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Name: Laser Haas
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Hometown: Anywhere USA
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Member since: Mon Apr 21, 2008, 01:12 PM
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About Me

Love BB, Laser Tag, Poker (Tournaments only). Work with Occupy camps. Willing to help you in your fight for justice (let's discuss it).

Journal Archives

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie named most influential person in British tech

Source: The Standard of U.K.

The man who revealed Cambridge Analytica's harvesting of Facebook data has been named the most influential person in British tech.

Business Insider's annual Tech 100 list placed Christopher Wylie at the top after he revealed earlier this year that the political consultancy had accessed the data of 50 million Facebook users.

The scandal led to Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg appearing before the US Congress amid a series of public apologies and increased debate over data privacy.

Mr Wylie also went on to give evidence to MPs as part of the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee's inquiry into fake news.

Read more: https://www.standard.co.uk/tech/cambridge-analytica-whistleblower-named-most-influential-person-in-british-tech-a3953036.html

McConnell Sets Friday Vote to Thwart Filibuster of Kavanaugh

Source: Roll Call


Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell followed through late Wednesday in setting up a Friday vote to limit debate on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.

Under Senate rules, the key vote on McConnell's cloture motion will take place one hour after the Senate convenes Friday. The Republicans needed to get the motion to limit debate before the end of the calendar day Wednesday to allow the Friday vote.

If all goes according to plan, the vote will take place one day after senators get a chance to review supplemental background information from an FBI inquiry into allegations of sexual assault against Kavanaugh.

Read more: https://www.rollcall.com/news/politics/mitch-mcconnell-sets-friday-vote-thwart-filibuster-brett-kavanaugh

Report by - The HILL - infers McConnell seeks to make the Cloture vote transpire, and that will make any need for debate, come to an end.

IMO it is a pus to put and end to FBI investigation.


[div class"excerpt"]The move by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) will allow the chamber to vote on ending debate on Kavanaugh's nomination Friday under the chamber's rules.



Trial set for man accused of lying about ties to Mitt Romney

Source: Spectrum News Utah

A lawyer accused of bilking several Cedar City residents out of thousands of dollars in 2013 as part of a fake investment scheme will stand trial later this month in Fifth District Court.

Lawrence Earl Daniel, 58, was charged with two felony counts of securities fraud following an investigation last year by the Utah Department of Commerce, Division of Securities.

According to court documents, Daniel collected about $19,000 from two Cedar City residents for shares in the Daniel Energy Company as part of a non-existent natural gas drilling project. The investigation found that DEC, a Nevada company whose registration was revoked, was never licensed or registered to sell securities in Utah.

The report noted that Daniel has never held a securities license. While Daniel was living in Cedar City at the time of the alleged offenses, he was listed as a practicing lawyer in the Texas. with a Texas address, the report said.

Read more: https://www.thespectrum.com/story/news/local/cedar-city/2018/10/03/trial-set-man-accused-lying-ties-mitt-romney-native-american-tribes-cedar-city-securities-fraud-sche/1514099002/

I sued Romney for benefiting from Racketeering (ripping off Stage Stores, Kay Bee, Marc Dreier, Fingerhut/ Tom Petters Pinzi, Mattel & eToys); and Mitt was able to escape his accountability because the Dept. Of Justice will be embarrasses when the facts cone out.

Thousands lost billions and people died- untimely.

No media outlet will even dare touch it (lose ad $$); but it is a news story that someone stole a few thousand claiming to be connected to Mitt.

IMO - Trump is protecting Romney - to protect Sachs


Toys 'R' Us Lenders Plan Brand's Revival

Source: WSJ


The retailer said in court papers filed Monday that while it received qualified bids for assets—which include the brand names of Toys “R” Us, Babies “R” Us, registry lists, website domains, Geoffrey the Giraffe and other assets—it has opted to forgo a much-anticipated bankruptcy auction for its brand name and other intellectual-property assets.

Toys “R” Us’s proposed reorganization plan contemplates “a new, operating Toys ‘R’ Us and Babies ‘R’ Us branding company that maintains existing global license agreements and can invest in and create new, domestic, retail operating businesses” under the brand name, court papers said.

Read more: https://www.wsj.com/articles/toys-r-us-cancels-auction-as-lenders-plan-brands-revival-1538504227?redirect=amp#click=https://t.co/lNGSDBu9Cw

As one of the principals of the Toys R Us carnage (owner of eToys.com) - already had spoken out that this was a possibility.

Our eToys & Kay Bee had been in bankruptcy, multiple times, always winding back at Bain Capital -

- this time, once again, as a bankruptcy under Toys R Us.

There ought to be a law against this bull crap (actually, there are several, including RICO); but there's no federal agent, agency or judge with the brass balls to address it.

At least, not yet - but hope has a new direction.

Just sayin.....


Pakman Show reveals Kavanugh roommate's testimony on drunkenness

33-year-old vet went to the VA for help. Hours later he took his own life

Source: CNN

Burdened by suicidal thoughts, Justin Miller, a 33-year-old veteran from Minnesota, reached out to the Department of Veterans Affairs in February for help, telling responders on the VA crisis line that he had access to firearms.

Miller was advised to visit his local VA emergency department, which he did immediately.

Miller exited the hospital upon being released from care but never left the facility's grounds that day.

Police found him dead in his car from a self-inflicted gunshot wound less than 24 hours later.

Read more: https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2018/09/29/politics/veterans-affairs-suicide-prevention-data/index.html?__twitter_impression=true

Pleased to report - Whistleblower Season 2 - is a go.

I'm becoming more and more acquainted with His Honor, Judge Alex Ferrer; and we are excited to learn that his new show - "Whistleblower" - has inked the go ahead, for Season 2.

The Whistleblower show is only permitted to tell the tales of success, already achieved; which is a bummer, or sorts - but a great leap from the all quiet zones.

Congrats Judge Alex Ferrer!


A Twiiter party with Kavanaugh answer chart.

This chart purportedly details the number of times Ford did answer; and the (in red) number of times Judge Kavanaugh evaded answering.


US sues California over net neutrality law

Source: AP


The Trump administration has sued California over a new law imposing net neutrality protections.

The lawsuit filed Sunday by the U.S. Department of Justice came roughly an hour after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the law.

The Federal Communications Commission last year repealed rules preventing internet companies from exercising more control over what people watch and see on the internet.

Read more: https://www.google.com/amp/s/apnews.com/amp/5f91111e4a2b4c72852da2ef2b3cc76f

California Governor, Jerry Brown, signs Net Neutrality BILL




Dinesh D'Souza openly calls for abuse of Kavaugh due process

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