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3DHS / Trump "Shit-holes"
« on: January 15, 2018, 03:21:03 PM »

3DHS / A Millennial Job Interview
« on: January 15, 2018, 07:42:52 AM »

3DHS / Re: Shall this darkness & dispair ever relent?
« on: January 10, 2018, 07:07:45 PM »
awesome !

3DHS / Re: Ullah Akayed
« on: January 05, 2018, 02:47:01 PM »


Bill Clinton once lost the nuclear codes for months,
and a "comedy of errors" kept anyone from finding out

By Christopher Woody

The codes needed to launch a US nuclear strike are supposed to be kept close to the president at all times.

A department within the Defense Department is tasked with overseeing all aspects of the nuclear-launch process, including the codes.
During Bill Clinton's presidency, officials from that department discovered the codes had gone missing.

The process the president has to go through to launch the US's nuclear weapons isn't as simple as pressing a button, but the key component of that process, the codes needed to authorize the launch, are never far from the president.

At least they're never supposed to be.

According to Gen. Hugh Shelton, who was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from October 1997 to September 2001, the number of redundancies in the nuclear-launch process "is staggering." All of steps are "dependent on one vital element without which there can be no launch," he wrote in his 2010 autobiography, "Without Hesitation: The Odyssey of an American Warrior."

That element, the president's authorization codes, is supposed to remain in close proximity to the president at all times, carried by one of five military aides, representing each branch of the military. The codes are on a card called the "biscuit" carried within the "football," a briefcase that is officially known as the "president's emergency satchel."

However, around 2000, according to Shelton, a member of the department within the Pentagon that is responsible for all pieces of the nuclear process was dispatched to the White House to physically look at the codes and ensure they were correct, a procedure required to happen every 30 days. (The set of codes was to be replaced entirely every four months.)

That official was told by a presidential aide that President Bill Clinton did have the codes, but was in an important meeting and could not be disturbed.

The aide assured the official that Clinton took the codes seriously and had them close by. The official was dismayed, but he accepted the excuse and left.

When the next inspection took place the following month, that official was on vacation, according to Shelton, and another official was dispatched to the White House. The new official was met with the same excuse, the president is very busy, but takes the codes very seriously and has them on hand.

"This comedy of errors went on, without President Clinton's knowledge I'm sure, until it was finally time to collect the current set and replace them with the new edition," Shelton writes.

"At this point we learned that the aide had no idea where the old ones were, because they had been missing for months," he added. "The President never did have them, but he assumed, I'm sure, that the aide had them like he was supposed to."

Shelton and then-Secretary of Defense William Cohen were alarmed. The problem of missing codes had been resolved by changing the codes, but they quickly acted to change the process itself, mandating that the Defense Department official visiting the White House physically see the codes, waiting there to do so if necessary.

Shelton and Cohen feared the saga would reach the press and become an embarrassing story. But word of the missing codes never made it out, and Shelton's recounting of it in his 2010 book was, to his knowledge, the first time it had been shared publicly.

"This is a big deal "a gargantuan deal" and we dodged a silver bullet," Shelton writes, adding: "You do whatever you can and think you have an infallible system, but somehow someone always seems to find a way to screw it up."

3DHS / Re: oops for to say I`m on a internet vacation this month
« on: January 03, 2018, 03:13:32 PM »
enjoy your break kimba!
we had a great time in San Fran...
except God that traffic is horrible
had a nice dinner at the Cliff House
there were guys surfing near the Cliff House in late Dec....Brrrrr!
Love Bev Mo
also went to China Town and saw where they make fortune cookie....that was cool
spent time in Berkeley....but was not wearing my MAGA hat.
Palace of Fine Arts was neat those houses are expensive around there.
that new tower going up downtown looks to be quite tall

3DHS / Chickens Coming Home To Roost on State Tax Deductions!
« on: January 03, 2018, 10:53:57 AM »
As Caps on Federal Deductions Begin, High-Tax States Seek a New Scheme


JANUARY 2, 2018

For many, there are few things quite as enjoyable as watching high-tax states kvetch that the new GOP tax plan caps deductions on federal tax returns for state and local taxes.

Taxpayers in other states have long subsidized the spendthrift ways of states like California and New York. Those states could always sell yet another tax increase to their citizens, who knew they could deduct the increase on federal returns.

But those days are over, and high-tax states are scrambling to figure out how to keep having their cake and eating it, too. The New York Times reports: "One proposal would replace state income taxes, which are no longer fully deductible under the new law, with payroll taxes on employers, which are deductible. Another idea would be to allow residents to replace their state income tax payments with tax-deductible charitable contributions to their state governments."

