Posts by Mr. Kevvy

21) Message boards : Politics : ....................45....................aka CITIZEN No. 1 Calls 'em RIGHT Every Time...Greatest LIARS In PREZ History: O'BLABBY; SHRUB II; SLICK WILLIE 9 to Zero WINNING!!! by American & BEST PREZ EVER (Message 1875577)
Posted 26 days ago by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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1) infect thousands of polling stations across the nation with a virus to affect the election


Where was this even seriously alleged (ie by someone who might be in a position to do something about it)?
22) Message boards : Politics : ....................45....................aka CITIZEN No. 1 Calls 'em RIGHT Every Time...Greatest LIARS In PREZ History: O'BLABBY; SHRUB II; SLICK WILLIE 9 to Zero WINNING!!! by American & BEST PREZ EVER (Message 1875560)
Posted 26 days ago by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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Yes, that could have happened. This in no way constitutes evidence that it did happen.

Similarly, Russia could have influenced the U.S. presidential election. This in no way constitutes evidence that Russia did influence the U.S. presidential election. If you want the "other side" to accept the legitimacy of "your candidate", pay them the same courtesy. Then some sanity may be restored to the political process.

How is that usually phrased...? Ah yes: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
23) Message boards : Politics : ....................45....................aka CITIZEN No. 1 Calls 'em RIGHT Every Time...Greatest LIARS In PREZ History: O'BLABBY; SHRUB II; SLICK WILLIE 9 to Zero WINNING!!! by American & BEST PREZ EVER (Message 1875531)
Posted 26 days ago by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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It's too much to ask for empathy from either side of the aisle these days...

But hearken back to 2011 and there are roughly a dozen interviews and tweets where Donald Trump himself questioned the legitimacy of Barack Obama's presidency based on the ridiculous "birthergate" nonsense implying that he wasn't born in the United States (once he even implied that Obama was... goshgollygeewhiz... a Muslim! {{cue scary music}}) I don't feel like scouring for links being rather busy right now but I certainly will if required. These are interviews/tweets so they are words from his own mouth or keyboard, not "fake news" from a third party. He also strangely even continued after POTUS Obama released his birth certificate and he (Donald Trump) declared the matter settled and that he was a natural-born citizen after all.

Thus I don't really sympathize for him (or some of his followers) getting bent out of shape about this when he (and they) were more than willing in the past to do precisely the same to the POTUS with a similar lack of validated evidence.

Edit: Not taking sides here... just being "fair and balanced" :^p
24) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Mysterious Miscellaneous Tool Time V9 (Message 1875518)
Posted 26 days ago by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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Okay ... well is it for checking your bicycle's chain, you know, for wear and tear or something...


Yes, close enough considering no one else who knows seems to want to answer. :^) I don't even know if it has a canonical name but bicycle chain checker will do.
(It's precisely machined to the right length so that on a new chain the right edge won't drop into the links when the left edge is placed flush against a chain roller, but as the chain wears over time it stretches slightly and then it will and that indicates it's time for the chain to be replaced.)
PM on its way.
25) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Mysterious Miscellaneous Tool Time V9 (Message 1874859)
Posted 24 Jun 2017 by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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*attempt gracious congratulation at Mr Kevvy*


Heh... thanks. :^)

Here is the next mystery tool...

26) Message boards : Politics : ....................45....................aka CITIZEN No. 1 Calls 'em RIGHT Every Time...Greatest LIARS In PREZ History: O'BLABBY; SHRUB II; SLICK WILLIE 9 to Zero WINNING!!! by American & BEST PREZ EVER (Message 1874782)
Posted 24 Jun 2017 by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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BTW you should look at how many times the press did call her a liar. Hint it is a number larger that zero.


Hillary Clinton even lies about lying about her lies

I'd say that's three just in one headline. :^)
27) Message boards : Politics : I hope that this cop gets to feel the full force of the law. #4 (Message 1874644)
Posted 23 Jun 2017 by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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White St. Louis cop shot black off-duty officer — then claimed it was a ‘friendly fire’ incident

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and local news outlet Fox2Now, a white St. Louis police officer shot a black off-duty officer from his own force after a car chase ended in a crash outside the off-duty officer’s home.

