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|Just a Thought
I went out to dinner tonight and saw a beautiful girl. She may have been about 6 years old. She was accompanied by her father. He is a big man. Not tall, but very big. As I watched I saw two ...
|Barrett Brown sentenced to 63 months for posting a link
Brown was, at times, referred to as the spokesperson for Anonymous. He wasn't. There is no spokesperson for Anonymous. The lack of structure makes such a claim ridiculous but bureaucracies are ...
|Rick Scott doesn't like the FDLE doing their job so he fired the Commissioner
I guess we should start with the FDLE. That's the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. In some states, that would be called the state police. The Tampa Bay Times has the story. Times/Herald ...
|Democrats to fight back on XL Pipeline
How about some export restrictions? Some clean energy? A buy American provision? Fuel Fix has the story. Democrats plan Keystone XL counterattack Senate Democrats are vowing to counter Republicans�
|Marion Barry has died - RIP
There's little I could add so I'll just post this: http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/11/23/366059452/former-d-c-mayor-marion-barry-dies?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news Marion Barry, the ...
|Breaking - FSU Shooting - Update
A gunman fired four shots at Strozier Library and wounded two people. Florida State University police shot and killed the gunman. There's not much more information available as yet. http://www....
|Possible Ebola case in Oregon
That first word in the title is important. A woman visiting from Liberia has been hospitalized for testing. She has been in the country since Tuesday evening and has been self monitoring. On Friday ...
|Update #1 - Hey NBC, Fire Chuck Todd Today.
Update: This trivial little rant has had its day in the sun. Please remove your recs and add them to this much more deserving and important diary: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/10/13/1336362/-...
|Short and Sweet - Update #1
http://www.supremecourt.gov/orders/courtorders%5C101014zr.pdf (ORDER LIST: 574 U.S.) FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2014 ORDER IN PENDING CASE 14A374 OTTER, GOV. OF ID, ET AL. V. LATTA, SUSAN, ET AL. The ...
|Arizona Tea Party Candidate makes a Fool of Himself
Stop me if you've heard this one before. Adam Kwasman was at the protest in Oracle, Az today and broke off an interview when he heard a bus load of children was coming down the road. He wanted to ...
|100% Renewable has Arrived
That's in one German state , not in the US, more's the pity. Germany’s windiest area, Schleswig-Holstein, will probably achieve “100% renewable electricity” sometime this year. That is, its ...
|Open Carry Richmond
Yep, there was an Independence Day open carry demonstration in Richmond. I think both participants were a little embarrassed. http://www.roanoke.com/news/virginia/carytown-open-carry-demonstration-...
What do Henry Paulson, Michael Bloomberg, and Tom Steyer have in common beside money? Risky Business , The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States . They have a study scheduled to be ...
|Sons of Wichita - Fresh Air
http://www.npr.org/2014/05/21/314574217/how-the-koch-brothers-remade-americas-political-landscape How The Koch Brothers Remade America's Political Landscape Brothers Charles and David Koch are the ...
|EFF Releases Privacy Badger
Warning : This is an "alpha" version. Use at your own risk. Privacy Badger will work on Firefox and Chrome only. Since advertisers and trackers pay no or little attention to the Do Not Track option,
|Clippers 113 - Warriors 103
Too bad Sterling missed the game.
|Wikipedia may be cracking down
|Nebraska law permitting Keystone XL pipeline struck down
I expect to see this overturned in short order due to the power of money, but it's still a win even if it's too late and will only complicate matters. Do we dare to hope again? http://...
|Heads up! There's a new exploit on the loose
Those still using IE9 or IE10 would do well to update to IE11. http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/02/new-zero-day-bug-in-ie-10-exploited-in-active-malware-attack-ms-warns/ New zero-day bug in IE ...
|There's a problem at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant - Update 1
The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), near Carlsbad, New Mexico, is the nation's only geological radioactive waste storage facility. The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, or WIPP, is the world's third ...
|This is unrepentant spam and a call to action
http://aaronswartzthedocumentary.com/ You can watch a trailer for the documentary entitled The Internet's Own Boy and goddamn the prosecutor who turned a violation of terms of service into a death ...
|Updated "You can sell your desk. You don't need it." ~ Pope Francis
Thus said Pope Francis to Konrad Krajewski, the Vatican Almoner . "The Holy Father told me at the beginning: 'You can sell your desk. You don't need it. You need to get out of the Vatican. Don't ...
|It isn't only the NSA that's Spying on You
With Black Friday Thursday coming up fast, here's something to keep in mind. It's been mentioned in passing here that smart tvs can spy on their owners. Now it's been proven for one brand . I ...
|FEC says the Tea Party should exempt from reporting
This will be short. The Tea Party Leadership Fund, aka TeaParty.net thinks they shouldn't have to report political contributions due to fear of reprisals . I received this draft opinion from the ...
|Tracking the Trackers
Firefox Plug-In Shows Who Is Tracking You Cookies placed on someone's computer by a Web advertiser may well be beneficial from a business perspective. However, with many of these same companies ...
|New information on the Libyan Raid and the Failure of Community Moderation
There are two stories in the NYTimes this morning concerning the Libyan raid and the capture of Qaeda leader, Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai. The first speaks to the knowledge and approval of Libyan PM ...
|Warmonger! - Updated
Let's start with definitions: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warmonger Warmonger is a pejorative term that is used to describe someone who is eager to encourage people or a nation to go to war. ...
|"Under Wild Skies" has been cancelled
There are consequences to killing an elephant for entertainment. Both NBC and the Outdoor Channel have dropped the NRA sponsored show. Perhaps the last straw was the host of the show comparing his ...
|Internalizing Externalities - New Orleans Sues Big Oil
Republished due to requests in comments The lawsuit is being brought by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority East (SLFPAE) which was formed by an 81% vote to amend the state ...
|Anti abortion, Anti war and some thoughts on R2P
You could be forgiven if you question what anti abortion and anti war groups have to do with Responsibility to Protect. These two groups share similar characteristics. Anti abortionist claim that ...
|Update - Windows 8 + TPM 2 = Backdoor
Update - sebastianguy99 has pointed out that the story has been updated and the German government has stepped back from their original claim. I think the problem is with the word "backdoor". They ...
|Bloomberg Editorial Board calls for a repeat of the Church Committee
First I have to get this off my chest. I am pissed. If one more person tells me to or even implies that I should sit down and STFU I'm not likely to deal with them in a generous manner. I feel ...
|Jennifer Granick calls for a Special Prosecutor
You may not be familiar with Jennifer Granick, so let's start there. She's the Director of Civil Liberties for the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School. She was the Civil Liberties ...
|Second secure email provider shuts down
Now Silent Circle is the second encrypted email service to shut down. There was no pressure from the government. There were no financial problems. In fact they were doing great. Silent Circle ...
|Delay for filibuster reform
We'll have to wait weeks to see if we see filibuster reform. It's still possible as long as we have a very long "first day" in the Senate. By going into recess the Senate can extent that special day ...
|RIP Sam Gibbons
Florida has lost a friend. Congressman Gibbons represented the Tampa area in Congress from 1963 to 1997. http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/sam-gibbons-congressman-and-true-american-hero-dies-at-...
|Ohio voter suppression update
I'm not a writer so this will be brief. http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/judge-orders-jon-husted-to-attend-ohio-early It isn't just the Obama campaign that is upset over Ohio's decision ...
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