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  • California Won't Register to Vote Those in US Illegally

    03/05/2018 2:54:12 PM PST · 23 of 31
    darth to nickcarraway

    After Bob Dornan’s loss to Sanchez in the 1996 election, I was part of a Spanish-speaking team that interviewed voters.

    We obtained over 700 signed affidavits from voters who admitted that they were not citizens but HAD voted. Those were the ones we found easily over the course of a few days.

    Most said they were pressured to register by Hermandad Nacional Mexicano who went door-to-door. Hermandad returned to “help” the illegal voters complete their absentee ballots. Note that Hermandad paid their employees using federal contract funds!

    I went door-to-door myself to contact 200 registered voters before the election. 50% DID NOT EXIST! Phantoms created out of thin air.

    The scope of vote fraud is incredible. I have seen it in Texas as well.

    Please get involved as an Election Judge, Clerk, or Poll Watcher this year.

    It’s no use crying after the election is stolen.

  • What Were Your Big Money Saving Moves of 2017?

    01/02/2018 7:11:54 AM PST · 214 of 226
    darth to TexasGator

    If I croak, I don’t want my wife saddled with ANY debt.

  • What Were Your Big Money Saving Moves of 2017?

    12/31/2017 3:23:57 PM PST · 142 of 226
    darth to PJ-Comix

    Bought a 2016 Jeep Compass as the 2018s were rolling out. After two years of sitting on the lot, they were DESPERATE to sell it.

    Got a $7,000 discount, the lowest price I ever paid for a new car. Initially financed at 0% and then paid off the loan in two months.

    It gets up to 40 MPG and wifey loves it.

  • Judicial Watch Sues California and Los Angeles Over Dirty Voter Registration Rolls

    12/14/2017 5:53:29 PM PST · 23 of 33
    darth to x1stcav

    I documented voter registration (fraud) in CA going back to 1996 in previous posts on FR.

    In the 1996 election, I personally visited the homes of over 200 voters in Orange County across 7 precincts.

    50% of those registered voters DID NOT EXIST! I call them phantom voters.

    Later, I met with an Investigator from the CA Attorney General’s Office. The man had been investigating and prosecuting vote fraud for many years.

    He told me how it was done, “First, you pay a man $500,000 cash. He has workers who record the addresses of houses with mailboxes accessible from the street. Then, he registers non-existent people to vote from those addresses. When the Voter Sample Ballots show up in the mail, he has workers who steal the ballots of the non-existent voters. Then, he votes them absentee.”

    “So, for $500,000 cash, you will win the Primary and General Elections and go to Congress”.

    The way to combat such fraud is to determine which registered voters do not exist. Any good private detective can tell you how to determine this using databases that can be purchased or accessed.

    I always thought that every fake voter should get a subscription to the LA Times and watch them try to collect.

    Or, you can follow the guys stealing Sample Ballots from mailboxes when the Postal Service delivers them and see where they go.

    Go in teams with video cams to record the action.

    Forget complaining to the authorities. They know perfectly well what is going on and will fight to keep the voter fraud scam going.

  • Trump voter-fraud panelís data request a gold mine for hackers, experts warn (NOW they care)

    07/01/2017 12:49:21 PM PDT · 10 of 17
    darth to Luke21

    With a couple of decades of working in elections, I can assure you that the commission WILL find:

    1. People registered who are not eligible including over one million illegal aliens, felons, et al.
    2. At least a million registered in more than one state.
    3. Tens of millions of non-existent phantoms. Trust me, this is the BIGGEST SCAM in vote fraud.
    4. Dead people

    If the rolls are cleaned up and fraud is suppressed, the dim party will be out of power for decades.

  • Leo Thorsness, Decorated Veteran Held Captive With McCain, Dies at 85

    05/03/2017 7:38:26 PM PDT · 24 of 33
    darth to US Navy Vet

    My memory is a bit fuzzy from the years of playing football and rugby (OK, I’m getting old), but....

    I think I remember speaking to Col. Thorsness in about 1983. I was working on SDI (Pres. Reagan’s “Star Wars” program) and was often called upon as a speaker for the Air Force Association. That was probably the connection that had me speaking to him.

    At the time, I was totally ignorant of Col. Thorsness’ fame and heroism. My focus was totally on engineering and the programs that I worked in.

    I don’t even remember what we talked about except that they wanted me to debate at some university. What an ignorant young pup I was!

    I also repped for High Frontier, LTG (Ret) Danny Graham’s non-profit. I ended up debating commie college profs at several universities.

    At first, I could not believe there were Americans who WANTED the USSR to prevail in a nuclear war, but I soon learned that they existed.

  • WOW! Paul Ryanís Bill Forbids Funding for Trump WallĖ But Allows It for Border Security in Mid East

    05/03/2017 2:05:29 PM PDT · 30 of 31
    darth to xzins

    We all agree the continuing resolution is a bad deal.

    I think that Prez Trump should do what Obama would have done: find a way around it or ignore it.

