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  • Michael Moore to Donald Trump Voters: 'You're Legal Terrorists'

    10/21/2016 2:47:10 PM PDT · 56 of 69
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to 2ndDivisionVet

    (Moore, ranting with an overstuffed mouthful of Cheezy Poofs and Ding Dongs.)

    “Aggh! Buh-kah. Teedee Trump! Teedee Trump! Oowaaaaaaaaygh! Toota oolya! Bah! Pwegh! Pwegh! Oolyambwooba!”

  • How do we deal with corruption?

    10/21/2016 1:46:08 PM PDT · 24 of 50
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Paul R.

    Once Mr. Trump is elected, he hires all new federal prosecutors, letting them know there is effectively a “bounty” on rooting out unlawful actors in the government. Those who successfully indict and prosecute the most of them move up the chain.

    Those who are not so active, for whatever reason, are tasked to vigorously start prosecuting non-governmental criminal actors who have been ignored by the Obama administration. For example liberal and leftist organizations actively involved in public agitation, riot and vote fraud.

    At the same time, Mr. Trump should keep Obama’s disgusting Operation Choke Point, but instruct the Justice Department to change the *targets* of Choke Point to leftist and corrupt organizations like Planned Parenthood. Choke Point openly coerced the banks to deny legitimate businesses banking services. Imagine what would happen if they did that to PP?

  • Today's Brutal DDoS Attack Is the Beginning of a Bleak Future

    10/21/2016 1:39:06 PM PDT · 19 of 47
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Hojczyk

    Probably the best defense to a DDOS attack would be a buffer that would pass individual pings but block repeated pings from the same system. Say a DDOS attacker has 100k computers all set to attack. The attack would start strong, but quickly fail as more and more of them were relegated to the queue because they had already pinged.

    This turns the attack around against the zombie computers to the point where they are getting nowhere, but traffic at the defender site is normal.

  • Army Evaluates New Shoulder-Fired Rocket Tech

    10/21/2016 11:27:53 AM PDT · 14 of 18
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to C19fan

    Actually, I think the infantry needs a selection of shoulder fired weapons. The old LAW was not bad as an urban area weapon, but something smaller and lighter to “pop snipers in windows” would be grand.

    They already have the superior XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement (CDTE) System, that fires 25mm grenades.

    The US Army is working on a 40 mm autonomous airburst Small Arms Grenade Munitions (SAGM) round to give 40 mm grenade launchers airburst capabilities as a complementary system to the XM25.

    But there’s a big leap to this system.

  • Miller Campaign Points to Infiltrator as Latest Murkowski ‘Dirty Trick’

    10/21/2016 11:19:26 AM PDT · 11 of 12
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to cotton1706

    Identifying an infiltrator/operator is actually a golden opportunity. You can use them to pipeline bad information to your opponent, and put them in situations where they think they can break the law, but are being closely watched.

    You can also use them to identify other infiltrators and leakers, and to falsely implicate enemy insiders as themselves being infiltrators. If nothing else, you will persuade your opponent to commit resources where none are needed, at the expense of where they are needed.

    Only just before the election do you expose them, with an evidence dump that indicates direction from your opponents leadership.

  • (vanity) In 1980 two weeks from election polls had Jimmy Carter 47 -- Ronald Reagan 39

    10/21/2016 10:53:21 AM PDT · 41 of 42
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to TigerClaws

    A good way to reduce this perfidy is to create pollster ratings. Once both parties nominate their candidates, then track the pollsters on about a monthly basis for how accurate they were *based* on the actual vote. Four months, five poll checks: August, September, and twice in October, then the beginning of November.

    Say the Republican beats the Democrat 52% to 47%.

    A pollster in August says the Democrat is ahead by 20%. In September by 15%. At the start of October by 12%. The second week of October by 5%. Then the first of November tied, because the media loves a “horse race”, and the pollsters want to sell them one.

    But with the *next* presidential race, that pollster is then “handicapped” for their poor performance. And it can be put next to their “margin of error” number as an offset.

    So that August if they say the Democrat is ahead by 20%, it effectively means that the candidates are tied. September, they say the Democrat is ahead by 15%, it means the Republican is ahead by 5%, etc.

