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How many again?

I was driving south on I-580 the other day and saw a sticker on the back window of a car. I didn't get a picture because I was driving and I don't do that. The sticker read, "ZERO F★CKS GIVEN." Exactly like that, with the star and everything. I didn't think much of it at the time because that's totally a thing everyone says now, right? There are

"Chief gaming regulator secretly recorded conversation with attorney general, turned tape over to FBI"

I'm no fan of Adam Laxalt. I think he's a cynical and harmful participant in Nevada's government. So, with that in mind, you should understand that my initial thoughts about this article are such: What kind of person are you that when you call someone to have a conversation, that person thinks it might be a good idea to record that

"How the Anti-Vaxxers Are Winning"

This hasn't ever really been a political issue before now. I know that there are some weird hippie liberals who avoid vaccinations, but with Trump giving these wackjob science deniers (weird that he would welcome someone denying science) an audience, the Republicans can now sleep easy knowing they will own this for a while.

"Democrats Confront Lefty Fake News"

This crap has to go on all accounts. There's plenty to be upset about with this administration filled with demagogues and assholes whose goal is to rip off the public, so why invent garbage to throw all legitimate criticism into question? There is no reason. Let's stop sharing this crap and call it out when we see it. Here's a bit of shorthand I

Bias versus facts

It’s so easy to fall into a trap about media bias when discussing news and how it works with friends or people you just feel like arguing with. I tend to do it all the time, despite my own personal insistence to stick to facts as the basis for my arguments instead of going to the opinion well. Where this has gotten really, really dumb is in the