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Oct 23
4

Even “who won?” has now been politicized into pointlessness. I can pretty much tell you how most outlets and pundits will answer that question based on their political leaning. Hell, I can tell you that for 2024 with a fair degree of accuracy.

Oct 23
14

Also, Geneva has nothing to do with this, yes? They just liked the way it sounds.

Oct 22
27

On the other hand, pointing to presidential debates and saying “this is what democracy is all about” is depressingly accurate.

Oct 22
25

I think that people like debates in theory because they’re a thing you can point to and say “Kids, this is what democracy is all about.” In practice, though, I think people mostly see them as consequence-free pissing contests that are fun to argue about in a superficial way(“Who won?”) but don’t really teach us Read more

Oct 22
23

While they’re at it, the goobers could also bone up on Smith’s Wealth Of Nations, especially the part where he advocates for a strong regulatory state.

Oct 22
61

Swear to fucking God, Marx should be required reading if only so people will actually know what the fuck they’re talking about when they truck it out.

Oct 22
52

Totally off topic here but i tested positive Friday for covid after being symptomatic for a week but getting negative test results. Ive never felt worse in my life. Its likely i contracted it from my husband, though he hasnt been ill and tested negative after covid hit his office and 3 people contracted the virus. Read more

Oct 22
2

If you can come back as a ghost I know that James Randi is, right now, bending every single spoon in Uri Geller’s house.

Oct 22
20

“One day, I’m gonna die. That’s all there is to it. Hey, it’s too bad, but I’ve got to make room. I’m using a lot of oxygen and such—I think it’s good use of oxygen myself, but of course, I’m a little prejudiced on the matter.” - James Randi

RIP

Oct 22
13

There’s a Netflix doc about him called An Honest Liar. It’s very informative and emotional. 

Oct 21
8

Sad to hear he had passed away. I wish he could have kept that cockroach Peter Popoff gone and forgotten, but sadly, he’s crawled out from wherever he scurried to and is back scamming his weak minded followers.