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OBAMA KICKING THE HARD DECISIONS ABOUT TERRORISM DOWN THE ROAD

Once again we see President Barack Hussein Obama, the 44th President of the United States, puttering around the White House and leaving major decisions up to his inner circle who apparently has expertise in only one area: domestic political action. These are the people, like Valerie Jarrett, who delayed missions to kill or capture Osama bin Laden based on the possibility that a failure would look bad during an upcoming election cycle.

Now we are seeing the possibility that Obama and his cadre of progressive socialist democrats knew of the whereabouts of Kayla Mueller from foreign intelligence sources, but delayed action because they wanted to be assured that any rescue attempt would not end badly and be a stain on Obama’s legacy.

While it may not be politically correct to speak ill of the dead, it should be noted that Kayla Mueller appears to be much more than the angel of mercy portrayed in the progressive mainstream media …

Kayla worked in Israel and the Palestinian territories with the International Solidarity Movement (ISM). The ISM, as anyone can easily find out, supports Israel’s enemies, including Hamas, Hezbollah, and those in the Palestinian Authority who work for Israel’s destruction.

Ms. Mueller’s work in the Middle East was not that of a humanitarian and non-partisan aid person, but rather, as the ISM statement put it, she “worked with Palestinians nonviolently resisting the confiscation and demolitions of their homes and lands.” She bragged in her internet posts of working in anti-Israel demonstrations in East Jerusalem, in an area which an Israeli court decision recognized as one in which Israelis had a legal right to build homes in. She also supported the throwing of rocks by Palestinians at Israelis, viewing that as a just tactic of the oppressed.

She bought into the narrative that the Israelis were the oppressors and the Palestinians and others who opposed them, the heroes. These are her own words in a post of Oct. 29, 2010:

“Oppression greets us from all angles. Oppression wails from the soldiers radio and floats through tear gas clouds in the air. Oppression explodes with every sound bomb and sinks deeper into the heart of the mother who has lost her son. But resistance is nestled in the cracks in the wall, resistance flows from the minaret 5 times a day and resistance sits quietly in jail knowing its time will come again. Resistance lives in the grieving mother’s wails and resistance lives in the anger at the lies broadcasted across the globe. Though it is sometimes hard to see and even harder sometimes to harbor, resistance lives. Do not be fooled, resistance lives.”

Those words are not that of a humanitarian aid worker, but of a propagandist for the supporters of worldwide jihad who seek Israel’s destruction.

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She appears to be another progressive “useful idiot” who got herself into an untenable predicament that cost her everything, including her life. That she chose to help the disadvantaged is admirable, that she aided and abetted a support group for terrorists is what put her in harms way.

Obama trying to make all Americans into “useful idiots” – parroting the progressive party line … 

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Bottom line …

Once again we see the fine hand of Orwellian politics at play: where up is down, white is black, evil is good, and terrorists are peaceful activists. How long can the United States allow the continued infiltration of Muslims who refuse to assimilate and foment political discord to continue? My guess is until the next big terrorist strike at a domestic target.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS



WILL THE MEDIA ARISE BEYOND PROMOTING PROGRESSIVE PROPAGANDA BEFORE THE 2016 ELECTION?

The White House produces its own content: photos, videos, interviews, and sometimes a press conference were carefully chosen reporters are asked questions that appear to be staged. This is unlike the daily press briefing where working journalists, albeit living in the Washington political corridor, ask real questions – but receive lies and dissembling from press spokesman such as Jay Carney and Josh Earnest, both apparently accomplished liars on behalf of their boss, Barack Hussein Obama.

One wonders if the progressive mainstream media, thoroughly discredited for their progressive bias and lack of fair and balanced coverage will even attempt to tell the truth about the progressive socialist democrats who will be running for office in 2016 or will they continue to lie and/or bury the truth?

There is little or no doubt that Obama’s Rules will be enforced in 2015-2016 …

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And Obama will continue using his patented methodology …

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The mainstream media has sold America out …

If is a pity when the free press is no longer free – even worse when they have surrendered their journalistic ethics to progressive socialist politics.

Perhaps if they had vetted Obama and his communist background, his dodgy spiritual mentor, and his domestic terrorist friends, we would not be living in a nation divided by race and class.

Perhaps if they told the truth about Hillary Clinton, we would not be contemplating the elevation of a corrupt, proven liar, and committed Marxist to the Presidency of the United States.

And yet, the media continues their in-depth examination of GOP candidates and refuse to similarly vet the progressive socialist democrats – even though they are the proximate cause of so much death, pain, and suffering in America.

It is appropriate that the progressive mainstream media is now being exposed for their lying – and losing audience share to talk radio, cable-tv news, and the internet; all the subject of the government’s attempt to shut down political free speech from those who have not sold their souls to a toxic ideology.

And now, President Obama and his cadre of radical progressive socialist democrats are desperate to shut down free and open political speech prior to the 2016 Presidential election …

The sad truth is that the progressive socialist democrats have divided and radicalized the nation, lying with impunity to the American people, and unable to continue the charade when their videotaped comments can be used against them.

To this end, President Obama and his handlers are attempting to use the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to exert regulatory authority over the Internet on the pretext that government must regulate the internet to insure fairness and promote competition. Of course, this is another one of Obama’s big lies that can be easily demonstrated by pointing to the highly-regulated communications industry where telephone and cable providers use lobbying to maintain their local monopolies and consumer rates are hidden behind deceptive rules and tariffs so dense even the best experts do not fully understand them.

Once the Obama-cons can exert a regulatory right over the internet, then they can use the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) to determine the bounds of “political speech.” … 

Dems on FEC move to regulate Internet campaigns, blogs, Drudge

Democrats on the FEC want to regulate free Internet political activities.

In a surprise move late Friday, a key Democrat on the Federal Election Commission called for burdensome new rules on Internet-based campaigning, prompting the Republican chairman to warn that Democrats want to regulate online political sites and even news media like the Drudge Report.

