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Jury Nullification: The Most Power You Have as a Private Citizen in the USA

If you disagree with a law, did you know you can legally override it? You can, on a jury. You may, of course, vote “not guilty” if you feel there is a reasonable doubt about circumstances in a case, or that a person may have been falsely accused, but even if you think a person … Continue reading

FUU? The Election Thief of Conway County

Smoky California haze, a sunset or sunrise? We may never know some things. For example, it appears two people conspired to steal elections, one hiding it in plain sight in an autobiography titled, How I Stole Elections. Marlin Hawkins served as an elected official in Conway County, Arkansas for 38 years — for most of that … Continue reading

Fake Video is Now Indistinguishable from Real

Artificial video can now be so realistic that a jury could be convinced you confessed to using a time machine to steal Abe Lincoln's wooden teeth after clobbering him with, in your own words, "a very large bad smelling onion." Despicable, how could you? Don't try to deny it, we saw your confession. Systems for … Continue reading

Protected: Fingerprint Building, Privacy Erosion

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Proposal: Lawmakers Must Have Logic Skills

Can you pass this six question logic quiz?  T | F – Time is a measurable quantity T | F – Trees are real T | F – Trees grow rings at a rate of one per year T | F – As of 2013, the oldest tree-ring measurements in the Northern Hemisphere extend back … Continue reading

Verizon Bought Yahoo, Here’s My New Protonmail Address

I do not trust that Verizon can maintain customer privacy, and Yahoo had a huge breach, so I’m ditching my Yahoo email. Here is my new secure protonmail address: xeno(at)xenomail.us The old address xeno735@yahoo.com will start bouncing soon. Protonmail is supposed to be more secure: ProtonMail is an end-to-end encrypted email service founded in 2013 at the CERN … Continue reading

Did Russia Interefere with the US Hacking its Own Election?

Reality Winner is such a great name. What she may win, for trusting the Intercept, and for apparently not seeing the reality of the bigger game being played, however, is jail time. The bigger game is the illusion of US democracy.  In US elections, each county reports results as ballots are counted. There is no … Continue reading

The 8 richest men have as much wealth as the 3.6 billion poorest

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you are wealthy compared to most of the rest of the world. Keep that in mind. The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as … Continue reading

Earth Day 2017, Over 400 Science Protest Signs

Here’s what people had to say with their signs at the San Francisco protest march in support of science, April 22, 2017. I shot these 400+ photos of protest signs earlier today at the march for science in San Francisco. My sense from the flow of the crowd was that there were thousands more I did … Continue reading