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Elon Musk reveals personal reasons why he will never allow Alex Jones back on Twitter

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Elon Musk has revealed the reason behind his decision to not reactivate the Twitter account of Alex Jones.

During a brief interaction with another user on Twitter, Musk opened up about the death of his first son and doubled down on his decision to keep the controversial Infowars host off the social media platform.

"My firstborn child died in my arms. I felt his last heartbeat," Musk said in response to further questioning about Alex Jones' Twitter account being reinstated. "I have no mercy for anyone who would use the deaths of children for gain, politics or fame."

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Dollar Gold

Rev. Al Sharpton gets giant raise, and his charity spends $1M on jets, limos

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Rev. Al Sharpton was pictured flying on a private plane.
Rev. Al Sharpton's charity nearly doubled his compensation and also shelled out close to $300,000 for private jets so that he and other bigwigs could attend "important gatherings."

The National Action Network paid Sharpton $348,174 in 2021 as its president and CEO and gave him a hefty bonus of $278,503 — plus $22,117 worth of benefits for total compensation of $648,794, its latest tax filing shows.

The preacher's 2020 compensation came to $347,183, which did not include a bonus.

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Arizona AG's Elections Integrity Unit demands response from Maricopa County over election delays, failures

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The Elections Integrity Unit of the Arizona Attorney General's Office has reached out to Maricopa County officials to demand that they account for the issues surrounding the 2022 election procedures in the state's largest county.

A letter from Attorney General Mark Brnovich's office to Maricopa County Attorney Thomas Liddy's office said that the AG's office received an excessive number of complaints, into the hundreds, regarding "issues related to the administration of the 2022 General Election in Maricopa County."

These complaints included first-hand, witness accounts of alleged improprieties that led the Elections Integrity Unit to become concerned that Maricopa County was not in "lawful compliance with Arizona election law."

Comment: Don't forget that Maricopa County was also the site of significant (and unresolved) controversy over the 2016 Presidential election.

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Stock Down

Conspicuous silence over fallen crypto king's Democratic ties

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The story of FTX's downfall is complicated, convoluted, and unbelievably stupid.

And the only thing dumber than the people who fell for a 27-year-old tech bro's promise of wealth and unimaginable riches has been the corporate press's coverage of the crypto exchange's implosion.

The short of it is this: FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is almost certainly a conman and a thief. He opened a "bank" (a crypto exchange), accepted deposits of real money, helped himself to customers' deposits without their knowledge, and then distributed mountains of cash to friends and, more importantly, Democratic coffers. Indeed, Bankman-Fried ranked as the Democratic Party's second-biggest individual donor in the 2021-2022 election cycle, pumping an estimated $40 million into various Democratic campaigns and activist groups.

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Arrow Up

James Lindsay is back on Twitter after reversal of permanent ban

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Author, mathematician, and cultural critic Dr. James Lindsay has been reinstated on Twitter on Monday, following several other high-profile figures being brought back to the platform under owner Elon Musk.

"I don't know how I feel about this," Lindsay told The Post Millennial when asked about the reinstatement. "I don't think platforms like Twitter should be where the big conversations happen, but we have to work with the world as it is. Also, they need to free Dr Rollergator."

Dr. Rollergator is an internet figure who analyzes "media narratives and power politics" according to his YouTube channel.

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Control Panel

They will try to lock you down again

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The lords of lockdown barely escaped their worst possible fate, namely that the topic would become the national and international source of scandal that it should be. And let's add the vaccine mandates here too: even if such had been morally justified, which they were not, there is absolutely no practical reason for them at all.

To have imposed both of these within the course of one year - with zero evidence that they achieved anything for public health and vast amounts of unfolding evidence that they ruined life quality for countless millions - qualifies as a scandal for the ages. It was in the US but also in nearly every country in the world but a few.

Might that have huge political implications? One would suppose so. And yet today it appears that truth and justice are further off than ever. The most passionate of the anti-lockdown governors - those who never locked down or opened earlier than the rest of the country - won on their record. Most of the rest joined the entire political establishment in pretending that all of this is a non-issue. Tragically, this tactic seems to have worked better than it should have.

