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cgod  ·  8 hours ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: July 15, 2020

His reelection got almost no coverage by the any U.S. press, which kinda surprised me.

cgod  ·  8 hours ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: July 15, 2020

If that neon cat were on my wall I'd enjoy it often!

cgod  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why the Internet Is Blowing Up About LA’s Most Infamous Jam Maker

There is blood in the water and the sharks are going wild in Portland.

Chef who rocked Portland restaurant industry now faces reckoning of her own This lady's exercise in naming and shaming as spawned a ton of drama around the food biz in town.

Chef John Gorham steps away from Toro Bravo Inc. restaurants over hostile Facebook posts This guys restaurant empire looks to have collapsed. It's too bad, they had some good restaurants that I enjoyed going to. I always heard what an insane demon he was but never had a problem with him when he drank at a place I used to work. One time I was carrying some plates over my head to a table and one of his drunk employees smashed into me, sending one of the plates right into his designer shirt. His employees, who were getting drunk on his dime got all quite and scared, he laughed it off and over tipped.

I've talked to chefs who are out! They can't deal with all the finger pointing and drama and besides they don't have any work.

cgod  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Green Mountain College is up for auction

I know I've read several stories of people buying whole colleges before but I can't recall the specifics of any of them right now.

I recall that people generally go bankrupt a few years after their purchase.

cgod  ·  6 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Dad I'm in Jail: Was (Not Was) - 1988

What up dog?

I love everything about this.

cgod  ·  6 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Ryuichi Sakamoto: Playing the Piano for the Isolated

I played this twice at work today.

One thing I like about being to go only is that I can play whatever I want and play it twice in a row if I want too.

Before I'd censor what I played depending on who was hanging out.

I know Sakamoto from YMO but a fellow music head friend of mine came in and we were talking about what's playing. He knew Sakamoto via minimalist German electronic composers. He gave me a few albums to check out, they were good.

I don't know much about them aside from listening to their albums and watching live shows but it I get the impression that the three guys from YMO have led amazing lives full of artistic productivity and good vibes. This was just another pin in the map of my regard for the things members of that band have done.

Thanks for posting, I saw this other places but didn't click it until seeing a hubski post of it.

cgod  ·  8 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Soon we’ll all be cancelled

I wrote and deleted several paragraphs. I couldn't expresses anything helpful or kind and I am fond of what hubski was and mostly don't dislike it now. I have nothing productive to say.

I still enjoy my self here every so often.

mk knows he can text or call me if he wants, he knows I'd be straight with him. I don't think any of it would matter.

cgod  ·  9 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Soon we’ll all be cancelled

I think hubski used to be much more a much more challenging and interesting place.

I think there are a bunch of things that make it not snap like it used too but I don't think there is anything that can be done to get its groove back.

I can't really think of what else to say about it other than that.

It's too bad.

cgod  ·  9 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Soon we’ll all be cancelled

I'm not cancelling Kanye until he announces his running mate!

cgod  ·  15 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: IP 34 Heads to the Ballot (Psilocybin Therapy for Depression/Anxiety)

I think it will pass.

The CIA did pretty well in Indonesia, Chili, Argentina and few other places if two million or so unnecessary corpses is doing pretty well. An empire based on Trade became the global standard, an empire that mostly didn't involve our own troops but in which we captured a great deal of the benefit. The CIA was a vital cog in that machine.

That's what I think happened at least. We have mostly lost control of the beast we created but it was a glorious half century if you can stomach the cost.

Haha!

I was just reading about Angola. The C.I.A. really took a lickin on that one.

How many bounties were paid, how much did people get?

Were any bounties actually ever paid?

We don't know.

I've read up on U.S. intelligence activities this past year, mostly historical stuff but I think it's pertinent. Who ever leaked this had a motive. It could be someone who wants to see a stronger position against Russia, it could be someone who wants Trump to lose.

The one thing I don't think it was? A CIA officer who thought the American public needed to be more informed. There are just an ungodly shit ton of things the American people could know about the conduct of the Afghan war or Russian hijinx that would spin our heads are illuminate our understanding of government incompetence.

This was targeted with particular goals in mind by people who use information to try and effect political change for a living.

It might be gospel truth, it might be an intercept of a casual conversation that never amounted to anything. I don't trust "sources" with motives like I do evidence.

Everyone is too ready to believe anything negative about Trump. Being an overly credulous isn't a virtue, but you wouldn't know it by the way most people think about politics. The only group less trustworthy than intelligence agencies is elected officials.

If more evidence is needed to impeach him than he is effectively unimpeachable.

The one thing I think we can all agree on is that Joe Biden is probably the most exciting presidential candidate of the last hundred years!