Top 40 Places & Things in the media for 03/04/2019

#1 Tesla Model Y This is the first Model 3 I’ve seen in yellow. I can definitely picture a bunch of Model 3s in NY as cabs. (? @reddit/bc17101)

This is the first Model 3 I've seen in yellow. I can definitely picture a bunch of Model 3s in NY as cabs. (? @reddit/bc17101)

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Tesla Model Y SUV Debuts March 14: Here’s What We Know So Far

  • By Bill Howard on March 4, 2019 at 12:26 pm
  • The Tesla family is about to grow to a foursome. The Tesla Model Y SUV will be unveiled Thursday, March 14, at Tesla’s Design Studio in Los Angeles. This gives Tesla a high-sedan and SUV, a mid-priced sedan, and as of next week, a mid-priced SUV as well. Rather than issue a press release, Tesla CEO Elon Musk just fired off an 11-word tweet Sunday and let the word spread.

    A little bigger than the Model 3 sedan, the Model Y SUV will likely sell for about $40,000 and up, with the emphasis as always on the “and up” part.

    Elon Musk@elonmusk

    Model Y unveil event on March 14 at LA Design Studio

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    Musk also gave the barest of specifics: that everything will be about 10 percent more — size and price — or about 10 percent less — such as economy.

    The Model 3 sedan is 185 inches long, 11 inches less than the Model S and 13 inches less than the Model X SUV. Passenger room in the Model 3 is 97 cubic feet, plus 15 for the trunk. It may be that the 10 percent size increase is a combination of a slightly longer vehicle and more cargo space that comes from an SUV versus a sedan. But if it ships with the smallest Model 3 battery pack, 50 kWh, it’s probably going to have a range under 200 miles. Tesla probably won’t want something that, ah, local. On the Model 3, it’s rated for 220 miles.

    Either way, a vehicle in the 180s in length is considered a compact SUV, on the lines of a Toyota RAV4 or a BMW X3 Series. If the price starts in the high thirties and if the interior treatment is on par with the Model 3 sedan — Spartan once you’ve been in the Model S — the Model Y could end up looking more like a RAV4 LE or XLE than a Limited or Platinum, yet priced more along the lines of a BMW X3, which starts at $41,995.

    Elon Musk@elonmusk · Mar 3, 2019

    Model Y unveil event on March 14 at LA Design Studio

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    Model Y, being an SUV, is about 10% bigger than Model 3, so will cost about 10% more & have slightly less range for same battery

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    Any new Tesla draws conjecture in advance of the announcement about the basic specs, the price, and also the options. We expect Tesla will continue to offer lots of options:

    • At least three battery configurations, some of which may be the same battery with a software unlock for more range.
    • A rear-drive system with one motor, or an all-wheel-drive system with motors front and rear.
    • Multiple cockpit configurations, the higher level trims being something that makes the vehicle play in the Audi-BMW-Lexus arena.
    • For sure the center stack LCD will be bigger than on most cars, but will it be portrait as on the Model S and Model X? Since Tesla came out with the monster Model S portrait display, the likes of Volvo and Ram pickup have gone portrait, and now it’s reaching the mainstream in the upcoming Subaru Legacy sedan. Possibly the display is bigger on the top trim lines.
    • If the Model 3 is a guide, there will be basic driver assists on the entry cars and Tesla AutoPilot on higher trim lines, with more features that can be unlocked.

    Since it’s an SUV, there may be modest trailer-tow capabilities, possibly 1,500 pounds or 2,000 pounds (Class 1), maybe 3,500 pounds (Class 3). A handful of compact SUVs can tow 3,500 or even 4,000 pounds.

    In addition, keep an eye out for whether Tesla plays mainstream-automaker games with desirable but low-cost features that are tiered to make you think you need to get higher-end. For example, on the Model 3, three are three interior trim levels: Standard, Partial Premium (a weird descriptor) and Premium. It makes sense that higher trims have nicer audio. More speakers and more watts costs more. Every Tesla has onboard telematics. But only with the Premium interior does Tesla add a Wi-Fi repeater. And Tesla’s very cool location-aware automatic garage door opener, which appears on-screen only when you close to home, and that’s only a couple more lines of code and a simple RF transmitter? That, too, is limited to Premium Tesla Model 3s.

