RANT: Meme update “the net never forgets unless you’re in the elite”

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/why-is-the-story-about-malia-obama-vacationing-in-mexico-disappearing-from-the-web/

Politics Why Is the Story About Malia Obama Vacationing in Mexico Disappearing from the Web?
Posted on March 19, 2012 at 5:45pm by Erica Ritz

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Buzzfeed is now reporting that it is a “long tradition” not to report on presidential kids’ vacation plans, citing this as the possible reason for the many unexplained retractions.

If this is the case, it still raises questions as to why Malia was allowed to vacation in a country that the State Department recommends no American travels to.

Neither AFP nor the White House responded to Buzzfeed’s request for comment.

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This is interesting.

So what it means is that we can NOT depend upon the Web as a source of truth.

Not that I would.

But the old canard that “the net never forgets” has to be updated to “the net never forgets unless you’re in the elite”.

“Re-writing history”? Isn’t that something George Orwell wrote about?

Be afraid. Be very afraid.

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GUNS: Double trouble 1911

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/have-you-seen-the-first-ever-double-barrel-45-caliber-pistol-ready-to-hit-the-shelves/

Have You Seen the First Ever Double Barrel .45 Caliber Pistol Ready to Hit the Shelves?
Posted on March 15, 2012 at 3:19pm by Buck Sexton

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“The gun can be handled by any shooter… [and] holds amazing and surprising target performance for the shooter: in fact, it will group all the 8 double .45 caliber rounds (16 bullets) held in the duplex, single columns magazines, in a target of the size of an orange at 15 yards and of a water melon at 25.”

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Have fired 1911 for a while. It’s got a good kick.

Double?

Be tough to hold on to this tiger.

Great idea.

Talk about stopping power, This is a concrete truck of hitting power.

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