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  • I’ll never bring my phone on an international flight again. Neither should you.

    02/22/2017 9:07:21 AM PST · by bryan999 · 32 replies
    A few months ago I wrote about how you can encrypt your entire life in less than an hour. Well, all the security in the world can’t save you if someone has physical possession of your phone or laptop, and can intimidate you into giving up your password. And a few weeks ago, that’s precisely what happened to a US citizen returning home from abroad. On January 30th, Sidd Bikkannavar, a US-born scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory flew back to Houston, Texas from Santiago, Chile. On his way through the airport, Customs and Border Patrol agents pulled him aside....
  • CoverGirl’s Cover Boy Accused of Racism Following Fear of Ebola Tweet

    02/17/2017 6:29:35 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    MRC TV ^ | February 17, 2017 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    CoverGirl’s prized cover boy is under fire after tweeting that he's afraid to go to Africa for fear of contracting Ebola. Teen makeup artist James Charles became the darling of the internet and the press after CoverGirl announced their gender-stereotype-busting “first male CoverGirl” in October. Now Charles is under fire for his alleged “anti-blackness.” On Thursday, Affinity Magazine reported Charles tweeted that he was afraid of getting Ebola from traveling to Africa:
  • IT Services Giant Accenture Plans U.S. Hiring Spree (15,000+ jobs)

    02/17/2017 4:30:32 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Fortune ^ | February 17, 2017 | Reuters
    Accenture said on Friday it would create 15,000 jobs in the United States, as IT services firms brace for a more protectionist U.S. technology visa program under President Donald Trump. The company is domiciled in Dublin, Ireland, but a majority of its more than 380,000 employees are in India. IT services companies came under the spotlight after Trump said that his administration would focus on creating more jobs for U.S. workers, who had been affected by the outsourcing of jobs abroad. Major IT service companies, particularly those based in India, use H-1B visas to fly engineers to the United States...
  • Did Donald Trump Use Artificial Intelligence to Win the Election?

    02/16/2017 6:00:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Hacker Noon ^ | February 16, 2017 | Trent Lapinski
    According to Scout.ai, a publication of journalists, professors, and science fiction authors, the answer is a resounding YES. It is even possible that Donald Trump used data analytics to determine which cities, and states to visit, as well as commanded his own personal botnet army that outnumbered Hillary Clinton’s 5 to 1. Naturally, I was skeptical of everything this article claims, I even slept on this story before hitting publish. I’ve since looked into their claims and they appear to be telling the truth about the technology and people involved. What is unknown is the extent and success of what...
  • VANITY-Recommendations for Online Backup Company

    02/16/2017 4:58:49 AM PST · by AbolishCSEU · 21 replies
    In light of the anti "grab your wallet" campaign, I need advise on an online backup company.
  • Renowned international intelligence gatherer Moby claims to have insider information on Trump

    02/14/2017 8:51:55 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    National Post ^ | February 14, 2017 | Sadaf Ahsan
    No one ever expected a reality TV star would one day be the president of the United States. No one ever expected a reality TV star would one day be the president of the United States. No one ever expected a reality TV star would one day be the president of the United States. When it comes to considering the unlikely, maybe it’s best to keep telling yourself this. I mean, is there any other way to explain how the one man with top secret information on President Donald Trump and his ties with Russia could be none other than...
  • Solution to Trump’s H1B visa restrictions is to shift from outsourcing towards ‘nearshoring’

    02/14/2017 6:10:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Sociable ^ | February 14, 2017 | Alejandro Vasquez, VP of Business Development at PSL Software in Colombia.
    For decades, H1B visas have been one of the cornerstones of the traditional IT outsourcing business model. In many ways, the possibility of legally sending workers to the US has allowed Indian firms to offer an enticing service: the client gets to work face to face with less expensive engineers that are authorized to temporarily work in the US, yet can also leverage a much larger team of offshore talent that is orchestrated by the on-site, visa-holding resources. The proposition is hard to beat: not only is it inexpensive, but the model can help solve time-zone issues thanks to a...
  • How You Can Help Discover a New Planet From Your Couch

