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Utter Tyranny: Irish Boy Arrested, Locked Up Inside Hospital, For Having His Epilepsy Treated Naturally Reader 07/08/2018 (Sun) 13:09:22 Id: 71e314 [Preview] No. 10803 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
An autistic boy with epilepsy, has effectively been placed “under hospital arrest” in Northern Ireland because authorities will not allow him to be treated with cannabis oil at home, according to his mother.

Twelve year old Billy Caldwell was suffering with up to 100 seizures a day before starting the cannabis oil treatment.

After spending three weeks at London’s Chelsea and Westminster Hospital to treat his life-threatening condition, Billy returned to Northern Ireland this week, where it was expected that his medication could be administered at his home in Castlederg.

RT reports: https://archive.fo/8yyP4

The Northern Ireland Health Department on Thursday granted a temporary license for cannabis oil – which Billy relies to control his epileptic seizures – but on the sole condition he is administered the drug in a Belfast hospital.

Billy lives in Co Tyrone, which is a two-hour journey away from the Belfast. As the 12-year-old needs a dose of the drug twice a day, it means he has to endure a four-hour round trip every day.

His mother, Charlotte Caldwell, said: “Billy has effectively been placed under hospital arrest. The Department of Health in Northern Ireland has refused to release Billy’s meds, which have to stay at or near a hospital in Belfast, for the duration of Billy’s treatment, which is basically for the rest of his life – or until somebody sees sense.

“This is completely at odds with the view of the Chelsea and Westminster hospital, which said he could go home, and the Home Office, which recommended he did,” she said, according to The Guardian.

Billy had not suffered any seizures for almost a year after starting the cannabis oil treatment. However he ran out of supplies in June and the Home Office banned his GP from proscribing more. His mother travelled to Canada to stock up on the plant-based drug, but on arrival at Heathrow airport in June, the supply was confiscated from her.

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Reader 07/08/2018 (Sun) 13:12:36 Id: 71e314 [Preview] No.10804 del
For God sake, if cannabis oil actually helps treat epilepsy then it should be allowed to be prescribed for that reason and the kid and parent should be left alone. What is the problem with these brickheaded control freak bureaucrats today? Its as if they want people to live in misery.



'Smart' TVs Are Still Spying On Mindless Consumers Reader 07/05/2018 (Thu) 16:03:40 Id: 36f643 [Preview] No. 10723 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
The growing concern over online data and user privacy has been focused on tech giants like Facebook and devices like smartphones. But people’s data is also increasingly being vacuumed right out of their living rooms via their televisions, sometimes without their knowledge.

In recent years, data companies have harnessed new technology to immediately identify what people are watching on internet-connected TVs, then using that information to send targeted advertisements to other devices in their homes. Marketers, forever hungry to get their products in front of the people most likely to buy them, have eagerly embraced such practices. But the companies watching what people watch have also faced scrutiny from regulators and privacy advocates over how transparent they are being with users.

Samba TV is one of the bigger companies that track viewer information to make personalized show recommendations. The company said it collected viewing data from 13.5 million smart TVs in the United States, and it has raised $40 million in venture funding from investors including Time Warner Cable, cable operator Liberty Global and billionaire Mark Cuban.

Samba TV has struck deals with roughly a dozen TV brands — including Sony, Sharp, TCL and Philips — to intall its spyware on certain sets. When people set up their TVs, a screen urges them to enable a service called Samba Interactive TV, saying it recommends shows and provides special offers “by cleverly recognizing onscreen content.” But the screen, which contains the enable button, does not detail how much information Samba TV collects to make those recommendations.

Once enabled, Samba TV can track nearly everything that appears on the TV on a second-by-second basis, essentially reading pixels to identify network shows and ads, as well as programs on Netflix and HBO and even video games played on the TV. Samba TV has even offered advertisers the ability to base their targeting on whether people watch conservative or liberal media outlets and which party’s presidential debate they watched.

The big draw for advertisers — which have included Citi and JetBlue in the past, and now Expedia — is that Samba TV can also identify other devices in the home that share the TV’s internet connection.

https://archive.fo/OeqHS
https://www.wral.com/how-smart-tvs-in-millions-of-u-s-homes-track-more-than-what-s-on-tonight/17675939/


Reader 07/05/2018 (Thu) 16:10:04 Id: 36f643 [Preview] No.10724 del
One option is to buy an older TV set without it being hooked up directly to your internet and without the cameras. I bough myself an older plasma TV without the camera or mic and its not connected to cable or the internet at all. I only use it to watch movies or old TV shows from my DVD player. Its still great quality much like newer TVs but without the means to be used for spying.


