Trump Cheers On Violent Terror…


Date: September 02, 2020

01) Trump Cheers On Violent Terror


“Trump is promoting violence in the United States.

When he learned Don Gathers, a Black Lives Matter activist in Charlottesville, planned to run for a seat on the city council last year, a Florida man who called himself “the antifa hunter” organized a racist social media campaign that eventually led Gathers to quit the race over fears for his safety.

In a hearing over video conference on Monday, Gathers told the man that he hopes one day he might be able to forgive him for his actions, the Associated Press reported.

“But today is not that day,” Gathers said. “I despise all that you and others like you represent.”

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Republicans Block More Stimulus…


Date: September 02, 2020

01) Republicans Block More Stimulus


“Republicans are done helping working-class Americans.

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows told CNBC on Tuesday that aid to state and local governments poses the biggest obstacle to a pandemic relief deal, even as “real progress” was being made between Democrats and Republicans.

Democrats have pushed for nearly $1 trillion in aid to municipalities hit by revenue shortfalls as a result of the coronavirus crisis, but Meadows told “Squawk on the Street” that figure was not “based on reality.”

Meadows said the GOP would support only $150 billion in new funding to state and local governments. That figure, on top of a previously allocated $150 billion, would rectify what he said was an approximately $275 billion loss in revenues sustained during the recession.

Citation:
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/01/covid-19-stimulus-meadows-says-aid-to-states-the-biggest-obstacle.html

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Noam Chomsky: Elon Musk’s Neuralink won’t work!…


Date: September 02, 2020

01) Noam Chomsky: Elon Musk’s Neuralink won’t work!


“#NoamChomsky #Descartes #MarvinMinsky Noam is one of the the most cited scholars in history and it is impossible to ignore his opinions. You may differ with many of them, as I do. But you cannot simply ignore him. Therefore, I was fascinated by Noam’s ideas on the Turing test and its connection to, and implications for, Musk’s Neuralink. It was in-depth, despite his overarching consonance with Turing’s view: “The question whether machines can think is too meaningless to deserve discussion” to which Noam adds “It’s kind of like asking whether submarines can swim.”

Noam’s thoughts on Elon Musk’s Neuralink project aren’t a secret (https://www.inverse.com/article/32395-elon-musk-neuralink-noam-chomsky) but he goes into a more nuanced account of neural nets and the pursuit of cognition in our discussion.”

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Capitalism Hits Home: Why do 38% of Americans support Donald Trump? – Part 2…


Date: September 02, 2020

01) Capitalism Hits Home: Why do 38% of Americans support Donald Trump? – Part 2


“In this part 2 of 2, Dr. Fraad contends that there is a class war. in America. The majority of Americans are losing. What does that mean economically, socially, politically and psychologically? How are people beginning to fight back?”

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Ryan Grim: Ed Markey BLOWS OUT Kennedy, ‘All Bets Are Off’ In Rebuke Of Pelosi…


Date: September 02, 2020

01) Ryan Grim: Ed Markey BLOWS OUT Kennedy, ‘All Bets Are Off’ In Rebuke Of Pelosi


“Director of Strategic Communications for the Trump Campaign, Marc Lotter, discusses the campaign’s lack of TV ads. He also shares his thoughts on Drudge’s reporting on the President’s health.”

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