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Friday links

  • This is what we’ve come to. Two employees, who did nothing wrong, got fired from their jobs for refusing to serve a woman who entered their business after it had already closed for the night. They refused service to several people, but only the one belonged to the Offended Class. (H/T jc2k in comments)
  • Stockton will become the first city in the U.S. to give out free cash in hopes of ending poverty and inequality. (At least it’s donated cash.)
  • Those new tariffs will harm everyone. Except perhaps a few cronies. 4 Comments
  • Sunday-Monday links

  • Today in history: Pat Tillman died for his country’s propaganda machine.
  • Today in history, part II: The fedgov kindly rescued little Elian Gonzalez to return him to Cuba. Photo of the heartwarming moment below.
  • It’s also Earth Day. So marvel at the accuracy of 18 dire predictions made for the original ED. That is, you can marvel if you’re one of the lucky survivors who haven’t starved to death, died in the food riots, or succumbed to toxic waste in your food, air, or soil. 2 Comments
  • Things to do during the government shutdown

    With those ever-helpful “moderates” trying to forge a deal to restart the non-essential parts of the federal government, you might … Well, wait. First we should establish what govocrats consider essential: Ahem. But while there’s still time (if the cannibalism and urban torching in your neighborhood haven’t gotten too intense), here are a few things you might consider doing any time a government isn’t looking: I’m sure you can think of more. (All images H/T MJR).

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