    Tesla intenders are also going to wonder: Will reliability be on par with Tesla Model 3? Meaning, not good.

    Meanwhile, more than a few people keep wondering about Tesla naming conventions: Model S, Model 3, Model X, not Model Y. And more than a few have noted, it spells S-3-X-Y.

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#4 Southwest Hawaii Well it’s official! @southwestair is finally selling tickets to #Hawaii ? Get em while they’re hot! ? Book a ticket then book a tour with us!!! …..#southwestairlines #southwesthawaii #cheaptravel #hawaiionabudget #traveldeals #hothawaii #budgettravel #southwest #hawaiivacation #airlinedeals #travelblogger #luckywelivehawaii #traveldeals #gooahu #visithawaii

Southwest Airlines Begins Flying To Hawaii This Month

Eric RosenContributor


Southwest Airlines announced that it would start flying to Hawaii in October 2017. It has taken over 16 months, but the airline has finally begun selling tickets on its new routes from the California to Hawaii. What’s more, the airline is currently offering an airfare sale with prices as low as $49 each way. The airline has even devoted a specific webpage to the new service. Here are the details.

Southwest will operate flights to Hawaii from four California cities: Oakland (OAK), San Diego (SAN), San Jose (SJC) and Sacramento (SMF). In Hawaii, the airline will fly to Honolulu (HNL) on Oahu, Kahului (OGG) on Maui, Kona (KOA) on the Island of Hawaii, and Lihue (LIH) on Kauai.

According to The Points Guy, the flight launches will roll out as follows.

  • Oakland to Honolulu, Oahu: March 17
  • Oakland to Kahului, Maui: April 7
  • San Jose to Honolulu, Oahu: May 5
  • San Jose to Kahului, Maui: May 26
  • Honolulu to Kahului (inter-island): April 28
  • Honolulu to Kona, Island of Hawaii (inter-island): May 12

The airline will fly to Hawaii using Boeing 737-800s and 737 MAX 8 aircraft, both with 175 seats aboard. Among the amenities the airline touts to tempt travelers are the fact that seats have 32-33 inches of pitch, which makes them roomier than some competitors. The airline also offers all-day Wi-Fi from gate to gate for just $8 per device.

Southwest is also teasing “new snack bag full of tasty goodies to make sure that when you land you’ll be ready to explore everything Hawaii has to offer.”

But perhaps the two facets that set Southwest’s service apart from that of other airlines is that passengers can check up to two bags each for free, which Southwest says is, “because no golf bag or swimsuit should be left behind.” More important, though, the airline does not charge change fees to switch your reservation, though fare differences might apply.

To celebrate the launch of these new flights, the airline is posting airfares as low as $49 or 1,950 Rapid Rewards points each way, though at the moment, it seems like $79, or around 4,200 points, is the lowest fare you’ll find. Still, given airfares can sometimes cost over $400 per segment from the U.S. and Southwest’s relaxed travel change policies, it could be worth booking inexpensive tickets now and changing your plans later. Especially since you have 24 hours after time of booking to cancel free of charge. If you have the Southwest Companion Pass, the deals are even better since you basically get half-priced travel for two people.

Overall, this is a very positive development for travelers. Southwest’s entry into the popular Hawaii vacation market means more choices and more competition, which should hopefully drive ticket prices at least slightly downward in the near term. The airline is also a particularly consumer-friendly option thanks to its checked-baggage inclusions and flexible change policies. Hopefully the airline will launch more flights to Hawaii in the future so that travelers have even more choices when it comes to flying across the Pacific.

Eric Rosen is a travel and food writer from Los Angeles, California. Keep up with his latest travels on Instagram @EricRosenLA.

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#7 The Seattle Seahawks have officially placed their franchise tag on DE Frank Clark.Clark is set to count for $17.1 million against the cap under a 1 year tag.#nfl #fantasyfootball #football #freeagency #SeattleSeahawks #FrankClark

The Seattle Seahawks have officially placed their franchise tag on DE Frank Clark. Clark is set to count for $17.1 million against the cap under a 1 year tag. #nfl #fantasyfootball #football #freeagency #SeattleSeahawks #FrankClark

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Frank Clark receives franchise tag from Seattle SeahawksLorenzo Reyes, USA TODAYPublished 5:06 p.m. ET March 4, 2019

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With the market of pass rushers quickly shrinking, the Seattle Seahawks did what they could to keep one of their own in house.

