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magicarpet's Journal
magicarpet's Journal
October 7, 2023

Self-driving 18 wheel tractor trailer truck,...

.... video of on road action. Here they come getting closer and closer. Working on freight trains too.


August 18, 2023

Leaked DeSantis memo by his PAC giving advise to More Ron for coming debate.

The memo in question presented four key goals for DeSantis at the debate:

1. Attack Joe Biden and the media 3-5 times.

2. State [DeSantis’] positive vision 2-3 times.

3. Hammer Vivek Ramaswamy in a response.

4. Defend Donald Trump in absentia in response to a Chris Christie attack.

January 7, 2023

Andrew Tate ... recently arrested in Romania as the police dismantle his empire.

Toxic masculinity off the charts and way way beyond the noms.
A disgusting sense of entitlement. This dude is sick,... thinking all the while he can treat women as barnyard animals. Throw a saddle on her and take her for a joy ride,.. then dump her when you are done.

Tate is a very dangerous person. He is monetizing toxic masculinity down to a science and actively seeking out young men who he can teach his vile conceptions to of dating,.. relationships,.. interactions, and dealing with the opposite sex.

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YouTube, TikTok, Instagram and Facebook have all banned the former kickboxer. That hasn’t stopped teachers worrying about his influence on teenage boys

Mon 29 Aug 2022 11.53 EDT

Andrew Tate – or, to give him his full title, the king of toxic masculinity – is a total enigma to the digital latecomer. Originally a kickboxer from Luton, he arrived in the public eye by being expelled from Big Brother in 2016, after video footage emerged of him beating a woman with a belt. It was just a kink thing, they both said, totally consensual, but Tate then went very public with his view that women are scum. His online profile soared: he now has 12.7bn social media views, and more Google searches than Donald Trump and Kim Kardashian. He was banned from the core platforms – YouTube, TikTok, Instagram and Facebook – last week, and yet apparently this makes no odds, since his “soldiers” can still find his content if they just look hard enough, which they do. He is the poster boy of the manosphere, and, as much as you might wish to take the wasp approach – ignore him and eventually he’ll go away - this peacocking of unpleasantness is not without consequence. He is a key influencer of young teenage boys, and – apparently, according to worried teachers – they’re taking him quite literally.

“Talk to your sons,” people on Twitter say, so I casually asked my 14-year-old about Tate. These days I skirt quite carefully around the issue of culturally embedded misogyny, after I had such a tantrum about How I Met Your Mother, in which the female characters are bolted together like two halves of different cars, that he said he’d never watch TV with me again. So I didn’t say, “What do you make of Andrew Tate, loathed bringer of hatred?”. I just said, “What do you make of Andrew Tate?”, all innocent like.
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Tate actually has a web site were he charges $5,000.00/year to join where he claims to coach young males how to become filthy rich just like him.

It is a throwback of Trump University were "The Donald" promised to make you a real estate mogul just like he is if you would pay him $30,000.00.


December 27, 2022

Bezos to buy MGM who owns the rights to [The tRump ...You're Fired] The Apprentice.

This is the show The Orange Slob-father was on. The raw edited,.. unedited,.. and floor clippings where tRump was being a misogynistic,.. racist,.. and bigoted pig might now become public for the world to see.


December 23, 2022

Ancient 'Jesus midwife' tomb to be excavated by archaeologists Associated Press

JERUSALEM – An ancient tomb traditionally associated with Jesus’s midwife is being excavated anew by archaeologists in the hills southwest of Jerusalem, the antiquities authority said Tuesday.

The intricately decorated Jewish burial cave complex dates to around the first century A.D., but it was later associated by local Christians with Salome, the midwife of Jesus in the Gospels. A Byzantine chapel was built at the site, which was a place of pilgrimage and veneration for centuries thereafter.

The cave was first found and excavated decades ago by an Israeli archaeologist. The cave's large forecourt is now under excavation by archaeologists as part of a heritage trail development project in the region.


November 25, 2022

Boris Johnson of England like Donald J. Trump.

Toxic masculinity par excellence - then ushered into the seat of political power as their reward for being such fuck ups.


October 1, 2022

Dissemination of widespread and extensive US propaganda on social media platforms.

A 9/24/2022 - Report of massive US Propaganda Program run primarily by the US Military on social media - Extensive report of covert Information Operations compiled by Stamford University and Graphika - called "Unheard Voice. This report of a widespread international propaganda operation is being mostly ignored by domestic (US) media outlets.



It is apparent from its purpose, targeting, narratives, techniques, sources and even some meta-data left in their trail just who the creators of the covert Information Operations identified in the Stanford-Graphika “Unheard Voice” report may be.

The providers of the datasets the research is based upon have stated their views – Twitter states the “presumptive countries of origin” for their data is the U.S. and U.K., and for Meta “the country of origin” is the U.S.

The Information Operations, reported in the Stanford-Graphika report and described here by Declassified Australia, can be confidently stated as being operated by groups or individuals affiliated with U.S. military entities, are promoting U.S. military and U.S. imperial aims in the targeted countries. Those targeted countries are all designated enemies of the U.S. and methods and techniques exposed by the report are proven to have been used by U.S. military propaganda units and indeed in some cases the links are direct. Much of their source information is originated from U.S.-funded media sites, U.S. embassies, and U.S. military units, and, finally, metadata crumbs point to the U.S. military.

Two sensitive sources have since spoken anonymously about this “most extensive covert pro-Western Information Operation on social media” telling The Washington Post that “U.S. Central Command is among those whose activities are facing scrutiny.”

There does not seem to be any available evidence against such a conclusion, at this juncture, that this unprecedented Information Operation is a massive covert U.S. military propaganda operation.


September 24, 2022

A nice summary of recent court proceedings involving DJT's Mar-a-Lago top secret docs fiasco.

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The ruling Wednesday evening by a unanimous panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit to slap a partial stay on a lower court’s ruling that froze the Justice Department’s Mar-a-Lago investigation should surprise nobody.

The decision by U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon was a hot mess, as we and others detailed when she handed it down, and the grounds for an almost-inevitable appellate court intervention were obvious at the time. That said, the 29-page opinion is important in a number of respects.

For one thing, its unanimity and speed emphasize the fact that Judge Cannon’s interference in the Justice Department’s investigation was a gross impropriety, not a plausible legal position. That two of the panel members were, like Judge Cannon, appointed by President Trump further emphasizes that this is a matter of professionalism, not a matter of ideology or the sort of judicial philosophy that reasonably separates conservative from liberal jurists.

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