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Comment That could be her real name (Score 1) 675

It's so hard to tell sometimes.

E.g. Treveonta, Adrianandious, Tyriekus ...

PARIS, TX - Paris Police have made two more arrests in the case of a man shot and killed just yards from his home last week.

Authorities say 17-year old Treveonta Clark and a 16-year old boy were arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with capital murder, in the death of 28-year old Roland Williams.

21-year old Adrianandious Blackeyes and 18-year old Tyriekus Edwards were arrested Saturday and have also been charged with capital murder.

Comment So Clinton (B&H), Kerry, Biden, et al. are (Score 1) 1010

What? So stupid that they were overwhelmed by the intelligence people from the administration led by an idiot? That Clinton's (both B & H) statements from way before the war about Saddam where baseless?

And even after? "I was one who supported giving President Bush the authority, if necessary, to use force against Saddam Hussein. I believe that that was the right vote. I have had many disputes and disagreements with the administration over how that authority has been used, but I stand by the vote to provide the authority because I think it was a necessary step in order to maximize the outcome that did occur in the Security Council with the unanimous vote to send in inspectors." [H Clinton].

P.S. did not vote for Bush, did not support the war. The blame for it all fall squarely on those who did support it.

Comment Re:So find an unreasonable one (Score 1) 1010

So, in other words, she did it, we all know she did it--SHE knows she did it--but we're going to turn a blind eye to it. But don't get any ideas anyone, this is a special deal for Hillary!

From the Director's statements:

"Eight of those chains contained information that was Top Secret at the time they were sent; 36 chains contained Secret information at the time; and eight contained Confidential information, which is the lowest level of classification. Separate from those, about 2,000 additional e-mails were “up-classified” to make them Confidential; the information in those had not been classified at the time the e-mails were sent."

"Although we did not find clear evidence that Secretary Clinton or her colleagues intended to violate laws governing the handling of classified information, there is evidence that they were extremely careless in their handling of very sensitive, highly classified information.

"For example, seven e-mail chains concern matters that were classified at the Top Secret/Special Access Program level when they were sent and received. These chains involved Secretary Clinton both sending e-mails about those matters and receiving e-mails from others about the same matters. There is evidence to support a conclusion that any reasonable person in Secretary Clinton’s position, or in the position of those government employees with whom she was corresponding about these matters, should have known that an unclassified system was no place for that conversation.

"To be clear, this is not to suggest that in similar circumstances, a person who engaged in this activity would face no consequences. To the contrary, those individuals are often subject to security or administrative sanctions. But that is not what we are deciding now.

Comment Because Clinton also distributed classified info? (Score 1) 1010

FBI director said so today.

She shared classified info with people who did not have clearances for the data. People like her lawyers, her email IT guy, and her buddy Sidney Blumenthal.

And further, no intent to distribute is needed. Only gross negligence in the care of classified data.

“Although we did not find clear evidence that Secretary Clinton or her colleagues intended to violate laws governing the handling of classified information, there is evidence that they were extremely careless in their handling of very sensitive, highly classified information,” Mr. Comey said.

Extremely careless == gross negligence.

This is just a case of the elites protecting one of their own. Some animals are more equal than others.

Comment Re:Suicide by politician (Score 1) 1010

58% of Democratic senators (29 of 50) voted for the resolution. Those voting for the resolution were:
Bayh, Evan (D-IN)
Baucus, Max (D-MT)
Biden, Joseph (D-DE)
Breaux, John (D-LA)
Cantwell, Maria (D-WA)
Carnahan, Jean (D-MO)
Carper, Thomas (D-DE)
Cleland, Max (D-GA)
Clinton, Hillary (D-NY)
Daschle, Tom (D-SD)
Dodd, Chris (D-CT)
Dorgan, Byron (D-ND)
Edwards, John (D-NC)
Feinstein, Dianne (D-CA)
Harkin, Tom (D-IA)
Hollings, Ernest (D-SC)
Johnson, Tim (D-SD)
Kerry, John (D-MA)
Kohl, Herb (D-WI)
Landrieu, Mary (D-LA)
Lieberman, Joseph (D-CT)
Lincoln, Blanche (D-AR)
Miller, Zell (D-GA)
Nelson, Ben (D-NE)
Nelson, Bill (D-FL)
Reid, Harry (D-NV)
Rockefeller, Jay (D-WV)
Schumer, Chuck (D-NY)
Torricelli, Robert (D-NJ)

Comment So we need security checkpoint before the security (Score 1) 307

"it indicates how easy peasy it would be to amble up to the terminal entrance. The weakness primarily lies in the absence of X-Rays and deterrent technology on approach. You practically can check in and get to immigration before being cleared for hazardous material.
"These gunmen just strolled up to an entry point and began firing randomly into the crowd.

No matter where the security scanning checkpoints are, there will always be queues of people waiting to go through them. This will always present a soft target.

Comment Screw that! Has AirBnB ever tried to use 2nd Amdt? (Score 1) 242

Try exercising 2nd Amendment rights...

The paperwork, etc. required is very onerous and invasive, requiring disclosure of otherwise HIPPA protected medial information.

While I'm complaining, I'd like to say we should drop the invasive notion of drug tests for welfare recipients. Instead, just normalize the requirements with those for concealed carry: show up in person, with multiple forms of approved ID (citizenship and residency), get fingerprinted, fill out forms disclosing previous felonies and mental disorders, affirm that the benefits are for yourself or dependent children, (remember: lying about any answers is a felony!), have a wants&warrants background check run, sit for another ID photo; repeat the process every few years as required. As it's for welfare, we'll waive the non-inconsequential fee normally associated with firearms licenses.

As a benefit(!) each recipient would have an additional ID to use for voting ID requirements.

Comment Re:keep everyone employed (Score 3, Funny) 258

Zorg: Look at all these little things! So busy now! Notice how each one is useful. A lovely ballet ensues, so full of form and color. Now, think about all those people that created them. Technicians, engineers, hundreds of people, who will be able to feed their children tonight, so those children can grow up big and strong and have little teeny children of their own, and so on and so forth. Thus, adding to the great chain of life. You see, father, by causing a little destruction, I am in fact encouraging life. In reality, you and I are in the same business.

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