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Catholic Archbishop: ‘I’d Rather Go to Prison Than Report Child Abuse to Police’

Posted on August 24th, 2017 at 10:47 by John Sinteur in category: News

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One of the highest-ranking officials in the Catholic Church has stated that he would “rather go to prison” than report pedophilia to police.

Australia’s most powerful clergy, Archbishop of Melbourne Denis Hart, says he’s prepared to be jailed for failing to report child sex abuse by pedophile priests.

He made the shocking statement in response to the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse saying there should be “no excuse, protection nor privilege” for clergy who failed to alert police of abuse.

Hart insisted that sexual abuse was “a spiritual encounter with God through the priest” and was “of a higher order” than criminal law.

I think we should accommodate the bishop and throw him in jail.


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  1. This reasoning is how some justified murder; “I know it is against the law, but there was something higher and I’ll do the time.” But this “man of god” takes it to a new height; He’d rather go to jail than to tell on others? That is a first. I agree with John, just throw him in jail. I personally think that anyone talking about “a spiritual encounter with God” when describing child sex abuse should at least be removed from heading any organization that has children in it.

  2. I’d agree if that’s what he’d actually said, but of course he didn’t.

    Fuckwits.

  3. Dunno who you think the fuckwits are.

    Surely it is confession that is “a spiritual encounter with God through the priest” and not sexual abuse.

    Much as I disapprove of all godbotherers, this looks to me like it was transcribed wrongly.

  4. He’s no different than the rest of the religious fanatics. I wonder what he expects to get in heaven.

Declaration

Posted on August 24th, 2017 at 1:16 by John Sinteur in category: News

For when in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

Ultimately, we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

Collectively, to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, — That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.

Knowledge and wisdom, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.

Thus has been the patient sufferance of these States; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government. The history of the present President of the United States is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States.

Respectfully, in every stage of these Oppressions, We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A politician, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.

Upsettingly, We have not been wanting in attentions from our Republican brethren. We have warned them from time to time of attempts by their legislature to extend an unwarrantable jurisdiction over us. We have reminded them of the circumstances of our emigration and settlement here. We have appealed to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which would inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence.

Many have been deaf to the voice of justice and of consanguinity. We must, therefore, acquiesce in the necessity, which denounces our Separation, and hold them, as we hold the rest of mankind, Enemies in War, in Peace Friends.

Presently, we, the Representatives of the united States of America, in General Congress, Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the Name, and by Authority of the good People of these States, solemnly publish and declare, That these united States are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States, that they are Absolved from all Allegiance to the Donald J Trump, and that all political connection between them and the Republican Party, is and ought to be totally dissolved.


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  1. A consummation devoutly to be wished.

    On the other hand, you’d still have the Republicans to reckon with. As unhinged a pile of self-righteous, immoral, hypocritical sleazebags as the Great Republic has ever known. Not even the framers of the Declaration of Independence, in their most feverish nightmares, could have imagined their good work could have given the world this shower.

  2. You did check all the first letters, right?

  3. You’re getting subtle in your old age, John…
    I didn’t spot that at all!

Carl Icahn’s Failed Raid on Washington

Posted on August 24th, 2017 at 1:04 by John Sinteur in category: News

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One recurring feature of the Trump Presidency has been an acute collective sensation, shared by a substantial portion of the electorate, of helpless witness. Dismayed Americans wait, like spectators at a game that has turned suddenly dangerous, for a referee to step in and cry foul. But one reason that Trumpism is so transfixing to watch is that it is about the upending of norms, the defiance of taboos, the destabilization of institutions. School’s out forever. What this means in practice is a serious deficit of accountability. Whom can you call when the authorities are the ones breaking the rules?


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  1. Waiting for investigations into stock “champions” making off with mucho $$ as they buy, sell, short mkts based on trump speeches. Not the everyday buyers, sellers, shorters but those that trump said the day before…. @watch this!”

