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FBI Informant: Ray Bradbury's Sci-fi Written To Induce Communistic Mass Hysteria 282

v3rgEz writes: The FBI followed Ray Bradbury's career very closely, in part because an informant warned them that his writing was not enjoyable fantasy, but rather tantamount to psychological warfare. "The general aim of these science fiction writers is to frighten the people into a state of paralysis or psychological incompetence bordering on hysteria," the informant warned. "Which would make it very possible to conduct a Third World War in which the American people would believe could not be won since their morale had seriously been destroyed."

Comment Re:yall had to go and summon APK (Score 1) 528

Ha!

While I use the adblock plugin on Firefox, I do have automated blocklist downloaded on my router. It's nice having ad blocking at the router, so when I'm on my tablet I don't get any ads on web or games. :-P

But apk guy cracks me up, I've seen him tagging just about every article remotely related to networking with his huge rant about hosts file for at least the last 2 years, if not longer.

It's like Slashdot's own 'phantom of the opera'

Ha

Comment Re:Opportunity (Score 4, Informative) 272

You can't win

I had a YouTube video removed over similar issue.

I filed counter claim. I got served by some law office , I don't have money for lawyer, I tossed their paperwork in trash, I kept filing counter claims, I got a court date in California, but I'm in Ga. :-P

I just ignored them, eventually YouTube got tired of taking down then restoring then taking down then restoring so they deleted and gave a strike on my account which a strike bans you from monetizing for 1 year.

Oh well

Comment Re: Why not just forgo paid content? (Score 1) 128

That's why I use a Raspberry PI with RUTorrent web front end and XBMC

instant content, categorized with the torrent plugin full drm free content

and best of all AD FREE! No shitty spam tv advertisings.

Funny when 1 hour tv shows without ads are only 30 mins

i got rid of spam tv back in 2001.

been a ftp/newsgroup/dcc/rapidleech/torrent user since on all my tv's, tablet, etc.

plus with dd-wrt firmware on router I installed adblocklist that blocks all ads online for all my devices including it blocks ads on mobile apps

Comment Re:Yes they probably could... (Score 0) 298

You seem to forget Felons lose their rights. Especially felony fugitives.

Felons are banned from voting, owning guns, and they can be banned from any public place. Like especially sex crimes are banned from parks, malls, schools.

Once a felon you have no rights, until he turns himself in or bounty hunter grabs him he has zero rights.

And bounty hunters have the right to abduct him and take him to Chicago to be imprisoned.

Comment Re:Burning question (Score 1) 292

I went to grocery store today, and actually stopped in my library about this.

I live in southern Georgia about an hour south of Macon.

The library only had an Abridged Georgia law books, and only 4 volumes.

Librarian told me jokingly only lawyers get access to the annotated full law books, that's why people need lawyers, if folks had full access to the full laws they could represent themselves and learn the whole lawyer system is a scam.

Of course this is a very tiny town, very libertarian, and we used to have a mayor but the city voted to fire him. We now have no mayor and the town is ran by the city commission made up of 10 people.

very strange to some.

But even if she was wrong, she had me thinking...

Comment Re:alternatively (Score 1) 169

When I get my chance the next time his motorcade rolls through as his car passes the Uhaul truck loaded with ammonium nitrate fertilizer and diesel, the size which took out half the OKC Federal building, a simple ironic "Obama phone burner (Safelink government cellphone)" wired as remote detonator should do the trick.

Can watch the Michael Bay-esque entertainment from the roof of the building across the street.

Real Programs don't use shared text. Otherwise, how can they use functions for scratch space after they are finished calling them?

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