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Latest “Deepfake” Videos Could Cause Massive Shift in Informational Reality

I have seen the harbinger of informational doom, and it is Steve Buscemi’s face on Jennifer Lawrence’s body.

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This modern world is growing smaller by the minute as our species continues to push the boundaries of space and of time.

In the realm of space, we are learning more everyday, and we are being surprised along the way with incidents such as our recent bout of “FRB”‘s.

As time goes, however, technology is speeding up the processes of creation in ways that many never thought possible.  Where you once had to carry hundreds of pounds of fragile equipment around simply to take one single photograph, we can now capture, edit, and publish movies all from our cell phones.  Thanks to this widespread use of the technology, the power of the computing systems behind it have been honed as well, leading to the ability to create some of the most stunning visual effects ever.

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But, herein lies the creepy part…

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While the nation grapples with concerns over the spread of inaccurate and deceptive information online, deepfakes—videos in which an individual’s face is superimposed onto another—continue to advance at a quickening pace.

Now, the new ones are downright terrifying.

And here is just one wildly unnerving example:

This does pose a very real threat to our democracy as well, with the possibility of wholly fabricated videos of our elected or would-be elected officials being released in order to disparage their constituents.

The video’s viral spread online Tuesday comes as numerous U.S. lawmakers sound the alarm over the potential of deepfakes to disrupt the 2020 election. A report from CNN indicates that the Department of Defense has begun commissioning researchers to find ways to detect when a video has been altered.

And, worse still, (as if you wanted to hear that); the widespread creation of “deepfakes” could lead to a further monopolization of the media.

You see, this technology makes anything possible, quite literally.  Networks such as CNN, or platforms such as Twitter, will surely become supposed “safe zones” from these sorts of shenanigans, allowing them to proclaim that they are the one and only truth of the matter.

This is not good for the First Amendment at all.

Furthermore, the widespread knowledge of the possibility of “deepfakes” will undoubtedly be used by some unlucky politician in the coming months, after they are caught on camera saying or doing something stupid, immoral, or worse.  For instance, what if Bernie Sanders had responded to the newly released video of him drunkenly singing in the USSR by claiming that it was a “deepfake”?  What then?

In any case, we are barreling toward a reality where we can only trust ourselves and those whom we take the time to get to know…and there is at least a bit of cozy comfort in that.

 

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WATCH: Omar Openly Mocks Conservative Christians From Floor of House of Representatives

Different day, same radical.

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Different day, same Ilhan Omar. The Minnesota Democrat can’t seem to stop putting her foot in her mouth, seemingly in an attempt to keep up with fellow freshman lawmakers Rashida Tlaib (MI) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY). Check out her speech from the House floor where she attacks conservative Christians for being pro-life… From Daily Wire: Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) attacked conservative people on the floor of the House of Representatives on Wednesday over their advocacy for pro-life stances on abortion. Ilhan said, “I rise today to defy the horrifying attacks happening against women’s reproductive rights all across this country. Religious fundamentalists are currently trying to manipulate state laws in order to impose their beliefs on an entire society, all with complete disregard for voices and the rights of American women.” She added, “I am frustrated every single time I hear people speaking about their faith and pushing that on to other people because we know those so-called religious politicians, when it comes to their life, their choices, they want to talk about freedom. But when it comes to other people’s lives and other people’s choices, they want to talk about religion. This should outrage every single person. It certainly outrages me and we can no longer stand for it.” WATCH: https://twitter.com/RealSaavedra/status/1131354195175460864?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1131354195175460864&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2F47573%2Fwatch-ilhan-omar-attacks-conservative-people-faith-ryan-saavedra Congressional Dems are taking a stand against Ilhan. From From Beacon: The reelection campaign for Rep. Lucy McBath (D., Ga.) said Wednesday it rejected a $2,000 contribution sent to it by her fellow Democratic freshman congresswoman Ilhan Omar (Minn.), who has been criticized by colleagues on both sides of the aisle for anti-Semitism. The Free Beacon first reported the $2,000 contribution given by Omar to McBath, whose campaign oddly left the contribution off its quarterly fundraising report. Pressed on the reason for its absence on Tuesday, the McBath campaign…

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CONFIRMED: Pelosi Decides Not to Pursue Impeachment Charges, But Accuses Trump of ‘Cover-Up’

GREAT NEWS for America!

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Speaker Pelosi has decided to not move forward with impeachment charges against President Trump. And yet, she is accusing the commander-in-chief of a “cover-up.” Here’s the deal… WATCH: https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/1131201378326593543?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1131201378326593543&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Freport-pelosi-not-going-to-pursue-impeachment-but-accuses-trump-of-being-engaged-in-a-cover-up-video%2F Daily Mail has the scoop on impeachment: Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday opened the door to impeachable offenses committed by President Donald Trump after he stormed out of an infrastructure meeting at the White House. ‘The fact is – in plain sight, in the public domain – this president is obstructing justice and he’s engaged in a cover-up. And that could be an impeachable offense,’ she said at the CAPS Ideas conference in Washington D.C. The speaker warned Trump that ignoring congressional subpoenas – which he has been ordering former administration officials to do – was part of the articles of impeachment against former President Richard Nixon. Chad Pergram of Fox News had the scoop about potential impeachment… Sr Hse Democrat who asked they not be identified asserted that Pelosi will likely have to switch her position on impeachment “within the next two weeks.” The Democrat argued that “the vast majority of us are for impeachment.” https://twitter.com/ChadPergram/status/1130620871759060992?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1130620871759060992&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2019%2F05%2Fbreaking-reports-house-democrat-leaders-pushing-pelosi-hard-on-impeaching-president-trump-asap-prediction-pelosi-will-support-impeachment-within-two-weeks%2F From a senior House Democrat who has their finger on the pulse of the Democratic Caucus. The lawmaker, who asked that they not be identified, tells Fox that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) “isn’t going to be able to hold off on impeachment much longer. It is coming to a head.” https://twitter.com/ChadPergram/status/1130620740578041857?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1130620740578041857&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2019%2F05%2Fbreaking-reports-house-democrat-leaders-pushing-pelosi-hard-on-impeaching-president-trump-asap-prediction-pelosi-will-support-impeachment-within-two-weeks%2F Fox is told there was a hearty debate offstage among Hse Dems today about impeachment. Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI), who runs the Democratic Policy and Commuications Committee, an arm of the Democratic leadership, is now calling for impeachment. https://twitter.com/ChadPergram/status/1130620973827465216?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1130620973827465216&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2019%2F05%2Fbreaking-reports-house-democrat-leaders-pushing-pelosi-hard-on-impeaching-president-trump-asap-prediction-pelosi-will-support-impeachment-within-two-weeks%2F Democrat Rep. David Cicilline weighed in: If Don McGahn does not testify tomorrow, it will be time to begin an impeachment inquiry of…

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