You may be a thug, prostitute or drug dealer, but in America it is possible for you to overcome such circumstances and become an entrepreneur, a CEO, a college professor, doctor, or a U.S. Senator. The American dream is free and available to all. There is hope for all those who are willing to accept the dream. It won’t be easy; but by facing life with hard work and stubborn persistence, success can be yours. But you must play the hand you’re dealt — including the race card — and beware of the dream stealers, those who would steal away your and the nation’s future. … [Read more...] about What Leader Will Embrace America’s Righteous Freedom?
The Supreme Court has before it a petition to review the lower court’s Mckesson decision. Groups as diverse as the NAACP, the Rutherford Institute, and the Institute for Free Speech have filed amicus briefs on behalf of DeRay Mckesson, the civil-rights organizer threatened with financial ruin by the case. (Thus far, no one has filed a defense of the lower court’s decision—not even the plaintiff.) The right course would be a summary reversal. No briefs, no oral argument—a one-line, unsigned order entering judgment for Mckesson. Most important, no remand: The Fifth Circuit cannot be trusted with this case anymore. … [Read more...] about The Important First Amendment Principle Now at Risk
The recommendations also include interrupting "white supremacist culture," closing juvenile detention centers, providing city-wide free internet, increase "30% the number city government leadership positions held by women and people from communities affected by marginalization," to name a few. … [Read more...] about Free abortions, pre-K sex ed: Conservatives blast Boise mayor’s transition report as ‘socialist wish list’
By Ayesha JhunjhunwalaAs the worst-hit countries including Italy and the UK limp past their infection peaks governments worldwide face difficult decisions about how to relax lockdowns. Some are already experiencing a second wave of infections which indicates that start-stop lockdowns might be a reality for months to come, possibly longer. This means preparing for a future in which containment and treatment are balanced with limited economic activity.Information and communications technology (ICT) can help us adapt to this new reality but tapping its full potential will require focus, collaboration, sustained investment, and safeguards. The basic pillars of any virus response include detection, containment, and treatment; the first two are where ICT can have the greatest impact. Available data and artificial intelligence (AI) tools can be harnessed to harvest and process large volumes of information to allow for hyper-local interventions. Leveraging technology to improve detection and … [Read more...] about ICT infrastructure could help navigate a post-Covid world
All made up? Conspiracy theories in movies 'The Da Vinci Code' (2006) Based on the bestseller by Dan Brown, "The Da Vinci Code" (2006) is a contemporary classic of the conspiracy genre. There is not enough space here to list all the conspiracies or theories that play a role in this film. Let's just say it is about religion and the church, about Opus Dei and the Holy Grail. The film was a blockbuster, followed by its sequel, "Illuminati." … [Read more...] about Latest conspiracy theories repeat old stories