Systems administrators wish everyone would run off and die because they are all irritating, stupid whiners.
DBAs are just smug because nobody else understands their schemas and, hey, this is where it all happens.
Networking would rather be back below the hold, No, the network isn't broken, your app is buggy or the stupid website you're trying to load is just slow..
Help desk guys meanwhile consider themselves the cocks of the walk because, generally, their camaraderie and opportunity to interact with more regular people means their souls haven't been totally crushed.
Your blind "thank the boys and girls who protect us" is simply facile and ignores the massive corruption and waste in the MIC.
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At any rate, screw the scumbags, they deserve their comeuppance.
I mean, there are going to be some areas where we’re going to have different perspectives. That doesn’t bother me at all. One of the reasons why, quite frankly, I believe in doing things like this is that when I do that, I say, “Look, there are no restrictions on questions. You can ask me anything.”
Welcome to the new Amerika. Your possessions and money may be seized at any time via civil asset forfeiture, your communications are under constant surveillance, and now they want to make sure absolutely nothing can be kept private.
But, hey, so long as we're having "dialogue" (you'll do what you want anyways) and we have your permission to ask questions then it's all good.
Who really won the cold war?
What's galling is that the FCC prosecutors have their cases made for them. Hundreds if not thousands of people attest to having received calls from x number on x date promising x services by filing complaints at FCC.gov. It's a slam dunk. Yet the useless fucks are so ineffectual that the crooks have no reason not to keep trying.
Have you even tried a new BB10 phone? If you're more interested in productivity than Angry Birds it is the best phone out there bar none.
I'm sure if you ran an illegal 15 watt FM transmitter they'd spare no expense to find you but as to stopping these robo-calling dirtbags? Seems like they couldn't care less.
Some regions will surely become less hospitable, and some will become more hospitable.
Indeed, let's add most coastal cities to the "less hospitable" (read - "underwater") category. What you also casually ignore is we don't know what sort of feedback loops might engage as CO2 levels continue to soar.
Oh, hey, trace arsenic cuts breast cancer by FIFTY PERCENT.
What's that? Lithium in drinking water is also associated with a host of benefits? Say it ain't so..
Gee, getting some sunshine / vitamin D can lower risk of pancreatic cancer??
I could go on and on but what would be the point.. supplementation and the like is at best psuedo-science in the eyes of western medicine.. it's much more profitable to engage in "sick care" than to actually equip our bodies with the things it needs at some single percent of the cost.