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Joe Scarborough compares Trump to Putin: ‘Trump would kill reporters if he could get away with it’

MSNBC host and former Republican Joe Scarborough told his audience Monday morning that President Donald “Trump would kill reporters if he could get away with it,” comparing the U.S. president to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

What are the details?

Scarborough made the comment during his criticism of Trump’s “60 Minutes” interview with CBS reporter Lesley Stahl, which aired the night before, hitting out at the president for criticizing Stahl after she began the sit-down by asking: “Are you ready for some tough questions?”

“How fascinating that Donald Trump says it’s, quote, inappropriate for Lesley Stahl to ask tough questions,” Scarborough said “It’s just, it’s really fascinating at this point to look how much that Donald Trump resembles an autocratic leader from eastern Europe, whether it’s Belarus or whether it’s Russia.

“Actually, though he kills journalists, Vladimir Putin on camera actually seems a little more willing to answer tough questions when they are asked of him,” Scarborough continued. “Donald Trump can’t even handle that.

“Of course, Donald Trump would kill reporters if he could get away with it,” the MSNBC host said. “I think even his strongest supporters would admit Trump would do whatever he could get away with.”

The Daily Caller reported that Scarborough “made similar comments back in February, claiming ‘dictator’ Trump would ‘arrest every journalist he didn’t like’ if he could get away with it.”

Scarborough and his “Morning Joe” co-host and wife Mika Brzezinski interviewed Trump frequently on their show before he became president in 2016, but the MSNBC duo has since become fervent enemies of the president.

What about the 2015 interview?

During a 2015 interview on “Morning Joe,” then-candidate Trump was pressed by Scarborough to condemn Putin’s killing of journalists who do not agree with the Russian leader.

Scarborough, who previously served as a U.S. congressman for Florida, asked Trump what he thought about Putin giving him a compliment.

“When people call you brilliant, it’s always good, especially when the person heads up Russia,” Trump replied.

“Well, he’s also a person that kills journalists and political opponents and invades countries,” Scarborough said. “That would be a concern, would it not?”

“He’s running his country and at least he’s a leader, unlike what we have in this country,” Trump responded.

“But again, he kills journalists that don’t agree with him,” Scarborough said.

Trump argued back, “Well, I think our country does plenty of killing also, Joe. You know, there’s a lot of stuff going on in the world right now, Joe. A lot of killing going on and a lot of stupidity.”

Trump finally relented that he does condemn Putin’s killing of journalists and political opponents.

When asked about how America’s relationship with Russia might change under a Trump presidency, Trump said, “I’ve always felt fine about Putin. I think he is a strong leader, he’s a powerful leader, he’s represented his country the way — the country is being represented.”

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Thousands Of Mathematicians Call For Boycotting Predictive Crime A.I. From Police

This article was originally published by Aaron Kesel at Activist Post

After a flurry of police brutality cases this year and protests swarming the U.S. streets, thousands of mathematicians have joined scientists and engineers in calling for boycotting artificial intelligence from being used by law enforcement.

Over 2,000 mathematicians have signed a letter calling to boycott all collaboration with police and telling their colleagues to do the same in a future publication of the American Mathematical Society, Shadowproof reported.

The call to action for the mathematicians was the police killings of George Floyd, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, and many more just this year.

“At some point, we all reach a breaking point, where what is right in front of our eyes becomes more obvious,” says Jayadev Athreya, a participant in the boycott and Associate Professor of Mathematics at the University of Washington. “Fundamentally, it’s a matter of justice.”

The mathematicians wrote an open letter, collecting thousands of signatures for a widespread boycott of police using algorithms for policing. Every mathematician within the group’s network pledges to refuse any and all collaboration with law enforcement.

The group is organizing a wide base of mathematicians in the hopes of cutting off police from using such technologies. The letter’s authors cite “deep concerns over the use of machine learning, AI, and facial recognition technologies to justify and perpetuate oppression.”

Predictive policing is one key area where some mathematicians and scientists have enabled the racist algorithms, which tell cops to treat specific areas as “hotspots” for potential crime. Activists and organizations have long criticized the bias in these practices. Algorithms trained on data produced by racist policing will reproduce that prejudice to “predict” where crime will be committed and who is potentially a criminal.

