atomic_fungus (atomic_fungus) wrote,

#6122: Aieeeee

At 0:15:

Out of nowhere the track just jumps off the ballast and goes sideways. Comments say it was probably due to excessive heat; once jarred loose, the track expanded and buckled. But holy crap, that would just about ruin your whole day, you know?

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People are idiots, and I hate them.

Chickens are not pets.

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I think this is good. I used to be extremely protectionist. Then I went the other way and became extremely free-trade. These days I'm somewhere in the middle; I think we need to balance free trade with tariffs that level the playing field, so that countries with arbitrarily low wages and/or environmental costs (like China) can't run all our manufacturers out of business.

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Karl Denninger outlines why gun control doesn't work. It doesn't work because criminals, by definition, break the law.

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Well, Saturday night, and not a moment too soon.

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