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No. 116798 ID: 9a3a54 hide watch quickreply [Reply]

Updated | Anonymous, the global hacking collective, believes that alien life exists—and that NASA is about to confirm it.

The shadowy group made the claim in a 12-and-a-half-minute video published on an unofficial YouTube channel on Tuesday.

The video centers around recent findings by the American space organization, including the discovery of 219 new planet candidates—10 of which present similar conditions to Earth—by NASA’s Kepler space telescope team in June, as well as comments made by a senior NASA official during a U.S. government hearing.
>> No. 116799 ID: 3e843b
Of course they have proof of alien life. His name is Pedro and he's the janitor.
>> No. 116801 ID: 334c17
I can't wait for a day some official will declare a war on alien life forms. I can even presume, it is going to happen in next two presidential terms.
>> No. 116802 ID: 5d32e7
Newsweek is, and always has been since its inception, a mouthpiece and puppet for the transnational capitalists.

Do aliens exist? Who knows? But the revelation that little green men exist and that you will be eaten/tortured/raped/mutilated if you do not accept help from a one world government (because of course no individual nation could possibly stand a chance in defense against this obviously 'superior' Race from space) has been seen as a plan to convince people to not hold onto their silly, antiquated ideas about nation-states in the face of mass panic.

I'm skeptical.

I see what you did there.
>> No. 116803 ID: e188a9
ah yes the internet hackers known as anonymous, a very reliable source for information.

>Do aliens exist? Who knows?

Science has shown that combining base chemicals will produce the needed materials for life to form. Life on other worlds isn't a question. Of course, there's literally no way it'll ever matter because of the vast distances involved. Any contact with aliens will be a prerecorded message from a race that long ago died out or whatever.

To quote Event Horizon: "This place is a toooooomb."

>But the revelation that little green men exist and that you will be eaten/tortured/raped/mutilated if you do not accept help from a one world government (because of course no individual nation could possibly stand a chance in defense against this obviously 'superior' Race from space) has been seen as a plan to convince people to not hold onto their silly, antiquated ideas about nation-states in the face of mass panic.

tell us more about how the international jew/american is out to get Russia, ivan.

>> No. 116805 ID: 2001f3
Honestly, if anybody's going to break that story...Anonymous is a decent bet. Without going full tinfoil, we've already seen some tantalizing information here and there, most notably in the files Gary McKinnon hacked (a reference to "non-terrestrial officers" hinting at a possible secret space program).

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116675 No. 116675 ID: aadd02 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
I'm watching NBC's coverage. Predictably, they've tried to give the impression that the "assault weapon" was an automatic weapon.


Steve Scalise, the majority whip of the House of Representatives, was shot at a baseball field in Alexandria, Va., when a gunman opened fire near a Y.M.C.A. on Wednesday morning, a congressional official said.

Representative Mo Brooks told CNN that “at least five” people were injured — including two law enforcement officers and a congressional aide — while members of a Republican congressional baseball team were practicing.

Rep. Roger Williams, a Republican of Texas, said in a statement that one of his aides was shot.

Officials described a scene of chaos and of players taking cover wherever they could on the field.

Rep. Mike Bishop from Michigan said the gunman was standing outside the fence line behind third base aiming for the field’s only exit.
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>> No. 116770 ID: bd9907
Fuck concealed carry reciprocity in DC. How about concealed carry everywhere in the United States?

Congress Pushes Bill to Let Lawmakers Carry Concealed Weapons Anywhere in U.S.
Bill to boost security for members after Alexandria shooting

>Congress is considering new legislation that would permit lawmakers to carry a concealed firearm wherever they perform official duties across the United States, according to a copy of the new bill that marks an unprecedented effort to help lawmakers confront a growing threat to their safety.

>Rep. Brian Babin (R., Texas) introduced the legislation on Tuesday, about a week after a radicalized shooter opposed to President Donald Trump and Republicans shot Rep. Steve Scalise (R., La.), a congressional staffer, a lobbyist, and two Capitol police officers in Virginia.

>The legislation would enable certified members of Congress to carry a concealed weapon "in nearly every conceivable scenario," according to information released by Babin's office.

>The legislation would supersede any other state or federal concealed carry laws, meaning that lawmakers would still enjoy the privilege even if secondary laws state otherwise. This is particularly significant, as the District of Columbia has notoriously strict gun laws that have complicated similar efforts in the past.

