Lambert and I, and lots of readers, agree that Ukraine has prompted the worst informational surroundings ever. We hope readers will collaborate in mitigating the fog of battle — each actual fog and stage fog — in feedback. None of us want extra cheerleading and link-free repetition of memes; there are platforms for that. Low-value, link-free pom pom-wavers will probably be summarily whacked.
And for individuals who are new right here, this isn’t a mere well mannered request. We’ve written website Insurance policies and people who remark have accepted these phrases. To forestall having to resort to the nuclear possibility of shutting feedback down completely till extra sanity prevails, as we did throughout the 2015 Greek bailout negotiations and shortly after the 2020 election, we’re going to be ruthless about moderating and blacklisting offenders.
P.S. Additionally, earlier than additional stressing our already pressured moderators, learn our website insurance policies:
Please don’t write us to ask why a remark has not appeared. We don’t have the bandwidth to analyze and reply. Utilizing the feedback part to complain about moderation selections/tripwires earns that commenter troll factors. Please don’t do it. These feedback can even be eliminated if we encounter them.
Responsible Canine Photos and the Delusion of Canine Disgrace Atlantic (furzy)
A 1,300-Pound Walrus May Be Killed if She Endangers the Public New York Occasions
Watch this video to discover ways to noodle for catfish Boing Boing. Oh, I considered goose noodling! That is no less than kind of honest preventing.
First of NASA’s SunRISE SmallSats Rolls Off Manufacturing Line Area Channel (furzy)
Salman Rushdie ‘On a Ventilator and May Lose An Eye’ After New York Assault Bloomberg
The final American aristocrat UnHerd (Anthony L)
I lately had a affected person of their 50s die of multiorgan failure from infective endocarditis from a uncommon organism the ID doctor, nor I had ever heard of earlier than. A bit like an immunocompromised affected person. Certain sufficient, there was lymphopoenia at presentation 3 weeks post-COVID https://t.co/AbH861dFQt
— Dr Satoshi Akima FRACP 『秋間聰』 (@ToshiAkima) August 12, 2022
Covid nonetheless packs a punch — and sure will for a while, specialists say STAT (resilc)
CDC is permitting 𝙣𝙤𝙣-𝙥𝙪𝙣𝙞𝙨𝙝𝙢𝙚𝙣𝙩 for youths who wish to keep away from COVID pic.twitter.com/1GPBwwcRfP
— Farid Jalali MD (@farid__jalali) August 12, 2022
An alarming graph exhibits Monkeypox instances rising quickly Boing Boing
Monkeypox: specialists give virus variants new names WHO (Kevin W)
European drought dries up rivers, kills fish, shrivels crops Related Press (furzy) 🙁
EU nations rush to assist France deal with ‘monstrous’ wildfires Guardian. Kevin W: “Logic dictates for a continent-wide EU firefighting power. Expertise exhibits that the EU would fuck it up and switch it right into a rip-off.”
Finns say sure to nuclear waste DW (resilc)
Mass crop failures anticipated in England as farmers demand hosepipe bans Guardian (Kevin W)
Local weather change will increase odds of cataclysmic California flood. NPR (Kevin W)
Mass Demise of Sequoias Is the Harbinger of Earth Techniques Collapse Truthout
China-US decoupling gushes out Indian Punchline
China State-Owned Giants to Delist From US Amid Audit Spat Bloomberg (furzy)
India jumps in as China performs Scrooge with Sri Lanka South China Morning Submit
Liz Truss is straightforward to mock, however she may do extra harm than Boris Johnson ever did Guardian. Resilc: “Like DeSantis after Trump, watch out what you ask for.”
New Not-So-Chilly Struggle
Information Replace: Russia Planning to Go away the ISS. What’s Subsequent? Area Channel (furzy)
Observe Twitter took this Tweet down. It purported violated Twitter guidelines by displaying a Ukraine propaganda video. Gonzalo Lira earlier confirmed how 4 Ukraine movies meant to be totally different (totally different characters and subjects) all used the identical set, handed off a lifeless Ukraine tank as Russian, and had troopers in good clear uniforms and pristine weapons.
