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Googly, Googly… revisited… Facebooky… Facebooky…

How is anyone surprised by the “Big Reveal”, in every entendre imaginable, from Facebook that ALL OF YOUR INFORMATION WAS USED IN A WAY THAT YOU DON’T LIKE… AND THEY TOOK YOUR FRIENDS INFO TOO… BECAUSE YOU LET THEM.

How is the news?

We’ve been talking about this for over 5 YEARS!  It’s now 032118…

And, I’m always fashionably late to the party!

Where have you been?

(Update 091113: Yesterday, Google lost a similar decision to the one below.  It was on Appeal before the Ninth Circuit.  The Folks at EPIC are happy… but doesn’t the this story make more sense and a seem little less conspiratorial now that we know the NSA has been collecting all of our data and doing so with the aid of our allies?  Originally Posted 072712)

“In April, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission fined Google, saying the company “deliberately impeded and delayed” its investigation into Street View.

It’s unclear what, if any, penalties would be imposed on Google by Britain’s ICO or regulators in any of the 10 other jurisdictions in which the company had wrongly retained Street View data.

“We need to take a look at the data… There’s all sorts of questions we need to ask,” an ICO spokesman said, speaking on condition of anonymity because office rules prohibit him from being named in print.”

The above quote and where I decided to begin and end it may seem a little confusing, but there is a point…

Today we find out that Google has not destroyed/deleted all of the street view info it was caught collecting in Britain. Keep in mind, when I say “street view info” that includes wi-fi networks and names, e-mail addresses and various and sundry other items of information having nothing to do with a street, or the view from it.

Here’s the fun part however… Britain’s regulators, the IOC, are very “upset”. There has been aplenty “tough” language directed at Google for this blatant breach. Yes… they are terribly, terribly upset don’t you know.

While Google has apologized, it is clearly not enough for the IOC.  In all fairness it’s not enough for me either but here’s the punch line; the IOC is demanding to see the information for “forensic analysis”.  Seriously… You Brit’s are Brilliant!  “Yes, yes, I will need to see all the pornography you have so I can determine if it is actually pornography.  I will also need plenty of time to review it… alone…”

So why did I take the above quote from where I did?

Without question Google was harvesting the same information here in the U.S. that it was in Britain.  No doubt about it.  And the U.S. is watching closely what is going on across the pond… very closely.  But why?

If the IOC is successful in gaining access to the Google information for “forensic analysis” because Google has been very, very bad… then U.S. regulators will not be far behind the Google spanking bandwagon.  What red-blooded, privacy cherishing, citizen wouldn’t want Google to be punished for collecting a bunch of info it shouldn’t have?

Well… this one.  If punishing Google requires the government seeing all of the intel, I would prefer Google to get away with it and we can deal with them in the market place.   Think about this for a second, who would you rather have possessing your secrets, a private company answerable to the legal system or a government answerable to no-one?

The monster under my bed has always scared me the most by whispering “don’t worry…  I’m from the government and I’m here to help…”.  Now he’s muttering “googly… googly..” and my parents still don’t believe me.

Your freedom is directly correlated to your ability to live your life anonymously.  If you care.

Apparently, like the rest of the planet, I may just elect to drink myself to sleep.  Unlike the rest of the planet I will only do it late at night… straight from the bottle… in front of a full length mirror… crying…

NSA disguised itself as Google to spy, say reports  (link added 091213)

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Ain’t got No Sugar.

(For David… regarding the idea that Socialism, referencing his question of my sanity on Trump’s China Tariffs, requires Capitalism to survive.  While the current topic involves raw materials the concept is the same.  Crappy Communist/Socialist countries require us, and our productivity, to exist.  They are parasitic.  This originally posted in Feb. 2012)

Given the latest comments by European Leaders at the G20 conference regarding their current difficulties having originated in the U.S. and President Obama’s granting amnesty to illegal aliens  with accolades from the Mexican President (because it is a huge subsidy to Mexico through the flow of US Dollars south), I thought it was worth revisiting.

It has been fascinating to watch as Europe melts down.

