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  • CHAMBERLAIN: Regulate Big Tech To Protect Conservative Speech

    10/23/2020 12:53:06 PM PDT · by RandFan · 8 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Oct 23 | Will Chamberlain
    Itís rare that a debate in the world of conservative politics moves as quickly as the debate over Big Tech. Last year, when I proposed that we should understand social media platform access as a civil right, I received immense pushback from conservatives who were inclined to think we should let Facebook and Twitter do what they want, as private companies. Those voices have gotten much quieter. Thatís because of two basic phenomena. HOW THEY CENSOR First, Twitter and Facebook suppress popular conservative influencers and activists, preventing them from plying their trade. There are too many examples of this to...
  • Now Corruption Story Is About Joe, Not Hunter - How long can the media blackout continue?

    10/22/2020 3:25:40 PM PDT · by RandFan · 33 replies
    WSJ ^ | Oct 22 | WSJ
    Mr. Goodwin reports a statement from Tony Bobulinski, a Biden business associate. The statement attributed to Mr. Bobulinski appears to confirm that contrary to his denials, Joe Biden was involved with his son Hunterís business, and it was not a business in which a future president ought to be involved. The Bobulinski statement published by the Post reads in part: I am the CEO of Sinohawk Holdings which was a partnership between the Chinese operating through CEFC/Chairman Ye and the Biden family. I was brought into the company to be the CEO by James Gilliar and Hunter Biden. The reference...
  • 60 Minutes (Australia) goes after renowned investment advisor Peter Schiff

    10/22/2020 2:25:49 PM PDT · by RandFan · 16 replies
    Twitter ^ | Oct 22 | Peter Schiff
    @PeterSchiffPres. @realDonaldTrump got off easy with 60 Minutes. It's nothing compared to what 60 Minutes Australia did to me. I only wish I had my own recording to show the interview that actually took place, rather than the one they pretended took place. My Youtube response is later today. ----------------------------------------------- A lesson learned, perhaps? Apparently Schiff walked out on them when they accused him of money laundering etc. This is what it's based on.. Article from the NYT (19th Oct). Likely a hit job (i've not read it all yet). Chasing Illicit Money, Global Officials Circle a Puerto Rico FirmPeter...
  • What gadgets do you use at home that saves a lot of time?

    10/22/2020 8:15:34 AM PDT · by Jonty30 · 149 replies
    I have a breadmaker, a Zojirishi model. You just throw the ingredients and press the settings. It is that easy and and you can set a time for it to start, so you have fresh loaf for breakfast. I also use a Starfrit manual food processor. Very eash to clean and I think it's faster than an electric one. Especially for small meals.
  • Another Chromium browser for Linux? Microsoft Edge arrives in preview form, no love for Arm yet

    10/22/2020 7:25:57 AM PDT · by dayglored · 13 replies
    The Register ^ | Oct 21, 2020 | Richard Speed
    One question: Why Redmond, why? Ah, you need to meet developers wherever they are... Microsoft has delivered on its threat to inflict Chromium Edge on Linux. Completist tendencies aside, one would be forgiven for wondering, "Why?"Click to enlarge Edge on Linux had been lurking behind the bushes before its announcement at September's Build event. Indeed, Microsoft insiders had whispered to us that it had been running for a while, but booting it out of the door was not a top priority for the team. A good few months later and here we are: a Dev Channel version of Edge can...
  • Windows 10 October 2020 Update arrives: Nothing that will drop your jaw, but we've had enough of 2020's fun surprises anyway

    10/22/2020 7:15:58 AM PDT · by dayglored · 30 replies
    The Register ^ | Oct 21, 2020 | Richard Speed
    Steady as she goes for Microsoft as Edge turns up and Start gets a buffing Good news for Windows fans, the October 2020 Update is here, for some people at least, and the known issues list isn't as bad as the last one.After lurking in the beta and release preview channel of the Windows Insider program for what seemed like an age, the Windows 10 October 2020 (aka 20H2) has arrived, bringing with it Microsoft's new Chromium-based Edge browser and, frankly, precious little else.The glorified update follows the pattern established in 2019, where a major update hit during the spring,...
  • FBI: Lincoln Project Never Trumpers Peddled Iranian Disinformation Meant To Help Biden

