2022·12·10 Joe Biden Didn’t Win Daily Thread

Another Twitter Censorship Drop.

I must admit it’s having more of an effect than I expected. The Left is having to squirm really hard to pretend it’s not there, meaning it’s penetrating their MSM armor…somewhat.

We got another dump Friday night, and this time more directly to do with the 2020 election, instead of some very-well-connected shit-for-brains’s laptop.

May the Left go apeshit and stroke out. They deserve worse, so I guess I’ve practiced charity/mercy just this once.

A Caution

Just remember…we might replace the RINO candidates. (Or we might not. The record is mixed even though there is more MAGA than there used to be.) But that will make no difference in the long run if the party officials, basically the Rhonna McDaniels (or however that’s spelled–I suspect it’s RINO), don’t get replaced.

State party chairs, vice chairs, secretaries and so on, and the same at county levels, have huge influence on who ultimately gets nominated, and if these party wheelhorses are RINOs, they will work tirelessly to put their own pukey people on the ballot. In fact I’d not be surprised if some of our “MAGA” candidates are in fact, RINO plants, encouraged to run by the RINO party leadership when they realized that Lyn Cheney (and her ilk) were hopelessly compromised as effective candidates. The best way for them to deal with the opposition, of course, is to run it themselves.

Running good candidates is only HALF of the battle!

SPECIAL SECTION: Message For Our “Friends” In The Middle Kingdom

I normally save this for near the end, but…basically…up your shit-kicking barbarian asses. Yes, barbarian! It took a bunch of sailors in Western Asia to invent a real alphabet instead of badly drawn cartoons to write with. So much for your “civilization.”

Yeah, the WORLD noticed you had to borrow the Latin alphabet to make Pinyin. Like with every other idea you had to steal from us “Foreign Devils” since you rammed your heads up your asses five centuries ago, you sure managed to bastardize it badly in the process.

Have you stopped eating bats yet? Are you shit-kickers still sleeping with farm animals?

Or maybe even just had the slightest inkling of treating lives as something you don’t just casually dispose of?

中国是个混蛋 !!!
Zhōngguò shì gè hùndàn !!!
China is asshoe !!!

And here’s my response to barbarian “asshoes” like you:

https://youtu.be/WjM26GWWoGk?t=21

OK, with that rant out of my system…

Biden Gives Us Too Much Credit

…we can move on to the next one.

Apparently Biden (or his puppeteer) has decided we’re to blame for all of the fail in the United States today.

Sorry to disappoint you Joe (or whoever), but you managed to do that all on your own; not only that, you wouldn’t let us NOT give you the chance because you insisted on cheating your way into power.

Yep, you-all are incompetent, and so proud of it you expect our applause for your sincerity. Fuck that!!

It wouldn’t be so bad, but you insist that everyone else have to share in your misery. Nope, can’t have anyone get out from under it. Somehow your grand vision only works if every single other person on earth is forced to go along. So much as ONE PERSON not going along is enough to make it all fail, apparently.

In engineering school we’re taught that a design that has seven to eight billion single points of failure…sucks.

Actually, we weren’t taught that. Because it would never have occurred to the professors to use such a ridiculous example.

Justice Must Be Done.

The prior election must be acknowledged as fraudulent, and steps must be taken to prosecute the fraudsters and restore integrity to the system.

Nothing else matters at this point. Talking about trying again in 2022 or 2024 is hopeless otherwise. Which is not to say one must never talk about this, but rather that one must account for this in ones planning; if fixing the fraud is not part of the plan, you have no plan.

Kamala Harris has a new nickname since she finally went west from DC to El Paso Texas: Westward Hoe.

Lawyer Appeasement Section

OK now for the fine print.

This is the WQTH Daily Thread. You know the drill. There’s no Poltical correctness, but civility is a requirement. There are Important Guidelines,  here, with an addendum on 20191110.

We have a new board – called The U Tree – where people can take each other to the woodshed without fear of censorship or moderation.

And remember Wheatie’s Rules:

1. No food fights
2. No running with scissors.
3. If you bring snacks, bring enough for everyone.
4. Zeroth rule of gun safety: Don’t let the government get your guns.
5. Rule one of gun safety: The gun is always loaded.
5a. If you actually want the gun to be loaded, like because you’re checking out a bump in the night, then it’s empty.
6. Rule two of gun safety: Never point the gun at anything you’re not willing to destroy.
7. Rule three: Keep your finger off the trigger until ready to fire.
8. Rule the fourth: Be sure of your target and what is behind it.

(Hmm a few extras seem to have crept in.)

Spot Prices

All prices are Kitco Ask, 3PM MT Friday (at that time the markets close for the weekend).

Last Week:

Gold $1,798.30
Silver $23.19
Platinum $1,023.00
Palladium $1,974.00
Rhodium $14,100.00

So here it is, Friday, 3PM MT after markets closed and we see:

Gold $1,798.90
Silver $23.56
Platinum $1,034.00
Palladium $2,026.00
Rhodium $13,350.00

It looks like gold didn’t move, to speak of! Actually it dropped and (unusual for a Friday) came back up. It’s trying to bust through $1800 but hasn’t done so. In a normal (non-manipulated) market, you would expect it to either bust through and then just keep going, or turn around and go the other way. In this distinctly not non-manipulated market, who knows?

Artemis I Coming Home

The unmanned Artemis I mission is on its way back, after three weeks in space. In the days of the Space Shuttle going just to orbit (instead of to the ISS) that was a fairly long mission. But this time it not only went to the moon it went significantly farther. It even took a picture of the (round) Earth behind an (also round) Moon, the sort of view you would expect if you were arriving from interplanetary space.

This is the furthest any spacecraft designed to carry people in it has ever gone from Earth. And, presuming that the manned flight slated for 2024 follows the same path, those four people will set a record for furthest distance from Mother Earth, ever. And even before they are more than a thousand miles above the surface they will have been further than anyone has been in half a century.

Apollo only took roughly three days to go to the moon (each way); Artemis was about as fast, actually, but took some side trips once it got there. (It would actually be harder to go to the Moon more slowly…orbital mechanics can be surprising sometimes.) But the fact that the missions are slated to take three or more weeks is an indication we have deep space exploration in mind now…as in other planets, as in Mars. (Which sucks, but much less than anywhere else other than Earth.)

The Orion module has a solar array, there are cameras mounted on it so it’s possible to see the spacecraft from the outside. No need for NASA animations like they did for Apollo, and if something like Apollo 13 should happen [I certainly hope NOT], they’ll be able to actually look at the outside of the spacecraft to see what happened. In the actual Apollo 13, the astronauts couldn’t see the damage until they separated from the service module to start re-entry.

Which brings me to today’s topic.

I have to explain something up front, and that is: how a rocket works. It’s not rocket science (seriously; I tell people that rocket science isn’t rocket science, at least it sure ain’t compared to particle physics). In essence a rocket moves because of Newton’s third law…every action comes with an equal but opposite reaction. If you push something away from you in the direction opposite of the one you want to go, you react by going the direction you want to go. A rocket functions by adding a bunch of energy to a bunch of mass and letting that mass go out one end…the rocket goes the other way. The rocket changes speed; and that’s the goal…the change in speed is called delta V, delta V costs reaction mass, and the heavier you are at the time, the more reaction mass it costs.

With nothing to grab onto in space–like, say, tires on pavement, that’s pretty much the only way to get moving (with the exception of a solar sail). You can’t push on something outside your spacecraft, so you have to push on something you brought with you. But that means you must carry a bunch of mass with you for the sole purpose of throwing it away en route! (It is called “reaction mass” for that reason.) And that mass requires even more mass to get moving. The engineering trick is to find the fuel (as it turns out liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen are the best readily available) that will generate the most impulse (change in momentum) for the least amount of weight. (Heating it up by burning it and letting it blast out the back end under high pressure is basically how we do it.) And to design your rocket to be as light as possible and as efficient as possible. That is hard, and we seem to be doing it as about as well as can be done; there’s little room for improvement without an (likely as yet unimagined) radically different way.

We’ve done halting experiments with using a nuclear reactor to heat the reaction mass hotter than burning it would; that would help but few people relish the thought of setting up an almost-explosion under a nuclear reactor and sending that reactor up into the air.

Anyway, in a nutshell, and without supplying numbers, that is the “30,000 foot” “granular” view of what rocket science is trying to overcome.

