Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Today's Video Catharsis

cinema à la carte                                 

I Hate California: San Francisco

Suzi Barret, a woman of few words, sums things up nicely
(albeit not in a safe for work way)


Say it ain 't so Joe!


Millions of Dead And Illegal Voters 

Discovered In Key Swing State

Clap Clap Clap

Res Ipsa Loquitur


According to a civil complaint filed last week on February 14, Frank K. Dickman Jr. of Albuquerque, New Mexico, is suing Microsoft because of a botched forced Windows 10 upgrade.

"I own a ASUS 54L laptop computer which has an OEM license for Windows Version 7," Dickman's claim reads. "The computer was upgraded to Windows Version 10 and became non-functional immediately. The upgrade deleted the cached, or backup, version of Windows 7."

Dickman says that the laptop's original OEM vendor is "untrustworthy," hence, he cannot obtain a legitimate copy of Windows 7 to downgrade his laptop.

Attempts to obtain a new Windows 7 version from Microsoft have failed, per the plaintiff's claim.

"Microsoft Corporation refuses to replace their licensed Operating system for this laptop and requires that the computer vendor replace it," the lawsuit reads.

Dickman wants Microsoft to provide a "the OEM version of its [Windows 7] operating system" for download via its official website so he can download and install it on his bricked laptop.

The angry plaintiff wants a judge to force Microsoft to comply with his request in 30 days or pay up $600 million in damages— albeit the judge may interpret the damages as $6 billion due to a redaction error, as the complaint reads "$6,000,000,000.00 (six hundred million dollars)."

Past legal woes surrounding Microsoft forced upgrades

Dickman's legal endeavor may fall flat on its face, but he's not the only one suing the company. In March 2017, several users filed a lawsuit —seeking class-action status— against Microsoft, also soliciting monetary damages after suffering botched Windows7-to-Windows10 forced upgrades that left many unable to use their computers.

Microsoft's questionable forced Windows 10 upgrade practice has also gotten the company in trouble with German authorities, but the company avoided any penalties after it reached an agreement to stop forced upgrades, at least in Germany.

Poll:  The collective support among Microsoft customers for Dickman's effort is
  1. 100%
  2. 99%
  3. 97%

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

tap tap tap

If Lamb wins, then every Democrat running in a swing district across the country will try to adapt the Lamb strategy: Avoid the press; take no strong stands on any issue; and just focus on saying over and over again that, as a candidate, you support new leadership on both sides of the aisle.
If Lamb loses, it's back to the #Resistance.

Calling Hollywood

QUICK: Carol Moseley Braun or Elizabeth Warren?

The $69 question Senator Warren choosesto ignore

The issue could have been buried a long time ago if Warren had been more transparent and honest. Lowell Sun | Page A07


The Lowell Mass Sun Wonders ...
For just $69, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren could settle the question of her ancestry once and for all.
That is the sale price (regularly $99) that Ancestry DNA is charging for searching your family genealogy.
Millions of Americans have done it, either through Ancestry, 23andMe or some other ancestry research organization.
Better still, she could walk down the street in Cambridge and consult with fellow Harvard educator Henry Louis Gates Jr., who hosts the popular and fascinating PBS television program “Finding Your Roots.”
The Gates program traces genetic code and bloodlines that confirm or debunks long held beliefs about ancestry.
Either way it could determine claims by Sen. Elizabeth Warren that she has Native American roots, was descended from Cherokee Indians, and was not your typical white person, as Barack Obama would say.
This claim gave the blonde, blue-eyed Oklahoma native minority status. She listed herself as a minority in the legal directory of the Association of American Law Schools from 1986 to 1995. She was also listed as Native American in federal forms filed by Pennsylvania and Harvard law schools, where she was hired.
So, despite her denials, Warren benefited in the hiring process at these institutions which at the time were seeking minorities to add to their staffs.
Most likely, though, an intelligent person like Warren has already taken the DNA test, especially after her unsubstantiated claim became a campaign issue for the U.S. Senate in 2012 when she defeated incumbent Republican Scott Brown.
Rather than documenting Cherokee Indian roots, the DNA test just might have found that Warren was just another typical white person of Irish, English, or Scottish ancestry.
The issue could have been buried a long time ago if Warren had been more transparent and honest.
Instead she is trying to have it both ways by splitting hairs. In an ingratiating speech last week before the National Conference of American Indians, Warren attacked President Donald Trump for calling her “ Pocahontas.”
She then gave the audience a history lesson about Pocahontas, as though American Indians need to be told who Pocahontas was. While still clinging to her unsubstantiated Cherokee roots (“My mother’s family was part Native American”) Warren added that she could not prove it even if it is true.
“You won’t find my family members on any rolls, and I am not enrolled in a tribe. And I want to make something clear. I respect that distinction. I understand that tribal membership is determined by tribes — and only by tribes. I never used my family tree to get a break or get ahead. I never used it to advance my career,” she said.
In other words, although she is part Native American through her mother, she will not join any tribe. The reason she will not is that they will not accept her.
This is like me saying that my ancestors came over on the Mayflower. That’s what my mother told me. I can’t prove it, and I do not look English, but what the hell, it’s what I was told and what I believe.
And if she didn’t use her family tree to get ahead, why then did she list it in the legal directory that was used for hiring purposes? And why did she allow the two universities to list her as a Native American on federal hiring forms?
Lowell Sun | Page A07 continue


