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Comment: Re:Yeah Okay (Score 1) 530

As far as demonstrations go, surely you saw how the demonstrators were treated during the occupy movements. IMHO that calls for escalation on the part of the demonstrators, but if that happens, we will have an all out revolution going on, and very few Americans are willing to commit to that action.

Comment: CO Dept of Transportation (CDOT) (Score 1) 225

by Haxzaw (#34423040) Attached to: Denver Bomb Squad Takes Out Toy Robot
CDOT did a call in of a suspicious object a few weeks ago in Colorado Springs. The suspicious object? A chunk of concrete with the base of a light pole and some wires sticking out of it had been discarded along a two lane country road away from everything and everyone. They had the road closed for ages while the bomb squad checked it out. The real tragedy is that most of the citizenry applaud such overreaction because they feel safer.

Comment: ABC and Mod Squad (Score 1) 357

by Haxzaw (#33263514) Attached to: Geek Squad Sends Cease-and-Desist Letter To God Squad
Maybe ABC would like to go after Geek Squad for infringing on their show, "Mod Squad" from the late sixties/early seventies. As others have stated, God Squad is nothing like Geek Squad, in name or deed, no one will get confused. Well maybe I shouldn't say no one, there are enogh idiots around that someone may get confused, but a "reasonable person" would not.

Comment: Re:It's not easy to get into the airforce. (Score 1) 394

by Haxzaw (#32971634) Attached to: Cyberwarrior Shortage Threatens US Security
Actually, you're a bit misinformed about USAJobs.gov. While it is true that veterans with compensable disability have preference, they must still be qualified for the job. A lack of security clearance isn't a problem unless you are unable to get one due to past history, the government will happily do a background check and if eligible you'll get a clearance. Yes, there are a lot of people applying, but again, if you're the best qualified, you'll get the job, and if the Government is having trouble finding cyberwarriors, none of what you mentioned is an issue, and certainly not worthy of the "interesting" mod your post earned.

Comment: Re:Next please! (Score 1) 446

by Haxzaw (#32811846) Attached to: Proximity Sensor Presents Latest iPhone 4 Issue
I'm not sure how you ended up with insightful mods. Once Microsoft, Apple, name a Linux Distro, or whatever company releases a new OS, your old hardware is pretty much obsolete. You may manage to hold off for two OS upgrades, but your experience will suffer due to the hardware being too slow for the new OS. With Linux you can hold this off by dropping eye candy, or switching away from Gnome or KDE to a lightweight WM, but unless you like those lightweight WMs, your computing experience suffers.

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