The African American officer, who has not yet been identified, came outside of his home while off-duty after hearing the commotion from a car chase that ended nearby. Despite identifying himself as a cop, the man was ordered to the ground by two officers. He complied, and soon after, they recognized him and told him to get up.

That was when a third officer entered the scene, and because he did not recognize the black off-duty cop and claimed to “fear for his safety,” shot the off-duty cop in the arm.
28) Message boards : Politics : ....................45....................aka CITIZEN No. 1 Calls 'em RIGHT Every Time...Greatest LIARS In PREZ History: O'BLABBY; SHRUB II; SLICK WILLIE 9 to Zero WINNING!!! by American & BEST PREZ EVER (Message 1874493)
Posted 22 Jun 2017 by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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What, like showing how racist he is by tweeting whenever he thinks a Muslim has committed an attack and says absolutely sweet FA when Muslims are attacked.


Interestingly, the last three radical Islamist terrorist incidents in Canada were committed by Caucasian converts. So, one may argue that this shows he is bigoted, prejudiced, biased, Islamophobic, etc., but racist? Not so much.
29) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Mysterious Miscellaneous Tool Time V9 (Message 1874487)
Posted 22 Jun 2017 by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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Digital Scale Master for measuring distances on maps, blueprints, etc.

Edit: Link.
30) Questions and Answers : Windows : Boinc keep crashing my pc (Message 1874331)
Posted 21 Jun 2017 by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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As with the OP, the first two things I would check are overheating and memory errors which can sometimes be fixed by simply reseating the DIMMs. Links to the best utilities I know of (and free.)
31) Message boards : Politics : ....................45....................aka CITIZEN No. 1 Calls 'em RIGHT Every Time...Greatest LIARS In PREZ History: O'BLABBY; SHRUB II; SLICK WILLIE 9 to Zero WINNING!!! by American & BEST PREZ EVER (Message 1874305)
Posted 21 Jun 2017 by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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Looks like something's going to happen that I didn't think would ever happen again... a president GREATER THAN REAGAN!


When did it happen before?
32) Message boards : SETI@home Science : Planet Hunters Report Record-Breaking Discovery, Search for other habitable planets (Message 1874031)
Posted 19 Jun 2017 by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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Kepler has found 4034 planets. Ten of them are in the Goldilocks zone...


The ten "Goldilocks zone" planets are new as of this batch of 219 announced today, not the only ones in the total 4,034.
(I think this is what you meant but it is worded such that it seems otherwise.)

Source

NASA’s Kepler space telescope team has released a mission catalog of planet candidates that introduces 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and orbiting in their star's habitable zone
33) Message boards : Politics : Terrorist Attacks (Message 1874026)
Posted 19 Jun 2017 by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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Just in case our faith in humanity is waning...

In the chaotic aftermath of the violence, Imam Mohammed Mahmoud reportedly leapt into action, urging the injured and angry worshipers to remain calm and shielding the alleged attacker from the furious crowd until police could detain the man.

Speaking with Sky News, one witness explained that “The leader of the mosque said ‘You do not touch him.’ He was sitting and holding him like that, people kept holding him.”

In another interview with Sky, Muslim Welfare House CEO Toufik Kacimi was more direct in his appraisal of Imam Mahmoud’s actions.

“Our imam, Mohammed Mahmoud, went there and saved him,” Kacimi said. “He saved his life basically.”


It also appears at this point that the person who died was having a medical emergency before the incident, possibly a heart attack or similar, so the death may not have been caused by the attack. Of course the chaos that ensued may have delayed prompt treatment...
34) Questions and Answers : Windows : BOINC SCREENSAVER FOREVER LOADING (Message 1873930)
Posted 19 Jun 2017 by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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But pse, for my edification, who on the SETI@HOME Q&A WIN forum wd WANT to spam me??? We r all on the same quest, no?


Not anyone here, but all of SETI@Home except the team rooms is publicly accessible for reading without a logon, and Q&A also allows posts without any SETI@Home credit (so that people can ask for assistance), so it is a magnet for both spambots that harvest e-mail addresses and spam posts for external sites.
35) Message boards : Politics : Abortion and Birth Control (Message 1873853)
Posted 18 Jun 2017 by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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You're welcome. :^) I certainly paid my mod dues today... whew... three pages of postings. However this is a complex issue and and a controversial one so is unlikely to go away, thus should have its own thread if for nothing else than to keep it from derailing others.