    02/14/2017 5:49:48 PM PST · by PROCON · 15 replies
    comettv.com ^ | Feb. 14, 2017 | KIERAN DICKSON
    The hunt for potentially habitable planets outside of our solar system is one of the most exciting frontiers of science, and you can become a part of it without ever having to leave the comfort of your own home. This week, MIT and Carnegie Science Institute released a huge dataset containing close to 61,000 measurements of over 1600 stars. These measurements contain data that could potentially identify thousands of new exoplanets, many of which might be Earth-like in their nature. Unfortunately, the MIT and Carnegie Institute team simply doesn’t have the capacity to trawl through all of this information,...
  • The first recipient of SoftBank's $100 billion start-up fund plans to build 3 satellites per day

    02/10/2017 5:01:27 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    CNBC ^ | February 10, 2017 | Harriet Taylor
    Internet satellite company OneWeb — the poster child for SoftBank 's pledge to President Donald Trump to invest billions of dollars in the U.S. — will open a "high volume" factory that will build three satellites per day, CEO Greg Wyler told "Squawk Alley" on Friday. The factory will be on NASA property in Florida, and start operating this year, Wyler said. SoftBank said in December that it would invest $1 billion in OneWeb, taking a 40 percent stake. With that investment, Wyler said the company would create 3,000 new high-tech, highly skilled manufacturing and engineering jobs. At its new...
  • Conservatism is the NEW Counter-Culture ~ Language Advisory

    02/09/2017 7:29:20 PM PST · by GraceG · 7 replies
    Paul Joseph Watson discusses how the left is the new puritanical class and how they are driving away the newest generation. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avb8cwOgVQ8
  • "I am going to eradicate the inbound Windows Support scam"

    02/09/2017 9:01:22 AM PST · by Rebelbase · 46 replies
    Jolly Rodger Telephone dot Com ^ | 2/7/17 | Jolly Roger
    Some guy has developed a phone bot that will call the Indian scamming "Windows Support" phone numbers that appear on the "You're computer has been infected, call this number" virus screens than we have all seen at one time or another.The call is automated with a pre-recorded "Hello.........can you hear me.......yes......uh-huh....yes.....un-huh......yes.....Hold on a sec, there's someone at the door.......Sorry, I got distracted, can you start over again....yes.....un-huh....", etc. He claims he was able to call one center 300 times and the center phone was eventually disconnected. Voice recordings of the calls at the link.
  • Printed human body parts could soon be available for transplant

    02/09/2017 12:43:50 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Economist ^ | January 28, 2017
    EVERY year about 120,000 organs, mostly kidneys, are transplanted from one human being to another. Sometimes the donor is a living volunteer. Usually, though, he or she is the victim of an accident, stroke, heart attack or similar sudden event that has terminated the life of an otherwise healthy individual. But a lack of suitable donors, particularly as cars get safer and first-aid becomes more effective, means the supply of such organs is limited. Many people therefore die waiting for a transplant. That has led researchers to study the question of how to build organs from scratch. One promising approach...
  • Intel tells Trump it will spend $7 billion to open idle factory in Arizona (3,000 jobs)

    02/08/2017 12:14:21 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | February 8, 2017 | Mike Rogoway
    Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich used a surprise Oval Office appearance Wednesday to announce a $7 billion investment in an Arizona factory that has sat empty since construction wrapped up three years ago. The chipmaker said the factory, called Fab 42, will employ 3,000 when it opens in 2020 or 2021 - nearly a decade behind schedule. The news suggests Intel is making progress in deploying a new production technology, called extreme ultraviolet (EUV), which will enable smaller features on its microprocessors....
  • EPIC BERNIE VS. TED CRUZ LIVESTREAM! (With Crowder and Friends)

    02/08/2017 10:24:06 AM PST · by GraceG · 8 replies
    Language Warning: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbdW0HRkaO8 Crowder and the gang get pretty sauced with their drinking game.
  • ‘President Trump can usher in true Ram Rajya … Americans are smarter than so-called liberal pundits’