Apollo was just barely possible. The biggest rocket we could build could barely do the job. Think of it in terms of how many times you have to change velocity, each of which requires reaction mass. And you need to think of it back-to-front. You have to change velocity to safely land on Earth (rather than go splat! and leave a very Moon-like crater), after traveling through space at, basically escape velocity because you just did a ballistic orbit from somewhere far away. That takes reaction mass–a lot of it because the delta-V is something like 25,000 miles per hour. (Except we found a way to avoid that…but I am getting ahead of myself.) That fuel has weight, just like the capsule and astronauts do; in fact it would weigh many times as much as the astronauts and capsule. But in order to get to Earth from the Moon, they have to leave Lunar orbit and get to escape velocity. So you need enough fuel to push the astronauts, and that fuel being brought along for landing, through a second-to-last delta V. That’s much more fuel than you would need if it was just the astronauts and spacecraft you needed to push. And then, you have to get off the Moon in order to be in lunar orbit. More fuel, and it’s like compound interest, all the way back through landing on the moon, entering lunar orbit, leaving earth orbit, and getting to Earth orbit…such that it would require a truly gigantic amount of fuel for the initial boost off of Earth, because most of what you’d be lifting was…fuel. The rocket would be as big as a mountain. And that is not that much of an exaggeration; it might not be any exaggeration at all.

We couldn’t do that then. And we can’t do that now.

No I am not claiming we never went. I am claiming we did a lot of creative engineering, instead of just building a massive one-piece rocket. We set things up in such a way as to save fuel. We didn’t, for example, land the whole spacecraft on the moon, just a very tiny, fragile part of it, and we only sent two of the three astronauts down. We also threw away empty fuel tanks (i.e., rocket stages) on the way (a trick we need to do just to get to Earth orbit, unfortunately), so at least we weren’t coming back to earth with a gigantic (read massive) spacecraft that was mostly empty fuel tanks, then trying to land it gently. We were coming back with the bare minimum mass. And of course one other thing, perhaps the most essential, which I’ll get to very shortly.

Even with all those savings, it’s insane. Artemis weighed 5,750,000 pounds at launch. What’s coming back to us in Sunday weighs 18,200 lbs, less than 1/300th as much. That’s 99.7% overhead or 0.3% payload. And they did their best to make sure as much of that was fuel as possible. If you want to double the weight of that capsule, you don’t just add another 18,200 pounds to Artemis’s liftoff weight…no, you make Artemis 11,500,000 pounds. Every pound sent to the moon and then back to Earth requires 300 pounds of rocket plus fuel. (I expect they make sure the astronauts don’t eat too much the night before launch.)

You are, I hope, beginning to understand why space travel costs so damned much.

I promised to tell you about one more savings, and I saved it because it’s going to cover the rest of this post: The most critical and scariest thing we did was to come up with a way to make the final delta-V–the one that would make the rocket as big as a mountain–without expending any fuel at all! That was a yuge savings, because that gets compounded through all of the phases of the mission, not just the first two or three of them. And that alone might just have reduced Apollo to one 1/4 the size it would have been, otherwise–changing 25,000 miles an hour into zero miles an hour takes a lot of fuel there at the end.

I refer, of course, to slamming into the Earth’s atmosphere at escape velocity and letting air resistance slow the capsule down for us. No fuel burned.

The trick was (and is) to do so in a way that didn’t result in spacecraft+astronauts burned instead. Slamming into the atmosphere at 32 times the sea-level speed of sound will heat things considerably; five thousand degrees Fahrenheit is quite toasty. (And incidentally, this is one of the major reasons hypersonic travel in the atmosphere is a challenge.)

It’s called aerobraking, when it isn’t called “bring me my brown pants.”

Because the rocket equation (which implies all that compounding) was well known since WWII if not earlier, we knew we’d have to do this if we were to go to the moon, and tests had been done well before Apollo 11. The first thought was to make the spacecraft extremely streamlined, but that turned out to be a bad idea. So instead a nearly flat face with as much air resistance as possible would be presented to the atmosphere smacking into the vessel at 25000 miles per hour. (And I thought the wind here was bad.) But it had to be a material that wouldn’t just burn away, so that took a lot of materials engineering. In the case of the Space Shuttle the heat-resistant tiles did the job (though the Space Shuttle didn’t come back at nearly as high a speed).

But that wasn’t the only issue. We had to hit the atmosphere at an almost perfectly precise angle. Too steep, and the spacecraft would burn up anyway. Too shallow and the spacecraft would actually skip off the atmosphere like skipping rocks off a pond. (Before you object that the air–certainly not the thin upper atmosphere–isn’t as substantial as the water, try hitting it at 25,000 miles per hour and report back.)

Skipping off the atmosphere would not be instantly fatal, but the spacecraft would now be moving away from Earth at escape velocity and there’s be absolutely no way to rescue the astronauts and (remember, no fuel) no way for them to turn around and come back.

As the spacecraft is approaching Earth, which presents a circular cross section to it, it has to aim near the edge of that cross section…somewhere in a ring about 22 miles thick (but thousands of miles cross). Outside the ring…skip. Inside…slag.

The movie Apollo 13 had one clip in it from an actual newscast at the time, where a blowtorch was aimed at a model of the capsule as the “news”reader talked about what had to happen. I tried to find that clip and failed, but it was an understatement of the peril they had to go through.

So you gotta hit the right angle. And you have to hit the right part of the arc of the ring, too, or you end up landing in Antarctica or Siberia instead of near the Navy ships sent to retrieve you.

Your arrival time at the ring (hopefully not ‘of fire’) is dictated by one thing: the time you left lunar orbit. Because once you’ve done that, you’re basically a bullet, only much bigger and much faster. (Yes, you can make tiny course corrections…but those are basically windage and elevation, not arrival time at target. And you need windage and elevation, because that’s how you make sure you’re going to hit that ring.) So where the astronauts came down was dictated days in advance and they didn’t have much in the way of choices, which is why they came down at the corner of No and Where out in the Pacific. It was a matter of which way the Earth was facing when they hit that ring, which, again, depended on when they left lunar orbit.

And yet, we did this nine times for Apollo 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17. (As well as for Apollo 7 and 9, but only from Earth orbit.) Nary a hitch. The Columbia disaster was a failure of the Shuttle tile system and is similar, but Apollo had a perfect record handling a tougher problem.

In the last fifty years almost nothing has changed. We still have to play meteor to get back to Earth. We’ve gotten better at building spacecraft, but we didn’t use the mass savings on fuel to brake at the return; we just made the spacecraft bigger. Artemis is supposed to hold at least four astronauts, not just three. And it has to do the same trick the Apollo astronauts had to do.

We have a couple of advantages they didn’t have though, and they all boil down to better computing. The computers on Apollo were extremely primitive by today’s standards; you have thousands of times more computing power in your phone. More computing power means finer control over those tiny midcourse corrections, which means more control over how you come back.

The other one, which also comes back to computing power, is that Artemis actually will, deliberately, skip off the atmosphere…but very late in the process, after it has slowed down to merely a nice suborbital velocity. It’ll do this by tumbling in just the right way at just the right time. Once it’s back up in space it can cool off a bit, but then it will come back at a slower speed (typical of mere low-earth-orbit craft) and there will be a lot of control over where it comes down. In fact, they’re going to splash down just off of San Diego. This reduces the maximum g-force during reentry from 6.8 g to about 4 g. (And I’ve actually been on amusement park rides at 4 g.)

This is, as far as I know, a first time trying this, so keep your fingers crossed on Sunday.

Obligatory PSAs and Reminders

China is Lower than Whale Shit

Remember Hong Kong!!!

https://youtube.com/watch?v=L3tnH4FGbd0

中国是个混蛋 !!!
Zhōngguò shì gè hùndàn !!!
China is asshoe !!!

China is in the White House

Since Wednesday, January 20 at Noon EST, the bought-and-paid for His Fraudulency Joseph Biden has been in the White House. It’s as good as having China in the Oval Office.

Joe Biden is Asshoe

China is in the White House, because Joe Biden is in the White House, and Joe Biden is identically equal to China. China is Asshoe. Therefore, Joe Biden is Asshoe.

But of course the much more important thing to realize:

Joe Biden Didn’t Win

乔*拜登没赢 !!!
Qiáo Bài dēng méi yíng !!!
Joe Biden didn’t win !!!

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just received the following info in an email

December 8, 2022
The Truth About the War in UkraineBy Al Bienenfeld
As events unfolded in Ukraine, I could not help being reminded of the ten-year Vietnam War (1964-1975), and the war in Iraq (2003-2011). Both were based on lies. The Vietnam War saw over 360,000 Americans killed or wounded, while, in Iraq, the total exceeded 36,000. In the Asian war, the premise was an attack on an American naval vessel that did not occur. In the Middle East, it was the threat of non-existent weapons of mass destruction. I have closely followed events in Ukraine since reading an analysis by Swiss Intelligence Officer, Colonel Jacques Baud. I am convinced that we are embarking on a very dangerous path of military adventurism that will destroy our nation’s finances. It will not stop with Ukraine.

