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Banksy Revealed?

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Banksy Revealed? Artist Confirms Name in Lost BBC Interview

> in the summer of 2003 (Banksy, who was in his 20s) is asked by Wrench if his name is “Robert Banks”, and the artist replies, “It’s Robbie.”

To throw a spanner in the works...

>In 2008, The Daily Mail claimed that a Bristol-based man named Robin Gunningham was Banksy. [...] The Mail reports that Gunningham started going by the name Robin Banks, which went on to become Banksy. In October, The Sunday Times reported that Gunningham may be forced to reveal his identity due to a defamation claim to settle whether he is behind famous murals.
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Dancing Cops Told to Stop the Two-Step

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KANSAS, USA — The Kansas Highway Patrol must stop using a tactic known as the “Kansas Two-Step” to detain out-of-state drivers long enough to find a reason to search their vehicles for illegal drugs, a federal judge has ruled.

U.S. District Judge Kathryn H. Vratil on Monday granted a permanent injunction. The injunction was not unexpected.

It follows Vratil's ruling in July that determined that the tactic violated drivers' constitutional rights against unreasonable searches.
KHP spokeswoman Candice Breshears said the order is being reviewed by the state attorney general's office and declined further comment. A message left Tuesday with the office of Attorney General Kris Kobach was not immediately returned.

The injunction has several requirements, including cameras and audio for all marked and unmarked patrol cars. It also says troopers must inform drivers that they can refuse or revoke consent for a search at any time. The injunction also requires better training and documentation.

With the “Two-Step,” troopers finish the initial traffic stop, issuing a ticket or a warning, and start to walk away, then turn back to talk more to the driver. That allows them to keep looking for grounds for a vehicle search or to buy time for drug-sniffing dogs to arrive.

The American Civil Liberties Union sued on behalf of three drivers and two passengers traveling in 2017, 2018 and 2019 from neighboring Colorado, which has legalized recreational marijuana use. The judge concluded that the patrol targeted drivers traveling along Interstate 70 to or from states that have legalized either the medical or recreational use of marijuana. Kansas has authorized neither.

Biden is officially the most hated President in American history

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Trump is no longer just 'leading the Republican party as their nominee' but is crushing Briben Biden in every national poll as well for a few months straight. Biden's administration is officially the most hated Administration in American history. We did it Joe!
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Americans support for a Women's Right to Health Choices are at their highest since 1970s

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(NewsNation) — Abortion has garnered some of the highest levels of support among Americans since nonpartisan researchers began tracking it in the 1970s, according to a new Wall Street Journal-NORC poll.

The poll, conducted by the Journal of NORC at the University of Chicago, surveyed 1,163 voters from Oct. 24-29. It found that 55% of respondents said pregnant women should be able to obtain a legal abortion, if they want, for any reason.

Following the Republican Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade, ending the constitutional right to the procedure, abortion rights groups have achieved seven consecutive victories in state ballot initiatives. Among them is an Ohio measure this month aimed at safeguarding abortion rights under the state constitution, according to the poll.

About 77% of Democrats said they support access to abortion for any reason — up from 52% in 2016, according to the poll. That share is one-third among Republicans.

However, the poll revealed some GOP voters, typically against abortion rights, oppose allowing state lawmakers to modify rules, a stance they view as consistent with conservative principles advocating for limited government intervention.

Numerous voters hold nuanced views, including supporting restrictions in later pregnancy and expressing considerations for challenging circumstances not adequately addressed by current legislative proposals.

Nearly 9 in 10 poll respondents support abortion access in cases of rape, incest or when a women’s health is seriously endangered by the pregnancy.

NORC polling indicates Americans’ attitudes toward abortion differ based on the reasons for terminating pregnancy — 86% of respondents support abortion access in cases of rape or incest, and 89% support it when a woman’s health is seriously endangered by the pregnancy.
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Forget 'sleepy','creepy', 'dopey', and 'grumpy', it's now 'GENOCIDE JOE'!!!

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The White House issued a brutal response Monday to what it said was the "inappropriate" nickname President Biden has been given by critics of his support for Israel amid its war with Hamas terrorists.

Dubbed "Genocide Joe," Biden has increasingly become the target of far-left protests across the country, including by some in his own party accusing him of supporting an effort to wipe out Gaza and the Palestinian people.

"We're not worried about nicknames and bumper stickers. I mean, it's First Amendment free speech. The president's focused on … making sure that we can continue to support Israel as they fight a terrible terrorist group, Hamas," National Security Council spokesman John Kirby initially told New York Post reporter Steven Nelson, who asked him for a response to the nickname during the White House press briefing.
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How Joe Biden secured the hostage deal

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Elon Musk being an Anti Semite is what makes Twitter advertiser revolt different from other boycotts

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A slew of marquee advertisers suspended their advertising on Twitter, Friday in response to a post by owner Elon Musk that endorsed an antisemitic post Wednesday.

Why it matters: This is the closest Twitter' has come to a large-scale boycott since Musk purchased the platform more than a year ago.

Driving the news: Apple and IBM, two of Twitter's biggest tech advertisers, both said they would pause advertising on Twitter'. Lionsgate, Disney, Comcast/NBCU, Paramount, Warner Bros. Discovery and other firms also paused their marketing.

>Media Matters for America published a report Thursday that highlighted Apple, IBM, Amazon and Oracle as among those whose ads were shown next to far-right posts.

Be smart: Musk's comments served as a final confirmation to increasingly skeptical marketers.

>"It's not just advertising adjacent to this kind of horrendous content, it's also the creator program that Musk rolled out," said Ruben Schreurs, chief strategy officer at media investment analysis firm Ebiquity.
>Twitter's creator program shares ad revenue with certain users that have a certain reach. Advertisers have grown wary of ways their ad dollars may be funding creators who post questionable content.

Between the lines: Musk in the past has blamed research from groups like the Anti-Defamation League and the Center for Countering Digital Hate for forcing the hand of advertisers.

>That's a harder argument to make in this case, as brands were quick to pull unilaterally in response to Musk's own comments.
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Free speech for the right wing and no one else in anti Semite Elon Musk's 'free speech' world

Elon Musk’s Twitter sued the watchdog group Media Matters for America for defamation on Monday after the nonprofit published a report about ads for major brands appearing alongside posts touting Nazism.

Media Matters first published details Thursday about the spread of Nazi-related content on the social media platform, formerly known as Twitter, saying Twitter had been placing ads for major brands, including Apple, IBM and Comcast’s Xfinity, next to offending content. The research group published screenshots of posts praising Hitler that ran adjacent to the ads shortly after Musk seemed to endorse an antisemitic conspiracy theory on the site.

The report prompted a fresh wave of criticism for Twitter, and many advertisers suspended their ad buys.

But Twitter claimed in the suit — filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas — that Media Matters “knowingly and maliciously manufactured” an account that manipulated the company’s algorithm to see offending content.

“Undeterred by the truth, Media Matters has opted for new tactics in its campaign to drive advertisers from Twitter,” the suit says. “Media Matters has manipulated the algorithms governing the user experience on Twitter to bypass safeguards and create images of Twitter’s largest advertisers’ paid posts adjacent to racist, incendiary content, leaving the false impression that these pairings are anything but what they actually are: manufactured, inorganic, and extraordinarily rare.”

Media Matters rejected the lawsuit’s claims.

“This is a frivolous lawsuit meant to bully Twitter’s critics into silence. Media Matters stands behind its reporting and looks forward to winning in court,” Angelo Carusone, the watchdog’s president, said in a statement. “Onward!”
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Two men arrested after allegedly attacking NYPD lieutenant on NYC subway: video

Two straphangers allegedly slugged an on-duty cop in the head on a Bronx subway car Saturday night in a brazen attack partially caught on camera.

Suspects Marquise Webb and Brian Innocent, both 24, were arrested for the alleged beating of the NYPD lieutenant that began after officers ordered the pair to get off a subway car at the 238th Street station in the Bronx after 9 p.m., police and law enforcement sources said.

Footage obtained by The Post shows the two men punch the uniformed officer in the face and body multiple times in the corner of the subway car as the lieutenant attempts to fend off both attackers.

Wholesale Rejection of Democrats is Rising; Can Voter Fraud Outpace It?

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Trump beats Biden among YOUNG voters in new NBC poll - just three years after Dem president held 26 point lead over MAGA rival ahead of the 2020 election

Donald Trump is beating Joe Biden with voters under the age of 35, another disastrous poll for the president shows.

The new survey, conducted by NBC News, shows Trump leading Biden by two points - 46 to 44 percent - overall.

It is the latest in a series that have shown Trump pulling into the lead. He leads Biden among every age group except for senior citizens, who favor the current president.

Biden had a four point lead in the same survey when it was conducted in July, while the pair were in a dead hit when NBC polled voters in September.

But it is among voters ages 18 to 34 that are the biggest shock in this survey, as Trump leads Biden with that demographic 46 to 42.

Biden won younger voters by about 26 points in 2020 over Trump, according to the New York Post.

Part of the problem may be Biden's handling of the Israel-Hamas war - which has seen young people take increasingly radical anti-Israel stances - where 70 percent of 18-34 year olds disapprove of Biden's stance on the issue, versus 20 percent approval.

Similar to the overall results, voters over 65 are the only group to majority approve Biden's handling of the conflict.

Biden still leads Trump among black voters, women and whites with college degree, while Trump holds an advantage among white voters, men and rural voters.

The survey - conducted between November 10 and November 14 - contained more good news for Trump, as he maintains a firm grip on the Republican Primary.

Trump leads the Republican Primary - which is set to start with the Iowa Caucus in just eight weeks on January 15 - with a whopping 58 percent of the vote. He's also 13 percent of voters' second choice.
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