AIX Battlefield 2 Mod

Filed under:Gaming — posted by 3wire on 3/25/2010 @ 5:53 pm

http://www.aixtended.com/

There Aint No Rules Here

Filed under:Bill of Rights,Culture War,Our Money — posted by 3wire on 3/24/2010 @ 10:55 am

From: Newt Gingrich

Democratic Congressman Alcee Hastings (who, while serving as a federal judge, was impeached and removed from the bench before being elected to the House) articulated the principles of this machine mentality on Sunday when he said, “There ain’t no rules here, we’re trying to accomplish something. . . .All this talk about rules. . . .When the deal goes down . . . we make ’em up as we go along.”

It is hard for the American people to believe their leaders on the Left are this bad.

They are.

Civil War

Filed under:Bill of Rights,Culture War,Our Money — posted by 3wire on 3/23/2010 @ 3:04 pm

From: Dennis Prager

Thank God this civil war is non-violent. But the fact is that the left and the rest of the country share almost no values. The American value system and the leftist value system are irreconcilable. If the left wins, America’s values lose. If American values prevail, the left loses.

After Sunday’s vote, for the first time in American history, one could no longer confidently believe that the American system will prevail. And if we don’t fight for it, we don’t deserve it.

“Smart Meters” May Invade Privacy – EFF

Filed under:Bill of Rights,Culture War,Science,Technology — posted by 3wire on 3/22/2010 @ 6:17 pm

From:  Electronic Frontier Foundation

EFF IS DEMANDING BETTER PRIVACY PROTECTIONS FOR ENERGY CUSTOMERS RECEIVING “SMART METERS,” new devices that measure your home’s energy use in unprecedented detail. Energy usage data, measured moment by moment, allows the reconstruction of a household’s activities:

when people wake up, when they come home, when they go on vacation, and maybe even when they take a hot bath. Without strong protections, this information can and will be secured by civil litigants (like divorce lawyers or insurance companies), criminals, law enforcement, and more. The states and the federal government should ensure that energy customers get the protection they deserve at their homes — where privacy rights should be strongest.

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More Concessions To Gitmo Prisoners

Filed under:Our Money,War on Terror — posted by Q Ball on 3/19/2010 @ 3:25 pm

The detainees in Gitmo who decided to represent themselves were given laptops.

The computers, without Internet access, were provided to Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and four other suspected 9/11 conspirators at the prison at the U.S. naval base in Cuba after approval by senior Pentagon officials in September 2008.

In addition to Mohammed, the other al Qaeda members who were given computers were Walid Muhammad Salih Mubarak Bin Attash, Ramzi Binalshibh, Ali Abdul Aziz Ali and Mustafa Ahmed Adam al-Hawsawi.

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Libertarians Oppose Census Questions

Filed under:Bill of Rights,General — posted by 3wire on 3/18/2010 @ 4:33 pm

Press Release from: Libertarian Party

WASHINGTON – Libertarian Party (LP) Chairman William Redpath released the following statement today regarding the 2010 census:

“The Libertarian Party believes that the federal government’s current census procedures are unconstitutional, unnecessary, and too expensive. We believe that the census is constitutionally limited to collecting only one piece of information about each residence: the number of persons living in it. We urge Congress to change the census laws to comply with this constitutional limitation.

“The U.S. Constitution empowers Congress to provide for a census in order to apportion Representatives correctly. The Constitution does not empower Congress to use a census for any other purpose. There is no need for Congress to collect additional information such as names, races, ages, sexes, or home ownership status. Unfortunately, the federal government wants to use the additional information to fine tune its control over the lives and money of the American people. (more…)

Where is the Transparency? – CNN

Filed under:Bill of Rights,Culture War,Our Money — posted by 3wire on 3/16/2010 @ 6:41 pm

That’s right this is from CNN. President Obama and the Congressional Democrats promised the American people an era of transparency and ethical governance. I haven’t seen that yet, have you?

Heaviest Element Known to Science – Pelosium

Filed under:General — posted by 3wire on @ 2:57 pm

From: stihl sawing via Random Musings by Cliff

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California has now identified with certainty the heaviest element known to science.

The new element, Pelosium (PL), has one neutron, 25 assistant neutrons, 88 deputy neutrons, and 198 assistant deputy neutrons, giving it an atomic mass of 312.

These 312 particles are held together by forces called morons, which are surrounded by vast quantities of lepton-like particles called peons.

Pelosium is inert, and has no charge and no magnetism. Nevertheless, it can be detected because it impedes every reaction with which it comes into contact. A tiny amount of Pelosium can cause a reaction that would normally take less than a second, to take from 4 days to 4 years to complete.

