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protected speech pursuant to the "inalienable rights"
of all men, and the First
(or even the Second)
Amendment to the Constitution
of the United States of America.
This is an archive edition.
Camus' "The Plague" Infects the Modern Political Mood.
Seventy years after it was first published, reading the novel can feel
"like watching the ten o'clock news."
is Marijuana Legalization's New Enemy Number One.
Offers a Potent Philosophical Reason to Cut Meat Out of Your Diet. One
of the central Buddhist precepts is ahimsa, which means
"I thought it would be easier."
Here is the official White House video:
99 days in 99 seconds from
Stephen Colbert Show.
Nazi Board Games of World War II. he Nazis fueled children’s
enthusiasm for both their war effort and genocide partly by stocking toy
stores with cheerful-looking but insidious board games.
say all pot strains are basically the same. The cause of their unique
characteristics is everything else that's in the plant.
to Stop World War III - An Asymmetrical Response. How the history
books describe the beginning will depend on how it ends.
Is What Musical Notes Actually Look Like. Do musical notes have their
own personalities? If one was to make a portrait of G sharp, what might it
Korea Releases New Video showing the White House Under Attack. The
video comes as tensions between the US and North Korea continue to rise.
Would You React If We Discovered Alien Life? Experts weigh in on what
the detection of other life forms might mean to the human race.
cult figure known as the clandestine Orange Sunshine LSD chemist, dead at
LSD Trips Last Forever. What Happens When You Inject Psilocybin. Fun
facts from the world's largest gathering of psychedelic researchers.
People Microdosed LSD for a Month in the Name of Science. As its name
suggests, microdosing involves regularly taking hits of acid that are so
small (between 1 and 10 micrograms, or below a tenth of a regular dose)
that users won't feel any of the trippy effects.
reason you didn't get high the first time you tried pot. It's not just
because you didn't know what you were doing.
Crucial Difference Between LSD and Mushrooms. Two hallucinogens, two
BoredPanda: Let us take you on a journey through the curious mind of a Polish artist who made a name for himself with his dystopian surrealism paintings, filled with post-apocalyptic imagery and nightmarish creatures.
Beksiński on Wikipedia.
Academy Award winning director Jonathan
Demme, dead at 73.
KeithOlberman: It sure
looks like a Russian cover-up.
Rather's Second Coming. With millions of Facebook fans and the freedom
to speak his mind, the 85-year-old journalist is back in the arena -
facing the opponent he's been waiting for his entire life.
Atlantic: In 2010, Google said it would scan all 129,864,880
books in the world, building the greatest library that's ever
failed, sort of ...
Esquire: Ten best movies booed
at Cannes Film Festival.
Why J. R. R. Tolkien Found Walt Disney
went to see Snow White with C. S. Lewis.
theories about why the Neanderthals died out.
Neocon Imperialism Leads the World Into Dante's Vision of Hell.
Washington’s paranoia and confusion bear an uncanny resemblance to the
final days of the Third Reich, when the leadership in Berlin became
Trump's Casus Belli. Former intelligence officers on Trump and Syria:
"The uncompromising demand that al-Assad must go will lead, in their
opinion, to a rapid escalation of military activity that inevitably will
result in conflict with Russia."
If We're Living In a Computer Simulation? There’s a religious
element to the notion of a giant simulation, a sense that there is a
higher, purer reality.
John Oliver on Ivanka and Jared.
Horrifying Legacy of the Victorian Tapeworm Diet. You take a pill
containing a tapeworm egg. Once hatched, the parasite grows inside of the
host, ingesting part of whatever the host eats.
in the Cloud. Transhumanism's simulation theology. Transhumanists tend
to see religion as a threat. But the movement's appeal is fundamentally
religious, a secular outgrowth of Christian eschatology.
On his Waking Up podcast, Sam
Harris talks with Charles Murray about his very controversial book
Curve," as well as the validity and significance of IQ as a
measure of intelligence, the problem of social stratification, the rise of
Trump, universal basic income, and other topics.
The actor Wallace Shawn (Inconceivable!) talks with Noam Chomsky about what
we really want.
Have We Depicted Madness Throughout History? The author of “Madness in
Civilization,” a new cultural history of madness, examines more than a
dozen depictions of insanity.
of a White Lighter. A mini-investigation into the origins of a bizarre
Time: Here's Google's 3-decade
timelapse of the Earth.
