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1  Economy / Goods / [WTS]Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Videos :) on: October 07, 2015, 07:05:20 PM
I have lots of well known/high leave jiu-jitsu  practitioner videos... If interested please send me PM and bump me-up Smiley worth over $400 but selling for $70... I promise, you will not be disappointed Smiley you'll never have to look at youtube again Wink  Cool
2  Other / Politics & Society / The U.S Goverment can make YOU disappear/kill(With your taxes paying for it $$$) on: January 12, 2015, 09:49:57 PM
Does the federal government have the right to kill without arrest or trial American citizens who have become terrorists? A secret government memo released by a federal appeals court on Monday outlines the president’s argument for the legal authority to kill Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S. citizen and alleged Al-Qaeda terrorist who died in a controversial drone strike in 2011 in Yemen.

Monday's news that the Obama administration is considering a military hit on an American terrorist raises anew the issue of what justifies such a step, according to both the law and the public conscience in an era of political, social and technological evolution.
3  Other / Off-topic / What DO YOU Believe IN? on: December 04, 2014, 09:27:51 PM
I would like too know what you stand for, what you believe in and what you live for?
4  Other / Politics & Society / World WAR III on: November 21, 2014, 11:11:58 PM
It seems these days the world is literally on fire. Conflict continues on and off in Ukraine, there are tensions throughout the Asia-Pacific, Ebola is on the rampage, ISIS continues its bloody war of attrition throughout Syria, into Iraq and on and on. Yet, could something even worse be on the horizon—a conflict with more-severe global ramifications?

Before we begin this foray into the five places where World War Three could break out, I should note a few qualifiers and weasel words.

First off, what’s World War Three? As illustrated by the Ukraine crisis and the Obama administration’s struggle to define what is going on in Syria/Northern Iraq, “20th-Century Industrial War” is out of fashion and has been for some time.

Some of the predictions below envisage regime collapse that leads to war, while the specter of a terrorist WMD attack has the capacity to turn apocalyptic very quickly. That said, this might just be a phase: state-on-state violence will still be theoretically and practically possible as long as nation-states possess the means to expend blood and treasure.

That’s why most of the predictions below examine the possibility of conventional strike and counterstrike between nations. No nuclear-armed power—whether it is the United States, China or Russia—would accept defeat to a peer competitor in conventional warfare without then inflicting the maximum penalty on its opponent.

That is one very good reason why World War Three as we know it is unlikely to happen; it is also why all of the possibilities mentioned below involve nuclear-armed—or potentially nuclear-armed—entities.

North Korea vs. the World:

News out of Pyongyang over the last several weeks that Kim Jong-un is feeling unwell has reminded people that Northeast Asia contains its very own brand of extremist Kool-Aid drinkers. The smart line on North Korea is that its “provocations,” to use the accepted term, are graduated steps in a controlled game of escalation that Kim plays to receive concessions in the form of aid or economic largesse from the international community.

The current talks between North Korea and Japan over the longstanding abduction issue are just one particularly cruel variation on this, where Pyongyang is trying to leverage the political importance of the abductees in Japan at a moment where both sides are short of allies in Northeast Asia.

The “provocation” theory works fine until you realize that at the end of the day, North Korea is still developing a nuclear-weapons program and mobile systems to deliver atomic-tipped warheads. Meanwhile, South Korea is building its own deterrent in the form of the “kill chain,” which ambitiously proposes knocking out Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons before they can leave the ground. Throw in the fact that China appears to have lost patience—and more importantly, influence—in North Korea since the purging and execution of Jang Song Thaek, and the situation on the peninsula becomes a lot less predictable.

For sure, North Korea’s behavior is grounded in the absolute logic of regime survival. But if Kim dies or can no longer ensure that the Pyongyang elite benefit from his rule, then all bets are off.

