Archive for November 8th, 2018

The latest (but likely not last) social media purge — OffGuardian

November 8, 2018

In case it passed you by, on October 11 Facebook shut down several hundred alternative media pages, some of which had hundreds of thousands, o even millions, of subscribers According to Clarity of Signal: For this current censorship purge Facebook is using the excuse of ‘spamming’ to conduct the censorship of the politically oriented content. […]

via The latest (but likely not last) social media purge — OffGuardian

Free Speech — Born Whole

November 8, 2018

I don’t recall the US midterm elections being first-page news in British and European newspapers before but, then again, the US has never had a president like Donald Trump. As a political science student some twenty years ago, I used to think my American government class was dull in comparison with the class in international […]

via Free Speech — Born Whole

The Adverts 250 Project — Discover

November 8, 2018

Every day, The Adverts 250 Project highlights ads from Colonial America, shedding light on the era’s material culture and everyday life, and showing the pervasive presence of slavery in 18th-century advertising.

via The Adverts 250 Project — Discover

Outlaw King gets bonus points for caring about historical accuracy — National Post

November 8, 2018

Pitched midway between a history lesson and a swords-and-kilts epic, Outlaw King tells the story of 14th-century Scottish monarch Robert the Bruce, whom you may remember as a minor character in Mel Gibson’s 1995 film Braveheart. He’s front and centre in director and co-writer David Mackenzie’s film, which stars Chris Pine and covers a relatively…

via Outlaw King gets bonus points for caring about historical accuracy — National Post

There Is a Devil Loose in the Amish Community: Amish Woman ‘Sexually Assaulted by Her Bishop’ Fled the Strict Community – Where Rapists Were Punished With 6 Weeks of Shunning – Fearing for Her Life and for His Daughter Who He Was Later Jailed for Molesting — BCNN1 WP

November 8, 2018

It was supposed to be a new start when Misty Griffin – just shy of 19 – went to live with the strict Amish community. After an isolated childhood on a remote mountain farm – raised in Amish ways and dress since she was around aged six – Griffin had a balloon of hope that […]

via There Is a Devil Loose in the Amish Community: Amish Woman ‘Sexually Assaulted by Her Bishop’ Fled the Strict Community – Where Rapists Were Punished With 6 Weeks of Shunning – Fearing for Her Life and for His Daughter Who He Was Later Jailed for Molesting — BCNN1 WP

Larry King: “CNN Stopped Doing News A Long Time Ago” — peoples trust toronto

November 8, 2018

Ex-longtime CNN talk show host Larry King dropped a bomb on his former network of 25 years, telling Russian state-owned RT America that “CNN stopped doing news a long time ago.” King’s comments came just one day before CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta engaged in a verbal altercation with President Trump over a northbound Central American migrant caravan – […]

via Larry King: “CNN Stopped Doing News A Long Time Ago” — peoples trust toronto

33 Priests ‘Credibly Accused’ of Sexually Abusing Minors in Missouri, Diocese Probe Finds — TIME

November 8, 2018

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — Thirty-three priests or religious brothers in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City, Missouri, have been “credibly accused” and/or removed from the ministry over sexual abuse of minors, the bishop of the central Missouri diocese said Thursday. Bishop W. Shawn McKnight released a complete list of the names that followed an…

via 33 Priests ‘Credibly Accused’ of Sexually Abusing Minors in Missouri, Diocese Probe Finds — TIME

Mexico moves toward marijuana legalization —

November 8, 2018

Mexico would join Canada and Uruguay in allowing recreational marijuana use, as well as 10 U.S. states.

via Mexico moves toward marijuana legalization —

Incoming New Brunswick premier says he will treat taxpayers like customers — National Post

November 8, 2018

FREDERICTON — Blaine Higgs, who will take the oath of office Friday to become the 34th premier of New Brunswick, says his government will act more like a service organization — and treat taxpayers like customers. The Progressive Conservative leader will lead a minority government as the province faces challenges around language rights, finances and…

via Incoming New Brunswick premier says he will treat taxpayers like customers — National Post

The Jim Acosta Controversy — Conspiracy Daily Update

November 8, 2018

The media, with zero fact checking, launched a conspiracy claiming I “sped up” or “doctored” the Jim Acosta video in order to distract from Acosta’s behavior. This is false. I did not “doctor” or “speed up” anything. It was all fake news. Here’s what really happened…. Watch the comparison footage here: https://twitter.com/PrisonPlanet/status/1060540481975787520View on YouTube

via The Jim Acosta Controversy — Conspiracy Daily Update


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