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Name: Laser Haas
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Hometown: Anywhere USA
Home country: United States
Current location: NOMADIC
Member since: Mon Apr 21, 2008, 12:12 PM
Number of posts: 7,805

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

Snipes are Snipes against any who have applauds or gripes

Theres a flow that goes out there -"au contrare" - to what or who may care. Doing so in a petty or snide (snipe) way.

You go on Facebook or Twitter, and you talk about someone who did something nice, different, or better than average. Only to have those seek to rwin on the parade, who ain't done so or hate any doing so, come along to swipe at the premise (these are the snipe as hunters).

I'm not allowed to point out Trump lied about draining the swamp, or his love affair with Goldman Sachs, or how a guy is holding up a sign, with a MAGA hat on his head, with the sign saying - "I made a big mistake" - without a 'snipe' coming along and saying how pathetic a human being I am for even mentioning a person who voted for the guy.

Isn't it a good thing the person admits his vote was wrong?

For 16 years I've endured 'snipes', even from progressive side' telling me I'm a pain in their ass, fighting Romney & Goldman Sachs. A prominent lawyer at DK, kept saying Mitt left in 1999, and that I was lying. He had a brigade of followers who said I'm CT over and over again. And it pissed me off that purported progressives were defending Romney, just to snipe at me.

Then, when Obama pointed out the same facts I contended, were true (and his campaign websites followed or friended me) ...instead of apologizing for being wrong, they attacked me more...and Bojo'd me for fighting back.

Or - if I point out a former female veteran joining African Park Rangers (who are getting killed) - than I'm a wretch who the petty & snide snipes say supports the NRA.

Haters who constantly ruin the message you seek to make note of (cause familiarity does breed contempt).

Snipes going around, just like a lawyer's gang, finding fault with anything you say, just because they like being miserable and hate you're the one pointing out a good thing.

I gave up my membership in gun club, and my markmenship awards - decades ago. Doing such long before it was popular....because I despised the thpughts that came, when anger arose.

Snipes or not, I greatly applaud the female Veteran putting herself on the line to stop poachers who kill Park Rangers.

I applaud the person who puts out a FB pic, of himself, noting he made a big mistake, voting for the arsehole Trump.

And I will never stop fighting Sachs or Bain

No matter how many 'snipers' are miserable and have nothing better to do, then to tryto make it rain, on a parade; because someone thinks people are arseholes for pulling all those flowers...just to make a dam float.


Lawyer representing United passenger takes on American Airlines

Source: Reuters

Reuters) - The lawyer representing Dr. David Dao, who was dragged from a United Airlines plane, said he will also represent a woman whose clash with an American Airlines flight attendant went viral over the weekend.

Thomas Demetrio told CNBC on Monday that he will represent both passengers whose recent confrontations with airline and airport employees sparked global outrage and prompted a nationwide conversation over U.S. carriers' treatment of passengers.

"Her tale is compelling. The video is a microcosm of what's wrong with the airline industry today," Demetrio said in an interview with CNBC.

In a video posted on Facebook on Friday by a bystander aboard the American Airlines flight, the woman is seen in tears and holding a young child after a male flight attendant had apparently wrested a baby stroller from her.

Read more: https://mobile-reuters-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN17Q1G0

The betting pool, shall soon begin, on the new BILL before Congress, to outlaw videos on airplanes/jets.

Just sayin.......

What a CROCK: A crocodile hunter gets eaten by crocodiles

Just when you think there's no ying & yang balance in the world, the guy (Scott Van Zyl) who sold a guarantee hunters could kill 9 fifferent species, winds up on the menu.

According to Yahoo News
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Man who made his living killing African wildlife gets eaten by African wildlife

Scott Van Zyl made his living taking wealthy clients on “safaris” for the sole purpose of bringing home trophies like leopards, zebras, wildebeests and even lions. Now, investigators in Zimbabwe believe that Van Zyl ended up on the wrong end of the predator-prey relationship, and DNA tests have confirmed that he was attacked, killed, and eaten by crocodiles while on a hunting trip.

Tisk Tisk .....but Karma is bliss!

Teacher sells jewelry for students sake

In our current unpredicatable world, looking as if gone mad, with ebols surrounding U.S. within and throughout, such ugly times cries out for relief. Thus I'm overjoyed Rubina Cook brought me this story of altruism; which is a welcomed respite.

Annapurna Mohan sold her jewelry to supply her class


Walk into the Class 3 English class taught by Annapurna Mohan at this school in Tamil Nadu’s Villupuram, and you’ll have trouble believing that you’re standing in a government school.

From an interactive smartboard to colourful and comfortable furniture to the stacks of English-language books, this classroom in the Panchayat Union Primary School (PUPS), Kandhadu seems as fine as any in a well-funded international school. And what’s more, the students speak crisp and clear English, as fluently and comfortably as if they’ve been speaking it all their lives.

