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a man with an oil slick for a face making the oddest gestures with his weird little hands..

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DJTDT

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founding

To know them is to loath them.

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And I do

And I do

And I do

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Oof.

I don't mean to get maudlin, but, I am thinking of our old friend Big Bad Bald Bastard.

I miss that guy. And his friend Ginger.

<pouring one out>

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Re: OJ

He had a few good runs of it!

;^}

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He'll have an opportunity to find the real killer.

In Pyriphlegethon.

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_White Son of the Desert_ is the film Yuri watched before his first flight to space:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Auj_u7wEyw8

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Love this

https://spoutible.com/thread/30242483

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No way to customize cookie use. I'm not touching that site.

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Apr 12·edited Apr 12Author

That is awesome. Thank you.

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You're welcome, I wish I had made that.

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Today, 12 April 1961, the human race took a tiny baby step off the planet of its birth when Yuri A. Gagarin lifted off from Baikonur Cosmodrone aboard Vostok 1.

Music!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-ee6p4z29Q

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A cosmonaut needs to watch a film that starts with a guy buried up to his neck.

Also, taking a piss behind a bus.

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And here's Ivanovich

In his rocket ship

Spinning helplessly

Up above the earth

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Taking a piss behind the bus is - TRADITION! (sang out in Topol impression)

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Uh ... didn't every country in the world sign that space treaty like 40 years ago?

𝗦𝗽𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗙𝗼𝗿𝗰𝗲 𝗯𝗼𝘀𝘀 𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗻𝘀 '𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗨𝗦 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗹𝗼𝘀𝗲' 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗽 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗸 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗕𝗲𝘇𝗼𝘀

China, Russia have muscled up, and whoever wins up there wins down here

https://www.theregister.com/2024/04/11/space_force_us_industry/

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Will someone rename this absurd organization, please? It sounds like a shitty live action kids show.

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Like 'Thunderbirds'.

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We lost when we abandoned the original Orion Project.

Everything else is just sneezing into space.

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Russia? We're supposed to be worried about Russia's space military? Seriously?

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What better way to make yourself meaningful than to say threats are coming and you need money to fight them for National Security?

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but but but they are muscling up!

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A metaphor that falls apart when we're talking about a place where muscles atrophy.

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Hell, let them send up all the best tech they've ever produced, then walk into Moscow with three mean dogs and a shotgun and see how much that satellite helps them.

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Orrrr we could take the money we are giving to you and put it back in NASA

Like we used to before Republicans pushed through shit to privatize stuff

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THIS THIS THIS!!!!!!!

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Apr 12Liked by Crip Dyke

Yup. Just remove them from the picture entirely.

Giving to the keys to space to spoiled little shits like this is a fundamentally bad idea.

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The same robber barons who are fucking us over right now precisely because we have outsourced so much of our critical infrastructure to them in the first place?

Advocating that the US hand over even more control to oligarchs should be a firing offense for what was presumably a branch of the military, ie, critical national interests.

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Man, what rank is "boss"?

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Space Force seems a fucking joke (excellent comedy serial not withstanding), so I assume it houses all the washouts, freaks and side-ways promotion prospects.

I'd not be surprised if their command structure has "Double Super Boss" at the top and "Scrublord" at the bottom.

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They definitely seem without a mission or meaning.

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Oh they got one. It is the same one they had when they were part of the Air Force

To monitor satellites and other things like that.

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Yeah, well high ground and all that.

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𝗙𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗼 𝗜𝘀 𝗚𝗼𝗻𝗲. 𝗙𝗼𝗿 𝗦𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗙𝗮𝗻𝘀, 𝗛𝗶𝘀 𝗟𝗲𝗴𝗮𝗰𝘆 𝗟𝗶𝘃𝗲𝘀 𝗢𝗻 𝗶𝗻 𝗜𝗻𝗸.

Duke Riley, the owner of East River Tattoo in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, had always been obsessed with birds in the urban landscape and closely followed the story of Flaco, the Eurasian eagle-owl.