Reader 07/05/2018 (Thu) 18:24:32 Id: 5185f0 [Preview] No.10739 del
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Joke's on them. The only reason I own a television is because I have it connected to my desktop PC. I choose what to watch and from where. Cable and ZOG programming sitcoms, also Netflix, can kiss my ass with their Hollywood propaganda and "don't breed with your own" multi-agenda sitcoms. You may be thinking, "but I can differentiate and scorn what I want." Perhaps. What happens when you have impressionable children? My mother's a boomer who lost her mind to the point she shrieks "IT'S THE PATRIARCHY!" over the phone. Not enough time for television growing up, as the family unit has long since been disrupted and she supported us working long hours. Now that she's retired, television indoctrination has set in. It helped me realize how the masses are controlled. Why Democracy couldn't work, until these thought control agendas are removed from TV programming.


Reader 07/05/2018 (Thu) 18:37:38 Id: 36f643 [Preview] No.10740 del
>>10739
I can't stand new shows either, total indoctrination and Marxist brainwashing just like most new movies. I'll admit I like older sitcoms like The Andy Griffith Show, The Untouchables and Cheers and have DVDs of those shows to watch. But anything 20 years or newer I can't stand watching. TV got bad during the early 90s and became unwatchable for me even back then. I was one of the original cable-cutters before there was ever a big cable cutting movement.


Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 21:31:57 Id: f0b963 [Preview] No.10799 del
>>10740
I stopped watching TV at 2008 around the height of the great depression. How can anyone still watch TV knowing that TV can deprive people of good wealth.


Reader 07/08/2018 (Sun) 01:00:23 Id: 20cc76 [Preview] No.10800 del
>>10799
Yep, and the fact is you can find almost any semi-popular sitcom being shared on P2P or BT networks. So whats the point buying expensive service, subjecting yourself to mindless consumerist commercials and propaganda when you can simply download and rip DVDs of any show you want? There are very very few new shows I actually like and the ones that I do (such as Breaking Bad or Better Call Saul) I heard about from other people and downloaded them off the internet. The same goes for movies really, I only buy classic oldies that I really like and the rest of them I'll find off the internet and rip them to DVD just today I downloaded the Dirty Harry movie series to watch.



Good! Syrian Government Takes Back Chunk of Syrian Border From CIA-Mossad ISIS Plants Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 15:07:17 Id: 72ff1e [Preview] No. 10789 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Government forces have retaken a large chunk of the Syrian-Jordanian border, including the Nasib border crossing, from militants over the last few days.

While some sources say that most of militant groups operating in southern Syria have already accepted an initial reconciliation agreement with the Damascus government, the situation in the area still remains tense because a radical part of the militants, led by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, still contributes efforts to undermine the deal.

https://archive.fo/qJWz7
https://southfront.org/in-maps-government-forces-retake-large-chunk-of-syrian-jordanian-border/

Middle East analysts are appropriately noting, "Rebels played Russian roulette, and lost" after Syrian Army ground forces accompanied by overwhelming Russian airstrikes in Syria's contested southwest region have collapsed anti-government lines with rapid speed.

Early Friday a major strategic victory was announced as government forces took the Nassib border crossing after recapturing a string of over 8 border outposts in Daraa province.

The Nassib crossing is among Syria's most important and busiest international border crossings, and sits along the Damascus-Amman international highway. Prior to the war it was a main artery for Syrian exports to GCC countries.

Opposition leaders have confirmed the crossing will now be controlled by Syrian government and Jordanian authorities for the first time after the FSA flag long flew over the outpost since anti-Assad militants captured it in 2015.

SW #Syria rebels have lost the Nassib crossing on #Syrian / #Jordanian border. Nassib was heart of dispute between rebels and #Damascus before #Assad gov't/ #Russia launched this campaign. It's gone, as is most of east #Deraa countryside. Rebels played Russian roulette, and lost.

