We haven’t done one of these in a long time. Let’s see how long I can do it again before getting bored or busy with non-internet life.
The ultra-wealthy, who could easily pay a much larger percentage of their taxes without even noticing, are barely taxed.
In 2007, Jeff Bezos, then a multibillionaire and now the world’s richest man, did not pay a penny in federal income taxes. He achieved the feat again in 2011. In 2018, Tesla founder Elon Musk, the second-richest person in the world, also paid no federal income taxes.
Michael Bloomberg managed to do the same in recent years. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn did it twice. George Soros paid no federal income tax three years in a row.
Wait, wut is this shit?
BREAKING: Biden Justice Dept is backing—yes, backing—Bill Barr’s move to have DOJ take over Trump’s defense in libel suit brought by writer E. Jean Carroll, who accused Trump of rape in 1990s. If successful, drive will almost certainly shut down her suit https://t.co/D70fN1WJD5
— Josh Gerstein (@joshgerstein) June 8, 2021
Twitter has finally banned Naomi Wolf for being an anti-vaxx kook
Amazing Naomi Wolf is the first recorded person to be banned from Twitter for being too stupid after giving us such gems as “the vaccines let you time travel”, crying that a teddy bear might get a jab, and worrying there might be vaccinated people’s urine in the sewage she drinks pic.twitter.com/paOybVDlBt
— Bored in Hospital (@DawnHFoster) June 5, 2021
There is a Japanese town inhabited by scarecrows: