Nazi Sebastian Gorka is back, Trump appoints him to national security advisory board for 4 years
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Nazi Sebastian Gorka is back, Trump appoints him to national security advisory board for 4 years

Because 2020 isn’t enough of a mockery and a grim shitshow, yes. Gorka’s back. Sebastian Gorka (the ‘Dr.’ is phony, his PhD is not legitimate) is back in the administration, the White House announces Tuesday. Gorka is a literal card-carrying actual Nazi who swore an oath to wipe out Jewish …

Trump lies that travel ban is for 'jihadist regions,' says Democrat mayors 'wouldn't mind' if terrorists blew up their cities
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Trump lies that travel ban is for ‘jihadist regions,’ says Democrat mayors ‘wouldn’t mind’ if terrorists blew up their cities

This press conference Donald Trump is doing in the Rose Garden today is really something else. Whew. After bashing Joe Biden, AOC, and the European Union, Trump just referred to his travel ban as restricting travel from “jihadist regions.” In a confused, stream-of-grievances rant, Trump said Biden wants to “end …

US government drops online class restrictions for international students
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US government drops online class restrictions for international students

The Trump administration has backpedaled on a policy that would have forced international college students to leave the US if their fall courseload was entirely online. A federal judge in Boston announced that the Department of Homeland Security has… Continue Reading…

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Europe “has never treated us well,” Trump says

Welp. During a maniacal Rose Garden event Tuesday in which he also attacked former VP Joe Biden, President Donald Trump says Europe “has never treated us well,” and the European Union was created to compete with the United States. That’s it. That’s the blog post. Trump says we’re in competition …

Stand Up 4 America aims to turn the US senate blue
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Stand Up 4 America aims to turn the US senate blue

A bunch of comedians teamed up to try and flip the US Senate. Full of disgusting and terrible traitors to democracy, the US Senate needs some change. STAND UP 4 AMERICA TO USE ORIGINAL MUSIC AND COMEDY VIDEO CONTENT TO RAISE FUNDS AND TURN THE SENATE BLUE IN NOVEMBER Jack …

The UK will remove Huawei equipment from its 5G networks by 2027
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The UK will remove Huawei equipment from its 5G networks by 2027

The UK doesn’t want Huawei’s telecommunications equipment anymore. Oliver Dowden, the UK government’s culture secretary, said mobile operators shouldn’t buy the company’s 5G equipment from December 31st, 2020. “Once the telecoms security bill is pass… Continue Reading…

News outlets will digitally watermark content to limit misinformation
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News outlets will digitally watermark content to limit misinformation

In the run-up to the 2020 US election, a group of major media organizations will once again work together to try and clamp down on fake news. The Trusted News Initiative (TNI) is a coalition of blue-chip publishers and Microsoft which have pledged to… Continue Reading…

Google, Facebook, other big tech companies back lawsuit against ICE
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Google, Facebook, other big tech companies back lawsuit against ICE

Tech companies including Google, Facebook and others just lent their legal might to a lawsuit against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). On July 9, Harvard and M.I.Tfiled a legal complaint against ICE and the Department of Homeland Security challenging the legality of the government’s July 6 policy update that …

Google, Facebook, other big tech companies back lawsuit against ICE
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Google, Facebook, other big tech companies back lawsuit against ICE

Tech companies including Google, Facebook and others just lent their legal might to a lawsuit against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). On July 9, Harvard and M.I.Tfiled a legal complaint against ICE and the Department of Homeland Security challenging the legality of the government’s July 6 policy update that …

Google, Facebook, other big tech companies back lawsuit against I.C.E.
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Google, Facebook, other big tech companies back lawsuit against I.C.E.

Tech companies including Google, Facebook and others just lent their legal might to a lawsuit against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). On July 9, Harvard and M.I.Tfiled a legal complaint against ICE and the Department of Homeland Security challenging the legality of the government’s July 6 policy update that …