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Greens Adam Bandt admits global warming a scam

In an extremely unexpected announcement The Greens party leader Adam Bandt admits global warming is not real.

Basically were a Marxist party so we really want to internally rot any country that has not accepted cultural and/or economic Marxism.

The Global Warming Carbon Tax is a perfect vehicle for this, its economically destructive, it appeals to individual guilt for an imagined problem, and it covers up while mitigating a real problem, peak oil.

Furthermore the global warming scam allows us to simply ignore all other environmental problems, the ‘death of the entire planet’ line really make all other problems seem insignificant.

As you know, most of the money the Australian government has collected via global warming / carbon tax rackets has been wasted on junkets and tribunes to the higher ups in the scam, like Al Gore, the IPCC and their paid off ‘scientists’.

I goes to show how careful one must be with the media, the public are still only just learning to filter out the bullshit we feed them constantly. Global warming and the carbon tax is just one of many ploys being used on the public.

I just had to come clean eventually, I’m politician and a lawyer, I’m expected to be honest, so I’d rather admit it now and take a small reputation hit, before I get destroyed by a clever investigative journalist.

Adam closed with this famous quote.

If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.

If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.

If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.

Facebook Oculus Kickstarter unholy alliance

A company called Oculus used a company called Kickstarter to get free money from the public to impress a company called Facebook.

A company called Oculus used a company called Kickstarter to get free money from the public to impress a company called Facebook.

So these companies merged around Oculus effectively.

So these companies merged around Oculus effectively.

So we merge the logos to see what the final result of this new venture is:  Foc u luser.

So we merge the logos to see what the final result of this new venture is:
Foc u luser.

big story

So one of the biggest stories in technology in the last year or so has just happened. A small company called Oculus wanted to make an attempt at a Virtual Reality (VR) headset, nothing new here various IT companies have been trying to make VR a commercial success for more than 20 years. What was new was the mode of funding and the ultimate purchaser. Kickstarter,(  which was normally used by small player to get some money to record a CD, write a book, or produce a small gadget) was used to acquire  1.2 million USD for Oculus development version VR headset (AKA goggles). One of the biggest kickstarter projects ever. From all the hype generated the dying dinosaur Facebook smells the blood in the water and buys Oculus for 2 billion dollars. Depite the Kickstarted backers getting the prototype VR headset as promised, a lot of backers were really angry, they felt that they were supporting an independent company not making a R&D donation to the oh so creepy Facebook.

 

What does this mean?

Kickstarter has had its day, people will no longer want to donate to companies unless it really a forward purchase. Other companies like Kickstarter are emerging and now and will offer a shareholding in new companies.

Crowd funding will become crowd micro investing.

Oculus will be associated with the creepy surveillance of Facebook.

Facebook will probably ruin the potential Oculus like some many previous failed attempts to make people use VR. Farmville in 3D really has very little extra appeal.

It’s no surprise that this happened when corporations got their hands on free money

 

Sony have similar VR project , but have none of this baggage and may just be more successful because of the negative publicity gathered by the aforementioned rogues.

 

No guarantees, but the future could look like this.

No guarantees, but the future could look like this.

Crimea Ballot stuffing

Why have an illegal referendum, when you can make a mockery of democratic process at the same time?

Crimea ballot stuffingpre-printed yes votes on Crimean ballot papers

https://twitter.com/EuromaidanPR/status/444255464792928256/photo/1

Nazi-ballotIts even worse than Hitler, he at least gave  people the option to say no (nein).

Mussolini on Victorias anti protest laws

Victorian government votes for anti protest laws.

This is a move to further erode and criminalize dissent and marginalize political thought.

1394344426973Mussolini approves of the Victorian government.

But do you?

The following politicians voted to remove your right to protest.

Hon Mr Bruce Atkinson : Nunawading (03) 9877 7188
Mrs Andrea Coote  : Port Melbourne (03) 9681 9555
Ms Georgie Crozier  : Caulfield (03) 9555 4101
Hon Richard Dalla-Riva  :Vermont South (03) 9803 0592
Hon David Davis :  Surrey Hills (03) 9888 6244
Mr Damian Drum :  Bendigo (03) 5443 6277
Mr Andrew Elsbury  : Werribee (03) 8742 3226
Mr Bernie Finn :  Sunshine (03) 9312 1212
Hon Matthew Guy :  Melbourne (03) 8392 6075
Hon Peter Hall :  Traralgon (03) 5174 7066
Mr David Koch :  Geelong (03) 5222 1941
Mrs Jan Kronberg :  Ringwood (03) 9870 8284
Hon Wendy Lovell :  Shepparton (03) 5821 0055
Mrs Amanda Millar  : Woodend (03) 5427 2444
Mr Edward O’Donohue :  Melbourne (03) 8684 0900
Mr Craig Ondarchie  : South Morang (03) 9422 0099
Mrs Inga Peulich :  Chelsea (03) 9772 1366
Mr Simon Ramsay :  Ballarat (03) 5332 9443
Hon Gordon Rich-Phillips :  Dandenong (03) 9794 7667
Mr Andrew Ronalds :  Sale (03) 5143 1038

their email addresses:

bruce.atkinson@parliament.vic.gov.au
andrea.coote@parliament.vic.gov.au
georgie.crozier@parliament.vic.gov.au
richard.dalla-riva@parliament.vic.gov.au
david.davis@parliament.vic.gov.au
damian.drum@parliament.vic.gov.au
andrew.elsbury@parliament.vic.gov.au
bernie.finn@parliament.vic.gov.au
matthew.guy@parliament.vic.gov.au
peter.hall@parliament.vic.gov.au
david.koch@parliament.vic.gov.au
jan.kronberg@parliament.vic.gov.au
wendy.lovell@parliament.vic.gov.au
edward.o’donohue@parliament.vic.gov.au
craig.ondarchie@parliament.vic.gov.au
inga.peulich@parliament.vic.gov.au
simon.ramsay@parliament.vic.gov.au
gordon.rich-phillips@parliament.vic.gov.au
andrew.ronalds@parliament.vic.gov.au

Do not ever vote for these people, they think of you as nothing more that dumb beasts to be used and abused for their pleasure. Your only legal way to get political change is to contact them directly, which we suggest you do each and every day. You’ll soon see they really couldn’t care less  about what you want, and any illusion of democracy you have will soon be gone.

