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The Gangs of Toronto – Part 2

More fatal shootings in Toronto bring more blame, directed at the US. I think that the problem is Canada’s own “lack of gun laws”. In the United States, today, we have more gun laws than we have “ever” had, in the past. Now that there’s a gun problem for our friends to the North, they seem to want to blame somebody.

They’re blaming the wrong people! If the lack of gun laws in the US was the problem, they would have had this a long time ago. My opinion is that the “tightening” of gun laws in the US is the problem.

I posted about “The Gangs of Toronto“, back in August. From the few comments that the post got, it’s plain to see the problem.

The last time that I was in Toronto was in 1987. I wasn’t in the city for too long, but my impression of the city is that is was one of the most beautiful cities that I’d ever seen. In contrast to “all” of the US cities, Toronto seemed to be almost spotless and “new”. I couldn’t believe that a city of that size could be so “clean”.Ads by AdGenta.com

Would I go back to Toronto, now? If I had a really good reason to, I might. I would personally feel a lot safer visiting Chicago, where I grew up, though.


Labeling Indie Music

Lately, I’ve been having a harder and harder time finding out if music is copyrighted, signed or independent. This story from the New York Times gives a pretty good idea of what’s happening. The problem that I have is finding out how the music is licensed, and whether it can be shared on a network or web site, legaly.

I hope that there is some sort of solution so that Indie Artists can define how their work can be used. I know that the meta information is supposed to tell us all of that, but most of the time, it doesn’t. Honestly, though, even if the meta information said that the music “did” have a copyright, there’s nothing stopping people from changing the information and “re-releasing” it.Ads by AdGenta.com

Most of the indie bands that I’ve seen have web sites. They need to make it clear, on their web sites (something that can usually “only” be changed by them), how their work can be used and shared! This would help a lot of people stay out of trouble. It would also keep certain moderators from removing your songs from web sites because there could be a chance of infringement, even if your intentions were to make it freely available.

Full Text Feeds

In all my blogs, I’ve always put my feeds out as full-text feeds. The feed for this site still looks like it’s coming in as full text, but the posts on the web site, itself, are now being truncated. I have no idea why it’s doing this, all of a sudden, but I don’t like it. I’ll be trying out some of the other styles that are offered, here at WordPress.com, just to see if it makes a difference, but I doubt it will.

The posts used to be complete, here at Webfeed Decentralized, but after posting the previous post, I noticed that they were all cut off, unless you go to the full post. Right now, I’m just guessing that it might have something to do with the AdGenta advertisements that I have in the posts, but I’m not sure. I’ve seen other people’s posts and they’re not cut off, though.

I’ll try to find out if the ads are causing it, and let you know, here. If they “are” causing it, look for a new domain name, soon. Things that change without my knowledge are not very impressive, at all. If WordPress is cutting off my feeds because I’ve included some advertising, they should, at least, let me know ahead of time.

The only reason that I’ve actually been using their service is because I really like this version of WordPress. Version 2.0 is supposed to be released, very soon, though, and I can’t wait to upgrade all of the 52 installations that I have on my server. I might have to buy that new domain, though, and make it 53. I’ve actually been thinking about another domain, as well, and that would make it a whole lot more. I “need” to be able to control what shows up on my front pages, though. at least I know that if it’s located on “my” server, that nobody else will screw with it.

63.5 Percent?

Pretty funny misprint that I picked up from an AP story. Not sure if the AP misprinted it, or the KXMD News web site. Maybe that’s the way Gene Laducer “said” it. Hard to say. It’s almost a “non-story”, in itself, because we all knew that we’re paying more for gas, these days.

“(AP) _ Triple-A of North Dakota is expecting a record number of drivers to hit the road over the next four days, in keeping with trends around the country.

Spokesman Gene Laducer says and estimated 63-and-one-half Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more this holiday season.

And they’ll be paying more at the pump.

Laducer says North Dakotans are paying an average of $2.25 a gallon for gasoline this holiday season. That’s up from $1.82 a gallon last year.

He says prices are about 40 percent higher nationwide.”

“63-and-one-half Americans”. That’s all, huh? Honestly, I don’t even feel that the half-person should be traveling.

I’m In One Of Those Moods

There has to be other people out there that spend what might be considered “too much” time online. There’s just so much to do, and so much to see that it’s almost never-ending.

Well, I think it’s just the mood that I’m in, but I seem to have reached a point that I just don’t want to even “look” at this thing, anymore. I know that I have a lot to do. I always seem to have multiple projects, and even more ideas for other projects, but my brain just doesn’t want to think about them, now. Maybe I’m sick…

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Anyway, it seems like it’s time to take a little vacation. Maybe I’ll take some cool pictures and show them to everybody, when I get back. Maybe I’ll just play video games for a few days. Sleep sounds good, too…

I’m sure I’ll be around, on and off, but it will definetly be less than normal. I think I just need to pull the plug for a while, defrag the brain, again, and re-familiarize myself with the analog notepad. Just don’t ask me how the book is coming along.