Trump ‘Officially’ Declared an Opioid Emergency and Then Officially Did Nothing

Posted on August 23rd, 2017 at 11:19 by John Sinteur in category: News

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Nearly two weeks ago, President Trump gathered reporters at his golf resort in Bedminster, New Jersey, to announce his response to the opioid epidemic. With more than 100 Americans dying every day from drug overdoses, Trump declared it was time to take action.

“The opioid crisis is an emergency, and I’m saying officially right now it is an emergency,” he said. “It’s a national emergency. We’re going to spend a lot of time, a lot of effort, and a lot of money on the opioid crisis.”

The announcement was conspicuously short on details. Declaring a national state of emergency involves more than just a brief statement from the president to the press—there’s a formal process that requires documents to be signed and legal steps to be followed. And that hasn’t happened yet. Trump said he was “going to draw it up,” but a White House spokesman confirmed to VICE News that the paperwork still remains incomplete.

In his private life before, he declared it then he turns to his minions and tells them to make it happen. He actually thought the Presidency would be like that. Get in front of a camera, say some shit, then turn to his cabinet and Congress and tell them to make it happen as he heads out to the golf course.


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  1. Has anyone really done anything successfully to stop drug addiction in the US? Past presidents have been complete failures in this regard. As a suggestion, do something different this time.

  2. Hey Will, your boy publicly said he would do something, and hasn’t done anything. His history in public service shows that, when he cares about something, he reacts abruptly, sometimes even startling his own staff, and otherwise he often does nothing.

    The point is, he’s promised to do something to help, and hasn’t followed through. It’s a promise to his constituents which he’s thus far broken.

    It’s not clever politics, and nothing close to leadership: it’s caprice, and it’s dangerous. He’s the abusive stepfather that the kids are desperately trying not to bother, lest he start beating their mom. The additional insult is his racist friends he keeps inviting over.

    However, the best part is the pattern of him and his friends of diverting blame by attacking someone else, “whataboutism”. I think there’s a very good example in a previous comment.

AccuWeather caught sending user location data, even when location sharing is off

Posted on August 23rd, 2017 at 9:07 by John Sinteur in category: News

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Popular weather app AccuWeather has been caught sending geolocation data to a third-party data monetization firm, even when the user has switched off location sharing.

AccuWeather is one of the most popular weather apps in Apple’s app store, with a near perfect four-star rating and millions of downloads to its name. But what the app doesn’t say is that it sends sensitive data to a firm designed to monetize user locations without users’ explicit permission.

Security researcher Will Strafach intercepted the traffic from an iPhone running the latest version of AccuWeather and its servers and found that even when the app didn’t have permission to access the device’s precise location, the app would send the Wi-Fi router name and its unique MAC address to the servers of data monetization firm Reveal Mobile every few hours. That data can be correlated with public data to reveal an approximate location of a user’s device.

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For its part, Reveal Mobile executives said on a call last week with ZDNet that though company does collect Wi-Fi data and MAC address information, it “does not use it” for location data.

Well, since you’ve already demonstrated you’ve got no problem ignoring a users intentions with this, I see no reason at all to believe you.


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Germany’s orange ecstasy pills have Trump’s name — and face — all over them

Posted on August 23rd, 2017 at 8:37 by John Sinteur in category: News

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Police and parents have long worried about the dangers of drugs designed to look like candy. The fear, somewhat debunked, is that children would mistakenly get their hands on, say, meth that looks much like a lollipop.

No matter how slim the chances of drugmakers marketing to kids, authorities encouraged parents to warn their children.

But what do you tell children, or really anyone, about an ecstasy pill that looks like President Trump?

On Saturday, police in Osnabrück, a city in the northwest German state of Lower Saxony, came across 5,000 of the tablets — shaped like the head of the leader of the free world.


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I guess Melania built up immunity to glowing orange things over the years

Posted on August 22nd, 2017 at 1:21 by John Sinteur in category: News


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  1. John, certainly u don’t mean his …. oh, his hair. Weeeeh, what relief.