The team announced Monday it had placed the franchise tag on defensive end Frank Clark, who had a breakout campaign in 2018. The deadline for NFL teams to apply the franchise and transition tags is Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m. ET.

“Frank and I, we have a great relationship,” general manager John Schneider said last week at the NFL scouting combine. “The communication has been great. There’s a strong level of trust between the two of us. That would be the update.”

Based on numbers released by the NFL, Clark would be set to earn $17.13 million for the franchise tag.

Clark and the Seahawks have until the July 15 deadline to come to a long-term agreement. If they cannot reach a new deal, Clark will be obligated to sign the tag and play 2019 under the conditions stipulated in the tender or decline to sign it and sit out the season.

Clark, 25, was a second-round selection in the 2015 draft and served as a reserve in his rookie season before drawing greater responsibility in recent years. Over his last three seasons, Clark has totaled 32 of his 35 career sacks, including 13 last season.

Clark was one of the young centerpieces in a Seahawks defense that underwent a rebuild that shifted the focus from established veterans within the organization to younger and unproven players. Seattle responded by limiting opposing offenses to 21.7 points a game, ranking 11th in the NFL.

Clark joins Jadeveon Clowney of the Houston Texans, Demarcus Lawrence of the Dallas Cowboys and Dee Ford of the Kansas City Chiefs as the latest pass rusher to receive either tag.

This marks the first time in nine years that the Seahawks have used the franchise tag.

Follow Lorenzo Reyes on Twitter @LorenzoGReyes.

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#8 Frank Clark working a hand combat drill during pregame. Hands must be quick, accurate & violent. @therealfrankc55 got it all!•#DefensiveLine #DLine #DL #NFL #Football #PassRush #Seahawks #FrankClark #Sack #Sacks

Frank Clark working a hand combat drill during pregame. Hands must be quick, accurate & violent. @therealfrankc55 got it all! * #DefensiveLine #DLine #DL #NFL #Football #PassRush #Seahawks #FrankClark #Sack #Sacks

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#10 Critical Role • Kickstarter • Dungeons & Dragons

Critical Role

Photography by Anna Azarov


Critical Role’s Crowdfunding Campaign for Animated D&D Special Raises $2 Million in Under Four Hours


Todd Spangler

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A project from Critical Role billed as “‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ meets Dungeons & Dragons” has smashed Kickstarter crowdfunding records — raising more than $2 million in less than four hours.

Critical Role, a popular D&D role-playing game that live-streams new episodes weekly on Twitch, teamed with animation studio Titmouse for animated special “The Legend of Vox Machina,” based on Critical Role’s first campaign.

The campaign, which launched Monday (March 4) at 10 a.m. PT, reached $1 million in less than an hour, exceeding its baseline $750,000 goal. By 1:25 p.m. PT, it had reached $2 million — and counting. The campaign on Kickstarter (at this link) is set to run 45 days. “The Legend of Vox Machina” campaign currently has more than 15,000 contributors.

The animated special is planned to be released in the fall of 2020, and Kickstarter contributors are slated to get rewards in May 2020. Contributors are promised a range of perks depending on their funding level.

According to Critical Role, the 22-minute adult action-comedy special will be set in Exandria, the fantasy universe of the show, and will star characters from Critical Role. As higher funding levels are met, “add ons” will be made to the 22-minute segment.

Critical Role partnered with Titmouse, the studio behind such shows as Netflix’s “Big Mouth,” Adult Swim’s “Venture Bros.” and “Metalocalypse,” and “Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures,” to create the animation. Jennifer Muro (“Justice League Action,” “Star Wars Forces of Destiny”) has signed on to co-write the project.

Critical Role is led by veteran Dungeon Master Matthew Mercer, whose voice acting credits include “Attack on Titan,” “Fate/Zero,” the “Resident Evil” series, “Titanfall 2,” “Overwatch,” and “Fallout 4.”