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Let's see if gun-control hardliners have the strength of their conviction.
>> No. 116777 ID: 649f2c
legislation that gives members of government special rights to have weapons where mere citizens cannot is the very definition of gun control, you retarded internet stooge.

(Personal attack.)
>> No. 116780 ID: aadd02
I did not report this post. Also, nice trips.
>> No. 116784 ID: 49e1e2
>out of the park as usual
That pun got me deep.

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116700 No. 116700 ID: 679e25 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
Typically when somebody makes a frivolous report like this or say, calling the park rangers because your feet hurt and you don't want to walk 5 miles to the parking lot, they bill you the cost of the response. I wonder how much it is for a NEST deployment?
>Authorities shut down a section of the Port of Charleston in South Carolina for about seven hours Wednesday night after a conspiracy theorist called in a false bomb threat.

>The Coast Guard responded to the port’s Wando terminal after they received two calls around 8 p.m. on Wednesday notifying them of a possible dirty bomb — an explosive containing radioactive material — on the container ship Maesrk Memphis, according to the New York Times.

>Authorities scanned four containers on the ship and cleared them, reopening the terminal around 3:30 a.m. on Thursday. The Coast Guard said the terminal was evacuated during the search.

>The tip calls were prompted by a YouTube video, Coast Guard spokesman, Lt. James B. Zorn told the Times. An account of one call appeared in a YouTube video on Wednesday, according to the newspaper. In the video, George Webb, a frequent peddler of far-right conspiracy theories, described having a conversation with the Coast Guard.

>“Well I just got off the phone with the Coast Guard in South Carolina, and they were very obviously, you know, hesitant to call out all the dogs and call out all the radiation meters and all that without knowing who our source is,” Webb said in the video.

>The U.S. Coast Guard said on Twitter early Thursday that the person who reported the threat has been detained and was being questioned by authorities, but did not name the suspect.

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116663 No. 116663 ID: aadd02 hide watch quickreply [Reply]

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Democrat Hillary Clinton encouraged Mitt Romney to take a job as President Donald Trump’s secretary of state, the former Republican presidential candidate said Friday.

Romney, speaking to a high-powered gathering of GOP officials, top donors and business leaders at a luxury Utah resort, said that when Trump briefly considered him late last year for Clinton’s former job, Romney called “virtually all the former secretaries of state” including Clinton.

“In each case, each of them said, ‘Please, please take that job if it’s offered to you,'” Romney said, drawing laughs from the crowd. “We would very much like to see you serve in that capacity.”
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116426 No. 116426 ID: f196ac hide watch quickreply [Reply]
Get ready for your new GOLD Internet Service Package, $89.99 a month for blazing fast 256 kilobite connections to over 50 of the hottest websites!
>Today, the chairman of the FCC announced his desire to abandon the agency’s net neutrality protections – which protect online competition, free speech, and privacy from interference by Internet service providers like Comcast and AT&T – by undermining the legal authority behind those protections.

>Rolling back the FCC’s Open Internet Order would mean losing the only rules that meaningfully prevent ISPs from taking advantage of their control over your Internet connection to shape your Internet experience and the market for services and devices that rely on that Internet connection. Since most Americans have only one option for broadband service, ISPs would have unchecked power to extract tolls from you and from businesses that wish to reach you. While the big incumbents like Facebook and Netflix might be able to pay those tolls, the next Facebook or Netflix would have a very hard time competing. Investors hesitate to fund startups that can be held for ransom by someone like an ISP. And the situation is even more dire for nonprofits like schools, libraries, educational sites, and political groups.

>Chairman Pai suggests these fears are unfounded, but we’ve seen ISPs use every method at their disposal to favor their own content over competitors, going up to and even over the lines drawn by the previous FCC. This is particularly concerning given that at least one major ISP, Verizon, ran a news service that banned content regarding mass surveillance and net neutrality itself as contrary to the company’s interests. In Canada, an ISP blocked access to a site being used by a labor union to organize against it. A decade of misguided FCC policymaking unfortunately helped create the dysfunctional ISP market; the Open Internet Order is our best hope for preventing ISPs from abusing their power to become private gatekeepers on speech.

