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Months after President Trump took office, Russia’s disinformation teams trained their sights on a new target: special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. Having worked to help get Trump into the White House, they now worked to neutralize the biggest threat to his staying there.

The Russian operatives unloaded on Mueller through fake accounts on Facebook, Twitter and beyond, falsely claiming that the former FBI director was corrupt and that the allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 election were crackpot conspiracies. One post on Instagram — which emerged as an especially potent weapon in the Russian social media arsenal — claimed that Mueller had worked in the past with “radical Islamic groups.”

Such tactics exemplified how Russian teams ranged nimbly across social media platforms in a shrewd online influence operation aimed squarely at American voters. The effort started earlier than commonly understood and lasted longer while relying on the strengths of different sites to manipulate distinct slices of the electorate, according to a pair of comprehensive new reports prepared for the Senate Intelligence Committee and released Monday.

One of the reports, written by Oxford University’s Computational Propaganda Project and network analysis firm Graphika, became public when The Washington Post obtained it and published its highlights Sunday. The other report was by social media research firm New Knowledge, Columbia University and Canfield Research.

Together the reports describe the Russian campaign with sweep and detail not before available.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/russian-disinformation-teams-targeted-robert-s-mueller-iii-says-report-prepared-for-senate/2018/12/17/0e0047f6-0230-11e9-8186-4ec26a485713_story.html
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>>328307
Amusingly these last couple weeks are mirroring Trump's last couple of weeks in how much of a catastrophe they are. Like Colin said, "This last week was a pretty bad year for Donald Trump."
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>>328327
He's sure to be impeached any minute...

any minute now...

tick tock...

just about to happen...
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>>328294
Just because you keep calling them that doesn't mean anyone else is. It just sounds clunky and pretentious compared to calling them faggots
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>>328281
can't believe it's really happen and your senate make themselves such clowns.
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Step 1: find someone doing what your opponent is doing, but also doing illegal things
Step 2: muddy the waters and pretend the two things being done and the two groups of people are the same thing
Step 3: be a disingenuous little bitch and samefag until it looks like everyone agrees with you
Kill yourself animespammer

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/roger-stone-admits-to-spreading-lies-on-infowars-agrees-to-apologize-publicly-2018-12-17

As questions swirl about his credibility, former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone settled a defamation suit seeking $100 million in damages on Monday for publishing false and misleading statements on InfoWars, a far-right website known for promoting conspiracy theories.

The agreement requires Stone to run ads in national newspapers, including The Wall Street Journal, apologizing for making defamatory statements about a Chinese businessman who is a vocal critic of Beijing. It also requires Stone to publish a retraction of the false statements on social media. Doing so exempts him from paying any of the damages.

In a text message, Stone described his conduct as “irresponsible” and added that “I am solely responsible for fulfilling the terms of the settlement.”

The settlement is the latest indication that Stone’s use of various media platforms to spread unfounded claims isn’t without consequences. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office is investigating Stone’s role in orchestrating stories about key events being examined in the Russia probe, the Journal has reported.

An expanded version of this report appears on WSJ.com.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/roger-stone-admits-spreading-lies-on-infowars-11545093097?mod=mktw
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>>328298
So when's Stone getting indited?
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>>328298
LMAO OWNED
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This will be the next interesting one to watch. There are so many investigations now, but this is the one that really matters.
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Wow it's fucking nothing

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https://www.theage.com.au/world/north-america/new-report-shows-russia-used-every-major-social-media-tool-to-help-trump-20181217-p50mn8.html
https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2018/12/16/new-report-russian-disinformation-prepared-senate-shows-operations-scale-sweep/

This article is really long, just read it instead of making me waste five minutes pasting it, Ivan.

This so-called "witch hunt" sure keeps finding a lot of witches.
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>>328323
From a historical perspective this has only been true during the last decade. A blink of an eye, really. Maybe this trend will now reverse, but not before more white people die from suicides of desperation and fentanyl overdoses.
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>>328324
https://www.usnews.com/news/healthiest-communities/articles/2018-11-29/us-life-expectancy-falls-as-drug-overdoses-suicides-rise

US life expectancy has fallen every year since 2014. Welcome to the fun times.
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>>328058
And yet they still exist and you are still a retard. Shock horror.
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>>328291
Literally not what he said at any point in any way but ok animespammer
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>>328241
>That's the problem, at least Democrats make an attempt to weed out their really bad actors.
HAHAHA HAHAHAHA
wait...
HAHAHAHA HAAAA

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/12/16/boys-can-have-periods-schoolchildren-taught-latest-victory-transgender/

School children will be taught that "all genders" can have periods in new sex education lessons, in a victory for transgender rights campaigners.

