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Philanthropy exists as a way to launder reputation to the rich in a morally bankrupt society.

"I was thirsty, and you gave me something to drink."*
- Matthew 25:35

*Offer not valid in Georgia.

Boss invited the team to a brief meeting first thing tomorrow morning. Based on the invite list, I expect to be told we're returning to in-person work. Haven't had my 2nd vaccine shot yet, and nobody else has either, if they've even been able to get their first.

It's more important for them to know I feel the boot on my neck than for me to be healthy and safe.

My version of the trolley problem: how can you run over Tuvix and Neelix at the same time?

smeg boosted

Scully struggles to take crop circles seriously. Mulder worries about CIA shit.

The Dalai Lama just confessed to having a gambling habit.

He said, "I like Tibet."

Is there a vegetarian/vegan equivalent to spam? And I don't mean ham substitute, I really mean spam. It has to be richer and saltier.

I want to become the kind of left-of-center American whose tastes, perspective, and erudition are so elevated and cosmopolitan that I use "liberals" as an scornful epithet because I pretend not to know what that word means in Standard American English.

A student's submission for the Earth Day 🌎 contest. I think we have a winner.

smeg boosted

I'm frequently reminding myself of this. It doesn't help me feel much better, but it gives me some logical closure.

My workplace's training program identifies being "moody and withdrawn" as a warning sign of workplace violence. I feel attacked.

For "Employee Appreciation Day" we were asked to dress like it's the 50s, then given a can of Coca-Cola and a small pack of Chips-Ahoy cookies.

They still haven't re-instated 401k matching.

Democratic Party only seems to have power in one scenario

As I understand it the American Right is now both white nationalist and pro-Neanderthal. The Ku Klux Klan of the Cave Bear?

I'm being brought in on a webdev project, despite not being a webdev, because the webdev's code runs in Visual Studio but doesn't run on the IIS server, and the "IIS expert" is stumped. Looks like it's an issue with the code, so I guess I'm now debugging C#/ASP.Net.

We need to add PR, DC, and Guam as states.

53 = prime number

Then we would truly be one nation, indivisible.

It's probably fine, right? Light headed, tight chest, shallow breathing, cold extremities.

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Feeling really weird after being prescribed medication for a fungal rash

Democrats and their $2000 checks, minimum wage increase, and reuniting families at the border

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