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  • Alex Jones Endorses Rand Paul: ‘America Needs Real Change’

    10/07/2015 8:05:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | October 7, 2015 | Olivia Nuzzi
    Hot off his surprise interview with the reclusive Matt Drudge, the excited radio host texts to say he thinks Clinton is ‘too corrupt and evil’ for the presidency—and Paul is his man. In late September, Rand Paul announced that he had been endorsed by eight people: Fox News’s John Stossel; his own father, former congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul; Reps. Mick Mulvaney, Justin Amash, Thomas Massie, Cynthia Lummis, and Raul Labrador; and Ultimate Fighting Championship Hall of Famer Pat Miletich. Paul can now add one more name to that impressive list: professional conspiracy theorist and iodine salesman Alex Jones,...
  • Asked about email, Hillary claims she’s the ‘most transparent’ person in U.S. history

    10/06/2015 8:36:37 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 26 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/06/15 | Robert Laurie
    M.C. Escher-esque At this point, it’s safe to say that no one believes anything Hillary Clinton is saying. Conservatives have long seen through her steady stream of half-truths, obfuscation, and outright lies, and now her own party overwhelmingly views her as untrustworthy as well. About the only person who still seems to believe the manure Clinton shovels is ...Clinton herself. Yesterday, during her NBC town hall, Clinton was asked the following: “Do you get how bad it looks? It looks like you set up your personal server, you set up your email, so that you would have control of those...
  • Released Hillary e-mails show how Clinton Foundation donors bought themselves State Dept. access

    10/06/2015 8:34:55 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 18 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/06/15 | Robert Laurie
    No wonder Hillary is getting so aggressive in her attacks on the Benghazi committee It’s really not hard to put this together. On the one hand, you’ve got a highly ambitious, money-grubbing politician who is obsessed with becoming president - but who has to settle for Secretary of State because actually getting elected proves difficult when you’re an unappealing and totally inept candidate. On the other hand, you’ve got this person’s ex-husband - oh, sorry, ex-president husband - who along with her has set up a “global charity” that rakes in big dollars from the most influential people in the...
  • From Churchill to Trump

    10/05/2015 9:01:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Huffington Post's Media The Blog ^ | October 5, 2015 | Michael Rosenblum, Video producer, Founder of Current TV
    "We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air. We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing-grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills. We shall never surrender." - Winston Churchill - August 20, 1940In June 1940 things were looking bleak for Britain. The French army had collapsed...
  • Crucial hurdle overcome in quantum computing

    10/05/2015 1:38:55 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 22 replies
    PhysOrg ^ | Oct 5, 2015
    The significant advance, by a team at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney appears today in the international journal Nature. "What we have is a game changer," said team leader Andrew Dzurak, Scientia Professor and Director of the Australian National Fabrication Facility at UNSW. "We've demonstrated a two-qubit logic gate - the central building block of a quantum computer - and, significantly, done it in silicon. Because we use essentially the same device technology as existing computer chips, we believe it will be much easier to manufacture a full-scale processor chip than for any of the leading...
  • Russians Tried To Hack Hillary Five Times

    10/05/2015 7:07:44 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/05/15 | Matthew Vadum
    Hackers got malware-infected email through to the then-secretary of state. Hackers linked to Vladimir Putin’s Russia tried to gain access to Hillary Clinton’s insecure private email account at least five times while the Democrat presidential candidate served as U.S. secretary of state. The disturbing revelation comes months after retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn said the chances Clinton’s private email account was hacked were “very high.” At the time the former top Obama administration intelligence official implied Clinton should have been fired as the nation’s top diplomat. “As a military officer, if I said I was doing something for...
  • Who Needs a New Car When You Have Uber?

