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HI-TECH HEIST: Trump campaign firm Cambridge Analytica poached FB data for ‘psycho-metric’ scam

Cambridge Analytica, the London-based data analytics firm that was hired by Donald Trump’s campaign team, helped themselves to the personal data of more than 50 million Facebook users – then used the data to identify “persuadable voters that could be influenced to vote for the Trump campaign,” as explained by Cambridge Analytica’s CEO, Alexander Nix while speaking at the 2016 Concordia Summit.

Facebook suspended Cambridge Analytica from its platform and denied any wrongdoing, saying users give their consent when they create an account. The scandal has given rise to a #DeleteFacebook movement and lead to a drastic drop in Facebook’s stock.

RELATED: Facebook revokes data firm’s access for helping Trump campaign but didn’t mind when Obama did the same thing

Monday, an undercover investigation by Channel 4 News in the U.K. featured a series of videos with Senior executives at Cambridge Analytica using unscrupulous intelligence-gathering techniques and “psychological warfare tools” to run election campaigns all over the world, including here in America.

“They use this to gain information and map the personalities of over 50 million Facebook users. You may be one of them … I think this was in [Orwell’s novel] Nineteen Eighty-Four.

“Cambridge Analytica is a company that is owned by the funders of Breitbart, and Steve Bannon is on the board. They were hired by the Trump campaign to help them out in the 2016 election,” said Glenn on the show today. He added that the Channel 4 News documentary, “uncovered, not only clever manipulation of social media but also tactics that might make a Soviet Union spy nod in approval — or even get a little bit squeamish.”

Watch the video clip above to see Glenn’s in-depth look into the controversial use of “psychometrics” by data analytics firms like Cambridge Analytica.

“What [psychometrics] does is it analyzes your social media activity and it ‘maps’ your personality. They use this to gain information and map the personalities of over 50 million Facebook users. You may be one of them,” said Glenn. “Once they obtain that data, they can ascertain what drives you, what you’re afraid of. From there, they showed you what made you afraid, and turned it into something that would make you angry … I think this was in [George Orwell’s novel] Nineteen Eighty-Four.”

Watch the video clip above to learn more.

This article provided courtesy of TheBlaze.
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Glenn says we’re at a possible TURNING POINT toward dictatorship

Glenn says we're at exactly the same place so many countries have faced before: a turning point possibly towards dictatorship. It may not end that way — but it's time we WAKE UP and realize that's where we're heading. Eric Clapton is now facing cancelation, and if the far left can do that to a rock n roll LEGEND, what can they do to you?

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Refugee: 'American Wokeism Worse Than North Korea' | Yeonmi Park | Ep 111

Yeonmi Park experienced freedom for the first time at 13, when she watched "Titanic." She didn't see it in a plush movie theater seat; she watched it over the course of several days because electricity is sporadic in North Korea, where she grew up. "We don't have a word for oppression," Yeonmi tells Glenn. "There is no hope. There is no moving forward. You are doomed." Against unbelievable odds, Yeonmi escaped and eventually made it to New York City. Then, she went to Columbia University, where she couldn't believe how American students defined "oppression." She and Glenn discuss the ridiculousness of pronoun checks, the consequences of White House-led censorship, the importance of the Second Amendment, the authoritarianism of Big Tech, and the insanity of corporations' love affair with China. But even more shockingly, she explains her fear that where her new country is heading could be worse than what she escaped: "Even North Korea wasn't as crazy as American wokeism."

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Glenn Beck: Rand Paul was RIGHT to say Dr. Fauci LIED about gain-of-function

The corporate media is doing everything it can to protect Dr. Anthony Fauci after Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) roasted him for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research in Wuhan, China.

During an extremely heated exchange at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Paul challenged Dr. Fauci — who, as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, oversees research programs at the National Institute of Health — on whether the NIH funded dangerous gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Dr. Fauci denied the claims, but as Sen. Paul knows, there are documents that prove Dr. Fauci's NIH was funding gain-of-function research in the Wuhan biolab before COVID-19 broke out in China.

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn and Producer Stu Burguiere presented the proof, because Dr. Fauci's shifting defenses don't change the truth.

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Marxist Methods: Debunking the Left's LIES About Critical Race Theory

We've heard a lot about critical race theory lately, and for good reason: It's a racist ideology designed to corrupt our children and undermine our American values. But most of what we see are the results of a process that has been underway for decades. And that's not something the mainstream media, the Democrat Party, and even teachers unions want you to know. They're doing everything in their power to try and convince you that it's no big deal. They want to sweep everything under the rug and keep you in the dark. To fight it, we need to understand what fuels it.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck exposes the deep-seated Marxist origins of CRT and debunks the claims that it's just a harmless term for a school of legal scholarship. Newsweek opinion editor Josh Hammer joins to argue why we must ban critical race theory from our schools if we want to save a very divided nation.

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