But the students of this classroom are fortunate to have had Annapurna Mohan for a teacher, She has not only struggled hard to build her students’ language skills, but has even sold her own jewellery to create the kind of classroom she feels her pupils deserve.

I think it would be very cool, if someone here, started a Democratic Underground cloud-funding effort, for U.S. to send Annapurna Mohad, a blessing for her class; because others might do simiar - elsewhere.

.......I'm in to start it off some $$$

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Kick & Rec thread for 30 NFL N.E.Patriots refusing Trump handshake

Michael Skolnik is Tweeting NFL star Alan Branch's (from N.E. Patriots) remark on why he couldn't go to the White House and shake Donal Trump's hand.

Reportedly, Alan Brach stated

"I couldn't shake his {Trump} hand and look my daughters in the eye"




We are now informed 30 N.E. players declined to go to the White House and have the once-in-lifetime"honor" of shaking President Trump's hand

KUDOS to them!

Let's Kick and rec the chit out if thus, in any way you can?

Uh Oh, Faux Mark Cuban is taking on Trump!

Mark Cuban was attacked by an over zealous SEC in Texas, by "trumped" up charges. Instead of pleading guilty, Mr. Cuban fough and won.

Now Marc Cuban is taking on Trump



So I respond to Mr. Cuban's tweet, eith a caution note



Others have found the fighting big gov beast, as a full time task....does not bode well.

I like Mr. Cuban is doing this..

But it is a pathway fraught with peril....

Just sayin....


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DAMN this is a fake account

I posted this thread on real Cuban account

Guess it was too good to be true


But..but...I was duped


Indiana cleans up voter lists; purging 10 to 20%

According to TriStar News, Indiana voter rolls are now purged of invactive voters, purportedly to comply with state law.


Rolls purged of invactive voters to meet state law
Vigo County trims about 10 percent; Parke County lops nearly 20 percent

Cleaning up the state’s voter registration lists stems from action from two voter watchdog groups, Judicial Watch and True The Vote, which sued Indiana in 2012, claiming the state failed to maintain clean voter registration lists. Their lawsuit was dropped in June 2014 after the Indiana General Assembly approved changes to election laws.


The emphasis is colleges and people who purportedly didn't vote since 2014 (wonder if that lists includes people who were denied their vote)!

You can bet your bottom dollar the list purges more Dems and Indies than GOP.

Just sayin.......

Steve Ballmer Dataminer website: USAFacts.org

Look out folks, former Microsoft biggie and owner of the Clippers, Steve Ballmer, is doing an Aaron Scwartz type deal with a Goverment "Facts Check" dataminer website - titled USAFacts.org.


How many Drivers Licenses are there? (214 million +)

Total government revenue (for 2014) $5.2 Trillion.

Number of Government employees - 24 million +

In the age of faux news and POTUS cover ups (of taxes and more), with Aaron Scwartz the target of big gov "Don't You Dare", this is a surprising enterprise.

Wonder how long it will last?

Or how long before Mr. Ballmer becomes an "interest"?

just sayin........


Woo Hoo: Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma Defeats Natural Gas Co.

Federal court orders removal of natural gas pipeline in Oklahoma for trespassing on original Kiowa Indian lands.

Story by 'Native News' reporter Kristi Eaton

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma has ordered a natural gas pipeline operator to cease operations and remove the pipeline located on original Kiowa Indian lands Anadarko.

The ruling in Davilla v. Enable Midstream Partners,, L.P., issued at the end of March, found that Enable Midstream was continuing to trespass on the land and ordered the company to remove the pipeline within six months

Link to story:


Link to case:



It is nice to see justice occur, once in a while.

South Carolina Men Murders Women in Record Ways

As an activist against tyranny, cronyism & corruption, it is hard to alarm me; but today I'm shocked by the unthinkable.

South Carolina is a state leader in murderings of women.

As brought to my attention, there's one man, trying to make a difference, in the statistics, appalling.

S.C. man turns his horrific tragedy into activism

This is Christian Rainey's story, according to CBS News

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. --October is National Domestic Violence month. According to the Violence Policy Center, more than 1,600 women are murdered by men each year, and 94 percent are killed by a man they knew.

South Carolina has the worst record for deadly domestic violence.

Christian Rainey, a North Charleston, South Carolina firefighter, is working to change that. He responds every day to people in crisis. But nothing will ever compare to the call he got in 2006.

"I got a phone call from my cousin telling me that I needed to fly home."

Detra Rainey, his mother, was murdered by her new husband, Michael Simmons. He also killed Rainey's four siblings.

Since then, Mr. Rainey has started activism to educate men, about domestic violence.

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