It was a foregone conclusion that Cheney would lose the primary, but it's still wild. Fox and others are clearly trying to disentangle themselves from Trump and back DeSantis or whatever, and the base is just not going to deviate from their cult of personality, and I fervently hope they tear each other to shreds.
Also I'm posting on my phone from a meeting which is such a poor use of my time that it's making me actively angry.
An article on the ethics of keeping pets, which I saw on Pocket, has this bit in it:
Veterinarian turned philosopher Bernard Rollin recalls pet owners in the 1960s putting their dog to sleep before going on holiday, reasoning that it was cheaper to get a new dog when they returned than to board the one they had.
Yowza, that is cold!
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(We have a running household joke to channel Lisa Simson and intone "I had a cat named Snowball. SHE DIED, SHE DIED! My mom said she was sleeping. SHE LIED, SHE LIED! Why oh why is my little cat dead? I wish the Chrysler had hit me instead.")
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This NYT article about tracking worker productivity makes my skin crawl. It's how all the worst parts of automated tracking for blue collar workers has been applied to white collar workers, and how shitty it is, and all the perverse incentives and mismeasurement and sheer indifference to workers-as-people that becomes even more baked into the system and more impossible to refute.
It feels like an employment offense that we already know and understand. But it also feels like the kind of thing where, in 2032, we'll retrospectively consider our 2022 selves to be incredibly naive and unprepared for how it would ratchet up.