Jul 06

A week after President Loony sent half a Billion freshly printed dollars carelessly like a man tossing a fag [UK vernacular] to Syria to support ISIS and other Sunni fucktards the British Govt froze the accounts of the British jihadis fighting for a cause we clearly fully support.

Why would we deny the rebels 10s of pounds whilst the O’ Administration sends hundreds of billions? Is it to keep Muslims coming back to kill us in the news? To scare us into the point-less, for any positive contribution, and vast infrastructure of the surveillance state? We have never objected to mercenaries going abroad. We did not freeze Simon Mann’s accounts publicly when he tried to over throw a President nor that of his backer Mark Thatcher nor other rumoured backers – did we even lock any of them up?

This is to keep in the headlines these dumb fucks coming back radicalised to justify things that have so far at massive expense not stopped one terrorist attack according to even the NSA – likely to come back disillusioned.

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Apr 10

I feel for those accused of rape who are acquitted and were innocent as everyone knows the low conviction rate and you can’t go somewhere to get your reputation back. I feel for those who are raped but are unable to secure conviction. It’s a complex area for every celebrity exonerated tabloid types scream why were they prosecuted when the witnesses were vulnerable types who made bad witnesses. Then people want to say how did Cyril Smith and Jimmy Savile get away with picking on vulnerable victims.

I have no answers bar we should allow the courts to work and accept the verdicts. Adding simple tabloid logic which is Night and Day ignoring Dawn and Dusk is infantile.

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Jan 20

Why are GCHQ collecting every piece of info they can on everyone they can? Apparently it is to protect us from Paedophiles, Terrorists & Drug Dealers. When Terrorists did not work they added Paedophiles and what the heck drug dealers.

Yet what do MI5 do when a senior member of a Govt or past Govt is exposed as a Paedophile? They cover up. What do they do when terrorists and drug dealers are facilitated by a leading Bank? Nothing. When Paedophiles are discovered in tax haven Jersey what do they do? Rapidly close the investigation and block foreign journalists from going there. The point is whatever reasons the State/Govt/Establishment does not find this behaviour abhorrent.

Do you really share the values of your State? Does the UK share yours? Whatever they say and whatever number of poor people are killed or locked up in the Wars on Terror or Drugs do ‘they’ really want either to end? To have their budgets reduced? To restore the freedom they claimed to need to take to keep us safe from an occasional threat?

Make no mistake Western Govts have never granted freedom willingly. Equality issues which has become their Fig Leaf but that has taken years of campaigning and as the risible Obama’s volte farce on Gay Marriage showed only voter power led him there.

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Oct 27

Nick Cohen today waded into Russell Brand’s glib nihilism as helping the Right. The mistake he made was to blame Brand for anything but being a rather populist guy with little knowledge. After all Brand did mention Climate Change. Cohen’s conceit is like the anti intellectual’s anti intellectual Paxman’s to Brand you must vote for the main parties. Otherwise you’re helping The Right. For glib nihilists inflaming I think he should look to Westminster.

Glib Nihilism Part Un

  • HS2 Mandelson blew the coop here and admitted we’d quite like a really prestigious railway like the French as the sole driver of this train. If you wanted to reduce transport misery you’d improve broadband and the buses and crucially commuter trains. Continue reading »

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Aug 26

Here’s the thing the empty moron says the NSA has oversight and can track abuses.

Yet…

It does not know what Edward Snowden accessed and copied (Stole if you are a 19th century person who cannot understand the idea of copying data).

So…

How does it know anything about what 10s of 1000s of analysts many not working for the Govt but private companies desperate to get extra patronage look at?

It does not.

There is no effective oversight.

But…

Surely the NSA if they’ve nothing to hide they’ve nothing to fear? Why do their spokespeople keep lying if that is the case?

Unless Feinstein and Obama have been lying then the NSA treats elected ‘leaders’ like spokespeople giving them the Mushroom treatment – keep em in the dark and give them shit. Neither Obama and Feinstein mind either way they have millions of reasons to support this nonsense that has nothing to do with terrorism. Indeed given how glib O’ has been lately on the subject he quite likes trolling for the establishment and does not mind being a Pin Cushion whose every statement is disproved before he finishes it.

It’s worse in the UK but our newspapers are self censoring and only concerned with being pimples on celebrity butts, Guardian excepted.

These days I am starting to say ‘They’ about ‘Them’.

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Aug 20

Let’s live in the nether world that garbage politicians have reinterpreted laws to the extent if I went to David Cameron’s fridge to put a drop more milk in my coffee I’d get 5 years for stealing. Let’s live in a nether world where might is right and William Hague is a human being not an authoritarian Quisling. It is after all the world of the UK celebrity pant sniffing media who only want the freedom to sniff Charlotte Church’s pants.

Detaining David Miranda for 9 hours is purely bullying. He had nothing to tell them and clearly was not a terrorist. The length of detention was within the scope to do differently even of those morons who do this kind of shit. Why show your country up as petty, stupid and vindictive? Why have laws that make Saudi feel better about itself? Then to just use them as a display of impotent power says what? Stupidity for its own sake?

