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Journal Journal: A geeky, Catholic, pro-life plan to reduce GCC 4

They tell us global climate change is caused by atmospheric carbon. Based on plant ability to sequester atmospheric carbon, I suggest the following methodology for sequestering carbon away from the environment for long periods of time.
  1. Plant native, drought resistant, edible plants on every available surface with sun. They need to be native and drought resistant because they will only be watered with rain.
  2. Have lots of babies. At least 10 children per family, whenever possible.
  3. Encourage the mortal sin of gluttony. Ideally everybody should die of an obesity related illness and should weigh in at over 200 lbs at death.
  4. Discourage cremation at death, encourage full body ground burial in metal caskets encased in concrete to prevent accumulated carbon from escaping back into the atmosphere.
  5. Close sections of graveyards when full, and plant native drought resistant edible plants on top of the graves, to accumulate more carbon for sequestration.
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Journal Journal: 170419 (almost)

Took a leap of faith and left my bags buried under a freeway overpass. This gives me the mobility to walk around. The world is a nasty place these days. The security guard is everywhere. If you didn't arrive in a car, park in the lot, and make your way to the front door then you are a person of special interest. Especially if you look homeless. There are plenty of pretendo homeless people, fakes. Rich kids on the street because they like it, they've been assigned there, or they don't want to go f*ck their dog and make the next million dollars to get out of it. The security guard doesn't care. Especially if you don't look like a pretendo or a fake. Especially if you look like a real homeless person. You must go, now, and never come back. Wherever you go you must die. If we ever see you again then we have the right to wait for you around the corner and jump you from the blind side. You cannot be here.

If the security guards had you on a list it wouldn't be any worse. You are a person of special interest if they have "seen this individual before". Believe that! If they have so much as seen you before, taken note of you, put your description down on a sheet of paper and faxed it to security guard intl central, then the next time they see you they will be on you from a mile off, with guns drawn. Display your shopping list and your monetary tender held up high on the way and then you have TWO MINUTES. You have two minutes and then they're coming back in for you.

Can a homeless person get some civil rights? Property? I don't think you have the property rights that you're claiming. First, all of this for LEASE land never has a security guard. The overhead landowner never (or most often) plants a security guard on for lease or negotiable space. In the event of a large store, warehouse, department store, grocery store, then likely they have a parking lot crew and a security guard. But many of these strip malls, plazas, etc., they don't actually sublet any sort of landowner rights to hire a security guard. The largest business in the building calls for a security guard, the security agency just goes with it, and the security guard then proceeds to take over the entire block and anything in sight from there. Property? Get the hell back to the single doorplate that called in to hire you and I really don't think that doorplate had the property rights to hire you to begin screaming "YOU CAN'T BE HERE BECAUSE WE'VE SEEN YOU BEFORE".

Can a homeless person get some civil rights?

Well, the truth is, it's all a cover up for doggy sex perverts and child sex trade. Rich people trust fund babies and outright millionaires.

I have two questions, one for each candidate.

Mr. Trump, do you and the other wealthy people in the world participate in mockeries of sex acts with dogs for money and purchase children for sex?

Mrs. Clinton, do you and the other women of the world have three hands? ... I guess that's why the nation elected Trump. They'd rather talk about the money then the babies.

http://mapfortu.wikidot.com/
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And after all these years off the public main boards, why is my karma still tanked at terrible? Is this some sort of account farming hate cult? It's only been like six years since I've been posting public comments. Doesn't the karma float back to neutral?

Fucking faggits.

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Journal Journal: 170418 (budz)

j0 t4i5 is l33t-h4x0rz.h. 25k for j00 to pwn4g3 teH w3rld. hooks and tricks to be included, 465 tetris building blocks that work on nearly any platform that uses it.

you are a re-rolled sack of sh*t. those ones have three hands and are x-tra k-leet perfect.

you have the same 20 thousand mile chance as anybody else. predestination takes it all to hell.

BUT WHAT OF CAPITAL LETTERS?

You don't get any. You are a walking talking brain stem. a runt. The world has been scripted since capital letters, and then given over to you under the shift key exemption. Oh, yeah, and you can use CAPS LOCK.

pffft.

8th plague, thunder and HAIL!

9th plague, wander in darkness with lots of excuses and nobody knows.

10th plague, the voice of the LORD.

Rich people, trust fund babies, and millionaires are all dogsex pedophiles. One session with dog, about 1 million. One child for carnal pleasure, about 300k. Buy too many kids and live a ghetto fantasy until the next million bucks. Everything else is financed under 100 thousand.

This world is a farm. Start walking.

HiLJ
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Journal Journal: Hate crimes in Seattle U Dist 3

So, the Neo-Nazis are getting bolder in the U Dist. Was going to lunch with a friend and ran into one who yelled various threats and racist aspersions at me. Apparently he had been doing this for quite a while, and others had called 911 too. He was obviously trying to provoke a physical reaction (my friend is Filipino) from me but I was pretty calm, since I know what to do. This is why you have to have leaders who don't promote garbage like this, it encourages the loons.

Just after me, he did a similar thing to a young couple and the guy started brawling with the male of the couple.

I blame the President and his VP Trump.

