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Journal: Where were we? 11

Journal by Captain Splendid

Ah yes, we've just completed the boring off-year political cycle, which means it's time for the billion dollar roller coaster ride that is the quadrennial US presidential contest.

Comment: Re:There rarely is a single cause (Score 3, Insightful) 222

by Captain Splendid (#48426411) Attached to: Lessons Learned From Google's Green Energy Bust
It's not Oil being a part of the equation, it's cheap oil, which really wasn't available until he beginning of the 20th, that was the feedstock for all that complexity.

See how much innovation and growth you can manage when just brewing your cup of coffee in the morning either requires you to build a fire or fork over lots of money for a few watts.

Comment: Re:Gonna miss Snidely Whiplash (Score 1) 31

by Captain Splendid (#48023611) Attached to: Eric Holder to Resign as Attorney General
Goddammit, if I weren't already ideologically minded, I would despise conservatives for their crimes against the english language.

When the best you can manage is passive-aggressive solipsism and intentionally petrified bawdy humour, PUT THE KEYBOARD DOWN.

Another fucking coder thinks the right side of his brain is worth a damn...

Real programmers don't bring brown-bag lunches. If the vending machine doesn't sell it, they don't eat it. Vending machines don't sell quiche.

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