He never did get to see Flaco in person but had still been saddened when the owl died in February, he said.

Now, more than a dozen people have new tattoos of Flaco — whose escape from the Central Park Zoo and life on the loose enthralled New Yorkers — after Riley’s tattoo parlor offered original designs of the owl at a discounted rate on Thursday.

“I just wanted to give people an opportunity to sort of commemorate his life,” Riley said.

The tattoos are just one example of Flaco’s legacy. Fans have created T-shirts, mugs and other merchandise. Legislation that had been introduced in Albany that would require bird-friendly material to be used in more buildings in New York State was renamed the FLACO Act — “Feathered Lives Also Count.” The New York City Council introduced a bill that would deploy contraceptives to rodents in place of rat poison, in the hopes of shrinking the rat population and protecting wildlife, like Flaco, from being poisoned...

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/04/12/nyregion/flaco-tattoos-brooklyn.html

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Feathered Lives Also Count.

I get what they are trying to do, but that bit made me wince

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𝘓𝘰𝘭 𝘯𝘰𝘰𝘰𝘰𝘰𝘰𝘰𝘰…. 𝘐 𝘭𝘪𝘬𝘦𝘥 𝘣𝘦𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢 𝘟 𝘗𝘳𝘦𝘮𝘪𝘶𝘮 𝘴𝘶𝘣𝘴𝘤𝘳𝘪𝘣𝘦𝘳, 𝘣𝘶𝘵 𝘐 𝘥𝘪𝘥𝘯'𝘵 𝘭𝘪𝘬𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘥𝘶𝘮𝘣 𝘤𝘩𝘦𝘤𝘬𝘮𝘢𝘳𝘬. 𝘊𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘰𝘯 @𝘦𝘭𝘰𝘯𝘮𝘶𝘴𝘬, 𝘭𝘦𝘵 𝘮𝘦 𝘩𝘪𝘥𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘐'𝘮 𝘱𝘢𝘺𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘥𝘶𝘮𝘣 𝘸𝘦𝘣𝘴𝘪𝘵𝘦. 𝘱𝘪𝘤.𝘵𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘵𝘦𝘳.𝘤𝘰𝘮/9𝘷𝘧𝘢𝘳𝘧𝘖𝘺𝘚𝘝

— 𝘏𝘢𝘫𝘦 (@𝘏𝘢𝘫𝘦) 𝘈𝘱𝘳𝘪𝘭 11, 2024

𝗫 𝗶𝘀 𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗼𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗮𝗯𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝘁𝗼 𝗵𝗶𝗱𝗲 𝗰𝗵𝗲𝗰𝗸𝗺𝗮𝗿𝗸𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗽𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗶𝘂𝗺 𝘂𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘀

https://techcrunch.com/2024/04/11/x-is-removing-ability-to-hide-checkmarks-for-premium-users/

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Because....free speech is all about wearing the same approved ball-cap!

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Goose stepping and a Bellamy salute coming up!

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I solve the problem for myself by not giving a shitter.

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Elon bestowed unwanted blue checks on people who had them in the Before Times and they were not happy. This is revenge.

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Also, too: the paying checkmarks wanted to hide it because, for a vast majority of twitter's users, that checkmark identifies you as one of Musk's sycophantic toadies and gets you an instant block.

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It’s not that hard to spot them even without the check - they give themselves away in their profile: pureblood 1776 patriot 2a - and they’re blocked.

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ROFL. Hester Pryne wishes, LOL.

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The A is for assklown

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Astroturf.

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SNERK!

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Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Get your DJT shares now! Before it's too late!

𝗠𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝗹𝗲𝗴𝗮𝗹 𝗮𝗰𝗿𝗶𝗺𝗼𝗻𝘆 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗧𝗿𝘂𝘁𝗵 𝗦𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹, 𝗮𝘀 𝗲𝘅𝗲𝗰𝘂𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝘀𝗮𝘆𝘀 𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗮𝘀 𝗵𝗮𝗰𝗸𝗲𝗱

Founding CEO says former assistant plotted "coup d'état," hacked his accounts.