China vs. India (vs. Pakistan)

The border confrontation between India and China that was finally de-escalated on September 27 after nearly three weeks is the latest illustration of just how uneasy relations can be between these two massive neighbors. The recent arrival of a PLA Navy Type 039 submarine in Sri Lanka—China’s westernmost foray with a submarine—is another sign that Delhi and Beijing’s strategic priorities may clash.
5  Other / Politics & Society / The USA gave Vladimir Putin Cancer ??? on: October 25, 2014, 11:57:48 PM
Does Vladimir Putin Have Cancer?

Vladimir Putin may be suffering from cancer of the spine or pancreas, if some news outlets possess accurate information.

Despite the Russian president’s macho image as an outdoorsman and martial artist, rumors of this nature have circulated before in several elements of the overseas media over the last few years.

The latest health rumor has surfaced in the Page Six celebrity gossip section of the New York Post, which claims that the illness may explain Putin’s rush to invade Ukraine as well as changes in his physical appearance.

With regard to Ukraine, The Inquisitr previously reported that Putin allegedly tried to hatch a plan back in 2008 to invade Ukraine and divide the country with Poland, according to a top Polish government official. There is also growing concern in the Baltic region that Russia could eventually invade other neighboring countries with ethnically Russian populations, as it did in Ukraine.

This week, Putin leveled criticism at U.S. foreign policy for putting the world at risk and endangering global security.

With regard to Russia’s aforementioned expansionist ambitions, Page Six scribe Richard Johnson noted, “Others say Putin has three years to live and wants to leave a legacy of expanding the Russian borders just like Peter the Great or Stalin.”


Specifically about the Putin cancer rumors, Johnson claimed that…

“News outlets from Belarus to Poland have reported for months that the Russian strongman has cancer of the spinal cord. But my sources say it’s pancreatic cancer, one of the most lethal forms of the disease. Putin is allegedly being treated by an elderly doctor from the old East Germany whom Putin met decades ago while serving in Dresden for the KGB. The doctor has been trying various treatments including steroid shots, which would explain Putin’s puffy appearance…”

Writing earlier this year for the U.K. website The Week, intelligence analyst and British military vet Crispin Black asserted that given the Russian leader’s influence on the world stage, the status of Putin’s health is important both domestically and internationally.

“President Putin is seriously ill, according to a number of seasoned observers of the Russian scene. Some of them suggest that he is suffering from cancer, perhaps even one of the most feared forms of the disease — cancer of the spinal cord, which might explain his periodically bad back…

What happens to Putin is important to us all even though his fervent nationalism and strong preference for ‘traditional’ (his word) sexuality have upset Western elite opinion…

Like many Russian leaders before him, Putin’s rule, although obeying the forms of the (elastic) Russian constitution, is basically personal. He is Tsar in all but name, and like the Romanovs, has appropriated a large chunk of Russia’s wealth to himself. Unlike the Romanovs, he has no obvious heir. If he becomes seriously ill in office, any succession struggle will be made doubly bitter by the extreme wealth as well as political power up for grabs.”

Do you think that there is any basis for the Vladimir Putin cancer rumors?

6  Bitcoin / Hardware / Butterfly Lab Customers, The "Receiver" Still Wants too HEAR your Concerns on: October 16, 2014, 08:32:55 PM
To ALL BFL Customer's the "Receiver" Still want to hear your views and concerns. Don't STOP emailing or calling Eric L Johnson (the Receiver). This goes out to ALL Past, Present and future Butterfly customers .

Info regarding the Receiver:

T: (816) 292-8267
F: (816) 474-3216

Eric L. Johnson Partner

Eric Johnson is a partner practicing in the Financial Services Group. His practice involves representation of trustees, creditors, debtors, committees, and other interested parties in bankruptcy, receivership, workout, collection, and other related insolvency matters. Eric also represents the various litigants in insolvency related litigation, including bankruptcy avoidance actions. Eric is board-certified in business bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification.*

Eric has a strong commitment to the bar and legal education. In addition to being a frequent speaker on insolvency related topics, Eric is currently serving or has served in the following capacities:

