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Twitter Makes Its Debut With IPO

Twitter Makes Its Debut With IPO

Commented Nov 7, 2013 at 13:20:29 in Technology

“Merry Christmas JP !”
Eric Holder: 9/11 Defendants 'Would Be On Death Row' If Case Proceeded In Federal Court Instead Of Gitmo

Eric Holder: 9/11 Defendants 'Would Be On Death Row' If Case Proceeded In Federal Court Instead Of Gitmo

Commented Nov 4, 2013 at 13:25:37 in Politics

“Students :

"What can government do about conspiracy theories?  

Among the things it can do, what should it do?

We can readily imagine a series of possible responses.

(1) Government might ban conspiracy theorizing.

(2) Government might impose some kind of tax, financial or otherwise, on those who disseminate such theories.

(3) Government might itself engage in counterspeech, marshaling arguments to discredit conspiracy theories.

(4) Government might formally hire credible private parties to engage in counterspeech.

(5) Government might engage in informal communication with such parties, encouraging them to help.

 Each instrument has a distinctive set of potential effects, or costs and benefits, and each will have a place under imaginable conditions.  

However, our main policy idea is that government should engage in cognitive infiltration of the groups that produce conspiracy theories, which involves a mix of (3), (4) and (5). "

Class dismissed

www.law.uchicago.edu/files/files/387.pdf

MrComments on Nov 4, 2013 at 15:27:17

“If a bunch of people get together and say the world is flat, NASA does not have to engage them.

There have been DOZENS of engineering studies done on how the Towers collapsed. All by private engineering firms, groups, etc. Guess how many studies 9/11 Truth has done on how a top down synchronized demo is done? Guess? In 12 years, how many? ZERO. Why? Because that is nuts.”
White House, Lawmakers Rejecting Edward Snowden's Plea For Clemency

White House, Lawmakers Rejecting Edward Snowden's Plea For Clemency

Commented Nov 3, 2013 at 21:27:58 in Politics

“...always M

When misguided public opinion honors what is despicable and despises what is honorable, punishes virtue and rewards vice, encourages what is harmful and discourages what is useful, applauds falsehood and smothers truth under indifference or insult, a nation turns its back on progress and can be restored only by the terrible lessons of catastrophe."

Frederic Bastiat”
White House, Lawmakers Rejecting Edward Snowden's Plea For Clemency

White House, Lawmakers Rejecting Edward Snowden's Plea For Clemency

Commented Nov 3, 2013 at 21:12:15 in Politics

“Well said my friend

Such government by thieves is a kleptocracy; such a kleptocratic government is manipulated by corporate interests, and functions mostly as ceremonial government that is unaccountable to its nation

The national legislature is, in effect, for sale

Influential government employees illegitimately exploit their posts for personal gain (by embezzlement, fraud, bribery, etc.), and the resulting government budget deficit is repaid by the country's working people who earn wages rather than making profits

Oligarchy "new" Rule is upon us and oh so cleverly the state needed an enemy in (Snowden) to focus the people's anger against so they didn't get mad at the state”

how goes the matrix on Nov 3, 2013 at 21:21:11

“Good to see you Moms - Keep on Keeping on ..

The petty distractions blocking the main events are coming in hot and heavy .. Stay tuned for daily developments ;)”
White House, Lawmakers Rejecting Edward Snowden's Plea For Clemency

White House, Lawmakers Rejecting Edward Snowden's Plea For Clemency

Commented Nov 3, 2013 at 20:55:48 in Politics

“...always welcome Mac :)”
White House, Lawmakers Rejecting Edward Snowden's Plea For Clemency

White House, Lawmakers Rejecting Edward Snowden's Plea For Clemency

Commented Nov 3, 2013 at 20:52:39 in Politics

“-:>

Cass Sunstein, an Obama friend and former regulatory czar, advocated an approach for governments to fight the problem of "conspiracy theories" that help erode confidence in central governments. 

Ironically, he advocates govenrments utilize clandestine operations to infiltrate groups that are suspicious of the government party line

"What can government do about conspiracy theories?  Among the things it can do, what should it do? We can readily imagine a series of possible responses. (1) Government might ban conspiracy theorizing. (2) Government might impose some kind of tax, financial or otherwise, on those who disseminate such theories. (3) Government might itself engage in counterspeech, marshaling arguments to discredit conspiracy theories. (4) Government might formally hire credible private parties to engage in counterspeech. (5) Government might engage in informal communication with such parties, encouraging them to help.  Each instrument has a distinctive set of potential effects, or costs and benefits, and each will have a place under imaginable conditions.  However, our main policy idea is that government should engage in cognitive infiltration of the groups that produce conspiracy theories, which involves a mix of (3), (4) and (5). "

full document found here.
www.law.uchicago.edu/files/files/387.pdf  

BTW,..Cass also wrote a "scholarly" paper on the reasonableness of Infantcide.”

