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  • Former Kentucky clerk [ Kim Davis] in gay marriage case must pay additional $260K ( on top of the $100,000 in damages she was ordered to pay)

    01/02/2024 9:47:22 PM PST · by daniel1212 · 95 replies
    THE HILL ^ | 01/02/24 | LAUREN SFORZA
    The former Kentucky clerk who refused to grant a gay couple a marriage license must pay an additional $260,104 to the couple, a federal judge ruled last week. David Ermold and David Moore sued former Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis in 2015 after she declined to issue the couple a marriage license because doing so would violate “God’s definition of marriage” and her religious beliefs as a Christian. The additional fees Davis must pay are on top of the $100,000 in damages she was ordered to pay Ermold and Moore in September after losing the lawsuit the couple brought. Davis’s...
  • Pentagon Investigating 'Critical Compromise' of Air Force Communications Systems

    07/30/2023 5:44:51 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 07/30/2023 | Rick Moran
    A Tennessee-based engineer is being investigated by the Pentagon for a “critical compromise” of communications across 17 Air Force facilities. The unnamed engineer, who hasn’t been formally charged, is alleged to have taken home more than $90,000 worth of government radio technologies and gained “unauthorized administrator access” to the Air Force’s Air Education and Training Command (AETC). The security breach comes just three months after a junior Air National Guardsman allegedly leaked a massive number of classified documents online. Jack Teixeira, although relatively low-ranking, used his top-secret security clearance to post hundreds of Ukraine war documents on the Russians and...
  • ‘Godfather of AI’ Speaks Out: AI Capable of Reason, May Seek Control

    07/01/2023 3:42:04 PM PDT · by george76 · 39 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | June 30, 2023 | Andrew Thornebrooke
    A leading mind in the development of artificial intelligence is warning that AI has developed a rudimentary capacity to reason and may seek to overthrow humanity. AI systems may develop the desire to seize control from humans as a way of accomplishing other preprogrammed goals, said Geoffrey Hinton, a professor of computer science at the University of Toronto. “I think we have to take the possibility seriously that if they get smarter than us, which seems quite likely, and they have goals of their own, which seems quite likely, they may well develop the goal of taking control,” Hinton said...
  • 'I know this because of my Nazi father': Arnold Schwarzenegger says he stands by comparison of January 6th Capitol riots to 1938 Kristallnacht attack on Jewish people because 'a lot of people in America today are being misled'

    06/18/2023 8:49:06 AM PDT · by kiryandil · 121 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 18, 2023 | Noa Halff
    Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined this week's episode of CNN's 'Who's Talking to Chris Wallace,' and defended his previous comparison of the January 6th Capitol riots to Kristallnacht violent attack on the Jewish people. Schwarzenegger, 73, made his original comments comparing the two events in a January 2021 video, when he issued a dramatic speech slamming Trump and comparing the MAGA January 6th riot to the Nazi takeover of his native Austria. CNN anchor Chris Wallace played a portion of his speech in the interview with Schwarzenegger on Friday before asking him whether he still stands by his original...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger convinced he could win the presidency – there's just one problem...

    06/17/2023 7:59:00 AM PDT · by Carriage Hill · 79 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6.17.2023 | Kyle Morris
    Actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says he believes it's a "no-brainer" he could win the presidency in 2024 — if he were able to run for election. Schwarzenegger, who was born in Austria and served as the Golden State's governor from 2003 to 2011, made the comments during a recent sit-down interview on Max and CNN’s "Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace?"
  • USAF Chief Says AI-Drone Killed Human Operator During Simulation Test: Report

    06/01/2023 5:05:46 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 55 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | Jun 1, 2023 | Brandon Drey
    The U.S. Air Force warned military units against heavy reliance on autonomous weapons systems last month after a simulated test conducted by the service branch using an AI-enabled drone killed its human operator.The Skynet-like incident was detailed by the USAF’s Chief of AI Test and Operations, Col. Tucker’ Cinco’ Hamilton, at the Future Combat Air and Space Capabilities Summit held in London between May 23 and 24, who said the drone that was tasked to destroy specific targets during the simulation turned on the operator after they became an obstacle to its mission. Hamilton pointed out the hazards of using...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger got a buzzy new job with no real function at Netflix, and he bulldozed a Mercedes Benz with his own tank to announce it

