FEMA Data Breach Exposes Private Data of Nearly 3 Million Individuals

A data breach has occurred within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), resulting in the private data of nearly three million disaster victims being shared with an unnamed contractor. The shared information includes home addresses, social security numbers and banking information for victims of U.S.-based disasters such as hurricanes Irma, Harvey and Maria in 2017 …

North Korean Dissidents are Using Crypto to Overthrow Kim Jong-un

An organized dissident revolutionary group calling itself Cheollima Civil Defense is actively working to overthrow Kim Jong-un and the government of North Korea. The group has announced that they will be selling visas to the new country beginning Sunday, and supporters can pay with the Ethereum cryptocurrency. The price is one ether for the first …

Russia Treason Trial Will Defuse US Hacking ‘Hysteria’

The conviction of two former, high-ranking Russian cybersecurity officials for undisclosed acts of treason last month underscores deteriorating cybercrime cooperation between Washington and Moscow, as U.S.-Russia tensions have spiked to their highest levels since the Cold War. At the heart of this intrigue are Colonel Sergei Mikhailov, a former deputy director of the computer crimes …

Italy’s Right-Wing Just Introduced a ‘Citizens’ Income’

As Fox News and right-wing talking heads rail against AOC and the largely invented and self-serving rise of socialism that they want to claim is jeopardizing the American way of life, in Italy a new ‘citizens’ income’ has been introduced that provides a safety net for the poor. What is the Citizens’ Income? The citizens’ …

Trump Calls Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘Tim Apple’, the Latest Nickname from the President

Most of the recipients of the nicknames that President Donald Trump regularly dishes come to learn of it from a distance. For Apple CEO Tim Cook though, it was different. Cook was sitting to Trump’s right when Trump referred to him as ‘Tim Apple’ during an American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting. Trump was expressing …

Hillary Clinton and Bloomberg Lay Down in 2020, Dems Feeling AOC and Bern

In quick succession on Monday and Tuesday, two high-profile Democrats moved into the definite ‘no’ column for a 2020 presidential bid. That’s 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, and billionaire mayor Michael Bloomberg, who both announced they won’t be running. Hillary Clinton Says She Won’t Shut Up Hillary Clinton says she’s not going to be running …

Bernie Sanders and His $15 Wage Plan Won’t Help the Poor. Just Ask South Korea.

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020, and as expected, he is focusing his campaign on his signature $15 minimum wage initiative. However, contrary to what Bernie Bros think, a forced increase in basic wage could lead to a drastic decline in jobs growth, cripple small businesses, and trigger an overall slowdown …

George Soros Offered Me $5 Million to ‘Pump Bitcoin’

Alex Jones made his triumphant return to the Joe Rogan Experience podcast recently, where he discussed Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and his arch-nemesis, George Soros, among other things. Jones suggested that Soros had reached out to him via intermediaries in an attempt to cool the Infowars founder’s constant attacks on him. Part of the deal, according to …

Hong Kong is Another Loser in the US-China Trade War

Eric Lam reports for Bloomberg: “The trade war between the U.S. and China and slowing retail sales dragged Hong Kong’s economic growth down at the end of last year, with exports showing almost ‘zero growth.’” What’s astounding to me is that the people of the world accept that peaceful acts of commerce between consenting adults …