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Comment: Even transiting in the US is an ordeal. (Score 0, Insightful) 457 457

by Shturmovik (#30626000) Attached to: Canada's Airlines Face a Privacy Dilemma
It's just not worth the hassle. There are places in America I'd still quite like to visit, but I'm not going to bother. Being made to endure the insanity of US airport "security" processes is not acceptable to me, and I'm not alone: Aside from all the other people who have decided a US vacation isn't worth the effort, go ask American tourism operators how they feel about it all.

Comment: 'Engineers'. (Score -1, Troll) 493 493

by Shturmovik (#26759539) Attached to: IBM Offers to Send Laid-Off Staff to Other Countries
"Network Engineer". (Technician.) "Software Engineer". (Programmer.) If they don't have an bona fide engineering degree from a legitimate university, or if they don't drive trains or maintain a ship's engines, then they already are in sales...every day they try to sell themselves as something they're not.

Comment: fuck off seppo (Score -1) 204 204

by Shturmovik (#26142227) Attached to: Australian Court Lets Lawyer Serve Papers Via Facebook
are you worried because Oz is pushing you off the stage? maybe if you were'nt all a pack of morbidly obese bible bashers you would still be relivent. how do you expect to rule the world when you cant even see your fucking feet becuase of the huge rolls of blubber in the way? its good that you still worship fairies and goblins on sundays coz you'll have someone to talk to when the rest of the world stops giving a rats arse about the United Fat God Botherers of America and has turned to the United States of Australia for leadership and culture instead. oooo no it's happening allready!!!! poor seppo wankers! lol.

Comment: Re:Pointless... (Score -1) 630 630

by Shturmovik (#25821599) Attached to: Ray Kurzweil Wonders, Can Machines Ever Have Souls?

Adhering to atheism simply because one dislikes religion is no more rational or enlightened than adhering to any one religion.

I am not religious and dislike religion because religion and religious tenets has absolutely zero basis in fact and reality, yet a huge chunk of humanity chooses to devotes a lot of time to religion, while education and science struggle against it. Religious people desperately cling to the false hope that non-religious people "Hate us because they envy our God!", when in fact non-religious people despise the unwillingness of the religious to grow up and face reality.

Comment: Not "Jews". (Score -1) 185 185

by Shturmovik (#25764423) Attached to: Mars Rover Spirit Still Alive
"Mossad". There's a difference. It's why so many non-Israeli Jews detest both Mossad and Israel. (Well, not necessarily Israel, but certainly the rabid Zionists that infest the place and give the rest of us a bad name.)

"So, you've just apprehended a bunch of Mossad agents in NYC while they were cheering and high-fiving as they watched those airliners hitting the Twin Towers? Quietly deport them and pretend the whole thing never happened.

Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings: (4) How many times do we have to tell you, "No prior art!"