Monthly Archives: January 2015

My Two Year Anniversary on Wordpress.com…

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Date: January 28, 2015

I’m so glad that I took the time to visit this morning, even though I don’t have a lot of time to spend working on this blog right now…

I’m pleased to share with you, that today is my second year anniversary with WordPress.com [a real blog host, that actually respects the humanity of all]

I’m going to be focusing more on getting the content from earlier incarnations of this blog, back online…Don’t worry…I won’t stop posting fresh content…But I really want to get a ton of content I’ve been setting on, back online. There is a lot of worthwhile stuff in those archives.

…So, that is likely what I will be mostly focused on.

…I’m going to start bringing together my next musical album, also…Probably release it next month…when I get the hankering to do it.

I’m also working on a thing or two…but won’t elaborate on it right now.

Take care my friends.

– Steve

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The Real Victims of Satanic Ritual Abuse…


Date: January 26, 2015

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“Among the atrocities that Frances and Dan Keller were supposed to have committed while running a day care center out of their Texas home: drowning and dismembering babies in front of the children; killing dogs and cats in front of the children; transporting the children to Mexico to be sexually abused by soldiers in the Mexican army; dressing as pumpkins and shooting children in the arms and legs; putting the children into a pool with sharks that ate babies; putting blood in the children’s Kool-Aid; cutting the arm or a finger off a gorilla at a local park; and exhuming bodies at a cemetery, forcing children to carry the bones.

It was frankly unbelievable—except that people, most importantly, a Texas jury, did believe the Kellers had committed at least some of these acts. In 1992, the Kellers were convicted of aggravated sexual assault on a child and each sentenced to 48 years in prison. The investigation into their supposed crimes took slightly more than a year, the trial only six days.”

In short…this all started with a girl who got spanked, deciding she was going to get even by creating lies about the Keller’s…including that one pooped on her head, and raped her with a pen…She later recanted, but the momentum of this witch hunt had taken a life of it’s own.

Twenty one years later…it was finally decided by the authorities, what has been blatantly obvious to many all this time…that the Keller’s never got a fair trial, and the whole thing was an invented sham.

This case is the justice system at it’s absolute worst…and it’s an example amongst many, of why the dangers of social hysteria are so real.

What is so staggering here…is that few of these charges were even credible, if any ever were at all…Yet, they still got convicted and sent to prison for 21 years.

The justice system is anything but rational and fair, when it starts getting paranoid about the fate of children…even when everything about a case is screaming, “You should know better, than to believe this!”…

I’ve always believed…that the people behind this atrocity, were people trying to push a social agenda…And the Keller’s were sacrificial lambs, to their ambitions.

…In fact, that is pretty well how I see the struggles of sexual minorities and the sexually active young…We suffer gravely, due to other people’s social ambitions.

…To call those people inconsiderate, cold, callous, abusive, exploitative and inhumane…would still be a massive understatement.

…Their “leadership”, has been a crime against humanity…and against the human species.

…You cannot criminalize what is going on biologically [and quite naturally], originating beneath the skin of most human beings on the face of this planet…then turn around and call yourself a decent, respect worthy human.

Today…it is not only starkly obvious…but it is down right obscene, just how unnatural we know it to be…that this “leadership” is forcing people to remain sexually celibate, well into their adulthood [for some minorities, well beyond that]…even when we know, masses of the public have their highest biological need for sexual intimacy [aka: their sexual peak], during these many, many years of forced celibacy.

…This is something very real, very tangible, stolen from these masses…

It is…in a very real sense…it’s own form of rape.

When are we going to stop tolerating this?…These people who think they can leave trails of devastated lives behind them, in their own social pursuits…all because they have decided on all of our behalves, that “we are the perverted sub-humans”?

I don’t know about most of the rest of you out there…but I feel really, really sick and angry, about the social horrors wrought, by people with these sorts of social ambitions…

…Those types of ambitions are ugly, inhumane…an example, of the worst our species has to offer…as close to evil, as I can see anything ever being…

…And it is an outrage, watching those sorts of people gain social power…or even a life of privilege and leisure in some cases…off the suffering, of those harmless and good natured people, who they destroy through their social ambitions.

