Fri, 27 Nov 2020

IRS: Sorry, but It’s Just Easier and Cheaper to Audit the Poor

https://www.propublica.org/article/irs-sorry-but-its-just-easier-and-cheaper-to-audit-the-poor

Sat, 21 Nov 2020

Danish study finds face masks provide limited protection to wearer

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-facemasks-idUSKBN27Y1YW

Fri, 20 Nov 2020

Thu, 19 Nov 2020

How raising children can change a father’s brain | Aeon Essays

https://aeon.co/essays/how-raising-children-can-change-a-fathers-brain

The New Ruling Coalition: Opposition to Afghanistan Withdrawal Shows Its Key Factions - Glenn Greenwald

https://greenwald.substack.com/p/the-new-ruling-coalition-opposition?token=eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoxMDUxOTU3LCJwb3N0X2lkIjoxOTIyMzE0NywiXyI6IkJQQjJLIiwiaWF0IjoxNjA1ODE4MDYwLCJleHAiOjE2MDU4MjE2NjAsImlzcyI6InB1Yi0xMjg2NjIiLCJzdWIiOiJwb3N0LXJlYWN0aW9uIn0.k9DeYytNAzHA

For Many in the West, Working From Abroad Is the New Working From Home

https://www.wsj.com/articles/for-many-in-the-west-working-from-abroad-is-the-new-working-from-home-11605527990?mod=djemwhatsnews

Arbitrary COVID-19 Control Measures Will Not Make Americans More Likely To ‘Hang in There’ Until Vaccines Are Available

https://reason.com/2020/11/16/arbitrary-covid-19-control-measures-will-not-make-americans-more-likely-to-hang-in-there-until-vaccines-are-available/

NSA Spied On Denmark As It Chose Its Future Fighter Aircraft: Report

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/37668/nsa-spied-on-denmark-as-it-chose-its-future-fighter-aircraft-report

Coronavirus testing before flying could become the norm as airlines try to boost confidence and woo travelers

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/preflight-covid-testing-airlines-airports/2020/11/16/71d1d81e-23ab-11eb-952e-0c475972cfc0_story.html?utm_campaign=wp_post_most&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&wpisrc=nl_most&carta-url=https%3

Wed, 18 Nov 2020

The FBI Spying Denial That Never Grows Cold

https://www.realclearinvestigations.com/articles/2020/11/17/the_denial_of_fbi_spying_that_never_got_old_126035.html

Is TikTok a harmless app or a threat to U.S. security? - 60 Minutes - CBS News

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/tiktok-cybersecurity-china-60-minutes-2020-11-15/

New stats reveal massive NYC exodus amid coronavirus, crime

https://nypost.com/2020/11/14/new-stats-reveal-massive-nyc-exodus-amid-coronavirus-crime/

Researchers find coronavirus was circulating in Italy earlier than thought | Reuters

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-italy-timing/researchers-find-coronavirus-was-circulating-in-italy-earlier-than-thought-idUSKBN27V0KF

Tue, 17 Nov 2020

This is bad news bears. We need more US-Canada energy trade, not less

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/17/climate/oil-pipeline-michigan-whitmer.html

ALLLLLL of this

https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/17/21571091/amazon-pharmacy-store-launch-home-delivery-prescription-medication

dude

https://www.nationalreview.com/news/twitter-ceo-dorsey-says-it-was-wrong-to-block-new-york-post-hunter-biden-story/

Apple hits back at European activist complaints against tracking tool

https://www.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN27W0J1

So far, I've only seen Podcast One use targeted ads within podcast players and it's really interesting

https://www.campaignasia.com/article/why-spotifys-megaphone-acquisition-will-scale-targeted-podcast-ads/464813

Mon, 16 Nov 2020

Austria’s coronavirus lockdown: Under what circumstances can I leave my apartment? - The Local

https://www.thelocal.at/20201116/austrias-coronavirus-lockdown-under-what-circumstances-may-i-leave-my-apartment?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Explained: Austria’s mass testing plan ‘to end coronavirus lockdown in time for Christmas’ - The Local

https://www.thelocal.at/20201116/explained-austrias-mass-testing-plan-to-end-coronavirus-lockdown-in-time-for-christmas?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

How Covid-19 Sparked an Unlikely Startup Boom for Brands

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/how-covid-19-sparked-an-unlikely-startup-boom-for-brands/2020/11/16/85caac54-281c-11eb-9c21-3cc501d0981f_story.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_business

