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Comment Re:All would be resolved if we could all lay cable (Score 1) 150

"The cable companies rape us and the socialists salivate at the chance of nationalizing things because a monopolized market has been created where no one is allowed to compete."

That is what I said. Now... I never said nor implied congress. I can show bills if you want. But I won't permit you to strawman my position by redefining my words as other than they were.

If you accept that you have no power to change my argument then I can move on. If you refuse to accept that then we really can't go anywhere because I will not tolerate a strawman.

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Comment Re:All would be resolved if we could all lay cable (Score 1) 150

I didn't say anything about congress until you asked for a citation and I gave a listing of different options.

Saying I made it sound like congress was full of something when I didn't reference congress at all is a non-starter.

Rephrase your argument of I'm going to assume you're too triggered and I won't be able to have a productive discussion.

Comment Re: Militant Slashdot (Score 1) 278

I have hallmarks because i'm not an AC shithead that hides his history.

You have nothing because you hides his history.

Thus like most AC shitheads you presume to use my lack of cowardice against me yet of course when I point out your lack of a record you're going to feel that is unfair somehow.

On any issue that regards me as a person or a poster you can eat every dick in the universe. You have no right to do that absent at least logging in.

As to who responded to whom...there were people below you that responded to you. Your inability to read is not my problem.

Anyway... as I said, someone else already dealt with you in this thread. You can continue with me but since you're such a degenerate piece of shit I'm just going to use those opportunities to shit talk.

If you want a real discussion... log in. If you don't, and you start opening your stupid posts with something like "oh here is something I know about this poster because he logs in unlike me"... I'm going to assume you just want to shitpost. Which is fine. I can shit post right back at you.

If you want to be serious... be serious. If you want to be treated like a rampant fuckwit...then carry on as you are now.

Comment Re:All would be resolved if we could all lay cable (Score 1) 150

Any of them. You want individual campaigns cited, speeches made, bills put to the floor or what?

Because asking for something like this is really sort of baffling to me.

Why would you be surprised that a socialist would want to nationalize something? That's sort of their go to answer for everything.

Comment Re:All would be resolved if we could all lay cable (Score 1) 150

Citation on what? The franchises?

Further, the issue is local... but generally consistent throughout the country. The law was federal but it was repealed I think in the mid 90s. Regardless, if you look at what backbone bandwidth costs... basically nothing... you can see that the only justifiable cost would be running from the trunk to the house. The problem with the fee system is that if you then price out the cost of fiber per person... and work in depreciation... The costs drop to something like ten dollars per person assuming total replacement every 10 years which is conservative.

Comment Re:All would be resolved if we could all lay cable (Score 1) 150

Yep and its quiet affordable. I've done the math. I can personally afford to wire my neighborhood. When you say "do you know how much this costs" you're likely talking about an entire city all in one go.

That's like asking "Do you know how much it would cost to build 2000 sandwich shops"... Just talking about me running cable in my own area.

And if it were so expensive that I wouldn't be able to do it, then you wouldn't need to make it illegal to stop me. you do because you know fucking well that I would if I were not legally forbidden.

Which means you're either suffering from weapons grade cognitive dissonance or you're just telling stupid lies.

Because here is the thing... if you REALLY thought the cost structure would stop me... you'd just rely on that. You don't. Which means you either know it won't and are lying... or you were told some bullshit by some people that knew better and you're so mind fucked by it that you can't really process this on your own.

Either way... pitiful.

Comment Re: Militant Slashdot (Score 1) 278

Coward that won't even use a fake name presumes to sockpuppet out some stupid response... no need... others already dealt with you before I even noticed your stupid response. Also, nice to know you're following me around the forum now.

I don't follow you around... I don't care about you. But you... you seem to think I'm worth following.

Seems someone matters more to one than the other. Another win for me.

Tootles.

Comment Re:Militant Slashdot (Score 2) 278

It ends the gun control debate. The debate shouldn't have even happened. We have a second amendment. What about that do people not understand? Don't like it... vote to change it through the regular process and repeal the second amendment.

Absent that, this is a hostile action to subvert our democracy. And actions taken to subvert the government's ability to enact illegal legislation are all to the good.

This ends the debate. You can't stop the guns now. And this won't stop at the US now... it will go global. Gun regulations from pole to pole will be so much paper.

Comment All would be resolved if we could all lay cable (Score 4, Interesting) 150

The cable companies rape us and the socialists salivate at the chance of nationalizing things because a monopolized market has been created where no one is allowed to compete.

I cannot lay cable against my cable company even in my own neighborhood. Last mile internet delivery is granted through local franchises and no one is permitted to trespass these. I can't pay a poll fee. I can't pay a conduit fee. I cannot run cable.

I could very easily run fiber for my whole neighborhood RIGHT NOW giving everyone in my immediate area gigabit internet... on MY resources. The whole city? Obviously not. I'm just some guy. But my neighborhood... easy. But the law won't let me.

And people don't connect this reality with the fact that they get raped by the cable companies.

Imagine if there were but one sandwich shop... imagine how absurdly abusive it would be with prices, service, product quality. It would be bad.

Well, that is what you've done with the exclusive franchise agreements. We don't need to nationalize our ISPs. We need to let more people... ideally everyone... run cable.

Here some unimaginative fellow will say something like "I don't want lots of cables run along my street"... well, if lots of cables are being run then you don't see that because they'll be buried in a conduit.

Next I might get someone saying something like "we don't have conduits right now to handle something that we're not at this moment doing"... to which I can only say "uh duh"... and yet if we changed the rules this sort of thing would become standard. Not literally tomorrow but within a few years.

And what would government control? Well... the conduits. They'd have a network of pipes that people could run cable through and that they'd charge a flat fee to anyone running cable per foot or mile or whatever the proper distance is... The government wouldn't have to keep up with new technology or worry about anything in the pipe especially besides where the pipe went and how much room there was in the pipe for more cable. That's it.

Set America free and the internet issue is GONE. The cable companies in that environment will either offer competitive non-fucking-stupid service... or go out of business. Like a light.

And I won't have to listen to fucking communists talk about how everything would be better if we just let the government take control over everything.

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