>Today’s announcement cleverly pretends that the current “bright-line rules,” which clearly prohibit blocking and throttling, might survive. The law says otherwise. If Chairman Pai follows through on his intention to “reclassify” broadband service, it would be legally impossible for the FCC to enforce any such rules. How do we know this? Because the DC Circuit said so.

>The same is true for privacy. Pai suggested that the Federal Trade Commission could enforce privacy requirements, but this is an empty promise for two reasons. Fir
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Comcast sends out hundreds of thousands of fake anti-net neutrality letters to the FCC using customer information, threatens lawsuit against site that exposes it.

>Comcastroturf.com encourages Internet users to search the Federal Communication Commission (FCC)’s docket to check if a fake comment was submitted using their name and address to attack Title II based net neutrality protections. It has been widely reported that more than 450,000 of these comments have been submitted to the FCC – and as a result of the site at Comcastroturf.com, Fight for the Future has heard from dozens of people who say that anti-net neutrality comments were submitted using their personal information without their permission. We have connected individuals with Attorneys Generals and have called for the FCC act immediately to investigate this potential fraud.

>“Companies like Comcast have a long history of funding shady astroturfing operations like the one we are trying to expose with Comcastroturf.com, and also a long history of engaging in censorship,” said Greer, “this is a perfect example of why we need bright line net neutrality rules that protect our free speech online, and why we can’t just trust Internet Service Providers to behave when they’ve abused their power time and time again.”
>> No. 116642 ID: bd9907
Republicans worried about leaks consider cutting back surveillance authority

>A small revolt in corners of the Republican Party bedevils plans for reauthorization this year of surveillance capabilities considered the “crown jewels” of the U.S. intelligence community.

>Those capabilities, subject of a Senate intelligence committee hearing Wednesday, has some Republicans worried that they could get caught up in the same secret government intercepts of communications that helped to land President Donald Trump’s short-lived national security adviser in legal jeopardy.

>Indeed, some conservatives on Capitol Hill think intelligence sources could leak information on them too, as they did on former national security adviser Michael Flynn, and routinely flout laws sharply limiting surveillance on Americans.
>“It’s like a perfect storm,” he said “There are enough Republicans who are Trumpites, and they see the intelligence community as the enemy.”
>Some lawmakers think re-authorization is in trouble without significant reforms.

>“They don’t have the votes to pass it. It is that bad,” the Republican aide said.

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115917 No. 115917 ID: 9723b1 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
President Donald Trump has instructed the State Department to slash its $10 billion budget for funding United Nations programs by as much as 50 percent, Foreign Policy is reporting.

The article said the move is “signaling an unprecedented retreat by [the] administration from international operations that keep the peace, provide vaccines for children, monitor rogue nuclear weapons programs, and promote peace talks from Syria to Yemen.”

FP used three unnamed sources for its report, which also called Trump’s directive “draconian measures” taken ahead of the planned release on Thursday of his 2018 federal budget proposal.

The budget “is expected to include cuts of up to 37 percent for spending on the State Department, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and other foreign assistance programs, including the U.N., in next year’s budget,” according to the report, which went on:
It remains unclear whether the full extent of the steeper U.N. cuts will be reflected in the 2018 budget, which will be prepared by the White House Office of Management and Budget, or whether, as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has proposed, the cuts would be phased in over the coming three years. One official close to the Trump administration said Tillerson has been given flexibility to decide how the cuts would be distributed.

Richard Gowan, a U.N. expert at the European Council on Foreign Relations, told FP these budget cuts would create “chaos.”

The U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR), for example, received nearly 40 percent of its budget from the United States in 2016. Cutting the U.S. contribution would “leave a gaping hole that other big donors would struggle to fill,” according to Gowan.

The left-leaning FP cites Trump’s intention to cut diplomacy and foreign assistance programs will help him increase the funding for the U.S. military by $54 billion, a “shift” from the Obama administration’s approach to the federal budget.

