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Are Today's Bombing Attempts Another Example of Stochastic Terrorism Or Something Else? (UPDATED w/ links)

(Just looked and didn't see anything on this, so decided to quickly put something together to see if folks wanted to talk about it. )

My partner texted me this afternoon from midtown Manhattan to see if I'd heard about what appears to be coordinated bomb attempts aimed at high profile Democratic Party members, as well as in the media. I purposely have watched none of the coverage and only did a very bare, cursory scan of Twitter before writing this.

a few tips on using the C99% commenting software

(File my tips in the FWIW category in case I’m mistaken. I’m not sure on some of the terminology, so there’s that as well.  or even under: GetStuffed,)  ; )

First, there’s a Subject line, followed by the body of the comment.  if one doesn’t use a few words in the Subject space, and instead only uses the big body box, some of the words repeat, making quite a jumble.

An oil spill you've never heard of could become one of the biggest environmental disasters in the US

I didn’t know thing one about this. I would have thought there would have been some mention of this at the time of the Deeprick blowout. I guess some (corporate) people really can keep secrets.

An oil spill you've never heard of could become one of the biggest environmental disasters in the US

We’ve got to vote them out! (?)

At my job we don’t talk much about politics. It’s officially frowned upon now, because some people apparently got offended from overhearing some other people dissing a candidate, politician, or party that they like, and complained about it to management. Who responded with a vague, passive aggressive missive in the employee newsletter about “respecting everyone’s beliefs and points of view” and to avoid divisive topics “such as politics” in our casual office chatter.

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