Literary agent fired for having an account on Gab and Parler

Colleen Oefelein, a former agent at The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency, was fired after Twitter users complained that she was using anti-big tech platforms Gab and Parler. Yesterday, the anonymous Twitter account YA Whispers tagged The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency and quote tweeted one of Oefelein’s tweet threads from November 2020 where she announced: “I’m now also posting on Parler. It’s a great platform with no censorship! Giving Continue Reading

Military Grade Police Boats Can Secretly Monitor Boaters From 3 Miles Away

Last year, police departments began using military-grade chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) detection patrol boats on America’s waterways. As WorkBoat revealed, the Los Angeles Port Police began using MetalCraft Marine’s new $1.5 million CBRN detection patrol boat. “MetalCraft Marine has delivered a 43′ patrol boat to the Los Angeles Port Police. The vessel is a new breed of CBRN detection patrol boats. The $1.5 million Boat 42 was christened Continue Reading

Merck Scraps COVID Vaccines; Says It’s More Effective To Get The Virus And Recover

Vaccine manufacturer Merck has abandoned development of two coronavirus vaccines, saying that after extensive research it was concluded that the shots offered less protection than just contracting the virus itself and developing antibodies. The company announced that the shots V590 and V591 were ‘well tolerated’ by test patients, however they generated an ‘inferior’ immune system response in comparison with natural infection. The company stated that instead it will focus on research Continue Reading

Kellyanne Conway Accused of Posting Topless Photo of Her 16-Year-Old Daughter on Twitter

Kellyanne Conway, ex-counselor to disgraced former President Trump, allegedly posted a topless picture of her daughter Claudia, 16, on Twitter on Monday. Reached for comment, a Twitter rep told Variety the company’s teams are investigating the incident. “Through technology and human review, we’ll proactively remove any images that violate the Twitter Rules,” the spokesperson added. Kellyanne Conway could not be reached for comment. According to screen captures posted by users Continue Reading

Bitcoin over gold, recent study reveals what millennials want

A recent collation of studies compiled by SimpleMoneyLife shows that 67% of millennials prefer holding Bitcoin to gold. Millennials are those between the ages of 25 and 40 years. The research referenced a study by deVere Group which claimed that those in this age group see Bitcoin as a superior safe-haven asset than gold. This narrative is becoming increasingly popular in crypto cycles. Ethereum’s founder, Vitalik Buterin, in his 2020 Continue Reading

Biden orders Justice Dept. to end use of private prisons

President Joe Biden on Tuesday ordered the Department of Justice to end its reliance on private prisons and acknowledge the central role government has played in implementing discriminatory housing policies. In remarks before signing the orders, Biden said the U.S. government needs to change “its whole approach” on the issue of racial equity. He added that the nation is less prosperous and secure because of the scourge of systemic racism. Continue Reading

U.S. announces restoration of relations with Palestinians

U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration announced Tuesday it was restoring relations with the Palestinians and renewing aid to Palestinian refugees, a reversal of the Trump administration’s cutoff and a key element of its new support for a two-state solution to the decades-old conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. Acting U.S. Ambassador Richard Mills made the announcement of Biden’s approach to a high-level virtual Security Council meeting, saying the new U.S. administration Continue Reading