GMA/ABC says that Justice Jackson is the first Black Supreme Court Justice. In fact, she is the third.
A former US Surgeon General asserts the “appeal to authority” argument form – where neither facts nor logic supported his position. Instead, he came across as arrogant and dismissive of those lacking the qualifications to question his errant comments – even though he was wrong. This attitude has become common during the Covid era and has led to “the suicide of expertise” – that is, the loss of trust in experts and even Science itself.
A medical professional posted on Twitter that she can and will withhold care from patients based on her perception of the patient’s sex, race and political beliefs. By Monday, her hospital bio page displayed “Page not found”. Far too many engage in inappropriate emotional outbursts on social media that have led to severe consequences, including being fired from a job.
Yet another Covid superspreader forecast, this time made after the event, turns out to be full of hot air. All of them have been wrong but the media never, ever goes back and looks at all the failed forecasts. The result is no one trusts the media or public health anymore.
What actually happened: A retired colonel whose past job had him carrying government nuclear launch codes attempted suicide after getting drunk. A bit different than the headline implies considering current world events.
Internal DHS documents show that the U.S. government intended to outsource government censorship of speech to Twitter.
Google News is censoring access to a new story about a Hawaii teacher named Alden Bunag arrested for distributing child porn and said to have video recorded having sex with a 13-year-old male student.
This news report is inconsistent, contradictory and incoherent. It claims 9 in 10 Florida resident are at “high” risk for Covid – in a state where up 80% are estimated to have had Covid, and hence, acquired immunity, and 70% have been fully vaccinated. This is news report is complete nonsense. And they wonder why people don’t believe anyone anymore?
The danger is that the Chinese government could manipulate “the algorithm” that chooses what videos are seen, to emphasize messaging desired by the government, based on what TikTok thinks it knows about its users. Source: US TikTok User Data Has Been Repeatedly Accessed From China, Leaked Audio Shows
Experts say some hospitals’ use of an ad tracking tool may violate a federal law protecting health information Source: Facebook Is Receiving Sensitive Medical Information from Hospital Websites – The Markup