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Re: Fav quotes
« Reply #5145 on: July 18, 2019, 07:16:01 AM »
TRIGGER WARNING: They don't work

Yeah, I covered that on the podcast.

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« Reply #5146 on: July 20, 2019, 11:25:29 PM »
Yeah, I covered that on the podcast.

Darn, still makes good joke though :)
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« Reply #5147 on: August 26, 2019, 11:28:52 AM »
I found this through Sargon's Telegram feed:

https://humanevents.com/2019/08/21/the-real-history-of-gamergate/

It's quite useful that it's on humanevents.com, as WikiPedia accepts that as a reliable source.  I think they're going to have trouble suporting their ideological slant without a serious purge.

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« Reply #5148 on: September 01, 2019, 07:44:57 AM »
There's some fascinating books out there.


Real-world examination of the effects of socialism, including what it does to the beer.  (Venezuela no longer makes bad beer.  Venezuela no longer makes beer, because they cannot pay to import barley, which is hard to grow in the tropics.  Their former beer is brewed in Florida now, and it's crap.)

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« Reply #5149 on: September 20, 2019, 01:54:39 AM »
Government employees thinks the the general public increasingly hates them ...
They're right
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« Reply #5150 on: September 27, 2019, 03:23:44 PM »
Government employees thinks the the general public increasingly hates them ...
They're right

I find it interesting that the actual numbers they quote show that Republican-aligned people are dislike the government agencies they dislike to a lesser degree than Democrat-aligned people dislike the agencies hey dislike.

I would like to know if the IRS is now more strongly disliked than Time-Warner Cable.  They didn't used to be, but that was before the Obama administration began portraying the IRS as being filled with people who actively and spontaneously misuse their positions for partisan political purposes (this being their claim as to how numerous IRS agents began to work against Conservative political movements all over the US all at the same time, without any apparent orders to do so).

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« Reply #5151 on: October 08, 2019, 02:33:19 AM »
FINALLY I have found a reliable source of libertarian comedy!

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« Reply #5152 on: October 09, 2019, 02:20:21 AM »
More from WTI.TV, this segment just might capture the utter stupidity of Tucker Carlson.

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« Reply #5153 on: October 10, 2019, 02:32:26 AM »
The ODNI recently partially declassified a FISC ruling from one year ago
The short story is that the FISC found that the FBI was not properly recording queries on U.S. persons from FISA and Section 702 acquired data (see Part IV.A).  This was in light of the fact that the FBI had a track record of conducting improper queries (see Part IV.B).  The queries were improper as they could not credibly linked to any legitimate national security or law enforcement interest.
For example:
-"On December 1, 2017 the FBI's (redacted) conducted over 6,800 queries using the Social Security Numbers of individuals (redacted) See Apr. 27, 2018, Notice at 2."
-"A set of queries (overlapping to some extent with the set of inadvertent queries of Section 702 data) apparently intended to return FBI documents or material.  See, e.g., May 17, 2018, Notice at 2 (redacted) May 4, 2018, Notice at 2 (redacted)"

This should be very alarming considering the following from this ruling:
"In 2017, NCTC, the CIA, and NSA collectively used approximately 7500 terms associated with U.S. persons to query content information acquired under Section 702, ... while the during the same year FBI personnel on a single system ran approximately 3.1 million (emphasis mine) against raw FISA-acquired information, including section 702-acquired information."

All references to the Fourth Amendment (yes they are there) in this ruling are obvious lip-service.
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« Reply #5154 on: November 23, 2019, 07:26:20 PM »
Jerry Corbyn's son Tommy was running a company called NHS (National Hemp Service) and managed to loose about 200 000 pounds and go bankrupt.  How bad do you have to be with money to go broke selling drugs?

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7716123/amp/Jeremy-Corbyns-sons-firm-goes-liquidation-owing-100-000.html?ico=amp_articleRelated

For extra value, Jerry Corbyn had bragged about giving his son business advice.

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« Reply #5155 on: November 26, 2019, 05:23:56 PM »
Jerry Corbyn's son Tommy was running a company called NHS (National Hemp Service) and managed to loose about 200 000 pounds and go bankrupt.  How bad do you have to be with money to go broke selling drugs?

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7716123/amp/Jeremy-Corbyns-sons-firm-goes-liquidation-owing-100-000.html?ico=amp_articleRelated

For extra value, Jerry Corbyn had bragged about giving his son business advice.

Never take advice on business from anyone like Corbyn.

Or dad. Never take advice from dad either.
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