    Granted this would have to be tweaked a lot by a good statistician, but it would be a good way of judging the credibility of pollsters.

  • Some Advice for President Clinton-Elevating the gun debate from culture war to real reform

    10/21/2016 7:59:52 AM PDT · 10 of 25
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to SJackson

    This fails for the same reason the Democrat schemes fail: it assumes that guns are the problem. They aren’t. No more than far deadlier automobiles are the problem. They aren’t.

    The same with guns. Anything that controls the guns of honest people works *against* the public safety, yet has *no* effect on criminals.

    Think about the absolute gun control regime of the (good riddance) Soviet Union. Guns were almost entirely forbidden to their honest people. But their criminals always had an abundance of guns. Even in the brutalitarian regime of Stalin, their criminals had guns.

    And what did their honest citizens do? They suffered. While the Soviet Union had all sorts of uniformed and secret police, when someone was robbed, it was typically
    better to not even report it.

    No compare that to the increasingly ubiquitous ownership of guns by honest people in the US? It is resulting in a sharp decrease in crime. But importantly, it is resulting in a sharp decrease in *criminals*.

    The FBI knows that a typical armed robber has committed more than a dozen robberies. Many can claim fifty or more robberies in just a few years. But when a robber is killed, it isn’t just that particular crime that ends.

    It is every future crime that criminal would have committed. The entire rest of his criminal career wiped out. And that is going to have a *huge* impact on crime statistics for years in the future.

    It also means that a vast number of future victims will no longer be victimized. People and their families *not* traumatized by armed robbery. No hospital bills for the injured, and families bereft because a member was killed in a robbery.

    All of that *not* happening, because of a few bullets fired from a legal gun owner.

    And society doesn’t even have to pay the half million to one million dollars it costs to keep violent criminals in prison every decade.

  • Voters Support School Choice

    10/19/2016 7:04:04 AM PDT · 4 of 5
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to MichCapCon
    The Standard Distribution (or Bell-Shaped) Curve is a marvelous thing, and it is very applicable to education, both for numerous static evaluations, and numerous dynamic ones.

    Back in the 1940's, a new, young high school principal was invited to give motivational speeches to every PTA in his state. He did not enjoy doing this, so decided to tell the parents some hard truths. The most important of these was that, according to the Standard Distribution Curve, no matter *what* he and his teachers did, about 17% of their children *would* fail in school. And nothing anyone could do could change this.

    They quickly stopped inviting him to speak.

    But the SDC is incredibly dynamic. Different students are on different points of the curve in different subjects and on a daily basis. Peaks and slumps of performance.

    But on the grander scale, when you have different *systems* of education, public, private, charter, religious, and home schooled, *each* of them has a completely different curve.

    And this means that the 17% of guaranteed failure in *one* system will be eroded by other systems. If they fail in public school, they might succeed in a different situation.

    But guaranteed, about 5% will fail in *any* situation. But that is still a heck of a lot better than 17%. And failure is not always a permanent condition. Students can have a bad year, then recover. But as they leave the 5%, someone else will likely take their place.

  • The Hillary Virus-Corrupting our government, one agency at a time.

    10/19/2016 6:14:44 AM PDT · 15 of 19
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to SJackson

    Former Republican presidents have consistently made the mistake of “taking the hand dealt them”, and trying to work with it, instead of cleaning up the horrific messes and corruption left them by Democrats. This permitted the wounds inflicted to the country to fester and the infection to spread.

    And making it much worse, the Republican party has likewise become infested with disease carrying roaches and other filth animals. And the Republican presidents have either supported this, or just tried to ignore it.

    So now we find ourselves in the terrible condition of Mr. Trump *having* to purge both the Republican party and the US government of these cesspits of vice and anti-Americanism. No small task.

    Since no one has any chance of going it alone, he will need to recruit a very smart and determined cabinet who will each audit and surge the government. As well, he will need to put a harsh overlord in charge of the Republican party, who will enforce party discipline with a rare vengeance.

    Mr. Trump personally has a huge enemies list, and justifiably, because he, and the United States, have a gigantic number of enemies. And likewise while this may not be a war of his own choosing, war has already been declared against him and his ideas on a broad front.

    He must give them no quarter or armistice, because they will use every waking moment to attack and betray him.