Idaho state rep shares conspiracy theory accusing Obama of staging Charlottesville

Posted on August 22nd, 2017 at 0:59 by John Sinteur in category: News

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Idaho Rep. Bryan Zollinger on Friday posted a story on Facebook that suggested Obama and other top Democrats like billionaire George Soros and Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe were part of a conspiracy to set up the rally, the Post Register reported.

“I’m not saying it is true, but I am suggesting that it is completely plausible,” Zollinger wrote on Facebook.

No you fucking moron. The word “plausible” just fled the same zip code you were in when you brought that up.

Right now it just looks like the whole Republican party is a confederacy of factions only united only by common hate. It used to be hate for Obama or Hilary, but now they have nothing. They are grasping at anything. The press, the deep state, Obama as a former president… apparently they run on the idea that it’s easier to unite AGAINST something than to unite FOR something.


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  1. Well they’re FOR… well, basically the Dark Ages – Anti-science, One-percenters owning EVERYTHING, including the bottom 99% – but they’re smart enough to know that that won’t fly if they admit it. So anything else has got to sound better.
    And 30% of Americans, the same people who STILL have a ‘favourable’ view of Trump are highly likely to believe it…

  2. Christ John, I read your commend “united only by common hate” and realized you are right. They are at a loss of about which hate they can be united in common! I have a suggestion: United Airlines. Now there is a candidate for unmitigated common hate if I have ever seen one! (yeah yeah, I hijacked the intent…but what the fuck.)

Catholic Church claimed child sex abuse victims ‘consented’

Posted on August 22nd, 2017 at 0:52 by John Sinteur in category: News

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The Catholic Church and British local authorities have been accused of using a legal loophole to avoid paying compensation to victims of child sex abuse.

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme, a government agency, has denied some children financial settlements because it said the victims had “consented” to the abuse, a group of charities has warned.

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One case that the charity Victim Support brought attention to involved a 12-year-old girl who was given alcohol, brought into woodland and then sexually assaulted by a 21-year-old male. The girl was denied compensation because she had “voluntarily” gone into the woods with the man.

“No child ever gives their ‘consent’ to being abused, and the increased use of this line of defence, although still quite rare, is worrying,” said Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England. “I have contacted the Ministry of Justice previously and again recently about this issue and the Government should look urgently at what can be done to tackle it.”

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A spokesman for the Archdiocese of Southwark said that the church does not comment on individual cases out of respect for the claimant’s privacy. He added that the Archdiocese “supports the right of anyone who has suffered harm to seek compensation.”

I can’t help but feel that the Archdiocese of Southwark should be the first against the wall when the revolution comes.


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  1. Damn, your changing the order. I though it was lawyers first.

  2. John, sign me up for the firing squad, and have an extra magazine to help out Will’s wishes 🙂

  3. A 37 years old lawyer died suddenly. When he got to the pearly gates, he exclaimed he was too young to die. Saint Peter replied he was wrong. According to his billing records, he was 87 years old.

    Feel free to substitute auto mechanic, plumber or other miscellaneous for lawyer.

Eclipse and the ISS

Posted on August 22nd, 2017 at 0:40 by John Sinteur in category: News


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Posted on August 22nd, 2017 at 0:29 by John Sinteur in category: News


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The agonizing, 8-page memo on how to chauffeur a congressman

Posted on August 22nd, 2017 at 0:25 by John Sinteur in category: News

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Who knew it could take eight pages of instructions on how to properly escort a member of Congress around his district? Yet there it is, laid out in mind-blowing detail, in a memo obtained by POLITICO that’s sure to make any young, eager-beaver political aide shudder.

Tasks listed in the document, entitled “Instructions on Staffing and Driving — District Version,” include handing Rokita a cup of black coffee upon picking him up at his home, acting as a physical barrier between him and trackers looking to capture embarrassing footage of the congressman, and “avoid[ing] sudden acceleration or braking” while driving.

