2016-02-16

Daily Derp: With Extra WI-FI, Aspartame, Nutra-Sweet, MSG And Sucralose

Happy (belated) Valentimes Day!

Ugliest feminists. And by ugly the author means "inside.'

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Predictably, I'm reading a lot of immature nonsense about Scalia.  The one mistake people seem to be committing is mixing a person's character with their ability to skillfully interpret the law. It's possible to hold a personal view but still rule in favor a law that violates that personal opinion.
They're making an exaggerating issue of "personal opinion" into what are actually just technical matters of law.

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"Barack Obama has only four years to save the world. That is the stark assessment of Nasa scientist and leading climate expert Jim Hansen who last week warned only urgent action by the new president could halt the devastating climate change that now threatens Earth. Crucially, that action will have to be taken within Obama's first administration, he added."

Four years huh. That would mean 2020, right? Nope. Look over and you find 'this article is 7 years-old".

Looks like Obama missed the cut off by - carries the one - three years.

And we're supposed to act on these nutbags proposals?

Bunch of lunatics.

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California nyeh, nyeh, nannies have to protect people from themselves.

"It could soon be impossible for San Franciscans to get their afternoon Snickers, Doritos or Pepsi fix from a vending machine on city-owned property. And people holding city meetings will have to trade doughnuts and cookies for fruit and vegetables.


Supervisor Mark Farrell on Tuesday will introduce legislation that would ban sugary and fatty items from the approximately 150 vending machines on city property — including at City Hall and the airport — and would also require city meetings to feature healthier food."

Can bureaucrats be this insipid?

Yes, yes they can.

Mark this down: Unintended consequence will not lead to desired results.

/Opens bag of Ketchup Doritos.

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Sigh. More police abuse. At least they were fired. 

"Screaming in pain with a ruptured spleen that would have to be removed in an emergency surgery, Robert Liese cried out for medical attention 35 times in a downtown Orlando holding cell.
He was laying on the ground with his hands and feet bound.

Despite an Orlando police officer hearing Liese's pleas for help, he was ignored for nearly two hours.
For their actions, or lack of actions, Orlando police Officer Peter Delio and Sgt. William Faulkner were fired from the department on Wednesday."

Assholes.

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"The Kent State University (KSU) professor under investigation for alleged ties to ISIS has been the subject of many complaints submitted to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), according to the regional director of Cleveland’s ADL."

Director Anita Gray told newsnet5 that the Cleveland ADL office has received a number of complaints about Professor Julio C. Pino’s behavior in the classroom. At least a few of Pino’s run-ins with the KSU Jewish community gained national attention, including a 2002 eulogy Pino wrote in a campus newspaper praising Palestinian terrorist Ayat al-Akras. Al-Akras murdered two Israelis in a suicide bombing back in 2002.

NOMINEE: Julio C. Pino is definitely woodchipper worthy.

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But you know...Jooos!

"The uproar surrounding a recent meeting held by three Israeli Arab Members of Knesset (parliament) with families of Palestinians who carried out attacks against Israelis is not only about the betrayal of their country, Israel. It is also about the betrayal of their own constituents: the 1.5 million Arab citizens of Israel.
 
Knesset members Haneen Zoabi, Basel Ghattas and Jamal Zahalka managed to accomplish several things at once with this controversial meeting. They certainly seem to have provoked the ire of many Jewish Israelis. Perhaps they violated the oath they made when they were sworn into parliament: "I pledge to bear allegiance to the State of Israel and faithfully to discharge my mandate in the Knesset."
 
These people can't be pleased and are destined to be desolate in their destitution. 

You know, even if it's a gigantic Jewish conspiracy (which would be a mighty big one), their behavior is such that no one will listen or care.


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Don't mess with Sicilians.



I wish this was a one-off but if you've been following what's going on in Europe with the so-called refugees you'd see it's a massive problem of gigantic proportions. 

They're not peaceful and they're violent nor will they assimilate. 



And these are just scratching the surface. 

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KANYE WEST @kanyewest
I write this to you my brothers while still 53 million dollars in personal debt... Please pray we overcome... This is my true heart...