Pelosium has a normal half-life of 2 years. It does not decay, but instead undergoes a biennial reorganization in which a portion of the assistant neutrons and deputy neutrons exchange places.

Pelosium mass will increase over time, since each reorganization will promote many morons to become isodopes.

This characteristic of moron promotion leads some scientists to believe that Pelosium is formed whenever morons reach a critical concentration. This hypothetical quantity is referred to as critical morass.

When catalyzed with money, Pelosium becomes Senatorium, an element that radiates just as much energy as Pelosium since it has half as many peons but twice as many morons.

Pelosi Must Drive a Toyota

Filed under:Bill of Rights,General,Our Money — posted by 3wire on @ 2:45 pm

From: Another Black Conservative

Nancy Pelosi has her foot firmly planted on the accelerator to pass ObamaCare. Despite the Slaughter Solution being every bit as toxic as reconciliation Nancy says she “likes it”.

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The Power & Danger of Iconography

Filed under:Culture War,General — posted by 3wire on 3/14/2010 @ 8:57 am

Jack Webb Schools Barack Obama on Healthcare

Filed under:Bill of Rights,Culture War,Our Money — posted by 3wire on @ 8:48 am

President Demonizes Opposition

Filed under:Bill of Rights,Culture War,Our Money,War on Terror — posted by 3wire on 3/11/2010 @ 5:15 pm

From: Chuck Norris

As for other Americans who oppose his far-left agenda, the president jeered at them before a live audience a few months back, when he condescendingly declared: “Those folks who are trying to stand in the way of progress, let me tell you: I’m just getting started! I don’t quit. I’m not tired. … It is important for those folks to understand I’m just ready to go. We’re just going to keep on going.”

The president demonizes any opposition and even tried socially to quarantine No. 1 Fox News as an illegitimate news organization because some commentators disagree with him. His actions remind me of these words of Fulton J. Sheen’s: “Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals.”

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Gore Agrees Saddam Was A Threat

Filed under:War on Terror — posted by Q Ball on 3/8/2010 @ 4:56 pm

This C-SPAN video is from 1992:

No-Show Olbermann

Filed under:Culture War — posted by Q Ball on 3/5/2010 @ 5:34 pm

After proven to be a liar Olbermann, used his sick dad as an excuse not to attend a Tea Party meeting in Dallas.

Texas Independence Day

Filed under:Bill of Rights,General — posted by 3wire on 3/3/2010 @ 6:53 pm

Texas Independence Day was yesterday, March 2nd. It is an easy day for me to remember not only because I am a proud Texan but also because it is the day that many years ago my first ex-wife (actually the only one but you never know how long this internet fad, and thus this post, is going to last) told me that she no longer loved me. So you see that for us Texans and me in particular March 2nd is all about emancipation and freedom from tyranny.

Like the United States before it, the Republic of Texas made a Declaration of Independence. In it the new republic listed its grievances with Mexico. My ex offered a similar declaration and continues to list grievances to this day, but I digress. Below is an excerpt from the Texas Declaration of Independence.

It has demanded us to deliver up our arms, which are essential to our defense, the rightful property of freemen, and formidable only to tyrannical governments.

Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement

Filed under:Bill of Rights,Technology — posted by 3wire on 3/2/2010 @ 2:45 pm

From: Google Public Policy

The U.S. and other countries have been negotiating the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, known as ACTA, for the last two years. A number of consumer advocates and technology companies, including Google, have raised serious concerns about ACTA’s potential reach and the impact it could have on Internet users’ rights and innovation.

From: Michael Geist

Monday March 01, 2010

On the heels of the leak of various country positions on ACTA transparency, today an even bigger leak has hit the Internet.  A new European Union document prepared several weeks ago canvasses the Internet and Civil Enforcement chapters, disclosing in complete detail the proposals from the U.S., the counter-proposals from the EU, Japan, and other ACTA participants.  The 44-page document also highlights specific concerns of individual countries on a wide range of issues including ISP liability, anti-circumvention rules, and the scope of the treaty.  This is probably the most significant leak to-date since it goes even beyond the transparency debate by including specific country positions and proposals.

The document highlights significant disagreement on a range of issues.  For example, on the issue of anti-circumvention legislation and access controls, the U.S. wants it included per the DCMA, but many other countries, including the EU, Japan, and New Zealand do not, noting that the WIPO Internet treaties do not require it.

A brief summary of the key findings are posted below, but much more study is needed.

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