For our elites and their servants, nothing is out of bounds. They will say and do anything in pursuit of their desires. In the service of the Biden Administration, we have allied ourselves with legitimate Nazis who commit war crimes without hesitation. In Ukraine, a war has been started to distract from problems at home and cover up money laundering to politicians. The Democratic Party as a whole subscribes to this along with the Republican establishment.

“Misinformation” (the Biden Administration’s favorite word) has been on display in Ukraine since the Obama administration supported the 2014 coup against the Viktor Yanukovych government, which was considered pro-Russian. In fact, there has been a large ethnic Russian presence in eastern Ukraine since Catherine the Great of Russia came to power in 1762. Officially, we were told that the Yanukovych government’s being overthrown was a revolution of the people. However, one can’t help but notice that Victoria Nuland of the Obama administration was in Ukraine at the time of the coup helping “the people.”
The Ukraine conflict has created an information division in the world internet. Unwilling to field troops to confront Russian forces physically, the West engages in a war of sanctions to disconnect Moscow from the rest of the world. In March, internet technology giants Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Apple joined in removing many, if not all, products from Russia. Russian citizens have been DE-platformed along with non-Russian users from sharing links, websites, or anything positive about the Russian government.comment image&t=1670648156&ymreqid=7482fb08-32f8-c137-1ce4-980014012c00&sig=xN8qa1doUGDGmOrb2lQt8A–~DImage: Ukrainians allegedly preparing to execute a wounded Russian soldier. The Guardian.After taking these actions, Meta issued a statement announcing a policy change on Facebook and Instagram that allowed posts threatening violence against Russian soldiers, Putin, and the Russian military in general as it pertains to Ukraine. This is more than information warfare. This is incitement to global polarization and potentially another world war. By aligning with Big Government, Big Tech has shown it is willing to do anything to guarantee its interests, even the murder of foreign citizens our government declares as enemies. The implications at home are frightening.

Big Tech has cooperated in a propaganda campaign to portray Ukraine as a victim of Russian aggression, with Vladimir Putin as the personification of evil. The goal has been to get ordinary citizens to sympathize with Ukraine and to support a war that not only does not serve American interests but is also harmful to them. For example, food and energy commodities are sold on the international market, and now this unnecessary war has driven up prices at home and abroad.

Soon after the propaganda campaign began, the State Department, CIA, and NATO announced they would provide western military hardware to the Azov battalion in Ukraine—essentially having Americans equip Ukraine’s 100,000-strong paramilitary, openly Nazi division. The Azov are frequently used in place of regulars because of their willingness to do what ordinary soldiers will not. According to Colonel Jacques Baud, a Swiss intelligence officer, Azov is behind Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky and even controls him. Baud also confirmed reports of Ukrainian atrocities committed against captive Russian soldiers.
Not long after this, pictures of American advisors in Ukraine soon popped up. Some of us remember that this was true as well in Vietnam before it evolved into a full-scale American war.
Both combatants in the war appear to have engaged in war crimes. The International Criminal Court and various western governments have opened numerous investigations into allegations that Russia violated human rights, including forced population relocation, torture, and murder [many of these were likely Ukranian crimes blamed on Russia, very much like the chemical weapons attacks in Syria – MB]. For months, though, scant attention was paid to videos apparently showing Ukrainian forces executing captured Russian soldiers. (See here and here.) Only recently has the United Nations tentatively authenticated the November videos.

comment image&t=1670648156&ymreqid=7482fb08-32f8-c137-1ce4-980014012c00&sig=agClw9eYZBXILil5fneOBg–~DVideo appears to show Ukrainian soldier…

The day before the latest video surfaced, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large on International Criminal Justice, Beth van Schaack told reporters,

It’s really important to emphasize that the laws of war apply to all parties equally, both the aggressor state and defender state. But when it comes to the war in the Ukraine, that’s really where the equivalency ends. When we’re looking at the sheer scale of criminality exhibited by Russian forces, it’s enormous compared to the allegations that we have seen against Ukrainian forces.

The media have taken sides, showing Russian brutality, but others are trying to get out word of the videos showing Ukrainians brutally beating Russian soldiers with canvas bags over their heads. Prisoners, some standing, some lying face-down on the ground, are shot in the knees and genitals, then left on the ground to bleed to death. It appears that Ukrainian soldiers recorded their exploits for posterity, gleefully bragging as to what was done, which is how we know of their brutal behavior. If you look for videos of Ukrainian atrocities, though, you won’t find them. The Conservative Treehouse once had them, but they’ve vanished, apparently censored. Big Tech knows which side it’s on.
Writing at Consortium News in May 2014, Robert Parry recounted the roundup of ethnic Russians protesting the overthrow of the Yanukovych government. According to Parry, on May 2, they were herded into buildings that were then set ablaze in the port city of Odessa, killing 40 people. Afterward, reporters spotted graffiti on walls with swastika-like symbols honoring the “Galician SS,” the Ukrainian adjunct to the German SS in World War II. This barbaric action was repeated on May 9 in Mariupol, another port city. Those responsible were the brutal Azov.

Almost as obscene as what Ukrainian soldiers seem to have done to Russian military captives is the American media’s dishonest reporting to cover up these war crimes. Instead of showing the videos, they interviewed Ukrainian military officials denying the authenticity of such material.

I do not doubt both sides have failed to abide by conventions of war barring this type of behavior. My point is that “state sponsored media” has comically portrayed the war as good versus evil. This presentation is used to obscure the truth behind the genesis of this war, whose beginnings go back to the Obama Administration’s 2014 coup of a duly constituted Ukrainian government.

A complicit American media has betrayed journalistic integrity and the American people. Both political parties share the blame for the Ukraine war’s human and financial catastrophe, which could have been stopped early on. Washington chose not to.
Our nation has been shamed by Washington leadership and our media. World War II was fought to end the Nazi menace, and today we are helping to revitalize it.

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

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The biggest thing to come out of the Twitter Targeting Hoax is that the Presidential Election was RIGGED – And that’s as big as it can get!!!

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Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

It was a COUP!!! The Intelligence CONSPIRACY (not “community”) engaged in a COUP.

GA/FL

the election was
the insurrection

Haiku – 2022

RDS

GA/FL
Grateful thanks. If one may, a 17-syllable version (there is a 17-syllable type of Haiku!) —

“the election was
“the real insurrection
“and the DeepState knows”

GA/FL

Perfection!

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

Also….

the election was
for lack of a better word
the insurrection

TheseTruths

Thank you for making that “rocket science” interesting and understandable. I never cease to be amazed by this:

The computers on Apollo were extremely primitive by today’s standards; you have thousands of times more computing power in your phone.

Despite all the precision engineering, astronauts are at enormous risk. The successes of the space program have been amazing. 🚀

cthulhu

Actually, modern cellphones are probably on the order of millions of times more powerful than Apollo-era computers.

To start with, let’s take a look at the Apollo beast — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_Guidance_Computer . It’s surprisingly nice — (everything in bytes) — a 16-bit processor with 4K RAM, 74K ROM, running at a respectable 1 MHz clock. By comparison, the original IBMPC/XT was a 16-bit processor (with kludged 24-bit addressing), 640K RAM, and something like 128K ROM, running at 4.77 MHz.

Looking at a Raspberry Pi 4, you get a true 64-bit processor (x4) with 4 cores (x4) running at 1.5 GHz (x1500), equipped with 4G RAM (x1000). The latest Pixel cellphone would be a few steps beyond that.

cthulhu

It is fun to compare the 4G version of the Pi 4 against a “top-of-the-line” DEC VAX from 1989 — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VAX_9000 .

The VAX had up to four processors, the Pi has four. The VAX ran at 62.5 MHz, the Pi runs at 1.5 GHz. The VAX had optional vector processors, the Pi has a GPU. The VAX could have memory up to 512M, the Pi has 4G.

A model 110 base-unit VAX with one processor and minimal memory (64M?) had a list price of $920,000 (with a vector processor, that would be $997,000).

A 4G Pi 4 costs under $100. It’s even more frightening when you translate the paper dollars into ounces of gold.

michaelh

Reposted from Wolf’s Trust and Safety
https://www.theqtree.com/2022/12/06/was-trust-and-safety-a-ccp-trojan-horse/

PODESTA @ TWITTER

https://twitter.com/sourpatchlyds/status/1601285178412142592

https://twitchy.com/dougp-3137/2022/12/09/jack-dorsey-tried-to-fact-check-elon-musk-about-what-wasnt-a-crime-at-twitter-it-was-a-bad-idea/

michaelh

You’re probably right, that dude is freaking sick

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

Big win against the evil empire of Transmania!

TheseTruths

Good! The opposite ruling would have been unconstitutional.

scott467

“The opposite ruling would have been unconstitutional.”

