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Comment Re:Uhm, so we're at war now with Iran? (Score 1) 415

Which is completely unconstitutional and displays profound ignorance about the constitution.

Only the House of Representatives can impeach a president. Them and only them.

From the bill (and the linked page):

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That it is the sense of Congress that, except in response to an actual or imminent attack against the territory of the United States, the use of offensive military force by a president without prior and clear authorization of an act of Congress violates Congress’s exclusive power to declare war under Article I, Section 8, clause 11 of the Constitution and therefore constitutes an impeachable high crime and misdemeanor under Article II, Section 4 of the Constitution.

Comment Re:Of course it's silly, BUT... (Score 1) 241

You're describing what used to be recognized as "obreption" and "subreption", two crimes under American Common Law. The terms come from the Latin "reptis" (as in "reptile") and refer to crawling towards one thing, or away from another. The crimes have to do with gradual, deliberate efforts to migrate away from the tenets of an established government, and toward another, not-yet-established political system, through the use of social networking. When deliberate, this is likely a form of treason. It's interesting that today most people are unaware of these crimes - only a few historians, and the Vatican, seem to remember them as crimes. The Vatican certainly ought to; it was how they made their initial inroads into the pagan communities when they spread across medieval Europe popping up Gothic cathedrals like McDonald's franchises.

Anonymous is a less mature, less cohesive, less dangerous version.

What makes Anonymous dangerous - and I hesitate to use those two words together, because many of them would take it as an ego-boost - is the ignorance of much of the public. When most people today don't have an understanding of the rights and values that founded the Union, let alone how they work, a group of script kiddies with a quasi-anarchic approach is going to seem like a valid thing to join up with. It even has an air of mystique to it, combined with a heady rush that comes with convincing people that they're "doing something meaningful" and "smashing the system".

News flash: Twelve years of Bush smashed our system. Reagonomics smashed our system. The Kennedy assassination really smashed our system. Want to "do something meaningful"? Make it work again. Learn your rights and how the law actually works, not what the status quo has tried to tell you. Assert your rights, and those of others, using the very structure that was built and put into place to uphold those rights. Gather others together with healthy, unifying philosophies that they can all buy into and support, and which lead to upholding a structure of law and rights that a country needs to have in order to function. The current basis of the system doesn't work for you? Gather people together and patch the system - but make sure you know you and others know what you're doing, and why you're doing it. Make sure your revisions are well-documented so that others may clearly understand them. This is basic coding standards, applied to revising our system. Because to be honest, if the system were code-based, Anonymous would be less a group of script kiddies and more a loose collection of people releasing borked code and malware, and calling it good.

Comment Re:Trendsetting (Score 1) 911

Since the 1850's, the Rockefeller corruption network ...

So while the rest of the world thought John D. Rockefeller's father was a traveling salesman (and maybe even snake oil salesman) whose cheating on John's mother eventually turned into abandoning the family and living under an assumed name in a bigamous marriage in Canada, he was actually out setting up this secret network?

More like utilizing the methods of a pre-existing network, and establishing something like his own intranet within it. There have been groups using proprietary networking techniques for nefarious purposes for centuries, which would appear to the public as quite sophisticated and advanced. I will neither name the groups, nor describe their methods, here in great detail in order to avoid having someone rediscover or reinvent them, and start their own variant methods... thus duplicating the problem all over again. Suffice it to say that it's quite feasible to use them and publicly appear to live a seemingly otherwise normal life, and despite many enormous hidden costs one of the results is the great financial success that comes along with all the networking and influence. These groups have become quite practiced at it through the centuries, and typically work together to evade public detection on any great scale. We're somewhat fortunate to have the problem on the verge of being sorted out at this point, and I don't intend to propagate information that would enable a repeat of the same phenomenon.

If memory serves he is also descended from horse thieves as well, if that's any interest to you.

Comment Re:Trendsetting (Score 1) 911

Traditionally, Asian society rewards diligence, education and hard work.

Traditionally, asian society rewards graft and corruption.

That too. I've lived in China, and I know how it works to an extent. That's why my very next sentence was:

"Additionally, their organized crime is at least formalized and maintains certain socially-accepted regulations and standards."

Also, most non-chinese people in asia know not to buy any food from China, because it is almost always tainted or poisoned. My wife gets weekly news reports about people getting sick and/or worse from chinese exported food.

This is a new one on me, but given what I do know I'd be willing to accept the news as putting out those stories, whether here or there. Since the 1850's, the Rockefeller corruption network has been trying to bribe, extort and murder their way into the various political structures in Asia. This is partly due to efforts toward expansionism, and partly because the Asian societies are quite aware of the corruption that's been hacking the governments in the West and China's military (not to mention the trained martial artists of their underground societies) had until recently been one of the few forces left on earth capable of stopping the cabals. You'll notice that the U.S. has consistently been putting troops in the Middle East - right on Asia's porch, so to speak. For the Rockefellers, their efforts to neutralize Asia's ability to oppose them has been a little like attempting to defuse a ticking bomb that could go off at any moment - and at this point, they have already failed.