    02/07/2017 11:03:24 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Times of India ^ | February 8, 2017 | Rohit E. David, special correspondent
    Shalabh Kumar, founder of the Republican Hindu Coalition, has been a strong defender of US President Donald Trump’s policies. He spoke to Rohit E. David about the controversy on the travel ban to US for citizens from seven countries, Indian fears over H-1B visas and whether Pakistan should be part of the travel ban list: There has been legal pushback on the travel ban by the Trump administration. Why do you defend this policy? It is a great move to protect the lives of US citizens. Radical Islamic terrorists have declared a war on the civilised world. There are many...
  • Avert Your Eyes: Women’s March Organizers Plan a Women’s Strike

    02/07/2017 10:33:25 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 33 replies
    MRC TV ^ | February 6, 2017 | Brittany M. Hughes
    The shrieking banshees behind the vagina-spangled Women’s March have decided that parading through the streets of D.C. covered in cardboard genitalia just isn’t enough – we need a strike. The Women’s March tweeted out Monday morning a call for a women’s strike: [captured tweet about women's strike] It’s not clear what all the “strike” would entail, and there wasn’t an attached date so the rest of us can plan our celebrations accordingly. Or plan to pour bleach in our eyes, depending on the abundance of anatomical signage and furry armpits. The march and the future strike are just two examples...
  • 'We have nothing to lose but our chains,' #BlackLivesMatter organizer speaks in Iowa City

    02/07/2017 2:50:33 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    The Cedar Rapids Gazette ^ | February 6, 2017 | Vanessa Miller
    IOWA CITY — Her lip quivering, Patrisse Cullors’ heart sank. It was 2013, and she was in a motel room on a website, waiting for the news of George Zimmerman’s verdict. Guilty, or not guilty, in the killing of Trayvon Martin — a black 17-year-old who was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer while on his way home from buying candy at a convenience store. “Not guilty, and they say not guilty, and they continue to say not guilty until they say, ‘not guilty of all charges,’” Cullors, 32, of Los Angeles, recalled for a packed audience of hundreds...
  • Sorry, media: Trump has already won his war with you

    02/06/2017 11:16:24 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 23 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/06/17 | Dan Calabrese
    Because no president will ever again play by your rules Joe Scarborough tried last week to warn Donald Trump that there’s no way Trump can win a war with the media. The media will always have a bigger megaphone, Scarborough insisted, and if nothing else they can outlast and outtalk any president. This has been conventional media wisdom for decades. And it’s wrong. Trump has already won his war with the media, no matter how his presidency goes. Even if his presidency goes badly and he’s constantly under siege by the media - to the point where his approval ratings...
  • J.K. Rowling’s Twitter feud with Trump supporters is so bad she’s now fighting some of her fans

    02/04/2017 4:15:36 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 70 replies
    The Washington Post's Morning Mix ^ | February 3, 2017 | Travis M. Andrews
    If there’s any doubt left that we live in divisive political times, know this: Some fans of Harry Potter are burning their copies of the books to protest author J.K. Rowling’s views of the U.S. president. And she’s fighting back on Twitter, insulting those very fans. That’s right, one of the most beloved series of books in modern history has now become a political prop. Is nothing safe? (TWEETS-AT-LINK) Rowling has been vocal about her feelings concerning President Trump for some time. She has mostly used Trump’s favorite platform, Twitter, to share her criticisms....
  • VIDEO: Throttling Theory (How Twitter Censors Users)

    02/04/2017 2:15:04 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | February 4, 2017 | Mister Metokur
    (Strong Language Alert) VIDEO
  • Time for the Trump administration to start Googling—Google!

