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by Winterborn
Wed Apr 21, 2021 7:35 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: The MSM
Replies: 36
Views: 494

Re: The MSM

News professionals can cover a big swath of the industry. You could call a news anchor that reads off of a script or a camera guy a news professional but they are not the same as a reporter or journalist. The only good ones that I have come across are independent or have their name/brand so well es...
by Winterborn
Wed Apr 21, 2021 7:27 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Here We Go Again (Minneapolis, MN)
Replies: 1598
Views: 63938

Re: Here We Go Again (Minneapolis, MN)

Not per the MN legal code section 609. Murder in the 2nd degree receives not more than 40 years imprisonment. Murder in the 3rd degree has a max of 25 years. Under Minnesota sentencing guidelines, for a person with no criminal history, each murder charge carries a presumptive sentence of 12 1/2 yea...
by Winterborn
Wed Apr 21, 2021 7:15 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Here We Go Again (Minneapolis, MN)
Replies: 1598
Views: 63938

Re: Here We Go Again (Minneapolis, MN)

The third degree and manslaughter will. Second degree I do not think so. But then I am just an armchair attorney. Same penalty for either 2nd or 3rd degree murder. Not per the MN legal code section 609. Murder in the 2nd degree receives not more than 40 years imprisonment. Murder in the 3rd degree ...
by Winterborn
Wed Apr 21, 2021 4:09 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Self driving cars on murderous rampage...
Replies: 199
Views: 25894

Re: Self driving cars on murderous rampage...

:nod: Calling it "Autopilot" was a mistake on Tesla's part. It is what happens when Marketing comes up with a cool name or Software(or any other department) uses shorthand for something and then that language is placed in the manuals and other literature. It snowballs until the public sta...
by Winterborn
Tue Apr 20, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Here We Go Again (Minneapolis, MN)
Replies: 1598
Views: 63938

Re: Here We Go Again (Minneapolis, MN)

Pwns wrote: Tue Apr 20, 2021 2:11 pm Cowardly jury. The murder charges won't stand up on appeal, but the manslaughter will.
The third degree and manslaughter will.

Second degree I do not think so. But then I am just an armchair attorney.
by Winterborn
Tue Apr 20, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: The MSM
Replies: 36
Views: 494

Re: The MSM

It would be like me judging CU CEO’s based on Wall Street executives. You’re also not mentioning the role corporatism plays in media. There are 1000’s of quality news professionals. But news consumption is hard. I get that. You keep saying that, but the reporting says something different....too nua...
by Winterborn
Tue Apr 20, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: The MSM
Replies: 36
Views: 494

Re: The MSM

Really? You haven't been paying attention if you think there's "many". The entire concept of "fact checking" has become a joke. Centrist, unbiased reporters are being run off from old guard outlets by the hundreds. I get that yellow journalism isn't a "new" thing. But ...
by Winterborn
Tue Apr 20, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Self driving cars on murderous rampage...
Replies: 199
Views: 25894

Re: Self driving cars on murderous rampage...

Well there's your problem. People with more money than sense are driving cars when they should probably be on the short bus. These are probably the people that blame Coke and McDonalds for making them fat. :ohno: Agreed, but TESLA SHOULDN’T call it autopilot, because some morons will take that to m...
by Winterborn
Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:31 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Crypto v. Pandemic v. GameStop v. Capitalism
Replies: 33
Views: 498

Re: Crypto v. Pandemic v. GameStop v. Capitalism

kalm wrote:
Winterborn wrote: Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:10 am They just design them and forget to lock the bat cage........
That hasn’t been ruled out.
Hopefully we get Batman and not Joker out of this. [emoji3]
by Winterborn
Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:10 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Crypto v. Pandemic v. GameStop v. Capitalism
Replies: 33
Views: 498

Re: Crypto v. Pandemic v. GameStop v. Capitalism


kalm wrote:
houndawg wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:16 pm ...governments don't spread pandemics, people do :mrgreen:
[emoji38]
They just design them and forget to lock the bat cage........
by Winterborn
Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Crypto v. Pandemic v. GameStop v. Capitalism
Replies: 33
Views: 498

Re: Crypto v. Pandemic v. GameStop v. Capitalism

Since Crypto is mentioned.....

