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Comment: Re:It's a flawed way to keep a site up. (Score 1) 978

by Impeesa (#43135803) Attached to: Game Site Wonders 'What Next?' When 50% of Users Block Ads
There was a time when Penny Arcade wouldn't even accept animation, too. This was also a time when I would still sometimes look at Gamespy, and every time I went there and found some obnoxious floating flash thing covering up the content I wanted to click, I made a point of closing it and giving one of Penny Arcade's ads a click instead.

Comment: Re:Well that cinches it for me (Score 3, Insightful) 608

by Impeesa (#41227707) Attached to: Obama and Romney Respond To ScienceDebate.org Questionnaire

Unfortunately too many people don't object when he walks-around issuing commands (or executive orders) as if he were the law-maker.

In observing online US political commentary over the last few years, it has been my experience that many people object when he doesn't (or don't understand when he can't).

Comment: Re:People are clueless (Score 1) 720

by Impeesa (#38910541) Attached to: Do You Like Online Privacy? You May Be a Terrorist

The sad thing is, people still believe the US government has their best interests at heart and is not trying to oppress them. They seem to think a tyranny is impossible in the USA.

The sadder thing is, I think a lot of the people in the government doing this stuff really believe that too.

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