    02/02/2017 10:23:40 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/02/17 | Judi McLeod
    Steve Bannon and Kellyanne Conway, isn't it high time you started Googling---Google?! Before allowing the world’s biggest search engine, now active in the progressive left manufactured ‘Stealth Revolution’, cart blanche in the White House, the record should be set straight on the ever-meddling omnipresent, Google and its parent company, Alphabet. Setting the record straight means forcing Google to take full ownership of its role in the 2016 presidential election: Google ran Hillary Clinton’s election—and despite all bragging, not only failed—but failed abysmally.
  • Tech Companies Throwing in with Progressive Left to rid the world of Trump

    02/01/2017 8:30:11 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 23 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/1/17 | Judi McLeod
    Lost to the tech world is that some the 63 million people who voted for Trump see his immigration ban as an attempt to keep America safe WARNING:The Internet world’s top tech companies have thrown in with the progressive left in trying to drag the President Donald Trump administration into the life-sucking quicksand of their cesspool. While Hollywood and entertainment celebrities hold public attention with their daily rants and screams of outrage, the battle to rid the world of Trump and turn it back to the absolute control of the progressive left has opened the way for a new battle...
  • At PAX South, gamers gather to protest Trump

    01/31/2017 1:21:11 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Ars Technica ^ | January 31, 2017 | Kyle Orland
    It was Saturday night, and Trin Garritano was on vacation at PAX South, an annual San Antonio gathering where thousands had come together to celebrate everything associated with games and the wild and wonderful culture surrounding them. She should have been happy and relaxed, but she wasn't. "I was just sitting in my hotel room with my friend Maya, getting angrier and angrier watching the news," she said. The news, of course, was focused on President Trump, and especially on his recent executive order to largely bar people from seven muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. Garritano, who described...
  • NFL reporter fired for 'unprofessional' anti-Trump tweet as politics invades sports

    01/31/2017 11:48:56 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | January 31, 2017 | Rob Tornoe
    On Saturday, NFL reporter Bart Hubbuch lost his job at the New York Post. On Monday night, he revealed why. Hubbuch said he was fired from the Post, where he worked as a sports reporter since 2007, for a tweet comparing President Trump’s inauguration to the terrorist attacks on 9/11 and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor....
  • The Vetting Process - From Legitimate Tool to Impossible Dream

    01/30/2017 12:54:51 PM PST · by jfd1776 · 12 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | January 30, 2017 A.D. | John F Di Leo
    In recent weeks, there has been a lot of talk about “vetting” people coming in from the Middle East. In fact, however, it’s a much broader issue than that: it’s a need to vet people who come into the USA from anywhere. While any risk can theoretically originate anywhere, statistically, each region has different primary risks. From some countries, it’s a human trafficking and prostitution risk; from others, it’s a drug trade and organized crime risk. But of course the one most in the news is the terrorism risk, which originates primarily in muslim-majority countries (like the middle east) and...
  • Scientists Can Now 3D Print Transplantable Skin

    01/29/2017 6:51:11 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Wall Street Pit ^ | January 29, 2017
    Today we can print human skin. Soon we may be able to print human organs. A new item has just been added to the list of things that can be 3D printed: human skin. This is what researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) in Spain have recently demonstrated. With a 3D printer that uses special ink composed of human cells, they were able to create human skin that looks and behaves like real skin — with a dermis and an epidermis, able to produce collagen and react like real skin does to tests done. This artificially created...
  • American TV abroad

    01/29/2017 3:51:42 PM PST · by JosephW · 39 replies
    Vanity | Self
    Have moved to Australia and my wife is going crazy as she misses her favorite shows. Hulu, much of Netflix, PlayStation Vue and many other viewing options are region locked and won't work. Looking for advice and reasonable price where necessary. At the point of paying someone who has an extensive cable package to install a sling box on an additional cable box. Thanks in advance.
  • VIDEO: FACEBOOK IS DONE! THIS NEW APP JUST KILLED CENSORSHIP AND RESTORED FREEDOM TO MILLIONS!

