SteveF

About SteveF

Steve is a polymath. Maybe that's not quite it. Maybe closer to a savant, or at any rate an idiot-savant. Or maybe just a plain ol' idiot.

A MOR on Memes
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Mexican Congresswoman Declares War on Memes Martha Orta Rodriguez suggests a penalty of up to four years in prison and a fine of nearly US$2,000 for those responsible for creating these often humorous and satirical images on the Web. … Continue reading

Choke on It
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UK Prime Minister David Cameron ‘Must Apologize’ Over Trump Insult Last December [UK Prime Minister David Cameron] called the billionaire businessman “divisive, stupid and wrong” for suggesting that Muslims should be banned from entering America. When he made these undiplomatic … Continue reading

Workplace Equality
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Women Seeking Time Off Work for Menstrual Cycles Some activist women are pushing a new workplace initiative called the “period policy,” an employee benefit that would give women time off for their menstrual cycles. … Baxter went on to say … Continue reading

Appointment from President Trump? Probably not.
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Cruz: Trump Is ‘Utterly Amoral,’ ‘Pathological Liar’ Cruz said, “I’m going to do something I haven’t done for the entire campaign. For those of you who have traveled with me all across the country. I’m going to tell you what … Continue reading

Understandable Mistake
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Hillary Wants to Make It Illegal to Criticize Her Remember, Citizens United was an attack on me, so I take it very personally … we are going to reverse Citizens United and if we can’t get the Supreme Court to … Continue reading

Shitty Actress
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Furious farmer sprays MANURE at Oscar winning actress Emma Thompson after she breaks a court injunction to protest on his field Alternative headline: Has-Been Performs Stunt to Garner Headlines, Succeeds but Not as Expected She and her sister climbed a … Continue reading

Off-Topic and General Interest
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Put your various comments, insights, links, and words of wisdom here. Or else! (New OT post created by SteveF because the old one was bloated and unresponsive. Much like the US federal government. Makes me wonder about plonking the old … Continue reading

Intolerable Attitude
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Trump’s “America First” speech is pissing people off. German foreign minister criticizes Trump’s ‘America first’ foreign policy Steinmeier also said that Trump’s speech was contradictory, with the Republican calling on the one hand for ‘America first’ but on the other … Continue reading

Confused
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Texas Woman Duped Illegal Immigrants in Cash for Green Cards Scheme Yvette Marie Rodriguez, 41, pleaded guilty to a scheme where she professed to be an immigration official who could provide immigration documents to illegal aliens, according to information provided … Continue reading

This Special Day
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As most know, it’s Earth Day today, the day when we are supposed to do all sorts of greenie things, like cut back on energy use and not eat animals that were raised to be food. As some know, it’s … Continue reading

A Passel of Putzes
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Here are a few items for the delectation of anyone not riveted to the NY primary results. (For my sins, I live in NY, but I’m hardly riveted. On the GOP side the result is a given, and on the … Continue reading

Berned!
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Some guy is selling T-shirts with this rather ludicrous* image. Has been, for months. * Ludicrous only because Bernie is an incompetent tool, unfit to tie the shoes of real hard-nosed tyrants. And then Bernie’s people discovered them and got … Continue reading

Daily Bullshit
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Sex and climate change Long BS short, the future of the species is in danger because of dreaded climate change. In animals — by which the so-called experts almost certainly mean mammals — sperm count drops with increased temperature. That’s … Continue reading

Laws Are for the Little People
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When Did the U.S. Repeal the Laws of Supply and Demand? Thanks to legislation their governors signed Monday, California and New York are hiking their minimums to $15, the target hourly rate of a national campaign by labor activists. Earlier … Continue reading

Go Ahead, Try This at Home
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A Wannabe Supervillian Builds His Own Thermite Cannon Just watch the video. The guy would appear to be a suicidal idiot, but he’s been doing crazy things for a while (ref the last 30 seconds of the video) and still … Continue reading

Plague of … Bees
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At Least 20 Stung by Swarm of Bees at Arizona Mosque A huge swarm of bees surrounded people at the Muslim Community Mosque in Phoenix, Arizona, in a terrifying moment caught on video. First, I challenge you not to laugh, … Continue reading

Pay Me! (Tunisian Edition)
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I just heard a statement by a Tunisian member of parliament. (A woman from the Medenine province, if that matters.) She says that tourism has dropped to practically nothing because of fears of terrorist attacks (without acknowledging that there were … Continue reading

Butthurt Alert
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Male tennis players should earn more than females Tennis World No. 1 Novak Djokovic believes that male tennis players should earn more money than their female counterparts, considering the fact that more people watch their matches. Seems reasonable to me. … Continue reading

How… unexpected
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Surprise! NSA data will soon routinely be used for domestic policing that has nothing to do with terrorism National Security Agency data will be shared with other intelligence agencies like the FBI without first applying any screens for privacy. Grab … Continue reading