The advice to teachers was approved by Brighton & Hove City Council as they try to tackle stigma around menstruation.

The new advice follows a council report which said: "Trans boys and men and non-binary people may have periods", adding that "menstruation must be inclusive of all genders".

Bins used for menstruation products will be provided in all toilets for children, according to the report.

It also calls for transgender students and pupils to be provided with additional support from a school nurse if needed.

The report recommends that "language and learning about periods is inclusive of all genders, cultures, faiths and sexual orientations. For example; ‘girls and women and others who have periods'".

Brighton & Hove City Council said in a statement: "By encouraging effective education on menstruation and puberty, we hope to reduce stigma and ensure no child or young person feels shame in asking for period products inside or outside of school if they need them.

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>>328048
>Kinsey was a cheating faggot who engaged in depraved acts outside of his marriage. Does that erase the utility of his theories?
Maybe. Idk, did he theorise about faggotry? If so, then possibly.
>man who got us to the moon was a Nazi collaborator. Does that mean we have to give up our title as first to reach it?
If anything we should build a statue for him man was truly a visionary
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>>327865
>School children will be taught that "all genders" can have periods

Just a reminder that the UK is the canary in the coal mine and that they're literally brainwashing kids....
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>>327997
Ironically the fact that's not true didn't register for him. I need only point to all the wrong religions.
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>>328056
>posting anime to fit in
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>>328048
What a terrible analogy. Von Braum didn't do anything to perpetuate Nazism, If he was painting swastikas on the Saturn V and telling us all that antisemitism is a sliding scale then he might be comparable to Kinsey. How do claim to have critical thinking skills when you're willing to just ignore the fact that Kinsey had a vested interest in pushing acceptance of his personal behavior patterns yet presented his work as objective?

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Congress has demanded to see his tax returns . Is he scared?

http://fortune.com/2018/12/17/trump-subpoena-taxes-lawsuit-emoluments-corruption

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>Two new reports released by the Senate Intelligence Committee underscore how much the Internet Research Agency targeted African Americans—echoing efforts by the campaign.

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/12/shared-russia-trump-focus-depressing-black-votes/578302/

Perhaps the most striking takeaway from a pair of new reports released by the Senate Intelligence Committee is the consistency and persistence with which Russian trolls sought to depress the black vote in the 2016 election.

That workers for the Internet Research Agency—a “troll farm” with close ties to the Kremlin—targeted African Americans has been clear for more than a year, emerging in a series of reports in fall 2017, and then receiving new attention in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s February 2018 indictment of the IRA and several associated individuals.

But the two reports, commissioned from Oxford University’s Computational Propaganda Project and New Knowledge, provide an overwhelming amount of detail and information. There’s a remarkable amount of crossover between the Russians’ tactics and what the Donald Trump campaign said it was doing late in the 2016 race.

[Read: Trump’s ‘voter suppression operation’ targets black voters]
https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/10/trumps-black-voter-dilemma/505586/

According to the Oxford team, African Americans were the single group targeted most heavily by the IRA—and it wasn’t even a close margin.


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Many of these messages were explicit, talking at length about how not voting was the right step, and attacking Hillary Clinton for past statements, such as a 1990s comment about “superpredators.”

The New Knowledge report concurs, noting that “the most prolific IRA efforts on Facebook and Instagram specifically targeted black American communities.” A sprawling visualization in the report shows the extent and interlinkage between various parts of the push—the graphic is such a mess of spaghetti ties that it’s almost impossible to track individual connections, which seems like the point. New Knowledge, too, highlights the extensive voter-suppression efforts.

Persuading African Americans to stay home was a staple of the Trump campaign’s approach, too. Barack Obama had twice won the presidency by motivating black turnout. Trump’s path to victory hinged on getting as many white voters to come out as possible while hoping the Obama coalition stayed home—or persuading them to do so.