Facebook and Google Extend Bans on Political Ads

https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-and-google-extend-bans-on-political-ads-11605114915?utm_source=morning_brew

Fri, 13 Nov 2020

Islam radical: et si la solution passait par l’apostasie des musulmans?

par @FerghaneA

https://www.causeur.fr/islam-radical-apostasie-terrorisme-186542

Wed, 11 Nov 2020

Obama Official Ben Rhodes Admits Biden Camp is Already Working With Foreign Leaders: Exactly What Flynn Did - Glenn Greenwald

https://greenwald.substack.com/p/obama-official-ben-rhodes-admits?token=eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoxMDUxOTU3LCJwb3N0X2lkIjoxODI3ODkyNywiXyI6IkJQQjJLIiwiaWF0IjoxNjA1MDg5ODQ5LCJleHAiOjE2MDUwOTM0NDksImlzcyI6InB1Yi0xMjg2NjIiLCJzdWIiOiJwb3N0LXJlYWN0aW9uIn0.U44tgydAo9AuYTW

Armenia and Azerbaijan in Karabakh: We have watched this war happen – and stood idly by

by @ronzheimer

https://www.bild.de/politik/international/bild-international/paul-ronzheimer-about-karabakh-we-have-watched-this-war-happen-73872944.bild.html

Tue, 10 Nov 2020

Thu, 05 Nov 2020

Your bogus lawsuit of the day!

Pepperidge Farm Remembers

#legalreform

https://topclassactions.com/lawsuit-settlements/consumer-products/food/pepperidge-farm-class-action-lawsuit-alleges-butter-crackers-contain-vegetable-oil/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Top%205%20Weekly%20-%20110520&utm_content=Top%205%20Weekly%20-%2011052

Wed, 04 Nov 2020

Portland, Maine passes referendum banning facial surveillance

https://techcrunch.com/2020/11/04/portland-maine-passes-referendum-banning-facial-surveillance/?guccounter=1

Californians Approve Prop 22, Providing Hundreds of Thousands of Drivers Independence Plus Benefits, and Protecting the Services Millions Rely On

https://yeson22.com/californians-approve-prop-22-providing-hundreds-of-thousands-of-drivers-independence-plus-benefits-and-protecting-the-services-millions-rely-on/

Oregon Votes to Decriminalize All Drugs, Allow Psilocybin for Mental Health Treatment - WSJ

https://www.wsj.com/articles/oregon-votes-to-decriminalize-all-drugs-allow-psilocybin-for-mental-health-treatment-11604477494

Mon, 02 Nov 2020

‘The media are addicted to fear’ - spiked

https://www.spiked-online.com/2020/10/30/the-media-are-addicted-to-fear/

Sun, 01 Nov 2020

First, Hail All the Lawyers - WSJ

https://www.wsj.com/articles/first-hail-all-the-lawyers-11604011682?mod=e2tw

Sat, 31 Oct 2020

Seems relevant today in Europe: WHO Reverses Course, Now Advises Against Use of 'Punishing' #Lockdowns

https://fee.org/articles/who-reverses-course-now-advises-against-use-of-punishing-lockdowns/

Thu, 29 Oct 2020

Dale Jr. Download: Kyle Larson's Second Chance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vf1rYc_CP9A

WHO Reverses Course, Now Advises Against Use of 'Punishing' Lockdowns

https://fee.org/articles/who-reverses-course-now-advises-against-use-of-punishing-lockdowns/

Wed, 28 Oct 2020

My most sincere hope is that politicization of absolutely everything ends next week.

http://oss.yael.at/arc/2020/10/28/microblog.html?ts=1603872698

Tue, 27 Oct 2020

Mon, 26 Oct 2020

Can we please stop with this meme. People can literally fill out a piece of paper and send it in to vote. She's in space.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/26/us/elections/the-astronaut-kate-rubins-cast-her-ballot-from-space-joining-59-million-early-voters.html

haha no thanks

https://tass.com/world/1215575

Markets in everything: Passengers Are Faking Negative Covid Tests In Order To Travel

https://viewfromthewing.com/passengers-are-faking-negative-covid-test-results-in-order-to-travel/

Americans Have Lost Sight of What 'Fascism' Means

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/10/americans-have-lost-sight-what-fascism-means/616846/

Sun, 25 Oct 2020

We need to separate health insurance from our jobs

https://www.bostonherald.com/2020/10/12/americans-need-to-separate-health-insurance-from-our-jobs/

