sorry, forgot to make last toot private, then re-set privacy and resent (in hopes of correcting my error)
my client (fedilab) does not allow me to add CWs to replies ...
don't love pelosi, but wouldn't want to go against her- she always finishes strong
capitol police testimony shreds GOP credibility on insurrection
also, while name calling doesn't help anything- minority leader mccarthy is making moronic comments about masks and science, so it's somewhat refreshing to hear pelosi refer to him as a moron (an evaluation i share)
problems in our world mostly caused by systems put in place by governments and corporations
the same entities put out propaganda about individual choices resposible for society's ills
"bad apple" (cops)
has not solved problems but takes the attenion off of sources of those problems
changing systems of control is what makes another world possible
my router may have been compromised
(weird brief outages for about a week; finally, today would not give an ip address to wired then wireless)
so it was pulled off net, hardware replaced, passwords changed
i blame "dynamic firewall" feature (no evidence but this is the only hole in firewall of which i am aware)
more cleanup left, but currently functional
no more firewall openings anymore for anything
we'll see what the future holds
if we think about the relationships between people through the metaphor of relationship[s] between integers
who would be a prime number?
any humans assigned a sufficiently low integer would be in a relationship with many/most others ...
the (full) metaphoric implications of zero continue to elude me
i keep watching midsomer murders
currently: season 6 (still nettles)
it's giving me an unrealistic view of the british country side: filled with sex-crazed upper class nutters, one of whom is inevitably a homicidal maniac ...
like "murder she wrote" might make you think maine is full of money chasing sociopathic businessmen, one of whom sees murder as a profit making activity ...
on each, i like trying to watching liars (hint: all) and what they lie about. it helps in professional life
space travel bullshit
just heard privileged selfish gazillionaire branson talking about how people of all races will one day experience space travel
at the same time many of his countrymen pile racist abuse (instead of soccer skills abuse) on players who missed PKs in euro 2020
and many more of his countrymen are living in wretched housing, going to dysfunctional schools, living with food insecurity day after day
"hypocritical" just does not cut it
uspol (celebrity myosis)
obama political commentary-
a unique perspective
obama "summer" book and music recommendations-
(political success not an accurate predictor of cultural relevance)
some have studied/worked in arts for as long as it took him to climb to top of american political heap; no one wants to hear their thoughts on current biden presidency ...
georgetown researchers find 5 biggest clusters of unvaccinated people
all within defeated confederate insurrection (so long ago, and yet ...), all red (tRump) states, ...
clusters of willful ignorance more like it
(with apologies to actual performing clowns)
uspol (idiot WSJ headline)
"Job Openings Are at Record Highs. Why Aren’t Unemployed Americans Filling Them?"
can't be anything wrong with wages, or employment offerings, or even (gasp) capitalism could it?
well if so, you won't read about it in WSJ ...
and if you want to read more about their analysis, you'll have to pay (of course) because that's the (only) game those fuckers play ...
looking at birb cam made me think, "winter around capetown much different than winter around boston."
uspol (supporting water protectors)
a go fund me to support the fight against enbridge's line 3 pipeline (why is this one ok if keystone is not?)
what if religions thought of themselves as one among many instead of the one true revelation?
i think this is the case elsewhere:
+ japan- buddhist funerals, christian weddings, ...
+ also "hinduism"
one being, many names
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