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Comment: Re:I have counted no less than 3 anti clinton repo (Score 1) 388

>> "It is very difficult to conceive of a scenario — short of nuclear winter — where an agency would be justified in allowing its cabinet-level head officer to solely use a private email communications channel for the conduct of government business,

I may be in the minority here, but I think this is perfectly acceptable and intuitive. I'm sorry we WANT to be able to monitor communication channels of officials. At the top executive branch level, that's impractical. If she was never issued an address, that's largely irrelevant to the nature of the agenda. The Law often conflicts with reality, so this doesn't surprise or alarm me. The statement about nuclear winter is laughably partisan.

Comment: LOL (Score -1, Offtopic) 121

by grub (#48977151) Attached to: Alan Turing's Notes Found After Being Used As Insulation At Bletchley Park
So I've been in meetings all day, then finally get home and I saw this story on /.'s feed. I thought, "ah, it'll be good for some immature homo jokes"

Thank you, /., you did not disappoint. I'm crying from laughing so hard at the from the inane, puerile jokes that I seek out at times likes these.
If you don't like that, well fuck you, too.

Comment: Re:Wrong, IMHO (Score 1) 96

by Jack9 (#48949325) Attached to: ESA: No Conclusive Evidence of Big Bang Gravitational Waves

> because you're using terms like "pounded in everyone's head"

The BB theory is the only one that is well-known, because it's the only one that is mentioned in modern (and not so modern) textbooks, when making any cursory reference to a number of phenomena.
That doesn't make him a crank, it makes him savvy to the current state of education (largely, across the world). The crank part comes from promoting another theory as the only alternative.

Comment: Re: What did you expect? (Score 3, Insightful) 197

by grub (#48903763) Attached to: Google Handed To FBI 3 Wikileaks Staffers' Emails, Digital Data
PGP/GPG is much easier to use these days than it was in the 90's. Plugins exist for many mail clients that do the heavy lifting in the background.

Friends and family are surely tired of my tinfoil hat, they just do not seem to care about their privacy. Many say the "I have nothing to hide" line.

Comment: Re:No way! (Score 2, Insightful) 514

by Jack9 (#48880337) Attached to: Senator Who Calls STEM Shortage a Hoax Appointed To Head Immigration

> Common sense is wrong more than it's right.

This is inaccurate.

> It's only good for making guesses about things you don't understand, and is worthless for evaluating things you understand.

You are intentionally perverting the meaning. Conscious understanding is less used than common sense. You survive because of common sense, not despite it.

"Well I don't see why I have to make one man miserable when I can make so many men happy." -- Ellyn Mustard, about marriage