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Perfect description of how public debate should be (washingtonpost.com)
by Patrick on 23 Aug 2019  32 comments, latest 2 hours ago
https://www.washingtonpost.com By Dan Crenshaw November 13, 2018Dan Crenshaw, a former Navy SEAL, is a Republican representative-elect from Texas.The past couple of weeks have been unusual for me, to say the...

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Democratic Party lost at sea (kunstler.com)
by Patrick on 25 Aug 2019  1 comment, latest 2 hours ago
https://kunstler.com/clusterfu In these horse latitudes of late summer, with the seas becalmed and the riggings a’creak, the Resistance’s ship-of-the-line (a.k.a. the Democratic Party) drifts ever further out of sight of...

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Interview with the late pornographer Michael Kulich (christiansfortruth.com)
by Patrick on 25 Aug 2019  Posted 2 hours ago
https://christiansfortruth.com OK, the site is definitely dodgy, but the interview looks legit (they are smart to have a backup because YouTube will likely take down the original video).Yes, Jews controlled...

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"White supremacy" hoax being used to divide and weaken America (cnbc.com)
by Patrick on 25 Aug 2019  5 comments, latest 3 hours ago
Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Tuesday night called white supremacy a “hoax,” comparing it to the investigation of Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election and saying it is...

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Face It: You (Probably) Got a Tax Cut (nytimes.com)
by Patrick on 24 Aug 2019  11 comments, latest 3 hours ago
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/0 If you’re an American taxpayer, you probably got a tax cut last year. And there’s a good chance you don’t believe it.Ever since President Trump signed the Republican-sponsored tax...

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Illegal immigrants commit more crime than citizens do (washingtonexaminer.com)
by Patrick on 25 Aug 2019  1 comment, latest 3 hours ago
https://www.washingtonexaminer Over that 20-year period, groups such as MS-13 have surged, first in urban areas and recently into rural communities, and drug and human trafficking have also increased over the...

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Republican engineer who was fired by Google discloses 'blacklisting and bullying' of conservatives (dailymail.co.uk)
by Patrick on 1 Aug 2019  18 comments, latest a day ago
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/ne A Republican engineer has claimed that he was fired by Google because of his conservatives views. Kevin Cernekee, who was fired from the company in 2018, said he was...

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Watch what you say! Apple contractors listened to 1,000 Siri recordings per shift, says former employee (irishexaminer.com)
by Patrick on 24 Aug 2019  2 comments, latest a day ago
https://www.irishexaminer.com/ Contractors in Cork were expected to each listen to more than 1,000 recordings from Siri every shift - before Apple suspended the practice last month, according to an employee...

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The Browser Monopoly (blairreeves.me)
by Patrick on 21 Aug 2019  14 comments, latest a day ago
http://blairreeves.me/2019/08/ There is really only one Big Tech monopoly that I actively worry about. It’s not Amazon, Facebook or Apple, though they are all extremely dominant in their respective fields...

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Dolphins play with surfers (dailymail.co.uk)
by Patrick on 23 Aug 2019  Posted 2 days ago
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/ne

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Insurers dropped nearly 350,000 California houseowners with wildfire risk (sacbee.com)
by Patrick on 23 Aug 2019  Posted 2 days ago
https://www.sacbee.com/news/ca After two disastrous fire seasons, California officials have been besieged by homeowners in fire-prone areas complaining that their insurance premiums are skyrocketing or their plans are suddenly being dropped.Now...

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ONLY the left is violent (washingtonpost.com)
by Patrick on 1 Aug 2018  375 comments, latest 2 days ago
https://www.washingtonpost.com http://www.foxnews.com/food-dr http://www.foxnews.com/food-dr https://www.wnd.com/2018/04/tr http://www.fox5dc.com/news/loc https://www.infowars.com/shock https://www.nbcnews.com/politi https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2 http://www.neonnettle.com/feat https://nypost.com/2018/01/21/ All political violence in the US is leftists attacking Trump supporters. The opposite does not happen at all.

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Strong sign that the US housing market is nearing another crash, especially for West Coast (wsj.com)
by Patrick on 21 Aug 2019  23 comments, latest 2 days ago
https://www.wsj.com/articles/m The risky mortgage is making a comeback.More than a decade after home loans triggered the worst financial crisis in a generation, the strict lending requirements put in place during...

