CHICAGO – For a minute there, it looked like Ronny Maali had struck it rich — relatively speaking. The accounting student from Orland Park, Illinois, last year bought more than 1,000 Dogecoins, a digital currency that was created as a joke. Maali thought it was pretty funny too: With each Dogecoin trading for well under a penny, his investment cost him only $2.50, less than the price of a Big Mac. But last week, as social media-inspired speculation lifted the stock prices of widely belittled companies like GameStop and BlackBerry to dazzling heights, Dogecoin went along for the ride: In 24 hou...
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REVEALED: Leaked white supremacist chatroom messages show they are obsessed with promoting 'our guy' Tucker Carlson
According to a report from Media Matters, Fox News personality Tucker Carlson has a large fan club in a chatroom dominated by far-right extremists who make up the Identity Evropa movement and they are doing all they can to promote segments from his show.
The report, compiled with leaked comments show Carlson's nightly commentaries have become "many watches" for the racist group.
On Saturday, Politico walked through why former President Donald Trump faces major obstacles to winning back his Facebook account.
"Facebook's oversight board is expected to rule in the coming weeks on whether to uphold or overturn Trump's indefinite suspension from the platforms, which the company imposed after the Jan. 6 Capitol riots over fears he might incite further violence," reported Christiano Lima. "The board, often likened to Facebook's Supreme Court, has the power to overrule decisions even by top executives like CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Its ruling on Trump will be the group's highest-profile yet, with momentous implications for U.S. politics and potentially the company's treatment of other world leaders."
As more than a dozen alleged members and associates of the Oath Keepers militia group face charges for their involvement in the insurrection on the U.S. Capitol, investigators are continuing their probe into the group's sordid history. The extremist group's leader Stewart Rhodes is also at the center of the investigation.
According to NPR.org, prosecutors have noted that members of The Oath Keepers were allegedly part of the angry mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Rhodes reportedly perpetuated former President Donald Trump's claims about the election being stolen from him. In fact, days after President Joe Biden was announced as the winner of the election, Rhodes attended a localized "Stop the Steal" rally in Virginia.
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