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Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 15:09:17 Id: 72ff1e [Preview] No.10790 del
For those that still don't know whats going on, here is ALL you need to know:

RELATED:
(1) https://archive.fo/UALWy (Syrian CrISIS & European Destabilization Project)
(2) https://archive.fo/eO0u6 (Syrian CrISIS: The Busted Bad Actors)
(3) https://archive.fo/Odppj (Can't Mossad The Assad / Bad Actors Lose)
(4) https://archive.fo/uexrL (Cleanup / Bad Actor Exposure)
(5) https://archive.fo/YK5hX (Mainstream Media Forced To Expose Bad Actors)
(6) https://archive.fo/cdqZr (Blowback: Good Actors Now In Full Control)
(7) https://archive.fo/JXAsT (Cleanup / More Bad Actor Exposure)
(8) https://archive.fo/NrvHu (Declassified CIA Report Reveals Plan To Destabilize Syria)
(9) https://archive.fo/aWA7e (James Mattis Admits No Evidence Assad Used Chemical Weapons!)
(10) https://archive.fo/o4Xtl (US Continues War Mongering Buffoonery)
(11) https://archive.fo/EzL5u (Russia Providing Humanitarian Aid To Syria)
(12) https://archive.fo/PFvis (US/Israel Deploying Warships To Strike Syria Before Next False Flag)
(13) https://archive.fo/49bb8 (Syrian Forces Intercept Truckload Of Weapons & Ammo En-Route To Terrorists)
(14) https://archive.fo/By7rD (Neo-con Zionists Thwart Troop Pullout of Syria)

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Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 18:34:36 Id: c64a14 [Preview] No.10794 del
When Syria is liberated they should start building a border wall right away.


Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 21:23:16 Id: 71ff01 [Preview] No.10798 del
>>10794
Heavily. Plus coastal forts, anti-aircraft, and missile defense.



Turns Out Alt-right White Supremacist Leader Is A Defense Contractor With A Security Clearance Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 16:25:59 Id: a65067 [Preview] No. 10792 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
All part of the cultural Marxist subversion tactics! Imagine my shock!

There likely isn’t such a thing as a “typical” violent white extremist in America in 2018. Still, Michael Miselis — a University of California, Los Angeles doctoral student with a U.S. government security clearance to work on sensitive research for a prominent defense contractor — makes for a pretty unusual case.

For months, ProPublica and Frontline have been working to identify the white supremacists at the center of violent demonstrations across the country, including the infamous Unite the Right rally last August in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Rise Above Movement, a Southern California group that expresses contempt for Muslims, Jews, and immigrants, became a focus of that effort. ProPublica and Frontline were able to quickly identify a number of the group’s leaders, and find evidence that put them in the middle of violence in Charlottesville and Berkeley, California, among other places.

But one seeming member of RAM was harder to nail down. In video shot in Charlottesville, a bearded, husky man is seen in a red Make America Great Again hat with his hands wrapped in tape that came in handy for the brawling that occurred that day. During one encounter, the unidentified man in the red hat pushed an African-American protester to the ground and began pounding on him, video of the episode shows; moments later, a known RAM member choked and bloodied a pair of female counterprotesters. The possible RAM member also had turned up in video shot during hours of combat at a Trump rally in Berkeley, as well. Wearing protective goggles to ward off pepper spray, the man fought alongside RAM members, wrestling one protester to the ground and punching others.

Ultimately, ProPublica and Frontline determined the man in the violent footage was Miselis, a 29-year-old pursuing a Ph.D. in UCLA’s aerospace engineering program. Miselis was identified using video footage and social media posts, and reporters confirmed his identity in an encounter with him outside his home. In interviews, a number of California law enforcement officials said Miselis was a member of RAM.

In addition to his scholarly pursuits, Miselis works as a systems engineer for Northrop Grumman, the giant defense contractor with a plant in Redondo Beach, California.

When approached by ProPublica and Frontline in front of his home in Lawndale, a small city south of Los Angeles, Miselis said he “didn’t know anything” about what happened in Charlottesville.

Several current and former employees at Northrop Grumman told ProPublica and Frontline that Miselis has received a security clearance to work in a computer modeling and simulation group within Northrop’s aerospace division. Such security clearances are typically issued in a two-step process. The federal Office of Personnel Management conducts an investigation into the individual. The agency’s findings are then forwarded to a special unit within the Department of Defense, which makes the final determination on whether the person should receive a clearance, a status that often allows the person access to classified or otherwise sensitive information concerning national security.

Public affairs officers at the Defense Department declined to comment about Miselis and his security clearance. The federal personnel management office referred questions regarding Miselis to Northrop Grumman.

