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  • EMP: An Elaborate Hoax or a Legitimate Threat?

    05/15/2018 9:47:05 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 61 replies
    The Organic Prepper ^ | May 14, 2018 | Daisy Luther
    As a prepper and avid reader of post-apocalyptic fiction like One Second After, Alas Babylon, and Going Home, an EMP has long been on my mind as one of the most catastrophic threats we could face. After reading numerous reports from the Congressional EMP Commission, I figured that the reality of such a threat was a given. So when I recently wrote about making Faraday cages, imagine my surprise when I saw this comment: I appreciate the attempt to help people prepare for all kinds of disasters, but I’m going to have to throw a conversational bomb into this room,...
  • I finally understand liberals (Vanity)

    04/10/2018 12:50:24 AM PDT · by Crucial · 42 replies
    4/10/2018 | Myself
    I hade a eureka moment. Actually, I had two. I work around a lot of liberals. Something I realized as I irritably worked around them was that they really care only about themselves, mostly. I began to think that this is the defining characteristic of liberals, that they lack empathy. It explains why they are so miserable and why they make others around them miserable. You have to lack empathy to kill babies, for instance. There can be no argument about that. You see the callousness in Mueller’s eyes, as well practically any liberal politician’s. You have to lack empathy...
  • Turkey systematically and deliberately jails women as part of fear and intimidation campaign

    03/08/2018 8:47:43 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 12 replies
    Stockholm Center for Freedom ^ | 27 Apr 2017 | Editors Choice, Stockholm Center for Freedom
    Thousands of women, many with small children to take care of, were jailed in Turkey in an unprecedented crackdown and subjected to torture and ill-treatment in detention centers and prisons as part of the government’s systematic campaign of intimidation and persecution of critics and opponents, a new report titled “Jailing Women In Turkey: Systematic Campaign of Persecution and Fear” released by Stockholm Center for Freedom (SCF) has revealed.The motivation behind Turkey’s deliberate policy of imprisoning women who, in some cases, have just delivered babies or are pregnant, appears to be creating a chill factor in Turkish society and muzzle dissenting and...
  • Dark intentions: should we fear AI with purpose?

    01/02/2018 12:53:26 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 13 replies
    Cosmos Magazine ^ | 1/2/18 | Toby Walsh
    Dark intentions: should we fear AI with purpose? Artificial intelligences have goals and act to achieve them. That doesn’t mean they’ll take over the world any time soon, writes Australia’s leading AI researcher, Toby Walsh. Share Tweet Will robots ever develop minds of their own? Only if we tell them to. GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images It’s hard to ignore dystopian pronouncements about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going to take over our lives, especially when they come from luminaries in tech. Entrepreneur Elon Musk, for instance, says “” And IT maven Erik Brnyojolfsson, at MIT, has quoted Vladimir Putin’s claim that...
  • VIDEO– Passport System Collapses: Holiday Travelers Paralyzed in All U.S. Airports...

    01/01/2018 7:01:56 PM PST · by Revel · 61 replies
    True-Pundit ^ | 1-1-18
    We are getting reports that all international travelers in the United States are weathering horrendous lines as the computer system for passports operated by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has failed late Monday night. On one of the busiest travel nights of the holiday season. A video of the nightmare in Miami’s airport is being played out throughout the United States. Twitter posts at Link
  • GOP rep: Virginia defeat 'a referendum' on Trump administration

    11/08/2017 4:20:00 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 63 replies
    The (S)Hill ^ | 11/7/17 | Ben Kamisar
    ....“I don’t know how you get around that this wasn’t a referendum on the administration, I just don’t," Taylor told reporters at Gillespie's election night party. "Some of the very divisive rhetoric really prompted and helped usher in a really high Democratic turnout... "I’m telling you that from someone who is from Virginia, who watched these races, who watched people lose tonight against opponents who are completely no name.” ....Taylor admitted that Trump could threaten the GOP's House majority. When asked whether Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) would retain his speakership if Trump doesn't moderate, Taylor said it was an "interesting...
  • More than half of Americans are Afraid to Share Political Beliefs – Environment of Fear

