Fuck it, let's see a freedom-loving state with a republican governor steal some J&J doses from other states and administer them to willing participants. If you're gonna be a contrarian jackass, you might as well save a few lives once in a while
Calling this an "abundance of caution" is fucking ridiculous when ~10 people will die of this disease in Minnesota *today*. This is alarmist ass-covering that will make the task of convincing the vaccine-skeptical that much harder: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/MNMDH/bulletins/2cca46c
Not campaigning today for reasons that would require a cw to describe, so I made some art, commissioned by @t54r4n1
Fingers crossed, but I believe I have successfully set the modem into bridge mode during this scheduled maintenance window
Question about gender and pronouns
Hi I have what's probably a very beginner-level question about pronouns, feel free to tell me off if this is dumb or insensitive
When folks use a mix of pronouns in their bio like [they/he], [him/her], [she/they], should I assume that the first one listed is preferred? Or that either pronoun-type is equally valid? Or something else?
Covid in MN
Quote from the article:
'His caveat is if hospitals become overrun, officials will take “appropriate steps necessary.” '
What if, and hear me out here, we took appropriate steps necessary to stop the horrible virus anyway? Even *before* we're at the brink of widespread death and illness
Covid in MN
Something about this just keeps bugging me. We should be trying to minimize sickness and harm, not managing our open ICU beds as tokens to be spent.
Really feels like Walz wants to do the minimum to prevent hospital system collapse, other consequences be damned
Shout out to this dude on TikTok who showcases cool houses that are made illegal by parking requirements, and other excellent YIMBY content: https://www.tiktok.com/@jake_gotta/video/6935554496592448773?lang=en&is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1
He's in Los Angeles, but someone should absolutely do this in Minneapolis and other places
mitra fucking Gets It https://www.pollenmidwest.org/stories/wtf-just-happened-to-us/
I like riding bikes and writing code and playing roller derby and doing nice things for people
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