“The data does not speak for itself, it’s not neutral,” explains Brendan McQuade, author of Pacifying the Homeland: Intelligence Fusion and Mass Supervision. Police data is “dirty data,” because it does not represent crime, but policing and arrests.

“So what are its predictions going to find? That police should deploy their resources in the same place police have traditionally deployed their resources.”

Several, if not all, U.S. states and major cities are thought to use some type of predictive policing or pre-crime software with known users including — Chicago, Atlanta, Tacoma, New York, and LA, though not without protesting its use. As Activist Post previously reported, many of these states are using Palantir software for their predictive crime algorithms and have been exposed for doing so, like Florida, whose police terrorized and monitored residents of Pasco County.

These police organizations across the U.S. have been using what is known as “heat lists” or pre-crime databases for years. What is a “heat list,” you may ask?

Well, “heat lists” are basically databases compiled by algorithms of people that police suspect may commit a crime. Yes, you read that right — a person who might commit a crime. How these lists are generated and what factors determine an individual “may commit a crime” is unknown.

Activists and journalists sued the Chicago Police Department in 2017 for failing to disclose how these programs operate, as Activist Post reported.

Chicago wasn’t the only major police department exposed using predictive crime algorithms. The Los Angeles Police Department was also caught one year later in 2018 by activists from the Stop LA Spying Coalition, as Activist Post reported.

This heat list idea in local law enforcement actually originated in Miami then was rolled out in Chicago in 2013. However, Activist Post may have missed other cities that gained less media attention; and as this writer will discuss shortly, the idea comes from a federal database.

A paper released last year by MIT entitled “Technical Flaws of Pretrial Risk Assessments Raise Grave Concerns” has been signed by some of the highest level university experts in the field of A.I. and law who warn about the “technical flaws” of these pre-crime based systems, Activist Post reported.

Fortunately for us, as Nicholas West noted, the pushback has already started in several cities, and a few police departments have dropped their programs after becoming aware of the inaccuracies. In 2018, for example, New Orleans suspended its 6-year running pre-crime program after its secret predictive policing software was exposed.

The scariest part of all this is that the New Orleans and LA police departments were actually both linked to Palantir Technologies, which directly works with the CIA and is suspected of being the current fork of PROMIS Main Core software. PROMIS pre-dates all of these local police heat lists, with algorithms that put suspected “domestic terrorists” into their own round-up lists and highly scrutinized tracked purchases, created at first by Oliver North for President Ronald Reagan and Vice President George H.W. Bush under FEMA’s Readiness Exercise — 1984 (REX-1984.)

The use of Palantir’s pre-crime algorithm software posits that other police departments may be utilizing the same software for their own pre-crime programs. Palantir is also the same company working with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency on its own lists to catch illegal immigrants, as Activist Post and investigative journalist Barrett Brown originally reported.

You may remember Palantir from journalist Barrett Brown, Anonymous’ hack of HBGary, or accusations that the company provided the technology that enables NSA’s mass surveillance PRISM which is the successor to PROMIS. Palantir’s software in many ways is similar to the Prosecutor’s Management Information System (PROMIS) stolen software Main Core and maybe the next evolution in that code, which allegedly predated PRISM. In 2008, Salon.com published details about a top-secret government database that might have been at the heart of the Bush administration’s domestic spying operations. The database known as “Main Core” reportedly collected and stored vast amounts of personal and financial data about millions of Americans in the event of an emergency like Martial Law.

PROMIS was forked into many reported use-cases for the U.S. government, including an intelligence application onboard nuclear submarines of the United States and Great Britain, and the use by both the U.S. government and certain allied governments for inventory tracking of nuclear materials and long-range ballistic missiles. But the most bizarre and frightening use was to keep track of dissident Americans under Main Core.

The Main Core database isn’t just a rumor or conspiracy theory; PROMIS software was used by Iran-Contra fall guy then-National Security Council, Lt. Col. Oliver North to create the dissidents list for Rex-84 that would later evolve to Main Core. North used PROMIS software in 1982 in the Department of Justice, and at the White House, to compile a list of American dissidents to invoke if the government ever needed to do so under Ronald Reagan’s Continuity of Government (COG) program as a liaison to FEMA.

In 1993, Wired described North’s use of PROMIS in compiling the Main Core database:

Using PROMIS, sources point out, North could have drawn up lists of anyone ever arrested for a political protest, for example, or anyone who had ever refused to pay their taxes. Compared to PROMIS, Richard Nixon’s enemies list or Sen. Joe McCarthy’s blacklist look downright crude.