Trump enacted a crude version of this from the stump, attacking Clinton and Democrats for their treatment of black voters, but making only peremptory, sloppy attempts at outreach (“What the hell do you have to lose?”), while continually treating minorities as an other. Meanwhile, his campaign was conducting a more elaborate version electronically, as Businessweek reported in late October 2016:

>Instead of expanding the electorate, [the campaign chairman Steve] Bannon and his team are trying to shrink it. “We have three major voter suppression operations under way,” says a senior official. They’re aimed at three groups Clinton needs to win overwhelmingly: idealistic white liberals, young women, and African Americans.

The reporters Joshua Green and Sasha Issenberg described an animation that a staffer had produced with cartoonish characters, reenacting Clinton’s “superpredator” remark. As officials told them, this was part of the attempt to persuade black voters to stay home.
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At the time of the story, this seemed amateurish to many observers—the Clinton campaign was believed to possess a fearsome data machine, while the Trump team was messing around with memes. Then came the election results, with Clinton’s shocking loss. In retrospect, it’s clear just how powerful this kind of lo-fi influence operation can be, even if it’s impossible to calculate the specific impact it had on the election.

The new reports don’t just show the scale of the Russian efforts—they also show how similar the content and techniques of the IRA and the Trump campaign were. Trump’s critics have speculated about possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian trolls, but so far—despite the many Trump associates who had contacts with Russian officials, no evidence has appeared connecting the campaign to the IRA.

In fact, it’s easy to imagine that the Russians were simply making informed choices based on what the Trump campaign was doing publicly. As any independent expenditure group can attest, being banned from communicating with a campaign doesn’t even begin to prevent you from discerning that campaign’s message and amplifying. Moreover, the Russians wouldn’t have needed much originality to hit on exploiting racial divisions within America, because, as Julia Ioffe has written, that was a well-established Soviet tactic long before Trump or Facebook.
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But the congruency of the Trump and Russian efforts is notable, even in the absence of any coordination, because the president continues to deny—contra most members of his own administration—that the Russians even intervened in the 2016 election at all, much less to aid him. His denials are incredible, in the literal sense of the word, but the new evidence of how closely Russian tactics mirrored his own makes the way Moscow tried to help elect Trump even clearer.

The help could have had a powerful influence on the election results, too. New Knowledge concludes that Russian operations were more successful in penetrating the black community than any other group that was targeted. And prior analyses have found that declining black turnout in key states that Trump narrowly won, such as Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania, could have made the difference. Clinton would likely have struggled with black voters even without the IRA and the Trump campaign helping to depress turnout, but it turns out those memes weren’t nearly as childish, or as low-tech, as they seemed.
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>>328176
I'm pretty depressed blacks can vote at all.

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The mother of a 9-year-old girl who took her own life says her daughter had been bullied by a group of classmates because she rode to school with a white family.

McKenzie Adams, 9, was a fourth grade African-American student at U.S. Jones Elementary School in Demopolis, Alabama. Her grandmother found her Monday night at their home in Linden after she had hung herself.

Adams’ mother, Jasmine Adams, said race played a factor in the alleged bullying.

“Part of it could have been because she rode to school with a white family,” Adams told CBS affiliate WIAT. “And a lot of it was race, some of the student bullies would say to her why you riding with white people — you’re black, you’re ugly. You should just die.”

The girl’s aunt, Edwina Harris, told WYFF that Adams’ friendship with the boy she rode to school was behind much of the ridicule the family says she faced. “She was being bullied the entire school year, with words such as ‘kill yourself,’ ‘you think you’re white because you ride with that white boy,’” said Harris.

Jasmine Adams said she told her daughter’s teachers and her assistant principal she was being bullied a number of times.

The Demopolis City School System offered its condolences to the family, but says its own internal investigation concluded “there have been no findings of any reports of bullying either the student or family.”

Jasmine Adams feels the school system let her daughter and her family down.