    How about putting troops on the border with concertina and sensors for an extended “training exercise”?

    How about a temporary, multi-layered fence that says “Construction Zone, Do Not Enter, Environmental Survey in Progress” or some other BS?

    I like bricks and mortar, but we could park a wall of shipping containers stacked three high (27’) for cheap.

    Sometimes, you gotta be creative.

  • The Unlimited-Abortion-on-Demand Left Excommunicates Bernie Sanders

    04/27/2017 9:32:29 AM PDT · 3 of 4
    darth to NYer

    I think it was Napoleon who said, “Do not interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake” or somesuch.

    My mind is boggled at the dim inability to see reality.

  • Jeff Sessions, Unleashed at the Border (NYT squealing)

    04/14/2017 7:41:02 PM PDT · 61 of 63
    darth to Will88

    She crossed the Rio Grand near Big Bend which is not patrolled so well because the river and terrain are difficult.

    When I lived in El Paso, there was a “clinic” in the Lower Valley downstream from El Paso. A “Doctor James” delivered Mexican babies there and had a stack of US birth certificates. At that time, he charged $200 cash to deliver a baby.

    The Mexican women would wade the river to have their babies on the US side.

    Oh yeah, his doctorate was in HISTORY. He killed a lot of women and babies there. At that time, anyone could get a midwife license for $3.

    I was a hospital administrator and found out what was happening as the women and babies often ended up in my ER after he botched the deliveries.

    I went to the El Paso Times with the story. Not interested. It did not fit the narrative they wanted.

  • Jeff Sessions, Unleashed at the Border (NYT squealing)

    04/14/2017 7:40:55 AM PDT · 41 of 63
    darth to reaganaut1

    I know a woman whose mother was here illegally. Mom arranged for a coyote (smuggler) to bring in her daughters.

    My friend swam the Rio Grande at age 9 with her 8 year old and 2 year old sister on a very cold Christmas Eve (the coyote thought the Border Patrol would take the night off).

    Cold and exhausted, she and her little sisters marched across 20 miles of desert to the pickup point.

    She is a citizen now, and you know what she says?

    She says, “BUILD THE WALL. Without the Wall, immigrants will continue to attempt the dangerous crossing and many will die”.

  • Robot Revolution

    04/12/2017 10:11:27 AM PDT · 11 of 19
    darth to Kaslin

    I own a small manufacturing company. We run a lot of small, high quality jobs that cannot be outsourced overseas because of the shipping cost and turnaround time.

    Some of employees cannot even read or write; it is not required. However, what IS required is that I choose employees that don’t require high wages. High wages would make us un-competitive.

    Our processes are almost all manual. While I have competitors with automated lines that can handle huge volume and charge low prices, they cannot perform the small jobs. Small jobs would complicate their automated processes.

    They also cannot meet the very demanding quality standards. For example, we run some government parts that require 100% visual inspection and 100% pass. No machine can do that right now.

    When I need a worker, I run an ad on CraigsList and the applicants pour in within ONE HOUR. They are hungry for work even if it does not pay over $10/hr.

    I envision more automation and labor saving machines in our future, but that future is not upon us yet.

    We survive and thrive by taking jobs that the big guys cannot perform.

  • Another Red State Democrat Hops Into Schumerís Block Gorsuch Clown Car

    04/03/2017 10:19:59 AM PDT · 23 of 32
    darth to DaveA37

    For me, the primary reason, although unstated, for opposing Garland,was the mysterious cause of Scalia’s death.

    One of the most powerful men in our our government and no one questions the sudden death?

    I just hope the Republican senators are not so hopelessly naive as to think that the dims are above assassinating a man they hated.

  • Vanity - Trump/Russian gig fails Democrats...more to come!!!

    03/31/2017 5:36:00 AM PDT · 6 of 11
    darth to JLAGRAYFOX

    Having been an Election Judge as well as a Poll Watcher many times, I can tell you from experience that vote fraud is still rampant in my own state of Texas.

    For example, down on West Gray in Houston during Early Voting, the dim Election Judge (a Harris County employee IIRC) put all dim Clerks in one room (most were his family members) and all pubbies in another including the Republican Alternate Judge.

    Then, he had a spotter in the hallway to steer dim activists and voters to the dim voting room.

    As a Poll Watcher, I tried to stand behind the dim Clerk to see if the ID that the voter presented matched the name in the Voter Roll. Otherwise, a dim activist would flash any ID and simply claim to be the voter. The Clerk would then allow the activist to vote in anyone’s place including registered Republicans.

    The dim Judge told me I could NOT stand behind the Clerk because it would “intimidate” the voters.

    The voter fraud continues unabated.

    We need a NATIONAL law protecting Poll Watchers from all parties in national elections. Trump’s DoJ needs to send lawyers and observers to stop the fraud.

    As you can see from the above example, voter ID laws mean NOTHING unless there are DoJ attorneys there to enforce the law.

