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April 9th, 2024
NTT and Yomiuri buildings in Japan
By: Peter Landers – wsj.com – April 7, 2024 Telecommunications company NTT and leading newspaper Yomiuri to issue manifesto calling for new laws to restrain generative AI. TOKYO—Japan’s largest telecommunications company and the country’s biggest newspaper called for speedy legislation to restrain generative artificial intelligence, saying democracy and social order could collapse if AI is left unchecked. The Japanese companies’...
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April 7th, 2024
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By: Jean M. Twenge – nationalreview.com – March 28, 2024 Parents need government to help protect children from social-media tyranny Imagine that a company began mass-producing a new toy. This was not a toy for little kids; instead, it appealed most to adolescents. The toy became wildly popular, first with teens and eventually with younger children as well. The toy...
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April 3rd, 2024
RFK on CNN
Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. told CNN on Monday that President Biden is a greater “threat to democracy” than Donald Trump.”I can make the argument that President Biden is much worse,” Kennedy said. “And the reason for that is President Biden is the first candidate in history, the first president in history that has used the federal agencies...
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March 26th, 2024
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By: Ted Cruz and Phil Gramm – wsj.com – March 25, 2024 Bill Clinton’s regulators, by contrast, produced prosperity by encouraging freedom on the internet. The arrival of a new productive technology doesn’t guarantee prosperity. Prosperity requires a system, governed by the rule of law, in which economic actors can freely implement a productive idea and compete for customers and investors....
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March 25th, 2024
Open AI - Artificial Intelligence
By: Jeff Charles – redstate.com – March 24, 2024 The ever-evolving landscape of artificial intelligence has brought with it numerous different concerns. From fears about AI replacing jobs to more extreme concerns about the technology evolving to the point where it replicates the “Terminator” film franchise, the advent of AI has been exciting and terrifying at the same time. Another serious issue many point...
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March 21st, 2024
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By: The Editorial Board – wsj.com – March 20, 2024 The Environmental Protection Agency somewhat eased CO2 emissions requirements through 2030 from its proposal last spring while maintaining essentially the same end-point for 2032. That means gas-powered cars can make up no more than 30% of auto sales by 2032. Make no mistake: This is a coerced phase-out of gas-powered...
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March 21st, 2024
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By: Noah Rothman – nationalreview.com – March 20, 2024 A Gallup survey released on Thursday contains both good news and bad news. First, the good news: If you’re over the age of 60, you’re probably one of the happiest people on earth. According to the pollster’s “World Happiness Report,” which evaluated relative self-reported levels of happiness in 140 countries worldwide,...
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March 19th, 2024
GOOGLE sign at night
MRC researchers have found 41 times where Google interfered in elections over the last 16 years, and its impact has surged dramatically, making it evermore harmful to democracy. In every case, Google harmed the candidates–regardless of party–who threatened its left-wing candidate of choice.
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March 18th, 2024
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By: The Editorial Board – wsj.com – March 17, 2024 The Supreme Court considers if government can coerce social-media platforms to censor content it doesn’t like. In Murthy v. Missouri, states and individuals whose posts on Covid were censored sued federal officials for violating the First Amendment. Lower courts ruled for the plaintiffs based on copious evidence that government officials...
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March 14th, 2024
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The left has a new goal: degrowth. We should “buy less stuff,” forgive debts, grow our own food, etc.
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