    10/04/2015 10:11:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    NBC News ^ | October 3, 2015 | Michael Newberg
    Auto sales in the U.S. for September came in at their highest monthly level since 2005 according to Autodata, displaying strength in a major consumer category. Yet according to new survey, the rise in popularity of ride-sharing app Uber is already having a significant impact on customer attitudes towards the purchase of new cars. The survey, conducted by research-based consulting firm Magid Advisors and shared exclusively with CNBC, found that among 2,400 respondents, Uber usage has grown from 4 percent in 2014 to 17 percent in 2015. The car sharing service was the third most commonly used "new company" on...
  • NY Daily News hires columnist and activist Shaun King (Black Lives Matter/Daily Kos)

    10/03/2015 9:56:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    CNN Money ^ | October 2, 2015 | Frank Pallotta
    Shaun King, a Daily Kos columnist and a prominent voice in the Black Lives Matter movement, has been hired by the New York Daily News, the paper announced on Friday. Executive Editor Jim Rich said in a staff memo Friday that King will join the tabloid as senior justice writer, a newly created role. The hiring of King along with several others comes at a turbulent time for the paper in which its newsroom endured widespread layoffs of veteran reporters and editors. "Shaun's writing on social inequality, police brutality and race relations in America has been some of the best...
  • Communicators Phasers Replicators Cloaking Device Impulse Drive and the Borg

    10/03/2015 5:56:07 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/03/15 | Dr. Robert Owens
    Technology also offers the prospect of transforming our societies and cultures in ways we need to examine unless we intend to fly into the future blind In many ways I have always been a dystopian believing that the inevitable rise of a future technology enhanced totalitarian state will regiment and control a society that is as dehumanizing and as unpleasant as possible. I was influenced by early and repeated readings of such works as 1984, The Brave New World, A Clockwork Orange, and the Iron Heel. I was also influenced by the History of the Twentieth Century and the steady...
  • This new 3D printer creates structures with gel, could help build living organs

    10/02/2015 10:28:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    Digital Trends ^ | October 1, 2015 | A.J. Dellinger
    3D printing is proving to be a potential game changer for a wide variety of fields. One group in particular that could benefit is the medical community, thanks to a recent development by scientists that could make it easier to print organs from living tissue. How? By printing structures inside of special gel that provides support during the build process. New Scientist reports that researchers from the University of Florida in Gainesville came to the breakthrough method while searching for a way to enable the printing of items that cannot support their own weight. The technique prints objects inside a...
  • eBay buyer threatens massacre over missing $15 iPhone

    10/02/2015 7:06:31 PM PDT · by granite · 40 replies
    eBay Community Forum ^ | 10-02-2015 05:56 PM | techdealsforyou
    This is a post from a seller who recently sold an old phone on eBay and ran in to this little kerfuffle: Seller: I sold an old broken iPhone 4 for $15. I shipped the item like I normally do and I definitely remembered to put the phone in the envelope along with my thank you for purchasing letter and packing slip. However I received a detailed message about what the buyer intended to do if he didn't receive his $15 back within 24 hours. Since I can't post a screen shot I'll copy the text of what he said....
  • Browser Info Needed- Broader Slider Wanted

    10/02/2015 3:10:50 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 30 replies
    meshuge mikey ^ | October 2, 2015 | Meshuge Mikey
    Ive just upgraded with a new Mac computer and new software One of my first impressions after launching Chrome and Safari browsers is that the sliders on the right hand side of the brower windows are too small for my liking. Is this a new mac standard or do I have the option of increasing the width of said sliders? Freegards ––
  • The Big One: Trump is the Only Candidate Who Gets Social Media

    10/01/2015 8:48:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    DC Inno ^ | October 1, 2015 | Eric Hal Schwartz
    Donald J. Trump ✔ ‎@realDonaldTrump I just wrapped up a Q&A @TwitterNYC. Thanks for all your questions! #AskTrump 12:36 PM - 21 Sep 2015 Donald Trump's spirit animal is Twitter's little blue bird. The billionaire developer, former reality TV star and putative leading candidate for the Republican presidential nomination has turned his social media accounts into one-stop shops for his thoughts and views for millions of people without having to spend a dime. And while other candidates have made concerted efforts to craft digital strategies aimed at reaching new and younger constituencies through media like Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram, none...
  • Whoa: One of every 20 Hillary e-mails contained classified information

