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Posts by palmer

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  • Police: Black woman declares 'I hate white people' before attacking Ride On bus passengers

    06/18/2018 6:39:42 PM PDT · 24 of 90
    palmer to ButThreeLeftsDo
    I’m guessing 5’ 4” and about 360 pounds.

    The articke says 250 pounds but she's probably forced to carry around a 110 pound white chick all the time, which would account for her anger.

  • Trump announces he’s directing Pentagon to create ‘space force’ as independent service branch

    06/18/2018 11:17:26 AM PDT · 80 of 162
    palmer to pepsi_junkie
    China and others can wreck out lives if they started a real anti-satellite attack.

    Yeah, and they've got a 50 year head start. Pretending that space is not militarized is like pretending that China has no nukes.

  • Trump announces he’s directing Pentagon to create ‘space force’ as independent service branch

    06/18/2018 11:12:58 AM PDT · 74 of 162
    palmer to DoodleDawg

    Same reason there’s now a separate cyber branch. There are completely different strategies, tactics and technologies involved. The procurement of those is completely different. AFAIK, there’s no much at DARPA for space, unlike for cyber. I have no idea how we’re going to pull our butts out of this fire, but it is long overdue.

  • Trump announces he’s directing Pentagon to create ‘space force’ as independent service branch

    06/18/2018 10:28:52 AM PDT · 37 of 162
    palmer to DoodleDawg
    Because we can keep pretending for another 50 years that space is not militarized, or we can finally acknowledge that it is, and do something about it.

    From wikipedia: "China's anti-satellite (ASAT) program has been under development since 1964"

  • Advice for clearing wooded property

    06/18/2018 8:06:25 AM PDT · 48 of 124
    palmer to rarestia
    Figure out what is native and keep those and plant other natives. Leave some dead trees standing or lying for wildlife. If they are in the way push them into a pile. Don't burn anything, that's like burning money.

    That said, if you need a big cleared area for some actual purpose, find a guy with a really big bulldozer.

  • VANITY: The Inspector General Report was very important...Here's why.

    06/17/2018 7:54:53 PM PDT · 47 of 105
    palmer to rlmorel
  • VANITY: The Inspector General Report was very important...Here's why.

    06/17/2018 7:32:23 PM PDT · 37 of 105
    palmer to Chewbarkah; rlmorel
    That sounds to me like they have discerned that data sent from Hillary’s Blackberry and/or iPad devices was being intercepted by someone before it ever got to her home brew server. The important thing is that her server wasn’t the weak point. The weak link was the Blackberry, and it’s user.

    Depends on link encryption. The traffic to and from is trivial to intercept and it is likely that 100% of her traffic was intercepted at every foreign hotel she stayed at. But whether the eavesdropper can do anything depends on link encryption. I'm pretty sure the blackberry used HTTPS to interact with the mail server. I'm not 100% sure, but I'll look for a reference.

  • VANITY: The Inspector General Report was very important...Here's why.

    06/17/2018 6:41:34 PM PDT · 20 of 105
    palmer to rlmorel
    I read the FBI report on the server over a year ago, so it is not fresh. But there is one fact you may be missing. From the IG report:

    However, the LHM also stated that the FBI identified one successful compromise of an account belonging to one of former President Clinton’s staffers on a different domain within the same server former Secretary Clinton used during her tenure. The FBI was unable to identify the individual responsible for the compromise, but confirmed that the individual had logged in to the former staffer’s account and “browsed email folders and attachments.”

    That's a server compromised, not just traffic monitoring. It's almost a certainty that the "traffic" was "compromised". That's pretty basic whether the server is in a hosting center or on cable at someone's house. The traffic can pretty much be sniffed. More importantly routers anywhere in the world can sniiff traffic to their heart's content and it is a certainty that foreign intel agents would monitor their network traffic especiallly from a high profile visitor.

    So the question is what was the link and was the link encrypted. If they used HTTPS which seems most likely, then it is unlikely that any email was revealed that way (via traffic). For the first two months they didn't have link encryption so there was no protection from traffic monitoring whatsoever.

