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Comment: Re:Brilliant idea (Score 1) 192

It's your Bulova that will be obsolete in a few years. There's only so much wrist space. Wasting it on something as impotent as a mere clock will seem downright foolish. And don't even think about it being an "heirloom". Your grandchildren will say "That's, uh, very nice, Grandpa. Now how do I get it onto the network?"

Comment: Re:*sigh* (Score 1) 299

by Paradise Pete (#49360115) Attached to: Iowa's Governor Terry Branstad Thinks He Doesn't Use E-mail
i don't question President Obama's legal qualification to be president. But what I don't understand, and I'm surprised this hasn't gotten more attention, is that you can download a copy of his birth certificate directly, and yet there are many edits in the layers. You'll need something like Adobe Illustrator to see the layers, but it's obvious a lot of work was done on it before it was posted.

Here's a video showing the layers. I assumed the guy was a nut case, but they're really there. At the very least an explanation is in order.

"Success covers a multitude of blunders." -- George Bernard Shaw