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Clown world: Signal tries running the most honest Facebook ad campaign ever, immediately gets banned

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© Signal
Truth in advertising . . . .
A series of Instagram ads run by the privacy-positive platform Signal got the messaging app booted from the former's ad platform, according to a blog post Signal published on Tuesday. The ads were meant to show users the bevy of data that Instagram and its parent company Facebook collects on users, by... targeting those users using Instagram's own adtech tools.

The actual idea behind the ad campaign is pretty simple. Because Instagram and Facebook share the same ad platform, any data that gets hoovered up while you're scrolling your Insta or Facebook feeds gets fed into the same cesspool of data, which can be used to target you on either platform later.

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UK goth rock'n'roll hotel bans face masks, vaccine supporters, & 'sheep': 'Redpilled guests only!'

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The Nightingale Hotel on the Isle of Wight
A hotel on England's Isle of Wight has issued a ban against guests who wear masks and support vaccination against Covid-19, branding them "sheep" and "woke occultists."

The gothic rock'n'roll-themed Nightingale Mansion in the village of Shanklin published the anti-lockdown decree on the homepage of its website recently, declaring, "Redpilled guests only! If you are not awake, you are a sheep, and we are not a field for you to graze in!"

"We accept only mask-exempt people! No NWO woke occultists or their minions", the hotel continued, concluding that "maskholes" and "vaxholes" were not "welcome" on the property.


Louisville diner pulls gun on armed BLM protesters in shocking video

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La Chasse, a Louisville restaurant where a diner pulled a gun on Black Lives Matter protesters
A diner pulled a gun on armed Black Lives Matter protesters when they stormed the outdoor area of an upscale Louisville restaurant on the day of the Kentucky Derby.

The demonstrators were marching to Churchill Downs to demand justice for Breonna Taylor, who was shot dead by local cops in a botched drug raid last year, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal.

Footage of the incident tweeted by a reporter at the newspaper shows Saturday's armed confrontation at La Chasse.

Some protesters intervened and urged the demonstrators to move away from the man who drew a gun, and police arrived a short time later, the paper reported.


Trump makes online comeback with virtual 'desk' that mimics his wiped Twitter feed

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Former US president Donald Trump is back online... sort of. Months after being banned by most social media giants, he is now using a "desk" run through his campaign website to post content resembling his trademark tweets.

"From the desk of Donald J. Trump," revealed on Tuesday, is a page that looks very much like the 45th president's Twitter account - from which he was banned in January. A promotional video pinned to the top of the feed declares it a "beacon of freedom" and a "place to speak freely and safely."

From that description, one might think the "desk" is a social media platform for Americans purged by Big Tech - except it's not. Currently, only Trump can use it to post comments, images and videos. It already contains the archive of statements he has issued since leaving office in January.

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Lehava: The fanatical anti-Palestinian, far-right Israeli group marching in Jerusalem

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© Agence France-Presse
Lehava supporters chant slogans against the wedding of a Palestinian citizen of Israel and a Jewish-Israeli on 17 August 2014 (AFP)
Expelling Palestinians to Arab countries, annexing the occupied West Bank to Israel, calling for a ban on Christmas, urging a Jewish-Israeli model not to marry Leonardo DiCaprio: these are just a few of the most attention-grabbing demands of Lehava, a far-right, anti-Palestinian Israeli organisation, whose followers rallied recently in occupied East Jerusalem, shouting "Death to Arabs".

These marches in Jerusalem have once again drawn attention to the group, which was founded in 2005 by followers of former Knesset member and extremist Kach party founder, Rabbi Meir Kahane.

Lehava, which means "flame" in Hebrew, is the acronym for "Prevention of Assimilation in the Holy Land". As its full name makes clear, the group's primary goal is preventing "Jewish assimilation" and "miscegenation" - marriages or relationships between Jews and non-Jews, be they Palestinian, Muslim, Christian or other.

Comment: There is no possibility of peace in the Middle East when such groups are openly praised, and covertly supported by the government in their violence.


Derek Chauvin's attorney files motion for new trial, alleges jury misconduct

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Derek Chauvin
Attorney Eric Nelson has filed a motion for a new trial for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was convicted of murdering George Floyd last month.