This Main Core database of individuals was given to a handful of individuals, meaning most government officials had no knowledge of the program ever existing. The database was passed off from administration to administration through National Security channels, according to sources.

This writer wrote extensively on Main Core and PROMIS in an investigation on the cover-up of stolen Inslaw software and murders of journalists Danny Casolaro and Anson NG Yonc, CIA intelligence operative Ian Spiro and NSA employee Alan Standorf. See: “Octopus PROMIS: The Conspiracy Against INSLAW Software, And The Murders To Cover Up A Scandal Bigger Than Watergate.”

Palantir was founded with early investment from the CIA and heavily used by the military, and Palantir is a subcontracting company in its own right. The company has even been featured in the Senate’s grilling of Facebook, when Washington State Senator Maria Cantwell asked CEO Mark Zuckerberg, “Do you know who Palantir is?” due to Peter Thiel sitting on Facebook’s board.

Palantir’s Gotham software allows Fusion Center police to track citizens beyond social media and online web accounts with people record searches, vehicle record searches, a Histogram tool, a Map tool, and an Object Explorer tool.

According to DHS, “Fusion centers operate as state and major urban area focal points for the receipt, analysis, gathering, and sharing of threat-related information between federal; state, local, tribal, territorial (SLTT); and private sector partners” like Palantir. Further, Fusion Centers are locally owned and operated, arms of the “intelligence community,” i.e. the 17 intelligence agencies coordinated by the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). However, sometimes the buildings are staffed by trained NSA personnel like what happened in Mexico City, according to a 2010 Defense Department (DOD) memorandum.

Tarik Aougab, an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Haverford College, one of the many mathematicians who saw recent protests against police as a an opportunity to take action against these practices said. “If there is already disproportionately large amounts of time and energy being spent criminalizing Black and brown people,” Aougab continues, “the predictions the algorithm puts forth are just going to reflect that. It’s a way to perpetuate that over-criminalization.”

The mathematicians question if predictive policing is just a self-fulfilling prophecy.

“There’s a big question here: is predictive policing really getting ahead of events, or is it just a self-fulfilling prophecy?” McQuade explains that “crime statistics” are more accurately referred to as “arrest statistics.” They measure police behavior, which is not directly correlated with crime and violence. These arrests justify and perpetuate more arrests.

Athreya explains the boycotters will accomplish their goals by collaborating with criminal justice organizations.

We want to work through issues of how various algorithms are used in the criminal justice system, for things from facial recognition to DNA matching algorithms, where community groups and mathematicians can have a say.

In fact, one study conducted by the AI Institute last year investigated predictive policing systems and determined “in numerous jurisdictions, these systems are built on data produced during documented periods of flawed, racially-biased, and sometimes unlawful practices and policies.”

Another subsequent 2019 audit on predictive A.I. use in Los Angeles found a serious lack of oversight or procedures around the tools, rendering them utterly useless. Researchers have also noticed police tend to pursue their own “hotspots” rather than follow the technology making the tech become an enabler to police labeling and categorizing individuals without reason, Science Mag reported.

This is only the beginning of the fight, and it’s going to be a drawn-out battle to prevent the use of this technology, not just here in the U.S. but worldwide as well. There’s no telling how long these projects have been active, and trusting the police to honestly tell us is like trusting the wolf guarding the henhouse. However, with mathematicians as well as scientists and engineers on our side we have a fighting chance.

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James Corbett: “The Most Effective Propagandists BELIEVE The Lies” That They Are Peddling

James Corbett of the Corbett report takes on the propagandists on a regular basis. In a recent video posted to YouTube, Corbett says that “the most effective propagandists BELIEVE the lies” that they are peddling.

People have become so convinced that other propagandists are telling them the truth that they fail to have any individual thoughts on their own, and peddle lies they believe to be true. In this example, Corbett looks specifically at Barton Gellman, an American journalist who helps deceive the public through his own false beliefs.  Gellman is with the Washington Post.

“We tend to think the propagandists are self-consciously lying to the public, but there are moments when the mask slips and we see that the most effective propagandists are the ones that actually believe their own lies,” reads the Corbett Report‘s description of this video. 

