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PostPosted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 1:35 pm 
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^^^^^ the Goths were more slashers than hackers :lol: ^^^^^

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 1:38 pm 
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^Maybe we all need to go back to using telegrams :mrgreen

Yeah, but then you have problems with Indians cutting the lines, you can't win :([/quote]

The Indian's were arguably among the first hackers.....[/quote]
Unless you count the Goths pissing in the Roman aqueducts...[/quote]

Only pissing they were too kind but maybe either they were the earliest members of Greenpeace and into recycling as a form of protest or this is the earliest known example yet of the commencement of Trumps presidential election campaign :smoke:


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:04 pm 
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Who is making those new brown clouds?

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 3:34 am 
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Who is making those new brown clouds?

greta van fleet.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 29, 2017 5:49 pm 
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Who is making those new brown clouds?

greta van fleet.


Yes, that explains it, she's a Goth! ...damn! :shock:

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 29, 2017 5:51 pm 
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Here comes another brown cloud now, lol :)

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:27 am 
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Max Verstappen WINS the Mexico Formula One Gran Prix

Lewis Hamilton WINS his Fourth World Championship with two races two spare


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My kids and I had a long conversation about this topic yesterday that had my kids very angry with each other. I tended to side with my eldest, who argued that what good would this do Russia if St. Petersburg and all of Russia was under water? They're friends again, now.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:56 am 
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Sixty scientists associated with Los Alamos National Laboratories published this in The New Mexican on Oct 5:

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Looks like an interesting development in mental health - there's evidence that schizophrenia is an immune disease and experiments are starting where people are administered an antibody drug that's used for treating MS.

https://www.theguardian.com/society/201 ... gins-trial

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:27 am 
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There are "traitors" amongst us....

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Failed To Disclose Ties To Vladimir Putin
The Trump Cabinet member shares business interests with the Russian president’s son-in-law.

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross shares business interests with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s immediate family, a connection that he failed to disclose earlier this yearduring his confirmation hearing for his Cabinet post, The Guardian reports.

Ross’ link to Putin appears in the Paradise Papers, a leaked trove of millions of financial documents made public on Sunday by a partnership of media organizations and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.

Ross, a billionaire industrialist and a close friend of President Donald Trump, continues to hold a stake in a Russian shipping firm controlled by Putin’s son-in-law and other members in Putin’s inner circle, according to the documents,

Daniel Fried, an assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs under President George W. Bush, told the Guardian that Ross’ ties to Putin’s “cronies” could undermine U.S. sanctions on Russia.

In January, ahead of his confirmation, Ross agreed to sell some but not all of his global assets that posed a conflict of interest to his future position. He also agreed, as required by law, to recuse himself from matters in which he would have a direct financial interest.

Ross’ spokesman told The Guardian that his stake in the Russian firm would not conflict with his duties as commerce secretary and that Ross “recuses himself from any matters focused on transoceanic shipping vessels.”

Ross is only the latest high-ranking member of the Trump administration who failed to disclose ties to Russia or Russian officials.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is being called by Democrats to testify again before the Senate Judiciary Committee to clarify past claims that he was unaware of any communication between members of Trump’s presidential campaign and Russian officials. According to recently unsealed court documents, former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos spoke multiple times with Russians about setting up a meeting between Putin and then-presidential candidate Trump, and that Sessions was at the gatherings where Papadopoulos discussed the topic.

Papadopoulos has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his conversations with Russian officials during the presidential campaign. The plea came as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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^But there is no collussion, like you know being in bed with the reds and stuff its all fake news.......... untill you get caugth with your pants down and covered in piss or Vodka stained yellow snow!


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 12:30 pm 
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The funniest part is that there is a 99.99999% likliness that the "pee pee tapes" exist. Sadly, when they do get leaked (all over trump's face and out into the public), most trump supporters still won't care. Those idiots who support Trump are the type of idoicy that's keeping America from becoming "great again". They're holding us back.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 05, 2017 12:43 pm 
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^^Agree. Trump’s base are a classic example of a cult. Criticisms don’t even register.


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Multiple people killed in shooting at Texas church.


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Paradise Papers: Tax haven secrets of ultra-rich exposed

A huge new leak of financial documents has revealed how the powerful and ultra-wealthy, including the Queen's private estate, secretly invest vast amounts of cash in offshore tax havens.


Donald Trump's commerce secretary is shown to have a stake in a firm dealing with Russians sanctioned by the US.

The leak, dubbed the Paradise Papers, contains 13.4m documents, mostly from one leading firm in offshore finance.

BBC Panorama is part of nearly 100 media groups investigating the papers.

As with last year's Panama Papers leak, the documents were obtained by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, which called in the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) to oversee the investigation. The Guardian is among the nearly 100 media partners involved in investigating the documents.

Follow the latest reaction here

Sunday's revelations form only a small part of a week of disclosures that will expose the tax and financial affairs of some of the hundreds of people and companies named in the data, some with strong UK connections.

Many of the stories focus on how politicians, multinationals, celebrities and high-net-worth individuals use complex structures of trusts, foundations and shell companies to protect their cash from tax officials or hide their dealings behind a veil of secrecy.

