Twitter upgrades features aimed at helping users combat trolling, abuse

Twitter upgrades features aimed at helping users combat trolling, abuse

Twitter is rolling out new tweaks to its service to help combat abusive trolls, including a tweak to its “mute” feature that will allow users to select a time period to put somebody in the virtual quiet corner. As SlashGear.com reported Wednesday, in addition to silencing obnoxious accounts directly, users will be able to “mute” […]

Taxpayers Protection Alliance reacts to President Trump’s speech

Taxpayers Protection Alliance reacts to President Trump’s speech

By David Williams / TPA The Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA) has a mixed evaluation of President Donald Trump’s speech to Congress and the American people. With a national debt nearing $20 trillion, spending is out of control. TPA is disappointed that President Trump has called for more Defense spending. TPA is also disheartened that he […]

Long term gas prices

Long term gas prices

From the National Motorists Association Many experts feel that without another significant advance in technology, the fracking operations in North Dakota can’t hold out much longer than a few years. With Saudi production unpredictable given the potential for their reserves to be tapped after trying to stay with the market, gearing up for price increases […]

Beneficiaries of the Export-Import Bank also love the Border Adjustment Tax

Beneficiaries of the Export-Import Bank also love the Border Adjustment Tax

By Michi Iljazi / Taxpayers Protection Alliance Comprehensive tax reform is one of the most important components to growing the economy. The tax code is outdated, too long, and harming small businesses and working families. Even though there is universal agreement about passing tax reform, and the president last week said to expect a “phenomenal” tax […]

The ugly side of Agenda 2030’s ‘affordable housing for all’

The ugly side of Agenda 2030’s ‘affordable housing for all’

From Technocracy News Technocracy is epitomized in the UN’s New Urban Agenda, which intends to transform the world’s cities into micro-managed hive populations of humans. It is the prime directive for “Smart Cities” that utilize advanced technology and planning. Chapter 10 of the World Cities Report 2016 states under the subtitle of Re-positioning housing at the […]

Environmental scientists claim political unrest caused by global warming

Environmental scientists claim political unrest caused by global warming

  From Freedom’s Phoenix Environmental scientists from multiple disciplines have overwhelmingly acknowledged human-driven climate change as fact. Similarly indisputable is the fact that the effects of rising temperatures will be global in scope and resoundingly negative: droughts, coastal city flooding, decreased food production, and extreme weather, to name just a few. What you may not […]

Fully autonomous ships almost here

Fully autonomous ships almost here

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock In response to Amazon Enters Trillion Dollar Ocean Freight Business: How Many Jobs Will Vanish? a reader commented fully autonomous ships will not be here until 2050. Actually, 2020-2025 seems like a realistic timeline. IEEE Spectrum says, Forget Autonomous Cars—Autonomous Ships Are Almost Here. My colleagues and I at Rolls-Royce anticipate […]

Moscow sees its coldest Christmas in 120 years

Moscow sees its coldest Christmas in 120 years

From The American Conservative With all the talk about Fake News, little is mentioned about No-News. Moscow has had a record-busting winter, including the coldest Christmas in 120 years according to Russian reports. Yet there is nothing on CNN. Poland and much of Eastern Europe also are having a record cold winter. It is not reported. […]

Reading in between the lines of the solar jobs report

Reading in  between the lines of the solar jobs report

By Ross Marchand / Taxpayers Protection Alliance For pundits, lawmakers, and has-been presidential candidates, the phrase “green jobs” has long served as a magical mantra. Claims about the economic benefits of renewable subsidies are a dime-a-dozen, but do they hold up to scrutiny? The Solar Foundation’s 2016 Solar Jobs Census Report can shine some light on […]