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Posts by Swordmaker

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  • Vanity

    12/12/2019 1:54:46 AM PST · 11 of 15
    Swordmaker to blondiegoodbadugly

    It’s the first 19 pages of the entire huge report, the portion called the Executive Summary numbered in Roman Numerals and presented in two columns. Not hard to read or understand.

    Think of the rest of the report as the appendix.

    You can read it all online here:

    https://www.justice.gov/storage/120919-examination.pdf

  • Livestreams / Live Thread of the House Judiciary Debate and vote on Articles of Impeachment

    12/11/2019 7:27:20 PM PST · 105 of 108
    Swordmaker to Pocketdoor
    I just tuned in (10:20pm DC time) 45 seconds in, Im ready to throw up. I hope freepers are taking names. These people need to be held accountable when cwii hits.
    Sick Sick Sick...
    I just tuned out. . . Watched until the last Republican had his say, could not watch any more lockstep stupidity from the Dims.
  • Livestreams / Live Thread of the House Judiciary Debate and vote on Articles of Impeachment

    12/11/2019 6:49:35 PM PST · 100 of 108
    Swordmaker to TLI
    Number three on the prog speech writing team, must have gotten a bulk discount.

    Beat me to it. . . I was just going to post that comment to you.

  • Livestreams / Live Thread of the House Judiciary Debate and vote on Articles of Impeachment

    12/11/2019 6:19:06 PM PST · 92 of 108
    Swordmaker to TLI
    I just ate a banana.

    Had it already sold for $120,000 as a piece of art?

  • Livestreams / Live Thread of the House Judiciary Debate and vote on Articles of Impeachment

    12/11/2019 6:17:53 PM PST · 90 of 108
    Swordmaker to TLI
    Rep. Hakeem Jefferies, same speech writing team as two other dems so far.

    I was noticing the similarities too. Staff is putting words in their puppets mouths.

  • Livestreams / Live Thread of the House Judiciary Debate and vote on Articles of Impeachment

    12/11/2019 5:38:25 PM PST · 67 of 108
    Swordmaker to pulaskibush

    I find it amazing to listen to the Democrats citing their party’s historic stances with the KKK, Jim Crow, Slavery, keeping women down, etc., all DEMOCRAT policies as if they were something DEMOCRATS overcame through their efforts in the past. . . Instead of their political ABUSES of FREEDOM! It is absolutely amazing.

  • Livestreams / Live Thread of the House Judiciary Debate and vote on Articles of Impeachment

    12/11/2019 5:32:54 PM PST · 66 of 108
    Swordmaker to windsorknot
    Wonder why his kids feel the way they do about Donald Trump?

    They are echoing what they were told by Daddy and their teachers.

  • Livestreams / Live Thread of the House Judiciary Debate and vote on Articles of Impeachment

    12/11/2019 5:19:06 PM PST · 63 of 108
    Swordmaker to pulaskibush

    Rep. Karen Bass says she is sad to be there for the Articles of Impeachment, but her face belies her words as she is having trouble holding in her glee.

  • 'Bombshell' Movie About Fox News Looks as Terrible as You Would Expect

    12/11/2019 5:00:01 PM PST · 18 of 18
    Swordmaker to CedarDave

    Fox did it again this evening. On Fox News they were teasing that the House Committee on the Judiciary was going to be starting debate on the two articles of Impeachment at the top of the hour. So I was waiting patiently for them to cut away from talking heads to the debate. They didn’t, so I assumed that there was a delay. At 13 minutes after the hour, I got impatient and turned to C-Span House and discovered the debate had been going on for 13 minutes! What is going on with that???? Someone at Fox is making very bad coverage decisions.

  • San Francisco Ballot Measure Would Tax Empty Storefronts in Attempt to Boost Retail Sector

    12/11/2019 3:24:15 PM PST · 33 of 35
    Swordmaker to Responsibility2nd
    It just dawned on me. San Franscicko should just tax feces on the streets.

    A Poop Tax, if you will.

    San Francisco City mothers and fathers are paying, including benefits, $250,000 for each poop cleanup specialist to clear the streets of the poop and pee they are allowing to be deposited by not enforcing public health laws.

    It might be cheaper if they install Pay Portapotties in the most egregiously impacted neighborhoods which PAY those who use them $1 for fluid or $2 for each solid deposit made in the portapotty. It could be automatically added to the depositor’s EBT card so there would be no incentive to, er, rob the portapotty for cash. Facial recognition technology would handle coordinating payment.

    Perhaps to discourage poop arbitrage, the payment could be made by time, limiting the number of deposits to one paid poo per twelve hour time frame, preventing additional material being added by pooping, holding, and then returning to poo again. It would thus also prevent serial poopers from risking their health for monetary gain.