American Bankruptcy Institute Bankruptcy Litigation Committee, Membership Director (2014-present)
Kansas City Bankruptcy Bar Association, President (2011-2013), Board Member (2011-present)
Midwestern Bankruptcy Institute, Advisory Board Member (2010-present), Co-Chair (2014-present)
Missouri Bar Commercial Law Committee, Co-Vice Chair (2013-present)
Missouri Bar Commercial Law Committee, Receivership Subcommittee Member (2013-present)
United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas, Bench Bar Committee Member (2004-2005) and (2012-2014)
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Missouri, Advisory Board Committee Member (2014-present)
Since 2010, Eric has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law and Bankruptcy Litigation and in the Kansas City Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar” as well as being listed as a Missouri and Kansas Rising Star for 2009, 2011-2013 by Super Lawyers.

Eric received his bachelor's degree in political science, with highest honors, from the University of Northern Iowa. Eric earned his law degree, with distinction, from the University of Iowa College of Law. While in law school, Eric was an Articles Editor for The Journal of Corporation Law and authored “Waste Not, Want Not: An Analysis of Stock Option Plans, Executive Compensation, and the Proper Standard of Waste” that was published in The Journal of Corporation Law’s Fall 2000 edition.

Eric is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Kansas, the federal district courts in Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, and the Western and Eastern Districts of Missouri, as well as the Eighth and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeals.

*The American Board of Certification’s Business Bankruptcy certification program is accredited by the American Bar Association. Neither the Supreme Court of Missouri nor the Missouri Bar reviews or approves certifying organizations or special designations. Colorado does not certify attorneys or specialists in any field.


Bankruptcy Litigation
Secured and Unsecured Creditor Representation in Bankruptcy and Receiverships
Bankruptcy Trustee Representation
Out of Court Workouts
Collections and Foreclosures
Bankruptcy and Reorganization for Businesses and Individuals (non-consumer) 
7  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Coindesk selling OUT too Kncminer $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ :( on: October 08, 2014, 05:07:20 PM
I have contacted Coindesk and they refuse to write a negative comment on Kncminers... do to the fact that Knc has advertisements on their site Sad I have twitted coindesk and email and from my understanding they are refusing to write a bad review ...

Coindesk selling out to all might $ or BTC  Sad

I say STOP doing any business with Coindesk until they remove ALL advertisements that have to do with KNCminer...
8  Economy / Service Discussion / Butterfly Labs sales 25,000 Bitcoin... WHAT ??? on: October 06, 2014, 06:46:13 PM

O’Brien said that Monday’s unprecedented BTC offer on Bitstamp was most likely a single investor looking to artificially move the price lower and buy back bitcoin later at a reduced price, probably in the low $200 range.

Instead, buyers swarmed the offer. For market participants, the recent volatility has presented a welcome opportunity to make big sums of money trading bitcoin in large volumes, mostly through the practice of arbitrage trading or by taking fees for providing trading enhancements such as BTC Solutions’ leveraged product offering.
9  Economy / Digital goods / Does any one have Costco Gift cards on: October 03, 2014, 07:40:08 PM
BTC BTC BTC I will buy your Costco gift card Smiley
10  Bitcoin / Hardware / {Butterfly Labs} Send back your Monarch and get a FULL Refund ??? on: October 03, 2014, 04:40:55 PM
 Wink Can BFL customer Return THE Monarch and received a FULL Refund   Huh

11  Other / Off-topic / Hipster ALL around the WORLD are Disappearing :( WHAT! ...??? on: October 01, 2014, 10:43:16 PM
Please post a picture of the Next trend you believe Hipsters will go crazy over Huh
12  Economy / Service Discussion / Any Updates concerning Butterfly Labs Court Hearing ??? on: September 29, 2014, 07:14:52 PM
Any Updates concerning Butterfly Labs Hearing... Please let up know Huh


13  Economy / Service Discussion / Butterfly Labs wants YOUU to file YOUR concernces and YOUR "Appreciation" too... on: September 26, 2014, 05:29:37 PM
Butterfly Labs wants YOU to File YOUR Concerns and YOUR "Appreciation"  To: ... Please direct YOUR LOVE and your concerns to them Smiley