It illustrates a theory I’ve had for many years which is that socialists survive at the mercy of capitalists in the name of stability. I started thinking about this in the early nineties,  Clinton had just handed, yes handed, Mexico 5 billion dollars.  That was back when 5 billion could buy you something nice.  It was done under the auspices of fighting the war on drugs.  But what it really did was prop up a socialist state.  Who wants a revolution so close to home… right? I don’t mean to pick on Clinton because Reagan and Bush have done it too.

Reagan’s granting amnesty to 13 million illegal immigrants was another way of subsidizing Mexico as it kept the flow of U.S. Dollars heading south into their economy.  (We could see this again…)  George W. did it by making it illegal to purchase prescription medication from Canada.  If that had been made legal it would have been tantamount to declaring war on Canada because it would have destroyed their health system by preventing them from dictating prices they would pay to the drug companies.  To put it in the simplest terms, they get away with dictating prices because you pay more here and subsidize the cost for them.  Feel good about that? We have seen this type of socialist subsidizing for years across every administration.  It is primarily through our military… “You guys in trouble financially?”,  “Let’s have joint maneuvers, or how about we move some more troops in for training exercises…”.  All that means is U.S. Dollars going in to the their not-so-self-sufficient Socialist Paradise.

We have also seen this played out when military contracts are steered to foreign countries for no apparent benefit.  The product isn’t better, but darn it they need the help.  (Bare in mind, I am a capitalist… it is my duty to buy the best product for me at the lowest price.  I have no issue with overseas manufacturing.  Our lack of manufacturing says more about us than them.  That’s for another time.) Well, now things have changed…  we ain’t got no money.

Look at the panic and finger-pointing when the engine of Capitalism, slowly poisoned by Socialists, isn’t healthy enough to ride in and save the Socialist Dream.

If I sound merciless, it’s because I am.  As far as I’m concerned Socialism has been living on borrowed time.  (And it has been our own socialists lending it to them.)  To steal a quote; “The chickenssss have come hoooome to roooost!” Now big daddy ain’t got no sugar…. and you’re on your own.

(An aside:  When are we going to have emergency hearings on “home-grown Socialism”?  Does Homeland Security know about this?  Where’s the Socialist Watch List?  The Socialist No-Fly roster?  Can’t we profile these people?  The destruction to this country and its citizens is profound. Someone should alert the press.)


Former CIA Director, and Communist, John Brennan calls for Treason

During a panel interview with fellow travelers, John Brennan calls for rising up against the President should he fire the Special Prosecutor assigned to flesh out all the Russia Coooooh-lluden’ goin’ on.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-07-24/former-cia-director-calls-coup-if-trump-fires-mueller

In the above article at Zero Hedge, H/T Drudge and of course Tyler, Brennan apparently feels the climate is safe enough to propose what amounts to be a Coup should the President terminate the investigation now running wildly around in the backfield.

I say “Go For It!

One, Mueller has no reason to be doing what he’s doing unless he’s focusing on the previous Administration.
Two, I prefer my Soviets and their fellow Fascists in uniform… It’s about time they crawl out of the woodwork and make themselves easier to see.

I agree with Brennan… It’s time for a Coup.

I must confess that Trump has never been my guy, but the more these Socialist A-Holes pull out all the stops to preserve their Utopian dream the more I find myself liking him… The more I find myself not caring about what he says or does… The more I find myself rooting for this crass Bull in the China Shop to dismantle and destroy all that the Smug Elitist Ass Hats have quietly accomplished over the last 60-years in their goal of eradicating the Greatest Experiment in Self Rule the World has ever known.

Go ahead Brennan, you commie, marshal your troops. Hugo Boss isn’t around any more, but I’m sure you and Clapper can find a like-minded stylist to whip up some snappy uniforms on the QT.


The American Renovation

We are at a turning point.

We are being faced with the realty of our circumstance. We have found ourselves standing at The Edge of the Abyss… and staring down.  The United States has wandered far afield from our Foundation of Individual Liberty and Freedom. We, as a people, have abdicated our power to an ever-growing bureaucracy made up of fallible human beings who view themselves as better and wiser than those they are tasked with representing. Our understanding of government has been intentionally perverted by those who wish us to see them as Philosopher Kings and demand we look to them for care without question or debate.

