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  1. LasraelLarson

    What are you Listening to?

    so easy even an ape...
  2. LasraelLarson

    What are you Listening to?

    what culture is THIS!!!?
  3. LasraelLarson

    the perpetual embarrassment that is Justin Trudeau

    Canadians have just received another consolation prize... the final result? a Majority for Coalition Avenir Québec things are really getting interesting up here in Canada! i wonder what costume our former drama teacher Justin Trudeau will pull out of his closet & grace us with... to show he isn't phased one bit by all the shifts away from his "globo-feminist" agenda & adamant defense of expensive dairy products? now that both Ontario & Quebec have hard shifted... many things are taking shape just off the radar & just like the video above, the usual suspects will not predict it.
  4. i don't think that question remotely targets the scope of what is transpiring. so i won't answer it. i will say this... Renova Group & Viktor Vekselburg are the international agents listed in the original US Treasury & foreign assets documents. US can only control assets within the US & apply pressures to foreign companies who wish to continue to do business inside the US. the US branch of Renova was Columbus Nova, regardless of the claims otherwise. neither Renova nor Columbus Nova have yet been singled out with separate agreements. watching Renova internationally, there has been many shifts. & aside form Columbus Novas early denials, their sites front page blurb: Columbus Nova Statement In Response to Inaccurate Media Reports Columbus Nova is an investment management company solely owned and controlled by Americans. After the inauguration, the firm hired Michael Cohen as a business consultant regarding potential sources of capital and potential investments in real estate and other ventures. Reports that Viktor Vekselberg used Columbus Nova as a conduit for payments to Michael Cohen are false. The claim that Viktor Vekselberg was involved or provided any funding for Columbus Nova's engagement of Michael Cohen is patently untrue. Neither Viktor Vekselberg nor anyone else outside of Columbus Nova was involved in the decision to hire Cohen or provided funding for his engagement. Additionally, contrary to recent reports, Columbus Nova LLC and Renova U.S. Management, LLC (operated under the Columbus Nova umbrella) are not now, nor have ever been, owned by any foreign entity or person. In fact, since its founding nearly 20 years ago, Columbus Nova has been and continues to be 100% owned by Americans. As reported in May 2018 by The New York Times, the Renova Group is Columbus Nova’s biggest client. When Columbus Nova formed a management company under the name Renova U.S. Management, its largest client at the time was a Renova Group company. Throughout its existence, Columbus Nova has managed assets on behalf of Renova Group companies and other clients. Columbus Nova itself is not now, and has never been, owned by any foreign entity or person including Viktor Vekselberg or the Renova Group. The same is true with regard to all investment management companies under the Columbus Nova umbrella. yeah they don't appear to be compliant, at all. there have been companies and individuals who have been compliant & they have been singled out & given separate agreements. regardless the sum of funds the US office of foreign assets ordered frozen from Renova in play in the US was between 1.5B - 2B. the new executive order issued recently simply gives the US Treasury & Foreign Asset Office more teeth to go after remaining parties who up to now have not been compliant. so it is Renova's US assets that were ordered frozen, those assets were managed by Columbus Nova. Columbus Nova has a host of shell companies, a list that grew considerably post issuance of the Office of Foreign Assets order... a point worth noting, definitely. Daybreak games was one of those companies. we have all heard the denials that that simply wasn't the case... but the preponderance of evidence to the contrary says otherwise. so when Renovas 1.5 - 2 billion in assets are accounted for & in fact frozen, what is Columbus Novas net worth at that point? because those are the legal assets that won't be frozen. anyway the crux of the difference here is there are provisions for compliant companies to wind down operations & limited scope of what assets are allowed to remain in play... all conditioned on compliance with the US office of foreign assets. denial won't exempt those assets from penalties under US law & the new executive order gave those departments greater ability to pursue compliance. we are at the beginning stages of where you may see US citizens criminally prosecuted as a result of failing to comply. from penalties of fines, all the way to prison time. no individual at SSG would fall under this liability, nor all but one individual at Daybreak Games for that matter. those at Columbus Nova orchestrating, however... that is another matter entirely. & that will determine the impact. so it is a question of just how cleanly & above board Daybreak broke away from Columbus Nova. & publicly to date, it would seem to only be a case of denial. & in the case of Daybreak Games the key "bridging" individual is Jason Epstein if this guy has dealt above board & kept his hands clean, the full impact can be avoided. but given my gleanings of moves made by this individual & the shear number of LLC shell companies this guy has started up... it can all be found fairly easily online... i have reason to be suspect. will the office of Foreign Assets, who have been given new sharper teeth via the recent executive order feel the same? that office has been engaged in a forward moving process & resolved a chunk of the outstanding list of entities. a significant portion of the focus on those dozen plus companies, can now narrow in on the remaining. is Jason Epstein clean of laundering Renovas 1.5 - 2 billion in assets through any of the many umbrella LLC companies he is in charge of? is Daybreak Games clean of these assets? it is a matter of time, but this is not yet over. either Renova will at some point appear on the US Treasury & Foreign asset site, with its own compliant agreement, or... we will start seeing legal action against Columbus Nova's executive in the US. from fines to jail time.
  5. more recent happenings can be seen here: https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/OFAC-Enforcement/Pages/OFAC-Recent-Actions.aspx new Executive Order released on: 9/20/2018 Executive Order i won't make this any more cumbersome with links, but there has been more agreements made with certain specific parties for wind-down of operations to maintenance. if i understand the gist of this new September 20 2018 Executive Order... it authorizes more aggressive application of penalties and asset seizure for non-compliant parties and individuals. it would seem to me that this whole process started back on April 6 2018 is beginning to culminate as the government agencies move forward with processing all parties involved. those compliant have been separated out and given individual wind down targets. the parties still outstanding from the initial April 6 2018 order, will now have the screws tightened even further. there has also been some Chinese agents added recently to that old list. but the Executive Order came down on Thursday. 3 days ago, including the weekend, as of this Monday morning... so we may see new happenings this week and next as a result.
  6. not Digital Extremes project. will be Althon Games. they even updated the website with... A MAP Graphic still can't wrap my head around announcing anything this early out... almost feels like a troll. coldfish.
  7. just a quick browse, but technically Le You Technologies is the holding company behind a portfolio of studios... Warframe is made by: https://www.digitalextremes.com/ a Canadian Studio in London Ontario Athlon games is a different Developer Studio: http://www.athlongames.com/ ... Burbank, California no actual games as of yet. regardless, not same Dev. team. 🤨 so vid above of warframe is indicative of nothing really. time will tell.
  8. soo potentially an LOTRO 2.0? by the same makers of warframe... here is a look at a 10 month old video of open world warframe: as always, wait and see... but potentially interesting, definitely.
  9. LasraelLarson