‼️ 🇺🇦🏴☠️In Gostomel, the “administrators” of the Kiev regime shoot a staged video in regards to the alleged atrocities of Russian troops towards civilians…
What a banana West-puppet nation… pic.twitter.com/iWUqfOsRAC
— AZ 🛰🌏🌍🌎 (@AZmilitary1) August 12, 2022
Russia Advances Deeper Into Bakhmut; China’s Xi Goes to Saudi Arabia, Discussing Options to USD Alexander Mercouris, YouTube. See at 25:50. Mercouris cites a report which not solely states that shelling is not going to hurt the reactor, and the reactor might be shut down if the cooling methods are broken, however extra necessary, that shelling is not going to trigger soiled bomb sort contamination even when it hit the spent gas storage areas. I assume in observe which means staff and Russian troopers guarding the amenities could be in danger, not most of the people.
Berlin names candidate to barter with Moscow RT
Public buildings in Germany to be heated to 19° Celsius – econ minister Reuters
German nuclear operators push on with shutdowns regardless of rethink Monetary Occasions
US commits an ideal homicide in Kabul Indian Punchline (Kevin W). Necessary.
Iranian Tanker Reloads Oil Confiscated in Greece, Embassy Says Bloomberg
What the U.S. Will get Incorrect About Iran New York Occasions. Resilc: “I used to be born in 52, my whole life we supported the fallacious aspect of the Persian Gulf.”
Afghan cleric killed by explosives in attacker’s synthetic leg, say officers Guardian
Area Cooperation Between Russia, Iran Raises Western Considerations Knowledgeable Consent. I assumed this was Juan Cole’s website however it seems like he has offered out. Resilc notes:
“Copyright (c)2020 RFE/RL, Inc. Reprinted with the permission of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 1201 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 400, Washington DC 20036.”
I lived and journey world wide and by no means met anyone, American, US official or native, who ever listened to RFW/RL
‘We killed somewhat boy, however it was inside the guidelines’ +972 (guurst)
PRESS CONFERENCE: #Assange US Attorneys Sue Pompeo & Spanish Safety Agency
AUG 15 11am EDT
Margaret Ratner Kunstler, Plaintiff
Deborah Hrbek, Plaintiff
Richard Roth, Legal professional
Robert Boyle, Legal professional
Nathan Fuller, @DefenseAssange
John Goetz, Journalisthttps://t.co/MpStwgxC9F pic.twitter.com/TkvUjgLLTz
— Consortium Information (@Consortiumnews) August 12, 2022
Julian Assange Wins Proper to Attraction His U.S. Extradition at Supreme Courtroom Each day Beast
Trump Raid [the Financial Times called it a raid in a subhead with no quotes, so we can too]
FBI Recovered 11 Units of Labeled Paperwork in Trump Search Wall Avenue Journal
Trump search warrant: FBI took prime secret paperwork from Mar-a-Lago BBC. Resilc:
In November 1980 I used to be a really junior overseas service officer in Jakarta. my first “obligation week”, dealing with after hours and weekends on the AMNEB, coated the election. earlier than going to mattress I heard Reagan received on the BBC. Midnight I get a name from the embassy, we’re sending a automobile…prime secret quick cable. motion/motion, a automobile will choose you up…….cable stated Reagan wins mainly…….prime secret is a joke more often than not imo…
Trump spy chief on categorised paperwork: ‘Nearly unattainable to prosecute’ Washington Examiner
Ex-CIA Chief Michael Hayden Implies Trump Ought to Be Executed for Taking Labeled Docs Nationwide Assessment
Anger on the Mar-a-Lago ‘Raid’ Can’t Finish Effectively Atlantic. Resilc: “The identical FBI that killed Black Panthers, MLK, and so on, is now the hero of the DNC/MSNBC crowd.”
Gestapo the Steal James Howard Kunstler. Seems to be like we’re going to have numerous hypothesis and hyperventilation and never a lot new data.