Happily the three of you who are against abortion seem pretty reasonable about it as you don't seem to want to restrict family planning/birth control in any way. Those who want to restrict both are the only ones who really grind my gears. I would not even object to abortion being restricted if it was done in a staged approach ie:

First trimester: Abortion on demand
Second trimester: Mandatory counseling and offering of adoption options unless one of the cases below
Third trimester: Only in cases of rape, incest, medical or mental issues (ie the mother's life is at risk or the baby would be born with lifelong severe problems that would require permanent care, etc.)

So responsible women who missed a period would have adequate time to determine they were pregnant and obtain an abortion before they were aborting a fetus with a functioning nervous system who may be aware of it. And others would have to have a good medically proven reason why they waited.

I also think that regardless of one's views on state medical assistance, that birth control and information about it should be considered a medical necessity and be provided free of charge if required to those who can't afford it. My reasoning is that the state by spending a dollar for a condom and a nickel for a pamphlet, or even ten bucks for a month of pills now, is saving tens of thousands later by not having to support an unwanted or abandoned child because there are no available adoption parents, or worse, hundreds of thousands to millions to prosecute and incarcerate an unwanted, abused child who turns to crime in later life as so many often do.
36) Message boards : Politics : Abortion and Birth Control (Message 1873839)
Posted 18 Jun 2017 by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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Mr. Kevvy...

Good luck!


Thanks. :^) Move completed and amazingly didn't have a power failure or anything else in the middle of it.

(Edit: for context for those who weren't involved originally, this entire thread up until this point was split out of the Donald Trump "45" thread.)
37) Message boards : Politics : Abortion and Birth Control (Message 1873675)
Posted 17 Jun 2017 by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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Then there are the ones who go for implantation into the wall of the uterus. Not any different than a tape worm in the gut. It is one way, a leech sucking life out of the host.


I was planning on mentioning what any Ob/Gyn knows so this seems an opportune time: about a third of pregnancies don't even implant. They are silently expelled on the next ovulation. So, for those opposed to abortion on religious grounds, this makes God the biggest abortionist in history, more than all others put together by far. Thirty billion and counting... five thousand holocausts! Where is your outrage, sirs!

:^)
38) Message boards : Politics : Abortion and Birth Control (Message 1873672)
Posted 17 Jun 2017 by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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It goes much farther than that, as Dr Ben Carson so eloquently pointed out, the fact that the majority of Sanger's outreach was in the Poor BLACK communities points out emphatically her racist views(no different from Hitler's except for the chosen target). Dr Carson also pointed out that the majority of Planned Parenthood sites in large cities are located in predominantly black neighborhoods.


Unfortunately this is completely untrue. Makes for some opportune political grandstanding by the good doctor and many others of course. There is no evidence that Margaret Sanger was a racist, and if she spent more time in predominantly black neighbourhoods this would have been because they were the poorest and thus most in need of assistance.
39) Message boards : Politics : Abortion and Birth Control (Message 1873571)
Posted 17 Jun 2017 by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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Eugenics... spit.


Well, Henry Ford was a eugenicist and supported Hitler but we aren't going to ban Fords over it, and Abraham Lincoln even though banned slavery wrote plenty of racist apologetics for his actions, and this in no way invalidates what he did either.
40) Message boards : Politics : Abortion and Birth Control (Message 1873567)
Posted 17 Jun 2017 by Profile Mr. KevvyCrowdfunding Project Donor
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Look who started planned parenthood and what her objective was when it was started.
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How about choosing to NOT get pregnant in the first place? There are modern ways to do this today. It requires a little bit of fore-thought though.


Funny that you recommend the use of birth control, as this was what Margaret Sanger's objective was and what she was arrested for... simply distributing birth control and literature about it was deemed to be "obscenity".

She also didn't agree with abortion, and was quite clear that if women had access to reliable, inexpensive birth control there would not be a need for it. So what was this "objective" you are referring to and via what reference?


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