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marble falls

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Hometown: marble falls, tx
Member since: Thu Feb 23, 2012, 03:49 AM
Number of posts: 36,176

About Me

Hand dyer mainly to the quilters market, doll maker, oil painter and teacher, anti-fas, cat owner, anti nuke, ex navy, reasonably good cook, father of three happy successful kids and three happy grand kids. Life is good.

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Mystery Monolith discovered in new location ....





My Grandma's storage room.
Posted by marble falls | Tue Dec 1, 2020, 11:40 AM (5 replies)

Got the rest of my intense quarentine supplies in. We can feed our selves and a neighbor ...

... or two for at least a month, and I got a two oz bag of primo stash in today.

Has anyone else noticed AG Barr has been very quiet for the last few weeks?

Maybe negotiating a 'deal'?

Marble Falls, TX has finally opened a free Covid testing location at the fire station this week ...

... finally, one of Trump's promises have happened, eight months later.

Thank-you to all of DU and DU admin for being here for me and each each other ...

Thank-you for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, This is the best Thanksgiving in four years!

Next year will be even better when Covid19 is under control.

Just got this from some mook ...

Donald Brooks
To:xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sat, Nov 14 at 10:24 PM

I know crabcake is one of your password on day of hack..


Lets get directly to the point.

Not one person has paid me to check about you.
You do not know me and you're probably thinking why you are getting this email?
in fact, i actually placed a malware on the adult vids (adult porn) website and you know what, you visited this site to experience fun (you know what i mean).
When you were viewing videos, your browser started out operating as a RDP having a key logger which provided me with accessibility to your display and web cam.

immediately after that, my malware obtained every one of your contacts from your Messenger, FB, as well as email account.

after that i created a double-screen video. 1st part shows the video you were viewing (you have a nice taste omg), and 2nd part displays the recording of your cam, and its you.

Best solution would be to pay me $1097.


We are going to refer to it as a donation. in this situation, i most certainly will without delay remove your video.



My -BTC -address : 1FY1ThoyRHozCRkXiwzZVm9yTyYJvkh5ML

[case SeNSiTiVe, copy & paste it]


You could go on your life like this never happened and you will not ever hear back again from me.

You'll make the payment via Bitcoin (if you do not know this, search 'how to buy bitcoin' in Google).


if you are planning on going to the law, surely, this e-mail can not be traced back to me, because it's hacked too.

I have taken care of my actions. i am not looking to ask you for a lot, i simply want to be paid.


if i do not receive the bitcoin;, i definitely will send out your video recording to all of your contacts including friends and family, co-workers, and so on.
Nevertheless, if i do get paid, i will destroy the recording immediately.


If you need proof, reply with Yeah then i will send out your video recording to your 8 friends.


it's a nonnegotiable offer and thus please don't waste mine time & yours by replying to this message.




I've gotten these from someone at Pinterest. "Crabcake" is a password I used one place: Pinterest. I've closed that account. All of my serious account have generated passwords that are changed regularly at irregular intervals. I don't "do" porn, I do not have any contact lists, I have an FB account under another name with a generated password often changed at irregular intervals with no personal information (I use it to see my FB addicted daughters accounts), my camera has been taped over for since I bought it four years ago as are all my computers have been for years.

I would so dearly love to smack this ass on the nose, but I will NOT click anywhere on this PoS post.


Any ideas??? Is there some way I can identify him from the bitcoin drop he linked???

This is about the seventh or eighth one of these I've gotten since I opened that Pinterest account.

Extra points for creativity!

Fatal Shooting of 2 Black Teenagers by Florida Deputy Is Under Investigation

Fatal Shooting of 2 Black Teenagers by Florida Deputy Is Under Investigation



https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/22/us/angelo-crooms-benjamin-crump-video.html?action=click&algo=bandit-all-surfaces-geo-alpha-02&block=more_in_recirc&fellback=false&imp_id=412023301&impression_id=800ac801-2e00-11eb-bd71-b3cc1bf12ad0&index=3&pgtype=Article®ion=footer&req_id=175956657&surface=more-in-us-news

Relatives are demanding answers about the shooting deaths of Angelo Crooms, 16, and Sincere Pierce, 18, by a sheriff’s deputy in Cocoa, Fla.

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Screenshots from a video released by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office in Florida of a deputy fatally shooting two Black teenagers.Credit... Brevard County Sheriff's Office

By Johnny Diaz and Michael Levenson

Nov. 22, 2020

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Dashcam video showed the deputies in each of their cruisers following a car as it turned onto a street and then into the driveway of a house in a residential neighborhood in Cocoa, which is about 45 miles east of Orlando. It was not clear how long the deputies had been following the car.