Legend of London's Time-Traveling Tomb. This tomb would be remarkable
for its imposing stature and cryptic veneer alone, but there's more to the
Grim Archaeological discoveries.
Alien World of the Burgess Shale. A time when there was nothing on
land and all life existed in the oceans.
in celebration of 4/20 Day, I watched a documentary on marijuana. Even
still, I was totally able to understand it.
the Man Who Could Turn Eastern Washington Blue. Can Democrat Ben
Stuckart win Spokane's congressional district for the first time in more
than 20 years?
night show hosts bid Bill O'Reilly a not-so-fond farewell.
Drugs Push the Brain to a State Never Seen Before. Brain measurements
have revealed that LSD, ketamine and psilocybin cause patterns of brain
activity that are far more diverse than normal consciousness.
KeithOlberman: Is there
an actual tape of Trump's Russia collusion? Also, Trump
wants to ride in a gilded coach?
Famed Bog Bodies Are Starting to Reveal Their Secrets. High-tech tools
divulge new information about the mysterious and violent fates met by
Intros to five heavyweights of
media criticism: Noam Chomsky, Roland Barthes, Marshall McLuhan,
Edward Said and Stuart Hall.
Marijuana is a No-Brainer. There are a lit of reasons to celebrate the
fact that Washington ended the costly, counterproductive and racist war on
Most Successful Marijuana Enthusiasts You Should Know. From Bob Dylan
and Rihanna to Bill Gates and Cameron Diaz, here's what a lot of famous
people think about weed.
Seeks to Unlock Marijuana's Secrets. With marijuana's rising
acceptance comes more debate about its potential benefits and drawbacks.
Charts That Show Marijuana Has Truly Gone Mainstream. The data
comes from a wide-ranging new survey on how and why people use marijuana
in the US.
Mysterious History of Marijuana.
Half of Parents Smoke Weed With Their (Adult) Kids. Yo, bonding with bong
rips and joints.
t o i c i s
m and Mariju ana. Incidentally, there is no good reason why I
put a space between each letter of the word "Stoicism" in this
title. Also, I have inexplicably put a double space between the
"u" and the "a" in the word "Marijuana." I
will probably do something similar before we conclude. Moreover, none of
this has anythin g to do with Stoicism.
NBC: Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Tuesday that marijuana
is a "gateway drug" and vowed his agency will uphold federal
laws against it.
and Virtue. For Aristotle, there is a form of reason that is practical,
which we ought to use to make choices that foster our individual
well-being and contribute to the common good. This leads to true happiness
Great Quotes About Marijuana.
to Calm Someone Who's On a Bad High. Three main factors play into the
effect a drug has on you. Here's how to handle them.
From Spokane Craiglist: Self-Starter
Needed for HempChannel.tv Promotions.
Legalization Boost Teen Marijuana Use? Drug warriors were notably
quiet when data indicated that adolescent consumption in Colorado fell
after state-licensed marijuana stores began serving the recreational
Martha Steward of Marijuana Edibles. It's a category that used to
begin and end with the bone-dry pot brownie, served in a college dorm
Spokane the Next Big Thing? The Seattle weekly dedicate an entire
issue to Spokane and discover what we've been shouting about. They did A
Tour of Spokane's Remarkable Literary Landmarks. And
Snapshots of Spokane's Booming Record-Store Economy. They profiled The
Weed Queen of Spokane, a city council member who put down roots in the
marijuana biz. And of course they interviewed Rachel Dolezal, the
White Woman Who Identifies as Black.
Designed all Your Favorite Album Art. 10cc, AC/DC, Black Sabbath,
Peter Gabriel, The Police, Genesis, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Paul
McCartney, Robert Plant, Syd Barrett, Throbbing Gristle, T. Rex, Wings,
Yes and XTC, to name but a few.
Are Witnessing the First Global Alliance of Far-Right Parties Since the
1930s. Much like their American counterparts, they hate immigrants and
Alex Jones Possibly Be a Brilliant Artist? The generous interpretation
of the rabid Infowars host's work as performance art.
that Donald Trump is Getting Crazier.
for Evolutionary Success. What makes us quintessentially human?
Not a joke. Nietzsche
in Shapes and Colors. A book that explains the German philosopher ...
If you live in the Browne's Addition neighborhood like I do, you are a
part of ultra-noisy music festival Elkfest - whether you like it or not. Here's
this year's lineup from The Inlander.