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>> No. 115918 ID: 9723b1

butthurt incoming :^)
>> No. 116612 ID: 703aaf
hahaha u got them on the run comrade comradovtich!
>> No. 116615 ID: 9dc901
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>The U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR), for example, received nearly 40 percent of its budget from the United States in 2016. Cutting the U.S. contribution would “leave a gaping hole that other big donors would struggle to fill,” according to Gowan.
>> No. 116617 ID: 3d8ca1
>the pure bullshit in that pic gave me AIDS
These people need to be deported to north Korea

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115896 No. 115896 ID: 1d9130 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Fox barely covered it in this little blurb. I don't see how you people can consider Fox a legitimate news source when it doesn't give you more than a couple paragraphs on the most important issues. This article was buried pretty deep too, under a bunch of stories about how at the Democrats are ruining America of course and all those stories about how Trump is defending your rights and making heavy artillery legal for recreational use.


Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) joined "Fox & Friends" Tuesday to offer his take on the House GOP's health care bill to replace Obamacare, which was released Monday.

Paul said he spoke with President Donald Trump, who according to the senator is open-minded on negotiating the new bill.

Our wonderful new Healthcare Bill is now out for review and negotiation. ObamaCare is a complete and total disaster - is imploding fast!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 7, 2017

"I like the president's statements that it's up for negotiation, and I think those have begun. ... He wants Obamacare repealed like all conservatives do, but he realizes that conservatives have a lot of objections," Paul said.

The new plan would repeal all taxes and subsidies on the current Affordable Care Act and instead offer the same tax breaks to individual workers as the government would to businesses.

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>> No. 116038 ID: ea8f9f
‘Hello, Bob’: President Trump called my cellphone to say that the health-care bill was dead

>Trump said he would not put the bill on the floor in the coming weeks. He is willing to wait and watch the current law continue and, in his view, encounter problems. And he believes that Democrats will eventually want to work with him on some kind of legislative fix to Obamacare, although he did not say when that would be.

>“As you know, I’ve been saying for years that the best thing is to let Obamacare explode and then go make a deal with the Democrats and have one unified deal. And they will come to us; we won’t have to come to them,” he said. “After Obamacare explodes.”

>“The beauty,” Trump continued, “is that they own Obamacare. So when it explodes, they come to us, and we make one beautiful deal for the people.”

What they'd really do is blame all of the bill's problems on Republicans trying to undermine it, and still not play ball.
>> No. 116043 ID: c10b88

Wasn't WaPo one of the news organizations Trump regularly derides? Why did he call them first, did he lose a bet? Oh, wait, I guess he did.
>> No. 116111 ID: 9723b1
>What they'd really do is blame all of the bill's problems on Republicans trying to undermine it, and lose another election.
>> No. 116614 ID: 703aaf
solid post comrade comradovitch!

(Needlessly necrobumping seven threads.)

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115861 No. 115861 ID: cce514 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
This will no doubt be used to deny employment/health coverage to persons who have genetic markers indicating they've got a 5% chance of developing diabetes or whatever.

>A little-noticed bill moving through Congress would allow companies to require employees to undergo genetic testing or risk paying a penalty of thousands of dollars, and would let employers see that genetic and other health information.

Giving employers such power is now prohibited by legislation including the 2008 genetic privacy and nondiscrimination law known as GINA. The new bill gets around that landmark law by stating explicitly that GINA and other protections do not apply when genetic tests are part of a “workplace wellness” program.

>The bill, HR 1313, was approved by a House committee on Wednesday, with all 22 Republicans supporting it and all 17 Democrats opposed. It has been overshadowed by the debate over the House GOP proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, but the genetic testing bill is expected to be folded into a second ACA-related measure containing a grab-bag of provisions that do not affect federal spending, as the main bill does.

>“What this bill would do is completely take away the protections of existing laws,” said Jennifer Mathis, director of policy and legal advocacy at the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, a civil rights group. In particular, privacy and other protections for genetic and health information in GINA and the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act “would be pretty much eviscerated,” she said.
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they were the useful idiots of our new Trumpunist regime.

muahuahuhahuahuahaa comrad
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>> No. 115873 ID: 9723b1
Actually they'll just be able to adjust policies and give additional coverage according to genetic predisposition, instead of having everyone get a flat coverage.

There's nothing wrong with increasing fairness, and if you have a risk of something it pays off in the long run to know.

And if you're genetically healthy, there's no point in giving you the same level of heart disease coverage as a dude who has a genetic predisposition to it.

>yeah we liberals are all young
>we are the next generation!
>[drum circle sounds]
>[rhythmic clapping]
>mix it up!
>[whistling music]
>*ignores that the upcoming generation is the most conservative in history*
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>> No. 115874 ID: 9723b1
>hurr unregulated capitalism is bad
>85 years of regulated capitalism (aka socialism) later...
>greater wage disparity
>increased poverty
>economic stagnation
Do you think anyone is actually going to fall for that neocon bullshit?