    But there are other possibilities like using IMAP and SMTP with some email clients, and those may or may not have been protected with SSL. For the first two months (Jan-Mar 2009) they definitely were not.

    Note that a "traffic compromise" could also be done by an HTTPS compromise (man-in-the-middle attack). I've read that was possible, due to a self-signed cert, until they started using a Network Solutions cert. It's not known if that was done. I have not found a definite source on whether or how long they used a self-signed cert. It might be in the original FBI report.

  • VANITY: The Inspector General Report was very important...Here's why.

    06/17/2018 6:09:22 PM PDT · 8 of 105
    palmer to rlmorel
    Unencrypted emails maybe?

    All her emails were unencrypted, 100% of them. But the relevant question is whether they used link encryption. The answer is a little murky. By the time the server was noticed in 2015, it was using Exchange 2010 with a web interface with HTTPS. That was hosted at a hosting center. But from Jan to March 2009 there was no link encryption, and from March 2009 to Oct 2010 they probably used HTTPS. If IMAP and SMTP were used during that time, it is not know whether they were protected with SSL. Presumably after Oct 2010 they used HTTPS but that is not definitive.

  • FBI agent Peter Strzok volunteers to go before Congress...

    06/17/2018 5:44:32 PM PDT · 40 of 121
    palmer to Diana in Wisconsin
    His smoochfest with the IG is clear enough. IG: why did you send sealed indictments to your personal email? Strzok: I thought I would work at home because my home computer works better. IG: Gosh that goes against policy, but whatever you say.

    The fact is he had no legit reason to do that. Likewise the four explanations for sitting on the Weiner laptop (suppressing evidence to protect Hillary) were found to be "unpersuasive". He will pick one or two of those to spew to Congress, and that will be that.

  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 17 June 2018

    06/17/2018 8:57:26 AM PDT · 140 of 232
    palmer to rodguy911
    The central IG question is: why didn’t the FBI take immediate action to review 725,000 Clinton-centric emails on the Huma/Weiner laptop? Why did they wait a month before seeking a search warrant? Why were they doing nothing?

    Same reason they didn't get search warrants (ever) for the six laptops. They didn't want to investigate Hillary and find wrongdoing. So they did nothing and figured they would get away with it. In the case of the Wiener laptop: The SSA told us that he felt like NYO had done its job reporting the information to FBI Headquarters and he “assumed they were doing something.” (yeah, wink wink)

  • Why isn't Hillary in Jail? Secret Material Accessed by Foreign Agents on Her Unsecured Server!

    06/17/2018 3:55:56 AM PDT · 8 of 59
    palmer to CptnObvious
    The recent Inspector Generals report shows foreign agents Did access the secret material on Hillary's unsecured server.

    The IG report repeats Comey's statement: "Given that combination of factors, we assess it is possible that hostile actors gained access to Secretary Clinton's personal email account." The previous wording was "reasonably likely" instead of just "possible". The IG report also points out that someone got into another account on the same server and browsed emails, but we read about that in the FBI report over a year ago. The IG report adds more evidence that the Midyear team did their best to obstruct the investigation including "Although the Midyear team left open the possibility of obtaining process to search the six laptops, the team ultimately never sought a search warrant."

  • IG Report: FBI Agent Peter Strzok Sent Weiner Sealed Indictment To His Personal Email…

    06/17/2018 3:24:31 AM PDT · 100 of 106
    palmer to bitt
    Stzrok will be in even more trouble when the report about the FISA abuses and FUSION GPS is released..

    I have maintained since at least last February that Strzok (and others) violated the 4th amendment rights of DJT and his campaign staffers. I didn't just throw that accusation out willy nilly. Bongino and others have made that case for about a year and I agree the evidence is there with Strzok's trips to meet with the informants perpetrating the sting(s).

  • IG Report: FBI Agent Peter Strzok Sent Weiner Sealed Indictment To His Personal Email…

    06/17/2018 3:21:23 AM PDT · 99 of 106
    palmer to Brown Deer
    But you don’t agree, with the IG report that states, other people had access to his computer and email?

    Which, in turn means that indeed, he did leak the sealed indictment!