“The goal is to provide as smooth a ride as possible,” reads the instruction manual, co-authored by a former chief of staff to the congressman and Tim Edson, Rokita’s ex-communications director-turned-campaign spokesman.

Drivers are expected to transport not only Rokita’s toothbrush and toothpaste but also stock and tote around the district a nearly 20-item supply box that Rokita’s staffers call “the football.” The contents include gum, hand sanitizer, business cards, bottled water, napkins and Kleenex, lozenges, a stapler and stapler remover, Post-it notes and Shout wipes, among other items.


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  1. What, no HAZMAT instructions?

Cashing Out of Unicorns Gets Hard

Posted on August 22nd, 2017 at 0:20 by John Sinteur in category: News

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Goldman Sachs’ hedge fund, Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, has offloaded over $75 million of Spotify shares, or “less than half” of its stake, in recent weeks, Sky News “has learnt” from “insiders.” This is peculiar because the Swedish music streaming service is preparing to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange at a valuation of $13 billion, and confusingly, Goldman Sachs is one of the three investment banks that are advising Spotify on this “direct listing.”

A source told Sky News that Goldman Sachs had “practical reasons to sell a small stake.”

So what does Goldman Sachs know that others don’t?

A “direct listing” is not an IPO. It bypasses underwriters and their hefty fees and avoids the whole issue of IPO pricing. It also means that Spotify would not raise any new capital via this listing, which is planned for later this year or early next year. If it succeeds, it’ll be the first major direct listing on the NYSE. If other companies follow the example, investment banks, losing out on underwriting fees, would not be happy campers.

Yeah… So what does Goldman Sachs know that others don’t?


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  1. Louise Linton

The truth has got its boots on: what the evidence says about Mr. Damore’s Google memo

Posted on August 20th, 2017 at 14:27 by John Sinteur in category: News

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So there’s this memo that’s been bouncing around the internet from a Mr. James Damore over at Google, in which he outlines his manifesto against diversity interventions. This gentleman apparently chose to post this piece, which is insulting on a variety of levels and framed in the language of biology and behavior, to the company-wide listserv, where it predictably incited inflamed and angry responses. Many folks much more eloquent and succinct have already explained why Mr. Damore’s action was not acceptable, and I suggest you go and read them all. But I want to go into a little more detail about an aspect of his piece that hasn’t yet been covered in great depth: the actual biology he references so enthusiastically and confidently.

Well. It hasn’t been covered in depth with respect to this memo, anyway, at the time at which I am beginning to write this. We’ll get to that.

Unfortunately gender is, as with many things in life, more complicated than it seems at first blush. Since Mr. Damore has enthusiastically co-opted biology and science generally to make his claims, I wanted to see how they stand up in the context of the actual evidence.


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  1. I’ve known people with similar views to Damore. Rich, smart fools, and a kind of living proof that intelligence has many dimensions…

    They’d never survive in the wild.

  2. I know it’s a frivolous statement, but they do survive in the wild. They eat the weak.

a sign?

Posted on August 20th, 2017 at 12:39 by John Sinteur in category: News


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  1. God moves in mysterious ways. Undeniable.

Watch the ‘VICE News Tonight’ Episode ‘Charlottesville: Race and Terror’

Posted on August 19th, 2017 at 16:37 by John Sinteur in category: News

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Correspondent Elle Reeve goes behind the scenes with white nationalist leaders, the Charlottesville Police, and Black Lives Matter during the “Unite the Right” rally.


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Kennedy Center thanks Trump for ‘gesture’ of not attending annual honors

Posted on August 19th, 2017 at 16:34 by John Sinteur in category: News

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“The Kennedy Center respects the decision made today by the office of the president of the United States,” chairman David M. Rubenstein and president Deborah F. Rutter said in a joint statement.

“In choosing not to participate in this year’s Honors activities, the administration has graciously signaled its respect for the Kennedy Center and ensures the Honors gala remains a deservingly special moment for the honorees. We are grateful for this gesture,” they said.