This is in addition to efforts to sue the federal government, as if a federal tax deduction is somehow a right.

However, I do encourage those states to try that "charitable contribution" idea, under the obvious condition that they can't dress up a mandatory tax as a charitable contribution. Because that's not charity.

What's amusing is that these states don't seem too interested in just cutting their state budgets. Spending less would be heresy to Leftist politicians who embrace a redistribution ideology. Balanced budgets are for other people, but not them.

Many other states are able to prosper without ridiculously high taxation rates. Some states have no income tax at all, and manage to run just fine. Funny how that is.

Frankly, "flyover country" is sick of subsidizing the ever-expanding bureaucracy of states that look down on us with disdain. If the coastal elites want high taxes, then they need to find a way to make that work on their own. Don't ask the federal government to just pass your debt over to the rest of us.

The Times notes: "[T]he cap on the state and local tax deduction could pose a serious threat to state budgets, because it makes state taxes more expensive for residents. That could make it harder for states to raise taxes, particularly on wealthy residents, and could increase pressure to cut spending."

In other words, these state governments are well aware that their own citizens don't want to pay for whatever crap they keep spending on. They've just been shamelessly forcing others to pay for it through deductions.

Now that there's a cap, they'd rather scheme to dump the costs on another sucker than admit their ideas lead to ruin. All the while, the rest of us are sitting here with smirks on our faces, knowing this is going to be a titanic failure.

3DHS / Re: Ullah Akayed
« on: January 02, 2018, 11:37:21 AM »
but the author of that  article stated those guys who are christians do not represent christianity would you at least  concede those attacker does not represent islam.

your analogy just does not hold up to current day reality
the worldwide numbers are not even close
it is in fact very rare for people to use Christianity as their prime motivation for carrying out mass murder, destruction and war
it is in fact very common for people to use Islam as their prime motivation for carrying out mass slaughter, destruction and war
Islam has a massive violence problem within in midst where people are using Islam as the reason they commit heinous acts

3DHS / "Bad Guy"
« on: December 26, 2017, 10:24:16 AM »
So there's evidence:

Clinton campaign paid people to incite violence at Trump rallies

Lisa Bloom paid people to fabricate Trump sexual accusations

Phony dossier from Fusion GPS has FBI & DNC connections

Yet we're supposed to believe @realDonaldTrump is the bad guy


3DHS / Re: Merry christmas!!
« on: December 26, 2017, 10:22:59 AM »
Thanks Kimba...Merry CHRISTmas to you too.

Had a great time in San Fran.

3DHS / Re: Ullah Akayed
« on: December 18, 2017, 05:53:32 PM »
we live in 2017
there are world wide daily headlines of Muzzies targeting and murdering innocent civilians
most Muzzy terrorist state Islam is their primary motivation in killing
there is no such current Christian equivalence
there were more killed in just the Sept 11th attack than all killings by the KKK in decades
there are more blacks killed in Chicago by other blacks than the KKK ever killed
look at this list just from 2017 of Muzzy Murders in the name of their religion
it is stunning....

3DHS / Ullah Akayed
« on: December 11, 2017, 11:00:08 AM »
The New York City bombing suspect has been identified as Ullah Akayed, 27,

3DHS / Re: wish I was in texas next month
« on: December 07, 2017, 12:36:52 PM »
Wow ! Pretty fancy
I lend towards a much cheaper fare. Have fun

me2....i'd be fine with tacos or a burger
but ya know...special occasion
do you work in downtown San Fran?

3DHS / Re: wish I was in texas next month
« on: December 07, 2017, 11:58:00 AM »
sounds interesting Kimba
come on out!
BTW...that is the same theater where JFK shooter Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested.
I will be in the Bay area Dec 21-Dec 25....but don't think I will have time to buy your lunch.
My brother is taking me to lunch on the 21st at some fancy place named "BOULEVARD" in San Fran

3DHS / Re: Is Trump the new Abbie Hoffman?
« on: December 05, 2017, 06:49:01 PM »
businesses may just keep the money and cry hardship.

Kimba my business is small...but I have told my accountant and my ops mgr that if we see any new monies from a new possible corporate tax cut that I want every dime given to our employees and to make it very clear that the new money they see is from the tax cut the Republicans passed.....I hope it works out....and they are both employees so they will benefit too and are motivated to make it happen....I want none of the new money!

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