  • The billboard mocking Donald Trump: ‘He can’t read this’

    10/19/2016 5:52:42 AM PDT · 15 of 35
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to kevcol

    “And kill them (non-Muslims) wherever you overtake them.”

    — 2:191, the Wholly Korn

  • Are Ouija boards an ‘Origin of Evil’?

    10/18/2016 10:07:12 AM PDT · 50 of 53
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to heterosupremacist

    Invented by businessman Elijah Bond on July 1, 1890, the name “Ouija” is a trademark of Hasbro, Inc., owner of such demonic brands as Lincoln Logs, Nerf products, and Play-Doh.

    An employee of Elijah Bond, William Fuld, took over the talking board production. In 1901, Fuld started production of his own boards under the name “Ouija”.

    Charles Kennard (founder of Kennard Novelty Company which manufactured Fuld’s talking boards and where Fuld had worked as a varnisher) claimed he learned the name “Ouija” from using the board and that it was an ancient Egyptian word meaning “good luck.”

    When Fuld took over production of the boards, he popularized the more widely accepted etymology: that the name came from a combination of the French and German words for “yes”.

    All this being said, the question remains, do Ouija boards expose people to demonic evil? Well, the public schools clearly do so, as does the Democrat party and the media, so if the answer is “oui” or “ja”, I would suspect that the talking boards are far down the food chain.

  • WikiLeaks: Clinton Campaign Calls Bernie Sanders a “Doofus”

    10/18/2016 9:04:04 AM PDT · 35 of 40
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to wrrock

    This is quite an accusation. A Clinton saying something both truthful and accurate.


    10/18/2016 8:56:36 AM PDT · 23 of 33
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to shortstop

    To put things in context.

    List of incidents of civil unrest in the United States.

  • Biden: Curing cancer will reaffirm Americans' faith in government

    10/17/2016 4:35:56 PM PDT · 42 of 51
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to kevcol
  • "we've had Muslims in American since George Washington.” Really?

    10/16/2016 2:09:19 PM PDT · 27 of 37
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to heterosupremacist

    Truthfully, the US did bring back some Barbary pirates for hanging. But it remains to be seen if afterwards they contributed to our land by fertilizing it; or if they were dumped at sea to feed the fishies.

  • Maher: ‘Can You At This Point’ Be a Good Person and Support Trump?

    10/16/2016 2:05:50 PM PDT · 35 of 77
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to brucedickinson

    Maher is amoral. A pig. So why does he feel compelled to preach morality? To do so assumes that you are *more* moral than those you preach to. If not, you are just the village idiot, hurling his feces at others.

  • Nazis Take The Streets Of Kiev, Praise Nazism And Express Their Hatred Against Christianity(tr)

    10/16/2016 2:02:50 PM PDT · 3 of 21
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to heterosupremacist

    All varieties of socialism share this vanity, that of rejecting God and putting themselves in His place.

  • Roofing company offers free firearm for new employees (VIDEO)

    10/14/2016 2:41:42 PM PDT · 17 of 33
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to PROCON

    My only reservation is that not everybody *likes* AR-15s. So they should include a provision for other types of guns in the same price range.

    Nationwide, the average price range of an average AR-15 is from $800-$1,050. A cheap one might go as low as $600, but the sky is the limit for higher end models.

    In any event, this would take in a huge assortment of other guns, appealing to about any taste.

  • Montana man admits to raping 12-year-old daughter; gets 60 days in jail

    10/14/2016 2:21:58 PM PDT · 29 of 43
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Morgana

    The last sentence is most important: the judge is retiring. So he doesn’t really care if justice is done.

    This actually begs the question: should states have a law which states that in the last “however many” years of a judge’s time in office, if they make an extraordinary judgment that substantially varies from the norm, that this sentence be reviewed for impartiality?

    Remember that “double jeopardy” only refers to trial, not sentencing. So, like in this case, if the review finds the sentence to be wholly inappropriate, it could be set aside and the sentence determined by a different judge.

    We have all heard of judges who go wacky and all too often over molestation charges decide that they don’t feel like punishing the molester with other than a slap on the wrist.

    So maybe it is time for the states to do something about it.

  • Social Security Benefits Bonus Deposit?