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'All the real skinheads went to Ukraine': An American Neo-Nazi outlines the crimes of his Ukrainian 'colleagues'

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Kent 'Boneface' McLellan says that Americans are being misinformed about the Ukraine conflict and they are led to believe 'Russia decides to bomb the f**k out of places for no reason'
Earlier this month, Juan Sinmiedo, who runs a popular Telegram channel documenting human rights abuses in Ukraine, published an explosive interview with 'Boneface' - real name Kent McLellan - a 32-year-old Neo-Nazi from Florida who joined the fascist volunteer Right Sector group during the Donbass war, and returned to fight alongside the Azov Battalion in January 2022.

The discussion with McLellan shatters many myths and lies that have been circulated about the Maidan coup, the current conflict in Ukraine, and the disturbingly strong influence of nationalist movements within the country.

McLellan, the son of the front man of Neo-Nazi rock band Brutal Attack, got involved with far-right activism while just a teenager, and had numerous run-ins with the law for subversive, racially-charged activities. He and other members of the racist organization American Front were detained by the FBI in May 2012, for preparing terrorist acts against ethnic minorities in Florida.

Comment: See also: Zelensky is Not in Charge of Ukraine, Nazis Are - And They Believe They Are on a Mission From God to 'Derussify Ukraine in Holy War'

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Election fraud 2.0! O.k., so what are you gonna do about it?

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"All right, they're on our left, they're on our right, they're in front of us, they're behind us...they can't get away this time."

--Chesty Puller, United States Marines
Only in politics could 2022 players be surprised by the "innovation" of a mail-in ballot-led strategy exactly the same as was used in 2020.

If more than 20 million people watched Dinesh D'Souza's documentary, 2,000 Mules, why didn't candidates prepare for phantom voters?

Political people are really stupid.

In 2020, Democrats set up corner mail-in ballot drop boxes, harvested thousands of floating ballots, and live, on video tape, dropped them off at ballot-gathering stations.

In 2022, only the Republican Party, truly The Stupid Party, could be caught flat-footed with its opponents doing exactly the same thing, exactly the same way, at full scale, on video, again.

It is exasperating to listen to the moaning in Arizona where the Maricopa County election fraud factory did precisely the same thing in 2022 as it did in 2020 - stealing an election from a group of promising candidates. They even had their candidate skip debates the way Joe Biden did, hiding in her basement!

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Climate change Canadian bank launches credit card linked to carbon emissions

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Technocrats move towards carbon allowance credits.

A bank in Canada has become the first in the country to launch a credit card that tracks a customer's carbon emissions, amid concerns that such a scheme could one day be used to restrict purchases.

In an effort by the credit union to display its commitment to 'climate action', Vancity will offer a credit card that links purchases to carbon emissions, allowing customers to compare their monthly carbon footprint to the national average.

The bank will also advise customers on how to limit their carbon footprint.

"We know many Vancity members are looking for ways to reduce the impact they have on the environment, particularly when it comes to the emissions that cause climate change," said Jonathan Fowlie, Vancity's Chief External Relations Officer.


FDA says telling people not to take ivermectin for COVID-19 was just a recommendation

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A sign for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration outside of the headquarters in White Oak, Md., on July 20, 2020.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) telling people to "stop" taking ivermectin for COVID-19 was informal and just a recommendation, government lawyers argued during a recent hearing.

"The cited statements were not directives. They were not mandatory. They were recommendations. They said what parties should do. They said, for example, why you should not take ivermectin to treat COVID-19. They did not say you may not do it, you must not do it. They did not say it's prohibited or it's unlawful. They also did not say that doctors may not prescribe ivermectin," Isaac Belfer, one of the lawyers, told the court during the Nov. 1 hearing in federal court in Texas.

"They use informal language, that is true," he also said, adding that, "it's conversational but not mandatory."

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