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Feb 24, 2017 - 1:24am
While we were being distracted...............

With all of the distractions going on with the new administration, a few other little known "efforts" are happening in the background. The first one is an effort to overthrow the Internet Privacy Rules that were put in-place during the Obama Administration which require broadband service providers to obtain permission from consumers before using certain personal information for marketing purposes. Because the ISP's would now be able to intercept data directly from their customers internet outgoing and incoming data packets without customer consent, this would create a HUGE privacy issue compared to what we presently deal with concerning internet sites and phone apps. It also opens the gate for custom TV advertising "bubbles" based on a customers demographics, such as age, race, income, interests, and political beliefs. &#…

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  • - Feb 27, 2017 - 5:10pm
  • - by Bill H.
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Racism: It's Not Just For Alt-Whites Anymore

I just finished ranting how Muslims and Mexicans would be the end of Democracy.  This article wasn’t from some angry, Alt-White person, however.  Well, maybe not fully anyway.  The author’s last name was Chiang.   I was struck by the irony of his diatribe, consideri…

Feb 21, 2017 - 9:23pm
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My Favorite War Movies

Although war in general is obviously a horrible experience for everyone involved in it, the subject has spawned some of the best and most memorable movies ever made. While many films have taken a direct, almost documentary approach and were quite gritty in tone, other movies have used war as a backd…

Feb 25, 2017 - 8:10pm
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The Normans from Rollo to William; Either Conquer…

793 A.D., Scandinavian men sailed across the North Sea landing at the island of Lindisfarne, and this is the first known encounter between Vikings and Anglo-Saxons. For the next three centuries, the Vikings and their legendary Longboats marauded across the English continent, seeking treasure and ter…

Feb 25, 2017 - 9:06pm
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RACISM UPDATE. LAST ONE BEFORE SYSTEM CHANGE.

  Pfffff.   Racism here, racism there. Which "race" is the best ? Nope, you're black, we don't see you at night, so off you go. Nope, you're yellow and have slit eyes, is that a result of your hepatitis ? Nope, you're white, get your anemia cured elsewhere, don't contaminate me. Nope, you…

Feb 23, 2017 - 12:02pm
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  • - Feb 25, 2017 - 10:41am
  • - by Opes
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Blizzard Conditions

Have you ever driven in a blizzard?  I was driving in a blizzard recently on my way to a wedding, of all things.  This drive took me down scary highway and frightening roads, including ten miles of either going up a steep hill or going down one.  The visibility was awful, and my wiper…

Feb 21, 2017 - 12:28am
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ONE'S IMPRESSION OF WRITER BEAT'S REGULARS ;-)

  THIS ?   Not an article.   Just wanted to show that I like you all, no matter what POV you have.   The simple fact that people DO still exchange views about whatever is a good sign. We have here:   - Expat. A guy who likes his country but is disappointed about its directi…

Feb 23, 2017 - 5:33pm
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A Case For Sedition: Keith Ellison

has a and an even shadier present. America’s first Muslim Congressman is a known associate of the , anti-Semitic, anti-American group, Chicago neighbor of B. Hussein Obama, and those whacky Weathermen Bill Ayers & Bernadine Dohrn. Ellison is also known for having over 55 traffic tic…

Feb 27, 2017 - 1:05pm
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The Insanity Of Working 44 Hours per Week

I normally work aout 3 days a week and lead a minimalist lifestyle. It removes a lot of opportunities for me, such as a relationship with a woman. They tend to want moneyed and ambitious men. I have never believed jumping into the matrix was a worthy trade off for being married. I never did marry be…

Feb 22, 2017 - 5:30am
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The end of the Democratic Nations

The age of Democratic nations is swiftly coming to a close. This is mathematically accurate.The birthrate in the UK is too low for a sustainable society and culture. However, Muslims are immigrating, legally or illegally, to the UK by the thousands. By 2100, the Muslim population will be, stat…

Feb 21, 2017 - 2:28pm
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The Truth About the 1%’ers

The 1% are evil.  Why?  Because they own 35% of all the wealth.  Twenty percent own about 82.7% of the wealth.  How can this be fair?   Fair or not, what if I told you that there is nothing unusual about it?  What if I told you that it follows nature’s pattern? &#…