    10/13/2016 6:08:51 PM PDT · 57 of 69
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to savedbygrace
  • Christians who reject all refugees are 'hypocrites,' pope says

    10/13/2016 6:05:29 PM PDT · 67 of 73
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Mr. Mojo

    Does he want Christians to smile on the followers of Moloch, Baal, and those that do profane things, oppress and kill the innocent, rape and slaughter the Christian, etc., etc., etc.?

    Christ himself filled the Gadarene swine with demons, who then collectively ran off a cliff to their destruction. Would he do less for Muslims, filled to the brim with demons?

  • Police say they are ‘sick’ of citizens' NO-GO ZONE fears as terrified Germans beg for help

    10/13/2016 5:56:28 PM PDT · 37 of 39
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Mr. Mojo

    It reminds me of the old Fritz Lang movie, ‘M’. Instead of the authorities overacting, in that case, to a child murderer, they are not acting enough.

    People usually get the government they want. It sounds like in Essen, perhaps with the next election, they will get the government they need. Right now, the mayor is a Christian Democrat, like Merkel, but the Social Democrats outnumber the Christian Democrats in the council 34 to 31. There are also 11 Green Party councilmen. Not a single Alternative for Deutschland.

  • Blue Lives Matter Urges Boycott of Ben and Jerry’s

    10/13/2016 5:18:00 PM PDT · 41 of 47
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Velveeta

    A direct attack won’t work. This is because Ben & Jerry’s is a subsidiary of the giant Anglo-Dutch conglomerate Unilever.

    Ben & Jerry’s management may feel immune from direct challenge, but Unilever is both gigantic and vulnerable. Not so much to a boycott, but to bad public relations.

    Not too long ago they made a major PR mistake in attacking a tiny rival over mayonnaise. Their uncoordinated, blundering attack showed them up as having “feet made of clay”.

    If the major police organizations go after Unilever directly because of Ben & Jerry’s, Unilever will likely lash out at Ben & Jerry’s, at least telling them to “put a sock in it.”

  • We are Christians. Let's teach America, the World and Trump about Repentance and Forgiveness.

    10/13/2016 9:24:33 AM PDT · 33 of 33
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to mitchell001
  • WikiLeaks: Podesta and Left-Wing Activist Plot ‘Catholic Spring’

    10/12/2016 11:34:56 AM PDT · 15 of 28
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Trump_vs_Evil_Witch

    The best response of the Catholic church would to be to do the unexpected. Reform all Catholic educational institutions to forbid the teaching of any form of socialism. Fire all academics who profess to be socialists, and tell all Catholics who embrace socialism that it is an expression of atheism and the cardinal sin of vanity, and is antithetical to the belief in God and their hope for salvation, leading only to death and oblivion.


    10/11/2016 12:25:39 PM PDT · 17 of 27
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to heterosupremacist

    If you really want to celebrate in style, make Roman Focaccia bread, which is a great table bread, then use it for dipping either virgin olive oil, or cover with pizza toppings and broil.

    1 Packet Yeast
    2-1/2 Cups Warm Water (100 degrees)
    2 Tbsp Granulated Sugar
    6 Cups Flour
    2 Tsp Salt
    3/4 Cup Minced Onion
    1 Tbsp Olive Oil
    Dried Rosemary Leaves
    Dried Onion

    In a warm glass or metal bowl combine water, yeast & sugar. Completely dissolve yeast, add flour, salt & onion and knead until smooth (you can use a mixer if available).

    Place dough in an oiled bowl and let rise until double in size.

    Remove from bowl and roll out to desired size (recommend a sheet pan at least 9 x 13), brush oil on surface liberally and add dried rosemary and onions. Salt to taste.

    Bake in hot oven (400-450F) approximately 15-20 minutes. Cut into squares. Serve hot.

  • With the GOP Defection; Is it time for the "Freedom Party" to emerge?

    10/11/2016 11:48:50 AM PDT · 23 of 61
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Boomer

    The Republican party was created by former Whig party rank and file, because the pro-business Whig leaders could not bring themselves to condemn slavery, because it was good for business. Once the anti-slavery rank and file left, the Whig party withered.

    But times have changed. This time, the Republican party rank and file have begun the process to *purge* the corrupt party leadership. And they have already had some major victories in doing so.