Comment Spam

I get quite a bit of comment spam, over at Webfeed Central. Most of the time it’s those short, two-line comments that praise the site, saying something like “I can’t beleive that I haven’t found your site, sooner”, or “I love what you’re doing, here”, and then they throw in a link to some drug or gambling site.

Today, I got the strangest one that I’ve ever seen, though. There were no links to any other web site. The email address that was given (hister@nostradamous.com), looked like a fake, since the domain led to a “placeholder” domain. The content of the message seemed to have “some kind” of message, though, so I decided to quote the whole thing, here.

Program on the emergence of civilization.

“14 species of large animals capable of domesitcation in the history of mankind.
13 from Europe, Asia and northern Africa.
None from the sub-Saharan African continent. �
And disfavor.

They point out Africans’ failed attempts to domesticate the elephant and zebra, the latter being an animal they illustrate that had utmost importance for it’s applicability in transformation from a hunting/gathering to agrarian-based civilization.

The roots of racism are not of this earth.

Austrailia, aboriginals:::No domesticable animals.

The North American continent had none. Now 99% of that population is gone.

AIDS in Africa.

Organizational Heirarchy/Levels of positioning.
Heirarchical order, from top to bottom:

1. MUCK – perhaps have experienced multiple universal contractions (have seen multiple big bangs), creator of the artificial intelligence humans ignorantly refer to as “godâ€?
2. Perhaps some mid-level alien management
3. Evil/disfavored aliens – runs day-to-day operations here and perhaps elsewhere

Terrestrial management/positioning:

4. Chinese/egyptians – this may be separated into the eastern and western worlds
5. Romans – The seamless transition between Cleopatra and Julius Ceasar may be a clue alluding to a partnership.
6. Mafia – the real-world 20th century interface that constantly turns over generationally so as to reinforce the widely-held notion of mortality
7. Jews, corporation, women, politician – Evidence exisits to suggest mafia management over all these groups.

Movies foreshadowing catastrophy
1985 James Bond View to a Kill 1989 San Francisco Loma Prieta earthquake.

Our society gives clues to the system in place. We all have heard the saying “He has more money than god.� There is also an episode of the Simpsons where god meets Homer and says “I’m too old and rich for this.�

This is the system on earth because this is the system everywhere.

20 cent/hour Chinese labor, 50 cents for material.
An $80 sweater costs less than a dollar; homage, tribute kicked upstairs vindicates the creative accounting.

I don’t want to suggest the upper eschelons are evil and good is the fringe. But these individuals become wealthy exploiting those they hurt.

They have made it abundantly clear that doing business with evil (disfavored) won’t help people. They say only good would have the ear, since evil is struggling for survival, and therefore only the favored could help.

The clues are there which companies are favored and which are disfavored, but they conceal it very hard because it is so crucial.

I offer an example of historical proportions:::

People point to Walmart and cry “anti-union�.
Unions enable disfavored people to live satisfactorly without addressing their disfavor. This way their family’s problems are never resolved. Without the union they would have to accept the heirarchy, their own inferiority.
Unions serve to empower.
Walmart is anti-union because they are good. They try to help people address and resolve their problems by creating an environment where there are fewer hurdles.

Media ridicule and lawsuits are creations to reinforce people’s belief that Walmart is evil in a subsegment of the indistry dominated by the middle and lower classes.
Low-cost disfavored Chinese labor is utilized by corporate america to maximize margins. They all do it. Only WalMart gets fingered because they are the ones who help, and those who seek to create confusion in the marketplace want to eliminate the vast middle class who have a real chance and instead stick with lower classes who may not work otherwise. So they dirty him up while allowing the others to appear clean.

The middle class is being deceived. They are being misled into the unfavored, and subsequently will have no assistance from their purchases with corporate america.

The coining of the term “Uncle Sam� was a clue alluding to just this::Sam Walton’s WalMart is one of few saviors of the peasant class.

They desire a system based on duality:::good and evil. They seek to set up a system of two participants and assign them polar opposites:::
Coke and Pepsi (?)
Ford and GM (?)
WalMart and Target
Energizer and Duracell
Coors and Budweiser
Republican and Democrat
The list goes on:::
AMD and Intel
Microsoft and Apple (?)
Lowes and HomeDepot
Sam’s Club and Costco
WellsFargo and BofA
Pier1 and CostPlus
Borders and Barnes&Noble
And, when there are multiple participants, they try to eliminate the third:::
Chrysler – opposition produced a compromise – the 80s government bailout
Kmart – Kmart has it bad and should be out of business.
Miller – Steps are being taken to reduce them to a low-cost beer.

