Southwest Airlines must have ransomware, right?

This country is fucking hilarious.

Pause student debt for a year, but only for terrorist attack survivors.

theguardian.com/money/2021/jun

It seems like Merrick Garland is more interested in running the Department of Justice in a way that shields it from accurate and needed scrutiny instead of a beacon of truth and justice.

DoJ and FBI have such a terrible history up to the present, neither deserve our trust.

Cops have a well-earned reputation for being liars.

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covid death, but of someone bad, tpusa 

rip in piss lmao

The fact that the Venn diagram of people who think cancel culture has run amok and people who think critical race theory should be banned is a circle tells you all you really need to know.

I think it's apt that Bezos announces that he's going to visit space the same day Earth carbon levels are shown to be this bad. The billionaires are going to ruin the Earth, extract as much wealth as possible, and then leave most of humanity behind in the unlivable hellhole.

washingtonpost.com/climate-env

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Amazon management has quotas to fire a certain percentage of employees each year and they hire people with the intent of firing them to keep up with quotas

businessinsider.com/amazon-tra

Assortedflotsam.com updating to 3.4.1 in the next few minutes.

A formal complaint against satire from the people who brought you hits like “learn to take a joke,” “facts don't care about your feelings,” “what about diversity of ideas,” and “snowflakes.”

slate.com/news-and-politics/20

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Glenn Greenwald 

Is Glenn Greenwald the New Master of Right-Wing Media?

“Glenn and I have always disagreed on some things, but at least he used to have consistent principles and respect for basic facts,” Lee told The Daily Beast. “It’s disappointing and tragic that he’s gone so far off the deep end, from what seemed to be an honest and fearless journalist into a conspiracy-peddling pundit that spends all his time misleading people.”

thedailybeast.com/is-glenn-gre

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WHY DO SO MANY COOL OPEN SOURCE WEB APPLICATIONS DEPEND ON DOCKER, HOLY SHIT LEARN HOW TO WRITE PROPER SETUP DOCUMENTATION :blobcattableflip:

I refuse to run Docker containers inside of Linux Containers so my options are…
- Install manually and make upgrading a pain in the ass
- Don't use the app

As much as I would *love* to use it, the reliance on Docker for managing 100% of the stack is a *hard* no. Figuring out how the image has changed between releases would make manual maintenance absolute hell and I am unwilling to shoulder that burden.

Not everyone is *able* to use Docker and not everyone is *willing* to use Docker. By not supporting any other deployment method, you are preventing some individuals from using what could be *the* application they've spent years looking for.

Let the admin decide how to architect their own systems. They know their backend better than you do.

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Using the CDC Wonder database, influenza and pneumonia was the 7th leading cause of death in children age 14 and under from 1999-2019. A typical flu season has nearly 200 pediatric deaths.

In the 2020-2021 season there was 1 pediatric flu death.
cdc.gov/flu/weekly/index.htm#S

Mitigations measures for COVID-19 worked to crush a respiratory viral disease that is a leading cause of death in children- and COVID-19 killed literally hundreds as many children as that disease did over that same interval.

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I am really quite livid and exhausted from the stalwart minimization of the importance of COVID-19 as a public health problem in pediatrics. It's a really dishonest, inconsiderate, and frankly at its core callous position to take.

When people say "only a few hundred died" I have to wonder: do you not understand that children aren't supposed to die?

I realize that sounds like a silly question but I have to ask it because the qualifier "only" does not belong with "few hundred children died."

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