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Everyone wants their tools to make life easier, but almost no one wants to work at it. On the other hand, some of us work so hard at it that we make everything harder.

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**The Trump Administration Has Effectively Orphaned 545 Migrant Kids**

"Lawyers say they haven't been able to find the parents of hundreds of kids taken from their parents under the "zero tolerance" family separation policy."

vice.com/en_us/article/dy8gmx/

#news #bot

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When in the 1980s first projected the impact of carbon on the climate, their reaction, rather than change their business model, was to raise the level of their rigs to account for sea level rise.

The free market won't save us.

bloomberg.com/news/articles/20

Karma?

"there was no immediate word on how far the infection may have spread among senior White House officials, who generally do not wear masks in deference to the president’s disdain for them."

nytimes.com/2020/10/02/us/poli

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I don't know what the story is here, but it looks like some kids trolled a narc super hard, and it was eaten up and thrown into a powerpoint.

Like, holy shit, someone said with a straight face "Yeah, we've been smoking Twix bars, get you awesome wrecked!"

beautiful.

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**DHS Admits Facial Recognition Photos Were Hacked, Released on Dark Web**

"Traveler’s faces, license plates, and care information were hacked from a subcontractor called Perceptics and released on the dark web."

vice.com/en_us/article/m7jzbb/

#news #bot

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First time in 175 years, Scientific American endorses a presidential candidate
scientificamerican.com/article

(submitted by rbanffy)

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**Anti-Maskers Are Being Made to Dig Graves for Coronavirus Victims in Indonesia**

"“There are only three available gravediggers at the moment, so I thought I might as well put these people to work with them,” said the politician who came up with the punishment."

vice.com/en_us/article/g5pemy/

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Does any one know of a doorbell camera that keeps all the video on the local network only?

Just watched this expressive documentary and wanted to spread the word.

youtu.be/JHDkALRz5Rk

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I wonder where the whole idea that if you punish bad people they magically become better came from? Maybe we just needed an excuse because punishing the bad people felt so good?

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RT @Snowden@twitter.com

Seven years ago, as the news declared I was being charged as a criminal for speaking the truth, I never imagined that I would live to see our courts condemn the NSA's activities as unlawful and in the same ruling credit me for exposing them.

And yet that day has arrived. twitter.com/ACLU/status/130122

🐦🔗: twitter.com/Snowden/status/130

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