Several accounts have gotten to >15k followers by taking some joke or shtick I toss off casually and making it a focus. "Infinity: never ripe."
This is why I'll never succeed as an entrepreneur without a partner.
As a general matter, I'm way more attached to the small accounts I came up with than big accounts that I bump into. The real value of Twitter is that you can find people you know to talk to about the news and other topics. Can't do that in mainstream media
I like my shills unpaid. That way I can rely on them to have a consistent bias, which I can evaluate as one does with any ordinary acquaintence. The way that people relate to media figures and politicians as surrogate friends or simulacrum family is creepy.
If I knew WHICH ideas would make it big, I wouldn't be in this mess! I'm Delphic. I know nothing except that everything is funny.

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22 Nov
My sister apparently has a bet running with my mom for $1k at 10-1 that Trump will win. (I'm guessing she reads my feed and is sick of me always being right about crazy shit and then bragging? Neither mom nor sis are Trump fans by any stretch.)
The bet, to be clear, is 10-1 AGAINST Biden winning. Utter insanity given market odds. As I told my dad, it's a fun anecdote since it demonstrates a scenario where putting up skin in the game makes you seem less credible, since you did it as objectively crazy odds.
That is, when people have asked me to bet them that Trump will win at _even odds,_ I've of course said no, since the whole point of coming up with unusual predictions is to _make money from the current market odds,_ and so it would be nutty to sign over my profits to doubters.
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Time for a soft news story: whom did Trump recently unfollow? Image
Huh! It's funny how there is a total media obsession with Trump yet I somehow miss this beef.

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22 Nov
There is no chance Kyle would have been charged were he Muslim and Brown. This is a racial prosecution: he's being wrongly charged for murder and smeared as a Nazi because he's the Great White Defendant.
It's not so much that he's white as that he's Badwhite. The distinction is identical to

Badwhites must put up with this since they lack explicit class/racial consciousness and the litigation skills to play the Mau Mau game. I would suggest it's rather a bad idea to induce them to develop same.
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22 Nov
If Biden becomes the next President, I think we are going to find ourselves looking back fondly on Trump's management of Covid within a few months.

I have heard this from several independent sources with knowledge of hospital administration stats.

Dry tinder burned up, better therapeutics and treatment algos, etc., I take it?

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22 Nov
I like Rudy, I think he's a great character, very personable guy, but please please please do not have him do the appellate argument. He just is not an appellate lawyer.
I'd do worse than Rudy. OK not really, but ideally they would get a Kathleen Sullivan type. (Not that she'd take the rep, but if she did, jeez, game over.)

I would do a bunch of E before the argument so I could match his flop sweat.

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22 Nov
As predicted, expedited appeal to the Third Circuit coming.
IS there any reason to read the lower court opinion? I'm thinking no. I get that libs are looking for any ray of sunshine right now, but they seem to be conflating the opening pawn sacrifice in the KIA with "CHECKMATE".
(Yes, now that there's a prestige drama about chess, I am going to be using so many chess metaphors you'd think I was Yasser Seirawan.)
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