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The federal regulators in charge of protecting the entire banking system have come across a recipe for reducing financial mayhem: increasing the number of cops on the street. In the last five years, according to the Wall Street Journal‘s Aaron Luchetti, the number of Federal Reserve “field examiners” — inspectors who literally work inside the bank they supervise — has increased by 40%. (The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, another regulating agency, has another 500 embedded watchdogs.) The increased scrutiny means that top banks — J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs — could soon be dealing with 35, instead of 20, nagging feds at a time. [WSJ]

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Pro-Trump GETTR Becoming 'Safe Haven' For Terrorist Propaganda

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Just weeks after former President Trump's team quietly launched the alternative to "social media monopolies," GETTR is being used to promote terrorist propaganda from supporters of the Islamic State, a Politico analysis found.

The publication reports that the jihadi-related material circulating on the social platform includes "graphic videos of beheadings, viral memes that promote violence against the West and even memes of a militant executing Trump in an orange jumpsuit similar to those used in Guantanamo Bay."

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Although QAnon isn't a religious movement per se, the far-right conspiracy theorists have enjoyed some of their strongest support from white evangelicals — who share their adoration of former President Donald Trump. And polling research from The Economist and YouGov shows that among those who are religious, White evangelicals are the most QAnon-friendly.

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