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Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 16:34:53 Id: a65067 [Preview] No.10793 del
I was suspicious from day one, ever notice whenever these "alt-right" people show up so does AntiFA? Coincidence? I highly doubt it. Great trap and snare operations, much like the FBI's COINTELPRO... don't fall for it folks. Stay home, stay armed and stay safe.


Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 21:20:59 Id: b48ea0 [Preview] No.10797 del
Fun facts: Frederick Eckstein was Sigmund Freud's assistant and Bertha Eckstein was an early pioneer of that grand man-hating ideology known as feminism. /pol/ was never shocked about the Alt-Right kikes' gaslight



Employment Records Expose Stark Reality: Old People Are Keeping The US Economy Alive Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 19:46:22 Id: d241b6 [Preview] No. 10795 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
RELATED: >>>/news/10791

As we saw with Friday's jobs report, the booming US economy has continued to draw in workers from "the sidelines" - ie people who weren't actively looking for work and were considered to be "out" of the workforce - as the participation rate has ticked higher in recent months (though it remains well below its pre-crisis levels). Still, economists have been largely unable to explain how wages have remained stagnant in a supposedly "tight" labor market. But a recent story in the Washington Post might hold a few clues...

According to Census data analyzed by WaPo, the number of Americans aged 85 and older who are still working has risen to record highs in recent years.

Meanwhile, the number of workers between the ages of 18 and 30 who are out of the workforce hasn't been this high since the 1970s, before large numbers of women entered the workforce.

At last count, there were 255,000 Americans aged 85 and older who had been working or looking for work in the past 12 months. That's approximately 4.4% of Americans that age - up from 2.6% in 2006. Indeed, it appears Ruth Bader Ginsburg (85) and Warren Buffett (87) are not alone.

Overall, 255,000 Americans, 85-years-old and over, were working over the past 12 months. That's 4.4 percent of Americans that age, up from 2.6 percent in 2006, before the recession. It's the highest number on record.

They're doing all sorts of jobs - crossing guards, farmers and ranchers, even truckers, as my colleague Heather Long revealed in a front-page story last week. Indeed, there are between 1,000 and 3,000 U.S. truckers age 85 or older, based on 2016 Census Bureau figures. Their ranks have roughly doubled since the Great Recession.

America's aging workforce has defined the post-Great Recession labor market. Baby boomers and their parents are working longer as life expectancies grow, retirement plans shrink, education levels rise and work becomes less physically demanding. Labor Department figures show that at every year of age above 55, U.S. residents are working or looking for work at the highest rates on record.

The oldest workers in the workforce, many of whom have been forced out of retirement for financial reasons, have clustered in 26 of the 455 occupations tracked by the Census Bureau data.

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Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 19:51:47 Id: d241b6 [Preview] No.10796 del
I assume most of the older folks had pensions that were drained. This is really sad. The younger generation is going to be hit and in shell shock as us boomers begin to die off, if thats not already beginning to happen. Do college graduates even know how to farm, ranch, manufacture, mine, refine, fix or produce anything of necessity? If not they are in a world of trouble.



Despite Trade War, Wages and Jobs In American Industry Are Actually Growing Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 15:48:49 Id: 698b4a [Preview] No. 10791 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
When President Trump on the first day of March said that the U.S. would impose a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a ten percent tariff on imported aluminum, many economists predicted that this spelled trouble for the industries that rely on steel and aluminum for their products.

The Trump administration postponed imposing the tariffs on Canada, the European Union, and Mexico until June 1, saying it wanted more time to try to negotiate agreements that might have allowed these countries to win exemptions from the tariffs. But none of those trading partners reached a deal with the U.S. by the deadline. The tariffs were imposed when the calendar flipped to June.

Yet there are few signs that the tariffs are having a negative effect on America’s metal using industries. In fact, American businesses that make the most use of metals are adding jobs at a rate that is four times as fast as the broader economy, according to data from the Department of Labor.

The fabricated metals sector–where workers transform metal into intermediate or end products other than machinery, computers and electronics, and metal furniture–added jobs in March, April, May and June. Over that period, employment in fabricated metals grew by one percent, compared with just a quarter of a percentage point growth in the broader economy. In June alone, fabricated metals added 7,000 jobs.

Machinery manufacturing added jobs in each of the four months since the announcement, including 5,000 in June. Employment in the sector grew by a whopping 1.7 percent.