Ha, ha. First thing tonight pal.

What a ham.

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Gates: Odds high Russia, China and Iran accessed Hillary's servers.

How this lying, sleazy, psychopath with a trail of controversies, scandals and 'slime-gates' with little political accomplishments of note is even remotely close to attaining American power is beyond me.

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ISIS destroys oldest Christian monastery in Iraq.

This is my shocked face.

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On the subject of migrants:

"Pope Francis warned Monday that the recent influx of migrants risked overwhelming European values and traditions, but said he was confident the continent could successfully integrate the newcomers."

Notice how the media moves from 'refugees' to 'migrants' as thought they're the same. The former, the reason why the West is opening its doors, are people fleeing their countries for whatever reasons including war while the latter are just people, well, migrating.

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Either way, it was a good excuse to post this:

Onward Christians!

But first I have to finish this installment of the DD.

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Open borders can't fight and stem the march of quackery:

"Mayor Livio Tola told the town's high school and elementary school to return to using cables to connect to the internet after reading that the electromagnetic waves given off by wireless routers were especially harmful to young children.
“It's not that we're against technology, our choice is merely a precautionary measure,” La Stampa reported the mayor as saying."

Precautionary in this instance means: I'm too fucking stupid to understand science in case.

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Swedish police accused of rape coverup.

This is my shocked face.

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History ancient myth time:

"Today, the word ‘berserk’ is used to describe anyone in an irrational, agitated state of mind who cannot or does not control his or her actions. The meaning of the word originates with the Viking berserkers, the fierce warriors who were known for battling in an uncontrollable, trance-like fury, and were alleged to be able to perform seemingly impossible super-human feats of strength.
In medieval Norse and Germanic history and folklore, the berserkers were described as members of an unruly warrior gang that worshipped Odin, the supreme Norse deity, and were commissioned to royal and noble courts as bodyguards and ‘shock troops’, who would strike fear into all who encountered them. Adding to their ferocity, and in order to intimidate the enemy, they would wear bear and wolf pelts when they fought, giving them the name Berserker, meaning “bear coat” in Old Norse."

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Here's a depressing story of miscarriage of justice.

Incredible really. The ordeal of Floyd Bledsoe arrested for a murder he didn't commit.

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How Bowie made money through 'royalty-backed bonds'.

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Trans Canada sues U.S. for Keystone XL pipeline rejection.

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"The owners of a Portland-area bakery who refused on religious grounds to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple have paid about $144,000 in damages despite their ongoing appeal of the discrimination case, a state official said on Tuesday.

The damages were ordered after Aaron and Melissa Klein, owners of the Sweet Cakes by Melissa bakery, refused to bake a cake in 2013 when Laurel and Rachel Bowman-Cryer were planning their nuptials."

Nods head disapprovingly.

Hope Bowman-Cryer get their come-uppance.

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The infamous rapes of Cologne.
 
Commentary Magazine delves into the Stockholm Syndrome setting in on European minds :

"It’s worth reiterating that just as not all young Muslim males are terrorists, neither are they all rapists. But to ignore the popularity of Islamist theology in Muslim societies is madness. So, too, is politically correct blindness about the cultural gap about rape and women’s rights.

All immigrant populations, especially those throughout American history, have often been accused of bringing crime and uncivilized behavior with them. But in an era when immigrants are no longer expected to assimilate into host Western societies, it is irresponsible for those advocating bringing in large numbers of Middle Eastern immigrants not to take such events into account. We need only remember southern racist or Nazi rhetoric about blacks and Jews to understand how dangerous this topic can be. But by the same token, we must also acknowledge that allegations about blacks and Jews committing mass rape of white southern or Aryan women were myths. What happened in Cologne and what is happening in Sweden and Norway are facts."
 

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Now wine is bad for you.

Tomorrow coffee will be good for you.

The next day chocolate will be bad for you.

And so on.

"Red wine is bad for your health, experts reveal in a new report.

In a u-turn, Government experts have dismissed the supposed health benefits of wine and are set to rewrite the rule book on the nation's alcohol consumption, according to reports. 

