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Florida Republican Recorded Threatening Opponent With 'Russian Hit Squad, Close-Battle Combat, Mac-10s, Silencers Kind of Thing'

William Braddock may have set some kind of Florida record: In the state’s crowded pack of Republican bozos running for Congress, he’s the only one in recent memory (and possibly ever) to allegedly threaten a political opponent with murder by a heavily armed Russian-Ukrainian mafia death squad.Read more...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, Congress, Politico, Films, Donald Trump, Sarah Palin, Braddock, Matt Gaetz, Charlie Crist, Anna Paulina Luna, Amanda Makki, Creative Works, English Language Films, William Braddock


Area Ex-President Still Yelling About How Wind Turbines Will Kill Us All

What’s a failed fascist to do after a disastrous pandemic, a failed insurrection, and two impeachment trials? Settle down in self-imposed exile and continue festering a gruesome index case of Wind Turbine Brain.Read more...
Tags: Energy, Science, Articles, Joe Biden, Wind Power, Donald Trump, Sean Hannity, Electrical Engineering, Aerodynamics, Wind turbine, Electric Power, Energy Conversion, Electromechanical Engineering, U S Wind


Trump Judges Are Already Screwing Biden's Climate Agenda

Retired blogger Donald Trump may be shrinking from public view, but his legacy will remain imprinted on the U.S. for decades to come, particularly when it comes to the judiciary. That could have huge ramifications on all types of policy, but particularly climateRead more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Trumpism, Trump, Patrick Morrisey, Presidents Of The United States, Presidency Of Donald Trump, Presidency Of The United States, Law Crime, Presidency Of Joe Biden, Gernot Wagner, 21st Century In The United States, Terry A Doughty


Project Veritas 'Whistleblower' Complains Fox Station Suppressed Bitcoin Reports

Depending on your political outlook and/or how much paint you’ve huffed lately, the far-right activist group Project Veritas is either a groundbreaking conservative investigative outlet or a group of dweebs doing an unending series of pratfalls and faceplants for your amusement. Just kidding, it’s the latter, always.…Read more...
Tags: Science, Money, Cryptography, Bitcoin, Fox News, Donald Trump, Whistleblower, Cryptocurrency, James, Roy Moore, Shiller, Houstons, Project Veritas, James Okeefe, Hr Mcmaster, Mamaroneck New York


Accused Capitol Rioter to Judge: Pretty Please, Let Me Out of Home Detention for a Classic Car Show

One of the far-right goons awaiting trial for storming the Capitol on Jan. 6—who was infamously photographed inside Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s office—wants out of home detention to go to a car show.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Articles, Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Barnett, Trumpism, United States Capitol, United States Capitol Police, Joseph McBride, QAnon, Bigo, Electoral Violence, Fascism In The United States, United States Capitol Attack


Parler Warned the FBI of Potential Violence at the Capitol on Jan. 6 More Than 50 Times

In the aftermath of the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol by a mob of angry Trump supporters, Parler — the online hub for bigots and far-right extremists — was quickly painted as an instigating force, one that zealots had used to mount their offensive. But during a House Oversight Committee hearing on Tuesday…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Fbi, United States, Times, Donald Trump, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Trumpism, Trump, Christopher Wray, Carolyn Maloney, House Oversight Committee, Eric Swalwell, Antifa, Parler, Alt Tech


Trump Lackeys Asked DOJ to Investigate Random Italian Guy's Claim Biden Stole Election With Satellites

GOP complaints about voting procedures in Michigan, phantom “anomalies” on ballots in Georgia, and Italian satellite hackers: Emails released by the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday show to what ridiculous extremes officials in Donald Trump’s White House went to enlist the Department of Justice in its attempt to…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Nbc, Government, White House, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, Michigan, Department Of Justice, Biden, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trumpism, Trump, Mark Meadows


