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Hmm, that was $20 in the 18th century, or 20 × 321.25 grains of silver. So you may want to use silver instead? (Valued about $235 today)

Silver is well-known for having medical value, so I wonder if it would actually be safe to implant somewhere...

Note this is not intended as a very serious suggestion.

Obviously your rights are worth more than $20 (I would say depriving you of them *inherently* makes the case criminal in nature!).

And considering how CPS act illegally anyway, they'd probably disregard

(That being said, if there's a non-invasive and reversible-only-by-you way to do it, it can't hurt to prepare just in case and try it if CPS attempts to attack your family...)

I wonder if there's a way to explicitly tie $21 to your children.

Would one need to surgically implant a few paper bills? Can that be done without medical risk?

Is there a less-invasive approach? Maybe setting up a legal entity in the child's benefit or something?

According to US "Child Protective Services", you have no right to a trial by jury or to remain silent because they're removing your parental rights without filing criminal charges.

Note you have the right to a trial by jury for civil cases >$20.

Having issues with updating the Ubuntu PPA, and Gentoo's added some new hurdles to work through, so those are delayed for the moment.

Most notable new feature (for GUI users) is an error if you try to send to an address you've already paid before.

It can be overridden, but hopefully helps informed users avoid accidentally doing so, and explains the situation to new users who aren't aware it's a bad idea.

Ok Mastodon, HOW do I actually start a DM with someone???

@[email protected] Your employees and judiciary are breaking up families with an assumption of guilt and no evidence, much less proof. Uphold the constitution like you took an oath to, and put these kidnappers in jail!

cc @[email protected]

vaccine controversies 

"In addition to open sourcing the , @IBM is also contributing a newly developed softcore to the community. ...also...reference designs for and Open Memory Interface ()"

A right is something which you can legitimately defend with violence.

If you're unable to use violence, you effectively have no rights.

By nominating absolutely absurd candidates, the are sending Trump the message he can do whatever evil he wants (like red flag laws) and still win reelection.

The only way out of this race to the bottom is for BOTH parties to start nominating decent people.

“We've identified the 50 most important machines that we think it takes for modern life to exist...then we set out to create an open source, DIY, do it yourself version that anyone can build and maintain at a fraction of the cost.”

Despite their claims, @[email protected]'s hosted mining services are absolutely a centralisation risk, just like any other hosted mining.

If you're going to buy hosted mining anyway, pick a small-hashrate company to provide it, but don't fool yourself into thinking it's comparable to actually mining yourself.

(BetterHash only helps when you physically control the hardware.)

The can't just be repealed. It grants no rights, merely clarifies that the US government will not attempt to infringe on the _fundamental_human_right_ to keep and bear firearms. That right cannot be abolished or repealed by anyone. It exists no matter what any constitution says or doesn't say.

So, a friend of mine posited a theory, and it came from a far more overall high level view than even my thread on Twitter.

Now, as noted by others myriad times, our violent crime rate in the US is at a historic low from its peak in the early 90’s.

Shooting sprees weren’t common in the early 90’s.

Want to know what WAS at a peak in 1989 and has been on a big decline since? Serial killers, in number caught and their victim totals.

You are justified in shooting someone if necessary to stop their violation of your fundamental rights, such as if they are trying to steal/confiscate your firearms.

Just figured I should point this out again, since suspended me for saying so there.

When/if Twitter finally unsuspends me: Is there a good way to view Twitter content within Mastodon, and make replies to it etc without using Twitter's new crappy website?

Basically, treat as a non-standard federation (for my user alone, of course).

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