    10/01/2015 11:53:18 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 16 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/01/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Oh, and the FBI can't find two months' worth of them. A whole new batch of Hillary’s e-mails were released on Wednesday by a State Department kicking and screaming, but under orders from a federal judge to follow the law. And in case you’re still buying Hillary’s incredible assertion that she never sent or received a single bit of classified information in four years as Secretary of State, the Washington Times has the early reviews on what was found: More than 5 percent of the latest batch of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, released Wednesday, contain...
  • ..German Chancellor Angela Merkel asking Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to crack down on anti-Muslim...

    10/01/2015 3:27:33 AM PDT · by markomalley · 23 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 10/1/15
    Pro-illegal alien/Pro-Jihadist Zuckerberg has been cracking down and banning people who post anti-Muslim comments for several years now, while doing nothing about anti-Israel/anti-Christian/anti-American Facebook pages. (click on image above to view video)
  • MSNBC: Hillary won’t ‘reassure’ Dems email scandal is over - because more is coming.

    09/28/2015 11:20:21 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/28/15 | Robert Laurie
    Crisis Managed is not Crisis Ended If you tuned in Sunday morning to see the “inevitable” candidate’s Meet The Press interview with Chuck Todd, you likely noticed the moment of “the big fail.” Yes, the whole segment was another in a long line of Hillary Clinton’s poor performances, but one question really stood out as problematic. Check Todd acknowledged that Democrats are nervous over Hillary’s seemingly endless scandals, and he offered her the chance to reassure them that there was nothing more to the email story:
  • The war is on between Trump and the conservative media

    09/24/2015 9:05:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 93 replies
    Business Insider ^ | September 24, 2015 | Rob Garver, The Fiscal Times
    Recent media coverage of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has noted that the loudmouthed billionaire currently leading the Republican field in public opinion polls has been increasingly eager to complain to his audiences about how the “dishonest” media is covering his campaign. Floating theories about NBC suppressing coverage of its own polls in order to report on other findings less friendly to Trump and about the heat on the stage at CNN’s debate last week, the real estate mogul and former reality television star has come across as a little bit paranoid. Of course, just because you’re paranoid doesn’t meant they...
  • This Is The First 3D-Printed Hotel Suite In The World: Yes, It Has A 3D-Printed Jacuzzi

    09/22/2015 10:49:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    Tech Times ^ | September 10, 2015 | Nicole Arce
    Forget 3D-printed food and 3D-printed cars. A hotel owner in the Philippines is 3D-printing an entire hotel suite, and unlike other 3D-printed buildings done before, this one will be completely and entirely operational, which means, if you're thinking of vacationing in the country soon, you'll be able to book a night at the 3D-printed suite. The Lewis Grand Hotel in Angeles City, Pampanga in the Philippines will soon have the very first 3D-printed hotel suite in the world. The idea to 3D print an entire room was proposed to hotel owner Lewis Yakich, materials science engineer and home builder from...
  • "Help with computer"

    09/22/2015 3:50:56 PM PDT · by Dick Vomer · 41 replies
    self ^ | 9/22/2015 | me
    I've been unable to even pull up a local bank on my internet browsers ( Firefox and Safari). The website itself will not load. Just spinning until the request times out. What's odd is that my wife us
  • 14-year-old clockmaker Ahmed Mohamed, arrested for 'hoax bomb', receives 3D printer from Microsoft

