29 September 2023

Friday Links - 29 September

Commander Zero is first with a warning about fake products. Fake tourniquets

I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned it before, but if a price on a CAT-style tourniquet seems too good to be true, it probably is. And, unlike many other counterfeit products, getting caught with one of these and having it fail when you need it is, literally, a matter of life and death.

Ed Mosca at Granite Grok is up next with a blast of Truth. They Are Not Our “Fellow Americans” … They Hate America

As I have been saying for some time now, the Left and the Right have next to nothing in common. The debate, if you can call it that, is not about the means to the end, but about the ends. The Left wants a Police State … provided, of course, that they are the ones doing the policing. Of course, they don’t say that out loud … YET.

Tam at View from the Porch - Automotif CDXII...

Despite GM having made a bajillion of the things, you don't see a lot of second generation F-bodies out and about. Locally there are a couple three Pontiacs that roll by occasionally, and one elusive Z28, but that's about it.

Meep at Stump has a look at private equity and public pensions. Calpers Follow-up: Hedge Fund Exit and Private Equity Rise -- and a Look at an Ohio Lawsuit

The main reason the private equity managers and funds don’t want this stuff public is because it’s PRIVATE equity.

If they wanted to go into public asset management, with all the SEC disclosures and requirements that entails (with the dangers of those sorts of lawsuits), they would have structured their fees (and priced them) accordingly.

The Other McCain - Still ‘No Evidence’ of Biden Corruption?

This was after Biden had declared his 2020 campaign. Even as he was telling everybody he knew nothing about his son’s foreign business deals, hundreds of thousands of dollars from China were being wired to his home address.

Mike Rowe Better a Millstone Around Your Neck with Tim Ballard (Ep. 347)

According to Tim, 85,000 undocumented children have crossed the Mexican border and are currently unaccounted for in this country. He believes many of them were purchased by pedophiles and are currently enslaved.

Power Line - Footsteps gettin’ louder, cont’d

Yesterday the House Ways and Means Committee posted a press release headed “Bombshell: Ways and Means Releases New Documents Revealing Hunter Biden Selling Access to White House, Investigators Blocked from Pursuing Evidence Related to President Biden.” The newly released documents are accessible online here. The press release includes highlights from the newly released documents.

Pixy Misa at Ambient Irony - Daily News Stuff 28 September 2023: Five Is The New Four Edition

Is Russia in the room with us right now? Twitter is leading the disinformation race in the EU say the kind of people who use the term "disinformation" unironically. (The Register)

"Russia", they added. "Russia, Russia, Russia."

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