    10/21/2020 7:59:07 PM PDT · by RandFan · 29 replies
    Federalist ^ | Oct 21 | By Kylee Zempel
    Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe and FBI Director Christopher Wray announced Wednesday that Iran and Russia are working to undermine the integrity of the 2020 election. ďWe would like to alert the public that we have identified that two foreign actors, Iran and Russia, have taken specific actions to influence public opinion relating to our elections,Ē Ratcliffe said during an evening press conference, following efforts by the intelligence and law enforcement communities to ensure the election is safe and secure. According to Ratcliffe, Iran and Russia got their hands on U.S. voter registration information, enabling the foreign adversaries to...
  • Two New Social Media/Video Sites

    10/21/2020 3:36:10 PM PDT · by ducttape45 · 13 replies
    10/21/2020 | PapaBear
    I wanted to share these two websites, one is a YouTube alternative and one is a Facebook alternative. RoxyTubeRoxycast These were created by the maker of the FB Purity extension/add-on that can be downloaded to help weed out the garbage that is in Facebook and also revert the website back to it's original format.
  • CRIMINAL Twitter Allows #TrumpChinaBankAccount Garbage Hit Piece to Trend But Biden Family Crack and Child Rape Scandal Is Missing?

    10/21/2020 10:22:07 AM PDT · by RandFan · 21 replies
    GatewayPundit ^ | Oct 21 | Jim Hoft
    On Tuesday night The New York Times quickly released their garbage hit piece on President Trump in an attempt to counter the Biden family crack cocaine and child rape scandal from taking over the airwaves. In the anti-Trump hit piece the NY Times claims ó through stolen tax information ó that President Trump paid $188,561 in taxes in China between 2013 and 2015. This made headlines at the New York Times while Hunter Bidenís $1.5 billion pay-for-play scandal with China is ignored. On Wednesday morning Twitter proved once again that they are a criminal organization. Twitter allowed the NY Times...
  • Rudy Giuliani files police report on purported Hunter Biden laptop, alleging child endangerment

    10/21/2020 5:09:55 AM PDT · by RandFan · 24 replies
    Just The News ^ | Oct 21 | John Solomon
    Rudy Giuliani, one of President Trump's private attorneys, has reported to Delaware police concerns that materials on a laptop purportedly tied to Hunter Biden contained evidence of possible child endangerment. Giuliani, a former U.S. attorney and New York City mayor, confirmed Tuesday night he went Monday to a local police department in Wilmington to report his concerns of children endangerment and sexual exploitation. Giuliani told Just the News that former New York Police Department commissioner Bernard Kerik joined him when he delivered photographs and text messages to the New Castle County Police Department. "I told them other details about what...
  • (Vanity) Look at the threatening spam mail a friend got...you're gonna LOVE this

    10/21/2020 3:41:35 AM PDT · by hoagy62 · 22 replies
    10/21/20 | Hoagy62
    A friend of mine got this via email yesterday. It reads as follows: "(Friend's Name) we are in possession of all your information (email, address, phone...everything). You are currently registered as a Democrat and we know this because we have gained access to the entire voting infrastructure. You will vote for Trump on Election day or we will come after you. Change your party affiliation Republican so we know you received our message and will comply. We know which candidate you voted for. I would take this seriously if I were you." Okay, a couple things...One, my friend who got...
  • Exclusive: Inside Source Alleges Underage Photos Found On Hunterís Laptop Were of a Member of The Biden Family

    10/20/2020 8:50:16 PM PDT · by RandFan · 36 replies
    Revolver News ^ | Oct 20 | Reolver
    Hunter Biden is facing accusations that his laptop includes numerous suggestive images of underage girls, Rudy Giuliani announced on Newsmax TV Tuesday night. Rudy Giuliani also broke the news that a text message between Hunter and Joe indicates potentially nefarious activity, including Facetiming naked, between Hunter and an unnamed 14-year-old girl. Giuliani said he had turned over evidence to Delaware State Police for possible investigation. Giuliani has not revealed any of the images, even in a censored form, and Revolver has not been able to confirm their existence. A source close to the matter, though, who claims to have seen...
  • Six Russian GRU Officers Charged in Connection with Worldwide Deployment of Destructive Malware and Other Disruptive Actions in Cyberspace

    10/20/2020 12:18:29 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 1 replies
    justice.gov ^ | October 19, 2020 | Department of Justice
    Defendants’ Malware Attacks Caused Nearly One Billion USD in Losses to Three Victims Alone; Also Sought to Disrupt the 2017 French Elections and the 2018 Winter Olympic Games On Oct. 15, 2020, a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh returned an indictment charging six computer hackers, all of whom were residents and nationals of the Russian Federation (Russia) and officers in Unit 74455 of the Russian Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU), a military intelligence agency of the General Staff of the Armed Forces. These GRU hackers and their co-conspirators engaged in computer intrusions and attacks intended to support Russian government efforts to...
  • What happened to the Drudge Report?

