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Comment: Base Stickers??? (Score 1) 834 834

ALL AF bases and the majority of the the other services did away with base stickers several years ago and now everyone in the vehicle over the age of 16 has to display a valid Government issued ID to get on base. That being said it is still relatively to get onto most installations but the steal a vehicle with a base sticker thing no longer applies.

Comment: Re:Why isn't this illegal again? (Score 2) 614 614

Tech workers are anti-union because they all believe they are above average and that having a union will drag down their wages to the average. They don't realize that employers are taking advantage of their pig-headedness.

News Flash: Unions can bargain working conditions and leave salaries to individuals. Working conditions can mean no more exempt employee bullshit, no more arbitrary changes to 401K programs, no arbitrary changes to vacation policies when a company is bought out, etc. etc. etc.

Comment: Re:Factor of 10 (Score 1) 77 77

See F-4 and F-35 for proof of the principle. If you make something that has to a hundred different things don't be surprised if is very expensive.

The US DoD will never learn. Build something for a single purpose you get it faster, cheaper and it is usually pretty good at the mission, see B-52, A-10, F-16 or F-15. Build it for a single mission then maybe modify it for additional missions afterwards

Comment: Re:wrong (Score 2) 385 385

As am I, States' Rights is perhaps the greatest issue facing our nation today. And nullification is the right of the jury; whether by design or intentional, it is indeed a good feature.

Not Jury nullification but this:
  Nullification is a term that means that states could reject or nullify a law passed by Congress if they do not like the law. Think about it for a minute.

Comment: Repeater system (Score 1) 83 83

Most likely the SSA office has a cell phone repeater system installed inside the building to provide decent service for the workers and clients. I have installed multiple systems inside office buildings when the local tower is not providing a decent signal.

Comment: Japan killed 80M, Not so fast there (Score 2) 216 216

Check your facts before spouting off about the Mass Media.

According to this link http://www.nationalww2museum.o... the death total for WW2 was 90M so 80M for Japan might be a tad high. Granted the totals for China are in dispute but still complaining about the Mass Media getting it wrong then putting in such a number is just wrong.

Comment: Locked Bootloaders (Score 1) 160 160

Unless you buy a nice tablets because they look like something that you might like, then they abandon you for upgrades and refuse to unlock the bootloader so you cannot put a third party ROM onto it. Thank you Toshiba, my Excite is a nice piece of hardware but no way to upgrade.

I'm still waiting for the advent of the computer science groupie.