Anler

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  1. This is different. There is a scary potential for abuse here. You're a nook tho, you wouldn't understand about rights.
  2. Your DNA shall be shared! < Older Newer > Uncle Sam Wants Your DNA: The FBI’s Diabolical Plan to Create a Nation of Suspects written by john w. whitehead wednesday january 23, 2019 “As more and more data flows from your body and brain to the smart machines via the biometric sensors, it will become easy for corporations and government agencies to know you, manipulate you, and make decisions on your behalf… If we want to prevent a small elite from monopolising such godlike powers, and if we want to prevent humankind from splitting into biological castes, the key question is: who owns the data? Does the data about my DNA, my brain and my life belong to me, to the government, to a corporation, or to the human collective?”―Professor Yuval Noah Harari Uncle Sam wants you. Correction: Uncle Sam wants your DNA. Actually, if the government gets its hands on your DNA, they as good as have you in their clutches. Get ready, folks, because the government—helped along by Congress (which adopted legislation allowing police to collect and test DNA immediately following arrests), President Trump (who signed the Rapid DNA Act into law), the courts (which have ruled that police can routinely take DNA samples from people who are arrested but not yet convicted of a crime), and local police agencies (which are chomping at the bit to acquire this new crime-fighting gadget)—is embarking on a diabolical campaign to create a nation of suspects predicated on a massive national DNA database. As the New York Times reports: Referred to as “magic boxes,” these Rapid DNA machines—portable, about the size of a desktop printer, highly unregulated, far from fool-proof, and so fast that they can produce DNA profiles in less than two hours—allow police to go on fishing expeditions for any hint of possible misconduct using DNA samples. Journalist Heather Murphy explains: “As police agencies build out their local DNA databases, they are collecting DNA not only from people who have been charged with major crimes but also, increasingly, from people who are merely deemed suspicious, permanently linking their genetic identities to criminal databases.” Suspect Society, meet the American police state. Every dystopian sci-fi film we’ve ever seen is suddenly converging into this present moment in a dangerous trifecta between science, technology and a government that wants to be all-seeing, all-knowing and all-powerful. By accessing your DNA, the government will soon know everything else about you that they don’t already know: your family chart, your ancestry, what you look like, your health history, your inclination to follow orders or chart your own course, etc. These technologies are neither foolproof, nor are they immune from tampering, hacking or user bias. Nevertheless, they have become a convenient tool in the hands of government agents to render null and void the Constitution’s requirements of privacy and its prohibitions against unreasonable searches and seizures. The government’s questionable acquisition and use of DNA to identify individuals and “solve” crimes has come under particular scrutiny in recent years. It’s what police like to refer to a “modern fingerprint.” However, unlike a fingerprint, a DNA print reveals everything about “who we are, where we come from, and who we will be.” With such a powerful tool at their disposal, the government’s collection of DNA has become a slippery slope toward government intrusion. All 50 states now maintain their own DNA databases, although the protocols for collection differ from state to state. Increasingly, many of the data from local databanks are being uploaded to CODIS (Combined DNA Index System), the FBI’s massive DNA database, which has become a de facto way to identify and track the American people from birth to death. Even hospitals have gotten in on the game by taking and storing newborn babies’ DNA, often without their parents’ knowledge or consent. It’s part of the government’s mandatory genetic screening of newborns. However, in many states, the DNA is stored indefinitely. For the rest of us, it’s just a matter of time before the government gets hold of our DNA, either through mandatory programs carried out in connection with law enforcement and corporate America, by warrantlessly accessing our familial DNA shared with geneological services such as Ancestry and 23andMe, or through the collection of our “shed” or “touch” DNA. All of those fascinating ancestral searches that allow you to trace your family tree can also be used against you and those you love. As law professor Elizabeth Joh explains, “When you upload your DNA, you’re potentially becoming a genetic informant on the rest of your family.” While much of the public debate, legislative efforts and legal challenges in recent years have focused on the protocols surrounding when police can legally collect a suspect’s DNA (with or without a search warrant and whether upon arrest or conviction), the question of how to handle “shed” or “touch” DNA has largely slipped through without much debate or opposition. Yet as scientist Leslie A. Pray notes: What this means is that if you have the misfortune to leave your DNA traces anywhere a crime has been committed, you’ve already got a file somewhere in some state or federal database—albeit it may be a file without a name. If you haven’t yet connected the dots, let me point the way. Having already used surveillance technology to render the entire American populace potential suspects, DNA technology in the hands of government will complete our transition to a suspect society in which we are all merely waiting to be matched up with a crime. No longer can we consider ourselves innocent until proven guilty. Now, as I make clear in my book Battlefield America: The War on the American People, we are all suspects in a DNA lineup until circumstances and science say otherwise. Reprinted with permission from the Rutherford Institute.
  3. Anler

    Official 2018-2019 sledding post

    Every phone I've ever had the cold just sucks the life out of it quick. The little hand warmer packets keeps it good all day
  4. The level of dumb has never gone this high before!
  5. Anler