Nelson claims the court violated Chauvin's constitutional rights for several reasons, including not allowing the trial to move outside of Hennepin County, and not sequestering the jury the entire time. He also says the jury committed misconduct, and wants a hearing to throw out the verdict.

Attorney Joe Tamburino, who is not affiliated with Chauvin's case, said the odds of him getting a new trial are "very low."

"It appears that when it comes to this alleged juror misconduct Derek Chauvin is asking for this verdict to be thrown out," Tamburino said. "Obviously the defense is under the gun, they have 14 days to do a motion for a new trial."


45 people shot, five fatalities, during weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Chicago

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Chicago's Mayor Lori Lightfoot
Forty-five people were shot, five fatally, during the weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago.

ABC 7/Chicago Sun-Times reported the weekend's first fatal shooting occurred Saturday night shortly before 11 p.m. when 37-year-old Travis Willis was shot "during a fight." The shooting occurred in West Pullman. Willis was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.

The Sun-Times noted a 21-year-old man was killed while riding in a vehicle around 11:15 p.m. Saturday night. The 21-year-old was shot multiple times in the head and taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.


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Asian woman attacked with hammer in Times Square

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The suspect who attacked an Asian American woman in Times Square on May 2, 2021
An Asian woman was ordered to take off her mask — and then hit in the head with a hammer — by a female stranger in Times Square on Sunday, one of two suspected hate crimes in Manhattan over the weekend.

The attack unfolded around 8:40 p.m. when the black suspect snapped at her 31-year-old victim, "Take off your mask!" in front of 411 W. 42nd St., cops said Monday.

The attacker swung a hammer at the victim, hitting her on the left side of the face, according to police.

Cops recovered the hammer, but the attacker is still in the wind. The incident is being investigated as a hate crime, authorities said.

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Texas Dem party leader O'Connor facing backlash for referring to Republican Tim Scott as an 'Oreo' - resigns

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Gary O’Connor
A Democrat official out of Texas, Gary O'Connor, has resigned after referring to black Sen. Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) as an "Oreo" in response to his rebuttal to Joe Biden's address to Congress.

O'Connor, the Democratic Party chairman in Lamar County, Texas, admitted in a public statement on Tuesday to using a "racist term" and said he'd "embarrassed" himself and his political party.

"I am deeply and sincerely sorry for my inappropriate and hurtful use of [the] racist term I used to describe Sen. Tim Scott on my personal Facebook page. It was insensitive, and I have embarrassed myself and my party by its use," O'Connor said, adding that he feels "compelled" to offer his resignation.

O'Connor faced calls to step down following his response to Scott's Biden rebuttal.

Comment: The 'progressive' Democrat mask slips again.


Colorado extends mask mandate, loosens restrictions for vaccinated

Colorado Governor Jared Polis
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Colorado Governor Jared Polis
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) on Sunday extended the state's mask mandate, while also loosening restrictions for vaccinated people.

Coloradans gathered indoors in groups of 10 or more people no longer have to wear masks, as long as at least 80 percent of the people present are fully vaccinated, according to a press release from the governor.

Vaccinated individuals must have proof of their inoculation. The governor did not, however, specify what type of proof will be required.

In counties with fewer than 35 cases per 100,000 people masks are not required in most indoor settings.

The mask mandate remains in effect for all schools, child care centers, indoor children's camps, public-facing state government facilities, congregate care facilities, prisons, jails, and emergency medical and health care settings, according to the governor's office.

There is not, however, an outdoor mask mandate. According to CBS 4 Denver, Colorado never implemented an outdoor mask requirement throughout the pandemic.

Comment: People are being coerced and manipulated to accept dangerous Covid vaccines that will supposedly protect them from a virus that has a 99.98% survival rate; gaslighted to accept and believe savior policies that are, in reality, based on an artificially manufactured crisis.

A state of fear and shock has been induced in the general population to strip away many rights, and to impose even greater control over people's everyday lives. Asking people to prove their vaccination status in order to engage in social life and continue with their normal activities is nothing more techno-fascism disguised as care for public health.

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