"Launched in 1990, Hubble is now nearing its third decade in space and is now nine years past its final service call..." https://www.americaspace.com/2019/01/09/camera-on-hubble-space-telescope-currently-offline-due-to-hardware-problem/ via @americaspace
@flugennock Seen this? The Car Wash scandal is pretty horrific. Pop out link and use your words. :)
FYI NASA just lobbed its Parker probe around the Sun in closest flyby yet: A nerve-racking 15M miles from the surface https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/08/parker_solar_probe/ via The Register
This Is Gold.
Answer to "Why is it wrong to fly a straight pride flag?" on Quora
"Yeah, even your boy Bernie caved to the lobby, selling out some of the most vulnerable and besieged communities on Earth in order to appease Israel, a nuclear power and apartheid state." https://itsgoingdown.org/anarchist-response-to-harm-reduction-voting/
Praxis of Evil: Words As Weapons, by Nina Illingworth http://www.ninaillingworth.com/2018/11/07/praxis-of-evil-words-as-weapons/
Nonprofit Places Burnouts In Jobs You Can Do Blitzed Out Of Your Mind https://www.theonion.com/nonprofit-places-burnouts-in-jobs-you-can-do-blitzed-ou-1830288381 #vol54issue45 #drugs #work #news
@flugennock You can't trust a healthcare system that profits from illness.
That's like trusting a casino to rid you of your gambling addiction.
(free toon idea)
@flugennock "Apparently he was saying that's what the voters wanted."
@flugennock "Promise not to kill anyone? After losing election, TX judge wholesale releases juvenile defendants."
@flugennock As always, pop link out and use your words. Thanks, Mike.
Totally childish response...
**Hate Speech at Homeland Security**
"Someone scrawled “KILL NIGGERS” on the African Burial Ground National Monument in New York this week, not thirty-five feet from the headquarters of the Department of Homeland Security, ICE and the FBI. The racist graffiti showed up shortly before noon, Thursday, on the burial ground of 15,000 free and enslaved Africans on a memorial sign.…"
Noam Chomsky: The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum - even encourage the more critical and dissident views. That gives people the sense that there's free thinking going on, while all the time the presuppositions of the system are being reinforced by the limits put on the range of the debate.
Just trying to stay chill.
Generalistic and moderated instance.