 

At 3:00 into the video, Corbett explains that a section of Gellman’s book has been very revealing about the levels of propaganda he’s willing to inundate readers with:

Apparently, even when “conspiracy theorists” are right, they are still wrong. Just as the government and mainstream media want everyone to believe. Gellman concluded that the NSA’s operation “FIRSTFRUIT” that was spying on journalists was just a crazy conspiracy theory and we should look away and not focus on it any longer.

However, Corbett sheds some light on this:

“This is about belief and the worldview, and this is what you get from these mainstream ‘respectable’ journalists, in fact, it’s what you get from every journalist of course, as I’ve talked about before. The myth of journalistic objectivity. But Gellman rides on that cloud of objectivity. He has the ‘objective viewpoint’…‘don’t think too deeply about that’…” –James Corbett

This reminds me of another quote I’ve had a hard time forgetting since hearing it:

The things that are going to be blocked are not going to be fake storiesThe things that are going to be blocked and censored, the things they are going to keep from people is going to be stuff they just don’t want you to focus on or know about.” – Melissa Dykes

Gellman’s take on accurate reporting from sources he just doesn’t like reveals something we should all be aware of:

“I think it does say something important about propaganda and how it BEST functions through establishment media mouthpieces. Again, it’s not that they have to hire liars who will knowingly know the truth but then go out and lie and propagandize for the lies and put those in front of the public as self-conscious lies. No. The most effective propagandists are people like Gellman who you know really deep down, really believe this propaganda construct that they are pushing out to others.James Corbett

“Perhaps the biggest conspiracy theory is that conspiracies don’t exist,” commented a random person on Corbett’s video. The truth in that statement, shouldn’t be lost on anyone who has been paying attention, especially lately.

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Flyer at Seattle ‘autonomous zone’ sets out strict rules for photographers — but only the ‘non-black’ ones

A flyer posted at the Seattle “autonomous zone” laid out stringent rules for photographers wishing to document the events at the protest commune, but only for the non-black photographers.

A photo of the flyer was posted by Jasmyne Keimig, a reporter who is covering the autonomous zone for The Stranger, an independent media outlet.

The flyer, titled, “Dear non-black photographers,” had rules for photographing — before, during and afterward.

“Why are you photographing? For personal gain, or to help the movement?” the flyer asked.

“If you are profiting off your photos, is a percentage of the profits being allocated towards organizations that are helping the BLM movement?” the flyer continued.

Another rule asked that photography not be taken of people’s faces without their consent.

“Are you showing up to support or showing up for the spectacle?” the flyer asked.

Certain parts of the flyer were smudged out, but one asked, “Have you educated yourself on systemic racism and your potential contributions to it?”

Another portion demanded that non-black photographers prioritize black photographers.

It was unclear if the leadership at the autonomous zone approved of the posting of the flyer, or if it reflected the wishes of a majority of the participants.

In a video posted by KING-TV from the autonomous zone, a journalist and his cameraman were followed around by a man with a gun who told them he was there to make sure they did what they were supposed to do. He left them alone as soon as they turned off the camera.

Here’s the video of the autonomous zone:


Inside Seattle’s ‘Autonomous Zone’. No police allowed.

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They Don’t Want You to Know the Truth Or Be Exposed To Differing Opinions

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ZeroHedge and others are targets of big tech! Not only has our favorite site for financial news been banned from Twitter, but I recently noticed that when I went to click on its articles shared by others, I end up getting a special disclaimer that gives the vibe that it’s a virus site and is about to crash my computer!

SHTFPlan.com, which is run by a 100% U.S.-born journalist, was identified as a Russian bot in 2016 by the Washington Post!

After this, our income collapsed by 95%! Other alternative media companies, especially anyone who gave President Trump a fair or favorable review, were viciously attacked as being Russian or were simply attacked by Google by reducing their revenue potential.

If that wasn’t enough, Google began to blacklist sites to destroy our search results and bury us!

This is a war, and to be honest, it’s one that we deserve to lose. I’m as guilty as anyone for using Google for search results, Twitter as a news aggregator in the morning, and I still go to CNBC to get stock quotes.

That ends now. I should have ended it years ago, but with the coronavirus, I now see the mainstream press and its elitist master are going for the final death blow to our liberty – a decapitation strike that has been very successful so far.

