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2012-12-29 06:39:07 PM  

NateAsbestos: LIBOR?


t'th'this... this!

What can a bank do and not have criminal charges filed? Anything and everything. And now the entire nation is arguing about guns instead of things that are important. Fark me, just fark me.
 
2012-12-29 06:39:28 PM  

Too_many_Brians: studs up: Fast and Furious is no big deal? Really? Take the us v. them politics out of it (my party right or wrong) and ask yourself if arming the cartels is a good idea. Both Bush AND Obama were stupid about this plan.

Wait. I thought guns were not the problem? Guns don't kill people and all that? Or was I misinfromed?



In this case guns was the problem. And by the Teaderp property, Obama.
 
2012-12-29 06:42:39 PM  

Boloxor the Insipid: Drone strikes. Hundreds of people including children killed by robots, and nobody knows.


img1.fark.net Robots unaware of robots.
 
2012-12-29 06:43:27 PM  

gibbon1: NateAsbestos: LIBOR?

t'th'this... this!

What can a bank do and not have criminal charges filed? Anything and everything. And now the entire nation is arguing about guns instead of things that are important. Fark me, just fark me.


Give a man a gun and he can rob a bank.

Give a man a bank and he can rob the world.
 
2012-12-29 06:46:39 PM  

BadAttitude4U: o5iiawah: jaytkay: Somebody's been dutifully listening to his AM radio.

In other words, what I just posted is correct and you have no evidence to the contrary.

You fark sheep and you have no evidence to the contrary. You can't disprove a negative.

Because you heard your farking insane conspiracy theory on a radio doesn't make it any less insane. Trim the sides of your tin foil hat they are sticking out of Rush Limbaugh's ass.


So thousands of pages of inter-ATF and ATF->Gun shop emails dont exist? Let me guess - you havent read any of them. If a tree falls in the woods, convincing yourself that it didn't happen doesn't stand it back up again.
 
2012-12-29 06:49:34 PM  
Shhhh....

Don't anybody tell Time Magazine about 'Fast And Furious'!
 
2012-12-29 06:52:13 PM  
Bor-ring.
 
2012-12-29 06:59:39 PM  

freewill: Underreported? Ridiculous. I remember seeing these in Time magazine.


Better title: 10 stories we worked our asses off to report and you farkers couldn't be arsed to read because we put a mom breastfeeding a 4-year-old on the cover.

The reason we need lists of underreported stories is because of the failures of Time Magazine.
 
2012-12-29 06:59:45 PM  

o5iiawah: BadAttitude4U: o5iiawah: jaytkay: Somebody's been dutifully listening to his AM radio.

In other words, what I just posted is correct and you have no evidence to the contrary.

You fark sheep and you have no evidence to the contrary. You can't disprove a negative.

Because you heard your farking insane conspiracy theory on a radio doesn't make it any less insane. Trim the sides of your tin foil hat they are sticking out of Rush Limbaugh's ass.

So thousands of pages of inter-ATF and ATF->Gun shop emails dont exist? Let me guess - you havent read any of them. If a tree falls in the woods, convincing yourself that it didn't happen doesn't stand it back up again.


I have read them. The bat shiat crazy conspiracy theory part of this isn't that they sold these guns to track them it's that it was an Obama lead conspiracy to secretly promote gun control.

Presumably to further his Muslim ties to Reverend Wright in supporting their Atheist agenda of hiding his real birth certificate.
 
2012-12-29 07:14:33 PM  
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2012-12-29 07:34:19 PM  
Can someone tell my why exactly Florida is one step above Liberia when it comes to a successful voting system - for years now?
 
2012-12-29 07:58:54 PM  
S.A.S.Q.U.A.T.C.H.:
Can someone tell my why exactly Florida is one step above Liberia when it comes to a successful voting system - for years now?

It's mostly run by locally-elected Democrats.

Yes, that includes the counties that had troubles in 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012.

Including designing and screwing up with the butterfly ballots.
 
2012-12-29 07:59:55 PM  
TIME is just an Obama publication anyway these days. They are so far left they are almost right.
 
2012-12-29 08:23:19 PM  

Seth'n'Spectrum: studs up: Fast and Furious is no big deal? Really? Take the us v. them politics out of it (my party right or wrong) and ask yourself if arming the cartels is a good idea. Both Bush AND Obama were stupid about this plan.

There was nothing wrong with it in principle. We let stuff go through all the time, in order to figure out where it's ending up. This is a tactic that law enforcement has been using forever.

With weapons, though, there will always be some blowback. The only reason F&F got any attention was:
1.) A few Americans were killed.
2.) The ridiculous hollywood-inspired name.