Democratic FEC Vice Chair Ann M. Ravel announced plans to begin the process to win regulations on Internet-based campaigns and videos, currently free from most of the FEC’s rules. “A reexamination of the commission’s approach to the internet and other emerging technologies is long over due,” she said.

The power play followed a deadlocked 3-3 vote on whether an Ohio anti-President Obama Internet campaign featuring two videos violated FEC rules when it did not report its finances or offer a disclosure on the ads. The ads were placed for free on YouTube and were not paid advertising.

Under a 2006 FEC rule, free political videos and advocacy sites have been free of regulation in a bid to boost voter participation in politics. Only Internet videos that are placed for a fee on websites, such as the Washington Examiner, are regulated just like normal TV ads.

Ravel’s statement suggests that she would regulate right-leaning groups like America Rising that posts anti-Democrat YouTube videos on its website.

Regrettably, the 3-to-3 vote in this matter suggests a desire to retreat from these important protections for online political speech — a shift in course that could threaten the continued development of the Internet's virtual free marketplace of political ideas and democratic debate,” they concluded.

Source: Dems on FEC move to regulate Internet campaigns, blogs, Drudge | WashingtonExaminer.com

Bottom line …

The only agency that the Obama-cons should fear is the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) lest the agency start issuing rules that regulate and apply “truth in advertising” rules to political announcements made by sitting candidates during campaigns.

Where is the progressive mainstream media and their protection of the First Amendment of our beloved Constitution?

-- steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS



UNITED NATIONS OFFICIAL: CLIMATE CHANGE DEMANDS A TRANSFORMATION OF WORLD ECONOMIES

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The central tenet of international socialism/communism is to gain unassailable political power by managing the world’s resources for the benefit of collective society; a society governed by “enlightened elites” that are necessary for sustaining the Earth’s resources for future generations.

Unfortunately, as we have seen in the past, the socialist/communist model devolves into totalitarianism where the state centrally plans outcomes for the “population units” under its control – even to the extent of eugenically cleansing “undesirables” from the populations. Where “freedoms” are granted and controlled by the state and individuals needs are subservient to the needs of the collective.

So what should we make of a United Nation’s official openly stating that the primary goal of climate change is to transform the world economy and “intentionally transform the economic development model, for the first time in human history.” For those who are unfamiliar with the language of high-level international panels, commissions, and institutions – the economic development model of which this official speaks is “capitalism,” where freedoms are inalienable, God-given, and the individual is supreme over the collective. (i.e. the government works for the people, the people do not work for the government)

In her own words, Christiana Figueres, the Executive Secretary of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change …

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First time the world economy is transformed intentionally

Chritiana Figueres - UNRIC Press Briefing

The Top UN Climate Change Official is optimistic that a new international treaty will be adopted at Paris Climate Change conference at the end of the year.

However the official, Christiana Figueres, the Executive Secretary of UNFCCC,  warns that the fight against climate change is a process and that the necessary transformation of the world economy will not be decided at one conference or in one agreement.

"This is  probably the most difficult task we have ever given ourselves, which is to intentionally transform the economic development model, for the first time in human history", Ms Figueres stated at a press conference in Brussels.

"This is the first time in the history of mankind that we are setting ourselves the task of intentionally, within a defined period of time to change the economic development model that has been reigning for at least 150 years, since the industrial revolution. That will not happen overnight and it will not happen at a single conference on climate change, be it COP 15, 21, 40 - you choose the number. It just does not occur like that. It is a process, because of the depth of the transformation."

Lima Draft

The so called 'Lima draft', which was adopted in December 2014 at the UN Climate Conference in Lima (Peru) will be subject of further negotiations by members states, starting in Geneva next week. Two rounds of negotiations are expected before the Climate Change Conference convenes in Paris in December.

C. Figueres - UNRIC Press Briefing

The current draft is 39 pages including options, sub-options and brackets. The negotiators in Geneva have until 13 February to "manage and streamline" the draft. According to Ms Figueres, there are a lot of differences now in comparison to the run up to the Copenhagen Summit on Climate Change in 2009, during which a successor treaty to the Kyoto protocol on limiting CO2 emissions was last attempted. She pointed out that with one year to go there already is a draft, whereas there was none until the start of the Copenhagen Summit.

Four goals

Figueres, however, pointed out that the legal treaty is only one of four important parts  of the process. In addition to the treaty, there are the current Climate Change actions from now and until 2020, the  financing packages and the so-called Intended National Determined Contributions (INDCs).  These are the actions that countries intend to take under a global agreement from 2020 and have to be publicly outlined before the start of the conference. It is expected that all major economies will deliver their plans in time: the US, China, and the European Union have already shown their cards.

Maximum level of ambition

Ms Figueres went on to say that the sum total of the national contributions are not expected to be enough to limit the increase of world temperature to 2ºC.

"That is not a discovery, that is not a breaking news item. We need to get to the maximum level of ambition of collective INDCs because what we are going to have to do all of the time is to close the gap between what science tells us where we have to be and where we actually are….But the point is will we be at the end destination? I would argue, yes."

Christiana Figueres was appointed as the new Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2010, and was reappointed for a second three year term in July 2013.

Source: Figueres: First time the world economy is transformed intentionally

The United Nations is an insular, self-serving, and corrupt body whose members states’ votes collectively outweigh the United States and the majority of whom want to disadvantage America and plunder her resources. As we can plainly see, the United Nations is comprised of cowards who fail in their primary mission – to protect individuals against state-sponsored wholesale murder and ethnic cleansing – as well as those continuing to seek to make the United Nations the center of a New World order, with guaranteed funding and the ability to breach the sovereignty of individual member states.

How can this body watch hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people die without lifting a finger – making speeches filled with rhetorical flourishes – while little boys are buried alive and little girls are raped?

How can anyone believe the “science” put forth by this body when they have been caught in innumerable lies and instances of fudging the numbers; all excused in the name of raising awareness and funding for their own benefit? Consider that millions have died or suffered horribly when the pseudo-science surrounding DDT led to the banning of DDT almost world-wide; resulting in pestilence and disease.