Amercia is a country of castoffs, rejects. Italy sent its criminals, malcontents.
Between the thrones, the klans and kindred, they decided who they didn’t want and acted, creating discontent and/or starvation.
The u.s. is full of disfavored rejects. It is the reason for the myriad of problems not found in European countries. As far as the Rockafellers and other industrialists of the 19th century go, I suspect these aren’t their real names. I suspect they were chosen to go and head this new empire.

Royalty is the correct way to organize a society. Dictatorships and monarchies are a reflection of the antient’s hierarchical organization.
Positions go to those who have favor with the rulers, as opposed to being elected.
Elections bring a false sense of how the world is. Democracy misleads people.
Which is why the disfavored rejects were sent to the shores of America::To keep them on the wrong path.

Jewsus Christ is a religious figure of evil. He teaches of a begnign, forgiving god when quite the opposite is true.
The seperatist churches formed so they could capture the rest of the white people, keeping them worshipping the wrong god.
And now they do it to disfavored people of color, Latinos and Asians, after centuries of preying upon them.

Since Buddism doesn’t recongnize a god, the calls are never heard, and Asian representation is instead fully selected by the thrones.
Budda was the Asian’s Jewsus Christ::: bad for the people. It was a clue they both emerged at the same time. Timing may be a clue alluding to ranking.

Simpson’s foreshadowing::Helloween IV special, Flanders is Satan. “Last one you ever suspect.�
“You’ll see lots of nuns where you’re going:::hell!!!� St. Wigham, Helloween VI:::missionary work, destroying cultures.
Over and over, the Simpsons was a source of education and enlightenment, a target of ridicule by the system which wishes to conceal its secrets.

The advent of the modern Christmas was a brilliant move. It creates a vested interest among those who would prefer the Church of Evil be destroyed::::
As goes the Catholic Church so goes the majority of annual retail sales.
The similarity between the names “Santa� and “Satan� is no coincidence.

Jews maim the body formed in the image of “god�, and inflicted circumcision upon all other white people.
I think about how Jews (were used to) created homosexuality among Slavics, retribution for the Holocaust.
Then I think of the Catholic Church and its troubles.
What connection is here between Jews and the Catholic church???
If it is their sinister motives that’s behind the evil that is Jesus Christ are they being used at all?
Perhaps it is them who are pulling strings.
Their centuries of slavery in Egypt proves their disfavor.
For their suffering the Jew leaders were granted the right to prey on the up-and-coming Europeans to try to fix their problems with the ruling elite, a recurring aspect of the elite’s methodology.
Jews were ostracised for a reason.

Retribution for the atomic bombs dropped on Japan, the Korean War got the disfavored United States into this socially depraved environment in the latter 20th century because we attacked an antient, revered peoples. Our continued presence keeps us in trouble.
When the disfavored americans attack the wrong people again, as they suggested they will, in Korea or elsewhere, they will pay dearly.

All peoples are ranked in terms of favor and disfavor. And when the disfavored abuse those with favor there is hell to pay.
All the groups mentioned throughout are necessary to justify the will of the managing species. They conceive a strategy, devise a plan yet need a way to implement it, and without these groups the managing species would be exposed in the course of execution. So, based upon their rank they are assigned goals to accomplish and are rewarded with favors.

Mumia Abu-Jamal
Dhoruba Bin Wahad
Assata Shakur
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Malcolm X
Che Guevara
Black Panthers
George Jackson
Sundiata Acoli
Assata Shakur
Geronomo ji Jaga (Pratt)
Fred Hampton

I really don’t understand the message. Maybe I just need to wake up a little bit more, and read it again. Maybe there’s really not a message in there. Either way, I can’t understand why a comment spammer would post a comment that didn’t contain any links. Isn’t that the point, to begin with?

I’ve Only Done This Once

Maybe some of you have done this more often that I have, but I’ve only played “ding-dong ditching” once in my life, way back in my younger days. If you haven’t heard of it, basicly, it’s where you go up to somebody’s front door, ring the doorbell (or knock), then duck into the bushes and watch the person who answers the door get a little upset.

Well, my last post was titled “Opening Doors…”, and it seems that I was the one who ended up a little upset. Of course, this only happened figuratively, and nobody literally ducked into the bushes. I will say that I was a little relieved that I didn’t have to worry about making a quick purchase of a DV camera (although I did find a pretty good one), and also that I didn’t have to spend that much time out in the freezing temperatures.

It turns out, though, that after only a day-and-a-half, the Jamestown, ND fire investigators decided to determine the cause of the fire as “undetermined”. I can understand that the fire caused a major amount of damage, and made the investigation almost impossible. There are going to be many different theories about the cause of the fire, though, and I hope that the insurance investigators decide to continue it, and come up with some answers. I’d also like to say that if “Mr. R” decides to continue the investigation, and contacts me, that I would still be interested.

Even as the fire was burning, I thought to myself how hard it might be to find the cause of this fire. With a lot of the clues that lead to the cause, literally “gone”, there may not be a way, and we’ll continue to speculate, forever.

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