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>>328338
An inherent belief that women are inferior to men and therefore it is disgraceful for a man to behave like one?
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>>328339
No, because it's also frowned upon for a woman to act manly. Different groups have different expectations of themselves and others.
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>>328340
But all of those expectations are built off of sexist/racist stereotypes of how that group should act
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>>326643
Deport non-Ahites, problem solved
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>>326665
Of course it is. Suicide is a choice

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America’s cheese hoard continues to balloon to unprecedented levels, as producers fear the mountain could grow further and put even more dairy farmers out of business.

About 1.4 billion pounds of American, cheddar and other kinds of cheese is socked away at cold-storage warehouses across the country, the biggest stockpile since federal record-keeping began a century ago.

Driving the glut are cheese makers who ramped up production before trade tensions abroad tamped down demand for many of their products. Shifting tastes at home have further changed the outlook for traditional cheese makers. Many are paying to store their excess cheese in hopes demand and prices will improve.

“There’s a whole ton of aged product laying around,” said Nate Donnay, director of Dairy Market Insight at INTL FCStone Financial.

Cheese, which has a limited shelf-life, is less valuable once it spends weeks in cold-storage, and producers are concerned that the glut and price drop that has come with it could eat into profits. Spot market prices for 40-pound blocks of cheddar fell around 25% this year from 2014 prices, while 500-pound barrels typically used for processed cheese declined 28%.

Cheese exports have suffered since Mexico and China, major dairy buyers, instituted retaliatory tariffs on U.S. cheese and whey. Cheese shipments to Mexico in September were down more than 10% annually, according to the U.S. Dairy Export Council trade group, and shipments to China were down 63% annually.

That leaves U.S. dairy producers relying more on a domestic market where tastes are changing.

Americans ate a record 37 pounds of natural cheese per capita last year. But they are ditching processed, American and plain cheddar cheese for foreign varieties. Per capita consumption of mozzarella has topped cheddar since 2010. Consumption of processed cheese spreads per capita is about half what it was in 2006.

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Strong pizza sales have helped rocket mozzarella into the top cheese spot, dairy analysts said. Grocers big and small are also increasingly beefing up cheese counters with imported and less typical varieties as Americans turn away from processed foods for unique products.

“I can’t stand to eat processed American or pasteurized cheese product,” said Gerrard Burks, a 29-year-old tutor from Detroit who said he has been trying new kinds of cheese recently.

More adventurous cheese eating poses a challenge for big U.S. cheese makers focused on traditional varieties.

Ireland-based Glanbia PLC, one of the world’s biggest cheddar producers, is building a $470 million plant in Michigan that will make 300 million pounds of American-style cheese a year when it opens in 2020. The company’s New Mexico plant is scheduled to undergo a $140 million expansion.

A Glanbia spokeswoman said the company expected global demand for cheese to rise over time, and that it runs some of the most efficient facilities in the world. “While cheese markets can be inherently cyclical in nature, long-term trends point towards a rise in global dairy consumption,” she said.

Quebec-based Agropur Inc. this year said it would triple capacity at its South Dakota cheese plant to process 9 million pounds of milk a day into Italian and American-style cheese.

Some cheese makers say they are adjusting their operations to produce newly popular varieties.

Wisconsin-based Sargento Foods Inc. has added Gouda and Havarti varieties to its line of sliced cheeses. Schuman Cheese in New Jersey has added twists on Parmesan, Asiago, Fontina and Alpine to its product line.

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The world’s largest producer of Gouda and other Dutch-style cheeses said it wants to double its U.S. revenue in three years.

“The U.S. is the biggest and most challenging market in the world,” Gert Jan Poort, president of FrieslandCampina’s U.S. consumer division, said in an interview.

U.S. retailers are also shifting more of their cheese offerings to imported and specialty products that command higher prices than sliced cheddar and string cheese. Kroger Co. has expanded its cheese selection since buying New York-based Murray’s Cheese shop last year.

Kroger Chief Executive Rodney McMullen said he and his wife have since started buying a wider range of cheeses, too. “We didn’t know any better,” he said.

Companies that built their business on American, cheddar and processed cheese are still pumping out those varieties, banking on exports growing. October cheese export figures showed better business, including with key importer Mexico.

But in the short term, the supply has pushed down cheese and milk prices. That is hurting farmers that supply big cheese makers, too.

Milk prices are down around 40% from a 2014 peak that encouraged many farmers to expand their herds. Now dairies are going out of business as prices crash. More than 600 dairy farms have closed this year in Wisconsin alone.

