Non-Elite Humans Are Daring To Create Their Own Narratives

September 7, 2019

Authored by Michael Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Somewhere between the arrest of Jeffrey Epstein and his extremely suspicious death in a Department of Justice operated prison, the public learned that an FBI intelligence bulletin published by the bureau’s Phoenix field office mentioned for the first time that conspiracy theories pose a domestic terrorism threat. This was followed up last week by a Bloomberg article discussing a new project by the U.S. military (DARPA) to…

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This is the ‘total devastation’ Hurricane Dorian left behind on 2 islands in the Bahamas

September 5, 2019

Hurricane Dorian, now a still-dangerous Category 2 storm, finally left the Bahamas on Tuesday after nearly two days hovering over two islands in particular, Abaco Island and Grand Bahama, as a Category 5 monster, the strongest storm ever recorded in the Bahamas. Seven people have been confirmed dead from Dorian and the death toll is expected to rise. “It looks completely flattened,” Lawson Bates, a staffer for the nonprofit MediCorps,…

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What Will Happen to Us Before 2025?

September 4, 2019

The 21st century is the age of rapid technological progress, and we’re advancing at a mind-blowing rate. So what do you think our world will look like by 2025? It’s only a little bit more than 5 years from now, but by various accounts, it’s going to be really exciting in 5 years. Solar panels will beat fossil fuels in energy output, becoming the largest source of energy on the…

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Speech Pathologist Sits Next To Autistic Boy For 8 Hours During Flight, Is Able To Make Incredible Progress On Communication

September 1, 2019

Life works in mysterious ways. But sometimes everything just falls into place. When speech-language pathologist (SLP) Rachel Romeo was returning from a conference on a long international flight, there was a father and son sitting next to her. Little did everyone know, Rachel and the little kid couldn’t have had a better passenger to travel with. The father explained that his 10-year-old boy had autism and was nonverbal. He then…

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We can't trust police to protect us from racist violence. They contribute to it

August 25, 2019

White nationalists pervade law enforcement. Fighting far right violence means continuing our fight for police accountabilityProtesters shout anti-Nazi chants after chasing alt-right blogger Jason Kessler from a news conference on 13 August 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesAs mass violence continues, many of us have become rightly afraid for the people we love. We want justice, but we also want protection.So what are the solutions we’re hearing about…

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A quiet environment is a sign of success

August 7, 2019

When I was looking at apartments I didn’t notice the incredibly noisy construction right outside our windows. I attribute this oversight to the same phenomena that happens in the video where you count basketball passes – if you have never seen the video stop everything and go watch it. Quiet = money Vox did a video on how quiet has become a sign of quality.  And people sell quiet. Bose has…

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20 killed, 26 wounded when gunman attacks Texas shoppers

August 6, 2019

EL PASO, Texas — A young gunman opened fire in an El Paso, Texas, shopping area packed with as many as 3,000 people during the busy back-to-school season Saturday, leaving 20 dead and more than two dozen injured. Authorities were investigating the possibility the shooting was a hate crime, working to confirm whether a racist, anti-immigrant screed posted online shortly beforehand was written by the man arrested in the attack on…

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No One Knows Trump’s Next Move

August 6, 2019

It was a part of the presidency that would come to surprise Bill Clinton, if only because of its heartrending frequency. Soon after the gun massacre at Columbine High School in the spring of 1999, Clinton flew to Littleton, Colorado, to talk with students, teachers, and parents mourning the deaths of the 13 victims. So much of his job, he told the audience, centered on a task that had nothing…

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9 killed, 27 wounded in Ohio in second U.S. mass shooting within 24 hours

August 5, 2019

DAYTON, Ohio — A gunman wearing body armor and carrying extra magazines opened fire in a popular nightlife area of Dayton, Ohio, killing nine and wounding 27, authorities say, in the second U.S. mass shooting in less than 24 hours. Dayton police patrolling the area responded in less than a minute to the shooting, which unfolded about 1 a.m. Sunday on the streets of the Oregon District, Dayton Mayor Nan…

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The Death Rattle of White Supremacy

August 5, 2019

Will America finally confront the violent death rattle of white supremacy? Or will it fail to inflict the coup de grâce, allowing the ideology of hate to revive itself into a global movement, with radicalized young men engaged in what they believe is a zero-sum war for survival? Last year, those opening lines might have been dismissed as alarmist rhetoric and hyperbole. We no longer have that luxury. In the…

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