Salmon are born upstream, swim out to the ocean, then finally swim upstream to lay eggs and die. The whole thing is sisyfishean.

I wish I could convince 4 people to adopt Signal, then I could remove the last Facebook product from my phone (Messenger). It's frustrating.

It is clear that many evangelical Trump supporters would rather have a white savior with an AR-15 than a brown-skinned Savior with a cross.

The vaccine rollout is so typical of this country's approach to delivering public goods. A decentralized and underfunded patchwork of organizations tasked with moving mountains by a federal government motivated primarily by a fanatical fear of the wrong people receiving benefit.

My kid's been a real pill lately, which doesn't help. He argues over every god damn thing, whines constantly, and has little fits when he's expected to do anything outside his usual routine. It's exhausting.

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Feeling really down lately. So stressed. Life is endless work. Work work, house work, family work, relationship work. I want to just sleep all the time and have the world leave me alone. Have no time, ever.

Donald tried to get on Melania’s Twitter but she told him the password was Barron’s middle name plus his birthday.

This is the first time a sitting president has been banned from Twitter going back to 1812, ever since the British stormed US airports.

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Majority of Americans want Trump removed immediately after U.S. Capitol violence - Reuters/Ipsos poll | Reuters

57%, same as wanted Nixon out in August 1974.

Republican senator: White House aides told me Trump was “delighted” as Capitol was stormed

Sen. Ben Sasse said that, according to senior White House officials, Trump was “confused” why others weren’t as excited.

Trump joined Parler.

"our incredible journey is only just beginning"

Keep an eye on the next wave of fascists rising up in the coming years. Hitler and the Nazi Party didn't fully take power the first time, he stormed back with a vengeance after his imprisonment.

The difference between the US Capitol and Mordor: one does not simply walk into Mordor.

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Looks like Qt is over.

> The Qt Company has followed up on its plan to make long-term support releases commercial-only by closing the source for 5.15 today, earning protests from open-source contributors who say that the 6.0 release, which remains open, is not yet usable.

This is like the French Revolution except they’re storming the bastille to demand the king stay and keep starving them

Proposal: January 6th needs to be an American Guy Fawkes day, "MAGA Day", where we burn effigies wearing red hats.

The Devil went down to Georgia
He was lookin' for some votes to steal
He was in a bind 'cause he was way behind
And he was willin' to make a deal

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