If this Inauguration of a New President represents a change, we must hope it is a return to the Enlightenment Philosophy so long ago abandoned. While many correctly identify the long slow path that has brought us here, too few can point in the direction we must steer this country returning it to The Greatest Experiment in Self Rule the World has ever known. However, for those who are strong enough to look, the direction is plain to see.  We don’t need New Answers, we only need recognize the Correct Answers we already possess.

We should remember that it is not a man who the Founders wished us to follow… as Freedom and Liberty are not possessions any Man can Give.  They are possessions every Man must Take and Defend.  Our Country is an Idea, it is an Ideology. It is built upon the Self Reliance, Freedom and Liberty of the Individual. It is the home of Equality of Individual Opportunity, not Individual Outcome. It is Transitory Power and the Checks and Balances designed to Limit our Government’s ability to Oppress. It is Government from the People not Upon the People. It is enumerated defense of every Citizen intentionally Limiting those lent power.  All, when practiced together, creates a Shining City on A Hill the rest of the World’s souls can long for, emulate and demand.

As we watch the Fascist Faces of “Tolerance” Burn Flags and Break Windows we must wonder when will they fire the first shot? When will their innate Socialist/Statist drive to violently oppress, control and destroy Freedom and Liberty defeat all semblance of Reason?

If the words of one Donald Trump rise above rhetoric and result in action… if those words represent an awakening in the American mind resulting in movement… History will record…
We will have found ourselves at the beginning of
The American Renovation.


Bipartisanshitt

There is an urban myth out there that needs to be addressed.

“Binge drinking is bad.”  No, wait.  Wrong one.

“Compromise is good.”

If you’re a product of the public schools (like I am) it should be expected you believe we should all get along.  You probably think our elected representatives should be having dinner together, holding hands and making out in the back of dark movie theaters.  You might even think it is GOOD when they all get together and create legislation effecting the rest of us.

In other words, you might believe passing lots of bills is a terrific way to judge their productivity.  You think the government should “do something”… You might have been taught that the founders of this country wanted our leaders to strip down and embrace each other every time they met so they could create lots of really cool law.  If any of this rings true for you, what you “know” is wrong.  You should demand a refund on that free public education.

Here’s the truth, our system of government was designed specifically to be slow, cumbersome and rarely produce laws.  It was created to make sure no single branch could run rampant over the others with this purpose in mind.  It was designed for a fight… over everything… in the hopes that whatever came out was only what was absolutely necessary.  Less was more.  Nothing getting done was fine, if not preferred.  (I’ve floated this idea around the house but have not had much traction.)

We have come a long way from that original intent.  Over the last 100 years we have entitled our politicians to do whatever they want.  They have learned to routinely create law outside of the Constitution because they know that the odds are no-one will challenge it.  And, if their law does get challenged it will take too long and the American people will lose interest, or more often think they are owed whatever the law might “give” them.

These same politicians also know they can slow down the process of any legal challenge by appointing judges who also don’t care what limitations the Constitution puts in place.  Such judges then present their rulings utilizing previous unconstitutional rulings they or their fellow travelers passed down earlier.  Amazingly, they are also not above using foreign law for validation… which I’m very sure the Founding Fathers did not intend.  The fact that we revel in our lack of understanding and promote such behavior in our leaders should be frightening.  It has brought us to a very scary place.  Haven’t you wondered why alcohol sales are up? We’re frightened, but too uninformed to know why.  It’s like a horror movie where the person about to get killed runs around the house and turns all the lights… off.

There has been a determined movement over the last 80 years to position the U.S. Constitution as too restrictive.  (Our current president is on the record promoting this very idea.)  But you will most often find it repeated by the “open-minded” who have not taken the 5 minutes needed to read it, let alone try to discuss and understand it. (They don’t need to read it… their hearts tell them what they need to know… what’s scary about that is they vote…)   These are also the people who think we should all give each other big wet sloppy kisses… all the time.  To them, getting along to “help the country” sounds so nice it requires no further exploration on their part.