Bottom line …

And the worst thing is that the President of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama, is every bit an “internationalist” and believer that America’s colonialism was the proximate cause of the world’s ills. Conveniently forgetting that it was the Europeans who developed and perfected the colonialization model that lead to so much of the world’s problems.

Even today, I received a comment from a reader who essentially labeled me a “denier” and a “skeptic.” A reader who apparently lacks the understanding that science is not performed by consensus and driven by political agendas. A reader who apparently lacks the understanding that science is controlled skepticism – changeable at any time when a hypothesis or other understanding is falsified by new “evidence.’

The real existential threat to America, and the world, comes from things we can do nothing about: fluctuations in the Sun’s solar energy, asteroid strikes, unmanageable mutating viruses, and the type of global climate change that would see us entering another ice age cycle thousands of years in the future.

And the one existential threat that promises to change our society beyond recognition and belief: political corruption. Political agendas that drive conflict for conquest and self-gain. Political agendas that are designed to enslave major portions of the populace. And political agendas that continue to elect false leaders who act as Judas Goats, leading our nation and people down the road to hell – paved with good intentions or not.

Update …

One of my readers posited an interesting question about the use of a “snippet of language” possibly taken out of context and distorting the true message of Christiana Figueres …

Scott F. Barnett said...

I fear we have found another example of a snippet of language being distorted to mean something totally different than what was, in fact, said.

It appears the "economic model" referred to was a fossil fuel based economy.

My suggestion is that those interested read Ms. Figueres blog post with her summary about the Davos Conference
http://newsroom.unfccc.int/unfccc-newsroom/christiana-figueres-blog-four-conclusions-from-davos-2015/ to have a full and correct understanding of her comments.

So I decided to review what others had to say and the majority of them seemed to have the same opinion. Not unusual for a political echo chamber promoting a single political agenda. However, I remained unconvinced that the “economic model” cited was simply a fossil fuel-based economy and dug a little deeper into Figueres’ writings, including the link graciously supplied by Scott Barnett.

And, while Barnett’s link appears to be linguistically inconclusive, there is little ambiguity in one of Figueres’ prior blog posts.

Recognizing On-The-Ground Climate Solutions: Lighthouse Activity Awards

Climate change is a global reality that includes more weather extremes that are increasing instability and risk on a planetary scale. As this reality closes in, it becomes ever more obvious that action is not only necessary – it is inevitable.

There are multiple pieces in this sustainability puzzle, from smart public policies and clever technologies to a dramatic shift in economies and new notions of what constitutes wealth for the many rather than the few.

What is needed is nothing short of a deep de-carbonization of the global economy and a future of climate neutrality in the second half of the century: powered by an ever deeper penetration of renewable energies and energy-efficient cities, homes and businesses, as well as improved conservation and investment in our natural assets from forests and coral reefs to soils and wetlands.

Blog Post: Recognizing On-The-Ground Climate Solutions: Lighthouse Activity Awards

My original post seems to point to an ambiguity in Figueres’ use of language and its possible misinterpretation – broadening the notion of a fossil-based economy into a broader and possibly unwarranted attack on capitalism itself. And, while I am willing to concede that there might be a misinterpretation in this instance; the broader thesis, that the socialist/communist cabal uses central planning and the creation and management of real or imagined resource scarcity to derive power stands.

-- steve 


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS



"RADICAL BROWNIES" OR ANOTHER BLACK COMMUNIST YOUTH ORGANIZATION?

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“Social justice” appears to be little more than a radical program to foment discord and revolution in America by committed socialists and communists who want to fundamentally transform America from a capitalist society to a “workers’ paradise” …

Racialized and radicalized at a young age by radical parents who should be prosecuted for child abuse.  

Young Oakland Girls Called ‘Radical Brownies’ Learn Social Justice Instead Of Selling Cookies

After the recent Black Lives Matter protests, there is a new brownie troop in Oakland. Instead of selling cookies, they are spreading a message.

On a Saturday afternoon in Oakland, a handful of 8 to 10 year old girls are gathered, in brown uniforms, giggling and eating cupcakes. They look like Girl Scouts, but it’s not just fun and games.

And it’s not just fun and games. “White policeman are killing black young folks such as women, men and children,” one of the girls said.  Another girl said, “Mike Brown. He was shot because he didn’t do nothing. Only the police officer shot him because of his skin color.”

These girls are called the “Radical Brownies.” And instead of learning sewing, they’re learning social justice. Even their uniforms have a message. “The beret, it’s a Black Panther/Brown Beret twist,” one of the Radical Brownies said.

“I think it’s very appropriate. A lot of the work the Black Panthers did was community oriented,” Radical Brownies co-founder Marilyn Hollinquest told KPIX 5.

Hollinquest and her friend Anayvette Martinez co-founded the group about a month ago, after Anayvette’s daughter Coatlupe told her she wanted to join a girl’s group.  “How amazing would it be to have a girls’ troop that was really focused around social justice and where girls could even earn badges?” Martinez said. Their first badge, a fist emblazoned with the words Black Lives Matter. They earned it for marching in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Oakland last month.

Source: Young Oakland Girls Called ‘Radical Brownies’ Learn Social Justice Instead Of Selling Cookies « CBS San Francisco

Perhaps we should review …

  1. The Black Panther Party, originally named the “the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense,” was a violent, radical black communist organization responsible for death, destruction, and the further radicalization of all that it touched. Radical Brownies co-founder Marilyn Hollinquest should be roundly condemned for considering the Black Panthers to be another community-oriented group.
  2. The meme that law enforcement cannot be trusted and should be portrayed as wanton killers of minorities should be stopped – the statistics do not support the claim and the fact that minorities represent a disproportionate share of the gun-violence, drug trafficking, and general crime is never mentioned.
  3. The use of Michael Brown as a hero or martyr for the cause should be contradicted by the facts: he was a violent thug whose chose to confront a police officer and died as a consequence of his own actions in struggling for the officer’s gun and engaging in a personal attack on the officer.
  4. The words “social justice” in and of themselves are polarizing and inflammatory. Code words for socialist and communist revolution.
  5. The Brownies are a respected part of Girl Scout life and the name should be respected, not diluted and polluted by radical leftists with a political agenda.

