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Jay Blanc
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Do not ask me to tolerate a racist.

I don't care what the social context is. I don't care who the racist is. I don't care if you think I'm being "too strident". I don't care if I'm "wasting my energy". I don't care if you think I'm "being too political".

Do not ask me to tolerate a racist.

I don't care how long I've known you. I don't care how nice you've been to me. I don't care if you're not a racist yourself. I don't care if you donate to all the right good causes.

Do not ask me to tolerate a racist.

The only possible result is that I will think less of you.

Yes, this has been prompted by someone asking me to do so.
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So... Someone is putting together an event to give Gamergaters their day in front of the world's press. All they had to do was appoint a handful of people to appear at Q&A panels, and to provide a simple 15 minute presentation to brief the press. The result will probably not surprise you. http://spjairplay.com/update6/
Michael Koretzky | July 14, 2015. 5. Here's a trick question. What happens when you give GamerGate panelists almost everything they want at AirPlay? They threaten to quit. Last night was the strangest and saddest in my three-month-long descent into GamerGate. It began with AirPlay panelist ...
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Initial impressions after a day's play of Splatoon. This is actually unlike any other major online game. It's based around area control and situational awareness. It's a team game, but you're not setting up ambushes or approaching an objective, ideally you actually want to spread out as far away from each other and own a part of the map for yourself.

The rounds a rapidly paced and short, so there's not a great deal of time to cook up and communicate team strategy mid-game. And even if you wanted to, there's not much gained over avoiding duplicating effort, and focusing on territory control.

Thus, Voice chat is indeed pretty much irrelevant, and the game plays better without it.
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The Conservatives have just edged up to 323, with several seats yet to be declared, and a slim majority expected. The national figure is, instead of tied, a six point lead for the Conservatives. So what went wrong with the prediction? First, the same thing ...
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There's less than a week to go, and because in general last-minute movement of polling is as misleading just as often as it is accurate, this will be my final run of the model. And once more, the result is that of a statistical tie between the two main part...
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It's sickening that the Conservatives will get away with the past half decade of savagery, on the pretext that it was necessary to contract the economy in order to save it. Why? Because in the end Labour didn't have the guts to attack that lie.
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Apologies for the lack of updates, a lengthy bought of flu left me really unable to come up with interesting things for you to read, and there wasn't any interesting movement in polls to report. Those following the polls will release that there's also almos...
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Is there a word to describe the emotion you feel when you shake a cup of coffee to see if there's any left, and there isn't?
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Pluto is now known to be an orange-brown. Estimates please on how long till Science Fiction cover art stops presenting pluto as blue?
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Just got to a part of a novel where my major criticism was "But he would have known to dispose of the duck because, if it were only partially petrified, eventually it would explode."

A no-prize if anyone can identify the novel.
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I note that people are still talking about Brand. The interesting thing for me is the idea people have that this will change the minds of those who turned 18 after 2010… Which is amusing, because that’s not who Brand’s audience is at all.

Yes, Brand appealed to “Young People” in their early 20s. Ten Years Ago. Brand’s fans are now in their thirties. Somewhat of a failure to grasp that “youth culture” is a moving target.
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The people who came up with this idea need to be fired.
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Because I'm currently being added by a lot of people, if you are known to me and want to identify that please let me know though normal channels. Otherwise, I'm unlikely to add you back at the moment due to the amount of people who are adding me to their circles.

A good way to ensure that I not only don't follow you, but actually ban you, is if you share or re-share disgusting 4-chan style stuff. I don't want to see that stuff turn up in my incoming.

I assert my right as an EU Citizen to edit this profile for privacy reasons according to Section 18 of the The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003. Any action taken against this subscriber's account due to editing this Public Subscriber Directory to maintain privacy, will be directed to the Information Commissioner, and may result in regulatory fines being levied against Google UK PLC.

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2003/2426/regulation/18/made

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Identified exact legislation that Google Profiles seems to break, posted about it, got several hundred re-shares, initiated a letter writing campaign, and kicked of a regulator investigation; while sitting on my sofa eating pizza. Once called a weirdo by David Bowie.
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