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Comment: Re:The solution is obvious (Score 1) 453

It's not their fault if the manufacturer refuses to compile, test, and push out the updates (with their carriers' blessings) which they accepted full responsibility for doing.

It isn't even this. Manufacturers could release the binary blobs for the hardware for people like CM to use to build Android for obsolete hardware platforms. But the fact that Carriers are requiring LOCKED devices from Manufacturers is where the real problem lies.

Which is why Google produces (or has produced for them) the Nexus line of phones and tablets. And why I bought two OnePlusOnes. Support the manufacturers that do it right.

Comment: Re:Translation ... (Score 3, Interesting) 361

A Government that is not ethical, that is also Democratic, is exactly what the people vote for. You get what you deserve. Bush was bad, Obama was worse, as it was with Clinton, Bush 41, Reagan, Carter ....

If you look you see a pattern going back to Kennedy who was probably shot for going off the reservation (IMHO)

Comment: Re:Why lay fiber at all when you can gouge wireles (Score 4, Insightful) 194

by Archangel Michael (#48889129) Attached to: Verizon About To End Construction of Its Fiber Network

There is VZ and ATT, and then there is Sprint and T-Mo.

I've had all four in my area, and VZ by far has the best coverage. It isn't even close. I curently have T-Mo and the speed is much better, but coverage much worse than ATT and VZ. I'll give up a bit of coverage for better speeds.

As for Fiber vs Cable vs Wireless, Fiber will win on raw speed every time. The issue is the cost for last mile, and always will be. Which is why I recommend that Municipalities start looking at building out their own infrastructure and offering CONTENT/INTERNET providers the opportunity to compete for the last mile customers.

Right now, there is no competition, only franchise agreements that limit competition.

Comment: Re:Censorship? (Score 1) 415

And how has Socialism Progressive help blacks and race relations? How has Obama helped black people in six years? Tell me how liberal blacks calling conservative blacks "Uncle Tom" and "House Nigger" help race relations? Tell me how letting in illegal aliens helps black people who are unemployed get jobs? How has 50 years of the Great Society (not to mention LBJ's nigger's comment) help black people?

Blame institutional racism, and I'll agree. However I blame Liberal Democrats who want to keep their voting block intact by enslaving blacks to bottom rung economics.

Comment: Re:Steve Scalise did NOT speak to KKK group (Score 1) 415

That excuses him being in the KKK in the first place?

And the NAACP isn't really pro Negro, as they are pro liberalism. Because Conservative/Republican Blacks are not acceptable to them. They would vote for a white guy who is liberal over a black woman who was conservative (seen Nia Long UT NAACP endorsement)


Comment: Re:Steve Scalise did NOT speak to KKK group (Score 1) 415

No, he apologized for speaking while saying he didn't recall ever speaking there. He didn't speak there, he spoke at another conference in the same place two hours before.

Basically, he apologized for something he didn't do. As opposed to liberals who never are sorry for the things they do.

Comment: Re:Steve Scalise did NOT speak to KKK group (Score 1, Insightful) 415

Truth rarely matters in these things.Once the Narrative is set, all other stories contrary to the narrative are shut down and censored. Nothing else matters but the narrative.

And being part of the KKK doesn't really matter to Democrats, Robert Bird served in the Senate until he died having been in the KKK. But he was liberal, so it was excused. It only matters to Democrats if it is a Republican. The hypocrisy is thick

Comment: Re:Its about allocation of funding dollars (Score 2) 450

by Archangel Michael (#48876711) Attached to: Science By Democracy Doesn't Work

Let me know when you have something viable (politically, economically) that has energy density of fossil fuels, that is also carbon neutral. Right now, (this moment) there is nothing even close. When oil prices increase there will be a point when it is viable, until then ... good luck.

Everyone can be taught to sculpt: Michelangelo would have had to be taught how not to. So it is with the great programmers.