    Because of Mr. Trump, the corrupt leaders have unmasked themselves. They are not conservatives, nationalists, and representatives of the people. They are liberals, globalists, and see multinational corporations as their only constituency.

    Mr. Trump unmasked them, and while he can decimate their ranks, the rank and file Republicans must purge them in earnest. Booting them out of elective and appointive office.

    And purging is the better alternative. A new party just creates weakness in our ranks. To capture the Republican party means that the American people are again in charge of our own destinies.

    It will also mean we can take on and defeat the socialist-Democrat party and tear down the edifices they have built, without always worrying of a liberal Republican sabotaging our efforts, standing behind us with a knife, in hopes of betraying us when we are most vulnerable.

  • Report Finds Thousands of Mexico Police Unfit for Service

    10/10/2016 12:06:41 PM PDT · 17 of 17
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to gandalftb

    After his successful stint as mayor, Giuliani set up a private firm to advise municipal governments how to get around their intractable problems. One of the first big cities to hire his firm was Mexico City.

    They had one problem in particular, that their traffic police were hopelessly corrupt. And no matter how many they fired, their replacements were just as bad.

    Giuliani’s solution was both simple and brilliant. Fire them all, and hire *women* to replace them. An entire police force, top to bottom, of just women. Not criminal police, but traffic police. His logic was that women are far less prone to corruption.

    While the same solution would not be practical for the criminal police, a similar idea might work. At the federal level, the most effective police Mexico has are its Marines. And while there are relatively few of them, they do most of the “heavy lifting” fighting drug cartels, and do so with a minimum of corruption. How so?

    Nobody can “get to them”. They are either on their heavily defended bases, incommunicado from the public at large; or they are out on a mission, conducting military operations against the cartels. Even if their families were kidnapped or killed, it would be years before they knew it.

    This concept should be combined with a traditional one, of having police from one region policing the territory of a different region far from their home. This is so they don’t know anyone, so have no unusual ties or sympathies.

    So step one is to set up training bases segregated from the public. Next is to draft young men and put them through strict, military style discipline and training for a year. They must be utterly loyal to their unit and their peers. Then, they are as a group transferred to a different base that will be their operational home for the next two years.

    The only time they leave their base are on combat missions.

    Their rotation to “quiet” bases is if the unit has taken too many casualties, they have had too much action, or from other problems. So even if a cartel is able to penetrate a unit, that only lasts until they are shipped out and are no longer operational.


    10/09/2016 8:53:24 PM PDT · 79 of 103
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to PittsburghAfterDark

    Beelzebub just reminding her what happens if she loses.

    I think its current avatar is George Soros.

  • 140 killed & 525 injured after reported Saudi-led airstrike hits funeral in Yemen

    10/09/2016 6:47:57 AM PDT · 49 of 56
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to BenLurkin

    From the liberals viewpoint, the Saudis shouldn’t have done that, because it would *offend* the rebels and make them *angry*.

    Liberals don’t seem to grasp the larger picture.

  • The murky science behind killer Tulsa cop’s temporary deafness defense

    10/09/2016 6:43:23 AM PDT · 23 of 51
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Trump20162020

    This fails by the “Twinkie defense” standard.

    While the defense worked, in that case, just barely, it resulted in considerable embarrassment to the courts, and eventually a change in California law, that was for once, reasonable.

    “...the term ‘diminished capacity’... was replaced by the term ‘diminished actuality’, referring not to the capacity to have a specific intent, but to whether the defendant actually had the required intent to commit the crime with which he or she was charged.”

    In this case, *it wouldn’t matter* if because of “temporary deafness” she was unaware of other officers wanting to use other means. Her intent was to shoot to kill.

    And given the circumstances of the case, that the man was unarmed and posing no immediate threat her intent and actions were unlawful.

  • “Not Everything Is About Yourself,” 12-Year-Old Caught on Camera Helping Blind Man Cross Busy Street

    10/09/2016 5:38:06 AM PDT · 8 of 9
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to nickcarraway

    The irony of this is telling.

    A 12 year old boy makes a spiritual leap.

    When Hillary Clinton’s mother, Dorothy Howell Rodham, died in 2011, Hillary announced that *for the first time* (age 64) she realized that “there was something more important in life than yourself”.

