L.B.'s weekly twitter round-up
Ross was given multiple life sentences for creating the Silk Road. When the judge sentenced him, his belief in human liberty was cited as a reason for the severity of his sentence. Some will say he facilitated violent crimes, but the courts never proved that beyond a reasonable doubt.
I thought this visualization was interesting. On the left you see a representation of employers and whether their employees donated more to Biden or Trump’s campaign. The visualization on the right show by occupation who tended to donate more to Trump or Biden. The OP’s comment is that voting will not fix this, a comment I agree with. It’s very interesting to look at the new alignments taking shape in American politics.
Idaho Joe 🎗️🗽🖤💚Cup o' Joe @IDJoe4CongressIn one corner, arguing for use of the state's monopoly on violence to maintain the sanctity of an imaginary line to curtail the human right to freedom of movment... Wait, why are we doing this again? https://t.co/99zKK7ieug
I’ve talked about open vs closed borders before. Despite my pre-existing bias, Marc Clair at Lions of Liberty hosted a really interesting debate between Dave Smith and Spike Cohen on the subject that will be released to public on Jan 3, so make sure to check that out! In the leadup, Idaho Joe decided to signal a really fruitless political position. I merely pointed out he likely won’t win his election.
Jonathan Howe for Congress (NY-14) @JonathanCHowe@TheLBMuniz @2020NoWayJose @brad_polumbo Just don't do what Tucker Carlson encouraged; don't call CPS and report it. I represent parents accused of abuse and neglect in family court and we're already pretty busy.
Jonathan Howe and I mixed it up on Twitter for a bit after this, you can follow the thread if you like. To me this shows the fault and the folly of trying to act like you have the same ends as your opponent. Jonathan is trying to unseat AOC as a libertarian. Best of luck. Truthfully a year or two ago I would have thought his a worthwhile strategy. I do not now.
Stop being poor.
Starting in 2022, I’m a second class citizen in Chicagoland. I knew this day was coming, still sucks.
If you celebrate, a Merry Christmas to you. I hope your holiday was spent with loved ones enjoying their company and not ruining relationships. I’m so very thankful to the people who read this Newsletter and listen to my podcast. 2022 will be a year for the history books, so buckle up and be thankful you found the Been Awake Project for Better Sensemaking. Maybe let a friend know?
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