Bottom line …

If one wonders why most of those in power, the product of the radical leftist movement of the 60s and the hippy culture, see the world in a different manner, it is because they were slowly indoctrinated by those who do not wish America well and are seeking to bring about a radical transformation from within – a fifth column directed by people who know what they are doing and who is actually funding the effort.

There will be no end to racism and discrimination as long as those who are personally benefiting from the fruits of racism are stopped from promoting their toxic agenda – not by curtailing their free speech rights – but by overwhelmingly confronting them with the facts when they spout their nonsense. By having members of the media stand-up and question their premises and their motives.

Perhaps we should look once again at those whose politics and businesses are based on continuing racism?

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-- steve 


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS



IRAN AND NUCLEAR WEAPONS: OBAMA IS DELUSIONAL, AN ENEMY AGENT, OR OUT OF TOUCH

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The President of the United States is a liar – he has lied before and he continues to lie …

To even acknowledge that Iran’s Supreme Leader claims it is contrary to their faith to obtain a nuclear weapon is not only disingenuous, but it is dangerous to the United States and Israel.

And if, in fact, what they claim in true -- which is they have no aspiration to get a nuclear weapon, that, in fact, according to their Supreme Leader, it would be contrary to their faith to obtain a nuclear weapon -- if that is true, there should be the possibility of getting a deal.”

And from what we have seen in the past, President Obama will say or do anything to secure a deal – not to protect the United States from a clear and present danger, but to obtain talking points to show how great his foreign policy is and why he deserves the Nobel Peace Prize awarded without a single diplomatic accomplishment.

Excerpts from Obama’s Press Conference …

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Remarks by President Obama and Chancellor Merkel in Joint Press Conference

 

OBAMA: Christi Parsons

Thank you, Mr. President.  The Iran nuclear negotiators have now missed two deadlines.  Should the upcoming March deadline for talks be the final one?  And what are the circumstances in which you think it would be wise to extend those talks? Also, sir, some have suggested that you are outraged by the Israeli Prime Minister’s decision to address Congress.  Is that so?  And how would you advise Democrats who are considering a boycott?

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  First of all, we understood I think from the start, when we set up the interim agreement with Iran, that it would take some time to work through incredibly complex issues and a huge trust deficit between the United States and Iran, and the world and Iran, when it comes to their nuclear program.  So I think there was always the assumption that, although the interim agreement lasted a certain period of time, that we would probably need more time to move forward.  

The good news is, is that there have been very serious discussions.  That time has been well spent.  During this period of time, issues have been clarified; gaps have been narrowed; the Iranians have abided by the agreement.  So this is not a circumstance in which, by talking, they’ve been stalling and meanwhile advancing their program.  To the contrary.  What we know is the program has not only been frozen, but with respect to, for example, 20 percent enriched uranium, they’ve reversed it.  And so we’re in a better position than we were before the interim program was set up.

Having said all that, the issues now are sufficiently narrowed and sufficiently clarified where we’re at point where they need to make a decision.  We are presenting to them, in a unified fashion -- the P5-plus-1, supported by a coalition of countries around the world, are presenting to them a deal that allows them to have peaceful nuclear power but gives us the absolute assurance that is verifiable that they are not pursuing a nuclear weapon.  

And if, in fact, what they claim in true -- which is they have no aspiration to get a nuclear weapon, that, in fact, according to their Supreme Leader, it would be contrary to their faith to obtain a nuclear weapon -- if that is true, there should be the possibility of getting a deal. They should be able to get to yes.  But we don’t know if that’s going to happen.  They have their hardliners; they have their politics.  

And the point, I guess is, Christi, at this juncture, I don’t see a further extension being useful if they have not agreed to the basic formulation and the bottom line that the world requires to have confidence that they’re not pursuing a nuclear weapon.  

Now, if a framework for a deal is done, if people have a clear sense of what is required and there’s some drafting and t’s to cross and i’s to dot, that’s a different issue.  But my view  -- and I’ve presented this to members of Congress -- is that we now know enough that the issues are no longer technical.  The issues now are, does Iran have the political will and the desire to get a deal done?  

And we could not be doing this were it not for the incredible cohesion and unity that’s been shown by Germany, by the other members of the P5-plus-1 -- which, I should acknowledge, includes Russia.  I mean, this is an area where they’ve actually served a constructive role.  And China has served a constructive role.  And there has been no cracks in this on the P5-plus-1 side of the table.  And I think that’s a testament to the degree to which we are acting reasonably in trying to actually solve a problem.

With respect to Prime Minister Netanyahu, as I’ve said before, I talk to him all the time, our teams constantly coordinate.  We have a practice of not meeting with leaders right before their elections, two weeks before their elections.  As much as I love Angela, if she was two weeks away from an election she probably would not have received an invitation to the White House -- (laughter) -- and I suspect she wouldn’t have asked for one.  (Laughter.)

So this is just -- some of this just has to do with how we do business.  And I think it’s important for us to maintain these protocols -- because the U.S.-Israeli relationship is not about a particular party.  This isn’t a relationship founded on affinity between the Labor Party and the Democratic Party, or Likud and the Republican Party.  This is the U.S.-Israeli relationship that extends beyond parties, and has to do with that unbreakable bond that we feel and our commitment to Israel’s security, and the shared values that we have.

And the way to preserve that is to make sure that it doesn’t get clouded with what could be perceived as partisan politics. Whether that’s accurate or not, that is a potential perception, and that’s something that we have to guard against.

Now, I don’t want to be coy.  The Prime Minister and I have a very real difference around Iran, Iran sanctions.  I have been very clear -- and Angela agrees with me, and David Cameron agrees with me, and the others who are a member of the negotiations agree -- that it does not make sense to sour the negotiations a month or two before they’re about to be completed.  And we should play that out.  If, in fact, we can get a deal, then we should embrace that.  If we can’t get a deal, then we’ll have to make a set of decisions, and, as I’ve said to Congress, I’ll be the first one to work with them to apply even stronger measures against Iran.