    It’s pretty obvious that the lesson didn’t take in her case.

  • Exclusive poll: GOP voters want the party to stand by Trump

    10/09/2016 5:17:21 AM PDT · 15 of 28
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to kevcol

    I sincerely hope that Mr. Trump is keeping a very detailed list of those willing to betray him. For this betrayal overlaps strongly with his agenda that conservatives like.

    Mr. Trump needs to get the Republican party in order with a serious purge. People like this can no longer cling to and parasite from the party if they act like this. They can still vote for Republicans, though many of them vote with Democrats more often; but they should never again have positions of “trust and authority” in the party. They should no longer get a dime of party money.

    Mr. Trump will have a busy time of things. For once he purges and cleans the Republican party, he will need to do so to the US government, at ten times the scale.

    This will include federal employees who have broken the law.

    While it would be good for the worst of them to go to prison or at least face massive fines, more importantly is that they not just be fired, but be barred from future employment with both the federal government, and contractors of the federal government.

    If Mr. Trump can do just these two things, not only will his agenda be carried out without continual interference, opposition and treachery, but his overall job will be much more effective and less stressful.

    They are the key to not just a successful, but a superb presidency.

  • Pharmacist slain by dad is recalled as energetic, outgoing

    10/08/2016 1:17:49 PM PDT · 22 of 25
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to DIRTYSECRET

    My interest was in prevention. You are talking cure.

  • Councilwoman Helen Gym Says This Food Truck Is Racist (Racial McCarthyism)

    10/08/2016 7:49:25 AM PDT · 24 of 50
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Kid Shelleen

    The councilwoman referred to herself as a “person of color”. Seriously.

    Other than very light skinned Asians, who more and more often want to be racially classed as “white” (like light skinned Hispanics), I suspect that most Asians are rather comfortable in their skin. When they face discrimination, it is often “counter discrimination” by liberals, for example requiring them to have *higher* test scores for the same rewards, or even excluding them from rewards because “the Asian quota is full”.

    Liberals see people in groups, not as individual. They can’t help themselves out of this perception.

    Conservatives look at their abilities and work, so frequently single out Asians by saying “you’re hired.”

    Asians should turn up their noses at those who would belittle them by calling them “persons of color”.

  • Pharmacist slain by dad is recalled as energetic, outgoing

    10/08/2016 7:34:27 AM PDT · 17 of 25
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to skimbell

    I keep pointing out that the media could do a LOT to end this nonsense, but they haven’t.

    The big excuse of “honor killing” is that it harms the honor of the family. This turns the victim into the villain.

    What the media could do is turn this around, so that the real villain is held up as someone “who destroyed his families’ honor”, by murdering a “virtuous innocent”. And they did it because they have black, evil hearts, and should be scored and despised by all good people.

    At the same time they should hold up the victim as the best, most honorable member of the family, and really put her up on a pedestal.

    It should not be subtle at all. The murderer’s least flattering picture should be darkened, and its caption should imply that he is unclean, and should be shunned by the community and forgotten. That he is a lowly person and a shame to his family and mosque.

  • Donald Trump: Immigrants are pouring into U.S. so they can vote

    10/08/2016 7:13:55 AM PDT · 18 of 19
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to itsahoot

    There is a lot of behind the scenes in the judiciary. For example, based on the wording of their decision, a SCOTUS decision might apply to just that one case, or to just that one appellate court region, or to the entire US.

    Federal judges, especially at the appellate level, both use and create Benchbooks, which provide an overview of legal procedure for a judge. At that level, while published by the court itself, it is heavily influenced by SCOTUS decisions.

    In any event, typically there is a lot of wiggle room for judges, with two exceptions, when the SCOTUS makes it very clear that the issue, and closely related issues, are settled; or far less likely, when the senate and house judiciary committees put topics off limits to them, which they can constitutionally do, though seldom do.

  • NIH recognizes LGBTQ community as 'health disparity population'

    10/07/2016 1:43:22 PM PDT · 36 of 47
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to PROCON

    The NIH should just say that the LGBTQ are “sick people”.