    05/23/2023 4:17:29 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 17 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 5/23/23 | Heuling Tan
    Arnold Schwarzenegger has a brand new job — and he announced it by running a massive military tank he owns over a Mercedes Benz parked in front of Netflix's California headquarters.
  • Leslie Arnold mystery solved: Man who died in Australia was enigmatic Nebraska fugitive

    When asked about his origin story, John Damon always told his family he was an orphan from Chicago. Which was true, in a way. In 1958, the 16-year-old Omaha boy indeed became an orphan — when he shot his parents to death. And nine years later, after he sawed through prison bars and escaped the Nebraska State Penitentiary, the fugitive did flee to Chicago to launch his new life. But back in those days, Damon was known by a different name: William Leslie Arnold.
  • Same DNA technique that reeled in Golden State Killer solved Leslie Arnold mystery

    05/01/2023 5:08:34 AM PDT · by Mean Daddy · 15 replies
    Omaha World Herald ^ | May 1, 2023 | Henry Cordes
    Deputy U.S. Marshal Matt Westover two years ago submitted a DNA profile to a public registry, the same one that many people use in their family genealogical research. But the Omaha law enforcement officer wasn’t looking for some long-lost relative — at least not his own. The DNA profile he submitted in 2020 came from the brother of William Leslie Arnold, the fugitive who killed his parents in Omaha in 1958, buried them in the backyard, nine years later escaped from the Nebraska Penitentiary and vanished without a trace.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger rebuked for filling LA pothole that was not a pothole

    04/12/2023 5:48:44 PM PDT · by kiryandil · 38 replies
    The Guardian via Yahoo! ^ | April 12, 2023 | Richard Luscombe
    t was not one of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s most prominent roles, but is proving to be disproportionately controversial. The Hollywood star and former California governor filmed himself filling in a troublesome pothole near his Los Angeles home, proffering it as an act of civic responsibility by an exasperated resident. But he was then told by the authorities it wasn’t officially a pothole at all. According to city officials, the “giant pothole” Schwarzenegger and a friend packed with quick-drying cement and topped with sand was actually an essential service trench for work being performed by a utility company in the Brentwood neighborhood....
  • Billionaire John Arnold's group sent millions to groups that backed 'defunding' police

    02/18/2023 6:27:08 PM PST · by Saije · 9 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/18/2023 | Gabe Kaminsky
    Left-wing advocacy groups that have supported the controversial "defund" police movement have received tens of millions of dollars from a Texas billionaire who has backed efforts across the United States to overhaul the criminal justice system, records show. John Arnold, a former Enron executive, has emerged as a major donor to organizations that have supported policies such as cashless bail that Republicans argue lead to crime spikes. Through his limited liability corporation, Arnold Ventures, the billionaire has steered $17.2 million to four organizations behind efforts and calls to strip law enforcement of crucial resources, according to records reviewed by the...
  • Comedian and Netflix star David A. Arnold dead at 54 By

    09/08/2022 4:29:29 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 19 replies ^ | 9/8/22 | NIKA SHAKHNAZAROVA
    Comedian and Netflix star David A. Arnold dead at 54 Comedian David A. Arnold, best known for headlining two Netflix comedy specials, died at the age of 54 on Wednesday. The stand-up funnyman, who was the showrunner of Nickelodeon’s “That Girl Lay Lay” and served as a producer on the “Fuller House” reboot, died “from natural causes” at his home, his family announced
  • Maria Shriver looks unrecognizable while visiting new home in Santa Monica

    08/25/2022 10:30:52 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 154 replies
    Page ^ | 8/25/2022 | Nicki Cox
    Maria Shriver looked unrecognizable while out and about over the weekend. The former first lady of California was photographed in Santa Monica, Calif., sporting a new look while seemingly going makeup-free. In photos obtained by Page Six exclusively, the 66-year-old headed to her car after stopping by the construction site where she is building a new home. While Shriver seemed to be in great spirits, her face looked different than it has in recent years. The niece of the late President John F. Kennedy kept things casual in black leggings, a purple T-shirt and a pair of gray sneakers. Shriver...
  • Statement on the Appointment of Arnold Schwarzenegger as Chairman of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