______________

But would have forced a showdown.

Now we can limp along another mile or two on the highway to hell.

That seems to be the pattern, over and over again.

scott467

“Big win against the evil empire of Transmania!”

____________

Transmanian devils, they are.

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TheseTruths

Good news: Federal Judge denies request to hold Trump team in contempt…
https://citizenfreepress.com/breaking/federal-judge-denies-request-to-hold-trump-team-in-contempt/

A federal judge Friday did not grant the Justice Department’s request to hold the office of former President Donald Trump in contempt for failing to comply with a grand jury subpoena demanding the return of documents with classified markings, according to a source familiar with the matter.

The decision was made during a closed-door hearing at a federal courthouse in Washington, D.C.

The Justice Department declined comment.

Trump’s attorneys had no comment, but a spokesperson for Trump said in a statement that the former president “and his counsel will continue to be transparent and cooperative, even in the face of the highly weaponized and corrupt witch-hunt from the Department of Justice.”

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

The threads, replies, and comments following this tweet are gold. Just page after page of great stuff!!!

TheseTruths

Who do those people think they are? They appear to have been drunk on power.

RF121

Still are. No one to hold them to account. When the repubs hold their hearings they will get nothing.

TheseTruths

All Congress can do is investigate and make recommendations. Then those go nowhere because of the corrupt DOJ. I don’t know how this could change, but I’m hoping something will happen.

scott467

“I don’t know how this could change, but I’m hoping something will happen.”

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While breathing normally, I trust 😉

TheseTruths

After I turned in blue in the face, I resumed normal breathing. 😀

scott467

“Who do those people think they are? They appear to have been drunk on power.”

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They’re mentally gone, checked out.

They’ll go to the electric chair kicking and screaming and protesting their innocence.

And most of them will probably have even convinced themselves it’s true, regardless of the evidence against them.

Gail Combs

I vote they KNOW what they did and feel JUSTIFIED. Communists ALWAYS feel justified in doing EVIL things “For the Greater Good”

kalbokalbs

Their motivation, initially power. Then, money arrived.

scott467

I had no idea who this clown was, except for Elon mentioning him a week or two ago. I just watched a section of the video.

That guy is clearly a flaming homo.

Could tell that in less than two seconds.

scott467

“A “flaming homo” is going to consider us his enemy, even a threat to his existence, because so many of us treat him as an enemy, just for being a “flaming homo.””

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If he is an enemy, it is because he abuses his position of power, not because of his perversion. HE is the tyrant, he is the one who is abusing the rights of others, not the other way around.

He doesn’t actually consider anyone a threat.

Like all gay Gestapo, what he does is consider any rejection of his perversion as an opportunity to go full Nazi.

No one is a threat to this guy.

Thanks to corrupt government, the power dynamic is 99% fruitcakes, 1% normal Americans.

It’s a grotesque perversion of reality to even imagine that anyone is a threat to his tyrannical flamingness.

He wants to be the Rosa Parks of knob-gobblers, but he’s about as far away from being a ‘victim’ as any living person can possibly get.

At 35 years old, he’s a top corporate attorney for one of the most powerful corporations on the planet.

He is the one in a position to be a tyrant and a threat — and he uses his position to oppress those who disagree with him.

That makes him the problem.

And it all emanates from his mental illness, which has been turned into a virtue by the demonocracy.

cthulhu

“If he is an enemy, it is because he abuses his position of power, not because of his perversion.”

Most of us already know more than enough of the possible perversions of mankind and would prefer not to hear any more. If someone cannot function in public without broadcasting personal details, they are abusing societal tolerance.

michaelh

Good grief these people are SUCH idiots.

I mean, malicious and evil, but dang on top of that they’re so dumb…

TheseTruths

Huckabee, LOL.

It’s infuriating that someone, or a few people, decided they know what the rest of us can be allowed to see.

I don’t know what to call the things they have done.

https://www.dictionary.com/e/sedition-vs-treason-vs-insurrection-vs-coup/

Sedition is the “incitement of discontent or rebellion against a government.”

Treason is “the offense of acting to overthrow one’s government or to harm or kill its sovereign.”

In politics, a coup is short for coup d’état, which is “a sudden and decisive action in politics, especially one resulting in a change of government illegally or by force.”

With the government’s involvement it is definitely a violation of our First Amendment rights. It also looks as if elements within government have been controlling what people are allowed to say and see in an effort to stifle free speech, access to truth, access to certain viewpoints, and criticism of government. In so doing, IMO, they have affected outcomes of elections, which has denied the people their voice and has overthrown our representative form of government. That has been done without “incitement of rebellion against government,” without the force of the military or police, and without overt action that would signal that it was happening. It is quiet infiltration, takeover, and control from within.

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

Yes, their soft coup is soft enough that it tries to skirt the usual definitions of crimes, but IMO its still criminal. These agencies and the people who pulled this off deserve to pay for what they did, but how?

Unreal.

TradeBait2

How was Roe v. Wade enforcement overturned?

Same way, subject to any white hats within positions of authority willing to stand for their country with the Constitution as their weapon.

michaelh

“Yoyo” Yoel Roth is such a butt fungus. He has serious mental problems. What he needs is to be institutionalized. . .

https://twitchy.com/sarahd-313035/2022/12/09/glenn-greenwald-gets-to-the-heart-of-why-dems-and-liberals-mad-rush-to-defend-censorship-so-sickening/

Glenn Greenwald on what a nutjob this guy is(!)

TRIGGER WARNING: The Video is full of Painful Lib-splaining

Part 2

TRIGGER WARNING: The stupid it burns

YOYO is off his rocker. I’m not a doctor, but that strikes me as paranoid delusional or paranoid schizophrenic, possibly too much time smoking the mari.

Yoyo, you need help man.


scott467

“YOYO is off his rocker. I’m not a doctor, but that strikes me as paranoid delusional or paranoid schizophrenic, possibly too much time smoking the mari.”

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He’s a flaming homosexual. His mannerisms, the way he speaks, his body language, he’s like a caricature of Pee-Wee Herman.

Aubergine

“he’s like a caricature of Pee-Wee Herman”

NAILED IT! I knew he reminded me of someone!

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

Deeply Deeply Terrified 🤣🤣🤣

kalbokalbs

Freak is unwatchable.

Please

… and a Drama Queen

Gail Combs

I was DOXED it was ‘LIVE THREATENING….” scary….”

This is a guy who lives in Californicate NOT MAGA COUNTRY. Has a high paying job AND can aford a security fence, security gate, surveillance and even Armed Security…

BUT

This is the SAME FUCKER who LEFT UP THE DOXING of Libs of TicTok including her ADDRESS, and even a photo of her house TO THIS DAY!!! This is a woman of low to middle class means WITHOUT the ability to BUY security.

michaelh

Asymmetry is the definition of Leftist Privilege.

All for me, none for thee.

If the leftist doesn’t get what they want:
Whine
Complain
Throw a tantrum
“explain” (Liberalsplaining)
Genuflect
Assert their self-righteousness
Appeal to a higher moral standard (usually manufactured)
Negotiate
Tell a sob story
CRY
In a word, Manipulate!!!

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

Good Grief. Thread lists 15 of em. Should be called FIBBER.

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bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

Conlon is ASSHOE.

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

Look at those pronouns on his Profesional page. 🙄🙄
Another Big Baby that scrubbed his LinkedIn page. Andy is archiving all.

Aubergine

The most striking thing about this Huckabee thing is how STUPID the censors assume leftists are! “It’s humor, but people will believe it’s true.” If I were a leftist, I’d be offended!

At least, I would be if I were smart enough to know how dumb they thought I was.

michaelh

Huckabee’s joke is side-splitting funny 🙂

The only reason it’s not “funny” is that the Dems are the ones who steal votes and make sure the ballot boxes are stuffed and that dead people’s votes matter.

It’s not “funny” b/c we know it’s over the target!

Yoyo says, “but he’s also literally admitting in a tweet to a crime.”

You would be hard-pressed to find any court that would admit that – it’s an obvious joke and doesn’t meet any standard of evidence.

It’s also implausible, a TALL TALE, which anyone from the Ozarks recognizes instantly, a narration style where the humor lies in outlandish claims that skirt the bounds of believability.

YOYO, OLD HUCK IS PULLIN’ YUR LEG, AND YOU FELL FER IT!!!!

Aubergine

No, they know we won’t. That’s why they censored it.

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

Hucks exposing ‘their’ crimes. That why they want to censor it.
That and they don’t want R’s stealing their playbook. They’re only pretending to have morals, being outraged and offended. Drama Queens, one and all.

Aubergine

Yes. Pretending.

TheseTruths

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TradeBait2

It’s really that simple.

