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I mean, why should the police believe you that there was nothing wrong? Because you said so? Sorry, not a good enough reason. Had something actually happened, and they simply left because you said there was some kind of mistake, and a body was later found, the public outcry would have been enormous.
The police just can't win. We expect them to do their jobs, but when they do do their jobs, people get angry because they might be a bit inconvenienced. I just don't understand it.
I sometimes forget that I am in the minority around here when it comes to trust of the government vs. trust of corporations(I trust the government more than I trust corporations, though I have a healthy wish for privacy). I am one of those that thinks Orwell is overrated(I like the stories, but I don't see them happening), with Huxley's Brave New World being my dystopian present/future to be feared.
The fact that you are complaining about Obama shows that you are likely American. The fact that you do not seem to understand basic grammar is embarrassing. Perhaps before you try to enact sweeping change via Internet message boards, you should learn how to communicate properly.
Any exercise that this man could do on a Wii Fit is an exercise he could do without it. If he ends up getting one, I can only hope he is forced to give it back once he has been fully rehabilitated.
It makes me feel like I moved from US to Soviet Russia and gave up all my freedoms.
I completely agree. Not being able to play a game online is just like the massacres, disappearances, and political oppression visited upon people by the Soviet Russian government.
And, by definition, you are a waste of resources and should be torn in half. And fed to the dogs.
Even if Google has a monopoly in some market, they are doing nothing illegal by merely existing. Since you can't grasp this point, you really are too deficient to bother with.
And yet you found time to bother with me. How nice.
I was going to go through and explain every bit of my post so possibly you could understand what I was saying. However, a brief look at your previous posts shows that you are merely a bitter troll who has an axe to grind and has nothing to offer the conversation.
There, I fed you, troll. Can the grownups talk now?
IOW, Google can unintentionally squish something that might have been really cool, and that invisible loss may ultimately not be in the public good.
I don't think there is anything unintentional that occurs when Google squishes a rival product or service. Google knows exactly what will happen when it enters a market that previously existed on a for-profit system and offers services and goodies for free that automatically work with its other services and goodies.
Also, I can easily build a computer, and install Linux on it. Apple conducts anti-competitive practices, and should be slapped for it.
As for examples of where to buy computers with Linux and OSX on them...Well, here goes:
Dell has Ubuntu here
Best Buy sells Apple computers(both in-store and online)
And of course, the Apple Store
Granted, it's only a few, but these are pretty much the main places most people buy computers. Perhaps the reason that Windows is everywhere is because...people prefer it.
While I am not in favor of implantable microchips, this has more to do with the speed of evolution in technology vs. length of my life and privacy fears rather than any religious apocalyptic fear.
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