But what’s the rush -- unless your view is that it’s not possible to get a deal with Iran and it shouldn’t even be tested? And that I cannot agree with because, as the President of the United States, I’m looking at what the options are if we don't get a diplomatic resolution.  And those options are narrow and they're not attractive.  And from the perspective of U.S. interests -- and I believe from the perspective of Israel’s interests, although I can't speak for, obviously, the Israeli government -- it is far better if we can get a diplomatic solution.  

So there are real differences substantively, but that's separate and apart from the whole issue of Mr. Netanyahu coming to Washington.  All right?  

Source:Remarks by President Obama and Chancellor Merkel in Joint Press Conference | The White House

Bottom line …

Never before, in the history of the United States, have we had a President whose loyalty to our nation and to the Constitution of the United States has been so openly questioned. Never before, have we seen such discord and division spurred on by a President who thrives on dividing Americans into classes, engaging in class warfare, and then building a coalition of the disadvantaged, the disillusioned, the progressive socialist democrats, and the communists – many of whom are welcomed with open arms into the White House.

Considering Obama’s past actions, I can no longer accept, as an article of faith, that President Obama is not anti-Semitic, anti-Jew, anti-Israel, and anti-America. He actions speak louder than his words and his continued inaction with respect to Islam and anything Muslim leads me to the conclusion that Obama might be a stealth jihadi. Practicing taqiyya (deception) at the very highest levels of our government.

Why Obama will not arm the Kurds and the Jordanians as requested … and continues to talk when Americans have died is only part of the story. It is time for Congress to step up – impeaching him if necessary – to start protecting the America we know and love. An America Obama continues to apologize for and continues to weaken.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS



GLOBAL WARMING IS MAN-MADE: BUT DOES NOT INVOLVE CARBON DIOXIDE

There are numerous published reports that the fundamental temperature records have been artificially corrupted in such a manner as to introduce a warming bias where none actually exists. And, that this process of altering temperature records is deliberate and well-understood by researchers. In fact, researchers are warned specifically that some of the nation’s data may be corrupted.

Here is the warning contained in the “README” file at NOAA  <Source link to government database redacted> …

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And researchers are their own when it comes to finding changes …

GHCNM, V3, status file

(users can use this file to determine overall current status, including
information related to previous changes and errata).

DISCLAIMER: The status file does not record every possible change that may
have occurred from one version to another.  This would be impractical for a
variety of reasons. Therefore if a user is interested in discovering every
possible difference between two different file versions, they will need to
construct their own program to determine all possible changes between the file
versions.
<Source link to government database redacted>

And, if you don’t read the fine print, you might use the wrong data at the wrong time …

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NCDC uses two correction processes to remove inhomogeneities associated with factors unrelated to climate such as changes in observer practices, instrumentation, and changes in station location and environment that have occurred through time.

The first correction for time of observation changes in the United States was inadvertently disabled during late 2012. That algorithm provides for a physically based correction for observing time changes based on station history information.

NCDC also routinely runs a pairwise correction. algorithm that addresses such issues, but in an indirect manner. It successfully corrected for many of the time of observation issues, which minimized the effect of this processing omission.

The version 3.2.1 release also includes the use of updated data to improve quality control and correction processes of other U.S. stations and neighboring stations in Canada and Mexico.

Compared to analyses released in January 2013, the trend for certain calendar months has changed more than others. This effect is related to the seasonal nature of the reintroduced time-of-observation correction. Trends in U.S. winter temperature are higher while trends in summer temperatures are lower. For the globe, ranks of individual years changed in some instances by a few positions, but global temperature trends changed no more than 0.01°C/century for any month since 1880. <Source link to government database redacted>

Since most climate researchers did not provide their model source code and datasets along with their peer-reviewed climate-related papers, there might be inconsistencies in older data that have now been corrected. We are not saying that these researchers are acting out of self-interest, but there have been cases where “program adjustments” have been made to make the computed data more closely resemble the “observed data.”

Visualizing the effects of TOBS (Time of Day Bias) courtesy of Steve Goddard …

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In this visualization you can see how correcting raw data with the Time of Day Bias might change the underlying data from a cooling trend to a warming trend. And, when this information is used by researchers without adequate examination of the data, they can honestly cite a particular dataset and claim that their analysis and conclusions are justified by the data. You may wish to read more at Real Science.

Here is a published story that is being falsely painted in some media as “denier” or “skeptic” propaganda …

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology (ABM) was recently forced to admit it alters the temperatures recorded at almost all the official weather stations in Australia. The ABM came clean on its temperature fiddling largely because of the fierce scrutiny of Graham Lloyd, environment editor for The Australian and The Weekend Australian, who published a series of articles on the ABM’s number-fudging.

Using a process it calls homogenization, ABM has replaced actual temperature measurements with massaged numbers. ABM claims anomalies have arisen in both the historical data and current measurements due to a wide variety of factors unrelated to climate, such as differing types of instruments used, choices of calibration or enclosure and where it was located, and the closure of some stations and opening of others. The ABM argues such factors justify homogenization of the numbers.

Critics point out a much worse anomaly in the homogenization process: Almost all the alterations resulted in higher temperatures being reported for the present and lower numbers for the past--with the higher numbers being used to demonstrate a historical warming trend--than the numbers that were actually recorded. Downward homogenizations in recent years were rare. In some areas, downward temperature trends measured over time showed a significantly increased temperature trend after homogenization. The difference between actually measured temperatures and homogenized temperatures topped 4 degrees Celsius over certain periods at some measuring stations. <Source>

Justification for homogenization?

Many of the people who handle the large weather datasets are confounded by missing data, instrument failures, station relocations, urban heat islands, and other issues that produce “dirty data,” yet they are at a loss when it comes to explaining why homogenization efforts resulted in changes in rural areas where such problems did not exist. The likelihood is that much of what we assume is the inviolable raw data record doesn’t even exist anymore and the existing data should be considered suspect.

Dishonesty by design?

