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4K Glossy News Podcast 071 (January 2017)

The 4K/UHD podcast is back with a whole new take on 2017.

* Libsyn is terrible and takes advantage of small-time podcasters.

* Didn’t get the Christmas special finished, but I will for 2017. It will be great, you’ll see. Just great music, great stuff all around.

* Review of “It’s a Wonderful Life”. #notmypresident

* Since my mom died, my step-dad really stepped up with the Christmas gifts in ways mom never would have let him. Read the full story


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Frank Turner Song Parody: Tony F***ed the Country

Whatever happened to Britain?
It’s like we’re scared of phantom enemies to the point of bedpissin’
Even if the danger is minor
The press and gov scaremonger
With their endless agitprop bullshit!

Yo, bigot! Anyone who looks less white than you
Makes you wonder if they’re immigrants or Muslims or Jews
But I’m tired of the endless hatred
And yet the media hacks are always stirring shit! Read the full story


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Fappers Rejoice as Aussie Developer Shuts Down Proposed Data Retention Plan

Melbourne born software Developer Mike Pearce has thwarted government plans to impose mandatory data retention for all Australian citizens by fundamentally changing the way the internet works.

Australian PM, Tony Abbott is currently being accused of bullying the opposition and scaring the Australian people into submission with his new data retention plan.

The plan is being fiercely fought by Australia’s newest political superhero-to-the-people, Senator Scott Ludlam. Read the full story


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The Five Stages of NSA Surveillance Grief

If the recent leaks about the US government’s surveillance of all worldwide electronic communications have left you upset or confused, then you may be experiencing one of the five stages of NSA surveillance grief.

Much like Kuebler-Ross’ Five Stages of Grieving over death, the Five Stages of NSA Surveillance Grief shows the natural phases that individuals go through after learning that the US government has had complete access to all their electronic communications for many years. Read the full story


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StrangleCorp’s HR VP Recalls Snowden as “So-So” Applicant

StrangleCorp Press–Dec 15, 2013–Recent investigations reveal that Edward Snowden once applied for employment at the ultra-secretive company StrangleCorp before being employed by the NSA. StrangleCorp’s VP of HR May Helm recalls interviewing Edward Snowden in early 2006 and finding him, “not quite adequate” to join StrangleCorp in any capacity.

“Frankly, I thought he was an arrogant little prick without any tangible skills to speak of. Here he was telling me he was a computer wizard and he couldn’t even program around the wrist restraints. Read the full story


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Indiana Man Uploads Entire Life Onto Facebook

INDIANAPOLIS – Spending more than nine hours a day on Facebook, one of the site’s 800 million users, Michael Treacher, says he has successfully uploaded his entire life onto the social networking site.

Not only does his profile provide thousands of digital images of day-to-day events, but also outlines his work history, social activities and most of his secret thoughts. Read the full story


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Google: “People Don’t Need Bathroom Doors”

In a statement updated from 2009 and 2010, Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google Inc., has reiterated his belief that people need extremely little privacy, saying: “If you’re doing something that you don’t want anyone to see, maybe you shouldn’t be doing it in the first place.

If you really need that kind of privacy, the reality is that most actions can be monitored with thermal imaging technology, and minimum privacy search engines – including Google – do retain this information for some time, and it’s important, for example, that we are all subject in the United States to the Patriot Act, and it is definite that all that information should be made available to the authorities.” Continue reading


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Aerial Drones Surveil for Trash in Miami… Hey Look, The Olympics

Viewer interest in Olympic skeet shooting soared among Miami Beach residents following the recent passage of a city ordinance mandating recycling monitored by remote-controlled drones.

Aerial drones the size of dragonflies fly neighborhood reconnaissance patterns to scan microchips embedded within recycling containers to ensure residents maintain compliance. Read the full story


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Wichita Lineman Arrested for Warrantless Wiretapping

WICHITA, Kansas — Soon after the September 11 attacks in 2001, U.S. President George W. Bush issued an executive order authorizing the National Security Agency (NSA) to conduct surveillance of certain telephone calls without obtaining a warrant from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) as stipulated by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) of 1978. Read the full story


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Big Brother Targets Kindergarten Radicals

The UK’s Big Brother think tanks at Chatham House and the Tavistock Institute have now – in their superior wisdom – ordained nursery-age children should be monitored for signs of Pavlovian brainwashing by Islamist extremists – according to a leaked police memo left in a trashcan at Hyde Park’s Whistleblower’s Corner – with copies being passed on to the Daily Snitch and the Grassers Gazette. Read the full story


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2000 Years of Evolution of the Western Political Philosophy

2000 Years of evolution of Western Political Philosophy, continuing to shape our present-day, conflicting, political ideologies…

Our present political and social conflicting ideologies, (including the ideas fought for during the Cold War) goes way back, thousands of years — no matter how many permutations there are of these main brands. Read the full story


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Risk Assessment for Wiping One’s Own Bum

To comply with fresh slapstick Big Brother legislation being issued by the E-USSR’s bored bureaucrats in bonkers Brussels, family homes across Britain could be invaded by HSE inspectors checking that parents are keeping their children safe.

Whitehall’s Ministry for Wasting Time & Money is recommending that inspectors make sure parents have fitted smoke alarms, stair gates, locks on medicine cupboards, windows and ovens, and temperature controls to stop bath water getting too hot – or cold – with emergency flotation rings fitted Read the full story


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Palin Insists on Keeping Media Wounds Open, Media Reciprocates

One-time underdog beauty pageant contestant and VP candidate Sarah Palin had a rocky, some might rightly say unfair, relationship with the media during her short-lived aspiration to the second-highest office in the land. Instead of simply promoting herself, she’s picking at fresh scabs earned in battle against the media, mainstream and otherwise, seemingly unaware that the media still holds the same worldwide sway they did during her storied run, and that they still don’t much care for her or her unusual antics. Read the full story


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