Feb 26, 2017 - 11:49am
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Book Review: Prelude to Foundation

I had read the Foundation Series about 30 years ago, and it is now time for a reread. In the 1990s, Asimov written two prequels and one sequel to his famous triology. I hadn't got around to them. But this time, I was going to start my "return to foundation" based on the story timeline--and Prelude i…

Feb 20, 2017 - 4:53pm
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Milo
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It was sad to see what happened to Milo, but he ignored histories lessons for far too long to not have to pay a price.  I was happy to see his defiance of liberal groupthink, which will prompt them to go into hysterics, rioting, and become unhinged.  It is good to reveal them for the hater…

Feb 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
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The GOP Agenda, How is this going to play out?

  As days go by the confusion being presented by the GOP, the party in control becomes more mind boggling.Trump has been extremely busy mostly struggling to come up with a functional cabinet.So far the most memorable things to be addressed like which bathroom you can use or can you be deported …

Feb 25, 2017 - 5:58pm
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  • - Feb 27, 2017 - 5:41pm
  • - by Bill H.
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America Coming Apart At The Seams

I'm 57 and I can say I have never witnessed the US in a such as state of anger, frustration, division, denial, hate, poverty, economic malaise, and distrust, just to name a few.  True in the late 60s and early 70s America was going through a rough period connected to the huge generational divid…

Feb 20, 2017 - 2:07pm
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  • - Feb 22, 2017 - 3:56pm
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Distance Shot at Global, Feudal Thaumaturgy

Gold is supreme. Truth and gold share virtues. Both are ultimately indestructible and serve as conduits for energies and entities both light and dark. The righteous seek to reveal truth, the tainted aim to conceal it.  Like pure gold, truth cannot be recreated. For what it’s worth to the …

Feb 21, 2017 - 3:13pm
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They Are Closing The Public Pools In Troy, NY

I am from Troy, NY, what one writer calls   As it is the , it has some claim to being a quintessentially American City.     It's no surprise, Troy just approved a 14.5% increase to its property taxes, after the Democrat Mayor, Patrick Madden, first proposed to the City Council (th…

Feb 22, 2017 - 3:50pm
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How interesting would Seinfeld have been if they a…

I wrote this as a comment to my other post. But it is so damn brilliant, that it deserved it's own article, so that all you POP's could sing my praises.   How interesting would Seinfeld have been if they all interacted on a computer?   All this protesting and invading Town Hall…

Feb 22, 2017 - 6:15pm
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  • - Feb 23, 2017 - 10:43pm
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Machialinsky: A Radical’s Observations On Am…

Submitted for your consideration, some observations--some general, some tied to the moment--of an American radical, one not tied to the partisan circus in the United States:   Most people aren’t ideologues. In political discourse, we speak of “conservatives” and “liberal…

Feb 23, 2017 - 6:06am
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The 90S!

For those readers very young in the 1990s it must have seemed like a strange time. The way late baby boomers and Generation X viewed the 1960s, a time of great national prosperity (at least for some in the 60s) but too young to remember. For those of us in young adulthood in the 90s that was a ve…

Feb 23, 2017 - 5:07pm
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Yes, Jesus of Nazareth Existed

There are intelligent people and websites that claim a guy living in Palestine in the 1st century A.D. named Jesus of Nazareth who was crucified by the Romans never existed. I had a lively discussion on another post with a commenter making honest and impassioned claims to this end.   So I wante…

Feb 24, 2017 - 12:49am
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The Breach of Trust

When we were young, some of us, at least, were taught to trust certain people. It is not difficult for me to see why some ethnicities tell their children not to trust people of different ethnicities in this modern society; the idea of trust has been fading for some time, and there are groups that le…

Feb 25, 2017 - 11:08am
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Taking the media to the woodshed

Trump is basically giving the media the long overdue whippings they never got as children.  The entire liberal party is full of entitled adults who were never disciplined, and have been given whatever they wanted all their lives.  Now that they are being opposed, and they find out there is…

Feb 24, 2017 - 10:54pm
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