TheStranger: Is North Korea Going to Bomb Seattle? We’ve got two unstable leaders with weird hair and daddy issues threatening each other, and Seattle is located right in between them.
In 1943, a mock bombing
raid was held at Husky Stadium on the University of Washington campus in
Seattle. The event intended to demonstrate and how civilian and
military defense organizations can respond in case of an enemy attack. A
film was produced about the event. Watch
Expert Claims Latest Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Was Staged. He
concluded that the US government's report does not provide any
"concrete" evidence that Assad was responsible, adding it was
more likely that the attack was perpetrated by players on the ground.
10 Rules and Laws Nobody Obeys. There are laws and rules, on the books
basically everywhere, not cruel and evil enough to justify a mass protest,
but are barely followed or enforced by anybody unless there is absolutely
no other choice.
Fox: Alex Jones says in custody battle that he's only "playing a character" on air.
Stephen Colbert rips Alex Jones.
Besides Joe Rogan, the other podcast I frequently listen to is Sam Harris, author, philosopher and neuroscientist. Here Harris interviews Tristan Harris, called by The Atlantic magazine as the "closest thing Silicon Valley has to a conscience."
This just went online: Sam
Harris talks to General Michael V. Hayden. Haven't listened to it yet.
Grants Erdogan Sweeping New Powers. Supporters say replacing the
parliamentary system with an executive presidency will modernize the
country. Detractors say it gives Erdogan dictatorial powers.
Violent Clashes in Berkeley Weren't "Pro-Trump" versus
"Anti-Trump". The media's oversimplification of what
happened during Saturday's rally risks obscuring a long-brewing and
fast-escalating conflict between the far left and the far right.
John Oliver on the French
We Sleep Badly on Our First Night in a New Place. Is it because half
our brain is staying up to keep watch?
"True" Human Diet. From the standpoint of paleoecology, the
so-called Paleo diet is a myth.
Dylan is the Kryptonite We Need Against Trumpism. This may quite
possibly be the best Nobel Prize choice ever for literature, right up
there with the recognition of William Faulkner.
Check out this animation of the
sinking of the Titanic in REAL TIME - 2 hours and 40 minutes.
Jones is Just "Playing a Character," According to His Lawyer.
The conspiracy goes deeper than we thought.
is Throwing a Royal Tantrum, Demanding to Ride in the Queen's Golden
Chillingly Clear Portrait of Saloth Sar, the Man Who Would Become Pol Pot.
He killed up to a fifth - some thing a quarter - of the seven million
Cambodian people to whom he said he was bringing a new and better life.
Five Most Powerful Populist Uprisings in US History. Populism
stretches through the American experience.
known survivor of the 19th century dies at 117.
Utter Uselessness of Job Interviews. We use them to try to "get
to know" people. It doesn't work.
Booth Said After He Killed Lincoln. He saw himself as a dramatic
figure in history. He jumped onto the stage and condemned his victim in
And people are somehow still amazed that animals
have fucking babies...
is the historical evidence that Jesus Christ lived and died? Some
people claim that Jesus is just an idea, rather than a real historical
figure, but there is a good deal of written evidence for his existence
2,000 years ago
American Government's Secret Plan for Surviving the End of the World.
Newly declassified CIA files offer a glimpse of the playbook Trump will
reach for it he stumbles into a nuclear war.
on Roy Cohn and Donald Trump. Many of Trump's private conversations
with Cohn were listened to by Cohn's longtime switchboard operator and
fallen women - prostitution in literature. The commodification of sex
has fascinated writers, playwrights and painters for centuries – but for
all the supposed liberation of our times, have attitudes really changed
Burn a Body When You Can Efficiently Dissolve It? Bio-cremation techniques make burning the dead look old-fashioned.
adjunct professors contemplate mortality in a Forever 21 dressing room.
Can We Stop the 1 Percent From Robbing Us? You'd get prison time for
robbing a bank at gunpoint; bankers who rob customers get
Here is the mystery perplexing Spokane: Late Wednesday afternoon, a man
jumped or fell from the downtown side of the Monroe Street Bridge into the
violently raging Spokane River. He jumped from the upriver side of the
bridge, between the bridge and the falls. Moments later, he had to be
rescued from the opposite bank of the river, on the same upriver side of
the bridge. This means he survived a fall of 140-feet, made it across the
unimaginable flow and volume of water currently roaring through the city,
and got to the other side of the river without going even a few feet
downstream. How is that possible?