how goes the matrix on Nov 3, 2013 at 21:34:52

“Hmmmm nice find !”
White House, Lawmakers Rejecting Edward Snowden's Plea For Clemency

White House, Lawmakers Rejecting Edward Snowden's Plea For Clemency

Commented Nov 3, 2013 at 20:16:09 in Politics

“We need to clarify the "Justice system"

Whenever referring to the US "justice system," please put it in quotes

The large number of financial sector perps both wealthy, free and at most, minimally fined justify it All”

how goes the matrix on Nov 3, 2013 at 20:21:39

“Indeed ..”
White House, Lawmakers Rejecting Edward Snowden's Plea For Clemency

White House, Lawmakers Rejecting Edward Snowden's Plea For Clemency

Commented Nov 3, 2013 at 20:13:59 in Politics

“NSA whistleblower J. Kirk Wiebe has long said that such intrusions on Americans’ privacy were never necessary to protect national security

NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake agrees

 So does NSA whistleblower Russell Tice

http://www.whistleblower.org/press/press-release-archive/2013/2745-nsa-domestic-spying-revelation-vindicates-gap-clients

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/jun/12/snowden-surveillance-subverting-constitution?view=mobile

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russ_Tice#Whistleblower

MacTheCat on Nov 3, 2013 at 20:45:29

“Excellent cites. Faved.”
White House, Lawmakers Rejecting Edward Snowden's Plea For Clemency

White House, Lawmakers Rejecting Edward Snowden's Plea For Clemency

Commented Nov 3, 2013 at 19:48:22 in Politics

“Justice like Corzine (?)

Or

Just Us like Hastings .:.”

MacTheCat on Nov 3, 2013 at 19:50:22

“Or Barrett Brown who languishes in jail for having the courage to expose other govt. malfeasance.”
Obama Told Aides He's 'Really Good At Killing People,' New Book 'Double Down' Claims

Obama Told Aides He's 'Really Good At Killing People,' New Book 'Double Down' Claims

ta2t2o on Nov 4, 2013 at 15:38:28

“Yeah? So what's the point in this link? If you're trying to show me that the Taliban are a bunch of terrorists who think they can get people to bend to the will of their way with the threat of killing - I already knew that. I've been to Afghanistan 6 times over the last 3 years and am well aware of what the Taliban is capable of. They're terrorists and have been killing innocent people for years - long before the drone strikes started. The Taliban have killed far more innocent civilians than drone strikes have so I find it somewhat hypocritical that they would use this as a reason for retaliation. On my trip to Kabul back in March of this year we had an insurgent IED blow up under one of our vehicles injuring 3 people severely. On a previous trip in May of last year, a Taliban attack on Green Village left 7 civilians dead - including 2 school children. I've stayed at Green Village on 4 separate occasions. Finally, on another trip the Taliban attacked the US Embassy in Kabul as well as attacked in four other locations in the city including a school bus filled school girls and indiscriminate RPGs being fired from Massoud Circle at the Embassy grounds.”
Obama Told Aides He's 'Really Good At Killing People,' New Book 'Double Down' Claims

Obama Told Aides He's 'Really Good At Killing People,' New Book 'Double Down' Claims

Commented Nov 3, 2013 at 17:37:26 in Politics

“20,000 Airstrikes in the President's First Term Cause Death and Destruction From Iraq to Somalia

http://www.alternet.org/world/bomber-chief-20000-airstrikes-presidents-first-term-cause-death-and-destruction-iraq-somalia

The Obama administration is responsible for  at least 18,274 air strikes in Afghanistan since 2009, including at least 1,160 by pilotless drones.

The U.S. conducted at least 116 air strikes in Iraq in 2009 and about  1,460 of NATO's 7,700 strikes in Libya in 2011.

While the U.S. military does not publish figures on "secret" air and drone strikes in other countries, press reports detail a five-fold increase over Bush's second term, with at least  303 strikes in Pakistan, 125 in Yemen and 16 in Somalia.
 
Aside from the initial bombing of Afghanistan in 2001 and the "shock and awe" bombing of Iraq in March and April 2003, the Obama administration has conducted more air strikes day-in day-out than the Bush administration.

Bush's roughly 24,000 air strikes in seven years from 2002 to 2008 amounted to an air strike about every 3 hours, while Obama's 20,130 in four years add up to one every 1-3/4 hours.”

Noah Cross on Nov 3, 2013 at 22:10:43

“Thanks for the out of context, mindless copy and paste job, pumpkin. Now go back to your blog.”
Obama Told Aides He's 'Really Good At Killing People,' New Book 'Double Down' Claims

Obama Told Aides He's 'Really Good At Killing People,' New Book 'Double Down' Claims

Commented Nov 3, 2013 at 17:18:41 in Politics

“....

