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Name: Miles Archer
Gender: Male
Hometown: Hamilton Massachusetts
Home country: USA
Current location: Nevada
Member since: Wed Oct 16, 2013, 06:49 PM
Number of posts: 4,975

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PHOTO: Netanyahu expressing a DESPERATE LONGING for an "I'm With Stupid" T-shirt

Posted by Miles Archer | Thu Oct 1, 2015, 12:59 PM (3 replies)

John Oliver "couldn't give less of a shit" about The Donald

Posted by Miles Archer | Thu Oct 1, 2015, 12:39 PM (3 replies)

Just because you say something in the voice of a Southern debutante does not make it legally binding

Video @ the URL below.

Watch John Oliver Dismiss Facebook Privacy Hoax in New Video
"Just because you say something in the voice of a Southern debutante does not make it legally binding," Host warns of "I do declare the following" posts
By Daniel Kreps September 30, 2015

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-john-oliver-dismiss-facebook-privacy-hoax-in-new-video-20150930

It seems that millions of gullible Facebook users each year copy-and-paste a long declaration "protecting their privacy rights" in their status updates, only to discover they've been the victims of an almost-annual viral hoax. In order to avoid the prank from spreading into 2016, Last Week Tonight's John Oliver posted a video exclusively to Facebook to dismiss the hoax and reveal how Facebook users can really protect their privacy.

As Oliver notes, the Facebook privacy protection posts are riddled with inaccuracies and spelling mistakes. In one form of the hoax, users are encouraged to post a legal-sounding screed that begins, "I do declare the following." "Let me stop you right there, and this is important. Just because you say something in the voice of a Southern debutante does not make it legally binding," Oliver warns.

Other versions cite the "Rome Statute" that established the International Criminal Court, while certain versions of the hoax don't even bother to spell "statute" correctly, instead opting for "Rome Statue."

"Posting that message will accomplish nothing, and that's not because wall postings override terms of service agreements. Or that Facebook doesn't own your content in the first place in the way the mainstream media would have you believe," Oliver said. "It's because the only true way to protect your content on Facebook is to post this video. Yes, the one you are currently watching starring me John Oliver, as it is clearly stated in the Social Media Profile Copyright Act of 1934." By demanding that users repost his video, Oliver illustrates how ridiculous the copy-and-paste scheme was in the first place.

Apparently Jim Jordan (R-OH) thinks he's Kanye West and Planned Parenthood's Prez is Taylor Swift.



https://www.facebook.com/topic/Jim-Jordan/349850028516234

Jim Jordan: Lawmaker Interrupts Planned Parenthood President 19 Times at Hearing, Reports Say
The Republican Ohio representative interrupted Cecile Richards 19 times in five minutes at the hearing, news outlets reported. He asked about her apology over videos allegedly recorded at clinics.


James Byron Dean (February 8, 1931 – September 30, 1955)



James Dean and Porsche racing mechanic Rolf Wuetherich in Dean's 550 Porsche Spyder nicknamed "Little Bastard."

http://www.mysanantonio.com/entertainment/article/James-Dean-60-years-since-fatal-crash-6537391.php

"Little Bastard."

It was the nickname given to James Dean's Porsche 550 Spyder — the car the actor drove to his death in a terrible wreck near Cholame, California in 1955 — and the alleged curse surrounding the car has intrigued car nuts for decades.

Dean was just 24-years-old when he and friends were on the way from Los Angeles to Salinas, Calif., to participate in a sports car race. But he never made it.

Dean's racing career was short but showed early promise. Using money from his first lead role in "East of Eden" in 1954, Dean bought three sports cars including a Porsche 356 speedster, which he raced to a second place finish in his class at the Palm Springs Road Race in 1955.

"It is sung, played and written for the most part by cretinous goons..."

