[cryptome] Re: Hoax? Please disregard my prior email submission

  • From: Todd Judge <toddbob@xxxxxxx>
  • To: "cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 05 Jul 2014 21:42:20 +0900

> Hi Doug,
> Thank you very much for the kind and honest reply. 
> A few lint-stuffed additions and questionably related babble:  

> 1. "do date" = "due date"
> My bad. 
> 2.  In a mid 1960s
> episode of "Rocky & Bullwinkle", R & B were walking on the campus of 
> Whatsamata U. and asked a "hippie-looking" kid where everybody was going.  
> He answered, "We're going to the Student Union to protest Norman Mailer!"
> I will never ever forget that line. I was aware enough then to laugh, and 
> still laugh when it crawls back into mind. 
> 3.  And, for pure rambling fluff in closing, here is how I've become 
> passionate about the value of stewardship of citizen privacy and rI learned 
> to write FORTRAN in 7th grade in 1967 on an IBM 360. It was located at a bio 
> research facility. Data comm and physiological modeling became a hobby as fun 
> as hunting, fishing and trapping.  And been into and applying it ever since.  
> Kinda nerd-giggly.  And made a living from it. 
> Still I'm not "a good programmer" by good programmer's standards, as far as 
> I'm concerned. But I learned and love the challenge to build the most 
> efficient (tightest security, most efficient performance-wise (and always 
> cheapest by far) result) systems design and implementation.  How is simple. I 
> always brought/bring in help who are much smarter than me. 
> Honestly, the approach has never saved LESS than $2MIL on medium scale 
> projects, over the Anderson's, Toilet and Douche, etcetera, bidders who 
> slithered in through Executive wine and dine attempts to derail valid 
> protests from our internal division and proven contractors.  I've kicked them 
> out the door or resigned, first. And always I'm lucky to have been hired back 
> as soon as their merit/performance was obvious.  
> When I teach my counterparts that "resigning" is a realistic option and 
> always works out in the end, it's always received like its the first time 
> they've heard or considered it. In japan and in the US. I've made more 
> mistakes than everyone I've met combined. But I try not to make the same ones 
> twice. I'm not smart by any measure. Just stubborn. 
>  I've been very lucky. But uncompromising focus on 
> user/patient/citizen/needy-consumer privacy, cost containment, starting with 
> prototypes & results analysis and Plan B from inception, before all else, has 
> let me sleep at night.  
> And for the life of me I don't know how the greedy cronies, NSA and the rest, 
> can sleep at all.  Their intent is and always has been truly misguided and 
> harmful to all. 
> I seen the price of incompetence, needless financial drain, and politicized 
> sales fairytales early on. They always, w/out exception, result in 
> domino-effect burdens on trusting consumers & taxpayers. They're one in the 
> same, and they always suffer and own the resulting burden. 
> Thank you very much, yet again for your sincerity. I find myself far too 
> verbose in my posts here.  Sorry. I need to really work on that!
> Todd
> On Jul 5, 2014, at 5:32 AM, doug <douglasrankine2001@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Dear Todd,
> There is no need to apologise, as far as I am concerned, ...

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