  • Growing Spuds on Mars

    03/29/2017 2:29:03 PM PDT · 29 of 29
    darth to Cincinatus

    I think you underestimate our resourcefulness.

    The perchlorates and peroxides can be treated and removed from the soil. Surely, there is a source for sodium or one of the alkaline metals on Mars.

    UV can be filtered out. Our experience in low Earth orbit has shown you can grow veggies in an environment subject to cosmic rays. As for carbon, there is abundant CO2 and some plants will grow in almost any soil.

    So, we are talking enclosed habitat/dome with treated soil inside. I guarantee it will be cheaper than shipping in food from Terra.

    Once again, I think it is a bad idea. Planetary chauvinism. Our future is using fabricated habitats in free space a la Gerard O’Neill.

  • Growing Spuds on Mars

    03/29/2017 11:39:40 AM PDT · 23 of 29
    darth to Harmless Teddy Bear

    Mars HAS water in the permafrost.

    My OTHER kid, a geologist, was the first to analyze the photos from the Mars Orbiter and recognize that Mars had glaciers only a few million years ago.

    Ironically, when Mars orbit changes over time, it warms up. That is when the permafrost outgases enough water to form glaciers. When Mars gets colder, the glaciers sublime away and the water is again locked up in permafrost.

    My son was the FIRST to publish a paper on Martian glaciers, although the MSM did not pick up on it until NASA had a press conference.

  • Growing Spuds on Mars

    03/29/2017 11:19:22 AM PDT · 21 of 29
    darth to Mr. K

    I once chatted with one of the Viking Mars Lander engineers and asked him about forward contamination.

    He told me that they attempted to sterilize all surfaces before launch, but that there is no way to guarantee that 100% of microbes were removed.

    He said that the Russians were pretty careless about such things.

    Agreed, Mars has probably been contaminated already.

  • Growing Spuds on Mars

    03/29/2017 11:16:51 AM PDT · 20 of 29
    darth to Sean_Anthony

    22 years ago, when my daughter was 8 years old, I helped her run an experiment for her school’s Science Fair.

    I was an aerospace engineer and obtained lunar “simulant” soil from a scientist at Johnson Space Center. Then, we formulated asteroid simulant soil based on various scientific papers analyzing what we know of asteroid composition. BTW, we chose carbonaceous chondrite asteroids since those are common in near Earth orbits.

    She attempted to grow cabbages in both soil simulants. The results were negative, that is, the cabbages did not grow. The reason, we concluded, was that there was too much salt, primarily sodium chloride, in both soils. Of course, on Earth, most salts have been removed by precipitation.

    It was so cool having my 8 year old do original science! No one else had attempted the asteroid soil experiment, although NASA had successfully treated and used REAL lunar soil to grow vegetables after the Apollo landings.

    As for Mars, I have no doubt that, with the right soil amendments such as compost, you CAN grow food crops.

    As I have said before, however, actually landing people on Mars and forward-contaminating it with Earth organisms is a BAD idea. There IS evidence that Mars has at least microbial life (remember the Allen Hills meteorite?). We should study Mars and it’s indigenous life before we muck it up with Earth microbes.

  • Meet 'Silent Hunter' - China's New 'Armored Vehicle Slicing' Laser Gun

    03/02/2017 11:45:03 AM PST · 49 of 73
    darth to Red Badger

    I’m sure someone else has already thought of this, but how about shooting out a cloud of miniature corner cube retroreflectors when a laser strike is detected? Unless the laser pulse is very short, the beam will be reflected BACK where it came from, albeit much distorted.

  • UCSD Students Protest Dalai Lama Speech,Claim Violates Schools Values of Respect, Tolerance...

    02/18/2017 2:43:22 PM PST · 33 of 34
    darth to davikkm

    Only commies could employ such logic.

    The same profs oppose colonialism and conquest of native people everywhere in the world...unless it is China doing the colonizing.

    The Chicoms attacked and conquered Tibet, which is NOT China, in 1949 IIRC. Since then they have tried to destroy the native population and religion.

    The Chicoms want to do the same to a number of neighboring countries. I was shocked recently when I spoke to a Vietnamese immigrant college professor. She said she expected that Viet Nam would end up as a province of China. She said they were just too big and powerful to defeat.

    IMHO, the best tactic to use against China is to start sending Green Berets to Monterey to learn the languages of minority groups under Chicom domination, e.g., Tibetan. That is a bigger threat than our Navy!

  • 'Relieved' Family Publishes Honest Obituary for 'Evil' Texas Man

    02/10/2017 3:50:16 PM PST · 22 of 29
    darth to nickcarraway

    Meanwhile in Louisiana....

    Mrs. Boudreaux called the local newspaper and asked for the obituary man.

    When asked what she wanted to post, she said,

    “Boudreaux done died. Funeral at the Catholic Church on Sunday”.

    The caring reporter gently suggested, “Now Miz Boudreaux, you can add some more words if you like. There is no limit on the length of obituaries.”

    She continued, “OK, put this on the end. “BASS BOAT FO SALE””.