Profound Agony of Solitary Confinement. Solitary confinement involves
spending 22.5 hours of every day in the confines of an 8ft by 10ft cell
– roughly the area of a king-size bed. Some inmates spend years, or even
decades, in solitary confinement. In these moments it is ritual, routine,
and paying attention to the senses that can help one survive.
Tombstone Brings the Dead Back to Life. A historic cemetery in
Slovenia is now installing tombstones with interactive digital screens.
County marijuana businesses net $15 million in March.
The US just dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan. The 21,000-pound bomb, is dubbed the "mother of all bombs," and has an explosive yield almost as big as that of the "Fat Man" dropped on Hiroshima.
"I'm going to bomb the shit outta them."
NealGabler: Why Trump Was Able to Sucker the World on Syria. Trump was never moved by the babies dying in Syria. Trump has always been moved by one thing and one thing only: his ego.
Vox: Confused about the situation in Syria? The war in Syria is complicated. This video will help you understand.
Syria Doesn't Provide Humanitarian Relief. It's also unconstitutional
and violates international law.
is Sliding Into a Dictatorship. There is nothing wrong with a strong
president, but Turkey's new constitution would make President Erdogan into
a 21st century sultan.
Optimist's Guide to Impeaching the President. A Harvard prof makes the
case, and it's not for the reason you expect.
Shrimp Species Named after Pink Floyd. The Synalpheus Pinkfloydi uses
its large pink claw to create a noise so loud it can kill small fish.
Writer Sets Us Straight About the Genius of Birds. Are birds geniuses
or idiots? Two writers "debate."
Smithsonian: "Lincoln in the Bardo" not only breaks
new literary ground, but raises
again fascinating questions about Abraham Lincoln’s deep interest in the
supernatural and the spirit world.
Do People say Friggin', Frickin', and Freakin'?
New Statesman: Dear
Google, please solve death. Meet the transhumanists who believe the
brain can outlive the body.
Sunrise above the foggy Spokane River --->
Incompatible Food Triad is the Most Delicious Philosophical Problem of Our
Time. Academics have been trying to solve it for decades.
Heartfelt Message to Our President.
Long Do You Need to Look at a Work of Art to Get It? Experts say
you're doing it all wrong.
Human Rights Anything More Than Legal Conventions? Do human rights
exist independently of human-made laws? Are they somehow embedded in the
culture of a liberal democratic society? Surely, human-rights law exists
in order to give force to human rights that in some sense pre-exist their
legal recognition – slavery, torture and racial discrimination did not
suddenly become human-rights violations only when they were legally
Beauty and Terror - Sam
Harris speaks with physicist Lawrence Krauss.
interesting theories that are difficult to believe. The Potato
Paradox, Simulacra and Simulations, the Four Dimensional Black Hole and
KeithOlbermann: The Media
Fell for Trump's Syria Stunt.
Timeline. Investigative reporters have begun to flesh out the
timeline. To keep everything in one location, here's an updated summary
TheStranger: Chechnya reportedly has "World's
first concentration camp for homosexuals since Hitler's in the 1930s."
The President of Chechnya's denial was "You cannot arrest or repress
people who just don't exist in the republic."
America Become the Reality of the Stanford prison Experiment? The
Great Zimbardo has a qualified lot to say.
is the Pentagon a Pentagon? The Pentagon has one of the more unique
shapes ever assigned to an office building. So how did it come to be that
Young Men Line Up to Die in the French Foreign Legion. The French
Foreign Legion is famed for marching great distances with heavy loads, but
the legionnaires are carried too by their legends, their mythos of
belonging and self-sacrifice. How a division of nationless,
death-idolizing, desert-traversing young men evolved into an elite
fighting force that continues today.
sheriff's video about heroin gets compared to ISIS clips.
BostonGlobe: US Military Should Get Out of the Middle East. A military withdrawal is by far the safest path for the US and the region.
Ansel Adams's Photography Can Teach Us. Because Ansel Adams's
black-and-white landscapes have become so ubiquitous, it’s easy to take
the beauty of his images for granted. But there’s perhaps never been a
better time to re-examine the careful, deliberate approach Adams took to
JohnOliver: Syria attack raised
Words That Survived by Getting Fossilized in Idioms. For whatever
reason, we started pronouncing words differently, or stopped using them
entirely, and they became obsolete.