There should be no doubt that climate research is a big multi-billion dollar business driven by politicians who are seeking to use science to justify onerous public policies that might otherwise cause a revolution if they were implemented to pursue a particular political agenda. Most of the climate researchers work directly for the government or for institutions that receive substantial government funding. While most researchers are honest, they are working with biased data; and even worse fail to falsify much of the previous research because of little or no funding and operational support for those suggesting contrarian viewpoints or falsification studies.

There are other datasets that do not show substantial global warming and yet these datasets are often omitted from studies conducted by global warming activists who mostly rely on the GHCN (Global Historical Climate Network) and their homogenized data.

The two datasets that are often ignored are those from Remote Sensing Systems (RSS - satellite data) and the state-of-the-art US Climate Reference Network (USCRN) which has none of the problems like those experienced by the GHCN. Both of which contradict the severity of the terrestrial datasets produced from the Global Historical Climate Network.

In spite of continuing rises in the atmospheric carbon dioxide level, climate researchers cannot seem to find an acceptable or adequate scientific basis for what appears to be an 18-year break in global warming nor can they find where the heat has been dislocated.

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And about those models …

Of course, these are the activist/scientists who believe that human activity provides the tipping point to global warming and that non-human events such as: the Sun’s energy output; the Earth’s position relative to the Sun; the Earth’s precessional and rotational dynamics; the Earth’s vuclanology and plate tectonics; the deep ocean currents; and the greatest of the greenhouse gases, water vapor, are not responsible for the failure of their models.

Extremely short-sighted as these models are but crude approximations of physical processes and many do not incorporate all of the factors needed to adequately model the underlying physical phenomena of global climate change.

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In spite of continuing evidence of data corruption and flawed modeling, the politicians and activists continue to pump out dire warnings of a planetary catastrophe that demand immediate action via public policies that are known to disrupt entire economies, enlarge the size and scope of governmental controls, result in higher taxes, higher costs, lower standards of living, allow political wealth re-distribution, encourage special interest corruption, and worst of all – result in fewer personal freedoms.

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Bottom line …

We know that science is not performed by consensus, but when are the activists and their media shills going to admit that science based on corrupt data is not science. And, that the big lie “the science is settled” is just that – a lie – because we can clearly and convincingly demonstrate that the “data is not settled” and the analysis and conclusions drawn from biased datasets is not only flawed, but cannot serve as the basis of public policy.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS



PALESTINIAN ACTIVISTS IN AMERICA PRESENT A CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER TO AMERICA AND AMERICANS

There is little or no doubt in my mind that the Palestinians are a toxic people – kicked out of their historic homeland in Jordan and ejected from Egypt for fomenting revolution and their radical views. No Arab state, even the most radical Islamicists, welcome the Palestinians.

They are led by old-fashioned warlords who are milking the system: soliciting funds from the Arab nations to remain in their own areas; soliciting funds from the European community based on good old-fashioned anti-Semitism, soliciting funds for humanitarian aid that finds its way into the private bank accounts of the warlords located in foreign lands. Worst of all, acting as the proxy terrorist force for Iran to promote general instability in the region while Iran works on its nuclear weaponry and ballistic missiles. With their leadership teaching generations of children that the Jews are less than human and responsible for all of their ills and discomforts. Pointing to the accomplishments of Israel and the United States as if these accomplishments rightfully belong to them in their perverted worldview of exploiting unbelievers.

And, now they are here – in our educational institutions and political bodies – not demanding the overthrow of their corrupt leaders and reforming their corrupt religion, but to further condemn Israel and spread their anti-Semitic nonsense. Refusing to assimilate, refusing to reform, and bringing their own worldview into America to turn American cities into the Crapistan that they just left.

Here is New York City Councilman David G. Greenfield, speaking in the New York City Council Chambers after Pro-Palestine activists protested the commemoration of 1.1 million people killed in Auschwitz … 

Who is David Greenfield?  

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David G. Greenfield was elected to the New York City Council after a decisive victory in a Special Election on March 23, 2010. David won a majority of votes in each and every neighborhood of the 44th Council District comprising of Midwood, Boro Park and Bensonhurst in Brooklyn, New York.

David is an experienced attorney who has been working for years to make New York more affordable. Prior to his election, David served as Executive Vice President of the Sephardic Community Federation, the umbrella government relations and public policy organization of the Sephardic Jewish Community. In that capacity, Greenfield worked closely with public officials at every level of government to improve the lives of all New Yorkers.

David is also the volunteer Director and Counsel of TEACH NYS, an umbrella group that advocates on behalf of the parents of the 500,000 Catholic, Jewish, and Independent school children in New York State. David’s successful strategy for TEACH NYS led to recently enacted legislation that provides for $600 million in tax-credits for parents of all school-age children in New York.

David is an expert in education policy and a mayoral appointee to the New York Non-Public School Standing Committee. This select committee serves as the liaison between New York government and the non-public school community. As a member of the committee, David played a critical role in addressing important issues affecting hundreds of thousands of New York’s children and advocating on their behalf. Most recently, Mr. Greenfield spearheaded a three-year campaign that culminated in free tutoring services, valued at tens of millions of dollars each year, for thousands of students in New York City.

David is known for his honesty and integrity. His reputation for “telling it like it is” has made his perspective sought after by news media around the world. Aside from multiple television appearances, David has been quoted by national newspapers and is a frequent political analyst on Russian, Israeli and United States radio stations.

Prior to his work at the Sephardic Community Federation and TEACH NYS, David served as Deputy Director of Finance to Senator Joe Lieberman’s presidential campaign and as Chief of Staff to NYS Assemblyman Dov Hikind. Before that, David practiced corporate law at the national law firm of Rosenman & Colin LLP. David is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC and Touro College in New York City where he graduated summa cum laude and was valedictorian.

David is a proud life-long resident of Brooklyn where he happily lives with his wife and two small children.

Bottom line …

It is about time that people speak the truth about good and evil without being condemned by those who cite multiculturalism, moral equivalency, and political correctness as justification for their immoral thoughts and actions.