  • Donald Trump: Immigrants are pouring into U.S. so they can vote

    10/07/2016 1:39:27 PM PDT · 7 of 19
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Innovative

    There is a serious need to congress to enact a law which states what rights and privileges are reserved for citizens, which are reserved for legal aliens, which are reserved for citizens of other nations unlawfully living in the united states, individuals in US jurisdiction outside of the US, and individuals *not* in US jurisdiction outside of the US.

    And the specifics of this law need to be affirmed by the SCOTUS, to make it clear to subordinate federal judges that this is outside of their jurisdiction, no matter how much they crave to interfere.

  • Family Bakery Bullied by Militant LGBT Mob Closes

    10/07/2016 12:09:56 PM PDT · 31 of 31
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to PROCON

    I’ve said before that the way around this problem is for Christian businesses to get together a group of conservative churches, and make a contract that they will only provide that particular item to couples that go through those churches.

    This works because churches can legally discriminate. They can refuse to marry homosexuals.

    This would mean that they could sell everything else, all other baked goods, to the public, but wedding cakes are exclusively through these churches. It also cuts out business from secular marriages and liberal church marriages, but that lost business would be smaller.

    In this particular circumstance, when the lesbians walked in and tried to order a wedding cake, the bakery could turn them down because of this exclusive contract, saying that their wedding cakes are contractually prohibited from being sold “to the public”.

    And breaking contracts like this in court is extremely hard.

  • Trump says he will dump 70% of Regulations

    10/07/2016 7:00:07 AM PDT · 40 of 52
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to wbarmy

    A good way to approach this is to appoint a hatchet man to be in charge of purging government agencies, one at a time.

    Based on the military model, a commander is the “good cop”, and his deputy is the “bad cop”, the harsh disciplinarian, the hatchet man, etc.

    While the inclination would be to have the VP do this, that is not really his role. He is designated successor, so needs to be unblemished.

    Oddly enough, the best person for the job might be Ted Cruz. Already an outsider and disliked by many, he could address the bad guy role with gusto. A bobcat in the dachshund pit.

    But whoever is chosen has their work cut out for them. He will have to be close to the Trump appointed federal prosecutors who will issue indictments to all those federal employees who blatantly and arrogantly broke the law.

    Optimally, whether they get prison terms or fines means less than their being barred from future government employment, or for any government contractor.

  • ISIS Call for Stabbing Sprees a Nightmare Scenario for Stopping Terror Plots

    10/07/2016 6:45:54 AM PDT · 20 of 22
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to SJackson

    The responsible thing to do is that, when two elements are together, shoot to kill.

    1) Jihadist screaming, in several variations. And,
    2) A weapon in hand displayed in a menacing manner.

    Though killed or permanently incapacitated, remember that they are not just an individual threat until it is discovered that they had no confederates, nor had planted explosive device(s).

    Such villains prefer to prey on the weak, the young and the elderly. So if you are a healthy adult, you are less likely to be the initial target. So your efforts are to defend others.

  • New Missouri Gun Law Rationalizes Liberty

    10/07/2016 6:28:03 AM PDT · 4 of 20
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Kaslin

    I don’t see all of these restrictions as being senseless. So they need to be parsed into senseless and sensible.

    To start with, hospitals. Obviously you do not want sparks or open flame anywhere near oxygen. Or anything metal near an MRI. Less obvious is that doctors can make some people very angry. And just because a patient is in the hospital does not mean that those angry with him, who might have put him there, are done with him.

    Granted, gun restrictions will not keep out somebody who is really angry. So this part needs fine tuning.

    Sports arenas and stadiums and gated area of amusement parks. Not sensible.

    Private property posted off-limits. This is a common restriction, and pretty sensible. The same with churches, casinos, and child-care facilities. My place, my rules.

    Schools and colleges. This should be changed later, based on the experiences of other states, which are fairly new.

    Bars are usually not a problem, though many places do not permit alcohol consumption by an armed person.

    Government-owned buildings and government meetings. Not sensible. The one exception is for meetings to discuss very argumentative and angry subjects, for which they should install portable metal detectors.

    Courthouses or buildings used by a court. This one is still open to argument. Again, mandated metal detectors are increasingly common here.

    Polling places on election day. Instead of restricting guns, they should have serious laws against “brandish & display with intent to intimidate”, basically forbidding only open carry, flashing and menacing.

