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ThinkComputers Podcast #289

This week on the podcast we talk about our reviews of the DeepCool AK620 CPU Cooler and AOC C32G2ZE 32-inch 240 Hz Gaming Monitor. We also discuss leaks of Gigabyte Z690 motherboards, new Microsoft Surface products, more Alder Lake leaks, and Battlefield 2042 being delayed. The post ThinkComputers Podcast #289 appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: Podcast, Microsoft, Computer Hardware, Tech News, Microsoft Surface, Gigabyte, ThinkComputers, ThinkComputers Podcast, Tech Podcast, Aoc, AORUS, Pc Hardware, Alder Lake, Pc Hardware Podcast, Far Cry 6, Computer Podcast


De Blasio bashes AOC Rikers proposal: 'The answer is not to just open up the gates'

AOC along with Reps. Jamaal Bowman, Nydia Velazquez and Jerrold Nadler sent a letter to the mayor and Gov. Kathy Hochul to “immediately”...
Tags: De Blasio, Aoc, Jerrold Nadler, Kathy Hochul, AOC Rikers, Reps Jamaal Bowman Nydia Velazquez


AOC C32G2ZE 32-inch 240 Hz Gaming Monitor Review

Today we are checking out the AOC C32G2ZE, which is a 32-inch, 1920 x 1080 VA panel with a 240 Hz refresh rate, 0.5ms response time (MPRT), and a 1500R curve. Could this be the no frills gaming monitor you need? Let's find out! The post AOC C32G2ZE 32-inch 240 Hz Gaming Monitor Review appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: Reviews, Review, Displays, Monitor, Aoc, Gaming monitor, 240 Hz, C32G2ZE, MPRT


AOC says ending federal unemployment benefits was 'based on fantasy, not data'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., speaks with reporters, Thursday, June 17, 2021, as she arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that letting federal unemployment expire was based on fantasy - not data. Research on ending benefits early continually showed little impact on job growth and employment. Ocasio-Cortez has introduced legislation to extend benefits through February 2022. See more stories on Insider's business ...
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AOC, Ilhan Omar denounce Border Patrol whipping at Haitian migrants as a 'stain on our country' and 'human rights abuses'

A United States Border Patrol agent on horseback tried to stop a Haitian migrant from entering an encampment on the banks of the Rio Grande near the Acuna Del Rio International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas, on September 19. Paul Ratje/Getty Images Video footage showed Border Patrol whipping their reins at Haitian migrants near the US-Mexico border. Migrants have tried to enter the US as Haiti faces endemic poverty, violence, and political turmoil. Haiti's president was assassinated in July...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Minnesota, Mexico, Nbc News, US, Trends, Al Jazeera, Border Patrol, Haiti, Omar, Aoc, Border Protection, Rio Grande, US Customs


AOC, Ilhan Omar denounce Border Patrol whipping Haitian migrants as a 'stain on our country' and 'human rights abuses'

A United States Border Patrol agent on horseback tried to stop a Haitian migrant from entering an encampment on the banks of the Rio Grande near the Acuna Del Rio International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas, on September 19. Paul Ratje/Getty Images Video footage showed Border Patrol cracking whips at Haitian migrants near the US-Mexico border. Migrants have tried to enter the US as Haiti faces endemic poverty, violence, and political turmoil. Haiti's president was assassinated in July, and ...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Minnesota, Mexico, Nbc News, US, Trends, Al Jazeera, Border Patrol, Haiti, Omar, Aoc, Border Protection, Rio Grande, US Customs


Alt data's turning point - Whistleblowers make millions - AOC targets family offices

Welcome to Insider Finance. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.On the agenda today:The SEC's settlement with App Annie shows that alt-data has reached a turning point. Wall Street's whistleblowers are making millions from the SEC. AOC is targeting the notoriously murky field of family offices.Let's get started. Alternative data is no longer the Wild West Matthias Clamer/Getty I...
Tags: New York, Washington, America, Trends, Bloomberg, Crypto, SEC, Fidelity, App Annie, Aoc, Lower Manhattan, Zuccotti Park, Samantha Lee, Alan Schein, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Hayley Cuccinello


Mike Flugennock's Latest'n'Greatest: "Met Gala"

from Mike Flugennock, DC's anarchist cartoonist - "Met Gala" http://sinkers.org/stage/?p=3320 It's a story as old as time — or at least as old as the Democratic Party: discover a groundswell of pro-worker, progressive sentiment; find yourselves a fresh, charismatic candidate who does a great job of pretending to be progressive; rope in Left voters to help elect her — at which point she turns around and starts engaging in empty, performative protest and fluffy media talk while...
Tags: Comics, New York City, Dnc, House, New York Times, Aoc, Democratic Party, Jake Johnson, Mike Rhode, Mike Flugennock, Jonathan Weisman, JIM TANKERSLEY, Yas Kween, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Marie Solis, Gala NY


AOC Makes Late, Lonely Push For Unemployment Benefits

The New York Democrat admitted the enhanced pandemic benefits were doomed but said someone at least had to try.
Tags: New York, News, Aoc


10 Things in Politics: Newsom survives California recall

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Gov. Gavin Newsom survived a recall attempt in CaliforniaThe warden of Leavenworth federal prison left following an Insider investigationAmerica's top general reportedly went behind Trump's back to warn ChinaWi...
Tags: South Korea, Florida, New York, Texas, Congress, California, North Korea, White House, China, Boston, US, America, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap


People keep underestimating AOC

No one should be surprised that a Met Gala with a theme centering on America itself resulted in one of the more contradictory, controversial red carpets the event has ever seen.
Tags: News, America, Stories, Aoc


AOC's 'tax the rich' dress made a point

No one should be surprised that a Met Gala with a theme centering on America itself resulted in one of the more contradictory, controversial red carpets the event has ever seen.
Tags: News, America, Stories, Aoc


Kim Kardashian, AOC and Lil Nas X spawned the best Met Gala Twitter memes

The Met Gala sent the Twitter meme machine into overdrive. What would a Met Gala be without a tsunami of internet comics poking fun at...
Tags: Kim Kardashian, Aoc


Was AOC's Met Gala dress a powerful political statement or a pointless photo op? We discuss.

We have opinions on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 2021 Met Gala appearance, where she wore a "Tax the rich" dress.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Best Met Gala memes: AOC's 'tax the rich' dress, Kim Kardashian as Darth Vader and more

The Met Gala is back, and so are the memes.
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AOC and Kim Kardashian seize an opportunity

At this year's America-themed Met Gala, one first-timer at the event -- New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez -- and one old-timer -- Kim Kardashian -- were especially determined to make profound, if conflicting, statements. Despite the ongoing backlash, writes Holly Thomas, both succeeded.
Tags: New York, Kim Kardashian, America, Cnn, Aoc, Holly Thomas, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez


Opinion: AOC and Kim Kardashian seize an opportunity

No one should be surprised that a Met Gala with a theme centering on America itself resulted in one of the more contradictory, controversial red carpets the event has ever seen.
Tags: Kim Kardashian, News, America, Stories, Aoc


Joy Behar defends AOC after Met Gala criticism: 'It takes balls to do that'

The View's Joy Behar defended Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., amid criticism she received for wearing a "Tax the Rich" dress to...
Tags: Aoc, Joy Behar, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez


AOC's 'tax the rich' dress: Who qualifies as wealthy? And how much are they getting taxed?

Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez told Vogue on the red carpet the dress was meant to be a conversation starter.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Vogue, Usa Today, Aoc, Alexandra Ocasio Cortez


‘Medium is the message’: AOC defends ‘tax the rich’ dress worn to Met Gala

‘The time is now for childcare, healthcare and climate action for all,’ the congresswoman wrote on InstagramWhen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wore a white gown with the message “tax the rich” emblazoned in red to the Met Gala, one of New York’s swankiest events, she was sure to ruffle some feathers. Related: The Met Gala 2021: eight key moments from fashion’s big night Continue reading...
Tags: Fashion, New York, US news, Culture, US politics, US taxation, Aoc, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Met gala 2021, InstagramWhen Alexandria Ocasio Cortez


Designer of AOC's 'Tax the Rich' dress responds to criticism

Aurora James, who designed the dress worn by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D-NY) at the 2021 Met Gala, responds to conservative backlash over her "tax the rich" dress that Ocasio-Cortez wore to the event.
Tags: News, Stories, Aoc, Aurora James, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Ocasio Cortez


AOC caused a stir with her statement-making Met Gala gown

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to the Met Gala red carpet with a message for Americans: "Tax the Rich."
Tags: Cnn, Aoc, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez


AOC ripped for attending elite Met Gala in 'Tax the Rich' dress

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claimed that it was her “responsibility” to attend the Met Gala — as she was roundly ripped for wearing a...
Tags: Aoc, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez


Powerful or hypocritical? AOC's 'Tax the Rich' dress at Met Gala draws mixed reactions

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is using fashion to share a polarizing political message on her dress at this year's Met Gala.        [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Religion, Usa Today, Aoc, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez


AOC's Met Gala dress sparks Chick-fil-A comparisons

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y.. made a fashion statement at the lavish Met Gala in New York Monday night, with her outfit going...
Tags: New York, Aoc, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez


Actor Michael Rapaport calls out AOC over Met Gala dress

Michael Rapaport, the actor, offered sharp criticism for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for wearing a sleek white dress with “Tax The...
Tags: Aoc, Michael Rapaport, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez


10 Things in Politics: Trump's NJ neighbors dish on living in his shadow

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Happening this morning: Tropical Storm Nicholas is hitting the Gulf Coast after making landfall in Texas as a Category 1 hurricane.Here's what we're talking about:Trump's neighbors on living in shadow of ex-president next doorApple wants you to u...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Texas, Congress, California, Washington Post, Washington, New York City, US, America, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Gop, Taliban


See the best celebrity style at the Met Gala

• AOC wears big political statement to Met Gala • Jeff Bridges says he was 'close to the pearly gates' while battling Covid with cancer
Tags: News, Stories, Jeff Bridges, Met Gala, Aoc


Met Gala 2021: Megan Fox, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, AOC, more wild red-carpet looks

It's Met Gala Monday! Celebrities including Megan Fox, Rihanna, Billie Eilish, AOC and more hit the red carpet for fashion's biggest night.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Aoc, Megan Fox Rihanna Kim Kardashian, Megan Fox Rihanna Billie Eilish


AOC wears major political statement to the Met Gala

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to the Met Gala red carpet with a message for Americans: "Tax the Rich."
Tags: Cnn, Aoc, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez