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Street Shitters Plot Against Political Dissidents Worldwide Revealed

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Women in Hollywood Forget How Replaceable They Are

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Whoever Susan Sarandon is, she was dropped from her talent agency for her views on Gaza. Melissa Barrera and Jenna Ortega were dropped from Scream VII.
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Hunter Biden easily outmaneuvers Republican Retards subpoenaing him

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden on Tuesday offered to testify publicly to a House Republican impeachment inquiry of his father's Democratic administration, a dramatic escalation in a partisan brawl.

In a response to a subpoena from the House Oversight Committee, Hunter Biden's lawyer blasted the panel's probe as "a fishing expedition" and "empty investigation," telling the panel chairman a public inquiry was the only way to prevent "your cloaked, one-sided process."

"We have seen you use closed-door sessions to manipulate, even distort the facts and misinform the public. We therefore propose opening the door," attorney Abbe Lowell wrote committee chairman James Comer in the letter proposing a Dec. 13 public hearing.

Representatives for the committee and Hunter Biden could not be immediately reached for comment on the reports.
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Opinion Ukraine aid’s best-kept secret: Most of the money stays in the U.S.A.

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Here is the best-kept secret about U.S. military aid to Ukraine: Most of the money is being spent here in the United States. That’s right: Funds that lawmakers approve to arm Ukraine are not going directly to Ukraine but being used stateside to build new weapons or to replace weapons sent to Kyiv from U.S. stockpiles. Of the $68 billion in military and related assistance Congress has approved since Russia invaded Ukraine, almost 90 percent is going to Americans, one analysis found.

But you wouldn’t know that from the actions of some U.S. lawmakers. When Ohio Sen. J.D. Vance (R) joined a United Auto Workers picket line in October at the Jeep assembly plant in Toledo, he said he wanted to “show some support for the UAW workers” in his state. Yet he has not shown the same solidarity with the UAW workers in Lima, Ohio, who are churning out Abrams tanks and Stryker combat vehicles for Ukraine thanks to the military aid that Congress has approved. Vance opposes Ukraine aid, as does Rep. Jim Jordan (R), whose House district includes Lima.
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New play area for children

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In order to address a "current gap in children's play areas for the neighborhood," the city of Seattle is building a new childrens playground.. at the north end of a gay/queer/lgbt nude beach
City of Seattle planning addition of ‘children’s play area’ to popular nude hangout Denny Blaine Park

With a wet El Niño Seattle winter around the corner, you might be thinking of warmer days on the Capitol Hill Riviera and hot summer visits to Dykekiki Beach — also known as Denny Blaine Park.

A new, little talked about plan could change the popular park’s place in Seattle’s cultures and communities that fully celebrate the city’s most public spaces.

On the table at Seattle Parks is a plan that calls for the creation of a small children’s play area in the park “to address,” the parks department says, “the current gap for play areas in the neighborhood.”

The kids play feature could also mark an important change for the park’s longtime destination for enjoying Seattle lake vibes in the nude. Seattle Parks is holding a community meeting on the planned project in early December.

Park visitor Jesse Miranda tipped CHS to the plan

“The disruption greatly worries beachgoers. While nudity isn’t inherently illegal in this state, a complaint of public indecency qualifies as a misdemeanor,” Miranda said. “Our space is being eliminated, and the announcement during winter was likely intentional to keep us uninformed.”

The $550,000 project would add the play area to the northwest edge of the park, one of the only areas of public access to Lake Washington in one of the wealthiest areas of the city.

The park makes every “Seattle nude beach” list and has held its place in a long history as a queer and nude hangout even as neighbors have complained about the crowds over the years.
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Korea bans dog eating

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What in the actual fuck?

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Nov 22 (Reuters) - Ahead of OpenAI CEO Sam Altman’s four days in exile, several staff researchers wrote a letter to the board of directors warning of a powerful artificial intelligence discovery that they said could threaten humanity, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

The previously unreported letter and AI algorithm were key developments before the board's ouster of Altman, the poster child of generative AI, the two sources said. Prior to his triumphant return late Tuesday, more than 700 employees had threatened to quit and join backer Microsoft (MSFT.O) in solidarity with their fired leader.

The sources cited the letter as one factor among a longer list of grievances by the board leading to Altman's firing, among which were concerns over commercializing advances before understanding the consequences. Reuters was unable to review a copy of the letter. The staff who wrote the letter did not respond to requests for comment.

After being contacted by Reuters, OpenAI, which declined to comment, acknowledged in an internal message to staffers a project called Q* and a letter to the board before the weekend's events, one of the people said. An OpenAI spokesperson said that the message, sent by long-time executive Mira Murati, alerted staff to certain media stories without commenting on their accuracy.

Some at OpenAI believe Q* (pronounced Q-Star) could be a breakthrough in the startup's search for what's known as artificial general intelligence (AGI), one of the people told Reuters. OpenAI defines AGI as autonomous systems that surpass humans in most economically valuable tasks.

Dawn of the golden age of Argentina

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The Argentinian dark age is over. After being ravaged by years of leftist governance, the people of Argentina have decided that socialism really fkn sucks.
They elected an anarcho-capitalist to the office of president to fix the severe damage caused by leftist policies.
Javier Milei, a Self-Described Anarcho-Capitalist, Is Elected President of Argentina
Javier Milei, a libertarian political outsider who pledged to flatten Argentina’s political establishment, was elected president Sunday in a major shift for a country buffeted by one of the world’s highest rates of inflation and mounting poverty after years of populist rule.

Milei, a 53-year-old congressman, took 56% of the vote to 44% for Economy Minister Sergio Massa with 88% of the ballots counted, the National Electoral Directorate said.

Massa conceded the loss in a speech shortly after 8 p.m. The 51-year-old lawyer had been hobbled by his role leading the economy for 16 months in President Alberto Fernández’s leftist administration, which was blamed by Argentines for what economists called the worst crisis in a generation.
Massa said he had called Milei to concede and congratulate him on the victory. “Starting tomorrow, the challenge of issuing political, social and economic guarantees to Argentina is the responsibility of the new president-elect, and we hope that’s what he’ll do,” Massa said in a speech as he announced his retirement from politics. He assured a smooth transition to the new government.
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Industrial action at carmaker over collective bargaining sparks wave of sympathy strikes that could spill into other countries

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An escalating strike against Tesla by a group of Swedish unions has been branded “insane” by Elon Musk as the industrial action threatens to disrupt the US carmaker’s operations in other parts of Europe.

About 130 mechanics in Sweden, who belong to the IF Metall union and service the electric cars, went on strike last month after Tesla turned down their request for collective bargaining.

Dockworkers and car dealers have since refused to work with the brand, in sympathy strikes that threaten to harm the company’s business in Sweden and potentially further afield. The latest strike by postal workers means Tesla cars will not have their licence plates delivered to customers.

Musk, Tesla’s chief executive and a staunch critic of unionisation, wrote that the situation “is insane”, in a post on the X social media platform he owns.

Tesla has avoided collective bargaining in its global operations despite opening a factory in Germany, where auto unions are powerful.

“This has been a huge cultural shock to Elon,” said Matthias Schmidt, an independent European auto analyst. “He has gone out of his way to avoid unionisation, but this is a huge wake-up call.”

Unions in Norway, one of Europe’s biggest markets for electric vehicle sales, said they will stop Teslas destined for Sweden being unloaded in the neighbouring Scandinavian country.
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Mom of Young Chiefs Fan Rips Deadspin

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Click on the GIF.

> Holden Armenta became an unexpected focus of an article by senior writer Carron Phillips that focused on a photo of the boy standing sideways, suggesting he was wearing blackface with no mention of the red side.

> “The NFL needs to speak out against the Kansas City Chiefs fan in Black face, Native headdress,” read the headline, which accused the boy of “doubling up on the racism.”

> [...]

> “He is Native American — just stop already,” she wrote of her son.

(I thought "Why not? Let's try one of these newfangled face animating AI services." I chose the first free one I came across ("Nero"), and the photo is the result. I was happily surprised to see the lad give a wink and a smile, proving that even artificial intelligence knows when people are just enjoying life.)