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2018-10-16 15:34 by Karl Denninger
in Small Business , 53 references
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HomeDaemon-MCP's Android App now knows how to handle multiple locations at once -- with always-on 24x7 monitoring and control from anywhere, without any cloud involvement.

 

Got a rental house plus your own residence?  Vacation home?  Three properties?  Five?  Need to be able to open the front door for a property manager in real-time to show a rental -- and know if someone uses a 
key to lock or unlock the front door in real-time as well?  No problem.

In addition the license server now populates the HomeDaemon.Org domain automatically when a license registers or renews, and as a result for those who don't have a convenient "dynamic dns" provider, or don't wish to set one up you no longer need to -- the software does it for when the license is validated.  While this is not instant response if your IP number changes but connectivity does not go down or the unit resets (e.g. power goes off) it is convenient and "no setup required."

You may suspend monitoring on any declared host if you wish at any time, and then turn it back on without altering the others, or having to re-enter a password.  As has been the case thus far in the app's development cycle no passwords are saved, ever in the app itself or in the app's data store.

Power consumption with full-time monitoring enabled and your phone sleeping continues to be negligible -- and yet no cloud management or storage tools are used anywhere in the application.  Nobody gets your data but you -- ever -- on your house. Not your coming and going, not the motion, your thermostat or camera data.

It's yours, and only yours.

Again HomeDaemon-MCP is for sale as a complete, ready-to-go package needing only to have the customer front-end set up to meet your desired licensing scheme.  All rights are available at a very reasonable price -- contact me today if you're interested (and of course can fund the acquisition) and we'll move forward!

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2018-10-16 09:36 by Karl Denninger
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People like Creepy Porn Layer (yes, that's what I call him because he's not good enough to be called a "lawyer") are dangerous to their clients.

A federal judge in Los Angeles on Monday threw out adult-film actress Stormy Daniel’s defamation lawsuit against President Trump on free-speech grounds.

“The court agrees with Mr. Trump’s argument because the tweet in question constitutes ‘rhetorical hyperbole’ normally associated with politics and public discourse in the U.S.,” U.S. District Judge S. James Otero in Los Angeles said in a ruling Monday, as Bloomberg reported. “The First Amendment protects this type of rhetorical statement.”

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“The ruling also states that the President is entitled to an award of his attorneys’ fees against Stormy Daniels,” Trump attorney Charles Harder said in a statement to Fox News. “No amount of spin or commentary by Stormy Daniels or her lawyer, Mr. (Michael) Avenatti, can truthfully characterize today’s ruling in any way other than total victory for President Trump and total defeat for Stormy Daniels.  The amount of the award for President Trump’s attorneys’ fees will be determined at a later date.”

It is very unusual to have fees awarded when you lose a defamation lawsuit.  In fact pretty-much the only way that ever happens is when the judge finds that your complaint was either frivolous or motivated by animus of some sort rather than being a legitimate controversy.

But then again the substance of this alleged "defamation" is rather insane to begin with.  Remember that Daniels' "claim to fame" is that she's a stripper -- that is, she takes her clothes off for money.  Occasionally said people get rather friendly with their customers.  Sometimes money is involved in that too (although in most states that's illegal) but other times its motivated by fame or just plain old-fashioned attraction.  It's not like working intentionally in a sexually-charged atmosphere won't lead to people being aroused -- right?

So here's a warning to all of you "MeeeeowTwo" fakers -- baseless allegations are not free.  If you are actually insane enough to try to sue someone or if you try to ruin them they can come after you, they can go to the courts and you can not only lose but potentially be bankrupted by being forced to pay their costs of defense, even if (and especially if) you hire some sleazebag "layer."

Now where are Judge Moore and Kavanaugh's lawsuits?

It's well past the time when people making false allegations of this sort wind up living under a freeway overpass in a refrigerator box as those they accuse wind up with everything they own and a money judgment for anything they might earn for the rest of their miserable lives.

