Working cops on the beat without firearms

“If we had access to firearms, we’d be able to handle more of these scenarios on our own,” Village Police Officer Tiger Lee told the station. Nicolai is accused of aiming a rifle at Lee and pulling the trigger, but the weapon didn’t fire. … Officers told the station they don’t carry firearms due to […]

The COMPSEC Communist cell

… summer of 2013, and I was visiting Glenn Greenwald in Rio de Janeiro. This was just after Greenwald’s partner was detained in the UK trying to ferry some documents from Laura Poitras in Berlin back to Greenwald. It was an opsec disaster; they would have been much more secure if they’d emailed the encrypted […]

TOEFL as a requirement for immigration

The TOEFL® Family of Assessments There’s too much “family” going on with a proprietary entrance exam as a requirement for immigration and naturalization. And that is “crime family,” not “family” in a good way. I strongly dislike the image of the United States presented to foreigners (immigrants, guests, visitors, and others) by the multitude of […]

The alt-right shadow government

There is a strong “alt-right” contingency to employees of local, state, and federal government in the U.S. One of the officers who was fired over his handling of the 2018 Parkland, Florida, high school shooting will get his badge back. Sgt. Brian Miller will receive full back pay and seniority when he returns to his […]

Is it a bar or isn’t it a bar?

A national association of district attorneys is assailing the actions of a Georgia prosecutor who recused himself from the Ahmaud Arbery case after he told cops the unarmed black jogger’s killing was “justifiable homicide.” New York Post: US district attorneys group slams recused prosecutor in Ahmaud Arbery case Wait a second. This guy is an attorney. He doesn’t […]

Are ‘hate crime’ charges necessary?

Two white men accused of fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery in what his family is calling a modern-day lynching will not face hate crime charges in Georgia, according to state investigators. USA Today: White men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery won’t face Georgia hate crime charges. Here’s why. I am not sure that Georgia’s position is at […]

Does bad art drive out good?

We think this an important question when it comes to art. When art is valuable, and worthwhile to appreciate, it is inevitably worth money. And indeed, we can ask the same question about money. Gresham’s law is a monetary principle stating that “bad money drives out good.” It is primarily used for consideration and application […]

Why ‘mental health’ is no better than ‘FGM’

“Mental health” pertains to the same field of abhorrent medical practices of circumcision and bodily mutilation designed to satiate the flesh of doctors, pimps, procurators, and prosecutors in the mayhem, malicious disfigurement, and wanton destruction of that of their “patients” or those for whom they were at one time or would have been charged with […]

More on David’s numbering the people

David had a lot more numbering and statistics going on in the Bible than we alluded to earlier. https://www.mushroom.global/2020/04/16/davids-numbering-the-people-absaloms-haircut/ (8) Tu mets devant toi nos iniquités, Et à la lumière de ta face nos fautes cachées. (9) Tous nos jours disparaissent par ton courroux; Nous voyons nos années s’évanouir comme un son. (10) Les jours […]