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  • Originally posted by Kidicious View Post

    Her ancestors didn't help the Jewish immigrants. They were, OMG, anti-immigrant. They didn't really lose their land anymore than white people are losing their land in America. Her ancestors were friends with the Nazis. They colluded with them to set up death camps in the ME if the Nazis if they won the war.

    Your knowledge of history is horrible.
    Her ancestors didn't lose their land? LOL
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    • Uncle Sparky
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      Trump's daddy was pro Nazi. BUT don't tell Kid!

  • Educating a Trumpist about the fact that things can not be clearly black and white ...
    and the founding of Israel clearly wasn't ... with israeli troops also taking parts in atrocities (like Al Dawayima ) ... and Zionists commiting acts of terrorism ...
    would be a fruitless endeavor for a lifetime
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    • Originally posted by Proteus_MST View Post
      Educating a Trumpist about the fact that things can not be clearly black and white ...
      and the founding of Israel clearly wasn't ... with israeli troops also taking parts in atrocities (like Al Dawayima ) ... and Zionists commiting acts of terrorism ...
      would be a fruitless endeavor for a lifetime
      Probably because that took place after the Holocaust and has nothing to do with it.
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      • Originally posted by Kidicious View Post

        Probably because that took place after the Holocaust and has nothing to do with it.
        Neither have Tlaibs grand parents anything to do with the Holocaust
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        • Originally posted by Proteus_MST View Post

          Neither have Tlaibs grand parents anything to do with the Holocaust
          That's not what she said. She said they helped the Jews and she feels calm about that.
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          • Study found that algorithms flag black people's posts more often than whites people's as violent or hate speech. IOW algorithms are racist.

            Understanding what makes something offensive or hurtful is difficult enough that many people can’t figure it out, let alone AI systems. And people of color are frequently left out of AI training sets. So it’s little surprise that Alphabet/Google-spawned Jigsaw manages to trip over both of these issues at once, flagging slang used by black Americans as toxic.

            To be clear, the study was not specifically about evaluating the company’s hate speech detection algorithm, which has faced issues before. Instead it is cited as a contemporary attempt to computationally dissect speech and assign a “toxicity score” — and that it appears to fail in a way indicative of bias against black American speech patterns.

            The researchers, at the University of Washington, were interested in the idea that databases of hate speech currently available might have racial biases baked in — like many other data sets that suffered from a lack of inclusive practices during formation.

            .....

            Last edited by Kidicious; August 17, 2019, 07:56.
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            • Leaked docs show that Google tried to keep users from searching for websites that claim that the Vegas shooter was a Democrat.

              They seem to be particularly sensitive about people trying to do research into shootings.
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              • House Republican Mass Shooting Strategy Revealed In Leaked Memo: Blame the Left, Minimize White Supremacy Role

                A recently leaked memo from House Republicans shows that the GOP is urging its politicians to blame recent mass shootings on the left, while downplaying the role of white supremacy.

                According to the Tampa Bay Times, who obtained the memo, the document offers talking points in response to common questions Republican representatives may face after the recent mass shootings.

                The paper describes most of the offered responses as "boilerplate Republican arguments against tougher gun restrictions." However, the Times spotlights the answer the memo suggests in response to the question "Do you believe white nationalism is driving more mass shootings recently?"

                "White nationalism and racism are pure evil and cannot be tolerated in any form," the document said. "We also can't excuse violence from the left such as the El Paso shooter, the recent Colorado shooters, the Congressional baseball shooter, Congresswoman Giffords' shooter and Antifa."

                The El Paso shooter, identified as Patrick Crusius, killed 22 people at a Walmart. In statements to police, Crusius said he was targeting "Mexicans." A manifesto linked with Crusius posted to 8chan ranted against the "Hispanic invasion of Texas" and argued for the murder of Latinx immigrants.

                Rep. Gus Bilirakis of Palm Harbor, Florida included these points in a newsletter this week. Summer Robertson, a spokeswoman for the representative, told the Times the points were "provided by the House Republican Conference," which is behind the party's messaging strategy.

                "We have sadly seen violence from ideological extremists on both sides and that is completely unacceptable and must be condemned," Robertson told the paper. "Congressman Bilirakis has always been clear that he denounces bigotry and hate speech, regardless of its source, including from white nationalists."

                Robertson said the reference to El Paso was a mistake, and that Bilirakis meant to refer to the Dayton, Ohio shooting which happened hours after the incident in El Paso. Connor Betts, the alleged shooter, was reported to have protested at a Ku Klux Klan rally, and is described as a democratic socialist. Betts was reportedly obsessed with death and violence, however, and made a "kill list" of women he wanted to murder.

                Though the shooter at the 2017 Congressional baseball game was identified as a left-wing activist targeting Republicans, the other shootings named in the GOP memo have a more ambiguous connection to the left.

                Rep. Giffords is a Democrat, and the shooter in that instance was determined to be paranoid about government in general—his politics were mixed between right and left, and not believed to be a factor, according to an investigation by law enforcement. The Colorado incident this May is also believed to not have been motivated by politics.

                Conservative commentators have downplayed the connection between recent shootings and white supremacy. Fox News host Tucker Carlson was placed on leave after calling white supremacy "a hoax." Trump official Kellyanne Conway defended Carlson, saying that white supremacy received "outsized coverage."
                https://www.newsweek.com/house-repub...-white-1454838

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                • Doesn't seem that you actually read the memo. It says that white nationalism is evil etc....
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                  • Vomiting Vultures Completely Take Over Couple’s Luxury Vacation Home

                    Dozens of the large black birds are reportedly defecating and vomiting all over a New York couple’s pricy Florida house.

                    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A New York couple’s luxurious vacation house in Florida has been taken over by dozens of black vultures that are vomiting and defecating everywhere.
                    The Palm Beach Post reports the Casimano family can’t even visit the $702,000 home they purchased earlier this year in the Ibis Golf and Country Club.
                    Siobhan Casimano described the smell as “like a thousand rotting corpses.” The vultures have destroyed screen enclosures, and have overtaken the pool and barbeque. The few times the family has visited, they’ve had to park their car in the garage or the birds peck at them with their beaks.

                    https://www.huffpost.com/entry/vomit...b056fafd0ba527
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                    • This is why the Founding Fathers gave us the right to own muskets. To defend ourselves from flocks of angry birds.
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                      • Should have build a wall 'round it or something
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                        • The vultures are obviously waiting for the old people to die.
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                          • Lars Larsen died today 71 year old after a liver cancer

                            If you don't know him then look here - you have probably bought something from him.
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                            • Transcript of NYTimes staff member meeting shows someone saying that they pushed the Russia Collusion Conspiracy Theory and saying they should get back to responsible journalism. But the discourse turned to talking about how they would talk more about how Trump is racist and Trump supporters are racist but don't know it.
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