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Embed a Video, Go To Jail?

johnhp Re:How cute (314 comments)

This single specific call for boycott won't have any impact, but his voice is just another shout going up from an angry mob. Each yell gives the crowd more energy and more potential to eventually lash out in action.

By the way, your attempts to sound condescending with "how cute" and "little boycott" make you sound like the transvestite from Silence of the Lambs.

more than 3 years ago
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Embed a Video, Go To Jail?

johnhp Re:Grow a pair and call for a boycott (314 comments)

I think that people have been doing that to varying extents, and the MPAA just chalks that up as a further loss from piracy.

"They're not buying it, which means they're stealing it!"

more than 3 years ago
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Why IP Laws Are Blocking Innovation

johnhp Re:Welcome to the real world, hippies (348 comments)

Do you consider marijuana to be more harmful than the legal drugs alcohol and tobacco, or is your problem with its users purely that they use it in violation of the law?
Do you consider those who use medical marijuana to have all the negative qualities you listed for marijuana users? Do you oppose the legalization of marijuana for recreational use?
I can somewhat understand your position if it's based *entirely* on universal respect for the rule of law, but if it's a prejudice against marijuana in general, I can only theorize that you were mistreated by hippy parents.

more than 3 years ago
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Does the Moon Have Military Value?

johnhp Re:So what would happen... (332 comments)

Since no one wanted to explain it to you too well, I'll go ahead. Basically, no, it's not a realistic threat. The problem with your idea is that the biggest explosion that humans could possibly make, or even expect to make in 100 years, wouldn't have a fraction of the power needed to blow apart the moon.

Think about the comet impact that killed the dinosaurs. It was an explosion with a power far beyond what humans cam make today. Even that amazing amount of energy was only enough to carve a wide but shallow divot on the crust of the earth.

Also, to answer your question of what could happen if the moon did explode, the answer is simple: all life all earth would perish in a fiery then frigid apocalypse. Even a glancing blow of the moon by a good sized comet could, as far as I know, rain down explosive hell on the entire planet.

more than 3 years ago
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Does the Moon Have Military Value?

johnhp Re:The moon? No. (332 comments)

In that case, it's virtually certain that the US already has a few of those flying around over.

more than 3 years ago
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Chinese Stealth Fighter Jet May Use US Technology

johnhp Re:If true... (339 comments)

The machines that *make* the cheap plastic crap are still made in the US. China makes the crap, Germany makes the good stuff and the rest of the countries fill in where they can.

more than 3 years ago
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DSL Installation Fail

johnhp Re:Some weasel of a tech is now shitting his pants (371 comments)

Yeah, the company has shit service and shit standards, and that's the union's fault instead of the company's.

Those damn Reds just won't stop until they've ruined everything! I suppose we should just send in some union busters to beat their organizers to death with clubs like the good old days!

more than 3 years ago
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Russia Moves To Universal ID Card

johnhp Re:ID cards can be wonderful for privacy (200 comments)

Different cards or businesses would only keep their keys to themselves for so long.

Eventually, you'd see a little EULA on a screen where clicking yes means they can share their key with a group of others businesses, to "serve you better". Eventually, some terrorist attack will occur and the government will decide that it should have a master key to track all spending in order to search for suspicious purchases. Eventually, the IRS will access all of your income and spending and property records and will be happy to "do you taxes for you!" and send you a bill. Eventually, the government will have complete control over all commerce and it will be a crime to act outside of the system. The GPS in your phone will sync up with the purchases you make and the text messages you send/receive and the government will have you perfectly indexed in a master database. Deviants will be found mathematically.

Technology has always been used by governments to enforce control. It has improved over time, stabilizing society but also establishing more complete tyranny. I believe we have almost reached the time where revolution will no longer be possible. The game of states and empires will be locked in, and the peasants will never again discharge the elite.

more than 3 years ago
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Thousands of Blackbirds Fall From Sky Dead

johnhp Re:Nearby, massive fish kill (577 comments)

Also, in the same area, is the town that's had like 500 earthquakes in the past six months or something. A lot of people think that the hydraulic fracturing method of gas drilling caused the earthquakes. Maybe it also caused some gasses to vent. Not to mention the New Madrid Fault is in the area where they're doing that shit... they're probably going to kill me.

more than 3 years ago
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Skype For iPhone Now Makes Video Calls

johnhp Re:Actually it is (102 comments)

Yeah, anecdotal evidence, but literally the only two applications my GRANDMOTHER uses are FireFox and Skype.

I can only guess how many grandmother's have been setup with Skype by family members so they can keep in touch. I bet it's huge.

more than 3 years ago
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Record Set For World's Youngest Chess Champion

johnhp Re:Gender differences - be happy! (214 comments)

Similarly, it's not politically correct to talk about how race is a major indicator of intelligence... despite being absolutely proven, with economic and societal levels controlled for.

more than 3 years ago
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WikiLeaks Took Advice From Media Outlets

johnhp Re:http://gangstalkingworld.com/ (385 comments)

I never said a thing about "us". Where did I say that?