Ring of Fire 01/18/2015 & 01/11/2015 (FULL EPISODE)…


Date: January 21, 2015

…Ring of Fire 01/18/2015 (FULL EPISODE)…


“Published on Jan 18, 2015

00:51 – “GOP In Trouble In 2016.” Howard Nations will tell us why the frontrunners for the GOP nod in 2016 are facing an uphill battle. #GOProblems

16:34 – “Terrorism At Home Still Not Addressed.” Blogger Chauncey DeVega will explain why acts of terrorism on U.S. soil are largely ignored, and sometimes even celebrated. #DomesticTerrorists

29:13 – “The Democratic Assault on Pension Funds.” David TeSelle will tell us why Democrats are joining up with Wall Street to destroy public worker pensions. #ProtectOurPensions

39:53 – “Let’s Put The Environment On The Agenda.” Roundtable discussion with Brendan DeMelle, Carol Linnitt, and Justin Mikulka about the biggest environmental issues that need more attention. #ClimateChangeAction”


…Ring of Fire 01/11/2015 (FULL EPISODE)…


“Published on Jan 12, 2015

00:45 – “The Return of Debtors Prisons.” Howard Nations will tell us why being in debt is becoming a crime in America. #DebtorNation

10:44 – “Wall Street’s Happy New Year.” Richard Eskow in Los Angeles will tell us why Wall Street believes that 2015 will be their best year ever. #DoddFrank

18:15 – “Can We Save Social Security?” Seth Katz will discuss the looming dangers with Social Security, and what we can do to strengthen the most valuable social safety net program. #SaveSocialSecurity

27:48 – “Corporate Whistleblowers In The Crosshairs.” Attorney Chris Paulos will explain how corporations are retaliating against whistleblowers who dare to expose the rampant fraud and corruption taking place behind closed doors. #ProtectWhistleblowers

36:44 – “Extreme Wealth, More Extreme Inequality.” Author Les Leopold in New York City will tell us why American wealth inequality is hurting us in ways that you hadn’t thought of before. #Inequality

46:01 – “Lack of Oversight is Killing Seniors.” Attorney Charles Meltmar in Washington, D.C. will explain how a lack of oversight for hospice care is literally killing senior citizens on a near-daily basis. #HospiceDangers”

Senator Elizabeth Warren…


Date: January 21, 2015

I just might end up having to vote for Senator Warren, if she runs for president…


…Wall Street’s Worst Nightmare – Warren 2016…


“There are three words that strike terror in the hearts of Wall Street bankers and corporate executives across the land: President Elizabeth Warren. Anxiety over Warren grew Monday after a magazine report suggested the bank-bashing Democratic senator from Massachusetts could mount a presidential bid in 2016 and not necessarily defer to Hillary Clinton — who is viewed as far more business friendly — for the party’s nomination.” Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks discusses a Presidential bid by Senator Elizabeth Warren.”


…Elizabeth Warren Driving Democrats to Fix America…


“Paid maternity and paternity leave on the horizon, tax cuts for the middle class proposed, Antonio Weiss dropped like a bad habit…is there a growing trend here? Ring of Fire’s Sam Seder and The Majority Report contributor Michael Brooks discuss how Elizabeth Warren’s strive for change is becoming an unofficial, yet extremely effective plank for the Democratic party.”


…Elizabeth Warren Destroys Reaganomics In 1 Minute…


“Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren criticized a US economy that she says favors the wealthy, just as President Obama sets off for Michigan as part of a US tour promoting his administration’s central, and continued, role in the economic recovery…”


…Elizabeth Warren asks Congress: Who Do You Work For?…


“Congressional liberals rebelled against a must-pass spending bill that would keep the government open past midnight Thursday, complaining it would roll back critical limits on Wall Street and sharply increase the influence of wealthy campaign donors.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) led the insurrection with a speech on the Senate floor, calling the $1.01 trillion spending bill “the worst of government for the rich and powerful.”