Irish and American products, such as bourbon, rye and Tennessee,
are known as whiskey and
are spelled with an e. Products produced in Scotland, Canada and
Japan are spelled without the e.
Paces. Oregon moves to dissolve constitutional ban on public officials
settling grudges with duels.
"You can't con people, at least not for long. If you don't deliver
the goods, people will eventually catch on."
Nuke your hometown.
Nukemap is a Google Maps mash-up that calculates the effects of the
detonation of a nuclear bomb.
Deploys Warships to Korean Peninsula. Trump has said the US is
prepared to act alone to deal with the nuclear threat from North Korea.
It Could Happen Again. Instability in Ukraine, chaos in Syria,
conflict in the East China Sea - the trigger points for World War III are
DemocracyNow: Trump's strike on a Syrian airbase "has
nothing to do with concerns about the people of Syria."
Jeff Sessions wants to bring back the war on drugs.
Obscure Religion that Shaped the West. It has influenced Star Wars and
Game of Thrones – and characters as diverse as Voltaire, Nietzsche and
Freddy Mercury have cited it as an inspiration. So what is Zoroastrianism?
Took Kit. Thinking like a philosopher need not be a strange and arcane
art, if you get started with these tricks of the trade.
Here's Louis C.K.'s monologue from SNL last night.
Filthy Moralist. How the comedian Louis C.K. became America's unlikely
AmericanConservative: The Incredibly Bad Arguments for Intervening in Syria. The assumption that the Syrian government will be deterred from using unconventional weapons in the future if it is made to “pay a price” now is a very shaky one.
Also from AC: Trump the Phony. It took Trump less than three months in office to break one of his core campaign promises: that he would not involve the United States in these unnecessary regional wars, especially not in Syria.
BBC: Decoding the Trump "War Room" Photograph. What can we learn from the image?
Esquire: Trump's Syria Strike is Government Run Wild. The unilateral decision to strike the Syrian government was just the latest example.
Axios: This map of Syria and Iraq shows who's in control.
AlterNet: Five prominent Trump critics who were positively
gushing about his Syrian airstrike.
Landscape is Still Scarred by World War I. Photos of abandoned
battlefields reveal scars still run deep.
Delight. Vintage photographs of opium dens.
Did Modern Philosophy Begin?
Reuters: TUS fires missiles at Assad airbase; Russia denounces aggression. Nearly 60 Tomahawk missiles hit military base near Homs.
Trump tweet from 2013: "The President must get Congressional approval before attacking Syria - big mistake if he does not!"
A Facebook post from Spokane welder, Ian MacDonald: "It's amazing how people who were so against Syrian refugees are now backing a US military action against Syria, because Syrian civilians were killed ... If only they had a place to seek refuge before the attacks happened."
State is Teaching the World How to Regulate Weed. It had never been
done before we did it - not even in the Netherlands.
Don Rickles, dead at 90.
NYT: Don Rickles, Equal Opportunity Offender of Comedy.
Rickles and the Lost Art of the Insult.
Hunter S. Thompson Became a Legend. He had a briefcase of drugs and a
supreme command of language, but as he defined his legacy at 'Rolling
Stone,' he changed journalism in the process.
Supreme Hypocrisy on Chemical Weapons and Civilian Deaths. It is also
very suspicious in that the loudest voices of sympathy are the ones
closest to the US military industrial complex.
Nerdwriter: Trump's Golden Boy.
The mystery of Jared Kushner.
Man Who Brought the Swastika to Germany. Even after decades, the
symbol can't shake free from its evil associations.
SeattleWeekly: Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson releases guide on how Washington cities can resist immigration agents.
Here's the guide
The evil men do...
See, Spokane, rainbows still exist.
And, staying on the bright side, the lives of countless innocent Spokane
couches and davenports have been spared.
Bannon Removed from National Security Council.
Game Further Marred by Awful Officiating. What could have been.
Gonzaga University could have been national champions, if only for, well,
for a lot of things. Things like the Zags’ 14 turnovers. Or 27.6 percent
shooting after halftime. But the topic of conversation tomorrow may not
have much to do with those things. Instead, it will be about a second half
marred by, well, there is no easy way to put this: It was marred by awful
the linguistic theory at the center of the film "Arrival" have
Keith Olbermann: Do authorities
now have what they need on Trump?
Was Lenin Thinking? In the shape of its first leader, the Russian
Revolution had a strategic genius it never found again.