For the poll you can vote up to 3 times Wink

14  Economy / Service Discussion / {BFL} U.S. Court halts Bitcoin mining operation Butterfly Labs/Josh/Inaba - FTC on: September 23, 2014, 08:28:16 PM

Deceptive Marketing Tricks
Related ContentBitcoin (virtual currency) coins are seen in an illustration picture taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris July 11, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier /FilesView PhotoBitcoin (virtual currency) coins are seen in an illustration picture taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in …

By Ros Krasny

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. court has temporarily shut down Butterfly Labs, a Missouri company the Federal Trade Commission alleges deceptively marketed computers designed to produce bitcoins, the "virtual currency" payment system.

The FTC's complaint against Butterfly and its corporate officers alleges that the company charged consumers thousands of dollars for its bitcoin computers, called BitForce, but then failed to ship the computers until they were almost obsolete, or in many cases did not provide the computers at all.

In an emailed statement on Tuesday, Butterfly Labs said the commission had overreached with "heavy-handed actions."

“In a rush to judgment, the FTC has acted as judge, jury and executioner, contrary to our intended system of governmental checks and balances," the company said. "It appears the FTC has decided to go to war on bitcoin overall, and is starting with Butterfly Labs."

Unlike traditional currency, bitcoins are not distributed by a central bank or backed by physical assets like gold, but are “mined” by users who use computers to calculate increasingly complex algorithmic formulas.

When a user solves a formula, the bitcoin system awards that user a set number of bitcoins. As time passes and more bitcoins are mined, mining becomes more difficult. The codes become more complex and require more powerful computers to solve them.

“We often see that when a new and little-understood opportunity like Bitcoin presents itself, scammers will find ways to capitalize on the public’s excitement and interest,” Jessica Rich, director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, said on Tuesday.

Butterfly sold its computers from $149 to $29,899 based on the machines' purported computing power. The FTC said that more than 20,000 consumers had not received the computers they purchased as of September 2013.

A more powerful computer, the Monarch, was launched in August 2013 for sale between $2,499 and $4,680, but few of the machines had been delivered, the FTC said.

"Butterfly Labs was literally in the midst of shipping out completed products to fulfill the remaining millions of dollars of orders on our books and issuing requested refunds," the company said.

The defendants in the case are BF Labs, Inc, doing business as Butterfly Labs, and company officers Darla Drake, Nasser Ghoseiri and Sonny Vlesides, the FTC said.

The court's preliminary ban on Butterfly Labs will be considered at a hearing scheduled for Monday.

The case is 4:14-cv-00815-BCW in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri.

(Reporting by Ros Krasny; Editing by Peter Cooney)
15  Economy / Goods / (Wanted) 24 Hour Fitness 2-year ALL-CLUB SPORT Membership Certificate on: September 05, 2014, 10:13:56 PM
Pleas let me know if you have one.
16  Other / Politics & Society / Israel vs Islam/Palestine/Iran/ Isis/Al-Qaeda/Syria on: August 15, 2014, 11:53:53 PM

17  Other / Politics & Society / Russia is getting ready to bomb the USA :( on: August 08, 2014, 04:58:28 PM
Russian Nuclear Bombers Keep Roaming Closer to U.S. Airspace
18  Economy / Services / Renting my signature (weekly/Monthly) on: June 18, 2014, 08:01:50 PM
Renting my signature ... Please PM me ,, I have a great reputation ... the only negative reviews I have are from people that LOVE Butterfly Labs Smiley If you know anything about BFL you will know that I am a huge voice against BFL... Let me know if you would like to rent my signature.

19  Other / Off-topic / Inaba/BFL_Josh The most HATED DUDE in Bitcointalk on: June 01, 2014, 11:58:37 PM
Do you agree? Inaba/Josh is the most hated person on Bitcointalk??

20  Economy / Digital goods / Hola! does any one have Groupon Gift Cards ?? on: May 12, 2014, 12:23:18 AM
Need to buy some Groupon Gift cards ...hit me up please!!!
Tha nks
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