A landmark report by Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies due to be published on Friday will destroy the long-held belief that red wine can cut the risk of cancer, heart disease and memory loss when drunk in moderation, the Sun reported.  

In the first overhaul of alcohol guidelines for two decades, doctors will reportedly warn that there is no "safe" level of alcohol consumption and drinking just a small amount may in fact increase the risk of some cancers. 

I'm gonna ignore.

How long before they start to agitate to force legislation against consumption?

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And pizza of course is a food nannie especially love to hate:

"Powell and her colleagues stopped short of declaring a war on pizza, but they said its effect on kids’ diet was similar to that of sugary drinks. Pizza “should become a target for counseling for the prevention and treatment of obesity in pediatric practice,” they wrote."

Sigh. A properly prepared pizza ITALIAN STYLE (not the fast food bastardization targeted by nannies) with the best ingredients is not junk. In fact, can be quite healthy. My personal favorite is a white pizza with rosemary, garlic and rapini. You can't go wrong with a straight margherita with fresh tomato sauce, basil and either fresh mozzarella or bocconcini.

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Keep [the] Ottoman Empire as an umbrella over the Middle East. If you don't, I say 100 years, you say 200 years: [There will be] no peace in the Middle East." — Damat Ferid Pasha, former Ottoman Prime Minister, at the Paris Peace Conference, 1919

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This is how the poor remain the poor.

"...The North Carolina mother of four who won a $188million Powerball lottery jackpot in February has used $21million of her earnings to bail her boyfriend out of jail.

On top of the bond postings, it appears that 27-year-old Marie Holmes has also paid approximately an additional $1,470,000 in fees she will never get back after posting bond for her live-in boyfriend, 31-year-old Lamarr McDow."

This won't end well

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Know what else won't end well? 

Any place ruled over by Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.)

"$15 an hour, I like that, that’s good. That’s good stuff, you know, so tomorrow I say –hey wait a minute, it should be $30 an hour – are you all going to vote for me?”

“You say, ‘c’mon Gutierrez ain’t nobody’ – but that’s my point. I mean you could take this to a point in which you go ‘really? - but we can’t do it.' Should it be a goal? Oh, man, I am for that goal. I’m for a goal that everybody gets health care. I’m for a goal that everybody gets to go to college regardless of their income. And Latinos more than anyone else know that,” Gutierrez says."

Jesus Murphy.

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Every time Obama opens his mouth about gun restrictions, a little angel gains a wing because they sell more guns.

And as gun sales rise, NYT commenters and liberals increase the audible on repealing the 2A outright.

Remember folks, they never wanted to take guns away. They just wanted to implement 'common sense' rules. We all know what they meant by that - and the end game was confiscation.

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U.S. Foreign policy is an incoherent mess.

"As the cold war between Iran and Saudi Arabia heats up, the Barack Obama administration is trying to straddle the fence and not take sides, but its actions tell a different story -- they all seem to favor Tehran.

Following the Saudi government’s announcement Saturday that it had executed 47 prisoners, including a popular Shiite cleric, the U.S. State Department did two things. First, it issued a statement expressing concern that Riyadh’s actions were “exacerbating sectarian tensions.” Then Secretary of State John Kerry called Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, urging him to try to de-escalate the crisis.."

“...The Iranians hold the Obama legacy in their hands,” he said. “We are constrained and we are acquiescing to a certain degree to ensure we maintain a functional relationship with the Iranians.”

At the same time, though, the U.S. is losing leverage over Iran and its ability to influence the actions of the new Saudi leadership is also waning. The Saudis have given up on building ties to the Obama administration and are pursuing their own course until the next president takes office. “It is the worst position for the great power, because everyone says no to us without cost or consequence,” Miller said."

But for some reason seen as 'far sighted' by his supporters.

I see no evidence of this.

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Inside the Obama PR machine.



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Obama is set to attack the mentally ill with an executive order on gun control.

My problem with with this is all it may accomplish is make the mentally ill another target for government/police aggression while in the process creating another class of criminals.

