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The New York City wedding-industrial complex is downright giddy about the recent legalization of same sex marriage. The Independent Economic Conference estimates that the increased tourism and wedding services (cakes! jewelers! DJs! retail registries) will bring in an extra $284 million a year.

Bill White, the former president of the Intrepid Museum, has reserved the main ballroom at the Four Seasons in New York, for what he claims will be the first gay marriage held at the iconic hotel. “We’re going to have something very simple, but masculine,” he said, according to the The New York Post.

The city has already launched its “NYC I Do” advertising campaign, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg invited gay couples — who don’t need residency in the state to marry — to visit: “Buy flowers, clothes, meals or whatever,” he said. “It’s good for the economy.”

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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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