Townhall.com, discusses the potential for an Israeli strike against Iran, the strengths and weaknesses of GOP presidential candidates and the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to review Obamacare." />
File under "You Can't Make This Stuff Up." Somehow, it actually seems like a farcical April Fools…
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April Fools' Day Four Days Late? Google Objects to OpenAI Using YouTube to Train Its Own Generator

File under "You Can't Make This Stuff Up."

Somehow, it actually seems like a farcical April Fools' Day headline, in fact.  Google, with its deep history of scraping and scanning other sources' substantive content for its own uses, now objects to OpenAI using YouTube content to train its text-to-video generator:

The use of YouTube videos to train OpenAI’s text-to-video generator would be an infraction of the platform's terms of service, YouTube Chief Executive Officer Neal Mohan said."

Optimists might hope that Google is finally recognizing and preparing to correct its wayward course, while realists and cynics will roll their eyes at what they'll label naivete.  As the old adage goes, however, "every saint has a past, every sinner has a future," so we'll maintain hope.…[more]

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Joe Biden Is Now Chasing the 'Death to America' Voter
By David Harsanyi
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It was Al-Quds Day last Friday. To celebrate the occasion, protesters in Dearborn, Michigan, chanted "Death to America" and "Death to Israel" while a speaker named Tarek Bazzi declared the United States – a place that's afforded him the liberty to openly support rapists, murderers and terrorists – one of the "rottenest countries" on the planet, quoting Malcolm X. "It's the entire system that has to go," he explained to cheers of, what I assume, were American citizens. As commentator Seth Mandel noted on X (formerly Twitter)…
 
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"Progressives are using legal loopholes and the power of the federal government to maximize Democrat votes in the 2024 election at taxpayers' expense, RealClearInvestigations has found.The methods include voter registration and mobilization campaigns by ostensibly nonpartisan charities that target Democrats using demographic data as proxies, and the Biden administration's unprecedented demand that…[more]
 
 
— Ben Weingarten, Real Clear Investigations
 
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