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Apparently, all of "To Cast a Deadly Spell" is up on youtube (I'd look for a cleaner source, but it's cool it's out there).

The Richard Nixon school of ballet and the arts / Re: Uh...
« on: April 17, 2014, 03:22:28 pm »
 :lulz: :lulz: :lulz: :argh!: :lulz: :lulz: :lulz:

« on: April 17, 2014, 03:01:59 pm »

That's what I'm saying, this story has become Overly Politicized. You can't read a story about it without running into "X political party's memes/narrative".

Point in case, this is a good look at the story but is written from an attack PoV (although, this story _does_ link to some court case documents which is rare from the stories I've read):
Libertarians and teanuts far and wide have gathered unto Cliven Bundy’s sacred sheath of land for one purpose: LIBERTY! Or something. Nevermind that said liberty comes by way of simply ignoring federal claims on land that their hero doesn’t own. This isn’t about a bunch of people simply crying because they don’t like the law, or having to obey it. Nor, is it about using threats of violence to affect government policy — i.e “terrorism.”

Nope…this one’s all about Harry Reid, the Chinese, Fracking, and Illuminati Lizard Men cunningly disguised as desert tortoises.

Here's a local story that give some more details on the lead-in to the current situation:

I've even used "Million Short" (a search engine which scrapes the first million hits from a google search, and shows you what's left), and all I get is current stories. After ignoring a million hits.

So, regardless of this rancher's position or "rights", this has become a narrative to fight over. Winner take all, baby.

Aneristic Illusions / Re: The CIA What Now?
« on: April 14, 2014, 05:18:37 pm »
Caught your post on Facebook. Wow.

Oh, great. More shenanigans....

'Slush fund'? USAID under fire for paying Afghan, other governments to pass laws

Hence my reaction of "Uuuugh..."  :lulz: Such a face-palm worthy situation.

Nah, I see this as totally political.

His family has maintained the lands roads and waterways there for about a hundred years (giving them certain "easement" rights) and paid fees to the state to use the land as seasonal grazing. The current controversy is that the feds declared the area "tortoise habitat", deemed that superseded any contracts they ranchers had with the state, and that the cut herds to 10% of previous numbers and pay them the fees to continue grazing. That meant from over 1k cattle to 150. He refused, took them to court and stopped paying any fees to the feds.

Now, they're confiscating cattle and euthanizing most of them.

This all starts to sounds like "yay environment" until you learn that the feds also plan to kill 700 tortoises (half) in the local federally funded conservatory nearby:

Aneristic Illusions / Re: Random News Stories
« on: April 12, 2014, 07:48:39 pm »
I stand corrected. :)

Aneristic Illusions / Re: Random News Stories
« on: April 11, 2014, 09:00:58 pm »
Hrm, on the laptop issue: In the US, I believe, those photos would technically be the property of the girl (who's likeness was captured). So, they can return the hard-drive to him, but yank the pictures off and give them to her.

And now for something completely different:

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