And, I find it amazing and a paradox that a politician like David Greenfield, a progressive socialist democrat, would continue to support a party that is becomingly more and more anti-Semitic and anti-Israel without condemning his party’s presidential politics. It is also time to consider limiting immigration to those who wish to assimilate and enjoy being Americans rather than stealth jihadists looking to fundamentally transform America.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS



LOSING OUR PRIVACY ONE DEVICE AT A TIME: THE GOVERNMENT LOVES IT WHEN YOU PAY TO SPY ON YOURSELF

The age of big brother …

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As more and more of our devices become internet-enabled, the greater the probability of inadvertent disclosure of sensitive personal non-public information to third-parties: the government, the vendor, service providers, and as we have seen with the Sony debacle, state-sponsored or criminal hackers.

Even George Orwell couldn’t imagine a post-1984 world where consumers voluntarily breached their personal security and privacy for a little extra convenience of shouting commands or gesturing at a television that was equipped with a camera and a microphone.

Caveat Emptor: Let the buyer beware. 

The Faustian bargain: trading convenience for information security …

The Samsung Privacy Policy is not unique among the providers of internet-enabled devices and only serves to highlight the degree of awareness you must exercise when purchasing or using internet-enabled devices.

Samsung Privacy Policy--SmartTV Supplement

Samsung makes available Internet-connected televisions and Blu-Ray players and other similar technologies that connect to your television set (collectively, the “SmartTV services” or “SmartTV”). Samsung’s SmartTV services offer features that may enhance video content, customised TV, movie, and other content recommendations, connections to social networking services, and the ability to control and interact with your SmartTV with gestures and voice commands. We collect, use, share, and store information through your SmartTV in the ways described in the Samsung Privacy Policy. This Supplement provides additional details about the privacy practices of some SmartTV features.

Recommendations and Customised Content

The SmartTV is designed to enable you to easily find and access video programming and other content. For example, you may access information about live television programs distributed to you by your cable or satellite operator and on-demand video content offerings distributed by third-party content providers through searchable guides displayed on your SmartTV.

In the case of live television programs, we determine what content is available to you based in part on your zip code. In addition, the SmartTV helps make the searchable guides and other SmartTV content more relevant to you by highlighting programming and content that is likely to interest you, such as episodes of programs that you may have missed and new programs, applications and other content that we believe you will find of interest. We base these recommendations on:

Information about content that you have watched, purchased, downloaded, or streamed through Samsung applications on your SmartTV or other devices;

Information about applications you have accessed through the SmartTV panels;

Information about your clicks on the “Like,” “Dislike,” “Watch Now,” and other buttons on your SmartTV;

The query terms you enter into SmartTV search features, including when you search for particular video content; and

Other SmartTV usage and device information, including, but not limited to, IP address, information stored in cookies and similar technologies, information that identifies your hardware or software configuration, browser information, and the page(s) you request.

In addition, if you enable the collection of information about video streams viewed on your SmartTV, we may collect that information and additional information about the network, channels, and programs that you view through the SmartTV. We will use such information to improve the recommendations that we deliver to you on the SmartTV.

Please visit the “settings” menu of your SmartTV for choices that may be available to you if you do not wish to continue to receive personalised recommendations on your SmartTV. If you disable personalised recommendations, then the information and content displayed on your SmartTV may not be as relevant to you. Samsung may still collect information about your usage of the SmartTV for the purposes described in this Samsung Privacy Policy.

SyncPlus and Interactive Marketing

By enabling SyncPlus or other marketing features, you may make the content and advertising that you receive on your SmartTV and other devices when you are watching SmartTV more interactive. TV programming providers or advertisers can enhance video programs by providing interactive content, such as in-program trivia, show insights, games, and promotions, on your SmartTV or other devices. Similarly, advertisers can enhance their ads by enabling users to take immediate action (e.g., downloading a coupon or app) in response to an ad.

To make these kinds of enhancements available, we provide video or audio snippets of the program you’re watching to third-party providers that use this information in order to return content or advertising “synched” to what you’re watching. These providers may receive information about your device (e.g., its IP address and device identifiers) and your interactions with the content and advertising they provide. You may disable these interactive marketing features at any time by visiting the “settings” menu. The choices you make with respect to interactive marketing features will not affect whether you receive other types of ads and marketing on your SmartTV.

Voice Recognition

You can control your SmartTV, and use many of its features, with voice commands.

If you enable Voice Recognition, you can interact with your Smart TV using your voice. To provide you the Voice Recognition feature, some voice commands may be transmitted (along with information about your device, including device identifiers) to a third-party service that converts speech to text or to the extent necessary to provide the Voice Recognition features to you. In addition, Samsung may collect and your device may capture voice commands and associated texts so that we can provide you with Voice Recognition features and evaluate and improve the features. Please be aware that if your spoken words include personal or other sensitive information, that information will be among the data captured and transmitted to a third party through your use of Voice Recognition.

If you do not enable Voice Recognition, you will not be able to use interactive voice recognition features, although you may be able to control your TV using certain predefined voice commands. While Samsung will not collect your spoken word, Samsung may still collect associated texts and other usage data so that we can evaluate the performance of the feature and improve it.

You may disable Voice Recognition data collection at any time by visiting the “settings” menu. However, this may prevent you from using all of the Voice Recognition features.

Gesture Controls and Facial Recognition

Your SmartTV is equipped with a camera that enables certain advanced features, including the ability to control and interact with your TV with gestures and to use facial recognition technology to authenticate your Samsung Account on your TV. The camera can be covered and disabled at any time, but be aware that these advanced services will not be available if the camera is disabled.

Gesture Control. To provide you with the ability to control your SmartTV through gestures, the camera mounted on the top of your SmartTV can recognise your movements. This enables you, for example, to move between panels and zoom in or zoom out. We record information about when and how users use gesture controls so that we can evaluate the performance of these controls and improve them.

