Peter Lawrence Kane

15 Oct 2019

Warren Fools Facebook with Fake Ads, Increases Pressure on Zuck

In an episode of American Horror Story: Apocalypse, a high-ranking witch played by the inimitable Frances Conroy spits out some of the names of male leaders throughout history she always despised, like Attila the Hun and … Mark Zuckerberg.  Sen. Elizabeth Warren hasn’t gone quite as far as comparing the

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15 Oct 2019

The Hightest-Paid Tech CEO Is One of the Most Evil

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is climbing in the polls, due in part to her tendency to roll out plan after plan designed to make America a fundamentally fairer country to live in. As the Atlantic succinctly put it a couple years ago, America has “one small, predominantly white upper class that

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09 Oct 2019

Things Do Not Look Good for Mike Pence If Trump Is Impeached

With Donald Trump’s impeachment all but certain, and the possibility of his subsequent conviction in the Senate growing a little less remote every day, it’s worth looking at what might happen if he does indeed leave the White House for good, rage-tweeting during Fox and Friends from Mar-a-Lago forever. Pretty

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27 Sep 2019

Neighbors Install Homicidal Robots, Rusty Bear Traps to Deter Homeless

Inspired by the placement of two dozen boulders along both sides of Clinton Park, a quiet side street in the Mission, residents of nearby Landers Street have banded together to deter the presence of homeless encampments by placing a series of killer robots and rusty bear traps at irregular intervals.

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24 Sep 2019

Tom Loughlin’s Signal Repurposes 22 Tons of Bay Bridge Steel Into Public Art

The Tacoma Narrows Bridge near Seattle was a late-1930s public works project that became a notorious engineering disaster. Nicknamed “Galloping Gertie,” the bridge began vibrating shortly after the roadbed was installed. It opened to vehicular traffic anyway, but the vibrations continued as the area’s natural winds matched the bridge’s own

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16 Sep 2019

Trump is Visiting the Bay Area Tomorrow. Are You Protesting?

On a previous visit Donald Trump made to the Bay Area, he was reduced to hopping a wall to scramble across Highway 101 in Burlingame, all to evade some protesters outside a hotel. He and his retinue weren’t playing real-life Frogger; those same protesters had blocked the freeway. But the

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