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Journal Journal: Rossum's Universal Robots 7

Slashdot has probably borked the text although it looks fine in preview. A non-borked version is at my blog.
        Half a century ago I was reading a book by Isaac Asimov. I donâ(TM)t remember what book, but I know it wasnâ(TM)t I, Robot because I looked last night and it wasnâ(TM)t in that book. But in the book, whichever one it was, Dr. Asimov wrote about the origin of the word âoerobotâ; a story by Karel Capek titled R.U.R.: Rossumâ(TM)s Universal Robots.
        I searched every library I had access to, looking for this story, for years. I finally gave up.
        Then a few weeks ago I thought of the story again. I have no idea what triggered that thought, but it occurred to me that there was no internet back then, and since the book was so old, it would probably be at Gutenberg.org.
        It was! I downloaded it, and to my dismay it was written in Czech. So I fed it to Google Translate.
        Thirty five years ago when I was first learning how computers work and how to program them, I read of a program the US government had written to translate Russian to English and back. To test it, they fed it the English phrase âoethe spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.â Then they fed the Russian translation back in. The re-conversion to English read âoeThe wine is good, but the meat is spoiled.â
        I figured that in the decades since their first efforts at machine translation, it would do a better job.
        I figured wrong. What came out of Google Translate was gibberish. It does a good job of translating single words; paper dictionaries have done this well for centuries. But for large blocks of text, it was worthless.
        When I first saw the Czech version I could see that it was, in fact, not a novel, but a stage play. I kept looking, and found an English language version translated by an Australian. Itâ(TM)s licensed under the Creative Commons, so I may add it to my online library.
        Wikipedia informed me that the play was written in 1920, and a man named Paul Selver translated it into English in 1923. So I searched Gutenberg for âoePaul Selverâ and there it was! However, it was in PDF form. Right now Iâ(TM)m at the tail end of converting it to HTML.
        After reading it I realized that this story was the basis for every robot story written in the twentieth century, and its robots arenâ(TM)t even robots as we know robots today. Rather, they were like the âoereplicantsâ in the movie Blade Runnerâ"flesh and blood artificial people. That movie, taken from Philip K. Dickâ(TM)s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? would have actually been a sequel to R.U.R., had R.U.R. ended differently.
        The Terminator was R.U.R. with intelligent mechanical robots instead of artificial life. Their aim, as the âoerobotsâ in Kapekâ(TM)s story, is to destroy all humans.
        Asimov said that his robots were an answer to Frankenstein and R.U.R. He thought the very idea was ridiculous, so he made his own robots inorganic and mechanical rather than organic, and added his âoethree laws of roboticsâ. His laws werenâ(TM)t physical laws like the inability of anything to travel faster than light, but legislation; similar to Blade Runner, where the artificial people werenâ(TM)t allowed on Earth. In a few of his books, like The Caves of Steel, robot use on Earth is strictly limited and controlled and people hate them.
        I thought Asimov had the first mechanical, non-magical robots, but I was wrong. There were fictional mechanical robots before Asimov was born. The first US science fiction dime novel was Edward S. Ellisâ(TM) 1865 The Steam Man of the Prairies, with a giant steam powered robot.
        One thing that put me off about this play (besides the fact that itâ(TM)s a play, which is far better watched than read) was that the original story was written in a language I donâ(TM)t understand. Thatâ(TM)s why I donâ(TM)t read Jules Verne; his stories were written in French, and I donâ(TM)t speak that language, either.
        I dislike translations because I used to speak Spanish well, according to South American tourists, and a smattering of Thai. And Iâ(TM)m a reader. Itâ(TM)s more than just the story, itâ(TM)s how itâ(TM)s written. There are word plays and idioms that are impossible to translate. For instance, a beautiful English phrase that uses alliteration would lose its beauty in any translation. And, there are no boring stories, only boring storytellers. I suspect that Kapek may have been an excellent writer, but Selver wasnâ(TM)t, to my mind. Little of the dialog seemed believable to me.
        But in the case of this story, even the poor translation (Wikipedia informs me itâ(TM)s abridged) is worth reading, just for the context it places all other robot stories in.
        It will be at mcgrewbooks.com soon.

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Journal Journal: POTUS Emeritus Alfred E Neuman on Trump 7

Bush's comments came after a prominent Republican in Congress, Rep. Darrell Issa of California, called for a special prosecutor to investigate whether Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and was in touch with Trump's top advisers during the campaign.

Bush said he would trust Senate Intelligence panel Chairman Richard Burr to decide if a special prosecutor is necessary.

But, Bush added, "I think we all need answers ... I'm not sure the right avenue to take. I am sure, though, that that question needs to be answered."

Indeed our world has now been turned upside-down. Not only does Trump make GWB look intelligent and well-spoken, he even makes him look presidential or diplomatic. While we already knew a while ago that the GOP took such a hard right turn that it would reject Reagan himself as a commie, now they've dove headfirst so enthusiastically into the loonie bin that Bush seems like a born leader and statesman.

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Journal Journal: So what was Milo's book Dangerous supposed to be about? 8

On my way home from work I couldn't seem to escape news coverage of the "conservative provocateur" having his book canceled after being recorded praising pedophilia.

What I couldn't seem to figure out for anything though is what his canceled book was actually supposed to be about. The Amazon entry for it only told me its length, title, and author; not a single word about its content - and that Amazon entry is now gone. Some of the news coverage was bragging about how well it was doing in pre-sales - did he really sell a huge number of books based only on his name and an exceptionally vague title?
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Journal Journal: This one didn't make it a day 1

Seriously, didn't even make it to 3 pm.

RUFKM?

Resign now. Take completely compromised Pence with you and tell President Bannon he's going back into cold storage in Argentina again.

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Journal Journal: Like Owen Wilson in Armageddon 7

So the Fuckhead Of The United States is having literally the worst first month of a presidential term and his big idea is a 2020 campaign rally in fucking Florida this weekend?

Oughtta just nuke the whole country, it's the only way to be sure at this point. Fucking Yanks.

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