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  1. In others words a huge sigh of relief that persona non gratis is not coming.
    ..or should i say persona huge douchebag.

White supremacists taking DNA tests sad to discover they’re not 100% white

Posted on August 19th, 2017 at 14:38 by John Sinteur in category: News

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That’s why many were on the defensive when they find that they weren’t 100 per cent European, or “white,” and disputed the findings. Panofsky added that some disregarded the results, saying they knew themselves better than a DNA test.

“My advice is to trust your own family tree geneaology research and what your grandparents have told you, before trusting a DNA test,” one user wrote on the forum after receiving what the study describes as “bad news.”

Yeah – never mind that those grandparents may have kept quiet about all the sex they had outside of marriage.

But then again, depending on how far you go back and how much of the DNA you include, you’re basically 70% banana.


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Ahnold.

Posted on August 19th, 2017 at 12:14 by John Sinteur in category: News


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What are flat Earthers saying about Monday’s eclipse?

Posted on August 19th, 2017 at 11:53 by John Sinteur in category: News

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There is so much about the eclipse that raises questions to the heliocentric nonsense we are indoctrinated to believe.

Science has never been able to make a shadow with a distant light get smaller as the object moves away from the surface the shadow is on.

Here’s an example: Hold a golf ball against a wall with a light at any distance and notice the shadow on the wall is about the same size as the ball itself. Now, move the ball away from the wall towards the light and what you will see is the shadow gets bigger and fuzzier until it no longer can cast a shadow at all.

This is not what we see during a solar eclipse. We see a shadow approximately 70 miles wide made by an object that is suppose to be 2,000 miles wide and 238,000 miles away. This is complete nonsense and impossible.

The path of the eclipse is also questionable. The shadow can be modeled perfectly on the flat earth model with a close and local small sun and moon. On the FE model, the sun and moon make circles over the flat earth where the sun takes about 24 hours and the moon takes just a little longer just how we observe it.  Once every 27.3 days the sun over takes the moon and if the alignment is right we get an eclipse that is viewable from somewhere on the flat plane of earth.

Believing that the earth is falling around the sun while the moon is falling around the earth and not effected by the sun’s gravity is nonsensical again. This is what children are taught in school and are not allowed to question without being labeled mentally impaired.

Every sense we have tells us the sun and moon are close to the same size, local and circle above our flat stationary plane.  Only nonsense tells us otherwise.


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  1. It’s the 21st century… and there are still Flat Earthers out there. We’ve been to the Moon, use satellites extensively, we’ve even got humans in a can in orbit… and still there are Flat Earthers. At best, they’re people who insist that the world is what they tell it to be, and at worst, they’re wilful idiots.
    And we’re interested in their opinion, why?

  2. @Kharkov: We’ve been to the moon, but we can’t fix stupid?

    I was listening to <a href=http://www.npr.org/podcasts/510053/on-point-with-tom-ashbrook<NPR's "On Point" with Tom Ashbrook (a phone in program with expert guests) about the eclipse.

    Some lady phones in and starts insisting that her god was responsible and eclipses are a sign of tribulation…and 2024 is going to be a doozy. There was an audible pause from Tom and the expert and then Tom said something like, “But scientists have done all the calculations and have worked out the future eclipses for the next few thousand years!”

    The god botherer then replied, “Well, God has chosen to give us the intelligence to work all this out.”

    Apparently we’re all going to get it from the almighty for living impure* lives.

    *A fair cop in my case, thankfully 🙂

  3. @Sue W. In my experience, with adults, you can’t fix stupid. Sometimes the wilfully stupid shape up & at least move closer to a reality-based world but most free-range idiots stay that way. Their kids usually wind up smarter.
    And living an ‘impure’ life? I tried living a pure life once.
    Scariest 20 minutes of my life…

  4. @Kharkov: Haha…I shall steal that line at once!

    Vice is its own reward!

The Eclipse Conspiracy

Posted on August 19th, 2017 at 11:49 by John Sinteur in category: News

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The scientists are all talking like it’s a sure thing.