    No because he said he deleted work-related emails. That email was October 2016, and in the footnotes is says:

    In addition, although we learned that a non-FBI family member had access to Strzok’s personal email account in 2017, Strzok told the OIG that no one else had access to his personal email account during the period in question (i.e., late October 2016).

    So they exonerated Strzok on leaking or potential leaking. Of course that doesn't mean Strzok didn't leak and could have done that in any number of ways, not just emailing. Or that he lied about the claim in the footnote. There are no allegations in the report that he leaked. But once again, I ask, is it a felony. Sundance says "Unauthorized extraction of a ‘sealed SDNY indictment‘, and transmission to a non-secure system, is a felony."

    Is is a felony, or not.

  • IG Report: FBI Agent Peter Strzok Sent Weiner Sealed Indictment To His Personal Email…

    06/16/2018 8:13:04 PM PDT · 91 of 106
    palmer to Brown Deer
    Leaking a sealed indictment is a felony. What I said above was that Strzok emailed a sealed indictment to his personal email which is a violation, not a felony. Strzok told the IG he thought it was ok because he needed to work on his home computer or something. The IG report says that is a policy violation, not a crime.

    Sundance says "Unauthorized extraction of a ‘sealed SDNY indictment‘, and transmission to a non-secure system, is a felony." Although the IG report is mainly a whitewash, I am inclined to believe the IG report until sundance backs up his claim.

  • IG Report: FBI Agent Peter Strzok Sent Weiner Sealed Indictment To His Personal Email…

    06/16/2018 7:25:54 PM PDT · 84 of 106
    palmer to Brown Deer; jjotto

    The Christie story appears to be unrelated, taking place over a year after Strzok emailed some sealed information to his personal account.

  • IG Report: FBI Agent Peter Strzok Sent Weiner Sealed Indictment To His Personal Email…

    06/16/2018 7:24:33 PM PDT · 83 of 106
    palmer to Brown Deer
    I've talked for a while about the possible crimes by Strzok, e.g. Last February From what I have seen Strzok voilated the 4th amendment rights of Trump and his campaign staff. Since February I have read even more evidence about Strzok's early work in the "sting" operation against the Trump campaign in violation of the 4th amendment. Bongino has talked about it for almost a year.
  • IG Report: FBI Agent Peter Strzok Sent Weiner Sealed Indictment To His Personal Email…

    06/16/2018 6:41:58 PM PDT · 77 of 106
    palmer to Brown Deer
    Don't attack me, I am simply posting facts to call out the Sundances of the world when they make stuff up. If you have a felony statute and action by Strzok to back up what Sundance claims, then post it. The specific claim is: "Unauthorized extraction of a ‘sealed SDNY indictment‘, and transmission to a non-secure system, is a felony."

    If I am wrong, I will say so and apologize.

  • IG Report: FBI Agent Peter Strzok Sent Weiner Sealed Indictment To His Personal Email…

    06/16/2018 6:38:19 PM PDT · 76 of 106
    palmer to Brown Deer
    From the report: "But our review did not find documentary or testimonial evidence that these political views directly affected the specific investigative decisions that we reviewed in this chapter."

    I agree that Strzok should be criminally investigated. But did he advocate the overthrow of Government? Trump was not President, so no, he did not. His actual crimes probably involve illegal search (Trump spying which he was involved with early on) and illegal destruction or suppression of evidence in the Hillary case.

  • IG Report: FBI Agent Peter Strzok Sent Weiner Sealed Indictment To His Personal Email…

    06/16/2018 6:32:38 PM PDT · 74 of 106
    palmer to Brown Deer
    Stop defending the crimes of the Clintons and corruption of the SWAMP!

    Simply answer my original question. Is there a felony committed by Strzok listed in the report? He says he took home material then "double deleted" it. By 2017 the email was long gone according to Strzok. Obviously he could be lying but that would require a real investigation to find that out.

    If you want to defend "sundance" and his allegation of a felony, specfically: "Unauthorized extraction of a ‘sealed SDNY indictment‘, and transmission to a non-secure system, is a felony." then specify the felony.