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Roland99's Journal
Roland99's Journal
January 23, 2020

Supreme Court Could Be Headed To A Major Unraveling Of Public School Funding

Supreme Court Could Be Headed To A Major Unraveling Of Public School Funding

The focal point of Wednesday's argument was a ruling by the Montana Supreme Court that struck down a tax subsidy for both religious and non-religious private schools. The Montana court said that the subsidy violated a state constitutional provision barring any state aid to religious schools, whether direct, or indirect.

On the steps of the Supreme Court Wednesday, Kendra Espinoza, a divorced mother of two, explained why she is challenging that ruling.

"We are are a Christian family and I want those values taught at school," she said. "Our morals as a society come from the Bible. I feel we are being excluded simply because we are people of religious background."


Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito compared the exclusion of parochial schools from taxpayers-funded aid programs to unconstitutional discrimination based on race.

They’re in no way being discriminated

Nothing is stopping them from using public schools and indoctrinating their kids at home
January 23, 2020

So, you run a company. A guy embezzles three times...


You run a company.
A company accountant is caught embezzling—3 times.
He fires the investigators' boss.
He fires another of their bosses.
He won't answer questions from outside investigators.
He won't show them documents.
It's safe to assume he only embezzled the 3 times.

January 23, 2020

Meanwhile, at Faux... Who's On First?

Walked by a monitor with state TV on and some empty head said the trial was an Abbott and Costello show, meant to entertain

January 22, 2020

big news breaking soon that sit at the intersection of the Jamal Khashoggi murder, Jeff Bezos phone


big news breaking soon that sit at the intersection of the Jamal Khashoggi murder, the Jeff Bezos phone hack, and Saudi suppression of free speech


There are big news breaking soon that sit at the intersection of the Jamal Khashoggi murder, the Jeff Bezos phone hack, and Saudi suppression of free speech. I'm one of few people who knows the entire story. If any reporters wish to get in touch, please email [email protected].

Background, and a mere foretaste, here. washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/…
More here. A lot more coming.

Stephanie Kirchgaessner
About that hack. Here's our scoop: Amazon boss Jeff Bezos's phone 'hacked by Saudi crown prince' https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/jan/21/amazon-boss-jeff-bezoss-phone-hacked-by-saudi-crown-prince?CMP=share_btn_tw

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos's phone 'hacked by Saudi crown prince'
Exclusive: investigation suggests Washington Post owner was targeted five months before murder of Jamal Khashoggi

4:06 PM - Jan 21, 2020
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1. Jeff Bezos's phone was hacked through his Whatsapp account

2. The exploit came *directly* from MBS's personal phone, a few days after they exchanged numbers

3. The Saudis were in Bezos's phone from May 2018 till February 2019

4. The Bezos hack was not about Amazon. It was about the Washington Post

5. There is an extensive forensic report upcoming

6. Full details around this will become available to the public in a few months

7. Yes it was Pegasus, the cyberweapon made by Israeli company NSO

8. You think you're safe if you use Signal with disappearing messages? Think again

9. Between May and October 2018, the Saudis also hacked many others. All were about free speech, not business.

I'll take your questions under this tweet
I'll be back online in the morning. Remember that you can support my little team's work here. Yes, it's our little Patreon vs the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia (who wants me dead), but I believe in you guys.
January 22, 2020

Wait so CJ Roberts is admonishing BOTH sides?

Missed what he said

January 21, 2020

Amazon's Jeff Bezos' phone hacked by Saudi crown prince


BREAKING NEWS: Many Americans won't immediately see how huge this news is. As discussed in PROOF OF CONSPIRACY, the evidence suggests MBS illegally aided Trump's 2016 election with hard currency; *this relationship* between MBS and AMI helps make the case. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/jan/21/amazon-boss-jeff-bezoss-phone-hacked-by-saudi-crown-prince

The Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos had his mobile phone “hacked” in 2018 after receiving a WhatsApp message that had apparently been sent from the personal account of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, sources have told the Guardian.

The encrypted message from the number used by Mohammed bin Salman is believed to have included a malicious file that infiltrated the phone of the world’s richest man, according to the results of a digital forensic analysis.

Ryan Grim, one of the authors of this:


is claiming it’s “near-certain” that Kushner’s phone has been hacked for years
January 21, 2020

Meanwhile, at Fox...

Some news about some virus in China that could be transferred from person to person

January 20, 2020

Hail storm in Australia. Wow


They can’t catch a weather break down there, can they?
January 15, 2020

Anyone ever subscribed to CuriosityStream?


Seems to get good reviews

The streaming landscape is changing fast. We're entering a new era of streaming start-ups, with an increasing number of services focusing on single-genre catalogs. Some of these, like NBC Universal's comedy streaming app Seeso, are backed by major companies. Others are stand-along enterprises trying to break into a market that's dominated by major players.

One such newcomer is CuriosityStream, the documentary-only streaming service started by the same businessman that founded the Discovery Channel. Is CuriosityStream destined for greatness? Here's our full review.

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