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NPR Shreds Ethics Handbook to Normalize Regime Change in Venezuela

https://twitter.com/FAIRmediawatch/status/1158353929270431744

The exec producers of Person Of Interest suspect Facebook will destroy the world

This is a few years old but just as relevant today...

https://twitter.com/TheAVClub/status/727136785491451904

For the past four seasons, CBS’ Person Of Interest has made an action-packed and surprisingly thoughtful series out of the question, “What if humanity created an artificial intelligence capable of preventing crime?” From that initial technology-hewing version of Minority Report, Jonathan Nolan (brother of director Christopher Nolan, who cowrote many of his sibling’s films, including The Dark Knight) and Greg Plageman have developed a complex and compelling story about the human cost of scientific evolution. The A.V. Club spoke with the two executive producers of the series as it enters its final year this week, with a shortened season and a schedule of twice-a-week episodes airing on CBS. Nolan and Plageman held court on their favorite character pairings, how to smuggle human relationships into a computer, and the belief that nobody thinks they’re working for an evil company—even Facebook employees...

AVC: Do you think that if we had been watching the team behind Samaritan from the beginning, rather than the team behind The Machine, that we would be pro-Samaritan?

JN: I think that’s one of the delicious things about what we’ve been doing with this storyline and where we’ve gone with it in this last season. I’m always most excited about and drawn to villains who have a point of view and have a plan. One of the most exciting things about The Joker in The Dark Knight is, he may be a villain in your eyes, but he’s the only person who hasn’t broken his own rules. Everyone else has, everyone else has corrupted themselves, but he’s in many ways one of the most ethical people in the film in terms of their own ideas. He had an idea, and it drives the story forward. We applied a similar approach here, but even more rationally. A lot of things that Samaritan espouses are believed by the people who work for Samaritan, the same way that I’m sure people who work for Facebook don’t believe that they’re working for the company that will destroy the world. But, you know, they are. And everyone gets through the day rationalizing their own existence...

https://tv.avclub.com/the-exec-producers-of-person-of-interest-suspect-facebo-1798246907


How the Trump Campaign Used Facebook Ads to Amplify His 'Invasion' Claim

White Nationalist Code?

I'm sure Dave Zirin is kidding but you never know with Trump...

https://twitter.com/EdgeofSports/status/1158383769260371969

NASCAR has a race sponsored by the NRA in two weeks

Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race. Saturday, August 17, 2019

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series



https://twitter.com/kristensays2u/status/1158124523016712192

James O'Keefe and Fox News

have been pushing this narrative for a long time...



As ridiculous this would appear FN viewers are fed a steady stream of this propaganda. So eventually they are preconditioned to believe this is plausible and probable.

Never forget...

Rick Santorum's allegiance is to the NRA & Russia:






Former conservative Chief Justice Warren Burger in 1991: The 2nd Amendment

https://twitter.com/politvidchannel/status/1157804242691710976

From Scalia's majority opinion in D.C. vs. Heller, re: gun control ...

The Second Amendment Was Never Meant to Protect an Individual's ...

Why does Trump Hate America?

Whenever Trump accuses anyone or any group of something you can be pretty sure he's projecting his own demented views.

So when he constantly targets various Americans and American cities at his rallies he has to be called on it. He has to be called on all his shit from now until he's out of the White House. Nothing else really matters until this happens.

https://twitter.com/Will_Bunch/status/1157077127788978178

https://twitter.com/Will_Bunch/status/1157984105004490752

John Noble

John Noble was very good as Morland Holmes on Elementary (Sherlock's father).

He was great on Fringe.

https://twitter.com/IzzyDew/status/1157161235554566146

https://twitter.com/meaganryan/status/1157148479044509696

Especially heinous in light of recent events...

and even not so recent events.

https://twitter.com/guardian/status/1157027523957592065
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