All we are saying

Is give war a chance”

Geovan on Nov 5, 2013 at 17:37:54

“Yes, a tragic twist on "hope".”
Obama Told Aides He's 'Really Good At Killing People,' New Book 'Double Down' Claims

Obama Told Aides He's 'Really Good At Killing People,' New Book 'Double Down' Claims

Commented Nov 3, 2013 at 16:52:16 in Politics

“The dronings that resulted in the murder of women and children

Here's a little research to get you started

http://drones.pitchinteractive.com/
Obama Told Aides He's 'Really Good At Killing People,' New Book 'Double Down' Claims

Obama Told Aides He's 'Really Good At Killing People,' New Book 'Double Down' Claims

Commented Nov 3, 2013 at 16:47:03 in Politics

“...that's exactly why they like your thought process - easier to control

Obama was picked and groomed before hand by the elite

He was sold as the alternative to Bush

They knew people were fed up with the 8 years Bush administration and that a good Republican was unlikely to win a presidental race.

So, "what to do?" SIMPLE, you bring on an alternative who would talk a game of "Change"

➡➡ yet a man who would double down on the Bush agenda, while selling the liberals and democrats his false agenda

Throw them a bone or two that really benefited other interests, like Health Insurance Companies under the guise of a fake health cae reform bill - The Health Insurance plan itself was written by the Insurance Industry Lobby. Quite frankly, no word got into the law that was no either written or approved by the major Health Insurance Executive Boards

Meanwhile - Obama is doubling down on the police and secret police state at home

He has upped the military spending. upped the spy spending, upped the surveillance spending, and is poised to cut social benefit spending while feeding printed trillions to bankers and hedge funds via the Fed

Game / set / match

Bait and switch”
Obama Told Aides He's 'Really Good At Killing People,' New Book 'Double Down' Claims

Obama Told Aides He's 'Really Good At Killing People,' New Book 'Double Down' Claims

Commented Nov 3, 2013 at 16:33:47 in Politics

“....the show must go on

Military / Industrial / Bankster complex”
Obama Told Aides He's 'Really Good At Killing People,' New Book 'Double Down' Claims

Obama Told Aides He's 'Really Good At Killing People,' New Book 'Double Down' Claims

Commented Nov 3, 2013 at 16:26:52 in Politics

“The U.S. government has gone to all lengths to appear before the world as the one that claims the moral high ground, yet covertly doing things that are as audacious as they rail against”

didereaux on Nov 3, 2013 at 16:44:13

“Hasn't been covert in several years, and the rest of the world has caught on to that fact.”

bonjupatten on Nov 3, 2013 at 16:30:17

“that's the American way however horrible tho it may be.”
Dan Pfeiffer: 'Anyone Who Leaks Has To Pay The Price'

Dan Pfeiffer: 'Anyone Who Leaks Has To Pay The Price'

Commented Nov 3, 2013 at 12:35:45 in Politics

“-- they may hastings to do anything about that ...”
Dan Pfeiffer: 'Anyone Who Leaks Has To Pay The Price'

Dan Pfeiffer: 'Anyone Who Leaks Has To Pay The Price'

Commented Nov 3, 2013 at 12:27:26 in Politics

“Decide for yourself ---many believe Snowden over Obama

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/08/at-press-conference-obama-denounces-snowden-and-promises-reforms/?comments=1

ps ➡➡ have I stated how I despise this new format ?? Cannot reply nor view many responses still - not ignoring replies”
Dan Pfeiffer: 'Anyone Who Leaks Has To Pay The Price'

Dan Pfeiffer: 'Anyone Who Leaks Has To Pay The Price'

Commented Nov 3, 2013 at 12:04:07 in Politics

““To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.”---- 

Voltaire”
The Truth About Those Canceled Health Plans

The Truth About Those Canceled Health Plans

Commented Nov 2, 2013 at 09:29:05 in Business

“...no”
A Fox Business Reporter Lost His Shit On Twitter And It Was Amazing

A Fox Business Reporter Lost His Shit On Twitter And It Was Amazing

Commented Nov 1, 2013 at 22:12:32 in Business

“....

Lol people have no idea what really goes on K and Wall St --> this is nothing”
LAX Shooting: TSA Agent Dead, Gunman In Custody At Airport (UPDATE)

LAX Shooting: TSA Agent Dead, Gunman In Custody At Airport (UPDATE)

Commented Nov 1, 2013 at 19:18:36 in Crime

http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/ucr/crime-in-the-u.s/2011/crime-in-the-u.s.-2011/tables/expanded-homicide-data-table-8

More people were killed in 2011 by HAMMERS or FISTS than by rifles.

Granted, firearms account for about 2/3 of homicides, but the statistics clearly show that sick (or angry or whatever) people will find a way to get the job done”

Tom Payned on Nov 1, 2013 at 19:42:11

“How many mass hammer or fist deaths have there been since 2011?

How many stranger deaths?

Why did you use the term rifles, not guns?

Did your link not include handguns?

I suspect so.

Sophistry is very unbecoming and shows a weakness in your position.”

Don Malvo on Nov 1, 2013 at 19:35:53

“Yeah those mass fistings and hammerings sure are getting out of hand.”
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