  • Second federal judge blocks Trump from using military funds for border wall

    12/11/2019 2:37:36 PM PST · 34 of 36
    Swordmaker to Berlin_Freeper
    A few months ago another similar case went all the way to the Supreme Court and the Justices ruled 5-4 that it could continue because the Trump administration had shown there was sufficient cause in its Emergency Declaration and that the Emergency Declaration gave the president the power to use such funds, for expending funds in such a manner. The justices reversed the temporary injunction but allowed the case to go forward to determine standing of those bringing the suit. Two of the Justices in their dicta mentioned that it was getting out of control for local Federal Judges to be ruling on such national cases when it was outside of their jurisdiction. This is more of the same. These two judges are ignoring the res judicata status of this issue. . . It has already been adjudicated and ruled on by a superior court. They are ignoring higher case law, grandstanding and will be slapped down quickly. They should be impeached. Of course, with the House being so insane, it won’t happen.
  • WATCH: Ranting Residents Blame Jews for Antisemitic Terror in Jersey City

    12/11/2019 2:22:43 PM PST · 30 of 49
    Swordmaker to SkyDancer
    It’s always our fault because we exist.

    It’s the exact same kind of blame transference being applied to President Trump. “Our bad behavior is his fault because he exists and is president, not because we are misbehaving, but because we have to do it because he exists and is president.” Circular argument that has no end until they are stopped by violence themselves.

  • 'Bombshell' Movie About Fox News Looks as Terrible as You Would Expect

    12/11/2019 2:10:40 PM PST · 12 of 18
    Swordmaker to CedarDave
    Last night Fox bailed from the Trump rally to interview Guy Benson and his views on what the Senate Horowitz Report hearing would be like. They never went back but took opportunities to play 30-second sound-bites from the rally.

    Today Fox News bailed out of the Horowitz Senate hearing to go to a New Jersey press announcement from a Jersey City Sikh Police Chief on a recap of what they knew about yesterday’s anti-Semitic shooting in a Jewish Grocery Store where three people were killed and a shootout took place with the two perpetrators commenced that resulted in a the man and woman terrorists died. Nothing was breaking, noting imperative that could not be covered later, but they spent a good fifteen minutes covering it, and playing scenes outside the grocery store that had been shot up yesterday. Say what? It was not as newsworthy as what was going on in the Senate and certainly not as historic, but they chose to interrupt historic coverage to cover a nothing burger. It was a deliberately bad news choice.

  • Democrat Karen Bass says she's open to impeach Trump again if he gets reelected in 2020

    12/11/2019 10:56:31 AM PST · 29 of 30
    Swordmaker to Elsie

    Elsie, Thanks for the help in formatting it. I was working on this lying in bed last night. I appreciate it.

  • Apple releases iOS 13.3, MacOS 10.15.2, tvOS 13.3, watchOS 6.1.1, HomePod 13.3

    12/11/2019 10:38:18 AM PST · 18 of 19
    Swordmaker to conservatism_IS_compassion
    Problem is, somehow I have gotten my setup discombobulated such that when I go for “latest articles” what I now get is a listing of latest posts. This is far less satisfactory. Someone should be able to straighten that out very easily, presumably - but I guess I’m older than I like to think.

    The other thing I dislike is that I long ago goofed and reduced the display of latest “articles” to headline only. And I don’t know how to reset it to show summary under the headline of each article.

    That I can help with. . .

    • Opening to latest comments: At the top of your FR list of latest comments is a set of tabs on the left, “ARTICLES”, “ACTIVITIES”, “COMMENTS” simply click on “ARTICLES” and you will have your listing by latest posted articles back to being the default.

    • The second is on the Left of the menu bar below those tabs. The Choices are in the choices of “Brevity: Headers | Text”. Merely click on the “Text” to change it back to include the text in your listing. It appears to be a toggle switch between on or off for showing the text.

    I think you’ll be back to normal FR surfing after doing those two things.

  • Apple releases iOS 13.3, MacOS 10.15.2, tvOS 13.3, watchOS 6.1.1, HomePod 13.3

    12/11/2019 10:25:06 AM PST · 17 of 19
    Swordmaker to Biggirl
    Heard from a friend that if you have an older iPhone, you have to trade up for the iPhone 11. Cannot download the OS or it will corrupt the older iPhones.