RF121

I follow Musk on Twitter and his tweets never show up unless someone else posts them. Lots of issues still to deal with.

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

I am starting to get them now myself, but I like and retweet a lot of his stuff, and quote or reply, too. I think that changes things.

scott467

“This reduces the maximum g-force during reentry from 6.8 g to about 4 g.”

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The pop rivets holding that rickety contraption together thank you 👍 😁

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Sadie Slays

Excellent questions from SD regarding the Microchip Merchant. 

Shifting focus, again the issue who is controlling the released materials becomes important. How are these journalists getting the information? Who is giving it to them? Who is doing the redaction of the files? Are these zip files from preselected material that are then given to Weiss, Taibbi etc?  So many questions.

The basics of how this information is surfacing has not been explained except for Taibbi saying, “the reality is the data sets are enormous and we’re still working through them.” Something about this just is not feeling right. I am not the wisest person I know, far from it, but I am wise enough to know to ask questions about the source material before giving any credibility to any narrative that is coming from the voices sharing the material.

Additionally, Elon Musk stated last night that Twitter was going to roll out software to allow current users to see if any of these internal mechanisms are being used against them. “Twitter is working on a software update that will show your true account status, so you know clearly if you’ve been shadowbanned, the reason why and how to appeal” (link). This seems silly.

Why not just get rid of the functionality of a system that Twitter previously denied they created. Instead of getting rid of the filtration and control mechanisms, Elon Musk is developing software to show users if the filtration and control mechanisms have been deployed against them.

The only way it makes sense to retain a corrupt system they previously denied ever using, is if various interests (agencies, governments, influence types) are requiring the platform to retain the ability of throttling information they deem adverse to their interests. If that is indeed the case, then Elon Musk should say that.

Something akin to, ‘free speech Twitter doesn’t want the ability to control your reach and engagement, but the stakeholders of Twitter are requiring we retain it’. In lieu of not being able to disable the flagging and information control system, we are going to provide users with the ability to see if they have been flagged and controlled. Is that what Elon Musk is essentially saying?

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/blog/2022/12/10/twitter-files-release-3-the-pre-election-monitoring-filtering-and-control-of-public-discussion-including-donald-trump/

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

Sundance doesn’t get it. He gets law, and bureaucracy, but he doesn’t get tech. Especially big-scale tech. Elon is making smart moves in my opinion, because a decade of bans in a GIANT system which banned MILLIONS of bots is a very heterogenous problem, with everything from super-toxic trolls, to bots, to innocent people, to pols, to scientists – it’s just a mess. Giving those very people the actual information about their bans is a BRILLIANT solution, because it means that Twitter employees don’t have to inform and correct each one as the starting point of looking at problems and returning all the legit accounts to their owners.

SD also doesn’t get that Musk is being Trump-like – in some ways better, but in some ways not as good. But he’s still doing what Trump had to do when going into the White House, a totally new gig. He has to fly by the seat of his pants, and not give away too much, while trying to disarm all the traps.

Thus, the ideas that Musk is well-prepared and not going in blind, but also that he IS going in blind to some of the traps that have been laid, is the reality in the middle.

cthulhu

One of the things about “going in blind” is that it refuses to grant legitimacy to the underlying theses of the inevitable attacks.

As an example, if you know they’re going to cry “racism”, then go blindly crashing through with no regard to race — you can then show receipts that no regard was given, because you were going in blind.

Wolf Moon | Threat to Demonocracy

Nicely put!

TradeBait2

^^^ 100% 👍

Aubergine

When reading SD, I always keep in mind that this is how he sells newspapers.

Good news doesn’t sell papers.

michaelh

True story.

That’s always been SD’s Achilles heel: He reports the truth, but as a means of self-promotion.

And then he gets mad when others do it too – ie, Dan Bongino.

He can’t just be happy that the truth is getting out and decide to not shoot the messenger.

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

Calls them Pay-triots while prominently displaying his PayPal button.🙄

Gail Combs

“…. prominently displaying his PayPal button….”

PayPal would cancel his butt if they thought he was a danger to the elite.

Valerie Curren

Ka-Boom!!!

Aubergine

Sometimes it’s not the truth, it’s speculation. That’s what this is.

Aubergine

Yes, I remember that, too. The font was wrong, the sizing was wrong, and I proved it. It was ridiculous.

Aubergine

michaelh made the BEST comment about Sundance and his banning the Q-peeps ever. It actually gave me a revelation.

SD banned us because he wasn’t getting credit. Here’s michael’s comment:

https://www.theqtree.com/2022/12/10/2022%c2%b712%c2%b710-joe-biden-didnt-win-daily-thread/comment-page-1/#comment-1007263

I think all of it is spot on, and if you missed it you should read the whole comment, but the part about SD banning us because Q was stealing his thunder is a TRUTH BOMB.

Deplorable Patriot

Sundance is operating in denial of XVII and the plan. Plain and simple. He is not entertaining the concept that maybe, just maybe, Elon was recruited for the very task he is executing at this time, and was held in the wings of the show until the time was right. My guess is that he knew all of what is being published, and is following a script.

Every secret will be revealed.

The normies are waking up.

That’s the point.

Sundance is creating content without all the background, IMO. Some of his stuff is really good, but this is off the mark.

TradeBait2

^^^ 100% 👍

Aubergine

Well, whether one believes in the legitimacy of 17 or not, one can understand that Elon the super-genius may well know all of what is being released and is following a script of his own to bring the show to a gradual crescendo.

Belief in 17 is not a requirement. SD is doing what he does. It sells papers.

michaelh

Trump’s superpower is making people CRAZY.

They lose their minds and force people to play their hands, and expose themselves.

Years ago my dad told me when dealing with dirty politics at work, 1) you had to be PERFECT b/c the 2nd person gets the foul 2) maneuver the situation so that bad actors have to either do the right thing or expose themselves.

How many battles ON THE RIGHT has Trump had to fight? Almost every time it’s been necessary to maneuver people into showing who they are and letting the mask slip.

Trump didn’t do it directly with SD. But he did do it with Q.

And the Q posts got under SD’s skin in a way no one else and nothing else did. He wasn’t getting the scoops. He wasn’t getting the credit. And mostly, he wasn’t getting the glory that was necessary to feed the bottomless need for his narcissistic supply.

I’m not attacking SD. This is just who he is – a character flaw he is blind to and that keeps tripping him up. He could be truly great if he would embrace some humility.

I think asking if “Q is legit” is still the wrong question. Objectively, a person/team posted under “Q”. That person SEEMED to have an inside track into things and had unusual access to information.

When I was working with threat intel, we’d get our hands on messages sent by “Anonymous” the hacker collective compromised by the IC. We don’t read “Anonymous” by asking if they are legit – we read those reports to ASSESS a THREAT to feed our RESPONSE and SECURITY POSTURE.

The fact that “Q” identity is unknown, combined with the style of postings (certitude) created psychological credibility. Also they manipulated the gambler’s effect with the one-armed-bandit – which we know well has been manipulated by social media giants for years.

But at the end of the day, Q could easily be a 24 year old w/ a phone. Who happens to be hired by Trump and supported by military intelligence. There’s no reason to blow up “Q” into this super-human identity.

Yet that’s where SD went with it. Psychologically he turned this 24-year old w/ a phone into his own nightmarish vision and perceived him to be a threat to his reporting, his website, and his following.

SD literally went CRAZY. Because Trump’s superpower, even through “Q”, is making people CRAZY.

Aubergine

EXCELLENT, EXCELLENT, EXCELLENT comment!!!!!

I can’t like this enough.

BRAVO!

gil00

He keeps pucking fights w other twit well known people. And a crap ton of observers think…actually think….his stuff is que light.

para59r

Couple things.

We’ve been living with the censuring entity for a while. For some it’s much and noticeable and others not so much, not so noticeable.

Simple lifting of censoring mechanisms seems wise, but how many will just say great and go back to living their lives as normal?

The Musk way makes each person actually see the limitations forced on them. It’s part of learning process. People will learn.

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

Does Some Dunce not know what ‘OPEN SOURCE’ is???

IT’S TRANSPARENCY DAMMIT!!

Elon has made that declaration for the platform. He has created a Community forum page for techies, I’ve seen it. He’s putting code out there for all. Grab it, take it and develop MOAR. For the use and benefit of ALL.

cthulhu

So, I had another fun talk with the surgeon today. Didn’t really go anywhere, but I was reminded of another “fun” story.

Out past the suburbs of Randomville, this woman is driving along on a county road. She sees a weird road sign about not picking up hitchhikers the next 10 miles, then comes to a point where there’s the road, a small shoulder, a ditch, and a large spike-topped fence. The fence says, “Asylum for the Criminally Insane — Do Not Enter”.

