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Comment Re: At least I won't have to read about it in Wir (Score 1) 234

The left is actually the group that opposed the involuntary sterilization measures that were practiced, and the left doesn't support any extant programs to discourage particular races to reproduce that I know about.

Not explicitly but there is a reason why 80% of Planned Parenthood facilities are in minority communities.


Comment Re:Why now? (Score 1) 234

Drunk driving cases are a special breed.

In most states, a criminal defendant has an absolute right to have evidence evaluated in an independent laboratory to confirm the state/county crime lab's results but in many states, that doesn't apply to DUI defendants. The "official" results from the crime lab are the only ones that are permitted.

This is a recipe for abuse.


Comment Re: At least I won't have to read about it in Wire (Score 0) 234

My politics are as right wing as they come and there is hypocrisy all across the political spectrum.

While the left is ringing the #BlackLivesMatter bell, they dutifully ignore the black lives being snuffed out in abortion clinics.

In the center, you have people breaking their arms to pat themselves on the back about how tolerant they are on same sex marriage but they're not so tolerant when it comes to polygamy and consensual adult incest.

The right has embraced #ICanBreathe and #BreatheEasyDontBreakTheLaw when it comes to black people, they're cheering Kim Davis' flouting of a federal court order.

Hypocrisy isn't a left/right issue.


Comment Re:In Theory - Thor (Score 1) 87

I'm an implementer of OIM (10 years now). OIM is an excellent framework for a provisioning tool, but the connectors are terrible (fortunately easy to build your own against the API) and the UI is useless. The most successful OIM implementations I've come across (or built) have been ones that used a custom UI and/or just made everything scriptable. The API is really the saving grace of OIM. It's confusing, but it is powerful.

Sadly, I'm watching the product spiral downhill as of the last several versions.

Comment Re:My wife cheated on I download this? (Score 1) 319

"Chase after the truth like all hell and you'll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails." - Clarence Darrow

If she cheated and you're working on things, she has no right to be offended if you don't trust her. Check that shit.

I'll be looking to download it just on general principles.


Comment Re: Amazing (Score 2) 492

If you think that your experience is identical to everyone else's, you are the one who is deluded.

Your experience is atypical. Outside of the Bay area, Silicon Valley and Manhattan, tech salaries are substantially lower.

In my market, $70-90k is the range for most experienced IT personnel. Employers here heavily recruit H1B workers and pay them in the $75k range. It's cheaper because H1B contractors don't get paid the same kind of benefits, retirement, et cetera.


Work expands to fill the time available. -- Cyril Northcote Parkinson, "The Economist", 1955