The distinction between someone with depression or bi-polar or PTSD or whatever will be blurred if not erased.

We're all potentially crazy now and it wouldn't surprise me if moving down the line the government reclassifies what constitutes mentally ill.

They can rework the clinical definitions however they choose which is precisely why people should oppose this. Believing, for example, that the government does not have the best interests of the people in mind at all times could become "severe paranoid delusions". Or questioning some aspect of climate change or the political response to it could become "chronic delusional psychosis".

Thinking you need a gun to be safe is a sign of unfounded paranoia, a cardinal sign of several mental disorders which, obviously, should disqualify you from getting a gun.

Go ahead. Tell me I'm crazy.

Nurse Ratchet lives on.

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Steyn on why Crosby is finished but Bill Clinton remains.

“You’d almost think it’s some kind of like racism thing,” Steyn suggested. “That somehow, when a bunch of women make accusations against the black guy, boom: he’s vaporized. When a bunch of women make accusations against some white southern redneck, we’re talking about putting him back in the White House for another eight years as first gentleman.”

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Your home can give you cancer.

I don't know. Marie Louise-Meilleur just seems...relevant.

You Canadian history buffs would know her for having lived until the ripe age of 117.

"Meilleur smoked tobacco into her nineties. By the time she died of a blood clot at age."

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"Australian society is built on the principle of protecting consumers from making disastrous choices against their own self-interest, even when they choose to.


Want to take out a small loan?

A lot more companies would offer one if they could charge 500 per cent. But regulators have capped rates at one-tenth that amount, even if you want to sign for a worse deal."

Whaaaa? /shakes head. What?
 
500% if they can offer one? I'll leave it to you to A) grasp how absurd this is and B) how education are failing our kids with regards to economics and finance.

A strange thing happened on the way to bashing Uber. It's forcing people to understand basic economic principles. Or maybe not. 

"But cabs are regulated and provide something that can function like an essential public service, with a certain number reserved by law for people with disabilities or children needing a car seat."

Yes, because cab drivers are kings of optimum service in their monopoly.

Anyway. Articles like this one only reinforces my belief Uber is awesome.

At the very least, it'll smash a monopoly and shake people like this author out of their statist minds.

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In 2007 climate-change fear-mongerer Hansen asserted we had four years to do something lest the earth KABOOM! Nothing happened.

On January 25, 2006, Al Gore was smarter. He gave a 10 year warning or else an earth shattering KABOOM would take place. 

Looks at watch. Damn. It's February.

In any other normal world with sane people these guys would be ignored. Instead, they have fans.

Lots of them. And together they work towards destroying lives and economies.

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Eight terrible examples of censorship on U.S. campuses.

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Gilroy patch? Hm.
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Italy is breaking with the EU and now has made trade deals with Iran and Russia.

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Anonymous foils terrorist plot in Italy.

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The Wynne Liberals have some set of balls.

"On top of paying among the highest taxes in North America, and coping with skyrocketing hydro prices — hikes directly caused by the decisions made by this Liberal administration and the previous one — the Wynne government wants more.

Treasury Board Chair Deb Matthews made the bold request last week, and specifically asked folks to donate their tax return rebate to help pay off the provincial debt.

“It’s an unusual thing for someone to do, but I would encourage any Ontarian who wants to make a contribution to feel free to do so,” said Matthews.

A government asking for donations isn’t just unusual.

It’s like a stranger taking your car and then coming back the next day to ask if you’ll chip in some money for the gas. Maybe you can pay for an oil change, too?

This is the daftness we’ve come to expect from the Wynne Liberals in Ontario.


Incredible. They mismanage the people's money and then ask them to bail out?

Wait until Trudeau spends away....

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You have families out there paying 6, 8, 10 percent on student debt but you can refinance your homes at 3 percent. What sense is that?

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Anti-capitalist, anarcho-leftist Murray Bookchin wasn't a fan back in 1986. Think Sanders is socialist, not to socialists he is.

Not parasitical enough.

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Rest in peace Meadowlark Lemon.

And Lemmy (Motorhead) and Abe Vigoda (aka Fish and Tessio).

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