The sun is shining, everything seems to be going fine, she puts it out of her head. Half a mile later — blammo! Her rear passenger tire gets a flat. She puts on her hazards, pulls onto the shoulder, and starts pulling kit out of the trunk. She’s got an iron for hubcaps, jumper cables, a jack, a cross wrench for lug nuts, some screwdrivers, a spare tire on a rim, a couple of really ancient-looking flares, some corroded stuff she can’t readily identify, and the jack handle.

Assembling the jack and putting it under the correct lift point, she lifts the car a wee bit so that the wheel still can’t turn, then pops off the hubcap, which she sets on the ground like a bowl. Taking her cross wrench, she pulls off the wheel’s lug nuts and puts ’em in the hubcap, then starts jacking up the car to give her room to maneuver. Having done all the problem solving and having gotten everything moving in the direction it needs to go, she has some time to get nervous as she turns the handle.

After the car is the right height, she stands up and looks behind her, only to find a solitary figure watching her from behind the fence. Startled, she steps on the hubcap and spills the nuts into the ditch. She says, “You startled me!”, and the man replies, “I’m sorry” in a calm baritone. Reassured, she starts looking for the lug nuts, becoming increasingly frantic.

After a bit, the man says, “you can pull one nut off the other three wheels, and that should get you into town.” Relieved, she says, “Thank you — I hadn’t thought of that. And here, I’d thought you were one of the inmates here.”

Her relief evaporated when he replied, “I am.”

Well, that had her thoroughly rattled, but she managed to pull all the hubcaps off and toss them in the back seat, then pull one nut off of each of the other wheels and put it on the wheel she had jacked-up. During this, he was totally silent. She tossed the wheel with the flat in the trunk. As she was about to lower the wheel, he said, “give each nut a final tighten before you put weight on it” — which she did.

She put the car down and turned to him, saying, “Thank you for your help. Is there any way I can put in a good word for you?”

Barely shaking his head, he responded: “They put me here because I’m crazy…..not stupid.” Then he turned and walked off through the trees.

I had one conversation with this surgeon where he was trying to describe peristalsis without using the word. I had another where I told him how the operation would go — I didn’t look it up, it’s obvious. Back in May, he told me I had two things that might get me killed by anesthesia — and I worked for months to fix them, even though I had to play games while changing PCP’s to accomplish this. My last visit, he made a big deal of A1C levels, but then wanted me to get my PCP to certify me as ready before they’d improved.

I’m not a doctor, much less a surgeon, but I keep looking at this guy thinking, “I may be crazy, but I’m not stupid.”

scott467

“I had one conversation with this surgeon where he was trying to describe peristalsis without using the word.”

_________

Sounds like a fun game, like verbal charades 😁

Guessing he assumes that his patients don’t know the word ‘peristalsis’, and roughly 99% of the time, he would be right.

cthulhu

Indeed, it did seem like verbal charades in a lot of ways.

The problem that it exposed, however, is that he tried to maintain that the natural state of man’s digestion involved being sated with many small meals. In reality, primordial hunter-gatherers went hunting every day and most days didn’t catch diddly-squat. On those days, he would retreat to his tribal campground for a small vegan meal of roots, leaves, and tubers — symbolizing failure.

By contrast, on those days he managed to collect an animal like a springbok, he would be hailed as a conquering hero and his clan would eat until gorged.

The entire concept of small meals is anthropological bullshit.

scott467

“On those days, he would retreat to his tribal campground for a small vegan meal of roots, leaves, and tubers — symbolizing failure.”

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Then the Lefties organized, used roots, leaves and tubers as their party symbol, and tried to convince everyone else that failure was noble and righteous.

It’s an old, old story… 😁

TheseTruths

The entire concept of small meals is anthropological bullshit.

Frequent meals, even if small snacks, trigger the insulin response and are not good for people with insulin resistance who are trying to keep their hemoglobin A1c low and stave off diabetes.

kalbokalbs

1 of 99 here. Looked it up.  🤔 

TheseTruths

Many people would never look it up.

kalbokalbs

Most days, here QTree, I get one or more, “word(s) of the day”.

scott467

Or they could just have a god complex.

Occam’s Razor 😁

scott467

“Back in May, he told me I had two things that might get me killed by anesthesia — and I worked for months to fix them,”

_____________

Good. Very good 👍

.

“My last visit, he made a big deal of A1C levels, but then wanted me to get my PCP to certify me as ready before they’d improved. I’m not a doctor, much less a surgeon, but I keep looking at this guy thinking, “I may be crazy, but I’m not stupid.”

______________

Sounds like he thinks your PCP is stupid.

You may be happy to know I gave you the benefit of the doubt, that you weren’t referring to Angel Dust.

Or Pneumocystis Pneumonia.
Then I stumbled across “primary care”, and it seemed like a good fit with ‘doctor’, if you changed the ‘d’ into a ‘p’.

Or maybe, you know, physician… if you want to get technical 😁

cthulhu

My copy is signed by Niven and Pournelle, but I don’t recall that being in there.

cthulhu

I spent quite some time with them. It was a scarcely advertised book signing and I showed up early and stayed.

I got one burning question answered regarding Chaos Manor. I was running my own version, and had computers and cables everywhere, and I wasn’t writing a column for Byte — so I asked how he kept it organized.

Turns out, when he added a second floor on his residence, he had added a half-height mezzanine level in-between the first and second floor. That’s where all the cabling and servers lived. Being sandwiched between living areas, it was the same temperature as the rest of the house (not like putting things in the attic).

cthulhu

So, Elon fired half the employees at TW and requested that the janitors cut back by 50%. They decided to strike, instead, and Elon shitcanned the lot. They then complained that they were being sacked during the holidays, and EVERYBODY piled on with, “oh, it’s ok to bury workers in trash with mucked-up toilets during the holidays, but it’s not ok to insist TW management gets what they pay for?”

Here’s a red pill; and here’s a red pill; and here’s a red pill; and here’s a red pill; and here’s a red pill; and here’s a red pill; and here’s a red pill; and here’s a red pill; and here’s a red pill; and here’s a red pill; and here’s a red pill; and here’s a red pill; and here’s a red pill……

scott467

“So, Elon fired half the employees at TW and requested that the janitors cut back by 50%.”

______________

If the boss already fired half of the other employees, and he thinks the company will be fine by cutting 50% of the janitors too, these might have been clues to the janitors that their bargaining position may not be as strong as they initially believed…

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cthulhu

You and I might have thought so, but the janitors’ reps were not that bright.

TradeBait2

That they needed reps verifies that conclusion.

kalbokalbs

Janitors’ reps jobs were not on the line. And, it’s Frisco.

cthulhu

This is probably a good place to thank Steve for a giant granite block of understanding from several months back.

I had heard “E = mc^2” since forever, and knew that whatever was in the c^2 slot was going to be big, but had never really understood how the hell the speed of light ended up in that equation. It’s not that I’m scientifically illiterate, but…..

Steve’s explanation where a bunch of unit definitions factored out was extremely well presented. I know it wasn’t a Steve original, or he’d be forever lording his Nobel Prize over the rest of us, but the explanation was understandable and solid. He didn’t get enough credit when he went through it the first time, so I’m adding a little credit at this late date.

Thanks, Steve!

para59r

I’m just going to take solace in the fact Artemis, goddess of the hunt is coming home as receipts are percolating. Seems like a good sign! 😖 🤔🙄😮😏😁🙃😉

GA/FL

ALPHABET ADVENT CALENDAR – ABCs of GOD – Father, Son, Holy Spirit

Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise—the fruit of lips that openly profess His Name. – Hebrews 13:15

A – Adonai, Almighty, Alpha, Ancient of Days, Advocate, Able, Avenger, Abba, Authority, Anointed, All-knowing, All-powerful, All-seeing, Author and Finisher of our Faith, Angel of the Lord, Abiding, All in All, Apostle, Altogether Lovely, Anchor for our souls.

B – Bread of Life, Bread of Heaven, Bread of Sincerity and Truth, Balm of Gilead, Beginning and End, Breath of Life, Builder of the Church, Beloved, Beautiful, Blessed, Brother, Bishop of Souls, Beginning, Burden Bearer, Bright and Morning Star, Brightness of His Glory, Bridegroom, the final and true Blood Sacrifice, Baptizer

C – Christ, Creator, Comforter, Chief Cornerstone, Counsellor, Chastiser, Carpenter, Consuming Fire, Compassion, Conquerer of sin, evil, death, Courageous, Captain of the Armies of Heaven, Covert from the tempest, Consolation of Israel, Champion of fatherless, children, women, poor, sick, helpless, oppressed, persecuted.