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Correct use of the word "only" in English
by Patrick on 23 Aug 2019  4 comments, latest 2 days ago
The word "only" in English modifies the immediately following word, not words farther away. Consider these three sentences:1. I only eat fish when I'm sick.2. I eat only fish when...

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The US Chamber of Commerce wants a million more nice guys like this to hop the fence at your expense (dailymail.co.uk)
by Patrick on 21 Aug 2019  5 comments, latest 3 days ago
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/ne California gang members smiled and laughed while receiving life sentences for the attempted murder of a police officer. Jamie Caudillo and Steven Rincon were convicted of attempted murder after...

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Human gender is innate and immutable (sites.psu.edu)
by Patrick on 21 Aug 2019  5 comments, latest 3 days ago
https://sites.psu.edu/evolutio Research at the Johns Hopkins Children Center has shown that gender identity is almost entirely based on nature and is almost exclusively predetermined before the birth of the baby....

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US has 3.5 million more registered voters than live adults (investors.com)
by Patrick on 23 Jan 2019  8 comments, latest 5 days ago
https://www.investors.com/poli The data come from Judicial Watch's Election Integrity Project. The group looked at data from 2011 to 2015 produced by the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, along with...

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We need to welcome Ebola sufferers, not stigmatize them (theepochtimes.com)
by Patrick on 20 Aug 2019  7 comments, latest 5 days ago
https://www.theepochtimes.com/ The U.S. federal government continues to quietly put out a call for Ebola screeners at airports including Dulles International Airport in the Washington area, as migrants from an Ebola-afflicted...

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Trump Isn’t the One Dividing Us by Race (wsj.com)
by Patrick on 20 Aug 2019  8 comments, latest 5 days ago
https://www.wsj.com/articles/t (paywall)He hardly mentions it, while his adversaries are obsessed with ‘whiteness’ and ‘white privilege.’ Long before the El Paso massacre, President Trump’s political opponents accused him of sowing “division”...

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California privacy law sets national agenda as federal talks fizzle (politico.com)
by Patrick on 17 Aug 2019  2 comments, latest 6 days ago
https://www.politico.com/state SACRAMENTO — California is taking center stage, with a federal data privacy deal sputtering in Washington, in the battle over how companies handle consumer data — a familiar role...

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Media crisis! Something is very wrong. (mediacrisis.info)
by Patrick on 18 Aug 2019  5 comments, latest 7 days ago
http://mediacrisis.info/ Tons of excellent screenshots capturing mainstream media hypocrisy and bias.

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Truth in stereotypes (aeon.co)
by Patrick on 17 Aug 2019  5 comments, latest 7 days ago
https://aeon.co/essays/truth-l If you make almost any claim about almost any group, the quickest way to have your claim dismissed is for someone to declare: ‘That’s just a stereotype!’ This ‘works’...

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Google's jobs search draws antitrust complaints from rivals in Europe (reuters.com)
by Patrick on 17 Aug 2019  Posted 8 days ago
https://www.reuters.com/articl In a letter to be sent to European Union competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager on Tuesday and seen by Reuters, 23 job search websites in Europe called on her to...

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Interesting site devoted to describing media bias both right and left (mediabiasfactcheck.com)
by Patrick on 17 Aug 2019  2 comments, latest 8 days ago
https://mediabiasfactcheck.com CNN is obviously has a "Left Bias", but why do they have the NY Times as only "Left-Center Bias"?Maybe they have their own bias too.

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First-person account of the Hong Kong protests (idlewords.com)
by Patrick on 16 Aug 2019  1 comment, latest 8 days ago
https://idlewords.com/2019/08/ And then, just as we are descending the escalator to the train tracks, a group of demonstrators rushes in behind us and calling for everyone to run—the police are...

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Experts Unearth 2,400-Year-Old Solid Gold Bongs In Southern Russia (techtimes.com)
by Patrick on 16 Aug 2019  9 comments, latest 8 days ago
Not a new story, but new to me.http://www.techtimes.com/ar The discovery was initially found in 2013, but was kept as a secret to prevent the site from being looted. Andrei Belinski...

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NY Times to give up on Russia hoax, to push "racism" hoax hard instead (washingtonexaminer.com)
by Patrick on 17 Aug 2019  10 comments, latest 8 days ago
https://www.washingtonexaminer Dean Baquet, the executive editor of the New York Times, said recently that, after the Mueller report, the paper has to shift the focus of its coverage from the...