There is plenty of evidence that the Fukushima disaster was engineered as a form of reprisal against Japan for fighting the Rockefeller corruption, and it's very likely to end up in court before too long. For now, we're getting a lot of hype about intense background radiation levels from and in Japan as a result, that have turned out to be variously true or false depending on who you ask. Typical stories include the idea that "the radiation cannot be measured with a standard Geiger counter", which is pretty silly. There was a Japanese construction company that had a ton of its stock bought up a few days before the disaster, and that's the sort of company that would be called upon to clear away radioactive materials. Additionally, the Rockefellers hold the patent on Zeolite, a substance typically used to mitigate radiation. So there's a lot to be gained, for some, by hyping the story. We're also hearing that Japanese food is radioactive, which has some obvious (and stock-market-predictable) bottom-line resultants on commerce. I've heard reports that the Rockefellers are attempting to instigate a mass exodus of millions of people from Japan by hyping this stuff in the corporate media, and if my information regarding Japan is accurate there, it's also likely that similar news stories about Chinese food would have the same motivation - the governments of both have been doing quite a lot of housecleaning since December, getting rid of Rockefeller and Rothschild corruption. That seldom goes without notice.

Incidentally, some good news is that the Yakuza are no longer accepting contracts from the Western cabals until they get the legitimacy of their money sorted out - which they'll be unable to do without manpower, which they can't hire. They're in a closed loop at the moment, and it's shrinking rapidly. You're probably already aware that Asia has moved off the U.S. Dollar and onto the Renminbi as a medium of currency exchange - this is part of why. Most of the rest of the world is ceasing to accept Federal Reserve Notes anymore, because they're baseless paper and they're done being taken advantage of by the cabals. Practically the only people who are currently stupid enough to accept them are Americans who've never heard any better, and that's about to change as well. Incidentally, the Rothschilds are having similar difficulties in Europe; you'll notice the Euro is tanking, because they're broke. As for the much-touted Amero... what Amero? It's all getting sorted out as we speak.

Comment Re:Trendsetting (Score 1) 911

I find Saverin's move distasteful, certainly, but I can't solely blame him for exploiting loopholes in tax law - the IRS & Congress must share a good portion of the blame for *creating* and *leaving* those loopholes in the tax laws.

We're in agreement, and we're not the only ones. Give it a few months to get into the mainstream news; things are just about to start popping.

And out of curiosity - what, exactly, is "parasitic" about taking part in the creation of a company that provides a comfortable middle class salary [] for 3,500+ employees, a large proportion of whom are probably making *upper middle class* salaries? Not to mention the application developers for Facebook who also are making some non-trivial amount of money building off of Facebook as a platform?

What their actual business model has been, for a start.

If I built something that created that many jobs, I'd expect a reward, not criticism.

Sure, but these jobs have been oriented on establishing and legitimatizing a new form of information prostitution, a sort of commoditization of people and their personal data. That isn't so much a business as a RICO-liable, government-approved racketeering organization. It's easy to bottom-line the result and say, "Look at the quantity of jobs!", but sometimes there's more to it than that. That qualitative concern needs to be taken into consideration, or you'll be praising Confederate-era plantation owners and Industrial Revolution factory owners for their selfless contributions to the economies of those times right alongside Facebook.

Comment Re:Trendsetting (Score 1) 911

Essentially, because I'm aware that how we do things in this country is about to shift massively. If this were a SNES game, we'd be about to restore our game from a Save Point of about 150 years ago, back when the Common Law was better observed and politicians and businessmen couldn't get away with half of what they have been recently. At that point, U.S. citizenship will be something that people will actively want to have again, so the yuk's really on them here. People who squander their citizenship like this are very likely to find their decision being actively enforced. Haven't you noticed the recurring theme from a lot of federal politicians lately about people losing their U.S. citizenship? They're elbowing each other discreetly about something they have planned, and I know enough about the overall plan to know it's nothing but good news for once.

Comment Re:Trendsetting (Score 0) 911

It is but instead of giving up citizenship, we're killing off US companies and selling what's left to the chinese... Different method but you get your desired results.

Traditionally, Asian society rewards diligence, education and hard work. Additionally, their organized crime is at least formalized and maintains certain socially-accepted regulations and standards. Their profit margins are slimmer, and their cultural mindset contains a recognition of honor.


Not yet, these guys are still here.

In all seriousness, the image you present is based on conventional, publicly-available information that's in the mainstream at the moment. That's about to shift; the military have gotten their patriot faction together and hold a majority of 95-98%. They're working with Interpol and the U.S. Marshals to rout out networks of corruption within our government, and the information should appear on the mainstream news later this year.

Assisting them? Traditional underground Asian societies, who also want us back on a Constitutionally-based system of governance under the American Common Law. It's just better for all concerned; us, them, and the rest of the world. They're facilitating putting our country through this rehab because we're among their best customers; they've just become tired of exporting their goods to us in exchange for debased paper money, while Rockefeller networks attempt to hack into their own political system in their countries. So this really is the better option. A lot of the "China will 0wnz ur soul" rhetoric is being put out by our corporate news media, whose expiration date has essentially come and gone quite a while ago itself. Give things a few months to resolve themselves: U.S. banks and the Federal Reserve are going by the wayside, and with it the corrupt networks that have relied on the ability to conjure trillions of digital money out of thin air to keep their Ponzi schemes afloat. Things are about to get a lot better.

Comment Re:Turn about is fair play. (Score 1) 440

So the more effectively someone has learned to deal with physical threats, the less potential for harm there is for both the victim and the assailant.

This seems to indicate that someone training the public in self-defense methods is clearly in the public's interest.

Indeed. Self-defense, as in having learned how to stop attackers with the least amount of harm, not as in learned how to most efficiently kill someone.

If I were to begin removing your knowledge of each of the 26 letters of the alphabet one by one, your ability to form the most appropriate word to complete a sentence would drop, not increase.

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