Foreign spies could target Australian politicians using ‘unwitting’ loved ones, Asio warns | Australian security and counter-terrorism | The Guardian | Opinion

Intelligence agency says hostile forces trying to deceptively curry favour with parliamentarians and their staffers Source: Foreign spies could target Australian politicians using ‘unwitting’ loved ones, Asio warns | Australian security and counter-terrorism | The Guardian Opinion: What do you think? Could it happen in a university? I always feel partially vindicated when I see… Read More Foreign spies could target Australian politicians using ‘unwitting’ loved ones, Asio warns | Australian security and counter-terrorism | The Guardian | Opinion

Sue Me Sue You Blues – A reflection on elections past and present

Further to Rabbi Allen Maller’s excellent article posted yesterday, I thought it interesting how each side of the American 2020 debacle is either actively or considering suing the other. Trump campaign sues to block certification of Biden win in Pennsylvania Biden team considers suing over delay in recognition by federal agency — and hold-up of… Read More Sue Me Sue You Blues – A reflection on elections past and present

Twitter and Facebook’s action over Joe Biden article reignites bias claims – BBC News | Opinion

Twitter’s chief says the way it communicated its decision to restrict an article was “unacceptable”. Source: Twitter and Facebook’s action over Joe Biden article reignites bias claims – BBC News Opinion: I didn’t link to the FOX News story about this because I thought having a third party report would be more credible. I mean,… Read More Twitter and Facebook’s action over Joe Biden article reignites bias claims – BBC News | Opinion

The Chronicles of Louis Brandon, Time Traveler – Chapter 5 – Part 1

© 2020, Michael William Clark. All rights reserved. Did you miss part of the story? Find it here! In his own way, Louis had been trying to counter interplanetary corruption but it was a hopeless battle. Almost everyone of social standing had learned how to lie, cheat, and betray. Democratic government had become a facade. Dark… Read More The Chronicles of Louis Brandon, Time Traveler – Chapter 5 – Part 1

Police Abuse of Power | International Justice Mission Canada | Opinion

Hundreds of millions of the poorest people in the developing world are abused by corrupt police who extort bribes and brutalize innocent citizens, or are held in abusive pre-trial detention. Source: Police Abuse of Power | International Justice Mission Canada Opinion: Many Canadians love to live in a kind of fantasy world where corruption is… Read More Police Abuse of Power | International Justice Mission Canada | Opinion

Leslyn Lewis: There is a socialist coup unfolding in Canada, and we taxpayers are funding it | National Post | Opinion

Under this socialist revolution, there is no need to confiscate your property — they can simply redistribute your wealth Source: Leslyn Lewis: There is a socialist coup unfolding in Canada, and we taxpayers are funding it | National Post Opinion: Dear Readers… I often hesitate before writing about Canada because I realize we are a… Read More Leslyn Lewis: There is a socialist coup unfolding in Canada, and we taxpayers are funding it | National Post | Opinion

Canada’s Soft Totalitarianism (Really) – William Gairdner | Opinion

Source: Canada’s Soft Totalitarianism (Really) – William Gairdner Opinion: Last night I was watching Tucker Carlson. Please do not lump me into that group who blindly support Trump and all the unsavory connotations that can go with that. I simply watch Tucker (and sometimes a bit of Hannity, which follows) because they say something different… Read More Canada’s Soft Totalitarianism (Really) – William Gairdner | Opinion

Scientism is not a cure for stupidity » MercatorNet | Opinion

Scientism—the belief that science can answer philosophical questions—is merely the modern iteration of 19th-century positivism. Scientism, like positivism, is self-refuting. The belief that we can only trust empirical evidence cannot be proven or disproven empirically. Source: Scientism is not a cure for stupidity » MercatorNet Opinion: The above is a direct quote. The automatic summary that… Read More Scientism is not a cure for stupidity » MercatorNet | Opinion

Western spies are failing against Russia and China: time for a spycraft revolution | SOFREP | + Opinion

Western models of spycraft are failing… we must examine several philosophical nuances of this intelligence revolution, based on the premise that the Western way of spying is indeed losing out to oftentimes less sophisticated but more effective adversaries, who possess fundamentally less fragile models of spycraft than do Western counterparts. Source: Western spies are failing… Read More Western spies are failing against Russia and China: time for a spycraft revolution | SOFREP | + Opinion

U of O students wary of ‘extreme’ anti-cheating software | CBC News | Opinion

The University of Ottawa’s apparent use of software that utilizes artificial intelligence to detect cheating during online exams is causing a backlash among students who say the technology is extreme and invasive. Source: U of O students wary of ‘extreme’ anti-cheating software | CBC News From Sci-Fi to Reality As a kid, I loved reading sci-fi… Read More U of O students wary of ‘extreme’ anti-cheating software | CBC News | Opinion