Also, I have to assume that a government agent wouldn't spend his time arguing with you no a website that no one will see.

about 4 years ago
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WikiLeaks Took Advice From Media Outlets

johnhp Re:http://gangstalkingworld.com/ (385 comments)

Questioning the information you present makes me a "narc". That's nonsense.

I'm still waiting on you to tell us what crime you committed at 17, and to explain why a government would spend hundreds of thousands of dollars harassing your for years simply because you submitted the same form three times.

By the way, a "narc" is short for narcotics agent. You can't even get your silly labels right. You seem to think I'm a G-Man or Spook (but I'm not, I'm actually a mid-western video game programmer)

about 4 years ago
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WikiLeaks Took Advice From Media Outlets

johnhp Re:http://gangstalkingworld.com/ (385 comments)

Dude, don't act like that's not also your website. Your tendency toward deception to make a point does NOTHING to make your outrageous claims more credible.

about 4 years ago
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WikiLeaks Took Advice From Media Outlets

johnhp Re:Wikileaks supporters should study COINTELPRO. (385 comments)

I'm sorry if I was unclear. I have no comment about what you or anyone else should do to support Assange. As a US citizen, I know damn well that I shouldn't support him, or it could mean my ass. That doesn't mean I don't cheer him on a bit.

My point was that I've read through your site, and you are a man who needs help. You don't have to live in this fearful world you've created. Psychiatrists can help you to see the world as it really is.

At this point though, I suspect that you'll never give up your delusion, as it would mean you'd have to admit to yourself and your friends and family that all this was BS all along. It would be humiliating.

Last, do you want some evidence that you have a problem? Consider that you refuse to address why a government would spend so much energy to harass you over something like submitting the same form three times? Also, why won't you admit what crime you referred to committing at 17?

about 4 years ago
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WikiLeaks Took Advice From Media Outlets

johnhp Re:How do you know that? (385 comments)

"the techniques and methods of harassment described in the links I posted are 100% accurate" Ok, I'm happy to debate this, but can we please stop pretending you aren't the author of that site? This is nonsense. No one would vouch for the 100% accuracy of a site like that without being its author.

So here's my question: why in the world would the government do something like this to you as punishment for simply resubmitting a form multiple times?

Also, what crime were you accused of that you won't reveal on your site? By keeping that secret, you set the tone as "BS" for the rest of the site.

about 4 years ago
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WikiLeaks Took Advice From Media Outlets

johnhp Re:Wikileaks supporters should study COINTELPRO. (385 comments)

Yes, that's a fair point, if those "techniques" are repeated in multiple places, then there may be something to them. Still I saw only one linked source on that site in regard to "gang stalking", and that link is not operational. So whatever merits the site may have, it's not valuable as any kind of authority on what tactics a government may use to harass someone.

about 4 years ago
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WikiLeaks Took Advice From Media Outlets

johnhp Re:Wikileaks supporters should study COINTELPRO. (385 comments)

It's no insinuation. It is a simple declaration: you obviously have a mental disorder. I have had two friends who were also schizophrenic, and I was very good at communicating with them and understanding their condition. From reading your website, I can clearly see the exact same condition in you.

It's obvious that you're the author of the site, because anyone except the author would see that you are delusional. No one would post that site as evidence except its creator.

Furthermore, I'm not a government agent, and am in fact very interested and open minded in regard to issues like COINTELPRO, Rex 84, etc. I agree completely that the government is ruthless and shitty. I hate the system of wage slavery and rule by the elite that we have today - and probably more than you at that.

Also, by an accident of language, you confirmed yourself as the author of that page, so don't deny it. You said "insinuating that I'm mentally ill", when my comnment was directed specifically at the author of that page.

about 4 years ago
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WikiLeaks Took Advice From Media Outlets

johnhp Re:Wikileaks supporters should study COINTELPRO. (385 comments)

I will also point out that you really have made a fine website. I hope that you can get your condition under control and make good use of your talent.

about 4 years ago

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Sweden to reopen rape case involving WikiLeaks

johnhp johnhp writes  |  more than 4 years ago

johnhp (1807490) writes "Looks like Julian Assange is not out of the woods yet. The investigation against him will continue, and Sweden's top prosecutor seems confident that he's guilty. Is it really just PR, or was a crime committed after all?"
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WikiLeaks founder charged with rape, molestation

johnhp johnhp writes  |  more than 4 years ago

johnhp (1807490) writes ""The founder and editor of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, has been charged in Sweden with rape and molestation, a spokeswoman for the Swedish prosecutor's office told CNN Saturday."

Actual case, or smear from the U.S. government? This will be very interesting to watch."

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Ted Stevens killed in Alaskan plane crash

johnhp johnhp writes  |  more than 4 years ago

johnhp (1807490) writes "The private plane carrying Stevens and a former head of NASA crashed Monday night in a rugged stretch of Alaska. The crash left at least five people dead, but at least three survivors."
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