Transportation manufacturing, the sector that includes automakers and aerospace, added jobs in March, April, and June. During the period it grew by 15,000 jobs, or 0.9 percent.

It is possible that the businesses hiring these workers are feeling their profits squeezed by tariffs. But the workers in these industries are seeing job opportunities grow rapidly.

Wages for the workers are rising as well. The hourly wage for non-supervisory workers in machinery manufacturing and fabricated metals rose by around 0.8 percent between March and June, an annualized rate of 2.4 percent. Wages in transportation rose 0.7 percent, for an annualized gain of 2.1 percent.

https://archive.fo/EbtQK

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Highest Ranking Catholic Archbishop Found Guilty Of Pedophile Abuse Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 14:50:51 Id: 88ae46 [Preview] No. 10785 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
The highest ranking Catholic official ever convicted of crimes against children has been sentenced to 12 months in prison for covering up “decades” of sexual abuse of young altar boys by a pedophile ring of priests.

Archbishop Philip Wilson was sentenced to a year in prison, after he was found guilty in Australia of covering up decades of sexual abuse including the rape of two altar boys by a pedophile priest, Jim Fletcher, in the 1970s. Fletcher, who was found guilty of nine counts of child sexual abuse, died of a stroke in prison in 2016 while he was serving an eight-year sentence.

https://www.rt.com/news/431588-archbishop-sentenced-abuse-coverup/

Archbishop Philip Wilson said he thought it was his duty to protect the image of the church, not the innocence of the children.

On Tuesday, Magistrate Robert Stone of denounced “the decades of abuse and its concealment” and said Wilson, who is 67-years-old, must serve at least six months in prison before he is eligible to apply for parole.

Magistrate Stone said Archbishop Wilson failed to report pedophile priests who were raping and abusing young children because he “wanted to protect the church and its image” rather than protect the innocent young lives being destroyed at the hands of the network of powerful pedophile clergy.

However Pope Francis has refused to defrock or denounce Archbishop Wilson, while insisting the convicted child sex offender will return to his duties after his prison term, providing he prays to God for forgiveness.

The Archbishop’s prison sentence was welcomed by some of the survivors of abuse by pedophile priests, who believe this case will be a precedent for other abusers in the Church ranks to be punished.

“We are making progress at cutting this cancer out of the Catholic Church. A few years ago nobody would have believed you if you said Archbishops would be sent to jail. They are too powerful. But they are not above the law any longer. Nobody is above the law.”

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Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 14:51:26 Id: 88ae46 [Preview] No.10786 del
>>10785
Over the past few years, representatives of the Vatican have been accused and caught molesting children, and ties to large pedophilia rings have been discovered. The Vatican has had to spend billions of dollars settling and dealing with pedophilia cases — this is no longer a secret.

Unfortunately, what many people still do not know is that many of these children are used in ‘Satanic type rituals.’ The Vatican claims to be following the word of God, but multiple insiders have recently come forth, denouncing Pope Francis as a false prophet, and speaking about the widespread practice of black magic and Satanism inside the Vatican.

In the view of the public, the Vatican and its many representatives from all over the world represent a force of love and peace, but according to Malachi Martin, an Irish Catholic priest who was Professor of Palaeography at the Vatican’s Pontifical Biblical Institute until recently, this vision of love and peace is at odds with what really happens behind the scenes.

Father Alfred Joseph Kunz was a Catholic priest who was found with his throat slit in his Roman Catholic church in Dane, Wisconsin, after launching an investigation into Satanic pedophilia and child abuse within the clergy. A close friend of Malachi Martin, Father Kunz felt his life was in danger in the weeks before his murder — and he was right.

Kunz’s friend, Abbot Ryan St. Anne Scott felt Kunz’s murder was related to Kunz’s investigation of sexual abuse scandals in the diocese, but investigators never arrested anybody for the crime, despite admitting they had a suspect who has been kept under “constant surveillance” since Father Kunz’s murder.

https://archive.fo/dui51


Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 14:53:22 Id: 88ae46 [Preview] No.10787 del
>ONE YEAR FOR RAPING CHILDREN

This makes me so pissed, he gets a slap on the wrist for a seriously horrific offense like this, just because he's rich and well-connected.


Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 14:57:20 Id: 88ae46 [Preview] No.10788 del
Its OK to embrace the love of Jesus and pray, but people need to stop going to the corrupted churches and donating to this blasphemous establishment. The Vatican is the UN-holy See. I'm a Christian myself but I stopped going to these corrupted Churches a while back ago with all the pedo scandals were going around in the 90s.



Good! Wisconsin Supreme Court Sides With Conservative Professor In Landmark Free-Speech Case Reader 07/06/2018 (Fri) 14:55:05 Id: da76e5 [Preview] No. 10775 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
In a landmark decision that will help protect conservative groups and professors against liberal repression on college campuses, the Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled that Marquette University shouldn't have fired conservative professor John McAdams for writing a blog post criticizing a student instructor's decision to shut down discussion about opposition to gay marriage, per the Associated Press.

The ruling contends that Marquette, a Catholic University, violated its contract with McAdams guaranteeing academic freedom. The court also declared that McAdams should be immediately reinstated. McAdams sued Marquette in 2016 alleging that he lost his job for exercising his freedom of speech. The case has been sent back to the Milwaukee County Circuit Court so that damages, including back pay, can be awarded to McAdams, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

"The undisputed facts show that the University breached its contract with Dr. McAdams when it suspended him for engaging in activity protected by the contract's guarantee of academic freedom," said the opinion written by Justice Daniel Kelly.

The case could set a new precedent for academic freedom at a time when universities have been widely criticized for suppressing conservative thought and even going so far as to ban "controversial" conservative speakers from campus, for fear that leftist groups might instigate a riot.

McAdam's attorney praised the ruling as a victory for free speech.

"The Wisconsin Supreme Court has struck a major blow in favor of free speech," said McAdams' attorney, Rick Esenberg, of the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty.

"Make no mistake about it, this is a major day for freedom," Esenberg said. "It is our sincere hope that Marquette University appreciates and learns from this episode and takes care to guard free speech on campus."

Since the beginning, the only thing McAdams wanted to do was "teach students without having to compromise his principles," Esenberg said. "Yet Marquette refused to honor its promises of academic freedom and now, thanks to the Supreme Court, he will be able to teach again."

https://archive.fo/GgDrc

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Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 13:44:18 Id: a7aa77 [Preview] No.10784 del
The day they start kicking out professors for not going along with political correctness and waving a Marxist banner is the day you know for a FACT the nation is under communist subversion.

Parents should keep their kids out of these expensive hellholes, and encourage them go to trade schools to learn actual handy skills instead.



Newly Leaked Chinese Military Doctrine Outlines Plan To Subjugate The Untited States Reader 07/06/2018 (Fri) 16:03:51 Id: e473c3 [Preview] No. 10776 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
BE PREPARED: >>>/endtimes/7

China’s military reforms have been revealed by leaked internal documents, which indicate Beijing intends to expand its military might offshore so that the country will be allowed to “manage a crisis, contain a conflict, win a war” and overtake the United States in military strength.

The leaked documents were published by the Central Military Commission in February for the purpose of spreading President Xi Jinping’s “thought on strengthening the armed forces”.

If the reforms go ahead, they will lead to heightened tensions with China’s neighbouring countries, including Japan, in the East and South China Seas and the US.

The documents read: “As we open up and expand our national interests beyond borders, we desperately need a comprehensive protection of our own security around the globe.”

The report adds a military expansion will allow China to “more effectively create a situation, manage a crisis, contain a conflict, win a war, defend the expansion of our country’s strategic interests in an all-round fashion and realise the goals set by the party and Chairman Xi”.

It also makes clear from the start that the People’s Liberation Army is in line with the “core” leader Xi Jinping and agrees and adheres to his thought on socialism for a new era.

According to Newsweek, the authors argue a “strong military might is important for a country to grow from being big to being strong,” indicating that the US, Russia and Japan are the example of it.

The document gives particular importance to avoiding the Thucydides Trap, which is when a rising power comes into conflict with a more established enemy.

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Reader 07/06/2018 (Fri) 21:23:22 Id: cfd4b8 [Preview] No.10777 del
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Again, for clarity: Kikes have China. They're focusing wealth east as the USD begins to lose traction. There have been many threads on the latter. China may very well be their favored method of deploying foot-soldiers to destroy one of the many nations they hate.


Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 13:40:45 Id: 02d5eb [Preview] No.10783 del
>>10777
Yah the de-dollarization movement is long past the point of being stopped. I used to keep track of all the older articles but I lost track and patience. The US really fucked up fighting endless wars for ZOG and printing its own currency into oblivion AFTER we outsourced all our industry to countries like China. No stopping the wrecking ball coming our way, might as well be prepared for the worst.