QAnon Is, Somehow, About to Get Worse, FBI Warns

QAnon, the rabidly pro-Donald Trump conspiracy theory and future of the GOP, may have been seriously wounded by its godhead’s failure to ascend to transcendent levels of power this year. But they haven’t gone away, and the FBI and Department of Homeland Security are warning Congress that disaffected believers may even…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Congress, Articles, Joe Biden, Fbi, Gop, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Trumpism, Alt Right, Christopher Wray, Christopher Davis, Martin Heinrich, Fake News, 8chan


NSA Leaker Reality Winner Is Released From Prison

Reality Winner, the whistleblower jailed in 2017 for leaking classified NSA documents to the press, has been released from prison, her attorney confirmed to Gizmodo on Monday. Read more...
Tags: Science, Government, Nsa, United States, Winner, Gizmodo, Donald Trump, National Security Agency, Pardons, Trump, The Intercept, Criminal Law, Reality Winner, Alison Grinter, Donald Trump 2016 Presidential Campaign, Law Crime


Apple and Microsoft Say They Had No Idea Trump-Era DOJ Requested Data on Political Rivals

Apple didn’t know the Department of Justice was requesting metadata of Democratic lawmakers when it complied with a subpoena during a Trump-era leak investigation, CNBC reports. Apple wasn’t the only tech giant tapped in these probes: Microsoft received a similar subpoena for a congressional staffer’s personal email…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Politics, Science, Microsoft, Companies, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Cnbc, Apple Inc, Trump, Democratic, Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell, Zack Whittaker, William Barr, Presidency Of Donald Trump


Miami and Space - the new battlegrounds for tech's top egos

Hello, and welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including:Miami techies bristle at Silicon Valley "saviors"Palantir's TikTok astro-momThe most promising startups of 2021 Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Sign up here. Soundtrack: This week's newsletter has been specially designed to be consumed while listening to David Bowie's "Starman." This week: Tech egos are clashing, from the shores of Miami to...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Space, Science, Enterprise, Microsoft, Softbank, America, Newsletter, Trends, Virgin Galactic, David Bowie, Venture Capital, Richard Branson, Miami, Silicon Valley


Trump’s Miserable Mouthpiece Leaving for Fantastical Social Media Platform

Donald Trump’s longtime spokesperson and noted lawsuit loser Jason Miller is reportedly planning to enter a cocoon and re-emerge as an even fouler kind of insect: a social media tycoon.Read more...
Tags: Science, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Trumpism, Donald J Trump, Jason Miller, Parler, Presidents Of The United States, Politics Of The United States, American People Of German Descent, Right Wing Populism In The United States, Economy Of The United States, Social Media Use By Donald Trump


Trump’s PAC Site Tricks Donors Into Recurring Charges With ‘Happy Birthday’ Dark Patterns

It’s tough out there being a Donald Trump supporter. He makes you and your fascist compatriots chant “toilet” at plague rallies, then he leaves thousands of you freezing in the cold with no way to return to the parking lot. He tells you to try and overthrow the U.S. government then gets stingy with the pardons. Then…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Politics, Science, Brands, Paul ryan, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, PAUL, The Trump Organization, Presidents Of The United States, American People Of German Descent, Economy Of The United States, Wealth Of Donald Trump, Donald Trump 2020 Presidential Campaign


Capitol Riot Attendee Pleads Guilty to Bomb Plot Against Amazon Data Center

A Texas man has pleaded guilty to a plot to blow up an Amazon Web Services (AWS) data center in Ashburn, Virginia, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas. The 28-year-old man, an apparent supporter of former president Donald Trump, bragged about attending the January 6 insurrection…
Tags: Amazon, Texas, Science, Government, Donald Trump, Amazon Web Services, Patriot Act, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Amazon Web Services AWS, Ashburn Virginia, AR 15, Prerak Shah, Federal Government Of The United States, Agencies Of The United States Government, War Conflict, Law Crime