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2018-10-16 07:00 by Karl Denninger
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You see, women's stories are always credible.

They never lie.

They never smear people, especially people on the right.

A New York woman has been arrested after police say she made up a story claiming to be the victim of a hate crime.

She claimed four teens (boys, I presume) shouted "Trump 2016!" and when she parked slashed her tires and left a note saying "Go home."

The cops determined it never happened and she wrote the note herself.

Careful what you wish for folks..... it only takes one of these incidents that goes real bad and you're going to wish you never made any of these false allegations.

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2018-10-15 13:15 by Karl Denninger
in Corruption , 227 references
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So statistically speaking Senator Warren has less native American blood in her than an average white American.

The results, as shared with The Boston Globe, reportedly reveal “strong evidence” the Massachusetts senator had a Native American ancestor dating back six to 10 generations.

The absolute best read of this is that she has 1/1024 of a "piece" of native American blood.  Worst-case is of course less.

If it's 10 generations back then on the basis of half-life analysis (which is how we rate such things) the actual percentage is zero.

Take some nasty poison -- or radioactive substance.  Dilute it by 10 half-lives, which is what you get when genetic mixing is being done too (duh!) and there is not one molecule of said nasty substance left.

In other words after 10 half-lives we don't care if you started with the most-poisonous (or radioactive) substance in the world; after 10 half-dilutions the amount remaining is a literal zero.

Any privilege Warren has obtained or claimed is a fraud and fraud is a crime.

**** you Senator -- you're a fraud and ought to be in prison.

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2018-10-15 07:00 by Karl Denninger
in Editorial , 132 references
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In my opinion we're well past the point where we should be putting up with the jackasses in the Middle East waving their oil wells around like giant penises that are theirs to use to **** anyone up the ass they wish.

Without a market for said oil Mr. Crown Prince will be riding a camel.  Should the US decide it's had enough of KSAs bull**** and give the Saudis 24 hours to move all American-sold arms to a safe place before we will blow them up wherever they are the so-called "great Saudi military power" will turn into a ball of Saharan sand.

We should have told the Saudis to go **** themselves and leveled a full embargo on them after 9/11.  After all the vast majority of the hijackers were Saudi nationals -- that's not supposition or rumor, it's fact.  Then there's the fact that the evil ********** Bush (then President) let several flights leave full of Saudis after 9/11 when our airspace was locked down.  Who were they and why?  We've never had that disclosed and we have a right to know.

It is a fact that Saudi Arabia has spread its Salafist bull**** through the Middle East and we've not only tolerated it we've called them "friends."  Well, with friends that kill 3,000 of your citizens may I ask who the hell is supposed to be our enemy?

If, as it appears, they murdered a journalist because he said things the Crown Prince didn't like then I suppose said Crown Prince has declared that if you don't like what someone says you can murder them.  Those aren't my standards, they are theirs.

Well now, perhaps a bounty is in order, since murder is now considered acceptable to the Saudi Crown.

The King (and his crown princes) must live under his own law or there is no law at all.  If it's acceptable for Saudi's Crown Prince to order up murders then it's also acceptable for others to order up his murder.

Since no nation can call itself civilized if it subscribes to that crap the solution is obvious: They're not civilized and thus they have no right to expect any sort of trade at all, nor any ability to travel here, nor to own anything in or made by this nation -- including our funds, Treasuries and land.

Yes, we should be able to prove it first, of course.  Then again maybe the standard of proof could be similar to that the Saudis employ when it comes to how they view gays.

In fact I think using their standards ought to suit them just fine -- right?

However, just to make sure they know we're serious, let's pass NOPEC right ****ing now After all 15 USC Chapter 1 is the law in our land, and just like KSA thinks they can have their laws no matter the consequences, even if it means their "monarchy" can murder people, well, that sauce works on the goose as well -- so let's cook theirs right now.

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