    09/21/2015 5:06:42 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 87 replies ^ | 09/21/2015 | Benedict
    14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed, who made headlines last week after he was arrested for bringing a homemade clock into school, has already received praise from a number of familiar names such as Barack Obama and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Now, to Mohamed’s further delight, tech giants Microsoft have pledged their allegiance to the whizz-kid in generous fashion. The multinational technology firm expressed their support for Ahmed, not through kind words, but by sending the young engineer a huge hamper of tech goodies, including a Cube 3D printer.
  • Three 20-something entrepreneurs just launched an Airbnb for refugees

    09/21/2015 4:52:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Journal of Ireland ^ | September 21, 2015 | Business Insider
    The website operates pretty much like Airbnb. People, called “heroes”, offer up spare rooms in their homes for refugees to temporarily stay in.EUROPE IS IN the midst of the worst refugee crisis in decades, with over four million Syrian refugees fleeing their country’s civil war and many coming to Europe for shelter. Countries have been taking a differing approach to the crisis — Germany has been praised for welcoming refugees while Hungary is getting slammed for its handling of the influx of people. The Dutch have been among the most welcoming in Europe, with public projects to support refugees, and...
  • Briefcase Clock Maker UPDATE: Kid admits forethought – knew it was going to be “suspicious”

    09/18/2015 10:30:50 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 214 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | Sep 18, 2015 | Sundance
    UPDATE: In his own words Ahmed Mohamed, 14, an Irving MacArthur High student essentially states he knew taking the device to school was controversial. Listen at 1:26 video: “I closed it with a cable, so… because, I didn’t want to lock it to make it seem like a threat so I just used simple cable…. so it won’t look that much suspicious”. Update#2 – We are not the only people to pick up on the admitted “intent”. Follow THIS LINK – To see exactly how it was engineered and the kids’ story gets even more sketchy.
  • First-of-its-kind, 3D printed guide helps regrow complex nerves after injury

    09/18/2015 8:35:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies ^ | September 18, 2015 | Benedict
    As the vital relationship between 3D printing and medical science continues to flourish, potentially life-altering developments continue to be made. A national team of researchers has developed a first-of-its-kind, 3D-printed guide that helps regrow both the sensory and motor functions of complex nerves after injury. The groundbreaking research, undertaken in Minnesota, has the potential to help more than 200,000 people annually who experience nerve injuries or disease. Nerve regeneration is a complex process. Because of this complexity, regrowth of nerves after injury or disease is very rare, according to the Mayo Clinic. Nerve damage is often permanent. While the peripheral...
  • We Are IT Labour Contractors, Not IT Super Power: Javadekar (India)

    09/17/2015 5:32:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Outlook Magazine ^ | September 15, 2015
    Stressing on the importance of research and development for creating sustainable practices, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said that India is not an 'IT-superpower' but an 'IT-labour contractor' as it lacks innovation. "We say that we are IT-superpower but we are not. We are IT-labour contractors. We have not come up with Facebook, WhatsApp, Google, any new operating system or real new products." "Indian industries must start investing more in research and development. Unless we research and come out with solutions, we do not get the benefit. Industrial progress should be based on it," the Minister said while speaking at...
  • Casinos Set Odds on Each Candidate

    09/14/2015 9:30:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Fox Business News ^ | September 14, 2015
    Would you like to place a bet that Republican property mogul Donald Trump will (or will not) be the next U.S. President? Sorry, you cannot do it in Las Vegas — Sin City is not allowed to take bets on Presidential elections. In fact, it is not legal for Americans to bet on elections at all. State and federal laws prohibit the practice. There are ways that Americans can place bets using overseas gambling sites under certain conditions, but we do not condone illegal activity. If you want to do so, you can certainly find out how through Internet resources....
  • God ****** Know-it-All Young People Make me Furious

    09/13/2015 9:16:11 AM PDT · by mylife · 118 replies
    Facebook ^ | 9/13/15 | Some Irrate ol Fogey
    The problem with young people today is that they think they know everything. When I was a lad, young people were ignorant – and we were smart enough to know it. We understood that wisdom came with experience, maturity and age. Knowledge was the purview of the educated, the wealthy and the gainfully employed, not feckless pinheads with an over-inflated sense of self-worth and Wikipedia book marked on their laptops. In my day young people didn’t presume to understand important issues let alone have an opinion on them. If my old dad told me the piano teacher from down the...
  • Howard Dean: Hillary’s email scandal is a big nothingburger created by the media

