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Sackler family behind OxyContin busted trying to hide $1bn as lawsuits over opioid crisis pile up (rt.com)
by Patrick on 16 Sep 2019  8 comments, latest an hour ago
https://www.rt.com/usa/468793- New York’s attorney general has uncovered over $1 billion in wire transfers by the Sackler family and accused the OxyContin magnates of trying to shield their wealth from mounting...

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Ed Buck, Democratic Donor, Is Charged With Operating Drug House (nytimes.com)
by Patrick on 18 Sep 2019  20 comments, latest 4 hours ago
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/0 A third man suffered a methamphetamine overdose at the Los Angeles home of the longtime activist last week.Ed Buck, a Democratic donor and activist whose West Hollywood apartment was...

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Thank God It's Friday (fenixx.org)
by Patrick on 20 Sep 2019  12 comments, latest 5 hours ago
https://fenixx.org/2019/09/20/ https://videos.files.wordpress Woah.

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The Mueller inquiry was an attempted coup (spectator.us)
by Patrick on 20 Sep 2019  24 comments, latest 6 hours ago
https://spectator.us/mueller-i On and on this kaleidoscopic onion has unpeeled, one skin after the next, each revealing another layer and additional personalities. Finally, however, I believe we are nearing its hollow...

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The Racial Slur Database (rsdb.org)
by Patrick on 21 Sep 2019  5 comments, latest 6 hours ago
http://www.rsdb.org/full Tons of slurs I never heard of. Very educational!

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Blackface Trudeau should apply the same high horse standards to himself that he applies to everyone else – and demand his own racist head on a plate (dailymail.co.uk)
by Patrick on 19 Sep 2019  19 comments, latest 12 hours ago
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/ne So, let me get this absolutely straight…Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada and arguably the most woke, virtue-signalling and PC-crazed leader in the history of Mankind – or...

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Silicon Valley is terrified of California’s privacy law. Good. (techcrunch.com)
by Patrick on 19 Sep 2019  4 comments, latest 21 hours ago
https://techcrunch.com/2019/09 Silicon Valley is terrified.In a little over three months, California will see the widest-sweeping state-wide changes to its privacy law in years. California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) kicks in...

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Good explanation of 9/11 background and results (ammo.com)
by Patrick on 20 Sep 2019  Posted a day ago
https://ammo.com/articles/9-11 In a cruel twist of fate, the radicalization of the Islamic world against the U.S. was further exacerbated in large part with American dollars in a process known as...

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You're Being Tracked: Massive 30 State, Real-Time License Plate Database Revealed (zerohedge.com)
by Patrick on 14 Sep 2019  27 comments, latest a day ago
https://www.zerohedge.com/tech Our worst fears about automatic license plate readers (ALPR) are much worse than we could have imagined.Two months ago, I warned everyone that police in Arizona were using ALPR's...

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Solar and Wind Power So Cheap They’re Outgrowing Subsidies (bloomberg.com)
by Patrick on 19 Sep 2019  37 comments, latest a day ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/news For years, wind and solar power were derided as boondoggles. They were too expensive, the argument went, to build without government handouts.Today, renewable energy is so cheap that the...

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Trump warning he'll hit San Francisco with EPA violations because city's burgeoning homelessness population overwhelming drains with shit and needles (dailymail.co.uk)
by Patrick on 19 Sep 2019  19 comments, latest a day ago
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/ne Donald Trump is warning that he'll hit San Francisco with EPA violations because the city's burgeoning homelessness population is overwhelming drains with waste and sending trash - including dirty...

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Censorship: Instagram is Now Banning Photos of People at Gun Ranges, Claiming They Promote ‘Violence’ (summit.news)
by Patrick on 19 Sep 2019  6 comments, latest a day ago
https://summit.news/2019/09/19 Instagram is now blurring out images of women at gun ranges, saying the photos violate “violence or dangerous organization guidelines.”Yes, really.A picture was posted showing Kaitlin Bennett and Millie...

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A statement and its opposite are both hate speech (unz.com)
by Patrick on 20 Sep 2019  2 comments, latest a day ago
http://www.unz.com/isteve/ If you sayIslamIsRIGHTAboutWomenthen you are guilty of hate speech. On the other hand, if you sayIslamIsWRONGAboutWomenthen you are guilty of hate speech.Go figure.(Same if you put in gays for...

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A joyous moment: Saudi refineries attacked! (wsj.com)
by Patrick on 14 Sep 2019  41 comments, latest 2 days ago
https://www.wsj.com/articles/d Coordinated drone strikes on the heart of the Saudi oil industry forced the kingdom to shut down half its crude production on Saturday, people familiar with the matter said,...