3) Republicans didn't pound away at it that hard because:
It would be an attack on law enforcement
and
It would be an attack on the war on drugs
 
2012-12-29 08:24:04 PM  
24. Alabama Farmers Look to Replace Migrants with Prisoners

Actually, on the surface, I don't think I'd have a problem with this. Pay them the same as the illegals make, a prisoner might have a tidy sum to get a fresh start after their gig is up. Win win??

/unless I'm missing something and in that case I'm totally against it.
 
2012-12-29 08:26:01 PM  

Snotnose: Deslidified


#11 - Unnecessary use of slideshows continue to be rampant on the internet.
 
2012-12-29 08:26:18 PM  

Lost Thought 00: KeelingLovesCornholes: Ever heard of Papa Doc Duvalier? Dictatorship at its worst. They want to not be dirt poor? Accept foreign investment. They are influenced by Cuba to resist it.

Hell of a grudge you've got there, given the guy died over 40 years ago. Many worse people have come and gone since then


Haiti is still feeling his influences. Made their ability to withstand the earthquake that much worse. I'd still hold a grudge too.
 
2012-12-29 08:31:11 PM  

Snotnose: javascript:(function(){window.open('http://deslide.clusterfake.net/de % 20s%20lide/g?o=html_table&u='+location.href);})()


That's handy to know.  But the script doesn't work, it gives a Bad Request error.

Bad RequestYour browser sent a request that this server could not understand.
 
2012-12-29 09:06:36 PM  

NateAsbestos: LIBOR?


No, East LIBOR.
 
2012-12-29 09:55:32 PM  

Snotnose: Deslidified


Thank you. The mobile site is very broken.
 
2012-12-29 10:03:42 PM  

hoopy22: 24. Alabama Farmers Look to Replace Migrants with Prisoners

Actually, on the surface, I don't think I'd have a problem with this. Pay them the same as the illegals make, a prisoner might have a tidy sum to get a fresh start after their gig is up. Win win??

/unless I'm missing something and in that case I'm totally against it.


Well, it does technically distort the labor market.
 
2012-12-29 10:19:42 PM  
Florida took 4 whole days to report election results, well within the two month time limit to report election results to the federal government, and it was already known it didn't affect the outcome anyway. This was one of the top stories in the entire nation for the entire year? Wow, seriously slow year for news.
 
2012-12-29 10:32:22 PM  

S.A.S.Q.U.A.T.C.H.: Can someone tell my why exactly Florida is one step above Liberia when it comes to a successful voting system - for years now?


According to an independent state by state review of voting procedures, Florida is one of the better states, rated "generally good". Link

But yes, there are two particular counties in south Florida where the constituents of a particular demographic can't figure out a voting machine.
 
2012-12-29 10:33:19 PM  

Skirl Hutsenreiter: hoopy22: 24. Alabama Farmers Look to Replace Migrants with Prisoners

Actually, on the surface, I don't think I'd have a problem with this. Pay them the same as the illegals make, a prisoner might have a tidy sum to get a fresh start after their gig is up. Win win??

/unless I'm missing something and in that case I'm totally against it.

Well, it does technically distort the labor market.


Oh man! I hate when my labor market is distorted.... Can I go now???
 
2012-12-29 10:40:31 PM  
If I can't get a good list while using adblock (F-U Fark and Modmins) and Ghostery then I really don't care.
/Don't care about the farking squirrels since you banned good Farkers. You ban the people that make FarK worthwhile, tough farking luck.
 
2012-12-29 10:50:47 PM  
Snotnose
That's handy to know. But the script doesn't work, it gives a Bad Request error.


Could it be that you copy&pasted it from here, including the garbage ("%20", spaces) inserted by the Fark filter?
 
2012-12-29 10:57:57 PM  

ThrobblefootSpectre: Florida took 4 whole days to report election results (...) This was one of the top stories in the entire nation for the entire year?


The point is that making people in certain areas wait hours and hours just to vote - including early absentee voting - is pretty de facto disenfranchisement. They mentioned the 4-day delay in counting the results to support the fact that most people ignored what happened in Florida altogether because it became irrelevant nationally... but their shenanigans should absolutely be alarming.
 
2012-12-29 11:06:19 PM  

desertfool: If I can't get a good list while using adblock (F-U Fark and Modmins) and Ghostery then I really don't care.
/Don't care about the farking squirrels since you banned good Farkers. You ban the people that make FarK worthwhile, tough farking luck.


TF or GTFO, I suppose.