The vast majority of the transactions involve no legal wrongdoing.

Other key stories being released on Sunday are:

A key aide of Canada's PM has been linked to offshore schemes that may have cost the nation millions of dollars in taxes, threatening to embarrass Justin Trudeau, who has campaigned to shut tax havens. Read the full story here
Lord Ashcroft, a former Conservative party deputy chairman and a significant donor, may have ignored rules around how his offshore investments were managed. Read the full story here Other papers suggest he retained his non-dom status while in the House of Lords, despite reports he had become a permanent tax resident in the UK. Read the full story here
How questions were raised about the funding of a major shareholding in Everton FC. Read the full story here

The other media partners may be covering different stories affecting their regions.
How is the Queen involved?

The Paradise Papers show that about £10m ($13m) of the Queen's private money was invested offshore.

It was put into funds in the Cayman Islands and Bermuda by the Duchy of Lancaster, which provides the Queen with an income and handles investments for her £500m private estate.

There is nothing illegal in the investments and no suggestion that the Queen is avoiding tax, but questions may be asked about whether the monarch should be investing offshore.

There were small investments in the rent-to-buy retailer BrightHouse, which has been accused of exploiting the poor, and the Threshers chain of off-licences, which later went bust owing £17.5m in tax and costing almost 6,000 people their jobs.

The Duchy said it was not involved in decisions made by funds and there is no suggestion the Queen had any knowledge of the specific investments made on her behalf.

The Duchy has in the past said it gives "ongoing consideration regarding any of its acts or omissions that could adversely impact the reputation" of the Queen, who it says takes "a keen interest" in the estate. Read the full story here
Embarrassment for Ross and Trump?

Wilbur Ross helped stave off bankruptcy for Donald Trump in the 1990s and was later appointed commerce secretary in Mr Trump's administration.

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^But there is no collussion, like you know being in bed with the reds and stuff its all fake news.......... untill you get caugth with your pants down and covered in piss or Vodka stained yellow snow!



This is different, he lied at the Senate Confirmation hearing about it and hired a company that uses shell companies to disguise his holdings...there is more than simply Russia helped trump get elected, this is a scheme as all of trump and Putin's dealings...there is a big time money theft getting ready to happen and it must be huge because people are lying about it and their part in it...the incentive must be huge for so many to risk prison.


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What astounds me about the left, is that despite Hillary's Russia collusion (the Uranium One deal & the Trump dossier contributions, not to mention the DNC's corruption amid Donna Brazile's statements, and of course, Whitewater & Benghazi, etc.) and all of these ongoing investigations, Trump is apparently the ONLY one that is NOT corrupt. And yet the left act like the above isn't even happening...

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What astounds me about the left, is that despite Hillary's Russia collusion (the Uranium One deal & the Trump dossier contributions, not to mention the DNC's corruption amid Donna Brazile's statements, and of course, Whitewater & Benghazi, etc.) and all of these ongoing investigations, Trump is apparently the ONLY one that is NOT corrupt. And yet the left act like the above isn't even happening...

Like, totally. Fer sure. The Left. Right. The Party Line. Totally. But, like, dude, check this out!...One of those political cartoons...

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Multiple people killed in shooting at Texas church.


(shrug) Oh well, nothing we can do.


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US [Less-Evil] Airstrikes Kill at Least 14 Civilians in North Afghanistan

The US has promised an investigation into a Sunday flurry of airstrikes against Northern Afghanistan’s Kunduz Province. The strikes killed at least 14 civilians, including four children, and wounded 13 others.

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Was Donald Trump the secret force behind the seemingly grassroots 2014 campaign to block Jon Bon Jovi from buying the NFL's Buffalo Bills?

That's what organizers are saying now, three years after the billionaire and the rocker were competing to buy the Bills.

Buffalo PR consultant Michael Caputo says Trump asked him to launch a fan campaign called 12th Man Thunder that organized a petition drive to keep the team in Buffalo and fanned existing speculation that Bon Jovi intended to move the team to Canada.

Trump's company did not comment on the claim, which was reported last month by GQ magazine.

In the end, neither Trump nor Bon Jovi got the team. It instead went to Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula.
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Wouldn't you know it? Trump is involved, and it's about seizing oil for.....wait for it..............................Russia...

The Saudi crown prince just made a very risky power play

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says he’s cracking down on corruption. But the sweeping arrests of cabinet ministers and senior princes Saturday night looked to many astonished Arab observers like a bold but risky consolidation of power.

MBS, as the headstrong 32-year-old ruler is known, struck at some of the kingdom’s most prominent business and political names in a new bid to gain political control and drive change in the oil kingdom....

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MBS is emboldened by strong support from President Trump and his inner circle, who see him as a kindred disrupter of the status quo — at once a wealthy tycoon and a populist insurgent. It was probably no accident that last month, Jared Kushner, Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, made a personal visit to Riyadh. The two princes are said to have stayed up until nearly 4 a.m. several nights, swapping stories and planning strategy.
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