Gina Haspel became CIA director in May, with 6 supposed Democrats confirming her.
Only today, months later, and after serious effort, have [the records of the torture she oversaw been released](https://nsarchive.gwu.edu/briefing-book/foia-intelligence-torture-archive/2018-08-10/gina-haspel-cia-torture-cables-declassified). The details are **sickening** and she runs the CIA.… https://ascraeus.org/micro/1533900674
Started Reading The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter, by Theodora Goss 📚 … https://ascraeus.org/micro/1532027027
Theresa May's "government" wins the vote on the Customs Union by Six Votes
Sinn Féin hold Seven Seats, but refuse to turn up at Westminster because something something.
They prefer to watch the Good Friday Agreement burn.
[The Guardian](https://www.theguardian.com/politics/blog/live/2018/jul/17/brexit-trade-bill-vote-referendum-result-branded-dodgier-than-ever-after-vote-leave-found-to… https://ascraeus.org/micro/1531850054
I know, weather, not climate - but this is properly worrying. Record temperatures set in practially the entire Northern Hemisphere of the planet. [Red-hot planet](https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2018/07/03/hot-planet-all-time-heat-records-have-been-set-all-over-the-world-in-last-week/)… https://ascraeus.org/micro/1530649705
How often does this need to be said: calling the trump immigrant facilities “concentration camps” does not dismiss the Shoah. The nazis started using Camps in 1934, long before the first Extermination Camps in 1941.… https://ascraeus.org/micro/1529774574
Anyone Who Says The Media Ignored Obama's Border Crisis Is Wrong… https://ascraeus.org/link/anyone-who-says-the-media-ignored-obama-s-border-crisis-is-wrong
If your reaction to children being forcibly separated from their parents and held in camps is to laugh about it "triggering the snowflake liberals", then you are a worthless cur, and should probably reconsider your life choices.… https://ascraeus.org/micro/1529181370
Tor's Free Book of the Month Club really came through for me this month: V.E. Scwab's _A Darker Shade of Magic_. Wonderful 📚… https://ascraeus.org/micro/1529058021
Sometimes I feel like I'm from another planet
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