On August 21, the “moon” will pass between the Earth and the sun, obscuring the light of the latter. The government agency NASA says this will result in “one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights.” The astronomers there claim to have calculated down to the minute exactly when and where this will happen, and for how long. They have reportedly known about this eclipse for years, just by virtue of some sort of complex math.

This seems extremely unlikely. I can’t even find these eclipse calculations on their website to check them for myself.

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I am not saying the eclipse isn’t going to happen. I’m just saying there are two sides to every story.


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  1. The author, on FaceBook:

    I wrote about how the eclipse might not happen. The scientists are saying it will definitely happen, but we should be open to hearing both sides. The initial response was lol. Today it seems to have reached some other corners of Facebook that are less given to lol. Someone wrote to say “I hope you get cancer and die.” So to be clear, satire.

  2. On the bright side, cancer is usually curable if detected early 🙂
    Live long and prosper, everyone!

A Missouri lawmaker faces mounting calls to resign after Facebook comment

Posted on August 19th, 2017 at 11:12 by John Sinteur in category: News

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A Missouri lawmaker is under mounting pressure to resign after she said on social media she hopes President Trump is assassinated, following his response to violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.

Democratic state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal went on her personal Facebook page Thursday morning to vent two days after the president blamed “both sides” for the brutality.

“I put up a statement saying, ‘I really hate Trump. He’s causing trauma and nightmares.’ That was my original post,” she told the Kansas City Star. The Facebook post received many responses, Chappelle-Nadal said, and to one she replied, “I hope Trump is assassinated!”

Resign and go away, moron.


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Posted on August 18th, 2017 at 22:35 by John Sinteur in category: News


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  1. But I thought the only terrorists were the KKK and Nazis in the US.

  2. Nah mang (as Scarface would say), the only terrorists are Muslim. Haven’t you been listening to Donny?

  3. The terrorist believe in honor killings. We read about it all the time. It’s not restricted to any religion.

  4. Terrorism isn’t about the particular crimes that are committed, it’s about our reaction to them.

    “Stay calm! Be brave! Wait for the signs!”

Dictionary.

Posted on August 18th, 2017 at 11:24 by John Sinteur in category: News

Just found the absolute worst page in the dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest and disingenuous.


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  1. Distinctly

Trump’s Neo-Nazi Remark and What’s Next for Republicans

Posted on August 16th, 2017 at 21:05 by John Sinteur in category: News

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The problem is that the only way all that works is if Republican officeholders en masse run away from the man as fast as these CEOs have. So far, we haven’t seen anywhere near enough of them doing that. There is a lot of bold talk deploring white supremacy, and the Klan, and white supremacy. That and six bucks will get you a latte. The tweet by Speaker Paul Ryan, the zombie-eyed granny starver from the state of Wisconsin, is a good example of this approach.

We must be clear. White supremacy is repulsive. This bigotry is counter to all this country stands for. There can be no moral ambiguity.
– Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) August 15, 2017

Say his goddamn name. Don’t tell me how much you deplore racism in the abstract. That does not make me feel good as a citizen. Tell me you deplore racism in the specific human being who’s now president* of the United States. For anyone whose moral compass still points true north, that’s the proper response. Otherwise, shut up.

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It’s not enough to deplore white supremacy from within the safety of your gerrymandered districts. It’s time to distance yourselves from the president* who refuses to distance his presidency* from it, and from the policies that made that president* not merely possible, but inevitable. My god, at least have the moral courage demonstrated by the guy who runs Walmart. Grab your bibles and consult your St. James, folks. You know, that part about faith without works?


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  1. The Nazis are a convenient target in our PC world. Where’s the outrage over Spain’s car attack. Guess that’s not so easy.

  2. Yes, there is a serious problem with terrorism – Muslim , Nazi, of whatever stripe.

    But only white nationalism seems to be at the heart of government in the USA. And Russia. Any connection? Do you think?

