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Centcom: ‘The US has decided to reduce our troop presence in Iraq from about 5,200 to 3,000 troops during this month’
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Dramatic moment four hero firefighters chased down brute on a bike after he punches woman on Brooklyn street
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6465 views] Top|| File under:

#1  But don't you dare call it a hate crime unless it's against the white firefighters.
Posted by: Thraling Munster5941 || 09/09/2020 3:11 Comments || Top||

#2  The New York Police Department identified the suspect as Daniel Biggs, 53. Biggs and the victim were strangers, police said. Investigators are trying to determine a motive for the attack. According to the NYPD, Biggs has 18 prior arrests, including for assault and robbery. On August 2, Biggs allegedly slashed a man in the face.

I'm not who are the more dangerous criminals. Those on the streets or those in city hall.
Posted by: Thraling Munster5941 || 09/09/2020 3:58 Comments || Top||

#3  >Biggs has 18 prior arrests, including for assault and robbery.

Why wasn't he seeing out his days in jail where he belongs?

Rule #1 any violent criminal must be released near the judge's family.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/09/2020 4:00 Comments || Top||

#4  /\ Rule#2: Must have a Sponsor who is required to cover any and all future damages.
Posted by: magpie || 09/09/2020 11:49 Comments || Top||

#5  18 arrests? He has proven he cannot exist in our society, even one as loose as NYC. We need a place to exile people like this.
Posted by: Theager Borgia1057 || 09/09/2020 16:58 Comments || Top||

#6  Biden's basement would be a fine exile zone
Posted by: Big Scourge of the Faeries6110 || 09/09/2020 17:04 Comments || Top||

#7  The slime ball on the bicycle had to be under the influence. I mean, just how do you not get away from someone if you are on a bike and they aren't?

In any case, upon catching this filth, how do you not just want to beat the living egesta out of him?
Posted by: Clem || 09/09/2020 23:39 Comments || Top||


-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
New Frontiers in Community Policing
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 05:24 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6463 views] Top|| File under:

#1  We only ever get to see the thugs. Nice to see the good guys for a change.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/09/2020 9:03 Comments || Top||

#2  That big guy might want to consider a career in law enforcement.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/09/2020 12:17 Comments || Top||

#3  Nice the innocent bystanders took to beatin' on the perp whist he was restrained.
Posted by: Bobby || 09/09/2020 12:30 Comments || Top||


Coronavirus vaccine developer places trials on hold after volunteer has serious adverse reaction
[Washington Examiner] AstraZeneca announced Tuesday that clinical trials for its coronavirus vaccine have been placed on hold due to a suspected serious adverse reaction in a patient in the United Kingdom.

A spokesperson from the company said that the decision to pause the clinical trial, which enrolled thousands of volunteers, was part of "a routine action which has to happen whenever there is a potentially unexplained illness in one of the trials, while it is investigated, ensuring we maintain the integrity of the trials," according to Stat.

It remains unknown whether the company put the trial on hold voluntarily or how long the hold will last, but the spokesperson said the company is "working to expedite the review of the single event to minimize any potential impact on the trial timeline."

The AstraZeneca vaccine candidate, developed along with the University of Oxford, is one of nine in phase three clinical trials.

The company did not disclose additional information about the adverse health effect in the U.K. patient. The company spokesperson said that "in large trials illnesses will happen by chance but must be independently reviewed to check this carefully."

The spokesperson also said the company is "committed to the safety of our participants and the highest standards of conduct in our trials."

More than 6.3 million COVID-19 infections have been confirmed in the United States, and nearly 190,000 people have died.

Dr. Anthony Fauci said that the possibility of a coronavirus vaccine before Election Day in November is "unlikely."

The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said in an interview with PBS's Judy Woodruff on Tuesday that a vaccine will more likely be available by the end of the year.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/09/2020 00:11 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The Gods of the Copybook Headings are here.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 3:24 Comments || Top||

#2  Eh, 1 bad reaction in 1 of 9 vaccines in Stage 3 trials. Bad news for AstraZeneca. More market share for the other 8 and a dozen more vaccines not yet in stage 3 trials.
Posted by: Thraling Munster5941 || 09/09/2020 3:36 Comments || Top||

#3  i may go short on pharma as there's no demand for a vaccine from the vast majority of people.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/09/2020 3:57 Comments || Top||

#4  Demand doesn't really matter. Governments have already contracted for billions of doses.
Posted by: Thraling Munster5941 || 09/09/2020 4:03 Comments || Top||

#5  What worries me is if the government decides it's pet subjects "need" the vaccine in order to not waste it.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/09/2020 7:15 Comments || Top||

#6  Serious adverse reaction? Did it turn on a liberal brain somewhere?
Posted by: gorb || 09/09/2020 9:53 Comments || Top||


Widespread Flooding in Sudan.
[Twitter]
Note that quite a bit of the flooding is in full blown sand dune type terrain. Also, note that this is a UN Agency tweet and map. Sudan says The Map is inaccurate - not the flooding rather the map.



Posted by: 3dc || 09/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Sudan


Britain
Missing Yorkshire Dales walker turns up at press conference
[BBC] An 80-year-old hiker who went missing for three days in the Yorkshire Dales has spoken at a press conference arranged in a bid to track him down.

Harry Harvey spent three nights wild camping after becoming separated from a walking group between Gunnerside and Tan Hill, North Yorkshire, on Saturday.

A major search took place including police, the RAF and rescue dogs.

He was spotted by a wildlife photographer on Tuesday morning, who saw him waving at her near Keld.

Mr Harvey was about six miles (10km) from where he was last seen.