    10/20/2020 9:51:48 AM PDT · by RandFan · 4 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | Oct 20 | RandFan
    SO I went there for the first time in a while and it's like a Biden campaign site. Every link is pro-Biden or anti-Trump. There is even a main headline story claming Biden beats Trump on Twitter! LOL! Biden isn't even in control of that account its some moronic interns. I thought Drudge was meant to be a conservative? Well, he was for about 20 years and all of a sudden he is Democrat. I don't get it...
  • Boom: Trump administration files antitrust suit against Google

    10/20/2020 6:56:20 AM PDT · by RandFan · 35 replies
    The Verge ^ | Oct 20, 2020, 8:33am EDT | By Russell Brandom
    Attorney General William Barr is set to file suit against Google today for illegal monopolization of the search and ad markets, kicking off one of the largest antitrust cases in US history. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the case will focus on search and search-focused advertising, rather than the companyís broader targeted ad business. According to the Journalís sources, the Justice Department will allege that Google ďis maintaining its status as gatekeeper to the internet through an unlawful web of exclusionary and interlocking business agreements that shut out competitors.Ē Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen has announced a...
  • Software developers might be obsolete by 2030

    10/19/2020 8:49:54 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Towards Data Science ^ | 10/19/2020 | Rhea Moutafis
    In 1930, John Maynard Keynes predicted that weíd be having 15-hour workweeks by the end of the century. But by the time it was 2013, it was clear that the great economist had gotten something wrong.Welcome to the era of bullshit jobs, as anthropologist David Graeber coined it. Since the 1930s, whole new industries have sprung up, which donít necessarily add much value to our lives. Graeber would probably call most jobs in software development bullshit.I donít share Graeberís opinion, especially when it comes to software. But he does touch an interesting point: as more and more processes are automated,...
  • Candace Owens: I donít know who needs to hear this but... if you find yourself agreeing with the mainstream media, the millionaire celebrities, and the billionaire tech ownersó you are not a part of the ďresistanceĒ. Youíre a programmed sheep.

    10/19/2020 6:28:27 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 21 replies
    Twitter ^ | October 18, 2020 | Canadace Owens
    I donít know who needs to hear this but... if you find yourself agreeing with the mainstream media, the millionaire celebrities, and the billionaire tech ownersó you are not a part of the ďresistanceĒ. Youíre a programmed sheep.
  • New Yorker Suspends Jeffrey Toobin for Exposing Himself on Zoom

    10/19/2020 11:56:30 AM PDT · by RandFan · 17 replies
    VICE ^ | Oct 19 | Laura Wagner
    The New Yorker has suspended reporter Jeffrey Toobin. Sources tell VICE itís because he exposed himself during a Zoom call last week between members of the New Yorker and WNYC radio. Toobin said in a statement to Motherboard: ďI made an embarrassingly stupid mistake, believing I was off-camera. I apologize to my wife, family, friends and co-workers.Ē ďI believed I was not visible on Zoom. I thought no one on the Zoom call could see me. I thought I had muted the Zoom video,Ē he added. New Yorker spokesperson Natalie Raabe said: ďJeffrey Toobin has been suspended while we investigate...
  • Teachers Reportedly Demand High School Student Remove Trump Flag From Wall At Home

    10/19/2020 9:52:57 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 28 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/19/20 | MARLO SAFI
    A New Jersey high school student claims two teachers told him to remove a flag supporting President Donald Trump from his wall at home, calling the flag ‚Äúunacceptable,‚ÄĚ ABC 13 reported.¬† Anthony Ribeiro, a 17-year-old student at Toms River High School North in Toms River, New Jersey, wants an apology from the school after two teachers told him to remove the flag during¬†remote¬†classes, according to¬†ABC 13.‚ÄúHe said, ‚ÄėIf you‚Äôre not gonna take it down, it‚Äôs unacceptable, and I‚Äôm gonna have to ask you to leave the class for today.‚Äô At that point, I waved goodbye, and I was out of...
  • Wayne Allyn Root provides UPDATE on Hunters laptop

    10/19/2020 9:40:03 AM PDT · by RandFan · 80 replies
    Twitter ^ | Oct 19 | Wayne Allyn Root
    @RealWayneRootI just verified again. Spoke to high level source who watched Hunterís laptop. Thousands of filthy disgusting disgraceful images & videos of Hunter having sex w/young gals. ďSickeningĒ he said. But obviously while all looked young & many looked underage, no ages stamped on faces