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The police said that Mr. Crooms then drove at Deputy Santiago-Miranda, who fired his gun “in an attempt to stop the deadly threat of the car from crashing into him.” On the video, at least eight shots could be heard striking the car.

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“Out of harm’s way, the deputy moved closer to get a better shot,” and fired with the “intent to kill,” and “then kept firing as the car passed by,” Mr. Crump wrote.

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“Please, don’t shoot! Please, don’t shoot! My baby’s in that car!” she recalled screaming. Deputy Santiago-Miranda then fired, even though the car with the teenagers inside was turning away from him, she said.

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The car was not stolen. It was owned by the driver's girlfriend. In the article the police spokesperson repeatedly said that officers' lives were threatened. I'll bet with anyone: these cops will be back on patrol in a couple of weeks after a paid vacation ... I mean suspension.

Isn't it odd?

The same people that refused to impeach Trump, saying leave it to voters are the same guys trying to ignore your vote!

Chris Hayes said it, heck if I can find the link.

Also:

Jonathan Pollard, Convicted Spy, Completes Parole and May Move to Israel

Jonathan Pollard, Convicted Spy, Completes Parole and May Move to Israel

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/20/us/politics/jonathan-pollard-parole-ends.html

The former Navy intelligence analyst served 30 years in prison for stealing American secrets during the Cold War. Some of them ultimately ended up with the Soviet government.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/20/us/politics/jonathan-pollard-parole-ends.html

By Julian E. Barnes

Nov. 20, 2020Updated 6:20 p.m. ET


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American national security officials had long objected to any easing of Mr. Pollard’s punishment, highlighting the damage Mr. Pollard did to American intelligence collection. But objections from intelligence officers have largely become muted, with some acknowledging that Mr. Pollard has both served his time and fulfilled his parole obligations.

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Arrested in 1985, Mr. Pollard eventually pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors who agreed to seek a yearslong sentence. But the judge, relying on a once-classified damage assessment written by Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger, sentenced him to life in prison. Mr. Pollard ultimately served three decades behind bars, the longest stretch in prison for an American who illegally gave material to an allied government.

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The damage that Mr. Pollard did in particular to the National Security Agency’s collection efforts was too great, intelligence officials said, to allow any early release, pardon or commutation. In 1999, as the Clinton administration was considering a pardon, intelligence officials revealed that some of the stolen material made its way to the Soviet Union, either stolen by Russian spies or handed over by Israeli intelligence officials seeking the release of Jewish families from Russia.

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“If he’s served his time and finished parole, I would see no damage in letting him go to Israel,” said Greg Treverton, a former National Intelligence Council chairman. “Any secrets he knows are now out or old.”

No, Trump's sister did not publicly back him. He was duped by a fake account.

No, Trump’s sister did not publicly back him. He was duped by a fake account.

Nov. 20, 2020, 4:54 p.m. ET1 hour ago
1 hour ago

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/20/technology/no-trumps-sister-did-not-publicly-back-him-he-was-duped-by-a-fake-account.html

By Jack Nicas



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“This election inspired me to break my silence and speak out on behalf of my family,” the account said in a post on Wednesday. “My brother Don won this election and will fight this to the very end. We’ve always been a family of fighters.”

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Had the article’s author looked more closely, though, she would have noticed some suspicious details about the account. It was a day old. The photos it used of Ms. Trump Grau were taken from Getty Images and past news articles about her. And since that first post, the account had tweeted increasingly bizarre messages, sharply criticizing Democrats, journalists and Republicans who had questioned the false claim that Mr. Trump was re-elected.

“If someone pours gravy down Chris Wallace’s pants at Thanksgiving dinner, I promise, I will take care of the legal fees!” the account said, referring to the Fox News anchor. Another post said, “The perfect Trump drink on a rough day,” with a photo of a can of Natty Daddy, a cheap malt beer.

The bizarre episode illustrates how easily misinformation spreads online, often with the help of the president himself. Right-wing websites that seek to support the president’s baseless claims, or simply attract clicks so they can sell more ads, often eschew the traditional principles of journalism, such as simple fact-checking. And the social media companies aid the cycle by making it simple to share misinformation, including allowing the use of fake accounts, and by training their algorithms to promote material that attracts more attention, as sensational and divisive posts often do.

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