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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #400 on: May 24, 2019, 08:30:48 AM »
OK, thank you.

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #401 on: June 21, 2019, 01:53:17 AM »
Back from my road trip to the East Coast!

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #402 on: June 21, 2019, 02:03:09 AM »
Back from my road trip to the East Coast!

I learned that the parts of the east coast that are culturally southern states take great offense at being called the east coast, despite actually being located on the east coast.

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #403 on: June 21, 2019, 10:48:33 AM »
So noted!  :-D

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #404 on: July 19, 2019, 06:25:16 AM »
Heading out for the Canadian Dog Brothers Gathering of the Pack (r).  Back Sunday night.

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #405 on: July 31, 2019, 06:11:03 PM »
Off to DB Gathering in Bern and then Warsaw.  Back in one week!

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #406 on: August 07, 2019, 11:56:58 PM »
Home!

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #407 on: August 12, 2019, 04:27:17 PM »
Looking for that speech the Mexican president gave to our Congress during Obama years , , ,

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #408 on: August 13, 2019, 05:29:20 AM »
Looking for that speech the Mexican president gave to our Congress during Obama years , , ,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpufkAdpOv8

Mexican Pres Felipe Calderon addresses joint session of Congress

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #409 on: August 13, 2019, 09:20:12 AM »
That's what I needed for a post elsewhere.  Thank you.

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/forum traffic
« Reply #410 on: September 10, 2019, 05:52:16 AM »
"bots accounted for 37.9 percent of all online traffic during 2018"
https://thenextweb.com/security/2019/04/17/bots-drove-nearly-40-of-internet-traffic-last-year-and-the-naughty-ones-are-getting-smarter/
[62% of traffic is humans clicking, reading content.]
Is the forum any different?

Sometimes we wonder if we are writing to each other or if others are reading.  The number of reads tracked is very large, millions in total.  If it is 40% 'bots', the number is still huge.  The stats we see show totals by thread.  Crafty, do you know what the totals and subtotals are for the different boards?

The number of reads per reply is vastly different in different thread subjects.  Is there any way to rank the threads to know what draws the most interest?

If it was just bots randomly combing content, wouldn't those ratios be more even?

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #411 on: September 10, 2019, 11:27:39 AM »
Great questions, the answers to which are well outside the ken of this tech troglodyte.

I would note that the longer a thread, there is a mathematical dynamic that drives up the reads per post dynamic.

And yes, regardless, our numbers are pretty fg awesome!

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #412 on: September 22, 2019, 07:19:20 AM »
Looking for citations on the Clinton campaign going to the Ukrainians for dirt; e.g. dirt they got on Manafort.

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #413 on: October 01, 2019, 07:10:34 AM »
Looking for the name and citations of that woman who blabbed about Obama expanding access to raw intel from 3 to 17 agencies to make finding leakers harder

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #414 on: October 01, 2019, 08:28:53 AM »
Looking for the name and citations of that woman who blabbed about Obama expanding access to raw intel from 3 to 17 agencies to make finding leakers harder

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/01/obama-expanding-nsa-powers/513041/

Not sure if this helps.

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #415 on: October 01, 2019, 08:38:44 AM »
Definitely on the right track, but the article is an Obama smokescreen.

There was some mid level woman who in the December before Trump took office spilled the beans as to what this was all really about but I am drawing a blank.  Not too long ago she was on the Bill Maher show.

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #416 on: October 10, 2019, 04:44:15 PM »
Looking for a reference here to our being unhappy that Sec Def Mattis had promised the Turks we would be disarming the Kurds when the fighting with ISIS was over.  Hope someone (hint hint GM) can find it for me!

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #417 on: October 10, 2019, 07:56:07 PM »
Looking for a reference here to our being unhappy that Sec Def Mattis had promised the Turks we would be disarming the Kurds when the fighting with ISIS was over.  Hope someone (hint hint GM) can find it for me!

Sorry to cut in... [Stratfor]
unnamed Turkish officials have been telling any reporter who will listen about how Mattis pledged to help Turkey fight the Kurdish PKK militant group and how American support for Syrian Kurds is limited to the duration of the fight against the Islamic State. That Mattis came out publicly against the KRG’s independence referendum probably didn’t hurt either. For the moment, Turkey seems more publicly comfortable than it has been with the U.S. in months, so whatever Mattis promised in Ankara had the desired effect.
https://dogbrothers.com/phpBB2/index.php?topic=1360.msg105837#msg105837

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #418 on: October 11, 2019, 10:52:19 AM »
You are awesome!

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #419 on: October 15, 2019, 01:54:12 PM »
Well done!


Looking for a reference here to our being unhappy that Sec Def Mattis had promised the Turks we would be disarming the Kurds when the fighting with ISIS was over.  Hope someone (hint hint GM) can find it for me!

