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1) Message boards : Politics : Question about the NSA (Message 1668066)
Posted 1 hour ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
What people need are strong, reliable and empathic people at the top.

strong and empathic are seen as opposites.
2) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. #2 (Message 1668063)
Posted 1 hour ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Just another routine matter from the Los Angeles Perjury Department ....
http://ktla.com/2015/04/20/lapd-officer-charged-with-assault-for-videotaped-beating-during-october-2014-arrest/
3) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Transportation safety 2 (Message 1667722)
Posted 19 hours ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Half way around the world, provides balance.
4) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. #2 (Message 1667647)
Posted 22 hours ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Sometimes, you can 'get them on something else' (usually less severe). Sometimes not.

Yes, depends on what you can manufacture ....

Waited for this type of Post.

You did it faster, than I thought you would.

You are getting better. Keep it up.

Fairly often it involves a legislature inventing a new offense ....
5) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. #2 (Message 1667623)
Posted 23 hours ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Sometimes, you can 'get them on something else' (usually less severe). Sometimes not.

Yes, depends on what you can manufacture ....
6) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Transportation safety 2 (Message 1667622)
Posted 23 hours ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Oh they tailgate there too ....
7) Message boards : Politics : Racist? [yes you are] (Message 1667619)
Posted 23 hours ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Perhaps we know some of the members of the local klavern now
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/19/parma-police-resign-black-female-mayor_n_7097110.html
8) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Raccoon Update XX I - All are welcome in the Critter Cafe (Message 1667574)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Gary,

Hummingbirds need more than "nectar." They eat small insects
to get protein. If you're not able to feed your little hummer
some protein in the form of insects, you really need to find
a hummingbird rehabilitator. If there isn't one who can take
over for you, there might be one who will at least give you
advice either over the Internet or over the phone. Please try
to find someone to help.

And please don't buy the nectar crap they sell in stores. It really
isn't as good as they want you to think it is. Especially if
it contains red dye, which could be harmful to hummers.

Suzy and all

I'm not the one with the bird. The person who has it already told me they know it needs insects in addition to nectar. Also this person has had successful outcomes before.
9) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. #2 (Message 1667441)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Of those, 14 have been executed or died in prison

Hopefully, 'Statute of Limitations' are not involved.

There is no 'Statute of Limitations' on murder.

Interesting and perhaps possible.

Would be interested in what Constitutional Law Scholars say.

California says:
http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=pen&group=00001-01000&file=118-131 wrote:
128. Every person who, by willful perjury or subornation of perjury
procures the conviction and execution of any innocent person, is
punishable by death or life imprisonment without possibility of
parole. The penalty shall be determined pursuant to Sections 190.3
and 190.4.

But for a more general treatise:
http://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1707&context=flr
10) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Raccoon Update XX I - All are welcome in the Critter Cafe (Message 1667360)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Please keep us posted on the little guys progress Gary.

Unless he dies. Then we probably don't want to know...

:(

As of yesterday afternoon, he was doing fine.
11) Message boards : Politics : 20 days to go (Message 1667356)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
The "operative" word here is Equivalent.

I think "comparable" would be the better word.
12) Message boards : Politics : Computers & Technology 2 (Message 1667351)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Hence easier to do the clicks on the Microsoft Exchange myself rather than waste a day explaining to the "3rd party" what to do to set up a second domain.

In many companies that is a firing offense. Legal demands it be so. Because if you make a mistake now you have to fix it and that cost can be open ended.

Still scary that the approach by that "3rd party support" is very likely what they do to all their customers... Ouch. Hope that isn't their SOP!

Yes, it is SOP. Required by lawyers.

Recently had a little experience with that. Work changed our ISP. They sent a man out to move the wire and he could do anything from the wan jack side of the router. He was forbidden to change the settings on the router to the new IP, subnet and DNS and said to call our IT tech to do that. Even though he knew how, if he did he would be fired.

Welcome to the new wonderful world of insurance and lawyers!
13) Message boards : Politics : Computers & Technology 2 (Message 1667303)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
They will be incurring an extra cost for the time the 3rd party has wasted for me, but that is nothing like their claimed $10,000...

Why are you complaining that sounds like good work for you?

Sounds very SOP in fact.

Have a friend that worked for Big Blue. They had to bid on a contract to migrate equipment. They had lots of experts who could do the Big Blue stuff easy and cheaper than any other company. The hang up was Big Blue didn't have enough in house experts on the other vendors systems, so they had to include lots of padding time and money to learn the other vendors systems.
14) Message boards : SETI@home Science : Does iRobot threaten SETI? (Message 1667298)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Not only that - that frequency range is reserved for fixed satellite communications as the primary user (in the US)....

Fixed, Earth to Space.
15) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. #2 (Message 1667241)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Of those, 14 have been executed or died in prison

Hopefully, 'Statute of Limitations' are not involved.

There is no 'Statute of Limitations' on murder.
16) Message boards : Politics : 20 days to go (Message 1667231)
Posted 1 day ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Another hung parliament here we come!

The joys of a do nothing congress .....
17) Message boards : Politics : The Israel and Palestine conflict - Part 2 (Message 1667093)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Israel is seen as the promised land for Christianity, Islam as well as Judaism. No one wants to give up the promised land.

Therein lies the rub.


I strongly do believe the current religious leaders are losing their credibility and therefore their power over their followers. It is only a matter of time before people's free will will get the upperhand and the truth will be seen by all hence the promised land will be given to those who deserve it.

Perhaps in The West, the above is true.

Fanatical Religion is expanding in other regions.

Fanatical religion is expanding in the west. Westboro Baptist Church, Terry Jones .....
18) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Raccoon Update XX I - All are welcome in the Critter Cafe (Message 1666836)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
Yes it is. And I've now held a wild hummingbird. They weigh next to nothing and seem so extremely fragile.

Awesome!!!

How is your friend feeding the convalescing bird? Eye dropper?

Since we didn't have anything correct at work, a straw worked. I know they have eyedroppers and proper hummingbird feeders at home.
19) Message boards : Science (non-SETI) : Debris in earth orbit questions (Message 1666833)
Posted 2 days ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
And if an object is at the same altitude as a space craft or the ISS why isn't it's relative speed basically the same?

Even if it is in a circular orbit it can approach from 90 degrees. But not all orbits are circles and not all stuff was sent up to go to the east. We have lots of polar orbits and all their debris would be in a polar orbit. Also anything that was sent higher may trail debris in some elliptical orbit that crosses the ISS. It can come from any direction.
20) Message boards : Politics : PEOPLE ARE SCARED TO DEATH TO GO AFTER OBLABBY and It's The 21st CENTURY (Message 1666691)
Posted 3 days ago by Profile Gary CharpentierProject donor
You, and Gary, are at least consistent. Which in some ways positive, and in others, negative.

Perhaps we see the Emperor's clothes.


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