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Comment Re:Yep, keep searching (Score 1) 434

FOIA requests have already established that the State Department (during her tenure) was aware of arms being shipped from Benghazi to Al Nusra in Syria. The names of the parties involved have been redacted (meaning it was likely us, or our "friends"). So yes, it is in there.

But since so many Republicans are for arming these people too, I wouldn't expect them to focus much on it. And supporters of Democrats don't care what their people do, just so long as they aren't Republicans.

Comment Re:Troll v Troll (Score 1) 184

The worst and the best. The comments usually point out the flaws in any article. Sometimes they supplement important facts that were left out. Just because you can't trust everything you read, doesn't mean you should give up on reading. It just means that you should be skeptical and DYODD.

Comment Why not? (Score 2) 231

After you wade past the trolls, Disqus is already the best fact checker for any story out there. Obviously, you have to follow up with a search to confirm what you read in the comments, but that's where I usually find the most important (unreported) portion of most stories.

Same is true of slashdot. Which is why most of us don't even RTFA.

Comment That Explains My First Notice (Score 1) 224

I always VPNed to Canda for torrenting until I got a notice for torrenting a show about pirates (ironically enough). Wasn't sure if it was the VPN provider cracking down or a Canada thing. Haven't had any issues after switching to another country.

I do wish the movie/TV industry would sell me the content in an acceptable format though. I haven't pirated music in many years. Not since I could get a decent quality, non-DRM MP3 for a reasonable price. Money is not the issue for me, so much as the video format.

Comment Depends on the Language (Score 5, Interesting) 443

If the langugage is Java (or even Python to a lesser degree), then I haven't come across anything that even comes close to IntelliJ. It's code completion and introspection are so good, that I find I don't need to test as often. And I rarely find any issues when I do.

I also use Eclipse and Netbeans, and everything seems to take an extra step or two and that really adds up, over time. Netbeans is good for C++ though, so I muddle through with it.

Statistics means never having to say you're certain.