nolite te bastardes

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The 21st Century Internet Act aims to enshrine net neutrality in law
Congress may soon vote on a new bill that would set net neutrality down as a matter of law rather than a set of rules to be changed every few years by the FCC. The "21st Century Internet Act," introduced by Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO), would ban blocking, throttling, paid prioritization, and eliminate…

No, as far as I can tell, this is not Blackburn’s fake net Neutrality bill, but a real one.

Support this bill and call your reps.

Nolite te Bastardes Carborundorum. 

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Remember your scripture. Blessed are the meek.

"And blessed are those who suffer for the cause of righteousness for theirs is the kingdom of Heaven. I remember.

“Maybe none of this is about control. Maybe it really isn’t about who can own whom, who can do what to whom and get away with it, even as far as death. Maybe it isn’t about who can sit and who has to kneel or stand or lie down, legs spread open. Maybe it’s about who can do what to whom and be forgiven for it. Never tell me it amounts to the same thing.”

Character: Offred

Book: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

NPR’s Petra Mayer: Atwood says, back when she wrote the book 30 years ago, she got three distinct reactions.

Margaret Atwood: The English said, jolly good yarn. They obviously weren’t too worried about it (laughter). The Canadians, in their nervous way, said, could it happen here? And the Americans said, how long have we got?


Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Soars To Top Of Amazon Bestseller List

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US representatives pile questions on the FCC regarding net neutrality comment process
The order to roll back net neutrality may have been made (though it's not quite in effect yet), but the fight to restore it is ongoing. Twenty-four members of..
By Devin Coldewey

Keep the pressure on, everyone.  We definitely want Ajit Pai and the other two under a microscope.

Nolite te bastardes carborundorum.

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Afterwards she could not walk for a week, her feet would not fit into her shoes, they were too swollen. It was the feet they’d do, for a first offense. They used steel cables, frayed at the ends. After that the hands. They didn’t care what they did to your feet or your hands, even if it was permanent. Remember, said Aunt Lydia. For our purposes your feet and your hands are not essential.

The Handmaid’s Tale

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For anyone who thinks the Hulu series, premiering April 26, is a response to President Donald Trump’s White House, author Margaret Atwood would like to direct you to the copyright page of her dystopian novel about young women forced to bear children for couples unable to conceive.

“Sigh,” she tweeted. “First published in 1985.”