Wed, 21 Oct 2020

That's my bud @clementliberty saying "The Pope should back off on anti-capitalism"

https://financialpost.com/opinion/david-clement-the-pope-should-back-off-on-anti-capitalism

Tue, 20 Oct 2020

:(

"The government of Ireland announced a six-week lockdown beginning Wednesday night, becoming the first European country to reimpose a national lockdown"

https://www.nytimes.com/live/2020/10/20/world/covid-19-coronavirus-updates?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur#ireland-becomes-the-first-european-country-to-reimpose-a-national-lockdown

Vaping and the Gateway Myth


via @ConsumerChoiceC

#ecigs #vaping #vapersvote

https://consumerchoicecenter.org/vaping-has-been-extensively-accused-of-being-a-gateway-to-smoking-for-adults-and-adolescents/

Mon, 19 Oct 2020

WHO Reverses Course, Now Advises Against Use of 'Punishing' Lockdowns

via @feeonline

https://fee.org/articles/who-reverses-course-now-advises-against-use-of-punishing-lockdowns/

More Americans Are Renouncing Their Citizenship - WSJ

https://www.wsj.com/articles/more-americans-are-renouncing-their-citizenship-11602840602

Fight Corona Not Liberties | 21democracy

https://www.21democracy.com/fight-corona-not-liberties/

Sat, 17 Oct 2020

Keep an eye on @RickyForSenate in Arkansas!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iH-miiqmQ1k&feature=emb_logo

Fri, 16 Oct 2020

Congress should look for villains other than the tech giants

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/congress-should-look-for-villains-other-than-the-tech-giants/2020/10/14/c3a0b89a-0d85-11eb-8a35-237ef1eb2ef7_story.html

Thu, 15 Oct 2020

Trump's drug import plan will make us all pay

via @ConsumerChoiceC

https://consumerchoicecenter.org/trumps-drug-import-plan-will-make-us-all-pay/

Antitrust Populism and the Conservative Movement!

featuring @andashleysays

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-9sCiz3yVM&feature=youtu.be

Wed, 14 Oct 2020

WHO Reverses Course, Now Advises Against Use of 'Punishing' Lockdowns | Intellectual Takeout

https://www.intellectualtakeout.org/who-reverses-course--now-advises-against-use-of--punishing--lockdowns/

Tue, 13 Oct 2020

Judge Barrett's Civics Lesson on Originalism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHs4K5ITTpc&feature=emb_logo

Good on you, @sebastiankurz

Coronavirus: How Austria plans to avoid a second lockdown

https://www.thelocal.at/20201013/coronavirus-how-austria-plans-to-avoid-a-second-lockdown?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

wat

https://thefederalist.com/2020/10/12/cdc-study-finds-overwhelming-majority-of-people-getting-coronavirus-wore-masks/

The United States Vaping Index

Proudly produced by the @ConsumerChoiceC

https://consumerchoicecenter.org/united-states-vaping-index/

Mon, 12 Oct 2020

And it's polluting all our Instagram feeds, let's admit it

https://www.axios.com/instagram-facebook-liberal-election-1e0e1fef-364e-4857-b539-a852b892d798.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axiosam&stream=top

Thu, 08 Oct 2020

Reading Too Much Political News Is Bad for Happiness - The Atlantic

https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2020/10/reading-too-much-political-news-bad-happiness/616651/

"This is why the liberal position has always been to try to avoid censorship, knowing that once society has the tools to clamp down, it tends to get mission creep, and reach for bans more and more instead of making difficult choices"

https://taibbi.substack.com/p/after-the-qanon-ban-whos-next?token=eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoxMDUxOTU3LCJwb3N0X2lkIjo4MTA0MTMwLCJfIjoiQlBCMksiLCJpYXQiOjE2MDIxNjgwNTUsImV4cCI6MTYwMjE3MTY1NSwiaXNzIjoicHViLTEwNDIiLCJzdWIiOiJwb3N0LXJlYWN0aW9uIn0.a_a1QVaB0BoiOJGeJBTXjICGu

COVID travel: Meet CommonPass, the startup trying to restore our faith in safe air travel

https://fortune.com/2020/10/06/commonpass-covid-air-travel-coronavirus-safety-tech-startup/

Wed, 07 Oct 2020

United States Vaping Index: A Consumer-Friendly Regulatory Approach to Vaping Products

featuring @consumerchoicec

https://www.realclearpublicaffairs.com/public_affairs/2020/10/07/united_states_vaping_index_a_consumer-friendly_regulatory_approach_to_vaping_products_579953.html