    01/27/2017 12:29:55 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 11 replies
    YouTube ^ | January 26, 2017 | The Next News Network
    The manufactured threat of fake news and the constant changes to Facebook and Twitter algorithms has, as I predicted, forced the free markets to fight back. A new app has blazed onto the scene with the ability to restore your ability to post without fear of reprisal from reckless algorithms dictating what you should see and share. It is Called the Candid App and they asked me to to give it a look. So I did… and I have to tell you I am hooked. VIDEO
  • A fake fake news checker

    01/26/2017 4:55:15 AM PST · by tekrat · 1 replies
    #Disinfo Review ^ | 1/25/2017
    A case of double bluff – this was the conclusion Swedish internet users reached after a Swedish website presenting itself as the next in a series of websites devoted to checking facts and challenging disinformation turned out to be doing the contrary of what it claimed – not checking but reinforcing disinformation. As we have reported, awareness of the disinformation problem is growing both globally, via e.g. the First Draft News project and self-help initiatives, and locally in many EU Member States, e.g. France, Denmark and Sweden, where e.g. theViralgranskaran project now counts more than 70,000 followers in Facebook.
  • Alibaba’s One-Million-Job Initiative: A Sign of China’s Economic Slowdown?

    01/25/2017 9:32:28 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    Yibada ^ | January 25, 2017 | Manny Salvacion
    Earlier this month, Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma made a promise to create one million jobs in the U.S. during a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. Michael Evans, Alibaba president, said that the template for this effort is Alibaba's dealings with 10 million small businesses in China. The idea is to link small businesses in the U.S. with Chinese online buyers. "We understand the power of connecting small businesses to consumers--in this case, new consumers for their products--and the leverage that gives the small business to hire more people," Evans said. "For the next five years, it's going...
  • Google, Take Down Your #KILLALLMEN YouTube

    01/25/2017 2:20:44 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    CANADA FREE PRESS ^ | 01/25/17 | Judi McLeod
    Remove the Jenny McDermott call for death and kill off from the worldwide ‘Net the #KILLALLMEN meme today before someone acts on her evil words The buck for the #KILLALLMEN Internet video stops at Google, owner of YouTube. Self-described “Secular Humanist”, “trans loving Feminist”, “YouTube Vlogger”, “Animal Lover”, “Socialism Fan”. “BlackLivesMatter supporter”, 33-year-old Jenny McDermott, reportedly a native of San Diego, openly calls for the death of male babies and men on the Internet.
  • Founder Of World Star Hip Hop Website "Q" Dies At Age 43 Of Heart Attack!

    01/25/2017 1:17:20 PM PST · by Morgana · 12 replies
    TNN RAW 2 ^ | January 24, 2017 | TOMMY SOTOMAYOR
    Founder Of World Star Hip Hop Website "Q" Dies At Age 43 Of Heart Attack! (Tommy's commentary on the death of Q)
  • The SNL Writer Suspended For Her Barron Trump Tweet Just Got Offered A New Job

    01/24/2017 5:35:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Good Magazine ^ | January 24, 2017 | Penn Collins
    Normally when a comedy writer creates a viral tweet, it’s a small success. But that certainly wasn’t the case on Friday when Katie Rich fired off a quickly-deleted tweet that didn’t just divide people among political lines – it seemed to split the world of comedy as well. Amid the ceremony and chatter taking place during Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Saturday Night Live writer tweeted....
  • FCC’s Pai Offers Plan for Gigabit Internet Speeds in Rural America

    01/24/2017 4:39:56 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Inside Sources ^ | September 13, 2016 | Giuseppe Macri
    Federal Communications Commissioner Ajit Pai dropped his agenda Tuesday to speed up deployment and delivery of broadband internet in America’s typically underserved rural areas, laying out a plan to encourage gigabit speeds in some of the poorest parts of the country. The Republican commissioner outlined the major tenets of his plan during a speech at The Brandery, a Cincinnati-based startup accelerator, where he called for more center-right, market-based approaches than those typically sought by the FCC’s three-Democrat majority, including tax incentives for internet service providers (ISPs), entrepreneurs and a streamlined regulatory permitting process for wireless and broadband infrastructure. “The concept...
  • How data geeks could enable mass deportation

    01/23/2017 4:03:51 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Japan Times ^ | January 23, 2017 | Elaine Ou, Bloomberg
    <p>SAN FRANCISCO – Silicon Valley tech workers are worried that Palantir Technologies, a company co-founded by Donald Trump adviser Peter Thiel, could end up helping the president-elect crack down on immigrants based on their race, religion or national origin. They should also recognize the role that they — and the companies they work for — have played in making such a scenario possible.</p>
  • Trump’s inauguration broke live video streaming records

