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Time to Quit Huawei and Tik Tok

By Larry Horist The second most popular app in the world is the Chinese Tik Tok.  It has become wildly popular with the younger generation here in America – and elsewhere around the world.  But that Chinese ownership is a problem. Now let’s face facts.  The Chinese do not only steal highly technical intellectual property, but they abuse it –weaponizing ...

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Zuckerberg Says There’s ‘No End In Sight’ To Working From Home

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday said there is no timetable for when employees will return to the company’s offices amid a continuing surge in Covid-19 cases in the U.S. Zuckerberg made his comments on a call with analysts about Facebook’s second-quarter results, specifically criticizing the Trump Administration for its handling of the coronavirus. “With COVID growing quickly in the ...

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Texas is Now Home to the 3 Worst Federal Prison Coronavirus Outbreaks

At least 100,000 people in prisons and jails across the country have contracted the coronavirus, according to data compiled by the New York Times. Nearly 800 inmates and staff have died. Texas is now home to the three worst federal prison outbreaks in the country, according to the Bureau of Prisons. Between the three of facilities, FCI Seagoville, FMC Carswell ...

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Doomscrolling Is Slowly Eroding Your Mental Health

It’s 11:37 pm and the pattern shows no signs of shifting. At 1:12 am, it’s more of the same. Thumb down, thumb up. Twitter, Instagram, and—if you’re feeling particularly wrought/masochistic—Facebook. Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic left a great many people locked down in their homes in early March, the evening ritual has been codifying: Each night ends the way the ...

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Who’s afraid of Ghislaine Maxwell? Everyone on this list

It’s the Top Ten list no one wants to be on. Moments after the feds busted Ghislaine Maxwell for allegedly roping in underage girls for pal Jeffrey Epstein’s perverted pleasure, fireworks started going off in the lives of certain billionaires and playboys who palled around with the two. And not the happy Fourth of July kind. Since no one was ...

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Weinstein, Epstein, and the Democrats

Just like any mob organization, political parties create protection rackets that cover for the misdeeds of miscreants who are useful to the party. Donors, organizers, friendly corporate elites, industry gatekeepers, and other party contributors are not mere ideologues; they pay their dues and expect something in return. Parties leverage political pull to ensure that cases are never made against their ...

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What’s the Deal With the Mysterious Explosions Rocking Iran?

In recent weeks Iran has been rocked by mysterious explosions. Even worse they have occurred in and around the country’s nuclear facilities and other “sensitive areas.” Three incidents, including two explosions at nuclear facilities, have shaken Iran in recent days. Are they all connected? Were they caused by accidents – as Tehran claims, or were they carried out by a ...

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LeBron Won’t Wear Social Justice Message on Jersey

LeBron James says his thoughts on social justice can’t be contained on the back of a basketball jersey. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar won’t wear one of the NBA-approved social justice messages on the back of his jersey when the NBA resumes competition later this month in the Orlando bubble. “It was no disrespect to the list that was handed ...

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Brazil’s President Has Virus, US Starts WHO Withdrawal

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has consistently downplayed the risks of coronavirus, announced Tuesday he has tested positive, as the United States — the nation hardest hit by the pandemic — formally launched its withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO). The UN health agency meanwhile acknowledged that there was “emerging evidence” of airborne transmission of COVID-19, which has infected ...

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