  3. A connection between racists and Russia? Please enlighten us.

  4. Pardon my outrage at you calling everyone in the US racists. You may not have noticed the last president was black. Do you have any blacks in your government? Even if you’re from the US, you should have been proud to have a black president (his wife was). Their problem was the inept Democratic party and backroom deal for bad treaties and preventing purchase of cheaper medical drugs from other countries. They wanted the US to pay for your drug research.

    If you are from Europe, please realize that most of the US soldiers saving you in two world wars were racist by your definition. But, you didn’t care then.

  5. Wait what? Where did I call everyone in the US racists? You asked for a connection between white nationalism and russia, and I called those same racists and russia. At NO point did I say “everyone in the US is a racist”. I know too many US folks to be able to do that, the VAST majority of US citizens is anything but.

    Stop reading things that are not there.

  6. My bad, forgot to add @porpentine’s name to my post. But, I can see by your multiple posts, John, that you believe we have a massive terrorist problem with the KKK and Nazis in the US. The nut jobs are convenient targets, maybe too convenient.

    And it wasn’t me calling Russia racist. They’re my good buddies, fighting the Nazis in Ukraine, or so I’ve been told by Ivan.

  7. I was a sergeant in a Dutch battalion with a history. They landed in Normandy. Don’t tell me I don’t know about WWII.

  8. Game, set and match.

  9. I assume the battalion landed in Normandy and not you? I saw “The Longest Day”.

  10. Yes, and I was obviously not there – I was not born yet. But when you’re in the only dutch unit to ever receive the highest military decoration – the “Willem’s Order” – they make sure you know why.

  11. Hello? A couple of muslims just killed 13 people with a car in Barcelona. Thats 12 more than in Charlottesville. Where are the articles and indignant responses you are all so good at? I see absolutely nothing here. Is this not something to discuss here? Or is it not interesting if Trump can’t be blamed? Or right wing?

  12. And a few posts back I already commented with having no problem to have them first against the wall. I stand by that.

  13. @Will…Correction, we have never had a black president in the United States.

Fox News guest: Confederate and LGBT flags represent ‘the exact same thing’

Posted on August 16th, 2017 at 0:08 by John Sinteur in category: News

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A Tuesday guest on “Fox & Friends” said that the Confederate flag and the pro-gay rights rainbow flag “represent the exact same thing.”

Star Parker, a conservative commentator and author, appeared on the Fox morning show to speak on the deadly Charlottesville, Va., rally over the weekend involving white supremacists protesting the removal of a Confederate statue.

Yeah. One means “inclusion, everybody is fine” and the other means “fuck you, we’re the master race and the rest should submit or die.”

I can surely see how you would confuse those two and think they’re the same. Reminds me a about about this

 

 
somebody just reminded me of the Gay Civil War, when all the homosexuals fought the heterosexuals over state’s rights and the homosexuals lost.

Okay… I guess… but, ehm… at what point in time did the LGBT Movement secede from the United States in armed revolt in order to maintain their slave-owning economy?


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  1. Oh come on…. you have to admit the South had some faaaaaabulous officers in their employ…

  2. So… being white is the new black? Or is it Confederate Eye for the Union Guy?

The president of a Washington college Republicans chapter has resigned after attending the Charlottesville rally

Posted on August 15th, 2017 at 22:50 by John Sinteur in category: News

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The president of Washington State University’s College Republicans, James Allsup, has resigned after he attended the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, local Seattle station King 5 News reported.

His resignation comes after The College Republican National Committee (CRNC) condemned white supremacy and called on leaders in CRNC who supported “Unite the Right” to resign.

“Advocates for white nationalism, racial supremacy of any kind, and terrorism have no home in the Republican Party or anywhere else in America,” Chandler Thornton, the CRNC national chairman, told King 5. “The National Executive Board for the College Republican National Committee calls on leaders in our organization who may support or condone these events to resign immediately.”

Allsup claims he has been planning to resign before he went to the rally, according to King 5.

