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by mmmirele
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Gay Rights - LGBT - Same Sex Marriage
Replies: 5651
Views: 233910

Re: Gay Rights - LGBT - Same Sex Marriage

I would have found and posted the picture from the 2004 San Francisco wedding of a gay couple with their adopted twin daughters. 628x471.jpg Then i would have quoted Sheri Dew's awful remarks: This is hard for me to stomach,” said Dew. “What kind of chance do these girls have being raised in that ki...
by mmmirele
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Students Plan to Protest Gun Laws - Protest Information
Replies: 84
Views: 1074

Re: Students Plan to Protest Gun Laws - Protest Information

Seeing the kids getting organized for marches gives me hope. Let's keep it up!
by mmmirele
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Mueller's investigation of Trump
Replies: 3979
Views: 137476

Re: Mueller's investigation of Trump

Ken Starr needs to shut up and go away. It's not about Clinton, but the fact that he probably helped to cover up sexual assaults while president of Baylor University. He just needs to STFU. I hate seeing that guy's ugly mug.
by mmmirele
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump had his attorney Michael Cohen pay porn star Stormy Daniels $130k in hush money
Replies: 181
Views: 4941

Re: Trump had his attorney Michael Cohen pay porn star Stormy Daniels $130k in hush money

So: https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/donald-trump-a-playboy-model-and-a-system-for-concealing-infidelity-national-enquirer-karen-mcdougal Donald Trump, a Playboy Model, and a System for Concealing Infidelity One woman’s account of clandestine meetings, financial transactions, and legal pact...
by mmmirele
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Other Fringe Groups & Individuals
Topic: Neo-Nazi / White Supremacist News
Replies: 1362
Views: 53941

Re: Neo-Nazi / White Supremacist News

Neo-Nazi pagans buy 44 acres in Tennessee and some neighbors are nervous. There, where the asphalt turns into a narrow gravel path traveling through the woods, is where Angela Dover Meadows has purchased a 44-acre parcel of land. Her husband, Eric Meadows, has posted on social media about bulldozer ...
by mmmirele
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: Sovereign Citizens and Related Nutz
Replies: 5719
Views: 323780

Re: Sovereign Citizens and Related Nutz

Here's an article about 99 year leases starting to expire in Palm Springs and other municipalities on the Agua Caliente reservation. Could get hairy. https://www.desertsun.com/story/money/real-estate/2016/09/22/palm-springs-agua-caliente-land-lease/87944598/ Obligatory related to sovereign citizens:...
by mmmirele
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Other Fringe Groups & Individuals
Topic: Neo-Nazi / White Supremacist News
Replies: 1362
Views: 53941

Re: Neo-Nazi / White Supremacist News

Quinn Norton was hired yesterday by the New York Times as a tech opinion writer. She was then fired six hours later after it became clear she'd used racial and anti-LGBT slurs in various places online. https://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_5a837db8e4b0cf06751f8fbe Then there was the whole business with...
by mmmirele
Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: Dangerous Personalities - How to Identify Them
Replies: 43
Views: 945

Re: Dangerous Personalities - How to Identify Them

I knows 'em when I sees 'em. The most dangerous person I ever met was Ervil LeBaron back in the late '60s. Since then I tend to compare the garden-variety nutjobs against him. OMG. One of my friends is distantly related to Ervil, Joel, Ross, etc. When he was a kid, back in the mid-60s, his dad need...
by mmmirele
Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Other Fringe Groups & Individuals
Topic: Neo-Nazi / White Supremacist News
Replies: 1362
Views: 53941

Re: Neo-Nazi / White Supremacist News

Reminiscent of the satanism scare of the 1980's that managed to infiltrate law enforcement and social services. Mostly they found teenagers gathering in the middle of nowhere and drinking beer. Yeah, that is the moral panic that made me highly skeptical of such claims. Off topic Well, to be honest,...
by mmmirele
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Rob Porter former White House Staff Secretary
Replies: 104
Views: 2088

Re: Rob Porter former White House Staff Secretary

The Salt Lake Tribune published an editorial today taking apart Orrin Hatch and the Mormon church. Tribune Editorial: Sen. Hatch, and the LDS Church, minimize domestic violence :snippity: It wasn’t until Hatch saw the pictures of Holderness’s black eye, and realized the tide was turning against Port...
by mmmirele
Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Rob Porter former White House Staff Secretary
Replies: 104
Views: 2088

Re: Rob Porter former White House Staff Secretary

This might need to be posted elsewhere, but I'd note the Rob Porter thing has raised questions about Mormon bishops counseling women to stay with abusive husbands. Both of Porter's wives have stated they went to their bishops and were told to stay with him. Mormon bishops told ex-wives of former Hat...
by mmmirele
Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)/DREAM Act
Replies: 149
Views: 4543

