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Most of your money exists not as something folded in your wallet, but as an entry in a bank’s database, faithfully requested and rendered beneath the glass of your phone. If someone else gets to decide *if* and *how* you can spend it, is it really yours? edwardsnowden.substack.com/p…
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I have resorted to burning Pokémon cards as a punishment when my kid doesn’t do basic stuff he has to do.
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this is a violation of the non-aggression principle
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children of the world unite
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the next time she burns a pokemon card, tell her you think this was what uncle marx was talking about when he said the existence of the state is inseparable from the existence of slavery
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thank you for the advice. i bought some anyway.
should i go long on bitcoin ?
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Federal Reserve officials concerned inflation could last longer "than they currently assumed" hill.cm/g3FX9pq
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Beginning with an increase in paper notes, continuing with the cancellation of the right to exchange them for the more precious coin, and culminating in the debasement of the coin itself, the State finally achieved “sovereign currency:” a handsome napkin. edwardsnowden.substack.com/p…
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Been working on the serious constitutional problems with the attempt by Congress to act as DOJ prosecutors by investigating what happened on 1/6. Many of the key precedents come from the McCarthy era. Congress can't investigate private citizens except to help make/amend new laws.
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"Maybe I should just ask the CIA what to think" is extremely 2021.
Have you ever looked at who is behind these new for-profit "fact-checking" companies? "NewsGuard" is "advised" by one of the country's most famous liars—the man who secretly built the global mass surveillance system that, once uncovered, courts condemned as an outrageous crime.
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Have you ever looked at who is behind these new for-profit "fact-checking" companies? "NewsGuard" is "advised" by one of the country's most famous liars—the man who secretly built the global mass surveillance system that, once uncovered, courts condemned as an outrageous crime.
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If you're a dev with some spare cycles, consider helping out this very worthy project.
GrapheneOS is well into the migration to Android 12. Many unexpected issues have cropped up and progress is going much slower than anticipated. It's a better time than ever to start working on the project since so much work needs to be done over the next few weeks in many areas.
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Are you an Android developer? Here's your chance to get involved with one the most important FOSS projects in the world:
GrapheneOS is well into the migration to Android 12. Many unexpected issues have cropped up and progress is going much slower than anticipated. It's a better time than ever to start working on the project since so much work needs to be done over the next few weeks in many areas.
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No, I don't use Wickr. The point is that in 2021, you can't credibly purport to provide a secure app when you a) take money from the CIA and b) literally give the CIA a seat on your board of directors. ayfkm?
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Today I learned that if you're a sports reporter, you probably shouldn't heckle @JohnCusack at a game, because he's apparently a walking encyclopedia of baseball history and it will end in a video of you getting wheeled out on a stretcher.
Someone tried to shame John Cusack for liking both the White Sox and Cubs. The actor promptly humiliated the guy in his own video. chron.com/sports/astros/arti…
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sticks and stones may break my bones but a professor said tweets are violence
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If you object to this particular act of violence, Hurt-Feelings Reports are available at the following organizational resource. Have a blessed day. edwardsnowden.substack.com/p…
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