/If ads weren't so damned slow and intrusive, there wouldn't be a need for AdBlock, now would there?
/;^)
 
2012-12-29 11:20:16 PM  
randy blythe, lead singer of lamb of god, was arrested in the czech republic for allegedly throwing a fan off the stage during a concert, and the fan later died from head injuries. i thought this was an underreported story for a couple of reasons. lamb of god is probably the most popular modern hard rock band in the united states right now. their last album reached 3 on the billboard chart. and their lead singer is in court, facing 5-10 years in jail on trumped up charges in another country, and i don't think the mainstream media reported on it at all. what if the lead singer of nickelback was in jail in another country? i'm pretty sure the media would have fallen over itself reporting on that, but because lamb of god is heavy metal, then that means they aren't important.
 
2012-12-30 12:55:56 AM  

The Voice of Doom: That's handy to know. But the script doesn't work, it gives a Bad Request error.

Could it be that you copy&pasted it from here, including the garbage ("%20", spaces) inserted by the Fark filter?


I don't grok the javascript, have no clue what's real and what got inserted by the FF.
 
2012-12-30 02:42:47 AM  
Snotnose

Just delete the part that is NOT in bold:

javascript:(function(){window.open('http://deslide.clusterfake.net/ de % 20s%20lide/g?o=html_table&u='+location.href);})()
That part is
a) the part which got messed up by the filter (it read "/deslide/g", the filter inserted the whitespace and %20)
b) also, by coincidence, no longer necessary
 
2012-12-30 07:36:05 AM  

cirby: S.A.S.Q.U.A.T.C.H.:
Can someone tell my why exactly Florida is one step above Liberia when it comes to a successful voting system - for years now?

It's mostly run by locally-elected Democrats.

Yes, that includes the counties that had troubles in 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012.

Including designing and screwing up with the butterfly ballots.


Talk about your inconvenient truths...
/crickets.....
 
2012-12-30 10:36:39 AM  

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Was the best covered embassy attack of all time. OF ALL TIME.

18,000 kids starve to death each day, but fark them, let's worry about the 3 white people who die in an embassy, or the 3000 that die in a tower. Hell, let's bankrupt our farking country over it.
 
2012-12-30 10:37:46 AM  
Gee...time, the LIBERAL rag that it is, failed to mention BENGHAZI....funny...
Oh, and their "story" on the Elite politicians having tons of money fails to mention
that the MAJORITY of those in elected office that are "megarich" are DEMOCRATS.
 
2012-12-30 12:03:45 PM  
1. How barriers to entry are artificially inflated by US law to protect big business.

Prime examples: Taxi cab medallions
If you drive people around without one you can go to prison, hippie. If you cut a $900,000 check to the government, the next day, you are a law abiding saint, welcome to the club.

Things like this happen in all sorts of businesses...another off the top of my head is the moonshiners. The law will try to put you in prison for making moonshine in your back yard. But if you go cut a check for $200,000 the next day you can make all the moonshine you want, they will even spend taxpayer dollars for you to have a grand opening.

The price of freedom.
 
2012-12-30 12:19:31 PM  

p51d007: Gee...time, the LIBERAL rag that it is, failed to mention BENGHAZI....funny...


Here's a link to a few dozen Time articles regarding Benghazi.

Enjoy!
 
2012-12-30 07:49:33 PM  

jaytkay: Here's a link to a few dozen Time articles regarding Benghazi.

Enjoy!


I think it's funny (funny, but no in a ha ha way) where suddenly conservatives get all jimmy rustled over some trivial event, all at once. Except their 'facts' are mostly wrong, the outrage out of proportion to whatever. And there is nothing you can say to them, they just ignore you and repeat themselves. It's as if they have no immunity at all to being played.
 
2012-12-31 01:33:43 PM  

gibbon1: jaytkay: Here's a link to a few dozen Time articles regarding Benghazi.

Enjoy!

I think it's funny (funny, but no in a ha ha way) where suddenly conservatives get all jimmy rustled over some trivial event, all at once. Except their 'facts' are mostly wrong, the outrage out of proportion to whatever. And there is nothing you can say to them, they just ignore you and repeat themselves. It's as if they have no immunity at all to being played.


Just so I get this right, you are saying that the first ambassador since 1979 getting murdered in an act of foriegn aggression on protected soil is no big deal. Fine. I accept that your level of devotion to the State goes that far. Let me ask, what would this administration have to do for you to say that they have failed in any way, shape or form?
 
2012-12-31 05:28:58 PM  

BadAttitude4U: The bat shiat crazy conspiracy theory part of this isn't that they sold these guns to track them it's that it was an Obama lead conspiracy to secretly promote gun control.


Then why did he, hillary and Janet Napolitano peddle the idea that 90% of Gun crime in mexico is as a result of US firearms when FactCheck pretty much destroys that lie. If it was a piss-poor attempt at tracking weapons, then Holder should have come out and said so. The whole world knows that the ATF wanted a red-flag on anyone who purchased more than one rifle in one transaction...... thats actually in the inter-ATF emails which you claimed to have read.
 
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