Here are a few items of better news after a very tough week.
1- By a 3-2 vote the Shasta County Board of Supervisors (CA) will be using hand counted paper ballots.
Last month the Shasta County Supervisors voted to discontinue the use of the Dominion machines. Shasta County is the first to drop the use of electronic voting systems in California.
Shasta County, CA Dumps Machines and Goes to Paper Ballots
QUOTE: Right in the heart of California!
2- Yet another way the Democrats cheat in elections has been uncovered by James O’Keefe.
James O’Keefe Strikes Again! O’Keefe Media Group Exposes MASSIVE Democrat Party Money Laundering Scheme in US Elections
QUOTE: Investigative journalist James O’Keefe III broke his first major investigation Tuesday night on O’Keefe Media Group.
The information was first released by Chris Gleason as was first published at The Gateway Pundit back in December 2022. Chris Gleason found a massive number of “Campaign Finance Mules” making hundreds, even thousands of donations per year.
It turns out that millions in donations were sent to candidates like Raphael Warnock from “money mules” around the country. Warnock was the top beneficiary of all 2022 Democrat candidates of this money distribution scheme. In April 2022, engineer Chris Gleason began working on his first data project involving elections. The project was tied to the 2022 midterm election. This was unique for Chris because he had been involved in tech and data for the majority of his adult career although he never used his expertise on a political project. What he and a small group of others determined was that Washington State had a massive network of campaign finance mules. They identified massive numbers of registered voters in Washington State who were making thousands of donations to Democrat party candidates nationwide and progressive PACs. The individual donation amounts were not large. These donations were small and had been intentionally set up to avoid throwing up reg flags.
These “Money Mules” were not wealthy individuals. They were average Americans, living in an average house in an average neighborhood. Or at least that is how it would appear. The investigative group observed massive patterns and red flags in the data. One of the biggest flags was that all of these campaign finance mules in Washington State had been making donations to Raphael Warnock in Georgia.
Another massive pattern discovered was that these very active donors were all unemployed. It appeared that their full-time job was making donations to Democrat candidates and their campaigns.
3- It is important to make sure closing churches never happens again.
New Virginia Law Is a Victory for Religious Liberty, Supporters Say
QUOTE: A new bill recently signed into law in Virginia will prevent the infringement of religious freedom, like the closure of churches during the COVID lockdowns, from happening again, by tethering places of worship to other “essential businesses.” Under the new law, if businesses like Costco and Target are allowed to remain open, so will places of religious worship.
Governor Glenn Youngkin this week signed HB 2171, preventing future Virginia governors from issuing any emergency orders that shut down places of worship while leaving other businesses open.
Alliance Defending Freedom Legal Counsel Greg Chafuen said this law is a good first step to ensuring that, moving forward, First Amendment rights are not infringed upon. “While public officials have the authority and responsibility to protect public health and safety, the First Amendment prohibits the government from treating churches worse than shopping centers, restaurants, or gyms,” said Chafuen in a written statement. “This bill takes the modest step of ensuring that officials cannot use a public crisis to discriminate against religious services in churches and other houses of worship,” Chafuen added.
4- Continue to boycott this company which has as it’s stated goal the grooming of our children and grandchildren. Our refusal to participate seems to have some results.
Woke Disney Begins Mass Layoffs with TV Production, Acquisition Employees
QUOTE: The woke corporation Disney has begun layoffs focused across television production and acquisitions as the company’s freefall in the marketplace continues.
“Among the notable staffers let go Monday are Jayne Bieber, senior vp production at Freeform/Onyx Collective; Mark Levenstein, head of production and postproduction at Hulu; and Elizabeth Newman, head of Disney’s acquisitions department,” noted The Hollywood Reporter (THR).
“Sources note Newman’s entire acquisitions team has been dissolved, while Bieber and Levenstein’s production teams will be folded under Carol Turner, exec VP production at ABC Signature,” THR added.
Disney did not reveal the full extent of Monday’s layoffs or the exact impact it will have on day-to-day operations at the company. The TV side appears to be taking the hardest hit right with more layoffs slated for later this week.
5- A pause is good. Because, really….what could go wrong?
Elon Musk and other tech innovators call for pause on AI experimentation
QUOTE: Twitter CEO and Tesla Founder Elon Musk and other tech leaders, including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, signed a letter urging a temporary halt to artificial intelligence experimentation.
The open letter to AI labs encouraged them to pause giant AI projects until it was certain that potential risks could managed.
“Powerful AI systems should be developed only once we are confident that their effects will be positive and their risks will be manageable,” the letter reads.
The letter signed by the various tech leaders warns that there are big risks of propaganda and uncertainty with AI at its current stage.
“AI labs and independent experts should use this pause to jointly develop and implement a set of shared safety protocols for advanced AI design and development that are rigorously audited and overseen by independent outside experts,” the letter states.
“In parallel, AI developers must work with policymakers to dramatically accelerate development of robust AI governance systems,” the letter continues.
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