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News That Rounds the Earth - March 20, 2021
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These RTE news briefs are designed to help our readers understand the news that would otherwise gaslight or distract each of you from paying attention to the slow motion collapse of the dollar and focusing on what you can do to prepare your family.
Jurors in Texas awarded 0.015% of Apple's collective value over infringement of seven patents to a patent licensing firm. While most people (or companies for that matter) would be crushed under the weight of such a judgment for the price of inventing something useful, it's unclear if anyone at Apple will notice.
Movie theaters position themselves for reopening between waves of pandemic panic porn. Though it is unclear if the movie writers have much left after the political theater many of us think they've been working on between scripts.
In a moment many of us used to fool ourselves into appreciating, Rutgers notched its first March Madness win in 38 years. The sensational effort by some guards, forwards, and centers was witnessed by a crowd that was small enough to be invisible in media photos, mostly packed in behind the benches for convenient live television shots.
Federally-funded gender reassignment surgery is now a thing for military personnel and veterans. Apparently the six-figure expense is in the public interest, somehow. Some people on twitter are probably fighting over this right this minute primarily because they neither understand that Bitcoin is way more interesting, and the CCP's genocide of Uyghurs in Xinjiang a way bigger deal.
Time Magazine: Want to know how to get through the pandemic? Ask a naval submarine officer or Antarctic researcher or somebody with the rare innate psychological makeup that makes them not go crazy in isolation. Because that's helpful, yeah. Oh, you don't like that? You must be lazy or ungrateful. Careful or we'll cut off your access to ivermectin that you had to research eight telemedicine lines to find.
After a year of pandemic, @IvanEhlers (twitter) still has a sense of humor. He aims to be the last who does before they take over.
The debate over whether or not Bitcoin is money seemed to be settled this week when the Visa CEO said it looks like cryptocurrency is going to be mainstream.
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