He was then taken by Land Rover to the nearby Tan Hill Inn, where he was reunited with family and friends at the press conference.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6462 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "said he could see search teams but did not realise they were looking for him."

Tough old bird. Hope to have his stamina and drive when I'm 80.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 09/09/2020 9:29 Comments || Top||

#2  Reading just the headline I assumed that was the brand name of a mobility assist device for Biden and an aide brought it to him from the basement.
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 09/09/2020 9:54 Comments || Top||

#3  He was then taken by Land Rover to the nearby Tan Hill Inn for a pint.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/09/2020 12:21 Comments || Top||


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Belarus' missing opposition figure detained at Ukraine border
[PRESSTV] Border officials in Belarus say Maria Kolesnikova, an opposition figure who had been reported missing, was detained while trying to enter Ukraine.Anton Bychkovsky, a front man for the State Border Committee, said Kolesnikova were tossed into the calaboose in the early hours of Tuesday while trying to cross into Ukraine with two other opposition figures, who made it through.

He said Kolesnikova was being held and an investigation was underway to legally assess the situation.

The Ukrainian Embassy in Minsk confirmed to AFP that Rodnenkov and Kravtsov had entered Ukraine.

Reports said on Monday that Kolesnikova and her two fellows Anton Rodnenkov and Ivan Kravtsov had disappeared.

Some media reports had said earlier that unidentified people had kidnapped Kolesnikova near the National Art Museum in the capital, Minsk, on Monday.

"We agreed that she would go to the post office to fetch a letter from the central police department... Eyewitnesses say they got her into a minivan with the word ’communications’ written on it and took her to an unknown location," Maxim Znak, another opposition figure, said, referring to a police notice that she was sent on an administrative offense she committed by attending an unauthorized rally last month.



Posted by: Fred || 09/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6464 views] Top|| File under: Tin Hat Dictators, Presidents for Life, & Kleptocrats




China-Japan-Koreas
Is North Korea about to fire another missile? Kim Jong Un's submarine puts to sea amid fears he is developing nuclear missile that can be launched at the US from underwater
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/09/2020 07:25 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  Those subs are noisy as hell.
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/09/2020 12:42 Comments || Top||

#2  Kim Jong Un's submarine puts to sea

Ah, that explains the sudden spike in baking soda futures.
Posted by: SteveS || 09/09/2020 13:28 Comments || Top||


China says Indian forces crossed border and fired warning shots
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 09/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  Chinese only used to the other way around?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 5:18 Comments || Top||



Virtual Chips for China?
[Twitter]
Posted by: 3dc || 09/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6477 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  Big news. This was China's attempt to become a leading edge chip manufacturer at 7nm. Good news for Taiwan and South Korea and only TSMC and Samsung are making chips at 7nm. Intel is stupidly stuck at 10nm. China had been stuck at 2-3 generations behind.

Trump admin denied the machines to make the chips (US made, even got the Dutch ASML company to cooperate). Screws Huawei and just about every other Chinese electronics manufacturer that wants to sell into the international market as imports of US origin/designed chips are being strangled. Also screws the thousands of chip engineers that the Chinese poached from TSMC. Decoupling picking up steam.
Posted by: Thraling Munster5941 || 09/09/2020 2:35 Comments || Top||

#2  Via InstaPundit:
Samsung and SK Hynix will reportedly stop selling components to Huawei as the Trump administration tightens sanctions on the Chinese phone maker. Taiwanese chipmaker TSMC reportedly suspended sales to Huawei this May after an earlier round of restrictions.
Posted by: Thraling Munster5941 || 09/09/2020 9:00 Comments || Top||

#3  If Samsung were to sneakily advertise that buying from them puts a middle finger up at China then I wonder if that would be a form of BUYcott?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/09/2020 9:44 Comments || Top||

#4  I bought my Samsung phone because it was NOT Made in China.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/09/2020 12:23 Comments || Top||

#5  Mr Munster, that's very interesting. I thought that the semi manufacturing was made on the the Pacific Rim these days. Do you have any good links?

I doubt lack of funds would be a problem for the CCP.
Posted by: KBK || 09/09/2020 12:50 Comments || Top||

#6  s/manufacturing/manufacturing equipment/
Posted by: KBK || 09/09/2020 12:51 Comments || Top||

#7  Best fab has been, and likely will stay, Taiwan.
Posted by: Theager Borgia1057 || 09/09/2020 16:54 Comments || Top||

#8  Micron - here in Boise - is a pretty good chip fab headquartered right here in the USA. I worked there for a couple of years. The ChiComs continually tried to hack into it to get the designs.
Posted by: Warthog || 09/09/2020 18:26 Comments || Top||

#9  Do you have any good links?

Semiconductor equipment sales leaders by year

Most of the key chip making equipment suppliers are US. The non-US and key supplier for 7nm is ASML in the Netherlands. They make extreme UV photolithography equipment.
Posted by: Sholutle Uleling6061 || 09/09/2020 19:39 Comments || Top||


Economy
After Rolling Blackouts, California Regulators Voted To Let Gas Powered Plants Stay Open A Few More Years
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 05:27 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6483 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Not Bee? Seriously?
Posted by: Julet Hatfield8954 || 09/09/2020 7:28 Comments || Top||

#2  Hahahaha! So much for your superior standards. Reality always wins.
Posted by: gorb || 09/09/2020 9:51 Comments || Top||

#3  Well, at least it won't get any worse for the next few years.

