Fri, 10 Jul 2020

The Caucasian Circle of Violence via @metropole_vie

https://metropole.at/the-caucasian-circle-of-violence/?mc_cid=51dc95cb9a

Thu, 09 Jul 2020

TikTok is problematic, and consumers should beware


via @consumerchoicec

https://consumerchoicecenter.org/tiktok-is-problematic-and-consumers-should-beware/

The healthcare system is a racket — direct primary care could fix it

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/the-healthcare-system-is-a-racket-direct-primary-care-could-fix-it

Wed, 08 Jul 2020

The Reaction to the Harper’s Letter on Cancel Culture Proves Why It Was Necessary

by @jessesingal

https://reason.com/2020/07/08/the-reaction-to-the-harpers-letter-on-cancel-culture-proves-why-it-was-necessary/

Race essentialism is problematic.

Linguistic essentialism seems important.

http://oss.yael.at/arc/2020/07/08/microblog.html?ts=1594249577

Don't' worry guys, I'll take advantage on your behalf:

Visa Waivers, Vouchers, Flight Discounts and Other Travel Lures

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/08/travel/travel-discounts-vouchers-coronavirus.html

Thu, 02 Jul 2020

Price Controls Would Throttle Biomedical Innovation - WSJ

https://www.wsj.com/articles/price-controls-would-throttle-biomedical-innovation-11593625880

Lindsey Graham's Terrible Anti-Privacy 'EARN IT' Act Passes Senate Committee

https://reason.com/2020/07/02/lindsey-grahams-terrible-anti-privacy-earn-it-act-passes-senate-committee/

Wed, 01 Jul 2020

Yale Study Finds That Vaping Flavors Help Adults Quit - American Vaping Association

https://vaping.org/yale-study-finds-that-vaping-flavors-help-adults-quit/

Sun, 28 Jun 2020

Andrew Sullivan: You Say You Want A Revolution?

https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/06/andrew-sullivan-you-say-you-want-a-revolution.html?utm_source=tw

Crisis in the Liberal City

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/02/opinion/george-floyd-protests-city.html

Fri, 26 Jun 2020

We need statues of cultural icons and entrepreneurs, not politicians and generals

via @devoreview

https://www.devolutionreview.com/we-need-statues-of-cultural-icons-and-entrepreneurs-not-politicians-and-generals/

The Confederate Flag Is Not a Symbol of the South: A 'New South' needs new symbology

my article in @queencitynerve

https://qcnerve.com/letter-to-the-editor-the-confederate-flag-is-not-a-symbol-of-the-south/

Thu, 25 Jun 2020

We will have to take a side in Cold War II - UnHerd

https://unherd.com/2020/06/we-will-have-to-take-a-side-in-cold-war-ii/

We Need New Symbols of Southern Pride

my article up on @expatalachians

http://expatalachians.com/we-need-new-symbols-of-southern-pride

Wed, 24 Jun 2020

EU May Ban Travel from US as it Reopens Borders, Citing Coronavirus Failures

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/23/world/europe/coronavirus-EU-American-travel-ban.html

Tue, 23 Jun 2020

Burned Tort Lawyers Plead Guilty to $200 Million Extortion Racket

via @consumerchoicec

#legalreform

https://consumerchoicecenter.org/burned-tort-lawyers-plead-guilty-to-200-extortion-racket/

Burned Tort Lawyers Plead Guilty to $200 Extortion Racket


via @consumerchoicec

#legalreform

https://consumerchoicecenter.org/burned-tort-lawyers-plead-guilty-to-200-extortion-racket/

Fri, 19 Jun 2020

Charter Schools’ Enemies Block Black Success

by @thomassowell

https://www.wsj.com/articles/charter-schools-enemies-block-black-success-11592520626?mod=e2two

Wed, 17 Jun 2020

Ending the War On Drugs Is Key To Long-Term Police Reform

via @ReasonFdn

https://reason.org/commentary/ending-the-war-on-drugs-is-key-to-long-term-police-reform/

Tue, 16 Jun 2020

Absolutely fantastic article on "The War on Vaping"

by @NoahCRothman

https://www.commentarymagazine.com/articles/noah-rothman/the-war-on-vaping/

Why Brands Matter Now More Than Ever – @mchapliaa

https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/opinion/why-brands-matter-now-more-than-ever/

Sun, 14 Jun 2020

Black People Must Embrace the Second Amendment [Op-Ed]

by @killermike

https://www.colorlines.com/articles/black-people-must-embrace-second-amendment-op-ed

Fri, 12 Jun 2020

Manifestations antiracistes à Montréal : l’anglais tient le haut du pavé

https://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/2020-06-12/manifestations-antiracistes-l-anglais-tient-le-haut-du-pave

Une chance qu'ils ne m'ont jamais questionné quand je travaillais à Home Depot !

