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  • China Says Kim Jong Un Met Xi, Willing to Hold U.S. Summit

    03/27/2018 8:48:24 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 38 replies
    MSN ^ | 3/27/2018
    <p>“The issue of denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula can be resolved, if South Korea and the United States respond to our efforts with goodwill, create an atmosphere of peace and stability while taking progressive and synchronous measures for the realization of peace,” Kim said during the four-day visit, according to Xinhua.</p>
  • Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof’s Sister Morgan to Protesting Classmates: 'I Hope...Y'All Get Shot'

    03/15/2018 8:54:42 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 17 replies
    NewsWeak ^ | 3/15/2018
    Morgan Roof, the younger sister of the Charleston shooter Dylann Roof, was arrested after taking two weapons to school and posting to Snapchat that she hoped students protesting against gun violence in a nationwide walkout “get shot.” Roof, 18, showed up at A.C. Flora High School in South Carolina with a knife, pepper spray, and marijuana. She faces weapons and drugs charges. A judge released Roof on a $5,000 bond but ordered her to stay away from her school. Though she faced no charges relating to her Snapchat post, it did cause alarm, reported WIS-TV. In her post, Roof wrote:...
  • Biggest Mistake EVER, President Trump. EVER.

    03/11/2018 3:55:19 PM PDT · by Lazamataz · 219 replies
    Original content | 3/11/2018 | By Laz A. Mataz
    NOBODY, and I mean NOBODY could ever call me a Never Trumper. In fact, I was perhaps one of the very first Trump supporters on this forum. However, by using his Executive Order to ban bump-stocks as machine guns -- despite the fact that they STILL PULL ONE TRIGGER FOR ONE ROUND BEING FIRED -- he has just done something in an extra-judicial manner. Despite the clear language of the law that defines automatic weapons -- that one trigger pull discharges multiple rounds continuously -- his EO causes the language to be ignored. Now, I get that Trump bashed the...
  • Teen who killed himself in bathroom admired Columbine shooters, wanted to shoot up school

    03/02/2018 5:49:49 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 36 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Mar 1, 2018 | Megan Cerullo
    An Ohio middle school student who shot himself to death in a school bathroom had plans to carry out a massacre, according to “disturbing documentation” on his cell phone. Keith Simons, 13, expressed admiration for Columbine school shooters Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold and said he wanted to leave “a lasting impression on the world,” in notes recovered from his cell phone, police said. The memo indicates he had access to firearms, and also included an 8-step plan to shoot up the Jackson Memorial Middle School, Jackson Police Chief Mark Brink said in a news conference Thursday.
  • A one line answer to gun grabbers in the wake of the Florida school shooting.

    02/22/2018 8:21:51 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 90 replies
    Original content | 2/23/2018 | By Laz A. Mataz
    I think I have come up with a really elegant retort to those that call for banning firearms after the Florida school shooting. Liberal: "WE NEED TO BAN GUNS TO PREVENT ANOTHER SCHOOL SHOOTING." Me: "I say we ban children instead. It would be more effective than even gun bans at preventing another school shooting." It does two things: It shocks the person who uttered the gun ban line, and it demonstrates the absurdity of trying to ban things to prevent school shootings.
  • How to "greenlight" a mass shooting.

    02/18/2018 8:06:49 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 302 replies
    Original content ^ | 2/18/2018 | By Laz A. Mataz
    I created this. It illustrates the dozens of systemic failures around the Florida school shooting. But the conclusion for liberals? "LET'S BLAME GUNS!" (This will serve as the basis for a long editorial. Keep your eyes peeled.)
  • FEDS RAID YOUTUBE GUN STAR’S HOME AGAIN, SEIZE DOZENS OF WEAPONS (FPS Russia)

    02/16/2018 6:16:39 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 26 replies
    Tribunist ^ | Feb 11, 2018
    Kyle Lamar Myers, more commonly known by his YouTube moniker FPS Russia, was raided by federal agents following his arrest. According to the Athens Banner-Herald, Myers had been caught receiving illegal narcotics through the mail. While he was incarcerated, Myer’s home was searched by federal authorities. ATF spokesman Nero Priester announced that more than 50 firearms were seized by the federal agents, but no illegal explosives were found. The 30-year-old Georgia native was arrested on August 8, 2017 by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office in Carnesville, Georgia. He was later released on a $10,000 bond and faces charges of possessing...
  • George W. Bush: 'Clear evidence Russians meddled' in election

