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Comment Movie Makers do NOT get money from candy. (Score 1) 312

...that by offering you new titles so early they are going to lose on all the overpriced cold drinks, and snacks they sell you at the theatre.

This is incorrect. Movie theaters make ZERO money on ticket sales for the first few weeks, then a small portion of the ticket sale, and then eventually a good portion. Pretty much ALL ticket money goes to the makers of the movie.

THE REASON why you have those overpriced drinks and such, is because it's the only source of income for the movie theater itself.

Comment Re:Michael Flynn Jr believes it (Score 4, Informative) 774

Because Hillary Clinton sent emails not only from an email server, but also received emails on that same server. *Including* emails from some one named Huma Abadein, a foreign sounding name.

Plus, if you vote for her instead of the game show host, your balls will shrivel and fall off.

Comment Re:Michael Flynn Jr believes it (Score 3, Insightful) 774

Listen to interviews with him back when he was a surgeon. He had that same slow, even mannerism, but spoke clearly about his profession. Either he's afflicted with some kind of dementia, or more likely, he's one of those people who's so focused on their field he doesn't know anything else, but so egotistical he thinks he knows everything.

Comment Re:Scott Adams predicted this (Score 1) 559

State's servers were also unsecured and unencrypted, plus they were continually hacked. Once Republicans found out about her private email they would have turned that into a scandal regardless.

"and then for federal obstruction of justice charges for destroying 30,000 pieces of evidence without authorization."

That's not how the federal government sees it. If she'd split her emails, they still would have been destroyed, and Republicans would still have made a stink about it.

"... for mishandling classified evidence"

Such as? All that's been revealed so far is that there were news articles concerning classified operations, and some phone call talking points which were temporarily classified, but were not well marked. They were also routinely declassified after the call. There's no evidence of any intentional wrongdoing, or substantive breech. The email investigation is definition of fishing expedition.

Taking money for Lloyd Blankfeen is pretty corrupt, but compared to Donald she's a saint.

Comment Re: Not fake news at all. (Score 1) 314

There are at least 62 Million in the US who voted for banning all Muslims, possibly putting them into camps, killing the families of terrorists, and torturing prisoners.

You ever been to Dallas? You could find a million who condone or support right wing terrorism within shooting range of a Carcano Carbine.

If you say 75 million Muslims condone or support terrorism, fine. The number makes sense to me. Don't use that fact to gin up hatred in the US against Muslims, and try turn this war into a war between Americans and Muslims. A racist/bigoted backlash from America would be far worse than anything ISIS could ever hope to do on it's own. Such a backlash is building, and is being stoked by Trump and friends. Stopping them is just as important as stopping ISIS.

Far more than 75 million Muslims oppose and condemn terrorism. To turn these people in to enemies for political gain, or just because you hate political correctness, is murderously insane.

Comment Re:wrong (Score 1) 137

When do you mean to cease abusing our patience? How long is that dumbness of yours still to mock us? When will there be an end of that unbridled audacity of yours, swaggering about as it does now? Do not the readers armed with mod points- and the hostile responses you receive- does not the alarm of the people, and the union of all good men, when faced by your outrageous opinion, have any effect upon you? Do you not feel that your bullshit is debunked? Do you not see that your conspiracy theory is already arrested and rendered powerless by the knowledge which every one here possesses of it? What is there that you did, and what outrageous assessment was there which was adopted by you, with which you think that any one of us is unacquainted?

Shame on this age and on its principles! The public is aware of these things, and yet you defecate them into public deliberations; some of you are watching and marking down and checking off for slaughter every principled individual among us. And we, gallant men that we are, think that we are doing our duty to the nation if we keep out of the way of these frenzied attacks.

You ought long ago to have been led to execution by command of your own mother's gynecologist. That destruction which you have been long plotting against us ought to have already fallen on your own ass.

Comment Re:Definition of a scientist... (Score 0) 137

...a political activist that also wants to take credit for advances actually developed by engineers, entrepreneurs and lay inventors.

We have got to decide this day whether we prefer for the future to deprive frantic and profligate scientists of the protection of wicked and unprincipled citizens, or even to arm them with the cloak of scientific illiteracy due to the mortal God in which they hold only approximate esteem, and the invisible hand in which they hold none. For if that pest and conflagration of the public succeeds in defending its own mischievous and unprofitable community by appeals to divine stupidity, when they cannot maintain it by any considerations of objective reality, then we must seek for other ceremonies, for other sources of unquestionable truth, or for other interpreters of the requirements of politically unbiased facts. But if those things which are done by the madness of wicked men in the republic at a time when it was oppressed by one party, deserted by another, and betrayed by a third, are abetted by their data and its statistical analysis with no return on investment, then we shall have cause rightly and deservedly to praise the wisdom of ourselves in selecting the most honorable men of the state for the executive with which to purge their undue influence.

Comment Re:Access court for cited paper skyrocketing (Score 1) 137

I encourage everyone to read the article cited and post a comment as informative as the original article!

And, to those in my audience, this beginning of my defense seems to be most appropriate concerning the standing of this man so that I should tweet first to those things which his haters and accusers and dummies in the media have advanced with the general view of disparaging him and for the sake of detracting from his honor and despoiling him of his dignity. His father was cast in his teeth on various accounts, at one time as having been a man of no great respectability himself; at another, he was said to have been treated with but little respect by his son. On the score of dignity, our subject, to those who know him and to the best people among us, is of himself, without speaking, himself able easily to take a very sufficient expression, and without anyone having any occasion to suppress any tweet from him; but as for those to whom he is not equally well known, on account of his great stature, which has now for some time hindered his mixing much with us in the forum bigly, let them think this: that whatever dignity can exist in an individual- and certainly the very greatest may be found in that family- has always been considered, and is to this day considered, to shine out in great luster in his case; and moreover it is so considered, not only by his own relations and friends, but by every one to whom he can possibly be known on any account whatever to be a real citizen.

Comment Re:She was presumed innocent, then found guilty (Score 1) 314

This is what they found on her server:

A couple of emails discussing news articles about programs that were secret.

A couple of emails with phone call talking points, which were not obviously marked classified, and were de-classified after the phone call.

Do you really want to lock her up for that?

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