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Lancero's Journal
Lancero's Journal
June 20, 2023

OceanGates Titan Submersible is, for as much as they charge, mostly cobbled together.


The only thing that's manufactured to anything approaching reasonable standards for the kind of stress it's expected to withstand is the pressure vessel. Everything else... Not so much.

Hundreds of thousands of dollars for a ticket, wonder where the money goes? Certainly not into the sub, what with all the corners they've cut.
August 3, 2021

Seeing the end results of the AG investigation into Cuomo, it puts this comment of his in new light.


"I've always been a soft guy. I am the love gov. I'm a cool dude in a loose mood, you know that. I just say, 'Let it go, just go with the flow, baby.' You know. You can't control anything, so don't even try."

Go with the flow baby, you can't control anything, so don't even try.

Maybe he meant it as a joke, but it takes one a entirely new light - a far darker one - now.

June 6, 2021

What other 'partisan' issues can we expect Manchin to vote against?

Gun control and womens rights come to mind immediately. Republicans only interest in those is to do away with em.

April 22, 2020

Wonder if any of the protesters have thought about how...

Stupid they are going to look in the history books.

March 19, 2020

One medical oddity that a lot of people might be overlooking in regards to running a fever...

Is lower average body temperatures.

The general recommendations that you grew up with, that 98.6 is a baseline average? That was based on research done in the 1800s, back when people lived a generally more active lifestyle and when healthcare and diet were of poorer quality.


So yeah... If your temperature is 'average' or slightly above, then you may in fact be running a fever and should quarantine yourself.

September 13, 2016

How long before DU decides to turn on the ACLU...

Now that they're launching a 'Free Snowden' campaign?

June 27, 2016

US Security firm slaughters dozens of bomb dogs after losing oil contract

On June 17th, a horrific image began circulating on Facebook: a slew of dead dogs, 24 in all, massacred on the grounds of a US security company in Kuwait.

Former employees of this company, Eastern Securities, as well as US dog vendors and the Kuwaiti government whistleblower who posted the photo, exclusively tell the Post of longstanding abuse of dogs in ES’s care — as well as the recruitment of impoverished workers from third-world nations who are then held against their will, without passports, work visas or cell phones.
“Those dogs were mistreated,” says Amy Swope, an American who worked for Eastern Securities in Kuwait from July to November of 2014. “A lot of them were underfed, had eye and skin infections, lesions, bacterial infections, diarrhea, and cancerous growths. One dog had uterine cancer so bad I begged them to euthanize her.”
In the week since the photo of the dead dogs went viral, Eastern Securities’ two phone numbers were disconnected, and the email shut down. When reached by the Post on Friday afternoon, Baisey’s project manager Tony Touchet hung up.

Baisey insists he has nothing to hide, and that his company has not gone dark.




Although 24 is the number being repeated by a lot of news sites, the total is allegedly almost twice that - Perhaps even more.
April 26, 2016

It's hilarious that Hillary supporters are accusing Sanders supporters of gaming the jury system...

And then to see a Hillary support outright admit that 'Yeah, I'm gaming the system'.


Staff have said that they are removing jurors that abuse the system like this. And Hillary supporters are complaining that the Jury system is becoming even more skewed to Sanders supporters as time goes on. (This is despite the fact that the sites support makeup is remaining mostly constant.)

Makes you go hmm...

Edit - Removed name.

March 14, 2016

Iowa police departments frustrated at Clinton Campaigns unpaid bills

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa -- The Clinton campaign says as soon as they receive an invoice, they'll pay the Des Moines Police Department for the services they provided at the Katy Perry concert last October. City Hall provided us a copy of the invoice that has already been sent. The invoice is dated November 19, 2015. The bill is nearly $1,800.

The Marshalltown Police Department is dealing with the same problem. “We have requested reimbursement from the Clinton campaign. We haven`t received that payment yet,” said Marshalltown Police Chief Michael Tupper.

Former President Bill Clinton was in Marshalltown on January 15, and he requested and received security assistance from the police. The Marshalltown Police Department has not been paid for the services they provided that day.

...Donald Trump also held an event in Marshalltown on the same day as Hillary Clinton. The cost of those services provided by Marshalltown police was about $3,600. Tupper says Trump’s check arrived today. “In my 23 year career, the Trump campaign actually paying this large bill is the first time that`s happened to me in my career,” said Tupper. “I’ve been doing this job for 23 years and quite honestly the Trump campaign actually reimbursing for these kinds of expenses is the first time that’s ever happened to me in my entire career, with one exception.” Tupper says the one exception is Bernie Sanders, who also had an event in Marshalltown in January and made arrangements to pay up front.


Trumps campaign was willing to pay their bills to the local department. Sanders paid for everything upfront. So why hasn't Clintons campaign bothered paying their bills yet?

The most hilarious thing is the first paragraph - Her campaign tried smearing the Des Moines department saying that they never bothered sending a invoice for payment, so they never actually 'knew' what they owed. But, well... turns out the department had a copy of the invoice that was sent to her campaign last year, so... whoops?.

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