    01/23/2017 2:12:17 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Tech Crunch ^ | January 23, 2017 | Sarah Perez
    Though some cried while others cheered, both sides tuned into to watch President Trump’s inauguration in sizable numbers – record-breaking numbers, in fact. The event has broken new ground, becoming the largest, single live news event that content delivery network Akamai has ever hosted, the company says, following an analysis of its live video data. According to Akamai, live video streaming of the inauguration peaked at 8.7 Tbps at 12:04 ET during the opening of President Trump’s speech, up from 7.9 Tbps at the start of the inaugural oath. This surpassed the previous record of 7.5 Tbps, which was achieved...
  • Free Republic Errors Now When Using Brave Browser

    01/22/2017 4:35:58 PM PST · by stayathomemom · 28 replies
    Me | 1 22 2017 | Me
    Since Free Republic has come back online, I can no longer access it using the Brave browser. The page loads, but as soon as my sidebar appears, the page errors and I get this message: The HTTP response body is transferred with Chunked-Encoding, but the terminating zero-length chunk was never sent when the connection is closed. Has anyone else experienced this and have a solution or an explanation?
  • VANITY-Cordcutter Advice on Roku 3

    01/22/2017 7:27:17 AM PST · by AbolishCSEU · 72 replies
    Looking for advice on finally ditching very expensive Direct TV with hundreds of channels I DON'T watch.
  • Tech Mahindra to hire more local people in US, says CEO CP Gurnani (India on the Trump train?)

    01/18/2017 3:54:30 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Financial Express ^ | January 18, 2017 | Staff
    Tech Mahindra will continue to invest in hiring more and more local people in the US as part of its efforts to augment competitiveness across locations, CEO CP Gurnani told a TV news channel on Wednesday. “Tech Mahindra is very conscious that not only the US, but the world is about localisation now,” Gurnani said in an interview to ET Now on the sidelines of the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos. “Local skills have to be upgraded so that the products continue to be getting delivered,” he said. He was responding to queries on concerns about the US President-elect...
  • Computer Shopper Magazine (Blast from the past)

    01/18/2017 2:54:47 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 58 replies
    Google images ^ | 1.5 days before an error is ended | Rebelbase
    My brain stumbled back to the old days. Remember these? Countless hours going through the pages trying to find the best deal. And stacks of the things taking up space on the desk!
  • SAP to create 10,000 jobs in US, pending Trump tariff policies

    01/17/2017 5:53:44 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    CNBC ^ | January 17, 2017 | Karen Gilchrist, Digital Reporter
    Multinational software giant SAP SE has called on the incoming Trump administration to rethink any punitive tariffs and tax policies as it sets out to create 10,000 new jobs in the U.S. over the next year. The firm, which currently serves 25 industries across 190 countries, aims to significantly boost its business in the U.S. over the coming 13 months, chief executive Bill McDermott told CNBC's Squawk Box at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. However, he said that he was worried that added taxes and tariffs could be "problematic" for these goals. "We obviously don't want to get...
  • The Internet wants to give Chelsea Manning a hug

    01/15/2017 3:35:14 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | January 15, 2017 | Evan Greer, internationally touring queer singer/songwriter, parent, and activist
    Chelsea Manning saw injustice and stood up for what’s right. Now, she’s serving a 35 year sentence in an all-male military prison. She’s been systematically abused by the U.S. government, held in conditions that the UN considers to be torture, and has attempted suicide twice during her 7 years behind bars. But now there’s hope. NBC reports that she is on President Obama’s “short list” for commutation. The news has sparked a groundswell of support for Chelsea online. Hundreds of thousands of people have already taken action to support her, but now the message is simpler than ever. But now...
  • Fake Scandal Fails to Take Down Trump [semi-satire]