Unless they let in more people who use electricity.
Posted by: Bobby || 09/09/2020 14:26 Comments || Top||

#4  They shut down the Morro Bay gas fired power plant--650 megawatts that are now sorely missed. My stepdad was the electrical engineer on that project.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 09/09/2020 17:12 Comments || Top||

#5  Unless they let in more people who use electricity.

They're doing their damndest to make sure that isn't a problem in the future.
Posted by: gorb || 09/09/2020 21:07 Comments || Top||


Fifth Column
Hundreds of Texans Push for More Diversity in Sxx Education
[Dallas News] AUSTIN — Nearly 400 Texans signed up to virtually testify before the State Board of Education, with most urging the board to include sxxual orientation, gender identity and non-heteronormative standards in comprehensive sex education in a lengthy hearing Tuesday.
How many were testifying from outside "Keep Austin Weird"?

Others pressed the board to include teaching climate change in core science courses in the state during the meeting.
How about Climatology, without a fixed conclusion?

This all comes after a proposed revision to Texas' health education standards, which could potentially add the teaching of birth control options, along with the abstinence-only option, to middle schoolers. Most notably, however, the proposed revision did not address gender identity and sxxuality.
Such education was a paid-for, after-school option when I was a Sophomore, because my parents chose not to teach me. Gender idenity was not included.

"We actively teach that only heteronormative love exists, only heteronormative families exist, only heteronormative sxx exists," said Cynthia Soliz, current chair of Austin ISD Student Health Advisory Committee.
Maybe you could teach non-heteronormative stuff after class, for a fee, or you could donate you time to teach it?

More than 80% of school districts in the state either teach abstinence-only or provide no sxxual education at all, though more than 60% of high school seniors say they have been sxxually active, according to the Texas Freedom Network, a non-partisan network of over 150,000 members who support religious freedom, individual liberties and public education.
Posted by: Bobby || 09/09/2020 10:04 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Call it pregnancy education and exclude teaching about infertile ways
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/09/2020 11:49 Comments || Top||

#2  How about no? How about as much time allocated to the non-mainstream as they're represented in the population? So maybe 1% of the course time spent on non-hetero sex?
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 09/09/2020 12:03 Comments || Top||

#3  And millions and muillions thibk those people are crazy. Unfortunatley they dodn't demonstrete
Posted by: JFM || 09/09/2020 12:12 Comments || Top||

#4  With so many genders it would take forever to include all possible sexual preferences.
Posted by: jpal || 09/09/2020 12:42 Comments || Top||

#5  If the schools do as well teaching sxx as they do teaching reading and arithmetic, the species will be extinct in a couple decades.
Posted by: SteveS || 09/09/2020 13:21 Comments || Top||

#6  With a State population of millions then "nearly 400" will espouse any damnfool thing...
Posted by: magpie || 09/09/2020 13:57 Comments || Top||

#7  and non-heteronormative standards

Does anyone know where the Rantburg Bullshit to English translator is?
Posted by: Raj || 09/09/2020 14:07 Comments || Top||

#8  "Insert Tab A into Slot B. Any questions?"
Posted by: Matt || 09/09/2020 15:32 Comments || Top||

#9  I was curious, until I came to the word AUSTIN.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/09/2020 16:20 Comments || Top||

#10  "Hundreds". Las I checked, there were tens of millions living in Texas. Since when do mere 200 people gt to dictate to the majority?
Posted by: Theager Borgia1057 || 09/09/2020 16:29 Comments || Top||

#11  The blue state idiots the came to Texas after destroying their states never learn.
Posted by: Vespasian Ebbereng3110 || 09/09/2020 17:51 Comments || Top||

#12  Three (visible) rings

The donkeys fling feces and jerk us
Around as the elephants twerk us
Attendees performing
Non-heteronormative
Tricks, since the freaks run the circus.
Posted by: Thinesh Platypus8929 || 09/09/2020 18:13 Comments || Top||


International-UN-NGOs
Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize following Israel-UAE deal
[Jpost] Christian Tybring-Gjedde, who nominated US President Donald Trump, told Fox News that he is nevertheless "not a big Trump supporter."

US President Donald Trump was nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in reaching the agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, Fox News reported on Wednesday morning.

Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a member of the Norwegian parliament and head of the Norwegian delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, submitted the nomination.

Tybring-Gjedde had previously submitted a nomination for Trump to receive the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018 for his Singapore summit, which hosted Kim Jong Un.
“For his merit, I think he has done more trying to create peace between nations than most other Peace Prize nominees,” Tybring-Gjedde told Fox News.

“It is for his contribution for peace between Israel and the UAE,” Tybring-Gjedde, a member of parliament for the right-wing Progress Party, told Reuters. “It is a unique deal.”

In addition to the Israel-UAE deal, the nomination letter to the Nobel Committee cited Trump’s “key role in facilitating contact between conflicting parties... such as the Kashmir border dispute between India and Pakistan, and the conflict between North and South Korea.”

The parliamentarian told Fox News that he is nevertheless “not a big Trump supporter.”

“The committee should look at the facts and judge him on the facts – not on the way he behaves sometimes,” he continued. “The people who have received the Peace Prize in recent years have done much less than Donald Trump.

“For example, Barack Obama did nothing,” he told the cable news outlet, referring to the former US president’s Nobel Peace Prize win in 2009 for, according to the Nobel Committee, his “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.”
The man has a point.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 05:55 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6473 views] Top|| File under:


#2  You mean nominated for actually doing something to promote peace? /sarc off
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/09/2020 6:27 Comments || Top||

#3  Trump was nominated but do not be surprised if “BLM” wins.
Posted by: Airandee || 09/09/2020 6:36 Comments || Top||

#4  ^Sarah Hoyt doesn't lend her shocked face out anymore.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 6:40 Comments || Top||

#5  I bet that's not part of the lefty/progressive/Biden playbook.
Posted by: Bobby || 09/09/2020 7:31 Comments || Top||

#6  I thought it was the Bee.
Posted by: York Harding || 09/09/2020 9:19 Comments || Top||

#7  If he wins it, this will be a sign that the identitarian leftist cult is starting to fail.

