“It [the internet] allows people who are spreading lies to actually seem like they’re legitimate. Trump without Twitter probably would not have become president, which is why Jack Dorsey is in the White House, having a meeting with Trump,” Cohen said during the interview with Hollywood star Don Cheadle. “He’s sitting across the president, who’s actually the biggest celebrity endorser of his corporation. And Jack Dorsey and Twitter cannot implement any restrictions against white supremacists or racists.” … [Read more...] about Sacha Baron Cohen Admits Aim of ‘Borat 2’ Was to ‘Deliver a Message’ on the ‘Dangers of Voting for Trump’
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Ducey is being targeted for his restrictions on individuals and businesses to contain the spread of COVID-19. While it´s not mentioned in the proposed censure, he had a high-profile break with the president when he signed the certification of Biden´s victory. … [Read more...] about Trump ‘is drafting an enemies list of Republicans for his Patriot Party to challenge in primaries’ – and ‘already has $70M in campaign cash on hand’ as he plots to squeeze GOP senators to avoid impeachment conviction
“We’ve heard your outpouring of support, and we want to say thank you. We’re not planning on going anywhere,” Pappas said in the video. “TikTok is a home for creators and artists to express themselves, their ideas and connect with people across different backgrounds, and we are so proud of all the various communities that call TikTok their home. I’m also proud of our 1,500 U.S. employees who work on this app every day, and the additional 10,000 jobs that we’re bringing into this country over the next three years. I’m thrilled about our U.S. creator fund, where we just announced our $1 billion fund to support our creators, and when it comes to safety and security, we’re building our safest app because we know it’s the right thing to do. So we appreciate the support, we’re here for the long run and continue to share your voice here, and let’s stand for TikTok.” … [Read more...] about TikTok Responds After Trump Says He Will Ban App in U.S.
"And just like many people in a negative situation (husbands especially will get this when we have wronged our partners...), he then reaches as if to try and keep an unwanted connection (at least from Melania’s perspective) as he is all lost at sea without his rudder, if only for that particular moment. … [Read more...] about Melania Trump ‘made true feelings towards Donald clear in split-second unplanned move’
It is likely the government will provide 10 to 20 percent of the investment in space over the next 15 to 20 years, a far cry from the nearly 100 percent just 20 years ago, but still a significant sum. This federal investment will be most effective front-loaded to initiate progress and spark private investment within the next five to 10 years. In space, the long-term nature and risk of failure can make private investment by any but the largest firms unreachable. … [Read more...] about First 100 days: Invest in space infrastructure to spark economic recovery
In the wake of Obama’s victory, there were tons of smart political observers saying Republicans are going to have to compromise, they’re going to have to cooperate with Obama. So it’s easy to forget how massive his victory was, and it came on the heels of Democrats’ huge win in the 2006 midterms. So Obama came into office with these very high approval ratings and massive majorities in both chambers of Congress. It seemed like Republicans were going to have to compromise or become extinct, but it took living the reality of seeing Republicans obstruct for year for senators to come around to the idea. I don’t think there’s any question that more could have gotten done, but I still struggle to see how we could have gotten the votes to go for a full nuclear option back then. I think we almost have those votes now. … [Read more...] about Democrats’ Choice: End the Filibuster or Watch McConnell Win (Again)