Unpacking the noise around Dr. Anthony Fauci and beagle experiments
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 16 Comments • 4 Likes • 4 weeks ago
“The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said that it did not fund one of the studies, ... the claims that Fauci funded a study...”
These are serious (and troubling) allegations and I for one am very interested in a detailed response from the NIH. Seems like all the news is about the allegations and almost nothing that represents the other side of the story. If anyone has anything from the NIH, Fauci, etc. that explains...
In court case, Giuliani shed new light on the Big Lie's origins
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 32 Comments • 6 Likes • 2 months ago
“It's not my job in a fast-moving case to go out and investigate every piece of evidence that's given to me. Otherwise, you're never going to write...”
Giuliani relinquished all credibility in order to support Trump. America's mayor turned himself into Trump's lying water-boy. What is this magical power Trump has that causes so many people to destroy their own credibility (and careers) simply to satisfy his whims?
The Illusion of Free Will
Via: TᵢG • Critical Thinkers • 172 Comments • 10 Likes • 2 months ago
“So in reality, consciously making a decision, the experience we call “free will,” is actually an illusion. It’s simply a visualization of events...”
This video was brought to our attention by mocowgirl who gave me permission to seed it in her stead.
Agree to Disagree: Leaving Afghanistan
Via: TᵢG • Critical Thinkers • 106 Comments • 10 Likes • 3 months ago
“Is the cost of leaving greater than the cost of staying? And was pulling out the right decision? ”
Here is the content (audio only). Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: Agree to Disagree: Leaving Afghanistan on Apple Podcasts ★ This content is for adults capable of thinking for themselves sans emotion. ★ RED BOX RULE: Partisan trolling /...
Yes, the National Debt Is Still a Problem. Always Was.
Via: TᵢG • Critical Thinkers • 47 Comments • 5 Likes • 4 months ago
““The U.S. debt path is completely unsustainable under current tax and spending plans,” and that it is “something that most people don’t understand...”
In context of the attempt now to pass a $3.5 trillion spending bill: The budget framework includes instructions to committees that include specific spending targets. Major elements include: $726 billion for the Health, Labor, Education and Pensions Committee with expansive instructions to...
Code in huge ransomware attack written to avoid computers that use Russian, says new report
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 2 Comments • 3 Likes • 5 months ago
“The computer code used in the recent global ransomware attack by REvil was written so it avoided computers using Russian and related languages,...”
Michael Cohen on Dumbest Lie Trump Ever Told, Matt Gaetz Coming After Him & Donald Going to Jail - YouTube
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 9 Comments • 2 Likes • 5 months ago
“Former Donald Trump attorney Michael Cohen talks about Trump wanting Jimmy investigated for making fun of him, Rudy Giuliani losing his law...”
This is just funny. Rings true (thus sad for the nation) but now that Trump is no longer PotUS, this is funny.
Biden orders airstrikes against facilities used by Iran-backed militia groups - CNNPolitics
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 6 Comments • 1 Like • 5 months ago
“President Joe Biden directed military forces to conduct defensive precision airstrikes against facilities used by Iran-backed militia groups in the...”