But I doubt it.
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/09/2020 10:05 Comments || Top||

#8  The left's heads are exploding.
Posted by: 49 Pan || 09/09/2020 11:00 Comments || Top||

#9  Nobel Prize committee will be the last lefty institute to change. They have no incentive to change.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 09/09/2020 11:18 Comments || Top||

#10  Tybring-Gjedde had previously submitted a nomination for Trump to receive the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018 for his Singapore summit, which hosted Kim Jong Un.

I don’t doubt there will be even more reason to nominate him in the four years after he wins reelection.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/09/2020 11:22 Comments || Top||

#11  /\ The award lost all credibility in Oslo on December 10, 2009.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/09/2020 11:25 Comments || Top||

#12  Dr. Norman E. Borlaug, "Father of the Green Revolution", awarded 1970 Prize. After him the Prize has been a joke.
Posted by: magpie || 09/09/2020 11:56 Comments || Top||

#13  Re #12: Not entirely. St. Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa) won in 1979.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 09/09/2020 12:19 Comments || Top||

#14  They could recall 0bumhole's, melt it down, and reissue it to Trump. Certainly it would at least be a step in the right direction.
Posted by: gorb || 09/09/2020 12:38 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Coronavirus doctor: I am ashamed of Israeli society
[YNet] - A senior physician treating COVID-19 patients in serious condition lashed out Tuesday at the Israeli public for disregarding other human lives by ignoring basic measures such as wearing masks that could slow the spread of coronavirus.

Dr. Gadi Segal, who heads Israel's first coronavirus ward at the Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv, posted a plea on Facebook for Israelis to begin taking the pandemic seriously.

"I've posted the names of the people who have died as a result of the disease. Many of them I knew, some died in my arms," Segal wrote in his post.

"The blame rests on those who think their pay checks, their personal liberty and freedom of speech is more important than human lives. As a human being and a doctor, I am ashamed of this society."

...Segal later told Ynet that that denying the virus and disregarding simple mitigation measures will only serve to expedite full lockdown.

"It is about mutual responsibility. I was trying to explain that people have the power to save lives and not only that, they have the power to save livelihoods and our society," he said.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 03:27 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6477 views] Top|| File under:

#1  >Personal liberty and freedom of speech is more important than human lives.

Er YES IT IS! Especially when those dying with covid are older than national life expectancy...

Seems oddly immoral to me to house arrest the 20,000 healthy young people for a year to add one month to an 80+ year old's life...
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/09/2020 3:55 Comments || Top||

#2  A Muslim who believes he's a right to blow up people for Allan.
A boy from the hood who believes he's a right to attack white people because of systemic racism.
"Peaceful" protesters in American cities.
A religious Jew who believes the instructions from the Rabbi supersede instructions from (apostate) doctors - but, nevertheless goes to these doctors when seriously sick.
Somebody who believes that masks & social distancing are violation of his rights.
People who spread false information - it only kills old people - about the dangers of covid (without even being paid by the Chinese like the WHO).

I wonder if all these people have something in common?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 5:03 Comments || Top||

#3  39-year-old Haifa resident succumbs to coronavirus

I guess the virus has lost its ability to count due to a mutation.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 5:59 Comments || Top||

#4  Average age for those dying WITH (not even of) covid is 82. Life expectancy is below this.

How many died from suicide yesterday and what were their ages. I might term them lockdown caused deaths!
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/09/2020 6:38 Comments || Top||

#5  Average age for those dying WITH (not even of) covid is 82

Thanks to Gov. Cuomo.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 7:26 Comments || Top||

#6  Cuomo should hang for what he's done. Instead, he and his brother laugh away on CNN.
Posted by: Clem || 09/09/2020 7:32 Comments || Top||

#7  Prof. Ran Balicer warns hospitals will be unable to cope with pandemic and flu season, says newly introduced night-time curfew in 'red' contagion hotspots is insufficient and that more severe restrictions are necessary

Another attempt by totalitarians in white coats* to limit religious freedom.

*Kinda rhymes with Stalin's "killers in white coats".
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 7:50 Comments || Top||

#8  Heard that last time and it was proved nonsense.

FROM APRIL! Why do so many NHS Nightingale hospitals remain empty?
Some officials believe their Nightingale hospital may never have to treat a Covid-19 patient


Hundreds of million wasted on the Shamdemic
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/09/2020 8:40 Comments || Top||

#9  give it up grom, you're not convincing anyone here with the bullshit
Posted by: Chris || 09/09/2020 9:59 Comments || Top||

#10  Speaking of white coats, Fauci was on Stupid Morning News This Morning Show towing the same line.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/09/2020 10:11 Comments || Top||

#11  Heaven forbid I'll try to change your mind, Cris.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 10:13 Comments || Top||

#12  Israel has about the same cases/million that the USA has but only about 20% as many deaths/million.

Posted by: lord garth || 09/09/2020 10:16 Comments || Top||

#13  I personally like the masks which such into people's mouth when they are trying to talk.