Today's Comeuppance for a Millennial Snot

Lindsey Vonn Schmucklet

Before it's tossed into a Millennial's bonfire

Today's Swoon

Tell me it ain't so Al !

What's a good number? How about 96?

Screen Capped 10 minutes ago

It's all over America

Monday, February 19, 2018

Stab Me In the Liver 2

Cashier Refuses Customer's Money For Shocking Reason (Photo)



Swiss Sheesh!



Are you Shtng Me?
That's like saying you must ehthanize cockroaches before killing them.  Really.


Why Are Suspected Terrorists Allowed to Buy Guns?

Maybe because they are 'Suspected?'

Something of use?

Sample Comments

I wish every psychiatrist and every psychologist would watch this. It totally makes sense that this should be the FIRST step in helping anyone and everyone. Thank you.

Need this guy to contact me I am in UK from America originally. I have 2 kids having similar symptoms to Andrew. My son who 10 we know has a cyst on his brain but were told we have to leave until it shows signs of growing which could cause permit damage so its stupid. But we think or 8 yr may have it too only worse like Andrews. We need help but don't know who to trust or turn too. +4401916800644


Next? (There are so many)


Billy Jack Haynes, a self-confessed former drug runner, has made a series of astonishing confessions in the past week, claiming that he was paid by Bill Clinton to kill David Kennedy, as well as providing “muscle” for the Clintons during Arkansas drug drops in the 1980s.


Guided by his conscience, Haynes approached Linda Ives, the mother of Kevin Ives, one of the boys killed in Arkansas in 1987 in the infamous “boys on the tracks” unsolved murder, and confessed to her the part he played in her son’s death.

On August 23, 1987 Kevin Ives, 17, and his friend Don Henry, 16, were murdered in Alexander, Arkansas and their bodies were then placed on railroad tracks to be run over by a train. The murders of the two boys were until now unsolved.

Confessing in the video that he also operated as a drug trafficker and “hired enforcer” during his pro-wrestling career, Haynes says:

“In the late 1970s and early 1980s I stood 6 foot three and weighed between 260 and 300 pounds. I was very visually intimating. I’m not proud to say that in the 1980s I transported large quantities of cocaine in the United States of America.

“I bought cocaine from the largest drug trafficker in the United States, Barry Seal, out of Baton Rouge, Lousiana.”


See Train Death Central

Two days after the Clintons are dead, and they will be one day, the news will be full of accounts by journalists and insiders who knew all along about these, and other murders arranged by them. Spit

Who Said?


Teacher decides to let students out early if they can name some quote origins.

Teacher: "Who said 'Four Score and Seven Years Ago'?"

Before Johnny can open his mouth, Susie says, "Abraham Lincoln."

"That's right Susie, you can go home."

Teacher: "Who said 'I Have a Dream'?"

Before Johnny can open his mouth, Mary says, "Martin Luther King."

"That's right Mary, you can go."

Teacher: "Who said 'Ask not, what your country can do for you'?"

Before Johnny can open his mouth, Nancy says, "John F. Kennedy."

"That's right Nancy, you may also leave."

The teacher turns her back, Johnny yells in frustration, "I wish those dumb bitches would keep their f*%$#@ mouths shut!"

The teacher turns around and she is livid and yells: "NOW WHO SAID THAT?!"

Johnny replies: "Harvey Weinstein. I'll see you tomorrow?"

Touch Football?

Scoop: Skirmish in Beijing

over the nuclear football

On Thursday Nov. 9, when President Trump and his team visited Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Chief of Staff John Kelly and a U.S. Secret Service agent skirmished with Chinese security officials over the nuclear football.
I've spoken to five sources familiar with the events. Here's what happened, as they describe it:
  • When the U.S. military aide carrying the nuclear football entered the Great Hall, Chinese security officials blocked his entry. (The official who carries the nuclear football is supposed to stay close to the president at all times, along with a doctor.)
  • A U.S. official hurried into the adjoining room and told Kelly what was happening. Kelly rushed over and told the U.S. officials to keep walking — "We're moving in," he said — and the Americans all started moving.
  • Then there was a commotion. A Chinese security official grabbed Kelly, and Kelly shoved the man’s hand off of his body. Then a U.S. Secret Service agent grabbed the Chinese security official and tackled him to the ground.