Protest is now illegal, if you disagree with government policy you will be punished.

Emperor Napthine

Logic is the second casualty of war

warlogic

For ease of translation:

Man 1:

According to the map, this is the imaginary line which marks the property boundary between the oligarchs who own us.

So now we have to try to kill each other to change this line.

Of course neither of us have anything to gain from this and we risk death.

Man 2:

We would have to be insane to do that.

Abbott plans to scrap free GP visits: 6 dollars?

TonyAbbottVsJesus

Dark plans are currently afoot in Tony Abbott’s conservative (oops I meant liberal) government to abolish free GP visits. For many of us going to the GP is free. There is some insane idea that going to the doctor is somehow fun or frivolous and should be made more expensive to discourage this practice. For myself I can’t remember the last time I had fun at the GP’s office. The closest it gets to fun is finding out you are going to get better, after looking forward to whatever weird pills and potions have been prescribed.

So the hardest hit will be of course those with persistent health problems, children and the already struggling financially, i.e the type of people Jesus tried to help.

So another mean spirited, irrational and poorly thought out policy from Tony Abbott.

So if Tony Abbott is struck dead by lightning, I’ll take that as a sign God exists.

Maxcoin pumped and then dumped

The first month of max coin, all the hallmarks of classic pump and dump. Data from Cryptsy, one of the larger exchanges.

The first month of max coin, all the hallmarks of classic pump and dump. Data from Bter, one of the larger exchanges.

A friend called me just over a month ago telling me about Maxcoin, the new Max Keiser endorsed crypto currency. I said I do some research and let him know if it was wort thinking about or investing in.

Yes it really was the new Max Keiser endoresed cytpto currency, he previously endorsed the copper lark, which you probably haven’t heard of because it was a pump and dump scheme, and few people still take it seriously.

This fact alone was warning enough, there were some rumors that the SHA-3 algorithm has NSA back doors in it, but I was out at pump and dump.

Then came the famously botched launch, a huge pump and dump and then, living in denial for the next month, thinking eventually the price will spike like it did in the early days (not realizing that was pure market manipulation). And then a flood of articles pronouncing it dead and buried, told ya so.

Currently a max is worth 1/1500th of a bit coin and the value is steadily dropping, completely defeating the entire point of a crypto currency.

MtGox Declares bankruptcy becoming MtGotcha

Image.ashxMark Karpeles the CEO of MtGox  filed for bankruptcy in Japan where MtGox is based.

Originally a site for trading Magic the Gathering (MTG) cards, Karpeles purchased the exchange shortly after it was converted to a Bitcoin trading site. MtGox under the ownership of Karpeles became the largest Bitcoin Exchange in the world handling 70% of Bitcoin trades.

For more than six months there have been complaints of extraordinary delays in cash payment for bitcoin on the exchange. This fueled rumors leading many to believe there were no actual funds available, and that the site was manipulating the price of Bitcoin and taking large speculative positions rather than simply being a exchange fee collector.

On 24 February 2014 MtGox announced it had lost 744 thousand Bitcoins due to previously undetected frauds. This would be worth 372 million dollars, 16 times the value of the company, its unlikely that such a large fraud would go undetected for such a long time in a highly computerized business with only 10 employees. MtGox’s problems have been known internally for some time and exacerbated to damage to the Bitcoin community by trading while insolvent for some time. It seems highly likely this was a deliberate fraud by one or more insiders.

More than 100,000 people have been left with a loss by dealing with MtGox 90% of them outside Japan.

So MtGox is gone and has left a massive dollar hole in the Bitcoin market, which all goes to show centralized control of a currency is the real problem.

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/feb/28/bitcoin-mtgox-bankruptcy-japan

Dogecoins value and trade volume have been unaffected by the controversy reported a Shiba Inu spokesman.

Ukraine Chess: Russia’s first moves

Russian pawn Yukanovych to Rostov, Russian military to Crimea. Ukraine forces unknown in strength and location, fear Dnipropetrovsk under threat.

Russian pawn Yukanovych to Rostov, Russian military to Crimea.
Ukraine forces unknown in strength and location, fear Dnipropetrovsk under threat.

 

In Russia first moves of geopolitical chess they have secured their pawn in their major trading port of Rostov-on-Don, and moved forces to the Russian sympathetic region (oblast) of Crimea. Apparently minimal violence has occurred and the Russian are questioning legitimacy of the ousting of Yukanovych. Ukraine is concerned that Dnipropetrovsk (home to nuclear weapons, missile and defense industries) will be the next target for Russian occupation. Its difficult o determine whether Russia is acting with outright aggression/conquest of simply making sure things don’t get too out of control, perhaps both are true. The distance between Kiev and Moscow is similar to the distance between Melbourne and Sydney, so no one want things to get too crazy.

QANTAS transportation history

A slightly cryptic play on words here, but you don't have to be James Joyce to figure it out, and you wont need an Alan key.

A slightly cryptic play on words here, but you don’t have to be James Joyce to figure it out, and you wont need an Alan key.

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