It was bad enough that The Stupidest Man on The Internet, Jim Hoft had any followers at all for his blatant Fake News (Charles Johnson at Little Green Footballs and Wonkette are good sources for excellent take-downs of the DERPSTER of the Decade:
But somehow, this in-duh-vidual managed to get White House Press passes….
Then This happened a few days ago over at PRI:
Folks, it takes a lot to upset The Major, short of pissing in his Coke.
PRI International pissed in The Major’s Coke.
Therefore, The Major calls all members of #TheResisance to boycott PRI and all of their products they supply (such as the Marco Wurman’s “Boston Calling”, which gets regular airplay on @bbcworldservice.) It seems that, yet again, the quality of US Journalism has sunk to lows of epic proportions (just like my pasnting of Farhrad Manjoo of the New Work Times.)
PRI’s interview with JIm Hoft is a classic example of normailzing deviance:
Normalizing of deviance is what caused Space Shuttle Challenger to explode minutes into it’s mission.
This cannot stand-so you know what to do.
The Major, signing off….
Wile I’m still busy reinforcing my defenses, The Major has recruited the meanest, nastiest Bastard Operator From Hell to run the behind-scenes infrastructure of my little ‘ol outpost here in Cyberspace. Think of him as Boushh….
You can follow his experiences on Twitter.
Meanwhile, Its mess call…
“Just because a message was not received does not mean it was not worth sending.”
(Cross-posted to @Green_Footballs-Say hi to Lizardim for me…)
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This the song that The Major listens every morning as he plys his trade in meat-space:
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It seems that master Yoda is not to terribly fond of seagulls… (Hat tip to “The Miner”):
And of course, so does the Major. Which leads me to talking about trolls….
Ladies and Gentlemen: This is a “troll”:
Ain’t he cuuuuute?
Unfortunately, that little feller up ‘dere identity has been hijacked by popular and Internet culture to mean someone/something causing people to get there jimmies rustled…
Continue reading “Reclaiming the name ‘troll’ from ‘seagulls’ (Under Constant updating as new seagulls identified and classified)”
(Before I begin let me state publicly that I will only accept contacts via secured email only. All other means of attempting to contact The Major will be logged and ignored.)
Greeting. My Name is the The Major. I have a question to ask of you: just how closely do you follow tech? Seriously….
You see, Farhad, a rather fascinating thing happens on April 21 that lasted about 7 minutes. Those people who work in various networking, OpSec, and FinTech saw this event happen, and many fellow tech writes talked about it.
But sadly, you didn’t:
Continue reading “The Major takes Farhad Manjoo (or maybe even the New York Times) to the woodshed”
The Major is taking some down time to meditate on the events of the last 48 hours and plan his future campaigns and overall strategy, and to also refresh his precious bodily fluids. In the meantime, with the recent events of the last 24 hours searing into his consciousness, The Major recommends a classic movie based on the late Tom Clancy novel of the same name: “The Hunt For Red October“, starring Sean Connery and a very young Alec Baldwin in what The Major believes is his finest performance as an actor, even when you take into account his infamous rant from the movie “Glengarry Glen Moss”. And when you take into account notorious fake news merchant and rabid batshit-whackjob Alex Jones, who seems quite a few fries short of a Happy Meal threatened Baldwin on his fake news site–well, that’s The Major’s kind of guy….
Now, you’re probably wondering (especially you millensials): “Why should I watch a movie that glorifies statecraft and disaster scenarios?” That’s precisely WHY, young padawan. Watch this movie and get some real-world insight-even if it was a novel.
This movie also shows the use of Legacy Weapons by nation-states wishing to wield the sphere of infleunce and power. Of course, Legacy Weapons can still inflict a lot of physical damage-but today’s conventional weapons are far more powerful, cheaper to use, easier to use, and cause significant destabilization if used by actors with questionable motives. That’s why they’re so dangerous in the wrong hands or willing to be used by other nation-states to cause mischief and mayhem against their intended target.