Karma is a …well, you get the idea. *turns snark meter on* …couldn’t happen to a nicer fellow, though… *turns snark meter off*
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Sometimes we need a lesson in humility to remind us of the important things in life…
Originally posted on Confessions Of A Christian Liberal:
Long story short: one of my two message boards – Alternate Worlds – was shut down by Zetaboards for repeated copyright violations; as they said in an email to me which was dated two days earlier, they had gotten several DMCA notices about content I had posted there and decided that since, (a)it wasn’t the first time I had been warned and (b)it was a violation of their TOS, they decided to just flat shut it down.
Shut down…gone…the whole darn forum…..
After giving it much thought – and prayer – I decided not to send what would been one very ticked-off sounding email and essentially accept their decision; I played loose and fast with their rules and I got an object lesson…
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You know, its’ one thing when you decide to close a forum down for reasons all your own…its’ quite another when Zetaboards, out of the clear blue, decides to close your forum down for ‘copyright’ reasons. Copyright reasons? I did everything you’re supposed to do in regards to copyright; I’d throttle them if I could get a-hold of them…. *mutters a few choice words*
…you know, the more I listen to this song, the more I can’t help but think that the song-title could easily describe most conservative and-or Republican ideas and policies…as the line goes, “it’s all psychobabble read to me”…
The State Department will “extend the government comment period on the Keystone XL pipeline, likely postponing a final decision on the controversial project until after the Nov. 4 midterm elections,” Reuters reported on Friday afternoon. The organization credited the information to a 1:30 call with Congressional staff.
The decision of whether or not to approve the northern leg of TransCanada’s pipeline, connecting the tar sands of Alberta to oil refineries and export facilities in Texas, will enter its sixth year in September.(Think Progress)
Here’s a suggestion to the geniuses at Foggy Bottom: tell Canada to keep their damn tarsands north of the border, period; the oil’s going to the international market, not to U.S. markets, so why should we shoulder the burden of dealing with it?
…whenever I listen to this song, I cannot help but imagine the agony and grief pulsing through the lyrics and through the music itself; if you’re able to listen to this without feeling this way, you ain’t human…
Originally posted on O-blog-dee-o-blog-da:
Ukrainian and Israeli media are reporting actions that smack of Nazi Germany as Jews in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, where pro-Russian militants have taken over government buildings, were told it is complusory to “register” as Jews and pay special taxes with the Ukrainians who are trying to make the city become part of Russia.
Taking a report from Jews emerging from a synagogue say they were handed leaflets that ordered the city’s Jews to provide a list of property they own and pay a registration fee “or else have their citizenship revoked, face deportation and see their assets confiscated,” reported Ynet News, Israel’s largest news website.
Donetsk is the site of an “anti-terrorist” operation by the Ukraine government, which has moved military columns into the region to force out militants who are demanding a referendum be…
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