Riiiiight. Allsup just made himself unemployable for life. I wouldn’t be surprised if the white hoods came back in fashion soon.


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Hillary Clinton Opens New Presidential Library Charting Course Of Purely Theoretical Tenure As Commander In Chief

Posted on August 15th, 2017 at 16:54 by John Sinteur in category: News

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At a ribbon-cutting ceremony held Tuesday on the steps of the recently completed 200,000-square-foot facility, Hillary Clinton opened a new presidential library and museum that commemorates the presidency she might have had if elected. “Visitors to the Hillary Rodham Clinton Presidential Center can learn all about her tenure as commander in chief as it hypothetically might have unfolded over two terms in office,” read a press release issued by the library, which archives thousands of pages of correspondence the former candidate wrote herself on replica Oval Office letterhead, displays pens she could have used to sign landmark legislation, and otherwise chronicles the pivotal moments of her nonexistent presidency.


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  1. Sad, just sad, and she was elected president?

  2. We know, we know, we know. Hillary Clinton is a terrible rage harpy who should abandon public life forever and probably stop showing her lady face anywhere outside her house, because she ran such a BAD CAMPAIGN and offered NO VISION for solving Regular (White People’s) Problems, despite how she talked about those things constantly and her website was full of solutions and plans to make all Americans’ lives better, even the lives of the literal tens of thousands of white people in the Rust Belt who, with the help of Russia, propelled Donald Trump to the most historic negative three million popular vote U.S. American presidential victory in all of world history.

    MAYBE if she had talked about those things in her 33,000 missing EMAILS, you know? Ever think about that, Hillghazi???? And MAYBE if she hadn’t run around hurting Real America’s feelings all the time by saying lots of Trump supporters belonged in something called the Basket Of Deplorables — such a divisive asshole, that Hillary! — then we wouldn’t be sitting here witnessing the aftermath of an actual act of detestable terrorism committed by economic insecurity actual Nazis.

    Oh wait, sorry, what we meant to say is that maybe if fuckers had LISTENED TO HER when she committed the crime of saying something very true about how Donald Trump was enabling, encouraging and emboldening a certain group of racist neo-Nazi white supremacist Fuckhead-Americans, and maybe if folks on MANY SIDES had pulled their thumbs out of their assholes and voted for the only fucking qualified AND VIABLE opponent to Trump and everything he represents, we wouldn’t have the actual Basket of Deplorables partying its way through the streets of Charlottesville like it’s Germany, 1936.

    Read more at https://wonkette.com/621659/shame-hillary-clinton-didnt-try-to-warn-us-about-trumps-basket-of-deplorable-nazi-fuck-trash#8J1Tjq7G1leGx93w.99

  3. Jeebus… I guess the articles from the Onion still touch a nerve…

  4. No. it’s the comments.

  5. So now they’re not “Deplorable”, just fuckers. I don’t believe Trump really wanted to win. That’s how bad the Democratic party performed in a national election, they couldn’t even beat Trump. I don’t see any signs they can win next time either.

  6. I don’t see the signs either. Perhaps if Michelle throws her hat in the ring.

How To Make A Blockbuster Movie Trailer

Posted on August 15th, 2017 at 13:23 by John Sinteur in category: News


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Azerbaijan releases election results… before the polls even open

Posted on August 13th, 2017 at 23:37 by John Sinteur in category: News

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Critics have long viewed Azerbaijan’s elections as predetermined, but the country appears to have gone a step further this year by publishing results before the polls have even opened.

The mistake came when an electoral commission accidentally published results showing a victory for Ilham Aliyev, the country’s long-standing President, a day before voting. Meydan TV, an online channel critical of the government, released a screenshot from a mobile app for the Azerbaijan Central Election Commission which showed that Mr Aliyev had received 72.76 per cent of the vote compared with 7.4 per cent for the opposition candidate, Jamil Hasanli. The screenshot also indicates that the app displayed information about how many people voted at various times during the day. Polls opened at 8am.


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