Sinatra Rocks! Ol’ Blue Eyes' Best, Worst and Surreal Pop Covers

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/sinatra-rocks-ol-blue-eyes-best-worst-and-surreal-pop-covers-20150203

In the Fifties, Sinatra made his contempt for rock more than obvious. In an article he wrote for a French magazine in 1957 — then widely reprinted in the U.S. — he decried what he called "the most brutal, ugly, degenerate, vicious form of expression it has been my displeasure to hear, and naturally I'm referring to the bulk of rock 'n' roll.... It fosters almost totally negative and destructive reactions in young people. It smells phony and false. It is sung, played and written for the most part by cretinous goons and by means of its almost imbecilic reiterations and sly, lewd — in plain fact, dirty — lyrics, and as I said before, it manages to be the martial music of every sideburned delinquent on the face of the earth." (Sinatra himself didn't exactly associate himself with the most wholesome characters on the planet, but that's another story.)

Roughly a decade later, with rock now commandeering the charts and crooners in danger of extinction, Sinatra softened a bit. From then through the early Eighties, he took periodic stabs at post-Elvis pop and rock songs: Paul Simon, Jim Croce, Neil Diamond, Jimmy Webb and Billy Joel all got the Ol' Blue Eyes treatment. Here are the surprising highlights — and surreal low points — of the times Sinatra tried to rock out.



Few moments embody the generation gap of the Sexties more than Sinatra's gin-and-tonic takeover of Simon & Garfunkel's hit from the soundtrack of The Graduate. The brassy-fanfare arrangement that tries to imitate Paul Simon's guitar lick is clunky enough. The uncredited rewrites of the lyrics are downright cringe-worthy: the way Sinatra inserts the name of his restaurateur pal Jilly Rizzo ("Jilly loves you more than you will know!") or the insertion of an all-new verse. "And you'll get yours, Mrs. Robinson — foolin' with that young stuff like you do... Boo hoo hoo!" — he cut the line about Joe DiMaggio for that?

Knife-wielding man in SUV made it onto JFK tarmac hours after pope left

Knife-wielding man in SUV made it onto JFK tarmac hours after pope left

http://www.wcnc.com/story/news/2015/09/28/pope-jfk-security-breach/73009318/

Hours after Pope Francis left New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport for Philadelphia on Saturday, a retired New York City firefighter driving a black SUV and armed with a knife breached airport security, prosecutors said.

When he was caught, the suspect told police he was hoping to "give the pope his business card," according to court records.

Chris Cannella, 39, was driving a black Chevy Tahoe similar to Secret Service vehicles when he was stopped and arrested, records show. He was allegedly pretending to be part of a VIP motorcade when he made it onto the tarmac.

A guard said Cannella drove up directly behind one motorcade around 6 p.m. ET and "flashed something silver that looked like a police badge," then drove past the guard post, according to court records.

Happy 83rd birthday, SEAN CONNERY



Michigan man tries to kill a spider at the gas pump...WITH A LIGHTER (video @ link)

Video @ the URL below.

A Michigan man trying to kill a spider at a gas station ended up starting a massive fire!

He tried to kill the insect with a lighter. The flame mixed with the fuel and engulfed the gas pump.

Amazingly, the man escaped serious injury. He grabbed a nearby extinguisher before firefighters arrived.

The fuel pump was damaged, but his car was not. The man even returned to the same station the next day!

http://www.ktnv.com/now-trending/man-tries-to-kill-gas-pump-spiderwith-lighter

Beware of fal$e PROFIT$: Huckabee campaign "dramatically behind where we $hould be"

Maybe God doesn't want Mike Huckabee to be President, you know?

Mike Huckabee

https://www.facebook.com/mikehuckabee/posts/10153307608567869

Team,

I told my Dad yesterday we wouldn’t fail to reach our goal because we had the most committed supporters in the race. But after reviewing our weekend fundraising numbers, we are dramatically behind where we should be heading into our crucial FEC filing deadline for the end of September THIS Wednesday and it is going to take a financial investment from everyone reading this email to help us get there. That’s why I need you to immediately chip-in $6, $16 or $33 to our campaign. To make sure your donation is counted before our Wednesday deadline, please make an immediate donation on our website here:

(I removed the link...bite me Huckabee)

Campaigns are marathons and they take fuel and discipline to see the race through to the end. We intend to win this race, but in order to do so, we are counting on our supporters to go the extra mile and contribute financially to our efforts as well. I hope we can count on you before Wednesday.

Sincerely,

Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Campaign Manager

Please use this link to make your contribution today:
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