Esquire: The producer of "The Shining" explains why
Stanley Kubrick chose to change Stephen King's ending.
was widely and frequently practiced, in almost of every corner of the
globe. It is
perhaps the strongest taboo – centered on the convergence of the sacred
and the profane, the uncleanliness and holiness of the dead.
How to Fly a Plane.
Documentary, 1968 (?)
awesomely sexy propaganda ditty was put out by the Ortho
Pharmaceutical Corporation in 1970 for their salesmen pushing the birth
puts sour end on great Zags' season. Spokane will not forget these
Gonzaga Bulldogs because of one loss - one heart-breaking, head-banging
LA Times Editorial Board: Our
Dishonest President. "He is a man so unpredictable, so reckless,
so petulant, so full of blind self-regard, so untethered to reality that
it is impossible to know where his presidency will lead or how much damage
he will do to our nation."
John Oliver on marijuana.
On the subject of, that is.
Was Benjamin Franklin's Basement Filled With Skeletons? Repairs on
Franklin's old London house turned up 1200 pieces of bone from at least 15
Aeon: At the height of its power, the Roman empire was nothing
if not prepared for battle. This
video reveals how the empire’s armies were structured with a
precision that might astound today's most assiduous bureaucrat, and how
organization can be the key to military might.
Crumb and friends flush Donald Trump down the toilet, 1989.
is no joy in Mudville.
Tonight is the culmination of a peculiar style of basketball that has been forming in the Inland Northwest over past 40 years: adroit and artful coaching along with an unlikely combination of team finesse and the peppering of an ace-in-the-hole threat of caveman-like brutality.
Zags by 2. You heard it here.
AlterNet: Noam Chomsky says if Trump falters with supporters, don't
put "aside the possibility' of a "staged or alleged terrorist
Odds of Coincidence. "It is absolutely clear that the Russians
did interfere in our election. This is not a debatable issue. This is not
fake news. This is not a witch hunt. This happened."
Nation of the Walking Dead. Desperate citizens in Aldous Huxley’s
1932 novel “Brave New World” ingested the pleasure drug soma to check
out of reality. Our own versions of soma allow tens of millions of
Americans to retreat daily into addictive mousetraps that generate a
Happens in the Brain When Music Causes Chills? For some people it’s
David Bowie. For others it’s Franz Liszt. But regardless of the genre,
when the right chords combine, many people will get goose bumps or a chill
up the spine.
Spokesman-Review: Gonzaga advances to NCAA men's basketball title game, guts and guile in tow. Will play North Carolina in Monday's national championship.
S-R puts today's sports section on the front page --->
Damn, there haven't been this many happy Catholics since the Second Council of Nicaea in the Eighth Century.
Future conspiracies: First Jesuit college in NCAA Championship Game.
First Jesuit pope. Coincidence?
Was a Slacker and You Should Be Too. Many famous scientists have
something in common - they didn't work long hours.
government posts April Fools' Day prank offering "election
Scientist Lawrence Krauss (who I usually find to be excessively
arrogant) discusses the universe,
and the possibility of the multi-verse, with Joe Rogan. Here's the full
Scientific American: Hollywood's
Mischievous Vision of Artificial Intelligence. With the new sci-fi
flick "Ghost in the Shell" hitting theaters this week, SA asks
experts which movies, if any, have gotten AI right.
Atlas Obscura: Need
a Chill Pill? Here's a recipe from the 19th century. In the 80s and
early 90s, if you were acting uncool, your sassy friend might have told
you to "take a chill pill" - that is, to relax...
Which answer in this list is the correct answer to this
The following news items are NOT April Fool's jokes:
Prep for the Super-Rich. Some of the wealthiest people in America are
getting ready for the crackup of civilization.
Yikes. Bill Maher interviews
Flag Dog-Wag Warning. The time has never been riper for a false flag
terror attack. Reality television product Donald Trump and his top
political advisor, Steve Bannon, a veteran right wing propaganda
filmmaker, need a dog to wag.
the Nazis Tried to Bring Animals Back From Extinction. Their ideology
of genetic purity extended to aspirations about reviving a pristine
landscape with ancient animals and forests.
Guardian: US border agents carry out these invasive searches
without any warrant or even suspicion, going through text messages,
socaial media accounts and photos, while asking the owner about the people
they are interacting with, their religious affiliations and travel
how to protect your privacy.
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