Supreme Court Tech Ruling Could Have Wider Effects on Copyright

Mike Dunford on the Google v. Oracle ‘fair use’ case.

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Supreme Court Tech Ruling Could Have Wider Effects on Copyright

MIKE DUNFORD: Three observations about—and one question arising from—the Google v. Oracle ‘fair use’ case.

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Josh Kraushaar on Why It Pays to Be Crazy

On today’s Bulwark podcast, Josh Kraushaar joins Charlie Sykes to discuss why, when it comes to GOP politicians, it pays to be crazy. Plus, discussion of the Georgia election law, infrastructure week, and schools and COVID-19.

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MORNING SHOTS: The GOP: No Autopsy, No Exorcism 🔐

CHARLIE SYKES: Why QAnon isn't going away.

THE TRIAD: Red Bull, Elon Musk, and Matt Gaetz 🔓

JVL on politics and the attention economy.

THE NEXT LEVEL: MTG Gets the Big Money 🔐

Sarah, Tim and JVL on what it means for the GOP.

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Matt Gaetz and the End of History

WILLIAM KRISTOL: Attention politics has been here before.

Are We Doing Our Best for Trans Kids?

MONA CHAREN: Rather than carefully weighing the scientific data on gender dysphoria and its treatments, we’re experimenting on children.

The Trump Fundraising Scams Continue with the NRCC

TIM MILLER: The grift goes on and on and on and on . . .

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“One of America’s greatest strengths is our ability to absorb people from different backgrounds and cultures into one nation under God.” — George W. Bush

Watch this video. Amen.

People are crazy. They’re as sick as Alex Jones but lack his platform. Deplatforming these “normal” people would be a service to society. And maybe they should seek professional help, too.

Speaking of sick people… Canadian / American provocateur Steven Crowder “recreated” the George Floyd arrest today, to the surprise of nobody to see how low right wing shock jocks can go.

Takes that didn’t age well.


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A pandemic lovestory. This WaPo story will probably become a movie.

“That’s True…” A few years ago, I fell into a rabbit hole about a mother-daughter combination who thought they could talk to grass and trees. It was hilarious, especially this clip. I came across it today on my computer archive and checked back in to see if they’re still at it, and yes. Yes, they are.

A good profile… From my old college newspaper, a feature on a beauty queen who became a mortician. You’ll enjoy it.

The ketchup shortage. I am not a fan of ketchup (judge away!), but most people are. What happens when the ketchup economy changes and restaurants go from in-house service to take out? The WSJ does a deep dive.

That’s it for me for today. Questions, comments, thoughts on why I am wrong on ketchup? Drop me a line: