All posts by Patrick Roanhouse

Originally from the Maryland beltway area. Patrick lived in Los Angeles for a couple of years. Now he is based in the Portland area. In the past Patrick has been an IT engineer, technology consultant, software trainer, technology journalist, blogger, and podcaster. Currently he is returning to school for a degree in Computer Science & Engineering.

Unknown Star Wars clip in Stargate Studios 2018 Showreel

Stargate Studios is a well known American post-production studio founded in 1989 by cinematographer and special visual effects supervisor Sam Nicholson.

In a recent demo reel for their clients released back in April of 2018 this clip of a star wars related video was at the end of it. It is not from any known star wars movie to date. Also knowing Stargate Studios’ work on TV shows could this be a clip for pre-production test shots for the new Star Wars live action TV show, being helmed by headed up by Iron Man director Jon Favreau, or is it from some sort of Disney World star wars ride?

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When I think of journalism …

When I think of journalism I think truth to power. That when it has truth it comes through with conviction, with verified facts, with a magazine locked and loaded with credited cited facts and each piece of evidence is the ghosts of the dead finally getting justice.

True journalism is the sniper’s bullet to tyranny, autocrats, corruption, and to corporate moneyed interests. These people who do not value the self aware needs of sentient life or dignity we have all agreed are basic human rights, they fear journalism so they attack it when ever they can.

Question those who call themselves journalists when all they do is attack others in the journalistic world. Question those who call for rhetoric that wishes to keep historically bigoted people in power. Lastly Question those who wish to oppress or attack those who are obviously truly those without power and without protection and cry out with words saying help me and my family.

So I’m glade we get to see a bi-op movie about renowned war correspondent Marie Colvin.

U.S. Rep Jim Jordan (R-OH), chairman of the ultra right wing Freedom Caucus, says President Donald Trump never lies

Anderson Cooper goes in with the question, “Do you think the President lies a lot, like James Comey says?”

Ohio U.S. Representative Jim Jordan agitated responds, “I do not! Jim Comey has leaked information through a friend, to the New York Times for the stated purpose of getting a special counsel. I think Jim Comey took over an investigation that never happened before, it had always been the Attorney General who had announced the findings whether they were going to prosecute or not, but I think; so I think, Jim Comey, as I said earlier His credibility is gone since how he handled the Clinton investigation.”

A incredulous Anderson rebuttal by asking, “But come on, you have got to admit this President has said some things that are just demonstrably not true time and time again, and the list is a very long one almost on a daily basis.”

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“What saddens me the most today is that the agency that is supposed to protect you is actually abandoning you.”

While not codified into law by the government until 2014 network neutrality was the underpinning of a gentlemen’s agreement at the start of the internet as a commercial venture after then Senator Al Gore helped write the legislation that took the military Darpa Net and Educations university network system into what would become the internet we know today. No provider of service would charge another service provide extra fees accept the basic usage costs of phone minutes, and connection access.

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