Fauci brushes off GOP criticism and says attacks on him are 'attacks on science' that he can debunk 'immediately'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Susan Walsh/AP Photo Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said that attacks on him were "attacks on science." Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn accused Fauci Tuesday of working with Mark Zukerberg and "cherry-picking" facts. Fauci said he could "debunk" every criticism of his decisions, which were "fundamentally based on science." See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wedne...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Science, News, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Tennessee, Healthcare, Republican Party, North Carolina, Donald Trump


Fauci brushes off GOP criticism and says attacks on him are 'attacks on science' he can debunk 'immediately'

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Susan Walsh/AP Photo Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said that attacks on him were "attacks on science." Sen. Marsha Blackburn has accused him of working with Mark Zuckerberg and "cherry-picking" facts. Fauci said he could "debunk" all criticism of his decisions, which he said were all science-based. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said all of his COV...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Science, News, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Tennessee, Healthcare, Republican Party, North Carolina, Donald Trump


Biden Order Declares TikTok Not Quite a Threat to National Security, Yet

The Biden administration passed an executive order on Wednesday that seeks to create a “criteria-based” framework for establishing whether foreign-owned apps present national security risks or not. In so doing, the regulation overturned three executive orders previously signed by former President Trump that took a…Read more...
Tags: Science, Joe Biden, Software, WeChat, Biden, Donald Trump, Huawei, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Mobile Applications, Video Software, Music Software, Tiktok, Biden Family, Application Software, Donald Trumptiktok Controversy


The Keystone XL Pipeline Is Officially Dead

In a shocking move, the company behind the Keystone XL pipeline has announced it will no longer move forward with the project. The controversial pipeline has been at the center of a fight over Indigenous treaties, land rights, and the permitting process. Now, it’s dead.Read more...
Tags: Science, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Environmentalism, Keystone Pipeline, Keystone Xl, Oil sands, Donald Trump, Bill Mckibben, Petroleum, Enbridge, Oil Change International, Athabasca Oil Sands, Petroleum Industry, Business Finance, Oil Pipelines


DOJ Vows to Hunt Down Whoever Let the Public Know How Little Billionaires Pay in Taxes

This week, ProPublica released a massive scoop—a treasure trove of financial records showing how some of the U.S.’s wealthiest billionaires scamper off with virtually no tax burden. And the U.S. government knows exactly what to do in response: find whoever released those embarrassing records and incarcerate the shit…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Politics, Science, Barack Obama, Tesla, Tax, Joe Biden, Berkshire Hathaway, Jeff Bezos, Propublica, Donald Trump, Doj, Michael Bloomberg, Tax Investigation


Here's What's in the Senate's Massive Bill Funding the Tech War With China

Sweeping legislation that would start to unleash about $250 billion in federal funding encourage U.S. technological competition with China is set to easily clear the Senate as early as Tuesday, Reuters reports. Here’s what’s in it.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Senate, China, Joe Biden, Smartphones, Telecommunications, Winter Olympics, Donald Trump, Huawei, Reuters, National Science Foundation, Barron, Presidency Of Joe Biden, Endless Frontier Act, Chinaunited States Relations


Does Tim Cook Know About Mark Zuckerberg’s Skills With a Spear?

Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page is having an extremely normal one, read: Mark’s latest gladiatorial displays to the mighty riff of Audioslave. As you can see, he is capable of firing bow and arrow and throwing a javelin—or a spear of some sort. Also, yesterday he dropped whatever still-intact public pretense might…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Software, Tim Cook, Computing, App Store, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Apple Inc, Mark


Justice Department Says It'll No Longer Quietly Seize Reporters' Records in Leak Investigations

The U.S. Department of Justice will no longer secretly obtain the records of journalists during leak investigations, the White House said in a statement Saturday. Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Obama, Eric Holder, White House, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, The Associated Press, U S Department of Justice, US Department of Justice, Jen Psaki, Sally Buzbee, David McCraw, Presidents Of The United States, Presidency Of Donald Trump, Federal Government Of The United States


The Biden administration is working to reverse 5 Trump-era rollbacks on protecting endangered species

