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Curmudgeon’s Corner: Questions That Make No Sense

On this week’s Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Ivan submit to the slow holiday week and meander over a few different topics. Of course we talk about Election 2016, including an argument about just what you can and can’t get out of the polls at this stage. In addition, we touch on wireless networking again, Scalia on affirmative action, the encryption debate, Sam reports on the 1980’s Star Wars Droids cartoon series, and more!

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Recorded 2015-12-24

Length this week – 1:14:34

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Show Details:

  • (0:00:10-0:04:52) Intro
    • Got Nothing
    • We Forgot
    • Happy Holidays
    • Agenda
  • (0:05:56-0:53:44) Lightning Round One
    • Ivan’s Wireless
    • Driving Big Brother
    • This weeks Trumpisms
    • Traditional Republicans Despondent
    • Establishment still Paralyzed
    • Clinton vs Trump in the General?
    • Reasons for poll divergences?
    • Are the polls bullshit?
  • (0:54:22-1:14:15) Lightning Round Two
    • TV Show: Star Wars: Droids (1985-1986)
    • Juniper Firewall Backdoor
    • Politicians on Encryption
    • Democratic Stasis

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Happy Jolly Old Elf Day


@abulsme tweets from 2015-12-24 (UTC)

  • 20:34:31 Retweeted @ElectProject 20:18:38 T-minus 2 days until first New Hampshire absentee ballots sent on Dec. 26
  • 22:41:20 While my daughter and I clean, just turned on Episide IV for Alex (6). Second time seeing it. Entranced. Working up to VII on Saturday. :-)
  • 23:45:40 .@abulsme Well, at least he was for a little while. He moved onto other things after awhile. :-) in reply to abulsme

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  • 17:09:08 Retweeted @mviser 16:41:22 We are AGAIN in this cycle: 1) Trump goes to a rally 2) Trump said what?!? This’ll hurt him 3) Trump goes up in polls 4) Everyone shrugs
  • 23:15:01 Just made my first ApplePay purchase. An orange soda. At a vending machine. At work. So exciting. Umm…