Re: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)/DREAM Act

You want to know why I am utterly convinced Trump is a die-hard racist? It's not just the long history, but also the fact that he has been approached by business, like my evil too big to fail employer, and had it explained to him that we employ Dreamers. We have a couple hundred at the bank, it's my...
by mmmirele
Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: Amazon Alexa and its competitors
Replies: 23
Views: 466

Re: Amazon Alexa and its competitors

To me, none are worth the cost of having every sound in my home shipped off to a server somewhere for processing, classification, and storage. But that's just me. I'm boring. I ask Alexa about the time, the weather and the temperature. If Alexa is downloading information, it's going to be a lot of ...
by mmmirele
Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Other Fringe Groups & Individuals
Topic: Michigan Mis
Replies: 13
Views: 596

Re: Michigan Mis

Her married name is Skousen. Every person I have ever known with that name has a Mormon background. I wonder if this is a marriage that went south?
by mmmirele
Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans (HATJ & RKB)
Replies: 2633
Views: 96863

Re: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans

Hey, think we can update this topic to include Heather and Randy's names? Quatloos folks have a link to this topic but it's not clear this is the place. I added their initials HATJ and RKB. I've listened to several videos from the HATJ fan club over the last few days and now when I see HATJ, I thin...
by mmmirele
Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans (HATJ & RKB)
Replies: 2633
Views: 96863

Re: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans

Incidentally, I'm having a tough time believing that Beane was a software developer making $144,000 a year in Knoxville. That's New York or Silicon Valley wages, not what I'd imagine a company that installs signage in store interiors (Advantage Innovations, http://www.advantageinnovations.com/) in ...
by mmmirele
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans (HATJ & RKB)
Replies: 2633
Views: 96863

Re: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans

Backroom Knox also posted on the Knoxville News-Sentinel article's Facebook page. I left a note too.
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by mmmirele
Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Flying with emotional support animals
Replies: 33
Views: 875

Re: Flying with emotional support animals

Ever heard a peacock scream? I have a really loud voice, but I can't scream anywhere near that loud. I don't know how you can get emotional support from a bird that yells at the top of its lungs and is predispositioned to be mean. I just don't. Plus that tail! There ain't enough legroom on a flight...
by mmmirele
Wed Jan 31, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans (HATJ & RKB)
Replies: 2633
Views: 96863

Re: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans

Heather could take up the entire afternoon with her closing statement Perhaps. But normal a judge will place a time limit on closing arguments for all parties. I sat on a federal civil trial jury last October (Judge Bolton, she who found Arpaio in criminal contempt last year, was our judge). Judge ...
by mmmirele
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans (HATJ & RKB)
Replies: 2633
Views: 96863

Re: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans

I'm in touch with a prominent scholar of religion who is well-known for his study of cults, and he's devoting a significant amount of time studying the Sovereign Citizen movement and related political groups. I'm hoping to get an interview done with him in the next couple weeks, and will post the S...
by mmmirele
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans (HATJ & RKB)
Replies: 2633
Views: 96863

Re: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans

Well this article is pretty close to useless. So who is going to tell this guy he's been taken in?
by mmmirele
Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Other Fringe Groups & Individuals
Topic: Neo-Nazi / White Supremacist News
Replies: 1362
Views: 53941

Re: Neo-Nazi / White Supremacist News

Remember this? The group first surfaced in the mainstream in May 2017 when police in Tampa arrested 18-year-old Devon Arthurs for allegedly killing two of his roommates, 22-year-old Jeremy Himmelman and 18-year-old Andrew Oneschuk. As The Washington Post’s Amy B Wang reported, Arthurs later told pol...
by mmmirele
Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Religion
Topic: Jesus to arrive by plane ?
Replies: 12
Views: 382

Re: Jesus to arrive by plane ?

Apropos of nothing, someone pointed out this picture of Copeland to me today and of course I have to post it. kennethcopeland.jpg On the one hand, I think him using contributors' dollars to buy a plane (when he could *rent* one) is a huge waste of money. On the other hand, I would prefer to travel w...
by mmmirele
Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans (HATJ & RKB)
Replies: 2633
Views: 96863

Re: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans

Not the speed of passing large quantities of money takes precedence over security within the reserve system, that security is managed at a level that allows large quantities of money at a pace that balances a certain level of loss or fraud with the larger needs of the system. Taking a few tens of m...
by mmmirele
Sat Jan 27, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Sovereign Citizens, Private Militias, and Citizen Grand Juries
Topic: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans (HATJ & RKB)
Replies: 2633
Views: 96863

Re: SovCit Financial Frauds & Related Shenanigans

Day 4 summary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=_gZ1E8hidTs Dear God, this is so hard to listen to. They're so into BEing and DOing that they can't tell us when certain things were happening. Was it when Randy was "testifying"? Or was it when the prosecutor was "cross-examining" Rand...

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