Facial Recognition. The camera situated on the SmartTV also enables you to authenticate your Samsung Account or to log into certain services using facial recognition technology. You can use facial recognition instead of, or as a supplementary security measure in addition to, manually inputting your password. Once you complete the steps required to set up facial recognition, an image of your face is stored locally on your TV; it is not transmitted to Samsung. If you cancel your Samsung Account or no longer desire to use facial recognition, please visit the applicable settings menu to delete the stored image. While your image will be stored locally, Samsung may take note of the fact that you have set up the feature and collect information about when and how the feature is used so that we can evaluate the performance of this feature and improve it.

Servicios de fitness

Los servicios de SmartTV pueden poner a su disposición vídeos educativos y otro contenido apropiado para niños, pero no recopilamos intencionadamente ninguna información personal de menores de trece (13) sin el consentimiento de sus padres, a no ser que lo permita la ley. Si tenemos conocimiento de que un niño menor de trece (13) nos ha proporcionado información personal, la eliminaremos de conformidad con la legislación vigente.

Fitness Services

To provide you with personalised fitness recommendations, SmartTV services enable you to create a profile that contains certain basic information about yourself, including your height, weight and date of birth. You can delete such a profile at any time by following the directions in the service’s preferences [or settings] screen.

Kids Services

SmartTV services may make available educational videos and other content appropriate for children, but we do not knowingly collect any personal information from children without parental consent, unless permitted by law.

Third Parties

Please note that when you watch a video or access applications or content provided by a third-party, that provider may collect or receive information about your SmartTV (e.g., its IP address and device identifiers), the requested transaction (e.g., your request to buy or rent the video), and your use of the application or service. Samsung is not responsible for these providers’ privacy or security practices. You should exercise caution and review the privacy statements applicable to the third-party websites and services you use.

Country-Specific Features

Please note that one or more of the features described in this SmartTV Supplement may not be available to you depending on where you live.

Source: SmartTV | Samsung

I wonder if the device is smart enough to record and report the fact that you just flipped-off the President of the United States or one of his cadre of progressive socialist democrats? It gives a whole new meaning to Hillary Clinton’s enemies list.

Some considerations when reading privacy policies …

  1. They are subject to change without notice.
  2. They may refer to other policies that you must search for to find and read.
  3. They offer little no protection to the user and are designed to protect the device manufacturer.
  4. They may refer to third-party services over which they have little or no control.
  5. If the data is captured by your television, even if it is stored locally, it may be accessed and uploaded to unknown servers.
  6. These devices rarely have user-accessible logs to track uploaded data.
  7. There are no remedies for data breach, and in any case, no remedies for consequential damages.
  8. All user agreements have government snooping clauses. (“There may be instances when we disclose your information to other parties: to comply with the law or respond to compulsory legal process (such as a search warrant or other court order)”)
  9. Information from your device can be combined with commercially available data to produced enhanced datasets that might be used or sold by the company. (“We may receive information about you from publicly and commercially available sources (as permitted by law), which we may combine with other information we receive from or about you. We also may receive information about you from third-party social networking services when you choose to connect with those services.”)
  10. The government wants to regulate the internet and could easily demand data collection for public purposes, much as the CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) collects your private financial data for “research” and “public policy”purposes.

Bottom line …

The true danger of information capture and storage in the information age is your waiver of your constitutional rights … in that law enforcement authorities, motivated by political and/or criminal concerns, can more easily build a case against you by purchasing commercially available data from internet vendors and aggregating it in your law enforcement file. Using prior actions – however innocent – to establish post facto “intent,” which is one of the primary elements of convicting individuals under the law.

You may wish to join the Electronic Frontier Foundation (www.eff.org) who is looking out for consumers and others by fighting egregious information abuses and attempting to realign analog laws for the digital age.

Consider your next internet-enabled purchase carefully, especially if that device is to reside in the office of a doctor, lawyer, or any other place where sensitive information is discussed. I can easily imagine the unimaginable – the need for Get Smart’s “Cone of Silence.”

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-- steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS



UNANSWERABLE QUESTIONS: THE LIBERAL PARADOX

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It’s a paradox that defies common sense …

But not when you realize and accept the politicization of science to drive public policies and political agendas. 

Pretty much why liberals accept Barack Obama as a President and Hillary Clinton as a replacement, even when she has a proven history of cronyism, corruption, lying, and deception.

-- steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS



DOES OBAMA WANT TO CORRECT "HISTORICAL MISTAKE OF ISRAEL?"

There is little or no doubt in my mind that President Obama is the most radical president America has ever had, and unlike Jimmy Carter, the anti-Semitic former President, Obama is taking steps to place Israel and the Jewish people in an untenable position: facing a nuclear Iran and possibly another holocaust.

Here is a learned professor offering an explanation for Obama’s seemingly incongruous and incompetent actions that makes sense … 

 

Dr. Richard L. Rubinstein, Yale fellow, "Distinguished Professor of the Year", and Harvard Ph.D., states that president Obama's intention is to "correct the historical mistake of the creation of the state of Israel." Moreover, Dr. Rubenstein states that president Obama is extremely pro Muslim due to his family past to the point of "wanting to see the destruction of Israel." Source: "Obama Most Radical President ever" states famous Harvard Phd

Bottom line …

The majority of Jews within the United States have supported the progressive socialist democrats, believing that they were more welcoming than the Northeastern liberal elite anti-Semites who often wielded significant control in the GOP.

Now, it appears that the progressive socialist democrats, in spite of significant Jewish campaign funds and voter support, has sold our American Jews and the State of Israel – the only freedom-loving democracy in the Middle East that not only tolerates, but welcomes, diversity within its national boundaries.

Where is Rahm Emanuel, the Judas goat that assured us that Obama respected Israel and would honor the traditional values that bind our two nations together?

The next step is for the Jews to withdraw support from the progressive socialist democrats and to strike a deal with the GOP that insures the beginning of a transformation of the United States State Department and the other institutions that have disadvantaged Israel in favor of a culture that is willing to see every American; man, woman, and child, dead and America turned into a Northern Caliphate under Sharia law.

2016 is fast approaching and the window of opportunity to condition the political diplomatic battlefield is slowly closing.

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-- steve 


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS