argentum boosted

50 years later and this is still the greatest legal response ever made

argentum boosted

Okay, yeah, this seems to explain a lot of the FSF's toxicity and failure to grow/evolve.

RT @therealfitz@twitter.com

Thread: This tweet got me to thinking: is there a way to show just how broken the FSF is as an organization?

Is there a way to show how their board isn't really a functioning board, but rather an enabling body for RMS?

Turns out, there is! And I will show you in *four* tweets. twitter.com/therealfitz/status

🐦🔗: twitter.com/therealfitz/status

argentum boosted
argentum boosted

A spaceship landed, and an alien emerged.
"Greetings, Earthlings, we come in peace. Take us to-"
"Do you have a tractor beam?"
"-your... Pardon?"
"A tractor beam. Or some other way of lifting something huge and heavy?"
"Of course, but-"
"Do you know where the Suez channel is?"
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

argentum boosted

I don't like spinach, and I'm glad I don't, because if I liked it I'd eat it, and I just hate it. - Ron Paul

argentum boosted
argentum boosted

Google’s dirty secret is that Googlebot gets more access than everybody else and basically gets to scrape the web. This gives Google a huge advantage over any alternative search engine.
knuckleheads.club/

argentum boosted

Call or write your Senators again today and demand they pass #S1, the For the People Act. It's the bill that will protect everyone's access to voting nationwide.

If you can afford to contribute, consider Stacey Abrams' Fair Fight. (fairfight.com/) I just made another donation "in honor" of the voter suppression bill that Kemp just passed.

There are also a number of other groups working on voting rights need out help in donations or volunteer work.

* Brennan Center for Justice (brennancenter.org/)
* NAACP (naacp.org/)
* League of Women Voters (lwv.org/) <-- LWV sponsors grassroots voter registration drives and fights for fair, nonpartisan redistricting- many chapters nationwide of Fair Districts.)

Republicans will keep trying to suppress the vote. We'll keep stopping them.

Georgia governor signs into law sweeping voting bill that curtails the use of drop boxes and imposes new ID requirements for mail voting:
washingtonpost.com/politics/ge

argentum boosted

the FSF is a charitable organization whose sole mission is to provide employment to richard stallman

Thank you, everyone, for the book recommendations. I purchased the Kindle edition of every one!

I'll be updating you on my thoughts over the next few weeks!

Show thread

In addition to those already mentioned and recommended in this thread, the list now includes:

The Unabomber Manifesto and Other Essays (Theodore Kaczynski)

A Planet for the President (Alistair Beaton)

Keep 'em coming!

Show thread

So far the list includes:

The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence (Carl Sagan)

We (Yevgeny Zamyatin)

Anatomy of the State (Murray N. Rothbard)

Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space (Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan)

Cosmos (Carl Sagan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ann Druyan)

Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72 (Hunter S. Thompson)

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail (Bill Bryson)

Any others? I'm loading my kindle up!

Show thread

Looking for book recommendations! Wide open, just tell me why you recommend it.

All levers of state power exist to serve Trump's personal goals, the business of the country be damned.

Easily the most nakedly corrupt President in living memory.

nyti.ms/2CCSJDz

argentum boosted
Show older
Mastodon

This is a brand new server run by the main developers of the project as a spin-off of mastodon.social 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!