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Comment Re:Sorry guys, Israel doesn't care what you think. (Score 1) 487

No, I don't hate Jews or any other nationality or ethnic group. I don't like the Israel government and its policies. Do you see the difference? And I futher notice that you don't deny war crimes listed in the UN report.

And as for your "equal treatment"... Do you want to surround Israel with a wall, that separates it from international waters and other countries? With checkpoints manned by racist thugs that beat up people at random. With surrounding states grabbing Israel's land occasionally (and evicting its current occupants) and sometimes bombing it with no chance for Israel to retaliate or defend itself?

No, you're not for "equal treatment". You are an apartheid supporter, who is PERFECTLY fine with the current status quo. If you actually were for an "equal treatment", you'd be on the streets protesting the official racist politics of the current Israel government (do you remember that "Vote for me, or Arabs will vote for somebody else"?).

Comment Re:Sorry guys, Israel doesn't care what you think. (Score 1) 487

Yes, sure. Here's your Nazi swastika, Herr Goebbels is proud of you. How about denying UN reports: http://www.un.org/apps/news/st... ?

Oh, they are obviously fake.

Ah yes, saying "Israel isn't as bad as the anti-Semitic racists claim" is a Holocaust denial.

Ah, favorite tactics of neo-Nazis in Israel. It's getting old.

Being against Israel does not mean that one is antisemitic. But let's try to flip it - I think that you are anti-Arabic, since you clearly don't support the Palestinian state actions. That of course means that you want to commit a genocide of all Arabs.

I'm the devil, for being able to look at things objectively. That's an offensive skill these days.

No, you're just a pseudo-Nazi. Except that you are targeting a different ethnic group. "Israel isn't that bad" might have worked 15 years ago. Not now. Now we see that it's just as bad as Arabic states around it.

Comment Re:Sorry guys, Israel doesn't care what you think. (Score 1) 487

Yes. So far every single one was shown fake.

Really? Like this one, perhaps?

So we have videos of Israel soldiers beating people at checkpoints: http://palsolidarity.org/2007/... They have not been proven false. We have videos of Israel soldiers shooting immobilized people: http://mondoweiss.net/2015/10/... They have not been proven false. We have videos of Israel soldiers shooting girls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?... The have not been proven false.

I'm sorry, but your denial is just as bad as Holocaust denial.

Oh, and if we're talking about how these obviously sub-human Arabic people speak their true feelings only in Arabic (that obviously nobody civilized can understand), then you should look at Russian-language Jewish émigrée forums. Phrases like "painted monkeys" or "just shoot them all" and "perhaps genocide is not such a bad idea" are quite common.

Comment Re:If we're going systemd, we should go full throt (Score 1) 754

I'm referring to classic desktops. Linux failed miserably there. On the other hand, Android is a smashing hit - it's the most widely deployed OS in the world now.

And no, I don't buy the "pre-installed in BestBuy" argument anymore - lots of companies (Dell included) tried to sell pre-installed Linux.

Comment Re:If we're going systemd, we should go full throt (Score 2, Insightful) 754

by taking over and forcing out all other options, it becomes a monoculture. and that, as we know from decades of experience where monoculture OSes have created cartels and monopolies, is incredibly dangerous

And we also have decades of experience with Linux no-culture. It failed to gain more than 1% of the total market. Perhaps it's time to try something else?

Comment Re:What purpose does registration serve? (Score 1) 193

A "Well-regulated" militia was, by the parlance of the times (the meaning of well-regulated, that is) one which was working properly, i.e. in the defense of the people. It had nothing to do with rules and regulations.

Yes, and it assumed that the militia was ready to be conscripted and properly trained for that. In modern terms it required a military training. If you _insist_ on limiting the meaning to 19-th century, then perhaps gun owners should be allowed to buy only flintlocks?

Comment I have several drones and I support this (Score 2) 193

I have several drones (two quadrocopters and an octocopter) and I definitely support this.

First, the requirement is not onerous. There are no serious licensing requirements.

Second, having drones to be traceable is a good thing - if somebody crashes them into your window then you'd definitely want to find who did it. And never mind that a crashed drone can sometimes catch fire (mine did) from a ruptured battery (see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?... as an example).

Third, there is some honey here - FAA plans to review restrictions on flying inside the national parks once the registration system is up and running.

Comment Re:What purpose does registration serve? (Score 1) 193

It's the states that don't have any gun regulation who shit on the Constitution. Particularly on the "well-regulated militia" part.

See, the gun owners were supposed to be a part of militia and be ready to be conscripted into armies to protect their country. Yet what percentage of gun owners has military training?

Comment Re:WTF is with the US utility tie-in? (Score 1) 156

Tartar language is now one of the official state languages of the Crimea. There are now MORE schools teaching in it than before the annexation, Tartars are not repressed in any way. Go visit Crimea yourself and check it. It's not hard, Tartars in Crimea own pretty much all decent restaurants - just go to one of them and ask around.

As for the leaders of Crimean tartars - they are NOT nice people. They supported and encouraged the policy of "land grabs" (or "self-occupation" - "samozakhvat" in Russian and Ukrainian) during the early 2000-s. Groups of Tartars were simply grabbing land (sometimes throwing out everybody who lived there), without regard for any laws or even common decency (like not building on a shared road). Russia is well within its rights to evict more than 100000 Tatars living on self-seized land.

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