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  1. MJR
    MJR September 9, 2017 3:33 pm

    About Equifax… There were a number of Canadians who were swept up in this data breach but the data the hackers got did not include SIN numbers. In Canada only two groups who can use a social Insurance Number (the Canadian equivalent to the SSN), they are banks and the government. Equifax had to purge their systems of Canadian SIN’s when the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) came into force. As for my friends down south, you guys are pretty much screwed.

  2. Desertrat
    Desertrat September 9, 2017 11:32 pm

    I knew that air travel was headed downhill even before TSA. Airport security at Phoenix wanted to take away the medal of a Medal of Honor recipient because, “It had sharp edges.” I made up my mind that I will never subject myself to such insult and indignity.

    Hillary, like McCain, has been behaving and making statements which lead me to believe that it’s time they entered Assisted Living, preferably at a State Home For The Bewildered.

  3. Joel
    Joel September 10, 2017 9:33 am

    Good one. 😀

  4. lairdminor
    lairdminor September 10, 2017 9:56 am

    Such a disappointment to read about the Voynich Manuscript. I was really hoping it would reveal the truth about alien visitors or something. Alas, it was not to be. And the pictures of naked ladies aren’t even very good. Another dream dashed!

  5. Comrade X
    Comrade X September 10, 2017 10:42 am

    “The priests of the Trump cult look at Trump’s kneejerk, in-the-moment, utterly instinctual, and unthinking outbursts and spasmodic actions like the death rattle of a vivisected chicken and imbue them with meaning that simply isn’t there. They connect cherry-picked dots to create an image of sagacity, sometimes brilliantly, but the dots are just dots….

    ……The thought that he’s in way over his head is just too terrible to contemplate, and so we get all of these ornate — and sometimes quite clever — explanations about how Trump has outfoxed everyone yet again. But the man is not some political chess master — he’s a tic-tac-toe chicken pecking at whatever morsel of provocation his sphincterless id lights upon. If not every day, then certainly every week, Trump tweets something that causes his sane supporters to suffer from scrotal constriction and makes his life tougher and his agenda more difficult……

    ……They are like Chauncey Gardiner’s enablers, refusing to concede what is so obvious: Trump doesn’t know what he’s doing……

    Jonah Goldberg

  6. larryarnold
    larryarnold September 10, 2017 4:33 pm

    It is still true, however, that in the choice between Hillary and Donald, empowering the one who didn’t know how to get things done was a feature, not a bug.

    It’s not a coincidence that you also found the Benedictine quote. It’s amazing how much the perception of wisdom involves shutting up.

    Benedictine military school…
    This is a thing? Learn something every day!

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