amazon. That was the right thing to do. The Amazon rep said OK, they would credit me for the thermometer. Honestly I was surprised it was that easy. I ordered another one (which arrived unbroken and I'm using it).#
  • Well, about a week ago, I got an email saying I needed to send the thermometer back or I'd be charged for it. There was no way to respond. I got another notice a few days later saying they had charged me for it. #
  • Okay $10 isn't going to make a difference to me, but it would make even less of a difference to Amazon. And they agreed to the arrangement, and it was the right thing to do. #
  • So I thought I'd write it up here on my blog. Maybe someone in an executive role at Amazon will see it, and will change their system so it's easier for customers to talk to them, and make sure when they agree to something, they stick to it. #
  • This is what the Scripting News home page looks like this morning.#
  • Yes, I screwed up, I can see what the problem is, hopefully will have a fix shortly. Still diggin. ๐ŸŒ#
  • BTW, it's not as bad as it appears, despite what the screen says. #
  • 10:22AM Eastern -- fixed. #
    • Somehow a right curly brace got turned into a 7. #
    • Cosmic rays. #
  • I'm trying to think but nothing happens!#

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