    01/15/2017 10:24:07 AM PST · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 15 Jan 2017 | John Semmens
    A bogus dossier alleging that Donald Trump paid Russian prostitutes to urinate on a hotel bed in Moscow has not had the impact that Trump’s enemies had hoped. The scheme hatched by CNN came unraveled when the Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper denied that the salacious document was prepared by any member of the U.S. Intelligence Community. Despite the lack of any evidence to support the mystery dossier’s claims, CNN went public with “news of” the “existence” of such a report hoping to insinuate enough dirt to damage the incoming administration while preserving its “journalistic integrity” by not actually...
  • 150,000 more TWITTER followers needed to reach 20,000,000 {RealDonaldTrump} [UPDATE: 100k]

    01/15/2017 3:18:49 AM PST · by Oz8509338511 · 32 replies
    Twitter: RealDonaldTrump ^ | RealDonaldTrump
    Twitter.com/RealDonaldTrump
  • 150,000 followers short of 20,000,000 (RealDonaldTrump)

    01/14/2017 1:56:42 PM PST · by Oz8509338511 · 26 replies
    Http://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump
  • DOJ Inspector General to Probe FBI [semi-satire]

    01/13/2017 6:15:33 PM PST · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 15 Jan 2017 | John Semmens
    Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz announced "an in-depth probe of the strange pre-election day behavior of FBI Director James Comey. Despite the Attorney General's clear wishes that there be no investigation or prosecution of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Comey, who is subordinate to the AG, took it upon himself to issue a public statement announcing a reopening of such an investigation barely a week before the election. This insubordination had the effect of undermining Mrs. Clinton's campaign." "Everyone thought the message had gotten through to Comey when the FBI was denied subpoena powers to compel testimony,"...
  • DOJ Inspector General to Investigate FBI’s Handling of Email Scandal

    01/13/2017 6:03:40 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/13/17 | ANDREW BENJAMIN
    Justice Department and all other Federal agencies must be purged of all political appointees - and their appointees. That, President Trump, is what Draining the Swamp really means! NY POST: “In a startling move, the Justice Department announced Thursday that it is looking into how the FBI handled the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server and whether FBI Director James Comey violated procedures by discussing the bureau’s findings before the presidential election.
  • Ex-Ambassador Sir Andrew Wood admits HE was diplomat who discussed Trump blackmail with McCain...

    01/13/2017 5:50:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    Finance Fastly ^ | January 13, 2017
    A previous British minister to Moscow has uncovered that he talked about corrupt affirmations against Donald Trump with one of the President Elect's most despised adversaries - who later took the notorious 'grimy dossier' to the leader of the FBI. The archive, which has opened up a profound discretionary emergency, was conveyed to FBI boss James Comey by Republican John McCain. Presently Sir Andrew Wood - British envoy to Moscow in the vicinity of 1995 and 2000 - has affirmed he met McCain, a blunt pundit of the President Elect, at a security meeting in Canada in November. The two...
  • Donald Trump declares Hillary Clinton ‘guilty as hell’ on Twitter

    01/13/2017 5:26:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    Nine News Australia ^ | January 14, 2017 | Staff
    US President-elect Donald Trump has reprised his election campaign attacks on Hillary Clinton, declaring her "guilty as hell" on social media and deriding her supporters' criticism of how the FBI handled an investigation into her emails. The US Justice Department announced yesterday it would investigate an FBI decision to launch an inquiry into Mrs Clinton's emails shortly before the November 8 election, a move she has blamed as a factor in her defeat. Mr Trump took to Twitter overnight to assert Mrs Clinton should have “never been allowed to run” for President of the United States....
  • Trump news conference sets worldwide social media afire

    01/11/2017 11:30:12 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 11, 2017 | Melissa Fares
    In his first news conference since the Nov. 8 election, President-elect Donald Trump set social media ablaze on Wednesday with remarks including harsh criticism of the press and a defense of his goal to improve ties with Russia. The session, held in the lobby of his Trump Tower headquarters in Manhattan, featured a number of viral moments, like an exchange with a reporter whom Trump accused of peddling "fake news." "I'm not going to give you a question," Trump told the journalist from CNN, which reported on Tuesday that the Republican president-elect had been briefed by U.S. intelligence agencies about...