FILE - In this May 13, 2019 file photo provided by the National Park Service is a female condor in Zion National Park, Utah. Seven environmental and animal protection groups have filed the first lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's recent rollbacks to the Endangered Species Act. Their lawsuit filed Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, in federal court in San Francisco comes after the federal government announced last week it was rescinding some protections for wildlife. (National Park Servi...
Tags: Politics, Science, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Joe Biden, Esa, Gop, Williams, Endangered Species, Biden, Interior Department, Donald Trump, National Park Service, Endangered Species Act


Lauren Boebert Spends Drought Hearing Rambling About ‘Green New Deal Extremists’

Rep. Lauren Boebert, the gun-toting, Trump-loving, riot-goading, Congresswoman from Colorado, has a new conspiratorial obsession. And she’s fixated on it rather than working to address the multiple environmental crises facing her state. Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Obama, Colorado, Environment, Articles, Joe Biden, United States, Environmentalism, Biden, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg, Trump, Breitbart, Koch Industries, Lisa Murkowski


Trump Suspended From Facebook for at Least 2 Years

Facebook announced on Friday that Donald Trump’s accounts on the company’s platforms—which includes the former president’s Instagram account—are going to be suspended for a full two years. At the end of that two-year gap, the company will “look to experts to assess whether the risk to public safety has receded,”…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Instagram, Articles, Social Media, Software, Nick Clegg, Donald Trump, Operating Systems, Trumpism, Oversight Board, QAnon, Social Information Processing, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Social Media Use By Donald Trump, Trump Suspended From Facebook


New Biden Executive Order Bans U.S. Investment in Huawei and 58 Other Chinese Tech Companies

Following a previous Trump executive order that banned some Chinese companies from buying U.S.-made tech, this week President Biden issued a new executive order banning U.S. entities from investing in 59 different Chinese tech and defense companies.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Joe Biden, Companies, Telecommunications, Biden, Donald Trump, Huawei, Camcorders, Trump, U S, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp, Hikvision, EO, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co Ltd, Biden Family


State Department staff warned leaders against investigating COVID-19's origins, fearing it would 'open a can of worms,' according to a senior Trump appointee

A worker in protective coverings directs members of the World Health Organization (WHO) team on their arrival at the airport in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. AP Photo/Ng Han Guan Staff in two US government bureaus warned leaders against pursuing an investigation into the origins COVID-19 because it would "open a can of worms," according to an internal memo viewed by Vanity Fair. Thomas DiNanno, former acting assistant secretary of the State Departme...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, China, US, Trends, Healthcare, Who, State Department, Donald Trump, Vanity Fair, Wuhan, Trump, World Health Organization WHO, Hubei Province, Chris Ford


Donald Trump Jr. Is Now on Cameo, Wishing the Dumb Libs Happy Birthday (NOT)

Donald Trump Jr. has pivoted to the personalized celebrity video app Cameo because, as all relevant people do, he understands that nobody’s time on the internet should be free. You get that money, giiiirl.Read more...
Tags: Science, Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr


Dildo Drone Interrupts ‘Tough on Crime’ New Mexico Sheriff’s Speech, Chaos Ensues

A New Mexico sheriff running as the tough-on-crime candidate for the mayorship of Albuquerque was buzzed at a campaign event on Tuesday by a small drone with a giant dildo attached to it.Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, New Mexico, Donald Trump, Albuquerque, Tim Keller, Albuquerque Police Department, Manuel Gonzales III, Manny Gonzales, Mark Moores, Kaelan Ashby Dreyer, Ashby Dreyer


State Department staff warned a Trump-appointed official against investigating COVID-19's origins, fearing a probe would 'open a can of worms,' a leaked memo says

A worker in protective coverings directs members of the World Health Organization (WHO) team on their arrival at the airport in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. AP Photo/Ng Han Guan Government staff warned leaders against investigating COVID-19's origins, Vanity Fair reports. State Department official Thomas DiNanno said staff thought a probe would "open a can of worms." The theory that the virus leaked from a Chinese lab has gained traction in r...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, Who, State Department, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, Wuhan, Trump, World Health Organization WHO



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