Post - Maki (@tero_maki)

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Maki

@tero_maki

Niche Minor Internet Celebrity

Where are we going, and why are we all in this hand basket?

46 Posts

  1. I still don't understand why articles don't show up when I post them. Don't know if it's user error, but it is annoying.
  2. The Democrats are annoyingly good at getting things half right. Yes, the primary calendar was in need of a shakeup. No, South Carolina should not be the first state.
  3. If you're buying mini's of fireball at a gas station, how much do you really care what you're drinking? There's no whiskey in mini bottles of Fireball, so customers are suing for fraud
  4. A lot of people call me alarmists when I talk about the fascist threat in the US, but smart people don't call me wrong.
  5. My wife was about to head down to the basement. I asked her what she needed. Her: "Clean laundry." Me: "It's folded in the basket on the bed." Her: "You're a magic man. I think that song was about sex, b
  6. Pundits, journalists, politicians - please do better.

    There's a lot of punditry circulating right now about federal debt, deficits, and spending, but seemingly all of it puts the cart before the horse. They accept as given that reducing the national debt
  7. Is it just me or is it weird that there is classic EDM now?
  8. Elon Musk is a fraud. His greatest talents are getting attention and taking credit for other people's work (even when it doesn't work). Tesla video promoting self-driving was staged, engineer testifies
  9. I save all the errands I can for Sunday morning because I found a local radio station that that re-airs American Top 40 with Casey Kasem. Nostalgia's a helluva drug. (The # 1 song this week in 1983 was
  10. Not giving a shit what strangers think about you is one of the greatest superpowers you can have.
  11. This is not helpful.

    Is “toxic masculinity” really “toxo masculinity?” No. Toxoplasmosis may correlate with increased aggressiveness and risk-taking, but testosterone levels also positively correlate with those characterist
  12. "Moderate Republican" is an oxymoron.
  13. I'm not above a little schadenfreude, so it's pretty amusing to watch Kevin McCarthy's continued public humiliation, but... It is really damn depressing that the US government is so dysfunctional. Spec
  14. If TikTok is a national security threat, so is Twitter.
  15. You ever see reruns of The West Wing and wonder why the hell we're still dealing with the same problems even though the show is 20+ years old? Not only are we dealing with the same problems, but our po
  16. To hell with the Browns

    My mother-in-law is a diehard Browns fans, so we're watching the game, and I cannot express how offensive I find it that these announcers or anybody else has anything positive or celebratory to say ab
  17. Here's to hoping 2023 brings a return of the Scottish Malt Whisky Society Advent calendar.
  18. What's worse is the fact that this law even needed to be written and how far the US is behind so many other nations on family and medical leave. Sometimes I wonder why this is called a "developed" coun
  19. Elon Musk is just a bigot.

    When we meet new people, we tell them how to address us. "Hello, my name is Frank." So, why is it such a problem if people also tell you which pronouns they use? And, just like you'd be a real dick if yo
  20. Stay warm, birdies.

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