    Official 2018-2019 sledding post

    I put one of those hand warmer packets in my pocket with the phone. It works.
  6. If you watch the movie Vice it has a brief part in there where they show him doing that.
  7. More so really. Where are all of the blood thirsty joos on this? Shouldnt they being suing mother fuckers?
  8. Even tho the people of Venezuela have voted for the anti west candidate for president AGAIN that will just not work for the United States of America! These got damned socialists need to learn that their massive oil reserves dont belong to them they belong to International oil companies! And we wont stop until they get it!!!!1 < Older Newer > Pence Urges Venezuelans To Rise Up Against 'Dictator' Maduro After Failed Military Revolt written by tyler durden wednesday january 23, 2019 It appears the White House is ready to stoke the flames of anti-Maduro unrest following Monday's dramatic failed military revolt launched by 27 low-ranking officers and their subsequent arrests in the Cotiza neighborhood of Caracas, which sparked overnight protests and sporadic clashes with police after opposition leader Juan Guaido made a broad appeal to the military in a speech, urging them to demand Maduro step down. Guaido and other opposition leaders in the National Assembly have declared Wednesday a nation-wide protest day seeking to topple the regime — itself a historic date commemorating the end of Venezuela's military dictatorship in 1958. On Tuesday US Vice President Mike Pence urged the Venezuelan people to"make your voices heard" in follow-up to Guaido's risky appeal, which appears a continuation of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's comments throwing the United States' full weight behind Venezuela's opposition seeking to depose President Nicolás Maduro, which he made over a week ago while in the Middle East after Maduro was sworn in to a widely contested six-year second term. VP Pence's words were issued in a video posted to social media wherein he asserted, “Nicolas Maduro is a dictator with no legitimate claim to to power." The video begins with Pence greeting in Spanish “Hola, I’m Mike Pence” but ending with a somewhat grimmer tone: “Vayan con Dios!” or “Go with God.” Pence also praised Guaido, head of the opposition held National Assembly who previously called himself Venezuela's "legitimate" power, as the "courageous" leader of “the last vestige of democracy in your country,” referencing the legislative body. This week the government-stacked Supreme Court declared it would throw out recent measures by the National Assembly that declared Maduro's presidency illegitimate. Pence said in the video he was delivering the message on behalf of Trump and the American people. Referencing the planned Wednesday protests, the vice president said: As you make your voices heard tomorrow, on behalf of the American people, we say to all the good people of Venezuela, ‘Estamos con ustedes,’ we are with you.” The country remains on edge Tuesday as following the mutiny and subsequent successful government crackdown, which further involved the rebellious unit briefly kidnapping several officials stealing weaponry at a police outpost a mere kilometers from the presidential palace, pockets of anti-Maduro protests were sparked in the capital city demanding the release of the detained soldiers, whose actions the government condemned as "treasonous" and "motivated by the dark interests of the extreme right," according to a statement announced on state TV. Maduro's right-hand man, Diosdado Cabello, also boasted on Twitter while speaking of the rebels: "They were neutralized, surrendered and captured in record time." Pence's video remarks calling Maduro a "dictator" and essentially calling for a coup comes after months of both the Trump administration and US Congressional leaders becoming increasingly unrestrained in publicly calling for outright regime change. After Monday's coup attempt Florida Senator Marco Rubio went so far as to encourage more such military defections. Meanwhile Venezuelan Foreign Minister Arreaza just days ago told Democracy Now that "Nothing that the opposition does is without the permission or authorization of the State Department... They say, 'We have to make consultations with the embassy. We have to make consultations with the Dept of State.'" Reprinted with permission from ZeroHedge.
  9. HCS is still the best source for info. Don't get me wrong most of the guys on there are retards but there are a handful who really know their shit. I've read about most of the issues the 800:s have had and the fixes guys have developed. It seems none of these sleds come from the factory 100%.
  10. Im sure. I was pretty skeptical of the poo 800 but I have a good friend who is a service manager for a large motorsports network and he has been running them for the last 3 years with virtually no issues (except a random burn down. The sled literally burned to the ground ) And a few other guys I know have had good luck with them so I took the gamble. The chassis is just too good.
  11. yeah get me a quote cuz I am already unhappy with paying $60!!!!!111
  12. Are you running that $60 a gallon poo oil?
  13. Etecs are good engines, i dont care what anybody says. I only have about 1300 miles on this poo so I cant testify to its long term reliability I just like the sled. If it blows up on me believe me I will curse poo for decades!!!!111
  14. Hey I ride with cat guys. There is always time spent "working on the cat" when riding.
  15. That being said I still think the etec is the best 2 stroke on the market right now. The cat 800 ctec is only on its second year but seems to be pretty good too. But for running quality, smoothness, fuel consumption, oil consumption and durability I think poo and cat still have some catching up to do.
  16. I would never own a ptek. It was never a question of if it would blow, just when.
  17. I got word that they sold several thousand 850's and 80 of them burned down so I think its one of those things that bad news travels faster than good. Most guys are extremely happy with them. Other than some nuances with running too rich on break in I think its a good engine.
  18. Anler

    Official 2018-2019 sledding post

    Wow thats 925 more miles than @Reevester!
  19. Anler

    Official 2018-2019 sledding post

    More pics of your sled sitting doing nothing eh?