Warren urged House Democrats to withhold their support from the measure in a vote scheduled for Thursday. However, the bill passed three hours before another government shutdown.”


…Elizabeth Warren on Main Street, Wall Street and the Federal Reserve…


“Senator Elizabeth Warren’s keynote speech at Managing the Economy: Main Street, Wall Street and the Federal Reserve. December 9, 2014 in Washington, D.C.”


…CUNY TV Special: Senator Elizabeth Warren and Paul Krugman in Conversation…


“Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Paul Krugman, economist and columnist for The New York Times and Distinguished Scholar at the Luxembourg Income Study Center, at the Graduate Center, CUNY, engage in a discussion of public policy, economics and the middle class. Moderator: Janet Gornick, Director of the Luxembourg Income Study Center, CUNY. Taped at CUNY Graduate Center, Sept. 4, 2014. (90 min.)”

Jessie’s Dad…

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Date: January 19, 2015

…Snagfilms: Jessie’s Dad…

“Following the abduction and murder of his nine-year-old daughter Jessica, Florida truck driver Mark Lunsford transforms himself into one of America’s most formidable child-protection crusaders. This film follows the grieving father’s journey to seek justice for his daughter and protection for other children. After passing “Jessica’s Law” in his own state (also known as the Jessica Lunsford Act, which enforces strict penalties for sex offenders), Lunsford goes head to head with lawmakers around the country, urging other states to follow suit. Faced with public criticism and other controversies, he perseveres, determined to make a difference. From blue-collar beginnings to Capitol Hill, JESSIE’S DAD is an inspirational true story you will not forget.”

…There are a number of reasons why these types of cases drive me entirely up the wall…and here are a few of them…

As a Child Lover…this sort of thing I never want to see happen. Not only is it horrific for the child and family…but these things have a way of coming around and further devastating the social standing of Child Lovers. We undeservedly suffer the public [and legal] backlash…because people don’t take into account…most of us are not out there, taking part in things like what happened to Jessica.

As far as things which happen to people goes…what happened to Jessica Lunsford, falls firmly within the extreme freak fringe.

Statistically…what happened to Jessica Lunsford, does not happen to children…except for those ultra rare, freak instances where it does…But statistically, a child’s chance of being abducted, raped and murdered, is extremely close to non-existent.

When people like Mark Lunsford seek to create wide reaching consequence, based upon what happened in their own extreme fringe case…I take a very strong exception to it.

We should never be making decisions with extreme consequences, based upon things happening way, way, way out of the norm.

…Truth is…what happened to Jessica is not applicable, to the vast majority of cases where a legal adult is caught “getting to naughty” with a legal [but often willing] minor.

What Jessica’s Law did…was it created mandatory, minimum sentences for anyone caught having sex with a person under a certain age…twenty five years in prison, I believe…

…Even the prosecutors hated this…because 25 years is so extreme, that few people will fail to fight it…In which case, there is no plea deal…and it has to go to a costly, drawn out trial. The legal system largely depends on plea deals, to keep things moving along and not get clogged up…and it is generally harder to get someone convicted in court, than it is to negotiate a plea deal.

…So, prosecutors all over the place fought this law…and in some places, they allowed it onto the books but neutered it…

In this documentary, we see a lot of Mark’s frustration…over a lot of things…but what stuck with me, is his ill equip to deal with the political establishment…indeed, his ill understanding of it all…

I could say this of various people, who’ve tragically found themselves in Mark’s general sort of situation…and they’ve charged off to government, to “make something happen”…and force ill conceived, badly structured legislation down everybody else’s throats…

…Most of them don’t even realize, just what they are walking into…They don’t realize that it is a long standing establishment, of deeply vested interests and funds.

This establishment might use people like Mark…but only to the extent, that it serves the establishment’s existing agenda…Where people like Mark start to threaten whatever structures the establishment has already built…they will be brushed aside.