Stan Ryan, chief executive of the Seattle-based Darigold Inc., said falling prices have driven down profits for the affiliated Northwest Dairy Association cooperative’s roughly 450 farmers.

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>>328185
If this is so, why are retail prices unchanged and just as high as before????
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>>328255
i was thinking that too
if it sits it looses value, so drop the price and move some

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https://theweek.com/speedreads/813154/tennessee-sen-lamar-alexander-wont-run-reelection-2020

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) is about to start his last two years in the Senate.

The 78-year-old senator announced Monday he would not run for re-election in 2020, seemingly hinting at his retirement. A longtime politician, Alexander served as Tennessee's governor from 1979 to 1987 and as the Secretary of Education before heading to the Senate in 2003.

Alexander thanked "the people of Tennessee" for "electing me to serve more combined years as governor and senator than anyone else from our state," he said in his Monday statement. "But now it is time for someone else to have that privilege," Alexander continued.
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>>328260
>man announces he will retire at 80
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>>328334
what a boomer

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George Bush Jr: I'll go down in Guinness on how to piss off an entire country the quickest.

Emmanuel Macron: Tiens ma bière...

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Mexico refused to pay for President Donald Trump’s wall, and now it appears American taxpayers may never have to either.

A spending bill to keep the federal government running past Sept. 30 will not contain money for Trump’s biggest presidential campaign promise. Republican congressional leaders are instead postponing the fight over a wall along the southwestern border until after the November midterm elections — when Democrats will have more influence and be weeks away from taking control of the House.

“This is the GOP Congress giving the president a big middle finger,” said Stan Collender, a budget expert who spent years working for House and Senate committees. “It’s the Republican Congress saying, ‘We’re going to make it more difficult for you to shut down the government because it’s not good for us, even if it’s good for you.’”

While most Americans are not particularly interested in a border wall, Trump’s base is, and will likely see his readiness to sign yet another spending bill that lacks wall money as a broken promise.

“There is a strong segment of Trump voters that’s demoralized,” said William Gheen, the head of the hard-line group Americans for Legal Immigration. “Because there’s no wall, illegal crossings are at a new peak, possibly higher than Obama levels, and the Republican House spent its time on an amnesty compromise bill rather than enforcement like we were promised by Trump.”

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-no-border-wall_us_5b9c1ee4e4b013b0977abbdd?utm_source=reddit.com
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Still not built.
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Still not built.
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The wall Mexico was going to pay for.. that trump was given $20 some billion for and only got 33 miles complete, short of their 45 mile estimate for the year because they ran out of money so now asking for $78 billion more in a new 1.3 trillion bill to build the wall Mexico was paying for

Cool that Bernie Sanders free public college and university would cost $47 billion but nah dipshits wall is more important..

Republicans can find money for that but not us
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They should build it out of Hillary's emails
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>>289774
Don’t we drop about a billion per stealth bomber? Isn’t 200 billion chump change to our multi trillion budget?

https://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Texas-speech-pathologist-fired-by-school-district-13472052.php
Julian Gill, Houston Chronicle
Monday, December 17, 2018

Texas speech pathologist fired by school district for refusing to sign pro-Israel agreement

A Texas speech pathologist has been barred from working for an Austin-area school district because she refused to sign pro-Israel agreements in her new contract.

A Texas school district recently cut ties with a child language specialist because she refused to sign an oath in her contract barring her from boycotting anything "intended to inflict economic harm" to Israel, according to a report from The Intercept.

Bahia Amawi, who is a U.S. citizen with a master's degree in speech pathology, had contracted with Austin-area Pflugerville Independent School District since 2009, working with children in the area's growing Arabic-speaking population, the Intercept reported.

The new clause in her contract comes after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed the "Anti-BDS" bill into state law in May 2017. It prohibits all state agencies "from contracting with, and certain public funds from investing in, companies that boycott Israel."

claims that the law violates her freedom of speech, and the lead attorney said it could set a dangerous precedent if left unchallenged.

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Why is my state so retarded?
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how cucked is ur country exactly when your signing oaths for another country to receive the protection of your own government.
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>>328252
that's some other poster
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>>328257
>how cucked is ur country exactly when your signing oaths for another country to receive the protection of your own government.