    03/27/2022 9:24:49 AM PDT · by DallasBiff · 34 replies
    The American Presidency Project ^ | January 22, 1990 | George H. W. Bush
    I am pleased to announce the appointment of Arnold Schwarzenegger as Chairman of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, and I challenge him to raise the consciousness of all Americans on the importance of good health through physical fitness. The physical health of all Americans must have a stronger commitment than an annual New Year's resolution. We now know that individuals can influence their health, fitness, and productive prime of life through the active pursuit of regular exercise programs. I have asked Arnold to chair the Council because I believe he is uniquely qualified to address and influence...
  • Allow Me, a Fellow Immigrant, to Terminate Schwarzenegger's Disgusting Attacking on Freedom

    08/22/2021 5:57:01 AM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | August 21, 2021 | Tawsif Anam
    Freedom is the reason why America is the greatest country on earth. Freedom is perhaps the biggest reason why immigrants come to the United States. And yet Arnold Schwarzenegger ... attacked freedom while pushing for masks and vaccines... As a freedom-loving immigrant and an American citizen, I found Schwarzenegger’s words to be condescending, hypocritical and hurtful. Freedom is bestowed by God and was enshrined in the United States Constitution by America’s Founding Fathers. No issue — public health or otherwise — must prevent law-abiding Americans from making decisions about their own lives. Freedom is the foundation of American society ......
  • Maskless Arnold Schwarzenegger chomps on cigar as he says calling people 'schmucks' over masks crossed a line

    08/14/2021 2:17:17 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/13/21 | Mariah Haas
    Arnold Schwarzenegger was seen stepping out on Friday in Beverly Hills, Calif., days after he called mask-averse Americans "schmucks" and said, "screw your freedom," to those seeking to terminate COVID-19 mandates. The former governor of California was spotted wearing a grey tee and black shorts paired with sunglasses and a cowboy hat. A maskless Schwarzenegger also chomped on a cigar for the outing where he hung out with friends and drove his custom Hummer throughout the city. Earlier this week, the "Terminator" franchise star, 74, made his case for people to shelve the argument that their "freedom" was more important...
  • Fact Check: Was Arnold Schwarzenegger's Dad a Nazi Sergeant?

    08/15/2021 3:40:36 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 36 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Aug12, 2021 | BY JACK BERESFORD
    Arnold Schwarzenegger has criticized anyone failing to follow the regulations designed to slow the spread of COVID-19 telling them "Screw your freedom." SNIP He said: "There is a virus here. It kills people, and the only way we prevent it is get vaccinated, get masks, do social distancing, washing your hands all the time and not just to think about, 'Well, my freedom is being kind of disturbed here.' No, screw your freedom." SNIP Alt-right political activist and senior editor at the conservative publication Human Events Jack Posobiec shared a link to the actor's comments tweeting: "Arnold Schwarzenegger's father was...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger Says Anyone Making California’s Mask Requirement Political Is an ‘Absolute Moron’ (agrees with Newsom)

    06/19/2020 12:22:05 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 19 2020 | DAVID NG
    Arnold Schwarzenegger is backing California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s order requiring all state residents to wear masks when outdoors or in public places. The Terminator actor and former California governor claimed that the science is “unanimous” and that anyone politicizing the issue is an “absolute moron.” “This is 100% the right move,” Schwarzenegger tweeted in reply to Gov. Newsom’s (D) order on Thursday “This will help us beat this terrible virus. The science is unanimous — if we all wear masks, we slow down the spread and can reopen safely. It’s not a political issue. Anyone making it a political issue...
  • California once had mobile hospitals and a ventilator stockpile

    03/28/2020 7:40:56 PM PDT · by Biser · 25 replies
    They were ready to roll whenever disaster struck California: three 200-bed mobile hospitals that could be deployed to the scene of a crisis on flatbed trucks and provide advanced medical care to the injured and sick within 72 hours. Each hospital would be the size of a football field, with a surgery ward, intensive care unit and X-ray equipment. Medical response teams would also have access to a massive stockpile of emergency supplies: 50 million N95 respirators, 2,400 portable ventilators and kits to set up 21,000 additional patient beds wherever they were needed. In 2006, citing the threat of avian...
  • Kitten Arnold Disturbing sleep his brothers and sisters. Soo Funny (Cuteness overload)

    03/24/2020 7:01:15 PM PDT · by fieldmarshaldj · 42 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3/9/2020 | Teddy Kittens
    8 ludicrously adorable British Shorthair kittens with one troublemaker brother, "Arnold", disturbing his 7 siblings sleep. 5 minutes, 18 seconds