––> Un employé d’un Canadian Tire aurait volé 67 barbecues sur ses heures de travail

https://www.journaldemontreal.com/2020/06/11/un-employe-dun-canadian-tire-aurait-vole-67-barbecues-sur-ses-heures-de-travail-1

How New York’s Coronavirus Response Made the Pandemic Worse - WSJ

https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-new-yorks-coronavirus-response-made-the-pandemic-worse-11591908426

The Still-Vital Case for Liberalism in a Radical Age

https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/06/case-for-liberalism-tom-cotton-new-york-times-james-bennet.html

Richmond’s Confederate Monuments Were Used to Sell a Segregated Neighborhood

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/06/its-not-just-the-monuments/612940/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=share

Thu, 11 Jun 2020

Now we're talkin'

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/11/travel/recreational-vehicles-RV-pandemic.html

Seattle’s ‘Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone’ already has a Wikipedia page, but it might not last

https://www.fastcompany.com/90515143/seattles-capitol-hill-autonomous-zone-already-has-a-wikipedia-page-but-it-might-not-last

Tue, 09 Jun 2020

"In Iraq, I raided insurgents. In Virginia, the police raided me"

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/in-iraq-i-raided-insurgents-in-virginia-the-police-raided-me/2015/07/24/2e114e54-2b02-11e5-bd33-395c05608059_story.html

omg Trump is so bad at playing dictator

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/06/yet-another-week-trump-failing-be-actual-authoritarian/612829/?utm_content=edit-promo&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=the-atlantic&utm_term=2020-06-09T11%253A36%253A56&utm_source=twitter

Cancel Culture Journalism

https://www.wsj.com/articles/cancel-culture-journalism-11591658340?mod=hp_opin_pos_1

We have real people to hold accountable, and we know their names

https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/06/george-floyd-protests-comforting-abstractions/

Mon, 08 Jun 2020

"Two weeks ago we shamed people for being in the street; today we shame them for not being in the street."

by @thomaschattwill

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/08/we-often-accuse-the-right-of-distorting-science-but-the-left-changed-the-coronavirus-narrative-overnight

Fri, 05 Jun 2020

A Crisis That Began With an Image of Police Violence Keeps Providing More

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/05/us/police-violence-george-floyd.html

Thu, 04 Jun 2020

No new COVID-19 cases from Lake of the Ozarks crowds, Missouri health director says

https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/state-and-regional/no-new-covid-19-cases-from-lake-of-the-ozarks-crowds-missouri-health-director-says/article_6f36ad32-d125-5382-b78f-74bd0f6510ac.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=user-share

Shamed professor whose doomsday forecasts sent the UK into lockdown praises Sweden for staying open

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/11769567/neil-ferguson-praises-sweden-lockdown/

End the Lockdowns Now


by @herandrews

https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/end-the-lockdowns-now/

Tue, 02 Jun 2020

Fri, 29 May 2020

North Carolina: Consumers and Bar/Restaurant Owners say "YES" to HB 536


via @consumerchoicec

#ncpol

https://consumerchoicecenter.org/nc-consumers-and-bar-restaurant-owners-say-yes-to-hb-536/

"Toast"

https://news.yahoo.com/amy-klobuchar-declined-prosecute-officer-183728902.html

Thu, 28 May 2020

Trump Should Open America’s Doors to Hong Kong’s Citizens

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2020-05-27/trump-should-open-america-s-doors-to-hong-kong-s-citizens?sref=cLRRZpo3

This Cannot Stand

#FreeHongKong

https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-legislature-approves-imposing-hong-kong-national-security-laws-11590653322?mod=djemwhatsnews

What this will be, it probably ain't good

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/28/us/politics/trump-executive-order-social-media.html

Wed, 27 May 2020

LIVE NOW: The Future of 5G

by @consumerchoicec

featuring @brendancarrfcc and @sdkarlsson

https://www.facebook.com/1165715730222155/videos/268084501240986/

Come on guys, WTF

https://www.theverge.com/2020/5/26/21270290/youtube-deleting-comments-censorship-chinese-communist-party-ccp?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWXpnelpUazRaVEJpTmpOayIsInQiOiJTeFdzKzRBV0FaSExBTDhzZXY4V0xvcjVJbWxERzFNVHM0OHNpUWdpZWVVVGdzVk5ncnNJNGN6MFVibjQ3Mm55cHExUmR6VGNYcH