    Police, sheriff or highway patrol office or station. Instead of forbidding guns, they should post a sign for a “secure gun check” at the front desk. Authorization should be sought if intending repeated visits.

  • Hillary Buys Ads on Weather Channel for Hurricane Matthew

    10/06/2016 2:12:02 PM PDT · 86 of 94
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Daffynition
  • 8-Year-Old Refugee Dies After Flight To O’Hare

    10/06/2016 11:42:10 AM PDT · 35 of 39
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to Sequoyah101

    I just included the tip of the iceberg.

    The most interesting stuff starts on page 7.

    What isn’t covered are things like court decisions.

  • UN makes power play against Trump

    10/06/2016 10:07:27 AM PDT · 49 of 54
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to kimtom

    It is well established in US law that current governments cannot bind future governments in any way. If nothing else, Trump can *abrogate* this and other treaties.

    Even simpler, Obama tried to evade the requirement for US senate ratification by declaring this to be a “sub treaty agreement”. So Trump can declare it to actually be a treaty, and send it to the US senate to turn down. That officially kills it, so it cannot bind the US in any way, no matter what the UN wants.

    Trump should go a step further, however. He should ask the Chinese and the Russians to both build new versions of the UN in Beijing and Moscow, with the idea of “rotating” the UN out of the US for 50 years to Beijing, then for 50 years to Moscow.

    If the UN could actually *survive* this, then theoretically it would come back to the US. But practically speaking, we would then encourage other world capitals to have their own UNs. So we would likely never see it again.

    Personally, I would love to see all those 3rd and 4th world jerks interacting with the Chinese, who would take a very dim view of their antics.

  • Islamic preacher: 'Behead, burn, crush gays'

    10/06/2016 9:58:53 AM PDT · 19 of 19
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to kimtom

    If homosexuals had a sense of humor about it, they could fight back far more effectively.

    For example, Egyptian male homos pulled a magnificent prank on the religious authorities. They rented a houseboat and had a big party in the middle of the Nile River. And when a large contingent of cops came out to arrest them all, they were on their best behavior, nothing gaudy, etc.

    The cops and courts demanded to know why there were no women on board. “That would be intermingling of the sexes, and immoral!”, they replied. Haw haw.

    In this case, when some Imam shoots his mouth of, the fastest and best response for the homos would be to ‘out’ him. Maybe print up some fake gay magazines and mail them to him, care of friends of his.

  • US special services recruit Russian diplomats threatening their families

    10/06/2016 9:50:42 AM PDT · 7 of 7
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to kimtom

    The Russians would be more persuasive if they used the correct terminology. “Special Services” today means the USO.

    If they meant Special Forces, that is unlikely as well.

    CIA and FBI might do some stuff like that.

  • Intensity update: Headed back to Category 4?

    10/06/2016 9:46:53 AM PDT · 20 of 21
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to 11th_VA

    This is a good time to remember a proposed nuclear reactor that looks like a large shipping container, is factory sealed, and can ride on the back of a rail car or a heavy semi truck.

    The idea is that with power out, repair crews go to find high tension lines, and use low voltage to figure out were the nearest breaks in the line are. As they get the lines repaired to commercial and residential areas, the truck rolls in and hooks “jumpers” to the line, to provide power locally.

    The repair crews continue down the line, fixing break after break, extending the power coverage area, then telling the truck or rail car, which boosts its current.

    This gets the entire system working much faster, both to get back on the grid, and to speed up post disaster repairs.

    Importantly, there are already ship carried nuclear reactors performing this function near coasts and on major rivers.

  • White House Proposes Official NEW RACE: ‘Middle East/North African’

    10/06/2016 9:37:19 AM PDT · 51 of 62
    yefragetuwrabrumuy to SJackson

    I wonder if the Republicans would accept this (with a separate category for Israeli Jews), if it was accompanied by a restoration of the old immigration quotas act.

    That is, Israeli Jews still have dual citizenship.

    Ethnic western and northern Europeans get a good quota.

    Some Asians get good quotas, like Japanese and Koreans.

    Middle East/North Africans get a quota that is a negative number, in that Obama took in far too many already. Only when they are officially “integrated” is there a possibility of a very limited future quota.