• Constantly Taking Selfies Is A Sign Of Mental Illness

    Constantly Taking Selfies Is A Sign Of Mental Illness

    Your friend who cannot seem to control the impulse to post a lot of selfies might actually have a psychological disorder according to a new study.

    Your friend who cannot seem to control the impulse to post a lot of selfies might actually have a psychological disorder according to a new study published in the International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction.

    Two psychologists, Mark D. Griffiths and Janarthanan Balakrishnan, interviewed and observed the social media behavior of 225 college students at Indian universities to establish three levels of selfie addiction: borderline, acute, and chronic.

    Those who take three selfies in a day but don’t post them on social media fall into the borderline category.

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  • Twitter Employees Brag About 'Shadow Banning' Users [VIDEO]

    Twitter Employees Brag About ‘Shadow Banning’ Users [VIDEO]

    ‘One strategy is to shadow ban so you have ultimate control,’ a former employee says in the Project Veritas video.

    Newly released undercover video footage from Project Veritas shows current and former Twitter employees bragging about their ability to censor people on the platform whose political opinions they don’t like.

    “One strategy is to shadow ban so you have ultimate control,” a former Twitter software engineer, Abhinov Vadrevu, says in the video. “The idea of a shadow ban is that you ban someone but they don’t know they’ve been banned, because they keep posting and no one sees their content. So they just think that no one is engaging with their content, when in reality, no one is seeing it.”

    “You just sort of turn off all the features for them,” Vadrevu continues.

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  • U-Minnesota Labels Santa, Dreidels, Christmas Trees 'Not Appropriate'

    U-Minnesota Labels Santa, Dreidels, Christmas Trees ‘Not Appropriate’

    Officials at the University of Minnesota’s College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences has deemed images of Santa, Christmas trees, dreidels, and nativity scenes inappropriate.

    The dean’s office encouraged students and faculty to “consider neutral-themed parties such as a ‘winter celebration’” instead of Christmas or Chanukah-themed parties.

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  • Did Rosie O'Donnell Commit A Federal Crime On Twitter?

    Did Rosie O’Donnell Commit A Federal Crime On Twitter?

    Hours before the U.S. Senate passed the tax overhaul bill early Wednesday morning, Rosie O’Donnell tweeted at Republican senators, offering them $2 million in cash to cast a vote against the GOP tax plan, which she said would “KILL AMERICANS FOR THE SUOER RICH” (sic).

    Yeah, she really did that.

    Offering members of Congress money or anything else of value in exchange for an official act is a federal crime. Louise Mensch tried to help O’Donnell out, but the comedienne was hearing NONE. OF. IT.

    Both Sen.

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  • Read The #MeToo Article That A Texas Attorney Was Fired For Posting

    Read The #MeToo Article That A Texas Attorney Was Fired For Posting

    A top lawyer resigned from his job at the Office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday just hours after posting a Federalist article criticizing aspects of the #MeToo movement. In a since-deleted Facebook post, on Wednesday Associate Deputy Attorney General Andrew D. Leonie shared an article authored by Federalist Senior Contributor D.C. McAllister.

    “Aren’t you also tired of all the pathetic ‘me too’ victim claims?” Leonie’s wrote, according to The Dallas Morning News. “If every woman is a ‘victim’, so is every man. If everyone is a victim, no one is. Victim means nothing anymore.”

    The next morning, Dallas Morning News published an article about the attorney’s post.

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  • Mueller Investigator Represented Ben Rhodes, Clinton Foundation

    Mueller Investigator Represented Ben Rhodes, Clinton Foundation

    An investigator involved in special counsel Robert Mueller’s team investigating President Trump served as a personal attorney for Obama administration officials, represented the Clinton Foundation, and even donated thousands of dollars to Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

    Fox News’s Laura Ingraham revealed Tuesday night that Jeannie Rhee — whom Mueller hired over the summer to probe President Trump and his associates over charges they worked with Russian officials to steal the election from Hillary Clinton — donated the legal maximum to the former secretary of state’s presidential campaign in 2015 and again in 2016. Rhee has also donated more than $16,000 to Democrats since 2008. 

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  • Mick Mulvaney Just Savaged The CFPB In His First Press Conference As Director

    Mick Mulvaney Just Savaged The CFPB In His First Press Conference As Director

    ‘I’m just learning about the powers that I have as acting director. They would frighten most of you.’

    Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney just savaged the federal agency President Donald Trump recently put him in charge of during his first press conference as acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

    Mulvaney, who has long criticized the CFPB, doubled down on his hatred of the agency which was enacted in 2011 by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street regulations passed in the aftermath of the 2008 economic downturn.

    “Yeah, my opinion of the structure of CFPB has not changed,” Mulvaney said.

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