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by Winterborn
Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: The MSM
Replies: 36
Views: 494

Re: The MSM

kalm wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:38 pm
Winterborn wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:27 pm

Just because he tends to take a short term viewpoint and has a big heart, doesn't mean you can use opprobrious terms like that. :whistle:
Whatta bunch of dicks.... :ohno:
Birds of a feather, flock together. :D
by Winterborn
Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Here We Go Again (Minneapolis, MN)
Replies: 1598
Views: 63938

Re: Here We Go Again (Minneapolis, MN)

Capital punishment is a relic that needs to be retired. :thumbdown: Agreed. The state shouldn’t be involved in murdering anyone. Let the worst of the worst rot in cells. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Disagree. When I was younger I wasn't the biggest fan of it but the older I get the more I rea...
by Winterborn
Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Here We Go Again (Minneapolis, MN)
Replies: 1598
Views: 63938

Re: Here We Go Again (Minneapolis, MN)

Housing and property values are already reflecting the new reality that is the Twin Cities with less of a Police presence. Just have to follow the neighborhood FB pages to see people bitching about it. They shouldn't have hired scumbags like Chauvin, now its going to cost them Are you talking the r...
by Winterborn
Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: The MSM
Replies: 36
Views: 494

Re: The MSM

UNI88 wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:18 pm
kalm wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:07 pm

Another source I used to get criticized for. :lol:
Your two favorite journalists before you went all ctrl-left, uber-liberal on us ... ;)
Just because he tends to take a short term viewpoint and has a big heart, doesn't mean you can use opprobrious terms like that. :whistle:
by Winterborn
Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: The MSM
Replies: 36
Views: 494

Re: The MSM

Recent article by him that I found interesting and ties in with what '88 posted (bold added for emphasis). https://greenwald.substack.com/p/journalists-learning-they-spread Another source I used to get criticized for. :lol: I will be honest, I only have read a few articles by both authors here in t...
by Winterborn
Mon Apr 19, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: The MSM
Replies: 36
Views: 494

Re: The MSM

Glenn Greenwald has been on a tear regarding this issue as well. Recent article by him that I found interesting and ties in with what '88 posted (bold added for emphasis). Let's express this as clearly as it can be expressed. Any journalist who treats unverified stories from the CIA or other govern...
by Winterborn
Mon Apr 19, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Here We Go Again (Minneapolis, MN)
Replies: 1598
Views: 63938

Re: Here We Go Again (Minneapolis, MN)

"Get more confrontational" if there isn't a murder conviction. https://twitter.com/JackPosobiec/status/1383635117147451417 She knows the Dems scuttled a police reform last year right? Instigating violence :ohno: The Democratic Party's Ted Cruz. She asked for a Police escort to be availabl...
by Winterborn
Mon Apr 19, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: China
Replies: 280
Views: 14435

Re: China

Agree, just due to him being more consistent in his message.

Though it also helps to have a fawning media praising your ever move.
by Winterborn
Mon Apr 19, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: The MSM
Replies: 36
Views: 494

Re: The MSM

Good article and Tabbi puts into words something I have been thinking about here this past year or so, that our media outlets are nothing more than mouthpieces for their respective party or agenda. I especially liked this quote: This format isn’t all that different from the one we had before, except...
by Winterborn
Mon Apr 19, 2021 7:09 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Crypto v. Pandemic v. GameStop v. Capitalism
Replies: 33
Views: 498

Re: Crypto v. Pandemic v. GameStop v. Capitalism

It is not just one or the other but both that had a hand in the economic mess that is 2020+. Of course. A big part lies in prioritizing who gets bailed out first and most. 1) Campaign donors. . . . . . . . . x) People/business that actually needed the money. It might of been better if no bailouts w...
by Winterborn
Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Coronavirus COVID-19
Replies: 10556
Views: 373953

Re: Coronavirus COVID-19

Pfizer and J&J looking to cash in on the seasonality of COVID. Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said people will “likely” need a booster dose of a Covid-19 vaccine within 12 months of getting fully vaccinated. His comments were made public Thursday but were taped April 1. Bourla said it’s possible peopl...
by Winterborn
Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:41 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Coronavirus COVID-19
Replies: 10556
Views: 373953

Re: Coronavirus COVID-19

SeattleGriz wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:00 am
JohnStOnge wrote: Sun Apr 18, 2021 4:26 pm

California has the fewest cases per million population as well as the fewest deaths per million population of the three.
At what cost?
Well the Governor is in the hotseat and might be recalled.
by Winterborn
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:39 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread
Replies: 5661
Views: 468295

Re: Miscellaneous news items that don't warrant their own thread

Cool new feature to GoogleEarth as it now allows you to see a timelapse of the last 37 years.

https://earthengine.google.com/timelapse/
by Winterborn
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:33 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Crypto v. Pandemic v. GameStop v. Capitalism
Replies: 33
Views: 498

Re: Crypto v. Pandemic v. GameStop v. Capitalism

As the deaths grew people would have stayed away voluntarily anyway, many still are even in places where the gubmint has lifted restrictions. The ones that aren't will spearhead the next wave. :coffee: :nod: Interesting how it’s blame government first and then the pandemic. It is not just one or th...