Tucker Carlson Tonight 8/12/22 FULL Fox. Tulsi Gabbard visitor hosted! No extra Workforce Dem for her! Is her play to be The Donald’s veep? The issue with the commentary is that the Trump supporters miss the truth that Trump was not speculated to take any presidential data. However the flip aspect shouldn’t be against the law for the reason that Presidential Data Act lacks an enforcement mechanism, which incorporates legal penalties. Admittedly, just about each president in the previous few a long time has taken data, and it appears as if partly by design, partly by chance. The traditional course of is the Nationwide Archives say they assume stuff is lacking and generally there’s a wrangle. However the rivalry right here is that Trump’s conduct was outdoors the pale, of the “variations in diploma is a distinction in sort.” So this is the reason the categorised doc angle turns into necessary, since merely foot-dragging on returning data isn’t against the law, so non-compliance there can’t be obstruction of justice.
Clarifying the System and Authorities to Classify Info–Trump Adopted the Legislation Larry Johnson. Making some assumptions…however value preserving the problems he raises in thoughts.
Rudy Giuliani Guarantees Revenge Raid of Biden’s Home If Trump Wins in 2024 Vice. Anyone must put Giuliani in a Hannibal Lecter masks. He gave the impression to be Doing One thing in his first time period as NYC mayor, however most of that was resulting from hiring William Bratton as police chief. All downhill after that.
What’s up with the investigations of and lawsuits towards Donald Trump CNN (furzy)
Choose Denies Trump Government’s Request to Dismiss Manhattan Tax Case New York Occasions (furzy)
Biden Plots a 2024 Presidential Run — and a Trump Rematch Bloomberg. Resilc: “One of the best we will do for USA USA?
GOP Clown Automobile
Dick Cheney set Liz Cheney’s demise in movement a long time in the past Washington Submit (furzy)
Democrats en deshabillé
Federal Appeals Courtroom denies Democrats’ bid to dam Inexperienced Occasion from N.C. poll Carolina Journal (resilc)
Eli LillyCharity Funds Teams Opposing Insulin Value Controls Intercept (Dr. Kevin)
Ready Rooms With Bulletproof Home windows FiveThirtyEight (resilc)
Anti-Abortion Utah Councilman Is aware of Placenta Info. You Assume You Know Placenta Info? Incorrect. Wonkette. Furzy: “Too humorous!” Moi” I hope he is aware of extra about intercourse than he is aware of about fetuses, in any other case he’s by no means getting laid.
Southern Baptist Conference Says It Faces Federal Investigation for Sexual Abuse New York Occasions (furzy). Couldn’t occur to a nicer bunch.
How Unhealthy Is Inflation? Mysterious Value of Mayonnaise Holds All of the Solutions Bloomberg
This was an excellent week for inflation numbers, however whether or not it could actually final is the massive query CNBC
Is America’s Job Market “Too Good”? Matthew C. Klein. Resilc:
there isn’t any provide of:
to maintain up with demand
roger my 50 12 months outdated tractor mechanic has a coronary heart situation. now, so do i…
California proposes to increase lifetime of final nuclear plant at price of $1.4 billion Politico. Kevin W: “Cheaper to maintain operating than to shut?”
Crypto Plunge: Pharma Bro Shkreli’s Coin Drops Extra Than 90% Bloomberg (furzy)
New £20m superyacht destroyed by hearth weeks after supply to proprietor Guardian
In Rich Metropolis, a Marxist Mayor Wins Over Voters New York Occasions (resilc)
U.S. Housing Affordability in June Was the Worst Since 1989 Wall Avenue Journal
In Chile, Even Water Is Privatized. The New Structure Would Change That. Intercept (resilc)
Antidote du jour:
they’re polar opposites pic.twitter.com/9DMXSiNq1a
— Dont Present Your Cat (@DontShowYourCat) August 10, 2022
A second bonus:
“Come on mother, play with us” 😅 pic.twitter.com/L7KjVsUbSk
— Buitengebieden (@buitengebieden) August 10, 2022
See yesterday’s Hyperlinks and Antidote du Jour right here.
Leave a Reply