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Congratulations Dzhokhar!

May 16, 2015 by Ugh | Add comment
You will now receive the assistance of some of the finest law students in the country and lead the news every so often for the next 10+ years, if not longer! And you may ultimately not end up on the other side of the grass any sooner to boot!


May 13, 2015 by Ugh | 3 Comments
Tom Brady: Cheater, or Gamesmanshipper? Either way, 4 games w/o pay seems excessive.

Your Ban All Guns Thread of Rancor!

Apr 15, 2015 by Ugh | 7 Comments
Pivoting off of russell's thread here, I propose that the U.S. government ban all private gun ownership effective 1/1/2016*, that all current guns must be turned over to the U.S. government by that date in exchange for their current FMV +10%, and that henceforth gun possession be punishable by up to 1 year in prison and/or a $5,000 fine. First, yes this will never happen. Second, if it did, I posit that it will not be like the current prohibition on certain narcotics, in that guns are harder to conceal, produce, and distribute than narcotics, and thus in the presence of such a proposal it would be much much easier to enforce the law than the current war on drugs. Thoughts? *Let's assume away the 2nd Amendment for this purpose.


Apr 13, 2015 by Ugh | 2 Comments
Let the ridiculousness begin!


Mar 31, 2015 by Ugh | Add comment
I got nothing. But I'm in good company, it seems.

We will always be at war with Eastasia

Mar 08, 2015 by Ugh | 4 Comments
This demands we turn over unlimited surveillance powers and a massive secret budget to the intelligence agencies so they can produce their massive success, in their own words.

Seriously, it never ends

Feb 25, 2015 by Ugh | Add comment
Cyber-espionage y'all! Aren't we already doing that?

Necessary means

Feb 22, 2015 by Ugh | Add comment

And on... Forever, it seems

Feb 17, 2015 by Ugh | 2 Comments
Some of the implants burrow so deep into the computer systems, Kaspersky said, that they infect the “firmware,” the embedded software that preps the computer’s hardware before the operating system starts. It is beyond the reach of existing antivirus products and most security controls, Kaspersky reported, making it virtually impossible to wipe out. In many cases, it also allows the American intelligence agencies to grab the encryption keys off a machine, unnoticed, and unlock scrambled contents. Moreover, many of the tools are designed to run on computers that are disconnected from the Internet.....

A Year

Feb 07, 2015 by Ugh | 1 Comment
Saw the underlying story last week, but, I guess we are at war with Hezbollah and CIA isn't interested in anyone finding out.