Tue, 26 May 2020

Tours are canceled, so musicians are turning to Twitch

https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/19/21185220/tours-canceled-musicians-marc-rebillet-twitch-livestreaming-coronavirus

"There ain't no law when you're drinkin' the Claw"

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/laurenstrapagiel/coronavirus-backwater-jacks-ozarks-memorial-day-party?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_axiosam&stream=top

Americans are drinking more during the pandemic. Craft distillers aren’t getting any of the love.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/05/23/americans-are-drinking-more-during-pandemic-craft-distillers-arent-getting-any-love/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_business

Canada & China relations – @Ferghodgson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfBiy4IoJYg&feature=share

Sat, 23 May 2020

Fri, 22 May 2020

Elon Musk Is the Hero America Deserves

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2020-05-22/elon-musk-speaks-frankly-on-coronavirus-spacex-and-rage-tweets?srnd=premium&sref=cLRRZpo3

Wed, 20 May 2020

Washington, D.C., May Permanently Legalize To-Go Cocktails

https://reason.com/2020/05/20/washington-d-c-may-permanently-legalize-to-go-cocktails/

NASCAR is ready to get weird with a Wednesday night race that covers 500 kilometers

https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2020/05/20/nascar-is-ready-get-weird-with-wednesday-night-race-that-covers-500-kilometers/

New short by @kevinjames – BRILLANT!

#COVIDsnitches

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfGAktuU93s

Wow ACLU, where y'all been?

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/19/health/coronavirus-aclu-fever.html?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWVRneVlXWTNOemxtTWprMCIsInQiOiJrWldSc2FrWHVpdFwvR2lKemFDQnJPbXNnaHR4citDb1wvXC96ZzdaVTJPQndmWmx0RlhKUEtxVWJYNmk2Nk5Ea3A2SEpETjBpRU1QOHByUzFqeTRQcjkyWk4ySnBqS1NIWFNIMHhsT

Wed, 13 May 2020

Liquor Licensing: Too Hot for PLCB to Handle

via @tzduren

#freethebooze

https://www.commonwealthfoundation.org/policyblog/detail/liquor-licensing-too-hot-for-plcb-to-handle#

Can we trust Covid modelling? More evidence from Sweden

by @johanknorberg

https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/can-we-trust-covid-modelling-more-evidence-from-sweden

Tue, 12 May 2020

Mon, 11 May 2020

Anger as Box Hill police station in Melbourne raises Chinese flag

https://www.news.com.au/national/victoria/news/its-a-police-station-honouring-a-police-state-outrage-as-melbourne-cop-shop-raises-chinese-communist-flag/news-story/7d59fc8558a59eec0693c26fb9dbf31c

Austria Tests Travelers For Coronavirus At Airports To Prevent Spread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkZ1O0ZOK5A&feature=youtu.be

Open Up Streets to Let People Socially Distance - The Atlantic

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/05/open-the-streets/611470/

Eerie Emptiness Of ERs Worries Doctors: Where Are The Heart Attacks And Strokes?

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/05/06/850454989/eerie-emptiness-of-ers-worries-doctors-where-are-the-heart-attacks-and-strokes?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&t=1589183548758

Fri, 08 May 2020

How iRacing Is Democratizing Motorsports

https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/09/how-iracing-democratizing-motorsports/571567/

Thu, 07 May 2020

Dr. Fauci Backed Controversial Wuhan Lab with U.S. Dollars for Risky Coronavirus Research

https://www.newsweek.com/dr-fauci-backed-controversial-wuhan-lab-millions-us-dollars-risky-coronavirus-research-1500741

Wed, 06 May 2020

Can you sue the ski hut where you contracted coronavirus?


via @consumerchoicec

https://consumerchoicecenter.org/can-you-sue-the-ski-hut-where-you-contracted-coronavirus/

Les décès de la crise économique seront-ils ignorés ?


par @wirtzbill

http://www.economiematin.fr/news-crise-conomique-consequence-deces-risque-sauvetage-liberal-vie-homme-wirtz

Tue, 05 May 2020

The Inevitable Coronavirus Censorship Crisis is Here - Reporting by Matt Taibbi

https://taibbi.substack.com/p/temporary-coronavirus-censorship?token=eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoxMDUxOTU3LCJwb3N0X2lkIjo0MTg3NjgsIl8iOiJRcW9oNCIsImlhdCI6MTU4ODcxMzY4NCwiZXhwIjoxNTg4NzE3Mjg0LCJpc3MiOiJwdWItMTA0MiIsInN1YiI6InBvc3QtcmVhY3Rpb24ifQ.o3-4GoR4CllLQDMSLxc9W1h