    the perpetual embarrassment that is Justin Trudeau

    welp, looks like things are getting interesting up in Cunucktada again! 😀 the pot stirring is looong overdue! i am sick and tired of the option being, voting against a thing, rather than for something! back when this man should have led the Conservative Party: but instead we got this: & Sheer is just a Harper-lite 2.03c. LIGHT THE FIRE Maxime! potential interesting times ahead!
  10. LasraelLarson

    What are you Listening to?

    mad world indeed!
  11. LasraelLarson

    2 recent GW2 firings make for some BIG DRAMA

    almost. reason i haven't made a rundown myself here in print, is because huge chunks of this are twitter threads, with multiple deletions, archives buried in Reddit threads etc. big massive cluster fuck. so i just settled for windbag potatoes hour long version as it pretty much covered the main issues. anyway Doro, i will attempt a short list, with no links as that would take forever... Jessica Price makes 30+ long twitter (her personal account & part of what she latter claims is the reason for why she reacted) thread giving insight into what she considers the difficulties with writing for the MMO genre. GW2 vlogger & game player "Derior" thanks her for the insight and adds one "'slight" criticism. Jessica responds, "thanks for telling me what we do internally, my dude 9_9" Derior says he was just attempting dialogue & getting shut down is disheartening & apologizes. Jessica starts new thread quoting Deriors first response & plays the female game developer card... she frames his motives as harassment of women & from there it grew this back and forth is now happening in multiple different threads, with many participants. initially it was folk saying this doesn't seem to be what looks like misogyny, but rather a fan attempting interaction. Jessica continued to invest in the framing of women dev harassment & other parties also begin to re-enforce that frame... (i would even say create the issue/problem where none existed.) & she continued to use incendiary tweets... many have been deleted since. Peter Fires another GW2 story narrative dev jumps in to defend & ends up in the hole Jessica dug playing defense. as he now defends the framed narrative of harassment of women developers, he starts using incendiary language as well, accusing the convo to be one sided man-splaining. so whole thing is at cluster-fuck levels now, creating biggest reddit threads in GW2 history & this whole mess started July 3 & GW2 head guy shows up the day after the holiday July 5th & fires them both. & from there Jessica went on to do interviews with all the game-journo sites who had already started running sympathetic stories to her. Peter Fires went silent. Jessica Price was with GW2 for just over 1 year. Peter Fries over 12. that is about as bit sized as i can make it. thing i find most interesting in all this is the political agendas behind all this bullcrap & the methods employed by the actors involved. i think it is important to call out & counter at key opportunities: http://www.rockingphilosophy.com/2013/10/countering-alinskys-12-rules-for.html
  12. LasraelLarson