    09/10/2015 11:25:47 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 19 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/10/15 | Robert Laurie
    Dems gonna be Dems This week, Hillary Clinton finally stopped stonewalling and issued an apology. More accurately, she issued what passes for an apology in Clinton-land. Really it was just a jumble of half-truths and carefully parsed words designed to make “saying nothing” sound like “saying everything.” Still, it was the surest sign yet that her campaign is aware of the damage being done by the ongoing email scandal. To minimize that damage, her allies, sycophants, and hangers-on have been making the press rounds. It looks like they’ve gotten their marching orders, and the Democrat’s standard Hillary Clinton plan-of-action will...
  • Claiming to be sorry, Hillary lies again about e-mails being ‘allowed’, about top secret info

    09/09/2015 6:52:15 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/09/15 | Dan Calabrese
    And cries about her mother I guess the focus groups said it was time to pivot to conditional remorse or something. In an interview with ABC’s David Muir, who asked a few tough questions but let her off the hook on the biggest one of all, Hillary decides it’s time to go ahead and let the word “sorry” pass through her lips - knowing full well that will be the headline. But what does a word from Hillary mean? Nothing at all, especially when she follows it up with the exact same phony claims she’s been using all along to...
  • Donald Trump’s troll game of Jeb Bush: A+

    09/08/2015 5:24:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Washington Post's The Fix ^ | September 8, 2015 | Chris Cillizza
    The second the Internet alerted me to the fact that someone -- a woman in a hat to be specific -- had nodded off while on camera at a Jeb Bush event last week, the first thing that came to my mind was: Donald Trump is going to have a field day with this. Trump never disappoints. Here's the Instagram video he released Tuesday afternoon. (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Trump has been bashing Bush for being "low energy" for some time now -- although this video, which purports to be a sleep-aid commercial, is either a new low or a new high in that...
  • 4 Admirable Qualities From Donald Trump’s Presidential Campaign

    09/08/2015 1:00:05 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Addicted2Success ^ | September 7, 2015 | Yvonne Kariba
    This article is in no way a promotion of Donald Trump’s presidential bid for the White House. Truth be told, I don’t even know much about his agenda. All I know is that he has somehow managed to grasp my attention as well as that of many others. Love him or hate him, we can’t ignore him! We can’t seem to browse our TV channels without catching him on air or peruse a newspaper without reading something about him; whether it’s because of some of his outlandish remarks and comments or his promise to make America great once again; Donald...
  • Smart phone ingredient found in plant extracts

    09/07/2015 8:41:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 7, 2015
    HIRSCHFELD, GERMANY - Scientists in Germany have come up with a method for extracting the precious element germanium from plants. The element is a semi-conductor and was used to develop the first transistor because it is able to transport electrical charges extremely quickly. Nowadays, silicon-germanium alloy is indispensable to modern life, crucial in making computers, smartphones and fiber-optic cables. Transparent in infra-red light, germanium is also used in intelligent steering systems and parking sensors for vehicles. Yet although germanium is present in soil all over the world, it is difficult to extract, and most supplies currently come from China. Now...
  • Eve Online: Wanderers

    09/07/2015 7:53:54 AM PDT · by Noumenon · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | Sep 5, 2015 | zaqq (EVE player)
    A stunning new player-made video highlighting the visual beauty and wonder of this immense, sprawling and player-driven universe. Be sure to watch full screen and in HD 1080P. What many EVE players themselves overlook is just how visually compelling EVE is. All you have to do is stop and take a look around. All the while dodging incoming fire, that is. Heh. Just kidding. Or maybe not.
  • Hillary: Paying State Department employee, who’s now taking the Fifth, separately to run her server