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Biggest Mexican meth dealer is Chinese! (borderlandbeat.com)
by Patrick on 16 Aug 2019  8 comments, latest 9 days ago
http://www.borderlandbeat.com/ The house that belonged to the Chinese-Mexican businessman Zhenli Ye Gon, where 205.5 million dollars were found in cash in March 2007, is auctioned this Sunday by the Administration...

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San Diego police using street lamp microphones, cameras trackers to spy on public (sandiegouniontribune.com)
by Patrick on 11 Aug 2019  12 comments, latest 10 days ago
https://www.sandiegouniontribu San Diego has installed thousands of microphones and cameras in so-called smart streetlamps in recent years as part of a program to assess traffic and parking patterns throughout the...

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Tip scam at restaurants
by Patrick on 14 Aug 2019  25 comments, latest 10 days ago
When I was in Chicago a few weeks ago, I ate at a fun old Polish restaurant called Staropolska on Milwaukee Ave. It was with Polish relatives of mine, so...

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Don’t Assume Trump’s Approval Rating Can’t Climb Higher. It Already Has. (nytimes.com)
by Patrick on 7 Aug 2019  18 comments, latest 10 days ago
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/0 Donald J. Trump doesn’t always seem like a candidate focused on expanding his base of support. He may have done so anyway.The share of Americans who say they have...

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Army of fake "Amazon employees" on Twitter (twitter.com)
by Patrick on 15 Aug 2019  1 comment, latest 10 days ago
https://twitter.com/rulesObeye lol, paid corporate accounts responding with corporate talking points— might as well throw in some ad links, guys! this is all incredibly creepy, but it well illustrates what we...

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Americans for Truth About Homosexuality (americansfortruth.com)
by Patrick on 11 Aug 2019  1 comment, latest 14 days ago
https://americansfortruth.com/ Peter LaBarbera, 56, is president of Americans For Truth about Homosexuality (AFTAH), a non-partisan, educational group dedicated to exposing the homosexual-bisexual-transgende activist agendas. Founded as a part-time venture in...

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Federal Court Rules Facebook Users Can Sue Company Over Unlawful Use Of Face Recognition Technology (aclu-il.org)
by Patrick on 9 Aug 2019  7 comments, latest 15 days ago
https://www.aclu-il.org/en/pre The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled today that Facebook users can sue the company over its use of face recognition technology. The ruling is the...

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1996 US Diplomatic Cable about Saudi Oil Income Stipends for Royalty (wikileaks.org)
by Patrick on 10 Aug 2019  Posted 15 days ago
https://wikileaks.org/plusd/ca 3. (S) THE MOST COMMON MECHANISM FOR DISTRIBUTING THE NATION'S WEALTH TO THE ROYAL FAMILY IS THE FORMAL, BUDGETED SYSTEM OF MONTHLY STIPENDS FOR ALL MEMBERS OF THE AL...

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Most mass shooters are black, not white, and media has never once reported this fact (americanthinker.com)
by Patrick on 10 Aug 2019  13 comments, latest 15 days ago
https://www.americanthinker.co Even before the final butcher's bill was presented for the Sunday-night mass shooting in Gilroy, the blue checkers and talking heads were filling their platforms with fairy tales that...

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The Fear of Unacceptable Conclusions
by Patrick on 3 Aug 2019  21 comments, latest 15 days ago
Thinking and public speaking these days is carefully self-censored, lest an objective consideration of facts and probabilities lead to unacceptable conclusions, even within one's own mind.One can see the case...

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What Both Sides Don't Get About American Gun Culture (politico.com)
by Patrick on 6 Aug 2019  69 comments, latest 16 days ago
https://www.politico.com/magaz One of the most authoritative and interesting surveys of the attitudes of gun owners was conducted by the Pew Research Center in 2017. That survey shows the vast majority...

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Unabomber's stunningly accurate description of leftist psychology (washingtonpost.com)
by Patrick on 1 Aug 2019  46 comments, latest 17 days ago
https://www.washingtonpost.com FEELINGS OF INFERIORITY10. By “feelings of inferiority” we mean not only inferiority feelings in the strict sense but a whole spectrum of related traits; low self-esteem, feelings of powerlessness,...

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NY Times Briefly Gives Trump A Positive Headline
by Patrick on 7 Aug 2019  11 comments, latest 18 days ago
Lol, the NY Times forgot its mission of hate for a moment.Whew, back to their regularly scheduled hate show now.
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