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Comment: Re:Pao Wants "Safe Spaces" for Shills and Ideologu (Score 2) 356 356

Come on, I see this all the time, Reddit now must be 1000 times bigger than Digg ever was at it's peak. The reason I remember leaving Digg was the fact they had switched to a more populist model, something Reddit did Loooooong ago.

Comment: Re:Nevermind the bollocks, here's David Cameron (Score 1) 256 256

It is worth pointing out that the SNP stood in 58 seats and UKIP stood in 624, so the vote disparity doesn't really tell the whole story, in fact if the SNP stood in as many seats they would probably get more votes, but the same number of seats.

Comment: Re: David Cameron is actually a genuine idiot (Score 1) 256 256

Has there ever been any such thing as a nanny state? I'm certainly not aware of any. It seems to just be a standard canard trotted out as something that we should strive to avoid because "even though there has never been one, we are pretty sure it's bad".

Comment: Re:David Cameron is actually a genuine idiot (Score 1) 256 256

I don't think you understand the tragedy of the commons from your interpretation of it there. What you are describing is straightforward fraud, and it's much more easily dealt with than by saying "well sorry, nobody can have anything".

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