Originally, Critical Role launched its show in 2015 with Legendary Digital Networks’ Geek & Sundry, before moving to its own studio last summer and officially splitting from Geek & Sundry and Legendary Digital Networks last month. New live streams and on-demand replays of Critical Role are available exclusively on Critical Role’s own channels.

In “The Legend of Vox Machina,” the band of seven loners, while drunk, accidentally save the town’s ruler and are given their first “grown-up” mission, which forces them to live together and pits them against dangerous and legendary beasts — eventually transforming them into a band of adventurers called Vox Machina. “They will become heroes… if they don’t murder each other first,” the special’s description reads.

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#13 Brooklyn Nets • Dallas Mavericks Let’s do it @easymoneysniper ??

Let's do it @easymoneysniper ??

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Nets vs. Mavericks odds, line: NBA picks, predictions from model on 46-32 roll

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Nets vs. Mavericks 10,000 times.

  • by CBS Sports Staff
  • 4 hrs ago • 2 min read

D'Angelo Russell and the Brooklyn Nets host Luka Doncic and the Dallas Maverickson Monday, with tipoff from the Barclays Center scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET. A recent cold streak has the Nets down to the No. 7 seed in the East, as they enter this game with losses in three straight. However, the Mavs have been equally lackluster, winning just one of their past seven games. Brooklyn is listed as a five-point home favorite on Monday, with the over-under for total points set at 224 in the Nets vs. Mavericks odds. Before you make any Nets vs. Mavericks picks, check out the NBApredictions from SportsLine's proven model. 

This model, which simulates every game 10,000 times, is crushing its NBA picks. It entered Week 20 of the 2018-19 NBA season with a sterling 222-169 record on all top-rated picks, returning more than $4,000 to anybody following them. And it has been particularly red-hot on its A-rated NBA picks against the spread, entering Week 20 on a blistering 46-32 run. Anybody who has followed it is way up.

Now it has locked in on Nets vs. Mavericks. We can tell you it's leaning under, and it also says one side of the spread hits in nearly 70 percent of simulations. You can only see that extremely strong selection at SportsLine.

The model is well aware of how important home court advantage is in this matchup. The Mavericks have actually been solid at home this season, posting a 21-11 record. It has been a completely different story on the road though, where they're just 6-24. Only the Phoenix Suns have a worse road record than Dallas this season.

Brooklyn's All-Star guard, D'Angelo Russell, is playing some of his best basketball right now. In the four games prior to last game's blowout loss, in which D-Lo played limited minutes, he averaged 28 points and eight assists. With Russell playing at a high level and Caris LeVert and Spencer Dinwiddie finally healthy, the Nets should close the season strong.

Just because Brooklyn benefits from home court advantage doesn't mean it will cover the Nets vs. Mavericks spread on Monday. 

The model is also well aware that while their records may not show it, there's a case to be made that Dallas has been the better team this season. The Mavericks rank above the Nets in defensive efficiency, rebounding rate and point differential. Brooklyn has been slightly better offensively, ranking 19th in offensive efficiency, one spot ahead of Dallas.

But most statistical arguments favor the Mavs. Dallas also may have the best individual player in the game -- Rookie of the Year frontrunner Luka Doncic has been on a tear lately. His minutes were limited in a blowout his last time out, but in the five prior games, Doncic averaged 24 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists. Doncic has made scoring look easy since the All-Star Break, averaging over 25 points on 55 percent shooting.

So who wins Mavericks vs. Nets? And which side of the spread hits in almost 70 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Mavericks vs. Nets spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.

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#14 Brooklyn Nets • Dallas Mavericks Dirk truly revolutionized the power forward position, and even Coach Rivers knows it. ??—Follow @mavsnation_dallas if you’re a real Mavs fan!

Dirk truly revolutionized the power forward position, and even Coach Rivers knows it. ?? - Follow @mavsnation_dallas if you're a real Mavs fan!