    02/08/2018 11:45:29 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 104 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Feb 8, 2018 | By Kristine Phillips
    Former president George W. Bush said he believes Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, departing from President Trump, who has been skeptical of intelligence agencies’ findings that the Kremlin had interfered to help him win. “There’s pretty clear evidence that the Russians meddled. Whether they affected the outcome is another question,” the 43rd president said at a summit in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. He added: “It’s problematic that a foreign nation is involved in our election system. Our democracy is only as good as people trust the results.” Bush has been critical of Russia, slamming it for working...
  • From the Front Lines of the Government Shutdown

    01/22/2018 10:53:42 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 26 replies
    Various sources | 1/22/2018 | By Laz A. Mataz (and others)
    I intercepted a note from a combatant in the government shutdown. I shall publish it here: Dear Wife, I take my pen in hand, during this Damnable Goverment Shutdown, to inform you that I am well at present and hope these few lines may find you all enjoying the same blessing. Tis hard to see the mighty prancing Democrat Congress, trampling the dying veterans and children beneath their merciless feet. No dear wife, near to speak a word of comfort. No living sister or Mother to administer relief in that hour the most sad in the history of humanity. O...
  • South Africa to formally protest Trump's 'shithole countries' remarks

    01/15/2018 7:17:02 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 80 replies
    Certainly Not News (CNN) ^ | Updated 6:21 AM ET, Mon January 15, 2018 | By David McKenzie, Elise Labott and Susannah Cullinane
    Johannesburg (CNN)South Africa will issue a diplomatic protest to the United States Monday over US President Donald Trump's "shithole countries" comments, according to its foreign ministry. During an Oval Office meeting on immigration Thursday, Trump expressed frustration with people coming to the United States from countries in Africa and elsewhere, sources told CNN. Trump on Friday denied describing certain nations in such vulgar terms, tweeting: "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used." He also defended himself Sunday night, telling reporters he is "not a racist."
  • Scientists Expect Chocolate to Go Extinct by 2050

    01/02/2018 8:27:51 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 204 replies
    MSN ^ | 1/2/2018 | Elizabeth Sherman
    You may love chocolate, but you should probably start preparing yourself to say goodbye to it: Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have predicted that cacao plants are likely to go extinct as early as 2050 due to climate change. But there’s one glimmer hope on the horizon: Mars—the candy company which makes such chocolate treats as the Snickers and the Twix bar—has teamed up with the University of California on a new method that may help save future cacao crops.
  • Arrested Connecticut woman snorts cocaine at police station, officers say

    12/31/2017 9:57:16 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 45 replies
    MSN ^ | 12/29/2017 | Elizabeth Zwirz
    A "belligerent" and "uncooperative" Connecticut woman tried to snort cocaine inside a police station Monday while she was waiting to be searched by a female officer, according to a police report. Officers with the Ledyard Police Department said they arrested Nicole Hunter, 25, on Monday following an unrelated incident. The report said police had been looking for a black Kia SUV with New Hampshire license plates following reports of an erratic driver. They found the car in Hunter’s driveway, with her still sitting inside of it, the report said.
  • Two Layers of Graphene Make Diamond-Hard Armor That Can Stop a Bullet

    12/27/2017 7:36:05 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 95 replies
    Futurism ^ | Dec 21, 2017 | Kyree Leary
    IAMOND-HARD ARMOR The media tends to depict bullet-proof armor as something that’s thick and heavier than regular clothes. Despite being for bodily protection, the added bulk of that armor might restrict a person’s movements. But scientists at the City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) have found that diamond-hard armor doesn’t need to be thick. The key to less-bulky protection is graphene, a tightly-packed layer of bonded carbon atoms one million times thinner than a piece of paper. The researchers discovered that two layers of graphene stacked on top of one another can temporarily become as hard...
  • KASICH: TO AVOID WAR WITH NORTH KOREA TRUMP SHOULD LEARN FROM OBAMA'S IRAN DEAL

    12/26/2017 1:39:47 PM PST · by Lazamataz · 108 replies
    NewsVERYWeak ^ | 12/25/2017 | by Linley Sanders
    War with North Korea can be avoided if the Trump administration uses sanctions modeled after President Barack Obama's much-excoriated Iran deal and if everyone just avoids "irresponsible" war predictions that risk "millions of lives," Ohio's Republican Governor John Kasich wrote on Monday. Kasich—who battled Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination last year—outlined a plan for stronger U.S. sanctions against North Korea in an opinion column in The Washington Post published Monday evening. He slammed Republican Senator Lindsay Graham of South Carolina and other politicians for "predicting odds on the probability of war" against North Korea when there is still...
  • Jingle Bells!

