Tom McKay
tommckay
"... An upperclassman who had been researching terrorist groups online." - Washington Post
Jul 29
13

Correct- I was originally going to write a longer reply addressing this with more than a factoid, but had to move on to other stuff. The core issue isn’t mooching (obviously some of them are just cheapskates) but that they don’t do anything to ensure members of Congress who aren’t rich can afford DC. It mirrors Read more

Jul 29
19

He sleeps in his office? Can we get an article on that sad wierd fact? I know its not because hes broke. Read more

Jun 24
17

Yeah, so 28.5 million would either be outside the U.S. or not categorized as an active U.S. user for various reasons. It’s not surprising that the POTUS would have millions of foreign followers, but it could also be millions of inactive accounts or bots not included in eMarket’s estimate of current Twitter user base: Read more

Jun 22
17

Treason is a big stick. There have only been a handful of treason convictions in US history. My knowledge of this is a layman’s but my reading is that to get a treason conviction would probably require an actually committed or attempted traitorous act of war (i.e. a real attack or real preparations for one), or Read more

Jun 17
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Eh. I comment a ton, but it’s typically to exchange ideas and have discussions with other site regulars. Read more

Jun 17
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This is actually Google’s recommended solution, but it poses an obvious obstacle in that it’s inconvenient and likely to result in many fewer or no commenters. The appeal of commenting is the chance to have your comment feature below the original piece where many people might read it.

Jun 3
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You’re right; I did see this used but it was not the soldier in question, and the caption shouldn’t have speculated about mixed meaning (either can be used as a generic greeting gesture; no need to bring up the other association unless there’s reason to suspect otherwise). I’ve edited the caption.

May 27
1

Interestingly, that might be the 24/7 security detail courts ordered her to pay for. I think in theory this detail is supposed to be composed of people who don’t want to be arrested for taking a bribe. Read more

May 22
24

well you are absolutely correct. that would be an unpopular opinion.

May 22
35

sure sounds like someone's obsessed with the having of tiny penises and it's not me!

May 19
19

AFAIK the evidence at this point is that he indirectly owns a very tiny stake. but that’s just what the evidence at this point is. Read more

May 12
5

That’s what I mean, yes. But Tesla would be the one initiating the contested claim.

May 12
10

I am not aware of any states that do not allow employers to contest claims, but I thought I would specify, so as to not give the impression that these UI claim denials would be dropping out of nowhere. The way these people would lose UI would presumably be Tesla yanking it.

May 11
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officer— i swear i only robbed that bank as one last job, so i could get out of the life once and for all.