RufusTFirefly replied to the topic I need to know how to trigger the spies to spy on me. in the forum General Discussion 1 week ago
At least that’s what Gen. Michael Hayden stubbornly insisted:
And believe you me, he knows!
GEN. HAYDEN: Just to be very clear — and believe me, if there’s any amendment to the Constitution that employees of the National Security Age…
“The plural of anecdote isn’t data.”
I remember hearing stories about people who supposedly survived a crash because they weren’t wearing seat belts or of someone’s grandma who smoked two packs a day and yet lived to 103.
The problem is that exceptions often loom larger than rules and get disproportionate attention as a result.
Now that trivia is over, I checked. In the calendar of Romulus, September was the seventh month. That was before January and February were added. What ultimately became July and August already existed as months. They just had different names: Quintilis and Sextilis, both of which made sense, given that they refer to fifth and sixth.
The Gregorian…[Read more]
RufusTFirefly replied to the topic Today's unverifiable Bidenism: Turn back, throw up hand and and walk away from grieving mother in the forum Latest Breaking News 1 month ago
… this poor lady is suffering from some serious delusions:
“You are not the President of the United States Biden!!!! Cheating isn’t winning!!! … If my president Trump was in his rightful seat then my son and the other Heros [sic] would still be alive!!!!”
Not just COVID, but also the subsequent trauma that results when they receive their medical bill.
Most STM (short-term memory) experts will tell you that the number is closer to four.
Miller (1956) summarized evidence that people can remember about seven chunks in short-term memory (STM) tasks. However, that number was meant more as a rough estimate and a rhetorical device than as a real capacity limit. Others have since suggested that there…[Read more]
RufusTFirefly replied to the topic According to a new poll, Ron DeSantis’s favorability numbers are plummeting among Floridians in the forum General Discussion 2 months ago
And if we don’t watch out, they may succeed.
RufusTFirefly replied to the topic I'll tell you one reason many ordinary people shop on Amazon: in the forum General Discussion 2 months ago
They destroy good paying jobs and kill local businesses. The few local businesses remaining have little choice but to raise their prices in order to pay their rising rents and stay afloat. Further impoverished, people are left with even less disposable income, which means they feel they can’t afford to shop local anymore. Thus, more businesses…[Read more]
RufusTFirefly replied to the topic Daily Trivia July 26, 2021 – "Strike a Pose" Edition in the forum Daily Posts by JackPine Radicals 2 months ago
RufusTFirefly replied to the topic NJ Town: Remove F-bomb anti-Biden Signs or She'll Face $250 Daily Fine. in the forum General Discussion 2 months ago
It’s easy to defend the speech you agree with.
But that’s not the point of the First Amendment.
RufusTFirefly replied to the topic The Overlooked Factors in Police Abuse Cases (TK NEWS) in the forum General Discussion 2 months ago
I realize the poster probably knows this, but the way the excerpt is formatted it might lead some to mistakenly believe that the article was written by Gladwell.
Taibbi’s article is a review of Gladwell’s book.
RufusTFirefly replied to the topic Fauci DROPS The Hammer on Spongy Weasel Runt Paul: "You Do Not Know What You Are Talking About"…"If Anybody is Lying Here, Senator, IT IS YOU" in the forum General Discussion 2 months ago
… is there a response other than an ad hominem that effectively rebuts his allegations?
Inquiring minds want to know.
I’m fine. Thanks for your concern!
Just very busy.
P.S. Mars is good.
Thom Hartmann is NOT on KPFA, and the name of the city is Berkeley, not Berkley.
In addition (and I could be wrong about this), but to my knowledge, he does not do any fundraising for KPFA.
RufusTFirefly started the topic Amazon changed traffic light timing during union drive, county officials say in the forum General Discussion 8 months ago
<h3 class=”c-page-title”>Amazon changed traffic light timing during union drive, county officials say</h3>
Organizers say the change made union efforts harder
As part of its ongoing fight over an Alabama warehouse’s efforts to unionize, Amazon reportedly changed the timing of a traffic light outside the warehouse, according to reporting by More P…[Read more]
RufusTFirefly replied to the topic Bombholed by Matt Taibi Details How Corporate Media Has Degraded Journaism in the forum General Discussion 8 months ago
RufusTFirefly replied to the topic Who’s Really Controlling Trump’s Impeachment, by Leonard C. Goodman in the forum General Discussion 8 months ago
That was back in November, and the topic was the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett, but the underlying theme was essentially the same:
“The donors clearly were fine with having a Justice [Amy Coney] Barrett. You know we supposedly live in a representative democracy, but it’s pretty clear, we have two corporate parties that are both playing to…
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