Tiny Homes Banned In The US As Government Cracks Down On Off-Grid Living

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Off Grid Living

As the corporatocracy tightens its grip on the masses – finding ever more ways to funnel wealth to the top – humanity responds in a number of ways, including the rising popularity of tiny houses.

These dwellings, typically defined as less than 500 square feet, are a way for people to break free of mortgages, taxes, utility bills and the general trappings of “stuff.” They’re especially attractive to millennials and retirees, or those seeking to live off-grid.

But government and corporations depend on rampant consumerism and people being connected to the grid.

Seeking actual freedom through minimalist living should seem like a natural fit for the American dream, but the reality is that many governments around the country either ban tiny homes or force them to be connected to the utility grid.

As of now, few cities allow stand-alone tiny houses. Most communities have minimum square footage requirements for…

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Pressure To Break Up Facebook Builds

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The conservative-hating social media giant may soon get its comeuppance

PRESSURE TO BREAK UP FACEBOOK BUILDS

July 10, 2018 By Matthew Vadum

PRESSURE TO BREAK UP FACEBOOK BUILDSAmerica’s largest communications union, the 700,000-member Communications Workers of America (CWA), has joined an activist coalition called Freedom from Facebook that seeks to break up the monopolistic social media giant.

So far the groups supporting the Freedom From Facebook coalition are predominantly left-wing. Among them are MoveOn.org and Public Citizen. Facebook has about 2 billion users worldwide.

Facebook’s intolerant, authoritarian path

But the ideological makeup of the FFF coalition could change in a heartbeat if Facebook continues down its intolerant, authoritarian path. That’s because conservatives have long been abused by Facebook and this ill treatment has only intensified since the election of President Donald Trump. Conservatives are getting wise to being used and taken advantage of and they don’t like it.

The Left claims to have only the…

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If I Could Show You What Communism Is

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Bernie Sanders is selling socialism to you, young and old Americans, a failed ideology of violence, confiscation of property and land, starvation, poverty, political oppression, and loss of freedom

If I Could Show You What Communism Is

July 10, 2018 By Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh

If I Could Show You What Communism IsThis is a wake-up call for young and old Americans, wearing Che Guevara t-shirts, Mao’s hammer and sickle t-shirts, holding “I support socialism” posters, and proudly displaying Hillary and Bernie bumper stickers, the ole Bernie who hates capitalism so much that he accepts political donations from evil capitalists, drives expensive cars, and owns and lives in pricey homes most of his supporters cannot afford.

If I could show young people today what communism is, those clamoring for socialism and communism to be brought to American shores,  those who are tired of capitalism because they are so fat and happy, they want the challenge of poverty…

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As Expected: Pedophiles Want To Be Included In LGBT Community

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Pedophiles are rebranding themselves as “MAPs” or “Minor Attracted Persons” in an effort to gain acceptance and be included into the LGBT community.

According to Urban Dictionary, the blanket term MAP includes infantophiles (infants), pedophiles (pre-pubescent children), hebephiles (pubescent children), and ephebophiles (post-pubescent children). Some MAPs also refer to themselves as NOMAPs or “Non-Offending Minor Attracted Persons”.

These pedophiles seek to be a part of the LGBT+ community, even going so far as to make a “Pride” flag for Gay Pride Month.

The “MAP/NOMAP community” tries to pull at people’s heartstrings by claiming that pedophiles are misunderstood marginalized people, and that as long as their attraction to children is not acted upon —  or in some cases when they get permission from the child — that they should not be villainized.

Sites such as “The Prevention Project” claim to be aimed at helping children, posting quotes like the one below…

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Now That Surveillance State Is In Place, Chinese Startup Funded By Government Develops AI That Can Identify Anyone, Anywhere

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  • Two Chinese startups, SenseTime and Megvii, are becoming the world leaders in real-world deployment of facial recognition software, drawing eye-popping valuations in the billions of dollars.
  • The companies primarily have gotten attention due to their use by Chinese police to find criminals, leading some critics to wonder at how the technology is being used to further the country’s techno-authoritarian ambitions.
  • I recently visited Megvii’s offices in Beijing to get an inside look at the company. Its Face++ technology was able to recognize my face instantaneously once it was in their system. The demonstration was futuristic, cool, and unsettling.
  • Xie Yinan, Megvii’s vice president, told Business Insider that the company sees tons of applications beyond law enforcement, including in financial services, e-commerce, retail, and identity verification.

A computer system that can track and identify any face anywhere may sound like science fiction, but, in China, two such companies are barreling ahead…

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Facebook Patents Show Site Tracks Users In Real World

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When Facebook rolled out facial recognition tools in the European Union this year, it promoted the technology as a way to help people safeguard their online identities.

“Face recognition technology allows us to help protect you from a stranger using your photo to impersonate you,” Facebook told its users in Europe.

It was a risky move by the social network. Six years earlier, it had deactivated the technology in Europe after regulators there raised questions about its facial recognition consent system. Now, Facebook was reintroducing the service as part of an update of its user permission process in Europe.

Yet Facebook is taking a huge reputational risk in aggressively pushing the technology at a time when its data-mining practices are under heightened scrutiny in the United States and Europe. Already, more than a dozen privacy and consumer groups, and at least a few officials, argue that the company’s use of…

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Times Changed: In 1975, CA Gov. Jerry Brown Told GOP President Not To Dump Refugees On CA

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If this doesn’t expose Brown’s hypocrisy to you, you will never be convinced by any further evidence.

July 3, 2018 by Tim Brown

If the hypocrisy of Socialists and Communists has not been clear to anyone reading this, let this sink in:  California Governor Jerry Brown, who has defied federal immigration policy under President Donald Trump and bent over backwards to accommodate not only refugees but illegal aliens as well, once told a Republican president not to dump Vietnamese refugees on California because the state couldn’t even take care of its own people.

The specific item I’m talking about took place in 1975.  Governor Brown was fighting to keep out thousands of Vietnamese refugees during his time in office from 1975 to 1983.

Newspapers picked up Brown’s comments to Newsweek where he said, “We can’t be looking 5,000 miles away and at the same time neglecting people who live here.”

According to 

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