Sorry to cut in... [Stratfor]
unnamed Turkish officials have been telling any reporter who will listen about how Mattis pledged to help Turkey fight the Kurdish PKK militant group and how American support for Syrian Kurds is limited to the duration of the fight against the Islamic State. That Mattis came out publicly against the KRG’s independence referendum probably didn’t hurt either. For the moment, Turkey seems more publicly comfortable than it has been with the U.S. in months, so whatever Mattis promised in Ankara had the desired effect.
https://dogbrothers.com/phpBB2/index.php?topic=1360.msg105837#msg105837

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #420 on: October 22, 2019, 09:53:43 AM »
WaPo has an article "The principled, righteous Tucker Carlson".  I would love to read it without having to subscribe WaPo , , ,

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #421 on: October 28, 2019, 05:37:28 PM »
This site seems to be dubious https://newspunch.com/declassified-documents-obama-ordered-cia-to-train-isis/?fbclid=IwAR3oP7FHNZDHx8glwYScR5f6NYR31HdZnZbCMPs5XbAIuT5_umRi9CeM79s

but the premise echoes of our postings here.  This would seem to be a REAL good moment to drag up from the memory hole things of this nature, e.g.

Picture of Sen. McCain with men who turned out to be jihadi scumbags
our money and arms winding up in Al Nusra's hands
anything else of this nature.

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #422 on: October 29, 2019, 11:43:06 AM »
REALLY hoping for some help on this.  The gist of it would seem to be that Obama-Hillary-McCain & Gramham, and the geniuses at Foggy Bottom started the whole shit show in Syria by backing nasty jihadis against Assad.

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #423 on: October 30, 2019, 01:55:41 PM »
Persisting , , ,

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #424 on: October 30, 2019, 07:22:44 PM »
REALLY hoping for some help on this.  The gist of it would seem to be that Obama-Hillary-McCain & Gramham, and the geniuses at Foggy Bottom started the whole shit show in Syria by backing nasty jihadis against Assad.

This?

https://www.salon.com/2016/10/11/leaked-hillary-clinton-emails-show-u-s-allies-saudi-arabia-and-qatar-supported-isis/

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #425 on: October 30, 2019, 08:50:10 PM »
Good start!

But I'm remembering something about a large sum of US money and guns that wound up in all sorts of bad hands and produced a ridiculously small number of moderate fighters (50?) that came to a cost of something like $50K each.

I'm vaguely remembering our having a lot to do with helping the Syrian Civil War get going, generating the fustercluck we now have, , ,

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Up from the memory hole: Big US money only trained 5 fighters against ISIS
« Reply #426 on: October 30, 2019, 10:12:37 PM »
Good start!

But I'm remembering something about a large sum of US money and guns that wound up in all sorts of bad hands and produced a ridiculously small number of moderate fighters (50?) that came to a cost of something like $50K each.

I'm vaguely remembering our having a lot to do with helping the Syrian Civil War get going, generating the fustercluck we now have, , ,

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/sep/16/us-military-syrian-isis-fighters

« Last Edit: October 30, 2019, 11:11:30 PM by Crafty_Dog »

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Pentagon vs. CIA fustercluck in Syria
« Reply #427 on: October 30, 2019, 10:17:43 PM »
Good start!

But I'm remembering something about a large sum of US money and guns that wound up in all sorts of bad hands and produced a ridiculously small number of moderate fighters (50?) that came to a cost of something like $50K each.

I'm vaguely remembering our having a lot to do with helping the Syrian Civil War get going, generating the fustercluck we now have, , ,




https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/sep/16/us-military-syrian-isis-fighters

https://www.latimes.com/world/middleeast/la-fg-cia-pentagon-isis-20160327-story.html
« Last Edit: October 30, 2019, 11:34:32 PM by Crafty_Dog »

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #428 on: October 30, 2019, 11:46:14 PM »

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #429 on: October 30, 2019, 11:49:06 PM »
Excellent work GM!  Pasting these in relevant threads.


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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #431 on: October 31, 2019, 09:51:05 PM »
Looks awesome, but I've used up my freebies.  Any chance you could paste it on the relevant here?

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #432 on: November 19, 2019, 11:35:29 AM »
I could have swore we have a Glen Beck thread but Search is not finding it for me , , ,

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #433 on: November 25, 2019, 09:09:18 AM »
what thread best to post crime or prisoner reform?

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #435 on: December 15, 2019, 09:30:44 AM »

Welcome back to Objectivist!

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #436 on: December 19, 2019, 08:24:27 PM »
Looking for citations for Pelosi's son, Romney's son, Kerry's son making money in Ukraine.


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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #438 on: December 22, 2019, 11:48:20 PM »
Looking for our posts on the subject of civil and/or criminal forfeiture-- posts which I know we have made.  I have used the Search function for both Subject line and Message without success.  Weird.

At the moment I am looking to post this:

https://www.intellectualtakeout.org/article/musician-has-life-savings-stolen-during-police-traffic-stop


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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #440 on: December 23, 2019, 09:53:06 PM »
Thank you.  Webmaster Bob is dealing with family members in the hospital at the moment.  Prayers for all concerned.

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Happy New Year
« Reply #441 on: December 31, 2019, 08:33:27 PM »
To my comrades in cause of America and the American Creed:

I want to thank you all for another fine year-- I think we can be proud of the work we do here!

Our Adventure continues!

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #442 on: January 04, 2020, 03:19:29 PM »
My high school senior daughter has a homework assignment about rent control.  She is looking for article with some good data about it.

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #443 on: January 04, 2020, 03:35:37 PM »
My high school senior daughter has a homework assignment about rent control.  She is looking for article with some good data about it.

https://reason.com/2019/09/27/how-rent-control-hurts-tenants/

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Re: Rules of the Road/Fire Hydrant/Self Intro
« Reply #444 on: January 04, 2020, 06:36:38 PM »
Thank you  8-)