Go back
>> No. 116613 ID: 703aaf
you really sent them packing comrade-comradovitch!

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>Under such a plan, France’s arsenal would be repurposed to protect the rest of Europe and would be put under a common European command, funding plan, defense doctrine, or some combination of the three. It would be enacted only if the Continent could no longer count on American protection.

>Though no new countries would join the nuclear club under this scheme, it would amount to an unprecedented escalation in Europe’s collective military power and a drastic break with American leadership.

>Analysts say that the talk, even if it never translates into action, demonstrates the growing sense in Europe that drastic steps may be necessary to protect the postwar order in the era of a Trump presidency, a resurgent Russia and the possibility of an alignment between the two.

>Even proponents, who remain a minority, acknowledge enormous hurdles. But discussion of a so-called “Eurodeterrent” has entered the mainstream — particularly in Germany, a country that would be central to any plan but where antinuclear sentiment is widespread.
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>> No. 115876 ID: 9723b1
More like headline should read: Brussels wants the option to nuke any country that wants to leave their failing empire.
>> No. 115915 ID: f9b63c
France is completely cucked to the EU, their entire police and military is working at the whim of EU masters.
>> No. 115920 ID: 9dc901

France and Germany are the ones that ARE the EU. The EU as an institution is symptomatic of what the states that run it are.
>> No. 115947 ID: 9723b1
Their governments are, but I refuse to accept that their governments represent those nations when the amount of people that voted for the is below 50%.
>> No. 116611 ID: 703aaf
comrade comradovitch-sama!

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>House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes set off a stunning new political controversy Wednesday by revealing that communications of President Donald Trump and associates may have been picked up after the election by intelligence agencies conducting surveillance of foreign targets.
>Nunes hurried to the White House to personally brief Trump on the revelations, after talking to the press but without sharing the information with Democrats. His Democratic counterpart on the committee -- Rep. Adam Schiff of California -- warned that his colleague had cast a "profound cloud" over their effort to investigate Russian attempts to interfere in the election.
>A Republican source with knowledge of the situation claimed the information that Nunes talked about was from the intelligence community and not the White House. The source said Nunes was "steaming" about what he read.

>That source said Nunes met with Republican members of the Intelligence Committee before his news conference, and several tried to convince him not to do it before he spoke with Schiff. But Nunes didn't take the advice, with the news conference already called by the time he met with the GOP committee members. Nunes was too mad, the source said.
>The comments by Nunes do not appear to support Trump's claims, debunked by FBI Director James Comey, that he was wiretapped by his predecessor President Barack Obama. Rather, they appear to relate to conversations between Trump or associates and people who were targeted by FISA warrants -- that Nunes said did not appear to be illegal.

>But the President was asked by reporters if he feels vindicated by the visit from Nunes and answered: "I somewhat do. I must tell you I somewhat do, I very much appreciated the fact that they found what they found."
>Another day of shocking drama intensified the intrigue and uncertainty sparked by Trump's feud with intelligence agencies, his accusations of shady practices by his predecessor and the wider question of the Trump campaign's links with Russia that are currently the focus of an investigation by the FBI.
>Nunes told reporters the conversations were "incidentally" collected as part of intelligence sweeps focusing on other people and implied that Trump was not the target of the surveillance operation.
>He said he discovered accounts of conversations related to Trump and his associates when he was reviewing intelligence repo
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>Also at that hearing, Comey said he had seen no evidence so far of the specific allegation of wiretapping Trump Tower.
I.e., no evidence that he was right.

>Nunes at his news conference said he did not know whether the "incidental collection" happened at Trump Tower
That wouldn't be very incidental.
>> No. 116025 ID: d4c8ee
9723b1 seems to think that Turnip and his cronies getting caught by other intelligence gathering operations (ie, Flynn getting caught because the FBI monitors the communications of foreign diplomats and he was stupid enough to call up the Russian ambassador and violate the Logan act) is actually the same as whatever fucking conspiracy theories RT is cooking up and the orange idiot is repeating.
>> No. 116610 ID: 703aaf
you tell em comrade comradovitch

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