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September 11, 2018

The GOP tax cuts aren't popular, so Republicans want to do more of them

Source: Vox

Republicans are having a hard time selling their tax bill to voters — but that hasn’t stopped them from introducing another one.

House Republicans on Monday unveiled “Tax Reform 2.0,” a new set of proposals to stack onto the tax legislation they passed in 2017. The proposals would make the individual tax cuts contained in last year’s legislation permanent — they were scheduled to expire after 2025.

Read more: https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/9/11/17845780/kevin-brady-republican-permanent-tax-cuts

More taxcuts for the rich. Crumbs for the middle class.
September 2, 2018

China Is Treating Islam Like a Mental Illness

The country is putting Muslims in internment camps—and causing real psychological damage in the process.

One million Muslims are being held right now in Chinese internment camps, according to estimates cited by the UN and U.S. officials. Former inmates—most of whom are Uighurs, a largely Muslim ethnic minority—have told reporters that over the course of an indoctrination process lasting several months, they were forced to renounce Islam, criticize their own Islamic beliefs and those of fellow inmates, and recite Communist Party propaganda songs for hours each day. There are media reports of inmates being forced to eat pork and drink alcohol, which are forbidden to Muslims, as well as reports of torture and death.


August 21, 2018

College student Mollie Tibbetts found dead

Source: nypost

The Iowa college student who vanished over a month ago has been found dead, according to a report.

Two sources told Fox News that Mollie Tibbetts’ body has been found. No more details were immediately available.

Read more: https://nypost.com/2018/08/21/college-student-mollie-tibbetts-found-dead/

August 15, 2018

The FBI Says There's Going to be a Huge Bank Heist in the Coming Days


The FBI just warned banks that their customers’ accounts could be targeted by a worldwide ATM hacking scheme.

The attack, known as an “ATM cash-out” or “unlimited operation,” is expected in the coming days, and will likely take place on a weekend or after banks have closed, according to information obtained by the FBI. Hackers will steal data by gaining access to bank systems or payment card processors. They’ll then alter bank data relating to fraud controls, maximum withdrawal limits, and even the amount of money in each account. Then, using the stolen information, they could withdraw large sums of cash from ATMs worldwide in the space of only a few hours.

The warning was issued only to banks, not the general public, but was publicized by Brian Krebs on his cybersecurity blog, Krebs on Security.

This kind of attack usually targets data acquired from small- and medium-sized banks because they tend to have less security than large institutions. That was the case in a series of attacks on Virginia’s National Bank of Blacksburg over an eight month period between 2016 and 2017. Hackers stole $2.4 million from ATMs around the country in two separate attacks on the same bank. Despite bulked-up security, the hackers managed to access the bank’s network twice through phishing emails.
August 6, 2018

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Celebrating 50 year anniversary of my US citizenship this year in 2020! So lucky to be here!!

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