The Hype Cycle for Chloroquine Is Eerily Familiar | WIRED

https://www.wired.com/story/the-hype-cycle-for-chloroquine-is-eerily-familiar/

Pro-lockdown extremists in denial about why we did it in the first place

https://nypost.com/2020/05/04/pro-lockdown-extremists-in-denial-about-why-we-did-it-in-the-first-place/

NYPD officer filmed punching bystander in social distancing enforcement - Insider

https://www.insider.com/nypd-officer-filmed-punching-bystander-social-distancing-enforcement-2020-5

Mon, 04 May 2020

Can you sue the ski hut where you contracted coronavirus?

via @consumerchoicec

#legalreform

https://consumerchoicecenter.org/can-you-sue-the-ski-hut-where-you-contracted-coronavirus/

Americans are naturally obsequious to British accents. Even Carole Baskin.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=761&v=1MhcOlpalbw&feature=emb_title

Sun, 03 May 2020

Trump Nominee Is Among Judges Opposed to Banning Membership in Conservative Group - The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/03/us/politics/judges-federalist-society.html

The Real Reason Epidemiologists and Economists Keep Arguing:
They’re trained to think differently

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2020-04-02/coronavirus-why-epidemiologists-and-economists-keep-arguing

Fri, 01 May 2020

Elon Musk mobilizes tech elites behind reopening society

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/04/30/musk-coronavirus-quarantines/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_business

#CancelRent Is New Rallying Cry for Tenants. Landlords Are Alarmed. - The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/01/nyregion/rent-strike-coronavirus.html

Thu, 30 Apr 2020

NASCAR Cup Series will resume May 17 at Darlington

https://nascar.nbcsports.com/2020/04/30/nascar-reveals-darlington-raceway-cup-series/

Wed, 29 Apr 2020

Battle of the Experts: Judge tosses portions of testimony in J&J talc trial


via @consumerchoicec

https://consumerchoicecenter.org/battle-of-the-experts-judge-tosses-portions-of-testimony-in-jj-talc-trial/

Austria Has 90% Drop in Coronavirus Cases After Requiring People to Wear Face Masks | Science Times

https://www.sciencetimes.com/articles/25410/20200421/austria-90-drop-coronavirus-cases-requiring-people-wear-face-masks.htm#

Austria’s Gradual Re-Opening

https://fm4.orf.at/stories/3001998/

Tue, 28 Apr 2020

The Predicted Coronavirus Catastrophe Hasn’t Arrived In Sweden. What’s Next?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/gabrielleigh/2020/04/27/the-predicted-coronavirus-catastrophe-hasnt-arrived-in-sweden-whats-next/#10f244e93caf

End the lockdown and flatten the state | Comment Central

https://commentcentral.co.uk/end-the-lockdown-and-flatten-the-state/

A bad time to be getting into smoking and grilling BBQ

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-04-27/americans-face-meat-shortages-while-farmers-are-forced-to-cull?sref=cLRRZpo3&utm_source=morning_brew

Mon, 27 Apr 2020

When It Comes to Covering Trump, The New York Times Has Abandoned Any Distinction Between Reporting and Opinion

https://reason.com/2020/04/27/when-it-comes-to-covering-trump-the-new-york-times-has-abandoned-any-distinction-between-reporting-and-opinion/

Wow, bro – Financial Times journalist reportedly listened in on rivals' Zoom calls

https://nypost.com/2020/04/27/financial-times-journalist-reportedly-listened-in-on-rivals-zoom-calls/

Facebook will take down some, but not all, posts promoting anti-stay-at-home protests

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/04/20/politics/facebook-covid-shutdown-protests/index.html?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiT0RGaU5EZGhOR1kyWVRSaiIsInQiOiI1aFNoSld5WHplcEN0T2dUXC9SaHdvYzVNbGk0YXpmM3J3N3lvZ3JuRmh0K2crYlh3c2k4K05NXC9oVTBBYUZVWEhUUXo3aXpjbFcxeTQ0c0l2Qnk5Um5CXC9

Thu, 23 Apr 2020

Facebook will warn people who like or react to fake coronavirus news

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/16/facebook-will-warn-people-who-like-or-react-to-fake-coronavirus-news.html