    09/07/2015 7:26:15 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 32 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/07/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Oh, and she wasn't really thinking much about it This just keeps getting better all the time. First Hillary tells Andrea Mitchell that, hey, you know, she didn’t really think that much about her e-mail setup. There were too many things to do around the world. Now think about that one: If you’re not really giving it much thought, then when do you do when they tell you, oh, hey, here’s your e-mail address?¬†You say, OK, thanks for the e-mail address. What you absolutely do not do if you’re not thinking much about it is pay $5,000 of your...
  • SD Times Blog: C# is the most used programming language at work [Detailed Breakdown Here]

    09/06/2015 5:47:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Software Development Times ^ | 08/25/2015 | Christina Mulligan
    C# is making its way past Java as the most popular programming language in the workplace, according to SD Times readers.While Java sits on top of the TIOBE Programming Community index for August 2015, with C# coming in at No. 4, our latest poll shows C# is the No. 1 language used in the workplace, with Java and C/C++ following.Out of 1,166 votes, 37% of developers voted for C#, 20% voted for Java, and 17% voted for C/C++. The least-popular programming languages used at work, according to the poll, included Python/Ruby/Perl and Objective-C/Swift.A more detailed breakdown of the poll...
  • Hillary Clinton: prison cell, not Oval Office

    09/03/2015 9:34:49 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 22 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/03/15 | David Hunter
    Delusional, morally bankrupt, self-obsessed Hillary Clinton—a metaphorical modern day power-obsessed Lady Macbeth Delusional, morally bankrupt, self-obsessed Hillary Clinton—a metaphorical modern day power-obsessed Lady Macbeth (with the same self-destructive [political] behavior) is the poster child of the dictionary definition of treason: a violation of allegiance to one’s sovereign or to one’s state and the betrayal of a trust or confidence; breach of faith; treachery. (Indeed, staffers should have known something was amiss when the Clinton’s movers snatched everything not nailed down when the Clintons left the White House—the people’s house—the first time.) Yes, people of Hillary’s ilk live by a single...
  • Thermal Camera Review: These Heat Seekers Reveal an Unseen World

    09/02/2015 8:54:15 AM PDT · by Dr. Prepper · 33 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Sept. 1, 2015 | Jon Keegan
    Heat-vision cameras have been used widely in many industries for decades: Soldiers find targets through heat-vision rifle sights, police mount them on helicopters to search for people on the ground and contractors use the sensors to look for cold air seeping into homes. Now you can buy a simple smartphone attachment to reveal the widely varying temperatures of the people and things around you. Maybe you’re not up for hunting Arnold Schwarzenegger, like the heat-seeing alien hunter in the classic 1987 film “Predator.” There are many practical home uses for the latest thermal camera accessories from Flir and Seek, too:...
  • Meh (Fiorina)

    09/02/2015 5:02:47 AM PDT · by SatinDoll · 19 replies
    The Market-Ticker ^ | Sept. 2, 2015 | Karl Denninger
    And? CNN said Tuesday it is amending the criteria for candidates to qualify for its Republican presidential debate later this month, possibly clearing the way for contender Carly Fiorina to be part of the main-stage debate. Fiorina has battled for weeks to be included in the Sept. 16 main event, arguing that CNN was relying too heavily on old polling to determine which candidates would make the top-10 cut. Frankly, I don't get it. What does Fiorina bring to the party? She was a disaster at HP; not only did she get fired by the board the company lost half...
  • We're Gonna Need a Bigger Stray Voltage: Hillary Now Being Investigated Under the Espionage Act

    08/29/2015 3:51:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    Ace of Spades HQ ^ | August 28, 2015 | Ace
    This strikes me as, um, problematic, as all the kids say. An FBI "A-team" is leading the "extremely serious" investigation into Hillary Clinton's server and the focus includes a provision of the law pertaining to "gathering, transmitting or losing defense information," an intelligence source told Fox News. The section of the Espionage Act is known as 18 US Code 793. A separate source, who also was not authorized to speak on the record, said the FBI will further determine whether Clinton should have known, based on the quality and detail of the material, that emails passing through her server contained...
  • Trump & Palin Preview Worst Ticket Ever

