Comics Pros Want to DESTROY the Platforms They Can’t CONTROL?…


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Date: February 11, 2022

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“Comic book pros are disproportionately angry about Kickstarter and Gumroad using blockchain and pondering NFTs. Some are SO angry they’ve taken to using the media to loudly and publicly throw Kickstarter under the bus… and promote their own alternatives. Which, incidentally, take payments from payment processors using blockchain.

So what is this REALLY about? We think it goes back to Kickstarter deciding that comics industry activists will no longer dictate the direction of the company. Being angry about blockchain and NFT was just the reason to pounce.”

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CNN Doctor RATIO-ED After Misleading About COVID Science…

Date: February 11, 2022

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“CNN go-to doctor for all things pandemic-related Leana Wen stirred up controversy on Twitter after expressing support for lifting COVID restrictions – this after she had established a reputation for supporting lockdowns in the past. When she tried to argue that the elimination of COVID measures was based on changing scientific evidence, the Twitter sphere let her have it, insisting that the science remained the same but that political support for these policies had eroded severely, and that’s why they had to go.

Jimmy and comedian Kurt Metzger discuss their understanding of the current state of COVID science and the movement away from ongoing restrictions.”

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Madison Cawthorn Issues Ominous Threat About Being Kicked Off Ballot…

Date: February 11, 2022

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“Republican Representative Madison Cawthorn issued an ominous threat about the possibility of being kicked off the North Carolina ballot this year, saying that it could “only lead to one place” and that it would be very “dangerous” for officials to make that decision. Cawthorn chose his words very carefully, but some believe this is a clear threat that violence could occur if he gets kicked off. Farron Cousins explains what’s happening.

Citation:
https://www.rawstory.com/madison-cawthorn-nc-ballot/

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Why Do People Love QAnon? – The Problem With Jon Stewart Podcast…


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Date: February 11, 2022

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“What led to QAnon’s success? In this week’s podcast, Jon talks to BBC Newsnight International Editor and Foreign Correspondent Gabriel Gatehouse about how QAnon can attract people desperately looking for reasons to explain their misfortunes, and how the mainstream media often leads to the virality of conspiracies. Like the pee tape. Remember the pee tape? We gotta talk about the pee tape.”

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