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2024/04/more-legal-acrimony-for-truth-social-as-executive-says-he-was-hacked/

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I’m not sure I would enjoy a cliff dive as much as I’m enjoying the slow agonizing death of this stock.

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I'm enjoying watching Dipshit Donnie's shares lose value. This must be killing him ... all that grift disappearing right before his eyes, and there's NOTHING he can do about it.

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These terrible people all deserve each other.

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Wanna see an image of an electron crystal?

https://gizmodo.com/electrons-wigner-crystal-image-physics-1851402898

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Are they positive it was a crystal?

/runs away

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Looks like those pattern "art works" they made the yutes do in grade school art class

Got one as a magnet on the fridge

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How will this make my phone smaller?

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Today . . . in HISTORY!

1831: The Broughton Suspension Bridge in Manchester, England, collapses while troops are marching over it. Oops.

1861: The US Civil War begins as traitors open fire on Fort Sumter.

1864: Traitor forces in the US Civil War commit a war crime by massacring Black Union soldiers who had surrendered at Fort Pillow, Tennessee.

1900: Puerto Rico is granted limited self-rule by US Pres. McKinley.

1927: Chinese warlord Chian Kai-shek orders the Communist leaders in Shanghai murdered.

1937: Sir Frank Whittle ground tests the first jet engine designed to propel an airplane.

1945: US Pres. Franklin Roosevelt dies; he is succeeded by VP Harry Truman. In a hole in the ground inside Berlin, Hitler is cheered up – but not for long.

1955: The Salk polio vaccine is declared safe and effective.

1961: With a shout of “Let’s go!” Yuri A. Gagarin, aboard Vostok 1, becomes the first human to reach Earth orbit.

1981: The first Space Shuttle, Columbia, is launched.

1983: Harold Washington becomes the first Black Mayor of Chicago.

1999: US Pres. Bill Clinton is cited for contempt in a civil suit. He is later fined and disbarred.

2009: Zimbabwe officially abandons its own currency.

Comings and goings:

Birthdays: Edward de Vere, Henry Clay, Ann Miller, Jane Withers, Herbert Khaury, Ed O’Neill, David Letterman, David Cassidy, Andy Garcia.

Obituaries: Charles Messier, William Tweed, Clara Barton, Franklin Roosevelt, Josephine Baker, Joe Louis, Abbie Hoffman, Sugar Ray Robinson, Lecil Travis Martin, Gilbert Gottfried.

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1895: King Ubu rose, and Tronald Dump was invented.

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Ah yes, the bridge where armies learned you can't keep time marching on suspension bridges.

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"Sir Frank Whittle ground tests the first jet engine designed to propel an airplane."

Were roller skates involved?

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He strapped it to a car. Oh, wait -- that was a different guy ground testing jet engines.

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I think he had it bolted to something.

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So, NOT strapped to his back!

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Nope.

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1831: Harmonic resonance is tight!

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109 years before Galloping Gertie.

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Which articl;e? That link just sent me to their main page

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TRUMP MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY GROUP CORP. (DJT)

On my desktop browser it opens a page with a graph that shows a low of 32.15 on March 19 at 10:30 AM, then a high of 73.25 on March 26, 1:30 PM, back down to 32.41 at close yesterday.

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Mine shows me JK Rowling and some newsmax article about Trumps "Plan" for Ukraine

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Which one of those things interests me least? Hard to decide.

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I watched the subtitles on the newsmax thing because I was not gonna click it, and it was all acting like... Trump was president and could set national policy

Basically his "plan" is the exact same as Putin's "plan" which is "Ukraine gives us everything we want"

But they try to pretend they are different.

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Wow, never saw a negative P/E ratio before.

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In the case of Trump Media, the company’s executives have been given promissory notes to the tune of $6.25 million.

"Will work for IOUs."

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That’s not even a lot, as far as exec bonuses go.

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