    08/29/2015 11:51:02 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | August 29 2015 | Ben Collins
    On her fledgling, and embarrassingly low-tech, network, Sarah Palin interviewed Donald Trump, and managed a feat no journalist has yet. She made it boring.As in-focus civilians flowed up the Trump Tower taking selfies in the background, an inexplicably out-of-focus Donald Trump sought to explain his rising poll numbers on Sarah Palin’s janky new program on an unknown right-wing news network. “We’re bringing back—I use the term again, (as) it hasn’t been used in a long time—the silent majority,” he told Palin at the tail-end of her 10 p.m. newscast, On Point with Sarah Palin, on Friday night. Of course, Donald...
  • MIT builds a 3D printer that can use 10 materials at once

    08/29/2015 12:27:50 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    Computerworld ^ | August 25, 2015 | Lucas Mearian
    Researchers were able to build the printer with off-the-shelf commodity parts for $7K.MIT researchers, using off-the-shelf components, have built a 3D printer capable of building with 10 photopolymer materials at once. And the school's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) said the researchers were able to build the printer for less than $7,000. That compares to systems that print with just three materials at one time and can cost $250,000. The MultiFab 3D printer works by mixing together microscopic droplets of photopolymers that are then extruded through inkjet printheads similar to those in office printers. The printing process is...
  • Website Crashes for Tiny TV Network in Advance of Its Donald Trump Interview (Sarah Palin)

    08/28/2015 4:56:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    Variety ^ | August 28, 2015 | Andrew Wallenstein, Co-Editor-in-Chief
    A website for a small cable network that will feature Sarah Palin talking with Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Jeb Bush crashed hours before the interviews were set to take place. Little-known One America News Network acknowledged the outage at 3:45 p.m. PT on Friday, citing widespread anticipation in the interviews. “So much interest in the interview of Donald J. Trump, Jeb Bush, and Ted Cruz tonight by Sarah Palin at 10 pm EST that you crashed the website! It will be up shortly – Thank you for the interest in One America News Network,” read the post. Despite...
  • Hillary Takes “Responsibility” for Email Abuses

    08/28/2015 7:24:12 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 18 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/28/15 | Matthew Vadum
    Just another time-honored trick from the Clinton playbook Now that her presidential campaign is taking on water, a disingenuous former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said this week that she was accepting “responsibility” for illegally using an insecure private Internet server to transmit emails containing top-secret classified U.S. government documents. Whatever that means in Clinton-speak. Hillary claimed previously that she was taking responsibility for the Benghazi fiasco in 2012 that left four Americans dead. Nothing happened to her. We still don’t even have an official cause of death for Ambassador Chris Stevens who was initially reported to have been ritualistically...
  • MSWord Help

    08/28/2015 7:06:57 AM PDT · by pabianice · 12 replies
    I am using Office 2003. In Word, how do I change the font type and size (the default is Arial, size 10). Thanks, and yes, I know Office 2003 is old... so am I.
  • Announcing the 2015-16 Yahoo! Football Pick'em Fantasy League

    08/26/2015 12:54:27 PM PDT · by texas booster · 17 replies
    Yahoo! Fantasy Sports ^ | Aug 26 2015 | Texas Booster
    For about the 12th year, one of Free Republic's members is pleased to create a Yahoo! Pick'em Fantasy Football league. The league rules are simple: ** Pick the winners of each game ** Assign a confidence value to each game ** Post messages to each other on the message board that include bad puns ** Donate generously to Free Republic at the end of the season in the name of the top point earner That's about it. No drafting, no cash outlay except to Free Republic, and LOTS of Monday morning quarterbacking. It is a wonderful time waster that really...
  • Oops! State Dept. released Hillary e-mails with classified info from three different agencies

