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No [Summa] Cum [Laude] Allowed

Okay, this isn’t news. But it is metaphorical. First, we have to mention that there is a scene in Apocalypse Now where Colonel Kurtz (Marlon Brando) complains that certain idiots in high places are punishing pilots for painting “fuck” on their airplanes, while ordering those same men in the same planes to drop napalm on…

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Youtube’s Vulnerable To Bigots

From the Oh Hell category… There’s a disturbing article over on Vanity Fair this week on why Youtube is particularly vulnerable to the hate-filled Right. Maya Kosoff, in Why the Right’s Dark-Web Trolls Are Taking Over YouTube, notes that Youtube (along with Twitter) is uniquely vulnerable to Nazis and Racists because it was basically set…

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