DontMakeMe

DontMakeMe

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48 minutes ago @ Crasstalk - Weekend Open Thread · 0 replies · +3 points

Yeah, that's a slightly above room temperature take at most. Seems pretty safely true to me. Supposedly he's "moved left" some lately, but he's more of a shitposter than an effective progressive, by far.

1 hour ago @ Crasstalk - Weekend Open Thread · 0 replies · +4 points

"When confronted with complaints about a failure to satisfy the Bankruptcy Code’s obligations as to financial transparency, most debtors will respond by curing at least some—if not all—of the defects. By contrast, Mr. Giuliani has done nothing."

Judge dismisses Rudy Giuliani's bankruptcy case with a 1-year bar to refiling, allowing Ruby Freeman and Shaye Moss to begin going after his assets.

via Josh Friedman
https://bsky.app/profile/joshuajfriedman.com/post...

1 hour ago @ Crasstalk - Weekend Open Thread · 0 replies · +3 points

Bet VBB could tell some more mind-blowing ones.

1 hour ago @ Crasstalk - Weekend Open Thread · 0 replies · +2 points

We made it!

1 hour ago @ Crasstalk - Weekend Open Thread · 0 replies · +1 points

The broadcast networks got their short seasons finished, and then aired weeks ago, though. Streamers, meanwhile, haven't even started showing theirs in many cases.

1 hour ago @ Crasstalk - Weekend Open Thread · 3 replies · +3 points

Follow the Crypto, a new site by the great Molly White, does what it says, follows the influence of cryptocurrency focused PACs, which rides under the radar because people think there's not much PAC money for them after the fall of FTX.

Surprise, these PACs raised over $200 million to influence 2024 elections. Spending over $10mm, for example, to help defeat Katie Porter in the CA Senate primary.

2 hours ago @ Crasstalk - Weekend Open Thread · 1 reply · +2 points

Looks like it's time for a reboot.
God help us all.

5 hours ago @ Crasstalk - Weekend Open Thread · 0 replies · +4 points

Now that's a statement that will fester!

5 hours ago @ Crasstalk - Weekend Open Thread · 0 replies · +6 points

About time
The EU Is Coming for X’s Paid Blue Checks

Enabling any account to pay for a verification breaches the EU’s Digital Services Act (DSA), European Commission officials said on Friday, because it “negatively affects users’ ability to make free and informed decisions about the authenticity of the accounts.” X now has a chance to respond to the findings. If Musk cannot reach a resolution with the EU, the company faces fines of up to 6 percent of its global annual turnover.

6 hours ago @ Crasstalk - Weekend Open Thread · 0 replies · +4 points