For that instant, they look like a muppet.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/09/2020 10:25 Comments || Top||

#14  I'd try to reason with (g)rom, but there is no reasoning with the self-deluded and obsessed. So locked onto a single point of view, he has blinded himself, demonstrating all the foresight, depth. and acuity, of a myopic cyclops with a cataract. Go shelter in your cave. The rest of the world has a life to live, you poor fear driven coward.
Posted by: Theager Borgia1057 || 09/09/2020 16:53 Comments || Top||

#15  ^ set up WiFi in his cave and give him Disney + so he can stream Frozen and Mulan over and over to his heart's delight... and some used masks -- great for sniffing
Posted by: Winky Pelosi8283 || 09/09/2020 17:01 Comments || Top||

#16  As long as g(r)om's at liberty
To say that thing that eats at me,
Repetitively, in a forum --
Unheard-of breach of net decorum! --
Until I feel unsafe or flee...
Are any of us truly free?
Posted by: Thinesh Platypus8929 || 09/09/2020 19:01 Comments || Top||


Science & Technology
Astronomers find NO technological signs of alien life [they can discern] in a study of more than 10 MILLION star systems
So all the aliens are from alternate realities of Earth? That would explain UFOs as one would not want to shift reality lines on the ground and end up embedded in a mountain. Sorry.. I couldn't resist.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6477 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Or planets that willy-nilly radiate radio energy get the galactic Orkin Man treatment. We'll know a few hundred to thousands of years from now.
Posted by: Thraling Munster5941 || 09/09/2020 3:02 Comments || Top||

#2  20 years ago nobody (including SF writers) could predict smart phones. But we can recognize signs of advanced civilizations?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 5:08 Comments || Top||

#3  G(r)omgrou, I can assure you that the batwings company had plans like that since the early 80s and did "Greenhouse Simulations with real protocols" to prepare as early as 1989. The original plans were based on the old Dick Tracy comics. The mid-point was the book phone. That was reached with the web on net enabled cells in the 1997 time frame. They appeared in Japan first. Japan's water world night life required the cam so they paid for that development as one could know the whore you were dealing with really looked and talked like you expected. It wasn't possible to finance that camera capability for the western world market but it was required for Asia and Japan paid for it. Once the cam and good screen were there the full smart phone was only a short expected jump. The only question was the input mode. The failure of the Apple/Motorola jointly designed device (Newton) about 1999 left the smart phone the only development path.
Posted by: 3dc || 09/09/2020 6:00 Comments || Top||

#4  ^OK, maybe a bad example - but you do understand what I'm trying to say?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 6:02 Comments || Top||

#5  /\ No, but I seldom do. It's probably my meds.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/09/2020 6:03 Comments || Top||

#6  ^ń Klap van die windmeul weg hê
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 6:11 Comments || Top||

#7  Grom, when I started there in 89 my desk had this huge drawer, not to be looked in or touched, that had about a 13 inch thick manuscript in it titled "The Dick Tracy Plan". -Seriously- and the wide desk drawer had a bunch of keys not to touch. They turned out to be to the roof top broadcast towers on the John Handcock building and the Sears Tower. I had no idea what they were for until some of Japan's FCC were caught misbehaving on the roof of one of them with the keys by the Chicago Police who took the keys. They came and asked me for all the keys to the roofs and I was like "That's what those keys were for?" I locked that drawer every night so somebody ranked above me must have had a master for my desk and took them out to entertain a customer...
Posted by: 3dc || 09/09/2020 6:21 Comments || Top||

#8  That plan had no date on it but the color of the paper and "daisy-wheel" type font suggested maybe 1975.
Posted by: 3dc || 09/09/2020 6:24 Comments || Top||

#9  #7, #8 I've conceded the point (though you actually talk about cell phones - not palmtop with internet access).

So, here's other examples.
Radio during the telegraph era.
Personal computers in 1930 (I still remember being struck by sentence from one of Doc Smith's books "computers went on a coffee break").
For that matter, I remember a pal telling me in 1980es that there is this new thing - world wide net, and I should try it.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 6:36 Comments || Top||

#10  They're looking using themselves as models. The aliens must think like us. Their technology must match our way of understanding the universe. Thus any 'signs' must match ours.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/09/2020 6:46 Comments || Top||

#11  Can we say that any alien UFO-dweller studying the packets in a Wifi transmissions would find anything looking like intelligence because of the twatter, farcebook and snaptwat noise?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/09/2020 7:50 Comments || Top||

#12  To do research on aliens, one need not look any further than California.
Posted by: Clem || 09/09/2020 8:08 Comments || Top||

#13  If we find them, how long will it take the MIC to engage them in endless wars ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/09/2020 8:15 Comments || Top||

#14  Spread spectrum signals aren't that distinguishable from noise, at least without knowing the algorithm.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 09/09/2020 8:37 Comments || Top||

#15  #13 ....just as soon as the Clinton Foundation, Team Biden and Choom-Wookie Productions can sign billion-dollar deals with the aliens
Posted by: Flaise Bluetooth1542 || 09/09/2020 8:42 Comments || Top||

#16  Any alien looking at earth's emissions wouldn't see one signal to decode. They would see the accumulation of millions or billions (WiFi, Cell) of emissions. It's not about trying to decode the the signals, it's about recognizing that the signals are not a natural phenomenon.
Posted by: Thraling Munster5941 || 09/09/2020 9:10 Comments || Top||

#17  it's about recognizing that the signals are not a natural phenomenon.

And if they're smart enough to figure out what we're sending, they'd move on really fast.