To make things worse, there are too many people who want to be led and then insist you must be led as well.  These people have found a home on both sides of the aisle.  The Founders were aware this would always be a reality. The defense they gave us against such people was an extremely well-defined and very restrictive document, that could be changed, in other words amended, if needed… but it would take an act of congress. (Yes, that’s where the phrase came from.)

What it comes down to is that you have two sides to choose from.  One side subscribes to individual freedom and one does not.  What makes one side somewhat sinister is that it wants to control you with “the best of intentions”.  Bear in mind, those who believe the sheep need to be led never seem to count themselves among the sheep….

So there must always be a war between those who know you are too stupid to make decisions for yourself  (Statists/Socialists) and those of us who think you are the only person who knows what’s best for you. (Free-market Capitalists)   If you give it a moment of thought, does it  make sense that a person who subscribes to individual freedom be buddies with a person who believes in the soft slavery of statism?  It’s really as simple as that.  The line in the sand is Force.

In conclusion, we are not supposed to get along.  We are not supposed to compromise our individual freedoms.  Ever.

If you need proof, compromise with Socialists is what got us here today… bankrupt, having our e-mail and phones call tapped, “intelligence agents” looking at our daughters cell phone pictures and Facebook pages while your grandmother is getting molested at the airport.  And the useful idiots continue begging for more Bipartisanshitt…

(Originally Posted 012012.  Reposted yet again because it needs to be.)


The Invisible

We have moved from The Forgotten Man to… The Deplorables.

Now we discover our shadows sheltering,

The Invisible.

The Invisible are the genuine victims, the product, the result, of Socialist Planners and the re-branding of International Socialism under the banner of Progressive Globalization.

They are the needlessly homeless, they are the disregarded and disenfranchised, they are those who are no longer looking for work and therefore, according to their leaders, no longer count

They are our Children who cannot afford to leave home… They are our Young People who cannot afford to get an Education… They are our Young Adults who cannot afford to get Married… They are our Fellow Citizens who cannot find Work… and They are Those Among Us who cannot afford to Work…

They have been betrayed by the Leaders they Trusted… these very same Leaders who, while telling them they’re on their side, purposely deny their existence in order to prop up an Image of the Country’s Success and Recovery under Liberal Policies and Leftist Experiments.

This has been a long time coming, but we have arrived.

Welcome to Obama’s Blueprint for America.

Welcome to Progressive Globalization.

Welcome to the Socialist Utopia.


A Great July Jobs Report!

The Administration announced what might be one of the best jobs reports in it’s almost 8-year history today.

It reported over 225,000 jobs created.

This is Super Great Awesome Amazing news!*

Let me ask you…

Why do we trust anything this Administration reports anymore?
It is true that I don’t trust anything ANY Administration reports, but at this point this one has demonstrated a complete disdain for the truth… and your intelligence.

Shall we take a stroll down memory lane?

It was Video.
Jonathan Gruber.
American Citizens and their Love of Guns is responsible for Mexican Drug Cartels getting Weapons.
The IRS does not target Political Enemies of the Left.
Our relationship with Israel has never been better.
We stand with the Iranian Freedom Movement.
We stand with Ukraine.
We don’t pay ransom for hostages.
I don’t have a private server, okay I do but it’s secure, okay it’s not but nothing secret was on it, okay there was but nothing important, okay there was some important stuff but I turned over everything to the state department for their review, okay I didn’t but AT THIS POINT WHAT DOES IT REALLY MATTER!?
Secretary Clinton was the Greatest Secretary if State this country has ever had.
If you like your Doctor, You can keep your doctor.
It will save every family $2500 a year.
It was the banks fault the economy almost melted down.
This is a robust recovery.
The Border is secure.
The guidelines for identifying terrorists does not specifically include veterans.

We will not tolerate use of Chemical Weapons AKA Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East.

There’s much more but my fingers are tapped out.

Oh… wait… and the above “*”.

*All numbers are subject to revision… and they are always revised down… when nobody is paying attention and the previous, erroneous, number has already been disseminated.

So, Why do we Trust?