    It’s not a matter of corrupting older iPhones, your older iPhone will not download this version at all because it can’t use it. You don’t need to upgrade to an iPhone 11. This version iOS 13.X is compatible with the following iPhones, with varying abilities in the upgrades:

    • iPhone 11 Pro Plus
    • iPhone 11 Pro
    • iPhone 11
    • iPhone XS Plus
    • iPhone XS
    • iPhone XR
    • iPhone X Plus
    • iPhone X
    • iPhone 8 Plus
    • iPhone 8
    • iPhone 7 Plus
    • iPhone 7
    • iPhone 6s
    • iPhone 6s Plus
    • iPhone 5S

    If I had any of the last five models, especially if I had not replaced the batteries in them, I would be seriously considering upgrading to a more modern iPhone. They would be abysmally slow in operation with the newer iOS and much of the upgrade would not work on them because they just don’t have the hardware in them to support it. It will load and give them some of the security advantages, but not much of the technical upgrades.

    For iPads, the following list are compatible with iPadOS 13:

    • IPad 7th Generation
    • iPad Pro 12.9-inch Third Generation
    • iPad Pro 11-inch
    • iPad Air 10.5-inch Third Generation
    • iPad Mini 5 7.9-inch Retina
    • iPad 6th Generation
    • iPad Pro 10.5-inch
    • iPad 5th Generation
    • iPad Pro 12.9-inch Second Generation
    • iPad Pro 9.7-inch
    • iPad Pro 12.9-inch First Generation
    • iPad Mini 4
    • iPad Air 2
    • iPad Mini 3
    • iPad Air
    • iPad Mini 2

    Again, if I were to have the loser models of the iPad, they still work fine with the current iOS or iPadOS, but if I were to upgrade, I would also upgrade the device, especially if I had not upgraded the battery in the device.

  • Democrat Karen Bass says she's open to impeach Trump again if he gets reelected in 2020

    12/11/2019 12:45:21 AM PST · 7 of 30
    Swordmaker to knighthawk
    And there we have it. She’s admitting the real articles of Impeachment are:

    • Article of Impeachment Day 1: committing the heinous crime of getting elected President while not Democrat.
    • Article of Impeachment Day 2: committing the heinous crime of not being a (check all that apply): Progressive Leftist… [] Democrat [] Republican [] Socialist [] Democratic Socialist [] Anarchist [] Communist []Deep State Minion [] Ankle Deep State Minion [] Lunatic
    • Article of Impeachment Day 3: committing the heinous crime of getting elected President by (check all that apply): [] Being a Puppet of Putin [] Being Kim Jong Un’s Boy Toy [] Being Republican [] Being a Serial Rude Tweeter [] Being a Female Feline Manhandler [] Being an Unrepentant Man-spreader [] Being a Mansplainer [] Being Male [] Being a Repeat Smirker [] Being White [] Being Cisgendered [] Being Racist [] Being Mysogynistic [] Being Married to Melania (so we’re jealous, even the women. . . the Lesbians, but we repeat ourselves) [] Being Divorced [] Being Taller than Most of Us [] Not Being Dead [] Being an Outsider [] Being President [] Being Donald J. Trump [] Being Orange Man Bad [] Being The Monster Under Our Beds [] Being Born [] Being At All
    • Article of Impeachment Day 4: committing the heinous crime of getting elected President while not being Hillary Rodham Clinton.
    • Article of Impeachment Day 5. . . committing the heinous crime of getting elected President by (anything else we can think of to throw against the wall, hoping something will finally stick, as we vote daily articles of impeachment because we hate your guts.)
  • San Francisco’s ‘poor street conditions’ a factor in city’s loss of $64M Oracle tech conference

    12/10/2019 11:57:05 PM PST · 5 of 17
    Swordmaker to Secret Agent Man
    Keeping city roads in good shape is just so conservative.

    Uh, it’s not the, er, potholes and cracks that are the problems, Secret Agent Man. It’s the crackheads using the streets for potties.

    The city by the bay can only afford so many sanitation workers in full body hazmat suits being paid almost $250,000 a year including benefits to collect human feces and wash down urine with high pressure steam hoses. . . twice a day.

  • Pete Buttigieg earns 3 'Pinocchios' over claim he slashed black poverty rate 'by more than half' <tr>

    12/10/2019 11:50:54 PM PST · 7 of 16
    Swordmaker to ETCM
    or is he trying to surf on the coattails of the economic recovery, including the Trump Boom? Yep, the later...

    Ah, our plot thickens. . . By day mild mannered Pajama clad mayor, body surfing the wave crests of ever increasing Trumpianic economic boom; by night donning the black robe and hood of The Body Judge, slashing the poverty rate by slaying the poor, because each black life matters. Between the two efforts, he leverages his efforts!

  • Pete Buttigieg earns 3 'Pinocchios' over claim he slashed black poverty rate 'by more than half' <tr>

    12/10/2019 11:44:09 PM PST · 6 of 16
    Swordmaker to Swordmaker

    Oh, but that’s such a cool idea for a thriller. I got a good name for the serial killer, too: The Body Judge. . .

    Too bad. . . waddya think, would it resonate with the Dim voters?