D – Divine, Deliverer, Defender, Dunamis (power), Door of the Sheep, Dwelling place, Delight, Despised and rejected by men, Divider of wheat from chaff, sheep from goats, Desire of nations, Dayspring from on high, Diadem of beauty, 

E – Elohim, El-Shaddai, Emmanuel, Eternal, Ever-present, Edifier, Exalted, Elect Stone, Enduring Love, Eternal Life, Everlasting Father, Ensign of the people, 

F – Father, Faithful, Friend, Fortress, First and Last, Foundation, For us, Forerunner, First born, Forgiver, Fairer than the children of men, Finisher of our Faith, Fountain of Life, Fragrance of Life, Freedom, Food indeed, Fulfillment of prophesies, promises, hunger, thirst, desires, needs.  

G – GOD manifest in Christ’s human form – GOD who sees, speaks, hears, listens, acts, loves, rescues, redeems, regenerates, sanctifies, transforms, delivers, saves to the uttermost! – Good, Gracious, Giver, Gift, Gentle, Great, Gatherer, Glorious, Governor, Great Light.

H – Heavenly Father, Holy Spirit, High and Lifted Up, High Priest, Hope, Home, Healer, Helper, Humble and Lowly of Heart, Heir of all things, Head of Every man, Hidden Manna, Horn of Salvation, Hiding Place, He that shall come, Husband, Hero, Highest, Holy One of Israel

I – I AM WHO I AM, Intercessor, Infinite, Invincible, Indivisible, Immeasurable, Instructor, Ikon of Love, Truth, Life, Man, Humanity, (the only true, unchanging, holy fixed) Identity, Image of GOD, 

J – Jesus, Jehovah, JHWH, Jehovah Jireh (our provider), The Just One, Righteous Judge of the Quick and the Dead, Justifier, our Justification, our Joy.

K – King of Kings, Keeper of Israel, Kinsman Redeemer, Kindness, Kyrie (Lord), our Keddesh (sanctifier)

L – Lord of Hosts, Logos (The Word), Lamb of God without spot or blemish, Lamb slain, Liberty, Lawgiver, Living Word, Living Water, Living Bread, Living Stone, the Last Adam, Lion of the Tribe of Judah, Lily of the Valley, Light of Israel

Explanation Why an Alphabet Advent Calendar – https://www.theqtree.com/2022/11/29/dear-kag-20221129-open-thread/#comment-1001222

Note – Day 12 – This is a work in progress – and new Names may be added to the previous lists as we go along.

Valerie Curren

L–Lover of our souls, Lord of Lords, Lord God

as another suggestion–Blessings!

GA/FL

Done!

L – Lord GOD, Lord of Lords, Lord of Hosts, Logos (The Word), Lamb of God without spot or blemish, Lover of our souls, Lamb slain, Liberty, Lawgiver, Living Word, Living Water, Living Bread, Living Stone, the Last Adam, Lion of the Tribe of Judah, Lily of the Valley, Light of Israel

Valerie Curren

Thx! You’re doing a truly Amazing job!!! 💕😇💕

GA/FL

Mr. Steve – It doesn’t look to me as though all the ruination the JØbama cabal has caused to our nation is not incompetence – it is 100% malicious intent, with malice aforethought.

The fraudulent election and all the freaks in their administration are a sign of contempt. Their utter contempt for our country, its people and brazen corruption is more visible every single day JØbama and their uni-party enablers hold power in our nation.

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GA/FL

New numbers dammit!

12/10/22 – 1555 Athlete Cardiac Arrests, Serious Issues, 1070 of Them Dead, Since COVID Injection
https://goodsciencing.com/covid/athletes-suffer-cardiac-arrest-die-after-covid-shot/

TradeBait2

Lady Vol Tamari Key’s lung clots came out of nowhere. She had her best game of the season on Sunday. A couple days later she is the hospital and done for the year. This is her fourth season, the condition had never reared its head prior to this week despite regular physicals and medical/training staff assigned to the team at every practice and game.

So it appears we know from where it came from since lnearly all universities have supported the jabs since their inception. UT is not exception. They have also gone stone cold quiet about her condition since the initial press releases.

JAB, JAB, JAB, JAB, JAB…….

Aubergine

Yeah, they’re quiet.

They ruined a young woman’s life with their insistence she take poison.

They’d better be damned glad I’m not her mother.

Gail Combs

And one of these days those SOBs are going to run into a well informed MAMA BEAR…
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Aubergine

Yep! I’d love to be a fly on that wall!

RDS

IMO, the lung clots in Ms. Key were the result of the mRNA / spike protein of the COVID-19 “vaccines” she took.

If one is reading the paper below correctly, it appears that the spike protein in the original Wuhan Hu1 strain of the COVID-19 virus attacks the epithelial cells of the lungs and causes a cytokine storm.

This original spike protein, “enhanced” by lipid nanoparticles (and possibly other “additions”) is the foundation of the mRNA-based COVID-19 “vaccines”, like the Pfizer-BioNTech “primary series COVID-19 vaccine” product, BNT162b2; and in the Moderna “primary series COVID-19 vaccine” product, mRNA-1273. This “enhanced spike protein” from the original Wuhan Hu1 strain is also the foundation of the Pfizer-BioNTech AND the Moderna “COVID-19 + Omicron BA.4 + Omicron BA.5 booster shots vaccines.”

IMO, it then appear that the spike protein in the “vaccines” attack the cells of the lungs and create a cytokine storm, mimicking what an infection of the COVID-19 virus itself could create. The body’s immune system will produce a huge amount of immune response to fight off the cytokine storm from the “vaccine”, as it would also do in the case of an infection by the virus itself.

IMO, however, there is a difference between a COVID-19 infection in an UN-“vaccinated” person, and the actions of the enhanced spike protein in the COVID-19 “vaccines”. The “vaccines” have embedded “instructions” in the formulation that express enhanced spike protein in the body of the recipient for an unknown amount of time, forcing the body to produce large amounts of antibodies for an unknown amount of time. This chain of action / reaction would apply to the epithelial cells of the lungs.

Yours Truly can posit that it is possible that a healthy person who never had COVID-19 but gets “vaccinated” can get blood clots in the lungs induced by a COVID-19 “vaccine” cytokine storm. The clots may take some time to show up due to the ongoing expression of the spike protein in the body that the “vaccine” induces.

Here’s the paper:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8708014/
December, 2021
“Differential Effect of SARS-CoV-2 Spike Glycoprotein 1 on Human Bronchial and Alveolar Lung Mucosa: Implications for Pathogenicity”
Rahman, M. et al

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RDS

https://doctors4covidethics.org/
“Vascular and organ damage induced by mRNA vaccines: irrefutable proof of causality”

(Yours Truly: the original URL links to this article have been either removed or broken, so one has to go to the main website page above and scroll down to the article.)

GA/FL

THANK YOU, RDS!!!

TheseTruths
GA/FL

BRAVO Becker!

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TheseTruths

They’re concerned about being outed.

Deplorable Patriot

GA/FL

Tucker is the hero of last night’s TOP TWENTY TWEETS!

https://directorblue.blogspot.com/2022/12/top-20-tweets-tonight-survivors-deserve.html

GA/FL

Gab has the best memes!

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nikkichico7

The bag and his baggage …

Caliope music … sigh .. 🙄😑🤡😣

Send in the Clowns, Judy Collins/Muppets Show ..

.. 🇺🇸❤️🇺🇸 ..

GA/FL

Perfect musical accompaniment!

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

This wasn’t his 1st or 2nd theft. Dude is SICK IN THE HEAD. Probably been stealing for a long long time.

Gail Combs

That’s why he fits right in with the DC crowd.

RF121

A good summary.

TradeBait2

Pretty well nails it.

TheseTruths

I’m glad that can be said on Twitter now.

Deplorable Patriot
kalbokalbs

There MAY be more to the story, including Forcht denial.

From the article.

  • “However, according to the shop owner, the photos were not edited, and he took them himself. He will provide TGP with more information in the coming days.”

Also from the article. The card account (whoever funds the card) may have restrictions on what it could be used for. Such as medical HSA stuff.

  • ^^^ My guess. Most likely outcome.

Guessing we’ll have another update next week.

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

YESSS!!!
I couldn’t stand this Witch!!
Filed sex harrass suits against Tucker and Hannity. DISMISSED.
Sitting in FL jail w/out bond. 🤸‍♀️🤸‍♀️🤸‍♀️

Self-Proclaimed ‘Liberal Sherpa’ Arrested For Kidnapping Her 88-Year-Old Mother and Scamming Her Out of $224,000 (thegatewaypundit.com)

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RDS

This Areu woman was taking money that was coming in from her mother’s reverse mortgage payments, for the love of Pete! Elderly people turn to reverse mortgages usually when they are in real financial trouble.