    08/26/2015 6:28:29 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 24 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/26/15 | Dan Calabrese
    None of which they had the authority to de-classify I’ve never had a very high regard for the State Department, mostly due to its tendency - regardless of who is president - to treat every issue that comes up as merely an imperative to spew diplomatic platitudes and do little else. It never occurred to me that the State Department was bereft with complete incompetence at every turn, but upon further reflection it explains a lot. And that certainly appears to be the case, as evidence by the clumsy joint effort of the John Kerry-led State Department and the Hillary...
  • Guess who had yet another secret, personal, email account. Nope, it’s not Hillary - it’s Lois Lerner

    08/25/2015 4:12:33 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/25/15 | Robert Laurie
    Not a smidgen. To date, we’ve been aware of two email accounts used by disgraced IRS official Lois Lerner. The first was her official government account and the second was a personal home account. Both have produced materials salient to the ongoing investigation into the IRS targeting of conservative groups….And they’re about to be joined by yet another address. HTML5 video is not supported! According to IRS attorney Geoffrey J, Klimas, Lerner a third email account has been uncovered from which Lerner was conducting official IRS business. As the Washington Times reports:
  • ‘Nothing Disqualifies Trump’ — What A Focus Group Tells Us About His Supporters

    08/25/2015 11:56:36 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | August 24, 2015 | Alex Pappas, Political Reporter
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — “Nothing disqualifies Trump.” That was the takeaway of Frank Luntz, the public opinion guru, after leading a focus group Monday night of supporters of Donald Trump’s Republican presidential campaign.(VIDEO-AT-LINK) For two and a half hours, Luntz quizzed a group of current and past ardent Trump fans about their views on the businessman. He discussed the candidate’s past liberal stances and played past video of Trump saying provocative things about women. Yet when the focus group was over, not a single person who was planning to vote for him said they had changed their mind. At one point,...
  • Like all her other scandals, Clinton will escape unscathed from the email scandal

    08/25/2015 5:40:05 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/25/15 | Obie Usategui
    She will not suffer, I assure you, from being ousted as she will revert back to her missionary philanthropic Foundation ready to, once again, enrich herself and her darling husband For many, Hillary Clinton’s most recent scandal regarding the use of a non-government server for her personal email accounts while conducting highly sensitive and confidential government business may come as somewhat of a revelation in terms of the enormous publicity she has received given the potential consequences that may ensue from her actions, including but not limited to her being indicted on a criminal offense. For some, especially the young...
  • Bush Endorses Universal Surveillance [semi-satire]

    08/24/2015 10:51:25 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 Aug 2015 | John Semmens
    In a bid to position himself as the "Big Brother" candidate in juxtaposition to what he characterized as the "Angry Uncle" candidacy of Donald Trump, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush called for an end to "private encryption of any and every kind." "When private individuals encrypt their communications it makes it difficult, if not impossible, for government authorities to carry out their jobs," Bush complained. The source of the problem, according to Bush, is the resistance of communications companies to the idea of providing a covert "back door" by which government officials can discretely access an individual's phone and email...
  • Net Microsoft, why don't you show when an Excel file hasn't been saver?

    08/24/2015 10:12:21 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 18 replies
    Freep | 8/23/2015 | CharlesOconnell
     Helios Software Solutions Text Pad is a serious company, "they make their money the OLD FAHSIONED way, they E.A.R.N. it" (instead of muscling the competition aside using monopolistic practices).  Text Pad shows when a file is unsaved by displaying an asterisk (*) in the title and tab.  The filename has an asterisk to signify that the file is unsaved.  Helios Software Solutions Text Pad is a serious company, "they make their money the OLD FAHSIONED way, they E.A.R.N. it" (instead of muscling the competition aside using monopolistic practices).  Text Pad shows when a file is unsaved by displaying an asterisk...