Democrats In FEC Desire To Censor Free Speech On The Internet Reader 07/06/2018 (Fri) 21:31:07 Id: 130054 [Preview] No. 10779 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) recently held two days of hearings on proposed internet regulations. While the hysterical media has ginned up a new “red scare,” the FEC’s proposals will do nothing to stop bad actors, but will undermine our First Amendment rights to online political speech.

The FEC used the hearings, at which I testified, to consider different approaches — some more restrictive than others — to “improve” disclaimers for online political advertising. Yet FEC regulations already require political action committees (PACs) and other online spenders to use disclaimers where they can, or to click through to fully-disclaimed pages if they can’t. PACs are also required to disclose all of their expenditures monthly or quarterly, and file special reports whenever spending more than modestly to support or oppose candidates.

Existing regulations are clear and comprehensive. The law isn’t the so-called problem being addressed here, though; it’s all that persnickety speech outside the political establishment.

The FEC’s Democrats, most notably Vice Chairwoman Ellen Weintraub, condemn advertising “paid for by Russia or other foreign countries,” urging Congress to “regulate political spending on the internet.” But that’s silly: The law already forbade those bad actors in the first place.

Bad actors won’t comply with the law — because they’re bad actors. For the political elites, who can afford to hire campaign finance lawyers and well-paid vendors, the FEC’s proposals will at most be a nuisance as they continue delivering their messages online.

Regulating the internet will only overburden everyone else who would seek to comply with the law, or simply stay silent. The left’s quick-trigger response is as aggressively anti-First Amendment as they are to the Second Amendment, and every bit as pointless. Echoing anti-gun activists, anti-speech liberals attempt to punish lawful activity they dislike with rules that won’t stop unlawful activity.

If political advertisers violate the regulations on the books, they should be pursued and punished. But the left’s vision of a less free internet is little more than ill-considered, knee-jerk reaction to Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential bid.

The resonance of President Trump’s candidacy and eventual victory led Congress and federal agencies to take a heightened interest in Facebook advertising and other forms of truly open, online speech through which the Trump message flourished. Following the 2016 election, Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) warned against political ads “that would drive interest toward stories or groups” to “sow chaos and drive division in our country.” In other words, ideas he doesn’t like.

Left-leaning journalists, meanwhile, continue to suggest “fake news” on social media elected President Trump. As NPR reporter Danielle Kurtzleben put it, “Many purveyors of fake news aimed to help Trump win, and lo and behold, Trump won.” In other words, ideas they don’t approve of.

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Reader 07/06/2018 (Fri) 21:31:35 Id: 130054 [Preview] No.10780 del
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Are we really supposed to believe that $10,000 and 100 ads felled the billion-dollar Clinton machine — the epitome of political establishment? Or, could it be Americans simply rejected an out-of-touch liberal they didn’t like and couldn’t trust?

To enact broader internet regulations because of the Democratic party’s sour grapes is the definition of foolishness. Anti-speech Democrats and their establishment enablers assume Americans are mindless simpletons, bought off by the wealthiest candidates and most expensive ad buys.

Have we so quickly forgotten the debacle of Jeb Bush? Or Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)? Or even Clinton herself? Along with Mitt Romney, these were the candidates with the largest super PACs in U.S. history — and they all lost.

President Trump cruised to primary victory after victory running almost no ads. He won the White House after being substantially outspent in the general election.

The bottom line is this: It’s up to Americans to decide which ideas to support or oppose. Political advertising only brings them more ideas to consider — and broadens the parameters of our political debates.

This is especially true online, where debates are at their most robust. Stifling them with red tape is un-American.

Keep free speech on the internet free from Big Government.

https://archive.fo/7deUE
http://thehill.com/opinion/technology/395595-free-speech-means-a-free-internet-even-if-democrats-dont-like-it

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Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 03:01:25 Id: 940ffb [Preview] No.10781 del
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>Keep free speech on the internet free from Big Government.

The real problem is Big Corporation, not Big Government at this point.


Reader 07/07/2018 (Sat) 13:36:31 Id: 050500 [Preview] No.10782 del
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True, for now. But if the Dems got their way the FEC could dictate what kind of political content is posted on websites around election times over the whole "muh Russian hackers" hyperbole.