It turns out most mass shooters buy their weapons using credit cards, a New York Times investigation found. Andrew Ross Sorkin, who wrote the article has in the past advocated that credit card companies do more to prevent the purchase of firearms. In this article, he takes aim at regulations that limit what credit card companies can know about what their customers purchase. The article doesn’t...
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I first stumbled upon the collective delusion we now refer to as QAnon in November 2017, just a few weeks after it began as a series of conspiratorial posts on one of the internet’s more untamed bulletin boards. In a sprawling discussion thread on 4chan titled “Calm Before the Storm”—a reference to a quote from the prior month by then-President Donald Trump—an...
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