Window Washers

From DaringFireball: Why in the world would a web browser’s software updater be doing anything at all at the root level of the boot volume?….This is like hiring someone to wash your windows and finding out they damaged the foundation of your house. And people wonder why Apple requires Chrome to be a sandboxed app […]

Civil War

Tough one, here. Either we believe Trump is an idiot and of course there’s no wood behind this arrow. Or, he’s a “very stable genius” and knows exactly what he is doing. Either way – inept, or insidious – would be grounds for impeachment.

Shark Trump

The president just retweeted 18 tweets criticizing Ed Henry on Fox News – and one of them appears to be a bot that takes Trump’s own tweets and inserts the word shark? pic.twitter.com/v79i5VvoLY — Vera Bergengruen (@VeraMBergen) September 29, 2019

Dorian’s Wind Field

We can also follow Dorian’s wind field evolution on a map using the ARCHER satellite derived track. Notice how Dorian remains small in size until it stalls over the Grand Bahama island, with a long duration of hurricane force wind & increase in radius. pic.twitter.com/VnLuzHBMsU — Tomer Burg (@burgwx) September 4, 2019

Foreign Government Assistance

Per FiveThirtyEight: A YouGov/Economist poll released Wednesday found that 52 percent of Americans said it is inappropriate for the president to request a foreign government open an investigation into a potential political opponent. (By contrast, 22 percent said it was appropriate, and 26 percent said they weren’t sure.) Wait, what? (Emphasis mine.) What the hell […]

Those Dang Kids

Mnuchin: “What I find inappropriate is at the time VP Biden’s son did significant biz in Ukraine & should be further investigated.”@jaketapper: So it’s ok for Trump’s kids to do biz all over the world while Trump is POTUS? Mnuchin: “I dont want to go more into these details.” — Bianna Golodryga (@biannagolodryga) September 22, […]

Farm Bailouts

Per Bloomberg: At $28 billion so far, the farm rescue is more than twice as expensive as the 2009 bailout of Detroit’s Big Three automakers, which cost taxpayers $12 billion. I’m so tired of winning!