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#16 Atlanta Hawks • Miami Heat Trae gets hit in the head by Kris Dunn he doesn’t get ejected but Trae just looks at him after hitting a 3 and gets tossed? That’s some Bullshit! #atl #atlanta #falcons #Hawks #atlantafalcons #bazegaze #riseup #dirtybirds #truetoatl #atlhawks #atlantahawks #Keepthatsameenergy#rockthevoltgreen #gohawks #atlantabraves #atlantafalcons #letsgohawks #WeTheSouth #TrustInAtlanta #TrustTheProcess #traeyoung #icetrae

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Hawks vs Heat Betting Lines, Spread, Odds and Prop Bets

Dan O'Shea04 MAR 2019

Hawks vs Heat Game Info

Atlanta Hawks (22-42, 11-19 Away) vs. Miami Heat (28-34, 13-18 Home)

Date: Monday, March 4, 2019

Time: 7:30 p.m. EST

Venue: AmericanAirlines Arena — Miami, FL

Miami HEAT@MiamiHEAT

K gave the Nets plenty of problems in last night's #HEATwin!@KellyOlynyk finished the game with 25 points (9-13 FG, 3-5 3PT FG), 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 blocks and a steal. #HEATHighlights

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Hawks vs Heat Betting Info

All betting odds, lines and props available on FanDuel Sportsbook. 

Moneyline: ATL: (+330) | MIA: (-410)

Spread: ATL: +8.5 (-110) | MIA: -8.5 (-110)

Total: 222 – Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)

Public (Spread) Betting Percentages: ATL: 51% | MIA: 49%


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Hawks vs Heat Betting Trends & Stats

- Atlanta is 30-34 against the spread (ATS), which is 20th in the NBA this season.

- Miami is 33-29 ATS on the year – the ninth-best ATS record in the league. 

- The Heat are 6-15 ATS as home favorites this season. 

- The Hawks have hit the over in 36 of their 64 games, which is the fourth-best total in the NBA.

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Trae Young’s playing like he heard the doubters.His last five:30 PTS | 10 AST23 PTS | 8 AST36 PTS | 8 AST36 PTS | 10 AST49 PTS | 16 AST

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Hawks vs Heat Prop Bet

All Hawks-Heat betting odds, lines and props available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

- Josh Richardson Total Points: Over 17.5 (-116) – Josh Richardson has struggled at times as the go-to scorer on the Heat but not against Atlanta. The Miami forward has averaged 21.7 points per game in three contests against Atlanta this season, including 22 points the last time they played at AmericanAirlines Arena. The Hawks have given up an average of 132 PPG over their last four contests, so Richardson should have plenty of solid scoring looks tonight at home. 

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#19 Denver Nuggets • San Antonio Spurs


Mar 4, 2019 |



LaMarcus Aldridge and the Spurs hope to continue their domination at home this season as they welcome the Denver Nuggets to San Antonio.Photo By - USA TODAY Sports

The Denver Nuggets are in second place in the Western Conference but enter today's game in San Antonio as 1.5-point underdogs. The Spurs have been excellent at home with a record of 24-7 (20-11 ATS), while Denver is coming off back-to-back losses and has struggled on the road going 11-18 ATS. We break down the odds and best bets for this Western Conference tilt.



These teams have already played twice this season in back-to-back games near the end of December. The Spurs won 111-103 in San Antonio and lost by three points in Denver two days later. In both of those games the Nuggets came out firing and got out to early leads, with a 20-15 lead in San Antonio and a 27-18 lead in Denver. Take the Nuggets in the race to 20. 

Prediction: Race to 20 points - Denver (-112)


San Antonio averages a mediocre 55.7 points per game in the first half. Denver averages 57.9 ppg during the first 24 minutes, but that number dips to 55.6 ppg on the road which is bad news against a Spurs defense that hold opponents to an average of 53.9 ppg at AT&T Center. 

Back the Under on the first half total.

Prediction: First Half Total Points - Under 116.5 (-116)



Despite having one of the best centers in the league in Nikola Jokic, the Nuggets have struggled to defend opposing centers, allowing 23.7 ppg on 54.3 percent shooting to the position. This is a great matchup for the Spurs LaMarcus Aldridge who has logged the majority of his minutes at center this season.

In the first game this season between these teams, Aldridge went 13 for 19 from the floor for 27 points, he followed that up with 24 points in Denver two days later. LA averages 23.6 ppg on 53.2 percent shooting in San Antonio, significantly better than the 18.3 ppg and 48.4 percent shooting he puts up on the road. Expect him to have success again today and back the Over on his points. 