TheseTruths

Evil incarnate.

kalbokalbs

Always knew, Areu personified lefty loon. Lower than whale shit thief, added.

TradeBait2

Thanks for the Artemis information, Steve. Really interesting.

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

Broke Crackhead needs a paycheck.

Hunter Biden sells more paintings for up to $225,000 to anonymous buyers | Daily Mail Online

Hunter the con artist? First son sells paintings for up to $225,000 to anonymous buyers at latest New York City exhibition – despite serious ethics criticism and investigation into his finances

  • Hunter Biden debuted at his latest gallery in New York City on Thursday night where paintings sold for up to $225,000
  • It once again raised concerns that buyers were making overly generous offers to the fledgling artist in hopes of cozying up to his father, President Joe Biden
  • White House officials have said they put measures in place to shield information about how much Hunter’s work was selling for and to whom 
  • However, their efforts have been criticized by former White House ethics chiefs
  • Hunter’s art dealer said the latest series, Haiku, is a form of self-reflection by Hunter, who continues to be marred by investigations and controversy  
bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

How many is Zelensky buying??????????????

Gail Combs

How many are the Communist Chinese buying?

duchess01
duchess01

BE MY VOICE

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BABY LIVES MATTER

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JESUS LOVES THE LITTLE CHILDREN

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duchess01

PRAYING ON THE ARMOR OF GOD

Father God, I now follow your command to put on the full armor of God, because my battle is not against flesh and blood but against rulers, authorities, the powers of this dark world and against spiritual forces of evil in the unseen world.

I first pray on the Belt of Truth that it may be buckled around my waist, may I be centered and encircled by your truth dear Lord. Hem me inside all that is true and right, and may I be protected and held up by the truth of your living word, in my Lord Jesus name.

I pray on the Breastplate of righteousness, please protect my vital organs and my inner man, cover my integrity, my spirit, and my soul. Guard my heart for it is the wellspring of life, please strengthen and guard the most vulnerable places in my life with that which is right, good, and noble that I might not receive a fatal blow from the enemy, in my Lord Jesus name.

I pray on the Gospel Shoes of Peace. I choose to stand in the shoes of your good news, and on the firm foundation of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, the solid eternal rock. All other ground is sinking sand, I pray that I will not slip or fall, but that my feet would be firmly fitted on your lordship, my Lord Jesus. I choose to stand on you, so that the peace of God, which transcends all understanding will guard my heart and mind in Christ Jesus, the eternal Rock of Ages. I receive your holy peace now my Lord, from the sole of my feet to the crown of my head, in my Lord Jesus name.

I pray the Shield of Faith into my hand now. As I take up the shield of faith, I ask that you might extinguish every dart and arrow, that is launched from the enemy to take me down spiritually, physically, mentally, emotionally, and every attempt of the enemy to destroy my joy. I ask that my faith in you would make it flame out. Extinguish every flaming arrow that would come against me, my life, my family, my home, or my ministry. May my faith always be out in front of me like a shield. Give me the courage to “faith my fears” by choosing to walk by faith and not by sight, in my Lord Jesus name.

I pray on the Helmet of Salvation, that you might protect my mind from the thoughts that can lead me astray. I choose to take every thought captive, and arrest all intentioned ideas and motives that would harm others, or distract me from your holy will for me. I submit every captured thought to the Lordship of my Lord Jesus Christ, and ask that you would imprison those thoughts that are not of you my Lord. Transform my mind and renew my thinking that I may think God thoughts, and have a sober mind that is focused on your glory. Please protect me from being double minded that I may allow my mind, I reject to live an earthly life, because I choose to live a holy one, governed by you My Lord Jesus, the prince of peace, please have my mind to be saturated with the holy mind of Christ, in my Lord Jesus name.

Finally, I take up the Sword of the Spirit which is the holy word of God, I pray this powerful offensive weapon into my hand, and ask that your holy word would be fitting for every encounter I face. As the enemy gets close to me, please give me the insight, wisdom, and skill to wield the word of God to drive away the enemy, in my Lord Jesus name.

May the enemy and his team flee from me, upon hearing the word of God spoken by the power and direction of the Holy Spirit. Give me the sword of the spirit to cut through the wiles of the devil, so that I may discern the schemes of the enemy when he is near.

With all kinds of prayers, supplication, and intercession I pray to you my Lord God as the one who fights my battles. Now that I’m in your holy powerful armor, I walk away covered and ready to face my day as you go before me, and please protect me in the midst of the spiritual warfare in this unseen world, in my Lord Jesus name.

Thank you my Lord, for the spiritual weapons of armor and prayer that you have given me. It is written no weapon formed against me shall prosper, and you will refute every tongue that accuses me. 

Thank you Father God, my Lord Jesus and the Holy Spirit, that I am more than a conqueror in my Lord Jesus. I pray all of this in the mighty name of my Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ.

AMEN.

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duchess01

PLEASE PRAY FOR ONE ANOTHER

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Aubergine

John Rich, putting his money where his mouth is:

“Singer and songwriter John Rich has just announced a new financial bank to fight against cancel culture.

He tweeted an article about the new bank, named Old Glory Bank, which is being led by Rich, Dr. Ben Carson and Larry Elder.”

https://therightscoop.com/singer-john-rich-announces-creation-of-new-financial-bank-to-fight-against-cancel-culture/

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

May it grow bigger than BoA, Chase, and Wells Fargo combined!!!

Rich was already blacklisted by Nashville and record companies, started his own entity to circumvent and release his music. He’s a mighty fine Patriot!! Carson and Elder(the black face of white supremecy🙄) are too.😍😍

Aubergine

The “black face of white supremacy” just cracks me up. It perfectly encompasses the lunacy and idiocy of leftists in only five words.

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

TheseTruths

It’s interesting that Trump didn’t send that message in a tweet. I think he is coming from a position of strength by not getting back on Twitter.

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

It seems only conservatives will drag his truths over to twit. The MSM is largely ignoring uless they can create a scandal out of them.

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

  :toldyaso:   :toldyaso:   :toldyaso: 

RF121

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bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

LOL.

Read where it actually had to cut off it’s dreds, they were freezing and turning into popsicles due to the Russian frigid temps. ✂✂✂

gil00

I think i saw that in the off plane exchange video.
Its a duuuuude.

kalbokalbs

Have never bought into Bruce, or whatever his name is, being a girl.

Wonder what his birth certificate calls him.

I’ll settle on Griner, or fucking freak.

gil00

Bout right.

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

Yea Bruce is one messed up Dude. Can you believe for years his wife used to send him on motivational speaking tours? Imagine attending one of those seminars and realizing you paid for life advice from a cross dressing mentally disturbed individual.🤦‍♀️🤦‍♂️

mollypitcher5

hahahahah…it’s a dude.

Brave and Free

Have to admit really don’t care about this wnba person (should have left it in jail).
So is it really a dude or is this a joke?

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

After researching, I really don’t think so, just a really ugly dike. However, lots of flat chested masculine framed pics do no favors and the net seems divided 50/50. I’ll say again, Putin don’t play that schizzle, put Griner in women’s prison. Nonetheless, I’m going with ‘it’ to be safe.

mollypitcher5

If that’s a biological female with a beard that heavy..so we’re to believe that the Russians were supplying Ms Griner with hormones to keep up the charade ?

No butch dyke has natural beard growth like that

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

The beard is FAKE. Photoshop.

mollypitcher5

Ohhhhh ok….but still…it’s flat chested..pancake flat with no scars from removal…my eyes say, man, baby !

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

I’ll let ya’ll figure IT out.

pgroup2

I see what you did there.  😁 

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

😉

RF121

Everything points to him being a him.

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

Google it. If it was a trans they’d be loud and proud announcing it up and down in the birth records and actively bragging about it. It’d be the poster child for the movement. Do not see that anywhere. All say born female. Just people arguing over pictures. Flat chested, tall square framed bull dyke freak. The beard is photoshopped, it’s a FAKE.

RF121

Sure.

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bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

LOLZ.

kalbokalbs

Believe your ly’in eyes – DUDE.

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎MEGA MAGA GAME ON😎

Wow, didn’t realize this happened while JackRat was testilying. Everyone was so focused on the auction.

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TradeBait2

Uniparty liars. Dorsey knew she was right by his look.

Wear the belt of truth, right Duchess?

RDS

From Marica’s Place:
Just read that her father, after getting the Last Rites yesterday, going to sleep and not waking up —
Woke up this morning and ate a big breakfast! Marica and her family are on the way to the nursing home.

para59r

Good news. 😁

Mark Twain somewhat comes to mind. 🙃

pgroup2

I’ve known two people whose loved ones recovered from what looked like the end just to say goodbye. Then passed quietly after everyone left.

TheseTruths