The politicians who wrote and voted for this law ought to be charged with treason.
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Freedom of Speech Ladies and Gentlemen...

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A 1974 New York state ban on nunchucks that was put into place over fears that youth inspired by martial arts movies would create widespread mayhem is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment, a federal court has ruled.

Judge Pamela Chen issued her ruling Friday in a Brooklyn federal court on the martial arts weapon made famous by Bruce Lee.

The plaintiff, James Maloney, started his legal quest after being charged with possession of nunchucks in his home in 2000. He initially filed a complaint in 2003, and appealed all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court when the case went against him. The Supreme Court in 2010 remanded the case back down to be reconsidered in light of a Second Amendment decision it had made in another case, and Maloney filed an amended complaint later that year.

Maloney had been focused on getting the part of the law overturned that banned nunchucks, two rigid rods connected at one end by a chain or rope, even in private homes.

In her ruling, Chen said the court couldn’t simply take that part out, and ruled that the state’s law as it pertained to possessing nunchuks as well as to manufacturing, transporting or disposing of them was in violation of the Second Amendment.

The ruling went over the history of the ban, and said it “arose out of a concern that, as a result of the rising popularity ‘of ‘Kung Fu’ movies and shows, ‘various circles of the state’s youth’ — including ‘muggers and street gangs’ — were ‘widely’ using nunchaku to cause ‘many serious injuries.’”

In an email to The Associated Press, Maloney said “perhaps the most amazing thing” was getting more relief than he had asked for.

https://apnews.com/f6fc6ffac3ca4eaa9dd4ff07be0c7c48
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When I was growing up I knew I kid who had an authentic pair of nunchucks his parents bought him. He had no idea how to use them and never did but they looked really scary when they were twirling around in the air. Hard to believe they were ever illegal anywhere. They are literally three pieces of wood joined with a chain.
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>>328239

When I was in jr.high (1982/83) every boy in shop class made a pair of "numb-chucks"
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>>328239
Mostly just illegal because people hit themselves, same goes for balisong knives. Banned to prevent ER visits.
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Has any of you watched The Last OG Episode 6?

It specifically makes fun of this topic, and still gives off a lot of charm.
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>>328244
>Mostly just illegal because people hit themselves, same goes for balisong knives. Banned to prevent ER visits.

Nonsense, as the article clearly states, the law was enacted because of hysteria and out right lies that nunchuks were being "widely used to cause many serious injuries".

This was nothing but another example of criminalizing self defense.

Robert Mueller’s investigation has cost just over $25 million in the first 16 months of its investigation, according to CNBC.

The Special Counsel’s Office released new an expenditure report Friday which revealed that the six months between the beginning of April through September cost about $4.5 million. More than half of the total cost is attributed to personnel compensation and benefits.

Since beginning the probe in May 2017, investigating whether Russia was linked to the Trump presidential campaign, Mueller has filed more than 100 criminal charges.

Though the investigation comes with a hefty price tag, it has actually paid for its own investigation, with its probe leading to monetary estimated gains of up to $48 million for the government through the tax evasion the investigation has revealed.

Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign chairman, was sentenced for conspiracy and obstruction of justice in September. As part of his plea deal, Manafort agreed to forfeit assets that amount to between $42 million and $46 million, including about $22 million in property, CNBC reports. The case revealed how Manafort avoided paying more than $15 million in taxes by laundering $60 million from pro-Russian Ukrainians, CNN reports.

Manafort reportedly violated the conditions of his plea deal, and last month prosecutors said that he could face more charges.

Earlier this week, Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to financial crimes including paying hush money to a porn star and Playboy model. As part of his deal, Cohen agreed to pay $1.4 million in unpaid taxes and hand over $500,000 in assets as well as pay $100,000 in fines.

http://fortune.com/2018/12/14/mueller-investigation-cost-tax-cheats/
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>>327920
No porn has been posted. Unless you're Muslim and seeing a female's skin is too much for you.
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What makes you libtard fucks think 4chan is a place for posting anime pictures?
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>>327872
no seriously, what the fuck is wrong with you
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>>327956
Yikes.
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>>327938
Because anime and manga hold an important part in 4chan. Both in its history and today.

Straight from the mods.
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