Federal Failures

Five day. And everything has been a bit hectic this week. Which will have to stretch a bit yet before expounding. . So I will limit myself to article bashing this morning.

First, a lovely article [Link] entitled “I’m Warning You, Don’t Read this Article. It’s a Federal Crime!” This article is about how a Yankee government justicer has decided that accessing web pages and sharing passwords may be a Yankee government crime.

This is a wonderful ruling. In principle it means that no one can ever use the internet again. 

So much for the UN declaring that access to internet is a basic human right. (Of course, the Repulsians deny that the UN exists, much like global climate change and any form of science.)

The ramifications of this are rather intriguing. I have an ISP. And that ISP has allowed me to pick a password which implies that it permits me access to it’s part of the internet. But what about the rest of the internet. And who is culpable, myself or the ISP who falsely gave me permission to access the rest of the internet? 

I could ask the same of Gooey and Amazing, just as a couple of examples.

Sounds like a new form of fascist oppression, at least at first thought.

Second, an article [Link] entitled “How did classified information get into those Hillary Clinton emails?” which is an attempt by an academic – possibly a Hillary fanboi? – to weasel word HRC out of having committed felony.

It doesn’t matter if someone sends you a classified email. You are still responsible for safeguarding it properly. Not knowing what you are doing, which has been a LONG TIME characteristic of HRC first recognized by the IT community with her Firefox debacle, is no excuse. Mishandle classified and you get a trip to Kansas.

So when is this cover up, elitist, Stercus Tauri going to cease and HRC get a striped set of pajamas?

 

Pronounced Opposite

Two Day. Lower air temperature than yesterday when I ventured out to gym but the weather beavers foretell highr maximum today. Glad of the respite; weary of summer already. Except for not having to fear ruptured plumbing.

Gym was sparse. No educationalists. Schule is definitely desessioned. Podcasts were mediocre. High point was Guardian podcast on some of the strange (?) ways we humans view money. And use it. 

Thereafter downhill.

Different clerk this week who can’t seem to do what needs be done. Or is a bit of a sadist? Hard to tell. Especially in that business. her sole grace seems to be arriving earlier than the permanent one and thus I can get home earlier. Which is of mixed value to FD SCP. 

Not much cognition this morning. Too much distraction. Pornography – food this morning and cosmetics – on the televisions. Glad I hadn’t eaten. Nauseating enough on a relatively void stomach. One segment was some sort of shoping/cooking race. Ostensibly as a simulation of home entertainment. Do people do that any more? It was rare when I was a child and rarer now. I haven’t done it in thirty or forty years. No desire on the part of either myself or my friends. Why would anyone put themselves to such a burden, for so little? Is it an EXTRO thing. Or a Bog thing? Or both. Demented, regardless.

Of course, I suspect it’s more about the fantasy television people call reality. Sort of like if you have to tell me its a science, it isn’t. So if you have to tell me it’s reality, it isn’t? Especially if on television?

That strikes me as a model of modern society. It is the opposite of what pronouncement figures tell me it is. I shall have to conduct observation and make analysis.

Two Day. Back to gym. Sparse. And passable podcast episodes. Although forty-one minutes of Tyrannosaurus was a whole LOT TOO much. 

Ran across an article [Link] about a tweet by DeGrasse Tyson. 

of an “improved” pledge of allegiance.

At least he got rid of the superstitious mysticism. But it’s still broken. By definition, Justice for a few is Justice for none. Not that Justice is at all objective, of course. But then no government has ever been Just. It’s alien to the nature of organization.

But I appreciate the try.

 

Modern Totalitarianics

Horrendous morning. Had to skip gym. FD SCP had to have some medical testing that involved deconsciousnessing chemicals and hence the presence of a “responsible adult.” Yes, laughter and contortions on the floor are called for. 

I had the wonderful opportunity to sample Scant City Memorial’s cafeteria fare and come away once more convinced that the primary reason that people either die or recover in hospital is the food. Getting away from it, that is. 

And be bullied by the medicalist personnel. Some of whom, clearly selected their career for domination highs. It was all I could do not to laugh in their faces at the absurdity of their anal-retentive obedience demands. Instead I just ignored them without direct confrontation. In today’s Fascist environment in the Yankee republic there is no telling what constabulary or legal oppression may ensue.

On which azimuth, I noted a bemusing article [Link] about how an acalculate bog on an airplane flight created havoc over a GEEK on the flight doing maths. The passengers and the airline took an expensive time hit but the bog was truncheoned for being stupid and histrionically insecure, at least verbally. 

The bemusing is that the Geek in question was an economist and if the maths had been observed by a NERD we might surely have known that the Geek was indeed a maths terrorist.

We may only hope that the bog was sufficiently intimidated and chastised by their absence of judgment as to refrain from reproduction.