They’ve managed to get Americans to stay home, even from church on Easter Sunday. I’m not religious at all, but I was depressed last Sunday when realizing that the government had an enormously successful lockdown of Americans and there wasn’t even a single protest I could find to cover.

Where is the tea party? The Occupy Wall Street crowd? Bernie and Trump supporters? Ron Paul people?

F*CK! And then I look in the mirror and realize I didn’t protest, either.

NO MORE! ENOUGH!

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ZeroHedge and others are targets of big tech! Not only has our favorite site for financial news been banned from Twitter, but I recently noticed that when I went to click on its articles shared by others, I end up getting a special disclaimer that gives the vibe that it’s a virus site and is about to crash my computer!

SHTFPlan.com, which is run by a 100% U.S.-born journalist, was identified as a Russian bot in 2016 by the Washington Post!

After this, our income collapsed by 95%! Other alternative media companies, especially anyone who gave President Trump a fair or favorable review, were viciously attacked as being Russian or were simply attacked by Google by reducing their revenue potential.

If that wasn’t enough, Google began to blacklist sites to destroy our search results and bury us!

This is a war, and to be honest, it’s one that we deserve to lose. I’m as guilty as anyone for using Google for search results, Twitter as a news aggregator in the morning, and I still go to CNBC to get stock quotes.

That ends now. I should have ended it years ago, but with the coronavirus, I now see the mainstream press and its elitist master are going for the final death blow to our liberty – a decapitation strike that has been very successful so far.

They’ve managed to get Americans to stay home, even from church on Easter Sunday. I’m not religious at all, but I was depressed last Sunday when realizing that the government had an enormously successful lockdown of Americans and there wasn’t even a single protest I could find to cover.

Where is the tea party? The Occupy Wall Street crowd? Bernie and Trump supporters? Ron Paul people?

F*CK! And then I look in the mirror and realize I didn’t protest, either.

NO MORE! ENOUGH!

If you’re interested in opening up your business, going for a walk on the beach, taking a hike, or visiting a park with your kids, print this out. It’s a permission slip that allows you to live your life and pursue your dreams.

Download it now and give it to any of these people who are following orders – let them be on the wrong side of history.

Mac Slavo

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China expels American journalists in latest escalation of media war amid the coronavirus outbreak

The Chinese government revoked the press credentials of American journalists for the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal Tuesday, effectively expelling them from the country.

The journalists will be required to turn in their press cards to the Chinese government within 10 calendar days and will “not be allowed to continue working as journalists in the People’s Republic of China, including its Hong Kong and Macao Special Administrative Regions,” according to the announcement from China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs office.

The country also ordered the journalists from those media outlets — along with voice of America and Time magazine — to “declare in written form” information about their operation within the country.

What’s the background?

The move is the latest escalation in a media war between the United States and China amid the global coronavirus pandemic.

In the announcement, the Chinese government stated that the expulsion was a necessary retaliation to the U.S. State Department’s action last month, which designated five Chinese state media outlets as “foreign missions.” The designation meant that the outlets would be treated as arms of the Chinese government.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo argued that the five outlets were “clearly controlled by the [Chinese Communist Party]” and that the U.S. was “simply recognizing that fact by taking this action.”

At the same time, China expelled three Wall Street Journal journalists in response to an opinion piece the outlet published that was headlined: “China Is The Real Sick Man Of Asia.”

Then in March, the State Department also capped the number of Chinese journalists that could work for the media outlets at 100, which resulted in 60 Chinese nationals having to leave the country.

‘Disinformation and outlandish rumors’

The global coronavirus outbreak has heightened the intensity of the conflict of late, as many in the U.S. suspect that China lied for weeks regarding the origin and severity of the novel virus, which began in Wuhan, China, last year.

On Saturday, the State Department “hauled in” the Chinese ambassador to the U.S. to confront him over a Chinese official’s unsubstantiated claims that the virus was introduced in Wuhan by the U.S. Army.

Then early this week, Secretary Pompeo again lashed out at the Chinese government for pushing the claims.

In a phone call with the Chinese Foreign Affairs office director, Pompeo “conveyed strong U.S. objections to PRC efforts shift blame for COVID-19 to the United States,” according to a statement from the State Department.

“The Secretary stressed that this is not the time to spread disinformation and outlandish rumors, but rather a time for all nations to come together to fight this common threat,” the statement added.

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