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Colorado Town Offers 1 Gbps For $60 After Years Of Battling Comcast (techdirt.com)
by Patrick on 18 Sep 2019  3 comments, latest 3 days ago
https://www.techdirt.com/artic Tue, Sep 17th 2019 3:45am — Karl BodeA new community broadband network went live in Fort Collins, Colorado recently offering locals there gigabit fiber speeds for $60 a month...

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Piers Morgan: Trump’s right - this Kavanaugh sex smear fiasco proves the New York Times is now a partisan hack paper (dailymail.co.uk)
by Patrick on 16 Sep 2019  3 comments, latest 3 days ago
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/ne Then came the correction.A sharp-eyed journalist, The Federalist’s Mollie Hemingway, who’d been sent an advance copy of the book, spotted a crucial omission and tweeted about it.In a new...

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Liberal almost achieves enlightenment about oppressive political correctness (theatlantic.com)
by Patrick on 17 Sep 2019  11 comments, latest 3 days ago
https://www.theatlantic.com/ma Who was driving the new progressivism? Young people, influencers on social media, leaders of cultural organizations, artists, journalists, educators, and, more and more, elected Democrats. You could almost believe...

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Silicon Valley runs on Saudi (vicki.substack.com)
by Patrick on 16 Sep 2019  13 comments, latest 4 days ago
https://vicki.substack.com/p/s The American press has been breathlessly speculating on the Trump administration’s relationship with Russia for the past two years.But only recently have they started to dig into what it...

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Each Somali immigrant costs the Finnish state almost 1 million euros (sputniknews.com)
by Patrick on 21 Mar 2019  18 comments, latest 4 days ago
https://sputniknews.com/europe Using government-generated statistics, Suomen Perusta calculated that an average Iraqi migrant moving to Finland between the ages of 20 to 24 is expected to cost Finland €690,000 ($783,000). A...

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If anyone learns your phone number, they probably can get into your other accounts (nytimes.com)
by Patrick on 11 Sep 2019  25 comments, latest 4 days ago
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/0 Criminals have learned how to persuade mobile phone providers like T-Mobile and AT&T to switch a phone number to a new device that is under their control.The number is...

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Ilhan Omar hit with ethics complaint over report questioning whether she committed tax fraud and married her brother to skirt immigration law (dailymail.co.uk)
by Patrick on 23 Jul 2019  13 comments, latest 4 days ago
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/ne Judicial Watch filed an ethics complaint regarding allegations Ilhan Omar married her brother to commit immigration fraudThe group called on the House Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate the...

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Having our country act as Saudi Arabia’s bitch is not “America First” (marketwatch.com)
by Patrick on 16 Sep 2019  17 comments, latest 4 days ago
https://www.marketwatch.com/st While President Trump is “locked and loaded” and “waiting to hear” from Saudi Arabia about who was behind last weekend’s drone attacks on two of the Kingdom’s oil plants,...

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Video shows Joe Biden calling for border fence, calling for employers who hired 'illegals' to be punished (foxnews.com)
by Patrick on 16 Sep 2019  9 comments, latest 4 days ago
https://www.foxnews.com/politi Former Vice President Joe Biden, while a senator in 2006, advocated for a southern border wall and punishment for employers who hired illegal immigrants.Biden told a South Carolina rotary...

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California adds an 11th state to its travel ban. No taxpayer-funded trips to Iowa (sacbee.com)
by Patrick on 14 Sep 2019  5 comments, latest 6 days ago
https://www.sacbee.com/news/po Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Friday extended California’s ban on taxpayer-funded trips to an 11th state, adding Iowa to the list based on the Midwestern state’s passage of a...

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NFL player charged with trashing two of his own restaurants, spraying the N-word and MAGA on the walls to make it look like a hate crime to collect insurance money (dailymail.co.uk)
by Patrick on 14 Sep 2019  8 comments, latest 6 days ago
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/ne Edwan Coughman, 31, was arrested on September 12 for allegedly wrecking two of his businesses to stage a hate crime and receive insurance moneyAuthorities responded to a burglary at...

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Hungary's Viktor Orban opposes the destruction of national identities as planned by George Soros (kormany.hu)
by Patrick on 14 Sep 2019  1 comment, latest 6 days ago
https://www.kormany.hu/en/the- The starting-point in this matter was that when the dispute between Brussels and Hungary began, I released a plan comprising several points which described how Europe should be protected....