    11/02/2017 6:21:26 AM PDT · by davikkm · 31 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    A poll by the CATO Institute has shown that 57% of Americans are afraid (presumably of public reaction) to share their political beliefs. Is this because people have “repugnant beliefs,” or is it because a climate of fear and recrimination has been fostered by the political classes? The never-ending stream of hate and blame that is poured out on social media, and the complicit MSM who see a direct correlation between outrage and viewing figures, have jointly created an environment where a majority of people can only feel comfortable speaking openly to a select few “close-allies” in their lives. And...
  • Nolte — #MeToo: Hollywood Remains Harveywood Until Names Are Named

    10/17/2017 8:31:54 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    Big Hollywood (Breitbart) ^ | October 17, 2017 | John Nolte
    There is a Big Story in Monday’s New York Times: “Harvey Weinstein’s Fall Opens Floodgates In Hollywood.” Except for the fact that not a single floodgate is open, that headline is deadly accurate. There is a Big Story in Monday’s Hollywood Reporter: “‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Showrunner on Harassment in Hollywood: ‘It’s Not Just Harvey.’” Except for the fact that it is “just Harvey,” that headline is deadly accurate. There is a Big Story in Monday’s Daily Mail: “Oscar-Winning Actor Accused of Assaulting a Broadcaster’s Loved One.” Except for the fact that not a single Oscar-winning actor is accused, that headline is...
  • Judge Blames Trump for Illegal Alien’s Deadly Hit-and-Run with Marine

    08/24/2017 11:55:38 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 75 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 42,2017 | Bob Price
    Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Larua Kiessling said, from the bench, she received many letters about the case expressing concern about the “current political climate” where President Trump has been “harshly critical of illegal immigration and of Mexico in particular,” the Capital Gazette reported. The judge said it is “reasonable to conclude” that the defendant, Martin Martinez-Ballinas, would flee the scene out of fear of being deported. “I’m not going to sentence based on the political environment,” Keissling told the courtroom. Maryland defense attorney Kush Arora told Breitbart Texas that Martinez-Ballinas’s fear does not matter as to guilt or...
  • Criticizing Islam is a Dangerous Game–From Fatwa to Govt Harassment,its All Designed to Make Us Fear

    07/06/2017 5:30:31 PM PDT · by davikkm · 6 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    The idea that governments may want us to live in a perpetual state of fear is not an outlandish conspiracy theory. It is a calculated series of measures designed to justify the implementation of regressive laws that allow more power to be ceded to national governments and supranational organizations. The latest tool that is being used is “Islamophobia”. There are a number of pieces of legislation being put in place that seek to more harshly punish those that criticize aspects of Islam. Canada has introduced M-103, which only calls for looking at methods to counter anti-Islamic racism, but its true...
  • Obama Aide Evelyn Farkas Squeals Live On MSNBC

    03/28/2017 8:29:06 AM PDT · by TruthWarriors · 52 replies
    Obama aide talks about gathering intelligence on trump aides starting after 5 minutes. She says "That's why you have leaking...People are WORRIED."
  • Tyranny and Fear – This is the Reason the MSM is Such a Craven Mess

    06/14/2017 6:11:53 AM PDT · by davikkm · 4 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    Forget everything you are taught to believe about press integrity and honesty. The days of the “tough beat reporter” tracking down the story no matter the cost are long gone; journalists and reporters are not out for the big scoop anymore…because they are too scared. The previously proud press has been beaten into submission through years of oppressive measures and have emerged as lapdogs of the State. And the person most to blame for this? Barack Obama. Since 2002, the United States ranking in Press Freedom has fallen from 17th to 43rd (just behind Burkina Faso). And much of this...
  • Trump appoints fossil-fuel apostle to head renewable energy office

    05/03/2017 8:40:31 AM PDT · by WombatKing · 8 replies
    pv magazine USA ^ | 5/3/2017 | Frank Andorka
    In keeping with his habit of appointing people who want to destroy the agencies they head, the president appointed outspoken renewables critic Daniel Simmons to Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE).
  • ISLAMOPHOBIA: EMBRACE IT AND PASS IT ON!