Dissenting scientists issue Covid-19 herd immunity declaration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rz_Z7Gf1aRE&feature=youtu.be

Tue, 06 Oct 2020

More of this, please

https://www.axios.com/brands-on-international-space-station-1290fd18-5594-41a3-9c4c-a9cf7eb08835.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axiosam&stream=top

Beware Those Coming After Your Delivery Apps

https://www.insidesources.com/beware-those-coming-after-your-delivery-apps/

Mon, 05 Oct 2020

Bilingual speakers experience time differently from people who only speak one language, study finds

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/bilingual-speakers-time-different-people-one-language-study-swedish-spanish-a7715146.html

The ire against punitive lockdowns is a global phenomenon

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/05/world/middleeast/israel-coronavirus-lockdown.html

"For the government to revisit the Instagram acquisition or Facebook’s 2014 WhatsApp acquisition years later—after the company had invested heavily to make the deals successful—would send a disquieting message to the business community"

https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-says-government-breakup-of-instagram-whatsapp-would-be-complete-nonstarter-11601803800?mod=hp_lead_pos4&utm_source=morning_brew

New Report Shows Largest National Reduction in Beverage Calorie Consumption Since Launch of Landmark Beverage Agreement

https://www.healthiergeneration.org/articles/new-report-shows-largest-national-reduction-in-beverage-calorie-consumption-since-launch

Scientists Demand DEA Reconsider Marijuana's Federal Status In New Court Briefing

https://www.marijuanamoment.net/scientists-demand-dea-reconsider-marijuanas-federal-status-in-new-court-briefing/

Interesting primer on the new economics of streaming services like Netflix

https://www.ign.com/articles/heres-why-netflix-cancels-shows-so-quickly-now

La Savoie déclare l’indépendance de la France

https://www.leparisien.fr/amp/societe/la-savoie-declare-l-independance-05-10-2020-8396952.php

Fri, 02 Oct 2020

Les propriétaires de CHOI mettent en demeure la Ville de Québec | JDQ

https://www.journaldequebec.com/2020/10/02/rnc-media-a-la-rescousse-de-choi-radio-x

What Happened to the Right to Choose Your Healthcare?

https://yael.ca/2019/08/15/what-happened-to-the-right-to-choose-your-healthcare-2/

The Perils of Modern Revolution - European Conservative

https://europeanconservative.com/2020/09/the-perils-of-modern-revolution/

imagine being at a paper hesitant to run op-eds that champion markets and free speech but rushes Chinese Communist Party apologia

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/01/opinion/hong-kong-china-security-law.html?smid=tw-share

Thu, 01 Oct 2020

In the midst of an energy crisis, California to ban gas vehicles

https://consumerchoicecenter.org/in-the-midst-of-an-energy-crisis-california-to-ban-gas-vehicles/

Overreaching Lockdowns Are Flattening Our Livelihoods

https://www.insidesources.com/overreaching-lockdowns-are-flattening-our-livelihoods/

Wed, 30 Sep 2020

The Presidential Debate Over Health Care Is Exhausting and Unserious

https://reason.com/2020/09/30/the-presidential-debate-over-health-care-is-exhausting-and-unserious/

Why People Have Had Enough of Lockdowns

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/why-people-have-had-enough-of-lockdowns/2020/09/30/8f721924-02ef-11eb-b92e-029676f9ebec_story.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_business

Un deuxième confinement pour le Québec. Restez forts mes amis.

http://oss.yael.at/arc/2020/09/30/microblog.html?ts=1601477860

There are right and wrong ways to legalize cannabis. @Clementliberty and I argue Pennslyvania should take the better route

#PaPolitics

https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/2020/09/16/David-Clement-and-Yael-Ossowski-Pa-can-and-should-legalize-cannabis-but-do-it-right/stories/202009160044

Organic food in Europe deserves a critical eye

by @wirtzbill

https://theconservative.online/article/organic-food-in-europe-deserves-a-critical-eye

Mon, 28 Sep 2020

Journalists Are Leaving the Noisy Internet for Your Email Inbox

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/23/business/media/substack-newsletters-journalists.html?action=click&module=News&pgtype=Homepage

Sat, 26 Sep 2020

The Innocents Abroad 29: The Grand Narrative Jest

https://yael.ca/2020/09/26/the-innocents-abroad-29-the-grand-narrative-jest/