Skoonj has a lot of good stuff that will appear here.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Id est, quo id est.


Here’s a Guy Who Might Know How FBI Clinton Email Probe Was Sabotaged
One hopes that Department of Justice IG Michael Horowitz and his team already have interviewed Giacalone and reviewed all relevant evidence. Comey and many other have lots to explain to We, the People.

John Giacalone

FBI veteran John Giacalone served as executive assistant director of the FBI from June 2014 through February 2016, working from Washington, D.C. headquarters. According to his Linkedin profile, during this period he “manage[d] the strategic risks associated with the FBI’s counterterrorism, counterintelligence and weapons of mass destruction programs in close coordination with domestic and international partners.”

Giacalone was also centrally involved in the FBI investigation into Clinton’s mishandling of classified information — a serious felony crime — and he resigned suddenly, for reasons not yet fully understood. Evidence now tumbling into the public domain suggests Giacalone may have exhausted his tolerance for a rigged inquiry late in January 2016.

According to new FBI records, the visitor “explained … he had sent evidence of Hillary Clinton’s misuse of classified documents to the FBI Director earlier in January 2016, but, when he called to confirm receipt, he could not do so and therefore wanted to walk-in to make sure that the information was received by the right people at the FBI, specifically the ‘task force’ working on the Clinton email scandal.”
Five days before the Iowa caucuses, on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, a mysterious visitor arrived at FBI offices in Washington, D.C. “to present evidence of Hillary Clinton’s misuse of classified documents by putting them on an unclassified email system.”

The male visitor was described as: “…a long-time government employee [who] had previously worked for many years at the Department of State. He provided a resume and a U.S. Foreign Service Employee Evaluation Report to prove his bona fides.” Neither the name of the visitor nor that of the recorder of the FBI Vault report, starting on page 11, are known.

The document was written Feb. 22, 2016, 26 days after the unscheduled visit, approved by another as-yet unidentified person, and copied to Jonathan C. Moffa, Peter P. Strzok II, and a fourth unidentified person. The named individuals are controversial and the delay between the date of the visit and the date of the report is odd, all of which needs to be fully investigated.

Additional details contained in the report, and still unreleased portions of FBI Vault records likely will help explain why John Giacalone resigned. [full]

Id est, quo id est.

His Master's Voice

DEEP STATE                


The Russians obviously violated this statute; they spent millions of dollars to promote the candidacies of Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump and Jill Stein, and to oppose the candidacies of Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. So why weren’t they charged with the most pertinent crime they committed? Because Christopher Steele arguably violated the same law. He is a foreign national, and he contributed a “thing of value” to the Hillary Clinton campaign, namely the fake dossier.

Mueller's Script


The FEC guidance on contributions by foreign nationals is interesting. There is a “volunteer exception;” i.e., foreign nationals can volunteer their services to a political campaign. But Steele wasn’t a volunteer.

I don’t doubt that election lawyers could come up with defenses for Christopher Steele, were he to be charged with violating §30121. But that is a can of worms that Mueller didn’t want to open. Too many people know the facts behind the Steele dossier, and if he had charged the Russians with meddling in the presidential election under §30121, he soon would have faced questions about why he didn’t indict Steele–and Glenn Simpson, Perkins, Coie, Clinton campaign officials, and perhaps Clinton–for the same offense.

It was in order to avoid that pitfall, I suspect, that Mueller overlooked the most relevant federal offense that the Russians committed, and instead charged them with a vague “conspiracy to defraud,” along with wire fraud, bank fraud and identity theft. The first charge is entirely discretionary on Mueller’s part, and Steele didn’t commit wire fraud, bank fraud or identity theft.

I think that is why Mueller chose not to indict the Russians for meddling in a U.S. presidential election.

Full Powerline

Saturday, February 17, 2018

You know. And I know.

    Liberal Culture                   


Like Metzger says:
"Farkle !!  No fargin words for this!"

On Friday, the Army revealed that it is nixing the grenade throwing requirement, where recruits had to show that they could hurl the explosive a minimum of 25 meters, because “a large number of trainees” can’t meet the distance, even lacking the physical ability “to throw a hand grenade 20 to 25 to 30 meters.”


Some have questioned whether the removal of the grenade requirement was an accommodation for female recruits, though the Army has denied those allegations ...



Someone is desperate to begin a civil war. Hmmm. Who could it be?


When Mueller Speaks....

DEEP STATE                


  • Special counsel Robert Mueller said a grand jury had indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election. 
  • The defendants allegedly conducted "information warfare" against the United States election process to help Donald Trump win.  
  • The defendants used fake American personas, social media platforms, and other Internet media to advance their scheme (sound like Obama?), according to an indictment.

I'm pretty sure any honest history of this era will find that Mueller was part of a communist plot to to fck-up the United States. Even on the face of it, his naming Trump as the intended reicipient of Russian meddling is laughable.