Unless they're into reality TV.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 09/09/2020 9:32 Comments || Top||

#18  Suppose the aliens had visited Earth 200 years ago. They would have detected no radio waves at all, or at least no artificial ones. They would have concluded that there was o life here and moved on.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 09/09/2020 9:46 Comments || Top||

#19  Reasons I think we haven't found anything yet:

1.) They have advanced so far we can't detect their signals, just like ants can't talk to us

2.) They are so far away we haven't seen it yet. If a civilization is 10,000 years ahead of us, but on the other side of a 100,000 light year galaxy (Milky Way for example) we won't see signs of it for another 90,000 years.

3.) We are simply the most advanced life form so far in our neighborhood.
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/09/2020 10:00 Comments || Top||

#20  Its because the galaxy is flat.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/09/2020 10:42 Comments || Top||

#21  Have you considered that somebody had to be first and God has a sense of humor?
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 09/09/2020 12:20 Comments || Top||

#22  Can't be that hard. Captain Kirk and Spock discovered the Horta.
Posted by: Bobby || 09/09/2020 12:36 Comments || Top||

#23  ń Klap van die windmeul weg hê

That's sure idiomatic Afrikaans. What's it mean? Is it the equivalent of "blow me down!"?
Posted by: KBK || 09/09/2020 13:03 Comments || Top||

#24  Be hit by a windmill
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 13:47 Comments || Top||

#25  Be hit by a windmill
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 13:47 Comments || Top||

#26  Be hit by a windmill
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 13:47 Comments || Top||

#27  Oooops.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 13:51 Comments || Top||

#28  Yeah, I got that far, Grom, but it's clearly a colorful colloquial comment. For what?
Posted by: KBK || 09/09/2020 19:27 Comments || Top||

#29  Ah, OK, a link. That has to be the world's worst website!

"To not be in your right mind"
Posted by: KBK || 09/09/2020 19:33 Comments || Top||


How US Army spent millions developing Star Wars-like walking robots to navigate rough terrain in the 1980s
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/09/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6464 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Why am I thinking 400$ hammers?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 5:20 Comments || Top||

#2  ..having worked some contracting, you understand the graft Congress works into the process. One can not just go down to HomeDepot or Lowes and buy your hammers and provide them to the contractor. No, no. The contract has to provide it and in doing so adds all sort of overhead and administration costs in the process. If you try to husband resources and look after the taxpayers money you go to jail. You must follow the laws, rules, and regulations that flow out of Congress. Of course that doesn't stop Congress from grandstanding and denouncing the results by using others to take the blame. Got to protect their phoney baloney jobs.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/09/2020 6:40 Comments || Top||

#3  ^Ah well - remembering the Romans - could you trust unit commanders with discretionary funds?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 6:49 Comments || Top||

#4  Especially near the end of a fiscal year with their perverted belief that they had to spend the excess money or lose it next FY.
Posted by: Clem || 09/09/2020 7:25 Comments || Top||

#5  Not to mention hiding the Black Budget expenses.

Where do you think all the UFO facilities get their cash? (see Independence Day for details)
Posted by: AlanC || 09/09/2020 8:13 Comments || Top||

#6  They're here. The Air Force just tested robot dogs as backup for security forces.
Posted by: Thraling Munster5941 || 09/09/2020 10:55 Comments || Top||

#7  A friend of mine who used to work for IBM Federal Systems explained why things cost so much for the government: Suppose IBM develops a new circuit board. It costs a million dollars just for the development. Now, if IBM is going to put that into a regular computer, they will make a million of them. So, the added cost for the circuit board is $1. However, if the board is for the government, the government might only get 500 or so. So the development cost adds $2000 to each board. Plus, because the circuit board has to meet all the milspec and other government regulations, the development cost is likely to be upwards of $2 million.
Plus all the stuff thatP2K mentioned.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 09/09/2020 18:13 Comments || Top||


Government
The MIC is alive and well as Northrop wins USAF contest for next-gen ICBMs
[Defense News] WASHINGTON — Northrop Grumman has captured a $13.3 billion award for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent competition to build the U.S. Air Force’s next-generation intercontinental ballistic missiles, the service announced Sept. 8.

Beginning in 2029, GBSD will start replacing the LGM-30G Minuteman III ICBMs, which were fielded in 1970, Northrop said in a statement.

According to the Air Force, GBSD "will have increased accuracy, enhanced security, and improved reliability to provide the United States with an upgraded and broader array of strategic nuclear options to address the threats of today and the future."

Northrop was the sole bidder for the engineering, manufacturing and development contract after Boeing dropped out from the competition in July 2019 over Northrop’s acquisition of solid rocket motor manufacturer Orbital ATK, now known as Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems.

Boeing contended that it did not have enough time to negotiate a competitive price for the motors needed for the GBSD program due to Northrop’s slow pace in signing an agreement that would allow Boeing to work with Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems while keeping Boeing’s intellectual property away from its rival GBSD team.

However, the Air Force declined to alter its acquisition strategy.

In December, Northrop Grumman submitted a bid for the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the program, while Boeing confirmed that it had not entered its own proposal.

"Our nation is facing a rapidly evolving threat environment, and protecting our citizens with a modern strategic deterrent capability has never been more critical," Northrop CEO Kathy Warden said. "With more than 65 years of technical leadership on every ICBM system, our nationwide team is honored and committed to continuing our partnership with the U.S. Air Force to deliver a safe, secure and effective system that will contribute to global stability for years to come."
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/09/2020 11:09 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under:

#1  What's the option? Stand up a gummint backed solid fuel rocket maker Ala Solyndra? Talk Musk into entering the market? Buy Russian, Chinese or Iranian solid fuel (you probably think I'm kidding)
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/09/2020 11:55 Comments || Top||

#2  The US has the oldest ICBMs on the planet. The Minuteman III ICBM came into service 50 years ago.
Posted by: Thraling Munster5941 || 09/09/2020 12:17 Comments || Top||

#3  The B-52's are still going strong. They are always trying to replace the Ma' Deuce. Some things just keep on working.
Posted by: magpie || 09/09/2020 13:58 Comments || Top||

#4  ^Reo trucks?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 14:00 Comments || Top||

#5  B52 = flying F150 (drink up). M-2 .50cal HMG will live forever, and so will anyone forced to carry that damned tripod mount (or a mortar place).