Prediction: LaMarcus Aldridge Points Over


The Spurs play at the seventh slowest pace in the league with 102.1 possessions per game, just one spot ahead of the Nuggets who average 101.7 per contest.

Denver struggles to score on the road, averaging 107.9 points per game (8.1 fewer points than they score at home) and the Spurs play much better defense in San Antonio allowing just 106.4 ppg (9.3 fewer than on the road).

With the Nuggets going 5-0 to the Under in their last five contests, and the Under hitting in 23 of the last 32 games played between these two sides in San Antonio, bet the Under again tonight.  

Prediction: Under 229.5 (-110)


Despite getting off to such a good start this season, oddsmakers have never been completely sold on the Nuggets who have looked like a completely different team away from Pepsi Center. Their average scoring margin at home has been an impressive +11 but that margin on the road is just -1.8. 

The Spurs have been another example of a team that has played much better in front of their home crowd with an average scoring margin of +7.3 in San Antonio, compared to an ugly -5.2 mark away from home.

The Nuggets are just 2-7 ATS in their last nine road games while the Spurs are 15-6 ATS in their previous 21 contests at home. Those trends are impossible to ignore so we're leaning towards the Spurs winning and covering the small spread today. 

Prediction: San Antonio -1 (-110)

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Hello Again and Thanks for reading it is I David "IT40" Ellenberger with an update on the status of my lawsuit against Alphabet inc case # 4:20-CV-04877-SBA  and the website and life in general. By now if you regularly visit you may have read this section "author info" or Bio. So I am adding to it with more bio and more info. I originally liked the idea of voting on the internet 20-25 years ago when I first got online with WebTV (does anyone remember that?).

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The politicians and Alphabet inc. aka Google have done nothing to help society at large other than organize it so they can keep more money in secret and pay off all their buddies with their fraudulently obtained money. It's gotten so bad that the politicians and others in control won't even talk about it, they ignore it and hope it goes away, they won't even try to stop google because it is helping them too much and maybe they are scared of Google or who knows what they may be thinking. But it looks like fraud and it's coming to an end.

I'm telling you we can do something and I David Russell Ellenberger an average citizen Content Creator am saying to you, I'm not scared of Google because I have nothing left to loose.  I David Russell Ellenberger am telling you there is something you too can do, if nothing else, tell all your friends to come to aka IT40, believe these words and Create your Content.

Further I promise to you and all who read this if we do prevail in the lawsuit against Alphabet Inc. We will use half of any monies we may receive to pay "content creators" a living wage. I pledge to anyone who is reading this, we will use half of any monies we may receive to help those who really do want to work on the internet and create content and tell us what they think. We will use half of any money so you can Get Paid, we want you to get paid for the content you create and get paid everyday and Get Paid to Vote create data and to be able to do this work online and from your home or anywhere in the world you care to be. Because in the words of an ancient scholar Y-O-U are the business Y-O-U are creating all the data, Y-O-U are the content creators and Y-O-U are all that matters.

Now the main thing I want you to take away form this and to know, Alphabet inc. is and has been committing fraud against you, me and everyone who uses the internet. I don't think Google started out to defraud the world it has just degenerated into this endless morass of corruption and fraud and no one seems to care, Well I care and I know you care too.  Sadly Google has been doing this with impunity for years and it is only getting worse. Please don't let them fool you with their lies and obfuscation. Do some research create some content build a website and research the analytics numbers you will find I am right. Google owes you, me and everyone online thousands if not 10's of thousands of dollars for all the data and advertising dollars they have co-opted from you and the rest of the world. So join with me don't use any Google products or file your own lawsuit in federal court against Alphabet inc. I will be glad to help you any way I can and show you how to do it if need be. It will take a sincere effort on your part but it will definitely help your self esteem, society and the world.

Now that's about all I have to say on this subject for now.  I will tell you this if you want more information or you have questions or comments for me, my email is [email protected] Thank you for reading looking and listening and believing in Please tell all your friends about us and don't forget to vote Thumbs up or down and refresh your page when your done. One last Thing, I need all the help I can get I am only 1 person but together and with todays technology we can move mountains and reframe society and our world the way we want it to be. One final note let me tell you about a new website coming to the world called Thank you ttyl


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