Narrated by talk show host, Brian Wilson, “Down With Power” a Libertarian
Manifesto, by L. Neil Smith now downloadable as an audiobook!
Number 1,038, September 15, 2019

The criminals themselves have been in charge
of the law, and for a long, long time

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As though to call attention to some such difficulty, European and American critics, while affirming that Americans were a race without illusions or enlarged ideas, declared in the same breath that Jefferson was a visionary whose theories would cause the heavens to fall upon them. Year after year, with endless iteration, in every accent of contempt, rage, and despair, they repeated this charge against Jefferson. Every foreigner and Federalist agreed that he was a man of illusions, dangerous to society and unbounded in power of evil; but if this view of his character was right, the same visionary qualities seemed also to be a national trait, for every one admitted that Jefferson’s opinions, in one form or another, were shared by a majority of the American people.
— Henry Adams, The United States of America in the Year 1800, pp 170-171

Which should be ready to go by next week.

Some additional verrrry interesting things to read:

This Device Generates Electricity From Darkness
by Ryan F. Mandelbaum

Scientists have created something of a reverse solar cell: a tool that generates electricity from the darkness of night.

As energy and how humans produce it continues to be an important modern conversation, a team of researchers have branched way out, trying to harness energy from whatever sources they could. They were able to generate enough electricity to power an LED using $30 in equipment, thanks to something called radiative cooling.
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What will they think of next?

New Study Points To Real Problems In America, Turns Out It’s Not Gun Shops

USA — ( — A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association’s (JAMA) Network Open by The Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center, argues suicide by firearm rates are higher in counties with more gun shops. Except when they aren’t.

The authors apparently contradict their own findings in the results alone. Suicide rates “were higher and increased more rapidly in rural than in large metropolitan counties.” Also, the presence of firearms retailers in rural counties is not associated with an increase in county-level suicide rates.
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Of course, telling people that is like pissing into the wind. Or up a rope. Or some kinda meta-four thing, right? Some people that is.

Stay deplorable, my friends!

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