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California moves to protect tenants by limiting rent increases and evictions (sacbee.com)
by Patrick on 14 Sep 2019  3 comments, latest 7 days ago
https://www.sacbee.com/news/po A California bill to cap rent increases and prohibit certain evictions is on its way to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk following a Wednesday Assembly vote to approve the strongest...

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How to permanently disable "live photo" shit on iphone?
by Patrick on 14 Sep 2019  5 comments, latest 7 days ago
There are many articles which claim that this sequence will permanently keep the "live photo" mis-feature turned off: Settings -> Camera -> Preserve Settings -> toggle Live Photo offAll of...

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Google is racist (whiteprivilegeisntreal.org)
by Patrick on 13 Sep 2019  3 comments, latest 7 days ago
https://whiteprivilegeisntreal Is Google Racist? Yes, Google is racist, but only against white people. Don’t believe us, try it for yourself; search for [white american doctor] OPENS IN NEW WINDOW or...

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French city of Dunkirk tests out free busses – and it works (france24.com)
by Patrick on 12 Sep 2019  13 comments, latest 8 days ago
https://www.france24.com/en/20 Key to this effort is its free bus system, inaugurated on 1 September, 2018. The network connects Dunkirk to a cluster of neighbouring towns, with five express lines running...

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Mom who lost her son to an illegal drunk driver gets booed (bostonherald.com)
by Patrick on 10 Sep 2019  9 comments, latest 9 days ago
https://www.bostonherald.com/2 A mom who loses a child should always be afforded respect.But that courtesy wasn’t extended to Maureen Maloney, whose son was killed in 2011 by an illegal immigrant driving...

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#MenToo (register-her.net)
by Patrick on 9 Sep 2019  1 comment, latest 12 days ago
http://register-her.net/ Register | HerThe false accusation of a sexual crime is itself a crime, devastating to the lives of victims. Even when they’re able to prove their innocence the damage...

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Judge orders resentencing for Rand Paul neighbor after ruling 30 days too lenient (foxnews.com)
by Patrick on 9 Sep 2019  1 comment, latest 12 days ago
https://www.foxnews.com/us/jud A federal appeals court judge on Monday ordered the resentencing of the neighbor who assaulted Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., in 2017 after ruling the original 30-day sentence was too...

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Be grateful for Christians. They help to immunize countries against Islam. (en.wikipedia.org)
by Patrick on 8 Sep 2019  6 comments, latest 12 days ago
For all the complaints people have about Christians trying to force their beliefs on others, Christians nonetheless provide the very useful service of inoculating religiously-inclined people against infection by Islam,...

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Illegal who murdered Kate Steinle has conviction reversed on technicality (dailymail.co.uk)
by Patrick on 8 Sep 2019  4 comments, latest 12 days ago
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/ne The 1st District Court of Appeal overturned the gun conviction because the judge failed to give the jury the option of acquitting Garcia-Zarate on the theory he only possessed...

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Woman tries sending vagina pic on Bumble to get back at men who send dick pics (thrillist.com)
by Patrick on 8 Sep 2019  4 comments, latest 13 days ago
https://www.thrillist.com/sex- I braced myself for, "Hey, why'd you send that?" or "Whoa, where'd that come from?" Instead, I got three very lengthy... porn descriptions of what they'd like to do...

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Earthquakes can disrupt shortwave transmissions (arrl.org)
by Patrick on 6 Sep 2019  14 comments, latest 13 days ago
Who knew?http://www.arrl.org/news/ Over the holiday weekend, Schwarz had reported “a massive short-wave radio blackout” on the west coast. “It is not caused by the sun (the sun is quiet), but...

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False accusations result in death of accused. Accuser still free to ruin more lives. (oregonlive.com)
by Patrick on 8 Sep 2019  2 comments, latest 13 days ago
https://www.oregonlive.com/new A $1 million lawsuit filed against Target says an innocent man’s life was turned upside down after an employee at the store near Washington Square made up a story...

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Students Prevented From Attending UK School Because They Refuse to Wear “Gender Neutral” Uniforms (summit.news)
by Patrick on 8 Sep 2019  Posted 13 days ago
https://summit.news/2019/09/06 Female students at a school in the UK were prevented by officials and police from attending class because they refused to comply with a new “gender neutral” uniform policy.Around...

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Turkey's Revenge (theguardian.com)
by Patrick on 22 Oct 2018  54 comments, latest 14 days ago
https://www.theguardian.com/wo Three weeks to the day since Khashoggi vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Erdoğan has pledged to table the “naked truth” about what happened to the columnist...
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