    12/26/2017 6:15:01 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 45 replies
    12/26/2017 | By Laz A. Mataz
    MY version of Jingle Bells: "Allow notice of the aural input of rapidly-vibrating brass-handled klaxons, "Allow notice of the aural input of rapidly-vibrating brass-handled klaxons, "Allow notice of the aural input of rapidly-vibrating brass-handled klaxons, to the entirety of the experience, "It is somewhat pleasurable to purchase and experience livery in a single-equine-mammal-powered snow-capable transportation unit with no side-panels or roofing. "Travelling rapidly through frozen precipitation, "Still situated in the above mentioned snow-capable conveyance, "Further travel indicated over savannas of grassland with minimal variation in elevation, "All whilst allowing convulsive indications of pleasure to emit from our vocal chords!"
  • Holiday Tradition in the Laz Household

    12/25/2017 5:46:56 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 125 replies
    12/25/2017 | By Laz A. Mataz
    It is Christmas Tradition in this house to post a picture of my decorated Human Christmas Tree. While you may think I have outdone myself this year, you should see him when I plug him into the electric socket!
  • Hardware Experts! Help with my computer and ways to upgrade it.

    12/23/2017 11:19:23 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 152 replies
    12/23/2017 | By Laz A. Mataz
    My old home computer died outright sometime mid-December. I use it for some fairly intensive gaming (Fallout 4, (actually all the Fallout installments), Total War: Rome 2 (which required an upgrade to a Nividia GeForce GTX 970 video card) and personal computer-development efforts in Visual Studio 2014 and SQL Server 2012. The computer was bought new from MicroCenter in late 2013. So I went on Amazon, and a Refurbished Dell caught my eye. Here are the specs: Processor: Intel Core 7th Generation i7-7700 Processor (Quad Core, up to 4.20 GHz, 8MB Cache, 65W) 16GB 2400MHz DDR4 | Dell Wireless 1707...
  • Facebook’s new tool tells if you were duped by Russian trolls during 2016 election

    12/23/2017 9:35:06 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 31 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 12/23/2017 | Teri Webster
    Facebook just released a feature that reportedly shows if you were duped by Russian trolls accused of spreading propaganda and discord during the 2016 presidential election. The new tool is available through its Help Center. As many as 150 million Facebook users have interacted with content from the “Internet Research Agency,” an alleged Russian organization that bought ads and created posts about social and political issues between 2015 and 2017, according to Facebook. About 3,000 of the ads are now evidence in federal investigations on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
  • Report: Steve Bannon, Trump's Former Chief Strategist, Is Considering Running For President In 2020

    12/21/2017 1:42:44 PM PST · by Lazamataz · 74 replies
    MSN ^ | 12/21/17 | By Andrew Husband
    Despite Roy Moore’s shocking loss to Doug Jones in the Alabama special election for its vacated U.S. Senate seat, one of the Republican’s chief backers, Steve Bannon is pressing on. A former executive for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign turned White House chief strategist, Bannon returned to his post at Breitbartafter the president fired him in August. Since then, the eccentric conservative figure has floated plenty of praise and criticism for his former employer, the remaining members of his White House administration, and just about everyone else on the American political spectrum. According to Vanity Fair‘s Gabriel Sherman, Bannon is also...
  • Christmas Joke

    12/19/2017 3:33:10 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 114 replies
    Laz Makes a Funny | 12/19/2017 | By Laz A. Mataz
    Me: "MERRY CHRISTMAS!" Liberal: "You can't say that. You're excluding other religions." Me: "HAPPY HOLIDAYS!" Liberal: "You can't say that. The word 'Holidays' originates from 'Holy Days', and religion must be out of the public view." Me: "HAPPY DAYS!" Liberal: "You can't say that. 'Happy Days' was a sitcom in the 1970's featuring a nearly all-white cast, which is not Diverse." Me: "HAPPY!" Liberal: "You can't say that. I'm a liberal, and I'm never happy." Me: "" Liberal: "Perfect."