    2 recent GW2 firings make for some BIG DRAMA

    https://www.steelonsteel.com/SOSPreview/John-Alinsky-Rules2017-0225.mp3 its an hour long audio again, sorry.
  13. LasraelLarson

    2 recent GW2 firings make for some BIG DRAMA

    not so basically, a citizen failed to capitulate entirely and bow before a representative of correct think... who had no intention of equitable dialogue with citizen... this is about seizing the means, not just of production, but ALL MEANS. only this time it came with a firing. so Jessica Price ran to games journos to astroturf on her behalf, because said game journos fell in line years ago. of no surprise they had already started pumping out the framing prior to her interviews. another case of the media all yammering the exact same talking points... AGAIN: only instead of TV it is game rags: Polygon, Kotaku, Rock Paper Shotgun, etc. etc. it is also a BIG reason why i never linked to ANY articles. they are all running the same game & i think more and more folk are actually catching on to the game being run, as it isn't even being hidden anymore. this has been the game plan for the new (NEO-) Marxist movement & it has evolved with time. there are many useful idiots employed in the cause. entire communities organized for such. & that is the key, they do not operate on the level of the individual, but rather the collective. which is why they subvert communities by targeting a dominant element to displace with the intention of reshaping it. this long march has been going on for decades. get wise to the game at play because it can all be rolled back! the boldness displayed by "agents" actively subverting, is in part due to the fact the believe they have reached certain critical mass for the hard shift to cultural Marxism. additionally, where ever their game-plans are undone... having invested decades in this shift... the freak outs are epic! if you are a solutions person who is productive, having developed skill-sets (or talents) & received meritocratic compensation... expect to be targeted by problems based needy people en mass who will isolate you with polarizing rhetoric meant to displace & replace your status & wealth for the needy many. so yes, you may very well indeed go broke for becoming this kind of woke, or at the very least have that wealth distributed, not based on merit, but need. just look how well it is working for: Venezuela...
  14. LasraelLarson

    2 recent GW2 firings make for some BIG DRAMA

    welp, about a week and a day since the posting of Woodenpotatoes rundown of events & i still haven't found an abridged version. i seem to recall finding many vids in the 10 - 15 minute mark, with extended branding well past the halfway point & no real clear picture of the exchange that erupted, but rather useless faff to one side, or the other... but that is more to do with the sad & useless state of youtube; wind-baggery aside. so in the meantime; a vlog on the shifting state of story narrative... BY CHECKLIST: when your story is quota driven. in all this Jessica Price shitstorm... it is rather convenient to have & liberally play a minority card, framing this as an attack (common tactic) rather than legitimate criticism. nor is it any surprise that this deflection is a "go to" deployed at every opportunity. but when absolutely everything is a form of oppression to be deconstructed, by any means necessary, is it really that surprising that the backlash is likened to, "the little girl who liked to cry WOLF!"
  15. LasraelLarson

    2 recent GW2 firings make for some BIG DRAMA

    current year 2018 & the cluster-fuck churns. tis a spectacle to witness. some D-List "game" writer thinks they are the shit, & in fact the material they produce is utter... then gets all uppity about said crapulance when a non challenge too is issued... wrongly cries mysoggyknees & the Bolshevik White Knight Brigade comes out in force looking for a pound of Kulak flesh. witting Bolsheviks operating in full awareness of motive & agenda, make me puke. & they know who they are, (as do i) dishonest cunts. unwitting fools who play into their hand... the world is full to the brim with the generic award recipient & socially/functionally impaired. those useful idiots programmed in the Marxist doctrine to deploy every disparagement to other the Kulak that the programmers may seize the means to establish power... not at all ironic, they can name 57 genders, but how many of them know about the Holodomor? it was never taught in Holocaust class... the cult like partisanship this has all produced is stupefying, yet entirely predictable. thing is for myself... GW2's main appeal was always the mechanics & design behind the world. the story was never anything to celebrate, not at launch & definitely not in the year of employ this "Dime a Dozen HACK" contributed. should her gleeful disparagement barrage too any and every e-rag that would listen (& believe) also land her in court... i'll have a good hearty laugh!