Unattended Baggage Show Notes 9/30/2023
Episode #216: “Are we the science people, or are we idiots?”
Adrian is calm as anarchy reigns in neighborhood detour, Feinstein’s death not expected to hurt her re-election chances, Meatball and friends arrested for harmless wealth redistribution, net-cutting Philipinos could force US war with China, more men give up on women, and the government shutdown means you can’t visit nature.
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When gov’t shuts down, the only thing they close is nature
Will this hurt her re-election chances?
Cassandra Trigger DFC
Set in the year 2028: “Virtually every corporate grocery store now has off-duty cops on the payroll for security. Shoplifting has become commonplace. I’m thankful it hasn’t gotten that bad for my family yet. Stealing from the corporate stores is no longer a social stigma, but I can’t bring myself to do it. Even with the facial recognition cameras and the behavioral analysis scanners, becoming a resourceful shoplifter is a survival mechanism for many people. People have learned the gaps in the systems, and they know to avoid ‘lifting on the days when the federal VIPR teams are around.”
Video killed the looting star
China and Philippines confrontation may trigger US treaty
“an armed attack on Philippine armed forces, aircraft and public vessels, including the Coast Guard, anywhere in the South China Sea, would invoke Washington DC's mutual defense commitments under Article IV of the MDT.”
Maybe Lucy won’t move the football this time…Nah.
What word starts with “F” and means when you execute political rivals and arrest the media? Oh, right…“Freedom!”
“Are we the science people, or are we the idiots?” -Bill Gates
This may be the dumbest scientific article ever
Scientists recreate, improve net positive fusion energy
Where have all the cowboys gone?
“Only half of single men are actively seeking relationships or even casual dates, according to Pew. That figure is declining.”