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Comment: Seen it at Dulles (Score 4, Interesting) 63

by Robo1icious (#40693441) Attached to: Up Close With the Enterprise Shuttle At the Intrepid Museum
I worked at Dulles airport in the 80's when the Enterprise was just setting out in the woods at the back of the airport property. I remember walking up to it just so I could say I touched it. They had several other old planes setting back there at the time and if I recall correctly at least one of those are now at the Smithsonian. To bad we didn't have camera phones back then eh?

+ - President Obama Signed the National Defense Authorization Act->

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Robo1icious writes: ""The National Defense Authorization Act greatly expands the power and scope of the federal government to fight the War on Terror, including codifying into law the indefinite detention of terrorism suspects without trial. Under the new law the US military has the power to carry out domestic anti-terrorism operations on US soil."

All the pieces are in place. Now all we have to do is declare drug dealers are terrorist and voila, no more drug problem. Those Occupy Hippies?? Terrorists! They too will vanish. People with brown eyes? Don't worry, they are on the list."

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Comment: XP's end of life will see a jump in Linux adoption (Score 2, Funny) 1348

by Robo1icious (#33932120) Attached to: Desktop Linux Is Dead
When XP reaches its end of life Linux will see a huge jump in users. Microsoft has done a good job of making sure Vista and Windows 7 are difficult to maintain without a valid license. Once they end support for XP many users will be left with the decision of spending several hundred dollars on a License or learning to love Linux for free.

As of next Tuesday, C will be flushed in favor of COBOL. Please update your programs.