    04/26/2017 7:13:40 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/26/17 | Dave Merrick
    Islamophobia is a good fear. Get it! Spread it! Some fears are good. Today we live in a world of tv-zombified simpletons who don’t recognize the wisdom that grew from the analogy of a youngster touching a hot stove. The punch line that flowered from that tiny proverb, of course, is that the child learned the hard lesson of not touching whatever experience warned him not to touch. Simple enough. A couple of decades ago a very popular ad campaign generated enough two-worded bumper stickers to make any teenager on earth deathly afraid of admitting to having any fear. Living...
  • Trump ready to nuke North Korea (Pravda)

    04/09/2017 9:47:49 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 28 replies
    Pravda ^ | 07.04.2017
    Trump ready to nuke North Korea Russian diplomats discuss a wake-up call from Washington: in case the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un tests a missile or any nuclear projectile for one more time, a massive strike against state and military facilities in North Korea will be started, as Pravda.Ru sources in the Russian Foreign Ministry revealed. 'Despite China's opinion, the stance of Russia, risks for South Korea and Japan, the US hints that Donald Trump does not exclude appliance of tactical nuclear weapon to annihilate bunkers and underground facilities for production of weapons of mass destruction,' the source said. As...
  • Given a Choice Between Fear and Apathy, I'll Take Fear

    03/15/2017 7:07:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 15, 2017 | Jonah Goldberg
    Dystopia is in the air these days. George Orwell's "1984" is selling like hotcakes -- if hotcakes still sold well in this low-carb world. Is the president to blame? I think historians, no doubt working from their subterranean monasteries, bunkered from the radioactive wasteland above, will note that dystopianism, apocalypticism and other forms of existential paranoia actually predate the Trump presidency. It's a fever that passes from one subset of the population to another and occasionally blows up into a full-scale pandemic. We all carry the infection in us, sometimes slow-simmering, sometimes in remission and sometimes in extremis. Hollywood has...
  • Man In Hiding After Confessing To Illegal Fundraising For The Clintons: "Fears Untimely Death"

    02/26/2017 9:42:03 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 15 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 02/25/17 | Tyler Durden
    The pattern continues…   Those who are connected to the crimes and misdemeanors of the Clinton cartel live in hiding for fear of their lives.   Of course there was funneling of money going on. The Wikileaks and Guccifer 2.0 hacks went along way in documenting the quid pro quo nature of Clinton diplomacy.   Back in the 90s, it was selling nuclear secrets to China, and schmoozing with high powered Chinese individuals, caught up in real estate deals, fundraising schemes and the like.   So it is little surprising, though certainly alarming, that this story has surfaced of...
  • Jake Tapper Mocks Breitbart on Twitter: ‘Good Doggy,’ ‘Go Get Your Treat From Bannon’

    02/17/2017 10:47:11 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 55 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 2-17-2017 | Alex Griswold
    Alt-right news website Breitbart attacked CNN host Jake Tapper on Twitter Friday, only for Tapper to hit back with his own cutting remark. Breitbart tagged Tapper in a tweet sharing their take on his recent on-air take-down of Trump. https://twitter.com/BreitbartNews/status/832614437626462208?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
  • Inside the Black Bloc Protest Strategy That Shut Down Berkeley

    02/14/2017 11:59:22 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Newsweek ^ | February 14, 2017 | Max Kutner
    It was the first black bloc for Neil Lawrence, a third-year undergraduate student at the University of California, Berkeley. He had demonstrated with Black Lives Matter and seen people in bandannas show up at events and smash things. But after the Berkeley College Republicans announced controversial Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos would be speaking on campus, Lawrence decided it was time for a more aggressive form of protest. “It became clear to me and my close friends that the tone of living in America is changing, and in order to stop being scared, we started organizing,” he says. “I, a...
  • Number One Concern Of US Citizens Is Terrorism

    01/15/2017 10:50:23 AM PST · by blam · 5 replies
    Mish Talk ^ | 1-15-2017 | Mish Shedlock
    Mish ShedlockJanuary 15, 2017 Here’s an interesting graph from the World Economic Forum from their article: Which countries are on the right track, according to their citizens? “Discontent spreads Between October and November 2016, the percentage of people who believe things are on the right track in their country dropped by 2 percentage points to 37% globally. China is bucking the trend with 90% of people expressing confidence in their country’s direction, followed by Saudi Arabia (80%). More than three quarters of Indians and just under six in ten people in Russia and Argentina also believe their country is on...