…Dirty truth is…the establishment is more interested in getting people into the criminal penal system, in keeping the beds of their private prisons full, and in fostering whatever keeps the “criminal justice system” employed and lucrative, than it is in protecting human beings of any age.

…That is not to say there are no good hearted people involved, who fight on behalf of true victims…But the system itself, as a collective…it is a disgraceful, money grubbing, human destroying, crime against humanity…One which places itself above human life, above human worth, above accountability…and which seizes the role, of enforcing public and private morals.

A few last comments…

…I am glad to see, that this documentary also covers the aftermath…how Mark’s own eighteen year old son got charged with sexual assault on a fourteen year old girl…and how Mark went on to sue his local police department…

At one point, Mark talks about how he used to be all about completely doing away with “sex offenders”…but how his own experiences with the system, has made him back away from that mindset…It’s just a quick comment, but I thought it relevant.

Early on, both Mark and his father were interrogated by the police…the father even being accused by an officer, of being behind it all [Jessica’s disappearance].

…His son getting caught up into the system, later…Mark thought it was retaliation…Though given that his son normally would have gone to prison, and been put on the “sex offender” registry for life…I find it curious, that they allowed him to plead down to a lesser crime…and essentially, he has averted all the worst penalties…including the registry…That does not sound like revenge to me…It sounds like someone was pulling strings, to be extra generous to Mark’s son…when other people’s kids would be sold down the river.

Of course…when his son’s case came about…that sexual behavior was something that Mark had no problem with…Maybe this has more to do with actually knowing the person who is caught in the system, and having a vested interest in their life?…Maybe once you actually have to realize, these are real people with real lives, and not some rapist caricature which gets fed to the system…just maybe, it starts dawning on you…that what they face is also a form of brutal injustice.

Clearly…Mark did not figure on the system being this cold and callous…

…And he wanted to expand it’s cold callousness?

See…this is why people like Mark need to remain distant from these kinds of social politics…

…They don’t understand it…They are entirely too tainted, to be objective…and they want to make mandatory rules for everyone else, based upon their extreme and irregular circumstances…

…That is just a recipe for complete havoc…and it also plays into the hand of the establishment.

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“Policing The Internet Properly”: What Do They Want?…


Date: January 14, 2015

…’Will nobody think of the children’…

…’Will nobody think of the children’…

…Breck Bednar was murdered after being groomed on the internet. When are we going to start policing it properly?…

…Breck Bednar was murdered after being groomed on the internet. When are we going to start policing it properly?…

“You have to steel yourself to read the victim impact statements of the parents of Breck Bednar, the 14-year-old boy murdered by an internet predator four years his senior, Lewis Daynes.

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I would go further in wanting the police and authorities to have as many tools needed to deal with online criminality – not only by predatory groomers like Daynes and child pornographers, but terrorists and cyber-criminals. As much as it pains my pre-motherhood self, who was an enthusiastic supporter of civil liberties, now I am a parent I am afraid I agree with the Prime Minister’s renewed attempt at allowing the security services to snoop on internet data. Civil liberties should be protected, but not at the cost of our freedom from terror and crime.”

…What will ever be good enough?…

Nothing will be good enough…because they lost their child and nothing, not even this endless fight against internet phantoms, is going to make up for what they have lost.

Poor kid…it is tragic…

…The internet does get used for bad intentions, sometimes.

…It also gets used for really complicated, yet necessary, things too.

People who have been traumatized…it seems they have to keep busy, fighting in any direction…otherwise, they may just go crazy with their grief…

There has got to be some way, to guide this in a better direction.

The Misleading Math of ‘Recidivism’…


Date: January 12, 2015

…The Misleading Math of ‘Recidivism’…

“The way New York corrections officials extracted good news from not-so-good news illustrates the fact that recidivism, though constantly discussed, can be widely interpreted — and misinterpreted. Below, a few reasons why.”

One thing you have to keep in mind…is that when it comes to this sort of social issue, “cooking the numbers” tends to be the norm…Because what they want, is to sell an idea which fits their own agenda.