Monstrous
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Creature from the deep blue sea! Huge monstrous-looking beast washes up on popular tourist beach in Mexico leaving experts baffled A monstrous-looking sea creature that experts are unable to identify has washed up on a tourist beach in Mexico. Stunned … Continue reading

Devastated
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Clinton IT specialist revealing server details to FBI, ‘devastating witness’ “Bryan Pagliano is a devastating witness and, as the webmaster, knows exactly who had access to [Clinton’s] computer and devices at specific times. His importance to this case cannot be … Continue reading

Digging Herself Deeper
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Fired professor Melissa Click claimed she thought student journalist had a gun Melissa Click, the (now former) assistant professor of communication at the University of Missouri, told investigators that she threatened to sic some “muscle” on a student journalist because … Continue reading

Two-word Response
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China Warns U.S. After Trump Wins Nevada Caucus China warned the United States on Wednesday not to adopt punitive currency policies that could disrupt U.S.-China relations after Donald Trump’s win in the Nevada caucus. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told … Continue reading

More Good News on the Economic Front
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More Subprime Borrowers Are Falling Behind on Their Auto Loans More borrowers with spotty credit are failing to make monthly car payments on time, a troubling sign for investors who have snapped up billions of dollars of securities backed by … Continue reading

Good Fat, Bad Fat
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There’s a long, technical, and interesting post about the effects of different kinds of fat on the human body. I’m not going to go into detail, instead referring you to the post, but here’s the bottom line: Saturated fats are … Continue reading

Guess that Name!
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Suspect identified in machete attack at northeast Columbus restaurant Mohamed Barry, 30, attacked five multiple people at Nazareth Restaurant and Deli on North Hamilton Road before he was shot and killed by police after he fled the scene. Is it … Continue reading

Should Have Held It In
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It’s quiet today, so I’ll bring up something near and dear to my heart: fart jokes. Yep, so That Idiot, aka Andrew “The Dumbass” Cuomo, aka Loserboy Who Failed the Bar Exam a Bunch of Times, aka the Goober of … Continue reading

Open Your Mouth, Go to Jail
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How Bill Cosby’s moralizing to black youth helped land him in criminal court Ten years ago, Bill Cosby was deposed — gave testimony under oath but not in a courtroom — regarding a civil suit about “sexual assault”. The deposition … Continue reading

The Wages of Stupid is Death
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Islamic State ‘Poster Girl’ Used as Sex Slave Before Murder Samra Kesinovic was used as a sex slave by the Islamic State before being killed while trying to flee, it has been alleged. … “Don’t look for us. We will … Continue reading

Cue the Faux Outrage
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L.A. County Supervisor Antonovich’s comment on San Bernardino shootings draws Muslim leaders’ ire In a speech to constituents after the [San Bernardino] shooting, [Los Angeles County Supervisor] Antonovich said, “The first thing I asked about this incident, was the guy … Continue reading

Icy Desperation
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Are Governments manipulating Wikipedia to deny climate change “Wikipedia’s global warming entry sees 2-3 edits a day, with more than 100 words altered, while the standard model in physics has around 10 words changed every few weeks,” Wilson notes. “The … Continue reading

Secular Holiday Parade
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Hollywood Christmas Parade Picks Atheists Penn and Teller as Grand Marshals The Hollywood Christmas Parade has selected two famous atheists to be its grand marshals. Magicians Penn and Teller, both avowed atheists, will host the event, according to ABC 7. … Continue reading

Junk Junk Science
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How online porn is fuelling sex addiction The ‘endless supply’ of pornography on the internet is feeding sex addiction, a study has revealed. Sex addiction – when an individual has difficulty controlling their sexual thoughts, feelings or behaviour – is … Continue reading

To Serve and Protect
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Man Calls Suicide Hotline – SWAT Team Responds & Kills Him Jose Calzada, 35, of Utah called the suicide prevention hotline at 4am last Tuesday. Seven hours [later] he was dead, but not due to his own hands, as he … Continue reading

Rats Scurrying from the Light
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F.B.I. Chief Links Scrutiny of Police With Rise in Violent Crime The F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, said on Friday that the additional scrutiny and criticism of police officers in the wake of highly publicized episodes of police brutality may … Continue reading

Valuable Members of Society
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Illegal Aliens Lose Battle in Birth Certificate Lawsuit Against Texas The [illegal alien] parents [of birthright citizenship children] complain that their children are not able to obtain government benefits, including health insurance and social welfare programs It is claimed that … Continue reading

Pathetic
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Parents, Students Say 3rd Grader Terrorizing East Bay Elementary School Students and parents at Mount Diablo Elementary School in Clayton say one child is terrorizing the entire school. … Parents say the disruptive and violent behavior has forced the principal … Continue reading

A Thought on Artificial Intelligence Research
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Most publicly visible AI work was always done in universities. The researchers would of course need to study actual human minds in order to create an artificial mind. Of course, the most readily available research subjects in universities have always … Continue reading