However what was worse was to do this seemingly just to get hold of his hard drive. Were they going to return the information to the Americans who already have it? (as arch cretin Louise Mensch claimed!)  Had they not traced his phone calls etc already? Did they think by taking his data and destroying hard drives at the Guardian they were doing anything but showing Britain as a police state? A stupid one to boot. Those who support this idiocy miss that it served no good purpose other than to make Britain and them look like cretins.

Book burning makes sense compared to this.

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Aug 11

The idea that mass surveillance of the internet at vast cost and examining almost everything that is not piped movies* and other streams has anything to do with terrorism is clearly wrong.

The conceit is that this is a discussion of Freedom v Security. Yet law enforcement is more danger to the average American in America. Bee stings are. It’s unclear how this surveillance of Americans and allies helps and if there was even one example anyone think this most pragmatic of Administrations would not leak it? It leaked it could track al Quaeda communications last week** which would appear to be stupid to warn them!

There is no security issue here. The UK/US have more than enough laws to spy on the right people with minimal change in security. This is not about security but the rights of venal weak politicians to keep feeding parasitic corporations like BAE Systems, Booz Allen and General Dynamics and be fed back.

Worst for me is the idea that collecting vast troves of data will ever be helpful. Reliance on Big Data and phishing will make processes and procedures predictable – less better quality data wins every time.

The only discussion here is Freedom v Corporate Parasites’ Profits. It’s obvious who the Cameron Govt, GOP, ‘Crats et al favour and it’s the former.

* The Obama Administration’s claim of 1.6% of traffic laughable given what traffic is. Seriously anyone who considers the Administration anything but malevolent and mendacious can only be because it’s stupid, incompetent and knows less than Guardian readers.

** Shows how absurd and vengeful for being shown as a stooge for Big Weapons and NSA The Obama Administration is. An Administration that leaks classified and damaging top secret documents like they’re coupons for free fries claims telling people what is being done against them is spying for the enemy. As the chief spokesperson said “We don’t read your emails” again 2 providers of encrypted email closed down as the Jackboots of the NSA closed in. Again The Administration thinks it is talking to who? Morons?

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Aug 04

Sadly a lot of us do what might be considered trolling. Most of us do it with brothers and sisters or friends or just some shop assistant or barman telling us you’re barred. A lot more people are tripping the line on insanity than we credit. There is a lot of pent up frustration and self loathing out there and it comes out as trolling. Of course some psychos do it for amusement. Some may even be nefarious. Almost all are harmless beyond the words they used and best blocked and ignored. Continue reading »

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Jun 24

The NSA White House says 50 and more plots have been foiled specifically by their snooping programs that cost Billions. They can’t point to one conviction as a result of this. Not one.

Nor can William Hague and all those former Home Secretaries in the UK.  It is amazingly expensive and cannot produce one piece of evidence in its own defense. Having spent all this money of course the leaders will not claim its unnecessary*. The point being buffing up conventional intelligence and not relying on machines will be a better bang for the buck. At present cost per terrorist is likely infinite.

This is ‘clearly’ not about terrorism. As today in the UK we found out Special Branch moved from Trade Unions to the anti Racist and Climate Change movement. That’s produced no positive results either.

I am sure good people have stopped attacks like the New York subway attack through good intelligence. I am sure some people do valuable work. I am not damning Intelligence per se just having my own insulted.

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Jun 22

You have nothing to fear if you’ve nothing to hide
Joseph Goebbels

Goebbels commitment to the philosophy of free states has been paraded directly by William Hague and the Obama Administration. Sadly because of the servility of the UK populace and media not a lot is said here bar Glenn Greenwald pieces in the Guardian. Hence the concentration on the continuing lies and downright ridiculous parallel universe comments of spokesmen for the Obama Regime. The latest laugh a minute was from regime spokesman Obama himself. Apparently ordinary people have nothing to fear from this million strong army of contractors and spooks having access to their details. After all no one flakey as they paint this Snowden guy would ever get hold of it.

Obama’s ordinary people one can say for certain does not include defense lawyers in cases against the Govt or defending O’s torture victims in Gitmo. It does not include probably all Muslims who communicate to the middle east or is that all Muslims? It does not include anyone who sends encrypted emails (like I do from work!). It does not include people who object to the stealing of our savings, jobs and lives of our children by The City/Wall Street and join the Occupy movement. It does not include people who want to fight not to be poisoned and impoverished by the environment. It probably does not include anyone who stands for election above State Senator. It certainly would not include those nasty people who use open source software without back doors for the intelligence services to exploit. It does not include the other 6.7 Bn people on the planet.

Obama’s ordinary people really are ordinary I guess, boring conformist mother fuckers even. Ironically he’d not be included. He was eavesdropped on when he purported dangerous reactionary and clearly stupid ideas like not going to war for no reason.

The Hague doctrine is you have your freedom as long as you don’t use it for something I [Hague] would not agree with.

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