This is an interesting read.

Court throws out child sex-offender registration…


Date: January 12, 2015

…Court throws out child sex-offender registration…

…Court throws out child sex-offender registration…

Thank you to Kamil Beylant @Securityconcern for this find.

“HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s highest court ruled on Monday against lifetime registration for juvenile sex offenders, saying the law was unconstitutional because it did not give them the ability to challenge a presumption they would likely reoffend.

The Supreme Court ruled 5-1 against the provision of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act that applies to more serious sex offenses committed by older juveniles. At the heart of the case was the court’s finding that the registration represented an “irrebuttable presumption” that violated the defendants’ due process rights.

“We agree with the juveniles that (the law)’s registration requirements improperly brand all juvenile offenders’ reputations with an indelible mark of a dangerous recidivist, even though the irrebuttable presumption linking adjudication of specified offenses with a high likelihood of recidivating is not ‘universally true,’” Justice Max Baer wrote for the majority.”

It’s about time, that we finally started seeing some type of meaningful pushback, to this crazed prosecution frenzy our justice system has been getting relentlessly dragged through for decades.

Probably the biggest problem with todays situation…is that it is based upon revenge, and the idea that people who do certain [often a widely diverse range of] things, are rightly treated like throw away human beings. You run foul of the law?…They can use the justice system to completely destroy your life, and leave you with no means to recover from the devastation.

It also refuses to take into account, that most people experience large changes over their lifetime…If they committed a crime as a young person, they are not the same person twenty years later…not usually. And nobody should have an entire lifetime judged, by a tiny fraction of it…Nor should what good they have left to offer in this world, be denied.

…I’d like to say something regarding the lone dissenting judge, who cited victims suffering for the rest of their lives…because that is an important issue…but it has also been taken to such an extreme, that it blinds the justice system to common sense, fairness, honesty and base human decency.

It has always galled me…understanding that most of these people who get caught up by the laws, are going to be taken and dumped into these “containment camps”…where they will be subjected to all manner of threat and violence…almost constantly, if not literally all the time. A majority of the people who end up there, are really just kids themselves…young people. Many will be raped, assaulted and violated for years…even decades…This whole model is based around destroying human beings, and exploiting them like chattel…It has nothing to do with rehabilitation, or any hope at a positive, long term outcome.

…How exactly does it work out…that rape and violence are so awful, that it is unthinkable we imagine tolerating it at all…Yet we think nothing of subjecting certain classes of individual to it? How is it, people write all these laws to stop it…and then have a system in place, which promotes these exact same acts of rape and violence…in some notion that “we are addressing the problem”?

This is staggering hypocrisy…

…And a large part of the problem…is that nobody has the decency, nor the spine, to stand up and say the obvious…that victims who want to see perpetrators tormented forever, should never be allowed to decide or influence the fate of anyone, at all.

The system does not take into account, this very serious problem of victims who have a very warped, sometimes sociopathic and demented outlook, leading to inhumane and cruel intent. It pretends as though because something happened to them, their motives must be of good and reasonable character…When the fact that something has happened to them, will often cloud and color their judgment in very extreme ways…Many will want extreme revenge…Which leads us to these insanely overreaching policies, which factually do little to no good, while just dragging out the many problems they cause.

There is something very wrong with this picture…where the tables are suddenly reversed…and putting aside whatever the specifics of any case are…the victim is now holding a position of power over the perpetrator, choosing how to influence their fate…knowing what they say, will have a heavy impact on that human beings fate.

Now…some people do deserve harsh punishments, that is true…But this state of things, is just wrong on so many levels…It descends to the depths of our worst emotions, and our worst traits as human beings. It is allowing rage and revenge to dictate policy…and that is never good. It is causing us so, so, so many problems, today.

I realize some people will take strong exception to this…because not all victims are like that…But we need to address the fact, that to many of them are…and that this is a problem, which needs to be dealt with.

