keep it down and keep it dirty
Saturday, 3 February 2024

New Mexico man pleads guilty to drive-bys targeting Democrats? homes

quote [ Demetrio Trujillo, 42, indicated in federal court documents filed Friday that he had been hired for the spate of attacks by Solomon Peña, whose run for a seat in the New Mexico state legislature in November 2022 ended in defeat. ]

Well this isn't at all a sign of impending civil war or anything...

[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+3 Informative]
[by rylex@6:49pmGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 10 January 2024

ATF director targeted with swatting call over the holidays

quote [ ATF Director Steven Dettelbach is the latest public official to fall victim to a swatting incident, according to law enforcement sources. ]

Looks like several other high profile people got swatted this holiday season
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+2]
[by rylex@10:37pmGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 26 October 2023

Lewiston, Maine mass shooting: At least 22 dead and 20 injured. Gunman still at large

quote [ At least 22 people are dead and 30 more are wounded following a mass shooting event at two locations in Lewiston, Maine, on Wednesday night. ]

This cracked off last night, about 15 mins from where i lived last year.

Gunman is still at large. None of my friends there are going to work today
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+2]
[by rylex@5:20pmGMT] [11 comments]

Saturday, 30 September 2023

Meta in Myanmar, Part I: The Setup

quote [ On the third day of rioting, the government gets tired of waiting and blocks access to Facebook in Mandalay. The block works?the riots died down. And the Deloitte guy?s inbox suddenly fills with emails from Meta staffers wanting to know why Facebook has been blocked.
[?]
in 2016, it was time to get way more people in Myanmar onto Facebook. ]

A long and escalating read ? people complaining about the premise of community moderation should keep in mind what unchecked spreading of hate can lead to.

This being the 1st of 5 planned parts, here's a TL;DR in a series of Mastodon posts.

thumb via Clawmarks tumblr.
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@10:11amGMT] [0 comments]

Wednesday, 27 September 2023

The Dark World of Young Blood Transfusions

quote [ Go to https://www.patreon.com/Boy_Boy - we need your blood!Follow us on twitter:https://twitter.com/BoyBoy_Officialhttps://twitter.com/ididathing1 ]

"Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks" - some guy.
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+2 WTF]
[by steele@10:58amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 12 September 2023

Chile: Scenes from a Capital Strike

quote [ Who could question that corporations and banks had the right to make decisions that could cause unemployment? Foreign direct investment was a privilege, not a right. ]

Oh wow, and here I thought Coca Cola was bad
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@7:18pmGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 25 July 2023

Pacific workers in Tasmania, Queensland in limbo as large employer quits PALM scheme

quote [ More than 200 Pacific workers have been left in limbo after their employer Linx Employment agreed to end its participation in the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility scheme amid worker treatment investigations. ]

"Just the modern world we live in."

Lyric - John Williamson

[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+1 WTF]
[by R1Xhard@2:38amGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 16 May 2023

Bees Attack Man and LAPD Volunteer

quote [ The man eventually was able to walk out of the scene as other uniformed people went to treat the man. The uniformed LAPD volunteer was taken to the hospital in stable condition, marking the second person injured in the bee attacks. ]

The bees have started Rebeelion
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+3 Funny]
[by rylex@8:43pmGMT] [3 comments]

Wednesday, 26 April 2023

Did a Military Lab Spill Anthrax Into Public Waterways? New Book Reveals Details of a US Leak

quote [ Unsterilized laboratory wastewater from the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick, Maryland, spewed out the top of a rusty 50,000-gallon outdoor holding tank, the pressure catapulting it over the short concrete wall that was supposed to contain hazardous spills.

It was May 25, 2018, the Friday morning before Memorial Day weekend, and the tank holding waste from labs working with Ebola, anthrax, and other lethal pathogens had become overpressurized, forcing the liquid out a vent pipe. ]

Oh, silly Fort Detrick, what were all those weird respiratory disease outbreaks in 2019 centered around you all about?
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+1 Informative]
[by steele@11:55pmGMT] [0 comments]

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