Some things were simply made right to begin with.

Asking Musk to "take a look" at SRBs probably isn't a bad idea, he might come up with something off the wall that works well.
Posted by: Theager Borgia1057 || 09/09/2020 16:36 Comments || Top||

#6  Once Northrop Grumman bought OTK this was over
Posted by: TZSenator || 09/09/2020 20:01 Comments || Top||


-PC Follies
Women Plan All-Black Community in Georgia After ‘400 Years of Racial Oppression.'
[Breitbart] They are calling it Freedom, Georgia, and draw their inspiration from Wakanda, the fictional comic-book country that was the setting for the movie “Black Panther.”

Ashley Scott, a realtor from Stonecrest, Georgia, who was driven to seek therapy by her reaction to the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, a young Black man jogging in a white neighborhood, said that after several sessions she realized that her problem was 400 years of racial oppression and trauma dating back to the establishment of slavery in North America.

With her friend Renee Walters, an entrepreneur and investor, she founded the Freedom Georgia Initiative, a group of 19 Black families who collectively purchased 96.71 acres of rural land in Toomsboro, a town of a few hundred people in central Georgia, with the intention of developing a self-contained Black community. The space will have small homes for vacation use and will host weddings, retreats and recreational functions, and may eventually evolve into an incorporated, self-sustaining community.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 05:52 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6482 views] Top|| File under:

#1  But with plenty of taxpayer assistance extracted from whitey...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/09/2020 6:22 Comments || Top||

#2  I believe the way real estate laws are written they do not allow discrimination by race, color, creed.... keeping it all-black will be a challenge.
Posted by: Airandee || 09/09/2020 6:33 Comments || Top||

#3  Oh, I am "sure" investment dollars will just be rolling into that community.
Posted by: Clem || 09/09/2020 7:17 Comments || Top||

#4  I salute the effort. Self help, entrepreneurship, capitalism and all that.

But why invest in irredeemably racist Amerikkka?

Why don't they solve the problem at the source, and establish their colony in Africa?
Posted by: Chineper Ulinert8373 || 09/09/2020 7:33 Comments || Top||

#5  #2 I believe exceptions can be made for especially justified cases.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 7:34 Comments || Top||

#6  Evidently clean, running water and modern sanitation is not inherently racist.
Posted by: Clem || 09/09/2020 7:35 Comments || Top||

#7  ^White peoples money is not racist.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 7:41 Comments || Top||

#8  I hear Liberia was set up for entirely this sort of venture.

Now If you we're to endeavour to setup an entirely white community, well...
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/09/2020 7:45 Comments || Top||

#9  Maybe it's a Wakanda Womyn's community?

Because too many brothas be supporting Trump?
Posted by: Unusogum Grolutle4827 || 09/09/2020 7:51 Comments || Top||

#10  there's plenty of all-black communities in any inner city.

how are those working out?
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 09/09/2020 8:34 Comments || Top||

#11  For the money they spent on 96 acres, they could have bought most of Clayton County. Of course its already FUBR. so I
sort understand the reasoning. Time to move on and socially and economically destroy a new area.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/09/2020 8:35 Comments || Top||

#12  ...and draw their inspiration from Wakanda, the fictional comic-book country that was the setting for the movie “Black Panther.”

Further illustrating a fundamental difference between us and the lefties - they view the world as they want it to be and we view it as is, warts and all.
Posted by: Raj || 09/09/2020 8:52 Comments || Top||

#13  Vacation homes, wedding venue, hunting, fishing, shooting...

It’s no doubt illegal to keep out all those of a different skin colour, but let them try it — all they can lose is their entire investment.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/09/2020 9:12 Comments || Top||

#14  I hear Liberia was set up for entirely this sort of venture.

Too far from the money.
Posted by: gorb || 09/09/2020 9:47 Comments || Top||

#15  I see a black reboot of "The Lord of the Flies" is in the works.
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/09/2020 10:03 Comments || Top||

#16  "and the whole project collapsed when they couldn't open the lids on the jars of food"
Posted by: Frank G || 09/09/2020 10:08 Comments || Top||

#17  ^You can see it every day in inner cities.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 10:08 Comments || Top||

#18  ^Darth
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 10:13 Comments || Top||

#19  probably at least 90% of blacks in the USA are partly white

wonder how they plan to deal with this

and what about the people who 'identify black' who maybe have 1-5% north african genes
Posted by: lord garth || 09/09/2020 10:50 Comments || Top||

#20  Ref #2: I believe the way real estate laws are written they do not allow discrimination by race, color, creed.... keeping it all-black will be a challenge.

Believe me when I tell you, it will NOT be a problem.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/09/2020 10:53 Comments || Top||

#21  Wakanda strip mined their natural resources to live a life of pomp and leisure.

In their spare time, they came up with reasons to commit violence.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/09/2020 11:33 Comments || Top||

#22  Wakanda strip mined their natural resources to live a life of pomp and leisure.