Oh!…Don’t miss the last two sentences of this article…”Obviously”, they had to inflate their advertisement view ratio, by making this very short article into a “two click” [multi page] reading experience for it’s readers…

…But we get treated to something, which I have spent years complaining about…It’s the typical practice of using special, yet unclear, jargon…

…”aggravated indecent assault”…”involuntary deviate sexual intercourse”…

These are both two fine examples of umbrella terminologies, which cover a very diverse range of behavior…And when you encounter these terminologies in news reports, you will never have the first clue, just what the person charged is being accused of having done.

These type of terminologies are tools of debasement, which inhibit those of a mind to curtail unchecked extremes, and revenge based prosecutions, within the justice system.

There needs to be clarity and transparency, especially in these kinds of cases which carry such a heavy impact.

I’ve Removed Three Album Video Exhibitions from YouTube…

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Date: January 9, 2015

Just to formally let readers know…I decided to delete three videos from my YouTube account.

H01) Songs of the Winter Château [Video Exhibition]

01) The Black List [Video Exhibition]

02) Diamonds are Forever [Video Exhibition]

To some degree, my uploading of those videos was testing the waters a bit.

I did not notice anything at all with the first two uploads, when I uploaded them…but the third, automatically got tagged with a “copyright claim”…

YouTube has this extremely creepy thing called “Content ID”…which automatically scans and compares whatever you upload, to a database of copyrighted material. I think what caught my videos, was simply an automated sort of thing…So, it did nothing in regards to my account standing…But I think it notifies claimed “copyright holders”, of the match.

Nobody filed a takedown notice…So, I am in no danger of strikes against my account…And I know for a fact, at least one of those claims was either a false positive, or an outright fraudulent claim [there were four in total, including one against a track which is mine, made with samples I hold a users license to. That anyone would make a copyright claim on that, is concerning].

Like I said…I think this was an automated thing, and nobody contacted me with complaints…Two of these videos were up for a month or longer…Presumably, the “copyright holders” knew of the existence of these videos…

I am just very uncomfortable with this situation, and having future plans for that YouTube channel, this is not a battle I wish to partake in…and I’m not even sure it was a battle, which is part of the problem…It is all very non-committal, “up in the air” sort of stuff…Anyone of them could simply make a “takedown demand”…or they could insert their own adds, and monetize my videos…Nobody did anything I am aware of…but what am I left to think, with three of my latest videos having “copyright claims” on them?…and nobody saying anything, either way?

I spent a good while reading around on YouTube’s website, trying to get a clear understanding on what all this means…I was assured that my account is still in good standing…But I did not like how easily it seems things could “go south” fast…Which is why I decided to simply delete the videos, before anything could progress.

I will keep these videos on my Vimeo account, however…And I will likely create Video Exhibition videos for the rest of my musical albums, uploading them to Vimeo.

I am in a state of contemplation, as to what to do regarding any music I use on YouTube…Of course, I started creating music because I wanted music to pad any podcast [or movie] I produced. I did all of this, to completely avoid copyright conflicts…Because I am not going to use copyrighted recordings of anything [unless I hold the copyright].

For the record…All music I release is unique and new recordings…even if some fraction of it is an alternate version of music that already exists, created by someone else…I mean, obviously, I did not create Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here”…But that instrumental is substantially different from the original…Presumably, my version exists nowhere else [it certainly should not]…And it is a piece of homage, at that. It also does not compete with the original, in any meaningful way, nor eat into it’s profitability.

None of this is about money, for me…It’s a hobby, and about bringing something nice into the world, to be uplifting and healing…To make a connection.

I view what I do, as not substantially different from anyone setting in front of their webcam with a guitar, strumming out a tune and singing some version of their favorite, commercial music…And how many people on YouTube are doing that?…untold numbers.

At worst…maybe I am on uncertain ground for “making a derivative” of copyrighted music…I don’t know.

What I do know…is that I positively hate the way, that these vulture music companies have sunk their teeth into the music industry, and now throw their weight all over the place [including online]…This kills it, for all the small people who lack the resources to fight back.

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