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December 3, 2020

All Warner Brothers 2021 releases going to HBO Max


AT&’s Warner Bros. announced on Thursday that all of its films scheduled to launch in 2021 will be released on HBO Max at the same time they are available in theaters.
It’s an example of how AT&T is adapting to the coronavirus pandemic, allowing people to safely watch new movies at home without having to venture out to a movie theater
It’s currently a one-year plan.

This is going to change the economics of big budget movies. Box offices for the expensive blockbusters are probably going to be a 1/3rd of what they were before Covid. Of particular concern to me is Dune which will be the first half of the book. How much will they spend to film the second half now?

Stars are going to be taking smaller pay days or not working. The number of big budget movies are going to go down as well as the amount that is spent on these movies.

Disney will probably soon follow. I am guessing Universal/Peacock as well.
December 3, 2020

Horrible thought - Trump might go down in history

as the individual who has won the most total votes when running for President if he is the Republican's candidate in 2024. He is already that right now having 1-2M or so more than Obama.

November 22, 2020

Was there any other state that Gore could have flipped in 2000?

by using the same tactics that Trump is currently using? How about Kerry or Hillary Clinton?

Gore only needed one other state (I assume the faithless elector from DC would have voted for Gore if it met winning the election). Granted Bush conceded on NM because his only path to victory was Florida. I am sure he would have opened up front if Gore had pursued New Hampshire or Nevada.

Alternatively could he have tried to pick off faithless electors himself (three in total)?

November 14, 2020

Project Veritas might finally meet its maker (so to speak)

Project Veritas could face legal liability for postal worker's ballot fraud allegations, experts say

The next day, Project Veritas posted a two-hour audio clip of Hopkins' interview with U.S. Postal Service investigators, apparently in the belief that it would bolster Hopkins' case and show that investigators had manipulated him into confessing.

The audio recording, which Hopkins himself made secretly and Salon has reviewed, does not indicate that, however. Hopkins repeatedly disavows any first-hand knowledge of misconduct by the postmaster, saying instead that his allegation was largely an assumption, drawn from pieces of a conversation he overheard amid the noise of a mail processing facility.

"I didn't specifically overhear the whole story. I just heard a part of it," Hopkins said in the recording. "And I could have missed a lot of it."

"My mind probably added the rest. I understand that," he said at another point, adding: "All it is is hearsay, and that's the worst part."

When an agent asked Hopkins in the recording if he would still swear to the affidavit's claim that the postmaster "was back-dating ballots," he replied: "At this point? No."

Hopkins also told the federal agents that the affidavit, which he signed under penalty of law and which was later provided to the Trump campaign and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., had been written by Project Veritas.


November 9, 2020

This all comes down to Georgia where Paul Broun was a US Congressman

This Paul Broun who was the head of the House Science Committee

We are so screwed. Still kick him what you can for the Senate candidates.

November 9, 2020

I think the GSA is in violation of the law

She is holding up funds for the transition. At least based on this organization's website, she can't do that.



The law provides that an eligible candidate has the right to the facilities and services provided to eligible
candidates until the date on which the Administrator is able to determine the apparent successful
candidates for the office of president and vice president.

November 6, 2020

Philadelphia Freedom

Hit it Elton.

November 6, 2020

For those who use touchscreen, dial, or button voting

Do you get a paper copy to review at the time of your voting?

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