Got the Chinese to do the hard labor:
Wakanda Minerals - wakanda.hotmining.cn
Posted by: Thraling Munster5941 || 09/09/2020 11:41 Comments || Top||

#23  We've come a long way in a century. I hope.
Posted by: KBK || 09/09/2020 12:45 Comments || Top||

#24  #1 But with plenty of taxpayer assistance extracted from whitey...

Pretty much the only way a "black community" can thrive.

Notice how they don't want to "build a community" in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Posted by: charger || 09/09/2020 16:31 Comments || Top||

#25  #2 and #13

John Roberts will simply say "it's a type of tax" and it'll be fine.

Rules and institutions only exist to give the left what it wants nowadays and can be safely ignored via some fine crafted pretext when they don't.
Posted by: charger || 09/09/2020 17:56 Comments || Top||

#26  whatever happened to inclusion and stopping segregation
Posted by: Jan || 09/09/2020 18:07 Comments || Top||

#27  #26 whatever happened to inclusion and stopping segregation

It was never really about that.

No doubt there were some true believers, but they were just useful idiots in the end.
Posted by: charger || 09/09/2020 18:55 Comments || Top||

#28  In other words. No Go Zones. Works so well in France....
Posted by: CrazyFool || 09/09/2020 19:36 Comments || Top||

#29  Wakanda as depicted in the movies is a prosperous if small city-state. Kind of like the Liechtenstein of Africa, but with superheroes. What this lady is creating is a vacation community that could double as a prepper dedoubt if needed. Solid business idea if you have, say, fifteen afluent backers.
Posted by: Secret Master || 09/09/2020 20:46 Comments || Top||


UN secretary-general sees COVID-19 'economic reset' as opportunity to end patriarchal oppression of women
[The Blaze] United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said last month that COVID-19 provides the opportunity for an "economic reset" that will allow the world to fundamentally restructure societies to be less oppressive of women, during a speech at a town hall with Young Women from Civil Society Organizations.

"The pandemic is only demonstrating what we all know: that millennia of patriarchy have resulted in a male-dominated world with a male-dominated culture which damages everyone — women, men, girls and boys," Guterres said.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/09/2020 05:50 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6465 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Funny, I see it - due to a collapse of kids holding pens K-12 system as a factor that will increase housewifery.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2020 6:14 Comments || Top||

#2  will allow the world to fundamentally restructure societies


What's this "world" of which you speak so glibbly?
Is this the same world that invented slavery?

The world that perfected war?

The world that perfected graft and corruption?

That world has been f**ing up societies for as long as their have been societies.

OHHH, you mean the UN!! right? admit it.
Posted by: AlanC || 09/09/2020 8:20 Comments || Top||

#3  It is long past time to get rid of the UN.

US out of the UN and the UN out of the US!
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/09/2020 8:35 Comments || Top||

#4  Deflection/distraction?
Posted by: gorb || 09/09/2020 9:49 Comments || Top||

#5  The UN is where the kleptocracies of the world send their second raters…
Posted by: magpie || 09/09/2020 15:44 Comments || Top||


Colin Kaepernick nominated for NFL Hall of Fame
[NEAWW.com] Kaepernick was nominated as a contributor by Bob Birkett of Vermont, who decided to submit an application for the same after discovering that there was no criteria in place restricting him from doing so.

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been nominated to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, which made many sports lovers seethe with rage. They were furthered angered by the fact that a USA Today columnist supported the nomination for the induction.

Equating Kaepernick to legends like Dick Butkus and Mike Ditka, columnist Nancy Armour wrote: "Kaepernick, then with the San Francisco 49ers, began protesting four years ago after a series of high-profile shootings of Black men by law enforcement officers, most of whom were white. Despite the glaringly obvious -- that America has a different set of standards for Black and brown people, with harmful and sometimes even deadly consequences -- Kaepernick was vilified."

Kaepernick famously started a trend that would soon be followed by football players and other athletes when he knelt during the national anthem in 2016, saying at the time, "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color." After leading the team to a 1-10 record in games, he opted out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers in 2017 and has not played professional football since then.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/09/2020 05:21 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6465 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Fer sure. Honor the race-baiting grifter who precipitated the Decline and Fall of the NFL. Makes sense
Posted by: Phelet Hatfield2028 || 09/09/2020 7:35 Comments || Top||

#2  Sick, sick, sick. NFL needs to just go away.
Posted by: Clem || 09/09/2020 7:37 Comments || Top||

#3  Certainly be stripped of using the national/N from their name.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/09/2020 7:54 Comments || Top||

#4  The "F" for felons should go away, too!
Posted by: Clem || 09/09/2020 8:09 Comments || Top||

#5  Maybe they should start a Hall of Shame.
Posted by: gorb || 09/09/2020 9:56 Comments || Top||

#6  there was no criteria in place restricting him from doing so.

Ok I laughed.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/09/2020 10:28 Comments || Top||

#7  Colin Kaepernick ranks higher than Justin Herbert, Marcus Mariota in Madden 21
Ugh, just...ugh
Posted by: magpie || 09/09/2020 13:54 Comments || Top||

#8  Give the guy a break. He DID win 2 whole games in his last season of play. There is that.
Posted by: Tom || 09/09/2020 14:21 Comments || Top||

#9  I was expecting The Bee.
Posted by: SteveS || 09/09/2020 15:25 Comments || Top||

#10  Nope, Steve. The Bee had an article that sais you could choose Greta Thunberg as your QB1.
Posted by: Mercutio || 09/09/2020 18:29 Comments || Top||

#11  Just the other day, I was saying something like this would happen in a conversation in which Crap On Dick came up.
Posted by: charger || 09/09/2020 18:57 Comments || Top||



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